July, 2020

Endocannabinoid Discovery Timeline

Project CBD

Pioneers in the burgeoning field of CBD and cannabinoid science have opened the door to new vistas of understanding human biology and physiology

Study: Cumulative Use of Cannabis Not Associate with Heart Abnormalities at Middle Age

NORML

"Our finding that occasional marijuana was not associated with ECG abnormalities adds to the growing body of evidence that this level of marijuana use and CVD events and markers of subclinical atherosclerosis are not associated.". The post Study: Cumulative Use of Cannabis Not Associate with Heart Abnormalities at Middle Age appeared first on NORML. Research SCIENCE cardiovascular heart stroke

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Using Medical Marijuana and CBD for PTSD

Leafwell

Many Americans celebrate the Fourth of July with cookouts, ice cream, red, white, and blue everything, cold beer, swimming, and of course, fireworks. It’s the time of year when people can set aside their differences and celebrate what unites them: the love for their country. But there’s a sad irony to the holiday as well. For many who fought for the freedoms that are celebrated on Independence Day. Source. Cannabis Dosing Cannabis Science anxiety post-traumatic stress disorder PTSD

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Making Medical Cannabis History

Project CBD

In the recent annals of medical cannabis history, a defining moment came in 2013 when CNN a reported on the seemingly miraculous antiseizure effects of CBD

What is THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol) and How Does it Work?

Leafwell

What is THC? How Does THC Affect the Body? How is THC Processed or Metabolized By the Body? How Do CBD and THC Interact with Each Other? What Medical Benefits and Uses Does THC Have? How Much THC Should I Use? What Are the Risks of THC? How Do I Overcome THC’s Negative Effects?

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NM cannabis producer challenges new DOH rules

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

A high-profile medical cannabis producer filed a petition in a state district court last week, asking a judge to invalidate rules recently put in place by the New Mexico Department of Health. In the petition, lawyers for cannabis producer Ultra Health argued that many of the recently adopted rules regarding plant and product testing, product labels and facility safety standards are “arbitrary and capricious.”.

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Webinar: Why Cannabis is Effective for Chronic Pain and Insomnia

Leafwell

Our team here at Leafwell is committed to learning as much as possible about medical cannabis and its uses, as well as sharing our knowledge with the wider community.

Biden’s Marijuana Plan Is out of Step with Public Opinion, Would Do Little to Mitigate the Failed Policy of Federal Prohibition

NORML

NORML is skeptical that this proposed recommendation will bring about the sort of tangible marijuana policy changes that voters have consistently demanded — in national polls and at the ballot box. The post Biden’s Marijuana Plan Is out of Step with Public Opinion, Would Do Little to Mitigate the Failed Policy of Federal Prohibition appeared first on NORML. ACTIVISM Advocacy Decriminalization Election Legalization Policy Politics The MORE Act 2020 Elections Joe Biden

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5 positive testimonials on medical marijuana benefits from real patients

Cannabis Life Network

We’d like to shine a light on a few patients in this article, to share their insights and experiences on how medical marijuana has benefitted them throughout their illness. Please take the time to read through the list of 5 testimonials from real patients who have had positive outcomes from using the herb for their […]. The post 5 positive testimonials on medical marijuana benefits from real patients appeared first on Latest Cannabis News Today - Headlines, Videos & Stocks.

What is CBG (Cannabigerol)?

Leafwell

In all the talk about THC and CBD, other cannabinoids can get forgotten about. Yet, these other compounds can affect how CBD and THC work, alongside having unique properties of their own.

Survey: Majority of Health Care Professionals Endorse Cannabis Use Instead of Opioids in Chronic Pain Patients

NORML

Of eligible respondents, 72 percent agreed with the statement, “Medical marijuana should be used to reduce the use of opioids for non-cancer pain.” Sixty-three percent of respondents also agreed, “The DEA should reclassify marijuana so that it is no longer a schedule I drug.". The post Survey: Majority of Health Care Professionals Endorse Cannabis Use Instead of Opioids in Chronic Pain Patients appeared first on NORML. Medical Marijuana Policy health care practitioners opioids physicians survey

What is the Endocannabinoid System (ECS)?

Leafwell

The endocannabinoid system (ECS) refers to the human body’s ability to produce its own natural cannabinoids (called endocannabinoids). Other mammals have endocannabinoid systems too. The ECS was not discovered until the lates 80s/early 90s, and we had no clue of its importance.

