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Tue
23
Jul

Thai Lawmakers reportedly pushing for medical marijuana research

In Thailand, there is a long cultural tradition of using cannabis for medicinal and therapeutic purposes. Like many of its neighboring countries in Southeast Asia, however, Thailand has historically imposed harsh anti-drug laws that strongly penalize cannabis cultivation and use. But late last year, the nation of nearly 70 million people became the first in the region to legalize medical cannabis.

Tue
23
Jul

CBD-infused beauty products: The next big thing in Asia

Beauty and wellness products infused with cannabidiol (CBD), a non-psychoactive compound found in the marijuana plant, is expected to become the next big thing in skincare worldwide. South Korea, China and Japan are moving to grab leadership in this new market segment in Asia.

But they’ve got to legalize marijuana use first.

Worldwide, the market for beauty products made from CBD is projected to be worth $25 billion by 2029, or 15 percent of the total global beauty market over the next 10 years, according to financial services company Jeffries Group LLC.

Tue
23
Jul

Synthetic weed found in Alabama prison lands K9 in hospital

Update: The K9, named Jake, died over the weekend, according to local media.

Original Story: A prison K9 in Alabama required CPR after a contraband raid last week exposed the animal to synthetic marijuana.

Mon
22
Jul

Can CBD damage your liver?

Now is a crucial time to understand the truth behind CBD. Studies can serve as incredible resources or terrible sources of misinformation. Research taken too seriously can lead someone to wonder if CBD will damage their liver. One would hope their beloved herb is a well-balanced medicine- not to be taken for granted but nothing to fear. In this case, the question to ask is,

Mon
22
Jul

What’s going on with Canada’s micro-cultivation licenses for cannabis?

The first cannabis micro cultivation license has been issued in BC only a couple of weeks ago, and the process hasn’t sped up since then.

In the beginning, solving the black market crisis was one of the main points that the legalization of cannabis was supposed to do.

However, as we move away from Oct 17th, 2018, it would seem that this is becoming a less important goal to achieve as market analysts have started focusing on the money legalization has brought in.

Mon
22
Jul

What’s the deal with CBD water?

The list of CBD products on the market today is seemingly endless. There are CBD oil tinctures in a range of flavors, CBD vape juices, CBD gummy bears and even CBD for pets. But what about CBD water? Now there’s an idea.

CBD, short for cannabidiol, is a compound in cannabis and hemp that’s getting a lot of attention lately. The attention is generally very positive; whether it be from the media or medical professionals, and user feedback is also pretty good. CBD could treat a range of ailments and issues like insomnia, anxiety, and depression, and pain, to name a few. 

Mon
22
Jul

Yet another study: ‘Synthetic marijuana’ is huge risk to teens

It’s literally deadly, literally mind-numbing and so hazardous it renders people into near-literal zombies when it isn’t contaminated with enough rat poison to kill people. There may be no way to overestimate how profoundly bad “Spice,” “K2,” and the other do-it-yourself chemical cocktails sprayed onto plant material and sold as “synthetic marijuana” are for you.

Mon
22
Jul

If Arizona legalizes recreational marijuana, it should regulate its potency

The medical marijuana industry is reportedly gearing up for another initiative to legalize recreational pot in Arizona.

This will rekindle familiar arguments. But there is one new issue that should take center stage in this debate: the regulation of the potency of recreational marijuana.

The observation is frequently made that today’s marijuana isn’t the marijuana familiar to aging boomers from their college days. It’s far more potent.

And there is growing medical evidence linking high-potency pot with a substantially higher risk of psychosis.

Mon
22
Jul

Certain kinds of cannabis may help kill cancer cell, study

Past research has suggested that medical marijuana might have the ability to slow the growth of cancerous tumors. Now, new research suggests that cannabis could also help kill certain cancer cells. brings us a little closer to understanding how to maximize this potential, writes Calvin Hughes.

Fri
19
Jul

The cannabis industry is in need of innovation

The development of new technologies or significant societal change often comes with a boom or bust cycle. As these new technologies or ways of doing things gain in popularity, the public and investors may rush in to get involved and get a piece of the action. As people storm into stocks, start businesses or get involved in other ways, the bubble is blown up until it eventually bursts.

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