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.

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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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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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?

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?

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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.

Cannabinoids & Cancer in the Clinic

Project CBD

An oncologist and an osteopath discuss cannabis therapy for cancer patients

Is microdosing the key to work-from-home happiness?

Leafly

Microdosing is an effective way to introduce small amounts of cannabis into your lifestyle. Work from home is the perfect time to do it. The post Is microdosing the key to work-from-home happiness? appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle creativity dosing mental health microdosing work from home

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).

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.

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

Where Can I Find a Medical Marijuana-Friendly Doctor?

Leafwell

Finding a trustworthy doctor who is also marijuana-friendly can be a difficult task. Luckily, Leafwell has you covered. You can speak to one of our physicians online, without judgement, and qualify for medical marijuana from someone who actually understands the therapeutic potential of cannabis.

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

‘It rained fire’: A California cannabis grower’s hellish wildfire fight

Leafly

You can't rebuild if you try to fight this fire and die,' says one NorCal grower who nearly lost his life last week. The post ‘It rained fire’: A California cannabis grower’s hellish wildfire fight appeared first on Leafly.

5 celebrities who have started cannabis companies since legalization

Cannabis Life Network

Since the legalization of recreational cannabis in Canada/U.S., new companies have been emerging every day. Here are 5 celebrities who have started cannabis companies since legalization.

The Evolution of Kamala Harris’ Views On Marijuana

MassRoots

On Tuesday, presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden announced he was selecting Kamala Harris (D-CA) as his running mate for the 2020 election. Harris, a former prosecutor, has experienced an evolution regarding her views on marijuana prohibition during the last decade.

Study: After-Hours Marijuana Use Doesn’t Negatively Impact Job Performance

NORML

"[A]fter-work cannabis use did not relate to any of the workplace performance dimensions. This finding casts doubt on some stereotypes of cannabis users.". The post Study: After-Hours Marijuana Use Doesn’t Negatively Impact Job Performance appeared first on NORML.

What is CBD?

Leafwell

Sometimes you have to go back to basics. This article answers one main question: ‘What is CBD’? CBD stands for cannabidiol and this article is an introduction to what it is, how it works and how it can be used.

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Hemp: From Mythos to Monoculture

Project CBD

CBD has both energized and blunted the new hemp economy

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How detrimental is indoor cannabis cultivation to the environment?

Leafly

A new study argues that indoor cannabis is worse for the environment than outdoor, but many companies are already changing the indoor landscape. The post How detrimental is indoor cannabis cultivation to the environment? appeared first on Leafly.

The Most Expensive Cannabis Strains in the World

Cannabis Life Network

Strains at local dispensaries often vary a few dollars per gram. But, have you ever wondered about the most expensive cannabis strains in the world? I’m talking about the best money can buy! Let’s see how much someone is willing to spend for a fine ounce of weed.

Argentinian Federal Court Decision Says Cannabis No Longer A Narcotic

Cannabis Law Report

Sechat reports… The Federal Court understood that there could be no contradiction between Law No. 23,737 on narcotics, which criminalizes users, and No. 27,350, on … Read More.

Nebraska Medical Marijuana Initiative Qualifies for November 2020 Ballot

NORML

Nebraska voters will decide this November on a statewide ballot measure seeking to legalize and regulate medical marijuana access in the state. The post Nebraska Medical Marijuana Initiative Qualifies for November 2020 Ballot appeared first on NORML.

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Talking With Your Doctor About Medical Marijuana

Leafwell

Talking about cannabis can be difficult. You may have experienced difficult or dismissive conversations with friends and family as you explore the use of medical marijuana.

Cannabinoids and Cancer in the Clinic

Project CBD

An oncologist and an osteopath discuss cannabis therapy for cancer patients

Hey, who pre-licked my pre-roll? A cautionary tale in the time of COVID-19

Leafly

A worker making pre-rolls in Michigan decided to lick them closed. State regulators shut the whole operation down. The post Hey, who pre-licked my pre-roll? A cautionary tale in the time of COVID-19 appeared first on Leafly. Industry best practices marijuana manufacturing Michigan pre-rolls

Vapor Central Re-opens Cannabis Lounge to the Public

Cannabis Life Network

On August 14th, 2020, Toronto’s Vapor Central re-opened their cannabis lounge, providing a cannabis-friendly event center and safe public smoking space… despite this pandemic. The measures they are taking are pretty extensive.

Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Wants to Break Into the Cannabis Industry

Veriheal

Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream has become a world-wide sensation with flavors like chocolate fudge brownie. Some of the ice cream flavors are even named after legendary musicians such as Jerry Garcia of The Grateful Dead, who scored an ice cream named Cherry Garcia.

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Study: Adult-Use Legalization Markets Not Tied to Vaping-Related Lung Illness

NORML

"The five earliest states to legalize recreational marijuana -- Alaska, California, Colorado, Oregon and Washington -- all had less than one EVALI case per 100,000 residents.". The post Study: Adult-Use Legalization Markets Not Tied to Vaping-Related Lung Illness appeared first on NORML.

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How to Get a Louisiana Medical Marijuana Card in 2020

Leafwell

Are you interested in getting a Medical Marijuana Card in Louisiana? You’ve come to the right place. We hope this article acts as a valuable guide to help you understand the process of applying for your medical marijuana recommendation letter.