420 Recipe: Weed Ice Cream

July 16th is ‘National Ice Cream Day’, and what better way to celebrate than strawberry ice cream infused with marijuana?! Ingredients:  1 1/2 cups strawberries, hulled and diced 2 Tbsp honey 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1 tsp lemon juice 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream 1/2 cup cannabis cream 1/2 cup half and half 1 tsp … Continued

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420 Recipe: Cannabis Macaroni & Cheese

July 14th is ‘Mac n’ Cheese Day’, and to celebrate, here’s a recipe for cannabis-infused macaroni and cheese. Ingredients:  8 ounces macaroni (2 cups, roughly) 1 teaspoon vegetable oil 1⁄4 cup (1⁄2 stick) butter 8 teaspoons cannabutter  1 tablespoon all-purpose flour 1 cup milk 1 cup half-and-half 2 1⁄4 cups cheddar cheese, shredded Instructions: Preheat the oven to … Continued

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Study: cannabis use decreases opioid dependency

A landmark study released by HelloMD and the University of Berkeley, shows that medical cannabis is not only a preferred treatment option for chronic pain, but also reduces patient dependency on opioids. “The latest publication from the National Academy of Sciences clearly refuted the ‘gateway drug’ theory that using marijuana can lead to opioid addiction, instead finding evidence … Continued

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420 Recipe: Weed Burger

Each week we show you how to make edibles from your medical cannabis. This week, a recipe for weed burgers, perfect for Canada Day long weekend! Ingredients:  3-3.5 grams of cannabis, ground into a fine powder 1 lb ground round beef 1 tsp ground mustard powder 1.5 tsp worcestershire sauce 1 tsp kosher salt 1 tsp … Continued

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Canada now has 50 Licensed Producers

After a new cannabis producer was approved by Health Canada last week, Canada now has 50 Licensed Producers. Licensed Producers are the only cannabis producers and distributors who can legally grow and sell cannabis to consumers in Canada, and they can only sell to people with a medical prescription for marijuana. Last week, Sundial Growers, … Continued

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Ask 420: How does cannabis legalization compare to tobacco?

Q: How does cannabis legalization in Canada compare to tobacco legislation? A: The two acts (Tobacco Act and the proposed Cannabis Act) in Canada differ in many areas, but they are similar in their focus on restricting youth access, enhancing awareness and advertising restrictions. The proposed Cannabis Act contains promotion and packaging prohibitions similar to those … Continued

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