1. The Anti-inflammatory Properties of Cannabis

    Of all the reported healing powers of cannabis, none is more promising than its potential as an anti-inflammatory. Research into the human endocannabinoid system explains how cannabinoids produced within the body activate specialized receptors, reducing the production of pro-inflammatory signaling c…Read More

  2. The Analgesic Potential of Cannabis

    While some cultures have used cannabis for centuries to relieve pain, it’s only recently, with the legalization of medical marijuana in so many U.S. states, that its potential analgesic (pain relief) properties have become widely known.  Studies on the human endocannabinoid system in 1992 identif…Read More

  3. Cannabis and Holistic Health

    In the rush to embrace the healing power of cannabis—to use it to fight inflammation, mitigate the effects of chemotherapy—we run the risk of repeating the mistakes of pharma-based medicine, which treats problems in isolation. Instead, many believe we should consider a holistic approach, where a…Read More

  4. It’s Time for a Sensible Approach to CBD

    Google pretty much any combination of words that include “CBD” and you’ll get thousands of sites, many of them cannabis and hemp marketers extolling the virtues of CBD: its ability to treat chronic pain, anxiety, sleep disorders, depression, cancer, and epilepsy, to name just a few. Some of th…Read More

  5. Are Commercial Vape Cartridges Safe?

    Many cannabis consumers have switched from smoking to vaping, believing that vaping is healthier than smoking. If the concentrate is pure, vaping is safer than smoking, because vaping heats and atomizes the cannabis concentrate at lower temperatures, and so does not release the potentially harmful f…Read More

  6. Cannabis and the Teen Brain

    If you consume cannabis recreationally, there’s a good chance you started when you were young — research indicates the median age of first consumption is around 17 to 19, and for those who started before adulthood, it’s even younger — closer to 15.  You may also have heard about recent rese…Read More

  7. Responsible Cannabis Use

    At Home Grow Community, we believe cannabis has positive impact on human health and well-being—it increases creativity, opens minds to new ideas, elevates mood, enhances sensory experiences, relaxes and energizes, relieves chronic pain, and helps treat a myriad of physical and mental health condit…Read More

  8. Alcohol vs. Cannabis

    One of our founder Evan’s favorite podcasts is “Stuff You Should Know”, which covers an amazing cross-section of topics, from animals,to neuroscience to true crime. Last year they released a podcast comparing the impact on human health of alcohol and cannabis titled “Alcohol vs. Marijuana: W…Read More