Day: October 23, 2020

Vaping And The Issue Of Safety: Societal Views

Today, the issue of possible damage from vape pens is more relevant than ever. Many studies indicate that the systematic use of e cigarettes has long- or short-term effects on vapers’ health. That is, no disease can develop solely due to the consumption of vape devices. Public opinion is also gradually changing. In 2011, only 11.5% of the population of the United States believed that vaping is harmful to their health; in 2015 this figure rose up to 37%. In fact, the self-awareness of citizens is the driving force in the fight against any social problem. It is obvious that […]

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San Diego Sues to Collect Unpaid Cannabis Taxes

The city of San Diego just announced a lawsuit against businesses that work with the city and failed to pay their city cannabis taxes, money the city counts on coming in from the cannabis industry in order to keep infrastructure running.  It’s no surprise the city is upset about missing this tax money, as they can use it to help with budget cuts in the face of more COVID-19-related expenses, which are inevitably coming this winter. Not only will there be expenses, but other industries the city relies on, such as tourism and hotel taxes, have been drastically reduced, so […]

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Are retailers finally ready to embrace CBD? – Nutritional Outlook

In August, the American Botanical Council’s latest HerbalGram Herb Market Report1, tracking U.S. herbal supplement sales in 2019, bestowed upon hemp cannabidiol (CBD) the title of top-selling ingredient in natural channels—the second year in a row the ingredient earned that distinction. Drawing upon sales data from SPINS and Nutrition Business Journal, the latest report noted that in 2019, CBD sales grew 71.3% in the natural channel alone, to $91 million in sales. What’s even more remarkable is that CBD sales grew a whopping 872% in the mainstream channel, to $35.9 million, earning it a place for the very first time […]

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CBD News Roundup: NFLPA Warns Players Not to Endorse CBD

Here’s the latest CBD news: The NFL Players Association has sent a letter to its members advising them not to endorse CBD products. Nine Congress members have issued a letter to the DEA urging it to revise its proposed hemp regulations. The USDA has approved the hemp cultivation plans for six more states and three more Indian reservations after delaying its deadline to 2021. Table of Contents NFL Players Warned Not To Endorse CBD Products Nine Congress Members Urge The DEA To Revise Proposed Hemp Regulations USDA Approves Hemp Cultivation Plans For Six States & Three Indian Tribes NFL Players […]

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Binge watching: 3 reasons movies and vaping make a brilliant combination – Film Daily

Watching movies is a great idea for spending a few hours of relaxation, relieving stress, or just having a great time with your loved ones. If you are a real movie buff, you wouldn’t want to miss out on the latest, and neither would you want to miss the screenings of your all-time favorites. But when it comes to enhancing your movie-watching experience, mixing it with vaping is a great idea. The two make a brilliant combination because the high it offers blends seamlessly with the on-screen action. Let us give you some good reasons to try this combination sooner […]

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2016 Never Ended: The Final Presidential Debate

The final Presidential Debate of the 2020 election season, the last showdown between Joe Biden and Donald Trump, was the terminal and ultimate piece of evidence for the theory that the year 2016 did not come to an end but in fact extended its lease into 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020. The spectre of 2016 doesn’t haunt the United States of America; it has possessed it like a malevolent spirit.  In Phillip K. Dick’s wonderful and criminally undervalued novel VALIS the phrase “The Empire Never Ended” is repeated over and over as the protagonist (Phil K. Dick himself under the […]

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CBD Tinctures: Top 5 Brands & Buyer’s Guide – Observer

CBD is rapidly becoming one of the most popular consumer products in the country. As time goes on, scientists and researchers are discovering the potential benefits of CBD and CBD products. This interest has kicked off an entire wave of companies competing to make high-quality affordable CBD tinctures and products that you can enjoy in the comfort of your home.  For those out of the loop, all the terms and jargon surrounding CBD can seem impenetrable at first. That is why we put together this comprehensive review of the 5 best CBD tincture brands out there. We also included a […]

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Trio accused of stealing dozens of vape pens in snatch-and-grab robbery at smoke shop – WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

PALM COAST, Fla. – A teenage girl is accused of stealing dozens of vape pens from a Flagler County smoke shop then trying to sell them on Snapchat with the help of two men. According to the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office, a juvenile in a mask quickly approached the counter inside Jaguar Smoke and Vape II on Tuesday and quickly grabbed a display containing approximately 65 vape pens valued at $649.35. “Employees believed that the suspect came into the store a few days ago with a friend and stole a small amount of merchandise,” investigators said. [TRENDING: Vote for Trump […]

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NJ ATCs form New Jersey Cannabis Trade Association ahead of election day – NJBIZ

The 12 permitted alternative treatment centers have formed the New Jersey Cannabis Trade Association ahead of the potential legalization of adult use cannabis by voters in November. The group announced itself Thursday, with the “intention of keeping service of medical cannabis patients at the heart of the ATCs’ evolving operations.” NJCTA Chair and Harmony Dispensary CEO Shaya Brodchandel said the group had been in the works for “quite some time,” unofficially created to respond to COVID’s effect on the medical cannabis industry and eventually formalized as a unified entity to share experiences with legislators working on enabling legislation for an […]

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Missouri Regulators Investigate Complaint That Medical Cannabis Contained Mold Growth, Conclude Batch Is Safe for Consumption – Cannabis Business Times

Oct. 17 marked the first day of medical cannabis sales in Missouri, and the state’s two operational cannabis retailers, N’Bliss and Fresh Green, have had quite the journey to serving patients in the nascent market. N’Bliss, a subsidiary of Nirvana Investments, opened its first two stores in Manchester and Ellisville on Oct. 17, while Fresh Green opened for business in Lee’s Summit on Oct. 19. “It was exciting—the energy is real,” N’Bliss Managing Partner and CEO Bradford Goette tells Cannabis Business Times and Cannabis Dispensary of opening weekend. Goette says the dispensary could have opened earlier, but the N’Bliss team […]

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