September, 2020

Cannabis for Gastrointestinal Disorders

Project CBD

A pioneer cannabis clinician reports that many patients with gastrointestinal disorders respond well when treated with a combination of CBD and THC

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Does cannabis help or hurt the immune system?

Leafly

Some studies suggest cannabis can help the immune system, while others imply the plant can suppress it. Learn more about the current research on how cannabis effects the immune system. The post Does cannabis help or hurt the immune system? appeared first on Leafly.

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What is Cannabinol (CBN)? [More About the “Sleepy” Cannabinoid]

Leafwell

There are over 100 cannabinoids in the cannabis plant. Each one offers different medical possibilities. Today we’re looking at cannabinol or CBN, sometimes called the sleep cannabinoid because it is particularly useful for treating insomnia.

Does Cannabis Use Interfere with Dreams?

Cannabis Cheri

Dear Cheri, After a long absence, I started regularly using cannabis again about 8 months ago. Generally speaking, I feel great but one thing I have noticed is that, even though I have been sleeping great, I hardly have any dreams anymore, and I used to have lots of vivid dreams.

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Hawaii: Governor Legalizes Sales of Edible Products by Licensed Medical Cannabis Dispensaries

NORML

Patients enrolled in the state’s medical cannabis access program will be able to purchase cannabis-infused edible products from licensed dispensaries for the first time. The post Hawaii: Governor Legalizes Sales of Edible Products by Licensed Medical Cannabis Dispensaries appeared first on NORML.

Top 5 Key Takeaways from the 2020 State of the States Report

Americans for Safe Access

Every year, Americans for Safe Access spends months comparing every medical cannabis program in the United States with the purpose of analyzing what each program is doing well, where it is failing, and how the state program can improve to best serve the needs of patients.

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Top 9 arguments in support of marijuana legalization and regulation

Leafly

Legalization is gaining momentum. Here's the debate-winning facts. The post Top 9 arguments in support of marijuana legalization and regulation appeared first on Leafly. Politics legalization

What is Tetrahydrocannabivarin (THCV)? [A Multi-Purpose, Appetite-Suppressing Cannabinoid]

Leafwell

Tetrahydrocannabivarin (THCV) has a chemical formula of C19H26O2. THCV is a homologue of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), meaning that the two share the same parent compound in cannabigerol (CBG) and have similar structures to one another, but differ from each other by a repeating unit.

The Car That Was Made And Run Off Hemp By Henry Ford

Cannabis Life Network

Yep, you read that right! Back in the 1940’s Henry Ford released a car that was made and run off of the plant material, hemp. Back then, metal was needed for military supplies, so there was little to be used for car production. This slowed the industry. Henry Ford and his team got creative.

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Renowned Travel Author Rick Steves Urges Voters to Back Marijuana Legalization Initiatives in November

NORML

Rick Steves wrote: “I've campaigned for marijuana legalization in six different states — Washington, Oregon, Massachusetts, Maine, Illinois, and Michigan — and in each one, we’ve been successful.

Every Florida Medical Marijuana Law You Need to Know

CannaMD

Current Florida medical marijuana patient? Thinking about getting your card? Either way, it’s important you stay up to date with Florida’s rapidly evolving legal landscape: Can you use medical marijuana at work? Do different states recognize Florida medical cards?

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease & Cannabis: Robert’s Story

Project CBD

A doctor’s account of a young man with Crohn’s disease who benefited greatly from cannabis therapy

Vermont finally OKs retail cannabis stores, years after legalizing

Leafly

It's good news for consumers. Stores are expected to open in May 2022. The post Vermont finally OKs retail cannabis stores, years after legalizing appeared first on Leafly. Industry Politics adult-use legalization cannabis sales cannabis stores marijuana legalization marijuana stores vermont

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What Are the Side-Effects of Cannabis & Medical Marijuana?

Leafwell

Cannabis has a huge variety of effects, meaning that what could be useful for one person could be completely different for another person. One person’s positive is another’s negative. This makes finding what works challenging, but also rewarding as well.

The Details on Delta-8-THC

Cannabis Life Network

The world is getting wise to the truth about weed. As we are becoming aware of the benefits of cannabis, smart people are getting curious about it. When you take a plant with so much healing potential and then study its possibilities, you can learn some incredible things.

