January 2019

For those wondering how to profit from the nearly $10 billion marijuana business, a fine place to look is the stock exchange. Even at this early stage of the cannabis industry, several companies in the sector are already on our markets, and their shares can be purchased as easily as those of more traditional enterprises. […]

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Cannabis plants, like all living things, go through a series of stages as they grow and mature. If you’re interested in cultivating cannabis, it’s especially important to understand the changes a plant undergoes during its life cycle, as each stage of growth requires different care. Different stages call for different amounts of light, nutrients, and […]

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A patient’s perspective Laura was a physician who spent much of her clinical time treating substance abuse disorders, and she had no recent experience with cannabis herself. Her aversion to using cannabis when she was going through chemotherapy for breast cancer did not surprise me. Nausea, and the anxiety that preceded its inevitable occurrence, were disabling. […]

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Footnotes 1. The role of THC and CB1 in fat metabolism is not fully understood. At a cellular level, peripheral CB1 receptor activation decreases the metabolism of fat. And cannabinoids, of course, are known to cause the munchies. But cannabis use in the general population is associated with lower rates of metabolic syndrome (type 2 […]

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While you may have heard a yoga teacher cue you to “open up your chakras” in a yoga class before, you may not fully understand how to do so—or even know why you should. Sanskrit for disk or wheel, chakra’s meaning dates back to ancient times and opening up these energy centers can really change […]

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GW Pharmaceuticals PLC- (NASDAQ:GWPH) had its price target cut by Cantor Fitzgerald from $211.00 to $193.00 in a research note published on Sunday, December 9th. Cantor Fitzgerald also issued estimates for GW Pharmaceuticals PLC-‘s FY2019 earnings at ($6.24) EPS. Several other analysts have also recently issued reports on GWPH. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of […]

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