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August 2nd, 2019
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6 Cannabis-Friendly Cities for Your Summer Getaway

Cannabis tourism has exploded in recent years with CBD-infused massages at boutique hotels, cannabis-friendly bed and breakfasts, and a wide array of pot-centric activities. Some…

August 1st, 2019
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Maine Medical Marijuana Laws

Maine is known for its mouthwatering lobster, picturesque seaside towns, sweet-tart blueberries, and, now, their recreational and medical marijuana. In the 1970s, The Pine Tree…

July 31st, 2019
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Antioxidant compound from soybeans may prevent marijuana-induced blood vessel damage

Marijuana exposure damages cells of the inner lining of blood vessels throughout the heart and vascular system. In studies with human cells and arteries from…

July 28th, 2019
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Congress Pushes Historic Cannabis Banking Bill

The 116th U.S. Congress is inching its way toward banking reform for legitimate cannabis businesses, but the landmark H.R. 1595 bill still has an uphill…

July 28th, 2019
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How Cannabis Appellations Can Protect Small Farmers

If you live by California’s Emerald Triangle, a region in Northern California known for its flourishing cannabis production since the 1960s, you’re able to buy…

July 28th, 2019
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Texas Cannabis College

The Lone Star State has been especially harsh in the past on marijuana use, cultivation, and possession, but recent efforts have made cannabis more accessible…

July 27th, 2019
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Cool Off this Summer with these 10 Fruity Cannabis Strains

Summer is all about enjoying those sweet and seasonal flavors under the sun. Whether you’re lounging poolside or grilling some burgers at a cookout, cannabis…

July 26th, 2019
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The Essential Guide to Cannabis Beverages

A growing number of adults are showing support for marijuana legalization and even consuming cannabis for recreational and medicinal purposes. A report by Grand View…

July 23rd, 2019
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Everything You Need to Know About Cannabis Suppositories

If you’re a long-time cannabis consumer, you’ve probably heard of cannabis suppositories, but have never actually given them a try. For some people, there’s no…

July 22nd, 2019
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How to Start a Career as a Cannabis Lawyer

There a few industries that should consider guidance and legal advice if they were to emerge in the cannabis industry. There are never ending marijuana…

July 22nd, 2019
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CBD for Dogs

Cannabidiol (CBD) use for dogs is a snowballing trend that has helped countless canines reduce anxiety, pain, and seizures. A recent research article published in…

July 21st, 2019
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How to Land A Job As A Marijuana Lobbyist

If you want to influence the legislation or legislators to consider cannabis reform, you should consider becoming an advocate or marijuana lobbyist. As a lot…

July 20th, 2019
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More women using cannabis daily before and during pregnancy, research finds

The number of women using cannabis in the year before they get pregnant and early in their pregnancies is increasing, and their frequency of use…

July 19th, 2019
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How to Apply for a Medical Marijuana Card in Arizona

Arizona legalized medical marijuana in 2010 when voters passed Prop. 203. Passage of the law signaled a win for cannabis reform in Arizona, but lawmakers…

July 18th, 2019
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Medical Marijuana Laws in Nevada

Nevada’s medical marijuana laws were approved in 1998. It took well over a decade before medical patients could enter a licensed dispensary and buy cannabis-infused…

July 18th, 2019
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Legalized recreational marijuana a substitute for alcohol, but not tobacco

The recent wave of recreational cannabis legalization across the US could generate $22 billion in sales per year, but not everyone is happy about it.…

July 17th, 2019
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Prenatal Cannabis Effects on Infants

Marijuana use has increased across all demographics due to recent cannabis legalization efforts. Pregnant women and women who have just given birth are consuming cannabis…

July 17th, 2019
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Marijuana use may not make parents more 'chill'

Sorry, marijuana moms and dads: Using pot may not make you a more relaxed parent, at least when it comes to how you discipline your…

July 16th, 2019
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Ohio Medical Board Delays Ruling on Medical Marijuana for Anxiety and Autism

Ohio residents’ hope for legal recreational marijuana was thwarted after a proposed constitutional amendment failed to make the 2019 ballot. In lieu of cannabis legalization,…

July 16th, 2019
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Cannabis treatment counters addiction: First study of its kind

