January, 2020

Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act

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On November 20, 2019, the House Judiciary Committee met to discuss, mark-up, and vote on House Resolution 3884 (H.R. 3884). [1] 1] After debate, the Judiciary Committee voted (24-10) to move H.R. 3884 out of the committee along party lines. From here, H.R.

Cannabis: A Medicinal Treasure Trove

Project CBD

Cannabis is like a drugstore in one preparation. Dr. Russo fills us in on the latest advances in cannabinoid medicine - acid cannabinoids , cannabigerol , and the global CBD phenomenon

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Qualifying conditions for medical marijuana by state

Leafly

Here's a list of which states authorize medical marijuana for valid, qualified patients. Each entry includes a link to the state's qualifying conditions. The post Qualifying conditions for medical marijuana by state appeared first on Leafly.

Breakthrough cannabis genomics study identifies genes for cannabinoid production, pathogen resistance, and more

Medicinal Genomics

For years, cannabis genomics meant little more than a star on the galaxy.

Medical cannabis patient asks judge to allow cannabis on house arrest

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

An Albuquerque-based attorney, who also serves in the state Senate, wants a judge to weigh-in on whether those on house arrest should have access to medical cannabis.

Cannabinoids for Cannabis Use Disorder?

Project CBD

The research is in. Scientists have discovered a cure for cannabis addiction — and it turns out to be cannabis! Adrian Devitt-Lee explores how a new JAMA study illustrates a larger problem in the scientific community: Hypothesizing After the Results are Known

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THCp – Newly discovered and highly potent phytocannabinoid

Cannabis Life Network

We have discovered so much about cannabis over the years, but it’s vast, intricate, pharmacological map is missing many major regions.

Desperately Seeking Harm: The FDA on CBD

Project CBD

Is there a doctor in the house? The Food and Drug Administration ( FDA ) is ailing and needs some serious attention. The FDA has got a bad case of CBD – as in Chronic Bureaucratic Dysfunction. This affliction has been evident for some time, but the symptoms are getting worse

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How cannabis can help with migraines

Leafly

Several studies point to the effectiveness of cannabis on migraines. Read more on the studies that support it and how to dose. The post How cannabis can help with migraines appeared first on Leafly. Health endocannabinoid system migraines

How to Kill the Pain with CBD

Puff Puff Post

“Ouch! Who put that there? It hurts!” ” That is what happens when you step on a Lego piece. While you say that and feel the highly unpleasant sensations in your foot, an intricate process occurs in your body. More accurately, nerve endings send electrical signals to your brain.

New Jersey: Court Affirms Employer Must Reimburse Worker for Medical Marijuana Expenses

NORML

The New Jersey Superior Court has affirmed that an employee is eligible to have his medical marijuana costs reimbursed by his employer.

Marijuana and Weightlifting: Perfect Combination for Improved Focus and Muscle Growth

Greencamp

The psychoactive – and physical properties – of THC and CBD can be a boon for people looking to get. Continue Reading. The post Marijuana and Weightlifting: Perfect Combination for Improved Focus and Muscle Growth appeared first on Greencamp. Health

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Virginia faces spate of legislation, protests supporting cannabis reform

Leafly

Virginia legislators and activities are working on 10 different bills supporting legalization and decriminalization. The post Virginia faces spate of legislation, protests supporting cannabis reform appeared first on Leafly.

House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee Considers ‘Cannabis Policies for the New Decade’

NORML

Members of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health today held a legislative hearing, “ Cannabis Policies for the New Decade ,” during which they considered multiple legislative bills aimed at amending federal cannabis laws. This marks the first time that members of the Energy and Commerce Committee have debated issues specific to marijuana policy reform.

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Superbug outbreaks should push cannabis research forward, Wuhan Virus

Cannabis Life Network

Editor’s Note: With the understanding that the current Wuhan coronavirus outbreak is related to a virus, and is therefore not treatable with antibiotics or anti-bacterials.

