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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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on March 17, 2020 in Cannabis News Europe

The CBD craze is about to roll over Europe

Submitted by Marijuana News While CBD seems to be everywhere and do everything in North America, from treating anxiety disorders in pets to putting the glow back in your complexion, in Europe, it is just hitting the radar. That’s probably because the legal framework in Europe surrounding CBD is so confusing. Each country in the European Union (EU) has different laws for CBD, despite the fact that they share the EU umbrella. Strain Insider has reported that the regulations between countries can be tricky. Those regulatory challenges are holding back cannabis and CBD companies from making major inroads in...

Submitted by Marijuana News While CBD seems to be everywhere and do everything in North America, from treating anxiety disorders in pets to putting the glow back in your complexion, in Europe, it is just hitting the radar. That’s...

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on March 17, 2020 in Cannabis News Europe

3 Major European Cannabis Markets Investors Need To Be Watching

Submitted by Marijuana News During the last year, we have seen a significant shift in the cannabis sector to where the market is considerably more focused on the international opportunity. Although Canada remains a great opportunity, the market is saturated, and distribution is limited. For this reason, we have seen a significant increase in the number of companies that are focused on the cannabis market in the European Union (EU). With a population that is twice the size of the US, we are bullish on the cannabis opportunity in the EU and believe that this will be the next...

Submitted by Marijuana News During the last year, we have seen a significant shift in the cannabis sector to where the market is considerably more focused on the international opportunity. Although Canada remains a great opportunity, the market is...

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on March 17, 2020 in Cannabis News Europe

CBD market on course to grow 400% in Europe alone

Submitted by Marijuana News Over the next five years, the global CBD market is expected to accelerate to $23.6bn, according to Grand View Research and Europe’s CBD market is set to grow by 400%. The growth of the CBD market in Europe is thanks to the growing adoption of CBD infused products in industries such as pharmaceuticals, personal care, cosmetics, nutraceuticals, along with medical applications. CBD is seeing monumental demand in Europe. In Europe alone, the market is on course to grow 400% over the next four years, according to the Brightfield Group. According to New Frontier Data‘s EU CBD Consumer Report: 2019 Overview,...

Submitted by Marijuana News Over the next five years, the global CBD market is expected to accelerate to $23.6bn, according to Grand View Research and Europe’s CBD market is set to grow by 400%. The growth of the CBD...

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on March 17, 2020 in World News

Global Drug Law Monitor Hints At Fresh Approach To Cannabis Regulation

Submitted by Marijuana News The International Narcotics Control Board (INCB), responsible for monitoring compliance with global drug treaties, has admitted it may have to water down its hardline approach to cannabis regulation to stay relevant. The agency released its annual report on Thursday, and with a new president in charge, it finally appears ready to listen to the rest of the world on cannabis reform. In presenting the report, President Cornelis P. de Joncheere said questions have to be asked of the existing treaties’ worth, given their age. “We have some fundamental issues around the conventions that state parties...

Submitted by Marijuana News The International Narcotics Control Board (INCB), responsible for monitoring compliance with global drug treaties, has admitted it may have to water down its hardline approach to cannabis regulation to stay relevant. The agency released its...

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on March 17, 2020 in World News

Coronavirus and Cannabis Conventions – List of Cancelled Industry Events

Submitted by Marijuana News The novel coronavirus continuing to spread around the world has taken the “work-from-home” concept to a whole new level. At the moment, the global M.O. is to stay home as much as possible. Thankfully, we live in a time where that couldn’t be any easier. With abundant remote work opportunities, numerous product delivery options, and a slew of virtual services available, leaving the house is completely voluntary for some people. That said, with people opting to stay home more and more, and governments around the world encouraging that by capping events at a certain number...

Submitted by Marijuana News The novel coronavirus continuing to spread around the world has taken the “work-from-home” concept to a whole new level. At the moment, the global M.O. is to stay home as much as possible. Thankfully, we...

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on December 30, 2019 in Cannabis News United States

Domestic Travelers with Cannabis Won’t be Arrested In Chicago Airports After Jan. 1

By Thomas Edward But officials still advise that you leave your herb at home. The winds of change are afoot in the Windy City, and that will soon mean less stress for pot smoking travelers to Chicago’s airports. Illinois is set to become the latest state to lift prohibition on recreational marijuana use. And when the new law takes effect on New Year’s Day, domestic travelers passing through Chicago airports like O’Hare and Midway won’t be arrested if they’re caught with a little cannabis in their carry-on. The Chicago Sun-Times reported that Transportation Security Administration officials said last week...

By Thomas Edward But officials still advise that you leave your herb at home. The winds of change are afoot in the Windy City, and that will soon mean less stress for pot smoking travelers to Chicago’s airports. Illinois...

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on December 30, 2019 in World News

How Medical Marijuana Can Improve The Quality Of Your Sleep

Submitted by Marijuana News There is an extensive, ever-growing body of peer-reviewed medical research which attest to the efficacy of cannabis in aiding restful sleep for patients of all ages. Chronic insomnia and other sleep disorders are extremely common in the United States, affecting an estimated 50 to 70 million adults.  While some are able to find relief in conventional medications, such as Lunesta and Ambien, pharmaceutical sleeping aids are not effective for every patient. Moreover, prescription sleep medication can have bothersome side effects, have dangerous interactions with other medications, lead to physical dependence, and even pose a risk...

Submitted by Marijuana News There is an extensive, ever-growing body of peer-reviewed medical research which attest to the efficacy of cannabis in aiding restful sleep for patients of all ages. Chronic insomnia and other sleep disorders are extremely common...

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on December 30, 2019 in Cannabis News Canada

5 Trends that will dominate the cannabis landscape in 2020

Submitted by Marijuana News When the curtain finally closes on 2019, it’ll go down as one of the strongest years in a long time for the broader market, and likely the worst year for marijuana stocks. What had been an incredible buzz for investors throughout the first quarter turned into a major buzzkill for the remaining nine months. Since the end of the first quarter, most cannabis stocks have lost a significant amount of their market cap as questions fly concerning the growth trajectory of the global pot industry moving forward. But the big question: What does 2020 hold for...

Submitted by Marijuana News When the curtain finally closes on 2019, it’ll go down as one of the strongest years in a long time for the broader market, and likely the worst year for marijuana stocks. What had been an...

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