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USA Today Report: Cannabis Consumers Reduce Use of painkillers, prescription drugs, alcohol

“Among all surveyed consumers, 49% reported reducing their over-the-counter painkiller use since starting cannabis, and 52% reduced prescription drug use. Another 37% said they’ve reduced alcohol consumption since starting cannabis”


https://www.leafly.com/news/industry/usa-today-report-cannabis-consumers-reduce-use-of-pills-booze

Benjamin Caplan, MDUSA Today Report: Cannabis Consumers Reduce Use of painkillers, prescription drugs, alcohol
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Solo Sciences Press

A sneak peek at the latest news coming about solo sciences, inc!

Imagine a future of cannabis, where consumers have the control of purchase decisions, based on accurate information about the brand and products they may want, and tamper-proof, third-party verification that what we are buying is actually what the package says it is? (and then… consider that this concept applies to products beyond cannabis, from food to beauty products, toys, entertainment…)

“The world of cannabis is murky, unpredictable, and often not safe,” said Ashesh Shah, CEO and founder of solo sciences and a former CIA profiler. “As brands and governments are struggling to fight the illicit market, we created solo* to solve that problem by creating transparency into what cannabis providers are actually selling to consumers. solo* is designed to keep people out of the dark when it comes to what they’re consuming and putting into their bodies, so they feel secure and knowledgeable about the products they’re purchasing.”

https://zd.net/2JQc7hi

for more information about solo*:

Website: https://www.solosciences.com/

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/solo-sciences/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/solosciences

Twitter: https://twitter.com/solosciences

Benjamin Caplan, MDSolo Sciences Press
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Gauging Mice with CBD, part 2

A Forbes article shedding light on #CBD and its effects on the livers of mice. Dr Peter Grinspoon and Devitt-Lee wisely talk some sense around the lousy methods and insensible dosage used on mice to command sensational headlines. http://bit.ly/2XMP36W

The CED Foundation review of the topic: http://bit.ly/2jYOlFX

Benjamin Caplan, MDGauging Mice with CBD, part 2
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Surveys show medical professionals’ opinions clashing around Cannabis

Surveys on medical professionals’ opinions on medical cannabis show that while many are still skeptical and do not think it is completely safe, younger doctors and those on the East coast are more supportive. This clash could be good for solving some common concerns with cannabis. http://bit.ly/2XQVxWz

Benjamin Caplan, MDSurveys show medical professionals’ opinions clashing around Cannabis
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Video: Medical Cannabis Around the Globe & Across Centuries

Throughout the ages, from health & wellness, religious rituals, and textile applications to the entertainment and social elements, cannabis has been a vital part of multiple sectors of human culture.

For millions, the modern cannabis revival is a welcome return home to a core element that has been missing for years.

 

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Benjamin Caplan, MDVideo: Medical Cannabis Around the Globe & Across Centuries
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US House of Representatives votes to support state legal cannabis

Kudos to Kyle Jaeger for a helpful summary of last week’s US House’s vote on an amendment to block the Department of Justice from interfering in states’ legal cannabis programs. His work outlines which representatives stand where, with regard to #cannabis. Interesting to see, and how times change! http://bit.ly/2LgKO0P

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Benjamin Caplan, MDUS House of Representatives votes to support state legal cannabis
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Pregnant women are using more cannabis over time

Statistics show that in the past 15 years, the number of pregnant women using marijuana, especially in their first trimester, has risen greatly. These numbers may be slightly skewed, but they show the importance of more research being done on the effect of cannabis on pregnant women. https://cnn.it/2WWQV1e

View this review (yellow link) or download:

This paper is also stored here:     http://bit.ly/2IwLxcp    inside the CED Foundation Archive

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Benjamin Caplan, MDPregnant women are using more cannabis over time
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Guidelines for Canada’s cannabis edibles tight, but also vague

https://vancouversun.com/news/local-news/guidelines-for-canadas-cannabis-edibles-tight-but-also-vague

Months after the decision to legalize cannabis, Canadian lawmakers work to regulate the packaging and advertising of cannabis products. The new guidelines forbid the mixing of alcohol and THC and also ensure that products are not “appealing to a young person.”

Benjamin Caplan, MDGuidelines for Canada’s cannabis edibles tight, but also vague
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Public Cannabis Consumption Now Allowed In Colombia… Is Full Marijuana Legalization Next?

This week, Colombia’s Constitutional Court overruled a ban on the public consumption of cannabis. Now, citizens wonder if the government will soon legalize recreational cannabis in addition to the already-legal medical cannabis. 

https://www.forbes.com/sites/javierhasse/2019/06/19/colombia-public-cannabis-consumption/#22612e3229e9

Benjamin Caplan, MDPublic Cannabis Consumption Now Allowed In Colombia… Is Full Marijuana Legalization Next?
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Cannabis sales could hit $15 billion globally this year

Fueled by CBD product sales and Canada’s recent legalization of marijuana, the world’s cannabis market could total $14.9 billion in 2019, up 36% from 2018, according to a new report released Thursday.

https://www.cnn.com/2019/06/20/tech/cannabis-industry-15-billion/index.html

Benjamin Caplan, MDCannabis sales could hit $15 billion globally this year
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