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Mon
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Feb

Edibles: How to Make Canna-Butter and Canna-Oil

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The process to make canna-butter and canna-oil are the same, but I prefer to make my extractions using whole buds, not leaves or stems because the better and stronger the cannabis you use, the better the final product will be. It is best to make a strong extraction and dilute it to personal tastes with plain butter or oil when you prepare a meal.

You can extract cannabis into any cooking oil, I personally choose coconut oil for its health benefits. Additionally, it has a high fat content which means it binds to a lot more of the cannabinoids you are trying to ingest.

Mon
08
Feb

New Jersey Wants Home Cultivation for Cannabis

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Every new location to legalize cannabis either recreationally or medically, comes up with its own set of rules for exactly what is legal. After the last US election, there were a few new additions to the legalization family, one of them being New Jersey, which legalized for recreational use. However, the State didn’t get everything it wanted. New Jersey wants home cultivation of cannabis to be legalized for its citizens, and right now, it is still not.

Mon
08
Feb

Hawaii: Lawmakers push to legalize marijuana for personal use

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Outside medical cannabis use, more than a half dozen marijuana-related bills, including a measure to legalize its recreational use, have been introduced this legislative session.

Not one had secured a hearing before an assigned committee as of press-time Thursday. Feb. 19 is the deadline for all bills referred to more than one committee to move to their final committee. Bills referred to three committees must reach their second committee by Feb. 11.

 

 


House Bill 7 would legalize the personal use, possession, and sale of marijuana in a specified quantity for those 21 and older, establish a means for licensing marijuana establishments, and subject marijuana sales to excise and income taxes.

Mon
08
Feb

Will Cannabis Affect How Smart You Are?

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Cannabis legitimization has demonstrated several advantages for some reasons – pot’s remedial worth improves lives and decreases compulsion and the business development and potential is useful for the economy.

However, there are as yet the individuals who demand that ongoing cannabis utilization, such as using phoenix tears Canada, simply makes individuals more dumb.

To exacerbate the situation, a recent report has as far as anyone knows discovered confirmation that pot use diminishes an individual’s IQ after some time. 

This deception has fanned out quickly among against pot distributions throughout the previous five years, prompting expanded disarray on the issue. 

Mon
08
Feb

The Mexican Cannabis Market Is Shaping Up To Be A Major Global Player In 2021 And Beyond

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Mexico is one of the most exciting emerging cannabis markets in the world and we expect to see increased interest in the market from leading cannabis companies. A few months ago, we published an article on the Mexican cannabis market and received a lot of positive feedback from our readers.

After noticing the amount of interest in the Mexican cannabis market, we conducted due diligence on the operators that are focused on the emerging market. Based on our analysis, we determined that the market is wide open for companies to come in and grab market share and will monitor how the industry evolves over the next year.

Fri
05
Feb

Letting you grow medical weed at home advanced by N.J. lawmaker

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After years of hesitancy among lawmakers to seriously consider allowing people to grow their own marijuana at home, two lawmakers have introduced bills in the past week that would overhaul the ban.

Sen. Troy Singleton, D-Burlington, introduced a home grow bill Thursday that would allow medical marijuana patients or their caregivers to register as home cultivators. They could then grow up to four mature marijuana plants and four immature plants.

Fri
05
Feb

Big Numbers (and a Few Surprises) in Arizona's 2020 Marijuana Report

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The Arizona Department of Health Services has issued its end-of-year report for 2020, and to the surprise of virtually no one, medical marijuana sales increased year-over-year, for the eighth year in a row.

Arizonans purchased 106 tons of cannabis products from dispensaries in 2020, according to the report, and all signs point to much higher numbers in 2021.

That's due largely to the fact that recreational cannabis is now legal for adults to buy as of January 22, 2021. 

Fri
05
Feb

Cannabis and the South: How Things Change

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When it comes to the North vs the South in America, there is usually a pretty evident divide when it comes to social issues. From abortion to religion in schools to drugs, the South is generally slower to adopt new policies. In the case of cannabis and the south, a lot of change has happened in the last few years, signaling a massive shift in overall public perspective.

Fri
05
Feb

It's Now OK for UFC Fighters to Use Cannabis

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In a new policy effective retroactively to the beginning of 2021, the UFC has announced that it will no longer find fighters in violation of league policy if they test positive for THC in their urine. Part of the reason is that a urine test is not a very good way to determine whether someone ingested THC from cannabis.

Jeff Novitzky, UFC Senior Vice President of Athlete Health and Performance, said in a statement that the league no longer wants to use urine tests to look for marijuana use, because THC can remain stored in body fat for weeks after use.  

Thu
04
Feb

Opinion: NBA needs to permanently abolish marijuana testing

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No more than five players have been suspended for violating the NBA’s and National Basketball Players Association’s marijuana policy in the past four seasons.

The issue isn't if NBA players do or don’t use marijuana. It’s just that players don’t have serious issues with violating the policy.

After not conducting random testing for marijuana to finish the 2019-20 season inside the bubble near Orlando, Florida, the league is not doing random testing for marijuana this season.

It’s time the NBA and NPBA permanently altered their policy on marijuana and stopped penalizing players for using it.

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