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Longtime NBA coach has found weed in retirement

Don Nelson rode his “Nellie Ball” brand to a regular-season record 1,335 NBA coaching wins over 31 seasons. Now he has another brand — a strain of marijuana called “Nellie Kush.” “Oh, it’s great. Great stuff,’’ the retired coaching legend, now 77, told The New York Times, describing the weed he grows for personal use at [...]
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A Bill to Decriminalize Marijuana at the Federal Level Is on Its Way

Put plainly, the cannabis industry is budding worldwide. Cannabis research firm ArcView Group has estimated that North American legal marijuana sales could explode from $9.7 billion in 2017 (which represented 33% sales growth from 2016) to more than $47 billion by 2027. Meanwhile, Cowen Group recently raised its global legal cannabis sales forecast from $50 billion by 2026 to [...]
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Is microdosing the future of cannabis?

Dispensaries are selling more low THC products and strains than ever before. NEW YORK, NY – JUNE 19: A woman poses while smoking a vape stick at the Cannabis World Congress Expo on June 19, 2015 in New York City. Marijuana consumption is growing into a multimillion dollar industry as marijuana use – both recreational [...]
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9 Ways To Incorporate Weed Into Your Personal Aesthetic

There’s toking up and then there’s making pot part of who you are. Looking to extend your appreciation for the herb beyond the smoking sesh? Look no further than our official High Times guide on how to incorporate weed into your personal aesthetic. Remember that an aesthetic isn’t just based on what or who you wear. Your decor, [...]
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Weed gifts for Mother’s Day, because your mom deserves a better flower

Mother's Day is just around the corner and let's face it — the typical gift of flowers is just boring. Your mom deserves a better flower. Given the recent leaps in cannabis legalization, there's a good possibility your mom enjoys toking up, or at the very least, is open to the possibility. So, this Mother's [...]
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The Trump administration has found a new way to crack down on legal weed

New rules from the SBA will make it hard for companies that do business with the marijuana industry to gain access to loans. Far from just weed companies, the new rule could extend to web designers, gardening suppliers and others who may derive just a small portion of their revenues from marijuana firms      [...]
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Maine: Where medical marijuana is saving opioid addicts

In CNN's Special Report "Weed 4: Pot vs. Pills," Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Guptavisits Maine and speaks to residents, and their healthcare providers, who are not willing to wait for federal legislation or more scientific research on medical marijuana. These patients say marijuana not only helped them kick their opioid addiction, but saved their lives. [...]
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You’ll Never Guess What Jeff Sessions Just Said About Marijuana

This year truly is turning out to be an impressive one of marijuana firsts. Earlier this year, publicly traded cannabis investment company Cronos Group became the first pot stock to uplist from the over-the-counter exchange to the Nasdaq. Within the next two months, GW Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:GWPH) could become the very first cannabinoid-based drug developer to get a therapy approved by the U.S. [...]
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NFL player makes medical marijuana history: ‘I have a life to live’

NFL running back Mike James calls it his medicine for pain management, but league officials call it a banned substance. Now, James' athletic career is hanging in limbo because he chose pot over pills. In 2013, James was prescribed opioid painkillers after injuring his left ankle in a Monday night football game. Within weeks, he developed a dangerous [...]
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Why does smoking pot give you the munchies?

The science behind the marijuana munchies Though research points to various possible mechanisms, the ability of cannabis to increase appetite is "very well-documented," said Ginger Hultin, a registered dietitian and spokeswoman for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Research involving cannabis has revealed that THC stimulates the endocannabinoid system, a complex area of the brain [...]
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