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Our bodies are designed to instinctively handle stress. The sympathetic nervous system enables a fight, flight, or freeze response under stress, allowing us to quickly react to stressful situations and keep us safe. Once the stress has subsided, we move back into the parasympathetic nervous...

Welcome to part one of a three-part series on the state of marijuana in these United States. In this intro, we’ll be discussing where exactly we as a nation stand with pot, and diving into the jigsaw puzzle of state-by-state policy. By Christina Rock Where Cannabis...

A vaporizer (or vape) is a device used to vaporize substances for inhalation. Vapes have been around since the early 2000's and have continued to evolve and gain popularity. With cannabis vapes being introduced, vaporizers are becoming even more popular than they were in recent...

Written by Brittney Ferris The use of cannabis in our diets as a food source is slowly gaining popularity. Right now, most people are only aware of the benefits from smoking cannabis flower, vaping concentrates, topicals, tinctures, or eating edibles that are made using decarboxylated flower…most...

At Item 9 Labs we seek to cultivate the highest quality cannabis products while providing transparency, consistency, and well being for those who rely on us. Our mission is simple: to create comfortable cannabis health solutions for the modern consumer by developing innovative products and...

A recent ruling by an Arizona appeals court determined that medical marijuana patients could still be arrested and prosecuted due to conflicting interpretations of various state laws on marijuana use. The case of Arizona vs. Jones offers insight into how a lack of cogent state...

Written by Brittney Ferris Why should we consider an intentional smoking practice? And what does a practice like that entail? Many people are stuck in a perpetual cycle of eating, work, sleep, repeat. And when it's decided cannabis should be a part of that routine, the act...

Written by Hannah Dahlgren Arizona Medical Marijuana patients from all over the state braved the heat and lines that wrapped around the building to take part in one of the state's largest cannabis events. The 710 Degree Errl Cup is a bi-annual cannabis festival that celebrates the...

Written by Hannah Dahlgren Cannabis is able to interact with our bodies because of the Endocannabinoid System (ECS). This system provides loads of receptors for different cannabinoids to bind to. To put it simply, the ECS is like the receiver of cannabinoids that then tells different cells...

Written by Hannah Dahlgren Delta 8 is one of the 4 most common cannabinoids that helps treat symptoms and is less psychoactive than the most commonly known cannabinoid, Delta 9. You’d think that being a common cannabinoid, we’d hear more about it. If you consider yourself a cannabis-connoisseur...

Written by Hannah Dahlgren CBD, one of the most well-known cannabinoids, is a non-psychoactive compound found in cannabis. Its non-psychoactive properties allow patients to experience the medicinal benefits of cannabis without feeling “high”. Recreational smokers might not prefer products higher in CBD, but this “high-less” byproduct of cannabis...

Written by Hannah Dahlgren Two words that belong in every patient's vocabulary- cannabinoids & terpenes are chemical compounds secreted by cannabis flowers that provide relief for an array of symptoms. Cannabinoids are responsible for binding to receptor sites, while terpenes are responsible for the different tastes and...