Category: Dispensary Products

  • How do I know if I need CBG?

    How do I know if I need CBG?

    CBG that can potentially help patients with some of the most difficult to treat diseases like ALS and Parkinson’s disease.

  • Cannabis for Plantar Fasciitis

    Cannabis for Plantar Fasciitis

    Anyone who has experienced plantar fasciitis understands the daily pain involved with every step. Especially that first step out of bed in the morning. Ouch. I experienced plantar fasciitis after I had my daughter, and it took a full year before it subsided completely. I used to sit at work while rolling a frozen can […]

  • 5 Tips for Using a Battery with a Vape Cartridge

    5 Tips for Using a Battery with a Vape Cartridge

    1. The thicker the oil, the higher the temperature needed when using an oil vape cartridge. But not too high! Older vape cartridges were often cut with thinning agents. Most manufacturers are moving to a more “pure” and thicker product which requires a temperature between 2.5V and 4.0V to operate properly. Start low and increase slowly. The temperature is right […]

  • Concentrated Cannabis Oil: The Good and the Bad

    Concentrated Cannabis Oil: The Good and the Bad

    I hope everyone is doing well, mentally, and physically, as we continue to navigate this journey with COVID-19. It hasn’t been easy for anyone, that’s for sure. But of one thing I am certain – this too shall pass. In the meantime, I thought I could shine a light on an often misunderstood topic: concentrated cannabis […]

  • Cannabis Edibles: Transform Erratic Dosing Into Predictable Outcomes

    Cannabis Edibles: Transform Erratic Dosing Into Predictable Outcomes

    With so much negative propaganda surrounding cannabis, it seems as if consumption of the plant should almost be self-explanatory. In my experience, this image could not be more far from the truth. People who arrive at a medical cannabis dispensary require guidance from a healthcare expert who has taken the time to learn about the […]

  • Can Topical Cannabis Products Help Me with My “Work-from-Home” Neck and Back Soreness?

    Can Topical Cannabis Products Help Me with My “Work-from-Home” Neck and Back Soreness?

    I am suffering with a “work from home body”. My shoulders and neck are sore and achy. Can I use a lotion with cannabis? Should I use one with just CBD or one that contains CBD and THC?   As we continue to implement social distancing measures to help fight the spread of the COVID-19 […]

  • Calculating Your Dose from a Liquid Product

    Calculating Your Dose from a Liquid Product

    No one was more surprised than me to have arrived at the realization that I actually enjoy Twitter (@ColleenHiggy). I thought it would be a bunch of aggressive bullies but was happily surprised to encounter a group of people who are knowledgable, kind and passionate, just like in real life. I am part of a […]

  • How to Micro-Dose with Cannabis

    How to Micro-Dose with Cannabis

    The endocannabinoid system, the most prolific receptor system that is responsible for a myriad of human functions, is actually a balancing act. There is a theory, put forth by Dr. Ethan Russo, where a lack of cannabinoids can result in the development of several diseases that current pharmacology has historically had difficulty treating. Among these […]

  • CBG

    CBG

    When I finished my book at the end of 2019, there were 104 cannabinoids. As I write this post, I found recent reports identifying 113 cannabinoids. That’s how fast things change in the world of cannabis. CBG seems to be on deck as the next cannabinoid to earn some well deserved notoriety. CBG is the […]

  • Why Do We Inhale Medications?

    Why Do We Inhale Medications?

    What exactly happens when we inhale a medication? The news is full of horror stories about the dangers associated with inhaling cannabis vapes, so why not end the debate and administer cannabis either under the tongue or as an edible? Is inhalation really needed to use cannabis properly? The short answer is yes. Inhalation of […]