CBD Myths & Misconceptions

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Numerous commercial start-ups have jumped on the CBD bandwagon. But along with a growing awareness of CBD as a potential health aid there has been a proliferation of misconceptions

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CBD Misconceptions

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Numerous commercial start-ups have jumped on the CBD bandwagon. But along with a growing awareness of CBD as a potential health aid there has been a proliferation of misconceptions

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CBD Myths & Misconceptions

Project CBD

Numerous commercial start-ups have jumped on the CBD bandwagon. But along with a growing awareness of CBD as a potential health aid there has been a proliferation of misconceptions

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Chronic Pain & Cannabis

420 Insight

Prominent health organizations acknowledge the benefits and lack of side effects of using medical cannabis for controlling chronic pain Chronic pain is widely accepted by the medical community to signify disease itself, which can be made much worse by environmental and psychological factors. Chronic pain persists over a long period of time and is resistant to most medical treatments.

Neurofibromatosis helped by Cannabis

420 Insight

What Is Neurofibromatosis? Neurofibromatosis (otherwise known as NF) is a medical condition that refers to a number of various inherited conditions which are clinically and genetically distinct in nature. Each of these inherited conditions carry a high risk of tumor formation, particularly in the region of the brain. As an autosomal dominant disorder, only one copy of the affected gene is needed for Neurofibromatosis to develop.

Sickle Cell and Cannabis

420 Insight

Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a hereditary condition caused by a mutation in the haemoglobin gene, which leads to symptoms of anaemia, extreme pain, and organ damage if unmanaged. Individuals suffering from SCD are far more likely to use cannabis than the general population, potentially for its analgesic properties. What is Sickle Cell Disease? In SCD, a mutation in the haemoglobin gene causes red blood cells to become distorted, from the usual pliable, concave disc to a rigid, sickle-shaped form.

Melanoma Treated with Cannabinoids

420 Insight

Cannabinoids Could Provide Mild Melanoma Treatment Proponents of medical marijuana often suggest that cannabis represents a milder form of cancer treatment. As a result, a number of oncologists (cancer scientists), have begun cannabinoid studies. A great deal of cancer research has focused on the phytocannabinoids, such as cannabidiol (CBD) and cannabigerol (CBG), however, recent research has investigated the endocannabinoids, which our bodies produce naturally.

Parkinson’s and Cannabis

420 Insight

Parkinson’s Disease (PD) is a motor system disorder classified as a progressive neurological disease which occurs when neurons in the basal ganglia degenerate, causing a shortage of dopamine production. This results in the impairments in movement associated with the disease. Parkinson’s typically affects men over 60, but — as Michael J. Fox has unfortunately proven — can afflict significantly younger adults.

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Migraine & Headache Disorders and Cannabis

420 Insight

Considering treating your migraine or headache disorder with medical cannabis? It’s a complicated topic with a variety of perspectives, so I’ve tried to distill some of the most important information below. I hope it’s a helpful guide. Marijuana’s Efficacy for Migraine or Headache Disorders. Because laws make research of medical marijuana very difficult, there have been no blinded studies on its use for migraine or headache disorders.

Autism and Cannabis

420 Insight

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a developmental disorder that appears within the first 3 years of life. ASD most commonly affects communication and social skills. The cause of the disorder is not known but is linked to abnormal brain chemistry. Research into the source of ASD is very active though medications have only been developed to deal with the behavioral consequences of the disorder, not the disorder itself. Males are 3-4 time more likely to have autism.

Fibromyalgia Awareness Day

420 Insight

On May 12 of each year, people world-wide strive to spread awareness for fibromyalgia and other chronic pain conditions through events, online ventures, and personal efforts. Why marijuana sometimes helps Our bodies naturally make pain relievers called endorphins, but they also make other substances that can trigger pain relief in the so-called endocannabinoid system. This […]. Fibromyalgia MEDICINAL

Medical marijuana news, December 2015

Alchimia

But on August 17, 2015 a judge has authorized Graciela?s On the 26th of October, 2015 the Government of Chile authorized the creation of the biggest therapeutic marijuana crop in the world, with almost 7000 plants. In mid-October 2015, the Health Ministry of Croatia allowed the use and sale of derivative products from cannabis for medicinal use. The post Medical marijuana news, December 2015 appeared first on Alchimia blog.

