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06
Sep

Study shows that cannabis combats stress, anxiety and depression

A Washington State University study has examined how cannabis combats stress, anxiety and depression by looking at different strains and quantities of cannabis being inhaled by patients at home.

The work, published in the Journal of Affective Disorders, suggests that inhaling cannabis can significantly reduce short-term levels of depression, anxiety, and stress but may contribute to worse overall feelings of depression over time.

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06
Sep

Pot stocks in September show great potential

The month of September has gotten off to a positive start for the pot stock market. Many marijuana stocks have shown sides of uptrends after a past few months of heavy volatility in the industry. With so much happening so quickly throughout cannabis stocks, it can be difficult at times to keep up with where the market is headed.

Fri
06
Sep

8 factors to consider while choosing an online cannabis dispensary

Whether you want to buy cannabis for medical or recreational purposes, you may not feel comfortable about shopping from a store. Online cannabis dispensary are the best option if you are one of the discreet users. At the same time, you cannot match the convenience of getting the products delivered right to your doorstep. Moreover, you can browse through a large number of options online without having a salesperson to show them to you. However, there are a few concerns that online shoppers always have, more so while buying medicinal products. But these can be resolved if you bear some factors in mind while ordering cannabis from an online store. Let us share them with you.

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06
Sep

2 marijuana stocks to watch in Q3

The marijuana stock market has grown substantially in the past few years. In the past few months, however, we have seen some instability overall. This volatility is something that some investors look for as it gives two potential benefits. For one, it offers a chance to potentially buy a company at bare bottom prices. The other opportunity comes as it allows for greater potential gains.

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06
Sep

Harvard study say cannabis may help fight pancreatic cancer

Scientific evidence is beginning to mount that cannabis may prove beneficial in the fight against cancer. The latest comes from a Harvard University study involving cannabis flavonoids and pancreatic cancer.

The news comes on the heels of other research the past several years that involves marijuana and cancer treatment. For example, a Washington study found that 25 percent of cancer patients surveyed used marijuana to manage pain from cancer treatments. Studies in Minnesota and Israel found that marijuana use lowered usage of pain-killing opioids, including those used by cancer patients.

Fri
06
Sep

Inside Facebook's campaign against hemp advertising

Over the past few months, social media and search engine behemoths Facebook and Google have gone to great lengths to ban and censor CBD and hemp-related advertisements on their platforms — despite that the 2018 Farm Bill legalized the cultivation of hemp-derived CBD, writes Sara Brittany Somerset.

Facebook recently confirmed the ban, disabled advertising and “boost-post” privileges for mainstream brands like Dr. Bronner’s hemp-based soap company, and yet, has still not announced clear rules or reasoning for this decision. 

Thu
05
Sep

Can cannabis be used to treat Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)?

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder that affects 1 in every 10 women of childbearing age, from 15 to 44.

Being such a common condition, one would assume that there is a cure for PCOS. Unfortunately, up to this day, there hasn’t been any proven medical breakthrough that can completely heal this hormonal imbalance, only treatments that can decrease or (if you’re lucky) eliminate the symptoms of PCOS.

In recent years, however, there has been a lot of hype built up around cannabis being used as a treatment for PCOS.

Thu
05
Sep

How to store cannabis seeds

Want to know the best way to grow the best marijuana? Start with great seeds. But once you find the perfect strain, how do you save those seeds so that you can use them for future plants? It’s not that hard; actually, you just need to keep them cold, dark, and dry. However, there are few other things that you could do to preserve your precious seeds – keep reading to learn more.

 

Storing Cannabis Seeds is Important

If you plan to grow marijuana for fun or profit, you’ll need to know how to store your seeds.

Storing Cannabis Seeds

Thu
05
Sep

Marijuana stocks are gearing up for winter

The marijuana stock market has seen some massive ups and downs over the past few months. This is of course due to the infancy of the market as a whole which we have seen since its inception. The volatility of the marijuana stock market, however, gives two advantages. For one, it allows investors the ability to find cannabis stocks that are below the value that analysts say they should be at. 

Thu
05
Sep

New report: What women want in cannabis

If there was an election in cannabis, women would vote for health and wellness products over anything else. They also prefer flower and vape pens to prerolls and capsules. 

These are just some of the findings in Headset’s Cannabis Data Intelligence, which provides insight into the year-over-year differences between the sexes and their cannabis shopping patterns.

While women may not consume as much cannabis as men, they make up an important one-third of the cannabis market. And if businesses want to capture women buyers, it’s worth taking a look at not only what they buy, but why they buy it.

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