Scientists have determined that liners inside aluminum cans can cause cannabis drinks to lose their potency. That means by the time a pot drink is put in a can, shipped, stored in a warehouse, displayed in a store, and finally consumed, the buzz promised on the label may have diminished or disappeared.
In a study published last month in the journal RSC Advances, a team of researchers at Texas A&M University were able to “determine whether plant material is hemp or [marijuana] with 100% accuracy” by using a hand-held laser device called a Raman spectrometer (RS).
After eating 15 milligrams of THC and CBD in the form of three five-milligram beans, I felt more sensitive to physical touch and had a more intense orgasm than if I were sober. For me, the experience wasn’t unique though.
On average, Michigan’s 160 dispensaries paid $2,917 for a pound of flower in 2019, compared to $1,304 for the average pound across the 10 states. Oregon had the lowest wholesale prices at $700 a pound. The highest wholesale prices were in Maryland at $3,260 a pound.
New research finds that intoxication with tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the psychoactive compound in cannabis, makes people more predisposed to forming false memories. The findings have significant legal implications.