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  • He was serving a life sentence for cannabis. Then he got a phone call from Ivanka Trump
    by Dave Howard on January 22, 2021 at 9:00 pm

    Craig Cesal is living proof of how ludicrous America's war on drugs became. The post He was serving a life sentence for cannabis. Then he got a phone call from Ivanka Trump appeared first on Leafly.

  • New Study Shows Cannabis Reduces Inflammatory ‘Storms’ Caused By COVID-19
    by Lindsey Bartlett, Forbes on January 22, 2021 at 1:45 am

    A promising new study out of Canada offers data that some cannabis strains help reduce a specific type of inflammatory distress—called a “cytokine storm”—that proceeds severe cases of acute respiratory distress due to COVID-19. In a study conducted by researchers at Pathway Research Inc., the University of Calgary, and the University of Lethbridge, […]

  • How to decarboxylate and infuse cannabis without an oven
    by Leafly Staff on January 21, 2021 at 10:38 pm

    No kitchen needed! Ardent decarboxylators and infusion devices are discreet, portable, and worry-free, with high-tech features to guide you easily from start to finish  If you’ve never made your own edibles, it may surprise you that you can’t just throw raw cannabis into some butter. First, it has to go through a process called decarboxylation— The […]

  • Aurora Cannabis Lays Off Workers After Signing New Sales Broker Deal
    by CTV News on January 20, 2021 at 11:15 pm

    Aurora Cannabis Inc. says it has laid off some workers after signing an agreement with an external sales broker. The Edmonton-based cannabis company's spokeswoman Michelle Lefler confirmed the cuts but wouldn't disclose the number of staff impacted or what cities they were located in. Lefler says the move was prompted by Aurora's recent decision to hire […]

  • Inflammation And Obesity: Can Cannabis Help Break The Cycle?
    by Laura Lagano, The Fresh Toast on January 19, 2021 at 9:51 pm

    It is thought that CBD can work to combat inflammation throughout the body. Like many chronic lifestyle-related diseases, inflammation is at the core. Obesity may be no different. When it comes to obesity, doctors oftentimes prescribe medications to treat the accompanying co-morbidities, such as high blood pressure, elevated cholesterol and dysregulated […]

  • What To Know Before Giving Your Pet CBD
    by Benzinga on January 17, 2021 at 3:56 am

    Pets are family, and their humans want to do everything they can to help them. So, as more people find relief from various physical and mental ailments through cannabidiol (CBD), it's only natural that they'd want to allow their pets the same healing. A number of CBD brands, such as Elixinol, Extract Labs, and Nature's Script are now offering pet CBD oil […]

  • Thailand Serves Up Cannabis Cuisine To Happy Customers
    by Juarawee Kittisilpa, National Post on January 16, 2021 at 1:11 am

    “Giggling bread” and “joyfully dancing salad” aren’t the usual dishes on a menu in Thailand, but one eatery is hoping its cannabis-infused cuisine can lure foreign tourists and take the taboo out of the recently legalized leaf. The restaurant at the Chao Phya Abhaibhubejhr Hospital in Prachin Buri started serving its own happy meals this month, […]

  • Destigmatize Cannabis Use For Mental Health
    by Dr. Rob Whitley, Vancouver Sun on January 15, 2021 at 6:44 am

    Opinion: 1 in 7 Canadians use cannabis for medicinal purposes, yet they are labelled as irresponsible 'potheads.' Health Canada just released the results of its 2020 Canadian Cannabis Survey, noting that a whopping 27 per cent of Canadians had used cannabis in the last year. Approximately half of those surveyed stated that they used cannabis for medical […]

  • Medical Cannabis in Scotland
    by Across the Synapse - Special to Cannabis Culture on January 14, 2021 at 4:22 pm

    CANNABIS CULTURE - A look back to the mid 19th Century when cannabis extract (AKA ‘Rick Simpson Oil’) was being administered in the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary. Scotland is making a return to growing cannabis, with medical production starting at Hilltop Leaf Ltd in Dumfries and Galloway, and the developments of farmers in Angus and Aberdeenshire working […]

  • Knee Injuries Forced Olympic Sprinter Michael Frater Into Retirement, But Cannabis Is Helping Him Get Back On His Feet
    by Sam Riches, The London Free Press on January 13, 2021 at 2:14 am

