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)?

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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

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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


Cannabis and Incontinence

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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

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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


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

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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.

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

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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.

CBD Science Update

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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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Study: Cannabis Retailers Associated with Drop in Localized Crime


The establishment of regulated cannabis retailers is associated with a decrease in localized criminal activity, according to data published in the journal Regional Science and Urban Economics.

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

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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


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

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.

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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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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The History of Medical Marijuana


Most ancient cultures have realized and documented cannabis’ therapeutic applications, allowing us to trace a 6,000-year-old history of medical marijuana. Continue Reading. The post The History of Medical Marijuana appeared first on Greencamp. Health

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

Organigram’s new cannabis drink mix

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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


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.

FBI Sting Catches Cannabis Stock Manipulators: PotNetwork Holdings Exposed

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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.

Oklahoma: Expanded Protections for Cannabis Patients to Take Effect


Legislation will take effect next week expanding protections for state-qualified medical cannabis patients. House Bill 2612 , which was signed into law in March, will go into effect on Friday, August 30.


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NJ Governor Vetoes Cannabis Expungement, Calls for Stronger Bill


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

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

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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