North America

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13
Aug

New study suggests no connection between cannabis and strokes

Strokes account for roughly 1 in every 20 deaths in the US annually. Some reports have suggested that there’s a link between cannabis and strokes but is the evidence there?

The new study, published May 7th, entitled “Association Between Recent Cannabis Use and Acute Ischemic Stroke” was headed up by Carmela San Luis and published on Neurology.org. It looked at the alleged connection between cannabis use and ischemic stroke, basically concluding there is none.

Tue
13
Aug

Are marijuana stocks a good long term investment ?

The marijuana stock market has become one of the most prominent industries of the modern-day. In only a short period of time, cannabis stocks have shot up in value. This is mostly due to the massive investor faith that exists. With the short burst of bearish sentiment hitting the market around a week ago, some have stated that holding may be a better strategy to use. This strategy allows investors to put money into the future of the market as opposed to the volatility of the present.

Tue
13
Aug

Why pro athletes are entering the cannabis game

This year, NFL Hall of Famer Joe Montana made news by investing in Caliva, a large California weed operator. He’s not the only sports name to appear on the cannabis radar. The NHL Alumni Association decided to partner with Canopy Growth, a Canadian company, to study cannabinoids as treatment for post-concussion neurological diseases in ex-hockey players, and the basketball league Big3 announced that cbdMD will be its official sponsor.

Tue
13
Aug

Cannabis and hemp seeds: To eat or not to eat

Eating raw cannabis has been a thing for some time now, but what about eating cannabis seeds?

Munching on these crunchy bits could be a new health trend, but before cracking open a pricey bag, consider if pot or hemp seeds are the best choice for you and what you’re hoping to achieve.

Tue
13
Aug

Are luxury cannabis products a sign of the plant’s acceptance?

Would you pay $450 for a CBD facial? Or $300,000 for a honey bear bong? How about $900 for a rustic charm bracelet featuring a pot leaf?

As cannabis slowly becomes destigmatized, it seems to be attracting well-heeled consumers looking for a new and trendy “hot item”.

Tue
13
Aug

These are top 100 cannabis companies in the World

Call it Reefer Gladness. Today the editors of Green Entrepreneur unveiled our first-annual “Green 100” list, (plus 21 to Watch) saluting the best cannabis products, services, and events in the market. This also marks the first anniversary of Green Entrepreneurs’ entry into the market. So happy birthday to us!

Mon
12
Aug

CBD might not cause you to fail a drug test, but CBN might

Although most Americans have not yet heard of CBN, some reports indicate the cannabis component is on its way to becoming the next  rockstar cannabinoid of the legal weed movement.

Mon
12
Aug

How to naturally beat nicotine addiction with cannabis

Thousands of people die from tobacco-related diseases annually, while many others suffer from nicotine dependence and addiction, which can severely impact their well-being and quality of life.

Mon
12
Aug

Who’s Turning Cannabis into a GMO?

Supply shortages, quality issues, and opaque production practices are all areas in desperate need of improvement in Canada’s cannabis industry, and some see turning cannabis into a GMO as the answer to these problems.

Mon
12
Aug

Is CBD a good solution for PTSD?

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, 3.6% of American adults experience some form of PTSD each year. According to the statistics, women are three times more affected by Post Traumatic Stress Disorder than men.

PTSD is something that affects the lives of many people negatively. Most common among veterans in the battlefield and victims of sexual assault, PTSD can come from abuse, intimidation, natural disasters or simply by the passing of a relative or friend. Whether caused by emotional, psychological, or physical trauma, PTSD can persist for months, years, and even for life.

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