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NORML Members Take DC by Storm

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Last week, NORML leaders and activists from across North America headed to our nation’s capital for the annual NORML Conference and Congressional Lobby Day. All we can say is, “WOW!”

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Vapes Spiked With Synthetic Drugs Show Dark Side of CBD Craze

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Some operators are cashing in on the CBD craze by substituting cheap and illegal synthetic cannabinoids for natural CBD in vapes and edibles such as gummy bears, an AP investigation has found. The post Vapes Spiked With Synthetic Drugs Show Dark Side of CBD Craze appeared first on Leafly.

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This Is the First Hemp Strain to Be Awarded a US Patent

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Famous for the iconic Charlotte’s Web strain and fresh from a big IPO, Colorado’s Stanley brothers have secured the first US patent for a hemp plant. The post This Is the First Hemp Strain to Be Awarded a US Patent appeared first on Leafly.

Cultivating Wellness: A CBD User Survey

Project CBD

Who is using CBD and why? Despite the huge public interest in CBD products, and an endless stream of media stoking that fire, there have been limited efforts to figure out exactly how and why people are using this darling compound of the cannabis world

Is Vaping Cannabis Safe? What You Need to Know.

Ellementa

Given recent events reported in the news about illness, lung damage and deaths from vaping , we wanted to provide you with information about vaping cannabis. We’ve been proponents of vaping over smoking cannabis for a few years now.

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Law.com Feature On Quinn Emanuel’s Plan to Dominate Cannabis Litigation

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Why Does High-THC Flower Dominate the Cannabis Market?

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Potency is king in the cannabis market, but not everyone is looking to get zonked. Why hasn't low-THC flower caught on? The post Why Does High-THC Flower Dominate the Cannabis Market? appeared first on Leafly. Industry potency strains THC

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Santé Cannabis and Spectrum Therapeutics Launch Transformative Medical Cannabis Training Program for Québec Healthcare Professionals

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MONTREAL and SMITHS FALLS, ON, Sept. 16, 2019 /CNW/ – Québec doctors have a new tool at their disposal for learning about medical cannabis and its viability as a treatment option for their patients.

$42 million loss in latest fiscal year – Ontario’s pot Crown corporation

Cannabis Life Network

TORONTO — Ontario Cannabis Retail Corp. lost $42 million in the latest fiscal year, according to newly released public documents.

The Heat Is Rising On The SAFE Act, Or Is it ?

Cannabis Law Report

This just in over the weekend from MJ Biz, “House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, a Maryland Democrat, intends to put the SAFE Banking Act to a vote before the end of September, a staff member confirmed to Marijuana Business Daily on Friday.” ” Our reading.

Texas NORML Team Advocates in DC

NORML

This year the Texas delegation at the 2019 NORML Conference and Lobby Day grew exponentially! We had a group of seven advocates that made the trip up to Washington, DC. Here is how our visit went: We started off the activities on Sunday by participating in the Leadership Certification where we learned from staff about best practices.

Is Bankruptcy Protection on the Horizon for Cannabis Businesses?

Canna Law Blog

As most of us know, bankruptcy is just not an option for the cannabis industry or those even affiliated with it. To date, courts have generally ruled that debtors who work in the cannabis industry or derive meaningful income from cannabis activity (directly or indirectly) cannot use bankruptcy.

U.S. vaping concerns loom as Canada legalizes pot devices

Cannabis Life Network

TORONTO — A wave of illnesses and deaths in the U.S. linked to vaping products may dampen demand for soon-to-be-legal cannabis vapes in Canada later this year, industry watchers say.

Cornell’s Hemp Team Launches 3 Part Podcast Series On The State Of Industrial Hemp Production In New York.

Cannabis Law Report

Cornell write, With hemp markets, products and output rapidly expanding, growers and producers are facing new challenges. Helping navigate these issues is the Cornell Hemp Team , an interdisciplinary team of Cornell researchers and Cornell Cooperative Extension field crops and vegetable specialists.

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Canadian Marijuana Company Working on “Odourless Cannabis”

WeedAdvisor

Whether we use it or not, we are universally familiar with the smell of cannabis. The “skunky” odour is common after smoking, although, to its credit, legal marijuana often smells much better prior to being lit.

Cannabis Strains That Are Unexpectedly Similar

Leafly

We often think of sativas and indicas as being polar opposites in effect, but if you look closely at their cannabinoids and terpenes, you’ll notice that many of these strains are unexpectedly similar. The post Cannabis Strains That Are Unexpectedly Similar appeared first on Leafly.

Hemp-CBD Across State Lines: Indiana

Canna Law Blog

The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (“ 2018 Farm Bill ”) legalized hemp by removing the crop and its derivatives from the definition of marijuana under the Controlled Substances Act (“CSA”) and by providing a detailed framework for the cultivation of hemp.

