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1/21/22 – State Policy Update

NORML

Here is NORML’s weekly update on pending state legislation with helpful links to action alerts. The post 1/21/22 – State Policy Update appeared first on NORML. ACTIVISM decriminalization depenalization equity expungement legalization medical cannabis medical marijuana TakeAction

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Cannabinoids Successful Stopped COVID-19 Infection in Lab Study

Leafwell

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, people have been wondering if medical cannabis could be useful in treating the health condition. One study, published in 2020, suggests that CBD could essentially block COVID-19 from entering the body in the first instance.

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The Fight Continues for Medical Marijuana Access in Mississippi

NORML

Despite numerous setbacks and the Governor’s threat to veto, Mississippi Senators have confidently advanced the Mississippi Medical Cannabis Act, which would legalize medical marijuana in the Magnolia State. The bill is now awaits consideration in the House.

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Anti-Viral Hype Goes Viral

Project CBD

We ask a cannabinoid scientist if cannabis can prevent COVID -19

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.

Canada might be home to the world’s first airport dispensary

Leafly

These two men are trying to open Canada's first cannabis retail store in an airport. Is this the beginning of a new kind of "mile high" club? The post Canada might be home to the world’s first airport dispensary appeared first on Leafly.

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Using Cannabis for Cervical Cancer: What the Current Research Says

Leafwell

Studies on Cannabis and Cervical Cancer Total Studies: 8 Types of Study: Laboratory (5); Meta-Analysis (2); Animal Study (1) Number of Studies with Positive Results: 7 Number of Studies with Inconclusive Results: 1 No.

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Cannabis Use During the Pandemic

Project CBD

New data reveals shifting cannabis consumption patterns during the COVID -19 pandemic

28 grams of game from Berner’s inspiring rise to the top

Leafly

Quick hits of wisdom from the Cookies CEO’s incredible come-up. The post 28 grams of game from Berner’s inspiring rise to the top appeared first on Leafly. Industry Lifestyle Berner budtenders cookies legacy market

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NY Lawyer David Feder Takes On Acreage & Others In $600Million Lawsuit NY Supreme Court To Start Hearing Arguments

Cannabis Law Report

Here is the story hot off the press from Syracuse.com. As they point out in the piece, if the case moves ahead it could scupper Canopy’s plans to buy Acreage in a $US3.4 billion deal. Not only that, Canopy is also named in the suit.

We Need You to Help Pass the MORE Act

NORML

We have a chance to push a major marijuana legalization bill through the House of Representatives, but time is quickly running out. The post We Need You to Help Pass the MORE Act appeared first on NORML. 2022 ACTIVISM GOVERNMENT cannabis Federal legalization marijuana MORE Act NORML

What Is CBDA? Understanding the Acidic Cannabinoid

Leafwell

Cannabidiolic acid (CBDA) is a non-psychoactive cannabinoid found in the cannabis plant and the acidic precursor to cannabidiol (CBD). While there has been much buzz surrounding the benefits of CBD, its acidic counterpart, CBDA, has received less press.

ASA's 2021 Year in Review

Americans for Safe Access

Check out ASA's annual recap of the important developments and events of the past year in the January issue of the ASA Activist Newsletter. ASA's 2021 Year in Review includes federal and state news and links to ASA campaigns, resources and member benefits.

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Leafly Buzz: 10 trending cannabis cultivars of ’22

Leafly

Meet 2022 ‘ready for it all, and hella stoned to the bone.’. The post Leafly Buzz: 10 trending cannabis cultivars of ’22 appeared first on Leafly.

Institute for Justice – “Kansas and California Cops Used Civil Forfeiture to Stage Armored Car Heists, Stealing Money Earned by Licensed Marijuana Businesses”

Cannabis Law Report

The Institute for Justice argues that the seizures violated state law, federal law, and the U.S. Constitution. Reports Reason. Here’s the introduction to the must-read Reason story. As a new federal lawsuit shows, that danger is not limited to garden-variety criminals.

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How Mom’s Are Breaking Stigma Around Cannabis

Cannabis Life Network

While research and social stigma around cannabis are changing rapidly, a surprising force behind the shift is women and moms.

