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Independent
1 month ago
Health

Almost 5,000 hospitalised with mental disorders after taking cannabis products

High hospitalizations due to cannabis related mental disorders. [ more ]
Independent
1 month ago
Health

'I am hearing about some cases where teenagers have lost touch with reality' - concerns raised over use of legal vape high HHC

Medical experts express concern over cannabis products causing mental disorders. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
4 months ago
London

Quadruple murderer on horror movie' drug-fuelled stabbing rampage is jailed for life

Drug-fuelled stabbing rampage led to a quadruple murder in South London.
Perpetrator claimed sacrifices for the greater good fueled by cannabis abuse. [ more ]
Independent
1 month ago
Health

Almost 5,000 hospitalised with mental disorders after taking cannabis products

High hospitalizations due to cannabis related mental disorders. [ more ]
Independent
1 month ago
Health

'I am hearing about some cases where teenagers have lost touch with reality' - concerns raised over use of legal vape high HHC

Medical experts express concern over cannabis products causing mental disorders. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
4 months ago
London

Quadruple murderer on horror movie' drug-fuelled stabbing rampage is jailed for life

Drug-fuelled stabbing rampage led to a quadruple murder in South London.
Perpetrator claimed sacrifices for the greater good fueled by cannabis abuse. [ more ]
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#legalization
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Medicine

Cannabis Tops Alcohol as Americans' Daily Drug of Choice

Cannabis has become the daily drug of choice over alcohol for Americans, with a significant increase in high-frequency use over the past three decades. [ more ]
Inverse
2 months ago
Health

How Legalization Has Made Pot A Lot More Potent

Many adults may feel out of touch with younger generations when discussing cannabis due to its changing forms and potency. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
Germany news

With Germany legalising cannabis, Europe is reaching a tipping point. Britain, take note | Steve Rolles

Germany's cannabis reforms decriminalize possession, allow home growing, and set up not-for-profit associations for cannabis supply.
Germany's initial aspirations for a commercial market had to be adjusted to comply with international law obligations and EU regulations. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Medicine

Cannabis Tops Alcohol as Americans' Daily Drug of Choice

Cannabis has become the daily drug of choice over alcohol for Americans, with a significant increase in high-frequency use over the past three decades. [ more ]
Inverse
2 months ago
Health

How Legalization Has Made Pot A Lot More Potent

Many adults may feel out of touch with younger generations when discussing cannabis due to its changing forms and potency. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
Germany news

With Germany legalising cannabis, Europe is reaching a tipping point. Britain, take note | Steve Rolles

Germany's cannabis reforms decriminalize possession, allow home growing, and set up not-for-profit associations for cannabis supply.
Germany's initial aspirations for a commercial market had to be adjusted to comply with international law obligations and EU regulations. [ more ]
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#regulation
Boston.com
2 months ago
Boston

City councilor slams idea to eliminate buffer zones between cannabis establishments

Councilor Ed Flynn opposes removing buffer zones around cannabis establishments to protect city neighborhoods. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
5 months ago
Health

How does cannabis work? Two European projects search for ways to use it as medicine

Cannabis use for medical purposes can be an effective treatment for epilepsy.
Understanding how cannabis works in the brain is important for both medical and recreational use. [ more ]
Boston.com
1 month ago
Canada news

Marijuana company to pay $350,000 after Holyoke employee's death

Cannabis company fined for employee's asthma-related death. [ more ]
Boston.com
2 months ago
Boston

City councilor slams idea to eliminate buffer zones between cannabis establishments

Councilor Ed Flynn opposes removing buffer zones around cannabis establishments to protect city neighborhoods. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
5 months ago
Health

How does cannabis work? Two European projects search for ways to use it as medicine

Cannabis use for medical purposes can be an effective treatment for epilepsy.
Understanding how cannabis works in the brain is important for both medical and recreational use. [ more ]
Boston.com
1 month ago
Canada news

Marijuana company to pay $350,000 after Holyoke employee's death

Cannabis company fined for employee's asthma-related death. [ more ]
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New York Post
2 months ago
NYC politics

Damning internal report rips Hochul's cannabis agency as office's head is ousted

The top leader at the state's Office of Cannabis Management is being ousted due to inexperienced leadership and lack of transparency in the licensing process. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
2 months ago
California

Bill could end holdup for California research on psychedelics and addiction treatment

California lawmakers are addressing delays in addiction treatment and psychedelics research caused by the Research Advisory Panel of California. [ more ]
www.bostonherald.com
2 months ago
Mental health

