December, 2018

Chicago NORML Continues Push for Diversity in Pot Industry


As Illinois lawmakers continue to consider input from various stakeholders for legislation that would legalize the possession and use of marijuana for adults 21 and up in 2019, some advocates are feeling left out of the process.

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How Long Does it Take to Feel CBD and How Long Do the Effects of CBD Last?

Cannabis Cheri

Ask Cheri: How long does it take before CBD effects kick in? How long do the effects of CBD last? How much CBD should I take? Thanks, Carole. Those are ALL great questions Carole! Regardless of the reason you are taking CBD, you obviously want to know what to expect and how to best use it.

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Wanna Get Higher than High? Don’t Hold Your Breath…


Everyone has their own unique set of ‘rules’ when it comes to getting higher than high. We’ve all tried all manner of weird and wonderful things to feel a bigger buzz – some of which turn out to be more successful than others.

The Endocannabinoid System: Here’s How it Keeps You Healthy and Happy


In order to consume cannabis in a responsible and efficient manner, you should completely understand what exactly goes on in our body when we introduce the active compounds from cannabis to it. The way these cannabis-derived compounds interact with our organism is really astonishing.

Will President Trump's U.S. Attorney General Nominee Barr Marijuana Legalization?

MJ Business Attorneys

President Trump recently announced his nominee for U.S. Attorney General, and it is unclear whether this nominee will be better or worse than the former Attorney General Jeff Sessions when it comes to the growing cannabis momentum toward federal legality.

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New data shows Cannabis replacing Alcohol and Pharmaceuticals in the U.S.

Leaf Science

A new U.S. study shows that more and more people are giving up alcohol and pharmaceuticals in favour of cannabis use. The groundbreaking study conducted by New Frontier Data surveyed over 3,000 adult Americans to show people from all age groups and demographics in the U.S.

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Drastic Increase in Scientific Research on Medicinal Cannabis

Sensi Seeds

Cannabis Remains Prohibited Despite Legislative and Scientific Progress. Although cannabis remains a banned substance in many countries, over the past few decades the trend towards regulating its use for medical and therapeutic purposes has been consolidating globally.

How Medical Cannabis Telemedicine Appointments Benefit Patients

Medicinal Marijuana Association

Medical cannabis has been legal in Canada for almost two decades, but it’s only gained popularity in the last few years. As more research is being conducted, more medical professionals and patients are beginning to explore the possibilities of medicinal treatments with cannabis.

National Nursing Standards Legitimize Cannabis Nursing

Canna Newswire

Cannabis Nurses Network Steps in as Essential Resource for Medical Marijuana Education.

On the 2018 Farm Act: Can I Start Growing Hemp?

MJ Business Attorneys

The long-anticipated 2018 Farm Bill finally made its way to the President’s desk and Trump made hemp fans ecstatic when he signed it into law on December 20. With a provision legalizing the cultivation and distribution of hemp on the federal level, many are left wondering what the Act means for cannabis industry operators. What It Means. The language of the Bill removes cannabis plants with.3%

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Grandma Is The New Face Of Cannabis

Canna Care Docs

Silver Haze In The Golden Years. Even as the boomer generation—the one known for “tuning in and dropping out”—approaches retirement, there’s a long-held stigma surrounding marijuana among older people.

FDA casts shadow on hemp win, calling CBD items illegal

Cannabis Chronicles

SEATTLE — The hemp industry still has work ahead to win legal status for hemp-derived cannabidiol, or CBD oil, as an ingredient in food or dietary supplements despite the big farm bill President Donald Trump signed this week designating hemp as an agricultural crop.

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Colorado’s New Cannabis Rules Advance its Growing Market

Sensi Seeds

U.S. Chemist Roger Adams Isolated CBD 75 Years Ago

Freedom Leaf

Roger Adams illustration by Ross Marinaro. The name most associated with cannabis science is generally Israeli chemist Raphael Mechoulam, who’s credited with first isolating and identifying THC.

Hemp & Health

Leaf Science

Johnny Hughes is a freelance writer living in County Longford in the heart of Ireland. After spending 10 years of his life in the corporate world he took a chance 12 months ago and left for good. Now he is embarking on a new journey – a discovery through research & writing.

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Athletes Continue to Turn to CBD Oil for Pain and Inflammation

Puff Puff Post

Although CBD has been a viable alternative to synthetic medications for decades, recent studies conducted by the FDA have pushed the plant compound into mainstream favor.

The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Dry Herb Vaporizer

Otherside Farms

If you are thinking about buying a dry herb vaporizer, you are on the right page! Vaporizers are completely changing the way we consume marijuana, both for recreational and medicinal purposes. When selecting a vaporizer, do your research or visit a reputable site like

Cannabis For Fibromyalgia

Dr. Michele Ross

What Are The Symptoms Of Fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain accompanied by fatigue, sleep, memory, and mood issues. It is often diagnosed by pressing on tender points throughout the body that results in pain upon light touching.

