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Is Austria set to legalise cannabis use?
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Politics
  A case in the Constitutional Court could bring changes to the ban of cannabis for personal use in the country. The Local spoke with Dr Helmut Graupner to understand more. Austria has a very complex system when it comes to its drug laws and regulations, but in short: no, cannabis is not legal in the alpine country. People are not allowed to consum
Bill to create marijuana market in Delaware falls short again in House
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Politics
The regulatory piece of a two-pronged effort in Delaware to legalize and create a retail market for marijuana failed Thursday in the state House. The bill needed a three-fifths majority, or 25 votes, in the 41-member House. The measure almost got there but Elsmere Democratic Rep. Larry Mitchell, a co-sponsor, was absent. That left the bill one vote
Crypto platform CanaBoyz offers virtual cannabis cultivation
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Technology
Play-to-earn (P2E) games, cryptocurrency, and non-fungible tokens truly are the hottest terms when it comes to the business of digital currency, and they have had an unexpected impact on today's financial markets. These developments have taken centre stage in 2022, and we'd like to hear your opinions on what might happen if these (so far) major and
First-ever export of Israeli medical cannabis seeds heads to US
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Technology
Agriculture Ministry hails development as a major step toward country becoming a significant player in the global cannabis market The first-ever export shipment of Israeli cannabis seeds has left for the US, the Agriculture Ministry said in a statement Wednesday, hailing the move as a major step toward becoming a global pioneer in the field. Effort
This New York State Senator just presented 2 new cannabis bills: Grow your own and medical marijuana for out-of-state visitors
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Politics
Senator Jeremy Cooney (D-Rochester) announced Wednesday a package of two cannabis bills designed to lay additional groundwork for the future of legalized cannabis in New York State. Senate Bill S.9217 would permit New Yorkers to cultivate cannabis in licensed personal cultivation facilities. Current regulations allow for personal cultivation eighte
Carbon correction: The cannabis and climate connection no one is talking about
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Technology
Maybe you've heard that cultivating cannabis is bad for the environment. Perhaps you've seen headlines saying that growing an ounce of indoor cannabis emits the equivalent amount of carbon as burning a full tank of gas. Or maybe you've read reports that say growing a few pounds of weed yields the same environmental toll as driving across America se
The link between marijuana legalization and driving while high
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Politics
Legalizing marijuana has led to an uptick in driving while high, also known as intoxicated driving. Researchers and police report an increase in accidents where the driver has THC in their system, the active ingredient in cannabis. High THC levels are typically considered five nanograms per milliliter or more. The National Highways Traffic Safety A
Consumption of alcohol and cigarettes by young adults declines following cannabis legalisation
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Medical News
A study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health has found that the legalisation of cannabis leads to lower use of alcohol, cigarettes, and pain medications by young adults. The study, conducted by researchers with the University of Washington assessed trends in alcohol, nicotine, and non-prescribed pain drug use among a group of over 12,500 y
Read before burning: What if you try cannabis and don’t like the effects?
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Cannabis News
Let’s say you’re smoking marijuana — perhaps for the first time. What do you do if you just aren’t liking it? Maybe it’s that you tried it and you didn’t get high. If it’s your first time using THC this might be the case. It sometimes takes two or three tries to get human cannabinoid receptors on board and running up to capacity. Another reason for
How legal marijuana is outselling Starbucks
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Business & Finance
It’s a safe bet that Americans as a whole will continue to spend even more on pot than PSLs. Here’s why. When reports came back showing legal cannabis sales outpaced Starbucks sales in North America, it raised more than a few eyebrows. As we previously reported, in 2021, legal cannabis sales (medical and recreational combined) were between $24.5 bi
Rhode Island lawmakers to vote on cannabis legalization
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Politics
The Rhode Island legislature will consider rulings this week that would legalize recreational pot for adults. Lawmakers in Rhode Island are expected to vote on cannabis policy reform this week, with legislative committees in the state Senate and House of Representatives scheduled to consider identical bills to legalize recreational pot for adults. 
Bloomios expands production capacity by 300%, setting stage for strong growth in 2022
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Technology
   Bloomios, Inc. (OTCQB: BLMS), a leading hemp and nutraceutical manufacturer specializing in full service product development, R&D and compliance solutions, has completed a major expansion of the company's manufacturing and fulfillment systems at its new state-of-the-art 50,000 sf. manufacturing facility in Daytona Beach, Florida. The expansion i
AAPI appreciation in the world of weed: Movers and shakers
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Business & Finance
A look at the AAPI movers and shakers behind the cannabis industry, and the often underappreciated folks who are stepping into the light. Race is a topic that comes up a lot in cannabis, as social equity and the War on Drugs is discussed, but APPI folks are often left out of the conversation completely. Due to the harmful and racist “model minority
Broadcasters are still fighting to win clearance to air Cannabis ads.
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Technology
The Safe Advertising Coalition -- the year-old organization created by a group of nearly two dozen state broadcast associations spent another $50,000 on Washington lobbying during the first three months of the year. That is on top of the $120,000 they ponied up last year in their quest to bring “parity” to cannabis advertising, mostly by securing f
Combats acne and ageing! This new Niacinamide + hemp serum is causing shoppers to show off incredible before and after pics with visibly clearer skin
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Medical News
  Most skincare products focus on a single issue, which could be clearing up breakouts or fighting the signs of ageing.  But every so often, a hero product comes along that can multi-task like the new Hey Bud Niacinamide + Hemp serum.  And photos from real women across the States show that it can have a transformative effect on how skin looks in te
How to discover and connect with Discord’s budding digital cannabis community
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Technology
  In seven years, Discord has emerged as a voice-over-Internet protocol (VoIP) leader. Once primarily catering to gamers, Discord now offers public and private channels for a range of popular topics, including but far from limited to NFTs, politics, school, and cannabis. Discord has corralled just about every possible way a person can connect onlin
Kevin Durant first tried weed at 22 and still enjoys its benefits a decade later
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Cannabis News
The admittedly high Brooklyn Nets star tells David Letterman that cannabis “clears the distractions” and is like “having a glass of wine" National Basketball Association (NBA) superstar Kevin Durant isn’t shy when it comes to cannabis. Indeed, Durant was high while telling David Letterman all about it. As part of an upcoming interview with Letterma
What should buying cannabis look like on your phone?
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Technology
UberEats or Shopify for weed. There's an ongoing refinement of user experiences on all online shopping platforms. The continuous improvement of UX design has boosted online shopping experiences. Consumers can more or less experience shopping in the real world without leaving the comfort of their homes. It's all thanks to the talented UX designers w

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