Have You Heard Of Delta-8-THC, The Other Psychoactive Cannabinoid?

Did you know that delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is not the only psychoactive found in cannabis? Research suggests that a few of the cannabinoid’s closest relatives may also have some minor mind-warping effects. One of these compounds is delta-8-tetrahyrocannabinol (delta-8-THC). But, what is this obscure cannabinoid and what can it do? What is delta-8-tetrahyrocannabinol (delta-8-THC)? Delta-8-tetrahydrocannabinol is…

Does Cannabis Cause Or Cure Lung Cancer?

Lung cancer has some of the highest mortality rates among cancer patients. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, approximately 80 to 90 percent of lung cancer cases are caused by smoking or exposure to tobacco products. But, what about cannabis? You might have heard that cannabis contains potent anti-cancer compounds. So, does the…

Filling the Coffers With Cannabis Cash

Some communities are cashing in on medical marijuana and raking in millions. When its state contract was terminated in 2011, the Claremont Custody Center was a relatively small prison, housing just over 500 of California’s thousands of inmates. For years, its 77,000-square-foot expanse sat abandoned punctuating the misfortune of Coalinga. The city, which has a…