Day: January 13, 2021

Aaron Ford helps kick off Public Health Cannabis and Vaping Summit – Yahoo News

The Week Panic buttons in Ayanna Pressley’s office were ‘torn out’ ahead of Capitol riot, chief of staff says For Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.), last week’s Capitol attack became even scarier when she got to her office.As The Boston Globe reports, Pressley had “two reasons to be afraid” when President Trump’s supporters stormed into the Capitol building last week: “She has alopecia, an autoimmune disorder” that puts her at high risk for COVID-19, and she’s a member of the progressive “Squad” that has long been a target of Trump backers. Death threats have led Pressley and her team to routinely […]

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Telemedicine was mostly used for mental health when COVID-19 first hit and does vaping lead young people to smoke cigarettes? – MarketWatch

Don’t miss these top stories: Personal Finance Major Biden will be the first shelter dog in the White House — and that’s good news for all animals in need of forever homes A rescued First Pet — including a rumored new cat — could inspire more animal fosters and adoptions ‘The incoming Biden administration will be facing a mounting — not waning — crisis’: There are 16 unemployed workers for every 10 job openings Layoffs rose to 2 million in November from 1.7 million the previous month, an increase described as ‘troubling’ by the Economic Policy Institute. The No. 1 […]

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Pot for Prisoners and How It is a Big Win for Cannabis Advocates

A BIG Win for Cannabis Activists in New Mexico as “A state district judge in Albuquerque ruled this week that Bernalillo County’s Metropolitan Detention Center must allow qualifying patients access to medical marijuana, in a victory for advocates that could have far-reaching implications for jails and prisons”. While some may scoff at the idea of giving prisoners access to medical cannabis, I would argue that one could go even further. After all, the United States has the largest prison population on the planet – yes, even more prisoners than in China. [Source] How can “The land of the Free” house […]

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5 Ways That You Can Mess Up Your Home Cannabis Grow Real Fast

Medical card holders are legally permitted to grow cannabis at home. If the state where you live has made that law for registered patients in the medical marijuana program, you may want to try growing yourself. Before you start, make sure you understand the state laws and restrictions about how many mature plants and seedlings you can cultivate at home. There are many reasons why patients with medical cards grow their own cannabis for medicinal use. First, it is convenient. You don’t have to drive to a dispensary and wait in line. Second, once you get set up with one […]

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Why You Should Replace Your Cotton Face Mask with a Hemp Face Mask

Prior to the industrial revolution the legal cultivation of hemp was halted, it was a popular utilitarian plant grown by many. Political interests and the influence of corporate bodies fostered the ban on the product leading to years of uncertainties. Thankfully, those days are behind us and things are gradually changing. We can now maximize the natural product to its full potential. This includes much more than just using hemp for its cannabinoids. It is used to create building materials known as hempcrete and used in food industries. Hemp is used in manufacturing fiber used for producing face masks. It […]

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How Much Tax Revenue Can States Really Get from Legal Weed?

I don’t subscribe to the idea that you need to legalize cannabis for tax revenue – but try to convince a politician to legalize without making bank. Taxing marijuana has been one of the only strategies to get lawmakers on board and some have even completely flipped on their position, quit their jobs and became shareholders in cannabis businesses. That’s because cannabis makes a lot of money. California pulled in something like $3 Billion dollars in Cannabis sales and Colorado pulled in a little over $1.5 billion in sales. Fortunately, we have some insight nowadays on how much tax revenue […]

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Want To Go From Hydroponics To Soil? Here's a Quick Guide

Agriculture is an unpredictable affair, and occasionally cultivators are forced to change their approaches to gardening without much notice or planning. These forced infrastructural garden alterations usually have to do with moving cultivation locations or some environmental, equipment, or financial constraint inhibiting the continued use of hydroponic gardening. Whether or not one has to transplant from a hydroponics system to soil is out of choice or necessity, there are a few pointers for different hydroponics scenarios that can help with this sometimes-daunting task. Transplanting Cuttings and Clones From Hydroponic Systems Many modern gardeners choose to grow their plants from clones […]

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Nicotine e-vaping and cardiovascular consequences: a case series and literature review – DocWire News

Facebook Twitter Linkedin Email Print This article was originally published here Eur Heart J Case Rep. 2020 Nov 12;4(6):1-7. doi: 10.1093/ehjcr/ytaa330. eCollection 2020 Dec. ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Cardiovascular toxicity as a consequence of nicotine from conventional tobacco cigarette smoking is well documented. However, little is known about the cardiovascular consequences of nicotine e-vaping. We review the literature and report a case series of three cases of major adverse cardiovascular clinical effects post nicotine e-vaping. CASE SUMMARY: Three patients with known peripheral arterial disease who switched from heavy cigarette smoking consumption to a high-intensity dose of nicotine e-vaping all developed further arterial […]

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Cannabis Jobs in Vermont – How to Get Them

If you want to work in the Green Mountain State’s cannabis industry, check out our guide on how to get cannabis jobs in Vermont. Vermont has legalized cannabis for medicinal and recreational use. However, Vermont’s adult-use cannabis market is expected to launch at least in late 2022. Get ready for the state’s green rush by enrolling in CTU’s online cannabis college. Vermont Cannabis Jobs For now, Vermont’s cannabis job market is limited to medical cannabis employment. However, the state’s pending adult-use market will bring significantly more job opportunities over the coming years. Cannabis jobs can be found in retail, cultivation, […]

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California Cannabis Executive Petitions Trump To Release Nonviolent Cannabis Offender

A California cannabis industry executive is calling on President Donald Trump to use his executive power in the waning days of his presidency by issuing a pardon to a nonviolent cannabis offender. Kyle Kazan, the CEO of vertically-integrated cannabis company Glass House Group, issued the plea for clemency for Parker Coleman, Jr. in an open letter to the president. “While there are many thousands of people whose lives are wasting away in federal prison hoping for a miracle, I would like to bring one such person to your attention who is deserving of another courageous act, Parker Coleman,” Kazan wrote […]

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