    The world record holder has opened a medical cannabis dispensary in Jamaica. Sprinter Michael Frater represented Jamaica for more than a decade and was a member of the world record-setting 4×100 metres relay team from the 2012 London Olympics. But about five years ago, his knees started to give him trouble and, eventually, the injuries forced him into […]

  • West Australian Doctors Still Facing Delays When Prescribing Medicinal Cannabis
    by Benzinga on January 13, 2021 at 1:59 am

    The Director of the St Francis Medical Group, David Cooper, told 6PR Mornings that West Australian doctors are still being bogged down by red tape when trying to prescribe medicinal cannabis to their patients. Earlier this month the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) handed down its final decision in favour of down-scheduling low dose cannabidiol (CBD) […]

  • African Cannabis Innovators to Watch in 2021
    by Nyasha Bhobo - Special to Cannabis Culture on January 12, 2021 at 8:36 pm

    CANNABIS CULTURE - Clever cannabis entrepreneurs across Africa are steaming ahead with niche trends like cannabis software and canna-infused drinks -- now they look to cash-in in 2021. For eagle-eyed Africa cannabis investors/observers, here are top niche trends to grab onto.  Cannabis software  Cannabis software, a potential money-maker is an often […]

  • Pandemic Has Not Stopped The Boom In Ottawa Cannabis Shops
    by Jacquie Miller, Ottawa Citizen on January 7, 2021 at 12:36 am

    As of Tuesday, 27 cannabis stores were authorized to be open in Ottawa, compared to seven last May. Another 58 entrepreneurs have secured locations for stores and are going through the application process to obtain a licence. Cara Rose-Brown and her husband Tim Brown opened their store in July, four months into the pandemic that has devastated many small […]

  • Cannabis Oil: ‘I’ve Spent £34,000 To Keep My Epileptic Daughter Alive’
    by Charlie Jones, BBC News on December 30, 2020 at 1:05 am

    Tannine Montgomery says she has spent £34,000 and broken the law to keep her daughter alive. Six-year-old Indie-Rose, from Clare in Suffolk, has severe epilepsy and can have up to 50 seizures a month without medical cannabis oil. Since it was legalised two years ago, only a handful of NHS prescriptions have been issued. The Department of Health and Social […]

  • Captain Hooter’s Connoisseur’s Guide to Amsterdam Coffee Shops (Top 20 of 2020)
    by Captain Hooter - Special to Cannabis Culture on December 28, 2020 at 5:08 pm

    CANNABIS CULTURE -  When I look back on 2020, the first thing that will pop in my head is the line from the old Scottish Proverb. “The best laid plans..." Who would have guessed how much the world would change and how much the famous Amsterdam coffeeshop experience would be impacted by the Covid pandemic. The coffeeshops have been set up for “Take […]

  • COVID-19 Christmas No Plague for Cannabis Retailers
    by Bill Kaufmann, Calgary Herald on December 24, 2020 at 6:08 am

    Many pot retailers in the province say the UCP's government's decision to designate cannabis and liquor stores as essential during the spring pandemic saved many of the fledgling outlets. Alberta’s cannabis retailers have weathered the COVID-19 storm and now boast a more potent stocking stuffer stash than a year ago, say those in the sector. Many pot […]

  • Telford Girl’s ‘Miracle’ Response To Medical Cannabis
    by BBC News on December 23, 2020 at 5:18 am

    A seven-year-old with a rare form of epilepsy has made an "amazing" recovery after beginning a medicinal cannabis oil treatment, her family said. Sienna Richardson, from Telford, was diagnosed with Landau Kleffner syndrome. The family secured a prescription from a private practice for her - which her mother said had been a "miracle". They are now […]

  • McKenna’s Prophecy Revival (Psychedelics and Tech)
    by Jennifer Betz - Special to Cannabis Culture on December 22, 2020 at 8:19 pm

    CANNABIS CULTURE - “The drugs of the future will be computers. The computers of the future will be drugs.”  _Terrence McKenna Technology companies are getting closer to creating a true psychedelic experience with immersive virtual reality. Early studies indicate that some of the same mental health benefits can be enjoyed—legally—without ingesting […]

  • The 11 Best CBD Oil Brands for 2021
    by Brian Peterson on December 16, 2020 at 5:41 pm

