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. We in the cannabis industry have a difficult enough time getting people thinking of cannabis as medicine. Source.

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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Scientific Review Concludes That Cannabis Consumers Are at No Greater Risk of Occupational Injuries

NORML

Adults who consume cannabis are no more likely to experience injuries at work than are those employees who abstain from the substance, according to the findings of a new literature review published in the journal Substance Use and Misuse.

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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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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!

COVID-19 interstate compacts could be a model for regional marijuana trade

Leafly

A 'western alliance' of legal states could regulate interstate cannabis commerce, say some industry leaders. The post COVID-19 interstate compacts could be a model for regional marijuana trade appeared first on Leafly.

Are CBD Contracts Legally Enforceable?

Project CBD

CBD companies are treading in murky waters regarding enforceable contracts

Clinical Trial: Cannabinoid Administration Via a Metered-Dose Inhaler Is Safe and Effective for Chronic Pain Patients

NORML

The delivery of precise doses of THC via an inhaler is associated with pain mitigation in patients with neuropathy and other complex pain conditions, according to clinical trial data published in the European Journal of Pain.

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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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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The Cost of Non-Compliance

Americans for Safe Access

While most cannabis and hemp businesses understand that they must follow a set of guidelines and implement certain quality control factors into their daily operations, many do not understand the depth of compliance and documentation needed to meet all state and federal requirements. Countless operators complain about the cost of compliance, without factoring in the costs of non-compliance.

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

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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Louisiana: Senate Passes Amended Bill Permitting Doctors to Recommend Medical Cannabis for ?Any Condition?

NORML

Senators on Wednesday passed legislation to significantly expand the pool of patients eligible to qualify for medical cannabis access.

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.” ” As Florida’s leading medical marijuana physicians , CannaMD breaks down the most important facts from this headline-grabbing study – including what we know and, perhaps more importantly: what we still don’t know about cannabis and the novel coronavirus, COVID-19.

Episode 2 of Reggae Dancehall live-stream at Studio 710 this Sunday

Cannabis Life Network

If you were there for the first one, you know there was bound to be a second one! Studio 710, located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, is hosting their second reggae dancehall live-stream this Sunday.

How to Comply With CBD Laws in All 50 States

Canna Law Blog

Lawyers are used to selling services. For the past year-and-a-half, we have been selling a product as well. That product is an exhaustively researched and continuously updated 50-state survey of Hemp CBD rules and regulations.

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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. Politics adult-use legalization cannabis legalization legalization vote marijuana legalization recreational marijuana stores

Running Interference

Project CBD

Pesticide synergists block CB1 receptor signaling & alter THC metabolism

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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. The new law takes effect July 1, 2020 and reduces penalties for offenses involving personal possession of up to one ounce of marijuana to a civil violation – punishable by a maximum $25 fine, no arrest, and no criminal record.

Women & Weed: Why Representation Matters – Mrs. Nice Guy

Cannabis Chronicles

The first time I smoked weed was probably in the 8th grade. After persistent begging, my older sister and her friend caved in and gave me my first few puffs. High School is when I became a regular toker, and I became used to being one of the very few chicks in the circle. Sure, I knew a handful of other girls who smoked, but we all ran in different crowds mostly smoked with groups of guys.

5 Ways to Thank Essential Workers

Americans for Safe Access

While many of us are stuck inside, safe in our homes, most essential workers are still making their commutes into work every day. Whether they’re preparing the food we eat, saving lives in the ICU, delivering packages, or working in a dispensary to provide medicine to patients; these individuals are putting themselves at risk to ensure that the essential services we rely on remain open.

Oregon Psychedelics: Petition to Legalize Psilocybin for Therapy Moves Forward

Canna Law Blog

Last Friday, May 22, petitioners submitted to the Oregon Secretary of State a ballot initiative (IP 34) seeking to permit the use of psilocybin for therapeutic use under a licensing and regulatory framework administered by the Oregon Health Authority (“OHA”).

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

What in the World is CBC? – Meet Another Formidable Cannabinoid

LIWTS

Since the dawn of the 2018 Farm Bill, cannabidiol or CBD has taken the market by storm. These days, hemp retailers’ shelves are packed with rows upon rows of CBD products - from isolates, to edibles, to tinctures, and everything in between.

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. The new law took effect immediately upon passage.

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Words From Henry Rollins On Legalization – Mrs. Nice Guy

Cannabis Chronicles

For some reason or another, when I was a child and I’d see Henry Rollins on the tv, it’d scare the s**t out of me. I don’t know why this happened, it could’ve been that maybe at the time his music scared me? Who knows, but it’s a fact that’s true and it can’t be unchanged. Aside from knowing that Henry Rollins is a musician and former lead singer of Black Flag, and that he’s been in a few random (Jack and the Chase) and bad ass (Bad Boys II and Heat), I don’t know that much about him.

Article: Top Counterfeit and Fake THC Cartridge Brands in 2020

Cannabis Law Report

What are the biggest counterfeit vape carts on the market to watch out for this year? Top Counterfeit and Fake THC Cartridge Brands in 2020… Read More. Pot Luck