Tag: Alcohol

Hulk Hogan, 70, Swaps Opioids and Alcohol for CBD

Hulk Hogan, real name Terry Gene Bollea, is done with painkillers and alcohol, swapping the two for CBD, which is being studied for its role in battling addiction. He revealed the switch in a candid interview with Muscle and Health magazine. A legend in professional wrestling, Hogan underwent some 25 surgeries over the course of […]

New Report Shows Colorado Cannabis Tax Revenue Exceeds Tobacco, Alcohol

The Colorado Legislative Council Staff (LCS), described as the “nonpartisan research arm of the Colorado General Assembly,” released a report on Aug. 16 detailing how cannabis taxes are benefitting the state. According to the analysis, Colorado annual cannabis tax revenue may have decreased in FY 2021-2022 and FY 2022-2023, but cannabis sales remain a consistent […]

Study: As Cannabis Reform Spreads, Young People Still Try Tobacco, Alcohol First

It goes without saying that spreading reform and adult-use legalization over the past decade is transforming the way we look at cannabis and increasing its accessibility. Throughout this new journey, the opposition has regularly brought up concerns around increased underage access. While many studies have already worked to debunk that more legal cannabis innately means […]

Americans Say Cannabis Is Safer Than Alcohol And Cigarettes (And Less Addictive Than Technology)

Americans say that cannabis is much less dangerous than opioids, alcohol, and cigarettes, according to a new survey conducted by the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and Morning Consult last week. The survey results come from interviews with 2,201 adults conducted between April 20 and 22 of 2023, with a +/-2 percentage point margin of error, […]

Twitch’s New Branding Policy: No Marijuana Promotion, But Alcohol Gets A Pass – Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN)

Twitch, the video game streaming company owned by Amazon.com, Inc AMZN, has recently revised its branding policy for streamers, now explicitly forbidding the promotion of marijuana businesses and products. The platform has recently retracted its ad guideline changes after facing vehement criticism from streamers. However, the company has chosen to uphold its ban on cannabis […]

New Study Analyzes Efficacy of Psilocybin as Treatment for Alcohol Use Disorder

A recent study published in the journal Psychology of Addictive Behaviors by the American Psychological Association on June 5 has found that psilocybin can be an effective treatment for people with alcohol addiction. Officially entitled “Reports of self-compassion and affect regulation in psilocybin-assisted therapy for alcohol use disorder: An interpretive phenomenological analysis,” the study was […]

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