Legal marijuana products contain extraordinary levels of THC, which could cause dependence and mental health issues with habitual use.
The marijuana you see in stores today isn’t like what the hippies rolled in the 70s. If you follow cannabis news, you have likely heard some version of that sentiment by a public health official. Last year, ...Read more
What’s the difference between stepping inside a neighborhood weed store and retail outlets designed to cater to the alcohol consumer?
Back when cannabis advocates were first successfully moving to legalize marijuana for recreational use at the state level, one of the most popular phrases used to describe what that might look like is “in a...Read more
Among the most popular CBD products right now are edibles, with 33% of US consumers stating an increase in consumption when surveyed this past June.
Some holidays seem to roll around at just the right time, like my birthday when the last dregs of Christmas largesse are spent, Memorial Day when we need one last long weekend to get us through ...Read more
Marijuana can easily be incorporated into a busy, healthy lifestyle. Here’s how.
If you feel like you’ve tried everything to boost your workouts and take your physical activity to the next level, have you considered marijuana? Before, after, during — they all have their places. With cannabis being the enhancement plant that it is, it’...Read more
Worried about personal safety, illicit consumers have flocked to legal retailers amid the coronavirus pandemic.
By year’s end the legal cannabis industry is expected to surpass $15 billion. But the money that marijuana generates on the black market far exceeds that amount. Tracking exact figures is trick because anonymous dealers and ...Read more
While smoking any substance can harm the lungs, ingesting cannabis has been shown to correlate with lower rates of bladder cancer.
Bladder cancer accounts for about 5% of all new cancer diagnoses in the U.S. each year and kills more than 16,000 individuals annually. As with most diseases, the most significant risk factor is genetic history, ...Read more
Senate Republicans remain deeply divided on their party’s own coronavirus stimulus package, but the party line blames the holdup on cannabis.
America has not received a new round of coronavirus-related stimulus funding partly due to marijuana, according to Senate Republicans. The exact phrasing is more dramatic.
“right now, your ...Read more
CBD skincare products are so hot right now! But there are a few things you should know before slathering it on.
Cannabidiol (CBD) products are everywhere, from convenience stores to high-end retail shops. While there are a lot of CBD converts out there, there’s a large percentage of people who use CBD topicals without knowing what the ...Read more
Anxiety is a common consequence of cannabis, especially when consuming too much of it. Here are 5 simple solutions.
Bad highs are common but they express themselves differently depending on the person. For some, the symptoms might be physical, such as nausea or dry mouth. For others, the symptoms can express themselves through paranoia, ...Read more
Because every woman is unique, the effectiveness of CBD truly depends on the kind of symptoms she’s dealing with each month.
When it’s that time of the month, you’ll reach for anything to relieve the discomfort of PMS. Between cramps, headaches, fatigue and restless nights, a cure-all sounds like something we’d trade our souls for...Read more
One key finding determined that cannabis with THC levels over 10% became the strongest predictor of success in treating the migraine and headache-related pain with cannabis. For the first time, researchers have focused on dried cannabis flower as treatment for headaches and migraines. The study, published in the Journal of Integrative Medicine...Read more
Uncertainty abounds in the coming weeks, as the cannabis industry will learn if its business is as resilient as alcohol.
No neat and tidy summation explains how the coronavirus impacted the cannabis industry. Due to the plant’s federal illegal status, cannabis businesses were not eligible for small business relief other sectors enjoyed and ...Read more
With the current state of the world, a little CBD can go a long way in helping you ease stress, anxiety and physical aches and pains.
CBD comes in many forms, making it ideal for these stressful times. Despite the fact that the compound is lacking some scientific research and belongs to a very saturated market, preliminary studies have found ...Read more
Study after study is finding that not only does CBD oil help with headaches, but also pain related to inflammation and anxiety.
It’s often said that there is nothing like the exhaustion of a thyroid condition. The endocrine system, when not in working order, can wreak havoc on many functions within the body. Functions like: MetabolismMenstr...Read more
A new study reveals that cannabis use has a positive impact on their sex lives.
Marijuana and sex, particularly when it comes to women, tend to have a positive relationship. Plenty of studies have shown that for some people, the drug can help them have better orgasms, feel more relaxed and more connected to their partners.
A new study ...Read more
The state recorded $365 million in sales in 2019, the first full year, and that number is estimated to grow to $950 million by 2025. So what’s the problem?
Oklahoma has essentially been shunned by the largest multi-state operators (MSO’s) in the country. Most legal states tend to have a handful of MSO’s who plant their flags and make a ...Read more
Puth once reminisced about eating “like a pound of marijuana cookies” and having a six-hour freakout. Did that scare him off weed for good?
At 28-years-old, Charlie Puth has already made a successful career that includes Grammy and Golden Globe nominations, with each new record exposing new layers of his talent, all resulting in music ...Read more
Joy Smith first tried CBD by recommendation of her son, during a time where she has having issues related to sleep and chronic pain.
The cannabis world is full of unlikely conversion stories, like that of former Speaker of the House John Boehner, who went from being overtly anti-cannabis to being a voice for the legal marijuana industry and ...Read more
The amendment passed in a voice vote on Thursday and was then followed by the House of Representatives roll call vote of 254-163.
The House voted to approve Part B Amendment #87 Thursday evening, which is a provision to prevent the federal government from using any funds to interfere with state medical or adult-use programs or target ...Read more
Both millennials and boomers have been smoking and spending more on cannabis since the outbreak of the coronavirus.
Baby boomers and millennials can’t agree on anything: the economy, social values, and smoking cannabis. Not whether or not they should consume the plant — boomers now smoke more cannabis than high schoolers — but how, when...Read more