Greenstate: Cannabis socials are the latest way to educate, medicate or exhilarate

Greenstate: Cannabis socials are the latest way to educate, medicate or exhilarate

Marijuana is recreationally legal in California but still carries an “only for stoners” stigma in some circles. Maybe not for long.On a recent Friday night, Twin Peaks real estate agent Shelly Sutherland invited two dozen friends for a happy hour featuring alcohol-free cocktails laced with pomegranate seeds and cannabis-infused tea — not to get high, but to get highly educated about cannabis and its potential for health, wellness and, yes, even the giggles.

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Tuck: How Does Marijuana Affect Sleep?

Tuck: How Does Marijuana Affect Sleep?

In a recent survey of medical marijuana users, 76 percent of respondents reported using cannabis for relaxation and 65 percent as a sleep aid. The survey, conducted by HelloMD—the “largest community of patients using marijuana for health and wellness in the country”—also found that comorbid, insomnia-inducing factors were also popular reasons for weed intake: stress and depression. As many as 84 percent respondents reported that the mind-altering, psychoactive drug provides them with a significant relief of symptoms, and 96 percent of users said they’d recommend marijuana to their friends.

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NORML: Study: Traffic Fatalities Have Not Increased As A Consequence Of Legalization

NORML: Study: Traffic Fatalities Have Not Increased As A Consequence Of Legalization

Investigators at the University of Oregon compared traffic accident outcomes in Colorado and Washington following legalization to those in other states with similar pre-legalization economic and traffic trends. They reported, "We find that states that legalized marijuana have not experienced significantly different rates of marijuana- or alcohol-related traffic fatalities relative to their synthetic controls."

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KCMJ Radio: Investing in Cannabis 101: KC Stark and Jason Spatafora

KCMJ Radio: Investing in Cannabis 101: KC Stark and Jason Spatafora

Listen to the Wolf Of Weed Street Jason Spatafora and KC Stark, the host of KCMJ Cannabis Community Radio, as they go step by step into the cannabis stock markets in Canada, Mexica, America; and OTC, NYSE, TGOD, GW Pharma, how to start investing, investing apps, and more.

Want to invest in cannabis? Listen and learn from the past and present, as well as current happenings in 2018.

Jason Spatafora: All around nice guy owner of Marijuanastocks.com, Cannabis Investor, mentor & WolfOfWeedST

KC Stark: coined by the media as the "Steve Jobs of Weed," KC has worked across the nation with advocates, politicians, doctors, patients, farmers and entrepreneurs to help create viable and reliable cannabis markets in the USA.

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US Health Times: Scientist Reveal What Cannabis Does to Your Bones

US Health Times: Scientist Reveal What Cannabis Does to Your Bones

A study was published by The Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, conducted by researchers from Tel Aviv University and Hebrew University. This study showed that a chemical in marijuana, known as cannabinoid cannabidiol (CBD), strengthens bones and accelerates the healing of fractures, without causing any psychotropic effects.

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NORML: Study: Marijuana Decriminalization Leads To Decreased Arrests, No Increase In Youth Use

NORML: Study: Marijuana Decriminalization Leads To Decreased Arrests, No Increase In Youth Use

St. Louis, MO: State laws reducing minor marijuana possession offenses from criminal to civil violations (aka decriminalization) are associated with dramatic reductions in drug-related arrests, and are not linked to any uptick in youth cannabis use, according to data published by researchers affiliated with Washington University and the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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