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    Is There No True Difference Between Indica and Sativa?

    May 2, 2019 – Jennifer Loyd Cannabis Sativa and Cannabis Indica have been known as two different strains of weed, that produce significantly different effects. Indica has been thought to produce a more a relaxed feeling, whereas Sativa, may produce something more akin to a feeling of energy. Since people began using Cannabis for its desired effects, no one has truly questioned the science behind the high? Jean Baptist Lamarck was one of the first […] More

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    Florida Dispensary Gives Away $14K Worth of Weed

    Monday, February 25, 2019 - On Sunday, Trulieve, a Florida's largest marijuana producer gave away more than $5,000 worth of cannabis oil to medical marijuana patients in Orlando. Fifty "Sunshine Kush Trupods" containing one gram of cannabis oil were distributed along with a free vaporizer at the Florida Cannabis Coalition Green Carpet Networking event on Sunday.  Each pod is valued at $94 and the vaporizers retail for $35 each. This isn't the first time Trulieve [...]
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    Science: Vaping Marijuana Gets You Way Higher Than Smoking It

    Scientists have proved that vaping marijuana will get you, like, way higher than smoking the exact same amount of weed. The new research, led by scientists at the Johns Hopkins Behavioral Pharmacology Research Unit in Baltimore, tested the effects of smoked versus vaped marijuana on 17 participants who had smoked marijuana before, though not in the 30 days before the study’s start (participants had smoked once in the last year, on average). Over the course […] More

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    How to Make Your Own Gummies

    555 Cannabis Gummies: 5 Ingredients, 5 Milligrams, 5 Easy Steps     Aside form all the other advantages of oral administration of cannabis, there are two big reasons to make gummies like this:   1. Accurately dosing your medicine in 5mg increments   2. They can be kept in the mouth longer than cannabis distillate and tincture, for better oral absorption   What I decided to make were small gummy bears with a 1:1 THC:CBD […] More

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    New Study: All Marijuana Strains the Same (but there’s a catch)

    The title of this article may be as misleading as some of the cannabis marketing out there.   Different strains have been one of the hottest selling points of the cannabis industry. There are strains for people who want to maintain a more functional, creative high, and others for those looking to veg-out and relax at the end of the grueling day.   But a new study is challenging the conventional wisdom. It shows that […] More

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    The Amount of Older Americans Using Marijuana Is Getting, Um, Higher

    Marijuana is apparently booming among, well, boomers. Specifically, marijuana use is becoming more prevalent among Americans over 50, according to a new study in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence.   The study analyzed survey responses from more than 17,000 adults over 50 and found that roughly 9% of American adults ages 50 to 64 used marijuana in the past year. Around 3% of adults over age 65 tried marijuana in that same period. There [...]
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    Jimmy Buffett Signs With Surterra

    Singer Jimmy Buffett and billionaire William “Beau” Wrigley Jr. are getting behind a U.S. marijuana startup, joining a scrum of companies betting on the increasingly crowded cannabis industry.   Mr. Buffett, whose hits like “Margaritaville” evoke a beach-bum lifestyle, will license his Coral Reefer brand to Surterra Holdings Inc. for a line of cannabis products including vape pens, gel caps, edibles and lotions.   The deal comes a month after Mr. Wrigley, 54 years old, […] More

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    OMMU Preparing to Issue 5 New Licenses

    State moves forward on marijuana licenses From: News Service of Florida via Florida Politics   State health officials will hold a workshop Aug. 17 to take input on the application process for new medical marijuana licenses.   The workshop, announced Thursday, will deal with one license earmarked for a black farmer who was a member of litigation dealing with federal discriminatory lending practices and four other licenses for applicants seeking entry into the state’s highly […] More

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    Chew on This: Wrigley’s Billionaire to Head Surterra

    Surterra Wellness has a new Chair, William Wrigley Jr. II - yes, that Wrigley. The scion of a family that made a fortune in chewing gum, Wrigley's, is moving into pot.   William Wrigley Jr. II, who helped orchestrate the sale of his family’s business to Mars Inc. in 2008, led a $65 million investment round for Surterra Wellness, a medical cannabis startup in Georgia with licenses to operate in Florida and Texas. The funding [...]
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