May, 2020

Why Medical Marijuana in the United States Should Be Legal

Cannabis Life Network

Medical marijuana is legal for many Americans, but not all. Read on for why we believe medical marijuana in the United States should be legal for everyone. Just imagine, you are an American living in northern Idaho dealing with constant anxiety attacks.

Cannabis, CBD & Anxiety

Project CBD

Managing anxiety is often the reason why people take cannabis or CBD products

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Psilocybin Mushrooms: The Next Cannabis?

Leafwell

Introduction. Broaching the subject of magic mushrooms as a form of therapy for psychiatric illnesses is not something one usually does in polite company. Yet, perhaps one sometimes should. It is, after all, something we here at Leafwell take a brief look at on our cannabis for addiction page.

Study finds cannabinoid plays key role in PTSD and ‘fear extinction’

Leafly

Why can't PTSD patients forget trauma? Cannabinoids may be a critical factor in the brain's ability to extinguish memory. The post Study finds cannabinoid plays key role in PTSD and ‘fear extinction’ appeared first on Leafly. Health anandamide brain studies memory ptsd traumatic memorie

Endocannabinoids & Endocrine Disruptors

Project CBD

Do endocrine disruptors and other chemical pollutants wreak havoc by impairing the endocannabinoid system

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Virginia: Marijuana Decriminalization Takes Effect July 1

NORML

2020 Virginia General Assembly. Richmond, VA: Democratic Governor Ralph Northam has signed legislation ( Senate Bill 2 | House Bill 972 ) decriminalizing marijuana possession.

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Marijuana & COVID-19: New Study Preview

CannaMD

In a working draft of research prepared by Canadian scientists, study authors claim that their findings are “crucial for the future analysis of the effects of medical cannabis on COVID-19.”

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Webinar: Leafwell & PotGuide Discuss The Impact of COVID-19 on Mental Health & Why Cannabis Can Help

Leafwell

Leafwell and PotGuide Are Hosting a Webinar on Medical Cannabis for Mental Health During the Coronavirus Pandemic – Join the Discussion on Facebook Here: [link] !

Years after legalizing marijuana, voters see it as a huge success

Leafly

A new survey finds that most residents in adult-use states applaud the end of prohibition. The post Years after legalizing marijuana, voters see it as a huge success appeared first on Leafly.

Oceania: Cannabis Beckons in a Restive Region

Project CBD

the uneven progress of cannabis policy reform and economic prospects in Oceana

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Municipalities Moving Away from Marijuana Testing for Employees

NORML

Municipal officials in various cities nationwide are moving away from policies requiring marijuana testing for public employees. In the city of Rochester, council members approved municipal legislation on Tuesday barring pre-employment marijuana testing for non-safety sensitive city employees.

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US Virgin Islands Governor Reveals Final Version Of Proposed Cannabis Act

Cannabis Law Report

In a press release …… The Governor urged the 33 rd Legislature to act quickly on his proposed Cannabis Act legislation in order to shore … Read More. Cannabis Law News

Class Action Lawsuits Against Cannabis Companies Increase by 116%

Cannabis Life Network

Since legalization, many cannabis companies in Canada saw a rise in their stock price and interest from investors, but recent legal battles have slowed down the growth tremendously. In recent news, some of Canada’s biggest growers (cannabis companies) of cannabis have faced proposed U.S.

Will Most Medical Cannabis Consultations Start to Take Place Online?

Leafwell

Prior to the COVID-19 outbreak, many states throughout the United States required that a patient see a physician in-person before they could use telemedicine for future consultations. Now, an initial physical examination is not required to use telemedicine. From: [link] (Public Domain &#8211.

Cannabis banking reform included in latest Congressional COVID relief bill

Leafly

The SAFE Banking Act has been folded into the latest coronavirus relief measure. That's huge. The post Cannabis banking reform included in latest Congressional COVID relief bill appeared first on Leafly. Politics cannabis banking Congress COVID-19 SAFE Banking Act

Running Interference

Project CBD

Pesticide synergists block CB1 receptor signaling & alter THC metabolism

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Attorneys General Push for Marijuana Banking Reform

NORML

Attorneys Generals from 34 states and territories sent a letter today to Congressional leadership urging members to expeditiously pass The Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act so that state-licensed cannabis business can explicitly engage in relationships with banks and other financial institutions.

