Portfolio Category: Reported piece

3 Sustainable Ways to Combat Covid-19 Stress And Weight Gain

Over the last week, several media outlets in both Canada and the United States have reported some unsurprising news: the Covid-19 pandemic hasn’t been very kind to our waistlines.  On average, one-third of Canadians gained five or more pounds since this time a year ago when sheltering-in-place began. By contrast, 61 percent of Americans gained…
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Women Making Waves on the tech side of the Cannabis Industry

Forbes Magazine concurs, while women earn 57 percent of undergraduate degrees [in the United States], only 18 percent of them are in technical fields. The numbers are even lower for women of color. Despite efforts to encourage school-aged girls to get involved in STEM and STEAM, there remains a dearth of women in technical careers.…
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Interview with Founders of the Freedom Georgia Initiative

Many of us have threatened that if x happens, they'll do y. "If Trump is elected, I'll move to a new country," "if this law passes, I'll move" or "If the U.S. continues to do nothing about the police brutality against people of color, I'll start my own community that's safe and addresses all of…
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Companies are Finally Changing Racist Brand Names. But is it Enough?

From the moment we wake up until we go to sleep, it’s estimated that we are exposed to between 2,000 and 5,000 advertising messages daily. This includes ads we see on TV, hear on the radio, see on billboards, on the Internet, in magazines we pick up while waiting for a doctor’s appointment, on display…
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How Essential Oils Enhance Marijuana’s Entourage Effect

We often hear cannabis consumers talking about the entourage effect, but in truth many consumers don't know what it means. In this article I explain what the entourage effect means and how they can be enhanced using essential oils. The Western, reductionist approach to medicine often overlooks the holistic aspects of good health: Meaning that,…
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Top 5 Uses for Drone Technology in Hemp Cultivation

As a cannabis consumer, you may see hemp as only being an alternate source of CBD—in particular, if you live in a prohibition state. However, as an agricultural product, industrial hempis in a class by itself for diversity and sustainability—both of which are vital to the future of the American economy. There are over 25,000…
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¿El Cenabais Puede Curar la Glioblastoma y Otros Tipos de Cancer?

Se trata de una mujer joven que venció al glioblastoma, a pesar de las probabilidades. ¿Cómo lo hizo? Pocos diagnósticos dan más miedo que el cáncer. Más escalofriante es informarse que se ha metastatizado a otras partes del cuerpo — ya sea a través de el sistema linfático o por el torrente sanguíneo — a…
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The Older, More Mature Cannabis Consumer

The "average" cannabis consumer is often characterized as someone younger than 30, but new research shows that might not be the case. There are many misconceptions about the average cannabis consumer. We are frequently characterized as being of a lower socioeconomic and education level, under 30 years old, and that we smoke just to get…
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