Start your day with our News Update, where we bring you a comprehensive roundup of the latest headlines from the past 24 hours. In this edition, we cover a wide range of topics across LSD, Mushroms, Policy, Science, Health, Business, Cannabis and more. Join us as we dive into the latest developments and insights shaping the cannabis industry.
LSD and Magic Mushrooms Dramatically Rewire the Brain, New Study Reveals: A study published in the journal Nature Neuroscience reveals the profound impact of psychedelics on brain rewiring, shedding light on their potential therapeutic applications. [Inverse]
Frequent marijuana users tend to be leaner and less likely to develop diabetes. But the pseudo-health benefits come at a price, experts say: Researchers discover a correlation between frequent marijuana use, lower body weight, and reduced diabetes risk. However, they also warn against potential adverse effects. [Cannabis Business Executive]
ATRI Assesses Impact of Marijuana Use on Trucking: The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) conducts a study on the impact of marijuana use on the trucking industry, highlighting the removal of drivers due to positive marijuana tests. [Transport Topics]
New weed control option described as ‘game changer’: An innovative weed control option gains approval, revolutionizing vegetation management for farmers. [The Land – News]
New Zealand to ban disposable vapes
New Zealand has announced a ban on disposable vapes as part of its efforts to reduce smoking and tobacco sales. [medicalxpress]
Children’s doctors call for outright ban on disposable vapes: The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) advocates for a complete ban on disposable vapes to protect children and young people from their harmful effects. [Talking Retail]
Lawmakers scramble to fix NY’s struggling rollout of retail cannabis: New York lawmakers seek solutions to address challenges facing the retail cannabis market in the state. [Cannabis Business Executive]
Senators Introduce Drug Overdose Treatment Legislation: Senators propose legislation aimed at helping individuals recover after drug overdoses by addressing their treatment needs. [The Legal Intelligencer]
LGBTQ+ Pride’s Crucial Role in the Modern Cannabis Industry: The historical contributions of LGBTQ+ activists during the AIDS/HIV crisis have played a pivotal role in reintroducing cannabis as medicine and shaping the current cannabis landscape. [Green Market Report]
Cannabis operator Canopy to be booted off S&P/TSX Composite Index: Canadian-listed shares of Canopy Growth Corp., a major cannabis operator, face removal from the S&P/TSX Composite Index. [MJBizDaily]
Black Farmer Cannabis Bill Passed in Florida: Florida’s state legislature passes a bill benefiting black farmers in the medical cannabis sector. [Cannabis Business Executive]
Thailand’s cannabis industry in limbo a year after decriminalization: Uncertainties and regulatory challenges impact Thailand’s burgeoning cannabis industry. [Nikkei Asia]
Arkansas medical marijuana sales on track to top 2022: Arkansas’ medical marijuana dispensaries anticipate surpassing last year’s sales figures. [MJBizDaily]
STAT+: Medicare taps acting official to head up its new drug price negotiations: Medicare appoints an official to lead the implementation of drug pricing policies, demonstrating its commitment to addressing healthcare accessibility. [STAT]
Dr. Phil stands by disturbing Shelley Duvall interview: Dr. Phil defends his controversial interview with Shelley Duvall, while Duvall shares a different perspective on the experience. [The A.V. Club]
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