December, 2019

Cannabis legalization around the world

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Industry experts weigh in on several countries that are warming towards legal marijuana. The post Cannabis legalization around the world appeared first on Leafly. Canada Industry Politics Australia barbados cannabis legalization denmark legalization Philippines Trinidad

Cannabis & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Project CBD

What would you do if you were faced with the incurable symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? One woman’s journey led her to a life-changing experience with cannabis

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Marijuana Effects on the Brain

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Any fool can know. The point is to understand. – Albert Einstein There’s a vast difference between knowing and understanding. Continue Reading. The post Marijuana Effects on the Brain appeared first on Greencamp. Health

Project CBD Releases Special Report on Synthetic Cannabinoids & Vaping-Related Lung Injuries

Project CBD

The jury is out on the culprit(s) behind the recent outbreak of vaping related lung injury. In this special report, Project CBD ’s Chief Science writer, Adrian Devitt-Lee, suggests that synthetic cannabinoids could be partially responsible

Is the Nation’s Vaping Crisis Hurting California’s Cannabis Market?

Marijuana Lawyer Blog

The Californian cannabis industry watched with the nation, as 47 patients across 25 states lost their lives to possible ­­vaping associated pulmonary illness this summer.

Slow Progress for Medical Cannabis in the UK

Project CBD

November 1, 2018, was a day for celebration. With one stroke, the British government finally cast aside years of outdated dogma, moving ‘ Cannabis Based Medicinal Products’ from Schedule 1 to Schedule 2.

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CBD and prescriptions: can the cannabinoid affect medicine absorption?

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Do you avoid grapefruit juice for medical reasons? You might want to stay away from CBD, too. The post CBD and prescriptions: can the cannabinoid affect medicine absorption? appeared first on Leafly. Canada Health cbd health safety

South Dakota: Medical Cannabis Initiative Certified for 2020 Ballot

NORML

A proposed measure legalizing medical cannabis access in South Dakota has qualified for the 2020 ballot. The South Dakota Secretary of State’s Office acknowledged Thursday that petitioners had gathered a sufficient number of signatures to place Measure 26 on the ballot. The initiative permits qualified patients to possess and home-cultivate cannabis for medical purposes, and establishes a state-regulated retail system for medical marijuana sales.

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2019 in review: Looking back at a year of cannabis in Canada

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How did each province handle the first legal year of cannabis in Canada? The post 2019 in review: Looking back at a year of cannabis in Canada appeared first on Leafly. Canada Industry Politics Alberta British Columbia Manitoba New Brunswick news Ontario quebec Saskatchewan

Migraines and our need for cannabinoids

Cannabis Life Network

We recently explored different ways that diet can cause and prevent migraines. A debilitating neurological condition resulting in unbearable pounding headaches that come with a variety of personalities. Some can be accompanied by aura or symptoms such as nausea. Stats Canada claimed 8.3%

This company filed the first cannabis DNA patent—and nobody knows who they are

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Bioscience Institute lists no executive officers and no corporate address. But it owns potentially valuable cannabis patents. The researchers who work for them don't want to talk about it.

4 Reasons Why MMJ Patients Are Allowed To Possess More Marijuana Than The General Public

MMJ Recs

The laws surrounding marijuana, both for medicinal and recreational use, are constantly changing and differ from state to state. However, there are still some very straightforward advantages to having a medical marijuana (MMJ) card.

What is the difference between medicinal and recreational marijuana

Otherside Farms

In the recent past, cannabis has received a wide range of public opinion. The usage of marijuana has also increased with more states legalizing the plant. Currently, marijuana can be used for both medicinal and recreational purposes depending on where you reside.

Cannabis 3.0 Accelerates Access to Consumer and Medical Research

Cannabis Law Report

Authored By : Arundati Dandapani. If you thought there was no relationship between cannabis use and technology, consider these stats: the average number of mobile apps being used in a day by current cannabis users are 4.

