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Drugs work, is a natural remedy like cannabis an antiviral for Covid-19?

A year into Covid-19 and no governing health organization has established a task force to study pre-existing medications in the prevention of Covid-19, according to Dr. Pierre Kory‘s testimony at a US Senate meeting. An anti-parasitic drug, Ivermectin, has shown unproven but ‘miraculous‘ results in large doses that are now accepted by many physicians. Despite positive clinical trials, a lack of negative studies, and its forty years of use, Ivermectin still cannot be suggested for coronaviruses. So, do any drugs work, is a natural remedy like cannabis an antiviral for Covid-19? The popularity of Ivermectin and Azithromycin as a Google […]

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Can masks cause DNA damage prevented by cannabis?

The use of face masks has been controversial during the pandemic considering a lack of adequate scientific study, even though they have been used in hospitals for decades without noticeable issues. However, scientific evidence does suggest masks can restrict a user’s ability to breathe. Respiratory inhibition led us to a link between masks and decreased immunity, genetic modification, and DNA damage via oxidative stress. How can cannabis affect these symptoms as a major agent of redox homeostasis? CO2, masks, and you If we ignore statements that disclose a lack of scientific evidence due to limitations, masks help more than they […]

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Cannabis Wine -Everything You Need To Know

You either hate it, have never heard of it, or can’t wait to try it, but by now you might have heard of weed wine. While the cannabis craze isn’t necessarily new, thanks to new technology, cannabis-infused wine has had some upgrades recently. In other words, thankfully the cannabis wine doesn’t taste like bong water anymore. Weed wine is most prominent in the US and producers are still facing a lot of red tape in terms of regulation. A common misconception is that cannabis wine has alcohol in it, but due to complicated legal reasons, you won’t find any alcohol […]

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Canopy Growth Corporation patented cannabis extraction infringed, CGC v. GWPH

Canopy Growth Corporation acquired a patented cannabis extraction technique that GW Pharmaceuticals allegedly infringed. So, two giant players in Canada’s commercial cannabis are now in a head to head legal battle. The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas will host this landmark battle. Greenwich Biosciences is a US subsidiary of GW Pharmaceuticals Who wrote the patent in 2001? The 632 patent, as it is known in the industry, was originally published in 2001 in Germany and granted to Delta-9-Pharma in 2014 and Bionorica SE in 2014 and 2015, respectively. GW knowingly infringed Bionorica’s patent to manufacture CBD in its […]

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THC and Total THC explained, Compliance labelling

We previously explored how cannabinoid content is displayed on cannabis labels in some Canadian provinces, such as BC. Whether those quantities are given as a percentage or in milligrams per gram, two different values of THC and CBD can be strangely advertised. We will explain the differences between THC and the THC total based on Health Canada’s compliances and beyond. Dr. Roggen demands precision in his cannabis-approved research lab. D9 versus Total THC As detailed in our previous installment, we spoke with CLN’s contributing scientist, Dr. Markus Roggen, to gain a more precise understanding of cannabis labelling. We were surprised […]

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BC Craft Farmers Co-op and NATIONS Cannabis Sign MOU

On December 10th, 2020, NATIONS Cannabis and the BC Craft Farmers Co-op (BCCFC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The MOU outline’s each party’s desire and willingness to commit to a mutually beneficial relationship that goes beyond a simple business agreement. NATIONS Cannabis is a First Nations controlled cannabis company based in Burns Lake, BC that specializes in the growth and production of natural medical and recreational cannabis. The company aims to reinvest a significant portion of profits to improve the lives of Indigenous peoples through funding regional priorities including the education, employment, and health sectors. The agreement gives NATIONS […]

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THC percentages and mg/g explained, Under a liquor board’s influence

Cannabis legalization in Canada was celebrated with botched attempts to write various new laws. It was a rough ride bearing witness as our justice and health departments struggled to make up rules along the way. No better was the provincial liquor board’s use of language as they defined the market. An example is the quantity of […] The post THC percentages and mg/g explained, Under a liquor board’s influence appeared first on Latest Cannabis News Today – Headlines, Videos & Stocks. ShareThis post was originally published on this site

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These Are The 7 Cannabis Stocks to Buy Before 2021

This year has seen the economy take one of its biggest hits ever. But it might also be one of the best times to buy stocks in cannabis. Thanks to the US election, residents in Arizona, Montana, New Jersey, and South Dakota all voted to legalize recreational marijuana. Due to which, cannabis stocks have been […] The post These Are The 7 Cannabis Stocks to Buy Before 2021 appeared first on Latest Cannabis News Today – Headlines, Videos & Stocks. ShareThis post was originally published on this site

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Contemporary Cannabis Retailer Opens Flagship Store In Toronto

Toronto’s Annex neighborhood is now home to a new contemporary cannabis store called “Edition” just in time for the holidays. The flagship store, which opened on December 4 at Dupont and Spadina, aims to provide a luxury shopping experience through its offerings of specially curated cannabis, smoking accessories, playlists, and signature items. The store was designed in partnership with StudioAC, an award-winning architecture firm, and an emerging name in Toronto’s design scene. Edition’s CEO and founder, Ryan Roebuck, says that it was a highly successful collaboration. “Every single detail in the space was collaborative and made with intention. We didn’t […]

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United Nations Votes To Reclassify Cannabis In Historic Decision

2020 continues to get better for the cannabis industry. On Wednesday, a United Nations committee voted to reclassify cannabis in a historic decision. The committee was presented with scientific data courtesy of the World Health Organization (WHO), to invalidate decades of misinformation. Cannabis for medical purposes will be removed from Schedule IV of the 1961 Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs, meaning it will no longer be displayed alongside highly addictive opioids such as heroin. To put the change into perspective, the UN previously convened in 1961 and subsequently 1972 to address cannabis, amongst other substances. Recognizing that addiction to narcotic […]

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