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Healthy pot habits for the New Year

If you use cannabis and cannabis products, there’s a good chance that you’re already incorporating the herb to improve your health.

From increasing your appetite to helping you get a good night’s rest, medical marijuana does wonders. What if you want to step up your health awareness a notch for the new year, though? There are great ways to do so using cannabis. Here are just five.

Cut Some Of The Sugar Out Of Your Edibles

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Dec

Amazon, Apple, Netflix Bank on Cannabis Content

Cannabis content is getting in on the streaming wars.

Joshua Otten, the CEO of content service and distribution agency Ronin, is rolling out a streaming service devoted entirely to cannabis- and CBD-related content. Social Club TV will launch Jan. 15 with distribution across Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Prime, Android TV and iOS in more than 100 million homes.

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Dec

Cannabis shows increasingly popular in the US

2019 was a good year for cannabis content as more than a million American households streamed shows and documentaries about marijuana.

Compared to 2018, total streamed hours of marijuana content jumped 42.7% in the US, according to data from PeerLogix as reported by Fox Business this week.

The largest number of people streaming shows that deal with cannabis was in the West Coast, in states like California, Washington and Oregon, where recreational weed has been legalized.

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Dec

Michigan OKs 3 businesses for home deliveries of marijuana

Three Michigan businesses that sell recreational marijuana have won the right to begin making home deliveries of pot.

The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs says it’s approved home pot deliveries by Lit Provisionary in Evart, Battle Creek Provisioning in Battle Creek and Nature’s Releaf Burton in Burton.

Those three businesses are the first approved for adult-use home delivery in Michigan, which began allowing sales of recreational marijuana on Dec. 1 to adults age 21 and over, WOOD-TV reported.

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Dec

California puts the brakes on recreational cannabis smoking in formerly exempted vehicles, but continues to allow drinking alcohol

Passengers in the state of California will soon be banned from smoking cannabis in any moving vehicle, although drinking alcohol is still A-OK.

Although passengers in standard moving vehicles like cars, trucks and vans were already prohibited from toking at the wheel, there were exceptions for vehicles like taxis, limos, campers, residential vehicles, pedicabs and party buses.

But now legislators have opted to put an end to the exemption for passengers of the aforementioned vehicles, despite its legal status in the state having rendered it a popular party drug for Californians.

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Dec

How CBD Can Help You Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

Since CBD can help management anxiety, improve cognitive function and sleep, and reduce chronic pain, it can help improve one’ s overall health.  

Every December 31st, you cobble together a list of things you intend to do in the new year in your ongoing quest to improve yourself. But by mid-February, it’s back to the couch and Netflix.

If you set health and wellness goals as part of your New Year’s resolutions, here’s some suggestions for how CBD can help you actually keep these promises. 

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Dec

Illinois: Marijuana Dispensaries Prepare For First Day of Legalization

With recreational marijuana set to become legal in Illinois on Jan. 1, members of the state's cannabis industry are encouraging new customers to be prepared and patient.

For the first few months of legalization, cannabis will only be available at existing medical marijuana facilities including Sunnyside in Wrigleyville.

The dispensary, which only has a small lobby and a few registers, has even come up with a plan for massive crowds by creating an "overfill space" at the nearby Uncommon Ground coffee shop, “where dispensary staff will answer questions about products and allow consumers to preorder product.” 

Once Wednesday rolls around, the dispensary's staff will be standing ready to educate first-time buyers.

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Dec

What is stopping medical cannabis from being accepted in the UK?

Following extensive public awareness campaigns and increased media pressure on the healthcare system, the legalisation of medical cannabis in November 2018 was hailed a monumental victory among clinicians and patients alike.

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Don’t trust marijuana health claims on social media, it’s probably a bot

A Pew Research Center poll reported earlier this year that 55% of American adults receive their news via social media at least sometimes. And despite the fact that the same percentage of people agree that this isn’t the most comprehensive way of getting information, the number represents an 8% increase in those who use social media as their primary news source.

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2019 was a big year for cannabis in Florida. Here’s what happened and what lies ahead

A marijuana lobbyist became the only statewide Democrat sworn into office. Smoking medical marijuana became legal in Florida. A new hemp program gave farmers statewide the optimism for a new cash crop. On the whole, 2019 proved to be a monumental year for cannabis in the state

In February, The state hired its first “cannabis czar,” in August the Miami-Dade State Attorney announced it will no longer prosecute minor marijuana cases and in October, two associates of Donald Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani’s sought pot licenses in the state.

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