Do’s and Don’ts of Medical Marijuana

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We are huge advocates of medical marijuana (medical cannabis) because we see the incredible benefits it brings to people suffering from all sorts of medical conditions. Sometimes traditional prescription medications don’t help – or they may, but you end up with terrible side effects. Marijuana has shown to help SO many conditions – with more […]

How Marijuana Can Help ADHD

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We are so thrilled that the medical community is taking marijuana so seriously these days and acknowledging it is a valid treatment for many conditions. ADHD is just one of those many medical conditions that marijuana is showing to help vastly.   WHAT IS ADHD? ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) is defined by WebMD as a […]

Benefits of Medical Marijuana You Should Know

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Although it’s been used for well over 3000 years, the marijuana industry has exploded in the last dozen years or so – mostly due to the proven growing benefits of medical marijuana (or medical cannabis).   IT’S A SAFER ALTERNATIVE We’ve all been on medications that make us feel worse than the actual conditions we […]

Know Your Strains: Hybrid

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Gulf Island Organics is proud to be able to educate you and help you find cannabis that best suits your needs. As a marijuana dispensary in Victoria BC, we get asked about different strains and their characteristics all the time. Today you’ll be learning about Hybrid strains!   POPULAR STRAINS Since hybrid strains contain a […]

Cannabis Travels

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  Vacations to wineries are considered quite posh. You get to try a variety of local wines in their natural habitat, along with other wine lovers. So why not do the same with cannabis? How about a cannabis holiday?!   Over the past few years especially, cannabis has shown incredible advances in the medical world. […]

Managing Holiday Stress

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OK everyone take a deep breath! Innnnn, and oooouuuut. Feel a bit better? Good. It may be the most wonderful time of the year…but that almost always comes with also being the most stressful too! We’ve got a few awesome tips to de-stress and enjoy your holiday season: Don’t do it all! While it’s fabulous […]

Know your Strains: Sativa

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In our quest to keep you educated we’re exploring the different strains of cannabis you can find. We hope you enjoyed, and learned a lot from, our post last month on the Indica strain and now the next stop on our awesome smoke tour is Sativa! ABOUT SATIVA Sativa strains are the strains that ensure […]