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The CBD Testers Weekly Review & Newsletter: Changes Coming to Weedmaps, Vape Pod Safety, CBD Absorption, and more

Written by Alexandra Hicks

In this week’s review and newsletter, we’re going to explore some of the impending changes to Weedmaps’ listings, which are sure to affect you if you use the site regularly. 

Also, with all the recent health scares surrounding vaping, is there any way to make sure the vape pods you buy are safe? We’re also going to explain how fatty food help CBD absorption. Plus, let’s take a look at the U.S. banking issues and how they’re impacting the global cannabis industry. All that and more in this week’s edition of the CBD Testers Weekly Review & Newsletter.


FEATURED STORY: Weedmaps Announces Plan To Advertise Licensed Cannabis Retailers Only


One of the biggest names in the cannabis industry just announced they would be asking all advertisers for their state license number for retail listings. So if you happen to use Weedmaps for your dispensary needs, especially in Southern California, expect to see quite a few listing disappear in the coming months. 

Essentially, that means all unlicensed cannabis services are to be nixed from the Weedmaps website in the coming months. Weedmaps announced the new move last week, and that left many licensed retailers excited. These retailers have been battling with the black market for years and have felt that battle in their bottom line.

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How To Ensure The Vape Pods You Buy Are Safe

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Recent headlines in the media over the safety of vaping have some people understandably concerned. With a spate of emergency room admissions in various states, it turns out tainted vape pods caused the issues. So how can you make sure the products you’re buying are actually safe?

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New Research Suggests CBD Absorption Is Increased With Fatty Foods

According to an interesting new study, published in June in the Epilepsia Journal, when Cannabidiol (CBD) is taken along with fatty foods, absorption rates are increased up to 14 times. This information could prove vital for the future of medical cannabis.

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U.S. Banking Rules Are Holding Back Global Cannabis Trade

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One of the main roadblocks to the growth of the global cannabis trade is the fear of prosecution hanging over banks, claims a new report. The Cannabis Legal Report published by London-based Prohibition Partners, finds that medical cannabis now legal in 43 countries with an ever-increasing number of countries also allowing access to CBD products.

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About the author

Alexandra Hicks

Managing editor at Cannadelics and U.S based journalist, helping spread the word about the many benefits of using cannabis and psychedelics.