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 […]

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 […]

What’s the Best Way to Ingest Cannabis – Inhaling vs Eating

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If you’re starting out on your medical marijuana journey and are wondering the best way to ingest it, we’re here to help you out. We’re also here to play devils advocate for the other side if you’re already a devoted smoker or eater! There are practical reasons to both ingesting cannabis, and eating it.   PROS […]

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 […]

Can Marijuana Help You Sleep?

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2018 should be the year you get your health back on track. And the first step in good health is to make sure you are getting enough sleep.   The world today is filled with technology. Our minds, and therefore bodies, often just can’t shut off in time for us to get enough sleep. And […]

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. […]