Cannabis Use During Pregnancy at its Highest Since 2012


Unfortunately, cannabis use during pregnancy in Canada has increased since 2012, according to Global News. in 2012 to 1.8% The post Cannabis Use During Pregnancy at its Highest Since 2012 appeared first on WeedAdvisor. In a society that frowns upon tobacco and alcohol use during pregnancy, it should be shocking to us that consuming cannabis while pregnant is not equally ill-received.

The Impact of Wildfire Season on Cannabis Farms


Until 2012, cannabis farming in the United States was largely a criminal enterprise. In recent years, the demand for legal marijuana has expanded considerably. In turn, this has created a boom in the legal cannabis cultivation industry.


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A Founder Looks at 50: The Rick Steves Advice for Surviving the Pandemic


Rick was both a principal sponsor and a major financial supporter of the successful Washington state marijuana legalization initiative approved by the voters of his state in 2012, making Washington, along with Colorado, the first two states to end criminal prohibition and replace it with a legal regulated system.

Report:  Charles S. Gascon / As More States Legalize Marijuana, Economics Comes into Play

Cannabis Law Report

The topic of marijuana (cannabis) legalization moved into headlines following Colorado’s and Washington’s decisions to permit recreational use of the drug in 2012. Yet, these … Read More. Breaking News

Harris Bricken: Distressed Asset Investors (Finally) Descend on California Cannabis

Cannabis Law Report

In my ten years of advising and guiding cannabis companies from a corporate, transactional, and M&A perspective, and especially since 2012 (when Washington and Colorado … Read More. One-Hit Wonders

The Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum in Amsterdam – About, History, & Past Exhibitions

Sensi Seeds

In 2012 a second venue in Barcelona, Spain, was opened. The Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum was founded in 1985, and to this day, remains one of Amsterdam’s most iconic cannabis destinations.

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The Barcelona Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum — How to visit, Collection, and History

Sensi Seeds

In 2012, almost three decades after the opening of the Amsterdam Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum, a second museum location opened in a former palace in Barcelona.

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Deryn Blackwell: Did Cannabis Save His Life?


Because, after battling off leukemia, Deryn was diagnosed with the extremely rare and very hard to treat Langerhans cell sarcoma in 2012. Last year, Deryn Blackwell and his mother, Callie, was all over the news. Deryn would undergo three failed bone marrow transplants, and doctors told him that his fourth would be his last chance. Soon after his operation, Deryn trapped his finger. Source. Patient Stories cancer patient rights Patient stories

Gallup: Super-Majority of Americans Support Legalizing Marijuana


Sixty-six percent of respondents endorse legalization, a total that is consistent with other recent polls and that is nearly 30 percent higher than 2012 totals — when Colorado and Washington became the first two states to legalize adult marijuana use. A super-majority of Americans, including majorities of Democrats, Republicans, and Independents support making marijuana use legal in the United States, according to nationwide polling data compiled by Gallup, first reported by Forbes.

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Is There a Difference Between Recreational and Medical Cannabis?


It wasn’t until 2012 that Washington State and Colorado introduced America’s first legal recreational cannabis bills. Prior to this, the only cannabis available legally in North America was medical marijuana. Dozens of states now permit the sale and consumption of medical cannabis for qualifying conditions, while a total of 11 states have so far legalized [ ] The post Is There a Difference Between Recreational and Medical Cannabis? appeared first on Legalize it. We Think So.

Which States Scored Over a Billion in Cannabis Tax Revenue in 2020?


The state legalized adult-use cannabis in 2012, and sales began in 2014. For the past four years, Washington has reliably earned more than $400 million in cannabis tax revenue, and as of 2020, its combined total since legalizing in 2012 is over $2 billion.

Rick Steves: I support home cultivation rights for all marijuana consumers


In 2012, I was proud to help fund and promote the passage of I-502 which legalized, taxed, and regulated marijuana in my home state of Washington. Now, seven years later, I’m delighted to see more and more politicians, not just on the West coast, stepping up to address marijuana policy reform and fighting to uphold the civil liberty of adults who enjoy smoking pot responsibly.

Federal Report: Youth Marijuana Use Steadily Declining


Since 2012, when Colorado and Washington became the first states to regulate adult use access, past-year youth use has fallen eight percent. The self-reported use of marijuana by teenagers continues to decline nationally, according to federal data reported by the United States Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The agency’s 2018 report finds that past-year marijuana use by those ages 12 to 17 has fallen consistently since 2002, from 15.8

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Colorado NORML and Denver NORML Host Citizen Lobby Day to Push for Consumer Protections


With Colorado lawmakers convening for their seventh legislative session since voters overwhelmingly approved Amendment 64, which ended the prohibition of marijuana in 2012, marijuana law reform advocates from several organizations coordinated a citizen lobby day to push for workplace drug testing reforms, social consumption, parental protections and expanding access to the state’s medical marijuana program.

Why a Hemp Expert Uses Cannabis to Treat Her Crohn’s Disease


In 2012, Mary Pryor, who would eventually become the CMO of Tonic CBD and co-founder of Cannaclusive, an inclusive-based cannabis marketing company for brands, was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease. “Cannabis is medicine.”.

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

The Cannigma

Using cannabis for several months is associated with a reduction in blood pressure among older adults with hypertension, according to a prospective study published last week.

Marijuana Legalization May Decrease Crime in Nearby States


To figure out how cannabis legalization influences crime in neighboring states, the researchers gathered before-and-after legalization crime data from 2003 to 2017 in states that bordered Colorado and Washington — the two states that first legalized recreational marijuana in 2012.

