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These $26,000 California-Inspired DIY Tiny Home Kits Made Of Hemp Are Sold Out For The Rest Of The Year

A Pennsylvania-based company is creating do-it-yourself kits that turn sustainable construction materials into 140-square-foot tiny homes and offices. Let’s take a closer look at the Traveler DIY kit, which was first launched on Earth Day in April. Coexist was co-founded by Anastasiya Konopitskaya and Drew Oberholtzer, a wife-and-husband team. Traveler has a midcentury modern Scandinavian …

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7 In 10 Gynecologic Cancer Patients Report Cannabis Helped Ease Symptoms

Consuming marijuana improved at least one cancer-related symptom for more than 70 per cent of study participants. A small U.S. study involving 45 gynecologic cancer patients prescribed medical marijuana (MM) for symptom management found 71 per cent self-reported improvement in at least one symptom. Investigators considered patients prescribed MM from May 2016 to February 2019 …

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Germany: Cannabis Legalization Becomes Election Campaign Issue

Millions of people regularly use illegal drugs. After Germany’s upcoming parliamentary election, drugs legalization looks set to be a new issue on the political agenda. With watershed elections looming in Germany, some politicians are talking about a new approach to drug control. The opposition Free Democrats (FDP), for whom civil liberties are a major issue, …

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Cannabis Trademark Litigation: A Trademark is the Sum of Its Parts

In a case we’ve been watching closely, a California District Court Judge recently denied a motion by cannabis company Capna Intellectual. The motion sought to dismiss tobacco giant ITG Brands’ dilution claim for its “KOOL” brand. ITG’s branding uses “KOOL OOs” while ITG’s branding uses “BLOOM OOs.” As a refresher, in December 2020, ITG had …

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International Cannabis Conference Honours ‘Father’ Of Cannabis Research With A Belated 90th Birthday Celebration

Raphael Mechoulam is currently conducting research on synthesized cannabis acids. Professor Raphael Mechoulam, often referred to as the “father” or “godfather” of cannabis research, was honoured at the 31st International Cannabis Research Symposium earlier this week. The four-day symposium, which Mechoulam helped found in 1990, was held virtually after being cancelled last year. And though …

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UC San Diego Team Sets Out To Study The Effects Of Cannabis Component CBD On Severe Autism In Children

UC San Diego researchers are looking for participants for a clinical trial to study the effectiveness of cannabidiol, or CBD, in treating symptoms of severe autism in children. Cannabidiol is a chemical compound found in cannabis. CBD does not contain THC, the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana that produces a high. CBD oil has been approved …

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