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US Cannabis Sales WAY Up!

2024’s predicted cannabis sales will be in excess of $31 BILLION dollars. That’s pretty high! More than triple from just 2019.

David Craig, chief marketing officer of Missouri licensed cannabis producer Illicit Gardens, said “It should be clear by now that cannabis isn’t going anywhere.”

“If the federal government is going to drag its feet on descheduling, then it’s up for the states to take the lead in removing regulatory hurdles to operators, especially multi-state ones,” Craig wrote in an email. “What most outside the industry don’t realize is the extreme burden operating without uniform standards across legal states.”

Cannabis Does Not Affect Driving Ability

New Research from Australia highlights the fact that using prescribed doses of cannabis does not interfere with driving ability.  Selecting only medical marijuana patients for the study, and using simulated driving, researchers discovered little to no impairment when people consumed moderate amounts of cannabis.

Our main finding was the absence of impairment on a simulated highway driving task. We noted that patients consuming their medication as prescribed drove with slightly greater consistency in highway driving speed and reported a decrease in the perceived effort required to drive

The study measured how 40 drivers responded 2.5 hours after consumption and… Continue reading

Kentucky Legalization?

The Tobacco State’s legislature is considering a bill that would legalize cannabis use and home growing with no sales allowed.

Kentucky passed a Medical Marijuana Law in March 2023, and Gov. Bashear (D) signed it into law. It goes into effect January 1, 2025, and the state is still trying to figure out how to implement the program before beginning next year.

As part of this process, Representative Nima Kulkarni (D), from Louisville introduced a bill this week ending penalties, including arrest, for possession and/or use of cannabis (by adults only). The proposal includes allowing small home grows (five plants)… Continue reading

How to stay safe vaping THC

Vaping THC, or tetrahydrocannabinol, has become increasingly popular in recent years. THC is the psychoactive compound found in marijuana that produces the “high” sensation. While vaping THC may seem like a safer alternative to smoking it, there are still risks involved.

Most importantly, vaping THC can lead to several health risks, including lung damage, respiratory issues, and addiction. Vaping THC can lead to several cases of acute illness.

Users with the lung disease COPD should be warned that it can worsen their condition.

Vaping cannabis can lead to “e-cigarette or vaping associated lung injury,” or EVALI if vitamin E acetate… Continue reading

Seniors and Cannabis

As cannabis legalization continues to spread across the globe, more and more seniors are turning to this plant for its potential health benefits. While cannabis use among older adults is still a relatively new phenomenon, research has already begun to explore the potential benefits and risks of this trend.

One of the most significant benefits of cannabis for seniors is its potential to alleviate chronic pain. Many seniors suffer from conditions such as arthritis, neuropathy, and other chronic pain conditions that can be difficult to manage with traditional medications. Cannabis has been shown to be effective in reducing pain and… Continue reading

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