Endocannabinology with Dr. Rachel Knox

Project CBD

How does cannabis play a role in our overall health? Project CBD speaks with Dr. Rachel Knox about “endocannabinology,” THC / CBD synergies, and whole food nutrition

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DOH set to finalize rules on cannabis consumption areas, new testing standards

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

New Mexico is one step closer to establishing sanctioned, legal areas for medical cannabis patients to use their medicine. The Department of Health’s Medical Cannabis Program held a public hearing Thursday to hear comments from the public regarding department rule changes.

Weed at work: What medical cannabis patients need to know

Leafly

Patients have rights—and responsibilities—when it comes to using medical marijuana at work. Learn how to manage weed in the Canadian workplace here. The post Weed at work: What medical cannabis patients need to know appeared first on Leafly.

This Psilocybin Patent Could Be a Really Big Deal

Canna Law Blog

Last week, COMPASS Pathways announced its acquisition of US Patent No 10,591,175. What does that patent cover? Psilocybin! More specifically, COMPASS has locked down “methods of treating drug-resistant depression with a psilocybin formulation.”

NORML Releases 2020 Gubernatorial Scorecard

NORML

Nearly Two-Thirds of US Governors Receive a Passing Grade on Cannabis Policy. NORML has released its 2020 Gubernatorial Scorecard.

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Italy: Medical marijuana is now free of charge in Sicily

Cannabis Law Report

The Local Italy is reporting today (21 Jan) that Medical cannabis will now be available free of charge in the Sicily region, according to a decree signed today by Sicilian health chief Ruggero Razza.

Cannabis in Palliative Care

Project CBD

End-of-life care is one of the less frequently discussed uses of medical cannabis. Palliative care, however, is perhaps the area of medicine that would most benefit from its clinical use

How Wheat Sensitivity relates to a broken endocannabinoid system

Cannabis Life Network

Our guts and brains are connected in a profound way. We previously began to explore how the endocannabinoid system (ECS) entwines with these connections. Neurological signals sent between the gut’s vagus nerve and the brain’s chemoreceptor trigger zone (CTZ) are regulated by the ECS.

Opinion: Let us smell the legal cannabis for sale, dammit!

Leafly

In some states, cannabis legalization is missing an essential consumer right: the ability to closely examine and smell the product you plan to consume. The post Opinion: Let us smell the legal cannabis for sale, dammit! appeared first on Leafly.

Is Tribal Cannabis on a Comeback Tour?

Canna Law Blog

For people in the know, the cannabis industry is an unpredictable roller coaster for a number of reasons having to do with federal illegality, evolving state regulations, and market volatility.

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Pennsylvania: Marijuana possession arrests decline statewide

NORML

Preliminary data*, released on request from the Pennsylvania State Police Uniform Crime Reporting System, reveals that overall arrests for marijuana possession showed a decline in 2019. In 2018 there were nearly 24,000 adults arrested for less than 30 grams of cannabis.

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Ruling means state may owe millions in tax refunds to cannabis producers

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

The state of New Mexico’s Taxation and Revenue Department could be on the hook for millions of dollars in tax refunds to medical cannabis producers after a state Court of Appeals ruling made earlier this week.

Desperately Seeking Harm

Project CBD

Is there a doctor in the house? The Food and Drug Administration ( FDA ) is ailing and needs some serious attention. The FDA has got a bad case of CBD – as in Chronic Bureaucratic Dysfunction. This affliction has been evident for some time, but the symptoms are getting worse

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Opinion: I claim my cannabis

Cannabis Life Network

I personally claim all the weed I buy on my income taxes and have since 2017. In fact, I include every edible, concentrate, and topical as well. On average, I claim about ten grand per year and my returns are over three. Every single purchase I make is for medical use, but not one of […].

California’s $635M in cannabis taxes—where is it going?

Leafly

11,000 kids got child care, for starters. The post California’s $635M in cannabis taxes—where is it going? appeared first on Leafly. Politics California prop 64 taxes

It’s MLK Day. Don’t Forget Cannabis is a Civil Rights Issue.

Canna Law Blog

Happy MLK Day! For our international readers, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a federal U.S. holiday marking the birthday of its eponymous civil rights hero.