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5 Differences Between Conduction And Convection Vapes

Those who are starting to get into vaping probably have a few questions about it. The most common question that I hear is, “What is the difference …

Will Falling Cannabis Prices Hurt Marijuana Stocks?

Marijuana prices are falling. Could marijuana stock prices drop soon, too?<p>Cannabis prices are going to pot.<p>As increasingly more marijuana growers …

Mendocino’s Most Promising Varietal: Cannabis, With Notes of Lavender and Gas

Pot growers in Northern California’s Emerald Triangle claim their weed’s ‘terroir’ should give them exclusive labeling rights, much like Bordeaux and Champagne<p>ALBION, Calif.—Justin Calvino maneuvered his mud-spattered black Ford truck away from crashing waves of the Pacific Ocean and into the piney …

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You'll Never Guess Who Wants to See Marijuana Legalized Nationwide

Image source: Getty Images.<p>The marijuana industry is red hot, and it has the rapidly changing views of the public to thank.<p>In 1995, just prior to California becoming the first state to legalize medical cannabis for compassionate use, only 25% of respondents in Gallup's national poll wanted to see …

Israel takes step toward allowing export of medical marijuana

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - An Israeli government committee gave an initial nod on Sunday for the export of medical marijuana in what could be a windfall for companies in Israel, widely regarded as a leader in research in the field.<p>FILE PHOTO: A worker harvests cannabis plants at a medical marijuana …

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Why Does Cannabis Slow Down Our Time Perception?

Cannabis consumers may experience distortions in their perception of time, often reporting how minutes can feel like they stretch to hours on end—an …

Meet the Makers of Oregon’s First Cannabis and Hemp Beer for Sale - Health

Recent studies have shown that CBD helps our bodies process alcohol more efficiently. So, when MERRY JANE heard that Coalition Brewing is unveiling …

This Weed Bouquet Is the Answer to Your Valentine's Gift Struggles

Because you can't smoke a rose.<p>If your Valentine's Day routine is feeling tired (how many roses and drugstore chocolates does a person need in a lifetime?), Lowell Herb Co. has a solution for you: a bouquet of an ounce of marijuana delivered to the one you love, as long as the one you love lives in …

How much does weed cost? Marijuana prices keep changing — but here's the range for legal pot

Legal weed sales are booming. And in certain states, prices are plummeting.<p>This wasn't entirely unexpected. While <i>Forbes</i> called 2016's 30% spike in …

There's Cannabis For Pets Now?

When your pet gets sick or injured, you take them to a veterinarian. Most of the time, they are able to help. Sometimes, they’re not and you’re …

Should you smoke weed for morning sickness? A new study sheds some light on the trend

Um, spoiler alert: It should be pretty obvious, but please don’t smoke pot when you’re pregnant. According to a recent study, more and more women …

This Cutting-Edge Marijuana Bill Could Keep Pot Users From Losing Their Jobs

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Marijuana had an incredible 2016, and the hope for pro-legalization enthusiasts is that momentum will continue to carry into 2017 and beyond.<p>As it currently stands, just 21 years after California became the first state to legalize cannabis for medical purposes, 28 states …

Ask a Stoner: Is There Such a Thing as Organic Marijuana?

<b>Dear Stoner:</b> Is there such a thing as organic marijuana? I recently bought a pre-roll, and on the label were things like ammonium nitrate, isopropyl …

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Hemp: how one little plant could boost America's economy

The plant is almost magical, advocates say, with a range of applications from paper to medicine. So why is it illegal to grow?<p>Imagine a plant that cuts cholesterol, reduces our exposure to toxins, can ease joint inflammation, proves more durable than concrete, and can provide the economy with …

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Have we been lied to about weed?

But how much of this view is based on fact and how much is derived from weed-fearing propaganda from days gone?<p>To try to answer that question, the …

The Future of Cannabis Clubs

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This man says he tried to find the son he fathered in his teens, but his son found him and discovered he was loaded.<p>6:22 p.m. Today6:22 p.m. Aug. 7, …

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The 17 countries where expats live the happiest lives

Being happy is not an exact formula — earning a lot of money does not necessarily equate to a happy life.<p>A new survey by InterNations, the world’s …

The CEO of the 'Uber for weed' says these mints are the next big thing in marijuana

Pot-laced mints that contain as little as 2.5 milligrams of THC, the chemical compound in marijuana that makes users high, began cropping up on dispensary shelves last fall and are gaining favor among users who want to avoid smoking or over-dosing on edibles.<p>"People who quote-unquote 'don't smoke …

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Store Your Weed and Keep It Fresh With Cannaseur Humidors

The cannabis movement has been a battle fought for decades at this point, and in recent times that very same fight has proven to have massive payoff, …

Weed 101: Colorado agriculture agency shares pot know-how

DENVER (AP) — North Carolina wants to know if marijuana could one day replace tobacco as a cash crop. Louisiana is wondering how pot holds up in high …

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Medical marijuana shows promise in the fight against opioid addiction

The opioid abuse crisis in the US has claimed many lives and medical cannabis could potentially help.<p>Medical marijuana has the potential to help …

Patients Are Ditching Opioid Pills for Weed

Can marijuana help solve the opioid epidemic?<p>James Feeney, a surgeon in Connecticut, heard it from his patients. A few actually turned down his prescription for oxycodone, the popular opioid painkiller that has also gained notoriety with the opioid epidemic. His patients, Feeney recalls, would say, …

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What If There Was a Cannabis Subscription Box? Spoiler Alert: There Is Now

From marshmallows to pet treats, this one is in a league of its own.<p>"I wanted to change the way people saw cannabis," says Jessica VerSteeg. A model, entrepreneur, and formerly, Miss Iowa, VerSteeg is the mastermind behind AuBox (Au as in the element of gold), a San Francisco-based cannabis …

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Fox doc ‘Phenoms’ chronicles fortunes of soccer players bound for the World Cup<p>3:55 p.m. Today3:55 p.m. May 18, 2018<p>New data from the United Way …

Why We're In the 'Golden Age' of Selling Weed, According to Dealers

In US states where weed is popular and partially decriminalised, its illegal status means profit margins are high – good news for dealers.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE US</i><p>As the liberalization of marijuana laws continues to spread in a blaze of THC-drenched glory across America, street …

There's So Much Legal Weed That It Might Now Be Too Cheap

It's good news for consumers in the short-term, but might put small growers out of business, leaving kush fiends with fewer options.<p>If there's one thing to take away from Economics 101, it's the fundamental rules of supply and demand. When the supply exceeds the demand, prices tumble, which is …

Here’s a Weed Bouquet for Your Valentine

An ounce of weed doesn’t make a very good Valentine’s Day present.<p>But a bouquet of weed...<p>That’s so thoughtful of you.<p>To be specific, we’re talking …

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How Cannabis Ecommerce Challenges Are Driving Web Innovation

Cannabis and ecommerce would complement one another like seed and soil, if only federal law would allow it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Green Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>No market, niche or otherwise, will survive without a strong presence in ecommerce. Whether it's business-to-business (B2B) …

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