The longest, strangest trip: Some psychedelic drug users are stuck with unwelcome highs

Hallucinogen Persisting Perception Disorder (HPPD) can be triggered by various psychedelic drugs and even cannabis, leading to lasting visual aberrations. [ more ]
#comedy
Funcheap
2 months ago
Mission District

Free Tix: "Laff Baked" Sunday Night Cannabis Comedy Show (2024)

Experience comedy at Mission Cannabis Club in San Francisco, where guests can legally consume cannabis during the show. [ more ]
Funcheap
7 months ago
Mission District

Free Tix: "Laff Baked" Sunday Night Cannabis Comedy Show (2023)

San Francisco's Mission Cannabis Club offers a safe and clean lounge for people to consume cannabis while enjoying a comedy show.
The comedy show features a lineup of 4-5 comedians who regularly perform at well-known comedy clubs in San Francisco. [ more ]
Funcheap
7 months ago
Mission District

Free Tix: "Laff Baked" Sunday Night Cannabis Comedy Show (2023)

San Francisco's Mission Cannabis Club offers a safe and clean environment for people to consume cannabis while enjoying a comedy show.
The comedy lineup includes top local comics who perform at popular comedy clubs in San Francisco. [ more ]
Funcheap
7 months ago
Mission District

Free Tix: "Laff Baked" Sunday Night Cannabis Comedy Show (2023)

Enjoy a comedy show while legally consuming cannabis at San Francisco's Mission Cannabis Club
The show features a handpicked lineup of 4-5 local comics [ more ]
Funcheap
1 month ago
Mission District

Free Tix: "Laff Baked" Sunday Night Cannabis Comedy Show (2024)

Experience a unique comedy show in San Francisco's Mission Cannabis Club where guests can legally consume cannabis during the performance. [ more ]
Funcheap
1 month ago
Mission District

Free Tix: "Laff Baked" Sunday Night Cannabis Comedy Show (2024)

Experience cannabis-friendly comedy shows in a safe and clean lounge setting in San Francisco, with top local comics performing. [ more ]
Funcheap
2 months ago
Mission District

Free Tix: "Laff Baked" Sunday Night Cannabis Comedy Show (2024)

Experience comedy at Mission Cannabis Club in San Francisco, where guests can legally consume cannabis during the show. [ more ]
Funcheap
7 months ago
Mission District

Free Tix: "Laff Baked" Sunday Night Cannabis Comedy Show (2023)

San Francisco's Mission Cannabis Club offers a safe and clean lounge for people to consume cannabis while enjoying a comedy show.
The comedy show features a lineup of 4-5 comedians who regularly perform at well-known comedy clubs in San Francisco. [ more ]
Funcheap
7 months ago
Mission District

Free Tix: "Laff Baked" Sunday Night Cannabis Comedy Show (2023)

San Francisco's Mission Cannabis Club offers a safe and clean environment for people to consume cannabis while enjoying a comedy show.
The comedy lineup includes top local comics who perform at popular comedy clubs in San Francisco. [ more ]
Funcheap
7 months ago
Mission District

Free Tix: "Laff Baked" Sunday Night Cannabis Comedy Show (2023)

Enjoy a comedy show while legally consuming cannabis at San Francisco's Mission Cannabis Club
The show features a handpicked lineup of 4-5 local comics [ more ]
Funcheap
1 month ago
Mission District

Free Tix: "Laff Baked" Sunday Night Cannabis Comedy Show (2024)

Experience a unique comedy show in San Francisco's Mission Cannabis Club where guests can legally consume cannabis during the performance. [ more ]
Funcheap
1 month ago
Mission District

Free Tix: "Laff Baked" Sunday Night Cannabis Comedy Show (2024)

Experience cannabis-friendly comedy shows in a safe and clean lounge setting in San Francisco, with top local comics performing. [ more ]
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#terpenes
www.scientificamerican.com
3 months ago
Medicine

Lemon-Scented Marijuana Compound Reduces Weed's Paranoia' Effect

Cannabis at the right dose can help with anxiety and pain, but determining the right dose is crucial to avoid adverse effects like paranoia. [ more ]
Funcheap
3 months ago
Wine

$35 Tix: 4-Course Cannabis & Wine Tasting Event (4/20 Weekend 2024)

Experience a wine and cannabis tasting event featuring up to 4 pairings to explore the connection between terpenes and tannins. [ more ]
www.scientificamerican.com
3 months ago
Medicine

