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420 with CNW — Licensed Cannabis Sellers in Canada Put Squeeze on Black Market Operators

June 18, 2021 4:20am

Although cannabis has been illegal in most territories until a decade or so ago, it has been the most-used drug across the globe for years. Demand for the controversial plant has always been high, and since consumers had no legal place to source cannabis, they turned to the black market. As such, the illicit cannabis … Continue reading “420 with CNW — Licensed Cannabis Sellers in Canada Put Squeeze on Black Market Operators”

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420 with CNW — New Poll Finds Majority of Americans Support Drug Decriminalization

June 17, 2021 4:20pm

A recent poll conducted by the Drug Policy Alliance (“DPA”) and the American Civil Liberties Union (“ACLU”) has found that more than half of the voters in America are in favor of the drug war coming to an end and also support the decriminalization of the simple possession of substances which are presently illegal. The … Continue reading “420 with CNW — New Poll Finds Majority of Americans Support Drug Decriminalization”

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420 with CNW — NFL Funds Cannabis Research Despite Continued Prohibition Hindering Research

June 17, 2021 4:20am

The NFL-NFLPA Committee, which was formed by the players’ union in the National Football League and the NFL, recently revealed its plans to award grants to researchers to facilitate research on the therapeutic potential of CBD, cannabis and other opioid alternatives for pain management. During a press conference held last week, a representative from the … Continue reading “420 with CNW — NFL Funds Cannabis Research Despite Continued Prohibition Hindering Research”

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420 with CNW — How Extractors Keep Microbials, Mold from Cannabis Products

June 16, 2021 4:20pm

The cannabis industry has been riding high for the past few years, earning billions of dollars as more states have chosen to legalize it for either medical or recreational use — even both. Despite cannabis becoming even more accessible, many consumers don’t stop to think about how much care is taken to ensure the products they … Continue reading “420 with CNW — How Extractors Keep Microbials, Mold from Cannabis Products”

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420 with CNW — Congressional Bill Could Enable Researchers to Study Cannabis from Dispensaries

June 16, 2021 4:20am

Earlier this week, a congressional committee revealed its plans to vote on a legislation that will enable scientists to study cannabis products from state-legal dispensaries. The 1,200-page legislation, which has been advanced to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, will allow researchers to carry out research on impaired driving using actual cannabis products that consumers … Continue reading “420 with CNW — Congressional Bill Could Enable Researchers to Study Cannabis from Dispensaries”

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420 with CNW — AI Could Help Despite Shortage of Cannabis Data

June 15, 2021 4:20pm

Even though cannabis has been legal for either medical or recreational use in several states for years now, its status as a classified drug at the federal level has been a constant thorn in the state-legal cannabis industry’s side. Not only has this made navigating the business and financial world extremely challenging for cannabis businesses, … Continue reading “420 with CNW — AI Could Help Despite Shortage of Cannabis Data”

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420 with CNW — Marijuana Extracts: The New Focus of the Marijuana Industry

June 15, 2021 4:20am

As the global marijuana industry continues growing, major businesses are partnering with companies in the industry, conducting research and exploring marijuana in an attempt to develop new product lines for the medical and recreational segments of the industry. In addition, regulatory changes are being made through supportive federal legislative action in the marijuana space allowing … Continue reading “420 with CNW — Marijuana Extracts: The New Focus of the Marijuana Industry”

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420 with CNW — Federally Funded Research Concludes Testing THC Level to Detect Driver Impairment Is Unreliable

June 14, 2021 4:20pm

In a bid to reduce the rates of impaired driving as cannabis becomes more accessible, several states have set THC thresholds that bar individuals who have more than a certain amount of THC in their system from driving. The thinking is that, as with alcohol, higher levels of THC in the blood are directly responsible … Continue reading “420 with CNW — Federally Funded Research Concludes Testing THC Level to Detect Driver Impairment Is Unreliable”

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420 with CNW — Cannabis Boom Revives Storefronts, Factories; Brings Jobs to Michigan

June 14, 2021 4:20am

Before the state of Michigan legalized marijuana, various areas in the Southwest were filled with empty storefronts and warehouses. However, the plant’s legalization brought with it marijuana-industry investors into the state who were looking for locations to process and grow plants, as well as establish dispensaries. City leaders in southwest Michigan state that the marijuana … Continue reading “420 with CNW — Cannabis Boom Revives Storefronts, Factories; Brings Jobs to Michigan”

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420 with CNW — UC San Diego Research Explores Cannabis Use Against Migraines

June 11, 2021 4:20pm

Long before America had a growing state-legal cannabis sector, regular users claimed the controversial drug was a great pain relief option. With more than 30 states now allowing the use of medical marijuana, thousands of patients have been able to get a taste of cannabis’ alleged pain-relief abilities. However, due to marijuana’s controlled status at … Continue reading “420 with CNW — UC San Diego Research Explores Cannabis Use Against Migraines”

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420 with CNW — Genetic Testing May Help Transform the Marijuana Sector

June 11, 2021 4:20am

Recent research conducted by CSO and president of EVIO Labs Inc. (OTC: EVIO) Anthony Smith and M.J. Murdock Metabolomics Lab director Bernd Markus Lange, together with their colleagues, may be useful to marijuana consumers, producers and breeders. The researchers examined various data sets to differentiate marijuana strains. Each strain of marijuana contains different concentrations of … Continue reading “420 with CNW — Genetic Testing May Help Transform the Marijuana Sector”

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420 with CNW — Study Finds Medical Cannabis Containing THC Can Work Better Than Cannabidiol

June 10, 2021 4:20am

The past decade has seen medical cannabis become exceedingly popular as more than 30 states have passed legislation allowing qualifying patients to use marijuana for medical purposes. Consequently, there has been increased, although still limited, research into marijuana’s medical potential, and one theory has almost become a fact in many people’s minds. THC (delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol), … Continue reading “420 with CNW — Study Finds Medical Cannabis Containing THC Can Work Better Than Cannabidiol”

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420 with CNW — Demand for Cannabis Beverages Seems Poised to Explode

June 09, 2021 4:20pm

A report released by Headset in March stated that advancements in marijuana infusion technology and the introduction of new brands into the market would boost cannabis beverage sales. The marijuana analytics firm noted that since the start of last year, cannabis beverage purchases had grown rapidly in Canada, making up roughly 4% of overall purchases. … Continue reading “420 with CNW — Demand for Cannabis Beverages Seems Poised to Explode”

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420 with CNW — Nevada Legislature Sends Cannabis Consumption Lounge Bill to Governor

June 09, 2021 4:20am

Cannabis reform advocates in Nevada may soon be treated with good news after the state legislature sent a bill that would legalize cannabis consumption lounges to the governor’s desk. Sponsored by Speaker Pro Tempore Steve Yeager, the legislation would create two new cannabis licensing categories, one for retail cannabis consumption lounges and the other for … Continue reading “420 with CNW — Nevada Legislature Sends Cannabis Consumption Lounge Bill to Governor”

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