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1 incredibly cheap pot stock worth buying now

Pot stocks have been outstanding growth vehicles for the better part of the past two years. The legalization of adult-use marijuana in Canada, the slow but steady march toward widespread legalization in the United States, and the 2018 Farm Bill -- that essentially legalized hemp -- all helped to drive valuations higher across the industry during this period.

Tue
23
Jul

A guide to the right CBD dose

While the CBD industry is growing exponentially in leaps and bounds, scientific research and studies on this wondrous cannabis compound are still in short order. One thing that nobody has real clarity about is what the right CBD dose is for which condition.

When it comes to CBD, things such as finding the right product and dose can get very confusing straight from the get-go. It’s particularly a problem for novices and those wanting to try CBD for the first time. For starters, there are different types of CBD, including broad-spectrum CBD and full-spectrum CBD.

Tue
23
Jul

Medical marijuana for aspergers: Diagnosis, research & treatment

Asperger syndrome is a neurodevelopmental disorder which belongs to the Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) as of 2013. According to CDC, 1 in 59 children are affected by ASD.

Though there are numerous studies on autism and it is getting more and more attention in the media, not much progress has been made in terms of understanding what causes it. For now it is certain there is no cure, but research suggests there are some things which can alleviate the condition. For instance, cannabis.

In this article we’ll explore the benefits and the healing potential of medical marijuana for Aspergers patients.

Tue
23
Jul

Cannabis could cure some headaches but cause others

Some say cannabis helps get rid of headaches; others say weed causes them. So which group has it right? Both, according to recent research, which suggests that cannabis can help treat some headaches, but it can also make others worse, writes Calvin Hughes

There are as many as 150 different kinds of headaches, and there are almost as many other remedies for them. Here are three of the most common headaches and the impact that cannabis has on them.

Tue
23
Jul

4 reasons why community relations is critical to cannabis industry

There’s no denying that the cannabis industry is experiencing a boom. While it feels a bit like the wild west, many organizations are riding a wave of (mostly) positive publicity as opportunities increase for cannabis products and distribution.

From a public relations standpoint, relying on this initial excitement, however, is shortsighted at best. As regulations allow for increased competition in many markets such as cannabis dispensaries, manufacturers, and distributors, we must find new ways to creatively garner positive attention while staying within regulation.

Tue
23
Jul

Can CBD for athletes speed up muscle recovery?

CBD oil is gaining a lot of popularity around the world, with all kinds of people turning to it for its health benefits. Now even elite athletes are taking notice! This is the latest, go-to for athletes and fitness enthusiasts of all levels. Why? Because of its ability to reduce soreness and inflammation caused by rigorous training and intense physical workouts.

Mon
22
Jul

CannTrust vows to take 'appropriate actions' to restore trust

CannTrust Holdings Inc. (TRST.TO 1.66%) confirmed that it filed a response to Health Canada last week, after the Vaughan, Ont.-based pot firm was found to be non-compliant with certain regulations at one of its facilities in Ontario.

In a release Monday, CannTrust said it filed a report to the regulator July 17, that its special committee’s investigations and deliberations are ongoing, and the company will take “appropriate actions” to address its compliance culture and restore trust. 

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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 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.

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