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Canadian Cannabis Stocks Weighed Down By Capital Raises And New Issues

Despite the historic news that Canada has finalized its legalization of cannabis for adults, with an implementation date of October 17th, the stocks of the Canadian producers have been under pressure lately, with the Canadian Cannabis LP Index closing on Friday at a 2018 low:<p>So far in 2018, the …

Cannabis

Blood pressure medications recalled due to contamination with potential carcinogen

Drug manufacturers are recalling several medications containing the ingredient valsartan, according to a press release from Health Canada on …

EPA

Common heart drug recalled in 22 countries for possible cancer link

<b>(CNN) —</b> A common drug used to control blood pressure and help prevent heart failure is being recalled in 22 countries because it contains a chemical that poses a potential cancer risk.<p>Valsartan is off-patent and is used as a component of other generic medicines. Novartis, the company that …

Public Health

Is Your CBD Worth What You Are Paying For It?

• Facebook<br>• Google+<br>• Pinterest<br>• LinkedIn<br>• StumbleUpon<br>• E-mail<br>• Reddit<br>• Love This<p><i>By Abby Drexler</i><p>In a world that is constantly evolving, many new ways of treating …

Cannabis

Strainprint vs. Releaf: Two Apps Aimed at Helping You Find Your Perfect Strain

Whether you’re smoking pot to ease specific symptoms, or just to relax, it’s helpful to know which strains work the best for you. Buying weed based …

Cannabis

Teen taken by state after parents let him use pot goes home

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ga. — A Georgia teenager taken from his parents after they allowed him to smoke marijuana to treat frequent seizures was allowed to …

Cannabis

Cannabis company membership/sign-up directory : weedstocks

By far the easiest way to get a medical cannabis prescription is with Namaste Technologies Medical Cannabis Application Called – NamasteMD (Currently …

Cannabis

What's the Difference Between Indica vs. Sativa?

Much of the research that does exist on cannabis shows extremely promising results for medicinal effects, but much presumed knowledge people have of …

Cannabis

Korean-Style Short Ribs

In a medium bowl, combine the soy, dashi or water, mirin and sugar and set aside.<p>In a blender carafe, combine the pear, the chopped 1/2 onion, garlic …

Food

The Real Difference Between Low, Mid, and Top Shelf Weed

As a general rule, when you enter a marijuana dispensary, flower products fall under one of three categories: low-, mid-, and top-shelf. These …

Cannabis

City releases list of applicants hoping to enter Edmonton retail cannabis market

The city has published a list of proposed locations for cannabis retail locations in Edmonton. Applicants include representatives with larger chains …

Cannabis

Not Feeling the Magic of CBD? It Could Be Because of This

You've read numerous stories about how CBD has changed people's lives. You've heard it referred to as "nature's Xanax." You've done your due diligence and devoured articles about how CBD can help relieve anxiety, reduce inflammation, and even help your workouts. So you decided to try it and …

Cannabis

Retirement home seminar touts high points of cannabis use for seniors

The pain goes away, he sleeps like a baby, and he smiles all day.Stephen Poisson was among a couple dozen people attending a seminar Tuesday touting …

What It’s Like to Trip on the Most Potent Magic Mushroom

"I felt as though I were communing directly with a plant for the first time."<p>Paul Stamets, a mycologist I had come to visit in Washington State’s Olympic Peninsula to go mushroom hunting, had a gift he wanted to give me. We were in his office, looking at some images on his computer, when he pulled …

From Bruce Lee's big break to his tragic death: 8 gems gleaned from a new biography

More than his small but legendary action filmography or <i>Kill Bill’</i>s striking yellow tracksuit, Bruce Lee is a genre icon. Stealing scenes as one of …

How to master Google Photos and backup all your photos

Google Photos is a savior for avid photographers and online creators looking for a place to store and backup their pics and videos. Not only does it …

Mobile Photography

The Last Days of Bruce Lee

The morning of July 20, 1973, Bruce typed a letter to his American attorney, Adrian Marshall, about several big deals on the table including the …

Those slick, new Google Lens features are rolling out now — here’s how they work

• The Google Lens features announced at I/O 2018 are rolling out to users right now.<br>• The new features include the ability to copy text from the real world to your phone.<br>• No app updates are required on the user’s part, as the rollout seems to be on Google’s end.<p>The new Google Lens features made for …

Chinese restaurant syndrome: has MSG been unfairly demonised?

I am in a restaurant in Glasgow where chopsticks stand ready in an eye-catching blue and yellow tin labelled Ve-Tsin Gourmet Powder. Produced by the Shanghai Guanshengyuan Tianchu Seasoning Company, the powder in question is monosodium glutamate (MSG). Apparently: “A sprinkling of Ve-Tsin will …

Processed Food

How to Store Avocados to Prevent Them From Turning Brown

Never shave off the brown bits again.<p>This happens often to all of us: we slice an avocado in half, only eat one half of it, and store the other half …

9 Witty Quotes From Tun Mahathir That Have Caught Our Attention

“Members of the press, firstly, thank you very much for your patience. We have taken a little bit more time than expected. Slightly about 6 hours …

How Marijuana Legalization Will Affect Your Ability To Enter The U.S.

Unfortunately, the legalization of marijuana will have a significant impact on the ability of Canadians to enter the United States.<p>On April 13, 2017, …

'That Weed Saved Your Life': Kevin Smith Talks About His Heart Attack

Kevin Smith is an extremely talented storyteller (check out his "An Evening With Kevin Smith" DVD if you need proof), so kudos to Stephen Colbert for …

Google's new podcast 'app' is already on your Android phone

Google quietly rolled out a new way for Android users to listen to podcasts and subscribe to shows they like – and it already works on your phone.<p>Podcast production company Pacific Content got the exclusive on it: essentially, Google now surfaces podcast show info and episode listings in search …

Weed 101: How to Choose Marijuana

I’ve never been great at smoking weed. While some lucky smokers can come home, spark up a fatty and enjoy the benefits of ancient plant medicine, …

Cannabis

These 9 Retailers Are Actually Opening Stores

Source: Getty Images<p>1 of 10<p>Watch these brick-and-mortar retailers<p>Many brick-and-mortar retailers struggled with waning foot traffic, competition from …

These 4 Foods Are Ruining Your Precious Good Night’s Sleep

Have you ever woken up feeling like you didn’t sleep a wink? Or worse, have you spent an entire night tossing and turning until you hear the buzz of …

Trump's meeting with Kim will lead to an awful hangover

<b>(CNN) —</b> If their goal is to eliminate North Korea's nuclear weapons threat, the planned talks between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un are doomed before they even begin.<p>There is nothing inherently wrong with negotiating with North Korea, but the Trump administration seems to have found the negotiation …

North Korea

Happy 4/20! Celebrate with homemade canna-butter

Happy 4/20. Have you planned your munchies yet?<p>Now that California has officially entered the land of legal pot, it's high time we know what to do with it. And while smoking is a time-honored tradition, what about those of us who prefer to nibble our way to bliss? Because butter is the foundation …

Weed beats depression and benefits mental health as long as you puff it properly, scientists reveal

Today, people around the world will be taking the opportunity to blaze a big one in celebration of 420 Day.<p>So we have some good news for people who …