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Ask Old Hippie: Can Smoking Weed Cause Paranoia or Anxiety?

Q: I’ve noticed that smoking high THC strains seems to cause anxiety or paranoia. Is this normal? A: Yes, this is quite common. Unfortunately CBD, a natural component of cannabis that has anti-anxiety effects, has been bred out of most recreational strains, and many recreational users chase the “ultimate high”, so we will see more reports […]

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CBD Tincture For a Happy Family Danksgiving

So here it is almost Danksgiving. It’s the middle of the night here right now, and I’ve just finished making a special “emergency” batch of CBD tincture for Felicity. Felicity gets quite anxious at family events, especially big ones like Thanksgiving when we get together with our older son’s in-laws. They’re quite a traditional and […]


Blue Dream Encounter

Stoned agin! [8.3] I’ve mentioned that starting to use a new strain means you’re ingesting different cannabinoids at different levels. That also activates different receptors in your brain, generally ones you’re not used to. That means you have no tolerance buildup in those receptors. I think you see where I’m going with this. Just two […]