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There’s A New Word For An Unmarried Woman And It’s Worse Than ‘Spinster’

No woman with a modicum of self-respect would ever be okay being referred to as a “spinster.” The word implies a lonely cat lady who is too pathetic to find a romantic partner — ever.  It’s disrespectful, insulting and unflattering. It just plain sucks. But now, thanks to Twitter, we know that a spinster isn’t necessarily […]

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Jefferies Expects CBD Beauty Market To Reach $25 Billion In 10 Years

After initiating coverage of the cannabis industry Feb. 25, Jefferies analysts have followed up with their take on the CBD segment, particularly CBD beauty products. The research firm estimates that the CBD category could reach $25 billion globally in the next decade and will amass 15 percent of the total skincare market. In addition, Jefferies expects that CBD will partially cannbialize […]

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Zimbabwe Authorizes License for First Medical Marijuana Company

The African nation of Zimbabwe issued the country’s first license to a medical marijuana company earlier this month, according to a report from Marijuana Business Daily. In a letter obtained by the publication that is dated March 7,  Zimbabwe’s Ministry of Health and Child Care informed Precision Cannabis Therapeutics Zimbabwe that the company’s application to produce medical […]

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Chart: Ohio medical marijuana sales start strong, but not all patients are buying

Ohio’s medical cannabis sales are off to a healthy start, garnering $1.85 million in under two months, but high prices and limited access to dispensaries have restricted patient participation. Since sales began Jan. 16, the state’s medical marijuana dispensaries have averaged $248,000 in weekly sales – a strong launch to a market estimated to net […]

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How To Treat Your Pain With Homemade Cannabis-Infused Topicals

Cannabis-infused topicals represent an ideal solution for those seeking an effective natural and non-addictive way to treat joint pain, inflammation, and muscle soreness. Also, anecdotal evidence points to cannabis topicals as an aid in treating other ailments such as cramping, headaches, itching, dermatitis, and psoriasis. With the exception of transdermal patches and sensual lubricants, products […]

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This Week’s Music: Dido, Suki Waterhouse And Calpurnia

This Week’s Music is a weekly column that discusses the weeks’ best, worst, and most interesting songs. We try to select songs of different artists and genres to keep things interesting and to please a variety of music fans. This week’s column highlights the dancey return of Dido and the musical singles of two actors […]

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Denver’s Interactive Map Shows Where Marijuana Taxes Support Education

Where does tax revenue from legal marijuana sales in Denver go? In part, it’s used to fund youth cannabis education programs, and the city government is taking new steps to make sure residents know exactly how the cannabis cash is allocated. In the years since Denver voters approved a special marijuana tax to help fund […]

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What You Need to Know Before Taking Cannabis Into a Hospital

Police entered Nolan Sousley’s hospital room to search for cannabis following a tipoff from a hospital security guard. Sousley has stage IV pancreatic cancer and sometimes takes capsules containing THC to help alleviate his pain and nausea. The police entered the Missouri hospital with a warrant to conduct the search but found nothing that violated […]

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Expert Tips On Taking A Marijuana Tolerance Break This Spring

It’s time for a little spring cleaning. We’re not talking about cleaning out your junk drawers or purging your storage area of useless knickknacks, although now is a fine time to do those chores. It may be time to give your brain a cleanse by taking a cannabis tolerance break. If you are a daily […]

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Minnesota Bill to Legalize Marijuana Struck Down by Senate

A bill to legalize marijuana for adult use stalled and was killed by the Minnesota state Senate. Likewise, an option to create a task force to further research the idea did not pass a vote. The Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee voted 6-3 to not advance the bill. They also voted no recommendation on […]

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