December, 2022

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5 Things to Watch in the Cannabis Industry in 2023

MJ Business Attorneys

As 2022 draws to a close, we are looking ahead to try and anticipate what 2023 has in store for the cannabis industry. Missouri & Maryland.

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Record Number of Scientific Papers Published About Cannabis in 2022

NORML

“It is time for politicians and others to stop assessing cannabis through the lens of ‘what we don’t know’ and instead start engaging in evidence-based discussions about marijuana and marijuana reform policies that are indicative of all that we do know.”.

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Are Edibles Safe for Seniors?

Cannabis Cheri

Dear Cheri, Are edibles safe for seniors? I have been trying to get my mother to try medical marijuana. She does not want to smoke but she might be open to trying edibles. I have not had great experiences with edibles in the past and worry she might not either. What are your thoughts?

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The 5 most intriguing cannabis research studies of 2022

Leafly

Reduced restrictions and improved legalization efforts paved the way for new and exciting ways to research cannabis and its complexities in 2022. The post The 5 most intriguing cannabis research studies of 2022 appeared first on Leafly. Science & tech research studies

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Where the Money Grows: Learning the Industry Trends in Medical Cannabis, Recreational Marijuana, Hemp, and Beyond

Speaker: Jonathan Bench, International Cannabis and Securities Business Attorney at Harris Bricken

The U.S. cannabis industry is still in its infancy, even though states began engaging with legalization in one form or another in the late 1990s. Today, many opportunities exist for individuals and businesses that want to engage in the industry. Join international cannabis and securities business attorney Jonathan Bench as he provides some pitfalls and best practices for companies & individuals looking to engage with the U.S. cannabis marketplace.

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Poison Alert! Quality Control is Often Lacking for Cannabis Products

Project CBD

Are your CBD and THC -rich products contaminated by heavy metals, pesticides, and reproductive toxins

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Top Cannabis Stories of 2022

Cannabis Life Network

What were some of the top cannabis stories of 2022? It was a big year for legalization efforts, but full-scale implementations are still needed. While Germany looked to legalize cannabis, it didn’t happen in 2022.

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Connecticut: Governor Announces Intent to Expunge 40,000+ Marijuana-Related Convictions

NORML

“Especially as Connecticut employers seek to fill hundreds of thousands of job openings, an old conviction for low-level cannabis possession should not hold someone back from pursuing their career, housing, professional, and educational aspirations.”.

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Hop Latent Viroid Homology to Cannabis and a Possible Path Off the qPCR Treadmill

Medicinal Genomics

Hop Latent Viroid (HpLVd) is as enigmatic as it is ubiquitous. Although one study estimates as much as 90% of California cannabis is infected with HpLVd, costing nearly $4 billion in lost yields, the viroid’s pathological mechanism in Cannabis sativa is still unknown.

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Quebec covers psilocybin therapy under medical insurance in historic first

Leafly

Quebec became the first place to cover psilocybin-assisted therapy under medical insurance last week, another push to legalize psilocybin and other psychedelics for medical benefits. The post Quebec covers psilocybin therapy under medical insurance in historic first appeared first on Leafly.

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Three New Studies on Cannabis and PTSD

Project CBD

Growing numbers of PTSD sufferers are medicating with cannabis and finding it helpful

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Show Your Support for Patients by Sponsoring Unity!

Americans for Safe Access

Still Time to Sponsor ASA’s Unity Conference! We would like to give a great big thanks to our conference sponsors for supporting us this year! We know that it has been a tough year for so many, and that is why we are extra appreciative that so many of you continue to support our work.

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Poilievre Misdiagnoses Opioid Crisis

Cannabis Life Network

Conservative Party leader Pierre Poilievre misdiagnoses the opioid crisis in the latest video, “Everything Feels Broken.” ” In the five-minute video, Poilievre uses a Vancouver tent city as his backdrop to make a case for the drug war.

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Missouri: Legalization Takes Effect on 12/8

NORML

"December 8th is a historic date for Missourians," said Dan Viets, co-author of Amendment 3, Missouri NORML Coordinator, and Chair of the Amendment 3 Advisory Board. Most of the 20,000 annual marijuana arrests in our state will end on that date.