Lemon-Scented Marijuana Compound Reduces Weed's Paranoia' Effect

Cannabis at the right dose can help with anxiety and pain, but determining the right dose is crucial to avoid adverse effects like paranoia. [ more ]
Funcheap
3 months ago
Wine

$35 Tix: 4-Course Cannabis & Wine Tasting Event (4/20 Weekend 2024)

Experience a wine and cannabis tasting event featuring up to 4 pairings to explore the connection between terpenes and tannins. [ more ]
moreterpenes
Sacramento Bee
5 months ago
London

London Pound Cake Strain Info: Effects, Benefits & Where to Buy in 2024

London Pound Cake is a highly sought-after strain known for its unique flavor profile and potent effects.
The strain is a result of crossing Sherbert with an undisclosed indica strain, creating an Indica-dominant hybrid with a high THC content. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
5 months ago
UK news

Driver who hit judge in fatal crash was speeding and smoked cannabis before crash'

An uninsured driver hit and killed a district judge in Birmingham after Christmas celebrations.
The driver was speeding and had smoked cannabis before the crash. [ more ]
#research
www.fastcompany.com
5 months ago
Health

Scientists say the cannabis people are using for anxiety could be making it worse

Research suggests that higher-potency cannabis products may worsen anxiety symptoms.
A study found that those who visited the ER for cannabis-related reasons were more likely to be diagnosed with an anxiety disorder and require healthcare visits for anxiety later on. [ more ]
www.dw.com
5 months ago
Health

Cannabis cravings: Why smoking weed makes you hungry DW 02/05/2024

Smoking weed can stimulate appetite due to the activation of specific neurons in the hypothalamus.
Research in this area is useful for understanding the medicinal application of cannabis in treating appetite loss in cancer patients. [ more ]
Medscape
6 months ago
Health

Cannabis for Psychiatric Disorders? Experts Weigh In

There is a growing belief that cannabis could be a good treatment for psychiatric disorders.
There is a lack of clinical trials and research on the use of cannabis as a treatment for psychiatric disorders. [ more ]
www.fastcompany.com
5 months ago
Health

Scientists say the cannabis people are using for anxiety could be making it worse

Research suggests that higher-potency cannabis products may worsen anxiety symptoms.
A study found that those who visited the ER for cannabis-related reasons were more likely to be diagnosed with an anxiety disorder and require healthcare visits for anxiety later on. [ more ]
www.dw.com
5 months ago
Health

Cannabis cravings: Why smoking weed makes you hungry DW 02/05/2024

Smoking weed can stimulate appetite due to the activation of specific neurons in the hypothalamus.
Research in this area is useful for understanding the medicinal application of cannabis in treating appetite loss in cancer patients. [ more ]
Medscape
6 months ago
Health

Cannabis for Psychiatric Disorders? Experts Weigh In

There is a growing belief that cannabis could be a good treatment for psychiatric disorders.
There is a lack of clinical trials and research on the use of cannabis as a treatment for psychiatric disorders. [ more ]
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www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
Wellness

Are Edibles Safer Than Smoking?

Edibles are becoming increasingly popular as a way to consume cannabis, with cannabis brands promoting them as a healthier alternative to smoking.
There is little research comparing the health effects of edibles and smoking, and the answer to whether edibles are safer is complicated. [ more ]
New York Post
6 months ago
New York City

NY inspectors raid illegal Brooklyn 'cannabis cafe' shop posing as state-licensed dispensary

State inspectors seized illegal marijuana from a Brooklyn cannabis cafe that had a counterfeit state license.
The cafe was ordered to cease the sale of unapproved and unauthorized cannabis products due to potential public health and safety threats. [ more ]
Chicago Tribune
6 months ago
Chicago

Carpentersville teen who drowned after driving into Vernon Hills pond was drunk, consumed cannabis before death

The Carpentersville teen who drowned in a retention pond in Vernon Hills was intoxicated and had consumed cannabis before her death.
Her blood alcohol content was twice the legal limit and she had THC, found in cannabis, in her system. [ more ]
#exercise
www.mercurynews.com
6 months ago
Health

Can cannabis motivate you to exercise more? study suggests yes

Cannabis can be a motivational tool for exercise
Participants reported feeling more enjoyment from exercise after consuming cannabis [ more ]
Fatherly
7 months ago
Wellness

Is Cannabis What's Missing From Your Workout Routine?

