TSX plunges before trading halt while U.S. on path to worst week since 2008

Cannabis Life Network

on path to worst week since 2008 appeared first on Latest Cannabis News Today - Headlines, Videos & Stocks. TORONTO — Canada’s main stock index plunged for a fifth straight day before trading was prematurely halted while U.S. markets were in correction territory on the path to their worst weekly performance since the financial crisis. The S&P/TSX composite index was down 324.48 points or 1.9 per cent at 16,717.44 before trading ended at 1:54 […].

USA: Students For Sensible Drug Policy Elect New Executive Director

Cannabis Law Report

Students for Sensible Drug Policy today announces Jason Ortiz, a long-standing alumnus who first became involved with SSDP in 2008,… Read More.

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Is Weedmaps in hot water with federal prosecutors?

Leafly

A leaked grand jury subpoena demanded nearly all company documents dating back to 2008. Here's what it could mean. The post Is Weedmaps in hot water with federal prosecutors? appeared first on Leafly. Industry California crime us attorneys Weedmaps

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Man Who Served Eight Years For Cannabis Crime Now Part-Owns ‘World’s Largest Commercial Farm’

SpeedWeed

Mike Biggio spent the years between 2000 and 2008 incarcerated for his crimes, then left to take a role in one of the legal dispensaries that had been set up in his native Colorado.

Study: Adult-Use Legalization Associated with Decline in Youth Treatment Admissions

NORML

A pair of researchers from Temple University assessed annual drug treatments admissions among youth for the years 2008 to 2017. The enactment of adult-use cannabis legalization laws is not associated with an increase in marijuana-related youth drug treatment admissions, according to data published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence.

Cannabis Tied to Lower Blood Pressure in Hypertension Patients, Study Finds

The Cannigma

A 2008 review of existing literature found that chronic cannabis use was tied to lower blood pressure and heart rate overall.

Veteran Derek Harris Freed After Receiving Life Sentence for $30 of Marijuana

MassRoots

These incidents culminated in 2008, when Harris was arrested in Louisiana for selling a police officer.69 After spending nearly a decade behind bars for selling a small amount of marijuana, Derek Harris is finally going to be free to reunite with his loved ones. Who is Derek Harris? .

Why we haven’t cured cancer

Otherside Farms

abst – 2008). 2008] – PubMed result. Endocannabinoids in endocrine and related tumours (full – 2008). JunD is involved in the antiproliferative effect of Delta(9)-tetrahydrocannabinol on human breast cancer cells (abst – 2008). abst – 2008). 2008 (1): 4081 — AACR Meeting Abstracts. Marijuana use and cervical HPV/neoplasia (abst – 2008). full – 2008). news – 2008).

Marijuana Legalization in NY & Driving: Response to NYS Association of Police Chiefs from Roc NORML

NORML

The New York State Association of Police made a statement opposing legalization of cannabis for adult-use in New York, in response to Governor Cuomo’s announcement that he plans to pass legislation April 1st, with the budget, that will legalize cannabis for adult-use in New York. The New York State Association of Police said traffic safety is a major concern, citing an increase in vehicle-related fatalities by 62 percent in Colorado the first year cannabis was legalized in the state.

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Pennsylvania: Marijuana possession arrests decline statewide

NORML

cannabis arrest data since 2008. Preliminary data*, released on request from the Pennsylvania State Police Uniform Crime Reporting System, reveals that overall arrests for marijuana possession showed a decline in 2019. In 2018 there were nearly 24,000 adults arrested for less than 30 grams of cannabis. The new data shows 19,990 adults arrested for the same offense in 2019. Chris Goldstein, a writer and regional organizer for NORML, has gathered Pa.

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CBD: Antibiotic “Helper,” Fights Resistant Bacteria

CannaMD

While the use of CBD and other cannabinoids as antibacterial agents was first reported in 1976 by Van Klingeren and Ten Ham, and again in 2008 by Appendino and colleagues, there has been little research since.

Verano Holdings Enters into Agreement to Expand Arizona Footprint

SpeedWeed

In 2008, I was invited by a colleague to sit on the Board of the San Diego Medical Marijuana Collective, and subsequently ended up purchasing the company. District Growers established itself in Washington, D.C., in 2012, part of a medical cannabis market that has grown steadily ever since. .

Cannabis Use In Active Athletes: Behaviors Related to Subjective Effects

Puff Puff Post

She placed 4th in the triathlon at the 2000 Sydney Olympics and won the 2008 Ironman 70.3 Study Offers Insight Into Adult Athletes’ Relationship to Cannabis and its Potential for Pain Management. BOULDER, Colo. July 8, 2019 /Canna Newswire/ – The Colorado-based Canna Research Group developed The Athlete Pain, Exercise, and Cannabis Experience (PEACE) Survey study for active adults to look beyond the stigma of cannabis use in athletes.

