Recreational Marijuana News

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Tue
03
Aug

High Tide Opens New Cannabis Retail Store in Milton, Ontario

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CALGARY, AB, Aug. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ - High Tide Inc. ("High Tide" or the "Company") (TSXV: HITI) (Nasdaq: HITI) (FRA: 2LYA), a retail-focused cannabis corporation enhanced by the manufacturing and distribution of consumption accessories, announced today that the Canna Cabana retail store located at 1155 Maple Avenue in Milton, Ontario, has begun selling recreational cannabis products for adult use. This opening represents High Tide's 89th branded retail location across Canada, and 21st in Ontario, selling recreational cannabis products and consumption accessories. The new store is located within a popular commercial plaza and is poised to benefit from its proximity to a major cinema and  several leading national restaurant chains.

Tue
03
Aug

Former NFL Player Launches First CBD Products Made From Orange Peels

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Your next CBD products are here, and they’re made from orange peels.

Former NFL player Chris Hetherington has officially introduced the first orange-derived CBD oil, Peels, that promises a more consistent, pure, and stable texture, as well as zero trace of THC compared to regular CBD products extracted from hemp plants to the U.S. through its direct-to-consumer website.

The launch was made possible after Peels received a $4 million investment from KarpReilly LLC., a Connecticut-based private equity group that has also funded various food and beverage companies, including PepsiCo Greenhouse Accelerator program’s latest winner Spudsy, and functional beverage brands KOIA, LifeAid, KeVita, and Iconic Protein.

Molecularly Identical To Cannabis CBD

Tue
03
Aug

Ontario police catch 18-year-old walking down a street, barefoot and laden with stolen marijuana plants

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Authorities allege the teen took the plants from a nearby residence.

An impaired 18-year-old took stunningly little effort to conceal his apparent theft of a number of cannabis plants when he was seen walking down a residential street in Chatham, Ont. with the greenery visibly in tow.

The Chatham-Kent Police Service was informed of the weedy wanderings involving a suspicious male this past Sunday morning. Barefoot and seemingly very drunk, the teen ‚Äúwas unable to care for himself and was subsequently arrested,‚Ä̬†notes a statement from the police.

Fri
30
Jul

Orillia cannabis stores rake in $2.3 million in just three months

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Miss Jones Cannabis Outposts ranked second in sales among Orillia cannabis retailers during the first three months of 2021.Contributed photo

Orillia cannabis stores enjoyed a strong start to the calendar year despite lockdowns and pandemic-related restrictions.

Six retail cannabis stores in Orillia combined to make $2,358,000 during the first three months of 2021, according to numbers provided to OrilliaMatters by the Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS). The OCS includes Rama Cannabis in Orillia numbers.

Orillia ranks 26th out of 160 Ontario cities for total retail sales and ranks 18th in the province for cannabis sales per capita. 

A total of 295,000 grams were sold by the city’s cannabis retailers within the same three-month period.

Fri
30
Jul

Chicago weed shops stock up for Lollapalooza: ‚ÄėCannabis and music festivals go as far back as Woodstock‚Äô

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Marijuana has long been an illicit yet integral part of the annual Lollapalooza music festival in Chicago. This year, it’s legal for the first time in the event’s 30-year history, and potentially big business.

The four-day event began Thursday in Grant Park, and nearby Chicago cannabis dispensaries are stocking up and staffing up for what they hope will be a major sales boost.

Thu
29
Jul

Marijuana helped former NHL champion Darren McCarty beat alcoholism, he says. 'I would've been dead without it.'

Darren McCarty said he wouldn't be alive today if he never found marijuana.

The former NHL star and four-time Stanley Cup champion balanced a 16-year hockey career with binge drinking and alcoholism, McCarty told Insider in an interview. But once he retired in 2009, there was no sport left to balance out his addiction, and his drinking habits escalated to life-threatening levels over the next six years.

"I was 280 pounds," McCarty said. "My blood pressure when I was in the hospital was 265 over 145. I should be dead."

Thu
29
Jul

BRAUN: Canadians warming to legal pot shops, says poll

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Canadians are increasingly receptive to cannabis retail shops in their community, according to a poll commissioned by Weedmaps.

Some 2000 adults were polled to see how attitudes toward cannabis have changed since legalization, and overall, 40% support the presence of stores in their area while 25% oppose them. Fully, one-third (35%) do not support or oppose the shops.

Wed
28
Jul

Using cannabis may not slow down sperm, but it could reduce its numbers

U.S. researchers acknowledge that new study results should not be considered irrefutable, but they still offer some guidance about whether or not men should be consuming cannabis if trying to start a family.

Noting that cannabis consumption is common among men presenting for a fertility evaluation, the investigators suggest using weed ‚Äúmay have a detrimental effect on semen quality, particularly morphology and volume.‚ÄĚ

Wed
28
Jul

Can You Overdose on Marijuana?

Misinformation has run rampant over the use of marijuana for decades. In 1936, the¬†church group-financed movie¬†Reefer Madness¬†taught the public about the perils presented in using the drug ‚ÄĒ everything from attempted murder to suicide and madness. Around the same time, Harry Anslinger and others began the war on drugs, which was at least¬†partly fueled by racist motives.

Wed
28
Jul

Seven cannabis hacks to make life easier

Weed has been around for a long time. The weed has been shrouded in mystery for most of its history is unfortunate, but it has also resulted in a lot of underground hacks that many people may not know about.

Here are seven cannabis hacks to help simplify life.

Buying pipe cleaners

People who smoke from a bong or pipe know how terrible it is when the device gets clogged, and how difficult the bong is to clean if too much time has passed. Luckily, there are aids designed with this purpose in mind: pipe cleaners. Buy them; these brushes make the cleaning process very simple and will extend the life of pipes and bongs

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