June, 2019

Does Endocannabinoid Deficiency Play a Role in These Common Illnesses?

Leafly

Ethan Russo, a prominent cannabis researcher, weighs in on his theory of endocannabinoid deficiency—or the idea that many common illnesses might be caused by an unbalanced endocannabinoid system. The post Does Endocannabinoid Deficiency Play a Role in These Common Illnesses? appeared first on Leafly.

New Study Concludes That CBD Can Help Decrease The Severity Of PTSD Symptoms

Miss Marijuana

By: Madeleine Balestrier. A new study finds that CBD for PTSD symptoms can be effective. . About 8 out of every 100 United States citizens will experience Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) sometime in their lifetime, according to PTSD United. That’s 24.4 million people.

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Studies: Medical Cannabis Enrollees Typically Reduce Their Use of Opioids

NORML

Patients diagnosed with chronic pain and other debilitating conditions typically reduce, or in some cases, eliminate their use of opioids following their enrollment in state-sanctioned medical cannabis access programs. Several peer-reviewed studies now document this trend.

CBD for Brain-Damaged Babies?

Project CBD

Giving medical cannabis to infants is a difficult taboo to shift, but new research is paving the way.

Auto-Flowering Strains: A Revolutionary Approach to Growing Cannabis?

Leafwell

Cultivating cannabis remained popular in many parts of the world, including the US, until the start of the 20th century. At the turn of the century, states throughout the US started outlawing this plant. Many believe that cannabis and hemp was the victim of its amazing potential as a material.

TSA says hemp products and CBD medications now cleared to fly

Cannabis Chronicles

Heading out of town? Now your cannabis can come along, too. In an update to its website’s “What Can I Bring?” section, the Travel Security Administration clarified that Food and Drug Administration-approved hemp products like certain CBD medications are now allowed in both carry-on and checked bags. The clarified language was quietly posted last week.

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The Israeli Cannabis Reform: A Road Paved With Good Intentions

CannaTech

Israel’s Ministry of Health Medical Cannabis Association (IMCA), locally known as Yakar, recently enacted reforms to medical cannabis regulation.

Maine: Governor Signs Legislation Finalizing Rules for Retail Marijuana Sales

NORML

Democratic Gov. Janet Mills on Thursday signed legislation finalizing regulations governing the licensed production and retail sale of cannabis to adults. With the passage of the new rules, it is estimated that marijuana retailers may be operational by March 2020.

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5 CBD Secrets

Project CBD

Cannabidiol and CBD oil seem to be everywhere these days, despite the confusing legal status of this prolific compound. But how much do we actually know about CBD

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Transfer of Cannabis Wealth

Cannabis Life Network

If Canadians felt strongly enough about the cannabis trade, legalization wouldn’t look as it currently does- like a large cannabis bud without a trace of trichomes.

Clark County continues to eye pot-law changes

Cannabis Chronicles

Sticky’s Pot Shop, which unsuccessfully defied the county’s ban on recreational cannabis, will reopen in its Hazel Dell location should the Clark County Council vote to reverse the prohibition.

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Here’s Where the 2020 Presidential Candidates Stand on Cannabis

Leafly

From Trump to Warren, Booker to Biden: We checked the receipts to bring you each candidate's policy and record on legalization. The post Here’s Where the 2020 Presidential Candidates Stand on Cannabis appeared first on Leafly. Politics donald trump Election 2020

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Emerging Market Opportunities That Will Empower and Catapult Growth In The Caribbean

Canna Newswire

Panel at this Year’s CANNAVAL Conference & Expo Announced: Noted Industry Names include Adam Dunn, Sierra Riddle, Michael West, Chris Cantella, and Roman Vyskocil.

Hawaii: Governor to Let Marijuana Decriminalization to Become Law

NORML

Democratic Gov. David Ige publicly stated this week that he does not intend to veto pending legislation to decriminalize low-level marijuana possession offenses. The Governor has until July 9th to take action on the measure, or it will become law absent his signature.

