Category: Cannabis Now

  • Will Slovenia Be the Next European Country to Legalize Cannabis?

    Will Slovenia Be the Next European Country to Legalize Cannabis?

    Slovenia’s largest party of the current ruling coalition, the Freedom Movement, was successful in its effort to place consulting referendums related to medical and non-medical cannabis on the ballot in Slovenia’s next election. Slovenia’s voters will decide on a medical cannabis referendum question and a “cultivation and possession of cannabis for limited personal use” question…

  • Sven Glass: Blown For the Soul, From the Soul

    Sven Glass: Blown For the Soul, From the Soul

    For Michael Svensson, who prefers to go by Sven, making a functional piece of glass art is about much more than just aesthetics. For him, it’s important that his glasswork embody his love for creativity, his respect for the artistic process and his unwavering commitment to personal growth. Especially since that’s what attracted him to…

  • Topicals: The Real Gateway Drug for Senior Citizens

    Topicals: The Real Gateway Drug for Senior Citizens

    Cannabis topicals are having a moment. From A-list celebrities using Lord Jones balms to soothe aching feet at the Golden Globes to professional athletes debuting their own line of muscle rub, transdermal products infused with cannabinoids seem to be everywhere. But it isn’t just millennials and the Hollywood elite jumping on the bandwagon. An increasing…

  • CBD Is Psychoactive — And That’s OK

    CBD Is Psychoactive — And That’s OK

    Here’s a thought experiment: What if you — and almost everyone else around you —are all the victims of a grand misunderstanding of what marijuana’s less-intoxicating ingredient CBD actually is and does? It’s a question of how the word “psychoactive” is defined. While most people have been using the term “non-psychoactive” as a synonym for…

  • The Cannabis Now Guide to Pairing Herbs with Your Herb

    The Cannabis Now Guide to Pairing Herbs with Your Herb

    Stop for a second and think about your last smoke session. Imagine the smell after grinding up the bud, the flavor after that first full exhale and the pleasant effects that follow: a boost of energy, a wave of relaxation or a sense of peace. The unsung hero of your perfect post-high moment? Terpenes. These…

  • 5 Simple Ways to Boost Your Endocannabinoid System Without Cannabis

    5 Simple Ways to Boost Your Endocannabinoid System Without Cannabis

    Our bodies all have a network of cannabinoid receptors that is vital to the health of all mammals: the endocannabinoid system. The ECS is a vast network of chemical compounds and receptors (namely CB1 and CB2) that regulate our most basic functions – sleep, appetite, mood, the immune system, inflammatory response, aging and memory. Endocannabinoids…

  • Weedgets Maze-X Pipe Delivers Cooler, Smoother Hits

    Weedgets Maze-X Pipe Delivers Cooler, Smoother Hits

    Smoking cannabis flower from a pipe is the preferred smoking method for many—especially if you fall in the Gen X (born 1965-1980) or Millennial (born 1981-1996) categories. If you’re between the ages of 28 and 59, chances are high that you’re first time smoking cannabis may have very likely been out of a friend’s glass…

  • Industry Reaction to President Biden’s Cannabis Rescheduling

    Industry Reaction to President Biden’s Cannabis Rescheduling

    President Joe Biden confirmed May 16, 2024, that the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) has definitive plans to reclassify marijuana from a Schedule I to Schedule III drug under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA). Cannabis has been classified as Schedule I since 1970. Matt Darin, CEO of Curaleaf, the New York-based…

  • 5 Basic Tips If You’re New to Cannabis

    5 Basic Tips If You’re New to Cannabis

    It’s important to have some sort of clue about what direction to go in when heading into unfamiliar territory, whether it’s first-timers getting their kicks in Washington or Colorado or folks who haven’t had the opportunity to indulge in their favorite plant for quite awhile. Whatever the circumstance, it’s clear from a few recent reports…

  • Paybotic’s Reliable Banking Services Empower Cannabis Entrepreneurs

    Paybotic’s Reliable Banking Services Empower Cannabis Entrepreneurs

    Innovation and opportunity are cornerstones of the ever-evolving cannabis industry. However, one critical challenge persists: cannabis banking and access to secure, reliable financial services. Cannabis businesses notoriously face unique hurdles due to the industry’s high-risk nature and complex regulatory landscape. Thankfully, there are businesses like Paybotic to help you navigate such challenges. A trailblazer in…