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Virginia: Marijuana Decriminalization Takes Effect July 1

NORML

2020 Virginia General Assembly. Richmond, VA: Democratic Governor Ralph Northam has signed legislation ( Senate Bill 2 | House Bill 972 ) decriminalizing marijuana possession.

Anatomy of a vape pen

Leafly

Vaping is becoming more popular as a way of consuming cannabis. Check out Leafly's explainer on how a standard cannabis vape pen works. The post Anatomy of a vape pen appeared first on Leafly. Cannabis 101 vape pens

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Trying edibles for the first time? Read this first

Cannabis Life Network

Trying edibles for the first time can be intimidating but it doesn’t have to be. Everyone is different… thus, there are no blanket rules, only guidelines.

USA: The Bi-Partisan State Attorneys Letter To Congress On Regulated Cannabis

Cannabis Law Report

MAY 19 2020: Dear Congressional Leaders: We are a bipartisan group of state and territorial attorneys general committed to public safety, financial transparency, and the … Read More. Cannabis Law News

New Study From UNM Shows Full Spectrum Hemp Oil Effective in Treating Chronic Neuropathic Pain

MedicalJane

Researchers at The University of New Mexico (UNM) have conducted a series of recent studies testing the effectiveness and safety of consuming cannabis, but this is the first study they have conducted measuring the therapeutic potential of hemp oil with low THC levels.

How to make cannabis curbside pickup in Massachusetts work for you

Leafly

Order online, mask up, then roll in to your favorite store's parking lot. It's like a hamburger drive-in, with weed. The post How to make cannabis curbside pickup in Massachusetts work for you appeared first on Leafly.

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FDA Notifies Public About Voluntary Recall for Hemp CBD

Canna Law Blog

On May 20, 2020, Marijuana Moment reported on a new development on the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) position on hemp-derived cannabidiol (Hemp CBD).

Press Release: Charlotte’s Web Earns U.S. Patent for Improved Hemp Variety

Cannabis Law Report

Some good news in an otherwise fairly difficult two months for the company who lost their namesake Charlotte Figi to COVID last month and haven’t … Read More. Cannabis Law News

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Dispensaries Plan To Open Soon Despite Medical Marijuana Mess In Missouri

MedicalJane

Although medical cannabis has technically been legal in Missouri for over a year and cards have been issued, patients are still waiting desperately for dispensaries to open across the state. On November 8, 2018, Missouri became the 31st state to legalize medical marijuana.

Oklahoma legislation may make it first state to implement cannabis breathalyzer tests for drivers

Cannabis Law Report

Oklahoma could soon launch a pilot program to conduct marijuana breathalyzer tests to determine if drivers are under the influence. Reports AP The pilot program … Read More. Cannabis Law News

What is Myrcene Cannabis Terpene?

Miss Marijuana

By: Carmen Rivera. What is the myrcene cannabis terpene? Myrcene (mur-seen), is one of the most common terpenes found in cannabis. Terpenes are aromatic compounds found in many plants. Plants that contain myrcene include: thyme, mangoes, and West Indian bay tree.

Federal Bankruptcy Judge Approves Sale Of Bulk Of GenCanna Global To MGG Investment Group

Cannabis Law Report

Hemp Industry Daily reports… A federal bankruptcy judge has approved the sale of the bulk of the assets for GenCanna Global, a hemp processor and … Read More. Cannabis Law News

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Today’s Answer of the Day

TheAnswerPage

Some cannabinoid-based medicines are used to treat chemotherapy-induced n/v. Have cannabinoid-based medicines been shown to be effective in the treatment of post-op n/v? The results of studies indicate that neither nabilone or intravenous THC is effective for post-op n/v.

Louisiana Legislature Forges Ahead On Cannabis Banking

Cannabis Law Report

Not a headline we’d have predicted for 2020. Marijuana Moment reports Louisiana lawmakers advanced three marijuana reform bills on Wednesday, and that includes legislation that … Read More. Cannabis Law News

What are the CBD Trends in 2020?

Otherside Farms

2020 has been a unique year in terms of commerce and industry. The world practically ground to a halt as countries on all continents sought to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic, and the after-effects will be felt for a long time to come.

