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How Cannabis Can Help Seniors Improve Their Quality Of Life

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Senior citizens can enjoy a heightened quality of life thanks to the immense, versatile therapeutics of cannabis. Whether you’re smoking, dabbing, vaping, or using CBD oil and infusions, there is always a way to get potent pain relief and a noticeable lift to your mood.

Poll: Strong Majority of Florida Voters Support Legalizing Marijuana

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According to newly released polling, well over 50% of voters in Florida support legalizing marijuana for all uses.

Marijuana Use Not Associated with Psychosis in Young People Finds Study

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A history of marijuana use in young people is not independently associated with an increased risk of psychosis, according to a new study published in the journal Adicciones, and published online by the U.S. National Institute of Health.

Presence Of THC In Blood is Not Associated With Crash Culpability, Finds Study

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According to a new study , drivers who test positive for THC do not possess a significantly increased risk of being responsible for a non-fatal motor vehicle accident.

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Illinois Senate Approves Bill to Legalize Marijuana

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Legislation to legalize marijuana for everyone 21 and older has been passed in an overwhelming vote by the Illinois Senate. The Illinois Senate voted Wednesday to pass the bill, sending it to the House for consideration with just a couple days left in the legislative session.

New Mexico Adds Opioid Use Disorder and Other Ailments as Qualifying Medical Marijuana Condition

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New Mexico health officials on Thursday expanded the list of qualifying conditions for the state’s medical cannabis program to include opioid use disorder and several others, reports the Associated Press.

California Court Rules Possessing Marijuana in Prison is Not a Felony

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According to a new ruling from a California appeals court, prison inmates who possess small amounts of marijuana are not guilty of a felony crime. According to NPR, the court ruled that because marijuana is legal in the state, it can’t be a felony in prison.

Canada’s federal and provincial governments earned C$186 million (roughly $140 million) in tax revenues from direct sales of cannabis in the first 5-1/2 months of legalization.

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According to a report by Statistics Canada (first reported on by Reuters), Ottawa collected a combined C$55 million in revenue via federal excise and goods and services taxes. Provincial tax revenues were estimated at a combined C$132 million.

Over 150 Athletes Sign Letter to World Anti-Doping Agency Asking for Removal of Marijuana from Prohibited List

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Over 150 current and former athletes have signed a letter that’s been sent to the World Anti-Doping Agency, asking them to remove marijuana from its list of prohibited substances. Mike Tyson (Photo: Biography.com).

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Why Treating Epileptic Seizures With CBD Oil Is A Good Idea?

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The year 2018 witnessed a landmark decision on the cannabis front. Various states joined hands in legalizing the medicinal use of cannabis. This decision was based on a number of positive research that supported cannabis to be a potential drug that can effectively treat various diseases.

New York City Council Votes to Ban Pre-Hire Marijuana Tests for Most Jobs

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The New York City Council has passed landmark legislation that would allow most job-hunters to avoid a drug test for marijuana. The City Council passed the measure, which would ban pre-employment testing for marijuana, on Tuesday, reports the Associated Press.

Hawaii Committee Unanimously Approves Bill to Legalize Marijuana

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Legislation to legalize marijuana for everyone 21 and older has been unanimously passed by its initial committee in Hawaii’s Legislature. Hawaii Senate Bill 686 was introduced by Senator Kalani English (D) along with 11 cosponsors.

Florida Legislature Approves Bill to Establish Agricultural Hemp Program

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Florida’s full legislature has passed a bill to establish a program for hemp as an agricultural commodity. The Senate unanimously passed the bill, which has already passed the full House of Representatives.

What is CBD Microdosing?

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Finding the right group of treatments for your joint issues can be difficult, Especially because of some of the side effects that come along with some of the prescription medicines, you can take for your arthritis or joint issues.

Study: Strong Majority of Hospice Professionals Support Medical Marijuana

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A large majority of hospice professionals support medical marijuana, according to a new study published in The Journal of Palliative Medicine and published online by the U.S. National Institute of Health. For the study – titled A survey of hospice professional regarding medical cannabis practices – researchers surveyed a nationally representative sample of 310 hospice professionals (primarily nurses) from 40 states.

Vermont and New Hampshire May Delay Votes on Marijuana Proposals

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Marijuana legalization measures in both Vermont and New Hampshire have hit a roadblock, reports the Associated Press. In Vermont, marijuana has been legal since July 1, 2018, when a lawmaker-approved measure took effect.

Oregon Garnered Over $107 Million in Marijuana Taxes in 2018

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Oregon brought in over $107 million in taxes from the legal sale of marijuana and marijuana products in 2018. According to data released by the Oregon Department of Revenue , the state made $107,777, 721 in 2018 from marijuana taxes.

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Arkansas First Ever Medical Marijuana Dispensary Now Open

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The first legal medical marijuana dispensary in state history is now open in Arkansas. It took 2.5 years after voters legalized the medicine, but Arkansas’ first medical marijuana dispensary opened its doors on Saturday, reports the Associated Press.

