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Brendan Bures is the Culture Editor at The Fresh Toast.

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New To Smoking Marijuana? Expect Coughing, Anxiety, And Paranoia

New or occasional users were more likely to experience adverse reactions from smoking marijuana than frequent users, researchers reported.

Study: Teenage Marijuana Use Could Cause Adult Insomnia

A new study, published in the journal Sleep, suggests the root of insomnia can begin by smoking copious amounts of marijuana as a teenager.

AOC: Marijuana Dispensaries Should Stay Open As Long As Liquor Stores Do

Maintaining access to legal, regulated marijuana amid the pandemic remains a heated topic of discussion in recent weeks.

Feds Will Pay Scientists To Study Marijuana’s Effects On COVID-19

The National Institute on Drug Abuse is calling for research into the effects smoking marijuana has on the coronavirus.

Here’s A Breakdown Of Who Supports Cannabis As ‘Essential’ During Pandemic

More than half (53%) of responders agreed that marijuana dispensaries should be considered "essential" during the coronavirus outbreak.

From Job Loss To Obesity: Can Marijuana Help?

If the quarantine is exacerbating emotions pertaining to loss, grief, anxiety or even obesity, here's how marijuana can help.

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Marijuana Sales Have Leveled Out Post-Coronavirus Bump

Following the stockpiling trend, marijuana sales have fallen back to pre-pandemic daily averages.

Should COVID-19 Allow Medical Patients To Grow Marijuana At Home?

Marijuana advocates and industry leaders argue that medical patients shouldn’t have to rely on outside sources to acquire plant medicine.

Canadian Scientist Wants To Research Cannabis As Treatment For COVID-19

Marijuana has known anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory properties that need further investigation during the global COVID-19 pandemic, says one doctor.

New Study Finds Medical Marijuana Is Too Strong For Pain Relief

Results of the study found that between 70-90% of legal marijuana products contained THC levels higher than 15%.

Raleigh Mayor Accidentally Includes Vape Pen In Social Distancing Post

This is notable because North Carolina has no comprehensive medical or recreational marijuana laws.

Researchers Tricked People Into Hallucinating From Fake Psychedelics

Researchers found that setting and context played a bigger role in psychedelic experience than previously assumed.