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Love Pot Brownies? You’ll Love These Cannabis-Infused Cookies, Too

They’re chewy, chocolatey, and only take three steps to make. You don’t need us to tell you that cannabis and chocolate work well together—but if you’re looking for a new recipe to try, we’d point you to these chocolate pretzel cookies. The cannabis-infused dessert, from David Yusefzadeh and Kitchen Toke, calls for cannabis-infused olive oil …

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Huntsville Cannabis Store Donates 4.20 Per Cent Of Sales To Local Food Bank

Kasa Kana raises $360 to help Table Foundation. The owner of a Huntsville cannabis store said he is proud to have raised money for the Table Soup Kitchen Foundation for its food bank in town. Evan Arkarakas, co-owner of Kasa Kana Cannabis and Accessories, said the business donated exactly 4.20 per cent of its sales …

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New York’s Native American communities eye recreational cannabis

Native American communities in New York are making plans to get into the recreational marijuana business, hard on the heels of the state’s enactment of an adult-use legalization law. The Shinnecock Indian Nation on Long Island plans to build a marijuana growing facility with hopes of beginning sales later this year, while the Saint Regis …

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Ohio manufacturer nears deal for extraction technology

The Ohio-based PAO Group (PAOG) is one step closer to moving RespRX to market for the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). PAOG, which acquired RespRX from Kali-Extracts in July, 2020, has entered the final stage of negotiations to obtain 25 percent of the patented extraction technology that enables the drug’s formula. The agreement …

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Study of a standardized THC product may lead to medical use

Other than a few FDA-approved cannabinoid-based medications—Sativex, Marinol, and Epidiolex—cannabis products meant for medical use are recreational cannabis products that may lack rigorous safety, dosing, and efficacy studies essential for medical drugs. Numerous clinical trials for cannabinoid-based medicines are underway, including a recently published Phase 1 multiple-dose study of a standardized THC-dominant product. Canopy Growth …

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Study promises improved hemp sample preparation

With hemp cultivation legal in the US, there is a need for fast and convenient methods for analyzing residual pesticides on crops to replace existing, time-consuming approaches. Researchers at the US Department of Agriculture and the National University of Litoral in Argentina have extended an existing method of sample preparation they claim better meets the …

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Cannabis companies eye carbon footprint labels on their products

Move over, nutrition facts – food companies and consumer packaged goods manufacturers are adding carbon-footprint labels to their products in an effort to be transparent about their environmental impact. Now hemp and marijuana companies are considering whether to jump on a trend experts say will intensify as governments double down on climate goals. Cannabis companies …

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Canada’s unsold cannabis inventory levels off at 1.1 billion grams

Canada’s unsold cannabis inventory remains close to an all-time high, but the glut may be showing signs of easing as production fell sharply in December. Some 96,000 kilograms of dried cannabis were produced by cultivators or processors and added to inventory in December 2020, close to a one-year low, according to the latest monthly data …

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