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Yes, Cannabis Can Be Kosher, Says Rabbi Yaakov Cohen

The Cannigma

In 2012, the family flew out to California so they could start medical cannabis treatment and found a doctor who helped them prepare cannabis-based juices for their son. Stop us if you’ve heard this one: A rabbi and a pot farmer walk into a cannabis processing facility.

ACLU Report: Racial Disparities Persist in Marijuana Possession Arrests


Colorado and Alaska, which legalized adult-use marijuana sales in 2012 and 2014 respectively, had the lowest disparities in unlawful marijuana possession arrest rates. 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). According to the ACLU’s report, Blacks are 3.64

61 Tons of Medical Marijuana Consumed in Arizona Last Year


tons of marijuana edibles were sold in 2018 alone, which is the same amount as all of the medical cannabis products combined that were consumed by patients in the entire year of 2012. The number of registered medical marijuana patients has also grown exponentially since 2012 when there were only approximately 40,000 patients.

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NORML Remembers Dr. Mark Kleiman


After Washington State approved its adult-use legalization initiative in 2012, BOTEC was hired to consult on the law’s implementation. NORML regrets the passing of Prof. Mark A. Kleiman , an academic expert on cannabis policy who often shared and debated his well informed views on marijuana policy reform with those of us who were committed to advocating for a policy of adult use legalization.

In new book, WSU Vancouver professor sees benefits of legalized marijuana

Cannabis Chronicles

In the months after Washington voters approved legalized marijuana in 2012, Clayton Mosher, a sociology professor at Washington State University Vancouver, noticed what he believed to be unnecessary safety concerns. One of the chief concerns following the 2012 vote was that easier access to the drug would lead to more motor vehicle crashes.

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Amy’s Story

Canna Care Docs

After my 4th spinal surgery in 2012, I became fully disabled. We are happy to share an inspiring story about how medical cannabis has completely changed Amy’s life. The decision to come to Canna Care Docs was a 2-year long process. In June of 2018, I was still recovering from my fifth back surgery and still using a walker. As time & my tolerance to my pain meds grew, so did the dosages.

Medical Marijuana Strains for Appetite Suppression


Additionally, a 2012 study using rats revealed that CBD actually reduced their appetites. Finding the right product for any weight loss journey or diet can be overwhelming.

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


However, in 2012 prosecutors argued that Harris should be resentenced under the Habitual Offenders Law. 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? .

DEA Reports Southern Border Pot Busts Down 80% Since 2013


Both Colorado and Washington legalized the production and sale of marijuana for recreational use in 2012, and since then 13 more states have also legalized adult-use cannabis. “In Seizures of illicit marijuana at the U.S.

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NORML Remembers Mikel Weisser


Mikel taught middle school in Western Arizona before becoming a full-time activist in 2012. NORML offers its condolences to the family and friends of Mikel Weisser. Longtime political activist Mikel Weisser, who served as State Director of the Arizona NORML , passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday after suffering a heart attack. He was 61 years old. Mikel became Arizona NORML’s State Director in 2015.

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.

Another ruling that US Tax Court rules cannabis deductions are not allowed

Cannabis Law Report

million for the 2012 tax year, Bloomberg reported. The U.S. Tax Court again ruled that Section 280E of the Internal Revenue Service tax code is constitutional and cannabis companies aren’t entitled to common business deductions. The Tax Court concluded that marijuana remains a Schedule 1 controlled substance, and thus, under current federal law, the IRS is correct in disallowing standard tax breaks for cannabis businesses.

How to get your Medical Cannabis card in Delaware

Canna Care Docs

The Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) implemented the Medical Marijuana Program (MMP) on July 1, 2012. The first registration cards were issued to qualified patients and their designated caregivers in September 2012. Who can apply for a medical cannabis card in Delaware?

Surgeon General’s Advisory Highlights Need for Further Cannabis Regulation, Not Criminalization


Since 2012, when Colorado and Washington became the first states to regulate adult-use access, past-year youth use has fallen eight percent. Remarks made today by the United States Surgeon General highlighting “the importance of protecting our nation from the health risks of marijuana use in adolescents and during pregnancy” fail to acknowledge the role that a regulated market can play in mitigating the use of cannabis by potentially high-risk populations.

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Working Out High: Is Cannabis Good for Exercise?

The Cannigma

For the past several years, Kennedy has been part of “ NORML Athletics, ” a project started by the legalization advocacy group in 2012, partly in order to “battle the lazy stoner stereotype.”.

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What is CBG?

The Cannigma

CBG and MS (multiple sclerosis) A 2012 study that looked at the potential of a CBG derivative in the treatment of Multiple Sclerosis concluded that it could potentially treat MS related inflammation in the central nervous system and help restore motor function impairment.

How Gov. Inslee’s marijuana pardon plan measures up

Cannabis Chronicles

Jay Inslee announced Friday he will offer pardons to people convicted of minor marijuana possession between 1998 and 2012. 5, 2012 (from when medicinal cannabis was legalized to when it was legalized recreationally). LONGVIEW — Washington Gov. But those offenders may be better off under other alternatives available to clear their names. Someone pardoned under Inslee’s plan, for example, would still have to answer “yes” to the question “Have you ever been convicted of a crime?”

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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Cannabis For Fibromyalgia

Dr. Michele Ross

Another study published in 2012 found 13% of fibromyalgia patients used cannabis, with 80% using smoked marijuana and 24% using prescription cannabinoids. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken), 2012. 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.

Recreational Marijuana: Impact on Traffic Deaths


The increase in law enforcement officers who are trained in recognizing drug use [from 2012 to 2014] can increase drug detection rates apart from any changes in driver behavior.