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September 11, 2019

Terpene of the Month: Beta-Caryophyllene

Terpenes are believed to contribute towards the therapeutic effects of cannabis. Knowing the terpenes that are present in their medical cannabis products can help patients better predict the benefits and effects that they might experience. Learn more about one of the terpene’s that’s most abundantly found in cannabis known as beta-Caryophyllene.
September 3, 2019

What is the Seed-to-Sale Certified quality promise?

Aphria holds itself to high quality standards when it comes to the cultivation and production of medical cannabis. Our Seed-to-Sale Certified quality promise is our commitment to protecting the health and safety of patients and starts from the moment a plant is brought into our facility in Leamington, Ontario.
August 28, 2019

The Impact of Product Format on Effects

Medical cannabis patients often expect different effects from products with different cannabinoid contents (active compounds in cannabis, such as THC and CBD). They may not realize that the format of the product also has an impact on its effects. Discover what is the impact of product format on effects.
August 23, 2019

Cannabis and Travel: What You Need to Know

Whether it’s for work or leisure, travel is a reoccurring aspect of many Canadian’s lives. Our warm summers, fall foliage, and upcoming Thanksgiving holidays mean that many Canadians may be visiting friends and family in the coming weeks and months. Legalization of cannabis in October 2018 resulted in new rules and regulations under the Cannabis Act, making it a good time for a refresher on traveling with cannabis.
July 2, 2019

Cannabis and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Research indicates a positive correlation between PTSD symptom severity and cannabis use. This relationship may be explained by the fact that individuals with PTSD report that cannabis alleviates their symptoms (such as negative mood, anxiety, and sleep disturbances) and improves factors that contribute to quality of life.
June 14, 2019

THC, CBD: Understanding the Popular Cannabinoids

Cannabis has a number of active compounds in it, called cannabinoids. There are 100 different cannabinoids found in cannabis. The two most common and most studied are delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD). Aphria currently offers three types of cannabinoid-dominant products: CBD dominant products, THC dominant products, and THC:CBD balanced products.
May 29, 2019

Cannabis and Chronic Non-Cancer Pain (CNCP)

While considerable research has been conducted on the effects of cannabis on pain management, the greatest number of human clinical trials have focused on chronic non-cancer pain (CNCP), with a majority reporting a significantly greater reduction in pain (30% reduction) with cannabis use.
May 23, 2019

Understanding Your Endocannabinoid System

Have you ever wondered how your medical cannabis works to provide you relief from your condition? What exactly is this plant doing when it enters your body? The answer lies in a network of chemical messengers and receptors that are inside your brain and body, known as the endocannabinoid system.