NZ Draft Regulated Cannabis Legislation Has Been Published…. It’s New Zealand, Therefore It’s Sensible & Practical

Cannabis Law Report

The Cannabis Legalization and Control Bill is being described by business sources in the country as “world-leading” for provisions that would reserve market share for … Read More. Cannabis Law News

How to say popular weed words and phrases in sign language

Cannabis Life Network

Have you ever wondered how to say popular weed words and phrases in sign language? If so, you are not the first! Thankfully, the American Sign Language is way ahead of us and has created a number of signs for the stoner community. This is awesome news for everyone!

Will Most Medical Cannabis Consultations Start to Take Place Online Via Telehealth?

Leafwell

Prior to the COVID-19 outbreak, many states throughout the United States required that a patient see a physician in-person before they could use telemedicine for future consultations. Now, an initial physical examination is not required to use telemedicine. From: [link] (Public Domain – CC0). Source.

Rest in peace Joesy Whales, co-creator of cannabis strain Original Glue

Leafly

Original Glue co-creator Joesy "Don" Whales passed away last week, leaving behind a legendary strain in the cannabis world. The post Rest in peace Joesy Whales, co-creator of cannabis strain Original Glue appeared first on Leafly. Strains & products gorilla glue obituary original-glue

Are CBD Contracts Legally Enforceable?

Project CBD

CBD companies are treading in murky waters regarding enforceable contracts

A Founder Looks at 50: Hunter S. Thompson ? a Natural Ally

NORML

NORML Founder Keith Stroup. For NORML’s 50th anniversary, every Friday we will be posting a blog from NORML’s Founder Keith Stroup as he reflects back on a lifetime as America’s foremost marijuana smoker and legalization advocate.

High Times Admits SEC Filing is Wrong: Stormy Simon off the Board

Cannabis Law Report

High Times, a cannabis media company turned, hopefully, dispensary company, has announced in an SEC filing that some how they did not report that Stormy … Read More.

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7 Cannabis Media Companies Every Weed Smoker Should Follow

Cannabis Life Network

Fellow weed smokers, here are the top 7 Cannabis Media Companies you need to be following for all your updates on our friend Mary Jane. Canadian Cannabis Media Corporation Canadian Cannabis Media Corporation is an online platform from Vancouver BC.

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Cannabis for Mental Health: Why Does it Work? [Video]

Leafwell

It was Mental Health Week last week, so Leafwell joined forces with PotGuide to take a look at how cannabis can help treat mental health problems like anxiety, depression and PTSD. Click Play on the video below and check out the show in its entirety!

Los Angeles explosion shows perils of illicit cannabis market

Leafly

12 firefighters were injured in an explosion at a butane wholesaler serving the illegal market. The post Los Angeles explosion shows perils of illicit cannabis market appeared first on Leafly. Industry public safety

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The Impact of COVID-19 on Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Program

MedicalJane

The Pennsylvania Department of Health announced in March that in light of the COVID-19 outbreak, it is taking steps to assist those who require access to medical marijuana. Under Gov.

NORML Remembers Mikel Weisser

NORML

NORML offers its condolences to the family and friends of Mikel Weisser. Longtime political activist Mikel Weisser, who served as State Director of the Arizona NORML , passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday after suffering a heart attack. He was 61 years old.

CLAB Meet the Press: Cannabis and Media

Cannabis Law Report

The issues with cannabis and traditional media are not new. Buying ads, using social media, and other marketing avenues are closed. Paid media continues to … Read More. Featured Lighting Up

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Our picks for Canadian Cannabis accessories companies to check out in 2020

Cannabis Life Network

High-quality products for a high-quality lifestyle. Here are 7 Canadian Cannabis accessories companies to check out in 2020.