• Tobacco shop sees increase in glass smoking product sales

    Tobacco shop sees increase in glass smoking product sales0

    ROCKFORD(WREX)—Rockford Tobacco Shop Peace Novelty says it has seen an increase of sales for glass products like bongs and pipes since the legalization of recreational marijuana.

    “Since the marijuana legalized, the sales have increased a little bit,” said the owner, Kam Patel.

    Since January 1st, the shop has seen a 10% increase in sales for its glass products and cartridge vaporizer products.

    With more people coming in and buying the products, the store says it has already put in a new order for more vaporizer products.

    But that isn’t the only change the store is seeing; the store says the atmosphere from customers has changed as well.… Continue reading.

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  • Why Don’t Kratom Companies Offer Public Stocks?

    Why Don’t Kratom Companies Offer Public Stocks?0

    Kratom is a tropical herb extracted in Southeast Asia. It was discovered in the early 19th century, and it’s currently used by millions of people around the globe. Unlike other herbs, kratom isn’t supported by any medical evidence for suitable drug use. Its legal status is controversial, and the plant is banned in many countries.

    Why is kratom illegal in so many countries?

    Kratom is banned in the UK, Canada, Finland, Poland, Russia, Korea, and more. But people who consume the herb claim it has many health benefits—none of which find support in medical science. Secondly, there are many side effects of consuming kratom, such as:

    • Nausea.
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  • Herbal supplements blamed for Texas woman’s liver failure

    Herbal supplements blamed for Texas woman’s liver failure0




    © FoxNews.com Kratom debate: Bans across the nation stir discussion of dangers and benefit


    Doctors believe a health supplement is to blame for a 23-year-old Texas woman’s sudden, acute liver failure.

    Emily Goss said that in the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving, she had each day been taking about four pills containing an herbal supplement meant to support hormonal balance, weight management and fertility.

    But when she started noticing the whites of her eyes turning yellow, and some abdominal pains and fatigue, she stopped. Within weeks, she was rushed to Methodist Hospital in Dallas, where she was placed on the liver transplant list, which saw her receive a new organ on Christmas Day, NBC DFW reported. 

    “I have my life because someone gave me their liver and I’m just so thankful,” she told the news station.Continue reading.

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