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CBD Shows Promise In Post-Op Pain, Say New York Researchers
It could be a new, inexpensive approach for delivering pain relief, and without the side effects of anti-inflammatory drugs and addiction risks linked to opiates. By Vuk Zdinjak An orally absorbed tablet containing CBD effectively...
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Fresh Toast
Indian Cafe in Pune Serves Hemp-Infused Food
India is moving into the hemp space—as a new eatery serving infused food in Pune demonstrates. The establishment serves sandwiches, coffee, and other foods infused with hemp. The 30 year owner of the Hemp Cafe, Amruta Shitole,...
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High Times
Five Texas Cities to Vote on Decriminalization This Year
This could be a big year for Texas, as there are currently five different decriminalization measures on November ballots from five different cities. It appears that, even though progress is happening slowly, this will be...
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High Times
Positive Drug Tests for Pot Hit All-Time High
More Americans are failing drug tests because of pot than ever before, and the solutions to the problem range from blaming legalization to dropping drug testing for pot altogether. Quest Diagnostics drug-tested over 11 million...
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High Times
Major League Baseball to Allow CBD Sponsorships
The MLB stated in a conference call on June 21 that CBD is now an “approved category” which means that teams are now allowed to sell CBD sponsorships as long as the brand has received an NSF certification (a verification...
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High Times
Rhode Island Lawmakers to Vote on Cannabis Legalization
Lawmakers in Rhode Island are expected to vote on cannabis policy reform this week, with legislative committees in the state Senate and House of Representatives scheduled to consider identical bills to legalize recreational...
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High Times
Attempt to override veto of marijuana legalization fails
DOVER, Del. (AP) — A bid to override Democratic Gov. John Carney’s veto of a bill legalizing possession of up to one ounce of marijuana by adults for recreational use failed Tuesday in the state House, likely ending efforts...
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The Growth Op
Instagram Targets Cannabis-Related Social Media Accounts
Photo-based social media giant Instagram regularly takes action against cannabis-related accounts for violating the terms of service (TOS). Often enough, the reason behind a ban is often unclear to the accounts that are affected—which...
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High Times
Hemp Paper Could Be the Future of Printing
A joint project to produce tree-free letterpress paper suitable for commercial printing has delivered one of the first commercially viable hemp papers on the planet. The project was conceived by Maren Krings, a photographer...
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High Times