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Rhode Island Legislature Approves Marijuana Legalization


Both chambers of the Rhode Island legislature voted today to legalize and regulate the adult use cannabis market. It now heads to the Governor's desk. The post Rhode Island Legislature Approves Marijuana Legalization appeared first on NORML. ACTIVISM legalization Rhode Island

New study finds cannabis effective for cancer pain


More than half of all patients using cannabis quit all other pain relievers by the end of the study. The post New study finds cannabis effective for cancer pain appeared first on Leafly. Health


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Delaware: House Members Pause Action on Marijuana Retail Bill Until After Legislative Break


For the second time this legislative session, members of the House have advanced legislation to establish a regulated, adult-use cannabis market. The post Delaware: House Members Pause Action on Marijuana Retail Bill Until After Legislative Break appeared first on NORML.

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Glutamate, A Love Story

Project CBD

Get to know a neurotransmitter: Glutamate’s centrality to the nervous system makes it a key nexus for a huge number of diseases

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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.

Germany Speeding Up Legalization Process

Cannabis Life Network

Germany appears to be speeding up its legalization process. Finance Minister Christian Lindner tweeted cannabis will be legal “soon.” ” Health Minister Karl Lauterbach said there are a lot of technical details to work out, which are supposed to start this summer.

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Rhode Island: Lawmakers Advance Adult-Use Legalization Bill


“This is an important first step in the process of ending all penalties for cannabis possession and ensuring Rhode Islanders have access to regulated and tested cannabis products, just like New Englanders already have in neighboring states,” says Jax James, NORML’s State Policy Manager.

Federal Cannabis Legislation Roundup: Part 2

Canna Law Blog

There are tons of new proposals for federal cannabis legislation in Congress. We wanted to make things easy and clarify what they would do. This post covers the SAFE Banking Act, the Medical Marijuana Research Act, the Cannabidiol and Marihuana Research Expansion Act, and the Hemp Advancement Act.

Which sports test for marijuana?


The NBA, NHL, and MLB have all but ended testing for weed. The NFL still does—but why? A full guide to the major sports. The post Which sports test for marijuana? appeared first on Leafly. Politics drug testing marijuana testing NBA nfl sports

Has the Cannabis Bubble Popped?

Cannabis Life Network

Has the cannabis bubble popped? Stocks are down, funds are drying up, and balance sheets are messy. Assets managed by cannabis funds are down by 45% in twelve months. They’ve reportedly lost $2.6 billion from $4.6 billion the previous year.

What The Latest Medical Studies Reveal About CBD For Diabetes

The Fresh Toast

What The Latest Medical Studies Reveal About CBD For Diabetes. CBD has been shown to be promising in the treatment and prevention of diabetes — naturally. The post What The Latest Medical Studies Reveal About CBD For Diabetes appeared first on The Fresh Toast. CBD Medical Marijuana Diabetes

Choosing the Right Entity for a Cannabis Business: Corporations

Canna Law Blog

One of the most important decisions a new cannabis business can make is the form of entity it will use. In fact, one of the first questions businesses ask is whether the right entity for a cannabis business is a limited liability company (LLC), corporation, or something else.

Miami finally approves first medical cannabis dispensary


Los Angeles investors can open up shop after City officials end their years-long silent ban on medical marijuana providers. The post Miami finally approves first medical cannabis dispensary appeared first on Leafly. Politics cannabis news dispensaries Florida medical cannabis Miami

Fighting WCB Nova Scotia for Medical Cannabis Coverage – Melissa Ellsworth’s Story

Cannabis Life Network

Melissa Ellsworth is a psychiatric nurse who worked in federal corrections. After a workplace injury, she was left with severe chronic pain and her life changed forever. When pharmaceutical medications didn’t work, her doctor recommended that she switch to cannabis.

Woody Harrelson’s Hollywood Dispensary, Thailand’s Cannabis Plant Giveaway, & Vermont’s First Cannabis License


Woody Harrelson’s new dispensary opened for business, Thailand announced its giveaway of 1 million cannabis plants, and Vermont awarded its first cannabis cultivation license. Let’s dive into this week’s cannanews. Woody Harrelson Opens West Hollywood Dispensary.

Ohio: Regulators Approve Dozens More Applicants to Operate Medical Cannabis Dispensaries


"This expansion is long overdue," said NORML's Deputy Director Paul Armentano. High prices and the lack of convenient access provide significant barriers to Ohio's patient community. Hopefully, the addition of these licensed operators will better address patients' growing demands.".

