Steps Toward Cannabis Legalization and Social Equity in the U.S.

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While steps towards the legalization of cannabis are nothing new in the United States, recently the fight for cannabis reform has started a conversation around social justice. Pro cannabis organizations have found success in reframing the pro cannabis movement as a civil rights and racial justice issues. It has been proven time and time again…

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Things to Consider When Growing Cannabis

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The idea of growing your own cannabis is daunting for many, particularly those with minimal knowledge surrounding general plant care. However, the term “weed” implies, quite accurately, that growing cannabis is pretty easy. Whether considering growing indoors or outdoors, gathering a basic understanding of growing cannabis will be helpful to eliminate fears and make the…

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Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act

Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act

The United States Congress just proposed a new bill, called the Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act, which would take cannabis off of the federal list of controlled substances. In addition, the bill would serve to expunge federal cannabis records, a big step in helping to give justice to those who were charged for marijuana-related crimes.…

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Sha’Carri Richardson Banned from Olympics for Cannabis Use

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United States track star Sha’Carri Richardson earned a spot to the Tokyo Games for the upcoming Olympics after she won the women’s 100-meter race. Her spot, however, was revoked after Richardson failed a drug test after the qualifying victory, testing positive for THC. From the excitement in Eugene, Oregon at the U.S. Olympic Track and…

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How Does Cannabis Impact Your Immune System?

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As cannabis grows in popularity, scientists are expanding the amount of research conducted to analyze the effects of cannabis on the body to increase our knowledge and understanding of the subject. In fact, the National Institutes of Health has funded research on the medical benefits of both CBD and THC. Even though cannabis is legal…

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Is Using a Butane Lighter Actually Bad for You?

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When smoking cannabis, cigars, or anything else, butane lighters are the most common. Due to the fact that they are cheap, easy to find, and convenient to use, they have gained immense popularity. According to scientist Steve Gross, butane make ideal gas for use in lighters because “butane turns liquid quickly when compressed, and just…

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Can Certain Cannabis Strains Make You Sneeze?

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Just like with all types of substances, individuals can have different reactions to the same types of cannabis. Recently, as marijuana becomes more widely legalized, concerns have been raised regarding allergic reactions from cannabis. The question of which cannabis strains make you sneeze is a complex and leads to a multitude of answers. Cannabis as…

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What is the Right Edibles Dosage for Me?

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Edibles have become an increasingly popular way to consume cannabis, however, it is important to ensure you are consuming the correct dosage for maximum enjoyment. It is crucial to note that the exact same dose of edibles can affect two people in very different ways. Finding the correct edibles dosage for you can prevent overconsumption…

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What is Delta-8?

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As cannabis culture continues to grow in the United States and abroad, delta-8 has gained recent popularity due to its similarity to delta-9, which is typically the most common cannabinoid in THC. Traditionally, when speaking about THC, people are usually referring to delta-9 but both delta-8 and delta-9 are types of THC. Chemically, the difference…

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Top Celebrities Involved in the Cannabis Business

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As cannabis becomes increasingly legalized in the United States and Canada, more and more celebrities are taking advantage of the lucrative cannabis business. This comes as a result of the recent shift to the pro-cannabis culture that is growing in North America and an increased diversity in the cannabis business. Celebrities who used to keep…

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