North America

Tue
03
Sep

Topicals: The real gateway drug for senior citizens

Cannabis topicals are having a moment. From A-list celebrities using Lord Jones balms to soothe aching feet at the Golden Globes to professional athletes debuting their own line of muscle rub, transdermal products infused with cannabinoids seem to be everywhere.

But it isn’t just millennials and the Hollywood elite jumping on the bandwagon. An increasing number of senior citizens are also turning to topicals, often desperate to alleviate a painful and often debilitating condition that affects nearly 54 million American adults: arthritis.

Tue
03
Sep

Can you afford the most expensive weed in the world?

Some weed smokers are thankful for great deals at their local dispensaries, while others prefer more extravagant strains.

Medium quality marijuana costs about $224 per ounce.

But high-quality weed carries a hefty price tag. And just like with any other item, some types of weed are more expensive than others.

As we all know, cannabis is an agricultural product, so its price fluctuates over time. And the fact that a particular type of weed is the most expensive today does not mean it’ll hold the title tomorrow.

Before we dive into the prices, we should first explain what factors into the price of weed.

Tue
03
Sep

3 top marijuana stocks to watch in September

August wasn't a great month for most marijuana stocks. For that matter, neither was May, June, or July. Ups and downs come with the territory with investing in marijuana stocks, though.

Tue
03
Sep

Mysterious vaping illnesses have industry on edge

All is not well in vapeland. Over the weekend, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) released a health alert with the headline: "Severe Pulmonary Disease Associated with Using E-Cigarette Products."  

Mon
02
Sep

The closest thing to a sure thing with investing in pot stocks

There's absolutely, positively no such thing as a sure thing when it comes to investing. Period. Anything you invest in comes with some level of risk. And investing in marijuana stocks comes with a lot of risk.

The closest thing to a sure thing with investing in pot stocks is a far cry from a sure thing. Having said that, there is an anomaly that I think investors can exploit to improve their chances of success with investing in the cannabis industry. It's simple. It's data-driven. And it makes a lot of sense.

Mon
02
Sep

Adderall and weed: Everything you need to know

Before we get into the effects of adderall and weed combined, we should first get acquainted with the colorful history of Adderall.

Mon
02
Sep

The environmental benefits of Hemp: Hemp plastics

As governments around the world are increasingly allowing the Cannabis argument onto the agenda, the conversation has become about more than just medical or recreational. The uses of Hemp – the Cannabis plant that doesn’t get you high – have long been neglected.

Mon
02
Sep

New study finds crime rates fall in vicinity of marijuana dispensaries

In one of the first looks at how legalizing marijuana affects neighborhood crime rates, a new study revealed a drop in crime in areas that have a dispensary, according to Marijuana Moment. 

The results of the study published in the journal Regional Science and Urban Economics last week indicated that the opening of a dispensary in a Denver neighborhood resulted in a 19% decline in crime.

Mon
02
Sep

Two pot stocks to watch heading into next month

Marijuana stocks have seen quite the ups and downs over the past few months. In that time, company values have begun to rise along with future projections for the pot stock market.

Mon
02
Sep

Germany – The prime European destination for North American cannabis firms

North American companies are wading into the German market at a rapid pace as its medical cannabis program blossoms.

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