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on November 12, 2017 in World News

In The Age Of Legalization, Talking To Kids About Cannabis Gets Tougher

Now that recreational cannabis use in California and other states is legal for adults and marketers are ramping up ads, youth drug educators fear that kids may think it’s safe for them to light up. After Yarly Raygoza attended a drug prevention program at the Boys & Girls Club in Westminster, Calif., last year, she used what she learned to talk a few friends out of using cannabis . The 14-year-old took the class again this year but worries that counseling her friends will become more difficult. Recreational cannabis is now legal for adults in California, which could bring...

Now that recreational cannabis use in California and other states is legal for adults and marketers are ramping up ads, youth drug educators fear that kids may think it’s safe for them to light up. After Yarly Raygoza attended...

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on November 7, 2017 in Weekly Videos World News

Cannabis Shortage – Marijuana Tax Goes to Schools

Why Are States Running Out of Weed? Nevada’s Marijuana Shortage After Starting Recreational Sales Is Typical Nevada officials may have underestimated the high level of anticipation for the state’s new recreational marijuana law, because in its second weekend after launching the adult-only program, Nevada nearly ran out of pot. The shortage isn’t all that surprising, though, because other states have also suffered from low weed supplies shortly after rolling out recreational laws. The state had its first weekend of recreational sales on July 1, finally allowing adults 21 and up to legally purchase marijuana products at certified dispensaries across...

Why Are States Running Out of Weed? Nevada’s Marijuana Shortage After Starting Recreational Sales Is Typical Nevada officials may have underestimated the high level of anticipation for the state’s new recreational marijuana law, because in its second weekend after...

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on October 27, 2017 in World News

Trick or Treating Safety Tips For Spotting Cannabis Edibles

by Mary Jane Gibson  Consumers of cannabis edibles are not criminals out to corrupt children at Halloween. In states where medical and recreational cannabis products are legal, edibles are meticulously labeled and packaged, and very easy to spot. When regulated for responsible consumption, cannabis is much easier to keep out of the hands of minors. Trick or treating children and their parents can check out more safety tips below on how to spot cannabis edibles. No cannabis consumer wants their potent edibles ending up in a kid’s candy haul, despite alarmist stories like the video below from the Denver Police Department a...

by Mary Jane Gibson  Consumers of cannabis edibles are not criminals out to corrupt children at Halloween. In states where medical and recreational cannabis products are legal, edibles are meticulously labeled and packaged, and very easy to spot. When...

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on October 27, 2017 in Featured World News

10 Best Edibles For Chronic Pain Relief

Cannabis Edibles For Chronic Pain Takes Off Posted by DanaSmith 10 Best Edibles For Chronic Pain Relief The sheer variety of edibles available in dispensaries these days is incredible. From the ubiquitous space cookies to the more creative chocolates, hard candies, mints, truffles, cookies, gummy bears, and so much more.   Cannabis is so versatile that it can be used to infuse almost anything. The experience involved with eating it rather than smoking is so much more different, but for pain patients it makes a world of difference. Edibles provides more powerful, long-lasting pain relief especially for patients suffering...

Cannabis Edibles For Chronic Pain Takes Off Posted by DanaSmith 10 Best Edibles For Chronic Pain Relief The sheer variety of edibles available in dispensaries these days is incredible. From the ubiquitous space cookies to the more creative chocolates,...

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on October 27, 2017 in Featured World News

5 Highest Paying Jobs In The Cannabis Industry

Marijuana Jobs That Offer High Salaries And Benefits Posted by BehindTheWaves The legal cannabis industry is growing so fast that it’s expected to create more jobs than manufacturing come 2020. The expansion at which the legal cannabis industry is growing has even been compared to the rate at which the dot-com boom grew.   For entrepreneurs and those looking for a way out of meaningless desk jobs, this is excellent news. The cannabis industry opens doors to new and exciting jobs that need you.  Secrets to getting a cannabis job?  Look at the Cannabis.net job board, here!   Here’s...

Marijuana Jobs That Offer High Salaries And Benefits Posted by BehindTheWaves The legal cannabis industry is growing so fast that it’s expected to create more jobs than manufacturing come 2020. The expansion at which the legal cannabis industry is...

