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Louisiana: Multiple Marijuana Reform Bills Signed Into Law; Measures Take Effect August 1

NORML

“These are common sense reforms provide further and sorely needed protections and freedoms for patients and others. Lawmakers are to be commended for putting politics aside and taking these important steps forward.".

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What is THCA and what are the benefits of this cannabinoid?

Leafly

THCA, or tetrahydrocannabinolic acid, is a cannabinoid found in raw and live cannabis. Research suggests that THCA could possess immense therapeutic potential. The post What is THCA and what are the benefits of this cannabinoid? appeared first on Leafly.

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Brazil Legalizes Home-Grown Medical Cannabis 

Cannabis Life Network

Brazil’s Superior Court has effectively legalized medical cannabis for home-grown use. The decision is likely to set a precedent for similar cases. The Brazilian government has not yet responded to the court’s decision.

Answer of the Day for Jun 21, 2022

TheAnswerPage

How does the endocannabinoid system impart analgesic effects? The endocannabinoid system inhibits release of presynaptic neurotransmitters, modifies postsynaptic neuronal excitability, activates descending inhibitory pathways, and reduces neuroinflammation. Chung M, Kim H, Abdi S.

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.

Marijuana Moment: American Medical Association Approves Marijuana Expungements Resolution And Addresses ‘Over-Medicalization’ Of Cannabis

Cannabis Law Report

MM report. Members of the American Medical Association (AMA) voted to adopt a measure this week expressing support for expunging prior marijuana records in states that have legalized cannabis.

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Does cannabis interact with antidepressants?

Leafly

Wondering if you can smoke or consume weed on antidepressants? Explore potential risks and drug interactions between marijuana and different antidepressants. The post Does cannabis interact with antidepressants? appeared first on Leafly. Health depression health

Do THC transdermal patches really work?

The Cannigma

There are a lot of ways to consume cannabis on the market. One option that’s lesser-known but worthy of more attention is the THC transdermal patch. What is THC? THC is a psychoactive, intoxicating cannabinoid that is abundant in the cannabis plant.

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Answer of the Day for Jun 19, 2022

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Has the terpenoid caryophyllene, which is found in the cannabis plant, been found to significantly reduce cravings for cigarettes? Yes, according to one study with significant findings (P. Rose JE, Behm FM. Inhalation of vapor from black pepper extract reduces smoking withdrawal symptoms.

Thailand’s Cannabis Turn-Around, Texas GOP’s Drug Policy Platform, and a New Study on Cannabis Road Safety

Veriheal

Thailand left its war on drugs in the past, the Texas GOP platform raised some questions, and a new study revealed how cannabis legalization affects road safety. Let’s dive into this week’s cannanews. Thailand’s Cannabis Turn-Around.

SAFE Banking Omitted from Scaled Back Version of America COMPETES Act

NORML

"This narrowly tailored, incremental, and necessary legislation has broad bipartisan support in both chambers, and it is incredibly disappointing that politics continue to get in the way.

Is Smoking Cannabis Before or After Surgery Safe?

Leafly

Leafly asked Dr. David Bearman, a leader in cannabinoid medicine, if it’s safe to smoke or consume cannabis before and after a surgical procedure. The post Is Smoking Cannabis Before or After Surgery Safe? appeared first on Leafly. Health safety wellness

California Will Allow Large Cultivation Licenses

Canna Law Blog

On January 1, 2023, California’s Department of Cannabis Control (DCC) will begin accepting applications for large cultivation licenses for the first time ever. California law authorized large cultivation licenses years ago.

Does censorship on social media help engineer Modern Reefer Madness

Cannabis Life Network

Some cannabis consumers have surely had their run-in with a high dose of edibles. At the same time, others do not experience much of an effect even after eating high doses of active THC. In any case, THC overconsumption jokes are commonplace on social media.

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MMJ Is Shown to Reduce Pain and Opioid Use in Cancer Patients

Veriheal

Cannabis is being increasingly chosen as an alternative to pharmaceutical medication, specifically those like opioids that are intended to reduce pain.

District of Columbia: Council Advances Legislation Prohibiting Most Employers from Discriminating Against Cannabis Consumers

NORML

“Suspicionless workplace drug testing policies for cannabis were never evidence-based and they have always been discriminatory. They are relics of the failed ‘war on drugs’ policies of the 1980s and it is time that we move beyond them.”.

