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Jun

Here’s what pregnant and breastfeeding women need to know about CBD

Marijuana isn’t largely accepted as safe for use during pregnancy or breastfeeding. There is research that indicates that THC transfers to breast milk and may affect infant development. Additionally, when used during pregnancy, marijuana may negatively affect uterine blood flow according to Pediatrics.

Fri
14
Jun

USPS clarifies hemp/cannabidiol product mailing policy

Last week, the United States Postal Service (USPS) published a revision of its policy on the mailing of hemp-based products, including cannabidiol.

USPS is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government and is responsible for providing postal services in the USA. It delivers 47 percent of the world’s mail and has more than half a million employees.

In recent months, USPS has seen an influx of enquiries regarding using the service to transport cannabis oil and other products derived from cannabis. It has had guidelines in place for several months internally and has now made those public.

Fri
14
Jun

Best CBD wellness gifts for Father’s Day 2019

Father’s day is just around the corner. Sick of buying the same sort of gifts year after year? Try something unique and grab a CBD gift for your dad.

Fri
14
Jun

Marijuana stocks to take a look at in the second half of June

The marijuana stock market has seen some major advancements in only a short period of time. In just a few short years, cannabis has become one of the most exciting markets of the present day. This is due not only to the commitment of growers and those who supply the market with the product but to the smaller companies as well who are working to put forth a massive amount of innovation. All in all, cannabis continues to show why so many people are intrigued by the market. With projections looking in range for the near future, marijuana stocks continue to present new opportunities to all.

Thu
13
Jun

5 things you CAN’T do with CBD

Time and time again, we have seen countless claims about what Cannabidiol can essentially do for human illness and physical ailments.

While it’s true that CBD can be used for many things, some of the claims you’ll hear are highly theoretical or just downright false — nothing but marketing ploys. Let’s take a look at a few things you can’t do with CBD.

Thu
13
Jun

Luxury cannabis chocolate brand Coda signature raises $24.4 Million

Luxury cannabis brand Coda Signature California closed on a $24.4 million round of Series A funding.

Thu
13
Jun

Can cannabis tampons deliver effective menstrual pain relief?

Thousands of women suffer from debilitating menstrual pain that painkillers just can’t cure. It’s time we found a natural solution for our period problems, without the nasty side-effects. Could cannabis hold the key to menstrual pain relief?

For all women, monthly menstruation isn’t something we look forward to. This dreaded ‘time of the month’ creates hormonal, mental and physical changes in our bodies. But for some women, periods aren’t simply a source of general discomfort. They can cause agonizing pain, leaving women unable to move and function normally. Unfortunately, we often feel dismissed when it comes to being open about the true degree of pain we can suffer during the menstruation period.

Thu
13
Jun

Edibles will be the jello shots of the marijuana industry

Edibles have a really good shot at becoming the next big party trend in Canada as smoking cannabis in public will be limited, and in some places completely banned.

Do you remember that moment in college when you first saw someone bring jello shots to the party, and then witnessed people getting hammered with them?

Many college kids had that revelation that you can get drunk without having to ingest classic alcoholic drinks, and now all of Canada will have a similar revelation in regards to weed.

Edibles have long been a thing in the cannabis community, but the general public is very ill-informed about the cannabis world, and many who never or rarely used cannabis are not aware that you can eat it and have the same effects.

Thu
13
Jun

Is growth quantity the most important factor for investing in marijuana stocks?

There are several important factors to consider when investing in the marijuana stock market. For those who are new to buying cannabis stocks, the most important focus usually lies on the companies that can grow the most of the substance. This may sound like a good place to start, but it does deny a large amount of the value that lies in the lower end of the cannabis market. These companies which reside in the mid to small-cap cannabis market, have a large amount of opportunity to offer the space including new and innovative technology in combination with a large amount of drive for future goals.

Thu
13
Jun

This vending machine is revolutionizing how you buy weed

Cannabis tech is experiencing a boom. New industrial innovations in the cannabis space are cropping up all the time. While many of those innovations, such as agri-tech extraction machines and BiFarm automated grow boxes, exist primarily on the commercial B2B plane, the sleek and streamlined greenbox and marinabox robotic retailers are currently disrupting retail dispensaries and even festivals, writes Sara Brittany Somerset.

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