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Can I Use Marijuana If I’m Taking Blood Thinners?

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Coumadin and Cannabis: What Happens When You Mix Warfarin & Weed? Coumadin, or warfarin, is a kind of anti-coagulant. It prevents the blood from coagulating, or clotting. Cannabis can also act as an anticoagulant, so patients often wonder, can I use marijuana if I’m taking blood thinners? Usually, yes, but caution should be exercised.  Most patients taking blood thinners can use cannabis without ill effects. However, these patients should use caution and consume marijuana under the guidance of an experienced healthcare provider. Here are some of the things to know about mixing weed and blood thinners like warfarin or coumadin.

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How Cannabis Affects The Heart

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Is Marijuana Bad For Your Heart? All substances have the potential to cause side effects, including cannabis. Those side effects vary widely depending on the strain used, amount consumed, and the individual. One important fact to consider when discussing how marijuana affects the heart is that side effects vary depending upon the specific strain used. Additionally, every individual can react differently to a strain. Short-Term Cardiac Side Effects of Cannabis In the short-term, marijuana increases the heart rate and dilates, or opens, the blood vessels. In new users, the heart begins pumping harder and blood pressure increases, similar to the way it

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Price of marijuana in Oregon plummets as the number of recreational pot growers explodes

The retail and wholesale prices of pot in Oregon are falling with the proliferation of producers and recreational marijuana shops, according to an analysis by a state economist. “The biggest thing is just competition,” said Josh Lehner, an economist wi…

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Marijuana: Falling Prices and Retailer Saturation?

Recreational marijuana prices are falling and, in much of the state, retail options are plentiful. It appears to be a cannabis consumer’s dream, or at least what voters hoped for back in 2014 when Measure 91 was passed. Now, it has not been an entirely smooth ride to date, and concerns remain. Chief among them, […]

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Top Cannabis Companies Crush These 7 Industry Hurdles

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The Cannabis Industry Is Booming But Companies Still Face Challenges The first law in America regarding marijuana actually required farmers to grow cannabis in order to support the textile industry, yet today, the plant is banned at the federal level. Yet finally, legislation is easing with more than half the United States ending prohibition. Social acceptance is also blossoming, but compared to other industries, it has far to go. Cannabis companies today–from corporate conglomerates to small-time ganjapreneurs–are faced with challenges that business owners in other sectors don’t face. This is unfortunate for communities and dangerous to businesses. Ultimately, it’s not

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Governor Murphy Signs Executive MMJ Order

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Summary of Phil Murphy’s Sixth Executive Order: Read the executive order in full here. The Department of Health and The Board of Medical Examiners will review all aspects of the current medical marijuana program. They will then make recommendations to revise the current rules and remove any obstructions. The intention of the review is to find ways to expand access to medical marijuana. The review will conclude within 60 days (from January 23).  The order specifically mentions the following items; it also uses the language, “including but not limited to”: Rules governing operations and locations of dispensaries & cultivation facilities.

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Recreational Marijuana Sales (Graph of the Week)

The big news this morning is that the federal government, led by Attorney General Jeff Sessions is set to rescind the so-called Cole memo, or memos as the case may be. For those who don’t know, the New York Times describes it as “an Obama-era policy of discouraging federal prosecutors from bringing charges of marijuana-related […]

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Oregon Recreational Marijuana Forecast

SB 845, among other things, would give our office the recreational marijuana forecast responsibility. While not current law yet, we went ahead and produced such a forecast for the first time in our most recent quarterly forecast. What follows below the fold is an extended summary of our forecast work, including lots of pictures, I […]

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DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE RELEASES MARIJUANA TAX COLLECTION NUMBERS

The Department of Revenue processed $6.84 million in marijuana tax payments through the end of March.

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