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Fri
24
Apr

Israeli Biotech Company To Start Clinical Trials of CBD-Enhanced COVID-19 Treatment

An Israel-based CBD company believes it may have a potential treatment for COVID-19.

Stero Biotechs announced this past weekend that it will start a clinical trial this month with the hope of mitigating the effects of those infected with the coronavirus. The study will begin immediately at Rabin Medical Center Golda HaSharon Campus in Petah Tikva, Israel. The company will test a steroid-CBD treatment on patients hospitalized due to the virus.

Fri
24
Apr

How Popular Is CBD In Google Searches?

The cannabis plant is composed of dozens of cannabinoids, with some being more well-known than others.

One of the most popular cannabinoids right now is cannabidiol (CBD). Interest in CBD has increased exponentially in recent years as more and more people use it for wellness purposes.

Consumers and patients can find out about CBD via various means, with one of the most popular ways being through Google searches.

Thu
23
Apr

How technological breakthroughs are reshaping the cannabis industry

No matter if we are looking at hemp, or its more famous cousin, marijuana, the cannabis industry sure has gone through some incredible changes in the past few years.

Thu
23
Apr

How AI Is Driving the Cannabis Industry

Artificial intelligence has infiltrated our society like a thief in the night. One minute it was a budding idea that everyone thought wouldn’t last, and a minute later, it was in homes all over the world. We have self-driving cars, voice-activated robots, analytical data programs, predictive financial models, and so much more. It’s become part of almost every market—why wouldn’t it affect the cannabis industry too?

Like any industry, the cannabis market has need of efficiency, streamlining, predicting, organizing, and more. AI can bring all these benefits and more. Let’s take a look at exactly how much AI has infiltrated cannabis for the better.

Thu
23
Apr

Will Edibles Become More Popular After The Pandemic?

Experts believe that once quarantine ends people should remain vigilant of the coronavirus, taking the necessary sanitary measures and keeping an eye on their health.

The pandemic has made different states question what constitutes as an essential business, with many allowing marijuana dispensaries to continue to operate. A lot of these businesses reported an increase in sales once the shelter in place orders were announced, claiming that a some costumers prioritized edibles.

Thu
23
Apr

Legendary Environmentalist Dr. Jane Goodall Launching Hemp-Derived Brand

Neptune Wellness Solutions Inc. NEPT 6.32% announced Tuesday the launch of a product development partnership with the primatologist and anthropologist Dr. Jane Goodall.

Working with the company, Goodall will co-develop natural health and wellness products for Neptune’s Forest Remedies brand.

Five percent of all sales from the co-developed products will go to the Jane Goodall Institute, in addition to an initial $25,000 donation from Neptune.

Wed
22
Apr

Observations About Recent Health Concerns Over Vaping-Related Lung Illness

Science indicates black market products were the culprit behind EVALI, so how do consumers vape responsibly moving forward?

In the fall of 2019, a few months before our lives were abruptly overwhelmed by the nationwide spread of the deadly Coronavirus pandemic, one of the big health care issues being reported on a daily basis was the growing number of individuals who used THC oil vaporizers, and who had been hospitalized (nearly 3,000 nationwide) with serious lung damage, at least 70 of whom died. This was a new phenomena, obviously a serious problem and one that should concern all of us, whether we use vaporizers or not.

Wed
22
Apr

Cannabidiol As An Antibiotic Booster

Another study has indicated the cannabinoid cannabidiol (CBD) could have an important role to play in battling antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

Overuse of antibiotics is the main cause of antibiotic resistance, but misuse also plays a role – for example, not completing a course of antibiotics. The health sector is  facing a situation where few drugs are effective against some bacteria and development of new antibiotics is currently experiencing an “innovation gap”.

Wed
22
Apr

Myths versus facts: Everything you should know about CBD gummies

More individuals than ever before are looking to different methods of utilizing CBD gummies to help with everything from pain to anxiety and beyond. And since there are multiple varieties and potencies of gummies to choose from, we broke down the common myths and misconceptions about this popular portal of CBD you should know before you purchase.

Tue
21
Apr

There is no difference between the effects of indica and sativa marijuana strains, scientists say

When you enter a marijuana dispensary you're met with sterile white walls and glass-encased counters that hold marijuana flower, vape pens, chocolates, gummies, and other psychoactive goodies.

Whether a dispensary has a menu hung on its wall, a digital list patrons can scroll through on an iPad, or a physical paper booklet they can flip through, these informational materials, at the very least, classify each marijuana strain as an "indica," "sativa," or "hybrid," and may also include information on the effects and THC concentrations of the Sour Diesel strain or the Blue Dream strain, for example.

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