Trending Articles

Congress Votes YES to Protect Legal Marijuana

NORML

For the first time ever, the House of Representatives just voted to restrict the Department of Justice from interfering with the states that have legalized adult-use marijuana. The importance of this 267 to 165 bipartisan vote on the Blumenauer amendment cannot be overstated.

CBD for Brain-Damaged Babies?

Project CBD

Giving medical cannabis to infants is a difficult taboo to shift, but new research is paving the way.

California launches anti-illegal pot campaign

Cannabis Chronicles

LOS ANGELES — Marijuana shoppers are going to be getting a message from California regulators: Go legal.

Retail 130

Auto-Flowering Strains: A Revolutionary Approach to Growing Cannabis?

Leafwell

Cultivating cannabis remained popular in many parts of the world, including the US, until the start of the 20th century. At the turn of the century, states throughout the US started outlawing this plant. Many believe that cannabis and hemp was the victim of its amazing potential as a material.

Maine’s Cannabis Stores Will (Finally!) Open in 2020

Leafly

After years of delay, the state adopted rules this week that will allow stores to open, finally. Here's what you need to know. The post Maine’s Cannabis Stores Will (Finally!) Open in 2020 appeared first on Leafly. Industry Politics adult-use cannabis Maine

Study: Cannabis Safe and Effective in Fibromyalgia Patients

NORML

The administration of herbal cannabis is safe and effective in patients diagnosed with fibromyalgia, according to clinical data published this month in the Journal of Clinical Medicine. Israeli investigators assessed the use of cannabis over a six-month period in 211 patients with the disease.

More Trending

House would block Feds from interfering with state pot laws

Cannabis Chronicles

WASHINGTON — The Democratic-controlled House has voted to block the Justice Department from interfering with states that have legalized marijuana for recreational use.

Law 130

Colorado Updates Rules On Testing Requirements

Cannabis Law Report

See below. 20190619 IB Audited Products Testing Bulletin final. Cannabis Law News

Law 80

Washington Consumes More Cannabis Than Any Region on Earth, Study Says

Leafly

Wastewater surveys of 60 global cities ranked Puget Sound #1 in THC use per capita. The post Washington Consumes More Cannabis Than Any Region on Earth, Study Says appeared first on Leafly. Science & Tech consumption Washington

THC 114

Action Needed: Marijuana Vote This Week In Congress

NORML

This week, there will be a crucial vote on an amendment and it could be our biggest federal victory yet. We need your help to make sure we win.

NO! Cannabis Does Not Damage The Brain

Canabo Medical Clinic

A recent piece ( [link] ) published by two physicians discusses how cannabis can damage a developing brain. I am here to tell you cannabis does not damage the brain and to set the record straight on the risks and potential benefits for youth exposed to cannabis. While there are numerous studies showing cognitive side effects from the use of THC, recent studies have demonstrated a serious flaw in the study designs.

Data 78

Marijuana use doubles in U.S. pregnant women

Cannabis Chronicles

CHICAGO — Pot use in pregnancy has doubled among U.S. women and is most common during the first trimester, government research shows. Overall, 7 percent of pregnant women, or 1 in 14, said they used marijuana in the past month.

Data 130

Law Firm, Drummond Woodsum Report On Maine Legislature, New Rules Adopted

Cannabis Law Report

The firm writes, ” As of 5:30 this morning, the adult use marijuana rules had been approved by the Maine State Legislature and were headed to the Governor’s desk for her signature. The rules will go into effect in 90 days, assuming the Governor signs the bill today.

Law 80

NM medical cannabis producer implores DOH to reverse stance on non-resident medical cards

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

A high-profile New Mexico medical cannabis producer still maintains a recent change in the wording of the state’s medical cannabis law means non-residents should be able to become patients.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 6/21/19

NORML

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! This week, history was made. For the first time ever, the U.S. House of Representatives just voted to restrict the Department of Justice from interfering with the states that have legalized adult-use marijuana.

US House OKs Plan to Block Federal Cannabis Interference

Leafly

The Democratic-controlled US House of Representatives has voted to block the Justice Department from interfering with states that have legalized cannabis for adult use. The post US House OKs Plan to Block Federal Cannabis Interference appeared first on Leafly.

Marijuana Stocks

Cannabis Life Network

Last Updated: The post Marijuana Stocks appeared first on Cannabis News | Lifestyle Tips | Expert Opinions | Stocks. Marijuana News

Lawsuit: Integrity vs Juniper Biolabs

Cannabis Law Report

The media outlet reports… Here’s the introduction. Integrity also filed for a temporary restraining order, which is scheduled for a hearing on Monday. Integrity is asking the court to stop Juniper Biolabs from selling any of the product.

