Chocolate is Best for Edibles

There are many different materials used to make edibles: gummies, sugar candy, water beverages, and baked goods (including the classical brownie). Chocolate is my favorite. Water based gelatin products can be highly variable – one bear can be a weakling, while another is killer. Molten hard candy is more difficult and dangerous to work with. Beverages are unstable unless someone does industrial scale processing. Baked goods have a limited shelf-life and more variability. Chocolate is best.

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The IJCA – International Jewish Cannabis Association

Mention Israel to a Cannabis advocate, and they will think of a treasure trove of key research related to the plant: the discovery of THC, the discovery of Anandamide, and work that revealed the cannabinoid receptors in the human body… not to mention decades of research that includes more clinical trials than anywhere else in the world. Much of this came through serendipity, starting when the young Dr. Rafael Mechoulam was looking for a research project, and he thought it was curious that no one really knew what the active principles in Cannabis were. From there, decades later, we see medicines being developed to treat a wide variety of illnesses. Tied into this theoretical and academic work is a movement[…]

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Industrial Hemp in Florida

Mitch McConnell is introducing a bill to make industrial hemp unambiguously legal as far as the federal government is concerned. That will put the ball in the courts of the 50 states. Some of these states will get it right and they will develop flourishing hemp industries as a result, while other states will pass restrictive laws that will stunt their hemp industry. What should Florida do? Here are some ideas:

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