Cannabis use may make working out less painful and more enjoyable.
Cannabis users who use it when they exercise tend to exercise more.
Cannabis can boost recovery and make exercise more enjoyable. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
6 months ago
Health

Can cannabis motivate you to exercise more? study suggests yes

Cannabis can be a motivational tool for exercise
Participants reported feeling more enjoyment from exercise after consuming cannabis [ more ]
Fatherly
7 months ago
Wellness

Is Cannabis What's Missing From Your Workout Routine?

Cannabis use may make working out less painful and more enjoyable.
Cannabis users who use it when they exercise tend to exercise more.
Cannabis can boost recovery and make exercise more enjoyable. [ more ]
moreexercise
Design Milk
7 months ago
Design

F5: Kristina Lopez Adduci Shares a Fave Car, Cocktail + More

Kristina Lopez Adduci is the founder and CEO of cannabis lifestyle brand House of Puff.
She uses the shower as a place of inspiration and has a waterproof notepad called AquaNotes to jot down ideas. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
7 months ago
Health

No evidence cannabis reduces long-term illicit opioids use, study finds

A new study suggests that cannabis is not an effective long-term strategy for reducing opioid use.
The study followed 615 people with heroin dependence over a 20-year period and found no evidence that cannabis reduces illicit opioid use.
Clinicians and policymakers should not rely on cannabis to address problematic opioid use despite the growing access to cannabis products. [ more ]
time.com
7 months ago
Wellness

Are Edibles Actually Good for Sleep?

The use of marijuana edibles for better sleep is popular, but the effectiveness varies among individuals.
Some studies suggest that marijuana helps with falling asleep faster but may impair sleep quality.
Research on edibles shows mixed results with some studies finding shorter sleep duration and poorer overall sleep. [ more ]
Chicago Tribune
7 months ago
Health

'Marijuana Moms' take on prosecutor 'Dad' in flap over effects of pot

The clash between the Marijuana Moms and a Dad for Mental Health highlights the controversy over the effects of cannabis.
Lawmakers accuse the State's Attorney of posting disinformation about the mental health effects of cannabis.
The case of William Bishop is cited as an example of the dangers of cannabis-induced psychosis. [ more ]
Metro Silicon Valley | Silicon Valley's Leading Weekly
8 months ago
Coffee

MAKR House Cannabis

MAKR House is a space where cannabis and coffee enthusiasts can gather for a leisurely morning.
MAKR House founder, Amber Senter, is passionate about coffee and sources fair-trade beans for her Landrace Origins coffee brand.
Senter aims to create sustainable growth and prioritize working with diverse suppliers. [ more ]
Benzinga
8 months ago
Canada news

Hochul Signs Tax Relief Measure For Cannabis Operators In NYC, Finally A Break For Legal Businesses - The Cannabist Company Holdings Inc (OTC:CCHWF), Acreage Holdings (OTC:ACRHF)

New York Governor Kathy Hochul has signed a cannabis tax relief measure into law to help marijuana businesses in the state.
The law allows cannabis companies to claim tax deductions that were previously unavailable to them under federal law.
The tax relief measure has received support from New York City Mayor Eric Adams. [ more ]
stupidDOPE
3 weeks ago
Design

Discover Silly Nice Cannabis Across New York: Perfect for 7/10 | stupidDOPE

Silly Nice is a premier Black and Veteran-Owned cannabis brand in New York, known for quality products and widespread accessibility. [ more ]
Spokesman.com
1 month ago
New York City

Amid cannabis crackdown, NYC sheriffs stowing seized pot anywhere they can

Deputy sheriffs overwhelmed with confiscated cannabis from unlicensed pot shops storing excess products in various locations due to limited space. [ more ]
BKReader
1 month ago
Brooklyn

Authorities Shut Down 400 Illegal Weed Shops Across NYC

Over 400 unlicensed cannabis shops in NYC closed down due to expanded enforcement powers. [ more ]
Brooklyn Paper
1 month ago
Brooklyn

'Take your marijuana and go somewhere else': Bay Ridge residents say no to proposed cannabis dispensaries * Brooklyn Paper

Community members in Bay Ridge rejected two proposed cannabis dispensaries due to concerns about proximity to schools and houses of worship. [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
1 month ago
New York City

Brooklyn man arrested over unpermitted cannabis farm

A Brooklyn man was arrested in Amsterdam, New York for running a large-scale illicit cannabis-growing operation. [ more ]
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