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Thailand Cracks Down on Public Smoking in Amsterdam-Style Cannabis Shops

Veriheal

Cannabis shop owners in Thailand have been cautioned against using traditional doctors to sidestep the ban on in-store recreational smoking. The warning was issued on Sunday, Nov.

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New York’s first legal weed store opens to big crowds, happy customers

Leafly

Day one of legal weed sales in New York will go down in history. Leafly was there for the smoke. The post New York’s first legal weed store opens to big crowds, happy customers appeared first on Leafly. Politics dispensaries marijuana legalization New York new york city Opening Day

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Delta-8, Delta-10, HHC, THCO. A Pandora's Box of Unregulated Cannabinoids

Project CBD

Cannabis industry trade group declares nationwide sale of hemp-derived intoxicants a “public health disaster

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ASA Founder Steph Sherer: Reflection on 20 Years of Advocacy

Americans for Safe Access

Welcome to ASA’s 10 th Unity Conference! This year Americans for Safe Access is celebrating our 20-year anniversary, and in the spirit of the occasion we are taking some time to reflect on the impact we have had on bringing safe access to the U.S.,

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Cannabis as a Treatment for COVID-19

Cannabis Life Network

Researchers at Oregon State University continue exploring whether cannabis is an effective treatment for COVID-19. This is the same group that released a study finding cannabinoids could prevent infection by the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

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The Battle for Legalization in 2023 Starts NOW

NORML

What we do now will determine how successful we are next year. The post The Battle for Legalization in 2023 Starts NOW appeared first on NORML. ACTIVISM Advocacy 2023 cannabis legalization marijuana NORML

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The history and science of psychedelics: from acid and shrooms to ketamine and salvia

The Cannigma

Psychedelics were first discovered by indigenous cultures surveying the land for resources. Through trial, error, and knowledge sharing, they began to discover the magic hidden in the world around them.

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How to talk to your family about Brittney Griner

Leafly

When minds change, laws change. We can start that process by talking openly about Brittney Griner and what her case really means. The post How to talk to your family about Brittney Griner appeared first on Leafly. Politics Brittney Griner marijuana legalization The Haymaker

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CBD: It's a Molecule, Not a Miracle

Project CBD

[ PODCAST ] What is CBD , how does it work, what is its relationship to THC and what’s the evidence for its health benefits

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Let's Make 2023 the Year of the Patient!

Americans for Safe Access

This year Americans for Safe Access celebrated our 20-year anniversary. During 2022, I spent a lot of time reconnecting with ASA members and supporters. One common thing I heard from everyone was despair about the state of medical cannabis in the U.S.

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Cannabis Pain Relief A Placebo?

Cannabis Life Network

Is cannabis pain relief a placebo effect? According to a new review of studies, there’s good evidence that cannabis doesn’t relieve pain.

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Kansas City: Officials Dismiss Hundreds of Marijuana Cases Following Statewide Legalization Vote

NORML

City officials report that there are no longer any open cases specific to marijuana possession pending before the Municipal Court. The post Kansas City: Officials Dismiss Hundreds of Marijuana Cases Following Statewide Legalization Vote appeared first on NORML. Courts

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Should I tell my doctor I smoke cannabis?

The Cannigma

Getting the right answers in your cannabis journey can be tricky. But with The Cannigma’s Ask the Expert, you can find questions from readers like you, answered by a real cannabis pharmacist.

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Lawmakers buy New York’s first legal weed products

Leafly

Before customers lined up to buy at Housing Works, the regulators vowed an equitable industry, then tasted the fruits of their labor. The post Lawmakers buy New York’s first legal weed products appeared first on Leafly. Politics

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Lend Us a Hand If You Can

Project CBD

Join the fight against the stigmatization of cannabis, as well as the snake-oil promoters that mislead consumers

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Help ASA Document 20 years of Advocacy: Share your story!

Americans for Safe Access

Anniversaries are a time to reflect and remember. For the holiday season, ASA is compiling stories from our friends, allies, and members to share with our community. We invite you to take a few minutes to make a short video on the Tribute platform

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2023 Cannabis Industry: 3 Trends to Watch For

Cannabis Life Network

What will the 2023 cannabis industry look like? Mergers, acquisitions, branding, and the entourage effect, according to HEXO‘s President and CEO, Charlie Bowman. HEXO is an award-winning cannabis brand with a solid reputation among Canadian consumers.