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Is it possible to overdose on cannabis?

Written by on 1 January 2023

by Alex Robles & Xochipilli It’s generally considered to be difficult to overdose on cannabis, and there have been no reported deaths from a cannabis overdose alone.  However, it’s important to know that cannabis can produce a range of unwanted effects, including anxiety and psychosis, and in rare cases, these effects can be severe. One […]

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How can cannabis cause more anxiety and stress?

Written by on 1 January 2023

by Alex Robles and Xochipilli Cannabis is a psychoactive substance that’s been used for centuries for its potential therapeutic effects, including the ability to reduce anxiety.  However, it’s important to note that cannabis can also cause or worsen anxiety at high dosages, and in some cases, it can even lead to panic attacks. One of […]

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What are the possible drugs interactions with cannabis?

Written by on 1 January 2023

by Alex Robles & Xochipilli Cannabidiol (CBD) is a compound found in cannabis that has been shown to have a number of potential therapeutic effects.  It’s important to be aware of the potential for drug interactions with CBD, as it may affect the way that other medications work in the body. One of the main […]

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Why is cannabis considered less addictive than other drugs?

Written by on 1 January 2023

by Alex Robles & Xochipilli There’s some evidence to suggest that cannabis is less addictive than other drugs, but it is important to note that any psychoactive substance has the potential to be addictive. One factor that may contribute to the lower potential for addiction is the fact that cannabis has a relatively low level […]

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What are Cannabis terpenes and how will they affect me?

Written by on 27 December 2022

by Alex Robles Terpenes are the aromatic organic compounds found in a variety of plants, including cannabis.  They’re responsible for the distinct aromas of different strains of cannabis and contribute to the therapeutic effects of the plant. Terpenes are produced in the trichomes of the cannabis plant and are responsible for the plant’s pungent smell.  […]

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What is difference between THC and CBD?

Written by on 11 December 2022

By Alex Robles & Xochipilli THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) and CBD (cannabidiol) are the two main active ingredients in the cannabis plant.  Both are chemicals called cannabinoids that interact with the body’s endocannabinoid system, but they have different effects. THC is the primary psychoactive compound in cannabis and is responsible for the plant’s mind-altering effects.  When THC […]

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What happens to THC when we eat a cannabis edible?

Written by on 11 December 2022

By Alex Robles and Xochipilli When THC is ingested, it is first absorbed into the bloodstream through the walls of the stomach and small intestine.  From there, it is transported to the liver, where it is metabolized by enzymes into a chemical called 11-hydroxy-THC.  This chemical is more potent than THC and can produce stronger […]

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Open Letter to the city council about outdoor cannabis consumption event.

Written by on 30 July 2022

By The Alex Greetings City Council member, this is the collective voice of Green Coast Radio (https://www.greencoastradio.com/).  We are reaching out today because we want to give you our thoughts about allowing outdoor cannabis sale and consumption events in our communities. It turns out that legal cannabis isn’t the evil that’s going to undermine the […]

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The grayness of Powdery Mildew will make you cry.

Written by on 19 July 2022

    Powdery Mildew by Rincon-Vitova Insectory Powdery mildew (PM) is the most important fungal disease of cannabis, but also one of the most easily managed of the foliar diseases. It is a fungus that grows on the upper surface of leaves and parasitizes surface cells. Affected cells may be killed, causing brown areas on […]

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Thrips

Written by on 8 June 2022

By Rincon-Vitova Insectary   Thrips  Thrips cause damage that is similar to spider mites; they tend to scrape the leaf surface to extract the chlorophyll. Thrips are tiny pests, capable of limited flight. Thrips damage plants by feeding on leaf and flower tissue, leaving a silvery appearance. They also lay eggs in leaves and flower […]

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