Author Archive | David Carpenter

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Beers And Buds: Will Brewers Get The Crossfade Right?

The battle of the buzz is on. As beer sales in North America continue to decline amid competition from wine, spirits and legal marijuana, brewers across the continent are seeking to fill that financial void. Some alcohol sellers — most notably beer producers — are betting on cannabis-infused drinks to help save the day and […]

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Getting High In The Heartland: Red States Turning Green For Ganja

A bumper sticker on the minivan parked beside Marla D.’s house sums up the local political leanings in her upscale neighborhood. It reads: “I’m Catholic and I Vote.” Like most bumper-sticker proclamations, the message is simultaneously a pronouncement of steadfast personal beliefs and a stern warning to would-be offenders who might flout the moral rules. […]

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UPDATE: DEA Reschedules CBD-Derived Medicine Epidiolex

UPDATE: In a landmark move by the Drug Enforcement Administration, Epidiolex — a medication derived from cannabidiol (CBD) — has been rescheduled, allowing the drug’s producer GW Pharmaceuticals to start selling the first FDA-approved medication made from cannabis. Moving forward, Epidiolex will be classified as a Schedule V drug under the DEA’s Controlled Substances Act, […]

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With Global Warming Pushing CO2 Levels Higher Worldwide, Crops Are Losing Nutrients — Yet Marijuana Thrives

As climate change plays havoc on weather patterns across the globe — diminishing Earth’s polar ice caps and causing water levels to rise, from coastal Bangladesh to Miami — scientists are now discovering the adverse effects that global warming is having on many of the plants that humans rely on for daily nourishment. But cannabis […]

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Cryptocurrency PotCoin Sponsors Dennis Rodman At Trump, Kim Jong Un Peace Summit In Singapore

Just when it seemed the political news front couldn’t possibly get any more bizarre, retired NBA star Dennis Rodman showed up at Singapore’s Changi Airport this week wearing a PotCoin.com T-shirt and red “Make America Great Again” cap while being mobbed by curious reporters. Timed as a publicity stunt to coincide with the summit between […]

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