Tag Archive: Marijuana


on March 23, 2020 in World News

Cannabis Becomes Bright Spot In Pandemic World

Submitted by Marijuana News It seems most businesses are reporting dismal outlooks during the pandemic. Event organizers, airlines, bars, restaurants, theatres – you name it everyone is suffering. Everyone except cannabis. Business intelligence from Akerna (Nasdaq: KERN) said that cannabis sales are thriving during the COVID-19 pandemic. The company provided the following statistics: The numbers March 11 – March 18: Medical cannabis sales: Up 20.8% Recreational cannabis sales: Up 11.6% Flower sales: Up 22.6% Vape sales: Up 9.7% Edible sales: Up 12.4% “Cannabis operators are running an essential business,” said Ostap Rapeyko, business intelligence analyst, Akerna. “On March 11,...

Submitted by Marijuana News It seems most businesses are reporting dismal outlooks during the pandemic. Event organizers, airlines, bars, restaurants, theatres – you name it everyone is suffering. Everyone except cannabis. Business intelligence from Akerna (Nasdaq: KERN) said that...

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on March 23, 2020 in World News

Expert answers: can cannabis and CBD affect coronavirus?

Submitted by Marijuana News In this article, integrative medicine expert, Dr Dani Gordon, answers peoples’ question of whether cannabis and CBD can affect contracting or recovering from COVID-19, or coronavirus. The biggest question I’m getting asked is around how CBD and medical cannabis may affect contracting or recovering from coronavirus, and about what else we can do to stay well. People are asking  if cannabis and CBD can help buffer the immune system against getting COVID-19 in the first place, and if you do get it, can CBD and cannabis help treat it? What about the possibility that NSAID...

Submitted by Marijuana News In this article, integrative medicine expert, Dr Dani Gordon, answers peoples’ question of whether cannabis and CBD can affect contracting or recovering from COVID-19, or coronavirus. The biggest question I’m getting asked is around how...

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on March 23, 2020 in World News

What’s the Deal with Organic Regulation for Cannabis?

Submitted by Marijuana News While the standard consumer might not be contemplating whether their CBD oil, hemp flower, or cannabis edible came from an organic source, there is more and more push for better regulatory standards in general, and for organic as well. Now, let’s talk a little bit about pesticides… Much like people not considering what might have been sprayed on their hemp bud, most people are relatively unaware of what gets sprayed on all their other agriculturally grown products. While debates tend to go on about just how safe or not safe some of these chemicals are,...

Submitted by Marijuana News While the standard consumer might not be contemplating whether their CBD oil, hemp flower, or cannabis edible came from an organic source, there is more and more push for better regulatory standards in general, and...

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on March 17, 2020 in Cannabis News Canada

COVID-19: Impending Quarantines leading to Cannabis Stockpiling

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread, with the death toll and reported cases rising each day, quarantines and impeding restrictions have sent consumers rushing to stores to stock up and panic-buy everything from antiseptic wipes to toilet paper to meat, and now cannabis. While the viral videos of shoppers going rockem socket for Purex […] The post COVID-19: Impending Quarantines leading to Cannabis Stockpiling appeared first on Latest Cannabis News Today – Headlines, Videos & Stocks. Excerpt only … READ MORE BELOW Source : Cannabis life network Link to original : COVID-19: Impending Quarantines leading to Cannabis Stockpiling...

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread, with the death toll and reported cases rising each day, quarantines and impeding restrictions have sent consumers rushing to stores to stock up and panic-buy everything from antiseptic wipes to toilet paper...

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on March 17, 2020 in Cannabis News United States

Poll Shows Most Iowans In Favor of Legalizing Marijuana

By Thomas Edward A new poll shows that the Hawkeye State is ready to embrace legalization. The poll from the Des Moines Register and Mediacom found that 53 percent of Iowans support legalizing marijuana for recreational use. According to the Des Moines Register, it marks the first time that the survey, conducted by the pollster Selzer & Co, shows a majority in favor of legalization for recreational use. Selzer & Co. has testing the question since February 2013. Forty-one percent said they were opposed to legalization, while another six percent said they weren’t sure. The findings represent a dramatic...

By Thomas Edward A new poll shows that the Hawkeye State is ready to embrace legalization. The poll from the Des Moines Register and Mediacom found that 53 percent of Iowans support legalizing marijuana for recreational use. According to...

