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HEALTH MATTERS: The connection between medical cannabis and health

Like it or not, the cannabis industry has graduated from a “Ziploc dime bag of weed” to the mainstream marketplace with branding and marketing strategies, quality packaging and a plethora of high-end, legal recreational and medicinal products. After decades of cannabis industry’s retailers keeping a low profile to avoid legal scrutiny, cannabis retailers have started Read More…

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HEALTH MATTERS: Survivor offers straight talk about prostate cancer

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that prostate is the number one cancer risk for men and the second-leading cause of cancer-related death in men. According to the Prostate Health Education Network Inc., in 2015, an estimated 220,800 new cases of prostate cancer were diagnosed in the United States, and nearly 27,540 men Read More…