Study: Marijuana Consumption Linked to Increased Sperm Count

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Men who have consumed marijuana have higher sperm counts than those who have never used it, according to a new study published in the February 6th issue of the journal Human Reproduction.

Colorado Governor Signs Bill Adding Autism Spectrum Disorder to Medical Marijuana Program

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Colorado Governor Jared Polis has signed into law legislation that allows those with autism spectrum disorder to become legal medical marijuana patients. “OK OK kids, that’s how we make a law,” Governor Polis said after signing House Bill 1028 into law.

Study: CBD May Enhance Treatment Efficiacy in Glioblastoma Multiforme (Brain Tumor)

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CBD may “act as an adjunct to enhance treatment efficacy” in glioblastoma multiforme, which is “the most common and aggressive form of primary malignant brain tumor in adults”, according to a study published by the journal Translational Oncology.

Study: CBD May be Effective in the Treatment of Painful Diabetic Neuropathy

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Cannabis Supplements For Pets Presents: The Best CBD Oils For Your Pet

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Until recently, Blake Armstrong was a pet owner like any other. That’s until his dog, Rosie, got sick with cancer and he started treating her with CBD.

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Study: Medical Marijuana Legalization Associated With Lower Opioid Prescription Rates

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According to a new study published by the journal Preventive Medicine , medical marijuana legalization is associated with reduced opioid prescription rates.

Georgia Governor Signs Medical Marijuana Bill Into Law

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Georgia’s governor has signed into law a bill that allows patients who can legally possess low-THC marijuana oil for medical purchases to now purchase it legally.

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Illinois Bill Would Legalize Marijuana

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Legislation that would make Illinois the 11th state to legalize marijuana has been officially introduced. Illinois Governor J.B.

Study Finds High-CBD Cannabis Oil is Safe And Effective for Autistic Patients

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The administration of cannabis extracts is effective and well-tolerated in patients diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), according to a new study published in the journal Scientific Reports and published online by the National Institute of Health.

U.S. Attorney General Nominee Says He Would Respect State Marijuana Laws

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attorney general nominee William Barr said during a Senate confirmation hearing Tuesday that he would not target marijuana businesses that are operating in compliance with state laws that allow them, whether for medical or recreational purposes. William Barr.

Washington State Senate Passes Bill to Allow Students to Use Medical Marijuana on School Property

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Legislation to allow parents to administer limited forms of marijuana to their children on school property has passed the state Senate, along with a proposal for new marijuana testing rules. CBD tincture.

Report: Federal Marijuana Legalization Would Create $86 Billion in New Tax Revenue by 2025

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New Frontier Data , which claims to be “the authority in data analytics and business intelligence on the global cannabis industry”,?today today announced new economic data detailing the potential impact of federal cannabis legalization in the United States.

Florida Legislation Would Limit THC of Medical Marijuana

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A Florida bill would limit the THC percentage in smokeable medical marijuana, and would make it harder for sick children to obtain the medicine, reports the Orlando Sentinel.

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Regular Marijuana Use Associated With Reduced BMI, Says Study

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Marijuana use over time is inversely related to obesity, according to a new study published in the International Journal of Epidemiology.

Study: Washington Teens Not Using More Marijuana Following Legalization

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The legalization of marijuana in Washington State is n ot associated with an increase in marijuana use by most teens, according to a study published in The Journal of Adolescent Health.

Medical Marijuana Bill Signed Into Law by U.S. Virgin Islands Governor

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Virgin Islands Governor Albert Bryan Jr. signed the Medical Cannabis Patient Care Act into law Tuesday. The bill, sponsored by Senator Positive T.A. Nelson, received final approval from the Legislature on December 28.

New Hampshire House Committee Approves Marijuana Legalization Bill

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A key committee in New Hampshire’s House of Representatives has given approval to legislation that would legalize marijuana for those 21 and older. House Bill 481 was passed last week by the House Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee in a 10 to 9 vote.

Marijuana Banking Bill Passed by West Virginia House of Delegates

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Legislation that would protect banks who provide services to medical marijuana businesses has been passed by the full West Virginia House of Delegates. House Bill 2538 was overwhelmingly approved by the House, with 89 members voting in favor and just seven voting in opposition.

Federal Legislation to Allow Banks to Work with State-Legal Marijuana Businesses Advances in the House

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Federal legislation that would allow banks and other financial institutions to provide services to marijuana businesses that are legal under their state’s law has been passed by a key House panel.

Understanding the Background of Medical Marijuana Laws in Los Angeles

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[link]. From the 1st of January, 2018, it became legal to buy, carry, use, and grow cannabis sativa without a valid physician’s recommendation. Medicinal cannabis has been available in the State of California for many years, but now recreational use is beginning to thrive as well.

Top 5 Best Portable Dab Rigs Right Now

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By the term “dabbing” we refer to a way of consuming marijuana which consists of a dab (a highly concentrated blend). Dabbing turned out to be quite popular given that it consists of a high concentration of THC, unlike regular marijuana.

World Health Organization Expert Committee Calls For Changes In Cannabis’ International Classification

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The World Health Organization’s ( WHO ) Expert Committee on Drug Dependence have proposed amending the classification of cannabis under international law.