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Thu
29
Jul

Why cannabis is still a banned Olympics substance

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Photo by Braden Collum on Unsplash

US sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson will be missing the Tokyo Olympics because she tested positive for marijuana during the US Track & Field trials. With cannabis legal in many states across America, why is it still outlawed in sports?

With her flowing tangerine orange hair, killer smile and lightning speed, Sha'Carri Richardson was unmissable in the lead-up to the Olympic Games.

Mon
26
Jul

Study Finds Cannabis Use Not Related to Loss of Motivation

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Study shows cannabis doesn’t make you unmotivated—at least not cannabis alone!

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Tue
20
Jul

Cannabis Investors Should Know the Difference Between Marijuana and Hemp

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Canada, France and China are the leading manufacturers of industrial cannabis in the U.S. today. Yet our nation has seen a dramatic increase in hemp farming across the entire continent.

Research and Markets estimates that the global industrial hemp market will reach $17.4 billion by 2027, up from $5.6 billion in 2020.

 

A Short History of Hemp

As a people, we have been using hemp for more than 10,000 years. There were traces of it found in Asia as early as 8000 B.C.

The forefathers of this country used hemp. The Constitution and the Declaration of Independence were written on hemp. The first 4 presidents grew their own hemp. Benjamin Franklin was a hemp farmer in Kentucky.

Tue
20
Jul

Strong CBD Statistics. Facts for a More Resilient 2021

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CBD has become one of the most recognized acronyms in the United States and all around the world. Alongside THC, it is recognized as part of cannabis plants.

Even your grandmother knows what CBD is but likely doesn’t know many details about it. Here are some helpful stats to make 2021 a better year than 2020.

 

Tue
20
Jul

Tilray Executives Continue To Unload Shares Despite A Falling Share Price

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Following the closing of the merger between Aphria and Tilray, Inc. (TSX: TLRY) (Nasdaq: TLRY), former Tilray CEO Brendan Kennedy took a backseat to Irwin Simon who was appointed as CEO of the combined company. Originally viewed on Technical420

After the transaction closed, Tilray appointed Kennedy as a Director and a Board Member of the combined company and we are favorable on his decision to remain involved with the advancement of the Canadian Licensed Producer (LP).

Mon
19
Jul

Cannabis may have originated in northwest China, study suggests

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Cannabis' earliest roots may have stemmed from northwestern China -- not South Asia as commonly believed, according to a study published on Friday.

Mon
19
Jul

Psychedelic Cannabinoids: How THC-O Acetate Is Made

The question of how a cannabinoid is “made” does not come up very often. That’s because it’s usually pretty simple, they are “made” by the cannabis plant. However, there are a few compounds that are byproducts of phytocannabinoids and some other type of chemical catalyst… meaning they aren’t 100% naturally derived. THC-O Acetate falls under this category. So, how exactly is this exciting and very potent cannabinoid created?

Mon
19
Jul

The Perfect Cannabis-Infused Smoothie for the Summer

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A mango smoothie is the perfect way to cool off on a summer day. Add a bit of cannabis to the mix and you’re set for a relaxing, refreshing treat.

Mango and coconut are two foods that may intensify your high. And they are beautiful together. Finding a good ripe mango can be difficult, kinda like finding a ripe avocado, but persevere, both are well worth the effort.

Serves 2

What You’ll Need:

1 ½ cups coconut milk

1 mango, peeled and pitted

1 small banana, peeled, sliced, and frozen

1 cup cantaloupe, peeled and cut in chunks

2 tablespoons agave or honey

2 teaspoons canna-oil

Pinch cinnamon

Mon
19
Jul

The future of cannabis is female: Gen Z women are fastest-growing consumers of legal weed

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The new trend for marijuana products is clear labels, lab-tested ingredients, standardized dosing and modern branding that takes its design cues from traditional consumer brands.The new trend for marijuana products is clear labels, lab-tested ingredients, standardized dosing and modern branding that takes its design cues from traditional consumer brands.

Pot has gone retail.

Thu
15
Jul

Sports Leagues And Cannabis Testing: A North American Survey

Sha’Carri Richardson’s disqualification provides an excellent opportunity for sports organizations to evaluate their marijuana policies.

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