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Weed Smokers Not Welcome In Thailand, Says Health Minister As Country Struggles To Revive Tourism

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The number of visitors to Thailand dropped to 2 million in the first half of 2022 from nearly 40 million in 2019.

By Nina Zdinjak

Thailand’s health minister, Anutin Charnvirakul, said Wednesday that tourists visiting the country with the sole purpose of smoking marijuana are not welcomed.

“We don’t welcome those kinds of tourists,” ...Read more

5 Surprising Benefits Of Legalizing Marijuana

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Prohibition has done nothing but closed the doors to billions of dollars in revenue, and encouraged racist policies. It’s high time we legalize marijuana federally.

This article originally appeared on Cannabis.net and has been reposted with permission.

Legalizing marijuana is one of the best things we can do to support public health. There...Read more

Clear The Air: Weed Etiquette For Roommates

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There are some drawbacks to living with another person, especially if you two do not live similar lifestyles or have different views on cannabis usage in the home. Here’s how to deal with it.

Marijuana legalization has liberated those who regularly use cannabis and live in states where it has recently become legal. While recreational ...Read more

Cash In On Clients Or Educate Them? Cannabis Workers Are Torn, New Survey Shows

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By Joana Scopel

A new study by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute researchers indicates that despite a commitment by dispensary workers to educate users about medical cannabis, dispensaries often prioritize sales over education and the level of on-the-job training at dispensaries is notably uneven.

“If the results are confirmed by a larger...Read more

My Pet World: Reader offers more tips for a dog afraid of his home

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Dear Cathy,

I read your column about the dog who is afraid of his own new home. I have two tips that worked with a dog we adopted who had been rescued from a hoarder. Princess had never been outside that house. She was terrified of our backyard and any normal noises, even birds chirping. After a week, we decided to put a Thundershirt® on ...Read more

Nitrogen Infusion In Cannabis: Debunking Myths

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The average cannabis consumer is typically not educated on the use of nitrogen and why the gas is crucial in packaging

By Thom Brodeur

A sealed bag of potato chips isn’t really full of air–it’s loaded with nitrogen to protect those chips from losing their crispness. The “air” or empty space in the bag is what the manufacturing ...Read more

How To Choose Weed Other Than By Strain

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Marijuana strains are the most straightforward way to catalog cannabis, even if these labels aren’t the most accurate.

Marijuana users and sellers put a lot of weight in strains. Even though these labels have become increasingly meaninglessthese labels have become increasingly meaningless, not accounting for terpene levels and cannabinoids,...Read more

Wait, Should I Buy Weed From My Dealer Or The Dispensary?

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There are a number of pros that favor the use of dealers (not that we are advising you to) and also those that favor dispensaries.

This article originally appeared on Cannabis.net and has been reposted with permission.

The question of where to get weed from should be expected to have a straightforward answer, right? Wrong. For many cannabis ...Read more

Colombian President Discusses Releasing Cannabis Prisoners & Legally Exporting The Drug

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Recently, Gustavo Petro talked about the perks of legalizing cannabis and possibly releasing prisoners involved with these types of offenses.

Gustavo Petro, the newly elected President of Colombia, is talking about potentially legalizing cannabis during his first weeks in office.

In a summit with the country’s mayors during this past week,...Read more

Majority Of Texans Support Legalizing Recreational Weed, But They Support This Even More

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In Texas, possession of up to 2 ounces is still considered a Class B misdemeanor, which is punishable by up to 180 days in jail and a fine of up to $2,000.

By Nina Zdinjak

The majority of Texans support legalization of adult-use marijuana, according to a new Dallas Morning News-University of Texas at Tyler poll. Of those surveyed, 55% ...Read more

Is Cannabis A Threat To Alcohol Sales? It’s Complicated But Here’s What The Experts Say

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Consumer attitudes show that consumption occasions for alcohol and cannabis differ enough that the supposed threat to alcohol sales posed by legal cannabis is minor.

By Maureen Meehan

With the U.S. legal cannabis industry on track to pull in upwards of $46 billion by 2026, many in the alcohol and beverage space are eyeing the cannabis ...Read more

What Is CBDA And How Does It Help The Human Body?

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Researchers believe that CBDA could be the next big medication for treating and maintaining overall mental and physical well-being.

This article originally appeared on Cannabis.net and has been reposted with permission.

Cannabidiolic acid (CBDA) is a minor cannabinoid with significant medicinal promise. Recent research suggests that CBDA ...Read more

The #1 Difference Between Cannabis Oil And CBD Oil

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Cannabis oil is majorly preferred for recreational reasons. People use it to get high because of its considerable levels of THC.

Smoking might be the trend right now, but trust me, infused oils may very well be the future.

Cannabis plants have various derivatives, a host of psychoactive compounds, 100s of cannabinoids, and various forms of ...Read more

Massachusetts Gov. Signs Marijuana Compromise Bill, But Strikes This Controversial Section

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By Nina Zdinjak

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker signed into law a marijuana compromise bill addressing social equity and taxes. The Thursday move comes nearly six years after The Bay State legalized recreational cannabis use.

Senate Bill 3096 is aimed at advancing diversity in the sector and regulating the host community agreement (HCA...Read more

Here’s When New York Will Start Accepting Dispensary Applications

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New York’s Office of Cannabis Management announced that they’d soon start taking applications, explaining how the process worked and which people could apply for these licenses.

Marijuana regulators in New York announced Thursday that they would accept dispensary applications starting August 25. These applications will be reserved for ...Read more

How Would The Cannabis Administration And Opportunity Act Work?

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Is the CAOA a perfect model for legalization? Probably not, as I am not sure there is a way to legalize cannabis that will please everyone. However, it is comprehensive and would completely change the cannabis industry.

A few weeks ago, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Sen. ...Read more

Underage And Shopping For Weed? Good Luck Scoring In This State

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A new report shows that cannabis retailers in the state are very careful when letting people into their stores.

Now that marijuana is legal in a variety of places, a lot of people are concerned about teens and access. And while this positive mentality surrounding the drug might push young people to try it out or to fear it less, legal ...Read more

Essential Guide To Microdosing And Macrodosing Cannabis

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Consumers now have the liberty of choosing from so many products and methods of consumption that you can tailor your dose and experience just the way you like it.

Microdosing is a form of consuming drugs in such a way that you avoid getting extremely high. Once associated with psychedelic and hallucinogenic drugs such as magic mushrooms and...Read more

Cannabis And Lower COVID Hospitalizations: Is There A Connection? Here’s What A New Study Found

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The authors stated that “the better results could be due to the medicinal properties, including anti-inflammatory effects, of some cannabinoids.”

By Joana Scopel

A new study found that “cannabis consumption is associated with lower COVID-19 severity among hospitalized patients.”

According to the researchers “cannabis may ...Read more

There Have Been Fewer Cases Of Synthetic Cannabis Poisoning In These States

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Newly published data shows that legal cannabis programs can curb the use of synthetic cannabis over time.

Synthetic cannabis is a problem for everyone, affecting those who are for and against cannabis legalization. While people who oppose legal cannabis are concerned with people’s health and with what remains unknown about cannabis, ...Read more