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4 Dec
Two-thirds of Americans support cannabis legalization

While major politicians continue to describe cannabis as a ‘gateway drug’, the tide of public opinion is turning. In fact, according to a new Pew Research Center survey, two-thirds of Americans agree that cannabis should be legal across the country.  This isn’t the first time where laws have lagged behind public sentiment, it was only...

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1 Dec
Why desperate Veterans can’t access medical cannabis

Research from the British Columbia Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU) and University of British Columbia determined that those who have Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) but don’t use medical cannabis are far more likely to suffer from severe depression and suicidal thoughts than those who had used medical cannabis over the past year.  Yet because cannabis...

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24 Nov
Parsl’s Business Spotlight: 1906

At Parsl, we have a goal to shift the stigma that currently exists around cannabis. We want to move towards a more positive energy, reflective of a true understanding of cannabis and its effects. We believe a great way to do this is to share the stories of some of the special individuals and businesses...

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15 Nov
Catching you up with everything that has happened in cannabis this week

Drake launches cannabis brand, More Life Growth Company  Rapper Drake recently announced that he will be partnering with Toronto’s Canopy Growth Corporation to release More Life Growth Company. More Life will be “centered around wellness, discovery, and overall personal growth with the hope of facilitating connections and shared experiences across the globe,” according to company...

15 Nov
Cannabis legalization in Mexico: What is the latest?

The fate of cannabis legalization in Mexico has missed its October deadline and has been put on hold for a later date.  Cannabis was set to be legalized in Mexico by the end of October, according to Marijuana Moment, the Senate leader of Mexico’s ruling party said that the lawmakers should have voted on a...

7 Nov
How the Stigma Surrounding Cannabis Will Soon be a Thing of The Past

From the very moment we are born we’re slowly injected with societies views and values. We are brought up to think a certain way, dress a certain way and conform to the many expectations placed on us.  Sometimes these views are universal and are found in most cultures throughout history, others are very much of...

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21 Oct
What is the current state of cannabis in Australia?

The Australian cannabis industry is still in its infancy.  Though cannabis was legalized for medicinal use in 2016, regulations are so strict that few people know about it and those that do struggle to qualify.  However, with political parties and members of the public advocating for its legalization, the Australian Capital Territory voting to legalize cannabis for personal use...

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14 Oct
THC vaping outbreak – The deadly consequences of an unregulated market

26 people have now lost their lives to a mysterious illness caused by the use of e-Cigarettes.  The CDC has confirmed that there have now been 1,299 lung injuries associated with using e-cigarette, or vaping, products with no sign of decline.  Another key aspect of the outbreak is that many of the cases involve vaping products that contain THC....

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2 Oct
6 reasons why cannabis regulations are more than just government control

Government and cannabis have never had the most comfortable of relationships in modern times So it isn’t that surprising that some of those that have been passionate about cannabis for a long time are skeptical about their government’s role in regulating the plant they have been using for years without interference. When we announced we...

30 Sep
Parsl’s Business Spotlight: Ricky Williams and Real Wellness

Parsl’s latest American adventure saw the beginning of many valuable friendships and connections with some very interesting figures in the cannabis industry. We left feeling inspired by the talent that exists within this emerging industry and are motivated to celebrate and share this.  We have a goal to shift the stigma that currently exists around...