Inflation keeps rising, but weed prices stay the same

Leafly

Materials needed to grow weed have gone up in cost, but high supply and intense competition means stores and growers are reluctant to raise prices. The post Inflation keeps rising, but weed prices stay the same appeared first on Leafly. Industry weed prices

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Medical Cultivation OK’d in Brazil

Canna Law Blog

On June 14, the Sixth Panel ( Sexta Turma ) of Brazil’s Superior Court of Justice’s ( Superior Tribunal de Justiça , or STJ) issued a decision allowing cultivation of cannabis for medical purposes.

Is the Canadian Cannabis Experiment A Failure? 

Cannabis Life Network

Is the Canadian cannabis experiment a failure? Things may look rosy on the surface, but underneath, Canada’s legal cannabis regime is struggling.

How to lower your cannabis tolerance

The Cannigma

If you’re a regular cannabis user, you may have noticed that over time, it takes more weed to get the results that you want. This build-up is known as tolerance, and it’s common in chronic cannabis users. But is it a problem? Tolerance vs. dependence.

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State Policy Weekly Update 6/24/2022

NORML

This week's update highlights legislative developments in Arizona, California, Louisiana, North Carolina and Pennsylvania. The post State Policy Weekly Update 6/24/2022 appeared first on NORML. ACTIVISM Arizona California Louisiana North Carolina Pennsylvania Statepolicy TakeAction

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Why are Thai farmers feeding cannabis to chickens?

Leafly

Cannabis for chickens? Thailand may have changed the poultry industry forever. The post Why are Thai farmers feeding cannabis to chickens? appeared first on Leafly. Health legalization medical marijuana Thailand

Petro: Colombia’s Next President and Cannabis

Canna Law Blog

Gustavo Petro is Colombia’s next president, following his electoral win on June 19. The election of its first leftist president, together with its first Afro-Colombian vice-president, is no doubt a momentous event for Latin America’s third-most populous country.

Crazy Cat Facts Crossword Puzzle

Cannabis Life Network

Feature image courtesy of aigas.co.uk Are you a cat person? Do you vibe with felines? If so, this crazy cat facts crossword puzzle is purrfect for you. For all the dog people willing to try their luck, have no fear! This is not the writing of a crazy cat lady; I offer only facts… with […].

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Is weed legal in Colombia?

The Cannigma

Recreational: No, but decriminalized Medical: Yes. Recreational cannabis is not legal in Colombia, but personal consumption and possession of the plant is decriminalized. You can possess up to 20 grams, grow up to 20 plants, and consume cannabis in public, but you cannot sell or purchase it.

NY: Prince Lobel’s New Cannabis Practice Sends Out Inaugural Newsletter

Cannabis Law Report

As they are being so proactive with their marketing, something we like to see, especially when it actually supported by some useful content we though we should let you know what they are thinking. They write. Our team is still buzzing from its recent announcement.

5 reasons why Jack Herer is the godfather of modern cannabis

Leafly

If you're smoking legal weed this Father's Day, you owe this activist an honorary toke. The post 5 reasons why Jack Herer is the godfather of modern cannabis appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle Strains & products cannabis history cannabis legalization Jack Herer

WSBA Webinar: Counseling Your First Cannabis Client

Canna Law Blog

Register HERE. Hosted by the Washington State Bar Association, this presentation will provide attorneys with an overview of some key, current topics related to cannabis law.

Is Pierre Poilievre Wrong about Drug Decriminalization?

Cannabis Life Network

Is Conservative Party leadership hopeful Pierre Poilievre wrong about drug decriminalization? On May 31, 2022, he tweeted, “Decriminalizing deadly drug use is the opposite of compassionate. Those struggling with addiction need treatment & recovery.

How to tell if your cannabis is laced

The Cannigma

Laced weed is another way to describe cannabis that has been altered with another substance. Despite what sensationalist headlines would have you believe , verifiable cases of laced cannabis are few and far between. If you’re reading this article in a post-smoking panic – take a deep breath.

Oregon: Green Light Law Group Publish Inaugural Edition Of Their “109” Online Magazine Highlighting The World Of Law, Compliance & Business Within Oregon’s Leading Regulatory Framwork

Cannabis Law Report

If it is as good as their daily articles / blogs this will make a great (most likely) one of a kind read for those of you not only interested in what’s happeniong in Oregon in the psychedelics space, but around the country too. Psychedelics Psychedelics General