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Wed
05
Jan

What 2021 Taught Us About Young People And Cannabis Use

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Medical and cannabis professionals wouldn’t confirm that teen use was in the downturn, however, 2021 offered substantial studies  to suggest that may be the case.

The possible effects of cannabis on young people will continue to be of the utmost concern as the legal marketplace takes shape. Throughout 2021, several studies helped further comprehension of an area that still suffers from a significant education gap.

While nothing became definitive in 2021, research helped advance understanding for several critical areas.

Legalization Seemingly Not Increasing Teen Use

Minors don’t appear to be using cannabis more as states legalize — or at all in some cases.

Wed
05
Jan

Want more from that cannabis high? Try this

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A few simple tricks, like coupling foods or different activities with cannabis, can help a person craft a new weed experience.

After consuming marijuana for years, it’s tough to find novelty with the drug. This isn’t a bad thing; as people grow up with cannabis, they develop their own routines and grooves with the substance. Still, sometimes people want new things and a tolerance break, while likely helpful, is not the only option available.

Tue
04
Jan

Marijuana withdrawal gives Logan Paul a nightmare Christmas

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YouTuber stopped consuming the substance on Christmas Eve

YouTube star Logan Paul has revealed his Christmas Day ordeal, after he decided to quit smoking marijuana.

Tue
04
Jan

Five biggest pot-related stories of 2021

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Over half of Republicans support legalizing recreational cannabis.

Given the activity in the news cycle during 2021, some of the more hard-to-believe or impractical news stories may have flown under one’s radar. A surprising number of these seemed to have been cannabis-related in one way or another.

As the stigma around cannabis in the U.S. continues to evolve, it’s safe to assume that the most surprising cannabis-related news stories of 2022 will make this list seem like child’s play. Here’s a small sampling of some of the more unexpected weed stories of the year.

Tue
04
Jan

Marijuana Breathalyzers Don’t Work, So Says New Study

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Research that analyzed past studies on THC levels and impairment found that cannabis breathalyzers may never work.

Marijuana breathalyzers have been in development for years. These mythical tools could solve one of the main issues associated with the legalization of marijuana: measuring THC impairment in drivers. But a new study reveals that current breathalyzers are nowhere near that goal.

The study, conducted in Australia by researchers at the University of Sydney, found that marijuana breathalyzers were inconsistent in measuring impairment from THC. Researchers analyzed 28 studies on driving performance and concentrations of THC in blood and saliva and found the connection between the two inconsistent.

Mon
03
Jan

Local couple making a go of hemp business

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For Adam and Julia Weets, hemp is a business opportunity that allows them to contribute to their community and support their family.

The Alpha residents have been growing hemp for a couple years as part of their business, Alpha’s Alternatives.

The Weets grow hemp for CBD, which is a non-psychoactive agent used to help with pain, insomnia and a host of other health issues.

“CBD is something your body has natural receptors for,” Adam Weets said.

“When you take it, it doesn’t mask things, but instead helps your body get to where it should be.”

The product, which can be taken as a tincture and as a rollover, is non-addictive and does not produce highs, as its THC content is under the legal limit.

Mon
03
Jan

5 Ways Marijuana Can Help You Reach Your New Year’s Resolutions

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Nobody said you can’t have some fun while you try to achieve your New Year’s resolutions. If you enjoy marijuana, it can actually help you reach your goals.

New Year’s resolutions are notoriously easier to make than they are to maintain. If you are determined to make 2022 a better year you may want to seek help from your good companion Mary Jane.

Marijuana is an often-overlooked but helpful tool when it comes to achieving and maintaining many common New Year’s resolutions. Not only can marijuana assist you in changing some of your habits in 2022, but it can help you have fun while you do so.

Thu
23
Dec

Half of U.S. cannabis consumers prefer bud to booze: Survey

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The U.S. consumer base is diversifying, and reasons for use are extending well beyond recreational use into broader medical and wellness applications.”

A recent report from cannabis data and analytics firm New Frontier Data has found that a growing number of U.S. cannabis consumers prefer bud to booze.

The report, Cannabis & Wellness: A New Consumer Paradigm, examines consumer trends and patterns of cannabis use, such as consuming the plant as an alcohol replacement or for physical and mental health.

Thu
23
Dec

Travelling in the U.S. with weed over the holidays? Here’s what to keep in mind

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Wouldn’t it be great to not have to worry about weed when travelling? Sadly, that is not yet the case.

It’s the holiday season! This sweet, but stressful, time of the year is generally packed with travel, food and awkward family interactions.

Cannabis may help avoid some of the inevitable awkwardness, including tuning out that annoying aunt or uncle. But that demands travelling with marijuana.

Whether getting home by air or by land, here are some of the most important things to remember about travelling with cannabis in the U.S.

Thu
23
Dec

3 Weed Related Accessories Every Stoner Needs Heading Into 2022

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Though there’s nothing stopping people from consuming marijuana the same way they always have, it wouldn’t hurt to try something fresh with the onset of a new year.

There are numerous ways cannabis consumption has changed over the course of the past several years. Widespread marijuana legalization throughout the nation has led to an influx of innovation when it comes to the options people have for consuming it.

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