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Wed
22
Dec

Young People Reduced Cannabis Use Amid COVID-19 Pandemic, Survey Shows

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Young people significantly reduced the use of drugs in 2021. But the COVID-19 pandemic led to the rise in the use of nicotine products and the misuse of prescription medications.

These are the latest results from the Monitoring the Future survey, a long-term epidemiological study funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA).

Wed
22
Dec

Is Marijuana Powder A Game Changer For Edibles?

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The most amazing aspect of this product is the fact that it gives the user the control to determine just how high they want to get.

Cannabis powder is not a new product; it has been around for more than five years. It’s only just getting its due recognition due to the new legislation here and there. Entrepreneurs along the West Coast have included powdered cannabis edibles in their stocks, and at the rate it’s been gobbled up, we could be in for a game-changer.

Many people seem to believe cannabis powder is simply cannabis flowers that have been ground into fine dust. Instead, cannabis oils are used.

Mon
20
Dec

Dealing With Cannabis Induced Panic And Paranoia During The Chaotic Holiday Season

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What do you do when you feel the “Grim Reefer” revealing yourself to yourself? The first thing you should do is isolate yourself from whatever is going on in your immediate environment.

Like it or not, one of the potential negative side effects of cannabis can be paranoia and in some cases, panic. The latter is typically set off by the former, but throughout my years of smoking cannabis and engaging with the user base – I have personally witnessed a few people who “lost their bananas” on weed. The stress of holiday season can bring some strange reactions to your normal weed enjoyment, too.

Mon
20
Dec

3 Key Tools To Help Manage Your High During The Holidays

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The holidays present numerous opportunities for surprise situations that can make life awkward or stressful. Here’s how to cope.

Getting high is always enjoyable, but getting too high can present a myriad of problems. Even worse is the fact that nothing can blow a high faster than becoming the center of attention inadvertently.

Doing so during the holidays when there are numerous family and work functions to attend can be exceptionally embarrassing, too. Fortunately there are a few supplies that cannabis enthusiasts can keep nearby that can subtly offset the consequences of overindulgence.  

Fri
17
Dec

The science behind Hemp

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According to the recent amendment of the Food Safety and Standards Regulations, 2011, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India has finally announced the recognition of Hemp Seeds and Seed Products as a Food Source.

This is the biggest achievement for the entire hemp industry, as the FSSAI’s recognition of hemp as nutritional products will not only help in the introduction of new era for the product but also bring a new wave for the hemp products.

Fri
17
Dec

Sesh and the City: Does Carrie Bradshaw still want to smoke weed?

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Sarah Jessica Parker’s character appears to covet the Genius Mini cannabis pipe that makes two appearances in the first couple episodes of the Sex and the City reboot.

The makers of high-end, sometimes bespoke Genius Pipe for cannabis must have been tickled pink when they noticed that it was on screen for all to see in the Sex and the City reboot, And Just Like That, now airing on HBOMax.

Though the product was not named, the mystery about the origin of the unusual cannabis device has now been solved, according to a press release from Genius, whose pipe is said to offer great taste, fine herb, a unique cooling and filtering functionality and, in step with all things Sex and the City, plenty of style.

Fri
17
Dec

Cannabis Use Among Teens Drastically Declined, Confirms Government-Funded Study

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Further proof that statewide cannabis legalization policies are not associated with any significant rise in either the use of marijuana by young people or in their ability to access it.

Data released on Wednesday from the University of Michigan’s annual Monitoring the Future (MTF) survey has shown an unprecedented year-over-year decline in young people’s use of marijuana and other controlled substances.

The authors noted, “The percentage of students who reported using marijuana (in all forms, including smoking and vaping) within the past year decreased significantly for eighth, 10th, and 12th grade students.”

Fri
17
Dec

Debunking 4 Common Myths About Edibles

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Can you use raw marijuana in your baked goods? Or trust the THC levels printed on packaged treats? Here are some “facts” about edibles that just aren’t true.

As legal marijuana has swept throughout communities across the nation, the popularity of edibles has risen dramatically. People that have access to legal marijuana have the option of either purchasing edibles from a dispensary, or making their own homemade versions.

Thu
16
Dec

4 Myths about working in the cannabis industry debunked

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The growing acceptance of cannabis in the United States, along with the legalization of recreational cannabis use in 18 states, has created a booming industry around growing, preparing, and selling marijuana.

Unfortunately, the novelty of the field has also led to a lot of misinformation and misconceptions. Cannabis use is still taboo in many parts of the country, making it difficult for those interested in diving into the growing industry to sort truth from lies.

Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Here are four myths about working in the cannabis industry, debunked.

Thu
16
Dec

Elizabeth Udell of Cookies Retail on Cannabis in Digital, From Influencers to TikTok

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Plus, how California brands are increasingly working together

Elizabeth Udell is a senior digital marketing manager in the cannabis industry, currently working at Cookies Retail. She's worked in California and with MSOs in the medical and adult use industries for six years and has a background in music marketing.

Elizabeth specializes in social media and content, teaching the discipline at San Diego State University at night and on the weekends. In 2019, she and her team at MedMen won two Gold Clios for their short "The New Normal," directed by Spike Jonze.

We spoke with Elizabeth for our Higher Calling series, where we chat with leaders in the cannabis space.

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