LA dispensary crime reports doubled since 2010, fueled by unlicensed stores

Leafly

The post LA dispensary crime reports doubled since 2010, fueled by unlicensed stores appeared first on Leafly. Legalization seems to have calmed the crime problem—but only at licensed stores. Politics California crime licensing Los Angeles reports

Record Number of Scientific Papers Published in 2020 About Cannabis

NORML

Since 2010, scientists have published over 23,000 peer-reviewed papers on cannabis, with the annual number of papers increasing every year. The post Record Number of Scientific Papers Published in 2020 About Cannabis appeared first on NORML. Research SCIENCE papers PubMed research science

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Today’s Answer of the Day

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Did the number of naloxone prescriptions increase, decrease or stay the same during the time span of 2010 to 2018? According to research conducted by the Urban Institute, prescriptions for naloxone increased by more than 70-fold from 2010 to 2018.

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Video: Vincente Sederberg Celebrating 10 Years at the Leading Edge of Cannabis Law

Cannabis Law Report

Vicente Sederberg LLP has been at the leading edge of cannabis law since 2010, when it helped establish the world’s first regulated cannabis market.

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Today’s Answer of the Day

TheAnswerPage

One SR evaluated trials from 2003 to 2010 and the other SR evaluated trials from 2010 to 2014. Have the results of studies conducted between 2003-2017 indicated that cannabinoids are effective at treating chronic non-cancer pain? Lynch and Ware published 2 systematic reviews (SR). Of the 29 RCTs evaluated in the 2 SRs, 22 of them demonstrated that cannabinoids have a modest analgesic effect and are safe in the management of chronic pain.

ACLU Report: Racial Disparities Persist in Marijuana Possession Arrests

NORML

In 31 states, racial disparities were actually larger in 2018 than they were in 2010.” Authors reported that per capita marijuana possession arrests rose from 2010 to 2018 in states where possession offenses remain criminalized. African-Americans are nearly four-times as likely as whites to be arrested in the United States for marijuana-possession offenses, according to an analysis published Monday by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).

Study: Presence Of THC In Blood Not Associated With Crash Culpability

NORML

Investigators from the University of British Columbia compared the likelihood of crash responsibility in drivers testing positive for THC and/or other substances as compared to drug-free drivers over a six-year period (2010 to 2016). Drivers testing positive for the presence of THC in blood do not possess a significantly increased risk of being responsible for a non-fatal motor vehicle accident, according to data published in the journal Addiction.

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Today’s Answer of the Day

TheAnswerPage

Cannabis use disorder has increased in prevalence from 2010 to 2015. Is active cannabis use disorder associated with a change in overall perioperative morbidity, mortality, length of stay, or costs? According to a retrospective population-based cohort study of 4,186,622 patients undergoing elective surgery in the United States, active cannabis use disorder is not associated with a change in overall perioperative morbidity, mortality, length of stay, or costs.

Today’s Answer of the Day

TheAnswerPage

One SR evaluated trials from 2003 to2010 and the other SR evaluated trials from 2010 to 2014. Have the results of studies conducted between 2003-2017 indicated that cannabinoids are effective at treating chronic non-cancer pain? Lynch and Ware published 2 systematic reviews. Of the 29 RCTs evaluated in the 2 SRs, 22 of them demonstrated that cannabinoids have a modest analgesic effect and are safe in the management of chronic pain.

Terpene Spotlight: Pinene

FloridaMarijuana.net

Author Asakawa Noma wrote in the Handbook of Essential Oils: Science, Technology, and Applications (2010, CRC Press) that Pinene is responsible for the aroma of fresh sage, pine needles and conifers. Boca Raton: CRC Press; 2010. As the cannabis plant, and medical marijuana, become more mainstream, science is proving what humans have known for centuries: cannabis is a means by which patients can seek and receive holistic wellness.

WeedGenics Announces NEW Ultra-Modern 150K Square-Foot Cannabis Facility – Cannabis Business Executive

SpeedWeed

WeedGenics.com) first entered the market in 2010 and is now primed to expand its highly successful operations. PRESS RELEASE. Despite the uncertainties of 2020, one industry continued to grow and excel: Cannabis.

The U.S. Supreme Court Denies Certiorari in Cannabis Case

Dykema (Cannabis Law Blog)

After an audit of Alpenglow’s 2010, 2011 and 2012 tax returns, the Internal Revenue Service (the “IRS”) assessed a deficiency against Alpenglow by denying a variety of its business deductions under section 280E of the Internal Revenue Code (the “Code”) and by concluding that Alpenglow had “committed the crime of trafficking in a controlled substance in violation of the CSA.” On June 24, 2019, the U.S.