An Australian study has demonstrated that cannabis-based medication helps tackle dependency on cannabis, one of the most widely used drugs globally. A new article provides…

July 16th, 2019
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Michigan’s New Recreational Cannabis Rules

Michigan’s Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) recently released emergency regulations for its upcoming recreational cannabis market. On July 3, 2019, the MRA approved a set of…

July 15th, 2019
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Hawaii Cannabis College

Hawaii’s stunning landscapes of canyons, lava fields, snow-capped mountains, and pristine beaches make the perfect backdrop for cannabis use, cultivation, and education. Hawaii is a…

July 12th, 2019
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No Legal Weed for New York Yet

New York lawmakers couldn’t gather enough votes to pass the Marijuana Taxation and Regulation Act (MTRA) last month, leaving New Yorkers without legal weed for…

July 10th, 2019
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How to Apply for a Medical Marijuana Card in Oregon

Oregon has had medical and recreational marijuana laws on the books since voters approved the Medical Marijuana Act in 1998 and the Control, Regulation, and…

July 9th, 2019
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What is Synthetic Cannabis & Why is it So Bad?

Synthetic cannabis is a common misnomer for a type of “designer drug” that mimics the effects of marijuana but to a larger and sometimes more…

July 8th, 2019
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Do You Really Need a Budtender Certification?

If you’re one of the many starry-eyed individuals hoping to get your fair share of the green rush, then you’ll need to learn as much…

July 7th, 2019
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Are You Allergic to Cannabis?

Cannabis has been used for medicinal and recreational purposes for five millennia, but only recent scientific research has uncovered that cannabis is an allergen that…

July 6th, 2019
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Cannabis Training at a Discount

Enrolling in a nationally recognized cannabis training course is more affordable than ever. For a limited time only, you can enroll in Cannabis Training University’s…

July 5th, 2019
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Colorado’s New Rules Allow for Cannabis Cafes, Delivery, and More

Governor Jared Polis recently signed new cannabis laws into place legalizing social cannabis consumption and commercial delivery. On Wednesday, May 29, 2019, Polis gave the…

July 3rd, 2019
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Could marijuana be an effective pain alternative to prescription medications?

A new study has shown how cannabis could be an effective treatment option for both pain relief and insomnia, for those looking to avoid prescription…

July 2nd, 2019
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Washington Medical Marijuana Laws

Washington state has a lengthy history with cannabis decriminalization, but its recent legislative efforts have made The Evergreen State one of the leading medical marijuana…

June 29th, 2019
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Growing Cannabis in a Tent

Growing weed in a tent is a great way to grow cannabis at home. You’re not going to be growing on an industrial level. However,…

June 28th, 2019
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How to Apply for a Medical Marijuana Card in California

California residents legalized medical marijuana in 1996 when they passed Proposition 215, the Compassionate Use Act. In 2013, Senate Bill 420 gave patients additional protections…

June 27th, 2019
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Cannabis Plant Defoliation Techniques

Defoliating your plants is the process of removing leaves to allow more light and airflow to reach your buds. Not only does defoliation promote growth…

June 26th, 2019
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Alaska Cannabis College

Since 1975, Alaska has flirted with decriminalization and prohibition attempts multiple times leading to contradictory regulations and unnecessary jail time for medical and recreational patients.…

June 21st, 2019
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Early-and-regular cannabis use by youth is associated with alteration in brain circuits that support cognitive control

The development of neural circuits in youth, at a particularly important time in their lives, can be heavily influenced by external factors — specifically the…

June 19th, 2019
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Marijuana use increases, shifts away from illegal market

A new article reports that, based on analysis of public wastewater samples in at least one Western Washington population center, cannabis use both increased and…

June 18th, 2019
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Gene linked to cannabis abuse

New research shows that a specific gene is associated with an increased risk of cannabis abuse. The gene is the source of a so-called nicotine…

June 13th, 2019
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Formation of habitual use drives cannabis addiction

A shift from brain systems controlling reward-driven use to habit-driven use differentiates heavy cannabis users who are addicted to the drug from users who aren’t,…

June 12th, 2019
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Medical marijuana does not reduce opioid deaths

Legalizing medical marijuana does not reduce the rate of fatal opioid overdoses, according to researchers.