UK – Sunday Times Report: Taxpayers Paid £2.5 Billion To Incarcerate Cannabis Offenders Since 2015

Cannabis Law Report

billion detaining up to 8,000 people a year for cannabis offences since 2015, The Times can reveal. billion since 2015, according to the Taxpayers’ Alliance. The Sunday Times writes, Taxpayers have spent more than £2.5 Figures from the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) show that more than one in every 100 people behind bars in Britain over the past five years was convicted of a cannabis offence — with thousands more kept in police custody.

Hobo Cannabis Company Launches Same-Day Home Delivery Service in Ottawa, Ontario

Cannabis Life Network

Featured Press Releases 2015 Federal ElectionHobo is now among the first of the province’s cannabis retailers to offer contactless home delivery, and it’s doing it for free VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Hobo Cannabis Company (“Hobo”) today announces the launch of its same-day home delivery service in the nation’s capital, Ottawa. Having recently launched their second location in […].

Forthcoming Documentary: Not Just Another Day

Cannabis Law Report

In 2015, Lionel Tate was one of the 141,880 Black Americans arrested for marijuana possession. Facing a felony conviction, homelessness,… Read More. The post Forthcoming Documentary: Not Just Another Day first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. Breaking News

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Today’s Answer of the Day

TheAnswerPage

According to a study by Hartman in 2015, alcohol may increase serum THC levels. Does the co-administration of THC and alcohol impact serum THC levels? See Answer. See Answer.

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It’s True. There’s Such A Thing As A “Psychedelic” Law Firm !

Cannabis Law Report

Back in 2015 when CLR first started publishing on cannabis lawyers there were many sniggers, phones being hung up on us and even from time … Read More.

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Delaware: Law Signed Reducing Marijuana Penalties for Juvenile Offenders

NORML

Lawmakers in 2015 enacted separate legislation decriminalizing marijuana possession penalties for those over 21 years of age. Democratic Gov. John Carney has signed legislation amending criminal penalties for juveniles who violate the state’s marijuana possession laws. Senate Bill 45 eliminates criminal penalties for low-level marijuana possession offenses (up to one ounce) for those under the age of 21. Instead, juvenile offenders will face a fine-only civil penalty.

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Gallup: Twelve Percent of Adults Acknowledge Smoking Marijuana

NORML

Despite changes in the legal status of marijuana in several states, the Gallup poll found little change in nationwide marijuana use patterns since 2015. Twelve percent of US adults self-identify as cannabis consumers, according to survey data compiled by Gallup. According to the survey, men (15 percent) were more likely than women (nine percent) to acknowledge “smoking marijuana.” ” Those between the ages of 18 to 29 were most likely to use cannabis (22 percent).

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Medical Marijuana Expected Tuesday at Louisiana Dispensaries

Leafly

Patients in Louisiana have been waiting years for medical marijuana, after lawmakers created the regulatory framework for dispensing therapeutic cannabis in 2015. The post Medical Marijuana Expected Tuesday at Louisiana Dispensaries appeared first on Leafly. Industry legalization louisiana medical marijuana pharmacies

Today’s Answer of the Day

TheAnswerPage

According to a study by Hartman in 2015, alcohol may increase THC levels. Does the co-administration of THC and alcohol impact serum THC levels? See Answer. See Answer.

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Today’s Answer of the Day

TheAnswerPage

According to a study by Hartman in 2015, alcohol may increase THC levels. Does the co-administration of THC and alcohol impact serum THC levels? See Answer. See Answer.

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Every Day, Someone Faces Charges For Cannabis Possession

SpeedWeed

A total of 1,897 people have been brought before the drugs tribunal since it was first set up as part of a legal reform in September 2015. Cannabis possession accounts for six in every 10 drugs tribunal prosecutions.

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Oregon: Governor Signs Marijuana Expungement Measure Into Law

NORML

The proposal expands upon prior legislation , enacted in 2015, which sought to make it easier for those with past marijuana convictions to have their records expunged. Democratic Gov. Kate Brown has signed legislation, Senate Bill 420 , to facilitate the expungement of past marijuana convictions.

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Jamaica’s Ganja Shortage: ‘Cultural Embarrassment’ or Clickbait?

