April, 2019

Records reveal discussions about how state may monitor medical cannabis growth

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

The New Mexico Department of Health (DOH) has until August to decide how much medical cannabis producers are allowed to grow at any given time.

Pregnancy Complications: Can Cannabis Harm a Fetus?

Project CBD

Project CBD submitted this public comment, composed by Adrian Devitt-Lee, to California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment ( OEHHA ), which administers the Proposition 65 Program.

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Unions Blowing Smoke with "Green Lung" Myth

MJ Business Attorneys

What is ‘green lung’? Is cultivating marijuana to blame, or something else?

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NORML’s 2020 Democratic Primary Marijuana Straw Poll

NORML

The 2020 Democratic Presidential Primary is already heating up and we wanted to reach out to our supporters to take an early straw poll of who they think voters who prioritize marijuana law reform should support in that primary.

Knocking Off Menopause Symptoms The CBD Way

Leafwell

Guest article by Tricia Blake Over the years, humanity has been wrangling over medical cannabis. There are still many studies that need to be done to prove cannabis’s efficacy, but the signs are promising for a whole host of conditions.

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Oregon lawmakers move to prepare for interstate pot commerce

Cannabis Chronicles

SALEM, Ore. — It may seem like a pipe dream now, but Oregon lawmakers are anticipating the federal government legalizing, or at least tolerating, the interstate transfer of marijuana.

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Cannabis Topicals: DIY 3-Ingredient Whipped Marijuana Body Butter

Cannabis Cheri

?. You are not going to believe how quick and easy it is to make this luxurious whipped marijuana body butter! And how little it takes to make it, just 3 simple ingredients: Cannabis. Coconut Oil. Cornstarch or Tapioca Flour. That’s it!

How Good Is Cannabis for Multiple Sclerosis (MS)?

Greencamp

Over 2.3 million people around the world live with multiple sclerosis (MS). Here’s whether cannabis can help. Canada is one of the countries with the highest numbers of MS patients. According to MS Society of Canada , 1 in every 385 Canadians lives with this condition.

My Legislation On Veterans Cannabis Access Was Just Heard

NORML

A poll commissioned by the American Legion showed that more than 1 in 5 veterans self-reported using marijuana to alleviate a medical or physical condition.

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How to Grow Marijuana Sustainably With Korean Natural Farming

Leafly

Learn about Korean Natural Farming, a set of practices that can be used to grow cannabis sustainably by incorporating and working with nature instead of disrupting it. The post How to Grow Marijuana Sustainably With Korean Natural Farming appeared first on Leafly. Growing growing tips sustainability

U.S. regulators plan hearing on growing use of CBD in products

Cannabis Chronicles

NEW YORK — U.S. regulators are planning a public hearing to collect more information on CBD in cosmetics, foods and other products as the cannabis compound spreads in popularity. CBD comes from marijuana or hemp plants but does not cause a high.

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Grupo Flor Builds the Cannabis Industry’s First Commodity Trading Desk

Canna Newswire

Highly vetted platform will connect buyers and sellers of THC and CBD raw materials. SALINAS, Calif. April 1, 2019 / Canna Newswire / – Grupo Flor , a multi-national vertical cannabis company, has launched the cannabis industry’s first commodity trading desk.

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Washington Legislators Approve Bill Expunging 69,000 Cannabis Convictions

Cannabis Law Report

Ganjapreneur report… The bill , which originated in the Senate , passed the House in a 69-29 vote on Tuesday and now returns to the Senate for the reconciliation of one amendment added by state representatives.

What are Cannabis Terpenes and How do They Affect Us?

The Marijuana Facts

Would you be able to differentiate between Corn Chowder and Gazpacho? Excellent! It means your senses of smell and taste are working. What you’re sensing in meals, fruits and even cleaning products are terpenes.

Texas: Marijuana Decriminalization Bill to be Considered on House Floor

NORML

On Thursday, April 25, members of the Texas House of Representatives are scheduled to consider a marijuana decriminalization bill.

Homeland Security Says Cannabis Users Lack ‘Good Moral Character’

Leafly

More than half of all Americans have tried cannabis. But if you admit to consuming it, ever, the Trump Administration will reject your citizenship application. The post Homeland Security Says Cannabis Users Lack ‘Good Moral Character’ appeared first on Leafly. Politics

Nevada may be forced to reveal marijuana-license criteria

Cannabis Chronicles

LAS VEGAS — Nevada faces complaints about secrecy in awarding licenses to sell marijuana in the state’s booming legal marketplace, boiling over into lawsuits and legislation that appear poised to pry open the process.

Cannabis Club TV (CCTV) Launches HRVST TV in Partnership with GrowGeneration and GreenBroz, Inc. to Bring Educational, Grow-Centric Content into Hydroponic Stores

Canna Newswire

First In-hydro-store Television Network now available in nine states. SANTA CRUZ, Cali. April 17, 2019 / Canna Newswire / – Cannabis Club TV (CCTV) is bringing its dispensary television network concept into GrowGeneration (GrowGen) hydroponic stores, offering grow-centric content to customers.