    Cbd Oil Users - The best CBD education website on the web. For consumers looking to buy the best CBD products online, the choices can be overwhelming. There isn’t a best CBD oil brand for everyone or one that will always work for a specific concern. It’s important to choose a reputable brand with safe, lab-tested products, and then try it for […]

  • The Complete Guide to CBD Oil for Dogs
    by Brian Peterson on February 4, 2020 at 9:09 pm

    Cbd Oil Users - The best CBD education website on the web. The purpose of our guide to CBD oil for dogs is to give you everything you need to know to make informed decisions about giving CBD to your furry friend. It includes links to the latest research studies and answers to the most frequently asked questions by dog owners. The section on CBD dosage for […]

  • From Black Market To Stock Market: Top Tips From Cannapreneurs Who’ve Done Just That
    by Danielle Guercio on June 11, 2019 at 1:02 pm

    No matter how you slice up the legislated cannabis industry, it’s apparent that there is a large cross section of people involved who have worked with cannabis before it became legal, and who have remained with the industry since legalization began sweeping the nation. Through determined advocacy for the plant that also fuels their respective The post […]

  • Chemo, Radiation And Cannabis? Studies Exploring The Plant’s Potential As An Effective Treatment
    by Sarah Ratliff on June 6, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    In April 2017, Keischa N. Quiles Mercado of Arecibo, Puerto Rico, was 27 and had just started her master’s program in psychotherapy, when one morning she was awoken by a series of grand mal seizures. Her mother and sister rushed her to the emergency room. At the hospital, imaging revealed a large mass lodged in The post Chemo, Radiation And Cannabis? […]

  • Women And Weed: Here’s Why Female Cannabis Consumers Are In Hiding
    by Avital Norman Nathman on June 3, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    As cannabis legalization continues to sweep the United States, it’s become commonplace to find folks being more open and forthcoming about their consumption of this therapeutic plant. After all, in some states, you can walk into a dispensary as easily as a liquor store, and minutes later walk out with a joint to spark up The post Women And Weed: Here’s […]

  • What We Know — And Still Need To Learn — About Cannabis Bioavailability
    by Danielle Guercio on May 24, 2019 at 4:00 am

    The bioavailability of any nutrient or medication is dependent on several factors — and cannabis is no different. When it comes to cannabis, the chemical makeup can change from plant to plant within the same crop, so truly consistent bioavailability with flower cannot presently be achieved, although cannabis in the form of extracts allows for The post […]

  • From Pillar To Post: Here’s What’s Stalling The Change In Global Cannabis Policy
    by Angela Bacca on May 23, 2019 at 12:00 pm

    Whether we choose to believe it or not, the world’s climate is changing and it is our fault. While most acknowledge this inconvenient truth in theory, in practice, the same economic forces that have contributed the greatest to climate change still hold more weight in policymaking than those who are and will continue to bear The post From Pillar To Post: […]

  • Will CBD Oil Make You Fail a Drug Test?
    by Brian Peterson on December 14, 2018 at 5:22 pm

    Cbd Oil Users - The best CBD education website on the web. For better or worse, drug testing has become commonplace in the United States. People are subject to drug tests by employers, pain management doctors, law enforcement officials and others for a multitude of reasons. And the consequences of failing a drug test can be catastrophic for some. So it’s […]

  • Does CBD Have Interactions With Medications?
    by Brian Peterson on December 6, 2018 at 7:01 pm

    Cbd Oil Users - The best CBD education website on the web. Medical researchers are in general agreement that CBD is safe and non-addictive. We regularly hear from users who tell us that CBD helps them manage conditions like anxiety, chronic pain and insomnia.  But CBD is also known to have the potential to interact with some medications, especially those […]

  • What Are Terpenes In CBD Oil and How Do They Work?
    by Brian Peterson on April 29, 2018 at 5:49 pm

    Cbd Oil Users - The best CBD education website on the web. When it comes to plants, it’s often the scents that we notice first. But the different scents and flavors are not just a way to tell them apart. It also determines what kind of medicinal role that each plant has to offer. When you smell a plant, what’s giving off that scent is something known […]

  • What’s the Best Way to Take CBD Oil?
    by Sarah Jorczyk on March 6, 2018 at 3:50 pm

    Cbd Oil Users - The best CBD education website on the web. One of the first questions that new users often ask is “what’s the best way to take CBD oil?” With so many different CBD products to choose from, it can be hard to know which ones may be best for you. The goal of this article is to educate you about the different CBD delivery The post […]


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