How Cannabis Businesses Succeed

Canna Law Blog

We work with many large cannabis businesses and many small ones too. It’s fun to talk up the bigger fish, but I have a soft spot for the little guys. I really enjoy small business at the end of the day.

Dr. Oz exits reality with epic anti-weed rant 


On May 19, Pennsylvania Senate hopeful Dr. Oz used a live TV interview to slander and condescend to cannabis consumers. Think it'll boost him in the polls against Lt. Governor John Fetterman? The post Dr. Oz exits reality with epic anti-weed rant appeared first on Leafly.

Children with cancer and their misunderstood endocannabinoid system

Cannabis Life Network

Conventional cancer treatments, especially radio and chemotherapy are harsh on the body. But for children, conventional treatments can become unbearable. Hidden by prohibition is how the endocannabinoid system (ECS) behaves in children with cancer.

Delaware governor vetoes rec cannabis legalization bill

Cannabis Law Report

The Denver Channel. Delaware Gov. John Carney has vetoed a bill to legalize possession of up to one ounce of marijuana by adults for recreational use. Tuesday’s veto came after Carney’s repeated concerns in recent years about legalizing recreational pot.

Delaware: Governor Vetoes Marijuana Depenalization Measure


NORML’s State Policies Manager Jax James said: “Continuing to define cannabis as contraband in Delaware is not in the public's interest. It is vital that the legislature push back and override Gov. Carney's veto.".

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Cannabis Litigation: Perpetuating Testimony

Canna Law Blog

Civil litigation in cannabis , like any other industry, usually proceeds in a predicable order. First, a complaint is filed and served. This kicks off the lawsuit and compels a defendant to file an Answer to avoid a default judgment.

Cannabis recipe 101: salted caramel ice cream


Treat yourself this summer with our weed-infused caramel ice cream recipe. The post Cannabis recipe 101: salted caramel ice cream appeared first on Leafly. Canada cannabutter cooking DIY edibles homemade recipes

Can EMF and 5G affect the endocannabinoid system?

Cannabis Life Network

5G conspiracy theories run a little off the radar from science. Unlike 4G, high-band 5G does disperse energy into the upper layers of the skin according to Health Canada. Neither electromagnetic frequency (EMF) range can, however, induce ionizing radiation or damage DNA.

BTIG Adds Winston Kitchingham to Legal Team

Cannabis Law Report

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)– BTIG announced today that Winston Kitchingham has joined the firm’s legal team as a Managing Director. Mr. Kitchingham will serve as Associate General Counsel and focus on BTIG’s Investment Banking division. “We We are excited to welcome Winston to our team.

State Policy Weekly Update 5/20/2022


This week's update highlights legislative developments in Delaware, Rhode Island, Louisiana and Massachusetts! The post State Policy Weekly Update 5/20/2022 appeared first on NORML. ACTIVISM California Delaware Louisiana Massachusetts New Jersey new york Rhode Island Statepolicy TakeAction

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Legal Issues in Cannabis (2022 Update): Contracts, Real Estate, Taxation, and NFTs

Canna Law Blog

Join Harris Bricken attorneys Jonathan Bench, Frederic Rocafort, Arlo Kipfer and Robert Lamb for a live video broadcast on legal issues in cannabis. Session I – Cannabis Contracts – Rachael Z. Ardanuy, Esq.

The Roll-up #242: Winners win elections with weed


This week we examine how John Fetterman's big primary election win in Pennsylvania was made possible by his strong advocacy for legalization. Also: Hottest weed strains of May. The post The Roll-up #242: Winners win elections with weed appeared first on Leafly.

Justinflation in Cannabis

Cannabis Life Network

Urban Dictionary defines Justinflation as “When a politician or government doesn’t think about monetary policy; and believes the budget will balance itself.” ” The name comes from Canada’s prime minister, Justin Trudeau.

Cannabis Law Report Attends Inaugural National Interdisciplinary Cannabis Symposium, San Diego

Cannabis Law Report

We are in San Diego this weekend at the. There are now several pending Congressional Bills related to cannabis including decriminalization and rescheduling of the drug. Thirty-six states have some form of medical marijuana, 18 States, D.C.

Autism & Cannabis: Research Update (2022)


Finding the best treatment for autism has been a lifelong journey for many parents and caretakers. There is currently no known cure for autism, but with medical cannabis, there is hope for safe and effective treatment for autism symptoms.