Top 5 Things of the Week Ending 3/12/23
Interesting Reads, Listens and Links That You May Have Missed
Great article on the difference between consuming a cannabis edible and just smoking or vaping cannabis. “The main metabolite that edibles produce is called 11-OH-THC, its full scientific name being 11-hydroxy-delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol. Even though it has THC in its name, 11-OH-THC is technically a different drug than THC, full name delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol. Both drugs will get you stoned, but 11-OH-THC is estimated to be about four times as potent as THC.”
“Conclusion: Use of C. sativa-derived extracts containing equal amounts of THC and CBD is proposed as a potential treatment of melanoma.” Important new study showing that cannabis can be potentially used as a treatment for melanoma.
“The lawsuit alleges Skymint was burning through $3 million in cash per month and generated only $110 million in revenue in 2022, $153 million below its forecast of $263 million in sales for the year.” One of Michigan’s largest cultivators and retailers just went into receivership.
Fantastic post going into detail revealing that the real reason for homelessness is the scarcity of housing:
Chinese regulators have instructed key Chinese tech companies not to offer ChatGPT services “amid growing alarm in Beijing over the AI-powered chatbot’s uncensored replies to user queries.” Fascinating look at how the Chinese are afraid of AI because it may cross Chinese censorship.
Whatever you do, don’t play this incredibly addictive space lander in-browser game.