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on October 22, 2017 in World News

What’s the Deal with Nitrogen-Sealed Cannabis?

By Duke London As states that have legalized cannabis continue to roll out new regulations on retail packaging for marijuana products, brands are scrambling to find the ultimate solution. While plastic containers are cost-effective and glass jars provide a premium feel, exposing the product to oxygen and light immediately causes the product to lose its luster. This process of oxidation works as an accelerator for toxic growths like mold, yeast, and other harmful bacteria that could prove dangerous if smoked alongside the marijuana they inhabit. The only way to ensure that cannabis is packaged for retail void of any oxygen is to hermetically...

By Duke London As states that have legalized cannabis continue to roll out new regulations on retail packaging for marijuana products, brands are scrambling to find the ultimate solution. While plastic containers are cost-effective and glass jars provide a premium feel, exposing...

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on October 10, 2017 in World News

The Most Common Cannabis Slang from Around the Globe

By Marijuana.com Staff A weed by any other name would smell as dank. Cannabis, weed, reefer, trees, loud – the list goes on for the many monikers of marijuana. But what do they like to call it online and in the streets of South Africa? Norway? India? The Marijuana.com team has compiled a list of the most commonly searched weed-slang from around the globe. We analyzed a laundry list of frequently used words in the marijuana lexicon to identify which were the most popular in each country. We then compared the trending popularity of specific weed words in search...

By Marijuana.com Staff A weed by any other name would smell as dank. Cannabis, weed, reefer, trees, loud – the list goes on for the many monikers of marijuana. But what do they like to call it online and...

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on September 28, 2017 in Cannabis News Canada World News

Canadians want to try edible marijuana products

When marijuana becomes legal for recreational use next year, nearly half of Canadians will want to try edible marijuana products, a new study says, even though it remains unlikely that such products will be commercially available.“Curiosity seems to be driving consumers to want to try a food product, an edible, and the number one choice is bakery goods,” Dr. Sylvain Charlebois, the study’s lead author, told CTVNews.ca.Charlebois, a professor of food distribution and policy and the dean of Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Management, penned ‘Cannabis-infused food and Canadian consumers’ willingness to consider recreational marijuana as a food ingredient’ with...

When marijuana becomes legal for recreational use next year, nearly half of Canadians will want to try edible marijuana products, a new study says, even though it remains unlikely that such products will be commercially available.“Curiosity seems to be...

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on September 28, 2017 in Cannabis News United States Cannabis Oil and Edibles World News

Brewbudz’ Cannabis Coffee Coming to a Keurig Near You

Most people drink their coffee black or with a splash of cream and sugar. But there are some people—for reasons both recreational as well as medical—who take their coffee with a dose of THC. Brewbudz, a San Diego-based company committed to mixing caffeine and cannabis, has announced plans to launch coffee pods compatible with Keurig brewers. As reported by Quartz, Brewbudz will become available in March. Consumers will be able to purchase K-cups with either regular or decaffeinated West Coast Roast, and hazelnut and French vanilla blends are also in the works. For hot beverage sippers who prefer cocoa...

Most people drink their coffee black or with a splash of cream and sugar. But there are some people—for reasons both recreational as well as medical—who take their coffee with a dose of THC. Brewbudz, a San Diego-based company...

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on September 28, 2017 in Cannabis News United States World News

Pennsylvania Launches MMJ Media Campaign to Prepare for 2018 Rollout

By Maureen Meehan   Before a single seed has been legally sown, a cannabis producer and dispensary operator in Pennsylvania has launched the state’s first ever MMJ media campaign. The goal is to inform people about the state’s soon-to-be-launched medical marijuana program. Spreading the Word The company leading the charge is Cresco Yeltrah, which unveiled a nearly $500,000 ad campaign called “Welcome to a State of Relief.” The media blitz, which includes newspapers, magazines, billboards and social media outlets, seeks to introduce would-be participants to the Pennsylvania’s MMJ program. The campaign is addressing questions about the 17 conditions that qualify...

By Maureen Meehan   Before a single seed has been legally sown, a cannabis producer and dispensary operator in Pennsylvania has launched the state’s first ever MMJ media campaign. The goal is to inform people about the state’s soon-to-be-launched medical...

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