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10 Cannabis Myths You Should Know

You don’t need me to tell you this. But…as popular as cannabis is, there are too many things about it that are just false and/or are old wives tales that shouldn’t be carried forward. Here are the top 10 cannabis myths (in my mind anyway): The more THC the better the weed. There are two […]

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Law & Politics

The Real Legalization Problem is — Regulation

Illinois officials have stated they were very happy with 2021 tax revenues of $297 million from legal cannabis sales. Most other states claim they are losing tax revenue to black market (illegal) sales. The black market is holding back the maturation of legal adult consumption. Why does the illegal cannabis market not just survive, but […]

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Strain Reviews

How to Review Cannabis Strains Like a Canniseur

Part of Canniseur’s mission is to change the way cannabis is reviewed. Educated consumers should enjoy cannabis as much as they might enjoy fine wine, artisan spirits, or craft beer. Here’s how to review cannabis strains. The 4-20s Review System Canniseur uses a model that’s been in use in the wine world for more than […]

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Culture & Art Products

Cannabis Edibles Questions Answered

People have a lot of questions about cannabis edibles. Here are some simple answers, with a little technical background. How much edible cannabis product should I use? If you’re a beginner, you should not take a full dose of whatever kind of edible  you’re trying. Start with a third of a 10 mg gummy, so […]

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Business

How Much Does that Bud Cost to Produce?

Greenhouse Growing

I walk into my favorite cannabis shop (I really don’t have a favorite) to buy a couple of eighths. An eighth costs about $20 a gram (an arbitrary price, but not an uncommon one) so an eighth costs around $70. As I was looking at the buds, I started to think about how much that […]

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Science & Medicine

The Myth of Edibles

Most people like to consume cannabis flower by smoking it, i.e. putting a flame to the flower in a pipe or joint or bong or they like to vaporize the whole flower like in a Volcano or other portable device. But there are many who don’t like the idea of smoking and would rather ingest […]

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Business Law & Politics

Spain and Portugal: Cannabis on the Iberian Peninsula

The cannabis market on the Iberian Peninsula is alive and well…and getting better, albeit slowly. I just returned from a fabulous trip to Portugal and Spain. It was wonderful to easily find several cannabis shops in both countries. It wasn’t that surprising as I was in Italy a few years ago and found  cannabis shops […]

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Canniseur

Weed Week in Review June 25, 2021

The latest on Delta-10 THC, cannabis now legal in Connecticut, Marijuana testing at work, and a university program in Cannabis Education.

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Canniseur

Weed Week in Review June 18, 2021

This Week in Weed: Lots of twists and turns along the path of cannabis legalization, along with Myths of Cannabis, including cannabis and sleep problems.

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Canniseur

Weed Week in Review June 11, 2021

Cannabis legalization moves forward in Connecticut, Delta-8 regulation talk, enforcement against the black market continues, NFL researches cannabis and pain management, and the marijuana etiquette.

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Canniseur

Weed Week in Review June 4, 2021

Biden blocks cannabis sales in D.C.; CBD ice cream?; Why no weed emoji?; Amazon stops testing workers for marijuana use; Drug-sniffing dogs retiring; Wisconsin blocks medical marijuana while Louisiana expands; Montana legalizes adult use; High barriers to entry for CA grow market; and a federal study finds no increase in teen cannabis use after legalization

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Canniseur

Weed Week in Review May 28,2021

Positive marijuana tests are up; DOJ resists federal decriminalization even while legalization has been lucrative for states; the state of Texas’ medical marijuana expansion debate.

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Canniseur

Weed Week in Review May 21, 2021

Marijuana use OK with COVID vaccine; conservative states moving on medical marijuana; NJ city petitions to overturn “No Cannabis” ordinance; edibles don’t work for everyone; Cannabis beer; NM seeks to expand grow limits; Cannabis in Africa.

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Canniseur

Weed Week in Review May 14, 2021

Are cannabis plants too fragrant? Illinois fails on minority equity in weed licensing; Legalization: Mississippi snags, Louisiana moves forward, Philadelphia restricts pre-employment testing; Republicans file bill for federal legalization.

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