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Mon
23
Nov

10 Things to Know About Terpenes

The cannabis industry is abuzz over terpenes. Everyone in the know is claiming it’s “all about them terps brah,” but do you truly understand these magnificent compounds? Here are 10 things you probably didn’t know about the intoxicating aromas of cannabis.

1. Terpenes are everywhere. These wildly diverse organic compounds are produced by an array of plants and insects, and exist abundantly in nature. From orange peels to pine resin their powerful scents play a major role in our lives that we hardly ever consider. Their distinctive scents shine brightly in cannabis, from fruitiness to skunky, it’s all in the terpenes.

Mon
23
Nov

Can food addiction be tackled with cannabis and hemp?

About 160 million Americans are overweight, including 30 per cent of children under the age of 20, according to The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation. And The Weekreports the average U.S. adult weighs 15 pounds more than two decades ago, and researchers have been studying the obesity epidemic at a rising rate.

Mon
23
Nov

Ontario to permit cannabis delivery, curbside pickup in lockdown regions

Ontario will allow cannabis retailers to provide curbside pickup and delivery services in regions impacted by upcoming provincial lockdowns, the province's attorney general said Friday. 

Cannabis retailers were briefly allowed to provide delivery services in April during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, but that was rescinded three months later

Fri
20
Nov

More Canadians are aware of cannabis beverages, but will they be buying them this holiday season?

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Truss Beverage reports that almost nine in 10 people are now aware of cannabis beverages

In all, 36 per cent of respondents say they are open to trying new cannabis formats.

New survey numbers from Truss Beverage Co. shows awareness of cannabis-related drinks has ballooned, with 87 per cent of legal-age Canadians reporting they know the products exist.

The finding is based on an online survey from Nov 4. to Nov. 9 with a sample of 1,500 Canadian cannabis consumers who are members of the Angus Reid Forum.

Thu
19
Nov

Cannabis Users Choose Junk Food Over Healthy Eats To Ease Munchies

The latest $50 buzz word reverberating throughout the cannabis community these days is wellness. Cannabis users are no longer just smoking for the sake of sinking into a head change that makes them giggle non-stop, they are medicating on a plant put here by God or aliens as part of a healthy lifestyle that is free of the dangerous grips of alcohol, fast food and other worldly pollutants.

Thu
19
Nov

Fly with Cannabis – Which Countries Let You Do It

Different ways to be legal

Not only does every country have its own laws regarding the use, possession, sale, cultivation, and import/export of cannabis, but often these categories too can be broken down further into medical legalizations, recreational legalizations, and even religious legalizations, each with its own set of laws concerning use, possession, sale, cultivation, and import/export.

Tue
17
Nov

What CBD Oil Can Do For Pets

Don’t worry. The absence of THC combined with the presence of rich cannabidiol compounds won’t make your dogs high.

Cannabidiol is one of the most active compounds found in hemp plants. You can learn more about this on here. Many studies have found out that it can balance the bodily functions of many mammals. When CBD stimulates the endocannabinoid system present in both humans and animals, it can help the body regain homeostasis.

Tue
17
Nov

Study: Cannabis could be 25 per cent stronger today than it was 50 years ago

New research published in the peer-reviewed journal Addictionsuggests that contemporary cannabis may be up to 25 per cent stronger than cannabis from the ’70s.

The systematic review examined THC and CBD concentrations in cannabis from studies spanning nearly 50 years and multiple countries, including the US, U.K., France, Denmark, Italy, and the Netherlands.

Using a meta-regression analysis, researchers found that THC concentrations in “herbal cannabis”  increased, on average, by 0.29 per cent each year from 1970 to 2017. While THC concentrations in “cannabis resin” increased 0.57 per cent every year from 1975 t0 2017.

Mon
16
Nov

Is 19 too young to use cannabis? Study suggests it’s the ‘optimal minimum legal age’

As times continue to change, so does the world’s opinion on controversial substances like cannabis. Marijuana is being legalized in many places worldwide, policies which also include decriminalizing recreational use. As governments ease up on drug restrictions, one study suggests officials should also ease up on the age limit too.

Mon
16
Nov

Growing Pains: What’s Next For The Cannabis Industry In Canada

In order for the legal cannabis industry to continue maturing into adulthood, Canada needs to redefine its position on the quality of the products being produced.

Saturday, October 17, marked the two-year milestone of Canada becoming the first G7 country to legalize adult-use cannabis federally with the adoption of the Cannabis Act. Since then, the country’s cannabis industry has seen a rapid expansion.

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