August, 2020

Lawmakers Prepare for Historic House Floor Vote on the MORE Act

NORML

House lawmakers are preparing for a September floor vote on legislation – The Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment, and Expungement Act a/k/a The MORE Act -- to remove marijuana from the federal Controlled Substances Act.

CBDA—The Raw Story

Project CBD

CBDA , CBD ’s raw botanical counterpart, shows promise as a therapeutic compound for treating cancer, anxiety, epilepsy, and treatment-resistant nausea and vomiting

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Is CBD or Marijuana Healthier?

Leafwell

What is healthier – CBD or Marijuana? This is a question our physicians hear often when they speak with people who understand the value of cannabis as medicine but are unsure which form is best for them.

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4 women in history who used cannabis for mysticism

Leafly

The gift of sight comes more easily with a little help from the plant kingdom. Here are just some notable women from the past who harnessed the powers of cannabis for a higher calling. The post 4 women in history who used cannabis for mysticism appeared first on Leafly.

What is Micro-dosing and how does it help people?

Cannabis Life Network

There is so much talk going on about “microdosing” People asking questions: What is it? How does it work? Search no further as we explore these questions together. What is Microdosing? The first question that you’re probably asking yourself right now is what is microdosing?

This Cannabis Study Shows Promising Results for Bone Regeneration

Veriheal

Did you know that during childhood and your teen years, your body is busy adding on new bone much faster than it can remove the old bone? However, now that you’re an adult, you’re losing bone faster than you can make it.

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Cannabinoids & Cancer in the Clinic

Project CBD

An oncologist and an osteopath discuss cannabis therapy for cancer patients

What is Cannabichromene (CBC)? [A Rare Cannabinoid with Huge Medical Potential]

Leafwell

Cannabichromene (CBC) is one of them, and is the third most prominent cannabinoid found in the cannabis plant. It is important for you to start thinking beyond THC and CBD, as the other cannabinoids can impart unique effects all of their own and help for a huge number of conditions.

New company to put psilocybin on dissolvable sublingual strips to help treat depression

Leafly

Psilocybin shows promise in treating conditions like depression, so this company has come up with a novel way of delivering and dosing the substance. The post New company to put psilocybin on dissolvable sublingual strips to help treat depression appeared first on Leafly. Health psilocybin

Breaking the stigma: Psychedelic Drugs

Cannabis Life Network

There are a lot of negative stigma surrounding psychedelic drugs. A large portion of the population and the government condemn these substances to be dangerous, addictive, and illegal. Although, that may be true when it comes to opiates or stimulants (such as heroin or cocaine).

Marijuana Legalization on the Ballot in Arizona

MassRoots

Arizona voters will have a chance to cast a ballot in support of recreational marijuana this coming November. The initiative will hit the polls only four years after voters rejected a similar measure by a slim margin of 2.6 percent.

Poll: Support for Legalizing Marijuana Is Bipartisan

NORML

"Our polling shows bipartisan support for meaningful legislative marijuana reform that would legalize marijuana.". The post Poll: Support for Legalizing Marijuana Is Bipartisan appeared first on NORML. Polling The MORE Act bipartisan legalization MORE Act poll states survey

Clinical Study: CBD Effect on the Liver in Adults

Project CBD

Project CBD seeks volunteers to assess the safety and efficacy of cannabidiol

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Sativa vs. Indica: What is the Difference and Which is Right for Me?

Leafwell

Indicas and sativas are different types of cannabis plants. Hybrids are plants which are a combination of indicas and sativas. This article will help you to understand what the different plants look like, how they are used and what the varieties contribute to the field of medical cannabis.

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Is the cannabis entourage effect real?

Leafly

New studies refine our understanding of the entourage effect in cannabis and whole-plant medicine but some question it. The post Is the cannabis entourage effect real? appeared first on Leafly. Health Science & tech cannabinoids entourage effect terpenes

What It’s Like To Work In The Cannabis Industry

Cannabis Life Network

The cannabis industry is thriving and is expected to grow further in the coming years. A big factor that led to this growth is the change in legal stance when it comes to cannabis, where medical cannabis has been legalized in 33 US states and 10 other states besides D.C.

