The Vape Report

Two teens charged after alleged vape shop burglary – Daily Journal Online

{{featured_button_text}} Zachary Seaton and Jayda McKinney Jayda Mckinney Zachary Seaton Bobby Radford Two Farmington teens face charges in St. Francois County after allegedly burglarizing an area vapor shop late last year. Zachary Seaton, 17, and Jayda McKinney, 18, have each been charged with second-degree burglary, stealing, and second-degree property damage. According to a probable cause statement from the St. Francois County Sheriff’s Department, on Nov. 3, a deputy was dispatched to an address on Hillsboro Road in Bonne Terre where he met with a man reporting to have heard an alarm sounding from his business. The man’s business is located […]

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I Smoke Weed Because [Fill in the Blank] – Why You Need No Justification for Smoking Cannabis

On a recent Joe Rogan podcast, guest Hamilton Morris, host of Hamilton’s Pharmacopeia, a show that deals with the history, chemistry and culture of psychoactive drugs – Joe and Hamilton spoke about “justification of consumption.” What this refers to is the social need to explain why you do a particular thing. For example, “I smoke weed because of anxiety or insomnia.” While this may be true for whoever utilizes this argument as a justification for consuming cannabis, Hamilton reminds us that it’s also not necessary. Cannabis consumption it is about human rights, it’s about the individual’s right to choose what […]

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What is CBD Water, Exactly?

Just how far can we go with CBD products? Yes, we have cannabis skincare, drugs, gummies, vapes, oils, etc. But have you ever heard of CBD water? If you haven’t, you are in for a treat because in this article I’ll be drilling down on a critical question: what is CBD water? Read on! A closer look at CBD Water CBD refers to a chemical compound in the cannabis plant, and unlike tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), this compound isn’t psychoactive. The compound not being psychoactive means it doesn’t provide the same kind of high you will experience by consuming THC.  Through the […]

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Which States Have the Highest Marijuana Sales Tax?

The only things certain in life are death and taxes, they say. And that applies to the cannabis industry too. Certainly no one looks forward to having to pay an extra fee for taxes, but that’s just part of life. And these days, people are shocked at just how much they have to pay in retail cannabis taxes. However, we can’t do much since the state determines how much taxes we pay with each pre-roll, flower, or edible that we buy at dispensaries. States determine the tax frameworks in their area, which may sometimes be offset by retailers thus a […]

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Seafordites react to law that restricts vape sales in Hempstead – liherald.com

By Melissa Koenig and Jennifer Corr Hempstead Town Supervisor Donald Clavin announced on March 8 that the Town Board would enact legislation restricting where electronic cigarette stores could operate. The legislation would prohibit the sale of e-cigarette or vaping products within 1,000 feet of a school, playground or park, and would change the town’s zoning laws to restrict those businesses to light manufacturing or industrial zones. Donna Jebaily, a Seaford parent, said she supported the legislation. “I feel being too close to the school is just a little too close for comfort,” she said. “It’s just easier advertisement for the […]

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Dr. Zorba Paster: Vaping is becoming more prevalent, and it's not safe – The Spokesman-Review

</p><p>As you know, I spend a lot of time on tobacco and vaping. Why? Because COVID-19 aside, it’s a big public health problem we can solve if we talk about it. For The Spokesman-Review As you know, I spend a lot of time on tobacco and vaping. Why? Because COVID-19 aside, it’s a big public health problem we can solve if we talk about it. Back in the day, when I was a kid, two-thirds of all men smoked, and nearly 50% of the women did. Now it’s down to 18% for each. Still too high. The poorer you are, […]

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How the UK vaping sector will be shaped by 2021 – betterRetailing

As many predicted, 2021 is set up be a crucial year for the industry, with several events likely to affect retailers and consumers. John Dunne, director general, UKVIA The government’s long-awaited review of the Tobacco and Related Products Regulations (TRPR) has been announced, providing an opportunity for vaping’s public health potential to be more fully realised. TRPR covers many aspects of how vaping products can be accessed in the UK, and in the UKVIA’s ‘Blueprint for better regulation’ we will make a number of recommendations to the government, all of which are designed to ensure a safe and thriving market. […]

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If You Legalize Marijuana, You are Going to Kill Your Kids Says Governor Pete Ricketts

Last year we didn’t hear the end of the concept of “fake news”. Of course, those were “Trumpier-times” and the media needed to create a narrative of distrust within itself in order to disqualify the opposition’s points of view. Fake News also became an issue for tech companies, as they didn’t want to “perpetuate the spreading of misinformation”. Yet, this isn’t entirely true since they also went out of their way to censor cannabis brands over the years, stifling the narrative and bending it closer to their reality. While benefits about cannabis are being suppressed for “violating the terms of […]

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Surge in Demand for Weed Causes Prices to Skyrocket

One year into the pandemic, and we’re only just about to start seeing a glimmer of hope with the vaccine rollout. So how has the last year been? For some industries, COVID-19 shattered their businesses but the pandemic was kind to the cannabis industry. All over the United States, sales of legal cannabis jumped 46%, reaching record-breaking sales of $17.5 billion. A majority of the sales were in adult-use markets, particularly Colorado which is among the more mature markets. They saw a 26% increase in growth, resulting in $2.2 billion in sales, while Oregon saw a 29% increase resulting in […]

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How Does European Health Insurance Handle Medical Marijuana Prescriptions?

The importance of effective insurance policies in the health and medical sector can’t be stressed enough. Nobody decides to fall ill or get hurt (we all don’t want to), but you will need health and medical insurance to cover the high cost of treatment and medical supplies in case  you do. More so, as a patient, you want to ensure that you are protected as you use certain medical products, but how does this all play out in Europe? How do European health insurance sectors handle the concept of cannabis prescriptions? Is it possible for someone to get reimbursed after […]

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