New vaping promotion ban comes into effect on Wednesday, Ontario

Cannabis Life Network

TORONTO — Ontario‘s new ban on the promotion of vaping products in convenience stores and gas stations comes into effect on Wednesday.

Toxic FDA-Approved Food Additives

Project CBD

The FDA recently reiterated its official disapproval of any nonpharmaceutical use of CBD. But their precautionary overreach contrasts sharply with its lax policy towards many common, and problematic, food additives

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Michigan celebrates first legal cannabis purchases

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Michiganders gathered in Ann Arbor to watch John Sinclair make the first buy. Festive lines and happy customers marked the day. The post Michigan celebrates first legal cannabis purchases appeared first on Leafly. Industry Politics cannabis legalization Michigan

Adult-Use Marijuana Sales Begin in Michigan

NORML

Licensed storefronts are now eligible to engage in retail cannabis sales to adults. The first adult-use sales began on Sunday, December 1. Michigan voters last year approved a statewide initiative authorizing state officials to regulate the plant’s production, use, and sale.

Is Pure CBD The Most Medicinal Part Of Cannabis?

The Fresh Toast

Some of the research conducted over the past several decades shows the only way to maximize the therapeutic aspects of cannabis medicine is to use the entire plant. Continue reading Is Pure CBD The Most Medicinal Part Of Cannabis? at The Fresh Toast.

Hemp-CBD Across State Lines: Mississippi

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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Legal Cannabis Vape Pens roll out in Canada

Cannabis Life Network

Cannabis edibles, topicals, shatters, and vape pens have slowly begun to roll out in Canada, known as Legalization 2.0. This second stage of legalization officially began on October 18, 2019, when producers started applying various products for approval.

Cannabis and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Project CBD

What would you do if you were faced with the incurable symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? One woman’s journey led her to a life-changing experience with cannabis

5 Canadian cannabis companies doing more

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Everything’s a little nicer on weed—even capitalism. Here’s how five Canadian cannabis companies are putting a little love back into the world. The post 5 Canadian cannabis companies doing more appeared first on Leafly. Canada Industry Charity holidays

New Jersey: Lawmakers Approve Measure to Place Marijuana Legalization Question on the 2020 Ballot

NORML

Super-majorities of the New Jersey Assembly and Senate decided today to place a marijuana legalization ballot question before voters in 2020. The question will appear as a constitutional amendment on the November election ballot.

How to Build a Successful Cannabis Company

CannaTech

In our blog today we welcome Alvit LCS Pharma CEO Yona Levy with valuable insight on how to build a successful cannabis company. In addition to Yona’s 5 years at the helm of Alvit, Yona also has over 20 years of experience in business management and investment banking.

Banking Woes and Wins for Hemp-CBD

Canna Law Blog

Our firm represents a number of financial institutions and even a federal agency on banking state-legal cannabis. We have practiced in the space ever since the 2014 FinCEN guidelines were issued and it’s been slow going for the most part.

Legalization 2.0 slowly rolls out – Edibles on Canadian shelves

Cannabis Life Network

It has been a long disappointing wait for cannabis to become fully legal in Canada. As regulations continued to rollout, hope for medicinal patients has dissipated into a DIY abyss. Now, the wait for Legalization 2.0 has come to an end – almost.

CBD to the Rescue

Project CBD

Life-threatening side effects from pharmaceuticals led one man to try cannabis. In this testimonial, he shares how cannabis helped him overcome refractory lockjaw and severe nerve pain

Leafly investigation: Inside the billion-dollar race to patent cannabis

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Backstabbing partners, secret financial backers, hired-gun geneticists: Welcome to Leafly's series on the new cannabis patent war. The post Leafly investigation: Inside the billion-dollar race to patent cannabis appeared first on Leafly.

Illinois: Retail Marijuana Sales Begin Next Week

NORML

Adults will be able to purchase cannabis from select retailers next week, beginning on Wednesday, January 1. Under the new law, state-licensed retailers may provide up to 30 grams of cannabis for those over the age of 21. Those who are visiting from out of state may purchase 15 grams of cannabis.

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