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A Comprehensive Guide to Medical Marijuana Tinctures

Tinctures are a popular form of medical marijuana due to their quality, ease of use and accuracy of dosing. If you’ve been considering marijuana for medicinal purposes, they are a great place to start. Here’s the information you need to use comfortably. What is a medical marijuana tincture? Tinctures are nothing new in the medical industry. Historically, they’ve been a popular method for concentrating the medicinal compounds of many plants. Medical marijuana tinctures contain cannabis suspended in an alcohol solvent. The alcohol dissolves the plant and its beneficial chemical components (trichomes, cannabinoids, oils, terpenes, and others), creating a concentrated solution. […]

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NFL & NFLPA Pledge $1M To Pain Management Research Including Medical Marijuana

In early June 2021, the NFL and NFLPA (NFL Players Association) announced a plan to provide up to $1 million in funding and research grants for researchers investigating the pain-relieving effects of THC, CBD, and other cannabis-derived products. These grants will be provided to researchers who will focus on both pain management in elite football players, as well as the effects of cannabis and cannabinoids on athletic performance – including psychomotor skills, reaction time, and the effects on the cardiovascular system. This Change Is A Big Departure From Previous NFL Attitudes Toward Cannabis The recent announcement that the NFL will […]

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New Regulations Tighten Medical Marijuana Access For Teens, Put More Responsibility on Doctors

Colorado House Bill 1317 impacts medical marijuana users in Colorado in a variety of ways. Signed into law on June 25, 2021, this bill adds a lot of new medical marijuana regulations in Colorado, affecting many patients, particularly teens who use medical marijuana in the state. Understanding The Regulations Included In Colorado House Bill 1317 The primary provision included in Colorado House Bill 1317 is that adult medical marijuana users are limited to purchasing 8 grams of cannabis per day, reduced from the previous limit of 40 grams. In addition, a statewide “seed-to-sale” tracking system will ensure users do not […]

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City of Denver OK’s Cannabis Delivery and Consumption Lounges

Denver’s Mayor, Michael B. Hancock, recently signed and approved the city’s cannabis bill allowing for more consumption lounges and cannabis delivery. This new law has generated a lot of excitement, with many terming it as a game-changer. But what exactly does the new law say? And what does it mean for cannabis consumption lounges? Read on to get more details. Cannabis Delivery Under the New Law According to the new pot delivery policy, licensed dealers will have until 10pm to carry out deliveries. However, deliveries can only be made to residential addresses. Stores will be required to contract a licensed […]

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Water Soluble Cannabinoids in Cannabis Drinks Are a Major Evolution

For years, cannabis drink manufacturers have relied on oil-soluble cannabinoids to make their beverage formulations, but this presents many drawbacks. For instance, fat-soluble cannabinoids have an oil taste, cannot mix with water-based drinks and their effects take time to kick in. This has made it difficult for cannabis beverages to catch on. Fortunately, scientists have invented a water-soluble cannabinoid technology, which will enable manufacturers to produce water-soluble cannabis beverages. In this article, we will look at different ways water-soluble cannabis will transform the beverage industry. How the Water-Soluble Technology Will Revolutionize the Cannabis Beverage Industry Water-soluble cannabis promises to deliver […]

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Edible Dosing Guide – How Much Is Enough? What You Should Know

If you’re taking medical cannabis products like edibles, it’s important to make sure you take the right dose to help with your condition, but not so much that you’re uncomfortable. What’s the right amount to take? Well, everyone is different. Many different factors come into play when choosing the right dose, including past cannabis usage and tolerance, gender, weight, and more. But we’ve put together a quick guide to be basics below, which is a good place to start. Please note that this is not medical advice, it is merely a suggestion. What To Expect From Different Cannabis Edible Dosages […]

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SAFE Act Moves Forward Paving Way For Cannabis Banking In The United States

Cannabis regulation in the United States is complicated, to say the least – while cannabis is fully legal for recreation and/or medical use in dozens of states, it’s still federally illegal, and banks can be penalized heavily for working with cannabis businesses. This means that cannabis banking is basically non-existent – and most cannabis businesses in the US are unbanked. But the new Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act could change this. Let’s get into the details. What Is The SAFE Act And What Does It Mean For Legal Cannabis Across The US? The SAFE Banking Act stalled in […]

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Colorado Looking to Expand Medical Cannabis Access in Schools

Medical cannabis is legal in Colorado, but there are still restrictions around its use in schools that are frustrating students, parents, teachers, and administrators. But members of the Senate recently unanimously backed a bill that would ease restrictions and improve medical cannabis access at schools. Let’s take a look at this subject in more detail now. Medical Cannabis Access Has Been A Concern For Years In Colorado Schools Thanks to two laws passed in 2016 and 2018 called “Jack’s Law” and “Quinton’s Amendment,” school districts in CO can choose to permit parents and guardians to possess and administer cannabis-based medicine […]

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Sales of Cannabis-Infused Beverages up 40% Due to Demand for Convenient Products

In a recent report, it was found that the sales of cannabis-infused beverages rose by 40% in 2020 compared to 2019. Wondering why cannabis beverages are becoming more popular? Let’s discuss these cannabis-based products in more detail. Beverages Are Easy To Drink & An Approachable Way To Consume Cannabis For people who are new to cannabis and are using it medically or recreationally, alternative consumption methods like smoking, vaping, dabbing, edibles, and other methods can be intimidating or difficult. Drinking a beverage, on the other hand, is something everyone does every single day. It also doesn’t irritate the lungs or […]

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Sales Records In 2020 Push Total Colorado Cannabis Sales Near $10 Billion

Since cannabis was first legalized in Colorado in 2014, cannabis sales have been steadily increasing every year. Since the state began tracking sales in 2014, more than $9.9 billion in sales have been conducted – with more than $2.19 billion in sales in 2020 alone. This represents a year-over-year increase of 25.35%, smashing the 2019 $1.7 billion Colorado cannabis sales record. 2020 Is The Best Year On Record For Colorado Cannabis Sales As mentioned, overall sales for cannabis products in Colorado reached a stunning $2.19 billion. These sales figures collect all of the sales made by both medical and retail […]

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