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Stories from around the globe about the culture of cannabis.

Cannabis for Cancer - What are the Lastest Medical Studies Telling the World?

Cannabis for Cancer – What are the Lastest Medical Studies Telling the World?

A recent study of 151,945 individuals from the United Kingdom Biobank was conducted by a team of researchers in the UK together with others in France and China. They analyzed patient data from 2006 through 2010 to determine if there was an association between cannabis use and urological cancers.

Who Owns The Most Profitable Cannabis Business in Canada? - The Canadian Government

Who Owns The Most Profitable Cannabis Business in Canada? – The Canadian Government

According to MJBizDaily analysis, various levels of government own the most successful cannabis companies in Canada. At the same time, total losses in the private sector have easily surpassed 16 billion Canadian dollars ($12.5 billion), with giant producers like Ontario-based Canopy Growth Corp, Smiths Falls, Alberta-based Aurora Cannabis, Edmonton, and New York City-based Tilray Brands being the main contributors.

CannaNews World Update- France Slows Down, Germany Goes to Cali to Speed Up, Free Hemp in Costa Rica

CannaNews World Update- France Slows Down, Germany Goes to Cali to Speed Up, Free Hemp in Costa Rica

The Health Committee of the German Parliament visited cannabis dispensaries and had meetings with local stakeholders as well as activists in order to learn best practices when it comes to legalization. Germany is currently working on regulating cannabis. However, Germany still has many hurdles to overcome before they can legalize the drug especially when it comes to the law clashing with the European court of justice.

New Theory Believes Psychedelics Could Benefit Long-Term Space Travelers

Psychedelic studies have only just begun on Earth, but a recent study believes that there is merit in using psychedelics to help maintain astronauts’ well-being in space.

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Woman’s Breast Cancer Returned Immediately After Dropping Treatment With Cannabis, Shrooms

The woman’s case shines light on the state of critical urgency to have access to medical cannabis and psilocybin.

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Canopy Growth Sells Its Canadian Retailers

The cannabis giant Canopy Growth is getting out of the retail business.

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Deadline Passes in New York for First Round of Dispensary Licenses

Now that the deadline has passed, hundreds of applicants are awaiting word from the state.

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Al Capone Wants Smokers To Roll the Perfect Blunt

Al Capone Wants Smokers To Roll the Perfect Blunt

Available in three all-natural flavors, Al Capone offers the best tobacco leaf wraps on the market.

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DEA Suggests Doctor Seeking Psilocybin For Terminally Ill Patients Has Financial Interest, So It Won’t Waive Records Fee

DEA Suggests Doctor Seeking Psilocybin For Terminally Ill Patients Has Financial Interest, So It Won’t Waive Records Fee

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is suggesting that a doctor seeking psilocybin for terminally ill patients under federal “Right to Try” (RTT) laws has a financial interest that renders him ineligible to get a fee waiver for records requested by his attorney. Sunil Aggarwal, a Washington State-based palliative care specialist, has been fighting for access […]

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DEA Suggests Doctor Seeking Psilocybin For Terminally Ill Patients Has Financial Interest, So It Won’t Waive Records Fee

Wisconsin Governor Tells Students That Marijuana Legalization Depends On Their Vote, Says State Is Losing Revenue To Illinois

The governor of Wisconsin met with college students on Tuesday, urging supporters to get engaged and vote in the upcoming election, in part to ensure that the state advances marijuana legalization. Gov. Tony Evers (D) delivered remarks and held a roundtable discussion at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, telling students that “it’s time” to enact the […]

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DEA Suggests Doctor Seeking Psilocybin For Terminally Ill Patients Has Financial Interest, So It Won’t Waive Records Fee

New York Gets 900+ Marijuana Dispensary Applications From People Harmed By Drug War

New York marijuana regulators closed the one-month window for accepting applications for the state’s first cannabis retailer licenses on Monday—and 903 businesses run by people who have been harmed by the drug war have completed and submitted their forms. For this first round of conditional adult-use retail dispensary (CAURD) licenses, only people who have been […]

