Concussions and Cannabis: Are the NFL, NHL, MLS, Youth Sports and Hospitals Paying Attention?

Concussions and Cannabis: Are the NFL, NHL, MLS, Youth Sports and Hospitals Paying Attention?

When I began researching cannabis, I found a great documentary called The Scientist: Are We Missing Something? This documentary tells the story of Israeli scientist Raphael Mechoulam who has been studying cannabis since the 1960’s.

Mechoulam and his team wanted to find out if cannabis had any effect on concussions and decided to study car drivers who had been in accidents and experienced concussions. They were able to administer large doses of CBD to car crash victims within 4 hours and what they found was amazing.

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It Still Takes Courage to Talk About Cannabis Publicly

It Still Takes Courage to Talk About Cannabis Publicly

At a recent cannabis seminar, speaker and activist Wanda James challenged the audience to talk about cannabis freely with our neighbors, co-workers, friends, and family. She believes it is part of the normalization of cannabis and the more we talk about it, the more we can inform and engage a sometimes skeptical audience.

It takes courage to start the conversation. Read my story of letting my mom and family know, and a few tips I have for you.

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How I Learned to Speak Cannabis

How I Learned to Speak Cannabis

Much like learning another language, when you start to hear about and learn about cannabis, many of the terms and abbreviations may sound strange and confusing. I made it my mission to find out about these terms and to begin to become informed about cannabis.

 This means that I can save you some time. And much like a trusted Sherpa, I’m here to help you navigate the cannabis landscape. This blog will provide a very quick history lesson and then we’ll cover some key, basic terms.

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Ten Things about Cannabis that will Make You Say, Hmmm?

Ten Things about Cannabis that will Make You Say, Hmmm?

When you start examining the world of cannabis, it’s a bit like peeling an onion. Once you get through one level, there is another layer and another and another. But the good news is that the things you discover are exciting, weird, unlikely, and at least for me, I wanted to learn more. If you are curious, learning about cannabis is a topic ripe for exploration.

To get you started, here is a list of ten things about cannabis that will grab your attention…

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And You May Ask Yourself, Well, How Did I Get Here? My Curious Path to Cannabis Fluency

And You May Ask Yourself, Well, How Did I Get Here? My Curious Path to Cannabis Fluency

Do you have questions about cannabis and CBD products, questions like “Is it addictive?” “What conditions does it work for?” “What is the difference between CBD and THC?” “What should I ask my doctor?” “What is it like in a dispensary?” “What is the difference between medical and recreational cannabis?” “What is hemp?”

My goal at Our CommunityHarvest is to satiate your curiosity with facts, stories, answers to your questions and a carefully chosen and curiously curated online store of products and educational resources. — Rob Mejia, President of Our Community Harvest llc, a cannabis education company and Author of The Essential Cannabis Book: A Field Guide for the Curious.

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Now that's a Baked Lobster! Cannabis (CBD), Pets, and a Stoned Lobster

Now that's a Baked Lobster! Cannabis (CBD), Pets, and a Stoned Lobster

For many of us, pets are family.  And like family, we want them to be happy and pain free. Would it surprise you to know that there is a long history of healing canines with cannabis?

Do you know there are CBD products that can help with pet anxiety, joint inflammation and pain? This blog answers commonly-asked questions about pets and cannabis.

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