Recreational and Medical Marijuana

Here’s How Long It Takes to Feel the Effects of CBD
Oct12

Here’s How Long It Takes to Feel the Effects of CBD

CBD oil is the top trendy ingredient on the market right now. It’s so popular, in fact, that revenue from products made with CBD are projected to grow to $20 billion by 2024. In case you’re wondering what is CBD, exactly?, here’s a quick refresher: CBD is a naturally occurring compound present in the flowers and leaves of cannabis plants. There’s no THC in it, which means it can’t get you high, no matter how much you take....

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10 High-THC Strains You Should Know About
Oct12

10 High-THC Strains You Should Know About

Every year, weed gets higher … in THC, that is. Throughout our shared history with the cannabis plant, we’ve slowly bred the plant to produce more of its primary intoxicating and psychoactive cannabinoid, with THC percentages of some plants now reaching the mid-30s. Though the cannabis plant contains myriad cannabinoids, with more than 100 cannabinoids identified in the plant to date, it’s still tetrahydrocannabinol that...

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Social Marijuana Use Areas Are Cropping Up in Colorado
Aug30

Social Marijuana Use Areas Are Cropping Up in Colorado

Marijuana Bars, Cafes & Lounges Approved by CO Governor On May 29th, 2019, Governor Polis signed the act allowing “Marijuana Hospitality Establishments” in Colorado.  The effective date for this act was in early August 2019!  Which means marijuana cafes, lounges, dispensary tasting rooms and other social-use businesses are now legal to open in Colorado.  The businesses must apply for a license from local and state...

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CBD Works Better With a Little THC
Jul02

CBD Works Better With a Little THC

But you don’t need to get high to reap the benefits of CBD (unless you want to). CBD Benefits There is a growing body of evidence that CBD can provide relief for a variety of ailments, like pediatric seizure disorders, chronic pain, depression, anxiety and addiction. CBD users are claiming benefits such as that CBD is an Anti-depressant, Anti-convulsant, Anti-oxidant, Anti-inflammatory, and even that it’s...

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Researchers Think Industrial Hemp Crops Could be a “Godsend”
May08

Researchers Think Industrial Hemp Crops Could be a “Godsend”

Honeybee health has faltered in recent years and hemp may offer a little boost to our winged friends. Hemp is a versatile, multi-use crop, valued for fiber and seed. The plant sheds pollen much later in the season than most other blooming plants. Thus, hemp becomes a valuable pollen source for foraging bees, giving it the potential to have a strong ecological value. Neither hemp nor other Cannabis species grown for recreational or...

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8 Ways to Feel Better With CBD
May06

8 Ways to Feel Better With CBD

One of the most popular Home Medicine Summit presentations last year was about the health benefits of CBD oil . . . . . . and you may remember that, in the spring, we sent everyone who purchased lifetime access to the Summit a week’s supply of organic, highly concentrated CBD. Well, my TGN team didn’t know I was going to do this, but I ordered enough CBD to give to each of them as a “bonus” and thank-you for all their hard work in...

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7 Life Changing Health Benefits of CBD for Seniors
Apr14

7 Life Changing Health Benefits of CBD for Seniors

In the last few years, CBD has sparked a massive shift in the health and wellness communities as people everywhere are finding natural relief for their health conditions. Based on the findings from multiple research studies, CBD can provide natural relief for over fifty conditions including arthritis, multiple sclerosis (MS), epilepsy, numerous stress-related disorders, and more. While its properties can certainly benefit individuals...

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Rite Aid will start selling CBD products in Washington, Oregon
Apr13

Rite Aid will start selling CBD products in Washington, Oregon

  Rite Aid stores in Oregon and Washington will start selling CBD hemp oil products this month, citing interest from several customers hoping to buy those items. A spokesperson said they would be bringing CBD products to more than 200 of their stores across Oregon and Washington. More people looking for pain relief are turning to these products. Producers are able to extract the CBD oil from cannabis plants, taking out the THC,...

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Here Are the Reasons Americans Are Using Medical Pot
Mar29

Here Are the Reasons Americans Are Using Medical Pot

Patients use medical cannabis to treat the symptoms of a wide variety of ailments—but only some of those uses are actually backed up by science. A new study out Monday, however, suggests the vast majority of patients are prescribed medical pot for conditions like chronic pain and multiple sclerosis, for which there is good research supporting the use of cannabis. In light of their findings, the authors say it’s high time that cannabis...

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Why Increased Pot Use in Colorado Is Sending More People to the Hospital
Mar29

Why Increased Pot Use in Colorado Is Sending More People to the Hospital

Reefer madness isn’t a thing. But a new study out Tuesday is the latest to show that pot use, especially with edibles, can sometimes cause health problems serious enough to prompt a trip to the hospital. It found that people in Colorado have increasingly sought emergency care for cannabis-related symptoms like anxiety, rapid heartbeat, and a strange syndrome characterized by intense vomiting since recreational cannabis was legalized...

