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How legal cannabis in the U.S. is outselling Starbucks
When reports came back showing that legal cannabis sales outpaced Starbucks sales in North America, it raised more than a few eyebrows. In 2021, legal sales of recreational and medical cannabis combined reached between US$24.5...
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Why more software programmers are choosing to smoke weed
There are a variety of reasons that could cause someone to want to get a little high during the workday. That’s especially true for people working in tech. Since many tech jobs allow their staff to work remotely, it’s...
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Report: CBD companies can now sponsor MLB teams
Major League Baseball (MLB) appears to have widened its sponsorship horizons by allowing CBD companies to throw their hats into the ring. According to the Sports Business Journal, CBD companies have received the green light...
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500-plant cannabis farm found on High Street
Police in the U.K. have arrested four men following the discovery of an illegal cannabis farm housing about 500 plants on High Street in Colchester, located about an hour and a half from London. Four men, aged 36, 22, 58...
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Policies for cannabis pesticide testing vary in the U.S.
As Rhode Island gears up for its planned recreational sales debut this December, the state now requires that all of its cannabis pass pesticide testing. This process is common, as almost all legal U.S. states have some form...
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Can cannabis help a person quit smoking cigarettes?
Nicotine is widely known to be one of the most addictive substances. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, tobacco causes about one in every five deaths in the U.S. While there have been some positive...
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