Body Mass Index vs. Cannabis
Sep13

Body Mass Index vs. Cannabis

Here’s another study saying long term cannabis use is associated with a lower body mass index. Cannabis use is associated with lower body mass index (BMI) over time, according to data published in The Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics. Investigators at the University of Miami assessed the relationship between marijuana use and BMI in a nationally representative longitudinal sample (The National Longitudinal Study of...

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Time to Push Back in Toronto
Jun24

Time to Push Back in Toronto

Canada is less than a year out on re-legalizing cannabis, while in Toronto, under the zoning laws, medical cannabis shops are being raided.  Everyone is not working from the same understanding, eh?  Here’s more: [Retail medical cannabis shops] some demanding a prescription and others not, started spreading across Toronto months ago. They flourished as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau vowed to legalize marijuana, with strict...

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Medical Cannabis Updates
Jun14

Medical Cannabis Updates

Lots happening in the world of medical cannabis.  Let’s check in: Long term cannabis use & health: The consumption of cannabis over a two-decade period is not associated with increased cardiovascular risks or lung health problems at mid-life, according to longitudinal data published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) . . . Researchers reported that long-term cannabis use was only associated with health...

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“Cannabis Use” Not Same as “Tobacco Use”
Jun07

“Cannabis Use” Not Same as “Tobacco Use”

At one time “cannabis use” and “tobacco use” were the same thing and both were bad.  One of my favorite things here in the days of re-legalization is seeing change in the public perception of cannabis.   Two Canadian insurance companies are presenting a more nuanced understanding of the issue.  Here’s more:   Sun Life and BMO Insurance have reversed their long-standing policies on treating cannabis...

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Cannabis Entrepreneur Summit May 21-22
May20

Cannabis Entrepreneur Summit May 21-22

      With Cannabis sales going from streets to serious  business, a bigger investment opportunity is happening, paving the way for greater opportunities. Green Media is hosting its first virtual Cannabis entrepreneur Summit,  is taking place this weekend in Ojai, California. An event like this ,with the magnitude of speakers, will give  great insight on breaking into the business of cannabis. And when it...

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Re-Legalization vs. International Treaties
May19

Re-Legalization vs. International Treaties

  Re-legalizing the cannabis plant will require doing away with the United Nations Single Convention Treaty.  That treaty, signed back in 1961, is used as a shield by the federal government in explaining why drug policy can’t change.  alls can fall — not everyone in the federal government agrees with that interpretation.   United States treaty obligations do not mandate the federal government to limit marijuana...

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