California Cannabis Business Conference

Tess Hart Finance, Industry, Regulations, Social Leave a Comment

Earlier this week, I had the privilege of attending the California Cannabis Business Convention. It was such an empowering and educational experience for me! The event was full of people who are passionate about cannabis and making sure the industry succeeds. Sometimes being surrounded by so many people can make one feel overwhelmed, but this event was very different for me. All the people there were hoping to find answers to the many questions they have about the cannabis world, and I felt very at home with this crowd.
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Why Cannabis Makes You Happy

Mary Zimmerman Health, Industry, Social Leave a Comment

It was long believed that the “high” associated with cannabis was caused by a flood of dopamine released by the consumption of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). This theory has been largely discredited, though it’s still believed that cannabinoid receptors in the body are closely linked to the body’s reward system. Cannabis, when compared to drugs like amphetamines and cocaine, only produces a moderate amount of dopamine. THC does, however, work on the same receptors as our bodies’ naturally occurring, pleasure-inducing endocannabinoid, anandamide.
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