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Beginner’s Guide to Marijuana Strains

Cannabis use is on the rise in the United States. A 2018 study notes that, while cannabis use among teens has decreased, American adults are …

Cannabis

‘100% illegal’: The business of weed banking is veiled in secrecy

Before recreational marijuana became legal in some parts of the U.S., starting in 2012, you needed cash to buy weed. These days, even many legal weed …

Cannabis

FDA approves cannabis-based drug CBD for epilepsy

Health news<p>The Food and Drug Administration approved the prescription cannabidiol medicine Monday to treat rare and severe forms of epilepsy.<p>FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb also issued an immediate statement saying this wasn’t an approval of marijuana, in general — and said anyone wanting to …

Choosing a Diamond CBD Vape Oil

CBD Vape Oil is a hot topic these days. Despite its popularity, CBD vape oil is perhaps the least understood of all products in the industry. Still, …

The 10 Best THC Oil Vape Pens To Celebrate 710 Day

What? Here you thought we were going to only have one stoner holiday in this country? Not so fast.<p>Today, July 10th, is known as “710 Day” and it is …

Watch: Hispanic Woman Keeps Her Cool While Racist Male Passenger Demands Her Seat on NYC Bus

Facebook video shows an Asian-American man with a walker attack a Hispanic woman after she declined to give up her seat on a New York City bus.<p>Social …

Desperation 'you can smell' as pot shops sell untested weed

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bargain basement bud is on the menu in California, but you need to act fast to cash in on the cheap weed.<p>Regulations being phased in six months after the state broadly legalized marijuana require that pot sold after Saturday meet strict quality standards, so retailers unloading …

How Toast Aims To Build The Moët Hennessy Of Cannabis: Colorado Edition

Today’s estimated $75 billion legalized marijuana market enjoyed the highest of times in 2014, two years after recreational weed became legalized in Colorado. Dispensaries opened their doors to the delight of millions of Americans who could finally partake legally in the United States. Growers, …

Cannabis

8 Underground East Coast Rappers You Should Know

Sometime around 2008, Roc Marciano and Ka started a movement. That was the year Ka released the underrated <i>Iron Works</i>, and two years later Roc gave …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Here Are the Lyrics to the Childish Gambino's Searing New Song 'This Is America'

On the latest <i>Saturday Night Live</i>, Childish Gambino — the musical pseudonym for actor and <i>Atlanta</i> creator Donald Glover — released “This Is America,” a …

Which States Have Legal Weed? The 2018 Guide for All 50 States

Ten more states could legalize it this year.<p>In the eyes of the feds, marijuana is <i>most definitely still illegal</i>, even as an increasing number of …

It’s Time for a New Discussion of Marijuana’s Risks

The benefits and harms of medical marijuana can be debated, but more states are legalizing pot, even for recreational use. A new evaluation of marijuana’s risks is overdue.<p>Last year, the National Academies of Sciences, Medicine and Engineering released a comprehensive report on cannabis use. At …

Systematic Reviews

If You Hate Feeling Stressed, You're Going to Love These 9 CBD Products

If you've tried your fair share of CBD oils and are looking for new ways to implement CBD into your daily routine, we've found the perfect products for you. Some are edible, others are a perfect addition to any makeup bag, and some are great to use after a stressful day at work. Check them out …

CBD

The Connoisseur's Guide To Harvesting Weed Plants

You’ve grown your cannabis plants for months and the time has finally come to take them down, dry and cure them. Even though you’re in the final …

How Well Funded Are America's Marijuana Startups? [Infographic]

On Friday, marijuana smokers in the U.S. lit up legally to mark “420″, an unofficial holiday to celebrate the drug. This year, Americans who enjoy smoking a joint do have a lot to celebrate with recreational marijuana legal in nine states and medical marijuana legal in a further 29. A Gallup poll …

