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Tue
24
Aug

Welcome to the Jungle: Guns n' Roses Launches Line Of Smoking Accessories

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With cannabis legalization sweeping through the U.S., many artists and celebrities have already dipped a toe into this booming industry.

This time, it's Guns N' Roses' turn: starting this week, fans of the legendary American rock band will be able to acquire their amazing marijuana paraphernalia.

And while most musicians have opted to launch marijuana strains on the market, Guns N' Roses preferred to create a spectacular line of smoking accessories.

As reported by Marvin, the California band partnered with Famous Brandz -a marijuana accessory manufacturer that has partnered with Snoop Dogg and Cheech & Chong in the past.

Tue
24
Aug

Niagara man sentenced to house arrest after starting rogue cannabis delivery service

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“It appears he was sampling some of the product, which brought him to the attention of police."

An enterprising Niagara Falls man who became a cannabis delivery driver at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has been sentenced for violations under the Cannabis Act for breaking the cardinal rule: never get high on one’s own supply.

Adam Kowal, 45, has been placed under house arrest after pleading guilty to possession of cannabis for the purpose of distribution, Niagara Falls Review reports. Kowal will serve a nine-month conditional sentence, the first six months of which he will spend under house arrest.

Mon
23
Aug

CannSell Extends Partnership with MADD Canada

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TORONTO, Aug. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CannSell, the sole mandated cannabis retail training program in the Province of Ontario, is pleased to announce that it has renewed its partnership with Mothers Against Drunk Driving Canada (‚ÄúMADD Canada‚ÄĚ), the national nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention of impaired driving and the support of victims and survivors.¬†

Mon
23
Aug

4 Reasons To Smoke Cannabis On A Date

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These are just some of the basic ways that you can benefit from taking a toke before going out for the evening.

There are a lot of great ways to make a date special. While some people want to go out to the bar and tie one on for a fun evening, others have something different in mind. With all the changes that are happening regarding the views of marijuana usage, it’s not unusual for people who are romantically involved to smoke cannabis instead of using alcohol. Is that a good idea? Absolutely, and we’re going to show you why!

Mon
23
Aug

Tokyo Smoke opens new cannabis retail outlet in Stratford

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A visit to the Stratford Festival nearly a decade ago stuck with Deepak Taneja, who, on Friday, opened the city’s newest pot shop.

Taneja, one of three owners of Stratford’s Tokyo Smoke franchise, saw a play nine years ago. After moving around the country, he jumped at the chance to open the store when a location in the Stratford Centre plaza on Ontario Street became available. 

Fri
20
Aug

Soldier faces prison over cannabis-laced cupcakes

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A Canadian soldier is facing up to five years in prison after being found guilty of handing out cupcakes laced with cannabis to fellow troops during a live fire exercise.

 

Unaware they'd been drugged, the soldiers reported feeling intoxicated and confused, and worried about their safety handling munitions after ingesting the cupcakes at Canada's Gagetown base in New Brunswick in July 2018.

In a statement to AFP, the military said Bombardier Chelsea Cogswell was on Wednesday convicted of eight counts of administering a noxious substance to soldiers without their consent and one count of disgraceful conduct.

Fri
20
Aug

How Not To Blow Your Diet When The Munchies Hit

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Controlling your food impulses is super difficult, especially when there’s weed involved. Here’s how to stay in control when the cravings hit.

Wanted or unwanted, the munchies are a reliable side effect of marijuana use. While they can be fun and therapeutic, they can also derail an otherwise healthy diet. The munchies make even the most average meals appetizing and special, and can result in super strong cravings, the kind that can result in late night cooking or ordering in.

Despite the deliciousness of the munchies, it is possible to avoid having them, or to curb their strength, by preparing ahead of time. Here’s how to not blow your diet when the munchies hit:

Thu
19
Aug

Cannabis use in Australia rose significantly during first COVID-19 lockdown

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Cannabis use in Australia spiked during the first COVID-19 lockdown period whilst methamphetamine use fell dramatically, a study has found.

Research led by the University of South Australia (UniSA) analysed wastewater samples taken during 2020. Whilst the use of methamphetamine (ice) significantly reduced during the first lockdown, use of cannabis increased significantly.

The study has been published in Environmental Science and Technology Letters.

Tue
17
Aug

B.C. Cannabis Retailer Launches Free Same-Day Delivery

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Thanks to new regulations, Dutch Love Cannabis retail locations across B.C. are now offering free delivery of legal recreational cannabis products

VANCOUVER, BC, Aug. 16, 2021 /CNW/ - Dutch Love Cannabis ("Dutch Love") is taking advantage of new B.C. regulations that allow delivery of recreational cannabis. Dutch Love will now be offering customers same-day delivery in 11 cities in the lower mainland and across BC, using an all-electric delivery fleet.

Thu
12
Aug

The Inspiring Way Artists And Cannabis Operators Are Collaborating During Pandemic

Art and cannabis go hand in hand, and recent collaborations have been mutually beneficial during a time when artists, in particular, are struggling.

Being declared an essential business at the onset of pandemic-related quarantines around the country saved the cannabis industry. It also allowed the countless lives of people who depend on cannabis as medicine and quality of life to keep accessing it as the vaccines were developed and distributed. With cases, deaths and hospitalizations dropping, it seemed like we were on track to normal again.

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