Chris Bond

Chris Bond is the manager of the McKay Farm and Research Station at Unity College in Maine. His research interests are with sustainable agriculture, biological pest control as well as alternative growing methods. He is a certified permaculture designer and certified nursery technician in Ohio and a certified nursery professional in New York, where he got his start in growing.

Articles by Chris Bond


Can a Person be Allergic to Marijuana? Cannabis and Allergies: What You Need to Know Can a Person be Allergic to Marijuana? Cannabis and Allergies: What You Need to Know Can a Person be Allergic to Marijuana? Cannabis and Allergies: What You Need to Know Can a Person be Allergic to Marijuana? Cannabis and Allergies: What You Need to Know


Cases of rashes, hypersensitivity, and even anaphylaxis due to contact with cannabis pollen, plants, or smoke are on the rise

Cannabis Use and Mental Health: Things to Keep in Mind Cannabis Use and Mental Health: Things to Keep in Mind Cannabis Use and Mental Health: Things to Keep in Mind Cannabis Use and Mental Health: Things to Keep in Mind


When it comes to mental health, there are some cases in which the use of cannabis must be approached with extreme caution

Can Medical Cannabis Relieve Rheumatoid Arthritis? Can Medical Cannabis Relieve Rheumatoid Arthritis? Can Medical Cannabis Relieve Rheumatoid Arthritis? Can Medical Cannabis Relieve Rheumatoid Arthritis?


Physicians are still advised to counsel against cannabis-based medication as a first response, but as research increases, evidence shows...

A Look at North America's Renewed Interest in Cannabis A Look at North America's Renewed Interest in Cannabis A Look at North America's Renewed Interest in Cannabis A Look at North America's Renewed Interest in Cannabis


Chris Bond provides reasons on why the noose on marijuana may be loosening

A Brief History of Cannabis Use in North America A Brief History of Cannabis Use in North America A Brief History of Cannabis Use in North America A Brief History of Cannabis Use in North America


Just a few generations ago, cannabis was widely used as medicine in North America to treat numerous ailments. By the early 1930s a tax on...

Colorado State University: More Money for Medical Marijuana Research Colorado State University: More Money for Medical Marijuana Research Colorado State University: More Money for Medical Marijuana Research Colorado State University: More Money for Medical Marijuana Research


Colorado State University has received the green light to begin studying and documenting the benefits of MMJ

Let Them Eat Cannabis Cake: An Update on the Edibles Market Let Them Eat Cannabis Cake: An Update on the Edibles Market Let Them Eat Cannabis Cake: An Update on the Edibles Market Let Them Eat Cannabis Cake: An Update on the Edibles Market


The cannabis edibles market is in a state of revolution. It’s expanding throughout the country as more states decriminalize/legalize...

Stormebud: Chasing Calm Stormebud: Chasing Calm Stormebud: Chasing Calm Stormebud: Chasing Calm


Taking medicinal marijuana for anxiety and depression, and watching his chosen profession fall upon hard times due to the economic downturn...

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