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How long does it take for CBD Oil to work? How fast acting is CBD?

When you’re seeking relief, you want it both fast acting and long-lasting. So it’s understandable that people want to know how long it takes for CBD oil to go to work. The answer, however, depends on how you take it.

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The hardest part of growing cannabis at home is weeding through the research

Learning how to grow cannabis at home shouldn’t be difficult, its a way to save money, time, and be in control of the cannabis quality. Legislation allowing homegrown cannabis is a great step in the right direction, but without concise knowledge on how to best grow cannabis, the process can be daunting. 

Learning how to grow cannabis at home doesn’t have to be a guessing game, and many people are turning to cannabis growing courses and consultants. Marc Emmelmann, of Green Carpet Growing, spoke with Candid Chronicle about his journey to becoming a home grow aficionado and ultimately a consultant for other home growers. Marc wants to take the guessing out of growing cannabis at home.

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4 cannabis stocks on track for at least 250,000 Kilos of annual pot production

Depending on your preferred source, the marijuana industry is set to grow to between $50 billion and $200 billion in annual sales in roughly a decade, give or take a year. Mind you, the worldwide legal weed industry generated "only" $10.9 billion in licensed-store sales last year, demonstrating what a mammoth opportunity awaits the industry and investors.

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Earnings estimates are plunging for these 12 pot stocks

Whether you realize it or not, the marijuana industry is a big-money business. Although "only" $10.9 billion in legal sales were recognized in global licensed cannabis stores last year, we know that tens of billions of dollars in sales are occurring in the black market. As more and more countries legalize, it provides an opportunity for consumers to be moved from illicit to legal channels.

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New study suggests cannabis doesn’t change brain structure of teens

Despite the proven benefits of medical marijuana and the low severity of its negative side effects, many studies have found connections between cannabis use in teens and changes in their brain matter. A new study adds another layer to the discussion, suggesting that this might not be entirely true.

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3 best cannabis stocks of July -- Are they buys now?

Awful. Bad. Crummy. Dreadful. A-B-C-D. I probably don't have to finish going through the alphabet to paint the picture for just how horrible the month of July was for cannabis stocks. But there were some cannabis stocks that actually delivered nice gains in July.

Neptune Wellness Solutions (NASDAQ: NEPT), Charlotte's Web Holdings (OTC: CWBHF), and Scotts Miracle-Gro (NYSE: SMG) jumped by double-digit percentages last month while most cannabis stocks tanked. Here's why these three stocks outperformed all the rest and if any of them are smart picks to buy now. 

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Artist photographs pediatric medical marijuana patients

“Face of Cannabis” by Colorado-based artist and photographer Nichole Montanez is a touching and thought-provoking series of black-and-white images depicting children who have benefited from medical marijuana. Since launching the project over five years ago, Montanez has photographed 284 children and 11 adults, including five current NFL players and one former player, a senator, and two veterans. Beginning with about 80 images, “Face of Cannabis” now consists of 105 photographs — and counting.

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CBD could reduce aggressive behavior and help you chill out

Brazil researchers found that mice given various levels of CBD demonstrated less aggression, which could indicate similar results for humans.

It may seem like cannabidiol (CBD) is called a cure for everything nowadays, but a recent study led scientists to believe CBD really can help you chill out. According to new research, “angry mice” demonstrated less aggressive behavior when exposed to CBD and scientists behind the report believe humans could benefit from CBD in a similar manner.

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Smoking pot alone linked to psychosis, study says

Individuals who consume cannabis alone, rather than in the company of others, are twice as likely to screen positive for psychosis. The findings were part of March 2019 study from Dalhousie University published in Drug and Alcohol Review.

The study also found that lone smokers are more likely to use the drug to cope with stress, consume more often than social smokers, and show symptoms of dependence.

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