March, 2019

THC versus Breast Cancer

Project CBD

It’s no secret that many cancer patients are using cannabis to help manage pain, fatigue, nausea, and other side effects of chemotherapy.

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Marijuana Banking Passes Critical Committee

NORML

In the first of what is anticipated to be multiple Congressional votes to address the federal prohibition and criminalization of marijuana, the House Financial Services Committee will today voted to advance The SAFE Banking Act, HR 1595 , 45-15.

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Brain Awareness Week: CBD and the Brain

Leafwell

Cannabidiol (CBD) is still a big mystery in many ways.

Federal legalization of hemp creating a quandary for police

Cannabis Chronicles

PORTLAND — Federal legalization of hemp arrived in the U.S. late last year and expanded an industry already booming because of the skyrocketing popularity of CBD, a compound in hemp that many see as a health aid.

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Atlanta Police Department No Longer Rejects Applicants For Having Used Cannabis

MassRoots

In a surprisingly progressive move, the Atlanta Police Department announced that potential recruits will no longer be rejected for admitting that they have used cannabis in the past.

Hawaii Dispensaries Can Now Serve Out-of-State Cannabis Patients

Leafly

A new online patient registration system promises quick turnaround times, often within a day. The post Hawaii Dispensaries Can Now Serve Out-of-State Cannabis Patients appeared first on Leafly. Politics dispensaries hawaii medical marijuana reciprocity

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NORML Responds To Latest Cannabis and Psychosis Claims

NORML

A widely reported study appearing today in the British journal The Lancet alleges that an estimated 30 to 50 percent of psychosis cases in Europe are due to cannabis exposure, and that exposure to elevated levels of THC increases this risk.

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World Sleep Day: Cannabis for Insomnia

Leafwell

Insomnia, sometimes just known as “sleeplessness”, is such a common problem that many people just shrug their shoulders and carry on regardless. This is not surprising – we can lead busy lives, and sometimes getting more than 6 hours sleep can seem like a luxury.

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Now HIGH-ering: 7 Cannabis Jobs You Might Not Have Thought About

Cannabis Life Network

If you’re thinking about looking for a job in the rapidly budding cannabis industry, you’re in luck. Many places are looking for talent. If you have a skill that you’re good at, chances are it can be applied to the cannabis sector.

Women Who Use Cannabis Are More Likely To Have Satisfying Orgasms, Study Reveals

MassRoots

Women who consume cannabis before sex have better orgasms than those who do not, according to new data. As the legalization movement continues to expand, more people are coming forward with questions and sharing personal experiences regarding how cannabis affects sex.

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Could Whole Foods Really Sell Cannabis? Here’s What It Would Take

Leafly

Is cannabis actually coming to Whole Foods? Maybe. But likely not before the next superfood has come and gone. The post Could Whole Foods Really Sell Cannabis? Here’s What It Would Take appeared first on Leafly. Industry Politics legalization retail texas

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Healthy Soil, Healthy Gut, Healthy Brain

Project CBD

In this edition of Cannabis Conversations, Project CBD director Martin A. Lee interviews Kelly Dunn & Josh Sarvis, British Columba regenerative farmers, about how using sustainable and regenerative growing practices can bring out the highest quality product

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Bipartisan Legislation To End Marijuana Prohibition Filed

NORML

Representatives Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) and Don Young (AK-AL) introduced today two landmark bipartisan marijuana bills.

Georgia House Passes HB 324 , 123 to 40. The Senate is Next

Cannabis Law Report

AJC reports. The Georgia House approved a bill Tuesday that would allow medical marijuana oil to be sold to registered patients, giving them a legal way to obtain a drug that they’re already allowed to use. See The Text At SCRIBD [link].

McMaster University launches Science of Cannabis program

Cannabis Life Network

HAMILTON, ON, March 25, 2019 /CNW/ – McMaster University Continuing Education opened enrolment today for its new Science of Cannabis program – one of the first post-secondary programs in the country focused on the scientific study of cannabis and its therapeutic applications, risks and harms.

Video: Cops Search For Marijuana in Hospital Room of Missouri Man Suffering from Stage IV Pancreatic Cancer

MassRoots

A Missouri man suffering from stage-four (IV) pancreatic cancer endured a police raid on his hospital room Thursday, as officers searched his belongings for cannabis.

