Two puffs and done?
A new study claims that medical cannabis users found relief from symptoms of anxiety, depression, and stress from as little as a single puff of cannabis. Researchers noted a "50 percent reduction in symptoms of depression, and 58 percent reduction in anxiety and stress after cannabis use. As little as two puffs was sufficient to alleviate depression and anxiety, while 10 or more puffs showed effectiveness for stress."
Ding dong: Special delivery
California cities and towns are still allowed to ban sales of cannabis in their jurisdictions (whatever, dudes). However, a new bill in front of the California Senate "would allow marijuana companies to deliver their products anywhere in the state, including cities where legal sales are still banned." That's quite a nice loophole.
Print is not dead
We love print. We love when a new magazine launches. This piece looks at the slew of new ones hitting the market. The design? Top notch, as is the content.
A farm, in the middle of L.A.
When you think of growers and farms, oftentimes the vision of a bucolic farmhouse and rolling hills or a warehouse with LED lights come to mind. Here's a profile of a farm, in the middle of L.A., that not only grows cannabis, they do it sustainably. For instance, they capture, reclaim and reuse between 1,500 and 2,000 gallons of water per day from dehumidifiers and central air conditioning. Super cool.
Israel is worth watching
Despite Israel's pioneering role in medical marijuana, its cannabis market now faces uncertainty as canna-business stocks and pot exports encounter government scrutiny. Read more here.