Marijuana & COVID-19: Top Studies [August 2020]

CannaMD

Can cannabis help treat the coronavirus? Or are the countless headlines touting “marijuana breakthroughs” just a scam?

Senator Kamala Harris, Senate Sponsor of the MORE Act, Chosen to be VP Candidate

NORML

Kamala Harris is the lead Senate sponsor of the Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment, and Expungement (MORE) Act. The post Senator Kamala Harris, Senate Sponsor of the MORE Act, Chosen to be VP Candidate appeared first on NORML. Election News Releases The MORE Act featured

Cannabinoids and Cancer in the Clinic

Project CBD

An oncologist and an osteopath discuss cannabis therapy for cancer patients

Growing Cannabis: the Essentials for Beginners

Leafwell

So, you’re interested in growing cannabis? This blog will go over all of the essential information which any beginner will need to know before buying their first seedling.

Dabbing gets cleaner and more high tech with DabTabs

Leafly

Check out this new way to dab cannabis, which seeks to revolutionize concentrate usage, dosing, and reliability. The post Dabbing gets cleaner and more high tech with DabTabs appeared first on Leafly. Science & tech cannabis concentrates dabbing

Agriculture of the Future? Using Fish to Grow Marijuana

Cannabis Life Network

Most Marijuana plants are grown in soil, but there is another way… Agriculture of the future is using nutrients from fish to grow Marijuana. How can a fish grow Marijuana? Well, it involves two components that share the same water.

Veteran Derek Harris Freed After Receiving Life Sentence for $30 of Marijuana

MassRoots

After spending nearly a decade behind bars for selling a small amount of marijuana, Derek Harris is finally going to be free to reunite with his loved ones. Who is Derek Harris? . Derek Harris is a military veteran who served the United States during Operation Desert Storm.

Study: Medical Cannabis Use by Seniors Associated with Improved Quality of Life

NORML

Investigators reported a “strong positive association” between subjects’ frequency of cannabis use and self-reported improvements in pain, health-care utilization, and overall health-related quality of life.

Hemp: From Mythos to Monoculture

Project CBD

CBD has both energized and blunted the new hemp economy

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What is Cannabis? What is Medical Marijuana? What is Hemp?

Leafwell

When you’re new to the world of medical marijuana (or hemp or cannabis), you will read and hear it called a huge number of names. Marijuana” is the most common term, especially as many state programs use the term “medical marijuana”.

For these ancient warrior women, cannabis was a part of everyday life

Leafly

Yes, axe-wielding Amazons were real women of antiquity, and they also had a strong cannabis culture. Here’s what we know about ancient Scythian women. The post For these ancient warrior women, cannabis was a part of everyday life appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle Cannabis Culture

The Benefits of Using Hemp Oil and Hemp Seed Oil On Your Hair

Cannabis Life Network

Do you love your hair? I know I do! Now if you don’t love your hair then keep scrolling but, if you’re like me and you do, KEEP READING. In this article, we are going to discuss all things hemp oil and healthy hair. The Difference Between Hemp Oil & Hemp Seed Oil Before we […].

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Veriheal’s Innovation in Cannabis Scholarship 2020 Winners

Veriheal

At Veriheal, education and diversity are at the center of our core values. Yet we know how expensive college can be.

Montana: Adult-Use Legalization Initiatives Qualify for November 2020 Ballot

NORML

Montana voters will decide this November on two complimentary ballot measures seeking to legalize marijuana for adults in the state. The post Montana: Adult-Use Legalization Initiatives Qualify for November 2020 Ballot appeared first on NORML.

Study: Marijuana Use Trends In The United States

MassRoots

Marijuana use in the States has been steadily on the rise for over a decade. With the COVID-19 pandemic leaving large swaths of Americans anxiety-ridden and homebound, many dispensaries have seen massive upticks in sales.

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