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College students are using cannabis to fight anxiety

College students are using cannabis to fight anxiety

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 17, 2018


Filed under Research

Did you know that one in four college students uses a mood stabilizer or antidepressant to treat anxiety? A growing number of college students are also turning to cannabis for relief from stress. Anxiety is the most common mental disorder, and cannabis is the most widely used illicit drug on the pl...

WSU study: Cannabis decriminalization does not increase youth consumption

WSU study: Cannabis decriminalization does not increase youth consumption

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 15, 2018


Filed under News, Research

A team of researchers across the nation have carried out a study on the effects of cannabis decriminalization on youth cannabis consumption. The study was led by Washington University with the aim of squashing prohibitionist rhetoric that says decriminalization encourages consumption. The resul...

What cannabis consumers can expect from Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh

What cannabis consumers can expect from Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 14, 2018


Filed under News

President Donald Trump has revealed the name of the person he will be hiring to step-in for recently retired Justice Anthony M. Kennedy at the United States Supreme Court: Washington, D.C. Circuit Court Judge, Brett M. Kavanaugh. Democrats are probably going to object to Kavanaugh’s new job position. Neverthel...

Province Brands is developing the world’s first cannabis-brewed beer

Province Brands is developing the world’s first cannabis-brewed beer

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 12, 2018


Filed under Culture

Canadians may soon be sipping on the world's first cannabis-brewed beer. Inside a quaint Ontario-based laboratory, scientists have been hard at work discovering different fermentation techniques as a way of bringing their idea to life. But wait a second, doesn't the concept of cannabis beer already ...

These seven U.S. states may have billion-dollar cannabis markets by 2022

These seven U.S. states may have billion-dollar cannabis markets by 2022

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 11, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The U.S. cannabis industry is progressing at a colossal place. More than two-thirds of U.S. States have now legalized the plant for medicinal and/or recreational use and sale. With this rise in legalization comes an almighty economic boost. In fact, according to new data from ArcView Market Research ...

Study: Crime clearance rates improved with cannabis legalization

Study: Crime clearance rates improved with cannabis legalization

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 11, 2018


Filed under Research

Police effectiveness has not been hindered by cannabis legalization in Colorado and Washington, according to researchers at Washington State University (WSU). Factually, there has been a noticeable improvement in clearance rates for specific crimes since cannabis has been legalized. Prior to the autho...

CBD could lengthen the lives of pancreatic cancer patients

CBD could lengthen the lives of pancreatic cancer patients

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 10, 2018


Filed under News, Research, Showcase

Cannabis has been proven to hinder the growth of cancerous cells. Even the National Cancer Institute (NCI) admitted it, but what about pancreatic cancer? Well, the results of a study on lab mice have demonstrated how cannabis’ non-psychoactive compound CBD (Cannabidiol) may bolster the effectiven...

Advocates are hopeful for cannabis reform in Texas

Advocates are hopeful for cannabis reform in Texas

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 10, 2018


Filed under Medical cannabis

Public opinion on cannabis reform in Texas is changing for the better. Don't get carried away into thinking that The Lone Star State is going to become the next big leader in the U.S. cannabis industry quite yet. However, supporters are hopeful that the evolving political landscape may contribut...

One in five cannabis samples are failing to meet California’s new cannabis testing requirements

One in five cannabis samples are failing to meet California’s new cannabis testing requirements

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 10, 2018


Filed under Social cannabis

California might be a pioneer in legal cannabis, but the quality of the pot being sold in The Golden State is not exactly up to standard. On July 1, a fresh set of state safety requirements went into effect. As a result of the new cannabis testing requirements in California, manufacturers and growers felt the ...

Tennessee GOP Governor candidate features Trump in campaign ad supporting medical cannabis legalization

Tennessee GOP Governor candidate features Trump in campaign ad supporting medical cannabis legalization

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 7, 2018


Filed under Medical cannabis

Voters are being asked to help Tennessee’s Republican House speaker, Beth Harwell, progress to the role of governor. The GOP Governor candidate claims she is the sole Republican gubernatorial candidate to back the legalization of doctor-prescribed medical cannabis. In an attempt to win over the ...

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