What is the Endocannabinoid Profile and How Does It Heal the Body?

Cannabis Law Report

Not long ago, scientists had no idea that a major body system existed. While studying the way cannabis interacts with the body in the 1900s, scientists found that the compound THC was binding to receptors in a system they had never noticed before.

Cannabis Sprays Explored: Testing for Hydrogen Peroxide

Cannabis Life Network

When your bud burns black and you get a headache, that is from left behind sprays because your cannabis wasn’t flushed properly. These sprays include pesticides, herbicides, and fungicides which are supposedly used to protect the plants, but most of them are cheap shortcuts used to avoid safer, more expensive practices. For many of the […]. The post Cannabis Sprays Explored: Testing for Hydrogen Peroxide appeared first on Cannabis News | Marijuana News | Medical Cannabis News.

Illinois: Cook County State’s Attorney To Expunge Thousands Of Low-Level Cannabis Convictions

NORML

Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx has pledged that her office will begin expunging thousands of low-level marijuana convictions in the coming months. Cook County, which includes Chicago, is the second-most populous county in the United States.

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Smoke Good, Do Good With These Cannabis Products That Give Back

Leafly

Feed the needy, help veterans, heal cancer patients, and more with these vape pens, flower buds, and edibles. The post Smoke Good, Do Good With These Cannabis Products That Give Back appeared first on Leafly. Strains & Products adult-use cannabis California

Clark County Council delves into marijuana

Cannabis Chronicles

Marijuana is a gateway drug that’s associated with violent crime. But kids in Washington aren’t using the drug at higher rates since it was legalized and it has no conclusive link to mental illness.

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The DeltaPlex to host Inaugural West Michigan Cannabis Expo

Canna Newswire

The first West Michigan Cannabis Expo will be held on October 5 and 6. GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. April 24, 2019 / Canna Newswire / – The DeltaPlex Arena is excited to announce the first West Michigan Cannabis Expo on October 5 and 6, 2019.

Guam. The Amsterdam of The Pacific ?

Cannabis Law Report

It’s been in discussion for quite some time now so it shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise. The Seattle Times reports.

Topical CBD: The FDA Stance on Hemp Derived CBD In Cosmetics

Canna Law Blog

In the last few weeks, two major drugstores publicly announced that they will start carrying products containing hemp-derived cannabidiol (“Hemp-CBD”). Both CVS and Walgreens announced that CBD topicals would be available in their stores, in a select number of states.

Study: Marijuana Provided For FDA-Approved Clinical Research Genetically Similar to Hemp

NORML

Marijuana grown by the University of Mississippi for clinical research purposes is genetically divergent from strains of cannabis commercially available in retail markets, according to an analysis prepared by researchers at the University of Northern Colorado.

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10 Cannabis-Fueled Cultural Movements That Changed the Game

Leafly

Artists have been consuming cannabis to get creative for hundreds of years. Check out these cultural movements that embraced the plant and helped shape our modern world. The post 10 Cannabis-Fueled Cultural Movements That Changed the Game appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle Cannabis Culture

Pioneering legal pot states aim to ease rules on industry

Cannabis Chronicles

SEATTLE — When Washington and Colorado launched their pioneering marijuana industries in the face of U.S. government prohibition, they imposed strict rules in hopes of keeping the U.S. Justice Department at bay. Businesses would need to track plants and products with bar codes.

Montreal Cannabis Producer Obtains Three Licenses by Health Canada

Canna Newswire

MONTREAL – April 1, 2019 / Canna Newswire / – Great White North Growers Inc. GWNG) a new producer of premium medical and recreational cannabis, is pleased to announce that it has received three licenses from Health Canada- for Cultivation, Processing and Medical Sales.

OK Roots Vs Oklahoma Roots

Cannabis Law Report

Oklahoma’s K Four reports. POTTAWATOMIE CO., – The fight between two medical marijuana dispensaries is getting ugly. Now, in the middle of a lawsuit, the owners of one store got kicked to the curb. The owners of OK Roots are the defendants in the trademark lawsuit.

BREAKING NEWS: FDA Issues More Guidance on CBD Products

Canna Law Blog

On April 2, 2019, the federal Food & Drug Administration (“FDA”) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb issued a press release on hemp and hemp-derived cannabidiol (“Hemp CBD”).

Michigan: State Supreme Court Rules Police Search Of Passenger’s Personal Property Is Unconstitutional

NORML

The warrantless search of a passenger’s personal property during a traffic stop is unconstitutional, according to a ruling by the Michigan Supreme Court. The judgement overturns a 2007 decision that barred passengers from challenging similar searches by members of law enforcement.

Is Legal Hemp About to Ruin America’s Outdoor Cannabis Crops?

Leafly

With hemp cultivation expected to skyrocket, outdoor cannabis farmers are concerned with how pollen draft will affect the viability of their crop. The post Is Legal Hemp About to Ruin America’s Outdoor Cannabis Crops? appeared first on Leafly. Industry Hemp