August 2019

Adult-use cannabis sales through regulated channels in Canada reached a new high in June after meandering for much of the first half-year of legalization, according to the latest, seasonally adjusted data from Statistics Canada. Sales of regulated adult-use cannabis surpassed 85 million Canadian dollars ($63 million) in June, an improvement over May’s CA$79 million and April’s […]

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During a smoke session, I’m always a little disappointed when I reach the point of being sufficiently intoxicated. It’s not that I don’t enjoy that feeling—because I do—but I also enjoy the act of consuming, to the point that I dislike passing the joint or vape on down the line without hitting it myself. There’s […]

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iStock/RHIGFIG A recent study has concluded that a non-cannabinoid, non-psychoactive cannabis flavonoid, FBL-03G, has the potential to treat pancreatic cancer. The study, conducted by researchers with Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School, used animal models to look at the impact of FBL-03G – a flavonoid derived from Cannabis sativa L. – on the progression of tumours. It […]

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The therapeutic potential of cannabinoids to manage several clinical conditions, including pain, inflammation, sleep disorders, and epilepsy, is finding support through a growing body of evidence.1 With changes in legislation and attitudes toward the medical use of cannabis, more pharmaceutical companies are exploring the therapeutic use of cannabinoids while prioritizing alternate routes of delivery. Two […]

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Ever wondered what it is about cannabis that makes it such a great plant medicine? There are two key things you need to know: the chemical properties of cannabis such as the cannabinoids, terpenoids and flavonoids are by nature anti-inflammatory, anti-anxiety and anti-depressant. When we consume cannabis, these chemical compounds communicate with our endocannabinoid system […]

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Although cannabis is a complex plant with more than 400 chemical entities, the weed industry has — for the most part — remained fixated on two particular cannabinoids: THC and cannabidiol (CBD). But other cannabinoids are starting to emerge into the spotlight.  One of these so-called minor cannabinoids is cannabigerol (CBG), which is gaining attention […]

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Sivasagar: Based on a tip-off, the CRPF jawans of Joysagar in Sivasagar seized over 10 kg of Ganja in Bogidol area on Thursday evening. One Manabjyoti Khanikar has been apprehended in connection to the matter. As per reports, Manabjyoti was allegedly involved in illegal trading of suspected Ganja in the entire Sivasagar District from the […]

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Ziggy Marley started smoking marijuana at the age of nine. The 50-year-old musician “can’t even remember” when he had his first puff of the psychoactive drug but he knows he was “too young” to dabble with cannabis and only did it because his father Bob Marley – who died at the age of 36 from […]

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Medical marijuana is already turning into a cash crop for Missouri. The state collected $13-million dollars in fees after receiving more than 2,000 business applications to grow and sell medical…read more at https://fox2now.com/2019/08/22/missouri-collects-13-million-in-medical-marijuana-business-fees/

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Nearly 150 people in 15 states — including nine in New Jersey and four in Pennsylvania — have developed “severe lung illnesses” associated with e-cigarette use, federal health officials said Wednesday. In many cases, patients acknowledged recent use of e-cigarette or vape products containing tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) — the component of marijuana that gives users a […]

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About a half hour south of Albany in an otherwise unassuming industrial park is a grow facility owned by Curaleaf, which opened for business a year ago.   “There’s always room to grow, so we look forward to any expansion the program can allow,” said Curaleaf General Manager Nate McDonald. McDonald says the company employs nearly […]

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