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Answer of the Day for Apr 26, 2021 (Duplicate)


2011;163(7):1344-1364. What are terpenes ? Terpenes are aromatic hydrocarbons and just like the phytocannabinoids, terpenes are manufactured in the glands of the cannabis flower. Terpenes may influence the uptake and effects of phytocannabinoids.


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Vaping And The Issue Of Safety: Societal Views

Cannabis Life Network

In 2011, only […]. Today, the issue of possible damage from vape pens is more relevant than ever. Many studies indicate that the systematic use of e cigarettes has long- or short-term effects on vapers’ health.

DEA: Marijuana Plant Seizures Spike, Arrests Fall in 2019


In 2011, for instance, the DEA seized over 8.7 Federal law enforcement agents and their partners made fewer marijuana-related arrests in 2019, but seized a far greater number of plants than they did the year before, according to annual data compiled by US Drug Enforcement Administration.

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Medical Marijuana Patients and the Second Amendment


This ruling was made by the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives in 2011, after S. “Does being a medical marijuana patient affect my right to bear arms?”. The simple answer to this is simply, “Yes”. As cannabis (the natural version of it, anyway) is federally illegal, medical marijuana patients are thought to be utilizing – or more likely to utilize – an illicit substance. This means that medical marijuana users cannot legally buy firearms.

Answer of the Day for May 4, 2021


2011; 25: 170-188. Does marijuana affect appetite and metabolism? Marijuana has been reported to stimulate appetite.

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NORML Members Call On NFL’s Goodell To Allow Players Access To Medicine


Drug and Alcohol Dependence found in 2011 that over half of surveyed NFL players used opioids during their careers, and a staggering 70% of those users abused the drugs. While most of the recent media conversation around cannabis and the Super Bowl surrounded the ability for a medical marijuana company’s attempt to air an advertisement, one of the issues raised by various NORML members over the last few weeks has been more focused on the actual well-being of the players themselves.

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Greetings to the Sacred Plant Community – Good Bye and Thank You

United Patients Group

Greetings to the Sacred Plant Community, I wanted to let you, our Sacred Plant community and followers, know the time has come for me to return to the place my journey began back in 2011, United Patients Group , and so this letter is both good bye and thank you.

Beware, Bad Boy Bloomberg, No Fan Of Cannabis

Cannabis Law Report

DPA paid particularly close attention to cannabis policy under Bloomberg, releasing reports year-over-year on arrest data, which peaked in 2011 despite the state having decriminalized low-level possession in the 1970s.

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.

How to get your Medical Cannabis card in Delaware

Canna Care Docs

The Delaware Medical Marijuana Act was approved and signed by Governor Jack Markell on May 13, 2011. It took effect on July 1, 2011. Who can apply for a medical cannabis card in Delaware?

Cannabis laws in Japan: Is weed legal?

The Cannigma

Nearly a decade earlier, i n 2011 a Tokyo musician was arrested after a small bag fell out of his pants in a convenient store. Medical : Illegal Recreational : Illegal *CBD products are legal in Japan, as long as they contain no THC whatsoever and are not made from cannabis flower.

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Yes, Cannabis Can Be Kosher, Says Rabbi Yaakov Cohen

The Cannigma

Originally from Los Angeles, Rabbi Cohen spent a decade in San Antonio as a rabbi and Jewish community leader before moving with his family to Houston in 2011 for a job. Stop us if you’ve heard this one: A rabbi and a pot farmer walk into a cannabis processing facility.

Marijuana Legalization in NY & Driving: Response to NYS Association of Police Chiefs from Roc 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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Marijuana Possession Cases No Longer Prosecuted In Baltimore


Nearly 5,000 marijuana possession convictions that have occurred since 2011 may be overturned as well. Baltimoreons will no longer find themselves in court for possessing cannabis. Taking the initiative to reform local cannabis policy from within, Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby declared that they will not prosecute any marijuana possession cases moving forward.

Court Dismisses Case Demanding DEA to Move Expeditiously to License Cannabis Cultivators


That marked a reversal in agency policy, as in 2011 it rejecting a ruling from its own Administrative Law Judge finding that it would be ‘in the public interest’ to grant the University of Massachusetts a license to grow marijuana for federally regulated research. A federal court on Friday denied a petition for a writ of mandamus that sought to order the US Drug Enforcement Administration to begin licensing private entities that wish to cultivate cannabis.

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Jamaican Lion: The Industry’s First Comprehensive Cannabis Reference Genome

Medicinal Genomics

MGC was the first to sequence the cannabis genome with its sequencing of the Chemdawg cultivar in 2011. This is an order of magnitude more contiguous than anything produced to date and is 1000 times more contiguous than the genomes MGC published with Illumina technology in 2011.

Mississippi meltdown: High court destroys state initiative system to stop medical marijuana


One restricted the state’s power of eminent domain (2011), another required voters to show state-issued ID (also 2011), and a third legalized medical marijuana (2020). It’s now unclear whether those two 2011 initiatives are invalid as well.

Unionization Efforts Spreading Throughout the Cannabis Industry

The Blunt Truth

Much of the union organizing to date has been led by the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union, which launched a cannabis organizing campaign in 2011.

How Al Harrington Is Helping Build a Black-Owned Weed Industry


At the end of 2011, Al Harrington’s 79-year-old grandmother Viola came to visit. “We’re pioneering something,” says the former NBA star and founder of Viola cannabis, who says he wants to create 100 Black millionaires by funding new businesses.

