February, 2020

Is legalization bad for medical cannabis patients?

Leafly

Patient advocates say increased costs and access issues are a blow to medical cannabis patients' rights now that all adults can legally consume cannabis in Canada. The post Is legalization bad for medical cannabis patients? appeared first on Leafly. Canada Industry Politics medical cannabis patient

Two New Cannabinoids: THCP and CBDP

Cannabis Life Network

An Italian team of researchers, led by Professor Giuseppe Cannazza, from the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (UniMore), have announced the discovery of a new cannabinoid, shown in lab results to be more than 30 times as potent as THC. Newly named tetrahydrocannabiforol, ?9-THCP,

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Marijuana Arrests After Legalization

Project CBD

The impressive medical properties of cannabis have been a major factor in the push to legalize cannabis. But the importance of social justice, beyond medical access, can’t be overstated

Study: Medical Cannabis Access Associated with Fewer Workers’ Comp Claims

NORML

The enactment of state-specific medical cannabis access laws is associated with a decline in workers’ compensation claims, according to data published in the journal Health Economics.

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Cannabinoids and Inflammation: What Does the Current Research Say?

Greencamp

Is inflammation a cause for concern? Perhaps not in the short run, but… Whenever we get infected, injured, or in. Continue Reading. The post Cannabinoids and Inflammation: What Does the Current Research Say? appeared first on Greencamp. Health

Why Does Cannabis Work for So Many Conditions?

Leafwell

Just over a decade ago, if you went through all the health issues cannabis could potentially be used for, you would have been treated with some scepticism. To give credit to the sceptics, the idea that cannabis can be useful for so many different conditions makes it seem like a panacea.

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Gallup: Twelve Percent of Adults Acknowledge Smoking Marijuana

NORML

Twelve percent of US adults self-identify as cannabis consumers, according to survey data compiled by Gallup. According to the survey, men (15 percent) were more likely than women (nine percent) to acknowledge “smoking marijuana.”

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Decarboxylating Cannabis

Project CBD

Why does eating a raw cannabis bud not get you high but eating a THC edible does? It has to do with a process called decarboxlaytion

Medical cannabis bill clears Alabama Senate committee

Leafly

Alabama's Senate Judiciary Committee voted 8-1 to legalize medical cannabis, advancing to the next stage. The post Medical cannabis bill clears Alabama Senate committee appeared first on Leafly. Politics alabama medical marijuana Tim Melson

Bill would protect cannabis patients who live on federal trust land

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

A New Mexico state senator is trying for a second time to pass a bill that would protect medical cannabis patients who live on tribal land. Benny Shendo, D-Jemez Pueblo, said his SB 271 would protect patients from federal law enforcement scrutiny. “We

Maine: Medical Cannabis Market Is Third Largest in The State

NORML

Patients purchased an estimated $112 million worth of medical cannabis-related products in 2019, according to newly released Maine tax data.

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How to find the right medical cannabis doctor for you

Leafly

Follow these steps to find a medical marijuana doctor near you and what to expect after receiving your medical card. The post How to find the right medical cannabis doctor for you appeared first on Leafly. Health doctors medical cannabis

Marijuana And Parkinson’s Disease: What New Research Uncovered

The Fresh Toast

Researchers said a new strategy is 'a potentially promising way to slow the progression of Parkinson’s disease and related neurological disorders.'. Continue reading Marijuana And Parkinson’s Disease: What New Research Uncovered at The Fresh Toast.

New York: An Analysis of Governor Cuomo’s Legalization Proposal

NORML

Governor Andrew Cuomo has included a plan to “regulate, restrict, and control” the responsible adult use of cannabis in New York, known as the Cannabis Regulation and Taxation Act (“CRTA”).

MMJ And Glaucoma: Everything You Need To Know

MMJ Recs

Glaucoma is a painful medical condition that affects the optic nerve. Glaucoma occurs when intraocular pressure – increased pressure in the eye caused by a buildup of fluid – irritates and damages to the optic nerve.

Capitol Confidential: Colorado moves to protect jobs of legal consumers

Leafly

Stop firing people for relaxing on their own time, Colorado Boss. Also: Kentucky makes progress on medical legalization, and Virginia may decriminalize. The post Capitol Confidential: Colorado moves to protect jobs of legal consumers appeared first on Leafly.

