October, 2022

Millions of Americans to Cast Votes for Marijuana Legalization on Election Day


“Between local and state efforts, these initiatives will affect over 18 million Americans.” . The post Millions of Americans to Cast Votes for Marijuana Legalization on Election Day appeared first on NORML. Ballot Initiative Election ballot election legalization medical marijuana

CBD for Pain: What Does the Science Say?

Project CBD

A new book by three distinguished scientists reviews the current status of CBD as a treatment for acute and chronic illness


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No, your kid’s Halloween candy hasn’t been tainted with THC


The US just can't kick its fear of tainted Halloween candy. Leafly spoke with experts to find out why the myth endures and how to debunk it. The post No, your kid’s Halloween candy hasn’t been tainted with THC appeared first on Leafly.

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Recipe: How to make cannabis-infused caramels


The leaves are browning, temperatures are dropping, and nothing suits a cozy night in than infused caramels. Here's how to make them. The post Recipe: How to make cannabis-infused caramels appeared first on Leafly. Canada adult-use cannabis edibles recipes

Where the Money Grows: Learning the Industry Trends in Medical Cannabis, Recreational Marijuana, Hemp, and Beyond

Speaker: Jonathan Bench, International Cannabis and Securities Business Attorney at Harris Bricken

The U.S. cannabis industry is still in its infancy, even though states began engaging with legalization in one form or another in the late 1990s. Today, many opportunities exist for individuals and businesses that want to engage in the industry. Join international cannabis and securities business attorney Jonathan Bench as he provides some pitfalls and best practices for companies & individuals looking to engage with the U.S. cannabis marketplace.

The nose knows: how to identify common scents from terpenes

The Cannigma

If you’re new to cannabis, you may think that all weed smells the same. But once you’ve spent some time with the plant, the nuances and complexities appear. Different strains have aromas of lemon, pepper, and even gasoline.

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NORML Issues Statement Regarding President’s Plan to Pardon Those with Low-Level Marijuana Convictions


“Moving forward, the Administration must work collaboratively with Congressional leadership to repeal America’s failed marijuana criminalization laws.

Full Spectrum Brain Boost

Project CBD

The neuroprotective properties of CBD and other cannabis components

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New ASA Activist Newsletter is out!

Americans for Safe Access

The latest issue of the ASA Activist Newsletter is out with the news you need to stay informed and be an effective advocate.

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How to make cannabis cooking oil


Learn how to make cannabis oil to use when baking desserts, sautéing veggies, frying up your morning eggs, or putting in your salad dressing, in 3 easy steps. The post How to make cannabis cooking oil appeared first on Leafly.

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Best strains and terpenes for nausea

The Cannigma

Cannabis has been used to help combat vomiting in medical spaces since the 1980s, but plant lovers have known about the seemingly magical effects of weed for decades longer. If your stomach feels off, simply take a toke and wait – what could be better?

Rescheduling Cannabis in the United States

Cannabis Life Network

Last week, US President Joe Biden asked his attorney general to look at rescheduling cannabis. Right now, authorities refer to it as a “Schedule I drug.” ” But what does that mean? And what would it mean if the government rescheduled or de-scheduled cannabis altogether?

Poll: Most Americans Support Forgiveness for Past Marijuana Crimes, Oppose Cannabis’ Schedule I Status


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Is Cannabis Performance-Enhancing for Athletes?

Project CBD

The World Anti-Doping Agency continues to ban THC even though it’s not a performance enhancing drug

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New Zealand: Cannabis grower released from prison after appeal decision

Cannabis Law Report

A positive decision from a NZ court. The grower had been growing low THC medical cannabis and was not profiting from the grow. The Otago Times A man behind a highly sophisticated cannabis cultivation of nearly 1000 plants has had two years slashed off his sentence.

THC detox: Myths, facts, and tips to get weed out of your system


How do you get THC out of your system before a drug test? Learn how to naturally detox from weed and use products like detox drinks and clay powders. The post THC detox: Myths, facts, and tips to get weed out of your system appeared first on Leafly. Cannabis 101 420 detox

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What’s the deal with cannabis consumption lounges?