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Guide to Terpineol, the Terpene Alcohols That Smell Like Lilacs and Fruit

Leafwell

The cannabis plant is a treasure trove of cannabinoids and terpenes that work together to contribute to each strain’s aromas, flavors, and effects. Terpineol, one such molecule, plays an important role, but this terpene isn’t as straightforward as others in cannabis.

Study Finds Cannabis Compounds Effective in Preventing COVID-19

Veriheal

A team of University of Oregon-affiliated researchers has uncovered an unlikely tool in the fight against COVID-19. Their study, published in the Journal of Nature Products on Jan. 10 , found that cannabis compounds can prevent the COVID-19 virus from penetrating healthy human cells.

This is why Senate candidate Gary Chambers lit a blunt and went viral

Leafly

The candidate for Louisiana Senate is bringing all the smoke to the 2022 elections. The post This is why Senate candidate Gary Chambers lit a blunt and went viral appeared first on Leafly. Politics adult-use cannabis legalization louisiana social equity state laws war on drugs

South Dakota’s Gov. Kristi Noem Wants Cannabis Legalization Activists To Pay Legal Fees

Cannabis Law Report

Marijuana Moment reports. The governor of South Dakota wants marijuana activists behind a 2020 legalization initiative that her administration overturned with a court challenge to pay the legal fees, rather than have taxpayers foot the bill for her fight to invalidate the voter-approved measure.

Cooking with Cannabis Around the World

Cannabis Life Network

Cannabis has an understated reputation as a culinary ingredient, but people have long been cooking with cannabis around the world. Cannabis recipes are incredibly diverse, with tips and tricks for everything from beverages to dessert.

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How to Get a Puerto Rico Medical Cannabis Card in 2022

Leafwell

Are you ready to get a Medical Marijuana Card in Puerto Rico? Leafwell can help you learn the process and get ready to see a physician and get certified for medical cannabis in PR. Keep reading to find out more.

Study finds cannabis compounds can prevent COVID-19: but what does this really mean for weed users?

The Cannigma

It’s not often that cannabis takes mainstream news by storm, but a recent study about cannabis compounds and COVID-19 did just that.

New Research Confirms How Cannabis Gets Its Skunky Smell

Veriheal

Each cannabis strain has its own aroma, some being more distinctive than others. All, however, share a “skunky” scent that has become widely associated with cannabis by users and non-users alike. But where exactly does this smell come from—and are skunkier-smelling strains better?

Malaysian Government Reviewing Dangerous Drugs Act For Medical Cannabis

Cannabis Law Report

Minister of Health Khairy Jamaluddin says the government will review the Dangerous Drugs Act and the Poisons Act to regulate the medical use of marijuana and ketum.

Alberta To Allow Online Cannabis Sales and Deliveries Starting March 8

Cannabis Life Network

Currently, Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis Commission has control of online sales through its Albertacannabis.org site.

Guide to Terpineol, the Terpene Alcohols That Smell Like Lilacs and Fruit

Leafwell

The cannabis plant is a treasure trove of cannabinoids and terpenes that work together to contribute to each strain’s aromas, flavors, and effects. Terpineol, one such molecule, plays an important role, but this terpene isn’t as straightforward as others in cannabis.

CBD Food Product Approval in the EU

Canna Law Blog

The legal landscape in the Cannabidiol (CBD) sector is changing quickly, especially for CBD-infused food products. Companies looking for business opportunities involving CBD-infused food products are well advised to keep an eye out to new developments.

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How to make canna syrup

The Cannigma

Yield: 2 – 3 cups of canna syrup Cook time: 30 minutes, not including decarboxylation. Go straight to recipe. Canna syrup may not be the first food that comes to mind when you think of edibles, but once you try this simple syrup, you’ll keep coming back for more!

Clark Hill Launch Cannabis Law Podcast

Cannabis Law Report

Here’s what they are saying. 2021 Cannabis Law Year in Review.

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What are the potential risks of microdosing psychedelics?

Leafly

Microdosing psychedelics has become a popular wellness trend, but is it really that beneficial? Learn more on the science of how much you take and how often you take psychedelics. The post What are the potential risks of microdosing psychedelics? appeared first on Leafly.