Cannabis

Anxiety Relief Without The High? New Studies On CBD, A Cannabis Extract

As more states legalize marijuana, there's growing interest in a cannabis extract — cannabidiol, also known as CBD.<p>It's marketed as a compound that can help relieve anxiety — and, perhaps, help ease aches and pains, too.<p>Part of the appeal, at least for people who don't want to get high, is that CBD …

CBD

I Went on a Tour of America's Biggest Legal Weed Factory

The $15 million facility will have 25,000 plants producing 10,000 pounds of marijuana a year.<p>Adam Bierman, the bullishly confident 36-year-old CEO of MedMen—the first American cannabis company to be valued at a billion dollars—thinks Donald Trump is very good for business.<p>“This administration is …

These Cannabis-Infused Teas Are the Classiest Way to Get High

Even if you are open-minded about the benefits of cannabis, popular methods like eating edibles, smoking, or vaping can seem intimidating. But how about sipping on a cup of tea? Founded by two women who wanted to create a wellness product that was female-friendly, Kikoko cannabis-infused herbal …

What’s the Difference Between Marijuana CBD and Hemp CBD?

There is a lot of noise reverberating throughout the United States these days regarding cannabidiol (CBD). It is the primary non-psychoactive …

Cannabis

These secret Netflix codes unlock hidden show and movie categories

The recommended content on your Netflix account comes from a complicated algorithm analyzing your viewing history.<p>And unless you are sharing your …

Documentaries

How to build muscle as age tears it down

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you are in your 40s or 50s, chances are that you are starting to notice some changes in your body, including muscle loss and diminishing strength, even if you exercise fairly regularly.<p>Reduced levels of physical activity, increases in sedentary behavior and doing less intense exercise …

Muscle

What Is CBD, and Why Is It in Everything Right Now?

You know it as the ingredient taking over the wellness world, but what is CBD, really, and is it right for you?<p><i>This story is part of the Healthyish Pantry, a collection of articles breaking down the ingredients we love most. Click here to read the whole guide—then stock up</i>.<p>2017 was the year that …

Dream catchers, succulents and joints: a visit to an LA cannabis shop

Catering to wealthy people, today’s dispensaries aim to present the drug as part of a healthy lifestyle<p>On one wall of 99 High Tide Collective in Malibu, mosses and succulents are nestled in a frame of locally procured driftwood. Native American dream catchers dripping with feathers and sea shells …

Ka-Ching! Here's How Much Marijuana Colorado Sold Last Year

Chalk up another year of double-digit legal weed sales growth for the Rocky Mountain state -- but don't get too excited.<p>The marijuana industry is …

8 Things We Now Know That Happen (and That Don't Happen) When We Legalize Marijuana

The great social experiment that is marijuana legalization is now five years old, with six states already allowing legal marijuana sales, two more …

A startup that makes cannabis oil for vaping wants to be America's first $1 billion 'marijuana unicorn'

Cura Cannabis Solutions, a startup that makes marijuana oil for vape cartridges, wants to be the first US company in the cannabis industry to achieve elusive "unicorn" status with a billion dollar valuation.<p>"We've had a lot of nicknames. 'Unicorn' is definitely a new one," said Cura president and …

P.E.I. cannabis-oil extraction business is flowing

A P.E.I. company that makes cannabis oil extraction systems is claiming its place in Canada's green rush.<p>Advanced Extraction Systems, which works …

Your grandmother wants to grow marijuana in her backyard. She needs this book.

If you’ve spent most of your life buying slippers or perfumed powder for your grandmother, here’s a chance to finally make amends. Buy her a copy of “What’s Wrong With My Marijuana Plant?,” a new and very helpful guide to growing healthy cannabis.<p>The book has gained a following among the …

Which CBD Method Is Right For You? A Look at Oils, Gummies, Pills, and More

Now that we've broached the ever-mysterious, immensely complex subject of how much CBD to take for your symptoms (spoiler: it depends), it's time to figure out the best <i>form</i> of CBD to use for your symptoms. Should you try a chocolate treat or a gummy? What about a capsule? A sublingual tincture or …

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