Anthony Martinelli

Anthony Martinelli is Editor-in-Chief of The Marijuana Herald, a daily marijuana news and information website that launched in 2019.

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New Report Details the Best and Worst Cities for a Cannabis Vacation

A new report details the best and worst U.S. cities for a ‘Canna-cation,’ including the most and least expensive for marijuana. Upgraded Points, a travel information industry leader, analyzed 50 major cities where recreational marijuana is legal to find the best cities for a cannabis vacation. The researchers considered 10 ranking factors strongly related to …

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New Vapor Cartridge Technology Promises to Replace All Vape Pens and Handheld Vaporizers

Vapor Cartridge Technology LLC has invented and patented a groundbreaking technology that “portends the power to truly change the entire cannabis industry.” Vapor Cartridge Technology LLC has invented and patented an FDA approvable, environmentally friendly, cost-effective process, for extracting the essential oils/resins from botanical plants (e.g., cannabis) and an FDA approvable device for delivering a pure and exact …

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients Who Use Marijuana Report Decreased Emergency Room Visits

A new study published in the Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology has found that those with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) report improved symptoms and fewer emergency room visits following marijuana use. Conducted by researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Northwestern University and Stony Brook University Hospital, the objective of the study according to its abstract …

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Study: Cannabinoids May Help Treat Atopic Dermatitis in Dogs

Activation of cannabinoid receptors “could be considered to be a potential therapeutic target for dogs with atopic dermatitis”. Published in the journal Frontiers in Veterinary Science, the study found that activating dogs cannabinoid receptors, something done naturally through the consumption of cannabinoids (compounds found in marijuana), may help treat atopic dermatitis. “Atopic dermatitis (AD) is …

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CBD Mitigated Neuronal Damage Induced by Kainate In an In-Vitro Seizure Model

Cannabidiol (CBD) mitigated the neuronal damage caused by kainate in an in-vitro seizure model, according to a new study published in the peer-reviewed journal Neurobiology of Disease. The study states that epilepsy “is one of the most common brain disorder and, despite the possible use of several therapeutic options, many patients continue to have seizures …

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Report: Global Legal Marijuana Market Valued at $27 Billion, to Grow to $82 Billion by 2027

Despite marijuana remaining illegal in many parts of the world, the global legal marijuana market is now valued at $27.7 billion and is expected to grow to over $80 billion by 2027. The global cannabis market is estimated to be valued at $27.7 billion in 2022 and is projected to reach $82.3 billion by 2027, …

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Cannabis Extracts May Help Treat Dermatophytosis and Other Skin Diseases

A new study has found that cannabis extracts “may be of value to treat dermatophytosis and other skin diseases caused by various microorganisms.” Published in the journal  Frontiers in Microbiology, the study was conducted by researchers at the Czech University of Life Sciences Prague and Charles University, both in Czechia. “Cannabis preparations are gaining popularity …

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Some Cannabinoids Have Toxic Effect on Colon Polyps, Says New Study

An International Journal of Molecular Sciences study has found that cannabinoids have a toxic effect on colon polyps, indicating therapeutic potential in battling colon cancer cells. “Purified cannabinoids have been shown to prevent proliferation and induce apoptosis in colorectal carcinoma cell lines”, claims the abstract of the study. The primary objective was to “assess the …

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Report: CBD Oil Market Valued at $2.42 Billion, to Grow to Over $15 Billion by 2028

According to a new report by Insight partners, the market for cannabidiol (CBD) oil has grown to $2.42 billion, and is expected to surpass $15 billion within the next six years. The CBD Oil Market report found that the CBD oil market size is expected to grow from USD 2.42 billion in 2021 to USD 15.66 billion by …

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Colorado Votes Next Month on Initiative to Legalize Psychedelics

Colorado voters in just 24 days will be deciding whether or not to legalize psychedelics, including licensed healing centers, making them just the second state to do so following Oregon. Proposition 122 is on the November 8th ballot in Colorado. The measure would decriminalize the possession, cultivation, consumption and sharing (for those aged 21 and …

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