Author: Edwin Thomas

Politics

New York City Bans Employers From Drug Testing for Cannabis

New York — A new law in New York City bans employers, labor organizations and employment agencies from testing job applicants for cannabis and tetrahydrocannabinols, or THC – the active ingredient in weed. Enacted May 10 by city legislators, Prohibition of drug testing for pre-employment hiring procedures states that pre-employment […]

Health

Cannabis Users Weigh Less, Despite Having the Munchies

New research finds that, despite the common phenomenon of having “the munchies” after using cannabis, users tend to weigh less and are less likely to be obese. Recent surveys estimate that over 22 million people in the United States ages 12 and above regularly use cannabis and that more and […]

Business

Canopy Growth Buys Acreage for $3.4 Billion

Canopy Growth Corp agreed to buy Acreage Holdings Inc. for $3.4 billion in a massive cross-border cannabis deal that’s conditional on the U.S. eventually legalizing cannabis for recreational use. Canopy, the world’s largest cannabis company, will initially pay $300 million in cash to shareholders of New York-based Acreage, the companies […]

Women Say Cannabis Makes for Better Orgasms
Health Science

Women Say Cannabis Makes for Better Orgasms

In a small study published in the Open Access Journal Sexual Medicine, researchers led by St. Louis University School of Medicine OB-GYN and sexual health expert Dr. Becky K. Lynn show evidence linking female cannabis use with greater odds of having better orgasms and sexual intercourse. “We found that they […]