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Bill Clinton hails ‘very encouraging’ CBD clinical trial
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Politics
A study on the effectiveness of CBD as a potential pain reliever has gotten the attention of former President Bill Clinton. The clinical trial, conducted by researchers at the NYU Langone Health and Baptist Health/Jacksonville Orthopaedic Institute, found that an orally absorbed tablet containing cannabidiol (CBD) “safely managed pain after minimal
Charlotte's Web enters employee health benefits channel in partnership with SBM, LLC.
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Business & Finance
Launching Hemp CBD Wellness Benefits is an Industry First Charlotte's Web Holdings, Inc. ("Charlotte's Web," "CW" or the "Company"), the market leader in full-spectrum hemp extract CBD products, is the first company to achieve formulary approval and inclusion of its products in SBM LLC's exclusive employee benefits program. Through this employer-sp
Cannabix Technologies participates in new study with marijuana breathalyzer technology – Southern United States
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Technology
Cannabix is developing Marijuana Breathalyzer devices to give law enforcement and employers a tool to enhance public safety Cannabix Technologies Inc. (CSE: BLO) (OTC PINK: BLOZF) (the “Company or Cannabix”) developer of marijuana breathalyzer devices for law enforcement and the workplace reports that the Company is participating in a new comprehen
Trump hater Snoop Dogg endorses ‘Sleepy Joe OG’ cannabis bags
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Business & Finance
The man who made “indo” a household word thought these weed pouches were hysterical enough to share with millions of his fellow stoners Cannabis connoisseur Snoop Dogg sure seemed to hate Donald Trump during his administration, but he just embraced one of the former president’s most famous attack lines against current POTUS Joe Biden. The Long Beac
Police dog helps to catch three men in £50k cannabis bust
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Politics
A police dog helped to catch three men after officers found around £50,000 worth of cannabis in a vehicle. Officers were on patrol yesterday afternoon (July 10) when they spotted a vehicle around junction 31A of the M6, believed to be connected to drug supply. They signalled for the vehicle to stop in Fulwood, with the driver pulling over before su
5 reasons this supplement is a secret weapon for stress relief*
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Medical News
When mindbodygreen was first developing its line of vitamins and supplements, we knew we wanted to include a product that could tackle one of today's most common barriers to health and well-being: stress. After many iterations, we landed on calm+: a thoughtful blend of full-spectrum hemp oil with CBD, ashwagandha, and lavender oil designed to ease
ExpendaFarms: A different kind of celebrity cannabis brand
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Business & Finance
Santa Cruz-based ExpendaFarms is redefining what it means to be a celebrity cannabis brand. Original link
Colorado Gov. announces 16 recipients of cannabis business grant
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Business & Finance
The Colorado grant program is designed “to save small businesses money, foster equity and diversity in the cannabis industry, and create good-paying jobs for Coloradans.” Colorado Gov. Jared Polis last week announced the first businesses to receive funding through the state’s Cannabis Business Pilot Grant. A total of 16 aspiring cannabis retailers
What cannabis lounges could mean for the future of weed consumption
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Politics
It is likely that many more laws will be implemented before cannabis lounges take off in a major way in other states. There is something special about a lounge experience. An intentionally designed atmosphere for strangers to meet in order to enjoy ambience and interaction is something most of us took for granted before quarantine hit. The world is
Senators Klobuchar and Smith, join Booker, Warren, Sanders and others in push on Biden for cannabis legalization
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Politics
Last week, a group of six U.S. senators urged the Biden administration to use its position and remove cannabis from the list of Schedule 1 substances under federal law. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Cory Booker (D-NJ), Ron Wyden (D-ORE), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), and Edward J.Markey (D-MA) sent the urging letter on Wednesday
From the archives: Vaporizing THC Oil: An alternative to smoking marijuana (1989)
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Cannabis News
Happy 710! Celebrate by dabbing and laughing at how far we’ve come… Or, if you’re feeling especially festive, follow these steps to build your own vape! Why Vaporize THC Oil? Chemical analysis has shown that a cigarette made of raw marijuana contains at least as much “tar” as an equal-sized cigarette made of tobacco. Although medical studies have n
Cannatrek secures debt funding for Victorian cannabis venture
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Technology
Australia’s Cannatrek says it will be able to accelerate construction of its medical cannabis facility near Shepparton in Victoria after securing debt funding. Cannatrek secured planning permission for the facility in 2019 and the following year the project was awarded Major Project Status from the Federal Government. Construction was to kick off i
Medicinal cannabis sector deserves celebration not criticism
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Medical News
  The latest Ministry of Health data on medicinal cannabis uptake paints a positive picture. This comes despite ongoing criticism on the availability of local products, price, and doctors’ willingness to prescribe. Yes, challenges around access continue, but New Zealand’s newest industry is making good strides. Let’s not forget Parliament only legi
Hygrovest continues to diversify its investment portfolio as cannabis sector underperforms
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Business & Finance
The company holds A$6 million of cash that will allow it to continue to diversify away from the underperforming cannabis sector. Hygrovest Ltd (ASX:HGV) achieved some of its goals to diversify its investment portfolio, reduce its exposure to the cannabis sector and ultimately, reduce the difference between the share price and NAV, during the financ
High Tide subsidiary Blessed CBD launches sales of hemp-derived CBD products on Amazon UK
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Business & Finance
  High Tide Inc. ("High Tide" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: HITI) (TSXV: HITI) (FSE: 2LYA), a leading retail-focused cannabis company with bricks-and-mortar as well as global e-commerce assets, announced today that its subsidiary, Blessed CBD ("Blessed"), has begun sales of its premium hemp-derived CBD products on Amazon in the United Kingdom ("Amazon
When will the price for medical marijuana go down in Ohio?
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Politics
Within a minute of one another are two Cincinnati medical marijuana dispensaries — Sunnyside (formerly Verdant Creations) at 5149 Kennedy Avenue, and Verilife, at 5431 Ridge. When interviewed in 2019 by WVXU, Verilife customers had high hopes prices would come down since an increasing number of dispensaries were popping up in Southwest Ohio. It’s u
How many types of THC are on the market — and which one is strongest?
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Cannabis News
Many of these THCs are not pharmaceutically or commercially available, but it’s a joy to know that varied variants of psychoactive compounds are constantly being discovered. A lot of cannabis users are very familiar with delta-9 THC and the effects it has on our bodies and mind. At a basic level, an average cannabis consumer recognizes that the maj
The varying policies of marijuana pesticide testing
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Medical News
Further testing on pesticides used to cultivate marijuana is one way to ensure all the consumers are safe from harmful chemicals. As Rhode Island gears up for its recreational sales debut this December, it now requires all of its cannabis pass pesticide testing. This process is common, as nearly all legal states have some form of pesticide testing

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