High and dry: What causes cannabis cottonmouth and how do you treat it?

One bad thing about partaking in weed is the unwelcome sensation of feeling like you’ve swallowed a bunch of cotton balls. Cottonmouth, or having a mouth and throat as dry as the Sahara Desert after consuming cannabis, is one of the odder side effects of weed. When it strikes, all bets are off—you may find yourself …

Study: 1 in 4 adults with chronic pain turning to cannabis

More than a quarter of U.S. adults suffering from chronic pain have turned to using cannabis to manage their discomfort, according to a new study published in JAMA Open Network. https://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/3802887-study-1-in-4-adults-with-chronic-pain-turning-to-cannabis/

What Happens If You Smoke Weed Every Day for 20 or 30 Years? – The Age When You Started Changes Everything

In several places, the recreational use of marijuana by individuals 21 and older has been legalized as public opinions about the drug have softened. But it’s important to remember the health effects of frequent use. There are some long-term negative and positive effects that medical professionals and therapy experts have noted. According to Aaron Weiner, a cognitive behavioral …

Sisters of the Valley: The ‘weed nuns’ trying to heal the world through cannabis

Out near California’s Yosemite National Park, a group of nuns is growing, harvesting and producing their own line of cannabis products. Known as the Sisters of the Valley, the women are not associated with any traditional religion. Rather, they see themselves as feminist healers. But through their cannabis ventures, the collective is known to go by another name: …


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