Study Finds Nearly Half Of Patients With MS Report Cannabis Use

Study Finds Nearly Half Of Patients With MS Report Cannabis Use

More than 40% of patients with multiple sclerosis have used cannabis or cannabinoid products in the last year, according to a study by researchers at the University of Michigan. The study, “Cannabinoid use among Americans with MS:…

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Californians fear more wildfires as winds pick up

Californians fear more wildfires as winds pick up

Thousands of households across Northern California braced for power blackouts on Wednesday as dry weather threatened to touch off a new round of the wildfires that have ravaged the state. Pacific Gas and Electric Co…

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Top New Mexico Lawmaker Is Hopeful State Can Legalize Marijuana In 2021 Session

Top New Mexico Lawmaker Is Hopeful State Can Legalize Marijuana In 2021 Session

A top New Mexico lawmaker said on Wednesday that the legislature will again attempt to advance marijuana legalization next session—and while the state is far from the first out of the gate in ending prohibition,…

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How does replanting of oil palm plantations affect arthropod biodiversity?

How does replanting of oil palm plantations affect arthropod biodiversity?

Palm oil plantations require replanting every twenty to thirty years but its effects on biodiversity are widely understudied. In their latest research, Pashkevich and colleagues assess the impact of replanting on arthropod communities in an industrial…

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Election News: The Cannabis Industry Could Be Election Day’s Biggest Winner

Election News: The Cannabis Industry Could Be Election Day’s Biggest Winner

Calendar pages are rapidly falling away to November 3. And regardless of the presidential election’s outcome, one of the biggest winners that night could be a recession-resistant industry on the rebound. American cannabis multistate operators (MSOs) have…

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Could Joe Biden budge on cannabis legalization?

Could Joe Biden budge on cannabis legalization?

Cannabis legalization should be a no-brainer for Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. As a standalone issue, cannabis legalization has widespread, bipartisan support. Over two-thirds of Americans favor legalization, and that support is intergenerational and spans across…

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Where Is Robotics Heading? Perspectives From iRobot (Colin Angle), Stanley Black & Decker, And Robots In Service Of The Environment

Where Is Robotics Heading? Perspectives From iRobot (Colin Angle), Stanley Black & Decker, And Robots In Service Of The Environment

Since the term robot was first coined in 1920, robots have become an increasing part of our lives. Companies looking to increasingly automate and enable greater portions of their business that require physical human labor…

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World’s Largest Solar Power Plant Moves Forward In Abu Dhabi With Contract Award

World’s Largest Solar Power Plant Moves Forward In Abu Dhabi With Contract Award

Plans to develop the world’s largest solar power plant in the deserts of the Gulf have been given the go-ahead, with the authorities in the UAE awarding the project to a multinational consortium on July…

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Los Angeles-To-Las Vegas High-Speed Train Wins $200 Million Nevada Bond Allocation

Los Angeles-To-Las Vegas High-Speed Train Wins $200 Million Nevada Bond Allocation

XpressWest, a high-speed rail line that will connect Southern California to Las Vegas, won $200 million of private activity bonds from Nevada, a critical final public allocation that allows the company owned by Wall Street investor…

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A Booming Gold Price Will Have Consequences

A Booming Gold Price Will Have Consequences

Gold prices have shot to nearly $1,900 per ounce in the past week, a nine year high and the seventh consecutive week of growth for bullion. But in this Covid gold rush investors could be…

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