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Which Capital Region Cities Are Saying ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ to Marijuana?

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When marijuana was legalized for adult use in New York in the spring of 2020 there were a lot of unknowns.

One thing that was unknown was if your local town was going to allow marijuana dispensaries to set up shop within their borders and if they would allow places to consume cannabis products within their town.

Mon
06
Dec

Five essential gifts for weed lovers

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There are numerous stoner-approved products on the market that could make a bigger impression than ever expected.

With holiday season fast approaching, it’s fair for people to wonder what gifts would make perfect surprises for the cannabis enthusiast in their lives.

There are numerous stoner-approved products on the market that could make a bigger impression than ever expected for loved ones receiving them as gifts.

Mon
06
Dec

Miamisburg company partners with musician Nelly on CBD products

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When Bluegrass Farmaceuticals went looking for a business partner for the products it now makes in Miamisburg, the company found a big one in three-time Grammy-winning musician Nelly.

Mon
06
Dec

The Science Behind Marijuana And The Munchies

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Now, the next time you’re in the middle of a smoke session with friends and the munchies hit, you can offer an explanation behind why it’s happening.

Having access to your favorite meals or snacks is essential to any successful session.  Most people are familiar with the concept of getting the munchies after consuming marijuana, but why they occur still remains a mystery to many.

Even though the munchies may seem like one of life’s unsolved mysteries, there are a few scientific reasons that can explain what causes it. Here are a few factors that help explain why people get the munchies after consuming marijuana.

Mon
06
Dec

The Science Behind Marijuana And The Munchies

drive-through

Now, the next time you’re in the middle of a smoke session with friends and the munchies hit, you can offer an explanation behind why it’s happening.

Having access to your favorite meals or snacks is essential to any successful session.  Most people are familiar with the concept of getting the munchies after consuming marijuana, but why they occur still remains a mystery to many.

Even though the munchies may seem like one of life’s unsolved mysteries, there are a few scientific reasons that can explain what causes it. Here are a few factors that help explain why people get the munchies after consuming marijuana.

Fri
03
Dec

First cannabis testing lab company to expand into Illinois

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On Thursday, Steep Hill, the United States' first commercial cannabis testing lab, announced it was expanding into Illinois with a new licensee partner. Illinois was the 11th state to legalize an adult-use cannabis program (in 2019) and the first to legalize adult-use by an act of state legislature, along with the medical program established in 2014. 

Fri
03
Dec

Homegrown Green: Cannabis houseplants are growing in popularity

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You can't buy cannabis without a medical card but you can grow it. One Virginia Beach store is making it easier for you to harvest your own marijuana.

There’s a specific houseplant that's becoming more popular in Hampton Roads: marijuana.

Virginia became the first state to legalize cannabis back in July. Smoking cannabis may be legal, but buying and selling it is another story.

Only medical facilities are allowed to sell it, and you’re not allowed to buy it unless you have a medical card. But you can grow it. 

Fri
03
Dec

Mello, Haverhill Cannabis Store, Plans Grand Opening Saturday with Ethan Zohn, Inspectah Deck

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Haverhill’s fourth adult-use cannabis store, Mello, formally opens Saturday morning with a ribbon cutting, appearance by Ethan Zohn of “Survivor: Africa” and music by Inspectah Deck.

One of the founders, Tim Riley, who serves as facilities manager, said the 330 Amesbury Road store represents a $3 million investment, including the cost of the land and extensive rehabilitation of the former Seafood Etc. restaurant. Another founder, Charles Emery, who serves as Mello’s community relations manager, previewed the grand opening for WHAV.

“We’re thrilled with the opportunity to showcase our property to our community, our business partners, vendors. We’re excited to have everyone meet our team and get to know us even better,” he told WHAV.

Fri
03
Dec

You Can Give Pets CBD, But What About THC And Other Cannabinoids?

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Veterinarians today struggle to discuss cannabis with pet parents, as they either lack the knowledge or want to avoid potential legal implications.

With all the widespread and sometimes conflicting medical news on the use of cannabis for pets, having a trustworthy source of information is important. Thankfully, we now have one.

Thu
02
Dec

Plant-based Hemp + Oat Gelato Debuts Coast to Coast

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Premium frozen dessert brand, Wonderlab's Doozy Pots, expands its footprint to over 400 grocers nationwide

After launching into much-loved Cleveland grocer Heinen's in 2019, Wonderlab's Doozy Pots has announced a major expansion. Their dairy-free oat and hemp gelatos are now available for the first time nationwide in 371 Sprout's markets, alongside west coast specialty grocers Erewhon and Jimbo's.

The brand was founded by food scientist Kirsten Sutaria, who has extensive ice cream R&D experience, having spent nine years as "Flavor Guru" at Ben & Jerry's, where she led the creation of their vegan range and helped convert their portfolio to Fair Trade and Non-GMO.

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