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Hemp Shop Owners Explain Differences In Cannabis

Hemp Shop Owners Explain Differences In Cannabis

Betty-Jean and Shawn Maclachlan opened Watertown’s CBD American Shaman store in August. “This is our water soluble, what most people take as a dietary supplement every day, and topicals for site-specific pain,” said Betty-Jean. They sell CBD products there, which contain hemp oil. CBD is short for cannabidiol, where the oil …

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Chilliwack First Nation writes its own cannabis law

Chilliwack First Nation writes its own cannabis law

Kwaw-Kwaw-Apilt Councillor Sandra Joe and Cheam Councillor Darwin Douglas at the Indigenous Bloom cannabis retail store near Chilliwack. PNG The Kwaw-Kwaw-Apilt First Nation near Chilliwack has written its own cannabis law to replace the federal Cannabis Act and licensed its own cannabis store on reserve land. They are not alone. …

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Teen Cannabis Use May Increase Adult Psychosis Risk

Teen Cannabis Use May Increase Adult Psychosis Risk

Exposure of adolescents to delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the main psychoactive component in cannabis, may lead to disturbances in neuronal structure and gene expression in the prefrontal cortex (PFC) in adulthood, new research suggests. Using cell type– and layer-specific high-resolution microscopy, dissection aided by laser capture, and next-generation RNA sequencing, investigators examined …

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Coca-Cola CEO says no plans for cannabis drinks

Coca-Cola CEO says no plans for cannabis drinks

CEO James Quincey said the company “doesn’t have any plans at this stage” to enter the CBD market, during an earnings conference call with analysts Tuesday. CBD is a non-psychoactive component of marijuana. Quincey’s comments came in response to a question from Cowen & Co. analyst Vivien Azer, who asked …

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