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Thu
21
Nov

Can CBD positively effect your hair health?

CBD oils have been included in shampoos and hair products, with many people claiming that it can enhance hair growth, strengthen and protect it and improve scalp health.

CBD is a big star in cosmetic products, outshining other ingredients in lotions, lip balms, bath bombs, makeup products and more. Could the compound also help people develop healthier hair and prevent hair loss? Although more research is necessary to answer that question, some experts and studies suggest that CBD could provide some help.

CBD oils have been included in shampoos and hair products, with many people claiming that it can enhance hair growth, strengthen and protect it and improve scalp health.

Thu
21
Nov

Marijuana & pregnancy: What we know

Limited research is creating real problems in understanding the impact of cannabis not only on an expectant mother, but her child as well.  

Could what we know about marijuana and pregnancy be factually incorrect? Studies dating back to the 1970s have shown marijuana has had effects on birth weight, length of gestation, and more. One recent study aimed to prove whether or not past research was sound in its findings. 

Thu
21
Nov

What you should know to be a conscious vape consumer

In the past few months, the stream of alarming news about the dangers of vaporizer cartridges has put some cannabis consumers on high alert. Since March, more than 2,000 people have gotten sick, and 40 people have died from illnesses related to vaping (VAPI, or vaping associated pulmonary injury). It is believed that the large majority of those who had become ill had used THC oil carts bought from illicit markets, writes Erin Hiatt

Thu
21
Nov

Big marijuana embraced convertibles. Now they're under water

The bear market in pot stocks has left billions in convertible debentures underwater, meaning cash-starved companies may have to “creatively restructure” their debt or pay a bill they didn’t expect would come due.

Cannabis companies hopped into convertibles in the last three years when their stock prices were soaring and traditional debt markets were largely closed to the untested, unprofitable and stigmatized sector. Issuers that tapped the U.S. markets included Canadian pot giants Canopy Growth Corp., Aurora Cannabis Inc., Tilray Inc. and Aphria Inc.

Thu
21
Nov

Study finds cannabis use disorder declining among daily users

Earlier this year, United States Surgeon General Jerome Adams issued a warning about the newfound potency of today’s marijuana.

“This ain’t your mother’s marijuana,” he said. “Not enough people know that today’s marijuana is far more potent than in days’ past.” The statement was picked up by prohibitionists like Alex Berenson and Tucker Carlson as proof positive we should not legalize marijuana nationwide.

Wed
20
Nov

How CBD provides a brighter future for children with epilepsy

While families struggle to understand the risks and benefits of THC, some are moving to try CBD or cannabidiol.

Epilepsy affects 3.4 million Americans, according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC). Even more heartbreaking, just over 470,000 children have the disorder of the central nervous system, creating a future of uncertainty for many parents. Often accompanied by seizures and a loss of awareness, children with epilepsy struggle to remain in school and to fit in with their peers. 

Wed
20
Nov

Marijuana stocks make a swift comeback

For anyone who invests in marijuana stocks, they know that the past few months have not been especially kind to the industry. This is due to a variety of factors including a general uncertainty of the future of the market, as well as some issues with future plans. One of the main reasons for the high level of volatility comes inherently with the infancy of the market. With any infant market, oftentimes people are trading off of speculation rather than the true value of a given business.

Wed
20
Nov

What you need to know about the healing benefits of marijuana’s CBG

Although THC and CBD are two commonly consumed cannabinoids, CBG is gaining more popularity and attention due to its medicinal value.

Cannabis is an extremely complex plant, and it contains many more cannabinoids than just THC and CBD. How many cannabinoids do you think this plant contains? So far, more than 60 cannabinoid compounds have been discovered, and cannabigerol (CBG) is one of them.

Wed
20
Nov

Marijuana growers report increasing cross-pollination from hemp farms

Outdoor marijuana growers are reporting an increase in cross-pollination from hemp farms, a development that could mean marijuana cultivators might lose upwards of tens of thousands of dollars if their plants become unmarketable as flower products.

As the marijuana and hemp industries increasingly share the same cultivation territory, the number of conflicts is likely to increase, particularly in areas with thriving outdoor cannabis cultivation.

Tue
19
Nov

All the excuses cannabis companies are making for an ugly crop of earnings

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