Category: Health

How Long Does a Weed High Last? The Definitive Guide

How long does a marijuana high last? What if it’s from an edible? Or a vape? We answer all of your questions. Check out the definitive guide on High Times. Why Worry How Long Your Weed High Will Last? Maybe things aren’t as dire as I’m imagining. Maybe you need to get behind the wheel […]

Testing Lab In Oregon Offering To Evaluate Vaping Products For Public Consumers

An Oregon analytic laboratory is offering a new test for cannabis products to detect the presence of vitamin E acetate, an additive that has been implicated in the rash of vaping-related lung illnesses that have sickened hundreds and led to at least six deaths. Pixis Labs in Portland began conducting the test for consumers on […]

Synthetic Marijuana Found In CBD Products Across Multiple States

CBD edibles and vapes spiked with a variety of synthetic marijuana compounds have found their way to consumers in Louisiana, Maryland and nearly a dozen other states, according to a nationwide Associated Press investigation into unregulated cannabidiol products. Synthetic marijuana, often marketed as K2 or Spice, has been linked to mass hospitalizations and other health […]

Wisconsin Legislators Introduce Bill Legalizing Medical Marijuana

A bipartisan group of state legislators has introduced a bill to legalize medical marijuana in Wisconsin, according to media reports. The bill, from Republican Sen. Patrick Testin and Democrats Sen. Jon Erpenbach and Rep. Chris Taylor, was being circulated among lawmakers for cosponsors on Friday. Testin said in a statement that for him, legalizing the […]

Everything We Know So Far About The Recent Vape-Linked Deaths and Illnesses

If all the recent news about vape-related deaths and illnesses has you casting suspicious glances at your cartridges and concentrates, you aren’t alone. Reports of hospitalizations due to vaping are surging around the United States, with 450 cases currently under investigation. Yet health officials have yet to pinpoint an exact cause of the illnesses and […]

Oregon Officials Won’t Say Which Stores Allegedly Sold Deadly Vape Cartridges

An Oregon individual’s death has been linked to vaping products purchased from two of the state’s cannabis shops before falling fatally ill, but officials are staying mum about which stores exactly. The state’s Health Authority has launched an investigation into the death, which occurred in July after the individual had developed a severe respiratory illness. […]

Medical Cannabis Products Recalled in Michigan After Testing Positive for Pesticides

Several medical marijuana products are being taken off the shelves in Michigan after the state determined that they contain hazardous levels of pesticides.  The safety compliance facility overseeing the safety of the products, Iron Laboratories, had its license suspended by the Michigan Marijuana Regulatory Agency earlier this month after it was revealed that it had […]

Health Officer Issues Warning After 7 Californians Hospitalized for Vaping

A public health official issued a warning about the dangers of unlicensed cannabis products following the hospitalization of seven Californians who fell ill after vaping. In a notice released last week, Dr. Milton Teske, health officer with the Kings County Department of Public Health, said that those stricken had been taken to the hospital in […]

Study Confirms Cannabis is Effective Natural Medicine to Significantly Alleviate Pain

Using the largest database of real-time recordings of the effects of common and commercially available cannabis products in the United States (U.S.), researchers at The University of New Mexico (UNM) found strong evidence that cannabis can significantly alleviate pain, with the average user experiencing a three-point drop in pain suffering on a 0-10 point scale […]

Can Weed Elevate the Experience of Sex? An Investigation

“For women, sex starts in the mind,” says sexologist Renée Lanctot. “That often means finding a way to disconnect from their day before connecting with their partner.” This won’t come as a shock to most women. In my experience, if I’m not in the right headspace to begin with, no amount of lingerie or The […]