New Jersey Cannabis Legalization Guide (Public Question 1)

Canna Law Blog

However, medical cannabis was legalized in 2010 when then-Governor Jon Corzine signed the Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act (CAMMA) into law. Since 2010, however, the laws have loosened surrounding which patients qualify for medical cannabis use.

Could VP Nominee Kamala Harris be the Key to a Greener Future?

Veriheal

In 2010, she won a bid and was elected Attorney General of California and re-elected again in 2014. In 2010 she also co-authored an opposition argument going against a ballot measure for recreational cannabis legalization in the state of California back in 2010.

Stuxnet – The Computer Virus that prevented and started the next world war

SpeedWeed

In 2010, the Stuxnet virus was discovered in thousands of control systems that operate factories, power plants and nuclear reactors around the world. Stuxnet – The Computer Virus that prevented and started the next world war Sponsored by SpeedWeed. STUXNET.

Marijuana Legalization and the Fight for Racial Justice

NORML

In 31 states, racial disparities were actually larger in 2018 than they were in 2010.” On May 25th, George Floyd was killed on camera by officers affiliated with the Minneapolis Police Department. As were many Americans, we were shocked and disheartened by this tragic and needless loss of life. As the events of the past few days have unfolded, it is clear that America is in the midst of a long overdue reckoning with itself.

Study: Marijuana Decreases Migraine Pain

CannaMD

The study appeared in the peer-reviewed journal, Pharmacotherapy , and followed migraine patients between 2010 and 2014.

NORML Letter to NIDA: Prohibition Must Be Recognized as More Damaging than Marijuana Itself

NORML

In 31 states, racial disparities were actually larger in 2018 than they were in 2010.” NORML leadership today sent an open letter to Nora D. Volkow, M.D., Director of the US National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), asking her to recognize the detrimental impact that racially-discriminatory marijuana law enforcement has had on the public health of communities of color.

Denver-Based Dixie Brands to Merge With Cannabis Investment Firm

Cannabis Law Report

Dixie Brands was founded in 2010 as a medical marijuana company, then known as Dixie Elixirs, and was one of the first commercial manufacturers of THC-infused drinks in Colorado. Dixie Brands, one of Denver’s early marijuana-infused product brands, has agreed to an acquisition deal with a private equity firm that specializes in cannabis mergers.

Another Attorney Joins Hoban Law.

Cannabis Law Report

from American University Washington College of Law (2010), an M.A. in International Affairs with a concentration in Global Environmental Policy from American University School of International Service (2010), and an LL.M. Blake was admitted to the Massachusetts bar in 2010 and his legal experience includes transactional real estate, consumer protection litigation, environmental law, and municipal law. . . Here’s the Hoban release in full… Attorney Blake M.

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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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Terpene Spotlight: Phellandrene

FloridaMarijuana.net

A 2010 article published in The Journal of Pharmacuetical Biology described the heightened interest in the research and exploration of the health benefits related to “plant secondary metabolites (PSM), particularly essential oils , have evoked considerable interest as food and feed additives and as an alternative to antibiotics and synthetic antioxidants.”. Boca Raton: CRC Press; 2010. For centuries, humans have relied on the cannabis plant for its therapeutic properties.

The Evolution of Kamala Harris’ Views On Marijuana

MassRoots

In 2010, while Harris was making a run for state attorney general, she came out against Proposition 19 — a bill designed to legalize and tax marijuana in California.

61 Tons of Medical Marijuana Consumed in Arizona Last Year

MassRoots

Voters in Arizona approved the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act (AMMA) in 2010, taking rank as the 14th state to enact the legalization of medical cannabis. The Arizona medical marijuana program reached a record breaking high in 2018 with patients consuming nearly 61 tons of cannabis products, according to the Arizona Medical Marijuana Program Report released by the state Department of Health Services on Monday, January 14.

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South Dakota Cannabis Legalization Guide (Constitutional Amendment A and Measure 26)

Canna Law Blog

Another cannabis measure in 2010 failed by an even greater majority of 63 percent voters opposed. Since 2010, a cannabis initiative has not since appeared on the South Dakota ballot, making the measures on this upcoming ballot the first two to be voted on by the public in a decade.

Terpene Spotlight: Bisabolol

FloridaMarijuana.net

According to this 2010 review titled “Chamomile: A herbal medicine of the past with a bright future ”, chamomile is one of the most ancient medicinal herbs discovered and used by humans. As the use of medical marijuana increases in Florida, patients are learning that the cannabis plant is a complex and ancient natural remedy. Often, patients are prescribed opioids and other pharmaceutical medications. Cannabis can alleviate the side-effects from those medications.

