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Heather Cavalier

Heather Cavalier has over five years of experience in the cannabis industry and is a self-described word nerd. When she isn't researching or writing articles, you can find her reading a book, or writing her own, on a beach, mango juice in hand.

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  • News

    Best strains for multiple sclerosis

    So you’re wondering what type of marijuana is best for multiple sclerosis. As is often the case with marijuana —...

  • Research

    Can CBD help you quit smoking?

    CBD has gained a reputation for its therapeutic effects in recent years, and one new use for it researchers are...

  • Research

    Can you fail a drug test from secondhand marijuana smoke?

    You may have thought it was a cannabis urban legend, but there actually is scientific evidence that you could fail...

  • Research

    How cannabis and caffeine interact

    For nearly 70% of Americans adults, drinking coffee is a daily ritual — and that’s not even counting all those...

  • Plant

    Other plants and the endocannabinoid system: exploring beyond cannabis

    Cannabis has done a lot to make the world a better place, from make food and sex better to helping...

  • Plant

    What is CBDA and what is it good for?

    CBDA, also known as cannabidiolic acid or CBDA, is a chemical naturally produced by cannabis and is especially abundant in...

  • Strains

    Best strains and terpenes for seniors

    Seniors enjoying cannabis? Don’t look so surprised.  Despite being in the early classes of the war on drugs, legalization has...

  • Delivery

    Do THC transdermal patches really work?

    There are a lot of ways to consume cannabis on the market. One option that’s lesser-known but  worthy of more...

  • Physiology

    Can cannabis use during pregnancy contribute to low birth weight?

    Cannabis is one of the most commonly used substances during pregnancy. Stigmas around weed are subsiding and the plant is...

  • Products

    7 best cannabis salves for 2023

    Of all of the wonderful products you can make from cannabis, topicals are perhaps the least appreciated. These aptly named...

  • CBD

    Can cats and dogs overdose on CBD?

    Since 2018, hemp has been an ingredient in demand. The sudden explosion in availability has given rise to hemp as...

  • Plant

    What are terpenes?

    Terpenes are the aromatic oils found in all plants. These molecules are responsible for the distinct smell and taste of...

  • Plant

    What is Delta-8-THC? Is it safe?

    What if there was a type of weed that was fully legal, safe to use, you could buy at the...

  • Research

    Why cannabis might make some women sleep worse

    Women who regularly use cannabis are more likely to suffer from sleep issues than male cannabis users, a new study...

  • Products

    The best CBD shampoos for 2023

    From CBD infused mattresses to lubricants to cannabidiol toothpicks and potato chips, the CBD rush has seen no shortage of...

  • Strains

    Best weed strains for sex

    The singer Billy Joel once said that there’s nothing better than good sex, but even a peanut butter and jelly...

  • Delivery

    What are edibles and how do they affect your body?

    One of the unique features of cannabis is that it’s available in so many different formulations. There have never been...

  • Research

    Can weed make you more creative?

    Countless works of music and art show the sort of open-minded, vulnerable and imaginative mindset that many people associate with...

  • Delivery

    Can you make edibles kick in faster?

    Have you ever been running behind and wanted your edibles to kick in ASAP? What about if you can’t sleep...

  • Physiology

    Not ready to come down? How to make your high last longer

    Getting the most from a daily dose of medical cannabis is top of mind for many patients, especially those treating...

  • How to

    Read this before you try hotboxing cannabis

    Whether you’ve participated or not, you’ve likely heard the term “hotboxing” before. The practice of filling a small enclosed area...

  • Plant

    What is THCP and how does it affect you?

    In the wee hours of 2019, a team of Italian researchers reported on an astounding discovery; a new cannabinoid was...

  • Strains

    Best strains and terpenes for working out

    Just because stoners have the stereotype of being lazy doesn’t mean it’s true. In fact, if you struggle with the...

  • Physiology

    Is CBD safe to use during pregnancy and nursing?

    Cannabis use and pregnancy is a tough topic. The unknown effects of cannabis on developing babies are concerning enough to...

  • Physiology

    The nose knows: how to identify common scents from terpenes

    If you’re new to cannabis, you may think that all weed smells the same. But once you’ve spent some time...

  • Regulation

    What’s the deal with driving high?

    Cannabis legalization across the world brings with it new concerns. Gone are the days when you had to worry about...