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Colorado: Medical Marijuana Sales Drop To Lowest Point Since Legalization
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Medical News
According to representatives of the cannabis industry, Colorado’s medical marijuana sales sit at their grimmest point, leaving the state’s cannabis industry “on the brink," reported The Modesto Bee. (Benzinga) What Does The Colorado Department Of Revenue Say? In July, the state’s recreational and medical cannabis sales hit almost $154 million, acco
Should Reno allow marijuana consumption lounges? City council begins debate
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Business & Finance
RENO - Should the city of Reno allow marijuana consumption lounges? The city council started debating some of the important questions surrounding lounges Wednesday. It comes after the Nevada legislature voted to legalize lounges last year — four years after recreational marijuana was made legal by a statewide ballot initiative. Should Reno allow ma
Did Marijuana Legalization lead to increased use in Colorado? A new study has a novel answer
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Politics
The study, by a former University of Colorado graduate student, looked at data on twins to answer a longstanding question. In the decade since Colorado voters passed Amendment 64 legalizing adult use of marijuana in state law, a slew of studies have tried to estimate the impact. They’ve looked broadly and more narrowly, and have concluded — dependi
How inflation impacts Cannabis consumers
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Business & Finance
Survey: Half of Dispensary Customers Would Buy Less if Weed Prices Rose Due to Inflation. Inflation is going to start affecting weed prices at the dispensary very soon, and our survey shows that over half of customers will buy less weed as a result. Here’s what economists say and how the cannabis industry can respond. Original link
Takeaways from Our Conversation on Cannatourism
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Business & Finance
Cannabis tourism, or more colloquially, “cannatourism,” is a billion-dollar and counting industry that includes everything from cannabis lounges to posh winery-tour style getaways with 4-star meals and messages. It’s a novel and unique industry with promise, and of a fair share of developing and yet to be fully understood risks and perils. We cover
Does Anxiety Qualify for Medical Marijuana in Florida?
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Medical News
In the last few years, more and more countries have a positive attitude towards the use of marijuana for medical purposes. Of course, there are laws that regulate its cultivation, sale and consumption of marijuana. Although its positive effect is emphasized a lot, there are also opponents of the use of this plant. Its medicinal properties, such as
Keeping Cannabis away from kids
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Medical News
Monroe County Community College recently hosted an education session aimed at helping prevent marijuana use by Michigan’s youth. Vicky Loveland, Development Coordinator for the Monroe County Substance Abuse Coalition, recently presented “Cannabis Overview: Protecting Our Youth” via Zoom.  Loveland is a licensed social worker, and she said that the
Delta 8 Flower, Hemp and the Cannabidiol Story: the Portion untold
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Technology
GLENDALE - Hemp has certainly gained a great deal of attention recently all over the world. Although hemp has a long history, it is only now that it is being rediscovered. The Hemp Farm Bill was passed by the United States in 2018. A growing number of people are becoming interested in this crop. The advantages of hemp for our health, the environmen
Considering Cannabis for Migraine Pain? Here’s What You Need to Know
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Medical News
There’s reason to think cannabis is a useful treatment option for some people with migraine, but its effects vary from person to person. From triptans to the new calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) inhibitors, there are more and more evidence-based treatments for migraine, a leading cause of disability worldwide. But migraine treatment is not a
Wood County passes age restriction on Delta-8 THC
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Medical News
WOOD COUNTY - The Wood County Board of Supervisors has passed an ordinance that requires people to show proof of age 21 to purchase intoxicating hemp products, such as delta-8 tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), in Wood County. The ordinance went into effect Aug. 23. It also limits the proximity in which these products can be sold near youth-serving organi
Local dispensary offers Mike Tyson’s new Cannabis line
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Business & Finance
A cannabis dispensary in Allegan County recently was selected as a distributer of Mike Tyson’s new product line. The former professional boxer is offering his Tyson 2.0 products at City Hall Provisions, 222 S. Maple St. in Fennville. The dispensary said Tyson has been “highly selective” in determining which stores around the U.S. will offer his lin
Pa. Law protects Workers approved for Medical Marijuana — once they use it, it's a different story
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Business & Finance
Vague legal safeguards for medical marijuana users in Pennsylvania are forcing patients to choose between their job and a drug they say has changed their life, and leaving skittish employers vulnerable to lawsuits, according to a three-month Spotlight PA investigation. While state law protects workers from being fired or denied a job just for havin
US Court of Appeals: Federal Scheduling of Cannabis “Irrational,” but not Unconstitutional
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Politics
The federal government’s decision to classify cannabis as a Schedule I controlled substance without accepted medical utility is arguably “irrational,” but it is not unconstitutional, according to a ruling recently handed down by the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Defendants in the case argued that marijuana’s scheduling in t
Best Cannabis terpenes for Creativity
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Business & Finance
Best terpenes to encourage out-of-the-box thinking and imagination. Cannabis has different compounds that make it what it is. Yes, certain strains are known to increase that creative drive, but it’s not all about the strain. There are other components of cannabis that also potentially enhance your creativity and get the imagination juices flowing.
When exactly should I pop my edible?
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Cannabis News
Timing edibles can be tricky. There’s no exact science, but there are some tips that can help you get the most out of heightening experiences. Edibles are growing significantly in popularity, and are finding their way into all sorts of activities. From exercise, travel, sleep and everything in between, someone is popping an edible and seeing if it
Why Rep. David Joyce says 'Education is the Key' to Cannabis Reform
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Business & Finance
What does the future hold for the cannabis industry in legislative terms? (Benzinga) “We've made tremendous progress and I like to say we're getting closer and closer,” U.S. Rep. David Joyce, an Ohio Republican, said Tuesday at the Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference in Chicago. As co-chair of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus, Joyce is fighting f
What is Kief and how do you use it?
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Technology
Kief is the trichome-rich powder you’ll find at the bottom of your grinder. It’s loaded with THC, and is traditionally used as the basis of hashish. Kief is term that refers to trichomes that have been separated from the cannabis plant. Cannabis kief contains significantly less plant matter than whole cannabis flower, and it is rich in cannabinoids
Pennsylvania Marijuana pardon project
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Politics
ALLENTOWN - State Reps. Mike Schlossberg and Peter Schweyer will host a town hall with Pennsylvania Board of Pardons Secretary Celeste Trusty this Friday, Sept. 16 to discuss the new Pennsylvania Marijuana Pardon Project. The lawmakers said the event – which starts at 3 p.m. at Resurrected Life Community Church at 144 N. 9th St. – will provide resi

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