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Can Medical Cannabis Help Treat Clinical Burnout?

Beyond the 2.3 million cases of COVID-19 in the U.S and the more than 120,000 coronavirus deaths, as of mid-June, there exists an urgent medical situation. The treatment of medical personnel is an additional pandemic element, complicated by the rapid spread of the virus in the population. Burnout has hit many professionals, but most of …

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The Endocannabinoid System: How Cannabis Interacts With the Body

Discovered by scientists in the early 1990s, the endocannabinoid system is responsible for regulating many basic functions throughout the body. The system can be activated by cannabinoids that are naturally created by the body — and those found in the cannabis plant, which, as you might have guessed, is where it got its name. Among …

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Hemp CBD Across State Lines: What You Need to Know

The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (2018 Farm Bill) legalized hemp by removing the crop and its derivatives from the definition of marijuana under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) and by providing a detailed framework for the cultivation of hemp. The 2018 Farm Bill gives the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) regulatory authority over hemp …

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Edmonton-Area Company Set to Be Canada’s Largest Producer of Cannabis-Infused Gummies

Dynaleo acquired production licence. A new cannabis-infused gummy producer near Edmonton is set to be the largest in the country. Dynaleo received its production licence from Health Canada last week. The company has a 26,000-square-foot warehouse in an industrial park just south of the city. “The next phase of that would be getting our sales …

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4-Years After Aaron Evans First Brain Tumor; He Graduates High School

Over four years ago, Aaron Evans found out he had a brain tumor, something called AA3 (Anaplastic Astrocytoma). It has been a long journey, but Aaron and his family are now here: his high school graduation. Eighteen-year-old Aaron recently got his diploma from Kings Mountain High School. This, after years of surgeries, therapy, and CBD …

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Spenard Bakery Creating Marijuana Edibles Sees Big Jump in Business

As many businesses struggle through the COVID-19 pandemic, one business owner in Spenard said she is doing better than ever. MoMo’s Bakery makes marijuana edibles that are sold to Alaska cannabis businesses. Owner Maureen Eberhardt said that in recent months, their sales have nearly doubled. “It’s amazing because here it’s not even the tourist season …

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Organigram Lays Off 220 Workers, Will Cultivate Less Cannabis Than Expected

Organigram Holdings Inc. is laying off at least 220 employees — and is warning more bad news could be on the way. The Moncton-based cannabis company said Friday the cuts will impact a quarter of its staff, but make the workforce leaner, more flexible and better prepared to align its production capacity with market conditions. …

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Did A Tennessee Senator Take A State Car To Buy Marijuana At An Illinois Dispensary?

Marijuana is still illegal in Tennessee for both medical and adult use. So what’s a state senator to do when they want a little weed? One answer, apparently: Take a road trip to Illinois. A photo posted to Twitter over the weekend shows what appears to be a Tennessee state Senate vehicle parked in front …

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