August, 2019

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

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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

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

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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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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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.

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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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

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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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.

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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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.

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.

Higher Education: The Top Universities Offering Cannabis Degrees

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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

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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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.

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.

Louisiana: Medical Cannabis Access to Begin Next Week

NORML

Qualified patients are anticipated to finally begin accessing medical cannabis products next week, according to a statement issued by regulators at the state’s Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF).

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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.

NJ Governor Vetoes Cannabis Expungement, Calls for Stronger Bill

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Phil Murphy vetoed parts of a bill to expunge low-level cannabis convictions, arguing they didn’t do enough to address the ravages of the drug war. The post NJ Governor Vetoes Cannabis Expungement, Calls for Stronger Bill appeared first on Leafly. Politics expungement legislation new jersey

No Smoking: Some States Try to Snuff Out Smokable Hemp Products

Canna Law Blog

Last month, South Carolina’s Attorney General Alan Wilson’s office issued a letter to the Chief of the state’s Law Enforcement Division. The letter responded to a number of questions raised by the Chief regarding hemp.

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