By Sonia Case Following important cannabis news articles every day can be a real burn-out, we know. That’s why the Emerald rolls up a chronicle of the headiest news hits, and passes them to you at the end of each week. We Bring You: The Digital Dime. Virginia Hops on the Decriminalization Bandwagon Throw your hands in the air Virginians! And yes, wave ‘em … [Read more...] about The Dime: 5/29/2020
Where There’s Smoke: Multiple Studies Examine Cannabis Use Amid COVID-19
The novel coronavirus pandemic is catalyzing research into cannabis consumption trends. As a result, scientists are now more interested in the plant, it’s users, and industry operators than ever before. Ivy League Sets Sights on the Industry and Cannabis' Effect on COVID-19 This May, the Cannabis Community Care and Research Network (C3RN) launched two … [Read more...] about Where There’s Smoke: Multiple Studies Examine Cannabis Use Amid COVID-19
Legal Cannabis Could be the Boost our Post-Pandemic Economy Needs
Written by Rita Thompson Facing a “Greater Depression” The pandemic is taking a wrecking ball to our economy, leaving many confused and fearful about the future. According to recent reports, 30 million Americans have already filed initial unemployment claims since mid-March. As layoffs happen daily, experts predict that number will only continue to rise. Even more are … [Read more...] about Legal Cannabis Could be the Boost our Post-Pandemic Economy Needs
“We Can Act:” What Bending the COVID-19 Curve Teaches Us About the Climate Crisis
Humans are moving less. Thanks to stay-in-place orders, we're bending the COVID-19 curve, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions while we're at it. The most positive takeaway, however, may be how we respond to crisis. The Good News “Greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) are down, and air quality has gone up as governments react to the COVID-19 pandemic,” reports the head of … [Read more...] about “We Can Act:” What Bending the COVID-19 Curve Teaches Us About the Climate Crisis
Baby Boom or Blip: Will the Effects of the Novel Coronavirus Pandemic Result in More Births?
Historically, surges in birth rates have followed periods of tragedy or prolonged indoor isolation, like hurricanes or blackouts. In response, many wonder whether the novel coronavirus pandemic will cause another baby boom. As such, social media is abuzz with potential titles for the new generation: baby zoomers, coronials, or quaranteens. Ultimately, we'll have to wait … [Read more...] about Baby Boom or Blip: Will the Effects of the Novel Coronavirus Pandemic Result in More Births?