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Why CBD Is Causing Failed Drug Tests

The last thing you would expect when taking hemp-derived CBD oil is to lose a job because of it. But, this is happening more often than you would think. Drug tests aren’t looking for CBD, rather drugs such as cocaine, opioids, and marijuana. So why are innocent people failing drug tests after using hemp-based CBD products? Why is CBD causing …

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How To Calm Down When You Get Too High

Any novice smoker’s biggest fear with cannabis is getting too high. There are plenty of ways this can happen. The most common is underestimating an edible, but a first time concentrate user can easily be caught off guard as well. Or, maybe you just smoked too much of some strong cannabis and now you feel uncomfortable, scared, and all you …

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How Leafly’s New Cannabis Guide Makes Understanding Marijuana Easy

Understanding marijuana just got a whole lot easier thanks to Leafly’s new cannabis guide. In the past, we used indica, sativa, and hybrids as the differentiating factor of cannabis. However, this is now an archaic way of looking at the plant. It merely gives insight into the plants lineage and how it grows. Now, we understand that cannabis isn’t so …

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Factors That Affect Your Cannabis High

There are a number of factors that affect your cannabis high, and knowing them is crucial to an enjoyable experience.  Often times, people who see cannabis in a negative light don’t quite understand it. Perhaps they have had a negative experience, or encountered others who have had a negative experience. In reality, though, there are many factors that affect your …

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Mental Health: Cannabis and PTSD

Treating PTSD has long been difficult for medical professionals. After all, this is a mental condition and not necessarily a problem with one’s body. As you’ll learn in this article, there have been medical developments in recent years which have helped make the case for using cannabis as a potential treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder.  Typically, doctors start PTSD treatment …

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CBD For Dogs: What Pet Owners Need To Know

You are likely aware that CBD can have profound medical effects on us, but did you know that CBD can be beneficial for dogs as well? That’s right, our pets can also benefit from CBD for many different ailments. Many pet parents are beginning to consider this option, because they can help their pet without many of the harmful side …

Australian Researchers Examine Cannabis As Treatment For Dementia

One of the biggest problems facing the cannabis industry is a lack of medical research. The funding for these studies has been lacking, and it hasn’t been legal until recently for certain studies to be conducted.  However, Australia will be the first to conduct a study investigating the effectiveness of cannabis on dementia patients. The study is taking place in …

House Bill 1899 Seeks To Bring Recreational Cannabis To Pennsylvania

Last Wednesday, a Pennsylvania lawmaker brought forth an interesting bill that would legalize recreational cannabis. House Bill 1899 would make state-run liquor stores the only licensed retailers of cannabis, eliminating the opportunity for corporate giants to overtake the market. Doing this would be huge for local businesses, Representative David Delloso says. He elaborates on this point by saying that he …

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The SAFE Banking Act Passes In The U.S. House!

Last week, the cannabis industry got a bit brighter with the passing of the SAFE Banking Act. This bill allows dispensaries and other licensed businesses access to banking. Since the inception of legal cannabis in our country, businesses have face tons of obstacles. One of the largest hurdles facing entrepreneurs, however, has been finding a place to hold their cash. …

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Mental Health: Cannabis and Schizophrenia

While we don’t know exactly what it is, there may be some link between cannabis and schizophrenia. This mental illness is characterized by social isolation, strange behavior, psychosis, and more.  Many people have raised the question of whether or not cannabis use is linked with schizophrenia. In this article, we will break down this topic in complete detail.  What Is …