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The days, weeks, months and time in general feel like a vague concept in the middle of a pandemic, it’s worth remembering that we’re still in the midst of summer. But the usual beloved summer cultural events we so look forward to all winter — from parades to concerts to food festivals — aren’t happening. Theme parks are shuttered and other tourist
Your First Visit to a Dispensary The cannabis industry is rather new and is one of the fastest growing industries in the United States, which means there is a learning curve for consumers. Anyone interested in buying marijuana for medical or recreational use will eventually visit a dispensary, and the first trip to a dispensary can be shocking beca
Hemp laws and regulations in Europe remain uncertain and variable. Much as in the USA, various jurisdictions apply different standards to the cultivation and use of industrial hemp. The European Union recognizes industrial hemp as the plant Cannabis Sativa L with a THC content of 0.2% or less and there is strong support to increase that limit to 0.
Laws implementing a wide range of criminal justice reforms, establishing a state board responsible for regulating marijuana and creating a payday loan database finally take effect Wednesday, more than a year after the 2019 legislative session ended. Another bill, which will raise the minimum wage to $12 by 2024, technically took effect on July 1, 2
With a national referendum just three months away, a new poll has found a growing majority of New Zealand voters are in favour of legalizing cannabis for adults. In May, the New Zealand government revealed the final draft of a cannabis reform bill that included a framework for a regulated adult-use market. Kiwis will have the option to vote yes or
For more than 14 years, the tiny, poor Balkan country of North Macedonia has been trying to edge its way into the EU. Now, with just over two million inhabitants, and legislation to run a global medical cannabis market, North Macedonia is fighting corruption to prove that big things can come in very small packages. In Macedonia, cannabis is illegal
In response to the COVID-19 emergency, the FDA is announcing a temporary policy regarding enforcement of the requirement for drug samples. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is issuing updated guidance to address questions they’ve received asking for clarification regarding their enforcement of requirements on the distribution of drug samp
A survey conducted at Syracuse University found that a large percentage of students have turned to CBD as a way of tending to their injuries and obtaining some stress and anxiety relief. According to lohud.com, 47 per cent of the students surveyed reported they had consumed some sort of CBD product in order to treat an ailment. Despite all the exci
Beyond the 2.3 million cases of COVID-19 in the U.S and the more than 120,000 coronavirus deaths, as of mid-June, there exists an urgent medical situation. The treatment of medical personnel is an additional pandemic element, complicated by the rapid spread of the virus in the population. Burnout has hit many professionals, but most of all, the med
Israeli pharma-tech company Syqe Medical recently conducted a clinical trial in which they found evidence that inhaling "extremely low and precise doses" of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) - the principal psychoactive component in cannabis products - can be used as an effective pain reliever while avoiding the "common [psychoactive] side effects" normal
A recent study published in Frontiers in Pharmacology made major headlines already this week, as it reveals that cannabis could help with lung inflammation and respiratory issues caused by conditions like COVID-19.  So far, this has only been tested on mice, but the viewed effects have been positive and incredibly encouraging. Respiratory issues ar
Cannabis can be used in countless ways. It relieves stress, chronic pains, and a wide plethora of other conditions. Besides medicinal uses, people consume marijuana to relax or help them fall asleep.  The great thing about the times we live in is that it’s an era of marijuana legalization and getting a hold of exactly the type of weed you’re after
Your company’s records are the most reliable way to prove business growth and regulatory compliance. While you might claim that your company has experienced exponential growth, you need evidence to back it up. Savvy investors (the kind with whom you want to business) aren’t going to take your word for it alone. Nor will the government. But both wil
The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in long periods of isolation, social distancing mandates and disruption to lifestyles across the globe. According to a new United Nations (U.N.) report, this has caused an increase in the worldwide demand for cannabis, with notable sale surges on the dark web. The U.N. also noted that cannabis remains the main
Millions of veterans across the country have sacrificed their mental and physical health for our safety. Unfortunately, a majority of them still struggle with debilitating conditions well after they retire from active duty. While the VA health care system has taken painstaking measures to provide relief to these veteran communities, many veterans s
Expanding the boundaries of medical cannabis clinical evidence; removing barriers to medical cannabis practice. In this article, Amit Sade, of Sade Group, discusses expanding medical cannabis clinical evidence and removing barriers to practice. Science and technology are essential tools for innovation. Harmoniously engaged, they play a crucial role
The lion’s share of people with symptoms of depression who consumed common and commercially available cannabis to cope reported anti-depressant effects, at least in the short term, notes a new study out of the United States. In fact, “95.8 per cent of users experienced symptom relief following consumption with an average symptom intensity reduction
The Schedule I status of marijuana stunts America’s ability to contribute to worldwide cannabis research. In light of the recent COVID-19 pandemic, these limitations became that much more apparent.  Today, much of the world remains in the dark when it comes to understanding cannabis, according to Dr. Laszlo Mechtler, Medical Director of the Dent Ne