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Air Force And Space Force Recruits Who Test Positive For Marijuana Will Get A Second Chance To Enlist Under New Pilot Program

The Air Force and Space Force are now giving recruits a second chance to enlist if they test positive for marijuana during the enlistment process. The U.S. military branches announced the drug screening policy change last week following a review that was first revealed last month. For now, the reform is being enacted on a […]

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Arkansas Marijuana Legalization Initiative Could Generate Nearly  Billion In Sales Every Year, Analysis Finds

Arkansas Marijuana Legalization Initiative Could Generate Nearly $1 Billion In Sales Every Year, Analysis Finds

If Arkansas voters approve a marijuana legalization initiative on the ballot this November, the market could see nearly $1 billion in annual cannabis sales and more than $460 million in tax revenue over five years, according to a new economic analysis. That’s in addition to the job growth it would drive and its overall economic […]

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Medical Marijuana Helps Patients Reduce Use Of Addictive Opioid Painkillers, Study Finds

Another study has found that giving people legal access to medical marijuana can help patients reduce their use of opioid painkillers, or cease use altogether, without compromising quality of life. The study, published in the peer-reviewed journal Substance Use and Misuse on Wednesday, surveyed registered medical cannabis patients in Florida, asking questions about their consumption […]

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DEA Suggests Doctor Seeking Psilocybin For Terminally Ill Patients Has Financial Interest, So It Won’t Waive Records Fee

Schumer pushed for vote on cannabis research bill (Newsletter: September 28, 2022)

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Dipsensary License Application Tips and Tricks - How to Prepare a Winning Bid!

Dipsensary License Application Tips and Tricks – How to Prepare a Winning Bid!

Each state in the United States has different legislation and procedures for obtaining a cannabis dispensary license. Examine all the relevant data available on your state’s cannabis authority’s website, and regularly check out when your state will begin the application process. Most states only acknowledge electronic applications, and you will almost certainly need to register online on a specific website and link your company’s official details.

Autistic Adults Have a Higher Quality of Life with Medical Marijuana Says New Study

Autistic Adults Have a Higher Quality of Life with Medical Marijuana Says New Study

Now, a new study out of the United Kingdom brings hope; it’s also the first observational study of its kind, using cannabis-based medicinal products (CBMP) on . Data from the UK Medical Cannabis Registry (UKMCR) was taken by Sapphire Medical Clinics revealed that after patients took medical marijuana, it was effective in reducing anxiety while improving sleep. Overall health and quality of life was also improved.

No Caps for You! - West Virginia Rejects Capping THC Limits for Medical Marijuana Patients

No Caps for You! – West Virginia Rejects Capping THC Limits for Medical Marijuana Patients

Williams added that the notion presented by Berry is both a civil rights and social justice issue. Hence, the board must do everything in its power not to sanction the prohibition. Williams firmly believes that the present situation will only worsen if THC levels in medicinal cannabis products are arbitrarily capped at 10%. It will only drive patients back to the illicit cannabis market.

<div>Trippin' Planets - Scientists Want to Send Astronauts into Space with Magic Mushrooms</div>

Trippin’ Planets – Scientists Want to Send Astronauts into Space with Magic Mushrooms

Using psilocybin mushrooms while in outer space might seem like the ultimate trip. Realistically speaking though, maybe Stamets is onto something; the humble magic mushrooms do indeed have a strong body of evidence that it can help anyone, astronauts included, keep their head on when they need it the most. Of course, it may not be advisable to take psilocybin in large amounts while there, but microdosing can help.

Can Psychedelics Help You Lose Weight?

Can Psychedelics Help You Lose Weight?

NeonMind specifically used psilocybin to decrease visceral fat. “Increased visceral fat is linked to poorer cardiometabolic health and reduction in this type of fat is important in weight loss and better overall health outcomes,” they said. When analyzing obese animals, they found that there was a statistically significant difference in relative and absolute weight gain which was seen just days after psilocybin was given to the animal subjects. They also found significant reduction in food consumption when compared with the control group, and no negative safety signals were observed.