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I’m a 36-year-old cannabis trimmer in Pennsylvania who gets strange looks when people find out what I do. I wish more people knew how much quality control goes into production.

Megan Gottschall, 36, is a senior cannabis trimmer based in Μuncy, Pennsylvania. She leads the cannabis trimming team at the Danville plant of Green Thumb Industries (GTI), a national producer and retailer. Pennsylvania legalised the use of medical cannabis for the treatment of 17 medical conditions in 2016, and has […]
I’m a 36-year-old cannabis trimmer in Pennsylvania who gets strange looks when people find out what I do. I wish more people knew how much quality control goes into production.
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Zynerba plummets 51% after its CBD gel fails trial for rare disease

Zynerba, a small biotechnology company, plummeted 51% on Tuesday after its CBD gel failed a pivotal trial for a rare disorder called Fragile X syndrome. The company said its experimental cannabis-based gel, called Zygel, did not meet its primary endpoint in improving aberrant behaviour when compared to a placebo. Additionally, […]
Zynerba plummets 51% after its CBD gel fails trial for rare disease
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What happened when I took CBD for a week to help with my anxiety

CBD products claim to help with everything from anxiety to insomnia to muscle pain. The hype almost sounds too good to be true, so Business Insider’s Benji Jones conducted an experiment to find out how it might help him with his anxiety. Jones took 250 milligrams of CBD oil per […]
What happened when I took CBD for a week to help with my anxiety
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States with legal medical marijuana have seen a drop in workplace deaths

Recreational marijuana is now legal in Illinois as of January 1, 2020. A recent study suggests that states that adopt medical marijuana laws see a decline in workplace fatalities among young adult workers. The study’s authors suggest this could happen because young adults in those states use marijuana instead of […]
States with legal medical marijuana have seen a drop in workplace deaths
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States where medical marijuana is legal

Medical marijuana is legal in 33 states and Washington, DC. California, Arizona, Oregon, Alaska, and Washington were some of the first states to legalise medical marijuana. Utah and Missouri voted to legalise medical marijuana in the 2018 midterm elections. The federal government doesn’t recognise marijuana for its medicinal purposes and […]
States where medical marijuana is legal
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10 celebrities who have opened up about using marijuana for medicinal purposes

Marijuana is sometimes used by celebrities to help with Parkinson’s, cancer’s side effects, and pain. Celebrities from Lady Gaga to Morgan Freeman have spoken about using the drug. Some celebrities, like Whoopi Goldberg, even have their own marijuana company. Along with its use in pop culture, cannabis has a rich […]
10 celebrities who have opened up about using marijuana for medicinal purposes
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6 of the most popular strains of marijuana and what they’re prescribed for

Although it is still greatly stigmatised, medical marijuana is increasing in popularity across the United States. Today, 33 states and Washington DC have laws legalizing medical marijuana. Proponents of medical marijuana see it as an alternative to many of the addictive opioids prescribed today. “If people read the literature, they […]
6 of the most popular strains of marijuana and what they’re prescribed for