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Fri
18
Jan

After legalization: Four things to know about cannabis in Quebec

Call it a cannibersary: Canada marked three months on Thursday since the legalization of recreational cannabis.

In Quebec — where the product is sold by the government-run Société Québécoise du Cannabis (SQDC) — legalization has highlighted the province’s thirst for the “sticky icky” but also some chronic problems that have come with the new market.

Here are four things to know about legal cannabis in Quebec.

1. Despite limited store hours, the SQDC “doesn’t envision” layoffs.

It didn’t take long for the floodgates to open.

Fri
18
Jan

The endocannabinoid system: Here’s how it keeps the body healthy and happy

In order to consume medical cannabis in a responsible and efficient manner, a person should completely understand what exactly goes on in the body upon introducing it the active molecules from the cannabis plant. The way these cannabis-derived compounds interact with our organism is astonishing.

The endocannabinoid system consists of cellular receptors found in very large amounts throughout the body, and the endocannabinoids—the body’s internal chemical compounds that entice these endocannabinoid receptors.

Fri
18
Jan

Governor of Florida pushing to lift ban on smokeable marijuana

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis called on the state legislature Thursday to repeal the ban on smokeable cannabis from the state’s medical marijuana statute. At a press conference in Winter Park, Florida, DeSantis said that the ban is not in line with the will of the voters.

Fri
18
Jan

Cannabis Canada Daily: Marking the three-month anniversary of legal pot

The rough start of legal pot in Canada

Fri
18
Jan

Odor issues are moving to the forefront as more States allow recreational cannabis

With 10 states and the District of Columbia having legalized recreational cannabis (representing nearly a quarter of the U.S. population, including the most populous state), an emerging issue is how to deal with the odor generated by marijuana production facilities. A December 19, 2018 article in The New York Times noted a growing number of neighbors of cannabis farms are complaining about “skunky” odors caused by certain volatile organic compounds generated during growing and processing.

Fri
18
Jan

California lawyers clarify that home pot deliveries are legal State-wide

The retail of recreational cannabis has been legal in California since the beginning of 2018. But there are still some ongoing points of tension and uncertainty being worked out.

Most recently, officials in the state clarified confusion regarding home delivery. According to these officials, California cannabis laws allow for home delivery in any part of the state—including localities that have chosen to ban retail activity.

Fri
18
Jan

Marijuana legalization bill killed by Virginia lawmakers

Two Virginia bills that would have legalized marijuana in the state were killed by a legislative committee on Wednesday. The House of Delegates Courts of Justice Committee also shot down several measures that would have decriminalized cannabis by 5-3 votes, according to media reports.

Del. Steve Heretick, who introduced both a legalization and decriminalization bill, announced the defeat of the proposals in a Facebook post on Wednesday.

Thu
17
Jan

Here are 10 types of marijuana that can relieve your migraines

Let’s face it: migraines and the symptoms that come with them, suck. The light and sound sensitivity, the constant throbbing and the nausea – all are enough to have you reaching for the nearest bottle of pain relief to drown your soul in. But in all seriousness, what do you do when Excedrin isn’t cutting it and those weird at home remedies you googled (like drinking warm apple cider vinegar or making feverfew tea) don’t go according to plan? How do you relieve your migraines?

Well, the power is in the cannabis. Treating migraines is among cannabis’ long list of healing power, but you can’t just smoke any ol’ train. The key to effectively treating your migraine is knowing which strains will actually get the job done.

Thu
17
Jan

These women-owned companies are combining weed and wellness

Though only 27 percent of ganjapreneurs are currently women, that means the cannabis industry is beating U.S. businesses as a whole in terms of female inclusion.

Thu
17
Jan

Cannabis supply chain difficulties expected to subside: Health Canada

The supply chain difficulties that have hit some cannabis retailers and distributors hard—cited by the Ontario government as a main driver in its decision to temporarily limit retail licences to 25—are expected to ease in time and were anticipated, says a Health Canada spokesperson.

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