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Known to have a positive effect on the reduction of inflammation, CBD oils and tinctures can offer moms benefits they may not know of. As more and more companies are catering to new moms or new-again moms, physicians are often answering questions about CBD and marijuana. Dr. Marina Yuabova FNP, DNP Associate Professor in Health and Science Departme
Once an illegal drug, cannabis is being channeled to help in a downtrodden area of town. Taxation of legal cannabis sales in Illinois are providing Peoria Public Schools with $858,669 to help rebuild Peoria's south end.   "We are here in one of the most distressed communities in the state and in the nation, 61605, at Trewyn School," said PPS Superi
The owners of Montana Advanced Caregivers, a medical marijuana dispensary in Billings, say their business and the state will lose millions of dollars if the voter-approved recreational marijuana program were delayed until January 2023. “It would cost our business hundreds of thousands if not millions in losses of sales. Right now, Montana created a
The COVID-19 pandemic may have led to increased legal cannabis use in communities at risk for mental health issues, suggests a review of anonymized location data in the U.S. Nathaniel Ashby, Ph.D., a researcher at the Harrisburg University of Science and Technology, considered location data from the devices of visitors to 3,335 cannabis retail loca
The Caribbean island of Barbados is a beautiful place. Home to less than 300,000 people, the island nation is a well-known tourist destination. It is not as known for its stock market. For many years Barbados’ largest industry was agriculture, although that has evolved in recent decades with tourism taking over as the driving economic force in Barb
Gen Z and Millennials are typically a marketer’s worst nightmare, especially those working within the cannabis sector. Not only are these the hardest-to-reach generations, but they also love to hang out on social media platforms such as Instagram and TikTok, just two of many platforms that ban paid cannabis advertising. Yet, marketers cannot take G
A new study from Germany has found that about eight percent of Parkinson's patients report using cannabis to treat the disease's symptoms. More than half of those who tried cannabis said it provided relief from pain and the severity of muscle cramps. Of those in the study who had not tried cannabis, 65 percent said they are interested in medical ma
The Michigan Marijuana Market could be the key to overcoming barriers to participation in the booming cannabis economy. January has been a watershed month for cannabis in the state of Michigan, as the Michigan Marijuana Regulatory Agency announced sixteen proposed changes to the state’s cannabis laws and regulations. Aimed at improving access to ca
Arizona celebrated its first month of recreational marijuana sales yesterday, and there's much to cheer. More than 100 medical marijuana dispensaries have been cleared to sell recreational marijuana to customers 21 years and older, and business is booming. Drive past a Valley dispensary in the middle of the day, and there's a decent chance you'll s
The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) announced its partnership with Roseville Farms to implement an industrial hemp program. The program, which is led by Brian Pearson, an assistant professor of crop management at the UF/IFAS Mid-Florida Research and Education Center, "provides a science-based evaluation o
While South Dakota is still stalled when it comes to making legal cannabis a reality within state borders, the state is already working on legislation that allows banks to decide whether or not to do business with the legal cannabis and hemp industry.  Original link
On Monday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that the New York State Department of Health's (NYSDOH) Cannabinoid Hemp Program opened licensing applications. In Oct. 2020, the state released regulations for all products containing cannabidiol (CBD) and other hemp-derived cannabinoids for human consumption. Some of these products include food, bev
As the inspiration from the first female Vice President grows, women are motivated to empower themselves and do even more amazing things than ever before. In celebration of this historic event, The National Cannabis Industry Association and the Women’s Inclusion Network by Arcview jointly released a set of five cannabis-related white papers that ou
Topical CBD (cannabidiol) products are becoming increasingly popular – but recent testing indicates some who use them may not be getting what they paid for. CBD topicals are being used for a number of applications including general cosmetics, moisturising, treating skin irritations and to relieve muscle and joint pain. Research indicates cannabidio
Topical CBD (cannabidiol) products are becoming increasingly popular – but recent testing indicates some who use them may not be getting what they paid for. CBD topicals are being used for a number of applications including general cosmetics, moisturising, treating skin irritations and to relieve muscle and joint pain. Research indicates cannabidio
The U.S. Hemp Authority announced it has released Guidance Procedures 3.0, a revised version of the 2.0 standards.  The organization creates regulatory standards and certifies hemp and CBD businesses through third-party auditing. “The revised version is a reflection of the strong intention of the organization to continue measures of improvement to