Cannabis is becoming big business in Illinois, with some local pot companies emerging as national leaders after inking record-setting deals and starting to trade publicly in Canada, where marijuana was recently legalized. Meanwhile, Democratic lawmakers are moving again to legalize recreational cannabis statewide — this time with the support of pro-pot Gov.-elect J.B. Pritzker and […]

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Breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women; one in ten will be affected by it at some point. There are a variety of highly successful chemical, radiological, and surgical treatment options. But they’re not particularly pleasant. Moreover, some tumors are resistant and prone to relapse.     Ideally, we would find an […]

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PhytoPharma International, the Israeli cannabis technology company, has introduced a honey naturally made by bees that eat cannabinoids. The honey they excrete contains the full spectrum of the cannabis plant within it, creating a vastly more potent, and complex product than that created when honey is simply infused with cannabis after-the-fact. The bees consume the […]

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The report “Global Cannabinoid Hemp Oil Market – Premium Insight, Industry Trends, FPNV Positioning Matrix, Competitive News Feed Analysis, Company Usability Profiles, Market Sizing Forecasts to 2024 (Q3 2018 Update)“, published by 360iResearch, states that the global market was valued at USD 176.15 million in 2017 and is projected to reach USD 1,182.65 million by 2024, […]

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Touted as a treatment for a wide range of conditions — including anxiety, pain, inflammation and even cancer — CBD may be the latest version of snake oil. Or perhaps a real relief for numerous ailments. Nobody really knows which is true because there has been so little solid research on CBD’s effect on humans, […]

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Usually reserved for conversations about LSD and mushrooms, microdosing is the latest fad to sweep through the world of cannabis. Not that it’s new. People have been including tiny amounts of weed in medical treatments, spiritual elixirs, and recreational smoking blends for millennia. But now a whole new generation of cannabis fans are testing the […]

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This piece is part of a series of personal stories by writer Karley Sciortino recapping her experiences investigating the world of sex for SLUTEVER on VICELAND. For my whole life, I feel like I’ve heard over and over again that weed makes sex better. People claim weed enhances the sensation of sex, it makes you […]

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MAYO — The Lafayette County Board of County Commissioners had the first reading of an ordinance banning medical marijuana dispensaries in the county at its Nov. 26 meeting. The ordinance, if passed, will prohibit medical marijuana dispensing facilities within Commercial, Neighborhood (CN) Zoning District; Commercial, General (CG) Zoning District; and Commercial, Intensive (CI) Zoning District. […]

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BALTIMORE — Maryland’s medical marijuana industry brought in $96.3 million during its first year of operation. The Baltimore Sun reports that between 250 and 350 people a day are applying to be certified by the state to buy medical marijuana. There were nearly 52,000 patients who bought 730,000 individual products from dozens of licensed stores […]

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NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y.  — A 78-year-old man who relies on medical marijuana for back pain finds himself homeless after being evicted from federally subsidized housing in a case complicated by conflicting state and federal marijuana rules. John Flickner was staying at a Niagara Falls shelter Thursday, after an hourslong eviction ordeal Tuesday that ended with […]

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