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A beginner’s guide to meditating With cannabis

Cannabis can be a great accompaniment for any kind of meditation, as really all that involves is presence. Following are some reflections about how to add cannabis by Tara Rose, host of the Green Goddess podcast, which explores sacred medicine, evolution of consciousness, and philosophy.

Fri
28
Jun

What you need to know before getting a cannabis massage

Adding a cannabis topical, such as lotion or oil to a massage can given one added benefits such as helping to manage pain, decrease inflammation, and improve relaxation. Jennifer Chan, LMT, BCTMB, offers these pointers to help ensure one can fully relax and take advantage of cannabis’ property’s by receiving a massage with cannabis topicals.

Thu
27
Jun

Face it: Processing facial emotions might be tough for teens who regularly use cannabis

A study on cannabis and youths has been released in the hopes of gaining a better understanding of how chronic cannabis consumption affects the developing brain.

The research, published in Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, looked at whether using cannabis as a teen or young adult changes the brain, thereby increasing the chances of affective disorders. The study examined brain imaging of cannabis users with no mental disorders and compared them to non-cannabis users with diagnosed affective disorders.

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27
Jun

Cannabis inventory levels continue to rise, elevating writedown risk

National inventory levels of unfinished cannabis rose in April, potentially accentuating the risk of a glut of unsold legal marijuana in Canada that could wind up being worthless.

The total inventory of finished and unfinished dried cannabis held by cultivators, processors, distributors and retailers stood at 215,665 kilograms in April, approximately 24.4 times the amount of total sales in the month, according to data released by Health Canada late Tuesday. The total amount of finished dried cannabis products held in inventory at the end of April was 31,880 kilograms, up 3.5 per cent compared to March. 

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27
Jun

San Francisco becomes first U.S. City to ban E-cig sales

In a completely unprecedented move, San Francisco is set to become the first city in the United States to ban the sales of e-cigarettes. Will others follow in their footsteps?

According to the new ordinance, which was unanimously passed by the city’s board of supervisors, “no person shall sell or distribute an electronic cigarette to a person in San Francisco”. There is one exception and that’s if the product has been reviewed and approved by the U.S. Food and Drug administration, which has yet to happen.

Thu
27
Jun

Killer Mike says rappers deserve more credit for marijuana legalization

Most rappers get their due when it comes to associating themselves with marijuana. They receive credit for producing great music to enjoy while smoking and various rappers have successfully parlayed their brand into businesses within the cannabis industry. But as Killer Mike said recently, we don’t always attribute the success of recent decriminalization and legalization efforts to rappers in ways both big and small.

Thu
27
Jun

The Midwest is about to have a weed revolution

Cup your hand and tuck that lighter inside your palm: Legal weed is coming to the Windy City.

Wed
26
Jun

5-Time NBA Champion Don Nelson is now a cannabis farmer and daily consumer

Basketball legend Don Nelson isn't very good at retiring. When he quit shooting hoops in 1976 (after winning 5 NBA Championships with the Boston Celtics), Nelson tried his hand at running a team and became one of the top 10 coaches in NBA history.

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26
Jun

Cannabis industry expects bump in sales for Canada Day long weekend

The Canada Day long weekend is no longer mostly the preserve of the liquor industry, say some of the country’s cannabis retailers.

More of the pie for that flag-waving party is being carved out by legal pot sellers as the first post-legalization national birthday approaches, says an online cannabis information resource.

A survey commissioned by Leafly Canada suggests 25 per cent of Alberta adults plan to embark on a cannabis buzz this long weekend, among the highest in the country.

“That’s one in four compared to one in five (nationally),” said Jo Vos, managing director of Leafly Canada, which commissioned the poll of 1,513 people conducted last week by Maru/Blue.

Wed
26
Jun

What trends are shaping the cannabis industry in 2019? 25 experts weigh in

Considering the topic of this article, you'd be forgiven for wondering whether it's 4/20 yet. It's not, but the booming cannabis industry is a 24/7/365 business, and there are plenty of cannabis-related topics to cover and real-world issues to settle. There is still some stigma around cannabis, and legislation reflects this. But at the same time, innovative trends continue to shape what the future of the cannabis industry will look like.

These industry insiders share their view on the trends shaping the future of cannabis:

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