How Texas Original Compassionate Cultivation Weathered the State’s Winter Storm

SpeedWeed

In 2008, I was invited by a colleague to sit on the Board of the San Diego Medical Marijuana Collective, and subsequently ended up purchasing the company. District Growers established itself in Washington, D.C., in 2012, part of a medical cannabis market that has grown steadily ever since. .

Cannabis Use In Active Athletes: Behaviors Related to Subjective Effects

Puff Puff Post

She placed 4th in the triathlon at the 2000 Sydney Olympics and won the 2008 Ironman 70.3 Study Offers Insight Into Adult Athletes’ Relationship to Cannabis and its Potential for Pain Management. BOULDER, Colo. July 8, 2019 /Canna Newswire/ – The Colorado-based Canna Research Group developed The Athlete Pain, Exercise, and Cannabis Experience (PEACE) Survey study for active adults to look beyond the stigma of cannabis use in athletes.

Can Cannabis Aid in the Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms?

Puff Puff Post

million in 2008 to 2.3 Researchers across North America have been conducting studies on the effectiveness of Multiple Sclerosis treatment through cannabis. Multiple Sclerosis is classified as an autoimmune disease of the central nervous system; it mainly affects the brain, spinal cord, and optic nerves. There are an estimated 77,000 Canadians and 400,000 Americans living with Multiple Sclerosis. Based on a survey from ATLAS , the estimated number of people with MS had increased from 2.1

Learn How Medical Marijuana can be Used to Treat IBS

FloridaMarijuana.net

A study published in 2008 highlighted that, due to its anti-inflammatory properties and “its ability to knock out nerve pain,” cannabinoid treatment can calm sensitivity and inflammation in the intestinal lining. According to the irritablebowelsyndrome.net website, IBS is defined as “abdominal discomfort or pain associated with changes in bowel habits that occur at least three days per month during the previous three months.”

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Woman Cures Stage 4 Lung Cancer w Coconut Oil and Cannabis Oil

Otherside Farms

Inhibition of Cancer Cell Invasion by Cannabinoids via Increased Expression of Tissue Inhibitor of Matrix Metalloproteinases-1 (full – 2008). Cannabis use and risk of lung cancer: a case–control study (full – 2008). letter – 2008). What to do if you had advanced stage 4 terminal lung cancer that doctors and mainstream medicine even admits it can’t cure? What if you live in a nation where marijuana is illegal but is actually the cure to your cancer?

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WHAT IF WWE FINISHERS WERE ACTUAL STRAINS? – Mrs. Nice Guy

Cannabis Chronicles

From 2003 to 2008 before the weed-boom, the strain Attitude Adjustment was know as the FU. Little known fact: A lot of wrestling fans are avid tokers. I grew up watching WWF/WWE, it was one of my favorite rituals to enjoy with my pops. Fast forward to me at age 33 and I still can’t get enough! There’s nothing I enjoy more than watching wrestling when I’m baked. After a nice session I’m always mesmerized by the athleticism the wrestlers possess and the HOLY S**T moments that always occur.

Cannabis for IBS: Treating Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Medical Marijuana

Greencamp

Neuroendocrinology Letters; April 2008; 29(2):192-200. Wright KL, Duncan M, Sharkey KA; Cannabinoid CB2 receptors in the gastrointestinal tract: a regulatory system in states of inflammation; British Journal of Pharmacology; January 2008; 153(2): 263–270. Many people are using cannabis for IBS with great success in managing symptoms like nausea, cramps and stomach pains. Here’s how.

NORML ZA: Cannabis South Africa Roundup

NORML

NORML South Africa was established in 2008 and has been active in the growing cannabis culture scene. Over the past year, NORML has hosted activism events in conjunction with other cannabis organisations and still supports the Dagga Party of South Africa, a registered pro-cannabis political party. Cannabis Law. On the 18 th of September 2018, Judge Dennis Davis passed a landmark ruling in the Cape Town High Court that cannabis essentially be decriminalized for private adult use.

U.S. Funding Focuses on Marijuana’s Harms, Not Benefits

CannaMD

research funders, the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) , spent over $1 billion between 2000 and 2008, with a heavily slanted focus on cannabis abuse and misuse, as well as the negative effects of cannabis.

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Celebrating Those Loved and Lost as We Observe Rare Disease Day

Veriheal

In 2008 events started taking place, and 18 countries participated. The very last day of February is dedicated to bringing awareness to not just one issue but many.

Pineapple Express Cannabis Strain Review

Miss Marijuana

While many seem to think the strain was named after the 2008 hit movie “Pineapple Express” featuring Seth Rogen and James Franco. By: Stephanie Maldonado. Welcome to the PineappleExpress. Choo, choo!

Weekly Cannabis Roundup August 21

Veriheal

Derek Harris was arrested in 2008 for selling a half gram of cannabis to an undercover officer. . Anyone in Maricopa County who is arrested for cannabis possession can seek out a medical marijuana card to avoid prosecution of their crime.