Is Raw Cannabis Beneficial and How Does it Work?

Greencamp

In recent years, a lot of people have been advocating the use of raw cannabis for medicinal purposes on the premise that the active chemical compounds in the raw plant have unique health benefits.

Channeling Anslinger: Cracks in a Crackpot Book About Pot

Project CBD

Alex Berenson, a science fiction author and former New York Times reporter, has written a book that would make Harry Anslinger blush.

NORML Celebrates 49 Years of Fighting for Freedom

NORML

49 years ago, Keith Stroup founded NORML to end marijuana prohibition. Now, 10 states and DC have legalized the adult-use of marijuana, and more than two-thirds of the country has legalized medical cannabis. We’ve moved mountains, thanks to good people like you.

CBD Ban: Brits Take Up Fight And Send Lawyers To Brussels

Cannabis Law Report

If you wish to re-publish this story please do so with following accreditation. AUTHOR: Mark Taylor. PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT.

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Chronic Cooking: Get Baked with Banana Bread

Cannabis Life Network

When it comes to cannabis-infused baked goods, cookies and brownies are perhaps the most famous, but have you ever had banana bread that can get you high?

Jelly Belly Founder Introduces New CBD Jelly Beans

MassRoots

The Cannabidiol (CBD) industry is so hot right now that everybody from Martha Stewart to Montel Williams is trying to get in on a piece of the action. Now the creator of the original Jelly Belly jelly bean can be added to the list of CBD industry hopefuls.

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Marijuana regulation sparks debate

Cannabis Chronicles

When Washington voters passed a ballot initiative in 2012 legalizing recreational cannabis, they did so with the understanding it would be tightly regulated. But Ty Camp, who runs a Sifton-based cannabis farm, wonders if the scrutiny he’s facing from regulators is what the voters had in mind.

The Future of High-CBD Hemp

Project CBD

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard: I just introduced legislation to end the federal marijuana prohibition

NORML

Tulsi Gabbard is a Member of Congress representing Hawaii’s 2nd district. Our archaic and outdated marijuana laws are turning everyday Americans into criminals. Every day, the economic and social impacts of marijuana prohibition are having devastating effects on communities across the country.

Alaska Becomes First State to Legalize ‘Cannabis Cafes’

Cannabis Law Report

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How Much Marijuana for a Stick of Butter? (and Other Dosing Dilemmas)

Cannabis Cheri

Dear Cheri, How much marijuana to a stick of butter? . How much marijuana should I use for a cup of oil? . What’s a good amount of marijuana butter to use in my pot brownies? I get variations on these questions all the time and my answer is always the same: I have no idea.

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THC Provides More Symptom Relief Than CBD, According To New Study

MassRoots

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Sticky’s pot shop owner to pay county $112,500

Cannabis Chronicles

Emerald Enterprises, the owner of now-closed Sticky’s Pot Shop, has reached an agreement to pay fines stemming from defying Clark County’s ban on recreational marijuana retailing in unincorporated parts of the county.

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Before You Try Edibles: Read This

Leaf Science

How do I Consume Edibles? Edibles are rapidly going from a stoner movie comedy trope (You ate ALL the brownies, WooOOoah!) to an appealing and established niche in the cannabis market.

New Mexico: Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Decriminalization, Other Reform Bills

NORML

State lawmakers have approved a series of bills reducing penalties for marijuana possession offenses and strengthening and expanding legal protections for medical cannabis patients. The measures now await action from Democratic Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham, who is supportive of the changes.

SXSW Protests Launched Against Corporate Cannabis

Canna Newswire

Cannabis equity advocates and criminal justice reform organizations join forces to demand changes in policy & industry practices. Banners raised over I-35 freeway in response to SXSW keynote speeches by John Boehner and others.

What’s the Deal with the Third Cannabis Species?

LIWTS

Right now, there are more than 1,000 strains of marijuana available on the commercial market alone. A figure which doesn’t take into account the many thousands of DIY hybrids doing the rounds in recreational and medical circles worldwide.

Oklahoma governor puts pen to paper on medical marijuana legislation

Cannabis Law Report

The new law will set up guidelines for inventory testing and tracking, advertising, packaging and labeling, among other things. It also allows employers to fire medical marijuana users in certain “safety-sensitive jobs” who test positive for cannabis use.