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An issue that has constantly plagued athletes, regular gym-goers or even normal folks is the problem of pain and inflammation associated with muscle recovery. When the muscle is really exercised during workout sessions or pushed to the limit during regular sports activity or daily routine tasks, a lot of tension and ache around the area being stres
Researchers found children whose moms used marijuana while pregnant suffered from somnolence symptoms — or excessive sleepiness. Using cannabis while pregnant could cause your child sleeping problems later in life, according to a new study by University of Colorado Boulder researchers. The research doesn’t establish a causality between prenatal mar
The state of Missouri is investigating a St. Louis company that it says approved 600 fake medical marijuana certifications. The state believes Lou Moynihan, 33, knew or participated in the fraudulent activity that likely occurred through telemedicine visits when the company, WeedCerts, launched last year. According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, t
As the National Cannabis Industry Association celebrates its 10th anniversary, CEO Aaron Smith tells MCN about the evolution of cannabis in the US. Aaron Smith is the CEO and co-founder of the National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA), the USA’s largest trade organisation for legal cannabis businesses. The NCIA was founded in 2010 with the goal
There were 64 offences of cannabis possession at “education establishments” in the West Midlands last year, up from 50 in 2015. The data was provided by West Midlands Police under the Freedom of Information Act and is thought to include schools, colleges and universities. There was also a slight rise in Staffordshire, where figures provided for jus
If there’s one area where society has had some difficulty adapting to a space where cannabis products are legal and readily available it’s that many people still don’t have a grip on how to properly use edibles. Marijuana has been legal now in some parts of the United States for around two decades. It all began with the legalization of a reasonably
Kiwis want their kush according to a new national poll. Commissioned by supporters of the 'Yes' vote, the survey showed that 48 percent of New Zealanders support recreational use while 43 percent are against it. Medicinal marijuana is legal in the country.  Voters will officially go to the polls on September 19 to make their decision as part of a r
Professor Raphael Mechoulam, also known as the “father of cannabis research,” revealed his latest discovery, cannabidiolic acid methyl ester (EPM301), only a few months ago. The introduction of this new, patented compound (synthetic, fully stable acid-based cannabinoid molecules) caused a wave of excitement around the future of medicinal cannabis.
  The World Health Organization (WHO) wasn’t a household name. That was, until it became the subject of public health and political controversy surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. Aside from mitigating global pandemics, the WHO plays a significant role in the consideration of cannabis as a controlled substance on a global basis through the United Na
Marijuana legalization in Idaho had to bear the brunt of the coronavirus pandemic. The lockdown forced the state to suspend its medical marijuana campaign. The group responsible for the campaign, the ICC (or the Idaho Cannabis Coalition), failed to collect the required signatures before the May 1 deadline. However, a recent federal court ruling for
A landmark court hearing is set to decide whether the NHS should cover the cost of a patient’s cannabis medicine. Charlotte Caldwell, whose son Billy relies upon medicinal cannabis to keep him alive, has a landmark court hearing in Belfast Crown Court on September 7, 2020 to decide whether the NHS will cover the cost of his cannabis medication. Thi
New Jersey medical cannabis companies are developing delivery plans in order to better serve their customers who can’t easily get to dispensaries themselves as the state gears up for the next phase in medical legalization.  Home delivery legalization in New Jersey dates back to before the COVID-19 pandemic made progressive changes to cannabis busin
Six months in, the supply concerns continue for adult-use cannabis sales at Nature’s Treatment of Illinois in Milan. While some of it is an understandable growing pain of a state wading into recreational sales, Matt Stern, CEO and NTI’s owner, continues to point to the way the state set up its industry. Major cannabis companies such as Green Thumb
The General Assembly recently passed a bill to help police enforce marijuana laws without hindering the state’s young hemp farming industry. But prosecutors and police say it won’t change how they handle suspected marijuana cases. Original link
The military makes no confusion about its views on marijuana. Despite widespread legalization and rising positive marijuana drug tests for Army soldiers, military service members who confess to consuming cannabis just once are barred from re-enlisting under current law. But late last Thursday the House Armed Services Committee approved an amendment
The gigantic Planet 13 dispensary in Las Vegas was conceived as a tourist destination as much as a store. It calls its 112,000-square-foot facility a “Cannabis Entertainment Complex,” offering “an unparalleled customer experience focused on unique interactive entertainment.” These include laser-light displays, electronic lotus flowers controlled by
While the unity task force pushed Biden farther left on cannabis policy, the former Vice President still doesn’t support ending prohibition. Joe Biden will not change his mind on cannabis anytime soon. A task force formed between Biden and Bernie Sanders, which had prior heated discussions on cannabis, agreed on multiple criminal justice priorities
After months of controversy, scientists are settling on the idea that the anti-inflammatory properties of major cannabinoids can be used to treat Covid-19. One of the most promising statistics related to the coronavirus pandemic is that the number of deaths is decreasing, which is due in large part to a better understanding of how to treat the illn
According to a newly released study those who are 60 years of age or older who have a history of marijuana use generally have a lower body mass index (BMI) than those who do not have a history of marijuana use. Those with a history of marijuana use are also more likely to exercise regularly. All of this is according to a study published in the Amer