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Is vaping cannabis safe? The recent vaping illnesses explained

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*Updated September 6, 2019 Recently over 200 people have fallen sick and in some cases died (currently only in the United States and not Canada) from using either e-cigarettes or vape pens, however the media simply refers to is as vaping. First, it’s important to recognize the difference in the vaping products they are referring to- the problems are arising from unregulated vape pens and not from vaporizing cannabis flowers. Your dry herb vaporizer is …

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Can you mix wine and weed?

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This summer I took a trip to Oliver BC, wine country and visited plenty (7 l think) wineries. At first, I didn’t get the appeal, I’m not that into wine, I like it on occasion but it’s not something I’ll go buy for myself. However each winery offers tasting and that’s where I discovered the magic of wineries. I tasted all the Pinot’s, Merlot’s and Rieslings I could and felt swept away in the stunning …

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Take a look at Weed Mama’s first event- Ganja Yoga in the Garden

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Weeks of planning and days of looking at the weather forecast worried it will rain later, the first event for Weed Mama- Ganja Yoga in the Garden was a success! Thank you Liv fromCannacentric BC for leading us in a relaxing and nurturing yin yoga session. Also big thank you to Vancity Rolls for providing the guests with your prerolls. I’ve had many enthusiastic requests to do this again, and I hope to next summer! …

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Thinking of trying edibles? 5 things you need to know before eating that cannabis cookie

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You’ve been doing your research and you know you don’t want to inhale cannabis so you’ve decided you’re going to try an edible. Here’s the problem, edibles are very potent and it’s easy to take too much but you won’t know if you’ve taken too much for a couple of hours and you’re looking at waiting several hours for it to wear off. Edibles are strong When you ingest THC, it’s metabolized in your liver …

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The unsettled mom brain and how cannabis can help

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When I was pregnant with my daughter I was diagnosed with generalized anxiety/panic disorder by Dr. Misry (I shit you not) who looked very bored and followed her quick diagnosis with a suggestion that I buy her book. I didn’t buy her book but I did do everything I could to manage my mental health. I saw a therapist and worked on managing my thoughts. But hoooboy when you have kids generalized anxiety just comes …

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Weed Mama is (slowly) getting a facelift, find out what’s in store…

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September is just around the corner, while those of you who are happy it’s almost summer and don’t want to be reminded of fall, thank you very much! I have a good reason, it’s when my son starts school full-time and I can finally put more hours into Weed Mama. I have big plans and big things going on behind the scenes. I’ll be doing an overhaul of the website, it’s time to update the …

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Ladies, it’s time to embrace aging (with the help of cannabis!)

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I’ll be the first one to admit getting old sucks the big, hairy, droopy flat ass. I look in the mirror now and watch as every year my youth fades and the old lady in me starts to emerge. My neck is looking like a twisted tube sock when I turn my head, my nipples just disappear when I lean forward. My hands are getting spots and creping skin is happening everywhere. I’ve got lines …

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Ready to try cannabis? Read this beginner’s guide to getting elevated with THC

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Have you been sitting on the fence about trying cannabis? Some people I know are interested but aren’t quite ready to take the leap to give cannabis a try. It can seem a bit overwhelming at first, what to do, how to try it. It’s really not that complicated and please don’t let it intimidate you!  It may take some experimenting until you find the right strain, dose and method for you but once you …

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3 ways cannabis can help you with anxiety and stress

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Anxiety manifests itself in many ways for me, for example I tend towards foot in mouth syndrome. I frequently feel like crawling under a rock for some dumb thing I blurted out! However I’m also an open book. Because I’m so open it gives permission for others to be open with me as well. It’s how I know all moms struggle with anxiety and bouts of depression. We feel vulnerable because these small people are …

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1:1 is the gift to stressed out, tired caregivers

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Caregivers are stretched thin, the exhaustion seeps into your bones. It can cause depression, pain and heighten anxiety. However you need to be alert, you can’t take things that’ll make you drowsy or impair short-term memory. When most people think about using cannabis, they think about smoking a joint and getting high. However you can use cannabis with THC and not feel intoxicated, the best way is by microdosing a 1:1. What is a 1:1 …