A 2023 clinical study found regular cannabis consumers demonstrate greater emotional intelligence and perspective-taking on written tests and brain imaging. Specifically, cannabis users showed more comprehension of others’ subjective emotional experiences over non-users when analyzed through MRI scans and assessments.
There is reportedly a small but notable kerfuffle taking place in a small Vermont town surrounding one man, his weed farm, and over two dozen ducks being used to fertilize the plants.
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The study was conducted by a team of researchers from Åbo Akademi University in Finland.
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Unable to receive the mental health treatment they desire in their own country, military veterans in the United States are heading south of the border to get what they need.
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Arizona Psilocybin Council To Hold First Meeting This Week As Officials Prepare To Distribute $5 Million In Research Grants
An Arizona Psilocybin Research Advisory Council will meet for the first time on Tuesday to start the process of providing millions of dollars in grant funding to support research into the therapeutic potential of psychedelic mushrooms. The council—which was established under the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) as part of large-scale budget legislation that […]
New York Marijuana Regulators Approve Settlement Agreements To End Months-Long Business Licensing Blockade
New York marijuana regulators have approved settlement agreements that could soon allow hundreds of cannabis businesses that have been blocked from opening amid litigation to finally begin operations. At a meeting of the Cannabis Control Board (CCB) on Monday, members accepted the terms of settlement for two lawsuits, though they declined to disclose details. The […]
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is reportedly revoking hemp licenses for farmers who are simultaneously growing marijuana under state-approved programs, underscoring yet another policy conflict stemming from the ongoing federal prohibition of some forms of the cannabis plant. After hemp was federally legalized under the 2018 Farm Bill, states quickly got to work developing […]
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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is being urged by public transit groups to quickly build out a system that would allow the use of saliva tests for marijuana and other drugs—a method proponents say will be less intrusive than typical urine-based screenings and more indicative of recent consumption so that people […]
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German Lawmakers Reach Agreement On Revised Marijuana Legalization Bill, With Final Vote Expected Next Week
German lawmakers have reached an agreement to revise a marijuana legalization bill, relaxing certain provisions that were challenged by cannabis reform supporters and setting the stage for a final vote in the national parliament next week. Advocates were disappointed when a planned vote in the Bundestag was postponed last week, but there’s renewed optimism that […]
A study group in Indiana’s legislature is encouraging lawmakers to authorize a psilocybin pilot program to research psychedelic-assisted therapy for mental health in the 2024 session. A report approved at the final meeting of Indiana’s interim study committee on Public Health, Behavioral Health and Human Services says that while psilocybin is classified as a Schedule […]
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It’s almost 2024, and truly reliable pot breathalyzers are nowhere in sight. Breathalyzers just don’t work – if they do, not as well – in detecting THC levels in the body of a driver the way that it detects alcohol. While the use of breathalyzers have been considered the gold standard for detecting alcohol consumption or usage, these systems can’t support the use of THC. Most traditional breathalyzers are made using fuel cell technology, which can gauge alcohol levels in one’s breath. It works simply by breathing on the fuel cell, which then produces electrical currents depending on how much alcohol one consumed.
“There is an increasing sense that we are on the wrong road. Not only are careers being cut short, but vital industries, starved for highly skilled workers, are losing talented, safety-conscious employees for no reason.” By Lee Seham of Seham, Seham, Meltz & Petersen LLP As a social conservative, alcohol has always been my drug […]
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How Can You Tell If the Weed You Just Bought is Laced with Any Chemicals or Sprayed with Any Contaminants?
Laced weed refers to cannabis that has been augmented with additional psychoactive substances. Frequently, growers or dealers undertake this practice to create the illusion of significantly increased potency. Disturbingly, there is a rising trend in the United States involving instances of fentanyl-laced weed.
St. Louis Will Lose A Half-Million Dollars In Marijuana Tax Revenue After Failing To Submit Documents To Missouri Officials
“This is absolutely a preventable misstep. I’m hoping that we can get to the bottom of it in our budget committee.” By Joe Mueller, The Center Square The city of St. Louis will lose approximately $500,000 in tax revenue after it failed to submit documents with the Missouri Department of Revenue to collect a voter-approved […]