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The Week in Review: Canadian Cannabis, Antibiotic Resistance, Father’s Day Gift Ideas, and more

CBD Testers Weekly Newsletter
Written by Alexandra Hicks
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We’ve covered a lot of exciting topics this week with the ongoing evolution of cannabis industry regulations, medical discoveries, and leisurely products.

For the time being, the world is looking at Canada to lead the way as they continue to dominate the industry. We’re also exploring the possibility of using cannabinoids to battle the growing problem of antibiotic resistance. And what’s the deal with cannabis restaurants? All that and more in this edition of the Weekly Review and Newsletter.

Introducing the CBD Lifestyle Weekly Review

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In case you missed it, we’d like to introduce our very first edition of CBD Lifestyle Weekly Review and Newsletter – which will be available every Saturday at 11am from this point forward!
 
In many ways, cannabis is not just a plant, it’s a lifestyle. You can incorporate cannabinoids into everything from your fitness routine to your beauty regimen. It can be added to food and beverages, and don’t get me started on all the things that can be done with hemp.
 
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The CBD Testers Weekly Review

And now back to the main attraction. Continue reading for the top cannabis-industry news stories from the last seven days. 

BUSINESS: Aurora’s Boss: ‘Canada to Lead Global Cannabis Industry for Years to Come’

Aurora Canada Cannabis

Cannabis is the newest global trend and Canada is expected to be the world-leader of this industry for years to come. According to Aurora leader Cam Battley: “Canadian companies will continue to be the world leaders for a particular reason; they have a remarkably enviably global footprint. Our clinical program which includes more than 40 clinical trials either completed or underway is far ahead of any other competitors, in any other place in the world.” Click here to read the full story.

BUSINESS: Could Cannabis Legalization Lead to Massive Employment Boom?

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Want to know an interesting fact that the government has been hiding from you? The cannabis industry is breathing life back into the American job market. Because cannabis is still federally illegal, the Bureau of Labor Statistics doesn’t include any related jobs in their reports. However, according to Leafly, there are at least 211,000 cannabis industry jobs throughout the United States. Click here to read the full story.

HEALTH: In a World Plagued with Antibiotic Resistance, Look to Cannabis as a Natural Alternative

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All over the world, antibiotic resistance is growing to frighteningly high levels. Antibiotics are considered to be one of the greatest medical achievements of all time, however, because of overprescribing practices and improper use, various bacteria are becoming immune to the effects of these medications. Could cannabis stop this problem in its tracks? Click here to read the full story.

HEALTH: Reasons Why CBD Could Be Effective for Weight Loss

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Weight loss is a $72 billion-dollar industry in the U.S. – leading one to believe that people out here are really trying to find something to help them get fit. Could CBD be the answer? As it turns out, there is a bit of evidence that CBD can help maintain a healthy waistline. Click here to read the full story.

RECREATIONAL: Best Recreational CBD Gifts for Father’s Day 2019

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Father’s Day is just around the corner and ever year we’re hit with same issue… what to buy for dad. What kind of gift do you give to the man who has it all? What kind of gift shows him that you care without being over-the-top sentimental? Consider one of these amazing CBD gifts that are sure to put a smile on his face. Click here to read the full story.

RECREATIONAL: What Can You Do with Your CBD Shake?

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For those who aren’t familiar with the term, shake is basically all the leftover crumbs at the bottom of your bag of flowers. Although many people just throw out their shake, it can actually be quite useful. Plus it’s also full of all those delicious, crystally trichomes that fall off the buds, so it’s great for rolling joints and blunts. Find out what else you can do with it. Click here to read the full story.

LIFESTYLE: Why Every Stressed-Out Mom Should Keep Some CBD in Her Purse

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Being a mother is the most rewarding experience in life, but raising kids is hard work! All too often, the day-to-day issues mothers deal with are swept under the rug and ignored. The lack of sleep, dealing with messes and tantrums, not enough hours in the day to get things done – you know what I’m talking about! These days, more and more mamas are turning to CBD to manage their stress and anxiety without getting high. Click here to read the full story.

LIFESTYLE: Arizona Cannabis Eatery Serves Special Snacks to Non-Smokers

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The Mint Dispensary in Tempe, Arizona, is more than just a dispensary – it’s also a legit restaurant with a delicious menu full of cannabis-infused lunch items and snacks. This 12,000 square foot location is the largest dispensary in the U.S. and quite possibly the only one to have a full kitchen with 3 experienced chefs onsite. Not only is everything on their menu cooked to perfection, but they only use simple, healthy ingredients. Click here to read the full story.

PETS: CBD For Older Pets with Arthritis

Just like humans, when pets get older their bodies begin to deteriorate. For many, life becomes difficult, exhausting, and painful. Now, this is where their experience differs from that of humans: we have a lot more treatment options than dogs and cats do. That said, pet owners and veterinarians are looking at how effective CBD is for treating pain in older, arthritic animals, in hopes of offering them some much-needed relief. Click here to read the full story.

PETS: CBD For Dogs with Epilepsy: It Is an Effective Treatment?

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Dr. Stephanie McGrath, a neurologist working with James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching Hospital at Colorado State University, completed a study in which she examined the effectiveness of treating epileptic dogs with CBD. Although the study was small, the results were very promising. Click here to read the full story.

About the author

Alexandra Hicks

Alexandra is the managing editor at CBD Testers. She has always been interested in alternative and natural remedies, and the versatility of cannabis as a healing plant is something that greatly appeals to her. It's for this reason that she decided to work as a cannabis industry journalist and editor, to help spread accurate information about the benefits of this plant.

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