January, 2021

The top cannabis research studies of 2020

Leafly

Cannabis research slowed down in 2020 due to COVID-19, but some great studies still came out showing off the amazing benefits of the plant. The post The top cannabis research studies of 2020 appeared first on Leafly. Science & tech

How MMJ Can Help Treat Sleep Disorders

MMJ Recs

Medical marijuana has been approved in many states due to the growing amount of research on its effectiveness in the management of many chronic diseases.

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How CBD Can Be Used To Battle Covid-19 And The Struggles Related To It

Cannabis Life Network

It’s hard to believe that it’s been over a year since the first traces of the Covid-19 pandemic was discovered. A few months more and we’ll be reaching the anniversary of the date that the pandemic was announced.

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Rise in Storefront Marijuana Dispensaries Associated with Declines in Opioid-Related Deaths

NORML

"Increased medical and recreational storefront dispensary counts are associated with reduced opioid related mortality rates during the study period. These associations appear particularly strong for deaths related to synthetic opioids such as fentanyl.".

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.

Essential Fatty Acids & the Endocannabinoid System

Project CBD

An imbalance of omega-3 and omega-6 essential fatty acids adversely impacts the endocannabinoid system and impairs the functioning of everything from our brain to our gut

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What is CBG?

The Cannigma

CBG (cannabigerol) is by far one of the most important cannabinoids in the cannabis plant.

Is Amsterdam really going to ban tourists from cannabis coffeeshops?

Leafly

The mayor wants the ban, but few others do—and the results could be disastrous. The post Is Amsterdam really going to ban tourists from cannabis coffeeshops? appeared first on Leafly. Industry Lifestyle Politics Amsterdam Amsterdam coffeeshops cannabis travel

BREAKING NEWS: Cannabis for Medical Use Just Became Fully Legal in Mexico

HarrisBricken

Mexico’s Regulations on Sanitary Control for the Production, Research and Medical Use of Cannabis and Its Pharmacological Derivatives (the “Regulations”) were published today in the Federal Official Gazette , for entry into force tomorrow.

Adult-Use Marijuana Legalization Not Associated with Any Rise in Substance Abuse Treatment Admissions

NORML

"We found that the legalization of recreational marijuana use in Colorado and Washington did not result in an increase in SUD [substance use disorder] treatment admissions for cocaine, opioids, or methamphetamines among adolescents or emerging adults.”.

Brexit Fallout: UK Kids Can't Get CBD Medicine

Project CBD

Brexit fall-out stops UK children from getting life-saving CBD medicine from the Netherlands

5 Things Every Cannabis Physician Should Know

Leafwell

This article is for medical marijuana patients and physicians alike. We believe knowledge is power and Leafwell seeks to educate not only patients but medical professionals as well.

How to Make Cannabis Ice Cream

The Cannigma

Yield : At least 10 servings, depending on how high you want to get. Cook time : 15 min + three hours in freezer. Go straight to the recipe.

Shop these 5 excellent Black-owned cannabis brands of California

Leafly

Fire hash and flower from Oakland Extracts, Peakz Co, Viola, SF Roots and Ball Family Farms. The post Shop these 5 excellent Black-owned cannabis brands of California appeared first on Leafly.

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Grassroots pro-cannabis group in the UK initiates human rights challenge against British government

Cannabis Law Report

The WTU (We The Undersigned Have a Human Sovereign Right to Cannabis) has sent the following open letter addressed to… Read More. The post Grassroots pro-cannabis group in the UK initiates human rights challenge against British government first appeared on Cannabis Law Report.

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Atlanta: Mayor Takes Executive Action Abolishing Pre-Employment Drug Screens for Many Public Employees

NORML

"The abolishment of this discriminatory policy is long overdue. The use of cannabis during one's off hours poses no legitimate workplace safety threat and the tens of millions of Americans who engage in this behavior should no longer be stigmatized or denied employment because of it.”.

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Gut Dysbiosis, Depression & the Endocannabinoid System

Project CBD

Gut dysbiosis leads to decreased endocannabinoid signaling and reduced neurogenesis in the hippocampus. But dietary or probiotic interventions can mitigate stress-induced depressive syndromes

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5 Things Every Cannabis Physician Should Know

Leafwell

This article is for medical marijuana patients and physicians alike. We believe knowledge is power and Leafwell seeks to educate not only patients but medical professionals as well.

Cannabis Tied to Lower Blood Pressure in Hypertension Patients, Study Finds

The Cannigma

Using cannabis for several months is associated with a reduction in blood pressure among older adults with hypertension, according to a prospective study published last week.

JAY-Z’s new Monogram cannabis unboxed and reviewed

Leafly

JAY-Z debuts in California’s adult-use marijuana market this year with a premium-priced luxury weed brand—Monogram. Leafly reviews the goods. The post JAY-Z’s new Monogram cannabis unboxed and reviewed appeared first on Leafly.

Multiple cannabis legalization bills expected during the NM Legislative session

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

New Mexico’s 2021 legislative session will surely be marked with debates over education issues, state finances and abortion rights. But the Legislature is also set to weigh the pros and cons of recreational-use cannabis.

Opioid Prescriptions Decline in Canada Following Enactment of Adult-Use Marijuana Legalization

NORML

"The findings of this study add to the growing body of evidence that easier access to cannabis for patients with pain may reduce opioid use and partially offset expenditures for both public and private drug plans.”.

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Just Say “No” to Kennedy for Drug Czar

Project CBD

Public support among Americans for the legalization of cannabis is higher than it’s ever been, according to a recent Gallop poll showing almost 70% of Americans in favor. In some respects, President-Elect Biden seems willing to bend an ear to changing public sentiment on cannabis.

Cannabis Research to Watch in 2021

Leafwell

2020 is over and 2021 is underway. Leafwell is looking forward and identifying some of the exciting cannabis research we expect to see come out over the following 12 months.

Yes, Cannabis Can Be Kosher, Says Rabbi Yaakov Cohen

The Cannigma

Stop us if you’ve heard this one: A rabbi and a pot farmer walk into a cannabis processing facility. It might sound funny, but for Rabbi Yaakov Cohen, a kosher supervisor and rabbi in Israel (by way of Texas and California), it’s not a joke — it’s a calling. .

Mexico is moving to legalize cannabis in 2021. What does that mean for the US?

Leafly

Marijuana legalization—expected by April 30—could quiet narco-violence and open global opportunities for Mexican companies. The post Mexico is moving to legalize cannabis in 2021. What does that mean for the US? appeared first on Leafly.

Hemp-CBD Legislation: Will Congress Boost the Hemp Total THC limit to 1%?

HarrisBricken

As reported by Hemp Grower magazine, Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky introduced legislation on December 15 that would amend the definition of hemp from.3% THC to 1% THC.

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Study: Nearly Half of Medical Cannabis Users Cease Using Opioids for Pain After Twelve Months

NORML

“Over time, individuals who continued consuming cannabis within this longitudinal study reported lower pain severity and pain interference scores, as well as improved quality of life and general health symptoms scores.".

Fighting Fire With Fire

Project CBD

Controlled burns can facilitate “carbon sequestration” and wildfire mitigation

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Cannabis Research to Watch in 2021

Leafwell

2020 is over and 2021 is underway. Leafwell is looking forward and identifying some of the exciting cannabis research we expect to see come out over the following 12 months.

Working Out High: Is Cannabis Good for Exercise?

The Cannigma

It’s a lovely morning somewhere in the Blue Ridge mountains of North Carolina, and Jon Kennedy has one last step before he starts his trail run — he takes a single hit of high-THC cannabis, checks his running shoes, and he’s off. “It

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