All About Nerve Pain

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Our team at Gulf Island Organics is so happy to be able to give you the do’s and don’ts of medical marijuana and the HUGE variety of conditions it can help with. Lately, we’ve been seeing a lot of people who suffer from nerve pain, and we’re going to try our best to help you […]

Indica vs Sativa – Marijuana Comparison

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If you’re just stepping into the world of cannabis you may be confused about all the different strains you are seeing at your marijuana dispensary (ideally ours!). Or maybe you’re attempting to help your pain or condition with medical marijuana and aren’t sure which strain will work best. Both strains have their benefits but both […]

Marijuana vs Tobacco

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Smoking is smoking, right? Wrong! There’s a reason why the number of people smoking tobacco cigarettes has decreased, while the number of people smoking marijuana is increasing. So why do people choose to smoke marijuana over cigarettes?   You typically smoke less Tobacco can be VERY addictive and it’s nothing for some smokers to smoke […]

Do You Like to Snack?

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Are you tiptoeing into using cannabis by cooking or baking with it? Or maybe you’re already a “pro” and looking for some fresh new recipes to try this Spring.   Where to start? The best place to start when journeying into cooking and baking with marijuana is to first prepare your basics – cannabutter and […]

Benefits of Better Sleep

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Sleep – so simple yet so elusive for many of us. Sometimes lack of sleep is due to actual insomnia and inability to sleep, while other times people simply feel like they can survive on four short hours a night because they are so busy. No matter which category you fit into, we hope we […]

Got Neck Pain?

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Are you suffering from muscle pain and spasms in your neck? It can really put a cramp (pun intended!) in your life when you are suffering from neck pain! Hopefully your pain is from something as simple as feeling a little stiff for a day or two after sleeping at a weird angle, but often […]

Improve Glaucoma With Your Diet

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What is Glaucoma? Glaucoma is a disease which damages the optic nerve in the eye. It is typically caused by a buildup of pressure (usually fluid) in the eye. The pressure on the nerve disrupts the transmission of images from the eye to the brain and causes progressive loss of vision. If nothing is done […]

Should You Eat Raw Cannabis?

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We are seeing absolutely incredible health benefits medical cannabis! One is that it helps with conditions ranging from minor depression to major pain relief. It’s truly promising that a lot more people are turning to medical marijuana and seeing positive results.   Not everyone is comfortable smoking cannabis, either for health concerns or because they […]

Cannabis and Opioids

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Cannabis and opioids have been the subject of two of the biggest continuing news stories happening in Canada over the past few months. Cannabis is in the news because it’s finally getting legalized and is becoming so recognized as an alternative to pain, medical conditions, and traditional prescription medications.   Now on the other side […]

Cannabinoids… What Are They?

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As you know by now, we are huge advocates of medical marijuana, and we’ve been talking a LOT lately about many of the reasons why we think it’s revolutionary for all aspects of health care. Something we’ve mentioned quite a few times is cannabinoids, which are the active chemicals secreted by the cannabis plant. This is […]