August, 2019

DEA Says It Will Finally Let Others Grow Research-Grade Cannabis


Two days before a federal court deadline, the DEA says it will do what it said it would do three years ago. The post DEA Says It Will Finally Let Others Grow Research-Grade Cannabis appeared first on Leafly. Politics DEA research

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What is CBG (cannabigerol)?

Leaf Science

If you think the world of cannabis-based words and abbreviations is a confusing one, then you are not on your own. From sativas to percolators to tetrahydrocannabinols, unless you are fully ingrained within the culture, these terms are possibly going to fly right over your head.

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What Is the MORE Act, and How Could It Change Marijuana Policy Forever?


Click here to send a message to your Representative now! The MORE Act, which was introduced to the US Congress last month, would completely decriminalize marijuana at the federal level.

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‘Too costly, not enough evidence it works’, says UK in blow to cannabis campaigners

Cannabis Law Report

If you wish to re-publish this story please do so with following accreditation. AUTHOR: Mark Taylor. PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT. Cannabis treatments are too expensive and do not come with enough test evidence to be effective, UK authorities have said.

CBD Science Update

Project CBD

The 29th annual International Cannabinoid Research Society ( ICRS ) symposium, which convened last month in Bethesda, Maryland, featured new developments in CBD science that have far-reaching implications for many areas of medicine.

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Virginia, Marijuana, and How Medical Legalization May Unfold in the South


Virginia has been one of the most reluctant states to consider marijuana law reform, though it recently began allowing some forms of cannabis oil for approved patients.

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Surgeon General’s Advisory Highlights Need for Further Cannabis Regulation, Not Criminalization


Remarks made today by the United States Surgeon General highlighting “the importance of protecting our nation from the health risks of marijuana use in adolescents and during pregnancy” fail to acknowledge the role that a regulated market can play in mitigating the use of cannabis by potentially high-risk populations.

Cannabis and Incontinence

Project CBD

Scissor-walks and stutter-steps: the familiar dance performed by nearly 33 million Americans suffering from Overactive Bladder ( OAB ) – also known as Spastic Bladder and Detrusor Overactivity. OAB tends to plague people struggling with Multiple Sclerosis ( MS ) or other neurodegenerative diseases

American Bar Association Endorses Ending Marijuana Prohibition


The American Bar Association (ABA) has passed a resolution in support of ending federal marijuana prohibition and removing the substance from the Controlled Substances Act (CSA). In language that does not mince words, the proposal reads : FURTHER RESOLVED, That the American Bar Association urges Congress to enact legislation to remove marijuana from Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act.

Cannabis and Alzheimer’s Disease: The Compelling Evidence

Cannabis Cheri

Pin This! Guest post by Lanny Swerdlow, RN, LNC. When it comes to cannabis and Alzheimer’s disease, marijuana can not only help treat the symptoms of this devastating disease, it just might prevent it from ever happening in the first place!

How Cannabis Helped Me Cope With Grief


There's a fine line between using cannabis as an aid and using it as a crutch to overcome an emotional experience. Read our first-person account on how the plant can help with grief. The post How Cannabis Helped Me Cope With Grief appeared first on Leafly. Health anxiety depression edibles

Young Living vs. doTERRA: Utah MLM Companies and the CBD Race

Canna Law Blog

Utah is a unique state for a variety of reasons, but recently it gained additional notoriety because the “world leader in essential oils” (based on global revenue), Young Living Essential Oils, announced it acquired Colorado-based Nature’s Ultra.

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The Carbon Footprint of Legal Cannabis


The rapid growth of the global legal cannabis industry is often described as a “Green Rush,” yet many experts are concerned that this industry is not ‘green’. As more countries legalize cannabis production and the number of consumers explodes, the demand for grow sustainability is mounting.

CBD Science Update

Project CBD

The 29th annual International Cannabinoid Research Society ( ICRS ) symposium, which convened last month in Bethesda, Maryland, featured new developments in CBD science that have far-reaching implications for many areas of medicine.

Rep. Nadler: You and I are going to legalize marijuana


Jerry Nadler is the Representative of New York’s 10th Congressional District.

Does CBD Show up in UA? Will CBD Show Up On a Drug Test?

