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Study: Medical Cannabis Access Associated with Fewer Workers’ Comp Claims

NORML

The enactment of state-specific medical cannabis access laws is associated with a decline in workers’ compensation claims, according to data published in the journal Health Economics.

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Fighting cancer with cannabinoids

Cannabis Life Network

Cannabics Pharmeceuticals (OTCQB: CNBX) has conducted research focusing on the effect of certain cannabinoids fighting against cancer. The company, which pursues personalized cannabis-based medicines, found promising effects with two cannabinoids, CBC (Cannabichromene) and CBG (Cannabigerol.)

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Why Patients Should Always Start With Microdosing Medical Marijuana

The Fresh Toast

Finding the right dose of a new medication can be tricky. The same is true of medical cannabis. Continue reading Why Patients Should Always Start With Microdosing Medical Marijuana at The Fresh Toast. Cannabis How-To Medical Marijuana RX microdosing

Trump Budget Targets Marijuana States Rights

NORML

As President Trump travels around the nation to his various reelection rallies, a giant banner with the slogan “Promises Made, Promises Kept” is always displayed prominently behind him. A quick review of a 2016 radio interview provides even more evidence that this is not true.

Oregon Cannabis 2020: Legislative Forecast and Report

Canna Law Blog

Last week, Oregon kicked off the 2020 legislative session. Because we are in an even-numbered year, this will be a 35-day session. In short sessions, we tend to see fewer pieces of introduced legislation.

Ready to Lobby?

NORML

2019 was a record year for marijuana reform, with more NORML chapters holding lobby days than ever before. With the 2020 legislative session already in full swing in many states, NORML chapters across the country are organizing lobby days to advocate for sensible reform policies in their state.

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Supreme Cannabis reducing cost structure to accelerate profitable growth

Cannabis Life Network

· Corporate positions decreased by approximately 33% and operational positions decreased by approximately 13% · Total number of positions decreased by approximately 15% across the Company · New structure focuses the business on accelerating revenue growth in the Canadian market TORONTO, Feb.

Why is Trump targeting medical marijuana in an election year?

Leafly

Medical marijuana has a 92% favorable rating. Trump's budget would let federal prosecutors target state-legal patients. What gives? The post Why is Trump targeting medical marijuana in an election year? appeared first on Leafly.

Are You a Health and Wellness Conscious Zoomer?

Cannabis Law Report

BY GENERATION1.CA POSTED ON FEBRUARY 9, 2020. By Arundati Dandapani. The hunger for knowledge and cannabis education exceeds the willingness of physicians to prescribe cannabis to patients according to a Shoppers Drug Mart survey.

After a rough 2019, California’s cannabis industry will bloom in 2020

Leafly

Here’s why you should bet on the Golden State. The post After a rough 2019, California’s cannabis industry will bloom in 2020 appeared first on Leafly. Industry adult-use cannabis California legalization

Weedmaps Stops Listing Illegal Michigan Cannabis Businesses

Cannabis Law Report

Live reports. Weedmaps this week announced it’s no longer allowing businesses that can’t provide a verifiable Michigan marijuana business license number advertise on their website.

Two universities to offer cannabis degrees

Leafly

Colorado State University and Western Illinois University are poised to offer cannabis programs next fall. The post Two universities to offer cannabis degrees appeared first on Leafly. Industry Science & tech cannabis education Colorado State University Western Illinois University

Medical Cannabis Bill Introduced in Alabama

Cannabis Law Report

Ganjapreneur reports. Legislation to legalize medical cannabis is expected to be introduced today in the Alabama state Senate; the bill is based on a proposal approved by the Alabama Medical Cannabis Study Commission.

Three 420-friendly winter vacation destinations

Leafly

Meet these three 420-friendly destinations that are great for weed lovers—and another three that, surprisingly, are not. The post Three 420-friendly winter vacation destinations appeared first on Leafly. Canada Lifestyle British Columbia California france jamaica Palm Springs quebec Sweden travel

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New York Medical Cannabis Industry Association announces new members

Cannabis Law Report

The New York Medical Cannabis Industry Association (NYMCIA) has announced that Green Thumb Industries (GTI), Curaleaf, and Cresco have joined its coalition.

Lower profile cannabis bills headed for floor debates

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

With eight days left in the legislative session, passing a cannabis legalization bill is looking more and more like a long-shot. But there are three other bills related to cannabis and hemp that have been moving through committee assignments, some with little to no debate or opposition.

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Trump Wishes To End Policy Protection State Medical Cannabis Programs From Justice Dept Interference

Cannabis Law Report

Marijuana Moment reports that. President Trump proposed ending an existing policy that protects state medical marijuana programs from Justice Department interference as part of his fiscal year 2021 budget plan released on Monday.

‘Help, I’m terrified of THC!’

Leafly

Whether you’re a twice-shy recreational consumer or a potential patient with concerns, here’s a breakdown of why some people are more sensitive to THC than others, and how to make it work for you. The post ‘Help, I’m terrified of THC!’ ’ appeared first on Leafly. Canada Health Lifestyle cbd health canada THC

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Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation Extends Medical Cannabis Dispensaries Opening Hours

Cannabis Law Report

The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation granted medical cannabis dispensing organizations the ability to remain open until 10 p.m. to make medical cannabis sales.

Today’s Answer of the Day

TheAnswerPage

Are pupillary responses to light affected by marijuana? Yes – marijuana may impair pupillary responses. See Answer. See Answer.

Sanity Group Closes $22M million US Series A round

Cannabis Law Report

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Effective Tips To Win The Marijuana Marketing Game

Cannabis Law Report

Connecting with the audience and building their trust online is perhaps the most daunting challenge for any business. And it becomes all the more challenging when you are dealing with marijuana.

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Do I Need A Medical Marijuana Card To Buy CBD?

MMJ Recs

CBD has quickly become immensely popular in the U.S. Known for its calming properties, CBD can now be found in a wide range of trendy products – everything from body lotion to lattes. However, even with its popularity, people still have a lot of questions surrounding CBD usage.

The FDA’s Stand on CBD Oil Products

Cannabis Law Report

When it comes to CBD or anything else related to cannabis, we already know that the FDA will have some harsh, yet essential things to say.

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Trump Budget Proposes Ending State Medical Marijuana Protections And Blocking DC From Legalizing

SMPL

President Trump proposed ending an existing policy that protects state medical marijuana programs from Justice Department interference as part of his fiscal year 2021 budget plan released on Monday. The rider, which has been renewed in appropriations legislation every year since 2014, stipulates the the Justice Department can’t use its funds to prevent states or territories “from implementing their own laws that authorize the use, distribution, possession, or cultivation of medical marijuana.”.

CBD Laws – Things You Should Know

Cannabis Law Report

As you may know, cannabis is legal in roughly half of all US states. However, CBD oil is not the same thing as cannabis – because it comes with different effects and uses. CBD – cannabidiol – is one of the two parts that make the hemp/ cannabis plant, besides THC.

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Male vs. female cannabis: How to determine the sex of your plant

Leafly

Determining the sex of your cannabis plant is vital to achieving your growing goals. Luckily, sexing cannabis plants is easier than one might think. The post Male vs. female cannabis: How to determine the sex of your plant appeared first on Leafly. Growing flower growing tips science

Trump’s 2021 Budget Targets States’ Rights and Ending MMJ Protections

Cannabis Maven

President Trump's budget proposal for fiscal year 2021 proposes an end to existing policy that protects state medical marijuana programs. Medical