BREAKING: New York Legislature Approves Marijuana Legalization

NORML

Marijuana Revenue and Taxation Act (MRTA) legalizes and regulates the adult-use, commercial marijuana market in New York State, while also permitting those over the age of 21 to cultivate personal-use quantities of cannabis in their own homes.

Mississippi Voters Approve Medical Marijuana

NORML

A majority of voters in Mississippi voted to approve Initiative 65, which provides for a state-regulated marijuana access system for qualified patients. The post Mississippi Voters Approve Medical Marijuana appeared first on NORML.

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Which States Have Medical Marijuana Card Reciprocity?

Leafwell

Before we get into the nitty-gritty, first we must ask (and answer), “What is medical marijuana card reciprocity?” It’s essentially a state saying, “Your state’s medical marijuana program and laws are equal to our own.

Study: “No Evidence” That Medical Cannabis Access Laws Encourage Youth Marijuana Use

NORML

“This study found no evidence between 1991 and 2015 of increases in adolescents reporting past 30-day marijuana use or heavy marijuana use associated with state MML [medical marijuana law] enactment or operational MML dispensaries.”.

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Where the Money Grows: Learning the Industry Trends in Medical Cannabis, Recreational Marijuana, Hemp, and Beyond

Speaker: Jonathan Bench, International Cannabis and Securities Business Attorney at Harris Bricken

The U.S. cannabis industry is still in its infancy, even though states began engaging with legalization in one form or another in the late 1990s. Today, many opportunities exist for individuals and businesses that want to engage in the industry. Join international cannabis and securities business attorney Jonathan Bench as he provides some pitfalls and best practices for companies & individuals looking to engage with the U.S. cannabis marketplace.

Cannabis and Yoga – Meditating with Marijuana

Leafwell

Acceptance of cannabis as medicine is growing, allowing individuals to gain access to this natural and effective medical option. We know the word ‘wellness’ has been overused in the past few years.

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The Clear Winner of Election 2020: Marijuana

NORML

While other results of the election remain hazy, the clear winner on November 3 was marijuana. The post The Clear Winner of Election 2020: Marijuana appeared first on NORML.

Virginia: Marijuana Decriminalization Takes Effect July 1

NORML

Richmond, VA: Democratic Governor Ralph Northam has signed legislation ( Senate Bill 2 | House Bill 972 ) decriminalizing marijuana possession. The prohibition on marijuana has clearly failed, and impacts nearly 30,000 Virginians per year. 2020 Virginia General Assembly.

Cannabis or marijuana, medicinal plant or medical program?

Cannabis Life Network

One of these terms was marijuana used to criminalize cannabis. Thankfully, the plant (cannabis or marijuana) regained some medical traction several decades later, but is cannabis not medicinal? The post Cannabis or marijuana, medicinal plant or medical program?

Frequently Asked Questions About Medical Marijuana

Leafwell

We have lots of detailed information throughout this website answering people’s questions about medical marijuana, but we thought it would be best to give some answers to the most frequently asked questions by patients.

5 Things Caregivers Need to Know About Medical Marijuana

Leafwell

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New Mexico’s Competing Marijuana Reform Bills

Leafwell

The New Mexico state government is awash in proposed legislation to legalize adult recreational marijuana use in the state. Two proposals to establish regulated adult marijuana sales were introduced to the State Senate on Monday February 1, 2021.

What is Marijuana?

Leafwell

Marijuana is a term derived from the Mexican-Spanish word for Cannabis sativa, “marihuana”. The word “marijuana” came into popular use in the 1930s, when Harry Jacob Anslinger used it to describe (and demonize) cannabis. Cannabis Science cannabis hemp marijuana

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New Mexico Judge Rules Inmates Can Access Medical Marijuana

Leafwell

One of the first big wins for cannabis in 2021 comes out of New Mexico when District Court Judge Lucy Solimon ruled that inmates have a right to medical marijuana too.

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Alabama: Senate Lawmakers Approve Medical Marijuana Legislation

NORML

The measure, approved by a 21 to 8 vote, would permit patients and caregivers 19 years and older to possess “70 daily dosages of medical cannabis” at a time. The post Alabama: Senate Lawmakers Approve Medical Marijuana Legislation appeared first on NORML.

5 Superstar Athletes Who Use Marijuana

Leafwell

Do you often hear “Cannabis is only used by lazy stoners!” This is a long held view which has meant acceptance of marijuana as medicine has been slow. In fact, a paper published in Frontiers in Public Health found that cannabis.

What Are the Side-Effects of Cannabis & Medical Marijuana?

Leafwell

Cannabis has a huge variety of effects, meaning that what could be useful for one person could be completely different for another person. Cannabis Dosing cannabis effects effects Effects of Marijuana entourage effect positives negatives medical marijuana pros & cons cannabis side effect

Delaware: Cannabis Activists Take on Corporate Marijuana, Patients Stage Boycott

NORML

Locals in Delaware are tangling with corporate, multi-state medical marijuana permit holders to pass a bill for full legalization. The post Delaware: Cannabis Activists Take on Corporate Marijuana, Patients Stage Boycott appeared first on NORML.

