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”.

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.


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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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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.

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.

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?

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.

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 high volume of arrests prompted City Council members and activists to rally outside of Bloomberg’s home in 2011, demanding an end to the aggressive enforcement. Whenever Democrats have a chance they love to put up candidates at odds with Democrat demographics.

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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Feds Arrest Emma Coronel Aispuro, ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán’s Wife, On Drug Trafficking Charges


A former beauty queen more than 30 years younger than Guzmán Loera, the couple has a pair of twin daughters who were born in 2011. Emma Coronel Aispuro, the wife of infamous drug cartel leader Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán Loera , was arrested by U.S.

Recreational Marijuana: Effects on Teen Use


It is also noteworthy that prior to legalization , California and Washington had some of the highest rates of youth marijuana use from 2011 to 2015.

First Women-Owned Cannabis and Hemp CBD Laboratory Gets Certified By WBENC


While her company has been operational since 2011, it is a big deal to now be officially recognized as a woman-owned business.

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.

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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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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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.

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: 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.

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.

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?

How Mara Gordon Got Her Start in Cannabis

The Cannigma

We have actually, because we have full lab results on every batch that’s been done since 2000 … Early 2011- So we got a lot of data on a lot of patients and a lot of products.

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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. Last week, I presented oral argument to the Fifth District Court of Appeal in support of the people’s right of referendum.

What’s the Deal With Synthetic Cannabinoids Like Spice and K2? Are They Safe?


In 2011, Dr Young and her team published a study on the cardiotoxicity associated with K2. Like the 2011 study, the 2015 study concluded with “more research is needed”. In the last two years, the news in Washington D.C.

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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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.

John Malanca Weekly Roundup: Labor Day

United Patients Group

Education and information have been our motto since the conception of United Patients Group back in 2011. September??? How is this even possible? In a blink of an eye another month has passed….

How Much Does Medical Marijuana Cost?

Medicinal Marijuana Association

Commercial pot prices in California have been declining for years down to $2,500 per pound, according to a 2011 NPR report. Medical marijuana poses an interesting twist to patients covered by health care plans. Many insurance companies do not want to cover such costs, so it becomes an out of pocket expense. Luckily for patients, it’s not very expensive, depending on where you live, the cannabis strain, its potency and who is selling it.

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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Medicinal Genomics Secures Funding for a Better Cannabis Reference

Medicinal Genomics

Most of the cannabis reference genomes that are available now, including the two Medicinal Genomics sequenced in 2011, are not complete. With these advancements, McKernan believes he can create a reference that is 50 times better than the ChemDog reference he sequenced in 2011. Medicinal Genomics recently secured funding from the DASH network to create a better cannabis reference genome for controversially patented TypeII plants.

Charlotte Figi, namesake of Charlotte’s Web medical marijuana strain, dies with COVID-19


Figi had suffered hundreds of grand mal seizures when her parents, exhausted of heavy-duty drugs, sought out the help of the southern Colorado-based Stanley Brothers, who eventually engineered the non-psychoactive CW Hemp in 2011. Charlotte Figi, the little girl who inspired the low-THC medical marijuana strain, “Charlotte’s Web,” has passed away with COVID-19. Multiple family members tested positive for the virus, said those close to the family.

Celebrating Those Loved and Lost as We Observe Rare Disease Day


In 2011, when my son passed, I did not have the knowledge of cannabis that I do now. The very last day of February is dedicated to bringing awareness to not just one issue but many.

What Are Terpenes And What Do They Do?


a 2011 study found that camphene may benefit heart health. And why is it important to know before you get your Medical Marijuana! Strains of marijuana are often varied due to distinctions in flavor and scent. . The cannabis plant consists of a variety of chemicals and compounds.