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May 23, 2019

Gas Station Chain Sheetz Now Selling CBD Products in Pennsylvania Locations

Gas station and convenience store chain Sheetz is probably best known for its massive selection of snacks and touchscreen ordering system. Now, the chain is diving headfirst into the CBD craze. As announced by the company earlier today, Sheetz is now adding a full line of CBD products to its […]
May 23, 2019

NFL to Study Medical Marijuana Potential With Football Player’s Union

The NFL’s longstanding hostility to marijuana use among its personnel could soon be relaxed, as the league and the union representing players have agreed to study cannabis as a method of pain management. As part of the agreement, the league and the NFL Players Association will participate in two committees […]
May 23, 2019

Texas Senate Advances Medical Marijuana Expansion Bill, Rejects Inclusion of PTSD

Medical marijuana patients scored a tentative win on Wednesday when the Texas Senate passed a revised version of a house bill that would add several qualifying health conditions to the state’s requirements for access to medical cannabis. Now individuals with all forms of epilepsy, seizure disorders, multiple sclerosis, spasticity, ALS, […]
May 23, 2019

UK Talk Show Hosts Under Fire For Cutting Off Conversation With Cannabis Advocate

Fans of the UK morning talkshow This Morning are blasting its hosts for cutting short a segment featuring Charlotte Caldwell, a UK mother who has been at the center of a national controversy surrounding medical cannabis. Caldwell appeared on the show to discuss her ongoing difficulties accessing life-saving cannabis medication […]
May 23, 2019

Study: Seniors Report That Cannabis Positively Impacts Their Quality of Life

Seniors who report the use of cannabis over the past year say that it improves their overall quality of life, according to survey data published in the journal Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine. Researchers from the University of Colorado School of Medicine surveyed 274 older respondents (mean age = 72.5 years) […]
May 22, 2019

Study: Presence Of THC In Blood Not Associated With Crash Culpability

Drivers testing positive for the presence of THC in blood do not possess a significantly increased risk of being responsible for a non-fatal motor vehicle accident, according to data published in the journal Addiction. Investigators from the University of British Columbia compared the likelihood of crash responsibility in drivers testing […]
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