Why the Pandemic Could Be a Boon for Cannabis Education

Cannabis education has slowly spread since marijuana began to earn legal status across U.S. states. Nowadays, with the coronavirus, universities are facing new challenges that force them to rework their curriculum and find new ways of keeping students engaged while producing revenue. Green Flower Media recently partnered with five universities to provide courses for students interested in learning about growing, testing and selling legal weed. The company hopes to expand its partnerships in the coming…
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Leamington Loses 120 Jobs as Tilray Kills Cannabis Facility

After just a year of growing pot in Leamington, Tilray Inc., one of Canada’s biggest cannabis companies, is pulling up its local stakes and shutting down a greenhouse operation that employed about 120 workers. “I’m very disappointed — this is a blow to our municipality and very concerning,” said Leamington Mayor Hilda MacDonald, who heard the news second-hand on Wednesday. “Right now, we already have people not working because of COVID,” she said. “The decision…
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Ancient Judaic Use of Cannabis for Shamanic Ecstasy Verified by Archeological Evidence

For more than a quarter century, I have been writing about a theorized role of cannabis in ancient Judaic temple worship. Cannabis Culture published one of my first articles on this in 1996, Kaneh Bosm: Cannabis in the Old Testament. Many disputed these claims, and rejected my work, others however embraced it, and word spread around enough on this, that the work took on a life of its own. Now the theory, has become a…
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Using Cannabis While Pregnant Does Not Impair Children’s Cognition, Decades Of Studies Suggest

Across the US, children and their parents routinely face separation and other forms of punishment due to legal and medical policies around prenatal cannabis exposure, and the notion that cannabis use during pregnancy may harm children’s development. But according to a review of research to date, there’s no evidence to support this belief about cannabis, nor the inarguably harmful policies which rely on it. After nearly six years of comparing study results, researchers at Columbia…
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Cannabis Shoppers Prefer the In-Store Experience

More people are heading back to cannabis dispensaries. Indeed, the quick return to in-store cannabis shopping, even with restrictions, shows that the demise of brick and mortar is a myth. Cannabis technology company Akerna Corp. (KERN) has already seen a shift in dispensary delivery as states begin to reopen. Akerna said that as stores begin reopening as states end the lockdowns, online cannabis orders and pickup as a fulfillment method have started to decline. “The…
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Harbor Hemp Company | CBD Review

This post was made in partnership with Harbor Hemp Company. Read more about my sponsorship policy on my disclosure page. Harbor Hemp Company | CBD Review Harbor Hemp Company is a trusted New England source of small-batch CBD wellness products. With both full-spectrum and THC-free CBD tinctures, water-soluble drops, topicals, and even pet products, Harbor […]

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Does Cannabis Make You Less Intelligent?

One of the most common tropes since the dawn of cannabis has been the plant’s effects on intelligence. These tropes often accompany smokey scenes of stoners in wood-panelled station wagons passing a joint and a bag of chips. Other stereotypes include the underperforming hippy student who is barely able to complete a sentence. The list…

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Pro Athletes Who Love cannabisAre Taking Cannabis Sponsorships

Cannabis and sports might not seem like they mix. But for some athletes, the drug is an integral part of their success. On a typical Saturday, at 4:30 am, Boulder, Colorado-based competitive ultramarathoner Flavie Dokken takes 5mg of Wana Recreational Tarts, puts on her running shoes, and heads out for a five-hour run. But Dokken is not your typical stoner, she uses cannabis as part of her workout routine and she is sponsored by Wana…
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