Cannabis activists are no stranger to facing obstacles and we know firsthand how crucial it is to stick together and help others. Now more than ever the world needs to come together and support each other however we can. Because of this, we have started to see many cannabis related brands providing tips for surviving quarantine, how to boost our immune systems, and much more in the recent days. I would like to share with you some of the COVID-19 blogs from the cannabis community that you may find interesting!
The Medical Cannabis Community Talks Cannabis and the Coronavirus
The Medical Cannabis Community is a “minority owned, mission-driven company working to empower people to connect and achieve their highest level of aspiration through advocacy, education and community action.” They recently published an article titled “Coronavirus and Cannabis – What You Need to Know Now” Learn more about this topic here.
Potency No. 710 Embraces Self Care and Supporting Others to Survive Quarantine
Potency No. 710 is a small business based out of LA offering CBD formulations powered by plants! This wonderful company was founded by a small town Kentucky girl, Mandy Lile. Check out this blog to learn more about how Mandy is surviving quarantine while running a business and homeschooling her 6 year old!
The Cannigma Asks Should You Stop Smoking Cannabis Because of Coronavirus?
Talented female cannabis writer Janelle Lassalle recently compiled an article asking “Should You Stop Smoking Cannabis Because of Coronavirus?” for The Cannigma. Check out this topic here.
Leaf 411 Stands in Solidarity with Nurses
Leaf 411 is powered by the Leaf Nurse Network and is the first ever FREE cannabis nurse hotline! This 501(c)(3) nonprofit is on a mission to provide directional support and education to the general public regarding the safe and legal use of cannabis including marijuana and hemp. Check out their latest pieces “Standing in Solidarity With Nurses and Other Frontline Workers” here and “CoronaVirus / COVID-19 and Cannabis” here.
Veriheal Talks Cannabis and Coronavirus
Veriheal, a cannabis telehealth and educational platform, has also been releasing some amazing content over the last few weeks regarding cannabis and coronavirus. Check out some of the articles wordsmithed by myself and Natasha Winkler below!
MJBizDaily Looks at Adult Use Sales During COVID-19
Marijuana Business Daily (MJBizDaily) recently took a look at how the coronavirus pandemic has taken a toll on adult-use cannabis sales in the US. Check out the details here.
Channel 710 & Florida Cannabis Coalition
Nurse Colleen is a Florida Registered Nurse and along with Pete Sessa, the co-founder of Florida Coalition they are the 420CannaCouple and the hosts of a daily cannabis centric morning show! Wake up with Pete & Nurse Colleen on the 7:10 Morning Show – LIVE every weekday at 7:10AM EST on Instagram (reposted on IGTV and YouTube)! During these trying times, tune in for info, laughter, and good genuine cannabis fun! Learn more about the Florida Cannabis Coalition here and follow their page Green Carpet Events on Facebook here! Check out a special edition called Cannabis and Coronavirus here.
What Medical Cannabis Patients Need to Know During COVID-19 Pandemic
The hempsational female cannabis writer Emma Stone recently addressed the topic of what medical cannabis patients need to know about COVID-19 and how it affects their access to medicine and much more. Check out this amazingly informative article on Leafly here.
Cannabis Nurse Encourages You to Not Puff Puff Pass But Consume Differently During COVID-19
Cannabis Nurse / CSG Integrative Education was founded by Cathleen S. Graham, certified hospice and palliative care nurse. Cathleen is also the Regional Weekend Service Operations Manager for one of the nation’s largest hospice programs. As a registered nurse, cannabis consultant, and patient advocate, she shared some of her tips for consuming safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. Check out that blog here and her COVID-19 info page here.
Cannabis & Tech Today Talks COVID-19
“Cannabis & Tech Today is an award-winning publication covering the science, technology, and business innovations driving the cannabis industry forward.” Recent publications cover how the cannabis sector is continuing to adapt with the ever changing circumstances during the coronavirus crisis. They also addressed the many cannabis claims regarding COVID-19 that have been circulating the interwebs! Check out “Cannabis Industry Continues to Adapt During Coronavirus Crisis” here and “Are You Skeptical Of Cannabis Coronavirus Claims? You Should Be” here to learn more!
Hemp Farmers Not Included in Coronavirus Relief Packages
Hemp Industry Daily recently took a look at how hemp farmers are missing out on small business coronavirus relief options according to Congress. Check out the details here.
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