Steve Monas

May 29, 2019

The Best CBD Gummies for Pain, Anxiety, and Sleep

When it comes to convenience and ease of use, there’s not much that can compare to CBD gummies. Toss them in your backpack, work bag, gym bag or your pocket — but watch out for melting! — CBD gummies have risen in popularity because they […]
May 29, 2019

Iowa Lawmakers Plan Attempt to Override Veto of Medical Marijuana Expansion

Two Democratic lawmakers in Iowa are calling for a special legislative session to override last week’s veto of a medical marijuana expansion bill by Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds. On Friday, Reynolds vetoed a bill (House File 732) that would make more patients eligible to use […]
May 29, 2019

Workplace Deaths Fell 34% After Medical Cannabis Legalization

Why? Younger adult workers might be using less alcohol, opioids in medical cannabis states. The post Workplace Deaths Fell 34% After Medical Cannabis Legalization appeared first on Leafly.
May 28, 2019

Report: Government Saves Money if it Allows Marijuana Business Banking

The federal government would save money if a bipartisan bill to give marijuana businesses access to banks is approved, according to a report released by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) on May 24, 2019. The legislation, which cleared the House Financial Services Committee in a […]
May 28, 2019

High Folks: Zoey Bullock Is Using Cannabis To Rewrite The Music of Her Life

“I was melting through the floor as I gasped for what felt like my last breath,” reads an excerpt from Zoey Bullock’s journal that she shared in an email. Over the phone, she agreed to share some of her journal entries with me. She says […]
May 28, 2019

What Are You Smoking Episode 83: Nerding Out On Cultivation with Dr. Robb

Robert Flannery of Dr. Robb Farms discusses bringing modern agricultural science to cannabis grows and introduces a new favorite euphemism for our favorite plant. The post What Are You Smoking Episode 83: Nerding Out On Cultivation with Dr. Robb appeared first on Leafly.
May 27, 2019

From Opioids to Organic Farming: Danny Murr-Sloat, Co-Founder of AlpinStash

In 2003, when Colorado craft cannabis farmer Danny Sloat was 21 years old, he woke up with terrible stomach pains that landed him in the hospital for four days and no diagnosis. “They gave me Vicodin,” he shared. “That was in September, and by June […]
May 27, 2019

How Cannabis Cultivation Has Advanced Farming Technologies

See how cannabis has already helped in making the future a little greener. The post How Cannabis Cultivation Has Advanced Farming Technologies appeared first on Leafly.
May 26, 2019

CBD May Reduce Alcohol Consumption and Its Harmful Effects, Study Says

Cannabidiol (CBD), the widely available cannabinoid touted for review, may have the potential to help people with serious alcohol issues, according to a new review of current scientific evidence. Not only does cannabidiol appear to “facilitate drinking reduction,” the paper’s authors write, but research also […]
May 25, 2019

Study Disputes Earlier Research Suggesting Cannabis Elevates Stroke Risk

A May 2019 study suggests that cannabis use was not an independent ischemic risk factor, contradicting previous research. Strokes cause approximately 1 out of every 20 deaths in the United States each year, claiming the life of one American every four minutes, according to the […]