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Tens of Thousands of Commercial Truckers Leaving the Workforce Over Outdated Marijuana Testing Requirements

NORML

“The Transportation Department’s reliance on this outdated technology and upon these discriminatory policies is out of step with reality and is directly contributing to the trucking shortage crisis.”

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Medical Cannabis Stakeholders: Buck up, It is Time for Act II!

Americans for Safe Access

Almost every conversation I have had in 2023 with medical cannabis stakeholders has been full of doom and gloom. Advocates are discouraged, businesses are frustrated, patients are disheartened, and frankly I am getting a little tired of it!

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Mississippi: Medical Cannabis Sales to Begin This Week

NORML

“Marijuana access has been long overdue for Mississippi’s patients,” NORML’s State Policies Manager Jax James said.

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What the Extreme Drop in Wholesale Prices Means for the Cannabis Industry

MJ Business Attorneys

The severe drop in wholesale cannabis prices in many states over the past year can be traced to a few key factors: Regulatory missteps, high taxes for consumers, and competition from still-thriving illicit markets are contributing to the industry’s current woes.

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Where the Money Grows: Learning the Industry Trends in Medical Cannabis, Recreational Marijuana, Hemp, and Beyond

Speaker: Jonathan Bench, International Cannabis and Securities Business Attorney at Harris Bricken

The U.S. cannabis industry is still in its infancy, even though states began engaging with legalization in one form or another in the late 1990s. Today, many opportunities exist for individuals and businesses that want to engage in the industry. Join international cannabis and securities business attorney Jonathan Bench as he provides some pitfalls and best practices for companies & individuals looking to engage with the U.S. cannabis marketplace.

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Statins Dysregulate the Endocannabinoid System

Project CBD

Statin drugs cause muscle weakness and pain by suppressing cannabinoid receptor genes

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Study: Marijuana Legalization Not Associated with Elevated Rates of Psychosis-Related Health Outcomes

NORML

“This study is the. largest.

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A Weed Map of Barcelona

Cannabis Law Report

If you’re planning a trip to Barcelona, you’re probably wondering how to navigate the city’s marijuana scene. While it’s not entirely illegal to smoke marijuana in the city, the rules vary.

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More Weed, More Problems?

Cannabis Life Network

More weed, more problems? As in, if you smoke all day, everyday, your life is likely a hot mess with no hope of redemption? According to recent research from CU Boulder, the answer to “more weed, more problems” is no.

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How Stress Impacts Your Body

United Patients Group

How Stress Impacts Your Body Introduction Stress is a normal part of life. It’s how our bodies and brains respond to changes in our environment, whether they’re positive or negative.

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History made: Mississippi’s first medical marijuana dispensaries open for business

Leafly

The first of 162 state-licensed dispensaries opened on Wednesday afternoon. The post History made: Mississippi’s first medical marijuana dispensaries open for business appeared first on Leafly. Politics dispensaries medical marijuana mississippi

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CANNRA Responds to FDA Announcement

Cannabis Law Report

Their Statement Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a statement on cannabidiol (CBD) and reported that they would work with Congress to pursue a new regulatory pathway for CBD.

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Health Canada: Let’s Ban Potent Cannabis Extracts 

Cannabis Life Network

Despite a healthcare system already on the verge of collapse pre-COVID, Health Canada bureaucrats have focused on companies selling cannabis extracts.

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Is Cannabis Good for Bipolar Disorder? New Study Shows Cannabis Has ‘Unique Benefits’

Veriheal

Bipolar disorder is a complex condition that impacts millions worldwide, leading to extreme mood swings, intense emotional episodes, and difficulty managing day-to-day life. But there may be some good news for those coping with this mental health issue.

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Thailand’s first Cookies cannabis dispensary opens to huge crowds [Photo gallery]

Leafly

At the Cookies grand opening in Bangkok, Thailand over the weekend, Leafly hung out with locals, tourists, and operators to see how the country became a leader in Asia’s cannabis revolution.

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I’m Interning with NORML to Join the Fight Against a Failed Policy

NORML

"Assisting and working toward legalization nationally will allow me not only to learn about the failed federal experiment with cannabis, but also inform me on ways to better educate constituents on how they can take action to change these policies in their own communities."

