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Woman explains why she shared a video of her period leaking through her yoga pants

If you’re a person with a vagina, it’s pretty likely that at some point, you’ll have a period. You’ll menstruate. Blood and other fluids will come …

Tesla Gigafactory: the Potemkin village looks more like a burgeoning city as workers start production

The Gigafactory 1 in the Nevada desert is central to Tesla’s strategy. It’s seen among supporters as Tesla’s main advantage by securing low-cost battery supply that will enable ramping up production of long-range and affordable electric vehicles.<p>But it’s seen by detractors as a Potemkin village – …

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UK set for cannabis boom as GW Pharma storms ahead

The UK could become the world’s biggest grower and processor of cannabis plants destined for use in prescription medications after one of the country’s most promising biotechs announced plans to ramp up its production of the plant.<p>GW Pharmaceuticals, which in 2010 launched the world’s first …

Ireland to legalise cannabis for specific medical conditions

Patients with multiple sclerosis, severe epilepsy, or undergoing chemotherapy could be given drug despite safety fears<p>Ireland is set to legalise the use of cannabis for treating specific medical conditions, after a report commissioned by the government said the drug could be given to some patients …

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What is CBD oil? This marijuana chemical doesn't get you high — but it's more popular than ever

If you've ever heard weed discussed in chemical terms, you've heard of THC, or tetrahydrocannabinol, marijuana's "main" ingredient — the stuff that …

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Ask A Native New Yorker: Is It OK To Smoke Weed With Other Parents During A Playdate?

Are you relatively new to this bustling metropolis? Don't be shy about it, everyone was new to New York once upon a time, except, of course, those …

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3 1/2 pounds of Canadian chocolate had special ingredient - cannabis

Canadian-made chocolate seized at the Peace Bridge this week contained a special ingredient - cannabis - Customs and Border Protection officials said.<p>…

“You just killed the weed man”: Adventures in buying (legal) pot

What I thought was a sushi joint turned out to be a marijuana boutique. It was weird to buy from strangers<p>Stomach growling in anticipation of a salmon avocado roll, I pushed open the door to a Bend, Oregon, store called Tokyo Starfish with chime-jangling urgency. I was getting hangry, or maybe …

How Life (and Death) Spring From Disorder

What’s the difference between physics and biology? Take a golf ball and a cannonball and drop them off the Tower of Pisa. The laws of physics allow …

E-commerce, pot are new drivers for top Canadian industrial REIT

Forget factories. Canada's Pure Industrial Real Estate Trust sees its future in e-commerce -- and potentially weed.<p>The country's largest multi-tenant industrial landlord, which counts firms such as FedEx Corp. and Best Buy Co. among its customers, expects e-commerce to account for half of its …

Peru's Government proposes to legalise medical marijuana

Peru's government says it will present to the opposition-dominated legislature a plan to legalise the medical use of marijuana “for the treatment of …

76 veterans selected for study on marijuana’s effectiveness treating PTSD

U.S. military veterans who suffer from PTSD are taking part in a study to determine marijuana’s ability to treat the condition.<p>A California-based …

Police chiefs reject proposal for homegrown marijuana

Canada's police chiefs are calling on Ottawa to reject some of the key recommendations in a federal report on the legalization of marijuana, stating the proposals by former Liberal minister Anne McLellan will be impossible to enforce.<p>In a new discussion paper, the Canadian Association of Chiefs of …

Medicine's Secret Weapon Against Brain Cancer Is Weed

Glioblastoma is an aggressive form of cancer that attacks the brain. It is, for now, an extremely difficult disease to overcome — most people live …

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Why the Legalized Marijuana Industry Is Suddenly Worried

The prospect of Senator Jeff Sessions as U.S. attorney general has cast uncertainty over the country’s nascent legalized marijuana industry, souring …

The world's first aphrodisiac edible is here, thanks to fancy cannabis chocolatier 1906

