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Researchers say it’s healthier to vape dried bud, as opposed to extracted oils

Researchers say it’s healthier to vape dried bud, as opposed to extracted oils

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 27, 2019

Contrary to popular belief, smoking dried cannabis flower could be healthier for consumers than vaping the plant's potent oils. This is according to a professor at the Canadian University of Waterloo School of Public Health & Health Systems named David Hammond. Hammond’s research focuses primarily on the prevention of chronic disease. He has collaborated alongside global govern...

Iowa lawmakers approve legislation to expand the state’s medical cannabis program

Iowa lawmakers approve legislation to expand the state’s medical cannabis program

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 14, 2019

Legislation to expand the potency of medical cannabis in Iowa has been approved by House and Senate lawmakers. The legislation, named House File 732, must now be reviewed by Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds. Iowa’s existing medical cannabis potency law restricted the level of THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) that could be sold inside li...

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