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The Marijuana Industry Paradox - Higher Sales But Lower Profits, Michigan is the Latest State Caught in the Weed Enigma

by HighChi | Tuesday May 21, 2024

The marijuana industry has experienced a paradox in recent years: While marijuana sales have risen, retail profits has not kept pace with the increase. This result highlights several important factors affecting the cannabis market, including market saturation, cost-effectiveness, impact management, and consumer behavior.

Medical

Can a CBD Vape Pen Help You Sleep Better?

by Karhlyle | Tuesday May 21, 2024

Yes, CBD vape pens can help you sleep better. However, remember that it is not a treatment. Sleep issues may occur for many reasons. Hence, the effectiveness of CBD vapes in improving sleep will depend on the underlying cause. Needless to say, it would help mildly in most cases but not in every instance.

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What is Cannabis Poisoning? - CNN Makes Up a New Reefer Madness Term

by BostonBakedPete | Tuesday May 21, 2024

CNN recently upped their anti-pot rhetoric by claiming a new term, “cannabis poisoning”, have tripled in older adults, in this case, in Canada. Since no one has ever died from cannabis, as in an overdose or ingesting too much, CNN must be referring to the “injury” part of the poisoning definition that the Mayo Clinic describes.

Medical

How to Use CBD Isolate to Create Personalized Wellness Solutions

by Laurel Leaf | Monday May 20, 2024

CBD isolate is the purest form of CBD available, usually comprising over 99% cannabidiol. It comes in a crystalline powder or solid form, which is odourless and tasteless. The extraction process involves isolating CBD from the cannabis plant and removing all other compounds, including THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), the psychoactive component of cannabis. This makes CBD isolate an ideal choice for those who want to avoid any THC content altogether.

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The 3 Biggest Winners from Rescheduling Cannabis? - The Illicit Market, Curaleaf, and Trulieve?

by Joseph Billions | Monday May 20, 2024

President Joe Biden's support of the administration's decision to reschedule cannabis from Schedule I to Schedule III is likely to result in considerable financial benefits for large, legal cannabis businesses and the illicit market. This action may lessen the restrictions imposed by IRS tax regulation 280E, which has banned cannabis businesses from deducting standard business expenditures. Which cannabis firms will gain the most from this change?

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How Potent is Illegal Weed - THC Levels Tested Out at A. 58% B. 31% C. 16% D. 8%?

by BostonBakedPete | Sunday May 19, 2024

A recent statement established that the average potency of illicit marijuana flower stands at an impressive 16%. Understanding the implications of such a percentage requires a deeper dive into the realm of cannabinoids, particularly THC (tetrahydrocannabinol).

How To

Is Your Kid Smoking or Vaping Weed? - 5 Signs to Look for in Your Kids to See if They are Using Marijuana

by HighChi | Saturday May 18, 2024

For teenagers' wellbeing, it is essential to identify and treat marijuana usage. It's crucial to handle the matter with compassion and support if you think your child may be consuming marijuana. Discussing its usage, the rationale behind it, and any possible hazards should come first in an honest and nonjudgmental discussion.

Opinion

Are You Bored So You Smoke Weed or Do You Smoke Marijuana and Get Bored? - The Relationship between Cannabis and Boredom

by Reginald Reefer | Friday May 17, 2024

A recent Reddit post posed the question, "Do you use cannabis to escape boredom, or does cannabis make you content with being bored?" This query highlights a common trend among cannabis users who turn to the substance as a means of coping with idle moments. In this article, we will explore the concept of "escaping boredom" through cannabis use and examine the potential pitfalls of relying on the substance as a sole means of entertainment.

Medical

Can Taking CBD While Pregnant Cause Glucose Intolerance in Male Offspring But Not Female Children?

by Joseph Billions | Thursday May 16, 2024

Remarkably, at three months of age, only male offspring exposed to CBD showed signs of glucose intolerance. The authors speculate that estrogen-mediated mechanisms may have prevented female rats from acquiring glucose intolerance, given estrogen's established protective effect against metabolic dysfunction. To validate this theory, more research is necessary.

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The Illegal Cannabis Market in America is Still 3x Bigger Than the Legal Marijuana Market

by Joseph Billions | Wednesday May 15, 2024

In 2022, illicit cannabis sales soared to over $74 billion, surpassing the legal market's $28 billion by a remarkable 164%, according to the latest report from New Frontier Data on American cannabis consumers. This significant disparity highlights potential opportunities for legal businesses to attract frequent users who currently depend on unregulated sources, as well as the millions of adults interested in cannabis but hesitant to try it.