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5 Of The Most Popular Ways To Take CBD

Here are some tips to help you navigate through several of the most popular ways to take CBD and the nuances that separate them and their effects.

With the recent rise in popularity of cannabidiol (CBD) and the passing of the 2018 Farm Bill in 2018, numerous CBD products have hit store shelves across the U.S.. The sheer quantity of CBD products now available can be overwhelming.

Thu
12
Dec

Here's How Much Marijuana Sales Forecasts Have Plunged Since April

When the year began, hopes were incredibly high for the cannabis industry and marijuana stocks in general. Canada had just become the first industrialized country in the modern era to green-light the sale of recreational weed as of Oct. 2018, and we'd witnessed a number of U.S. states make the move toward marijuana legalization. As such, Wall Street's sales expectations for the pot industry were lofty.

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Dec

Marijuana will be legal in Illinois soon — but immigrants warned to think before they partake

With much of Illinois anticipating the state’s legalization of marijuana in January, activists are urging immigrants not to use or buy cannabis or work in the new industry, as it could lead to drastic measures like deportation.

Immigration attorneys and advocate groups gathered Wednesday morning in Chicago’s Loop to get word out that any noncitizen — including legal residents — could be adversely affected by admitting to federal immigration agents that they’ve used marijuana or work in the industry. One advocate held a sign stating, “Know your rights before January 1st.”

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12
Dec

Thailand wins the Internet with this creative (and scandalous) weed promotion

Officials in Thailand are pulling out all the stops as they try to educate the country on the benefits of medical marijuana, including making an appearance alongside Dr. Ganja — a giant green mascot made out of cannabis.

With a PhD in looking good, Dr. Ganja has been prescribing a healthy dose of medical marijuana to a country in dire need of another stream of revenue and a low-cost treatment option for its low-income residents.

Thu
12
Dec

California Could Declare THC A Risk For Pregnant Individuals

More than three years after California voters broadly legalized marijuana, a state panel is considering if its potent, high-inducing chemical — THC — should be declared a risk to pregnant women and require warnings.

Studies have indicated that a rising number of mothers-to-be have turned to marijuana products for relief from morning sickness and headaches, though it’s effectiveness has not been backed by science.

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12
Dec

Tech Companies Launch First All-Digital Payment Platform for Cannabis

Finance is one of the longest-standing challenges facing the cannabis industry. More specifically, mainstream financial institutions, including banks and credit companies, typically are hesitant to get involved with cannabis because it remains illegal at the federal level.

Without access to normal financial tools, much of the cannabis industry is forced to rely heavily on cash. And that leads to all sorts of other problems. Specifically, slower payments, heightened security concerns, and more.

Wed
11
Dec

What We Learned About CBD In 2019

The study of CBD and marijuana saw big strides in 2019. Here are some of the most important facts we learned this year.

Every year, CBD becomes a more prominent topic and a more promising business venture for health and wellness companies.

In 2019 people Googled CBD more times than they Googled dieting, with analysts clumping the term with other popular wellness trends like “marijuana,” “veganism” and “exercise.” This is a surprising feat for a compound that still remains a relative mystery when it comes to its health benefits.

Wed
11
Dec

Vaping Illness Could Be The Best Thing To Happen For Marijuana Movement

This health epidemic is a direct result of the federal government’s willingness to take a hands-off approach to marijuana.

The threat of having one’s lungs fail them as a result of using vaping devices to consume marijuana may seem like a storyline to come out of the Hollywood horror scene, but the reality is that black market cannabis vaporizers, and even some on the legal front, are putting people in a bad way.

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11
Dec

MLB intends to remove cannabis from list of banned substances

Changes are afoot for Major League Baseball (MLB) players — and they come in the form of softer penalties for illicit drug consumption, changes to the list of banned substances and a focus on harm reduction.

Both the MLB and the MLB Players Association are in the process of negotiating amendments to the league’s drug policies.

Wed
11
Dec

Marijuana Does Not Make You Dumber, According to Science

A new twins study found that marijuana use does not lower your ability to complete executive cognitive functioning.

Sorry, Tucker Carlson. New research refutes your belief that Democrats support marijuana legalization because they want to dumb-down America. A recent twin study found little support that cannabis use causes consumers to experience a decline in cognitive functions. Translation? Marijuana does not make you dumber.

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