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Weed nuns! Meet women who have dedicated their lives to growing marijuana and make millions ...

Sisters of the Valley doubles up as a medical cannabis company and is set to rake it more than $1million in revenue this year.

Know Your Medicine: CBD

CBD, which stands for the phytocannabinoid cannabidiol (not cannabinoids), has exploded on the cannabis scene in a way that no other natural compound has. Although it has received a huge amount of media attention over the past few years, there are so many questions about it.

'My goal is to listen to patients and to create a better life quality for them'

The Local’s guest columnist Melanie Haynes speaks to Copenhagen Doctor Tina Horsted, one of the city’s few prescribers of medicinal cannabis, and shares her own experiences with the treatment.

Don’t mind the weed, feel the packaging

Fledgling cannabis companies fighting for customer attention are using packaging and branding as a way to keep users alert

Taking a look at alternative treatments for chronic pain

With the wide-reaching negative effects of the opioid crisis continuing to be addressed across the U.S., more and more people are exploring alternative therapies to manage their chronic pain and avoid the risks associated with prolonged use of the highly addictive drugs.

Chelsea Leyland's big crusade for cannabis

The DJ, who was diagnosed with epilepsy at 13 years old, opens up about ditching western drugs for CBD oil.

Budtender bootcamp

You're expected to know a dizzying amount of details about the products your dispensary carries: the lineage of the strains, the terpene levels and effects, the best options for individual conditions and more—and that's just for the flower.

CBD success stories: how cannabidiol improves lives

As lucky as we are to live in Colorado's cannabis haven, it's important to arm ourselves with knowledge about CBD and its healing effects. Here are six instances in which CBD helps Mile High residents, from treating Multiple Sclerosis to enhancing love lives.

You can now drink your cannabis in this CBD-infused cashew milk

If you're a fan of juice bars, you'll be happy to note that the latest trend this season is concoctions made with CBD, or cannabidiol. The substance, which is one of at least 113 active cannabinoids identified in cannabis, has a molecular structure very similar to THC.

Pot for pets? What happened when terminally-ill Muttley took cannabis oil

In September last year, Muttley's human parents Tim* and Tina* got the worst news possible. Their beloved 12 year-old American staffordshire terrier cross was dying.