Welcome to Wana’s blog, The Edge. In this blog, we will be exploring the most interesting happenings in cannabis to help you keep abreast of where our emerging industry is heading. Some of the ideas we share may sound a bit “out there” but the speed with which the industry is developing will push all of us to open up our minds to the new and unconventional. To get started, we are going to begin with a review of some cannabis fundamentals and then will move on to more advanced topics.

The Endocannabinoid System Part 1: Endocanna-what?

Have you ever wondered how or why cannabis influences us? It all has to do with our endocannabinoid system (ECS). The endocannabinoid system was discovered in 1988 by a team of researchers, lead by Allyn Howlett, at the St. Louis University Medical School. While researching how phytocannabinoids, cannabinoids found in the marijuana plant, interacted with… read more

Top 6 Cannabis Myths

Has someone ever told you that marijuana can kill brain cells or that everyone who smokes marijuana is a pothead? In this article, we will discuss the top six myths surrounding cannabis and provide you with the facts to help you distinguish between myth and reality. Myth #1: Marijuana kills brain cells Reality: The opposite!… read more