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What Does Marijuana Do To Your Immune System?

Cannabinoids are immune-modulators, which means that they alter our immune system in different ways, but what does it really mean?

Cannabis is a plant that can have myriad effects on our bodies, depending on our mood or the strain that’s consumed. Cannabinoids are immune-modulators, meaning that they exert some kind of influence in our immune systems. This has been a topic of interest for a lot of physicians, but what does it mean?

Results from studies provide several explanations:

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Doctors in Canada, U.S. turn to technology to prescribe weed from a distance

The coronavirus has doctors on both sides of the border phoning it in.

Ontario’s Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care announced Saturday that patients can now use video and phone services to consult with doctors, an isolation-friendly measure the agency has been reluctant to implement in the past.

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The Coronavirus & CBD: Navigating Shifts in Consumer Behavior

Aggressive health measures to stem the spread of the Coronavirus or COVID-19 are changing everything, including the operation of CBD businesses.  And if there’s one thing CBD business owners are accustomed to, it’s change.

Dramatic shifts in in-store and online shopping patterns are palpable and have the potential to become permanent as consumers adjust to public health demands to go out less and shop online more. 

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Canadian Border Closure Effect On Cannabis Companies

As the Covid 19 quarantine measure continue, President Trump tweeted, “We will be, by mutual consent, temporarily closing our northern border with Canada.” He said trade would not be affected. However, many cannabis companies have operations in both countries.

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How To Use Marijuana To Help You Fall Asleep

Research suggests marijuana can help you fall asleep, but habitual use could lead to some problems.

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Five things employers should know about CBD

The CBD industry is booming and shows signs of not going away anytime soon. While more and more businesses continue to incorporate the compound with differing levels of success, people continue to be as intrigued by CBD as ever, finding it accessible enough to want to incorporate it into their lives, be that for health or fun.

With this environment in mind, it’s important for employers to understand the compound and the benefits and hindrances it could provide for employees. Since CBD has connections with marijuana and the legality of that topic remains complex, it’s best if employers are just as informed as users who consume the compound. Here are 5 things employers should know about CBD:

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CBD Is The Most Researched Wellness Trend On Social Media

There are over 500,000 Google scholarly articles on CBD and millions of Instagram photos tagging the hyper-popular compound.

Social media is a hot spot for wellness trends and recommendations. According to new research, CBD is the most posted about trend with the most substantial amount of research behind it, at least according to the internet.

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Lab: Almost 80% of Unregulated Vape Cartridges “Unfit for Consumption”

According to a marijuana testing lab in San Diego, almost 80% of the unregulated cannabis vape cartridges they tested were deemed “unfit for consumption”, reports ABC10 News.

Platinum Vape manufacturing company produces high-potency, pesticide-free cannabis products that go through rigorous testing, reports ABC10. Co-founder George Sadler is on a mission to spread awareness about the serious potential health risks of using products from unlicensed vape makers and sellers.

 

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Are Cannabis Stocks Worth Buying Right Now

The coronavirus has had a big impact on the world’s economy, and even more so on the financial cannabis market. While the S&P Index has seen a 17% drop, various marijuana companies have experienced a drop of 30% and more. Of course, this raises the question of whether it’s a good time to buy cannabis stocks right now, and if there’s any chance of finding a bargain.

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