Recreational Marijuana is Legal in Ohio: Here’s What You Need to Know

You may have heard the news that recreational marijuana has been legalized within the state of Ohio. This is very much true as Issue 2 was passed by voters on November 7, 2023 with a majority yes vote. But, as with any political change or decision, it’s technically not that simple. There are still many […]

Cannabis Dispensary Etiquette: How to Navigate the Environment Like a Pro

For many people, visiting a cannabis dispensary is an unfamiliar experience and a very unique one at that. It’s unlike shopping at your average grocery or department store where merchandise is laid out in aisles for you to gather up and purchase at the register.  No, at a dispensary things are done much differently. The […]

How Cannabis is Regulated and Tested for Safety in Ohio and Massachusetts

Cannabis is becoming decriminalized all across the country. In fact, as of 2023, 37 states, along with Washington D.C., have legalized the use of medical marijuana. And, a total of 19 states, plus D.C., have fully legalized marijuana–which covers recreational or “adult-use” as well. This number is also about to increase with the recent legalization […]

Tips for Cooking with Cannabis

When you visit a cannabis dispensary, there are a wide variety of edible options for you to choose from. Edibles are popular with both first-time and experienced consumers, but maybe you’re looking for a more unique experience. With a little research and some effort in the kitchen, you can make custom edibles. What to Know […]

The NBA Will No Longer Enforce Cannabis Testing for Players

As a psychoactive drug, cannabis is a substance which has been widely regulated in the United States–in the workplace, in educational settings, and even in professional sports. And, predefined consequences–including suspensions or dismissals on an extreme level–have historically ensued if marijuana drug tests come back positive.  But, as the legal landscape around cannabis continues to […]

How to Store Marijuana Edibles Properly

When you visit a cannabis dispensary, there are a wide variety of product options for you to choose from. When it comes to cannabis edibles, there are several benefits that make it attractive to both first-time and experienced marijuana patients and consumers.  Research has found that consumers prefer marijuana edibles for a variety of reasons. […]

Let’s Talk Topicals

From flowers to vapes to edibles, there is a product to suit everyone’s individual preferences and needs. But if you’re not interested in smoking or eating your cannabis, what other options are there? What if you’re looking for localized pain relief without a strong THC-related high? Read on to learn more about cannabis topicals and […]

Best Marijuana Strains for Pain Management

As more states legalize medical marijuana usage, more people have turned to marijuana as a medical alternative to treat a variety of ailments. Research has shown that medical marijuana is commonly used to relieve anxiety and depression, help with insomnia, and to treat chronic pain.  Medical marijuana is often used to manage pain for multiple […]

What Jobs Exist in the Cannabis Industry?

When you visit a dispensary to purchase Neighborgood products, you’re greeted by a professional salesperson who has expert knowledge of different strains of marijuana, cannabis products, different delivery methods, and even product efficacy.  These salespeople can provide invaluable advice for your medical marijuana purchase. In fact, the retail workers at a marijuana dispensary represent just […]

Marijuana Legalization in the United States

The United States has a long history with marijuana, dating as far back as colonial times when the plant was grown to manufacture hemp rope, sails and clothing. In the 70’s and 80’s, public perception of marijuana was largely negative and often associated with hippies and so-called “stoners”. However, in the past 20 years, marijuana […]