Tag Archive: Marijuana


on May 1, 2020 in Cannabis News Europe

Do European CBD Products Contain THC Without Consumers Knowing?

Submitted by Marijuana News The popularity of products infused with cannabidiol (CBD) has increased exponentially in recent years. Chances are if a consumer or patient can think of a commercially available food product or topical rub-based product that doesn’t contain CBD, there’s an equivalent product available that does contain CBD. The cannabis plant is composed of dozens of cannabinoids, however, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) was the focus of researchers for decades and other cannabinoids, including CBD, didn’t receive as much attention. In recent years CBD has received a dramatically increased level of attention from researchers. THC is still a popular study...

Submitted by Marijuana News The popularity of products infused with cannabidiol (CBD) has increased exponentially in recent years. Chances are if a consumer or patient can think of a commercially available food product or topical rub-based product that doesn’t...

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on May 1, 2020 in Cannabis News Europe Featured

Can Europe learn from Germany’s approach to cannabis?

Submitted by Marijuana News Exploring regulation and policy in Germany, the world’s third largest legal cannabis market outside North America. As of December 2019, Germany represented the world’s third largest market for legal cannabis-based products outside of North America. Since the country moved to legalise the prescribing of cannabis for medical use to severely ill patients in 2017, around 60,000 patients have received cannabis prescriptions through their health insurance providers. With the German approach to cannabis policy increasingly held up as a model for fellow EU Member States, MCN explores cannabis regulation in Germany. Law and policy While cannabis...

Submitted by Marijuana News Exploring regulation and policy in Germany, the world’s third largest legal cannabis market outside North America. As of December 2019, Germany represented the world’s third largest market for legal cannabis-based products outside of North America....

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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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