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.

State says NM’s medical cannabis cards only for residents

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

The New Mexico Department of Public Health has made it clear—only New Mexico residents can enroll in the state’s Medical Cannabis Program.

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.

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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.

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.

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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Does NM cannabis law extend to non-residents?

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

A recent expansion of qualifying conditions for medical cannabis through rule changes will likely result in a higher number of patients in New Mexico. But a law that goes into effect on Friday could also result in a new pool of patients—non-residents of New Mexico.

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Cannabis as Medicine: 101

Puff Puff Post

The “sacred” plant, as many of our ancestors referred to it, has traditionally been used as a first line of therapy in various parts of the world. For most cultures, the use of cannabis as a medicine can be traced back to thousands of years ago.

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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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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Congress Votes YES to Protect Legal Marijuana

NORML

For the first time ever, the House of Representatives just voted to restrict the Department of Justice from interfering with the states that have legalized adult-use marijuana. The importance of this 267 to 165 bipartisan vote on the Blumenauer amendment cannot be overstated.

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.

NM medical cannabis producer implores DOH to reverse stance on non-resident medical cards

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

A high-profile New Mexico medical cannabis producer still maintains a recent change in the wording of the state’s medical cannabis law means non-residents should be able to become patients.

Raptors vs Warriors Game 5 – Kevin Durant Ruptured Achilles – How can he heal with Cannabis?

Puff Puff Post

History was made in such a bittersweet game – Raptors fans were cheering from Toronto, across Canada, and including Illinois! Warrior fans were excited for Kevin Durant’s return into the game, despite his recent injuries.

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

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.

Study: Cannabis Safe and Effective in Fibromyalgia Patients

NORML

The administration of herbal cannabis is safe and effective in patients diagnosed with fibromyalgia, according to clinical data published this month in the Journal of Clinical Medicine. Israeli investigators assessed the use of cannabis over a six-month period in 211 patients with the disease.

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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NM adds opioid use disorder, other conditions to medical cannabis program

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

As expected, the head of New Mexico’s Department of Health approved opioid use disorder as a qualifying condition to use medical cannabis.

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.

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

Cannabis for Sciatica: Can It Actually Help?

Greencamp

While doing research on cannabis for sciatica, I noticed that a lot of online vendors who sell CBD products hail this isolated cannabinoid as the best possible cannabis solution for the condition.

Two Congressional Hearing Next Week On Marijuana

NORML

Next week, the two key committees will hold hearings on various aspects of federal marijuana policy. The first will be held on Wednesday, June 19th, in the Small Business Committee, entitled Unlocked Potential? Small Businesses in the Cannabis Industry.

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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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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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 […].

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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