Ben Hartman is a journalist with expertise in all things cannabis, organized crime families, refugees, and everything in between. Originally from Austin, he has reported across the Middle East and is the senior cannabis correspondent at The Cannigma.
What is Anandamide?
A thoughtful gesture from a colleague, a break in the rain on your walk home, or the memory of an...Oct 27, 20199 min
Is marijuana addictive?
When it comes to cannabis, there’s a lot of contradictory information out there on whether the plant can be addictive...Oct 10, 20198 min
Cannabis topicals — what are they and do they work?
Cannabis topicals are a method of cannabis administration that uses the endocannabinoid receptors in your skin. These products are easily...Oct 2, 20199 min
Is vaping marijuana a healthier alternative to smoking?
Vaping entails heating up cannabis (or another substance) until it creates a vapor that can be inhaled. It doesn’t require...Sep 29, 20198 min
Marijuana in ancient times: A history of cannabis
We live in something of a golden age of marijuana, but if you look back in history you can find...Sep 13, 201910 min