Cannabis Growers Scurry to Get Their Strains Registered

Genomics

Logically, the concept of quality control and standardization is still new in the rapidly expanding world of legalized medical and recreational marijuana.

Fabulous strains (and names) of weed in one state may sound familiar when you go to purchase them in another, but who knows if they actually are the same strain?

A company called Medical Genomics i...

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Ending Marijuana Prohibition in Canada Could Cripple Alcohol Market

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When marijuana prohibition finally comes to a screeching halt in Canada at some point next year, the legal cannabis market stands to grow into a beastly $22.6 billion industry, which could put a bit of a stranglehold on the nation’s alcohol sales, according a new study.

A report from the Toronto Star indicates that new data from the...

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Will Holding Your Hit Longer Get You Higher?

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One of the most common questions asked by those who are new to cannabis: Does holding my hit longer get me higher? Although some may debate that it does, the science behind smoking makes the answer pretty clear.

So, Does it Get Me Higher?

When consuming cannabis, our lungs quickly absorb its chemical compounds into our bloodstream. These chemicals...

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Big Pharma, Alcohol Fund Anti-Legalization Drives

Big Pharma

Who do you think is pouring money into the campaigns against the legalization initiaves that will go before the voters in five states next month?

Well, an Oct. 22 exposé in the Guardian has confirmed what we already knew. 

In August, the pharmaceutical company Insys Therapeutics became the biggest donor to the...

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