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Should the legal age for marijuana use be 25?

A recent opinion piece in The New York Times by Dr. Kenneth L. Davis and Dr. Mary Jeanne Kreek is making waves in the cannabis community and beyond. In the piece, the doctors attempt to make the case that the legal age for marijuana use should be set by the government at 25.

 

While reading the good doctors’ thoughts on the subject, three major problems became obvious:

Thu
20
Jun

Is corporate cannabis taking over the industry?

In California, where Prop. 64 was expected to protect small-business owners, many are being pushed out by ‘Big Cannabis’.

The legal industry in the Golden state is growing exponentially. Last year it was valued at $2.51 billion, making it the largest cannabis market in not just the US, but the entire world. There are also an estimated 64,000 people are employed in the California cannabis industry. Prior to adult-use legalization, most of the dispensaries were mom and pop shops that were owned and operated by families, individuals, or a few select business partners.

Thu
20
Jun

Charlotte's Web increases hemp crop by 187% to meet demand

Charlotte’s Web Holdings, Inc.  (TSX:CWEB)(OTCQX:CWBHF) reported its final hemp planting for its 2019 growing season. The company said that in order to meet growing demand the total acres planted for 2019 has been increased to 862, an 187% increase from 300 acres planted in 2018.

Thu
20
Jun

The role of the budtender is 'antiquated', cannabis industry experts say

In order for weed to really go high-end, the cannabis industry has to ditch the budtender, according to speakers at the 2019 World Cannabis Congress in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, writes Calvin Hughes

Thu
20
Jun

Cannabis and mental health: Postpartum depression

“You live nine months with this little person inside of you. You go everywhere together. You’re never alone. The little person starts to move and hiccup and kick you. You know this little person. He is a part of you,”  explains one mother who asked not to use her name.

“But then, he’s just gone. You’re alone. Part of your soul was just ripped from your body, and you’re never going to get it back.  Yes, I can hold my sons, hear their heartbeats, but they aren’t physically a part of me anymore. For me, this brought on a crushing wave of loneliness, abandonment and shame that I never could’ve anticipated. This was a new level of hell for me.”

Wed
19
Jun

How to use Hemp Buds – Ways that you can follow

Hemp buds, CBD bud, CBD blooms or high CBD strains of cannabis square measure energizing product of the CBD and medicative cannabis development. Hemp might be an assortment of marijuana plant, and ‘hemp buds’ square estimates the blossoms of the hemp plant.

What are Hemp Buds: Hemp buds hold high groupings of cannabinoids contrasted with the stalk, leaves, and foundations of the plant. CBD-rich hemp buds supply a substitute to CBD oil as a supply of CBD which will be smoke-dried, vaped or want to make edibles and eaten.

For quite a while, the principal objective of cannabis reproducers and producers was to broaden the mind-modifying medication levels in cannabis strains to fulfill the market request.

Wed
19
Jun

Marijuana study finds CBD can cause liver damage

There is no denying that cannabidiol, more commonly referred to as CBD, is rapidly becoming more popular in the United States than sliced bread. It is a hot trend that got started several years ago after Dr. Sanja Gupta showed the nation in his documentary 'Weed 2' just how this non-intoxicating component of the cannabis plant was preventing epileptic children from having seizures. 

Wed
19
Jun

Here's what's behind June's big marijuana stock winner

Marijuana stocks have captured the hearts and imaginations of many new investors, and the fast-growing cannabis industry has brought many companies to Wall Street's attention very quickly.

Wed
19
Jun

Is it too late to invest in marijuana stocks?

Over the past three years, marijuana has been the biggest success story on the TSX. With stocks like Canopy Growth (TSX:WEED)(NYSE:CGC) up thousands of percentage points since 2015, the marijuana sector has been leading the index in overall gains. If you’d invested $10,000 in Canopy Growth at its IPO and held, you could cash out for $200,000 today — and Canopy isn’t the only weed stock that has delivered those kinds of returns.

Wed
19
Jun

Luxury cannabis is not going away anytime soon

The world of cannabis is becoming more refined. When California first legalized medical cannabis in 1996, the only way one could purchase cannabis legally was through darkly-lit dispensaries with bars on the windows that were squirreled away in industrial parks. More than two decades later, the cannabis industry has evolved to a point where its consumers are more sophisticated and discerning, giving rise to a new sub-market within the industry: Luxury Cannabis.

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