Oregon officials said cannabis growers have been flooding the market with recreational marijuana.
According to OLCC's data, cannabis growers produced more than one million pounds of dry cannabis flower in 2017. Retailers sold only 108, 330 of herb Leaving an additional 891,000 pounds of weed.
Mark Pettinger, who is a spokesman for OLCC, stated “We need to do a deeper dive into the data and look at the value-added products (concentrates, oils, edibles, and tincture). We need that to answer the question of how much inventory of flower is enough for the regulated market.”
The market is showing signs of overproduction. Wholesale prices are dropping and more growers are applying for licenses to begin cultivation.
Average prices for sun-grown cannabis dropped more than 50 percent - from $1500 to about $700 per pound.
Happy Memorial Day to all the veterans!
Light up a couple joints and eat good on this beautiful day.
A new study from the Society for the Study of Addiction found that alcohol and tobacco are the most harmful substances used around the world. The report was gather from the World Health Organization, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime and Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation.
Alcohol and tobacco cost the most life years and the highest mortality rates than cannabis and hard drugs such as cocaine. Researchers study that the overall harmful drugs use causes by measuring their impact in disability-adjusted life years.
Tobacco killed more people than any other drug (110.7 deaths per 100,00 people). Alcohol caused 33.0 deaths out of 100,000 people. Illegal drugs causes 6.9 deaths per 100,000 people.
Africa and the middle East have the lowest levels of harm while Europe suffers most from its habits. Eastern Europe have the highest mortality rates for alcohol and illegal drugs. Europe also suffered worse in low income and middle-income countries.
North Africa and Southeast Asia have the lowest globally use of alcohol. The lowest smoking rates were in western Sub-Saharan Africa.
The more people drink and smoke, the bigger the harm!
Marijuana legalization has been a heavy discussion in congress lately. Supporters has been pushing the marijuana bill to legalize cannabis federally.
Last month in April, Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell introduce a bill to legalize hemp while the minority leader Chuck Schumer announced that he would introduce a bill to lift federal ban on cannabis and allow states to decide if they want to legalize.
The support on these bill will push the legalization of marijuana. The long list of legalization bills which already head to congress - it's not likely that we'll see reform before the midterm elections.
Most politicians see marijuana as a controversial issue. Candidates such as Cynthia Nixon (New York), Kevin DeLeon (California) and Beto O' Rourke (Texas) has been bringing the issue of legalization to office holders.
Legalization will be a challenge with politicians such as Chairman of the House Rules Committee Rep., Pete Sessions, who oppose marijuana reform.
It will be a while before all the politicians agree and change their minds, but lets hope that we one day will see legalization occur.
Marijuana can have various effects on us from emotionally, physically to sexually. Cannabis can effect the way we have sex with our partners. We will be discussing how getting high and horny can make things more fun.
Marijuana users have more sex
Most users of marijuana are more sexually active with their partners. People who used weed had 20 percent more sex than those who don't.
In a study in 2017 by "The Journal of Sexual Medicine", the study suggest that regular cannabis use may increase sexual drive.
Smokers are more picky about their partners
Cannabis smokers tend to be more selective about who they wanted to be around.
Cannabis can lower inhibitions, fosters intimacy and sensuality increases
Weed makes people more relaxed and help lower sexual inhibitions. Sex and weed can facilitate intimacy. Sex and weed can enhance physical sensations. Marijuana can shrift attention away from their usual single-minded focus on the climax. Users become more relaxed, less hurried and more sensual experiences.
Sex and weed can mean longer orgasms
Increase relaxation in sex with weed can bring lower and more orgasms.
The amount you consume is important
The amount of weed you consume is important when having sex. Large quantities of marijuana can cause lack of focus can become a factor for both men and women. Too much cannabis-smoking can reduce energy and make you sleepy. You don't want ruin the fun!
Michigan has approved to legalize recreational marijuana on the upcoming fall's midterm ballot on November 6. Michigan's state Bureau of Elections announced that ballot organizers had collected enough signatures on April 26, Thursday.
If the ballot gets approved by voters, this would allow anyone over the age of 21 to purchased and possess 2.5 ounces of cannabis, which will be taxed at 16 percent. Residents would also be allowed to grow 12 plants at their home.
With 61 percent of voters supporting the legalization likely to pass if it reaches voters.
The Republican-state Senate and House legalize marijuana to prevent liberal-leaning voters from turning out at polls.
Anti-legalization group, Healthy and Productive Michigan radio that they are considering filing a lawsuit appearing on ballot. The group said legalization is will be a mistake!
What Is A Marijuana Dispensary? And What Is The Difference Between Medical And Recreational Dispensary?
You hear about the different marijuana dispensaries being developed in new marijuana legalize states, but have you ever wonder what is the true purpose and meaning of a marijuana dispensary. A marijuana dispensary is where you can purchase any type of cannabis product. There are recreational and medical dispensaries that prescribed certain cannabis for customer. We'll be discussing the meaning of marijuana dispensaries and the difference between medical and recreational!
Medical Dispensary? Hmm...
Medical dispensary is a marijuana dispensary that prescribes medical marijuana to patients.
Entering a medical dispensary requires necessary documentation such as ID and medical marijuana card from a doctor. Most dispensaries have strict security that helps protect the facility's product and money.
Now For Recreational Dispensary?
Recreational dispensaries allow anyone from anywhere above 21 and up to purchase weed legally.
Taxes on recreational marijuana has put a strain on the legal market in certain states. There is no tax or less tax for medical marijuana.
Entering a recreational dispensary is quite simple and easy. All you need is ID for the receptionist to review. Now you can proceed to purchase your favorite strain of weed.
What's In The Dispensaries?
Well, of course, tons of weed from different plants, edible treats and some dispensaries sell merchandise that you can purchase!
Everything you need to know about marijuana from Livin' Weedy.