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Fri
11
Sep

Results Are In: Who Pays the Most in Cannabis Taxes?

Currently, there are 11 states that allow legal recreational use.

While this is a huge win, many cultivators and customers know that this victory comes with a price.

Thu
10
Sep

Can Marijuana Help You Study?

There’s a lot of anecdotal evidence on marijuana use and studying. Does this practice provide any benefits?

Marijuana is the average co-ed’s drug of choice. While a lot of people encounter cannabis when they’re younger, it’s not until college that their stoner persona solidifies. New college students are entering a stage where they’re able to smoke to their heart’s content without worrying about their parents or teachers. It’s natural for them to want to smoke all the time.

Thu
10
Sep

India: Police could start cracking down on temples using weed as part of worship and celebrations

Indian temples that allow using cannabis during specific celebrations to achieve enlightenment may need to rethink their practices if police in the state of Belagavi make good on their pledge to crack down on such uses.

Thu
10
Sep

3 Meaningful Ways The Cannabis Industry Can Support Black Lives Matter

I am the son of Haitian immigrants, a United States Navy veteran, a husband and father, and the Co-Founder and CPO of a cannabis wellness company. I consider myself a patriot and I love this country. I am also no stranger to racism. As the Black Lives Matter movement has boldly brought to light long-standing, deep-rooted, systemic racism in our country, I’ve noticed my anxiety has markedly increased. I’ve been scared to drive on public roads and I’m apprehensive about speaking up against signs of hate for fear of repercussions and retaliation that would affect both me and my family.

Thu
10
Sep

There’s No Link Between Legal Marijuana And Car-Related Pedestrian Deaths

Researchers analyzed data spanning two decades and detected no uptick in pedestrian deaths following new marijuana laws.

When states legalize marijuana for adult-use or medicinal purposes, new research states it is not connected with increases in pedestrian fatality rates. Investigators at the University of Minnesota found that legalization was actually associated with declines in overall motor vehicle-related deaths.

Wed
09
Sep

What Is THCA In Cannabis And What Can It Do For You?

THCA is the acid form of THC that’s found in the raw cannabis plant. What does all this mean though, and how can THCA have a positive impact on one’s life?

The cannabis plant contains over 400 chemical entities and more than 60 of them are cannabinoid compounds. One of these cannabinoid compounds is THCA (tetrahydrocannabinolic acid), which contains its own variety of medicinal properties and therapeutic effects.

Wed
09
Sep

Maine Finally Issuing First Recreational Cannabis Business Licenses

As Maine inches closer to finally fulfilling the voters’ desire to bring legalized recreational marijuana to the state, Tuesday represents a significant milestone.

That is when Maine’s Office of Marijuana Policy intends to begin issuing the first active licenses to recreational cannabis businesses.

The office said last month that active licensure is “the culmination of a three-step application process which also includes conditional licensure and local authorization, respectively.” 

Wed
09
Sep

Cannabis decriminalization, expungement called top priorities for Biden-Harris

Comments from a top Biden-Harris aide show how the Democratic presidential ticket has prioritized cannabis reform ahead of the 2020 election. The potential administration wants to establish pre-emptive criminal justice reform and that includes cannabis records, senior advisor to Biden Symone Sanders said in a recent interview.

Wed
09
Sep

More Seniors Turning to Cannabis and Backing Its Legalization

Seniors’ use of cannabis and their support for its legalization is on the upswing.

Wed
09
Sep

What You Need To Know About Treating Joint Pain With Cannabis

While CBD and THC certainly can’t take over the entirety of a pain management regimen, studies on cortisone treatments are bringing the conversations of cannabis to greater light.

From joint pain to the often debilitating effects of arthritis, corticosteroid injections have been a staple in managing pain and inflammation for the almost 30 million Americans that suffer from osteoarthritis (OA). With new research showcasing the long-term effects of one of the most used treatments for OA, doctors and researchers are concerned about the risks of injections and the potential risks involved with cortisone. 

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