The substitution effect: More people are making the switch to marijuana Could cannabis be a helping hand to alcoholics? If possible, it could be a watershed moment for themany as 33 million Americans who struggle with alcohol use disorder. Alcohol is the most commonly used addictive drug in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control estimate that […]
Ending your dependence on alcohol or drugs is a journey. It’s a “one day at a time” effort. Addiction is not something that starts and stops with the press of a button. It’s an individual’s choice to end the habit, but it requires the support of others. You don’t get over an addiction, but with […]
Bad things happen when you combine cannabis and alcohol. Innumerable cannabis users use cannabis with alcohol. It may only be a with a glass of wine among friends at dinner or paired with a bourbon that seems to flatter the cannabis strain’s taste. The U.S. National Survey of Drug Use and Health (NSDUH, 2016) estimated that about […]
On a maddeningly hot afternoon this past August, three men were standing around a ladder in front of Adriaen Block, New York City’s first and only CBD cocktail bar, which occupies a cheery corner in the (relatively) tranquil neighborhood of Astoria, Queens. When asked where one could find the bar’s owner, George Csonka, one man, dressed […]
An alcohol conglomerate pouring $4 billion into a marijuana startup shouldn’t surprise, but it might be cause for concern. This week, Constellation Brands invested in Canopy. The former’s products include Corona beer, Woodbridge wine, and Svedka vodka, while the latter is among the largest legal marijuana businesses emerging in Canada, the first major economy […]
If alcohol and marijuana are substitutes, it means that higher sales of marijuana will likely produce lower sales of alcohol. This would, generally speaking, be a good thing, since marijuana smoking is less hazardous than alcohol on multiple levels: It does less physiological damage to the imbiber and ...
By incorporating just a few drops of a cannabis tincture into your cocktail shaker, proponents say that you can enjoy some of the advantages of ...
Question: When did wholesale alcohol distributors get involved with Nevada’s recreational marijuana program? Why does the delivery of marijuana to dispensaries depend on them? Lots of Nevadans are asking now that pot shops are running out of marijuana less than two weeks after recreational marijuana sales began in Nevada. Alcohol distributors’ unfinished court battle with […]