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No Margins in Weed, Bah Humbug! - Planet 13 is Expanding with 30 New Dispensaries, What's the Secret?

by Joseph Billions | 12:00am

Planet 13's future growth plans are ambitious, to open more outlets in key Florida cities including Miami, Orlando, and Tampa. These locations were chosen carefully to capitalize on high-traffic regions and maximize market penetration. Planet 13's objective is to have 31 locations open by the end of the year, consolidating its position as Florida's biggest cannabis retailer.

Medical

Does CBD Help with Autism? - New Study Says CBD Improves the Quality of Life for Patients with Autism

by DanaSmith | Tuesday Jul 23, 2024

Recently, a new study came out validating the efficacy of CBD in improving the quality of life for people with autism. The study, published in the medical journal Pharmaceuticals, revealed that CBD is found to be beneficial in reducing certain symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder, resulting in better quality of life. For the study, researchers analyzed 30 participants with autism. Their ages ranged from 5 to 18, and they were all given doses of CBD daily for 6 months.

Opinion

Which is Better for Sex, Mary Jane or Jack Daniels? - New Study Shows Stoning While Boning is the Best

by Reginald Reefer | Monday Jul 22, 2024

The study, published in Revista Internacional de Andrología, set out to compare the effects of Spain's two most popular drugs - alcohol and cannabis - on sexual experiences. Now, you might think this was just an excuse for some scientists to have a good time, but trust me, it's serious business. Well, as serious as research about getting high and getting it on can be.

Medical

Are Psychedelic Dispensaries the Next Big Business Boom?

by DanaSmith | Monday Jul 22, 2024

Much like how cannabis legalization spread throughout North America, resulting in the growth of thousands of dispensaries and massive weed businesses and conglomerates alongside it, a few things need to happen first. Of course, psychedelics must be decriminalized and legalized. There have already been some cities/counties and states that have paved the way for decriminalizing psychedelics.

How To

Best Cannabis Seeds [2024]: Best Seed Banks, Strains, & Genetics

by Thom Baccus | Saturday Jul 20, 2024

Looking to find the best cannabis seeds & seed banks in 2024? Here are all the best cannabis seed banks to consider first. The best marijuana seeds are always based on the parent plants' genetics and phenotype, so make sure you know the best cannabis plants and parents.

News

No Weed in Romania, Please! - Wiz Khalifa Gets Arrested after Toking Up on Stage

by Joseph Billions | Friday Jul 19, 2024

On July 14th, local prosecutors claimed the rapper was smoking cannabis onstage during his headlining set at a festival in Costinesti. Wiz Khalifa has addressed his illegal drug possession charge in Romania. On Sunday, July 14, the rapper, whose real name is Cameron Thomaz, 36, issued an apology on X (formerly known as Twitter) explaining he "didn't mean any disrespect" by smoking marijuana onstage during his headlining set at the "Beach, Please!" festival held in Costinesti.

News

Is Trump's VP Pick, JD Vance, Good or Bad for the Cannabis Industry?

by Nanci Chi-Town | Friday Jul 19, 2024

Federal marijuana reform is not something that U.S. Sen. JD Vance, an Ohio Republican selected by Donald Trump to be his running mate in the November presidential election, believes in. “Is Vance a friend of the industry? Not,” said Steve Schain, a Philadelphia-based attorney specializing in cannabis banking and taxation issues, during an interview on Tuesday.

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As the Republican National Convention Nominates Trump, Republican Committee Approves Bill to Block Marijuana Rescheduling

by Laurel Leaf | Thursday Jul 18, 2024

The proposal to stop the Biden administration's attempts to reschedule marijuana and loosen federal regulations on the substance was adopted by the House Appropriations Committee last Tuesday technically as the RNC wraps up this week.. The Department of Justice cannot proceed with the rescheduling proposal, which seeks to transfer cannabis from Schedule I to the less restrictive Schedule III of the federal Controlled Substances Act (CSA), according to a measure that a Republican-led committee amended.

News

Could Solar-Powered Weed be the Future of Indoor Growing? - As Electricity Costs Soar, Could Solar Panels Save the Day?

by Lemon Knowles | Wednesday Jul 17, 2024

Solar-powered grow rooms are not a new concept. Historically, the main challenge has been cost efficiency. However, as solar panels become cheaper and more energy-efficient, this issue is diminishing. Another barrier to the adoption of solar-powered grow rooms is growers' unfamiliarity with such setups. Many growers prefer tried-and-true methods over experimenting with less-documented systems. The average grower has little room for experimentation, as failure could lead to crop and financial losses.

Opinion

Research Access for All - There Should Be Unlimited and Unrestricted Access to Drug Research Papers and Information

by Reginald Reefer | Monday Jul 15, 2024

Since 1971, the landscape of drug research in the United States has been drastically altered, with severe restrictions placed on the study of substances deemed "most dangerous." The Controlled Substances Act (CSA), ostensibly implemented for public protection, has instead created a system that inadvertently benefits pharmaceutical companies by maintaining their monopoly on drug manufacturing and distribution.