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Marijuana Demand, Supply and Substitution

Notes on three new marijuana research pieces that has come out recently. First, 2017 state level estimates of drug and alcohol use were released this week. What it shows is a continuation of trends related to marijuana use in the past decade. States with legal recreational and medical marijuana generally see the highest usage rates […]

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Waiting to exhale: Though legal, Oregon’s pot industry still struggles for acceptance

Marijuana has been legal in Oregon since 2015, but that doesn’t mean it’s been fully accepted into mainstream society.

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Constellation Brands Ready to Smoke the Competition as it Closes on $4 Billion Cannabis Investment

On August 15, 2018 Constellation Brands, Inc., a beverage alcohol company with headquarters in upstate New York, announced it was making a big move into the burgeoning legal cannabis market with a major expansion in its investment in Canadian based Can…

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Distilled Spirits Council Identifies 7 Marijuana Legalization Policies

Some people in the distilled spirits industry see marijuana legalization as a threat; others see it as an opportunity. Either way, the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States is trying to stay in the conversation as more and more states legalize…

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Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America Calls on the Federal Government to Legalize Cannabis

The Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) has officially come out in favor of a state’s right to establish a legal, well-regulated, adult-use cannabis marketplace; it is the first and only beverage alcohol association to do so. In states whe…

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Buy Your Seeds Online

MARIJUANA POLITICS – The News Source For an Informed Citizenry Post by Marijuana Politics Staff

The benefits related to marijuana are quite well established by now and the fact that medical marijuana successfully treats various conditions and illnesses is not a torrid topic of contestation anymore. Using the whole marijuana plant, in an unprocessed state has a number of usages. Though it is still not […]

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NJ’s Medical Marijuana Program – Here’s What Changed

Summary of NJ’s Expansion of the Medical Marijuana Program Summary of: Executive Order 6 Report On January 23rd, Phil Murphy ordered a review of NJ’s medical marijuana program via Executive Order 6. On March 27, 2018, he announced the findings. Here’s a summary of that report including the timelines for the estimated implementation of each item addressed. The changes are really promising, but honestly, I’m disappointed by the lack of immediate benefits for current patients. Conditions Added to NJ’s Qualification List The biggest change was that the administration finally approved the conditions that the panel recommended when Christie was still

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Can Cannabis Help Leukemia? What Research Says.

What is Leukemia and Can Cannabis Help? Leukemia is cancer of the bone marrow and/or lymphatic tissue–this is where the body produces blood. There are the many different types of leukemia and each type affects the blood in different ways. Cannabis can help some patients fight this disease. Here’s how: Does Cannabis Cure Leukemia? There’s no denying that some people have experienced miraculous results using cannabis to treat leukemia. However, it’s important to remember, there are plenty of cannabis patients who never go into remission. Cannabis is not a magical cure-all for everyone. Seek guidance from an experienced oncologist and

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Every Strain of Cannabis Causes A Different Physical Reaction

Different Strains of Marijuana Produce Different Physical & Mental Effects When I first became a cannabis patient, the thing that surprised me most is there are many different strains of marijuana. And each strain of cannabis can cause different mental and physical reactions. Each cannabis variety will make you feel a little bit different. There are types of cannabis that will make you feel stoned and varieties that will help you fall asleep. There are strains that will make you feel invigorated and lifted, and there are other strains of cannabis that don’t even make you feel high but just

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Why Big Pharma Is Fighting Cannabis

This website is informational and cannot diagnose or treat illness or disease. Medical marijuana should be used under the direction of a licensed healthcare provider. This site is intended for adults and legal medical marijuana patients.This site contains advertisements. If you click a link and make a purchase, I may be paid a commission.

Why Pharmaceutical Companies Fight Against Cannabis Marijuana—taboo for some, and panacea for others. The topic has been gaining ground in the national debate for its acceptance, not just as a recreational drug, but also as a viable medicine.   A debate always has two sides arguing, and on the podium opposing marijuana legalization stands a group with arguably the most influential and major voices in the field of healthcare—pharmacists.   To be specific, it’s not the local home-town pharmacists who hate marijuana; it’s the large pharmaceutical conglomerates (a.k.a. Big Pharma) who hate this plant.   But why does big pharma hate cannabis?

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