2018 New York City Pride March. Photo Credit: ABC News. A Tragic Beginning The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, Intersex, Asexual/Agender (LGBTQIA+) community is tied to cannabis as a result of the AIDS crisis. Before the immune disorder that ravaged the U.S. even had its name, it had affected 335 people and killed 136. Since it initially seemed to … [Read more...] about The LGBTQIA+ Community and the Cannabis Movement: a Longstanding Relationship
This summer’s Tokyo Olympics will be the first Olympic event where athletes can legally use CBD without consequences. Due to CBD’s growing popularity, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has become less restrictive with what they allow Olympic athletes to consume. The agency approved the semi-lenient measures in 2018 after athletes advocated for CBD products … [Read more...] about Can Olympians use Cannabis?
From courses on Harry Potter, to Beyonce, and the physics of Star Trek, pop culture has certainly invaded the college course workload. And now, universities are adding cannabis to their course catalogues. The cannabis job market is proving to be one of the fastest growing markets in the U.S. In fact, according to a recent 2020 Jobs Report by Leafly, cannabis businesses … [Read more...] about Wanna Learn About Weed? There’s a School for That
On December 27th, 2020, the U.S. Congress passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021. The act is a COVID-19 relief bill, which according to cannabis tech and vape brand, DaVinci, has unintentionally “attacked” the rights of medical cannabis patients and limits their access to the plant. Shauntel Ludwig, vice president of operations at DaVinci discussed with … [Read more...] about New Vape Mail Ban may Unintentionally Restrict Access to Cannabis
Visitors are drawn to Florida for its beaches, hot weather, and attractions like Walt Disney World. But the Sunshine State is also home to a blooming medical cannabis market. With that in mind, the next attraction that may be worth the stop is the medical cannabis dispensary Surterra Wellness. Currently, Surterra Wellness has 39 stores throughout Florida, including one … [Read more...] about Surterra Wellness: a Dispensary Overview