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Wed
05
Jan

Want more from that cannabis high? Try this

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A few simple tricks, like coupling foods or different activities with cannabis, can help a person craft a new weed experience.

After consuming marijuana for years, it’s tough to find novelty with the drug. This isn’t a bad thing; as people grow up with cannabis, they develop their own routines and grooves with the substance. Still, sometimes people want new things and a tolerance break, while likely helpful, is not the only option available.

Tue
04
Jan

Lamborghini Races Into Cannabis Game with CBD-Infused Coffee

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Get your engine started with a cup of Lambo-branded, CBD-spiked coffee.

Lamborghini’s “Tonino Lamborghini” lifestyle brand has emblazoned the Raging Bull badge on watches, shades, bags, and now, CBD-infused coffee. Autoevolution reports that the Italian marque’s merchandizing arm is joining forces with Canadian cannabis company Flora Growth to bring coffee infused with the non-psychoactive cannabinoid to market.

Tue
04
Jan

Marijuana withdrawal gives Logan Paul a nightmare Christmas

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YouTuber stopped consuming the substance on Christmas Eve

YouTube star Logan Paul has revealed his Christmas Day ordeal, after he decided to quit smoking marijuana.

Tue
04
Jan

Five biggest pot-related stories of 2021

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Over half of Republicans support legalizing recreational cannabis.

Given the activity in the news cycle during 2021, some of the more hard-to-believe or impractical news stories may have flown under one’s radar. A surprising number of these seemed to have been cannabis-related in one way or another.

As the stigma around cannabis in the U.S. continues to evolve, it’s safe to assume that the most surprising cannabis-related news stories of 2022 will make this list seem like child’s play. Here’s a small sampling of some of the more unexpected weed stories of the year.

Tue
04
Jan

Marijuana Breathalyzers Don’t Work, So Says New Study

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Research that analyzed past studies on THC levels and impairment found that cannabis breathalyzers may never work.

Marijuana breathalyzers have been in development for years. These mythical tools could solve one of the main issues associated with the legalization of marijuana: measuring THC impairment in drivers. But a new study reveals that current breathalyzers are nowhere near that goal.

The study, conducted in Australia by researchers at the University of Sydney, found that marijuana breathalyzers were inconsistent in measuring impairment from THC. Researchers analyzed 28 studies on driving performance and concentrations of THC in blood and saliva and found the connection between the two inconsistent.

Mon
03
Jan

CBD American Shaman Reaches New High With Medical Marijuana Sales

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Nation's Largest Brick and Mortar CBD Retailer Expands Cannabis Business Through THC Production

CBD American Shaman, the nation's largest brick and mortar CBD retailer with over 360 locations nationwide, is excited to expand into the medical marijuana industry through a subsidiary company, American Shaman Products, LLC, who is individually contracted with a Missouri licensed manufacturer. The American Shaman medical marijuana products are now available in all licensed Missouri dispensaries as of January 1, 2022 under the brand name THC American Shaman.

Mon
03
Jan

Turner Venture Group Announces Acquisition Agreement of Hemp / CBD Company

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Turner Valley Oil and Gas, Inc. (the "Company") ("Turner") (OTC PINK:TVOG), now doing business as Turner Venture Group, Inc., is pleased to announce the acquisition of a Texas-based Hemp / CBD consumer packaged goods (CPG) Company ("Hemp Operator") operating with 3 existing retail stores and a national e-commerce sales presence.

Mon
03
Jan

5 Ways Marijuana Can Help You Reach Your New Year’s Resolutions

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Nobody said you can’t have some fun while you try to achieve your New Year’s resolutions. If you enjoy marijuana, it can actually help you reach your goals.

New Year’s resolutions are notoriously easier to make than they are to maintain. If you are determined to make 2022 a better year you may want to seek help from your good companion Mary Jane.

Marijuana is an often-overlooked but helpful tool when it comes to achieving and maintaining many common New Year’s resolutions. Not only can marijuana assist you in changing some of your habits in 2022, but it can help you have fun while you do so.

Thu
23
Dec

Half of U.S. cannabis consumers prefer bud to booze: Survey

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The U.S. consumer base is diversifying, and reasons for use are extending well beyond recreational use into broader medical and wellness applications.”

A recent report from cannabis data and analytics firm New Frontier Data has found that a growing number of U.S. cannabis consumers prefer bud to booze.

The report, Cannabis & Wellness: A New Consumer Paradigm, examines consumer trends and patterns of cannabis use, such as consuming the plant as an alcohol replacement or for physical and mental health.

Thu
23
Dec

Corporate Cannabis Takeover? Assessing 5 Big Industries Already At The Table

 

As more big business movers and shakers appear to be ratcheting up their incursions into the cannabis industry, industry advocates are stepping up their defense. 

In March, the U.S. saw the creation of a federal lobbying group – the Coalition for Cannabis Policy, Education and Regulation – with the goal of advancing a federal regulatory framework for cannabis, and including members from both the tobacco and alcohol industry. (Read article at Benzinga)

Kassandra Frederique, executive director of the Drug Policy Alliance issued a follow-up statement that same month: 

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