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Shambhala 2019 with Kass and Honey

Cannabis Life Network

Feel the Shambalove as Kass and Honey check out the Shambhala Music Festival for the first time and get “welcomed home” by their new “family”. On August 9-12, we sent correspondents Kass and Honey to Shambhala, one of Canada’s longest-running electronic festivals, at the Salmo River Ranch in BC.

Battle of the Weedwork Stars, Episode 2

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Paraguay’s Decision to Allow Domestic Cultivation Opens Up New Opportunities

WeedAdvisor

Medical marijuana was legal in Paraguay since 2007, but the few patients who qualified faced a slew of roadblocks making accessibility quite difficult.

Could Trump Pull a ‘Cannabis Surprise’ in 2020? It’s Not Impossible

Leafly

At this year's NORML political conference, the halls were buzzing with people power. The post Could Trump Pull a ‘Cannabis Surprise’ in 2020? It’s Not Impossible appeared first on Leafly. Politics Congress legalization The Haymaker

What Is Decarboxylation and Why Does It Matter?

LIWTS

It’s often assumed that the THC you need to get high is ready and waiting in fresh cannabis flowers. In which case, you could simply eat a bunch of fresh buds and get baked as you like.

Grading the Presidential Candidates on Marijuana: Donald Trump

Canna Law Blog

Over the course of of ten weeks, we recently ran a series of blog posts that take a close look at the Democratic Party candidates for President in 2020. We examined each candidate’s historic approach to marijuana law and policy, and we also canvassed their current respective stances on marijuana.

Rep. Greg Steube (R-FL) Introduces “Marijuana 1-to-3 Act.”

Cannabis Law Report

Marijuana Moment reports. With this rescheduling, researchers can now access federal funds to research this substance and determine its medical value,” he said.

Buyer Beware: Unlicensed CBD Products Could Contain a “Powerful Street Drug”

WeedAdvisor

Hemp-based CBD supplements just became dangerous and unpredictable thanks to a “powerful street drug” finding its way into some products, according to USA Today. We covered a lot about the progress of CBD in recent months.

Amid Vape Pen Lung Disease Deaths: What Exactly Is Vitamin E Oil?

Leafly

After six suspected vape pen deaths, chemists and doctors explain why vitamin E oil is a problematic additive. The post Amid Vape Pen Lung Disease Deaths: What Exactly Is Vitamin E Oil? appeared first on Leafly. Health concentrates regulations safety vape pens

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Aurora Cannabis misses own guidance with weaker revenues in fourth quarter

Cannabis Life Network

EDMONTON — Aurora Cannabis Inc. missed its own early guidance as it lost $2.2 million in the fourth quarter of $98.9 million in net revenues. Revenues increased from $19.1 million a year ago and were up 52 percent from $65.1 million in the prior quarter.

Today’s Answer of the Day

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What is the purpose of urine drug testing?

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Battle of the Weedwork Stars, Episode 1

Cannabis Law Report

For those of you in the dark about Florida’s Medical Marijuana Program, I’ve been attempting to light up the dim corners of Florida: The Nation’s Fastest-Growing Medical Marijuana Market , according to The Miami New Times.

Mexico Senate Will Soon Debate Marijuana Draft Legislation

WeedAdvisor

Mexico’s unique journey to legalization is about to hit its peak as the Senate prepares to debate draft legislation for the upcoming cannabis framework. According to Mexico News Daily , the Senate’s debate on the legislation is set for next week.

How I Found the Right Cannabis Strain for Sex

Leafly

Which types of cannabis strains lead to the most satisfying sex? Here's how one woman found her best cannabis-fueled orgasm through terpene profiles and a smart vibrator. The post How I Found the Right Cannabis Strain for Sex appeared first on Leafly.

Vancouver doctor says vending-machine opioids a cheap way to save lives

Cannabis Life Network

VANCOUVER — A doctor with an expertise in public health says he will soon be dispensing opioids through a vending machine in Vancouver‘s Downtown Eastside in order to prevent overdoses from fentanyl-laced street drugs.

Today’s Answer of the Day

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What drugs induce CYP450 and therefore accelerate the metabolism of cannabinoids? Drugs that accelerate THC metabolism such as rifampicin, carbamazepine, phenobarbital, rifabutin and troglitazone may decrease the bioavailability of THC and its therapeutic effectiveness. See Answer. See Answer.

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National Agricultural Law Center Presents Free Webinar, “regulatory landscape for industrial hemp”

Cannabis Law Report

Rusty Rumley, senior staff attorney for the National Agricultural Law Center, will outline the current regulatory landscape for industrial hemp in a Sept. 18 webinar that starts at noon. There is no cost to attend the webinar.