Category Archives: Cannabis 101

Indica vs. Sativa Cannabis Strains: Which Produces More THC or CBD?

Raise your hand if you’ve heard someone say, “Indica strains produce more CBD and sativas have more THC.” Or maybe you’ve heard that claim in reverse. But which is true? According to cannabis lab testing data, neither is. At least not in any significant way that could explain the perceived difference between these two cannabis […]

From Point A to B: How to Transport Cannabis by Car

It’s clear that it’s illegal, across Canada, to consume cannabis while you’re driving, or to drive under the influence of cannabis. What is less clear is how you can safely–and legally–transport cannabis in a vehicle, and these laws, and the interpretation of those laws, can vary by jurisdiction. In Newfoundland and Labrador, for example, several […]

Why is CBD Illegal if it’s Non-Intoxicating?

Cannabidiol (CBD) has been getting a lot of press lately for being safe, non-intoxicating and helpful for treating a variety of medical issues. So why is it illegal and classified as a “Schedule 1” drug? Experts say the answer is simple: marijuana prohibition continues to create huge barriers to researching and producing this valuable cannabinoid. […]

When State and Federal Laws Conflict, Who Wins?

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions filed a blockbuster lawsuit against California this week, arguing that so-called sanctuary laws passed by the state Legislature conflict with federal immigration laws. Federal law is “the supreme law of the land,” Sessions told a crowd of about 250 law enforcement officials in Sacramento on Wednesday, lashing out at state […]