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Japan Considers Legalizing Medical Marijuana, Criminalizing Recreational Use

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Japan’s health ministry plans to revise current law in a way that would forbid certain substances of cannabis instead of parts of the plant, making it easier to allow certain medical marijuana products.

By Nina Zdinjak

Could Japan be the next country in Asia to embrace medical marijuana? It’s looking that way.

The country’s health ...Read more

When Is it Appropriate To Discuss Your Weed Usage At Work?

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Even if it’s legal in your state, marijuana is still considered a dangerous drug on a federal level. So if you feel like speaking your truth, you have the right to do so, but there may be consequences.

With marijuana legalization spreading, talking about getting high has become more commonplace than taboo in many circles. When it comes to ...Read more

New York Office Of Cannabis Management Asks TikTok To Allow Educational Weed Ads

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How do more than 1 billion active monthly users on TikTok view cannabis content According to a recent study, mostly in a positive light.

By Joana Scopel

The New York Office of Cannabis Management (OCM) sent a letter recently to TikTok executives asking the company “to end its ban on advertising that involves the word ‘cannabis’ as ...Read more

Why The Cannabis Industry Needs More Stringent Testing

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With proper testing regulations, consumer health can be protected and a prosperous, strong and trustworthy cannabis industry will be created.

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

With the increasing demand for legal cannabis and heightened participation of various states, the need for ...Read more

Rhode Island Becomes 19th State To Legalize Cannabis

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Speaking on the steps of the State House in Providence, Gov. Dan McKee said the law was “equitable, controlled and safe” while establishing a regulatory framework that emphasizes public health and safety.

By Maureen Meehan

With the stroke of a pen, Rhode Island has joined its two neighboring states and 16 others in legalizing the ...Read more

Traveling To Europe This Summer? Here’s How To Score Good Weed

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These are just some of the many cities in Europe where it’s fairly easy for tourists to get cannabis. But before you do, always do your research.

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

Finally, borders have opened up around the world and summer is fast approaching. For many of us, returning ...Read more

How Much Did New Jerseyans Spend On Weed During First Month Of Legal Sales? A Lot

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By Jelena Martinovic

Now that a month has passed since New Jersey kicked off its long-awaited recreational cannabis sales, state regulators revealed that consumers have bought $24 million worth of cannabis, or roughly $5 million a week after a record-breaking first day when $2 million was spent.

At a Tuesday meeting, reported by the ...Read more

Federal Drug Agency Needs Weed Hookup For Research Purposes

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The National Institute on Drug Abuse shared that it’s looking for new partnerships to help them expand their cannabis research.

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) shared this past Friday that they’re on the lookout for cannabis partners who can supply them with marijuana to research. The organization has faced ongoing criticism ...Read more

Brittney Griner’s Wife Breaks Silence, Calls On Biden To Act In Interview With ‘Good Morning America’

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Brittney Griner has been detained in Russia since Feb. 17 for allegedly having cannabis oil in her bags when she entered an airport near Moscow.

By Maureen Meehan

Brittney Griner’s wife says that support from the WNBA has brought her “comfort,” but now she’d like President Joe Biden to do whatever is necessary to secure Griner’s ...Read more

Does CBD Help With Social Anxiety? What The Latest Medical Studies Say

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What is otherwise considered normal for the rest of us, such as making eye contact, talking to people, and interacting with others, is extremely difficult and nerve-wrecking for the socially anxious.

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

Being an introvert is different from having social ...Read more

Delaware Gov. Vetoes Marijuana Legalization Bill Despite Passing Both Houses

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He cited his decision to veto due to questions surrounding the “long-term health and economic impacts” of marijuana and “serious law enforcement concerns.”

By Joana Scopel

Delaware Governor John Carney (D) vetoed a bill to legalize marijuana that the legislature had passed and sent to his desk earlier this month, which sets up a...Read more

My Pet World: When dogs bark aggressively at the fence, they can strain neighborly relations

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Dear Cathy,

I have three rescue dogs. I am respectful of the neighborhood and have trained my dogs not to bark when they are out in our large, fenced yard. My neighbor adopted a lab, who barks aggressively through the slats in our shared fence. I spoke to her about synching our "out" times since one of my dogs is highly dog-aggressive. She ...Read more

This Is The #1 Reason People Are Still Buying Black Market Weed, According To New Survey

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A new survey shows why some people prefer to stick to black-market cannabis.

Legal marijuana is becoming more and more accessible. Still, in countries like the U.S. and Canada, where there are legal markets in place, black market marijuana sales remain consistent. According to a new survey, the largest determining factor is price.

The survey...Read more

Cannabis Strain Labels Are Misleading — A New Study Poses A Fix

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More and more people are using weed for particular reasons such as for health benefits, for which labeling standards are becoming essential.

By Nina Zdinjak

Do you know what kind of weed you’re smoking? Have you ever wondered how useful labels on cannabis products are?

According to a new study that examined almost 90,000 samples ...Read more

Is The Future Of Weed Seedless? How Triploid Cannabis Could Lead To New Strains

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The era of triploid cannabis is here and it can easily be the solution cannabis growers sought in the 1970s. But what does triploid mean?

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

The world of cannabis cultivation might be in for a new paradigm shift in the form of seedless cannabis. The huge ...Read more

Ask A Doctor: Can I Trust That My Physician Won’t Judge My Marijuana Use?

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When asked by friends and patients who express concerns about their physicians, I tell them that if they cannot trust their physician with personal information, they need to change physicians if possible.

As many patients fill out their intake forms for their health care providers, some feel a concern that their honesty about aspects of their...Read more

Here’s How Legal Weed Has Changed Cannabis Marketing On Social Media

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A new study found that when cannabis is marketed by legal influencers rather than illegal dealers, several major shifts happen.

Legal marijuana has changed the way people think about cannabis, leading to a shift in the way in which it’s marketed. A new study demonstrates the ways in which cannabis is promoted on social media apps, and how ...Read more

Cannabis And Cancer: Study Reveals Nearly 50% Of Patients Stop Traditional Pain Meds

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It seems that this new Israeli research also provides hope that medical marijuana can be utilized as an alternative to opioids.

By Nina Zdinjak

Medical marijuana can help those suffering from cancer-associated pain, as per a new Technion study published Friday in the journal Frontiers in Pain Research. Almost half of the patients enrolled ...Read more

5 Essential Traits For Cannabis Industry Leaders

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Industry leaders can ensure a tremendous advantage for capturing market share while transforming the practice of wellness and medicine as we know it today.

You’re an established executive who has worked for known brands and companies. Never in any career planning did you declare, “I want to work with marijuana!,” let alone imagine a ...Read more

Can You Guess Which State’s Marijuana Sales Just Surpassed $3 Billion?

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Eight months ago, the state’s sales exceeded $2 billion. During the 4/20 holiday this year, the total profit was $5,986,186 in a single day.

By Fermin Orgambide

Adult-use marijuana sales in Massachusetts have officially surpassed $3 billion, according to the state’s Cannabis Control Commission.

According to the agency, the market has ...Read more