My Pet World: Develop this winter-time habit to save pets' lives
I have a sad story to share. I feed two feral cats in my neighborhood. I have gotten them fixed and look out for them every day. When we got the big freeze a few weeks ago, the temperatures dropped to single digits.
I was worried sick about where they would sleep those nights. I even put a chicken coop heater on the patio to ...Read more
5 Things To Know About The Endocannabinoid System
So far, preliminary studies have shown that this system plays a significant role in maintaining health and well-being.
So little is known about the largest receptor system in the human body which is the endocannabinoid system (ECS). Most sources indicate that the ECS was discovered barely three decades ago, in 1988.
Since then, scientists ...Read more
World’s First Airport Weed Shop Loses Its Boarding Pass (And Lease) — Here’s Why
The store was in development for about three years and was due to open in the first quarter of this year before the change of plans.
By Joana Scopel
Canadians hoping to get in a quick toke before boarding their flight at a British Columbia airport are out of luck. Last year, Prince George Airport was set to become the first in the world to ...Read more
Second New York Dispensary Soft Launches, Social Equity Fund Status Up In Air
The state is expected to issue an additional 139 licenses in the coming months for about 900 applicants.
By Adam Jackson
A second New York dispensary is set to open in Manhattan more than two weeks after the state saw its first legal adult-use sale. The “Union Square Travel Agency: A Cannabis Store,” will be located at the former home ...Read more
Residents Of Legal Marijuana States Have Lower Rates Of This Disorder, New Study Finds
A study conducted on twins found that those who live in legal states have lower odds of abusing alcohol, among other things.
A federally funded study concluded that those living in states with legal weed have lower rates of alcohol use disorder (AUD). The longitudinal study that began in 2014 when weed wasn’t legal, was conducted by ...Read more
How To Overcome The Stigma Of Using Cannabis For Healing Emotional Pain
In order for those who potentially benefit from cannabis to seek aid without fear of judgment, it is important that we continue to educate ourselves and break down social taboos surrounding its usage.
Recently on Reddit I saw a person ask the community CPTSD the following question: I use cannabis to help me with emotional pain but nobody ...Read more
This Governor Wants A Cannabis Crackdown
The move by Youngkin comes amid the ongoing absence of a fully regulated and operational adult-use cannabis market.
By John Schroyer
The Republican governor of Virginia is asking state lawmakers to give him more tools to crack down on largely unregulated cannabis products and retailers, particularly hemp-derived goods such as delta-8 and ...Read more
5 Workouts That Pair Perfectly With Weed
If you’re someone who enjoys getting high, but can’t seem to find the ambition to start a workout routine, perhaps it’s time to try one of these popular exercises proven to pair perfectly with a little pot.
As marijuana stigmas slowly fall away, the act of lighting up a joint or popping an edible is becoming as acceptable as opening a ...Read more
New Study Finds Alarming Trend Among Older Marijuana Users
Many patients assume they aren’t going to have adverse side effects from cannabis because they often don’t view it as seriously as they would a prescription drug.
By Joana Scopel
There has been an increase in the rate of cannabis-related visits to the emergency department among adults in California, a new study shows. According to the ...Read more
My Pet World: Why do dogs and cats get the 'zoomies'?
We have an adorable eight-month-old Havanese. She is sweet and lovable most of the time, but then she has a daily episode in the late afternoon when she acts like a maniac. She runs, jumps, growls, shows her teeth, and tries to nip and bite us. It lasts for about an hour. We usually put her in her crate until she calms down. She...Read more
Vapes Could Be The Big Winners In New York
Cannabis data company BDSA expects flower to command the most market share in New York’s legal market, but the firm also believes the vape category will be stronger in the New York market than in other emerging markets.
New York is predicted to be the largest new market for adult-use cannabis, according to data provider BDSA.
“With ...Read more
How To Actually Getting Stuff Done When You’re High On Cannabis
Cannabis doesn’t necessarily enhance or detract from your ability to achieve. However, depending on your physical and emotional condition, it can provide some benefits to you as a person.
For the vast majority of my friends and acquaintances, 2022 was a difficult year. Lots of growth! I can definitely say that last year was one of the ...Read more
Report: Marylanders Will Consume A Lot Of Weed
Maryland borders a legal state, so this gives the local industry an opportunity to gain back market share by allowing consumers to buy closer to home.
By Jelena Martinovic Over 65% of Marylanders chose to legalize recreational cannabis in the November midterms. Starting in July, adults over 21 will be allowed to legally possess up to an ...Read more
Legal Marijuana Leads To More Jobs And Economic Improvements — Here’s How
While more research is needed to get a clear picture of marijuana’s effect on the economy, this is good news for marijuana proponents, and for anyone who’s interested in getting a job in a new and developing field of work.
New research has found a connection between legal marijuana and more job opportunities.
Conducted by researchers ...Read more
3 Way Marijuana Can Help You Stick To Dry January
Dry January is becoming increasingly common. Here’s how weed can help you.
The holidays are a time of overindulgences, when you drink and eat too much and time doesn’t feel real. Dry January has grown in popularity due to these reasons, providing people with plenty of health benefits that can impact their lives over the course of the year...Read more
These States Ended 2022 With Strong Marijuana Sales (Retailers Sold Billions In Cannabis!)
The first year of recreational cannabis sales in Montana brought in nearly $203 million, including December sales of $25.6 million. Here’s how other states fared.
By Jelena Martinovic
Over the past year, Massachusetts recreational sales totaled $1.42 billion, according to a report from the state’s Cannabis Control Commission. July ...Read more
Will Oklahoma Be The Next State To Legalize Marijuana?
The state now has one of the most robust medical marijuana access programs in the United States. By contrast, adult-use possession is punishable by up to one year in jail and a $1,000 fine.
By Jax James, NORML State Policy Manager
Oklahoma voters will decide on a citizens’ initiated measure (State Question 820) legalizing the adult-use ...Read more
5 Things To Make Us Optimistic About Weed In Early 2023
Among other things, Missouri will likely have a fully-functioning, legal adult use marijuana market this year; and proponents continue their push to make Florida another conservative-leaning state with liberal marijuana laws.
As we step into 2023, we are also walking into lots of uncertainty. The state of the world and its economy are on the ...Read more
Nicotine, Weed Or Booze? This Is The Most Common Substance Being Used By Teens
In 2022, 7% of eighth graders had vaped nicotine in the past 30 days as compared with 6% who used alcohol and 5% who used cannabis.
By Maureen Meehan
Vaping nicotine has become the most common type of substance use among young people, according to a long-term national study headed by University of Michigan researchers.
For the past four ...Read more