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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.

Thu
17
Jan

What we can learn from the Chinese medical cannabis system

China is more than 5,000 years old with a legendary history of herbal pharmacology. It should be no surprise that Chinese medical marijuana is thriving.

Thu
17
Jan

The cannabis lobby is upping its presence in Washington DC

It’s shaping up to be another big year for cannabis, as politicians and policymakers move to destigmatize, decriminalize, and — in some cases — legalize the drug nationwide. In New York, Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently presented his plan to legalize recreational cannabis throughout the state. Democrat Tim Walz, the newly elected governor of Minnesota, wants his state to be the next to legalize. And in Rhode Island, Democratic Gov.

Thu
17
Jan

Alberta's cannabis plan is 'absolutely idiotic,' according to US experts

Alberta recently announced plans to stop licensing cannabis retailers until Canada's cannabis supply shortage has been resolved—a move some US experts think is the wrong way for the Canadian province to approach the issue, writes Calvin Hughes.

Wed
16
Jan

Canadians spent $1.6 billion on legal weed in 2018: Report

Canadians spent $1.6 billion on legal weed in 2018, more than double the amount that was spent on solely medical cannabis in 2017, according to a new report.

Wed
16
Jan

Canadian citizen sentenced to death in China for alleged role in drug ring

A Canadian citizen has been sentenced to death by a Chinese court for his alleged role in a drug ring that attempted to export methamphetamine to Australia. The Dalian Intermediate People’s Court in China’s northeast province of Liaoning handed down the death sentence against Robert Lloyd Schellenberg of Abbotsford, B.C. in a hastily staged retrial of an earlier conviction on the charges.

Wed
16
Jan

Study: Cannabis legalization hasn’t hurt liquor sales in the U.S.

Although there has been a lot of debate over whether marijuana is hurting the alcohol industry, liquor sales are actually doing quite well in some states where weed is now legal for recreational use. It seems most hardcore drinkers are not switching to weed and, well, cannabis users typically do not have a voracious appetite for booze. Industry experts say they feel confident that their sliver of the inebriation culture would not suffer at all if cannabis were made legal at the federal level.

In Colorado, Oregon and Washington, it’s business as usual for the alcohol trade. In fact, hard liquor sales are actually up in those jurisdictions, according to the Distilled Spirits Council.

Wed
16
Jan

Global recreational cannabis market projected to reach $32 billion by 2022

The 6th edition of the State of Legal Marijuana by ArcView and BDS Analytics projects that the global cannabis market will grow to $32 billion by 2022.

The State of Legal Marijuana is one of the most anxiously awaited prospects of the cannabis industry. This report covers the global cannabis market but it mostly focuses on the places where marijuana was recently legalized—the United States and Canada.

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