August, 2019

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

Leafly

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?

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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

NORML

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

NORML

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

NORML

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!

Washington State Bans CBD in Food and Beverages

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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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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.

Comments to the Food & Drug Administration on CBD and Cannabis

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

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

NORML

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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How Cannabis Helped Me Cope With Grief

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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

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.

Tilray Inc. reports a Q2 loss of US$35.1M, up from Q1

Cannabis Life Network

NANAIMO, B.C. Cannabis company Tilray Inc. reported a loss in its latest quarter as revenue soared compared with a year ago before legalization of the recreational market in Canada late last year. The B.C.-based based company, which keeps its books in U.S. dollars, says it lost US$35.1

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.

Court: DEA Must Explain Its Failure to Act Upon Pending Marijuana Cultivation Applications

NORML

A federal court has ordered the Drug Enforcement Administration to respond to a lawsuit charging the agency with failing to move forward with a 2016 policy to expand the total number of federally licensed marijuana cultivators.

AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION CALLS ON CONGRESS - HOW MUCH CLOUT DOES THE ABA CARRY FOR CANNABIS REFORM?

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Chicago to Clear Thousands of Cannabis Arrests During Legalization

Leafly

In Illinois, about 770,000 arrests and convictions, representing about 314,000 people, must be automatically expunged. A San Francisco technology company says it's up to the task. The post Chicago to Clear Thousands of Cannabis Arrests During Legalization appeared first on Leafly.

FBI Sting Catches Cannabis Stock Manipulators: PotNetwork Holdings Exposed

Cannabis Law Report

By Teri Buhl. Three South Florida men have been arrested as part of a ring of cannabis stock manipulators by the Northern Ohio Department of Justice.

Organigram’s new cannabis drink mix

Cannabis Life Network

Cannabis‘ edible sector is going to big, 2.7 billion dollars big. Beverages are projected to consume a significant portion of that economic influx, which one company has created a solution (cannabis dissolvable drink mix) to catch in their corporate cup.

An Overview of the Biggest Marijuana Players in South America

WeedAdvisor

There has been a lot of buzz lately about marijuana reform in South and Central America. Although Uruguay will always hold the title for being the first country in the world to legalize recreational marijuana, the Green Wave is hitting the continent in one large swoop.

Federal Report: Youth Marijuana Use Steadily Declining

NORML

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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22 Real People Explain How Cannabis Helps Them Mentally, Physically, & Emotionally

Miss Marijuana

The word is out that marijuana can have some pretty incredible health benefits. While reading the studies on cannabis and health can be informative, we thought it would be better to ask our community how cannabis helps them.

Higher Education: The Top Universities Offering Cannabis Degrees

Leafly

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

Who’s Really Buying CBD? And Why?

Cannabis Law Report

If you wish to re-publish this story please do so with following accreditation. AUTHOR: Halston Puchek , Hoban Law Group. PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT. Halston Puchek – Hoban Law Group.

Who’s Turning Cannabis into a GMO?

Cannabis Life Network

Supply shortages, quality issues, and opaque production practices are all areas in desperate need of improvement in Canada’s cannabis industry, and some see turning cannabis into a GMO as the answer to these problems.