Arizona Ruling On Medical Cannabis & Hashish Due

Cannabis Law Report

Last summer, the Arizona Court of Appeals ruled against Jones and found medical marijuana patients still face arrest for hashish possession because the drug isn’t mentioned or included by name in the state’s 2010 voter-approved medical cannabis law. The Arizona Supreme Court is scheduled to decide Tuesday 28 May 2019 whether medical marijuana patients can face arrest for possession of hashish.

Nevada: Hemp grower sues Carson City over proposed cannabis farm, city says, “state land grant that prohibits any use of the land other than ranching or preserving open space, cultural or wildlife resources.”

Cannabis Law Report

The board said some of the open space was purchased by the city in 2010 partly with money obtained under a state land grant that prohibits any use of the land other than ranching or preserving open space, cultural or wildlife resources. A Nevada hemp grower is suing Carson City for trying to block a cannabis farm on about 100 acres (40 hectares) of rural property owned by the city. The Reno Gazette Journal reports Tahoe Hemp LLC filed a lawsuit in state court Jan.

Juneteenth and Criminal Justice Reform

Canna Law Blog

See Robert Perkinson, Texas Tough: The Rise of America’s Prison Empire 336 (Metropolitan Books 2010) (“In 1995, the average federal prison term for a crack offense surpassed that of murder.”). 2010), in which the district court sentenced Mr. Brewer to 30 years in prison after a jury found Mr. Brewer had possessed and conspired to distribute approximately 150 grams of crack cocaine to police officers on four occasions.

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Canopy Growth Launches CBD Beverage Brand Quatreau in the U.S.

SpeedWeed

Between 2010 and 2018, Black people were 3.5 Last week, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy ended a weeks-long legislative saga that saw cannabis legalization—supported by more than two in three voters in November—finally go into effect. On Feb.

Kiva Lawsuit Highlights the Cannabis Industry’s Ongoing Trademark Troubles

Cannabis Law Report

Kiva Health sells food products, including food supplements under the KIVA mark and has done so since as early as October 2010, and at least as early as February 2013. Conversely, Kiva Cannabis argues that “its ownership stems from its predecessor company selling cannabis-infused edibles in California since 2010.”

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Thar Process Inc. Announces New Media for All SFC Systems

SpeedWeed

Between 2010 and 2018, Black people were 3.5 Last week, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy ended a weeks-long legislative saga that saw cannabis legalization—supported by more than two in three voters in November—finally go into effect. On Feb.

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How Good Is Cannabis for Multiple Sclerosis (MS)?

Greencamp

In a 2010 study, MS patients were given Sativex (whole-plant formulation with 1:1 THC to CBD ratio), and placebo for 10 weeks. Over 2.3 million people around the world live with multiple sclerosis (MS). Here’s whether cannabis can help. Canada is one of the countries with the highest numbers of MS patients. According to MS Society of Canada , 1 in every 385 Canadians lives with this condition. As it’s one of the most debilitating conditions, living with multiple sclerosis is a real battle.

New Hemp Testing Guidelines Make Meeting 0.3% THC Limit Difficult

Medicinal Genomics

In fact, a cannabis testing lab in Colorado applied for DEA registration in 2010 only to have DEA agents show up, find marijuana. Last week the USDA issued its much-anticipated interim final rule for hemp manufacturing. While several lawmakers and industry stakeholders celebrated the announcement , not everyone on the cultivation side is so positive. New regulations around sampling and potency testing will make it difficult for farmers to stay under the 0.3% THC limit.

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Vice Article: California Liberals Talked a Big Game About Weed Justice. Then Big Cannabis Took Over

Cannabis Law Report

In cannabis country—which had rejected legalization in 2010 in part over fears that, for them, a capitalized and corporatized commercial market meant economic ruin—Prop. In May 2015, Gavin Newsom , then California’s lieutenant governor, ventured deep into the Emerald Triangle, the state’s traditional underground cannabis region and the so-called Napa Valley of Weed , to pitch veteran growers on legalization. .

Study: Washington Teens Not Using More Marijuana Following Legalization

The Joint Blog

For the study researchers from Washington State University, the University of Massachusetts, and the Colorado School of Public Health assessed trends in teen marijuana use and employment in the years immediately prior to and immediately following the enactment of retail marijuana sales (2010 to 2016), reports NORML in a news release. Between 2010 and 2016, marijuana use decreased significantly among working and nonworking 8th and 10th graders.

Arizona Cannabis: New Opportunities Under Proposition 207

Canna Law Blog

Don’t forget that Arizona passed another initiative in 2010 that allows the use of marijuana for medical purposes, and that’s still good law too. As the old adage goes, if at first you don’t succeed, Try, try again.