Category: Lifestyle

  • Could cannabis cure common colds?

    Could cannabis cure common colds?

    As the cold weather of winter hits regions across the globe, the dreaded cold and flu season also sets in. The days of red noses, sniffles and sneezes are upon us and while sufferers tend to flock to the supermarket for temporary cures, cannabis has emerged as a dark horse in the race to battle […]

  • The day $20,000 of weed ended Bill Murray’s college days

    The day $20,000 of weed ended Bill Murray’s college days

    Forty nine years ago today, Hollywood legend Bill Murray took the heart-wrenching decision to pull out of his beloved college days – all over a massive stash of weed he smuggled on to an aircraft. A little more than two weeks previous, the comedy movie star was boarding a flight following a family celebration to […]

  • Doobie, or not doobie… was Shakespeare stoned?

    Doobie, or not doobie… was Shakespeare stoned?

    As the UK wrestles with the gradual acceptance that it may have to look at full legalisation of cannabis in the coming years, inspiration might be drawn from one of England’s most famous sons. No doubt politicians will be looking at William Shakespeare’s work to help deliver stimulus to a speech on the question of […]

  • The joint culture of cannabis and Hip Hop

    The joint culture of cannabis and Hip Hop

    Since the emergence of ‘Gangsta Rap’ in the late 80s, the public perception of cannabis has altered drastically. Just 20 years after Nixon’s infamous ‘war on drugs’ declaration, people were no longer scared about expressing their use of weed, especially those in the Hip Hop music genre California-natives Dr Dre and Snoop Dogg were a […]

  • Green light for cannabis arena at music festival

    Green light for cannabis arena at music festival

    Authorities in San Francisco’s Bay Area have granted permission for the Outside Lands music festival to incorporate ‘Grass Lands’ – a sub event dedicated to cannabis. The over-21s area located in the SoPo (South of the polo field) spotlights the celebration, education and integration of cannabis products into daily life with edibles demonstrations, talks and […]

  • Cannabis users ‘more likely to discipline kids’

    Cannabis users ‘more likely to discipline kids’

    Parents who use cannabis are more likely to discipline their children, a study of 3,023 people in California found. A study using data collected in 2009 outlined how parents who had used cannabis in the previous year were more likely to use both non-violent and violent techniques on their children. The data was recently published […]

  • DJ Chris Evans praises CBD for pain relief

    DJ Chris Evans praises CBD for pain relief

    Virgin Radio presenter Chris Evans is the latest celebrity to praise CBD oil after turning to the treatment following a history of shoulder pain. The DJ told his army of listeners about the chronic pain he has suffered which often kept him awake at night, before explaining that he had, the previous evening, taken cannabis […]

  • Take a look at Mike Tyson’s cannabis resort

    Take a look at Mike Tyson’s cannabis resort

    Boxing legend Mike Tyson has revealed plans for a massive cannabis-themed resort in the grounds of his sprawling California ranch. The former undisputed heavyweight champion of the world has experienced huge success with his cannabis company Tyson Holistic Holdings, launched in 2016. The ranch grows several strains of high-grade marijuana which it uses in dozens […]

  • Top kickboxer hits CBD for sporting success

    Top kickboxer hits CBD for sporting success

    A top kickboxer has opened up about how CBD oil keeps him fighting fit. Northern Irish kickboxer Johnny ‘Swift’ Smith, who in June became the WKN Intercontinental Professional super-welterweight champion after his victory over South Korean Jihoon Lee, is a keen advocate of CBD for aiding sleep and sports recovery. Smith, 32, who is sponsored […]

  • Media firm launches white label CBD business

    Media firm launches white label CBD business

    A multimedia company is launching a white label division as part of its Better Mind CBD business. Las Vegas-based Tech Central is launching the white label – a product or service produced by one company that other companies rebrand – for customers that desire their own line. The announcement follows Tech Central’s recent launch of Better […]