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Tue
17
Mar

Poll Shows Most Iowans In Favor of Legalizing Marijuana

A new poll shows that the Hawkeye State is ready to embrace legalization.

The poll from the Des Moines Register and Mediacom found that 53 percent of Iowans support legalizing marijuana for recreational use. According to the Des Moines Register, it marks the first time that the survey, conducted by the pollster Selzer & Co, shows a majority in favor of legalization for recreational use. Selzer & Co. has testing the question since February 2013.

Mon
16
Mar

Marijuana And Liquor Sales Rise As Americans Self-Isolate From Coronavirus

Americans have included marijuana and liquor as an essential good to have during the coronavirus outbreak.

In the intersection of the COVID-19 outbreak and marijuana businesses across the U.S., two different stories have emerged.

At the top of the pecking order, major cannabis players aren’t looking so swell. Entire growth strategies have been scrapped, thanks to disruptions in supply chains and dropping stock market valuation. Raising capital was already difficult for marijuana businesses as of late, and investors could wait to make moves until the market stabilizes.

Mon
16
Mar

What The Coronavirus Has Taught Us About Safe Drug Use

It is pretty clear that we should not be sharing joints, bongs, and vape pens. All of this is obvious, yet it is counter intuitive to the social atmosphere of marijuana use.

The explosion of coronavirus cases has awakened the world as to how quickly diseases may spread in our mobile society. We have all been given advice as to how to protect ourselves and the people we love. With the COVID-19 outbreak, is to time to change our habits and embrace safe marijuana use?

Mon
16
Mar

4 Ways Coronavirus Can Affect the Marijuana Industry

In case you missed it, the World Health Organization (WHO) made the announcement that most people were expecting this past Wednesday, March 11: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is officially a pandemic.

Mon
16
Mar

Dutch queue for cannabis as coronavirus closes cafes

Cannabis smokers aiming to keep calm and carry on despite coronavirus queued up outside Dutch "coffee shops" on Sunday after the government ordered their closure to beat the outbreak.

Customers lined up in their dozens as they tried to beat a deadline for the closure of the marijuana cafes and stockpile weed supplies for what could be weeks of lockdown.

The Netherlands' famed coffee shops have become as much a part of the country's popular image abroad as sex clubs in Amsterdam's famed red light district, which were also ordered to shut by 6:00 pm along with all bars and restaurants.

Fri
13
Mar

Coronavirus and Cannabis Conventions – List of Cancelled Industry Events

The novel coronavirus continuing to spread around the world has taken the “work-from-home” concept to a whole new level.

At the moment, the global M.O. is to stay home as much as possible. Thankfully, we live in a time where that couldn’t be any easier. With abundant remote work opportunities, numerous product delivery options, and a slew of virtual services available, leaving the house is completely voluntary for some people.

Fri
13
Mar

Coronavirus Spikes Demand For Cannabis Delivery As People Stockpile Products

The coronavirus COVID-19 has many in the country on edge, working from home, and ordering lots of delivery weed.

This is to be expected. In times of economic downturn, sales increase for "vice" industries such as alcohol and tobacco. Marijuana use increased in the European economic recession of 2008. The United States hasn't seen a downturn quite like this one since cannabis has become legal in many states.

Thu
12
Mar

Is Cannabis A ‘Performance Enhancing Drug’?

What’s the most popular sport in the world? According to World Atlas, it’s football (soccer), followed by cricket, field hockey, and tennis. Other internationally popular sports include volleyball, basketball, baseball, rugby, hockey, and golf. What do they all have in common? They ban the use of performance-enhancing drugs and do not condone the use of cannabis.

Globally, many sports leagues prohibit the use of cannabis by athletes. The Olympics also prohibits cannabis use. Most leagues incorporate drug testing that looks for the presence of THC, but not necessarily CBD or other cannabinoids.

Thu
12
Mar

Are Smokers And Vapers More At Risk For Coronavirus?

As coronavirus causes respiratory illness, smoking and vaping could worsen symptoms associated with COVID-19.

Following the initial E-cigarette or Vaping product use Associated Lung Injury (EVALI) outbreak, which caused severe and possibly fatal lung infections in otherwise healthy individuals, vaping sales and use momentarily dropped. Predominantly connected to THC vaping products purchased on the black market, EVALI caused a spike in Google searches for “quit vaping” as vapers tried to reduce their chances of contracting the illness.

Thu
12
Mar

New poll finds overwhelming public support for FSA CBD regulation

A new YouGov poll commissioned by The Association for the Cannabinoid Industry (The ACI) demonstrates overwhelming support for recent FSA guidance concerning CBD and support for FSA CBD regulation.

The Association for the Cannabinoid Industry recently issued a poll in conjunction with YouGov, which demonstrates overwhelming public support for regulation of CBD products in the UK from the Food Standards Agency (FSA).

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