Trump Budget Targets Marijuana States Rights

NORML

As President Trump travels around the nation to his various reelection rallies, a giant banner with the slogan “Promises Made, Promises Kept” is always displayed prominently behind him. A quick review of a 2016 radio interview provides even more evidence that this is not true.

Election 2020: All you need to know about cannabis legalization on the ballot

Leafly

Updated news on candidates and marijuana legalization efforts in your state and around the nation. The post Election 2020: All you need to know about cannabis legalization on the ballot appeared first on Leafly. Politics

Medical cannabis qualified patient bill heads to governor’s desk

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

A bill that would limit enrollment in the state’s medical cannabis program to New Mexico residents passed the House and is on its way to the governor’s desk. SB 139, sponsored by Sen.

Marijuana Terpenes: What They Are, Why You Need Them, How To Use Them

Cannabis Cheri

Pin This! What Are Terpenes? Terpenes are the compounds that give plants, not just marijuana plants but all plants, their aromas. From the plant’s perspective, terpenes provide it with natural protection from bacteria, fungus, insects and other environmental threats.

The Case of the Missing THC

Project CBD

Many CBD products contain no tetrahydrocannabinol. Where is all the THC going after it’s extracted from hemp

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BREAKING NEWS: FDA and USDA Start Making Sense on Hemp CBD

Canna Law Blog

According to Hemp Industry Daily reporter Laura Drotleff , it an eventful week for hemp regulation at the National Association of State Department of Agriculture (NASDA) meeting in Arlington, Virginia. Drotleff reported on two major developments at NADSA.

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Virginia: Both Chambers Pass Decriminalization Legislation

NORML

House and Senate lawmakers have passed legislation decriminalizing minor marijuana possession offenses.

Is hash passé? A primer on this old school cannabis concentrate

Leafly

A history of hash just as the cannabis product makes its debut on Canada's legal cannabis market. The post Is hash passé? A primer on this old school cannabis concentrate appeared first on Leafly. Canada Lifestyle Strains & products afghanistan cannabis concentrates hash morocco pakistan spain

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Cannabis legalization bill tabled in committee

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

A recreational cannabis legalization bill stalled in the Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday, while a bill that would limit who can become a medical cannabis patient moved on. Both bills are sponsored by Sen.

SEC Inquiry starts at CBD company Folium Biosciences Post Failed Australis Merger

Cannabis Law Report

cannabis company Australis called off its reverse merger with Colorado-based CBD wholesale company, Folium Biosciences, this month stating their due diligence found new information that made them want to back-out of the deal.

CBD-Rich Tincture for Inflammation and Pain

Project CBD

According to Dr. Joseph Maroon , a professor at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, CBD ’s anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties can help with pain conditions that might otherwise be treated with OTC drugs

The Effort to Decriminalize Psilocybin in California is Underway

Canna Law Blog

Psilocybin has been in the news with increasing frequency as research into psychedelic therapy has proliferated, and a number of local jurisdictions, including the cities of Oakland, Denver , and Santa Cruz have decriminalized psilocybin to varying degrees.

New Hampshire: House Lawmakers Approve Bill Allowing Personal Possession of Marijuana

NORML

New Hampshire House lawmakers today approved legislation, House Bill 1648 , eliminating criminal and civil penalties for activities involving possession and home cultivation of personal use quantities of cannabis. Legislators passed the bill by a veto-proof majority, voting 236 to 112 in favor of it.

Cannabis Jobs Report: Legal cannabis now supports 243,700 full-time American jobs

Leafly

Legal marijuana posted 15% growth and created 33,700 new jobs in 2019. How many did your state add? The post Cannabis Jobs Report: Legal cannabis now supports 243,700 full-time American jobs appeared first on Leafly. Industry Cannabis Industry cannabis jobs jobs marijuana jobs

Supreme Cannabis layoffs: A deeper look

Cannabis Life Network

The Supreme Cannabis Company (TSX:FIRE) became the latest Canadian cannabis producer to announce layoffs Tuesday – an epidemic of cost cutting measures spreading across an industrial environment full of well-backed cultivators who have all struggled to turn a profit.