Category: Health/Beauty inCity

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Beer vs. Marijuana: The Battle Royale of Partying

Beer vs. Marijuana: The Battle Royale of Partying

Pick your poison, America. The typical American Friday or Saturday night usually involves a drink or two—be it a glass of Chardonnay or a can of Rainier. Drinking is a popular way to relax, to unwind, and to otherwise grease the social wheels. Though not everyone drinks regularly, seven in ten Americans say they’ve had...

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Seniors Are the Cannabis Market Few Companies Are Targeting

Seniors Are the Cannabis Market Few Companies Are Targeting

The cannabis industry’s fixation on millennials risks overlooking older consumers who have more money to spend and more health issues to address. When it comes to the booming cannabis industry, it seems every company is focused on the millennials – and rightfully so. They, along with the upcoming Gen Zers, are the generation more likely...

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Screens Might Bad for Mental Health

Screens Might Bad for Mental Health

Psychologists can’t seem to agree on what technology is doing to our sense of well-being. Some say digital devices have become a bane of modern life; others claim they’re a balm for it. Between them lies a shadowy landscape of non-consensus: As the director the National Institutes of Health recently told Congress, research into technology’s...

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Business Is Booming for Product You Don’t Inhale

Business Is Booming for Product You Don’t Inhale

Lots of people were consuming marijuana long before it was legal to do so. But aside from the occasional pot brownie, that consumption nearly always meant inhaling smoke, whether from a joint, a pipe, or a bong. Now legalization has unleashed entrepreneurial innovation resulting in countless new products catering to marijuana consumers and, more importantly for...

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FDA regulation of products containing cannabis and cannabis-derived compounds

FDA regulation of products containing cannabis and cannabis-derived compounds

The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 was signed into law. Among other things, this new law changes certain federal authorities relating to the production and marketing of hemp, defined as cannabis (Cannabis sativa L.), and derivatives of cannabis with extremely low (less than 0.3 percent on a dry weight basis) concentrations of the psychoactive compound...