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Fri
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Dec

The science behind Hemp

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According to the recent amendment of the Food Safety and Standards Regulations, 2011, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India has finally announced the recognition of Hemp Seeds and Seed Products as a Food Source.

This is the biggest achievement for the entire hemp industry, as the FSSAI’s recognition of hemp as nutritional products will not only help in the introduction of new era for the product but also bring a new wave for the hemp products.

Fri
17
Dec

Sesh and the City: Does Carrie Bradshaw still want to smoke weed?

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Sarah Jessica Parker’s character appears to covet the Genius Mini cannabis pipe that makes two appearances in the first couple episodes of the Sex and the City reboot.

The makers of high-end, sometimes bespoke Genius Pipe for cannabis must have been tickled pink when they noticed that it was on screen for all to see in the Sex and the City reboot, And Just Like That, now airing on HBOMax.

Though the product was not named, the mystery about the origin of the unusual cannabis device has now been solved, according to a press release from Genius, whose pipe is said to offer great taste, fine herb, a unique cooling and filtering functionality and, in step with all things Sex and the City, plenty of style.

Fri
17
Dec

Cannabis Use Among Teens Drastically Declined, Confirms Government-Funded Study

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Further proof that statewide cannabis legalization policies are not associated with any significant rise in either the use of marijuana by young people or in their ability to access it.

Data released on Wednesday from the University of Michigan’s annual Monitoring the Future (MTF) survey has shown an unprecedented year-over-year decline in young people’s use of marijuana and other controlled substances.

The authors noted, “The percentage of students who reported using marijuana (in all forms, including smoking and vaping) within the past year decreased significantly for eighth, 10th, and 12th grade students.”

Fri
17
Dec

Debunking 4 Common Myths About Edibles

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Can you use raw marijuana in your baked goods? Or trust the THC levels printed on packaged treats? Here are some “facts” about edibles that just aren’t true.

As legal marijuana has swept throughout communities across the nation, the popularity of edibles has risen dramatically. People that have access to legal marijuana have the option of either purchasing edibles from a dispensary, or making their own homemade versions.

Thu
16
Dec

4 Myths about working in the cannabis industry debunked

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The growing acceptance of cannabis in the United States, along with the legalization of recreational cannabis use in 18 states, has created a booming industry around growing, preparing, and selling marijuana.

Unfortunately, the novelty of the field has also led to a lot of misinformation and misconceptions. Cannabis use is still taboo in many parts of the country, making it difficult for those interested in diving into the growing industry to sort truth from lies.

Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Here are four myths about working in the cannabis industry, debunked.

Thu
16
Dec

Elizabeth Udell of Cookies Retail on Cannabis in Digital, From Influencers to TikTok

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Plus, how California brands are increasingly working together

Elizabeth Udell is a senior digital marketing manager in the cannabis industry, currently working at Cookies Retail. She's worked in California and with MSOs in the medical and adult use industries for six years and has a background in music marketing.

Elizabeth specializes in social media and content, teaching the discipline at San Diego State University at night and on the weekends. In 2019, she and her team at MedMen won two Gold Clios for their short "The New Normal," directed by Spike Jonze.

We spoke with Elizabeth for our Higher Calling series, where we chat with leaders in the cannabis space.

Elizabeth, tell us...

Thu
16
Dec

UArizona to launch 3 noncredit cannabis certificate programs

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The University of Arizona announced Tuesday it will offer new noncredit cannabis certification programs to educate students about various aspects of the robust industry that has emerged since legalization.

Certifications will be offered in the Business of Cannabis, Cannabis Law and Policy, and Cannabis Healthcare and Medicine, with each including three eight-week online courses that can be completed in approximately six months.

Thu
16
Dec

Holiday Gifts for Pets: Top 5 CBD Tinctures for Your Dogs

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On most of our holiday gift lists, there is a category that was practically unheard of twenty years ago – gifts for the family furbabies. Whether it’s our own precious pitbull or Aunt Jane’s creaky fifteen year old cat, many of us have a whole lot of pets to buy for this season.

This year, why not make it something more meaningful than a generic chew toy, or a pet sweater? Why not give the gift of vibrant pet health? CBD tinctures for animals is the coming thing, and many vets actually recommend it for chronic conditions.

Thu
16
Dec

TSA And Cannabis: What You Need To Know

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Not only do states have different laws, but some airports even have different policies when it comes to marijuana and the TSA. 

It seems like every few months there is an entirely new rulebook for marijuana. Where it is legal, how much you can possess, where you can smoke it and where you can bring it vary greatly and change frequently throughout the country. 

Wed
15
Dec

Social Consumption: The Time is Now

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What do social consumption lounges look like in practice? What are the rules and regulations that social consumption lounges must adhere to? How and where are social consumption lounges currently legal in the United States? Here’s what you need to know.

Social consumption lounges are becoming increasingly popular in legal cannabis markets. Just what are social consumption lounges? They’re a safe, enclosed space where cannabis consumers of legal age can come together and enjoy cannabis products, much like a bar environment for consuming alcoholic beverages.

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