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Tue
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Mar

Harsh Marijuana Delivery Restrictions Being Eliminated Due To COVID-19

Marijuana deliveries and curbside pickup could become the new normal for marijuana businesses in response to coronavirus.

The ability to safely and reliably purchase cannabis has worried consumers and medical marijuana patients during the coronavirus outbreak. Now, local and state governments have joined in that concern, with numerous officials issuing emergency or temporary orders to expand marijuana delivery and curbside pickup.

In addition, multiple municipalities declared cannabis an “essential good” amidst shelter-in-place orders, meaning buying marijuana was among the approved reasons residents could leave their homes.

Tue
24
Mar

Experts Suggest Edible Cannabis As The Only Safe Consumption During Pandemic

COVID-19 becoming a global concern, has left the population with trying to increase their odds of being healthy and safe. All of us have been repeatedly informed about the precautionary measures that need to be taken in order to stop the spread of the pandemic, such as social distancing, sanitization etc.

However, specialists in the scientific and medical community have pointed out another precautionary measure that may be necessary to take – regarding the preferred use of cannabis during Pandemic.

Tue
24
Mar

Can Your Genetics Determine If Cannabis Will Improve Your Gut Health?

Inflammatory Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and celiac disease are becoming commonplace in the population. Both of these conditions affect the gut, where it is estimated around 70 percent of the immune system resides. What’s worse is that the symptoms of IBS and celiac disease affect every aspect of a person’s life. Researchers are starting to link cannabis to relief from the symptoms associated with IBS and celiac disease.

What is IBS?

IBS is a chronic condition marked by abdominal issues, such as pain, nausea, gas, bloating, cramps, and abnormal bowel movements like chronic diarrhea and constipation. 

Tue
24
Mar

Surveying The Wellness Benefits Of CBD

CBD has been touted as a cure-all for pain and other disorders. But does the compound really work to alleviate all ailments? A new survey breaks it down.

Products containing CBD are fast becoming a staple of consumer health and wellness regimes with CBD having the distinction of now being the most researched trend on social media. 

Mon
23
Mar

Cannabis to Calm Nerves

There’s no denying that these are extremely stressful times. Cannabis, because of its ability to help us achieve balance in restoring homeostasis throughout our bodies, can be a great tool to calm any nerves we’re all collectively experiencing right now. That’s because the world’s most favored flower has been shown to blunt anxious reactions by reducing the release of the stress hormone cortisol. 

Mon
23
Mar

NORML Gives Marijuana Consumption Safety Guidelines During Coronavirus Outbreak

Marijuana users should participate in online happy hour sessions and routinely clean their smoking devices, recommends NORML.

As Americans slowly adopt social distancing parameters into their daily life, some have developed creative ways to see friends and family without furthering the spread of the coronavirus. A common coping mechanism is virtual “happy hours,” where people gather in online video chatrooms to “grab a drink” together and catch up, just like they were visiting a local bar.

Mon
23
Mar

Cannabis And Hand-Washing: Can Weed Eliminate Bacteria?

Given the pandemic America now faces, could CBD or cannabis offer help in alleviating future bacterial outbreaks?

Scientists have long thought that cannabis had remarkable powers. Recently, it’s come to light that cannabis is a far more capable cleaner of bacteria than was first realized.

January 2020 study published in the Cureus Journal of Medical Science found that cannabis cleaned plaque better than over-the-counter hygiene products. (We covered the story here.) The study found:

Mon
23
Mar

Cannabis Dispensaries Deemed “Essential” – Allowed To Stay Open While Other Businesses Are Forced To Close

As coronavirus sweeps across the nation and state after state is implementing mandatory “lockdown” and “stay-at-home” orders, many feared they wouldn’t be able to get cannabis anymore in the coming days.

Luckily, nearly every state with a medical or recreational cannabis program has deemed these businesses to be “essential”, among services such as pharmacies, grocery stores, hardware stores, and select city and government services. As long as they observe proper social-distancing guidelines and do not include more than 10 people in one place, cannabis dispensaries can continue to operate while companies from other industries are forced to close their doors.

Mon
23
Mar

What’s the Deal with Organic Regulation for Cannabis?

While the standard consumer might not be contemplating whether their CBD oil, hemp flower, or cannabis edible came from an organic source, there is more and more push for better regulatory standards in general, and for organic as well.

Now, let’s talk a little bit about pesticides…

Mon
23
Mar

5 Things You Should Know About CBD And Meditation

Many users report positive and relaxed moods after consuming CBD, something that can help a lot when it comes to meditation.

Some of the achiest people in the world are the ones interested in trying meditation, whether they’re athletes, yoga instructors or people who work long and stressful hours. Logically, experts in the practice of meditation have said that cannabis is the perfect companion for the practice because it helps people access a calm state of mind with more ease.

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