Cannabis Cheri

Dear Cheri, I want to use cannabis but am regularly drug tested for work, so I know that THC is out. My question is, does CBD show up in UA (urinary analysis)? Will CBD show up on a drug test? Does CBD show up in UA?

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Washington State Bans CBD in Food and Beverages


Washington state has announced a ban on hemp-derived CBD in food and beverage products. Whether the products are going anywhere is another story. The post Washington State Bans CBD in Food and Beverages appeared first on Leafly.

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Grading the Democratic Presidential Candidates on Marijuana: Beto O’Rourke

Canna Law Blog

Each Saturday, we have been running a series of blog posts that take a close look at each of the Democratic Party candidates for President in 2020. We examine each candidate’s historic approach to marijuana law and policy, and we also canvas their current respective stances on marijuana.

Businesses grow around NM medical cannabis producers

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

As New Mexico lawmakers try to come up with a legislative proposal to legalize recreational cannabis that might ease the apprehension of some of their colleagues, there is already a group of business owners already laying the groundwork for a post-legalization world.

Comments to the Food & Drug Administration on CBD and Cannabis

Project CBD

Read Project CBD ’s special report commenting on cannabis science to the FDA

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Grassroots Activism and Marijuana Policy: A Winning Combination


When NORML was founded in 1970, roughly 12% of Americans supported legalizing marijuana. After decades of hard work by thousands of committed activists around the country, we are gradually winning the hearts and minds of a majority of the public today.

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Is it Safe to Use Cannabis to Aid in Recovery After Surgery?

Puff Puff Post

Going under the knife is never a fun thing to be doing. Whether serious or minor, surgery recovery can be painful and long. Doctors will often prescribe opioid painkillers to treat pain after the procedure, but the drugs that they prescribe can be addictive and come with many side effects.

Higher Education: The Top Universities Offering Cannabis Degrees


With the cannabis industry booming, employers are looking for highly skilled labor. Check out these US universities offering degrees in cannabis. The post Higher Education: The Top Universities Offering Cannabis Degrees appeared first on Leafly. Industry Education schools

Utah MLM Essential Oils: doTERRA’s Copaiba Oil Challenges Young Living’s CBD Oil

Canna Law Blog

Recently I wrote about the two dominant global MLM essential oil companies based in Utah : Young Living and doTERRA.

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Lawsuit Alleges Secret Cash Payments. By Colorado CBD Company CEO, Kashif Shan

Cannabis Law Report

By Teri Buhl. A wholesale CBD oil company, called Folium Biosciences, is being accused of siphoning off cash to its founder Kashif Shan and another top executive in a lawsuit filed this week in Colorado state court. Kashif Shan.

Weedmaps to stop advertising unlicensed pot businesses

Cannabis Life Network

LOS ANGELES — The major online pot shop directory and cannabis marketplace Weedmaps announced this Wednesday that it will no longer allow black-market businesses to advertise on its site. The decision will undoubtably boost California’s efforts to rein in its vast illegal market.

Federal Report: Youth Marijuana Use Steadily Declining


The self-reported use of marijuana by teenagers continues to decline nationally, according to federal data reported by the United States Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

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What Are the Key Differences Between Aquaponics and Aeroponics?

Leaf Science

Alternative growing systems are becoming widely popular in the dry herb industry. With aquaponics and aeroponics both fighting to reach the top spot, it is high time you understand the differences between these systems.

California Cannabis Tax Revenue Approaches $1 Million per Day


Receipts from April through June total $74 million as legal industry expands. The post California Cannabis Tax Revenue Approaches $1 Million per Day appeared first on Leafly. Politics California legalization taxes

Hemp-CBD Across State Lines: Georgia

Canna Law Blog

The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (“ 2018 Farm Bill ”) legalized hemp by removing the crop and its derivatives from the definition of marijuana under the Controlled Substances Act (“CSA”) and by providing a detailed framework for the cultivation of hemp.

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NM governor intervenes in court case over medical cannabis cards

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

New Mexico’s governor has officially become a party in a legal battle over whether medical cannabis cards should be issued to out-of-state residents. On Wednesday, a state district judge approved Gov.