Category Archives: COVID-19

COVID-19 Pandemic a ‘Boon’ for Legal Cannabis in Canada as Marijuana Industry Turns Two

Canada’s legal marijuana industry is celebrating a jump in sales, more brick-and-mortar stores and competitive pricing as it celebrates two years in business. Since Canada legalized recreational marijuana on Oct. 17, 2018, legal sellers and producers have struggled to compete with the black market, but there have been recent gains in the licensed industry. The […]

COVID-19, Cannabis & Herbal Medicine Part 2: Gain-Of-Function

CANNABIS CULTURE – A DEEP dive into the relevant facts – and predictions for the near future – regarding the pandemic of 2020.  Image #1 from Bartholomew and the Oobleck, by Dr. Seuss, 1949   “We are men of groans and howls,  Mystic men who eat boiled owls,  Tell us what you wish oh King,  […]

Cannabis Consumption Surges During Pandemic As Sleep Issues And Anxieties Mount, Says New Poll

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a nearly double-digit increase in cannabis consumption among users as well as a “massive, lasting uptick” in those turning to cannabis delivery services to deal with sleep issues and rising anxieties. These are two key findings according to a new poll conducted by California-based Ganja […]

FSD Pharma Leaving Cannabis for COVID-19, Closing Medical Pot Facility in Cobourg, Ont.

FSD Pharma, which launched a medicinal cannabis production facility in Cobourg, Ont., will be cancelling its cannabis licences and closing the operation next month to focus on coronavirus work. On Thursday, the biotech/pharmaceutical company announced it has notified Health Canada of its decision to forfeit its licences. It also plans to suspend all activities within […]

Researchers See Promising Results Using Cannabis Terpenes To Treat COVID-19

A recent study examining the use of cannabis terpene formulation – NT-VRL on inflammatory conditions has had some promising results in treating cytokine storm syndrome caused by COVID-19. Cytokine storm syndrome is a form of inflammatory response where white blood cells are activated and release inflammatory cytokines, which the activate more white blood cells. The […]

MMJ Recs Medical Marijuana And Home Deliveries: Which States Are Next?

In this day and age, we can have pretty much anything delivered to our homes. We can order an Uber ride, have food dropped off from Postmates, and get our groceries dropped right at our door – all without much effort. So why should our medical marijuana (MMJ) products be any different? Medical marijuana and […]

MMJ Recs Could Cannabis Help Treat Coronavirus?

The coronavirus pandemic has hit populations hard all over the world. An alarmingly high number of deaths in many countries has led to researchers scrambling to find an effective treatment or cure for the disease. One recent study conducted in Canada looked at whether marijuana might be an option for coronavirus treatment. So, could cannabis […]

MMJ Recs 7 Reasons Why The MMJ Market In Florida Is Booming During Coronavirus

A lot of businesses have been hurt by the coronavirus pandemic that’s swept across the country. Closures ranging from restaurants and movie theaters to gyms and stadiums have all resulted in business downturn and profit losses. But there’s one business that has actually grown during the lockdown period. The medical marijuana (MMJ) market in some […]

MMJ Recs What Oklahoma’s Ban On MMJ Delivery Means For Patients’ Accessibility

The accessibility of medical marijuana is an important issue for MMJ patients all over the country. In Oklahoma, accessibility has never been a problem since MMJ became legal in 2018. The Sooner State has more dispensaries per capita than any other state in the country. And due to the fierce competition between dispensaries, the service […]

MMJ Recs How To Apply For An MMJ Card During COVID-19 Lockdown

The COVID-19 pandemic has altered the way people go about their everyday lives, closing nonessential businesses in many communities in the process. This can be a worry for those who are looking to get approval for the use of medical marijuana. The good news is that in many states, MMJ services have been deemed essential […]