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899 Articles Matching "marijuana"

Marijuana Users Gain Less Weight Than Non-Users Despite The Munchies, Study Suggests

Apr 22, 2019 , Forbes
Despite the calorie-cramming power of the munchies, could marijuana users have an edge when it comes to weight gain compared to...
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Weed supporters are celebrating this 420 as legalization gains momentum

Apr 21, 2019 , CNBC Health
Marijuana is now legal in 10 states and Washington, D.C. A handful of states are actively considering allowing adult recreational...
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Top execs at American weed retailer MedMen quit amid ex-CFO's claims of financial duress

Apr 20, 2019 , CNBC Health
The chief operating officer and general counsel of MedMen have both resigned amid an employee shakeup at the American marijuana...
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Canadian weed giant Canopy Growth strikes $3.4 billion deal to buy Acreage after US legalization

Apr 19, 2019 , CNBC Health
Marijuana grower Canopy Growth announced a $3.4 billion deal to acquire Acreage Holdings after cannabis has been legalized in the...
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Germany to launch cannabis farming as Canada's Aurora, Aphria win tenders

Apr 18, 2019 , Reuters
Germany has awarded contracts to supply domestically-grown cannabis to two Canadian companies, as it seeks to develop its own medicinal marijuana industry and reduce reliance on imports....
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Marijuana may improve women's enjoyment of sex

Apr 12, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - About one-third of U.S. women have used marijuana before sex, a small study suggests, and those who do report increased desire and better orgasms....
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Marijuana Edibles: Buyers and Users Beware

Apr 10, 2019 , WebMD
In a 2015 study, researchers evaluated 75 marijuana edibles and found only 17% accurately...
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In New York, confusion reigns in the emerging CBD edibles business

Apr 10, 2019 , Reuters
New York state officials told food growers and processors in mid-December that they had the state's blessing to produce and sell tea and chocolates laced with CBD, the cannabis derivative reputed to ease anxiety and other ills without marijuana's high....
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Latest E. Coli Outbreak Has Now Spread To Five States And Yet Officials Remain Stumped On Its Source

Apr 09, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Ohio, Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee and Georgia all have reported cases of the illness. “Given the size and the number of states that are involved, what you’re seeing is very unusual,” said food safety lawyer Bill Marler of CDC's inability to identify the source. In other public health news: CBD regulations, allergies, mindfulness, diets, mental illness, marijuana versus smoking, prenatal screenings, and...
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How cannabis is firing up the U.S. supply chain

Apr 05, 2019 , Reuters
U.S. companies cannot stop talking about marijuana, hoping in part they can catch investor interest as the booming economy around the drug lifts revenues throughout the supply chain....
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These Founders Are Challenging Pharma With CBD Based Sexual Wellness Products

Apr 05, 2019 , Forbes
Several wellness companies are looking at cannabidiol, or CBD ― the non-psychoactive ingredient in the marijuana plant ― as the heart of sexual wellness products that improve symptoms related to the female sexual experience, as opposed to relying solely on pharma...
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Certain Sites Allow People To Self-Diagnose And Select Drugs They Want As If It Were A Restaurant Menu

Apr 04, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Instead of doctors making diagnoses and then suggesting treatments, these sites allow patients to request drugs. Then, physicians serve largely as gatekeepers. But there are few regulations and a host of dangerous practices--like not warning patients about side effects of the drugs--that comes along with this new trend. In other public health news: DNA testing, gene editing, low-carb diets, a marijuana extract, heart health and...
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FDA sets first public hearing on legalizing CBD in food and drinks

Apr 03, 2019 , CNBC Health
While the federal government legalized CBD derived from hemp, a close cousin of marijuana, the FDA's rules still prohibit companies and restaurants from adding it to food or...
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Cannabis retailer MedMen's financial troubles are a warning for the marijuana industry

Mar 29, 2019 , CNBC Health
Recent financial statements show that MedMen risks running out of money within months unless it raises more...
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Cannabis During Pregnancy Bumps Psychosis Risk In Offspring

Mar 28, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Pregnant women who use cannabis may slightly increase the risk their unborn child will develop psychosis later in life, suggests new research from Washington University in St. Louis. “Our research shows that prenatal marijuana exposure after maternal knowledge of pregnancy is associated with a smal......
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Can Marijuana Help Ease Your MS Symptoms?

Mar 27, 2019 , WebMD
With medical marijuana and CBD more available, you may want to learn if they could help ease your MS...
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Colorado Sees ER Visits Spike After Pot Made Legal

Mar 27, 2019 , WebMD
Visits due to inhaled marijuana were most common, but the investigators found that visits due to edible marijuana products were much higher than...
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CBD Products Now Sold at CVS Stores in 8 States

Mar 23, 2019 , WebMD
Curaleaf operates more than 40 marijuana dispensaries across 12 states and also offers hemp-derived products including lotions, tinctures, vape pens and...
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Is Medical Pot a Blessing for Seniors?

Mar 21, 2019 , WebMD
In states that legalized medical marijuana, there was a 4.8 percent decrease in reported pain for conditions that qualified for pot treatment (cancer, arthritis, glaucoma and pain), compared to states without medical...
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Daily Use Of High-Potency Marijuana Can Increase Risk Of Developing Psychosis By Nearly Five Times

Mar 21, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Experts say that this should temper some of the enthusiasm that's been growing about the healthfulness of marijuana. They also say it provides reasoning behind putting some restrictions on legalized use of the drugs--such as making sure high-potency versions are harder to...
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