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Report: Medical Marijuana Access Reduces Worker’s Comp Claims

The Joint Blog

Medical marijuana is associated with a nearly 7% decline in workers’ comp claims, according to a new study published in the journal Heath Economics. As noted by the Associated Press, when there were claims, they were for shorter periods of time, on average, after medical marijuana was legalized. “We

Los Angeles County expunges 66,000 marijuana convictions in a day

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Los Angeles County undertook a massive expungement effort. The post Los Angeles County expunges 66,000 marijuana convictions in a day appeared first on Leafly. Politics California expungement legalization

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What You Should Know About Cholesterol, Marijuana, And CBD

The Fresh Toast

Heart health is directly tied to overall health and aging. Here's how CBD and marijuana could impact it. Continue reading What You Should Know About Cholesterol, Marijuana, And CBD at The Fresh Toast. Cannabis Medical Marijuana RX American Heart Association cholesterol heart disease heart health

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Colorado State University to Begin Offering Marijuana Major in the Fall

The Joint Blog

Colorado State officials on Friday approved a bachelor’s of science degree program in Cannabis Biology and Chemistry for Colorado State University, according to the Colorado Department of Higher Education which said it was one of the first such programs in the country.

Anatomy of a Cannabis Insurance Policy: Exclusions

Canna Law Blog

Previously I wrote about insurance generally ( see here ) and products liability insurance specifically ( see here ).

5 cannabis strains for people who love strawberries

Leafly

You love strawberries as a fruit, but did you know you could love them as a weed flavor? Here are 5 cannabis strains that taste like strawberry. The post 5 cannabis strains for people who love strawberries appeared first on Leafly.

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Alberta approves cannabis vape sales, starting this week

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The decision to allow the sale of cannabis vapes was based on “available evidence, data and other provinces’ decisions on cannabis vaping.”. The post Alberta approves cannabis vape sales, starting this week appeared first on Leafly. Canada Industry Alberta vape pens Vaping

Aurora reports Q2 loss

Cannabis Life Network

Aurora Cannabis Inc.’s ’s second quarter earnings were weighed down by a drop in cannabis production and the costs associated with ramping up efforts to roll out cannabis edibles and vapes.

Las Vegas dispensary offers free joints to Nevada primary voters

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The Source wanted to give a pre-roll to everyone who voted. Then they realized that was against the law. So they adapted. The post Las Vegas dispensary offers free joints to Nevada primary voters appeared first on Leafly. Politics 2020 election Las Vegas Nevada president primary voting

UK rules CBD is novel food, sets one year deadline for regulatory approval

Cannabis Law Report

UK food regulators have stood by their threat to remove products containing CBD from sale if businesses do not gain special authorisation, and have set March 31, 2021 as the deadline for applications. The British cannabis industry has been waiting more than a year for clarity.

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Social CBD sets new standard for broad-spectrum gummies

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Social CBD releases its new broad-spectrum gummies to the world. See how they took customer feedback and manufacturing to a whole new level. The post Social CBD sets new standard for broad-spectrum gummies appeared first on Leafly.

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Today’s Answer of the Day

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What are the precursors for the most commonly naturally occurring phytocannabinoids? The precursors for THC, CBD and CBC are olivetolic acid and geranyl pyrophosphate. These precursors undergo a condensation reaction which results in the formation of cannabigerolic acid (CBGA).

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The Week in Weed: February 14, 2020

The Blunt Truth

Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana. It was a busy week for the states, as Virginia moved towards decriminalization.

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Project CBD

Humans love finding ways to alter our consciousness, and psychedelic plants have long provided a way to do so. Why do these plants produce intoxicating compounds

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President Trump’s Budget Proposes Ending Protection for State Medical Marijuana Laws

The Joint Blog

According to a report from Marijuana Moment, President Trump has proposed ending an existing policy that protects state medical marijuana programs from Justice Department interference. The proposed end comes as part of his fiscal year 2021 budget plan released on Monday.

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400 pounds of marijuana seized after drugs mailed to Elmwood business, authorities say

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A Harvey man told authorities the four packages he received through the mail at an Elmwood business contained hemp and that he had the paperwork to document their legality. But he was arrested and jailed because federal authorities said the packages contained marijuana that was illegally mailed through the U.S. postal system. Agents ended up seizing about 400 pounds of marijuana after searching Urban Nola LLC, a business in the 900 block of Edwards Avenue in Elmwood, on Feb.

Cannabinoids and Terpemes Have Potential Decontaminating Properties

The Joint Blog

According to a new study published in the journal Molecules and epublished by the National Institute of Health, cannabinoids and terpenes may have significant decontaminating effects.

The Power Couple of Cannabis Therapeutics

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Marijuana Reduces Symptoms of Gastroparesis, States Study

The Joint Blog

Marijuana use significantly reduces symptoms in those with refractory gastroparesis.

Stoner Sex on Valentine’s Day

Cannabis Life Network

The key to making the most of February 14th is planning ahead. In the words of Sweet Brown, “Ain’t nobody got time for that!” Valentine’s Day can be a blast, and even more so if you smoke weed. If you have a 420 friendly partner, kick it up this year and get freaky with some […].

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Western Illinois University Offering Minor on Marijuana Cultivation

The Joint Blog

Western Illinois University school officials announced on Monday that beginning fall 2020, they will be offering a degree minor for marijuana cultivation.

South Park’s Stance on the Cannabis Industry and Culture

Cannabis Maven

While South Park’s take on the cannabis industry and culture may seem critical, it’s important to remember the context. Culture

Bill to Legalize Medical Marijuana Overwhelmingly Approved by Kentucky House Committee

Cannabis Maven

A Kentucky House Committee has approved a bill to legalize medical marijuana. Policy