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Marijuana Allergies? Here’s What You Should Know

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Some people report an ultra-sensitivity to cannabis, along with symptoms that are similar to allergies. Is it possible to be allergic to marijuana?

Allergic reactions can include almost anything you can think of, from different types of foods, drinks, and even marijuana.

According to estimates from Medical News Today, around 10% of people have an allergic reaction to marijuana. These can vary, with some doctors believing that piercing red eyes, runny nose, itchy skin, hives, and sneezing could be some of the symptoms.

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How Supply Chain Problems Have Impacted The Cannabis Industry

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Since the challenges cannabis retailers are facing don’t appear to be going away anytime soon, the best case scenario is for them to be able to successfully adjust to a new normal.

Just as the cannabis industry was beginning to catch its stride, the world was swept into a panic caused by COVID-19. The ways in which the pandemic has affected the supply chain across industries has made life difficult for consumers of products across the board — and the cannabis industry has been no exception.

Here are just a few ways the industry has struggled through recent supply chain challenges.

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Best Marijuana Stocks To Buy Right Now?

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These Cannabis Companies Have Seen Significant Revenue Growth.

Are you looking for the best marijuana stocks to buy in November? To close the first week in November the top cannabis stocks to invest in began showing significant upside in the market. This is partly because of Republican-led legislation that would end cannabis prohibition on the federal level. In general, the States Reform Act is being led by Rep. Nancy Mace and a draft is currently circulating to gain support from lawmakers.

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Nov

These 3 Trends Will Separate the Winners and Losers of Cannabis Stocks

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Legalization doesn't matter as much as it may seem.

Amidst its historic growth spurt prompted by legalization and decriminalization at the state level, the cannabis industry is continuing to mature and change. As in every industry, the best companies are adapting and using the changing conditions to their benefit, whereas the weakest are struggling in the face of new challenges. 

If you want to pick the best cannabis stocks for your portfolio, you'll need to understand what's going on with the industry and why it matters. Follow along with me, and I'll show you which three trends are likely to push strong stocks to soar and lesser stocks to fall.

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05
Nov

Here's How Marijuana Stocks Have Performed After Replacing Their CEOs

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Are Canopy Growth and Aurora Cannabis better investments since the departure of their CEOs more than a year ago?

Last month, cannabis producer Hexo (NASDAQ:HEXO) made news when it announced a change in leadership. It's not an uncommon occurrence in a fast-changing industry like marijuana where companies are always adjusting their strategies. But do moves like this typically pay off?

Two of the biggest cannabis companies in Canada, Canopy Growth (NASDAQ:CGC) and Aurora Cannabis (NASDAQ:ACB), have made changes in the CEO position in recent years. The big question is, are they in any better shape today than they were when the changes were made?

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04
Nov

Disposable Vaporizer Development Designed to Maximize Success

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As a premium cannabis vaping hardware brand under FirstUnion Group, MAXCORE provides the highest standard of CBD & THC vaping products for global clients. From start to finish, MAXCORE partners with customers to create trend-setting vaping hardware that is based on unsurpassed engineering and ingenuity, providing products with superior performance and user convenience by utilizing new advances in technology and safety.

MAXCORE New Line of Disposables

With the latest addition to the MAXCORE lineup, the Tango & Titan, MAXCORE has filled a void in the vape pen market by designing compact disposable vaporizers with a larger capacity.

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04
Nov

Do Celebrity Cannabis Brands Perform Well vs Other Cannabis Brands?

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Celebrities are getting into cannabis every week, but do their products even sell better than regular brands?

Thousands, if not millions, of individuals, reevaluate their stance on cannabis use each time a popular celebrity comes out in support of the drug. Dozens of these icons globally are influencing millions of their fans to give cannabis a try, just because they love it.

Celebrities have changed the game for good, as their impact on public opinions, foreign policies, health-related issues, and consumption habits has in many ways played a major role in the wide acceptance of marijuana laws across the United States.

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04
Nov

How Do You Calculate the THC Levels in Your Cannabis Edibles?

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Edibles can swing from high to low as far as strength, so what can you do?

Homemade edibles are becoming more popular than ever with a lot of people getting creative with cannabis in the kitchen. Undoubtedly, freshly-baked canna-infused brownies do sound appealing which is why homemade edibles are becoming the new trend.

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04
Nov

Medical Marijuana Use May Aid in Breast Cancer Symptom Management

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Patients with breast cancer are turning to medical marijuana to manage symptoms of their disease and treatment, although conversation with health care teams are not occurring as often.

Responses from a recent survey demonstrated that 42% of women with breast cancer reported using medical marijuana to address symptoms related to the disease including pain, insomnia, anxiety/stress, and nausea/vomiting.

In addition, most patients reported using medical cannabis during treatment despite the risk for side effects, according to the study published in Cancer.

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04
Nov

What is PGR cannabis and how can you spot it?

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In the mad scramble to capitalize on the higher demand for weed due to increased legalization, some cultivators have resorted to questionable growing methods. Arguably, the most notorious of these “cultivation hacks” is the use of PGRs. Short for “plant growth regulators,” PGRs are artificial hormones that can alter a plant’s development. The good news is, they are frequently employed to help increase cannabis bud production. The bad news is, these PGRs may seriously alter the flavor of cannabis, and questions remain about the effectiveness and safety of PGR cannabis. 

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