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on March 17, 2020 in Cannabis News Canada

CBD Vape Oil For Pain, Anxiety, & More: Why Do People Vape CBD?

Submitted by Marijuana News More and more people are using CBD vape oil thanks to its convenience and fast acting effects Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of over 100 cannabinoids found in hemp and marijuana plants. Unlike the mind-altering THC, the cannabinoid associated with marijuana, CBD does not have the ability to make a user high. The hemp and CBD industry have seen immense growth over the last decade due to countless studies that suggest cannabidiol may provide various health benefits. Due to its rapid absorption rate, CBD vape oil is a fast, easy way to get relief from numerous...

Submitted by Marijuana News More and more people are using CBD vape oil thanks to its convenience and fast acting effects Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of over 100 cannabinoids found in hemp and marijuana plants. Unlike the mind-altering THC,...

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on March 17, 2020 in Cannabis News Canada

Cannabis sales surge as Ontario declares state of emergency

Submitted by Marijuana News As public health officials work to contain the coronavirus, Canadians are doubling down on cannabis. Before the premier announced the province was in a state of emergency on Tuesday, Ontario Cannabis Store experienced a surge in sales. Sales were up 80 per cent on Saturday and 100 per cent on Sunday, Daffyd Roderick, director of communications for the OCS, told the The GrowthOp in an email. More than 7,000 orders were placed over the weekend. “At present, we have sufficient inventory to meet demand and we are in frequent communication with our licensed producer partners...

Submitted by Marijuana News As public health officials work to contain the coronavirus, Canadians are doubling down on cannabis. Before the premier announced the province was in a state of emergency on Tuesday, Ontario Cannabis Store experienced a surge...

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on March 17, 2020 in Cannabis News Canada

Check out this secretive, yet legal, cannabis shop in Ontario

Submitted by Marijuana News The first licensed cannabis store in Waterloo is open for business. Located on King Street South, Bud & Sally Cannabis Co. recently welcomed local residents to check out the cannabis-infused products on offer, CTV News reports. As the only pot shop in town, the launch drew limited patrons. It’s not as if there’s a significant amount of local competition in the region, although Kitchener’s Meta Cannabis and Cambridge’s Tokyo Smoke are but a quick drive away. One Waterloo resident said lack of publicity may have been the cause. “I’m surprised, this seems like a ‘not...

Submitted by Marijuana News The first licensed cannabis store in Waterloo is open for business. Located on King Street South, Bud & Sally Cannabis Co. recently welcomed local residents to check out the cannabis-infused products on offer, CTV News...

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on March 17, 2020 in Cannabis News United States

Coronavirus Fears Drive Cannabis Delivery Sales Higher

Submitted by Marijuana News The nation’s rapid shift into social distancing and isolation has been lousy for most segments of the U.S. economy, but one niche seeing significant growth in recent days is the licensed cannabis sector, home to companies like Curaleaf (OTC:CURLF), and Cresco Labs (OTC:CRLBF). During the week that ended March 13, retail locations across the country’s largest legal cannabis market, California reported increasing delivery sales. Employees at privately held Ganja Goddess, a delivery service provider operating in California, say they have seen a 10% increase in sales each week for the past three weeks. California declared a...

Submitted by Marijuana News The nation’s rapid shift into social distancing and isolation has been lousy for most segments of the U.S. economy, but one niche seeing significant growth in recent days is the licensed cannabis sector, home to...

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on March 17, 2020 in World News

How To Avoid Germs When Consuming Cannabis

Submitted by Marijuana News A communal smoke session, whether it be at a social event with strangers or with your closest confidants, is an amazing experience for several reasons. It sparks laughter, deep conversation, and ultimately creates a bond between like-minded people. But truth be told, depending on your view of germs, it can also be pretty disgusting. As legalization breaks the long-held stigma surrounding cannabis consumption, more people are starting to warm up to the benefits of this multifaceted plant. One aspect of smoking cannabis that usually goes unexamined, however, is the germ exchange that comes with sharing a...

Submitted by Marijuana News A communal smoke session, whether it be at a social event with strangers or with your closest confidants, is an amazing experience for several reasons. It sparks laughter, deep conversation, and ultimately creates a bond...

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