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Health chief plants cannabis as Thailand eyes medicinal market

Bangkok - Thailand's health minister helped plant cannabis seedlings Thursday as the government nurtures plans to harvest the multibillion-dollar potential of medical marijuana.

Classy & Classic - Our CBD Gin Martini Recipe

Few cocktails are as cool—and as hotly contested—as the martini. It seems like every bartender has a different theory as to where this drink originated and how it should be prepared.

Can hemp seeds reduce heart attack risk?

A new finding concerning the health properties of hemp has been discovered. The material extracted from the Cannabis plant may aid in protecting the heart.

CBD for Senior Canines: How Can It Help?

Just like humans, age can take a toll on our four-legged friends. CBD can be a great addition to your senior dog’s life because of its wide ranging health benefits.

U.S. House vote to legalize cannabis expected during September

A historic vote to federally legalize cannabis is expected to occur later during September in the U.S. House of Representatives. Whether the vote goes through is, however, uncertain due to the divergent balance of political opinion.

CBD for Senior Golfers — No Mulligans Needed

When it comes to playing a consistent golf game and keeping the mulligans to a minimum, these factors play a major roll. For the aging golfer, CBD is one of the best natural alternatives for keeping your golf game on point.

Pakistan plans hemp production with eye on global cannabis market

Islamabad - Pakistan has unveiled plans to allow the industrial production of hemp, spurring hopes farmers and businesses in the conservative Islamic country will be able to tap into the lucrative global cannabis market.

New study sheds light on cannabis and stress reduction

Does regular cannabis contribute to a reduction in feelings of stress and anxiety? or does consumption fuel these symptoms, and create other problems like increased paranoia? A new study looks at the evidence.

Transmission of multidrug resistant tuberculosis and cannabis use

The microbiological quality of cannabis represents an important research and public health area, especially as cannabis intake increases. This is especially so in the case of TB. If cannabis is contaminated, this will present risks to users.

CBD for Baby Boomers: Jump on The Bandwagon?

Sales of CBD are on the rise, but particularly so for a certain age group. Many will be surprised to hear it’s not Millennials driving the industry along.

The Ultimate Guide to CBD And Seniors for Pain Pill Replacement

In the past, many people turned to pain medication in order to treat chronic and acute pain. Unfortunately, many painkillers are highly addictive. Because of this, more people are looking for non-addictive options like cannabidiol (CBD).

New guidance for the quality control of cannabis compounds

Cannabis and related compounds are being used in a range of research studies. This has prompted the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to issue guidance on sources, quality control, and methods of THC calculation.

The Ultimate Guide to CBD and Seniors With Arthritis

There is no known cure for arthritis, so reducing the body's inflammatory response allows people to live in less pain. CBD is showing some promise as a way to treat the pain of arthritis.

The Ultimate Guide to CBD and Seniors for Insomnia

Does it seem like it is harder and harder to sleep as you get older? If you have already checked for other conditions and reduced your caffeine intake, there are still options that can help. Cannabidiol (CBD) could help with your insomnia.

Review: 'Green Rush' is a high-octane thriller inspired by actual events Special

"Green Rush," directed by Gerard Roxburgh, is a high-adrenaline thriller that is ideal to watch while quarantined at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Digital Journal has the scoop.

How the cannabis sector is embracing digital transformation

As with other sectors of the economy, especially those which need to trade in products, digital ways of working are becoming more commonplace for the burgeoning cannabis sector in North America. We consider some examples.

Essential Science: Cannabis users affected worse by COVID-19

Medical data suggests that users of medicinal cannabis are being hit worse by COVID-19 symptoms compared with other members of the population. This may suggest an issue with the lungs or cannabis itself. A new survey has been set up.

Bellamy Brothers partner with medical cannabis provider Trulieve

The iconic country duo, The Bellamy Brothers, partnered with the medical cannabis provider Trulieve. Digital Journal has the scoop.

Q&A: Are hemp plastics really sustainable? Special

Many companies tend to tout hemp plastics as a superior alternative to petroleum-based plastics, but its disadvantages often go unmentioned. Cody Ziering of PAQcase explains more.

