Tag: cannabis

Drug Makers Struggle to Replace Stimulants with Non-Addictive Alternatives

Unfortunately, the same drugs with high potential for abuse are also the ones that work best for certain individuals with neurobehavioral conditions. According to GlobalData, penetrating the stimulant-dominated pharmaceutical market remains challenging without comparable efficacy from non-stimulants.  The attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) market is a lucrative business: Stimulants, amphetamines, and methylphenidates continue to dominate […]

Tennessee Authorities Find Weed Cultivation Site Inside Church

Law enforcement officials in Tennessee have shut down a cannabis cultivation site that was operating in a converted church, seizing about 2,000 weed plants in the process. The raid on the church, which was conducted last week by the Stewart County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO), was the result of a weeks-long investigation, according to law enforcement […]

Recreational Pot Surges in Rhode Island’s First Year of Legal Sales

Local news outlet WPRI reported last week that the state’s Office of Cannabis Regulation says that recreational marijuana sales “have steadily increased almost monthly over the past year, and the estimated sales for Fiscal Year 2024 is $76 million.” “That sales estimate, if met, would translate into more than $15 million in state and local […]

14 Enchanting Things to Do in New Mexico

Discover why they call New Mexico “The Land of Enchantment” with these activities that are geared more for smoker-friendly tourists seeking a magical adventure. Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed legislation to legalize adult-use cannabis in New Mexico in 2021. Even though adult-use cannabis is legal in New Mexico, there are still laws in place regulating […]

Get Tanked! | High Times

Cloud 8 has been on the frontlines of the hemp industry for years. In those years, they’ve brought an arsenal of pallet-pleasing strains to market, delivering new and innovative ways to enjoy the hemp vaping experience. With the launch of their new 3ML TANK with SmartDraw Technology™ and V-Chamber design, Cloud 8 has truly outdone […]

Could CBD Revolutionize Alzheimer’s Treatment? New Study Explores Its Neuroprotective Properties

Cannabidiol (CBD), a non-psychoactive compound found in the cannabis plant, has emerged as a potential therapeutic agent for Alzheimer’s Disease. While research is still in the early stages, several studies have shown that CBD may help prevent and alleviate some of the disease’s symptoms.  Alzheimer’s disease (AD) affects 6.5 million people in the U.S. Of the 55 […]

Study: CBD’s Anti-Inflammatory, Neurological Benefits Could Provide Alzheimer’s Relief

Cannabidiol, or CBD, is known and widely used for a wide array of potential benefits, including pain relief, sleep, stress and anxiety relief, its anti-seizure properties — the list goes on. While the non-psychotropic cannabinoid already boasts a number of positive effects, could preventing and alleviating Alzheimer’s disease be among them?  According to a new […]

California Man Charged with Manslaughter Over “Slapping Therapy” Death

A California man has been extradited to the U.K. to face manslaughter  charges over the death of a woman at his 2016 slapping therapy workshop.  An investigation was opened in October, 2016 when 71-year-old Danielle Carr-Gomm was found dead in her hotel room at Cleeve House in Seend, Wiltshire. Carr-Gomm had recently attended a paida […]

New Jersey Launches Second Phase of Cannabis Seed Equity Grant Program

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA), an agency responsible for providing financial assistance to New Jersey-based businesses, recently announced that it will now be accepting applications for Phase II of its cannabis equity seed grant program. This phase includes a total of $8 million that will be split up between 48 applicants ($150,000 each). […]

Oregon Weed Glut Continues in 2023

Oregon cannabis producers grew too much weed again this year, according to a new report, continuing the glut of marijuana that has plagued the state’s regulated pot industry for years.  For much of this year, analysis of Oregon’s production of cannabis showed that the state was on a downward trend compared to last year, leading […]

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