Cannabis News Wednesday, June 13
- BBC Live: South East
- A new image of pot: Cannabis marketers share their strategies
- A Quarter of Cancer Patients Have Used Medical Marijuana
- Thieves have been captured on CCTV stealing expensive bins from a city’s streets.
- Over the last few months, 16 bins have been taken from various streets in Brighton.
- When full, the bins can weigh up to 400 kilos each, so the rubbish is often tipped out and left behind.
- The bins are sold for scrap or washed down, repainted and sold for around 200 each on the black market.
- Labour Councillor Gill Mitchell said: These bins are paid for by taxpayers and the businesses that need to use them are severely inconvenienced.
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- Before New Brunswick’s cannabis stores open to the public, marketers are grappling with the challenge of how to tell customers about their brand without breaking the law.
- We’ve been given very clear direction, Ray Gracewood, chief commercial officer for New Brunswick-basedOrganigram, said Tuesday at the World Cannabis Congress in Saint John. – –
- Last month, it introduced three new labels, including the Edison Cannabis Company, Ankr Organics and Trailer Park Buds.
- As a 40-plus-year-old woman, I felt like the idea of what cannabis looks like for most people didn’t add up to what it looked like in my life, said Pride.
- She saidit could appeal to women who want to store their cannabis securely, including mothers who want to keep their marijuana away from children.
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- And with the punishing chemotherapy, fatigue, and nausea that often follows some forms of treatment, nearly a quarter of cancer patients are turning to marijuana to help ease their symptoms, according to a new finding published in Cancer, a journal of the American Cancer Society.
- As marijuana consumption gains acceptance, a growing number of cancer patients are starting to view the drug as a viable way to cope with their disease.
- To get more data on the perceived benefits and frequency with which cancer patients were using marijuana, Pergam and his team surveyed 926 patients at the Seattle Cancer Center Alliance.
- What’s really interesting is that almost three-quarters of patients really wanted to know more about medical marijuana, and they wanted to get that information from their doctors, Pergam says.
- The new survey, published today, serves to highlight that cancer patients are curious about using marijuana for medicinal purposes and there’s a dire need for more concrete scientific information so both patients and physicians can make well-informed treatment decisions, Pergam says.
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