Monthly Archives: February 2021

Wasted: Plastic Packaging, Biomass & Throw-Away Vapes

The cannabis industry has a waste disposal problem. Whether it’s gnarly solvents used in the manufacturing process or leftover biomass that must be destroyed or extra packaging required to make products impossible for a child (or an otherwise competent stoner) to open, legal cannabis creates a lot of waste. Tons of it. It’s appalling how…

Agriculture Secretary Nominee Tom Vilsack: Climate Reformer or Saboteur?

On his very first day in office, President Joe Biden initiated the process of rejoining the Paris climate accord, which his predecessor Donald Trump had abrogated. The Biden administration wasted little time in announcing several steps it was taking to deal with the climate crisis. The United States has a special responsibility in this regard….

Cannabis for Morning Sickness

An Israel study challenges a stigma about pot and pregnancy Byline: By Adrian Devitt-Lee on February 11, 2021 A recent report by two Israeli researchers, Gideon Koren and Rana Cohen, in the Journal of Cannabis Research details the cases of four pregnant women with severe morning sickness (hyperemesis gravidarum). One case describes, “In her 2nd…

Progress Seen in Final USDA Hemp Regs

In a promising development for hemp growers, the recent change of administration in Washington was immediately preceded by the US Department of Agriculture’s issuance of final regulations for the crop’s cultivation. Hemp and hemp-derived CBD were officially legalized under the 2018 Farm Bill, but the Agriculture Department failed to bring its regulations into conformity with…

Cannabis and Autism — A Complex Pairing

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a condition that divides opinions. A catch-all term to describe similar atypical behavioral traits such as restricted interests, repetitive behaviors, and difficulties in interacting with others, autism actually is somewhat more heterogeneous than us neurotypical folks might imagine. The term spectrum is used to describe autism’s varying severity – from…

Pre Roll (1 Gram) – Alien OG

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Our Choices for the Best CBD Flower – 10 Brands Reviewed [Updated Feb 2021]

Skip to content Written by Marion Law Updated February 3, 2021 Medically Reviewed by Dr. Sandra El-Hajj The popularity of the CBD flower, also known as the CBD hemp flower, has been culminating since the federal government divorced differentiated hemp and CBD from their definition of marijuana at the end of 20181. Since that time,…