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Cannabis Strains: From Slang to Science

    (image: modernman) As medical marijuana hits the mainstream, and sales representatives from Licensed Producers make their way into physician’s offices and medical forums to pitch their wares, an important conversation about cannabis strain names and marketing is taking place within the medical community.    At this year’s Family Medicine Forum, physicians on both sides of the […]

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Taxonomic Troubles?

By Jamie Shaw Whats in a name? A recent Canadian Medical Association Journal(CMAJ) piece displayed the names of cannabis strains provided by Health Canada Licensed Producers and suggested that many of the names should be changed to be less ‘recreational’ sounding. While on the surface this sounds like sage advice, it actually underlines the deep-seated […]


The Right To Grow

By Matt Mernagh Gardening relaxes me. Even when I’m a little tired, or even plenty tired, there’s always a little time for my marijuana plants. Besides watering and pruning, I perform pilates and mediation. It’s important to stretch before performing manual labor. Especially if you are a chronically ill person who doesn’t get around very […]