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Report: Marijuana Legalization Not Associated with Adverse ‘Spillover’ Effects in Neighboring States


Cannabinoids for Scleroderma

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Two compounds that target the endocannabinoid system are currently in development to treat scleroderma – and they’re already in clinical trials. Pharmaceutical researchers have their sights set on developing a drug that bypasses CB1 while boosting CB2.

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Indicted Ukrainians sought Nevada cannabis licenses in all the wrong ways


Two Ukrainian associates of Rudy Guilani have been indicted in a scheme to obtain cannabis licenses in Nevada illegally. The post Indicted Ukrainians sought Nevada cannabis licenses in all the wrong ways appeared first on Leafly. Politics corruption licensing Nevada

ACLU Sues Pennsylvania County Over Medical Cannabis Policy

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The Pennsylvania chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has filed a lawsuit against Lebanon County, alleging that the county’s policy of barring people on probation from using medical cannabis violates state law. The county announced in early September that as of Oct.

A Multi-Faceted Approach To Treating Multiple Sclerosis With Marijuana

The Fresh Toast

While muscle stiffness affects an estimated 90% of MS patients, a study of medical marijuana has shed light on how cannabinoids in marijuana may alleviate spasticity. Continue reading A Multi-Faceted Approach To Treating Multiple Sclerosis With Marijuana at The Fresh Toast.

Survey: Pain Patients Often Report Substituting Cannabis for Opioids


Some four in ten adults who reported using both marijuana and opioids within the past year acknowledge either decreasing or ceasing their consumption of opioids as a result of substituting cannabis, according to an analysis of survey data published in the journal PLOS One.

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Massive power outage threatens NorCal cannabis harvest


Countless millions of dollars of crops could spoil over five days. The post Massive power outage threatens NorCal cannabis harvest appeared first on Leafly. Industry adult-use cannabis California cultivation disasters wildfires

Canada Votes 2019: The Federal Parties and their Cannabis Policies

Cannabis Life Network

The 2019 Canadian federal election is looming, and with each passing day it seems that the polls are looking tighter and more volatile.

Benchmark Benchmark to Supply Cannabis to British Columbia

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Signs an Agreement with the B.C. Liquor Distribution Branch (BCLDB). VANCOUVER, British Columbia – October 7, 2019 / Canna Newswire / – Benchmark Botanics, Inc. (

Study: No Uptick in Violent Crime Following Adult Use Cannabis Legalization


The enactment of statewide legislation permitting adult cannabis possession and sales is not associated with any significant or long-term uptick in criminal activity, according to data published in the journal Justice Quarterly. Investigators affiliated with the Department of Justice and Criminology at Washington State University assessed trends in monthly average crime rates in Colorado and Washington following legalization compared to various control states.

10 Cannabis Statistics You Really Need to Know


In terms of its size, value and general popularity, America’s legal cannabis industry is setting new records on a daily basis. 11 states and the District of Columbia have so far legalized recreational cannabis, while 33 states plus DC now permit the use of medical marijuana.

How Hemptown USA strives to be a CBG leader


Hemptown USA specializes in the cultivation and research of novel cannabinoids like CBG, with the goal to educate consumers and retailers about the science of the endocannabinoid system. The post How Hemptown USA strives to be a CBG leader appeared first on Leafly.

Quebec will challenge court ruling that allowed cannabis plants to be grown at home

Cannabis Life Network

QUEBEC — The Quebec government says it will appeal a decision invalidating parts of Quebec‘s cannabis law that prohibited home cultivation. On Sept.

BREAKING NEWS: Washington State Bans Flavored Vapor Products

Canna Law Blog

On October 9, 2019, the Washington State Board of Health (“BOH”) voted to adopt emergency rules banning flavored vapor products, including marijuana products, in Washington State. The ban is effective as of October 10 and will run for 120 days.

Maine: Regulators Confident That Adult-Use Cannabis Sales Will Begin Next Spring


Regulators at the Maine Office of Marijuana Policy affirmed this week that they expect adult-use marijuana sales to begin in the spring of 2020.

