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Why it's hard to know the impact of Cannabis on lungs
Medical News
Why it's hard to know the impact of Cannabis on lungs Image Cannabis NewsNovember 29, 2022 Despite cannabis being the most widely used illicit drug in New Zealand - as well as around the world - we still don’t really know much about how it impacts people’s lungs. There are several reasons for this. University of Otago respiratory specialist Profess
Cannabis is no better than a placebo for treating pain – new research
Medical News
Cannabis is no better than a placebo for treating pain – new research Image Cannabis NewsNovember 29, 2022 Reducing pain is one of the most common reasons people report using medical cannabis. Cannabis is one of the most widely used drugs in the world. While there are only a few countries where cannabis is legal for recreational use, many more coun
Marijuana Businesses on track to start retail sales
Business & Finance
Marijuana Businesses on track to start retail sales Image Cannabis NewsNovember 28, 2022 Since Connecticut approved recreational marijuana over a year ago, the process of licensing and building out the state’s market has been a slow burn. But regulators said this week that approved marijuana businesses are on track to launch retail sales within the
Legalization of Recreational Cannabis linked with increased alcohol drinking
Medical News
Legalization of Recreational Cannabis linked with increased alcohol drinking Image Cannabis NewsNovember 28, 2022 PITTSBURGH - States that legalized recreational cannabis saw a slight population-level uptick in alcohol consumption that was largely driven by young adults and men, according to new research by University of Pittsburgh School of Public
Closing the gap on risk mitigation strategy created by Cannabis Reform
Technology
Closing the gap on risk mitigation strategy created by Cannabis Reform Image Cannabis NewsNovember 28, 2022 Nearly 185 million adults in the U.S. have legal access to cannabis. Before legalization, organizations could create cannabis testing policies centered around zero-tolerance, as the drug’s use was uniformly illegal. Policy-holding employers c
Many more Marijuana Stores could soon Pop Up in Red Bank - Here’s Why
Business & Finance
Many more Marijuana Stores could soon Pop Up in Red Bank - Here’s Why Image Cannabis NewsNovember 28, 2022 In 2012, it was named among the best small towns in the United States, according to Smithsonian magazine. Now it may be known for something else. How We Got Here In November 2020, NJ voters approved the legalization of cannabis, and Governor M
NC hasn’t decriminalized Marijuana. But some NC counties are effectively doing so.
Cannabis News
NC hasn’t decriminalized Marijuana. But some NC counties are effectively doing so. Image Cannabis NewsNovember 28, 2022 After more than a century of stigma, politicians are finally realizing that the grass is greener on the other side of marijuana law. Arkansas, Maryland, Missouri, North Dakota and South Dakota let voters decide the fate of recreat
Cannabis beverage sector sends mixed messages
Cannabis News
Cannabis beverage sector sends mixed messages Image Cannabis NewsNovember 28, 2022 Among the smallest of cannabis product niches are infused beverages, a sector that garners just over 1% of the entire U.S. marijuana market as the sixth most popular product category, compared to flower, which holds the lion’s share of consumer loyalty with over 40%
Will New York be able to control its underground market?
Politics
Will New York be able to control its underground market? Image Cannabis NewsNovember 28, 2022 There’s intense competition from all corners, particularly gray market dealers who are connected to and supplied by California cannabis sources. With the recent issuance of the first-ever recreational marijuana retail permits in New York — and the launch o
Rob Keldoulis ventures into Medicinal Cannabis
Business & Finance
Rob Keldoulis ventures into Medicinal Cannabis Image Cannabis NewsNovember 28, 2022 The Greek Australian has bought a 44 hectare farm in Tasmania. Greek Australian magnate, Rob Keldoulis, has bought a 44 hectare medicinal cannabis farm in the Northern Midlands Region of Tasmania, 30km south of Launceston. Keldoulis, CEO of trading company VivCourt,
Former NFL star, Heisman Trophy winner Ricky Williams building brand of Cannabis
Business & Finance
Former NFL star, Heisman Trophy winner Ricky Williams building brand of Cannabis Image Cannabis NewsNovember 28, 2022 This week on Here Weed Go!, host Eddie Celaya sits down with former NFL running back Ricky Williams, winner of the 1998 Heisman Trophy, and now co-owner and face of his own budding cannabis brand Highsman. Williams sat down along wi
45 minors have received permission to consume Medical Cannabis in Massachusetts
Medical News
45 minors have received permission to consume Medical Cannabis in Massachusetts Image Cannabis NewsNovember 28, 2022 In Massachusetts, 45 kids who obtained the necessary recommendations from both a pediatrician and another doctor were given authorization by state authorities to lawfully ingest medical cannabis. Six of those children's moms recently
Smoking Weed more is expensive than cigarettes in the U.S.
Cannabis News
Smoking Weed more is expensive than cigarettes in the U.S. Image Cannabis NewsNovember 25, 2022 Findings suggest pot consumers spent enough over a lifetime to cover 10.7 years of tuition. Smoking cannabis over a lifetime in the U.S. seems to be more expensive than cigarettes, but is less pricey than vaping e-cigarettes, suggests a recently released
Cannabis Board to conduct digital license drawings for consumption lounges in December
Business & Finance
Cannabis Board to conduct digital license drawings for consumption lounges in December Image Cannabis NewsNovember 25, 2022 Las Vegas - The Nevada Cannabis Compliance Board (CCB) is gearing up to conduct two digital drawings to determine recipients for independent cannabis consumption lounge licenses next week. The drawing will select 20 independen
One in 50 women admit using Cannabis while pregnant in places where recreational use is legal, major study finds — raising risk of birth defects and complications
Cannabis News
One in 50 women admit using Cannabis while pregnant in places where recreational use is legal, major study finds — raising risk of birth defects and complications Image Cannabis NewsNovember 25, 2022 One in 50 pregnant women use cannabis in places where the drug is legal, a major study suggests — despite the major health risks it poses to babies. R
Will Marijuana farmers markets soon be legal in New York state?
Business & Finance
Will Marijuana farmers markets soon be legal in New York state? Image Cannabis NewsNovember 25, 2022 Farmers markets are all the rage. Could we see cannabis farmers markets in New York State soon? When it comes to getting fresher and often cheaper products, many New Yorkers turn to farmers markets, a market at which local farmers sell their agricul

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