September, 2019

Why Dr. Sue Sisley Sued the DEA for Stonewalling Cannabis Research


We also spoke with her attorneys, who explained why they believed the DEA broke the law by holding up long-promised medical marijuana research licenses. Dr. Sue Sisley. I first met Dr. Sue Sisley in person when she spoke in Las Vegas a few years ago.

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Cannabis Wellness: Why Is Weed Branded As a Wellness Product?


Cannabis has come a long way since its days of prohibition and the “war on drugs” that labelled it a. Continue Reading. The post Cannabis Wellness: Why Is Weed Branded As a Wellness Product? appeared first on Greencamp. Health

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What Should We Do About Vaping?

Project CBD

There was a time when glossy magazine ads touted the supposed health benefits of cigarette smoking. For years, mainstream media and public officials routinely aided and abetted the false claims of the tobacco industry until the publication of the U.S.

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What Is CBDA (Cannabidiolic Acid) & What Are the Benefits of This Cannabinoid?


Learn more about CBDA (cannabidiolic acid), one of many compounds produced by cannabis and hemp. The post What Is CBDA (Cannabidiolic Acid) & What Are the Benefits of This Cannabinoid? appeared first on Leafly. Science & Tech cannabinoids

Brain activity ‘dampened’ by vaped THC, similar to those with schizophrenia: study

Cannabis Life Network

A new study by Ontario researchers suggests that brain activity in rats exposed a single time to THC — the vapourized psychoactive component of marijuana — is similar to those with schizophrenia and cannabis-induced psychosis.

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Can Cannabis Aid in the Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms?

Puff Puff Post

Researchers across North America have been conducting studies on the effectiveness of Multiple Sclerosis treatment through cannabis. Multiple Sclerosis is classified as an autoimmune disease of the central nervous system; it mainly affects the brain, spinal cord, and optic nerves.

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NORML Testifies to End Employment Discrimination of MMJ Patients in DC


On Wednesday, September 25th, 2019, NORML testified at the DC Council Committee on Labor and Workforce Development in support of B23-0309 , the “Medical Marijuana Program Patient Employment Protection Amendment Act of 2019”, which seeks to expand workplace protections for medical cannabis patients in the District of Columbia.

What’s Next For Rheumatoid Arthritis And Cannabis?

The Fresh Toast

Arthritis often causes a dramatic lifestyle change that's accompanied by depression and/or anxiety. But that doesn’t have to be the case. . Continue reading What’s Next For Rheumatoid Arthritis And Cannabis? at The Fresh Toast. Cannabis Medical Marijuana News RX Arthritis

Medical Marijuana Users Outnumber Recreational Consumers 2 To 1

The Fresh Toast

Twice as many Americans report using marijuana to alleviate medical conditions than for recreation, new study finds. Continue reading Medical Marijuana Users Outnumber Recreational Consumers 2 To 1 at The Fresh Toast.

What Are The Benefits Of Medical Marijuana?


If ever a subject was considered controversial, it has to be the legalization, potential benefits and dangers of the use. Continue Reading. The post What Are The Benefits Of Medical Marijuana? appeared first on Greencamp. Health

7 Things You Need to Know About Federal Marijuana Law

Otherside Farms

Several states across the country are legalizing marijuana, the federal government isn’t budging. Here are things you need to know about federal marijuana law. Guess what? Medical marijuana is actually legal in 21 states throughout the country.

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Outlawing Vaping Will Not Make it Safer

Medicinal Genomics

Recently, some 450 cases of “vape pen” reported illnesses have allegedly contributed to six fatalities (NEJM). This health threat is serious, and tragic for its victims, but compared to the losses we sustain every day from opiates, alcohol, tobacco and guns, this threat is—for now—less dire.

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Integrating Medical Cannabis Into Your Health Regimen


Healthcare in the Western world is dominated by doctors, physician assistants, nurses and other professionals who practice “standard” medical care.

House Members Pass Historic Legislation Legitimizing Retail Cannabis Sales


Members of the House of Representatives voted 321 to 103 in favor, representing 79% of the vote of HR 1595: The SAFE Banking Act, which amends federal law so that explicitly banks and other financial institutions may work directly with state-legal marijuana businesses.

How cannabis terpenes work on your body and mind


Learn how terpenes work on physiological and psychological pathways to influence the effects of your cannabis. The post How cannabis terpenes work on your body and mind appeared first on Leafly. Canada Health Science & Tech health terpenes wellness

Can Cannabis Be Used To Treat Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)?


Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder that affects 1 in every 10 women of childbearing age, from 15. Continue Reading. The post Can Cannabis Be Used To Treat Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)? appeared first on Greencamp. Health

Replacing Ice with Cannabinoids: Numbing Pains

Cannabis Life Network

Medics have treated injuries with ice and heat for thousands of years. Therapy by numbing is an obvious asset, but a more intricate event occurs. The act of icing and applying heat to an injury falls deeply in tune with cannabinoid therapy.

Cultivating Wellness: A CBD User Survey

Project CBD

Who is using CBD and why? Despite the huge public interest in CBD products, and an endless stream of media stoking that fire, there have been limited efforts to figure out exactly how and why people are using this darling compound of the cannabis world

Ontario Ministry of Health Issues Statement Regarding Vape Illness

Puff Puff Post

Today, Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, released the following statement : “In light of the growing evidence, I have become increasingly concerned about the prevalence and possible health consequences of vaping , particularly as they affect our youth.

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Congress To Vote On Cannabis Banking Bill Next Week


Majority Leader Hoyer on Friday announced that members of the House are anticipated to hold a floor vote next week on The SAFE Banking Act (HR1595), which explicitly permits banks and other financial institutions to work directly with state-legal marijuana businesses.

Endometriosis Is Painful as Hell. At Least There’s Cannabis


Learn more about how cannabis is helping fighters of endometriosis, and how research is catching up to anecdotal reports of its efficacy. The post Endometriosis Is Painful as Hell. At Least There’s Cannabis appeared first on Leafly. Health Science & Tech research

FDA to Clear a Path Within Four Months To Lawfully Market Hemp-Derived CBD Products

Canna Law Blog

Back in March, former Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) Commission, Scott Gottlieb, explained it would take several years for the agency to come up with rules that would legalize the use of hemp-derived cannabidiol (Hemp-CBD) in food products, unless Congress stepped in.

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Is Vaping Cannabis Safe? What You Need to Know.


Given recent events reported in the news about illness, lung damage and deaths from vaping , we wanted to provide you with information about vaping cannabis. We’ve been proponents of vaping over smoking cannabis for a few years now.

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Killing Cancer: Why is CBG Better Than CBD?

Cannabis Life Network

We previously reported the difference between cannabidiol (CBD) and cannabigerol (CBG) and how they work together to produce a cannabinoid system powerhouse. What may have been missed, is how much stronger CBG is at killing cancer.

Santé Cannabis and Spectrum Therapeutics Launch Transformative Medical Cannabis Training Program for Québec Healthcare Professionals

Puff Puff Post

MONTREAL and SMITHS FALLS, ON, Sept. 16, 2019 /CNW/ – Québec doctors have a new tool at their disposal for learning about medical cannabis and its viability as a treatment option for their patients.

Pennsylvania: Expedited Pardon Process Now Available for Those with Low-Level Cannabis Convictions


Those with low-level marijuana convictions are being encouraged to seek pardons from state officials. The Pennsylvania Board of Pardons has created an expedited process to review and grant pardon applications for those with marijuana-related records.

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How To Spot a Fake Vape Cartridge


Pro tip: Only buy from state-licensed stores, and give the packaging and label extra scrutiny. The post How To Spot a Fake Vape Cartridge appeared first on Leafly. Health vape safety

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Washington Bans Hemp-CBD in Food

Canna Law Blog

If you’ve been following the hemp scene in Washington state, you know it’s been a bit of a roller coaster.

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Mayor & Staff Of Fall River Massachusetts Arrested On Federal Extortion Charges

Cannabis Law Report

USA Today reports… Jasiel Correia II, the already embattled mayor of Fall River, Massachusetts, was arrested Friday on new federal extortion charges for allegedly operating a scheme to help marijuana vendors get approval to operate in exchange for hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes.

Cannabis Legalization: Canada vs. USA

Cannabis Life Network

When you compare cannabis legalization in Canada to how some American states are going about it. You’ll realize that the quality and price of Canadian cannabis is nowhere near the same level.

The Endocannabinoid System-History, Health and Why We Feel High

Puff Puff Post

The History and Science of Cannabis. The use of cannabis for medicinal purposes can be dated back to as early as 2700 B.C.; the Chinese, European, and Indian populations would use the plant for its healing effects as an antidepressant, antiseptic, antibiotic, analgesic, anesthetic and sedative.