What is Cannabis? What is Medical Marijuana? What is Hemp?

Leafwell

When you’re new to the world of medical marijuana (or hemp or cannabis), you will read and hear it called a huge number of names. Marijuana” is the most common term, especially as many state programs use the term “medical marijuana”. What is Cannabis?

Vermont Legalizes Recreational Marijuana Sales

Leafwell

On Thursday 8 October, 2020, Governor Phil Scott (R) announced that he’ll allow a marijuana sales legalization bill passed by the legislature (S.54) to take effect. This makes Vermont the 11th state in the US to legalize recreational marijuana.

South Dakotans Green-Light Marijuana Legalization and Medical Access

NORML

South Dakotans have delivered a crippling blow to those who favored the status quo of marijuana prohibition in the Mount Rushmore State by simultaneously passing a pair of ballot initiatives. The post South Dakotans Green-Light Marijuana Legalization and Medical Access appeared first on NORML.

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Top 5 Most Common Qualifying Conditions for Medical Cannabis

Leafwell

Are you interested in what people use medical cannabis for? We sampled 15,000 Leafwell patients from 2020 and identified the top 5 qualifying conditions nationwide for getting a medical marijuana card.

Marijuana Terpenes: What They Are, Why You Need Them, How To Use Them

Cannabis Cheri

Terpenes are the compounds that give plants, not just marijuana plants but all plants, their aromas. From our perspective, terpenes have health-giving effects, in cannabis and other plants as well. Forget About Indica and Sativa: How Terpenes Affect Your Cannabis. Pin This!

How to Make Festive Marijuana Edibles

Leafwell

Health & Wellness cannabis christmas cannabis edibles christmas Edibles ingestion methods marijuana christmas marijuana edibles2020’s been a difficult year, so Christmas treats are certainly in order.

Recreational Marijuana Laws In New York

Leafwell

The need to legalize adult recreational cannabis in the state of New York became a point of agreement Saturday night among New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, New York Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie.

“Recreational” vs “Medical” Marijuana

Nature's Way Medicine

In the past, the term “recreational marijuana” has generally been used to mean illegal use of cannabis for purposes to get high. The post “Recreational” vs “Medical” Marijuana appeared first on Nature's Way Medicine.

Questions You Can Ask Your Medical Marijuana Doctor

Leafwell

It can be difficult to talk to your primary care physician about medical cannabis. This is one of the many good reasons why seeing a doctor who specializes in medical marijuana (and is open to recommending it) is a good idea.

How to Get a Texas Medical Marijuana Card in 2021

Leafwell

Are you interested in getting a Medical Marijuana Card in Texas? Getting a Texas Medical Marijuana Card Online Who. Medical Marijuana Card compassionate use registry curt medical marijuana card texas texas cannabis texas marijuana texas medical cannabis texas medical marijuana

Will Insurance Cover the Cost of My Medical Marijuana Evaluation or Card?

Leafwell

So you want to know if your medical insurance will cover the cost of your medical marijuana certificate, card and product? There is a simple answer to this question, and it is “No”.

PAMMEC: Helping People Learn More About Medical Marijuana

Leafwell

The Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Education Center, or PAMMEC, seeks to teach people about the medical and therapeutic aspects of medical cannabis. Interviews arizona medical marijuana card medical cannabis education medical marijuana pennsylvania pennsylvania medical marijuana card

Can You Be Allergic to Marijuana?

Leafwell

Marijuana is a plant that contains up to 600 different compounds. It is possible for a person to be allergic to cannabis, and it is usually due to one of the many compounds in the cannabis plant – not necessarily a cannabinoid!

Using a Medical Marijuana Dispensary During COVID-19

Leafwell

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected how every industry operates, and that includes cannabis and medical marijuana businesses. In some states, medical marijuana can even be delivered to your home.

Can Pets Get High From Second Hand Marijuana Smoke?

Leafwell

I’ll be specific — it’s my dog and my doctor-recommended medical marijuana. Health & Wellness cannabis pets marijuana pets medical marijuana medical marijuana cats medical marijuana dogs medical marijuana pets

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Virginia: Governor Northam Approves Botanical Medical Cannabis Bills

NORML

The post Virginia: Governor Northam Approves Botanical Medical Cannabis Bills appeared first on NORML. LEGISLATION Legislative Update Medical Marijuana Virginia botanical cannabis featured herbal cannabis Medical medical cannabis medical marijuana Ralph Northam Virginia NORML

How to Get a Georgia Medical Marijuana Card in 2021

Leafwell

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What Do I Do if My Doctor is Completely Against Medical Marijuana?

Leafwell

Even though more and more doctors are coming around to the idea of medical marijuana, not every doctor believes in the idea of cannabis as medicine. However, some doctors may come from an era where cannabis was considered “bad”, and won’t budge from.

Jamaica (yes, Jamaica) faces rare marijuana shortage

Leafly

The post Jamaica (yes, Jamaica) faces rare marijuana shortage appeared first on Leafly. Industry cannabis farming cannabis growing jamaica marijuana shortageFarmers couldn't tend their fields due to COVID restrictions. Demand spiked. And bad weather didn't help.