The Other Ukraine Story: Rudy Giuliani’s Ukraine fixers indicted in US cannabis corruption scheme

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Here’s what Leafly have to say.

Farm to freezer: Why ‘fresh-frozen’ is taking over the cannabis harvest


Freezing a cannabis harvest has gone from bizarre to mandatory. Here’s why. The post Farm to freezer: Why ‘fresh-frozen’ is taking over the cannabis harvest appeared first on Leafly. Growing Industry harvesting

How to date a non-toker

Cannabis Life Network

Since Canada legalized cannabis, society has started to chill out. People who used to equate pot with heavy narcotics are learning the facts and the social stigma is breaking down. On top of that, there are lots of people who accept cannabis use now simply because the government is on board.

Vaping in Oregon: The Flavored Products Ban is Just the Beginning

Canna Law Blog

On Friday, Oregon Governor Kate Brown issued Executive Order No. 19-09 (the “Order”), which directs the Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) and the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) to “take immediate action to address the vaping public health crisis.”

Clarifying NY State Decriminalization and Marijuana Possession Related Penalties


There has been some confusion and misinformation circulating about what New York’s latest expansion of marijuana decriminalization means and what impact it will have on criminal prosecutions going forward. The Short Synopsis of the Offenses and Sentences. There are 2 provisions of New York’s Penal Law that relate marijuana-related offenses.

Oregon Vape Update

Cannabis Law Report

As always a comprehensive set of links and resources from the Oregon Retailers Association. Oregon Retailers of. Cannabis Association. ORCA Special Update Email – 10.11.19. OLCC Flavored Vaping Product Ban.

The top 10 cannabis strains in California


With so many famous genetics coming out of the region, California is a great market to watch for potential trends—so we scoped out search interest on Leafly to see which cannabis strains are most popular in the Golden State. The post The top 10 cannabis strains in California appeared first on Leafly.

Pesticides: A retrospective

Cannabis Life Network

The arsenal of pesticides available to licensed producers in Canada constantly changes as Health Canada‘s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) adds or removes permitted sprays, so here is a comprehensive list that will be kept consistently up to date with those changes.

Major Crime Rates Unaffected by Marijuana Legalization, According to Study


One thing alarmists love to say is that marijuana legalization will cause an increase in violent crimes, theft and other major offences. Of course, there has never been evidence to back up such scare tactics.

CBD Products and False Advertising Under the Lanham Act

Canna Law Blog

A few weeks ago, I wrote a Hemp/CBD litigation forecast in which I predicted that at some point a CBD company will make use of the Lanham Act by claiming that a competitor is engaging in false or misleading advertising. See here ).

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Hashish Smugglers Rescue Police Chasing Them In The Mediterranean

Cannabis Law Report

A gang of drug smugglers learnt the hard way no good deed goes unpunished after they were arrested by three police officers they had just rescued from the sea.

Spray first, fix later: Why cannabis growers use pesticides and remove them after harvest


With all the challenges facing cannabis growers, synthetic pesticides can start to look good. But are they good to use, or safe? The post Spray first, fix later: Why cannabis growers use pesticides and remove them after harvest appeared first on Leafly. Growing pesticides

Cannabis-Induced Psychosis Unravelled

Cannabis Life Network

Substantial claims, mistargeted research, and biased studies. These are characteristics of the muddy waters comprising cannabis research, but one tale remains stuck. Cannabis induced psychosis seems to be discussed without a proper analysis time and time again. So what is really going on?

Legalization 2.0: A Look at What is Coming This December


With about two months left until the government rolls out a variety of edibles and other popular products, it is important to understand what these are and the limitations around them.

Breakthrough Full-Spectrum CBD Products that Combine Powerful Natural Healing Ingredients Announced by Madrigal Creatives

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Product Lines for People and for Pets Offer High-Potency Benefits and Opportunity to Experience the Benefits of Living More. HOLLISTER, Calif.

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Neil Feinberg, et al., Petitioners v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue

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Justices Won’t Hear Pot Biz’s Dispute Over Tax Deductions. The U.S.