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Dec

How Safe and Effective Are CBD Treats for Dogs?

The CBD rush is leaving marks everywhere – even in the world of our pets.

Our furry friends have recently experienced some of this cannabinoid’s benefits in the form of tasty dog treats. However, pet parents still have questions and concerns.

Things get even more complicated if we consider that veterinarians are prohibited by law to prescribe or recommend CBD, making it impossible to have an honest conversation with them.

Meanwhile, the market is expanding, dog treats are at our fingertips, along with plenty of online information and misinformation.

Here’s our guide through the jungle.

Thu
12
Dec

The Woman Who Invented Cannabis Tracking

Jessica Billingsley believes that consumers want to know precisely what’s in their weed and how those materials got there.

Thu
12
Dec

5 Of The Most Popular Ways To Take CBD

Here are some tips to help you navigate through several of the most popular ways to take CBD and the nuances that separate them and their effects.

With the recent rise in popularity of cannabidiol (CBD) and the passing of the 2018 Farm Bill in 2018, numerous CBD products have hit store shelves across the U.S.. The sheer quantity of CBD products now available can be overwhelming.

Thu
12
Dec

Here's How Much Marijuana Sales Forecasts Have Plunged Since April

When the year began, hopes were incredibly high for the cannabis industry and marijuana stocks in general. Canada had just become the first industrialized country in the modern era to green-light the sale of recreational weed as of Oct. 2018, and we'd witnessed a number of U.S. states make the move toward marijuana legalization. As such, Wall Street's sales expectations for the pot industry were lofty.

Thu
12
Dec

North American Marijuana Stocks To Watch This Month

When it comes to marijuana stocks value is something that is talked about. With many pot stocks to watch, it can be difficult to choose the best companies. With lots of information at hand, it becomes easier to make a decision on which marijuana stocks to buy. Within the cannabis industry, there are different sub-sectors to consider. These could be companies involved in financing as well as those who provide ancillary services to the market.

Thu
12
Dec

Marijuana Stocks To Watch As Retail Evolves

For those who fervently watch marijuana stocks, they know that the past year has had its fair share of ups and downs. With a new year on the horizon, can we expect pot stocks to make a swift comeback? It goes without saying that the cannabis industry is notoriously difficult to predict. With so many ups and downs, searching for the best marijuana stocks to buy with consistent profitability can be a task.

Thu
12
Dec

Tech Companies Launch First All-Digital Payment Platform for Cannabis

Finance is one of the longest-standing challenges facing the cannabis industry. More specifically, mainstream financial institutions, including banks and credit companies, typically are hesitant to get involved with cannabis because it remains illegal at the federal level.

Without access to normal financial tools, much of the cannabis industry is forced to rely heavily on cash. And that leads to all sorts of other problems. Specifically, slower payments, heightened security concerns, and more.

Wed
11
Dec

People prefer marijuana for treating sleep disorders to standard meds

People in US states with legal marijuana are increasingly opting to treat sleep disorders with cannabis instead of other medication, a new study concluded.

Researchers at the University of New Mexico and California State Polytechnic University looked at the effect recreational marijuana dispensaries have on sales of over-the-counter (OTC) sleep drugs in Colorado, where weed has been legal since 2014.

Based on the statistics they collected from several sources, the researchers concluded that the data “supports survey evidence” that more people are turning to marijuana to treat insomnia and other sleep disorders, particularly mild and moderate ones.

Wed
11
Dec

The 5 Most Popular Cannabis Stocks Among Millennials

Marijuana stocks have taken investors for a wild ride in 2019. When the first quarter came to a close, more than a dozen of the most popular pot stocks had gained at least 70%, and the expectation was that numerous cannabis stocks would be pushing toward profitability by year's end.

However, now that we're just weeks from the end of 2019, most marijuana stocks are at or near multiyear lows, with many losing at least half of their value since March or April. A combination of supply issues in Canada and high tax rates in the U.S. have kept the green rush from taking off.

Wed
11
Dec

'The Science Is There': A Former Green Beret On How Cannabis Can Help Veterans With PTSD

Experiencing trauma is far from rare.

Around six in every 10 men and five in every 10 women experience at least one trauma during their lives, according to the Department of Veterans Affairs.

The risk that military personnel face of developing post-traumatic stress disorder is well-known. 

The worst possible outcome of PTSD, suicide, is growing in frequency among veterans. 

The suicide rate among veterans in the U.S. increased by 25.6 percent from 2005 to 2016, versus 20.6 percent growth for non-veterans. 

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