The Cannigma

Just like the prohibition years of alcohol, it used to be that cannabis could be legally consumed only behind closed doors, down dank alleys, and in dark underground speakeasies.

How cannabinoid receptors treat spinal cord injury

Cannabis Life Network

Cannabinoid (CB) 2 receptor uptick likely occurs to protect cellular systems. CB2 receptors in the brain and gut adapt to specific cells following the loss of CB1 receptors. And a recent study assessed cannabinoid two receptors treat spinal cord injury recycling a critical inflammasome.

Poll: Three in Five Voters Say “Marijuana Should Be Legal Nationwide”


Voters' support for legalization was strongest among African Americans (72 percent), Democrats (71 percent), those between the ages of 18 and 44 (70 percent), Hispanics (67 percent), and Independents (61 percent).

Cacao, a Traditional Plant Medicine for Modern Times

Project CBD

Scientists are investigating the health benefits of the ‘food of the gods

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Marijuana to be Sold in Florida Gas Stations Thanks to Unique Partnership


Buying marijuana in Florida is about to get more convenient. Green Thumb Industries has announced that it will soon be partnering with major convenience store retailer Circle K to bring cannabis to select gas stations in the state.

5 questions to ask that help your budtender help you


Communicating with your budtender doesn't always go smoothly. Here are 5 questions to help guide your next dispensary visit. The post 5 questions to ask that help your budtender help you appeared first on Leafly.

Is CBD safe to use during pregnancy and nursing?

The Cannigma

Cannabis use and pregnancy is a tough topic. The unknown effects of cannabis on developing babies are concerning enough to bring pause to the medical community and usually results in a firm recommendation to avoid all cannabis during pregnancy.

How Delta 8 and 9 THC laws are different in Canada

Cannabis Life Network

Delta-8 hit shelves in Canada, but many wonder why processors want to produce a semi-synthetic THC variant. Consumers claim delta-8 is potent but less inebriating than delta-9 THC. But Canadian producers might target regulatory loopholes with THC variants.

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Poll: Two-Thirds of Voters Say “Nobody Should Be in Jail” for Marijuana Possession


Seventy-eight percent of Democrats, as well as 70 percent of Independents and 54 percent of Republicans, say that no one should be incarcerated for possessing cannabis. The post Poll: Two-Thirds of Voters Say “Nobody Should Be in Jail” for Marijuana Possession appeared first on NORML.

Minister In Sri Lanka Wants To Legalize Medical Cannabis Exports

Cannabis Law Report

The Colombo Gazette Medical cannabis to be legalised for export, State Minister of Indigenous Medicine Sisira Jayakody said. The State Minister has instructed the relevant officials to prepare the legal documents for this purpose.

Indonesian Mothers Are Fighting to Legalize Medical Cannabis for Their Children


Indonesia, a fertile land where the climate is perfect for cultivating cannabis, is in the “red zone” regarding legalization. In fact, getting caught with even the smallest amount of cannabis could earn locals (and tourists) harsh sanctions, fines, and/or a stint in prison.

Circle K convenience stores will sell cannabis—legally for once


10 Florida fuel stations will offer cannabis pick-up in 2023. Call it ‘Gas to go.’. The post Circle K convenience stores will sell cannabis—legally for once appeared first on Leafly. Strains & products cannabis news medical marijuana

Cannabis laws in Bosnia & Herzegovina

The Cannigma

Medical: illegal Recreational: illegal. Cannabis is illegal for medical and recreational use in Bosnia and Herzegovina. In recent years lawmakers and patients have called for the legalization of medical marijuana, but so far no progress has been reached.

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5 Best Cannabis Strains for Fibromyalgia

Cannabis Life Network

What are the 5 Best Cannabis Strains for Fibromyalgia? Well, what’s fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is a medical condition where you feel chronic muscle pain. It reduces your quality of life and impedes your ability to perform basic tasks.

NORML Op-Ed: Cannabis Must Be Removed From the Controlled Substances Act


"The only productive outcome would be for the administration or for Congress to move expeditiously to deschedule cannabis. providing states the power to establish their own marijuana policies free from federal intrusion.".

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