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Inhaled Cannabis “Safe And Effective” for Treating Lower Back Pain

Inhaled Cannabis “Safe And Effective” for Treating Lower Back Pain According to New Study

Since at least 1990, and likely prior, lower back pain is the leading cause of years lived with disability worldwide. According to the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017, roughly 7.5% of the world’s population experiences some level of lower back pain. The study defined lower back pain as, “pain in the area on the posterior […]

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Heat and Control Brings Automation Showroom to MJBizCon 2022

Heat and Control Brings Automation Showroom to MJBizCon 2022

It’s time for MJBizCon! This year’s show features 1,400 exhibitors, 320,000 square feet of expo floow, and more than 180 speakers. Plus, pre-show forums give niche operators a chance to connect with those specifically in their field before the big show kicks off. Among the many exhibitors bringing their best and brightest together in Las […]

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It’s Official! Maryland and Missouri Approve Adult-Use Cannabis

It’s Official! Maryland and Missouri Approve Adult-Use Cannabis

Five states voted on adult-use cannabis legalization yesterday. Two of the five approved the measure. Maryland and Missouri voted in favor of recreational use, while Arkansas, South Dakota, and North Dakota rejected cannabis legalization.  The results are an encouraging signal that even conservative portions of the country are becoming more tolerant of cannabis. There are […]

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Dip Devices: Dabbing for a Cause

Dip Devices: Dabbing for a Cause

Cannabis culture has always been about community. Sharing favorite strains with friends, helping patients access the medicine they need, or even advancing sustainable practices through hemp — all promote the notion of putting people and the planet first. Dip Devices is one company on a mission to improve our world one dab at a time. […]

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Sacramento Rolls Out Cannabis Dispensary Video Surveillance Mandate

Sacramento Rolls Out Cannabis Dispensary Video Surveillance Mandate

Cannabis is an industry that involves a certain amount of risk. Banking and financing can be a challenge and growth can be unpredictable. Since cannabis is a highly sought after asset, theft and robbery are also risks for dispensaries. To help mitigate this risk, Sacramento, California, is mandating that cannabis dispensaries in the downtown area […]

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Automation Makes the Pre-Roll Process Quick and Consistent

Automation Makes the Pre-Roll Process Quick and Consistent

Compliance, compliance, compliance. It’s a word everyone in the cannabis industry has to consider daily. Compliance regulations are largely a positive thing for consumers, ensuring products are accurately labeled, sufficiently packaged, and safe from small hands that may mistake a THC-infused gummy for a piece of candy.  However, some regulations render the manufacturing and packaging […]

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Study: Water-Soluble CBD Trumps Oil-Based

Study: Water-Soluble CBD Trumps Oil-Based

As oil-based CBD supplements continue to rule the market, a Colorado State University study points out that water-soluble CBD appears to absorb more efficiently—by a significant margin. In the placebo-controlled, randomized study, which was published in Nutrients, fourteen male participants were given five different CBD formulations (or placebos) and then assessed to determine the absorbability […]

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