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Reasons doctors prescribe marijuana most
Medical News
Six reasons why doctors recommend using marijuana, according to experts. ​​There's been plenty of evidence that finds using marijuana for certain medicinal purposes is highly beneficial. It's proven to be helpful for patients who experience seizures, have autism, severe nausea or vomiting caused by cancer treatment, Alzheimer's disease, Amyotrophic
NJ legal weed: Home grow is a no-go, but advocates push to change that
Politics
New Jersey is unlikely to allow its marijuana users or medical marijuana patients to grow their own cannabis plants at home, the new president of the state Senate said this month.  State Sen. Nick Scutari, D-Union, was the main proponent of New Jersey marijuana legalization in the state Senate and was elected by his colleagues as the body's preside
Amid growing pains for Louisiana medical marijuana, advocates look to open up the market
Business & Finance
For a moment, newly available medical marijuana flower was a hot commodity in Louisiana, drawing thousands of new patients and huge lines to the state’s nine authorized pharmacies. Then it was gone. Pharmacies across the state reported supply disruptions less than two weeks after flower became available at the start of 2022. And patients have compl
CBD water: Big market opportunity or just the next crazy CBD-infused product?
Business & Finance
The product has several utilities, but the downsides surrounding it are guaranteed to put people off. Water is one of the most fundamental needs for the survival of humans. This is why CBD water is a brilliant innovation that speaks to the innate needs of cannabis users while promising an excellent high at the same time. Many have heard about CBD w
Rule change doubles number of cannabis plants for growers
Business & Finance
An emergency state-level rule change doubled the number of cannabis plants that licensed growers can cultivate at one time, but some in the industry are concerned that the change is too little, too late to meet demand for the start of recreational sales in April. Original link
Wine vs.Cannabis: How social inequity differs in both industries
Cannabis News
The high barrier of entry into the wine world is one of the biggest reasons for the lack of diversity within the industry. Being a budtender or managing a dispensary doesn’t require as much training.  As the cannabis industry develops, it’s hard not to make comparisons to other industries that had gone legit after years in the shadows. Among the fi
Cannabis, Marijuana And Hemp — What Is The Difference, Exactly?
Medical News
Cannabis sativa is a universal and versatile plant, so it’s no wonder that it has been given so many names throughout history and the world. There are many names attributed to the plant that is scientifically known as cannabis sativa. From weed, to hemp, cannabis and marijuana, this seven-pointed leaf plant has a list of aliases that seems to grow
Top Marijuana Stocks To Watch To Start The New Week
Business & Finance
Marijuana Stocks To Watch In The 3rd Week Of January Right now marijuana stocks in 2022 have shown some progress. Now we are not talking major runs or anything like that. But coming off of a year-long downtrend the start of 2022 has been fair so far. In the first 2 weeks of the year, the sector was able to see a small bit of upward consistency. Som
Colorado company claims it has developed world’s first zero-THC, high-CBD hemp cultivar
Business & Finance
Trilogene Seeds reports the “THC Null” cultivar simply “cannot make THC.” A Colorado-based company claims it may have the solution for ensuring hemp does not run afoul of U.S. requirements related to THC: make sure the cultivar contains none of the psychoactive compound. Hemp — which offers promise as a windfall for CBD production — needs to adhere
DeWine says he opposes legalizing marijuana
Politics
SANDUSKY — If Ohio legalizes marijuana this year, it will do so over the objections of Gov. Mike DeWine. The governor met Tuesday by Zoom with editorial board members and reporters for Ogden News and repeated his previously announced opposition to legalizing marijuana. Given the problems caused by other substances, such as driving under the influen
Cannabis And Inflammation — What’s The Connection?
Medical News
Cannabis works wonders for chronic inflammation but we are just now understanding why. Regardless of how anyone feels about inflammation or the amount of pain it comes with, it remains an unavoidable healthy response that keeps us alive. From bruising a finger to the after-effects of cancer treatments, inflammation is the body's automatic response
Capitalizing on CBD
Medical News
It appears Pakistan may soon be entering the lucrative and growing global cannabis industry. Prime Minister Imran Khan’s government announced late last year that it would allow for the industrial production of hemp, a cannabis plant containing cannabidiol (CBD) that many experts believe has numerous therapeutic benefits and is generally sold in the
Cannabis lounges might be making their way to San Luis Obispo County
Cannabis News
The City of Grover Beach might be the first city in San Luis Obispo County to permit cannabis lounges, but what exactly would a lounge look like? “With tables and perhaps a bar where people can sit and socialize and use cannabis like you would sip a martini or a beer at a bar," said Ed Schmults, CEO of Urbn Leaf. The four retailers in the city, inc
Medicinal marijuana patients upset with current prices
Medical News
Lafayette - It’s been a few years since the first medicinal marijuana products became available to patients in Louisiana and earlier this month the raw smokeable form was added to the list of available options. But medicinal marijuana patients in the state are concerned about the pricing. One of the biggest advocates of medicinal marijuana, senator
What is Delta 8? New dispensary opens on Wilkes-Barre’s Public Square
Cannabis News
  WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY — 3BUDS LLC, a full-service Delta 8 cannabinoid company held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the grand opening of their hemp dispensary on Public Square in Wilkes-Barre, Tuesday. The dispensary sells Delta 8, but many wonder what is Delta 8, how is it legal and how does it differ from medical marijuana (Delta 9 THC)? 3B
Researchers developing vaccine to fight opioid use disorder
Medical News
A new vaccine being developed could be used to help those prone to Opioid Use Disorder and opiate addiction. Scientists with a new research center at the University of Washington are working on a vaccine to help fight the opioid epidemic in a bid to stem the tide of overdose deaths that has swept the nation over the past two decades.  Marco Praveto
This is why two-gram vapes are becoming the new industry standard
Cannabis News
Why get a one-gram delta-8 vape when you can get two-gram vapes for only a little higher cost? Pro tip: Get the bigger gram size. As the hemp and cannabis industry’s progress in legalization has rapidly developed across America, its products and supply chain as a whole has swiftly followed suit. This is due to the blossoming of the Green Rush in 20
Ohio's cannabis advocates submit 29K more signatures for legalization initiative after recent setback
Politics
Advocates behind an effort to legalize adult-use marijuana submitted additional voter signatures on Thursday to put their proposal before Ohio lawmakers.  The Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol turned in another 29,918 signatures after falling short earlier this month, reported The Columbus Dispatch. They say that now they are confident t
3 intriguing stocks that are screaming buys in January
Business & Finance
As the legal marijuana industry gains steam, Trulieve Cannabis, Columbia Care, and GrowGeneration are well-positioned for success. It started as a small medical cannabis company in Florida. Now, it's the dominant player in its home state, where it operates 112 dispensaries. Staying focused on its core market helped the company grow its revenue and

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