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3 Top Marijuana Stocks Wall Street Expects to Drop at Least 25%
Sep17

3 Top Marijuana Stocks Wall Street Expects to Drop at Least 25%

The green rush may soon have investors seeing red. Sean Williams (TMFUltraLong) The big day is rapidly approaching. In just over a month, on Oct. 17, recreational marijuana will go on sale in licensed dispensaries throughout Canada. When fully legal, the sale of adult-use weed is expected to usher in high demand and big dollar figures for the industry. In anticipation of this legalization — and the big profits that are projected...

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Weed beer is near, and it’s gonna get weird
Aug30

Weed beer is near, and it’s gonna get weird

Maze of laws involving pot and alcohol isn’t stopping big deals between cannabis and booze companies By Max A. Cherney / Marketwatch.com Would you drink marijuana-infused beer? Beer companies think so, but they are going to have to navigate a hazy path of rules and regulations to find out. Two Roots Brewing Co. has spent millions of dollars clearing that path, and shows just how convoluted it can be. To get its weed beer to the...

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3 Reasons Marijuana Stocks Are Soaring, Once Again
Aug30

3 Reasons Marijuana Stocks Are Soaring, Once Again

Some of the biggest cannabis growers are up 61% to 83% in just eight trading sessions. Here’s why. Article courtesy of: Sean Williams / The Motley Fool (TMFUltraLong) The big event is now just 50 days away. On Oct. 17, 2018, Canada will lift the curtain on recreational marijuana, and in the process become the first industrialized country in the world to have approved the sale of adult-use cannabis. This big day was a long time...

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Cronos Group Could Fly Ahead
Aug30

Cronos Group Could Fly Ahead

Summary Cannabis stocks are flying with Canada nearing a legalization date target of October 17th. Cronos is doing a great job of preparing for the adult-use cannabis industry as the big day nears. The company is already headed toward profit, recreational cannabis legalization in Canada will serve to speed up the process. Cronos Group has room to grow. The cannabis sector has been seeing tremendous gains as of late after news broke...

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Colorado Marijuana Laws – Durango, Colorado
Oct16

Colorado Marijuana Laws – Durango, Colorado

With the passing of Amendment 64, adults 21 or older in Colorado can legally possess one ounce (28 grams) of marijuana or THC. Cultivation The law allows residents to cultivate up to 6 plants, 3 of which can be in the flowering stage in an enclosed, locked space. For more information on cultivation, check out our guide to Marijuana Grow Laws in La Plata County. Also, don’t miss the 9 best Marijuana Strains in Colorado! The...

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Marijuana Industry Vows to Fight New Pot Taxes
Jul07

Marijuana Industry Vows to Fight New Pot Taxes

Both the City of Durango and the La Plata County Commissioners are looking to tax the marijuana industry to solve their economic woes, but marijuana industry representatives warn that any new taxes on pot will drive users underground to the black market.

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Public banking turns to pot for capital
Apr25

Public banking turns to pot for capital

Facing security threats and bank rejections, marijuana industry helps launch first public bank in century By Jeremy Lybarger High Country News Last October, a couple from Philadelphia traveled to Sebastopol, California, a quiet town 50 miles north of San Francisco, to buy pot. They’d arranged the deal beforehand, the mood soured. Gunfire shattered the mild night. Two men were dead, a woman was critically injured, and 100 pounds of...

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Americans split on whether Trump should take tougher approach to marijuana, but support MMJ
Apr17

Americans split on whether Trump should take tougher approach to marijuana, but support MMJ

30 percent polled said Trump should take a harder line than Obama; only one in five said marijuana was riskier than opioids DENVER — Americans think it’s safer to use marijuana than opioids to relieve pain, but they were less comfortable with children and pregnant women using pot to treat medical conditions, according to a new Yahoo/Marist poll released Monday. Two-thirds of the respondents in the telephone survey said opioid drugs...

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California’s Favorite Marijuana Strain In 2016
Feb09

California’s Favorite Marijuana Strain In 2016

Originally Written by Sarah Jacoby – refinery29.com Like a favorite coffee roast or a go-to Chipotle order, every cannabis connoisseur has her favorite weed strain. But, as revealed by a new survey, the most popular strain of 2016 may not be what you’d think. The survey, conducted by California-based medical marijuana delivery app Eaze, included data from the app’s 250,000 users and questionnaires from another 5,000...

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How Colorado Medical Students Really Feel About Medical Marijuana
Feb06

How Colorado Medical Students Really Feel About Medical Marijuana

By: Evan Kaden Despite the fact that students strongly supported marijuana legalization, when it came to the idea of actually prescribing it to medical patients, they were a bit uncertain. Undoubtedly one of the hottest topics of the 21st century, medical marijuana is something that’s got everyone from scientists to senators with something to say. With 28 states and the District of Columbia with medical marijuana legislation currently...

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