Cannabis Light takes Europe by storm

Sensi Seeds

Cannabis plants gently swaying in the golden sunset, and in the background a soft hilly landscape that inspires dreams. This is not Mendocino County in California; it is the heart of Switzerland. Switzerland in Cannabis Light frenzy.

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The Importance Of Terpenes In Cannabis & Their Powerful Impact On Health

The Fresh Toast

The Importance Of Terpenes In Cannabis & Their Powerful Impact On Health The addition of different terpenes can help improve a cannabis user's mental and emotional state of being that takes them to another level.

Here Are 5 Myths You Might Have Heard Regarding Medical Cannabis

Leaf Science

No matter what country you grew up in the Western World, the global war on drugs will have most likely made its way into your classroom or in the news and you will have heard cannabis talked about in a negative light and quite often mentioned in the same vain as much harder drugs.

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A New Treatment: CBD Oil For Autism?

Puff Puff Post

Autism is a complex neurobehavioral disorder that affects roughly 1 in 59 Americans. With an estimated 3.5 million Americans living with a disorder on the autism spectrum and no proven remedies yet, scientists have been keen on discovering a way to help those afflicted.

Marijuana businessman and former federal inmate faces new legal problems

Cannabis Chronicles

SPOKANE — Cip Paulsen, a former federal inmate-turned marijuana businessman, is fighting for control of his firm in court against angry investors and new drug charges. Paulsen’s licensed marijuana business, Growstate, is in the hands of a court-appointed receiver after three early investors sought repayment of their initial $625,000 investment in 2014.

What Microdosing Cannabis Is Really Like, According To 14 Real People On Reddit

Miss Marijuana

Microdosing cannabis allows users to experience the health benefits of marijuana without getting too high. What is microdosing?

Marijuana Before Surgery: Friend or Foe?


Is marijuana before surgery a smart thing to do or something to avoid? In this article, we talk about smoking marijuana before surgery, weed as a post-op medicine , and what is the best way to consume it when undergoing a surgical procedure. Marijuana before surgery: Yes or No?

Healthy profits? Medicinal cannabis as an export opportunity

Sensi Seeds

Cannabis is booming. Now that more and more countries allow the medicinal use of cannabis , a real Green Rush is occurring.

Terpenes – What are They?

Otherside Farms

Terpenes are the oils produced by similar pot plant glands which are producing CBD and THC during the flowering process. More than 100 terpenes were identified so far and each one of them comes with a unique taste and smell, including the medical marijuana properties.

Doctors to Debate Medical Pot as More Patients Expected to Ask for Prescriptions

Puff Puff Post

VANCOUVER — Doctors with opposing views on whether medical marijuana should be prescribed for various conditions agree on one thing: their profession is ill-prepared to deal with patients asking for a drug that lacks adequate clinical research.

Budweiser maker teams up with medical pot firm to explore drinks

Cannabis Chronicles

NEW YORK — The maker of Budweiser is partnering with medical cannabis company Tilray in a $100 million deal to research cannabis-infused drinks for the Canadian market. The alliance announced Wednesday is the latest foray by a major beer company into the cannabis business in Canada, which legalized recreational marijuana in October. Anheuser-Busch InBev and Tilray Inc.

Moms, It’s Okay To Use Cannabis To Feel Good, So Stop Feeling Ashamed

Miss Marijuana

By: Jessica DaCosta of Northern Wellness . You don’t have to feel guilty about feeling good. Especially as a mom who uses cannabis. . Moms have a hard time doing “selfish” things, “indulging” themselves. The to-do list is never completed, a nd we can’t let go of the things left undone.

Hemp and Clothing

Leaf Science

Johnny Hughes is a freelance writer living in County Longford in the heart of Ireland. After spending 10 years of his life in the corporate world he took a chance 12 months ago and left for good. Now he is embarking on a new journey – a discovery through research & writing.

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Confronting Canada’s Cannabis Shortage

Sensi Seeds

Canada’s Cannabis Shortage is No Surprise. Prior to legalization, Canada’s cannabis market produced around 80,000 kilos per year for around 200,000 medical marijuana patients.

Ensuring a Healthy Yield: 7 Things You Need to Know About Growing Marijuana Outdoors

Otherside Farms

With medical and recreational marijuana becoming legalized in varying regions around the world today, learning how to grow your own for either personal or business use may be a helpful and rewarding experience.

Cannabis and Exercise go Hand-in-Hand For Some Fitness Buffs

Puff Puff Post

TORONTO — As an avid runner with some two dozen marathons under his belt, Adrian Landini is thoroughly familiar with the runner’s high. He’s also quite experienced running while high.