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The history of cannabis in Europe

Different European civilizations have used cannabis for millennia. In fact, cannabis has been one of the most important crops for mankind up to the 20th century. At this point in our European history, some forms of cannabis were banned.

Nowadays, cannabis is making a comeback, not as a recreational drug, but as a medicinal tool. Cannabis-infused products help you sleep, relieve anxiety, and they can be useful for various medical conditions.

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05
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Your guide to CBD Oil in Georgia

As anyone who works in the CBD or marijuana industry will tell you, the laws around cannabidiol can be quite confusing. That’s why it is perfectly understandable to have questions about CBD oil in Georgia. This article starts by explaining what CBD oil is. It also details what Georgian law says about it and where you can buy high-quality CBD Oil in Georgia. Keep reading to get started.

 

CBD Oil Defined

CBD (cannabidiol) is one of the more than a hundred compounds in hemp and marijuana plants. CBD is more plentiful in hemp, while tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is found in higher quantities in marijuana plants. THC is the compound that gets recreational users high.

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Does smoking cannabis indoors affect children's health?

Over the past few years, an increasing number of both federal and state governments around the world have decriminalized and/or legalized the medicinal and/or recreational use of cannabis. Since cannabis is most commonly smoked indoors, it is crucial to investigate the potential effects that secondhand cannabis smoke can have to others, particularly children.

Overview of indoor cannabis use

As of 2016, it has been estimated that 24.0 million people in the United States are cannabis users. This number has undoubtedly experienced a significant interest since court rulings in Washington D.C. and 8 other states have legalized cannabis use for both recreational and medicinal purposes.

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What’s the nutritional value of marijuana?

There are really only a few things we HAVE to do to go on living. Eating is one of them.

Though an average person also uses food for other purposes, such as pleasure, socialization, attaining a healthier life, eating is basically about survival. And in order to survive, we need to consume nutrients.

Some of you may only have a vague idea about nutrients – what they are, how we depend on them – so I’ll try to make the following part as easy to understand as possible.

Then I’ll move on to the main reason you’re here – the nutritional value of marijuana. Does cannabis contain any nutrients? Is it considered a health food? Can it be a full, standalone meal, and can it – horror of horrors – make you fat? All the answers are here, but first things first.

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04
Jul

Five-year-old ‘hallucinated’ after Australian cafe allegedly sold family cannabis brownie

Two children were hospitalized, with reports that one hallucinated, after allegedly eating a cannabis-laced brownie at a local cafe in Western Australia, leading to charges for the cafe’s owner.

Perth council has charged the owner of Bada Bing cafe in the city with selling “unsuitable food” after brownies at the cafe tested positive for THC, the psychoactive component of cannabis.

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04
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After marijuana legalization in Illinois, hundreds of thousands eligible to expunge previous marijuana criminal charges

 

"This is the greatest contradiction that we've seen: the war on drugs," said Richard Wallace, founder of the non-profit Equity and Transformation, or EAT. "Poor person sells cannabis to put food on the table; they're a criminal. A wealthy person sells cannabis to make more wealth; they're toted as innovators."
As part of House Bill 1438 to legalize recreational marijuana in Illinois, hundreds of thousands of marijuana related arrests and convictions are now eligible for expungements.

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04
Jul

Your guide to CBD oil in Alabama

CBD products have been popping up all over Alabama, so it isn’t surprising if you have a few unanswered questions. This article will help answer some of those questions, and possibly those you didn’t realize you had, while also explaining the buzz.  We’ll talk about the science behind CBD as well as a little bit on the current laws. If you’ve got questions about CBD oil in Alabama, buckle up and read this article for the answers.

What is CBD?

First, we need to understand what CBD is.

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04
Jul

Is Canada about to decriminalize all drugs?

A report released last month from a House of Commons committee in Canada called for the country to decriminalize all drugs. It was part of an effort to treat addiction as a public health issue, following rising rates of methamphetamine addiction. The Standing Committee on Health advised the government to “undertake an evaluation of Portugal’s approach to the decriminalization of simple possession of illicit substances and examine how it could be positively applied to Canada.”

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04
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Pride Month shows that cannabis events work for just about any occasion

One of the more intriguing, creative, and lucrative aspects of the cannabis industry has to be its events and event planning. As the market steps further out of the darkness of the illicit market, the public is beginning to understand just how many ways cannabis can be incorporated into an event. 

Much like how virtually every job sector in the workforce is being replicated in cannabis, so too are events. From popups to underground mainstays with physical locations, experiential gatherings are all the rage, and likely won’t stop for the foreseeable future. Some lounges in California have offered a glimpse of what a legal social consumption lounge can look like. Meanwhile, the underground also provides a look into what may be the future for cannabis events. 

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04
Jul

Police ignore experts on pot & driving (again)

Now that recreational cannabis is legal in Illinois, the America’s sixth-most populous state, a collection of lawmakers, law-enforcement officials and public-safety advocates are now doing what’s been done almost everywhere else marijuana’s been legalized: ignoring advice from experts and pursuing yet another demonstrably failed punitive policy.

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