Cannabis and the global economy. Impact and perspectives.

As the medicinal benefits of cannabis have been proven true and millennials and the generations that follow have become the main voters and consumers of capitalism, closed-mindedness and prejudices about marijuana have been fading away. Economic Impact More and more countries are legalizing the use of marijuana, and as a result, the cannabis market has

Cannabis and spirituality. Is there a connection?

Throughout history, cannabis has played a significant role in diverse religious traditions. Ancient civilizations, such as the Scythians, believed cannabis was a conduit to spiritual realms. While in India, it is closely linked to the Hindu god Shiva, and its consumption is seen as a means of achieving heightened states of consciousness; in fact in

Cannabis and anxiety disorders. Can it help?

Cannabis had been used for centuries for its medicinal properties, but after it was put in time-out for the greater part of the 20th century —when it was deemed illegal in the whole world —many countries are now starting to review the legislation surrounding cannabis and the conversation about the medicinal uses of the plant

Cannabis and Epilepsy. Is it effective?

Cannabis has been demonized in the past, particularly around conservative sectors of society that claimed the substance made people violent or drove them insane, but it has also been endorsed as the cure-all substance for any kind of ailment by others. And as it happens with most extreme opinions, neither the first one or the

Cannabis and social relations. Can it improve empathy?

While there still isn’t a lot of scientific research that can back up this claim, anecdotic reports seem to indicate that cannabis could help develop a stronger sense of empathy. This could be just the consequence of other factors and benefits that come with the consumption of cannabis, but if that were the case it

Cannabis and sleep disorders. Is it effective?

Sleep disorders appear to be increasingly prevalent in recent generations, and several factors are contributing to this trend. In this article we will take a look at the main causes for the sleep disorders along with the possible uses of cannabis to deal with them. Understanding Sleep Disorders: Sleep disorders encompass a range of conditions,

Types of cannabis: indica, sativa and hybrids

It is a great time to be a cannabis user in Barcelona. With the decriminalization of weed in Spain, and the creation of cannabis clubs and dispensaries in Barcelona where people can get and consume marihuana legally, one could say that cannabis accessibility is at an all time high (pun intended). But with the complexity

What is the Entourage Effect?

What is the Entourage Effect? Most people are familiar with the terms THC and CBD since these are the Brad Pitt and Leo Di Caprio of the cannabinoids (in terms of fame). But the truth is the cannabis plant has over 100 known cannabinoids, as well as terpenes, flavonoids, and other plant compounds that have