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New in cannabis science: concussion studies

Concussions are prevalent injuries, especially for those who play sports. In fact, new statistics show us just how common they are: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 5 to 10 percent of athletes will experience a concussion in any given sport season. [Miami Herald] Recently, researchers and physicians in Miami have revealed … 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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