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Homegrown hemp brands that focus on cannabis for stress, pain and skin relief
Medical News
Infuse a bit of calm in your mind and body care rituals with the therapeutic effects of cannabis A green bottle of hemp seed oil proudly sits next to avocado and olive oil on my kitchen shelf. Albeit not daily, it occasionally finds its way into my salads, or on my skin when it’s going through extreme bouts of dryness. Hemp seed oil comes with nume
Is market pressure hindering cannabis real estate investment? Ask Rob Sechrist at the Cannabis Capital Conference in September
Business & Finance
Rob Sechrist, from what we've observed, loves talking about how market pressure - such as it is these shaky days - is not an obstacle for what he calls "the cannabis REIT parade." President of Pelorus Equity Group and co-manager of the Pelorus Fund, a cannabis-use commercial real estate (CRE) mortgage and Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT), Sechri
GOP video warns of cannabis being laced with fentanyl despite studies saying otherwise
Politics
  The Senate GOP Doctors Caucus released a warning video announcement on Thursday alerting about the dangers of a powerful synthetic opioid, fentanyl. The group of physicians, who are also senators, released this public service announcement to inform Americans about the gravity of the current situation in the U.S. (Benzinga) “Fentanyl is killing ov
Benzinga and women grow join forces to broaden financial opportunities for women-led cannabis companies
Business & Finance
Announced Partnership to Propel Women-Owned Businesses to the Forefront of the Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference in Chicago on September 13-14, 2022. Original link
People busted for weed in the U.K. could lose passports under proposed rules
Politics
  ‘Swift, Certain, Tough’ drug conviction rules could be coming to the U.K., according a White Paper Document published by the Home Office. Think twice about smoking a doobie while traveling in the U.K. People in England and Wales could be subject to stricter punishments, including risking losing their passports or driver’s licenses under new rules
What is THCJD and is it really 20 times stronger than regular THC?
Cannabis News
  The general consensus about the compound is that it is a powerful cannabinoid and very safe for consumption, giving off an indica-type, couch lock kind of high. With more states joining the bandwagon of adult-use cannabis legalization, the recreational cannabis market has grown significantly. Now, a lot of manufacturers are in a connection to syn
Cannabis tourism yet to catch on in Toronto despite pot shops, Cannabis Carnival
Cannabis News
Even though pot shops are seemingly on every corner of the city and despite the opening of a nice space to light one up at Exhibition Place, cannabis tourism is not yet much of a thing in Toronto. Though Toronto has gone from just 12 legal cannabis shops at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic to close to 500 now, according to a recent New York Times
Doctor explains how parents can prevent kids from eating marijuana edibles as cases double
Cannabis News
As more states and cities decriminalize and legalize marijuana, the number of kids accidentally ingesting cannabis products has doubled, and in some areas quadrupled -- That’s according to a recent study in the U.S. and Canada. 7News’ Adrianna Hopkins talked to a pediatrician about what parents should know. The American Association of Poison Contro
Mike Tyson’s cannabis comes to Maryland dispensaries
Business & Finance
Legendary boxer turned cannabis entrepreneur Mike Tyson has expanded distribution of his namesake marijuana to four more states, including medical marijuana dispensaries in Maryland. The expansion, through medical marijuana cultivation and distribution company Columbia Care, will also be available in Arizona, Ohio and Pennsylvania. His pot is calle
Wellnex Life teams up with OneLife Botanicals to penetrate Australia’s medicinal cannabis market
Medical News
  Wellnex Life’s (ASX: WNX) strategy to penetrate the medicinal cannabis and hemp market in Australia is a step closer under a joint venture with Victoria-based producer OneLife Botanicals. OneLife is a licensed cannabis producer and manufacturer and has what Wellnex describes as a world-class cannabis production, research and development facility.
Minnesota’s surprising and unique path towards possible marijuana legalization
Politics
  The dosage of THC that the GOP legislature approved for edibles is much lower than normal, at up to 5 mg per package. But it’s still legal, nonetheless. In a decision that came as a surprise to many in the state, Minnesota passed legislation that legalized some lower potency hemp-derived THC edibles. As we previously reported, this new bill now a
Study finds Australians support cannabis use over smoking tobacco
Cannabis News
A new study by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare reports on perceptions and attitudes toward drug usage in the Land Down Under. We’re all well aware that attitudes around cannabis are shifting around the world. Now, a new Australian Institute of Health and Welfare study analyzing 2019 data from Australia’s 2019 National Drug Strategy H
NuggMD launches its leading marijuana telemedicine service in Michigan
Medical News
NuggMD's video telehealth platform connects state-licensed medical marijuana doctors to their patients for affordable, safe online evaluations NuggMD, the nation's leading medical marijuana telemedicine platform, is launching its service in Michigan for just $99 per evaluation for a limited time. Since its founding in 2015, NuggMD has connected ove
Cannabis brand Fernway introduces groundbreaking recycling initiative to accompany new Traveler vapee
Business & Finance
 Fernway, the top-selling recreational cannabis vape brand in Massachusetts, has announced the Fernway Recycling Program, a first-of-its-kind green initiative to accompany the launch of Fernway's new Traveler vape. Original link
Cannabis is indeed the best natural treatment for Parkinson’s disease, new studies show
Medical News
PD patients have a high interest in treatment with medicinal cannabis, but lack knowledge about how to take it and especially the differences between THC and CBD. Parkinson’s disease is one of the most common neurodegenerative disorders. It was named by Jean-Martin Charcot, a French neurologist, back in 1872 after the disease was first identified b
Biden says he’s ‘working on’ bill to release cannabis inmates
Politics
President Biden, returning to Washington after a trip to the Middle East, told reporters that no one “should be in prison for the use of marijuana.” President Joe Biden reiterated his belief that no one should be behind bars for using cannabis, saying Sunday that he is working on legislation to help fulfill that campaign promise. Biden, returning t

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