The Cannigma

In 2015, Jamaica decriminalized the possession of up to 2 ounces of cannabis, which is now subject to a small fine. Could Jamaica, a global mecca of marijuana, a capital of cannabis culture, be running out of weed? Not really.

Medical Marijuana Can Help Your Stress-Induced Depression

The Fresh Toast

Medical Marijuana Can Help Your Stress-Induced Depression A 2015 study suggests that cannabis might help offset stress-induced depression. Cannabis could potentially help stabilize mood. The post Medical Marijuana Can Help Your Stress-Induced Depression appeared first on The Fresh Toast. Cannabis Medical Marijuana News RX cannabis depression stress

Louisiana: Medical Cannabis Access to Begin Next Week

NORML

Lawmakers initially approved the establishment of the state’s medical cannabis access program in 2015, but its rollout has faced numerous delays. Qualified patients are anticipated to finally begin accessing medical cannabis products next week, according to a statement issued by regulators at the state’s Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF).

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Today’s Answer of the Day

TheAnswerPage

The most recent federal survey, released in 2015, estimates that 33 million people in the US use marijuana. According to the most recent federal survey, how many people in the US consume marijuana? Of note, the number of marijuana users is similar to the number of nicotine cigarette smokers, which is currently estimated to be 38 million. See Answer. See Answer.

Washington state taps new chair of cannabis regulatory board

SpeedWeed

Postman, who served as Inslee’s chief of staff from December 2015 until Nov. Washington state’s marijuana regulatory agency has a new executive. David Postman was appointed chair of the state’s Liquor and Cannabis Board (LCB) by Gov. Jay Inslee.

Oregon: Lawmakers Advance Marijuana Expungement Measure

NORML

The proposal expands upon prior legislation , enacted in 2015, which sought to make it easier for those with past marijuana convictions to have their records expunged. Lawmakers in the House and Senate have voted in favor of legislation, Senate Bill 420 , to facilitate the expungement of past marijuana convictions. Following a concurrence vote by the Senate, the measure will advance to Democratic Gov. Kate Brown – who is anticipated to sign the bill into law.

Congratulations to patients in Arkansas!

SMPL

Louisiana’s legislature approved of the modern therapeutic Cannabis program by passage of SB 143 in the summer of 2015 and signature of then Governor Bobby Jindal on June 29, 2015. Medical marijuana sales there are expected to begin this Sunday, May 12, 2019. Arkansas voters approved therapeutic Cannabis on November 8, 2016.

The Evolution of Kamala Harris’ Views On Marijuana

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Views Prior to 2015. 2015 Through the Present . In 2015 her position began to soften. On Tuesday, presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden announced he was selecting Kamala Harris (D-CA) as his running mate for the 2020 election.

Georgia: Governor Signs Law Licensing Low-THC Oil Production

NORML

Under a 2015 state law , qualified patients are exempt from criminal prosecution for the possession of oil extracts containing not more than 5 percent THC and an amount of CBD equal to or greater than the amount of THC. Republican Gov. Brian Kemp signed legislation into law today to facilitate regulations governing the licensed production and distribution of oils and other products containing limited amounts of plant-derived THC.

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Lawyer Profile: Learning From Oregon

Cannabis Law Report

Aleece Burgio set out on a soul-searching trek when she finished law school in 2015. Buffalo native Aleece Burgio honed her cannabis law skills in Oregon. Now she’s with Barclay Damon LLP and looks ahead to what an economy with legalized recreational marijuana could be like in New York. Full Article ( Paywall) [link]. Cannabis Law News

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

SpeedWeed

Although her mother sadly passed away in 2015, Pryor continued to use cannabis today to aid with her pain. “I “Cannabis is medicine.”.

The Half-Legal Cannabis Trap – Cannabis Business Executive

SpeedWeed

The 40-year-old, who had previously worked as an electrician, had been employed since 2015 by a private security company that contracted him out to guard marijuana dispensaries. In LA, people are getting arrested for what they think are legit jobs in the pot business.

Short Documentary Offers Gripping Look At Racial Targeting And Cannabis

SpeedWeed

The documentary, which runs for fifteen minutes and is produced by From The Earth, a minority-founded and operated cannabis retailer, tells the story of Lionel Tate, a young black man who was arrested in 2015 in Los Angeles for possessing a small amount of marijuana.