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Mon
03
Aug

Here’s How Millennials And Boomers Differ On Marijuana Use

Both millennials and boomers have been smoking and spending more on cannabis since the outbreak of the coronavirus.

Baby boomers and millennials can’t agree on anything: the economy, social values, and smoking cannabis. Not whether or not they should consume the plant — boomers now smoke more cannabis than high schoolers — but how, when and where and everything in between.

Mon
03
Aug

The pandemic is eating away at the illicit marijuana market

The legal marijuana industry has spent years battling illegal sellers who have eaten away at its market share and undercut its prices.

But the coronavirus has proven to be a boon for legal pot shops, as customers fear the risks associated with inhaling questionable products and are nervous about letting sellers into their homes.

Fri
31
Jul

5 Ways To Have The Perfect Staycation With CBD

With travel restrictions and stay-at-home orders still in place, it has left many of us forgoing our summer travel plans. Even though we’re confined to our personal spaces, we still deserve a well-earned break from all of our hard work. 

A staycation might not sound as exotic as your previously planned trip to a spa in Bali but it was the great Albert Einstein that said: “Reality is merely an illusion”. Lucky for us, we have plenty of products available at the click of a checkout button that can activate relaxation like never before. 

Fri
31
Jul

How Cannabis And CBD Can Help Eliminate The Stigma Around Mental Illness

With marijuana use and mental health both wildly stigmatized, perhaps there are solutions in place that are as simple as having a conversation.

Millions of Americans are coping with mental health issues. Often undiagnosed or misdiagnosed, those who suffer in silence with mental illness issues often remain silent due to the stigmatization that shrouds depression, anxiety, and other psychiatric disorders.

Fri
31
Jul

Cannabis Tourism Could Help Cities Struggling Due to COVID-19

Cannabis tourism is not a new concept.

For many decades vacationers have flocked to cannabis hotspots like Amsterdam, Jamaica, Thailand, and other international destinations often associated with cannabis, albeit unregulated cannabis.

Options for legal cannabis tourism have increased in recent years with the spread of cannabis reform.

Fri
31
Jul

Weed Edibles Have Sold Really Well During The Pandemic

The communal experience of cannabis, something that has always been closely linked to joints and vapes, has now been put on an indefinite pause. Edibles to the rescue!

Predictions about marijuana use during the pandemic abounded. Once businesses and buildings started to close, different states declared that cannabis is an essential business. People rightly assumed that times of stress are great times to get high, whether consumers were seasoned cannabis users or not.

Fri
31
Jul

Vancouver-based study finds that cannabis can be a “reverse gateway drug”

A study published this week in PLOS One, a peer-reviewed scientific and medical journal, found that for some street youth in Vancouver, cannabis is a “

Thu
30
Jul

What Effect Does CBD Oil Have On Cats?

Cats, much like dogs and humans, are also equipped with an endocannabinoid system. Can they experience the benefits of CBD?

From beauty stores to pet stores, CBD products are everywhere. Animals, like us, are equipped with an endocannabinoid system, leading researchers and businesses to believe that they can also experience the benefits that we experience when consuming CBD.

According to some brands, when it comes to CBD’s effect on cats, the compound can help them relax, provide pain relief, reduce aggression and help them manage their stress. But how accurate are these statements?

Thu
30
Jul

Cannabis Cravings: A New Study Addresses Why It Happens

Explaining that cravings for marijuana are not static but rather present in patterns, a recent study looked at the central executive network of the brain and its fluctuations. 

We now have a better understanding of why cannabis users crave the herb — and it has a lot to do with brain connectivity.

Published in the journal of Human Brain Mapping, a May study found secrets to the underlying brain networks in long-term cannabis users and why certain users experienced cravings. 

Thu
30
Jul

'In times like this, vices go up': Legal cannabis sales hit record high in May

More Canadians may be indulging in quarantine kush during the COVID-19 pandemic as retail cannabis sales reached new peaks in May.

Statistics Canada data released Tuesday showed a four-per-cent swell from April to May, with sales reaching a record $186 million.

“In times like this I do think that vices go up,” said Cameron Brown, spokesperson for Toronto cannabis store The Hunny Pot Cannabis Co.

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