Study: Over Three in Four Cannabis Consumers Prefer Flower Over Concentrates

NORML

"Just as the majority of those who consume alcohol prefer relatively low potency beer or wine over hard liquor, most adult-use cannabis consumers gravitate toward herbal cannabis preparations and away from the comparatively stronger alternatives.”.

It’s a Bird, it’s a Plane, it’s a Drone Showering Cannabis in Tel Aviv!

Veriheal

We have all seen rain. Some of us have witnessed frozen rain in the form of sleet, snow, or hail. Some of us have even seen it rain fish. Here’s a question for you, though. Have you ever seen it rain cannabis? If you said yes, then you either have one crazy life, or you live in Tel Aviv.

The Vaping Crisis One Year Later

Project CBD

Scientists identify synthetic cannabinoid adulterants in CBD vape oil cartridges, warn of “devastating toxicological consequences

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Hemp testing over 0.3% THC must be destroyed—here’s why

Leafly

The 2018 Farm Bill opened up hemp farming in the US, but when an entire crop tests over 0.3% THC it's considered illegal. The post Hemp testing over 0.3% THC must be destroyed—here’s why appeared first on Leafly. Industry Hemp

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Does Weed Make You Lose Weight?

Leafwell

To lose weight? I thought cannabis gave you the munchies!” Yes, the idea that cannabis could help a person lose weight is a strange one to many people, yet there could be some good reasons as to why this is the case. In fact, evidence shows marijuana users are less likely to be overweight.

Why do I feel like a genius when I smoke weed? Ask an Expert – The Brain Episode

Cannabis Life Network

If smoking weed makes you feel like a tomato or a genius, you are not alone. In this episode of Ask an Expert, we asked Dr. Markus Roggen why that happens. In fact, we asked him all sorts of viewer questions about weed and the brain. Dr. Markus Roggen has a doctorate in Chemistry and […].

Justice Delayed Is Justice Denied: MORE Act Vote Postponed

NORML

It is with a heavy heart that we make this post. Despite an unprecedented level… The post Justice Delayed Is Justice Denied: MORE Act Vote Postponed appeared first on NORML. ACTIVISM featured MORE Act

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Cannabis Tops the List of CDC’s Investigation for Alternative Pain Treatment

Veriheal

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, also known as the CDC, isn’t something that many people associate with cannabis in a positive light.

Costa Rica Moves Toward Medical Cannabis Legalization

Canna Law Blog

In recent posts, we’ve explored legislative developments regarding cannabis in Argentina , Colombia and Mexico. Today, we turn our attention to Central America, and specifically Costa Rica, where a bill that seeks to legalize medical cannabis is winding its way through the legislative process.

Return of the skunk

Leafly

Sweet and dessert weed strains rule the market, but are skunks poised to make a big comeback? The post Return of the skunk appeared first on Leafly. Strains & products skunk-#1 terpenes

How Long Does THC Stay in Your System?

Leafwell

There are four main factors that determine how long THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) stays in your system: How much THC you have taken. How regularly you use THC. The method by which you take THC. The other cannabinoids and terpenes that you combine THC with.

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Can We Please Start to Recycle Cannabis Packaging?

Cannabis Life Network

I am sure by now you have purchased weed from a dispensary. Did you notice the excessive packaging… Can we please start to recycle cannabis packaging? Seriously. It is absurd how much packaging is used to legally sell a few buds.

Survey: Nearly One in Three Migraine Sufferers Have Used Cannabis for Symptom Management, Most Report It to Be Effective

NORML

Some 30 percent of migraine patients have used cannabis to mitigate migraine pain. Among these users, 82 percent reported it to be effective at providing migraine relief.

Terpenes, Tinctures and the Entourage Effect

United Patients Group

What are Terpenes?* . By Nicholas Huminski, High Falls Hemp NY. Essential oils contain terpenes which all plants create. They are a highly aromatic and diverse class of organic hydrocarbon compounds which determine many different factors in plants and even some insects and animals.

Federal Courts are Going Backward on Cannabis

Canna Law Blog

A few weeks back, the Cannabis Law Institute invited me to discuss contract drafting for cannabis deals. A focal point for the panel was whether courts are willing to enforce cannabis contracts. The last time I had really looked at that issue was early 2019, when I wrote: Cannabis Dispute?

Americans will spend $60 billion on illicit marijuana this year, report says

Leafly

Texas leads the way with 7% of all illegal cannabis sales. The post Americans will spend $60 billion on illicit marijuana this year, report says appeared first on Leafly. Industry cannabis jobs illicit market marijuana sales