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The Long-Term Effects of Cannabis; Vaping vs. Smoking
The Long-Term Effects of Cannabis; Vaping vs. Smoking
A large part of the choice between smoking and vaping comes down to an individual user’s personal preference, but there are other factors that can impact which one you choose. Understanding the long term effects of using cannabis and the different methods of consumption before you choose one or the other to use on a regular basis will help you make an informed decision you can be comfortable with over the long term. Here are a few things you should know about each method of smoking cannabis and how they work before selecting one.
The Impact of Cannabis and CBD on Cancer Patients
The Impact of Cannabis and CBD on Cancer Patients
The positive effects of the availability of cannabis/CBD on cancer patients in MI can’t be understated. Thanks to Michigan’s laws on marijuana legalization, any cancer patient can access cannabis in edible or smokable form to relieve the symptoms of traditional treatments like radiation and chemotherapy. As more research is conducted that shows the positive effects of cannabis use, more doctors and patients are embracing the use of cannabis as part of cancer treatment and recovery.
Here’s What’s Happening in November at Green Stem
Here’s What’s Happening in November at Green Stem
In the month of November, Green Stem Provisioning is “Rolling It Up for Justice” by collecting donations for a program called The Last Prisoner Project. This organization works to help release individuals who are incarcerated for non-violent cannabis crimes.
Why Does Weed Cost So Much?
Why Does Weed Cost So Much?
As the state of Michigan continues to rake in money from the sale of recreational marijuana, many people in the state wonder why it is that the cannabis products they buy aren’t decreasing in price. For those who shop for marijuana often, it may seem that the cost of cannabis products is too high and stays that way over time. Compared to the price of marijuana in other states where it is legal, it’s true that Michigan can be more expensive, especially when compared with states like Colorado or Oregon. These states have well established recreational marijuana programs and plenty of supply to feed the market after years of working out the kinks in the system.
Who Uses Recreationally? The Facts, Figures and Stats
Who Uses Recreationally? The Facts, Figures and Stats
Cannabis provides a variety of medicinal benefits including treating pain, relieving anxiety, insomnia, migraines, digestive issues, just to list a few. It is also enjoyed by people because they enjoy the relaxing effects. Marijuana use is growing in popularity, becoming more mainstream and publicly accepted as more and more states (33 and the District of Columbia), including Michigan have legalized its use for both medical and recreational use. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug in the United States that tens of millions of people use. In fact, according to the National Center for Drug Abuse Statistics, “about half of Americans, approximately 78 million people, claimed to have used marijuana at some point in their lifetime.”
How are Michigan Senior Citizens Enjoying Cannabis?
How are Michigan Senior Citizens Enjoying Cannabis?
If you’re a senior citizen who is getting ready to try marijuana for the first time in decades, you might be surprised by the other customers you see in the store with you. All across the nation, and here in Michigan, seniors make up a large portion of the people purchasing marijuana products. While some may just be looking to have fun by experimenting with the legal cannabis products, the majority are there to seek a natural form of relief from medical ailments.

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Why Does Weed Cost So Much?
Why Does Weed Cost So Much?
As the state of Michigan continues to rake in money from the sale of recreational marijuana, many people in the state wonder why it is that the cannabis products they buy aren’t decreasing in price. For those who shop for marijuana often, it may seem that the cost of cannabis products is too high and stays that way over time. Compared to the price of marijuana in other states where it is legal, it’s true that Michigan can be more expensive, especially when compared with states like Colorado or Oregon. These states have well established recreational marijuana programs and plenty of supply to feed the market after years of working out the kinks in the system.
How are Michigan Senior Citizens Enjoying Cannabis?
How are Michigan Senior Citizens Enjoying Cannabis?
If you’re a senior citizen who is getting ready to try marijuana for the first time in decades, you might be surprised by the other customers you see in the store with you. All across the nation, and here in Michigan, seniors make up a large portion of the people purchasing marijuana products. While some may just be looking to have fun by experimenting with the legal cannabis products, the majority are there to seek a natural form of relief from medical ailments.
Michigan’s Longest-Serving Non-Violent Offender to Get a Parole Hearing in November
Michigan’s Longest-Serving Non-Violent Offender to Get a Parole Hearing in November
In total, this year Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed six criminal reform bills with the support of strong majorities in both the Michigan State’s Congress and Senate chambers.
Cannabis-related Convictions to be Expunged
Cannabis-related Convictions to be Expunged
The latest change to Michigan’s laws impacts past marijuana users more than current ones. Expungement of cannabis related convictions was an important issue for candidates during the most recent Governor’s election, and in October 2020, a law was passed by the Governor to help expunge convictions for cannabis related offenses that occurred prior to 2018. This does not mean that everyone who has a prior conviction for marijuana related offenses will have their record expunged. Those with criminal records will have to apply to have charges expunged and wait for a response from the state.
Marijuana Sales Top $110 Million In Michigan
Marijuana Sales Top $110 Million In Michigan
The agency in charge of regulating marijuana sales in the state says Michigan pot shops have sold $110 million in product since recreational adult-use sales went legal December 1 of last year. Andrew Brisbo is the executive
Commission Approves One Permit For Marijuana Dispensary, Tables Another
Commission Approves One Permit For Marijuana Dispensary, Tables Another
Another medical marijuana outfit has been granted a special use permit by the city of Benton Harbor to open a dispensary in the community. During a Monday virtual meeting, the Benton Harbor City Commission gave the green

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