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Virginia’s marijuana decriminalization law goes into effect today

Leafly

Possession of up to one ounce is now just a $25 fine, and medical dispensaries should open later this year. The post Virginia’s marijuana decriminalization law goes into effect today appeared first on Leafly. Politics drug reform marijuana decriminalization virginia

Cannabis Vs. OTC Medications: Acetaminophen, aka Tylenol

Leafwell

What is Acetaminophen, aka Tylenol, Used For? How Does Tylenol Work? How Effective Is Tylenol? How Dangerous is Paracetamol? Can I Overdose on It? Mixing Acetaminophen with Other Medications Mixing Tylenol with Alcohol Mixing Medical Cannabis with Other Medications Can I Overdose on Marijuana?

Congress Votes To Protect Legal Marijuana

NORML

We did it! Again!) Today, for the second time in history, the House of Representatives… The post Congress Votes To Protect Legal Marijuana appeared first on NORML. ACTIVISM Advocacy Cannabis Caucus Policy Earl Blumenauer Rep. Barbara Lee Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton Rep. Tom McClintock

Hemp for the Homeless

Project CBD

An innovative solution for street homelessness prioritizes medical cannabis and mobile hemp cabins

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Talking to Your Doctor About Cannabis - CCN Interview

Americans for Safe Access

An interview with Debbie Churgai by Abby Stoddard, PharmD, MBA on behalf of The Client Centered Network.

High Times reneges on paying Disabilities Act Violations settlement while raising $ in Mini-IPO

Cannabis Law Report

Whilst High Times was raising millions from main street investors last fall in their mini-ipo the company was reneging on a settlement agreement that would … Read More.

Best cannabis subscription boxes

Leafly

A BirchBox of buds. A FabFitFun of flower. It’s a thing! The post Best cannabis subscription boxes appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle Strains & products marijuana products subscription box

What is Beta-Caryophyllene? The Peppery Terpene and Cannabinoid

Leafwell

The science behind cannabis is complicated but we want to help you understand this fascinating medicinal plant. This blog looks at a cannabinoid called Beta-caryophyllene, which could be called the “peppery terpene” as it contributes to the warm, woody, spicy smell associated with black pepper.

State-Legal Marijuana Industry to Employ Nearly 300,000 Workers by Year’s End

NORML

The analysis projects as many as 295,000 marijuana-related jobs by the close of 2020 – a total that is slightly higher than the total number of computer programmers working in the United States.

Hemp for the Homeless

Project CBD

An innovative solution for street homelessness prioritizes medical cannabis and mobile hemp cabins

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Senate Proposed Coronavirus Relief Legislation Does Not Include Marijuana Banking Protections

MassRoots

On Monday, the Republican-controlled Senate rolled out new Coronavirus relief legislation—a counteroffer to the $3.4 trillion package unveiled by House democrats back in May.

7 At-Home Marijuana Cultivation Tips & Tricks

Cannabis Life Network

If you are new to marijuana cultivation, we would like to present you with these 7 at-home marijuana cultivation tips and tricks. The Cannabis Act permits adults in Canada to cultivate up to 4 cannabis plants (per household).

Shepard Fairey’s 76-acre cannabis crop art will blow your mind

Leafly

The artist worked with Charlotte's Web to create the world's largest crop art installation in a Kansas hemp field. The post Shepard Fairey’s 76-acre cannabis crop art will blow your mind appeared first on Leafly.

How to Get a New Jersey Medical Marijuana Card in 2020

Leafwell

Are you interested in getting a Medical Marijuana Card in New Jersey? You’ve come to the right place. We hope this article acts as a valuable guide to help you understand the process of applying for your MMJ Card.

New Jersey: Supermajority Back Legalization Measure Ahead of November Vote

NORML

Majorities of Democrats (78 percent), Independents (63 percent), and Republicans (57 percent) back the 2020 ballot measure. The post New Jersey: Supermajority Back Legalization Measure Ahead of November Vote appeared first on NORML.

Getting High by Mistake

Project CBD

CBD users can benefit from microdosing THC

DNC Platform Committe Rejects Amendment Requesting Democrats Support Federal Cannabis Regulation In 2020

Cannabis Law Report

The Democratic National Committee’s (DNC) platform committee on Monday rejected an amendment calling on the party to support marijuana legalization as an official 2020 policy … Read More. Breaking News

Ancient Cannabis in India? Featuring Bhang!

Cannabis Life Network

When it comes to using cannabis, India has been ahead of the curb for thousands of years, literally. Bhang has been enjoyed since ancient times. This is understandable considering it’s made with the female cannabis plant. Not only is it delicious, but it also gets you baked!

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How does cannabis get its color? Here’s why some strains turn purple

Leafly

What gives cannabis its purple, blue, and red hues? The answer is anthocyanin, a family of flavonoids that gives cannabis its colorful pigments. The post How does cannabis get its color? Here’s why some strains turn purple appeared first on Leafly.