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Medical cannabis in Germany

Germany is the largest medicinal cannabis market in Europe and can be divided into two main submarkets: The pharmaceutical cannabis market, which represents cannabis-based pharmaceutical drugs. Germany allows the sale of most of these cannabis medications, including Sativex, Dronabinol and Nabilone. The medical market. Medical cannabis includes plant-based and plant-derived cannabis products. Germany has permitted the use of cannabis flower for medical purposes since 2017. The country’s medical cannabis programmes are still being developed; however, they will be among the most robust in Europe. Since March 2017, medical cannabis has been legal in Germany. Plants belonging to the genus Cannabis...

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5 Reasons to add CBD to your daily routine

  1. It can alleviate anxiety symptoms. Folks dealing with anxiety disorders who have tried marijuana in the past might have found that the substance intended to relax them actually catalyzed panic attacks. That’s due mainly to how it interacts with the body’s natural fight-or-flight response. But CBD oil actually does the opposite. It effectively eases feelings of anxiety and makes you calmer by suppressing this natural stress response of the body. 2. It can help people who suffer from mental trauma. A study published in Epilepsia found that CBD has anti-seizure properties, which could make it helpful in treating epilepsy and other mental health...

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CBD & reducing anxiety

Some of us naturally feel steady under stress, while others are prone to spiralling at the sight of an upsetting headline in the news. Most of us fall somewhere in the middle. And while we can all make certain lifestyle changes to keep anxiety in check, some of us are more predisposed to anxiety. That’s not necessarily a bad thing and in fact, with the right mind-set, it could be a strength.   The body, while imperfect, is actually pretty well designed. It’s designed to carry out the basic requirements and goals of a living being, which are more or less...

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What are Terpenes?

Terpenes are a diverse class of organic compounds produced by plants, which give off particular aromas and healing properties. People are most familiar with using terpenes that have been extracted into essential oils often using them to for aromatherapy for their different healing properties. There are more than 200 different types of terpenes found in cannabis plants, I high quality cannabis, about 2-5% of its weight is made up of terpenes. Some terpenes, such as pinene or myrcene, are found in abundance, while others are more rare. In cannabis, terpenes are found within the trichomes — the frosty white hairs...

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Two new cannabinoids discovered - THCP & CBDP

Cannabis produces over 400 chemicals and cannabinoids. Scientist are still discovering what each of them do. THC, the most well known is possibly the only psychoactive one, the second most well known is CBD which is used for wellness products and A group of Italian researchers announced on December 30th the discovery of two new cannabinoids, chemicals produced by weed like THC and CBD. The first, tetrahydrocannabiphorol (THCP), is allegedly 30 times more potent than THC, they claim. Whether that means it gets you 30 times as stoned—or if it’s even psychoactive at all—is still unknown. But in mice, it appeared THCP...

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