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Fri
14
Feb

A Guide To Buying CBD Online

With the amount of fake CBD products out there, finding the one you need can be a challenge. Here’s how to make the process easier.

CBD products is a very flexible compound. Treating a variety of conditions in noninvasive ways, CBD oils, gummies, lotions and more lend themselves to all kinds of consumers; they can satisfy curious onlookers and diehard believers alike.

Thu
13
Feb

What Value Do These Marijuana Stocks Offer The Industry

Projections of the worldwide spending on legal cannabis are set to hit highs of $57 billion in sales by 2027. With this in mind, the opportunity to capitalize on marijuana stocks is still a great possibility. Even though we have seen some major changes impact the market, there are still more obstacles to get past. However, if the market can overcome these hurdles it can have a positive outcome for pot stock investors. One of those fences to climb happens to be the legalization of marijuana in the U.S. on the federal level.

Thu
13
Feb

Will Using Marijuana Reduce My Lung Capacity?

While smoking cannabis isn’t entirely without health risks, observable adverse effects are far milder than those associated with tobacco use.

Any athlete — any person — knows that cigarettes and lung health don’t mix. The days when tobacco ads depicted famous athletes puffing on cigarettes are long gone, rightfully replaced by public health campaigns and strict limitations on tobacco advertising.

It’s great that we’ve become more conscious of tobacco’s health risks, but this has also led to some misunderstandings and false assumptions about how the lungs and respiratory system are affected by marijuana.

Thu
13
Feb

A Brief Global History of the War on Cannabis

I want a Goddamn strong statement on marijuana … I mean one on marijuana that just tears the ass out of them. … By God we are going to hit the marijuana thing, and I want to hit it right square in the puss. … I want to hit it, against legalizing and all that sort of thing.

—Richard Nixon, 37th president of the United States

Before the war on drugs put marijuana farmers firmly in its crosshairs, cannabis was being grown openly and with commercial success on every continent on earth, much as it had been for centuries.

Thu
13
Feb

CBD for Seniors: How to Navigate Your Way

One in seven Americans say they use CBD (cannabidiol) products, according to a Gallup Poll.  While the majority of CBD consumers are under the age of 64, seniors are also starting to discover CBD—albeit slowly. Nearly half of the seniors polled (49 percent) were not even aware of CBD's existence. As a result, many seniors find the whole topic of CBD confusing. 

Thu
13
Feb

Despite Layoffs, Cannabis Industry Job Growth Continues to Boom

Amid layoffs appearing as a constant, The Supreme Cannabis Company is the latest in the industry to let a percentage of its staff go.

Thu
13
Feb

Hemp Market Growth Predictions: $26.6 Billion By 2025

Hemp is everywhere and according to various market studies, the entire industry is expected to be worth nearly $27 billion by 2025.

There’s almost nothing that hemp can’t do. It can be used as a food supplement, medication, topical, it can be manufactured into plastic, concrete, and batteries. It’s hardy, grows easily, and is incredibly versatile, and that’s precisely why everyone is scrambling to cash in.

Thu
13
Feb

How Safe and Effective Are CBD Treats for Dogs?

The CBD rush is leaving marks everywhere – even in the world of our pets.

Our furry friends have recently experienced some of this cannabinoid’s benefits in the form of tasty dog treats. However, pet parents still have questions and concerns.

Things get even more complicated if we consider that veterinarians are prohibited by law to prescribe or recommend CBD, making it impossible to have an honest conversation with them.

Meanwhile, the market is expanding, dog treats are at our fingertips, along with plenty of online information and misinformation.

Here’s our guide through the jungle.

Thu
13
Feb

Is CBD An Aphrodisiac?

It's well known that Valentine’s Day is resplendent with aphrodisiac consumption. Any substance thought to heighten arousal and stimulate pleasure—such as chocolate, oysters, booze, and saffron to name a few—are sought in generous helpings. While these comestibles are standard components of V-Day, there is one lesser-known product that can help break bad habits, enrich romantic moments, and potentially elevate your health and sexual wellbeing:

CBD.

Consider it a friend with benefits. 

CBD has been incorporated into just about every love-inducing-tonic this Valentine’s Day: from sweets to skincare products. But what does CBD specifically bring to these pleasure remedies? Here are some answers. 

Wed
12
Feb

Supreme Cannabis sheds 15% of staff amid drive for revenue growth

The Supreme Cannabis Co. is the latest cannabis company to announce a series of layoffs, after the pot producer said it would shed 15 per cent of its staff to focus on “near-term revenue growth” late Tuesday.

The company said one-third of its corporate-designated jobs would be cut, while about 13 per cent of its production staff would also be reduced. Supreme Cannabis has about 700 staff, according to the company. It will also stop its plans to invest in the UK and European cannabis industries, while maintaining its existing investments in Lesotho and its Truverra CBD business.

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