Insomnia is Treated Effectively with Medical Marijuana


The PT article examines the Roehrs and Roth study (2011;2015). Sleep is an essential part of maintaining mental, emotional, biological and physiological balance. Without proper sleep, it can be difficult to function and the ability to perform even menial tasks is diminished. For some, insomnia means falling asleep, but not staying asleep. For others, insomnia means having difficulty falling asleep; and for some, it may mean experiencing a combination of both sleep disruptions.

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Power to the People: Kern County Measure D Will Give Voters Control of Medical Cannabis

Canna Law Blog

Long story short , the Kern County Board of Supervisors banned medical marijuana dispensaries in 2011, the people protested via referendum petition, and to this day the County has refused to comply with the legal mandate to submit the ban to voters before giving it effect.

61 Tons of Medical Marijuana Consumed in Arizona Last Year


AMMA went into effect on April 14, 2011, and the program has grown like a weed in the nearly eight years it has been running. 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. That amount is equivalent to almost 122,000 pounds, or about nine African Bush Elephants.

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Seth Rogen’s Cannabis Company Houseplant Makes its US Debut


And in 2011’s 50/50 , Rogen plays best friend to a young man struggling with cancer and medicating with cannabis. Actor Seth Rogen is known for his cannabis-themed movies. In 2008’s Pineapple Express , Rogen’s character goes on the run with his dealer.

Terpene Spotlight: Borneol


As Cannabis becomes more accepted as a medicinal aid, more research is being conducted to understand the complexity and advantages of the plant. Its superiority in the plant world is due, in part, to its history. The Cannabis plant is believed to be one of the first plants known to humans. Cannabis has been used for centuries, and it has been well-documented in historical records. The healing cannabis plant is most notably known for the compounds THC and CBD.

Terpene Spotlight: Eucalyptol


Cannabis is becoming more accepted as a medicinal aid especially as more research is conducted to understand the complexity and advantages of the plant. Its superiority in the plant world is due, in part, to its history. The Cannabis plant is believed to be one of the first plants known to humans. Cannabis has been used for centuries, and it has been well-documented in historical records. The healing cannabis plant is most notably known for the compounds THC and CBD.

John Malanca Weekly Roundup: Hello UPG friends and community

United Patients Group

Being a health advocate is my passion and one of the main reasons Corinne and I started on this journey back 2011. Hello UPG friends and community, Thank you for your continuous support over the years, as well as the new followers that we receive daily. I welcome you to United Patients Group.

Which States Offer Medical Cannabis For Mental Health Conditions?


According to MHA, these figures on the need for mental health care have not declined since 2011. Mental Health Awareness Month has been celebrated in the United States in May since 1949. This is a time to reflect, share resources, and support those who deal with mental health concerns.

John Malanca Returns To Where It All Began – United Patients Group

United Patients Group

My work there was completed on May 31, 2020 and it was time for me to step down and return to United Patients Group, where Corinne and I started this journey in 2011.

Medicinal properties of CBD


Cannabidiol as an emergent therapeutic strategy for lessening the impact of inflammation on oxidative stress , published in the Free Radical Biology and Medicine journal, September 2011. Nausea and vomiting: Another property of Cannabidiol is being an effective antiemetic , as shown in this study published in August 2011 in the British Journal of Pharmacology. CBD: How it works , Autumn 2011. What is CBD?

CBD May Improve Workplace Performance


A study from 2011 reported that endocannabinoid levels are elevated following traumatic brain injury, which suggests that stimulation of the endocannabinoid system may play a significant role in both neuroprotection and neuroregeneration.

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Basil and Holy Basil: Powerful Herbs with Cancer Prevention Properties? By Dr. Veronique Desaulniers

United Patients Group

A 2011 Indian study using mice found that Holy Basil extract had a profound effect on markers for both depression and anxiety and that it “can be a potential therapeutic agent against mixed anxiety and depressive syndrome [MADD].”. A 2011 study published in the Journal of Ethnopharmacology found that healthy participants given 300 mg of Ocimum sanctum Linn. Basil in all its forms is a true nutritional powerhouse.

John Malanca Weekly Roundup: HOPE

United Patients Group

On this day I continue the work Corinne and I started in 2011. HOPE… Time, especially this year, is seemingly at a stand-still. Many of you have children who one way or the other, will be going back to school in the coming weeks.

Colorado Cannabis Delivery Restrictions Stall Out in State Legislature


Having discovered the power of the plant, we began giving free cannabis to veterans starting in 2011. NM: What began as delivering free medicine to a few dozen veterans in 2011 has grown beyond anything we could have imagined.

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New Insights in the Cannabis Genome will Be Shared at CannMed 2018

Medicinal Genomics

Medicinal Genomics was the first company to sequence the cannabis genome in 2011, but the limitations in sequencing technology left some of the genetic information incomplete. Thanks to funding from the DASH network, Medicinal Genomics is currently working on a project to create a more complete cannabis reference genome.

The Pros and Cons of CBD

Otherside Farms

A study was done in 2011 testing CBD’s capacity to treat anxiety during public speaking. CBD, or Cannabidiol, is one of nearly 200 compounds found in the cannabis/marijuana plant.

Anorexia Was Killing Me But Medical Marijuana Helped Me Change My Life


A 2011 article indicated that “a lack of endocannabinoids in a person’s body could lead to eating disorders.” I stand in front of the mirror, I see the dark shadows under my eyes. My jawline and my cheekbones stand out; my eyes sink into my face. I run my fingers through my hair, as I reach the ends, I get almost a handful of hair that falls off. I look back at the miserable, unhappy reflection in the mirror. I feel guilty for giving in to buying food at school.

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