Argentina: The Arriola Decision & The Decriminalization of Cannabis

Cannabis Law Report

As Argentina rarely features in the global discussion of cannabis regulation we thought this little reminder c/- the Library of Congress might make a quick … Read More. Cannabis Law News

How To Apply For An MMJ Card During COVID-19 Lockdown

MMJ Recs

The COVID-19 pandemic has altered the way people go about their everyday lives, closing nonessential businesses in many communities in the process. This can be a worry for those who are looking to get approval for the use of medical marijuana.

MJ Biz Unearths Huge 2019 Shipment Of High THC Flower To Portugal.But Nobody Knows Who The Buyer Was

Cannabis Law Report

Sounds like a case for pot Poirot… A shipment of medical cannabis exported from Uruguay in late 2019 to Europe is raising eyebrows, both about … Read More. Breaking News

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What is Myrcene Cannabis Terpene?

Miss Marijuana

By: Carmen Rivera. What is the myrcene cannabis terpene? Myrcene (mur-seen), is one of the most common terpenes found in cannabis. Terpenes are aromatic compounds found in many plants. Plants that contain myrcene include: thyme, mangoes, and West Indian bay tree.

Alaska: 8 Minute Audio Recording Seals Fate Of “Great Northern Cannabis” Board & C-Suite

Cannabis Law Report

An eight-minute audio recording that appeared on social media earlier this month has led to an Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office investigation and the ouster … Read More. Breaking News

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The Week in Weed: May 22, 2020

The Blunt Truth

Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana. The news getting the most attention this week is the reopening of Massachusetts’ recreational marijuana shops, scheduled for May 25.

Mexican Senate Committees approve Cannabis Bill… but Deadline Extended

Cannabis Law Report

On March 4, 2020, three Mexican Senate Committees approved in a joint session the general terms of the cannabis bill for a new Law for … Read More. Hoban Law Group

Study: Youth Marijuana Use Not Up Since Uruguay Legalized Marijuana in 2013

The Joint Blog

According to a new study, even though Uruguay legalized marijuana for all uses for those 18+ seven years ago (the first country to do so), youth marijuana use in the country is not higher than it was prior to legalization.

Monitoring the Momentum of Cannabis in Africa

Cannabis Law Report

Africa has seen a recent wave of legal developments surrounding commercial cannabis and there are signs that momentum is continuing to build at speed. It … Read More. Hoban Law Group

Louisiana Lawmakers Advance Three Marijuana Reform Bills In One Day, Including Cannabis Banking

SMPL

Louisiana lawmakers advanced three marijuana reform bills on Wednesday, and that includes legislation that would dramatically expand the state’s medical cannabis program and offer protections for banks that service marijuana businesses. House-passed legislation to allow physicians to recommend medical cannabis to patients for any debilitating condition that they deem fit was approved by the Senate Health and Welfare Committee in a 5-1 vote.

California joins push to let cannabis businesses use banks as part of coronavirus relief

Cannabis Law Report

Nothing that you don’t know already but we thought it was worth re-iterating before the Republicans try to decimated the SAFE provisions in the “HEROES” … Read More. Gumballs

L.A. Fire Department to inspect vape and smoke shops after downtown explosion

Cannabis Law Report

Seems like a sensible move after that awful explosion over the weekend. The LA Times reports The Los Angeles Fire Department will launch a citywide … Read More. Gumballs

Solventless Extraction Explained: Profiting from Rosin

Cannabis Law Report

THE PRICE – Free THE DATE – June 2 2020 1pm ET THE RATING – THE BLURB – Understand solventless concentrates with this free online … Read More. Webinars

Cannabis Disputes: How to Minimize Your Litigation Risks

Cannabis Law Report

THE PRICE – Free THE DATE – Tuesday, June 2 Webinar 10:00 am – 10:30 am Audience Discussion 10:30 am – 11:00 THE RATING – … Read More. Webinars

Search for missing San Jose man leads to raid of California cannabis farm

Cannabis Law Report

The Mercury News (CA) reports The search for a missing San Jose man led to the raid of a large marijuana growing operation in Mendocino … Read More. Gumballs

High Times Humboldt Heritage Deal Collapses

Cannabis Law Report

News just in from MJ Biz. We think Hight Times might make more money in a license deal with Netflix for a reality show about … Read More. Breaking News

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