Month Archives: October 2018

Marijuana

Couple Share Pro-Marijuana Message on Trans-Canada Bike Ride

Cross-country cyclists Mat Leblanc and Ali Becker ran out of water in the middle of a seemingly endless strip of eastern Alberta ghost towns with names such as Little Gem, about 230 kilometers, or 143 miles, east-northeast of Calgary, about a three-hour drive. In June 2018, they had embarked from...

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Researchers Tout Cannabis as Therapeutic for Women’s Health

While 38 percent of women worldwide suffer from chronic diseases, only 4 percent of research and development funding goes toward examining women’s health-care products and services. This leads women to seek out and experiment with alternative therapies, cannabis among them, according to an Israeli researcher introducing a health and wellness...

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Q+A: How Can Marijuana Ease Aggravation of Menstrual Pain?

Most women experience at least some mild aches and discomfort before and during menstruation. For an unfortunate minority, period cramps go beyond an annoyance to a severity that can be debilitating, disrupting the lives of these women and leaving them sidelined from regular activities for a few days each month....

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Legal Weed in Canada Might Be Dry for a Year

The world of cannabis has been celebrating Canada’s legalization of marijuana earlier this month. But now, it looks like things might not be as great for Canadian weed smokers as everyone might have assumed. That’s because the country is already seeing massive problems with supply. So much so, in fact,...

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Michigan and Missouri Marijuana Campaigns Fill Up War Chests

Major late contributions are flowing into the coffers of Michigan and Missouri political action committees that have been set up to support or oppose marijuana ballot initiatives in those states, Marijuana Moment’s latest analysis of campaign finance data shows. In Missouri, physician Bradley Bradshaw continues to pour money into the...

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Woman Tries to Murder Husband For Using Medical Marijuana

A Pennsylvania woman is in jail on attempted murder charges after stabbing her husband over his use of medical marijuana. Adams County Assistant District Attorney Miranda Blazek announced the allegations against Palma A. Conrad, 70, in a press release on Tuesday. Conrad is charged with attempted murder, attempted homicide, and...

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Analysis: Louisiana Medical Marijuana Policy Stuck in Swamp

By, Melinda Deslatte BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — More than three years have passed since Louisiana lawmakers established a framework for dispensing medical marijuana in the state, and the timeline for patients to gain legal access to the drug keeps getting pushed back. The new estimate for when therapeutic cannabis...

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Coca-Cola CEO Denies Plans to Develop CBD Drink

Last month, rumors started going around about the possibility of Coca-Cola entering the CBD market with a new, infused beverage. And by September 17, Bloomberg was reporting on “serious talks” between Aurora Cannabis, a major Canadian cannabis company, and Coca-Cola. Unnamed sources insisted the two companies were in the advanced...

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13 Horror Movies You Should Watch While High this Halloween

Jerry Garcia’s favorite movie was “Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein,” a 1948 comedy/horror mashup that he says gave him “a general fascination with the bizarre” that would fuel his music career. “There are things in this world that are really weird. I don’t think I knew that before I saw...

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