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Need Top Get A Better Understanding of Vermont’s Cannabis Advertising Laws – This Is For You

Cannabis Law Report

Tuesday, January 24, at 6pm. Vermont has some of the strictest cannabis advertising laws in the country. Join this session to ask staff questions on safely and compliantly navigating these regulations to make sure you’re reaching your intended audiences to grow your business.

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10 Benefits of Infrared Sauna, Sweating and Healing

United Patients Group

10 Benefits of Infrared Sauna, Sweating and Healing Introduction Infrared sauna is a unique form of healing for your body and mind. It has been used throughout the ages to promote health, wellness, and longevity.

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10 Ways Most Cannabis Research is False

Cannabis Life Network

Most cannabis research is false. A bold statement. So what does it mean? In 2005, Stanford University professor John Ioannidis published the paper “Why Most Published Research Findings Are False.”

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High Design by LMC: Discover YouTube’s best cannabis documentaries

Leafly

In the ever-growing weed media landscape, it can be hard to find people who get the culture and community right. Documentary journalist Luc Carlin is one of them. The post High Design by LMC: Discover YouTube’s best cannabis documentaries appeared first on Leafly.

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Presidential Pardons for Federal Cannabis Possession Convictions Still Unavailable

NORML

It's time for the Department of Justice to deliver the pardon certificates that President Biden promised last fall. The post Presidential Pardons for Federal Cannabis Possession Convictions Still Unavailable appeared first on NORML. 2023 ACTIVISM pardon White House

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Cannabis company files federal RICO case against Baldwin Park, former city attorney

Cannabis Law Report

Header Image: Former Baldwin Park City Attorney Robert Tafoya.

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Breaking: FDA Says “No” to CBD Foods and Dietary Supplements

Canna Law Blog

Since the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill, the hemp CBD industry has been eagerly awaiting FDA CBD regulations. In that time, FDA convened a working group to study how the agency would regulate CBD foods and dietary supplements.

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Legal Cannabis Reduces Prescription Codeine

Cannabis Life Network

States with legal recreational cannabis see a reduction in demand for prescription codeine, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh and Cornell University. Codeine is an opioid medication that binds to the opioid receptors in the brain and spinal cord.

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Huge decision: FDA won’t restrict CBD sales, calls for ‘new regulatory pathway’ to assure safety

Leafly

FDA officials found that CBD doesn't fit existing regulations. They want Congress to create new rules, and will allow the exiting market to continue. The post Huge decision: FDA won’t restrict CBD sales, calls for ‘new regulatory pathway’ to assure safety appeared first on Leafly.

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State Policy Weekly Update 1/24/2023

NORML

Lawmakers in many states have started pre-filing marijuana law reform legislation and some sessions have already begun holding hearings.

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Corporate Associate Attorney W3Global Inc New York, NY $110,000 a year – Full-time

Cannabis Law Report

Full Job Description We are a full-service law firm focused on the needs of New York’s hospitality and cannabis industries.

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New York Cannabis: Social and Economic Equity Applicants

Canna Law Blog

As we previously broadly summarized on December 27, 2022 ( here ), in late December 2022, the Office of Cannabis Management (“ OCM ”) released its first proposed adult-use cannabis rules and regulation for New York (the “ Proposed Regulations ”).

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FDA Releases Guidance for Cannabis

Cannabis Life Network

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued final instructions for creating medications derived from cannabis. Including information on the specific differences between cannabis and hemp.

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The world’s best cannabis seeds and clones to grow in 2023

Leafly

Let’s grow a pound. The post The world’s best cannabis seeds and clones to grow in 2023 appeared first on Leafly. Strains & products California Colorado flower Growing hybrid Los Angeles massachusetts Michigan Oregon sativa seeds strain lists terpenes THC Washington

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Matatu Owners Advise Sakaja on How to Decongest Nairobi CBD

Medical Marijuana Program Connection

Matatu Owners Association(MOA) Chairman Simon Kimutai stated that the government ought to increase taxation for private vehicles entering the Nairobi. Read More News