When the diagnosis changes

For anyone with an autoimmune disease, it is well known that it can take years, sometimes decades to have a solid diagnosis with which to FINALLY come to terms with, and to be able to gather up all the right tools to handle. What gets frustrating, if all those years weren’t infuriating enough on their…

Hemp vs Marijuana: The Truth

Let’s all be honest for a moment and talk about the hemp versus marijuana debate and discuss the fact that it’s a whole bunch of BULLS**T! When the 2018 Agricultural Act (The Farm Bill) was being tossed around, long before it became law, the companies counting on it to pass also counted on people believing…

RSO – Not all are created equal

If you have been around cannabis for any amount of time you have heard of RSO, or Rick Simpson Oil, and I hope you have checked out what it is and his amazing story. If not, let’s take a quick moment to discuss who Rick Simpson is, and what he created. Rick Simpson is a…

Addiction vs Dependence

I have come to realize when you are discussing medical cannabis with someone who has never consumed the plant before that next to intoxication, addiction is the biggest concern. Even when you discuss this with someone who works at a dispensary, or even a substance abuse counselor you find that the answers are inconsistent and…

Trauma: An everyday word with little comprehension

In the modern era, the word trauma is heard almost daily on the news, in the newspapers, on Social Media and in our daily conversations. We hear about PTSD, we discuss childhood traumas, adult traumas, and how we, as individuals have dealt with these issues; but in all reality, is there any true understanding as…

Colorado State University Pueblo, Minor in Cannabis Studies Overview

Oh what a world we live in! Not only have around a dozen U.S. states legalized marijuana in the past eight years, as well as two full countries, but … Colorado State University Pueblo, Minor in Cannabis Studies Overview With the creation of degree programs in Cannabis at major universities across the United States and…

Strength in purpose

Needless to say there have been interruptions, delays, a back surgery, and now a global pandemic! During all this time I have maintained my presence on my other social media platforms, engaging with new and exciting people and finding out a lot about myself. If you aren’t following, please join me on Instagram @spoonfulofmarijuana! As…

30+ Years of Addiction

If you go and Google addiction, you are going to come up with a whole bunch of definitions.Addiction is a primary, chronic disease of brain reward, motivation, memory and related circuitry. Dysfunction in these circuits leads to characteristic biological, psychological, social and spiritual manifestations. This is reflected in an individual pathologically pursuing reward and/or relief…

Terpenes! What they are and what they mean to you!

I have thrown a lot of words at you, and a lot of information now about myself and about cannabis and I keep repeating one word, here and on the rest of my social media, TERPENE! That’s because as more research is performed throughout the world the more we come to know and the latest research keeps pointing to the hydrocarbons known as terpenes.