You'll be flying high in love after indulging in these unique Valentine's Day chocolates.<p>1906, the upscale cannabis chocolatier launched in 2016 by …

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10 Canadian Marijuana Stocks for Your Portfolio | Investopedia

Unlike its southern neighbor, Canada legalized medical marijuana nationwide back in 2001. That means that the industry has evolved a lot more and is …

Two medical marijuana companies face new rules after banned pesticide use

Health Canada is adding new terms and conditions to the licences of two federally regulated medical-marijuana companies caught with banned chemicals in their products, requiring them to be tested regularly to ensure they are not using dangerous pesticides that can harm consumers.<p>The new rules are …

Survey Finds Most Police Officers Support Medical Marijuana

Softening attitudes among police lags general public acceptance but seems to confirm an inexorable social trend.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Green Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In a sign of the continuing shift in attitudes about legal marijuana, a new survey finds that a majority of police …

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Medicinal cannabis: Italy's state-approved drug baron shares all

<b>Col Antonio Medica is a state-approved drug baron. At the dauntingly named Military Pharmaceutical Plant in Florence, the colonel grows 100kg (220lb) of cannabis a year.</b><p>The crop itself is guarded in the depths of the plant by a series of locked doors. All visitors must wear protective clothing and …

Here's What Happened When 3 People Ditched Their Careers to Work in Weed

The legal marijuana industry has been growing in leaps and bounds over the last several years (as of the November election, 26 states and Washington …

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You Probably Don't Know Enough About Marijuana to Pass This Quiz (or Invest in Pot)

Marijuana legalization has made the marijuana industry incredibly alluring to investors. The marijuana market is expected to surge to $21 billion by 2020, and that's got many people wondering which marijuana stocks could benefit most.<p>While the marijuana market is undeniably growing quickly, and …

As Pot Prices Plunge, Growers Scramble to Cut Their Costs

The increasing supply of legal marijuana is turning into a major buzz kill for growers as prices plunge -- and an opportunity for companies that can …

How two small cities became the kings of cannabis in the Denver metro area

Edgewater and Glendale are separated by more than the 10 miles between them.Edgewater is the very picture of suburbia, with its quiet collection of …

Get up to speed on weed: This book outlines both the history and future of marijuana

<b>FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016, file photo, Nikki Lastreto trims "little buds" from last season's harvest at her home near Laytonville, Calif. San Jose joined other cities on Nov. 1, 2016, by banning pot shops ahead of Tuesday’s vote on whether to legalize the drug in California. (AP</b> …

This Would Be a First for the Marijuana Industry

Image source: Getty Images.<p>The marijuana industry had an incredible 2016, and pro-legalization enthusiasts are hoping that momentum carries over into 2017.<p>Heading into 2016, there were 23 states that had legalized medical cannabis and four (Washington, Colorado, Oregon, and Alaska) that had …

Here's Everything You've Ever Wanted to Know About Marijuana

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Last year was truly exceptional for the marijuana movement. In fact, it may go down as the best year on record. In total, five new states legalized medical cannabis, two of which (Ohio and Pennsylvania) did so by passing up ballot initiatives and legalized medical pot …

Microdosing Weed: The Definitive Guide — How much marijuana you need for a functional, minimal high

In an era when marijuana is gaining legal status from coast to coast, giant joints and big bong rips are out. Microdosing is in.<p>Although …

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What marijuana really does to your body and brain

On July 19, Canada's senate voted to legalize marijuana nationwide. That makes it the second nation, after Uruguay, to fully legalize cannabis. Marijuana has been legalized in a number of US states as well, with more likely to join soon.<p>Yet marijuana's official designation in the US as a Schedule 1 …

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A PSA for Party Hosts: How to Label Your Edibles

Here's an increasingly common scene: A spread of roasted peanuts, crudités, tortilla chips and salsa, and what look like Cheez-Its greet guests at a …