Minority owned cannabis company, TheraTrue Inc., announces new CEO Victor Mancebo, $50 million in funding, and applies in Georgia and Virginia

SpeedWeed

Paul was also cofounder of Purewire, a web security company, that was acquired by Barracuda in 2008. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. February 25 th , 2021. . Company co-founded by Dr. Paul Judge, Tech Investor and Entrepreneur.

The Bhumjaithai (Proud to Be Thai) Party To Advocate Adult Use Cannabis In Upcoming Election Campaign

Cannabis Law Report

aj] ; “Thai Pride Party”) was founded on November 5, 2008, in anticipation of the December 2, 2008, Constitutional Court of Thailand ruling which dissolved its “de facto predecessor”, Neutral Democratic Party , along with the People’s Power Party (PPP), and Thai Nation Party. On December 15, 2008, the party endorsed the Democrat Party , in forming a six-party coalition government under Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva.

Man Spending Life in Prison for $20 in Marijuana Finally Freed

The Joint Blog

” In 2008, Winslow was homeless on the streets of Shreveport when an undercover police officer asked if Winslow knew where he could buy some marijuana.

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Cannabis For Fibromyalgia

Dr. Michele Ross

J Pain, 2008. What Are The Symptoms Of Fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain accompanied by fatigue, sleep, memory, and mood issues. It is often diagnosed by pressing on tender points throughout the body that results in pain upon light touching. Fibromyalgia flares occur when symptoms rapidly increase in severity or number; these flares may last for days or weeks and are often dependent on stress levels or triggers like poor diet.

Terpene Spotlight: Geraniol

FloridaMarijuana.net

Beer in Health and Disease Prevention,” a book published in 2008, explores just how beneficial terpenes are to the human condition. The Cannabis plant has been around for centuries. Throughout history people have used the plant primarily for medicinal purposes. Through ancient recordkeeping and primitive storytelling, humans documented their experiences with animals, weather and plants.

Riding the Legalization Wave: The After-Effects of the Midterm Elections

Burns Levinson (Cannabusiness advisory)

As discussed in last week’s blog post , voters in Missouri and Utah green-lit measures to legalize state medical marijuana programs, while voters in Michigan moved to adopt a measure legalizing adult-use (medical marijuana has been legal in Michigan since 2008). It’s no surprise that marijuana reform resulting from the recent midterm elections made headlines last week, as three states voted in favor of legalization.

UK: Amid Brexit Even The Spectator Is Getting Caught Up In The Green Rush

Cannabis Law Report

In late 2008, Spectator Australia was launched. For those of you not so au fait with the UK media landscape here’s a quick wikipedia roundup of the Spectator’s outlook and history. The Spectator is a weekly British magazine on politics, culture, and current affairs. [1] 1] It was first published in July 1828. [2] 2] It is owned by David and Frederick Barclay who also own The Daily Telegraph newspaper, via Press Holdings.

Cannabis Use In Active Athletes: Behaviors Related to Subjective Effects

Canna Newswire

She placed 4th in the triathlon at the 2000 Sydney Olympics and won the 2008 Ironman 70.3 Study Offers Insight Into Adult Athletes’ Relationship to Cannabis and its Potential for Pain Management. BOULDER, Colo. July 8, 2019 / Canna Newswire / – The Colorado-based Canna Research Group developed The Athlete Pain, Exercise, and Cannabis Experience (PEACE) Survey study for active adults to look beyond the stigma of cannabis use in athletes.

Transplant Denied To Med Marijuana Patient With Liver Cancer

Otherside Farms

At least one other Cedars-Sinai patient reported to ASA in 2008 that they had been kicked off the transplant list because of their legal medical marijuana use. In 2008, Seattle resident and medical marijuana patient Timothy Garon died after being denied a liver transplant by the University of Washington Medical Center.

Australia: Café owner charged after Perth family consumed brownie allegedly laced with marijuana

Cannabis Law Report

Nathan Sharp, who trades as Bada Bing Café in Woodlands, Western Australia, has been charged with two offences under the Food Act 2008 of selling “unsuitable” food on March 2 and 3 this year. . The owner of a café where a Perth family become ill after eating a chocolate brownie allegedly laced with marijuana is set to face court after being charged over the incident.

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Juanita la Lagrimosa, the origins of CBD

Alchimia

It is 2008 and Soma’s son-in-law is visiting Jimi and Anna (couple and co-founders of Reggae Seeds). Resin Seeds decided to entry the 2008 High Times Cannabis Cup in Amsterdam with Cannatonic, getting the third place in the Sativa category and thus becoming the first Spanish seed company ever awarded in this prestigious event. The birth of CBD-rich cannabis strains.

An Officer Forced into Retirement for Medical Cannabis Sues NYPD

Veriheal

Robert started his career with the NYPD back in 2008. The NYPD is no stranger to being sued by fellow officers. They have had a wide range of lawsuits ranging from sexual harassment to improperly obtaining retired police officers’ phone records.