Tag: THC

Is Weed Really Harmless? It’s a question people have been asking since time immemorial – how does marijuana affect the body? Well, today Lighthouse Recovery Institute has set out to explain the physical effects of marijuana once and for all! When it comes to exploring the effects of marijuana, be they physical or mental, people

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Will Marijuana End the Painkiller Epidemic? I recently stumbled across a great article that explored how medical marijuana can be used to treat patients with chronic pain. The article argued that, among other things, medical grade pot may be a safer alternative to prescription painkillers. I’m not a doctor and don’t know whether that claim

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Strong Marijuana Causes Psychosis Marijuana with large concentrations of the psychoactive chemical THC has been linked to a drastically increased chance of psychosis. The link between potent cannabis and psychosis was made clear by researchers from King’s College in London. Marta Di Forti and Sir Robin Murray led the study, which examined how THC impacted

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The Hidden Dangers of Marijuana Withdrawal Before we start, before we address the dangers of cannabis withdrawal, it needs to be made very clear marijuana detox is real! It seems our culture has constructed this narrative that marijuana isn’t addicting from a mental, physical, or emotional standpoint. This simply isn’t true. THC, the active chemical

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