Study: Cannabis users make for the most dangerous drivers

Driving and cannabis consumption do not go well together, a new study finds. The key finding is that recreational marijuana use impacts driving ability even when users are not intoxicated with the drug.

Researchers uncover hidden antibiotic potential of cannabis

Hamilton - A cannabis compound has been shown to kill some of the most worrisome antibiotic-resistant bacteria in a study by Canadian researchers at McMaster University.

Q&A: Meet the crockpot of cannabis extraction Special

High recreational cannabis taxes and hazardous black market concentrates are leading consumers to make homemade concentrates. It is now safe to make homemade concentrates by using Source Turbo by ExtractCraft. Troy Ivan explains.

New-found cannabis compound 30 times more potent than THC

Two new-found cannabinoids have been discovered in the glands of the Cannabis plant, and one of them may be at least 30 times more potent as the high-inducing compound THC.

Free handouts of cannabis oil at Bangkok medical marijuana clinic

Bangkok - A medical clinic in Bangkok opened Monday offering free cannabis oil to hundreds of Thais seeking relief from cancer, insomnia and muscle pain as the government drives home the economic and health benefits of their gamble of marijuana.

Medicinal cannabis substitute can treat Parkinson's disease

Scientists have found that a non-cannabis drug has a positive impact upon some of the symptoms associated with Parkinson's' disease, providing an alternative to media cannabis products and avoiding the associated 'high'.

Interview: How to identify lung disease linked to vaping Special

The U.S. CDC has confirmed that EVALI, the name given by the CDC to identify lung disease linked to vaping is caused by illicit THC, not legal vapes. We looks at a new test called Cann-ID will be able to screen for vitamin E acetate.

Interview: How to identify lung disease linked to vaping Special

The U.S. CDC has confirmed that EVALI, the name given by the CDC to identify lung disease linked to vaping is caused by illicit THC, not legal vapes. We looks at a new test called Cann-ID will be able to screen for vitamin E acetate.

Brazil approves sale of medical cannabis in pharmacies

S - Brazil's health watchdog on Tuesday approved the sale of cannabis-based products for medical use in pharmacies to people with a prescription.

Exploring CBD’s newly found antibacterial properties

Cannabidiol (CBD) may have a new property to add to the others that fall within the medicinal bracket: effectiveness against Gram-positive bacteria, including the ability to act upon some species classed as pathogenic.

Australian man accused of starting bushfire to protect cannabis crop

Sydney - An Australian man has been accused of deliberately lighting a fire to protect his cannabis crop, sparking an out-of-control bushfire as blazes rage along the country's east coast.
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York Regional Police is issuing a warning to cannabis users and parents after a $1.7 million seizure...
York Regional Police is issuing a warning to cannabis users and parents after a $1.7 million seizure of illegal cannabis and cannabis edibles that appear to look like common candy.
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A banner to free Marc Emery on his cannabis store on the corner of Hamilton and Hastings, Vancouver, BC.
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Joe Rey, a grower at 3D Cannabis Center, waters marijuana plants at the company facility in Denver, ahead of a New Year's Day grand opening that marks a new chapter in America's drug culture
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Cannabis comes in processed buds in many cases. United States authorities have many options for getting more of these to match demand.
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Tens of thousands of Torontonians gathered at Queen s Park in downtown Toronto where many lounged ar...
Tens of thousands of Torontonians gathered at Queen's Park in downtown Toronto where many lounged around, smoked pot and listened to the music. Merchants also supplied many marijuana supplies such as bongs.
File photo: Cannabis setup inside a residential premises that was discovered by UK police officers.
File photo: Cannabis setup inside a residential premises that was discovered by UK police officers.
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This cannabis plant is being grown in a coco coir medium. It is only making stems and leaves at this point because it is in the vegetative stage, Image dated January 4, 2016.
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A variety of space cakes from Amsterdam.
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Tens of thousands of Torontonians gathered at Queen s Park in downtown Toronto where many lounged ar...
Tens of thousands of Torontonians gathered at Queen's Park in downtown Toronto where many lounged around, smoked pot and listened to the music. Merchants also supplied many marijuana supplies such as bongs.
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