Tell the FDA What's on Your Mind

Project CBD

The FDA is asking for input on how to regulate CBD and cannabis. Project CBD gave oral comments at last week’s public hearing, and we plan on submitting written comments and supporting documents to their public docket. You should, too

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Driving on Edibles – Opinion

Cannabis Life Network

I know a guy who said he was driving on edibles once but had to pull over and wait it out because he was getting too f *d up. Never have I driven so impaired that I’m a danger to myself or others. Most people don’t. Automobiles are like weapons. Used incorrectly, they can seriously hurt […].

California launches anti-illegal pot campaign

Cannabis Chronicles

LOS ANGELES — Marijuana shoppers are going to be getting a message from California regulators: Go legal.

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Illinois Just Legalized Cannabis. Here’s What Happens Next

Leafly

Adult-use sales will start Jan. 1, 2020—a little more than 200 days away. Retailers, start your engines. The post Illinois Just Legalized Cannabis. Here’s What Happens Next appeared first on Leafly. Politics adult-use cannabis Chicago illinois legalization legislation

What Are the Benefits of Legalizing Marijuana?

Otherside Farms

Marijuana is prominent for its many names? Also dubbed hashish, bhang, ganja, hemp, weed, pot, and more, it is the herb shrouded with a lot of contention. The discovery of marijuana dates back to the times of the Chinese Emperor, Shen Nung.

Illinois Gov. Pritzker Signs Bill to Legalize and Regulate Marijuana

NORML

Illinois Gov. Pritzker has signed legislation legalizing the adult use of marijuana and regulating its commercial production and retail sale.

The FDA and Cannabis Regulation

Project CBD

“My name is Zoe Sigman, and I’m the Program Director at Project CBD , an educational nonprofit focused on cannabis science & medicine. Ten years ago, we introduced CBD to the medical cannabis community in California.

E3 2019: Biggest Moments

Cannabis Life Network

The 25th Annual Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3, took place at the Los Angeles Convention Centre this week, June 11-13, 2019. In case you didn’t catch the live streams here are the most notable mentions coming out of this year’s event.

House would block Feds from interfering with state pot laws

Cannabis Chronicles

WASHINGTON — The Democratic-controlled House has voted to block the Justice Department from interfering with states that have legalized marijuana for recreational use.

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Maine’s Cannabis Stores Will (Finally!) Open in 2020

Leafly

After years of delay, the state adopted rules this week that will allow stores to open, finally. Here's what you need to know. The post Maine’s Cannabis Stores Will (Finally!) Open in 2020 appeared first on Leafly. Industry Politics adult-use cannabis Maine

How medical cannabis can help osteoarthritis

420 Clinic

When it comes to chronic disease, arthritis isn’t so much a novelty as it is an inevitability. Aging, injuries and a host of other lifestyle factors add to the risk of osteoarthritis.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 6/21/19

NORML

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! This week, history was made. For the first time ever, the U.S. House of Representatives just voted to restrict the Department of Justice from interfering with the states that have legalized adult-use marijuana.

When CBD Isn't Enough to Treat Epilepsy

Project CBD

At night you might find Chelsea Leyland, a 31-year-old British celebrity DJ , juggling beats at a flashy Miami party while rocking a Simone Rocha dress that complements her honey-hued hair and brown eyes.

From DEA to Legal Cannabis: Charles Feldmann Weighs In

CannaTech

Our guest CannaTech blogger today is none other than Charles Feldmann, Esq., a managing partner at Denver-headquartered Feldmann Nagel Cantafio Margulis Gonnell PLLC, where he serves as an adviser to the cannabis industry’s largest and most profitable businesses.

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Marijuana use doubles in U.S. pregnant women

Cannabis Chronicles

CHICAGO — Pot use in pregnancy has doubled among U.S. women and is most common during the first trimester, government research shows. Overall, 7 percent of pregnant women, or 1 in 14, said they used marijuana in the past month.

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Washington Consumes More Cannabis Than Any Region on Earth, Study Says

Leafly

Wastewater surveys of 60 global cities ranked Puget Sound #1 in THC use per capita. The post Washington Consumes More Cannabis Than Any Region on Earth, Study Says appeared first on Leafly. Science & Tech consumption Washington

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