Media 70

Why Entrepreneurial Moms Can Benefit From Cannabis, According To An Entrepreneurial Mom

Miss Marijuana

By: Dr. Leslie Apgar. Back in 2016, when I was running a medical spa and helping raise five kids, I never thought cannabis would be the thing that brought balance to my life. Three years later, I now own three businesses—two of which are cannabis related.

House Committee on Small Business Holds Hearing On Cannabis

NORML

Today, the House Committee on Small Business held a hearing entitled Unlocked Potential?

57% of Arthritis Patients Have Tried Cannabis. 90% Found It Helped

Leafly

A mainstream arthritis group surveyed 1,000 patients and found more than half had tried medical cannabis. Most said it helped. The post 57% of Arthritis Patients Have Tried Cannabis. 90% Found It Helped appeared first on Leafly. Health arthritis medical cannabis

In states with legal cannabis, teen use triggers concerns

Cannabis Chronicles

DENVER — The first two states to legalize recreational marijuana are starting to grapple with teenagers’ growing use of highly potent pot, even as both boost the industry and reap huge tax windfalls from its sales.

And So It Died

Cannabis Law Report

Reports with endless reasons will be turning up for the next week. This initial report from MJ Biz with Sen. Liz Krueger’s statement is really all that needs to be said. This is not the end of the road, it is just a delay,” . Here’s the statement.

What’s a Moon Rock (and Should You Care?)

LIWTS

If you’re even a casual cannabis consumer, you’ll have probably heard the term ‘moon rocks’ doing the rounds. Nevertheless, this doesn’t mean you’ve a clue what they are, what they do or whether you should care. As far as advocates are concerned, however, it’s a pretty cut and shut deal.

What was RedeCan hiding in their mouldy bud recall?

Cannabis Life Network

We probably all remember RedeCan’s mouldy and buggy bud. November 30 last year, their first bad batch contained visible white mould which pushed the strain, Bubba Erkle Cookies (B.E.C.) through an infamous recall.

New York’s Adult-Use Cannabis Legalization Bill Is Dead

Leafly

After a dramatic week of New York’s legislative session, the adult-use cannabis bill is dead. Read how the Democratic supermajority struggled to get it passed. The post New York’s Adult-Use Cannabis Legalization Bill Is Dead appeared first on Leafly. Politics legalization New York

Communities put faith in pot

Cannabis Chronicles

PHILADELPHIA — On June 2, at a Philadelphia synagogue, Karen Michaels attended a conference about cannabis and various religions’ views on it. She knows she was there because she has the notes she wrote. But she can’t recall a minute of it. The former community health administrator from Fairmount has no short-term memory. It was violently snatched away from her in a 1990 car accident, which also left her in constant pain.

The History of Cannabis in Medicine

Cannabis Law Report

For many years, marijuana has been perceived to be an intoxicating or hallucinogenic drug for stoners and hippies who often lay around to smoke dope to the impairment of their intellectual function. This portrait of cannabis use can be ascribed to a feature of its culture.

CannaImpact Announces Strategic Partnership With Highlife Media

Canna Newswire

Partnership opens opportunities targeted marketing opportunities for leading cannabis brands.

Media 57

Cooking with Cannabis Video

Cannabis Life Network

In this video, our friend Chef Cody Lindsay, aka The Wellness Soldier, turned himself into a cartoon to teach you more about cooking with cannabis.

Shattering 4 Misconceptions About Cannabis Concentrates

Leafly

Wax, shatter, dabs, oil, resin—cannabis concentrates are often highly misunderstood. Here we dispel some of the myths associated with concentrates. The post Shattering 4 Misconceptions About Cannabis Concentrates appeared first on Leafly. Science & Tech concentrates dabbing

Driving while high: Marijuana users twice as likely to crash, AAA study finds

Cannabis Chronicles

Nearly 15 million people report driving while high on pot, making them twice as likely to be involved in a crash, a new AAA study has found. The study also showed more drivers view texting or talking on cellphones while driving to be more risky behavior than smoking weed and getting behind the wheel, according to the 2018 Traffic Safety Culture Index survey.

Safety 100

NJ: Amended Medical Cannabis Bill Off To Gov Murphy’s Desk Again

Cannabis Law Report

After various starts, stops, amendments and rewrites, a bill that would expand the New Jersey medical marijuana program is finally heading to Gov. Phil Murphy’s desk.

New York State Decriminalizes Marijuana After Failed Legalization Attempt

WeedAdvisor

It is no secret that legalization was a major point of contention for New York state in recent weeks. While lawmakers, lobbyists and everyday proponents hoped to see recreational dispensaries open their doors, the legalization bill was ultimately stalled after it hit too many political roadblocks. But not all was lost. Other, less sweeping measures were on the table as well, which ultimately passed with flying colours.