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New Cannabis Statistics: Increased use during COVID; geriatric use increased 75% for insomnia and anxiety; NJ study for employers– Workman’s Comp benefits declined 20% with cannabis use

There is new data to notice recently relating to increased cannabis use in the senior population, especially during times of COVID and some interesting impact on seniors in the workplace: March 20, 2021.  New York Times  CANNABIS USE DURING COVID Over 65 use of cannabis has jumped 75% from 2015 to 2018 to now include…

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CBD Oil Can Be Helpful for Stressed Parrots: Feather-plucking, excessive screeching, loss of appetite.

When a friend recently moved and her Conure parrot was unhappy, clingy, and feather-plucking, she asked about using CBD.  Finding ‘That Pet Cure’ online with anecdotal testimony, I passed it along.  It does sound promising but I do not know of any actual ‘research’ at this point.  This is oil, full spectrum, hemp/CBD oil, non-psychoactive,…

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Medical Marijuana and Fertility Treatments

Marijuana may undermine fertility treatment success The Study:  Aug. 14, 2019 https://academic.oup.com/humrep/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/humrep/dez098/5549505?redirectedFrom=fulltext A study more than 400 women undergoing fertility treatment found that women who consumed cannabis were more likely to lose a pregnancy than non-consumers. Among the more than 300 women who had a positive pregnancy test, 54 percent of the marijuana users lost…

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Project CBD Comments to the FDA

Comments to the Food and Drug Administration on CBD and Cannabis https://www.projectcbd.org/reports/fda/prioritizing-public-health This is a long letter to the FDA covering: Category A: Health and Safety Risks Category B: Manufacturing and Product Quality Category C: Marketing, Labeling, Sales Regulating Cannabis as a Traditional Herbal Medicine    

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Blog post: Wrap Up, Cannabis Business Conference Latin America; Santiago, Chile

June 28, 2019 That’s a wrap: seafood at La Perla del Pacifico (where the waiter worked at the Hotel Jerome in Aspen for 4 years and his daughter works at Rooster’s in Carbondale, so we face-timed her from the restaurant for an introduction!), then 3 hrs to the airport gate, 9 hr flight, 3 hrs…

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Blog post: Day Two, Cannabis Business Conference Latin America; Santiago, Chile

June 27, 2002.   Day Two Well, this truly WAS a networking event! Short snappy presentations, then small groups of your choice for 45 min, then breaks with food at high tops, then repeat, then delicious lunch at high tops, then repeat. The net result was a lot of one on one conversations and with…

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Cannabis for Lung Cancer?

https://www.green-flower.com/articles/923/cannabis-for-lung-cancer This is a 2018 article covering all of the current research both for using cannabis for chemo side effects but also for curing or preventing the lung cancer, itself.  

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