Can You Safely Combine Weed and Prednisone?

We all know that weed and prednisone can affect our bodies differently when used separately. But if you’re dealing with a pretty nasty bout of inflammation, perhaps you are curious about what happens if you combine them. Is it safe and particularly beneficial to do so? Or will it enhance the frustrating side effects commonly […]

Death of “Parasite” Actor Puts Spotlight on S. Korea’s Anti-Drug Culture

Korean actor Lee Sun-kyun (48), best known for his role in Parasite, passed away unexpectedly on December 27th, 2023. Lee was found dead in a car in Seoul, South Korea, from an apparent suicide. Prior to passing, Lee had become enveloped in a series of lengthy and intense police investigations over his alleged drug use. […]

The Complete Guide to Microdosing THC

Let’s talk about microdosing, an increasingly popular way to consume psychoactive substances. If you’re new to cannabis, have had poor experiences with THC in the past, or simply want to explore the benefits of cannabis without the high, microdosing cannabinoids might just be your thing. In this guide, we’ll give you the 411 on microdosing […]

Call for Papers: Veriheal Invites Submissions for Cannabis Research and Education

Cannabis is more legal now than ever before. Yet, it remains under-researched and stigmatized. The “Cannabis Education and Research Collection” seeks to close the gap between cutting-edge research and public knowledge of the plants’ vast potential by highlighting the perspectives and expertise of the next generation of cannabis professionals who will push the industry forward […]

Want a Minor in Psychedelic Studies? You Can Now Get One at Naropa University

Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado, has created an exciting new initiative for students: a minor in psychedelic studies, designed to train those who want to practice psychedelic-assisted therapy and other related careers. The program is set to launch in the fall of 2024, and it intends to offer students a humanities and social science-based approach […]

Blue Dream Strain: Information and Effects

The Blue Dream strain is one of the most coveted strains around. It’s had songs written about it, is revered for its pain-relieving and euphoric effects, and is loved among cannabis newbies and veterans alike. While there are countless strains to choose from with a variety of benefits, many people find themselves coming back to […]

What Does A Medical Marijuana Card Look Like? A Visual Guide

Thirty-eight states have now legalized some form of medical marijuana, and roughly half of the country has approved adult-use (recreational) cannabis. Millions of people around the United States are registered for medical cannabis, and one of the most common questions many people have when signing up is what a medical card looks like. While recreational […]

4/20 on San Francisco’s Hippie Hill: A Bay Area Tradition Tightens Up

It’s April 20th, 2023. In the corner of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, an estimated 20,000 people gather around an unassuming hill lodged between the Conservatory of Flowers and the legendary Haight Street. On stage, Erykah Badu leads a countdown to 4:20 PM. As the clock hits that magical hour, attendees of 4/20 at Hippie […]

Thailand Reverses Historic Cannabis Decriminilization Decision

Thailand’s newly elected government is looking to reverse its historic decriminalization of cannabis. The announcement comes a short 18 months after it became the first Asian country to decriminalize cannabis back in June 2022.  When he was elected in September 2023, New Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin announced his intent to recriminalize the plant and only […]

Wyoming Gov. Signs Bill to Ban Delta-8 THC

Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon (R) has signed into law the state’s ban on delta-8 THC products, putting the state’s burgeoning hemp-derived cannabinoid industry into jeopardy, MJBizDaily reports. According to Senate File 32, which lawmakers crafted to restrict the sale of intoxicating cannabinoids: No person or licensee shall: – Produce, process or sell hemp or hemp […]

Arizona AG Says Delta-8 Products Can Only Be Sold By Licensed Dispensaries

In an opinion issued last week, Arizona Attorney General Kris Mayes said that the sale of delta-8 THC products and “other hemp-synthesized intoxicants” by businesses not licensed by the state health department are not permitted to be sold under state law.   “Irrespective of delta-8’s arguable federal legality under the 2018 Agriculture Improvement Act (‘Farm […]

Study: 11.4% of US 12th Graders Used Delta-8 THC Products in 2023

A study published this month in the journal JAMA found 11.4% of 2,186 U.S. 12th-grade students self-reported consuming delta-8 THC products in the past year, while 30.4% self-reported consuming traditional delta-9 THC products.   Delta-8 products were more commonly consumed in southern and Midwest states that have not legalized delta-9 products for adult use, while […]

New York Senate Budget Includes $128M to Support Cannabis Farmers

The New York Senate last week approved a one-house budget that includes $128 million to support the state’s cannabis industry. The budget includes $60 million for cannabis farmer loans, $40 million for grants through a new Cannabis Farmer Relief Fund, and $28 million for refundable tax credits for cannabis farmers who lost money due to […]