February, 2021

The Science Behind Medical Cannabis and Depression

Leafwell

It’s probably fair to say that 2020 was a year to forget for many, for a massive variety of reasons.

Treat Your Sleep Disorder With Delta-8 THC

Cannabis Law Report

Studies show that one out of every four people in America is suffering from a sleeping disorder. Many of them… Read More. The post Treat Your Sleep Disorder With Delta-8 THC first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. Pot Luck

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By the Numbers: 10 Eye Opening Cannabis Statistics

LIWTS

How the election of Joe Biden affects the future of cannabis legalization in the United States remains to be seen. Nevertheless, we’re already living in an era where cannabis in some form is available across most of the country.

Tips To Finding A Medical Cannabis Doctor You Can Trust

United Patients Group

Tips To Finding A Medical Cannabis Doctor. Cannabis is now legal in most states across the country, which makes it easily accessible to medical and recreational users. Scientific research and patient claims make medical Cannabis an attractive therapeutic option for patients today.

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 US cannabis industry now supports 321,000 full-time jobs

Leafly

The cannabis industry added 77,300 jobs last year, a 32% gain over 2019—despite a pandemic and economic recession. The post The US cannabis industry now supports 321,000 full-time jobs appeared first on Leafly. Industry cannabis jobs legalization

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Clinical Trial: Cannabis Inhalation Associated with Clinical in Patients with Ulcerative Colitis

NORML

“This study demonstrates that treatment with THC-rich cannabis in patients with mild to moderate UC is associated with clinical improvement.". The post Clinical Trial: Cannabis Inhalation Associated with Clinical in Patients with Ulcerative Colitis appeared first on NORML.

Wasted: Plastic Packaging, Biomass & Throw-Away Vapes

Project CBD

Excess waste created by the cannabis industry is rooted in the legacy of criminalization that now manifests as unnecessary overregulation. Sustainable, hemp-based packaging solutions could help to mitigate this problem

Does Growing Cannabis Save Money?

Leafwell

It’s fair to say that cannabis is more accessible and widely accepted today than it ever has been before. The U.S. has an administration in the White House that has been clear about its intentions to widely decriminalize cannabis use and possession, international bodies like the U.N.

Cannabis DUI Tests Aren’t Accurate, Study Finds

The Cannigma

There is little relationship between blood or saliva limits on cannabis-impaired driving and the driver’s actual impairment, and law enforcement authorities must develop new detection methods, according to the findings of a new study.

The best new cannabis strains to grow in 2021

Leafly

More than 60 trending marijuana varieties: auto-flowering, feminized, fresh Cookies, heritage OGs, modern Purps, and old school sativas. The post The best new cannabis strains to grow in 2021 appeared first on Leafly.

CBDH, a new cannabinoid for pain, has been found in cannabis

Cannabis Life Network

We reported on the much-discussed scientific discovery of a THC analog thirty times more efficacious than the infamous D9-THC. An earlier study found THCP, as well as CBDP, which are larger forms of THC and CBD, respectively.

New Jersey: Governor Signs Enabling Legislation to Cease Marijuana Possession Arrests, License Retail Sales Into Law

NORML

“Despite nearly seven in ten New Jersey residents voting in favor of legalization on Election Day, it took lawmakers 111 days following that vote to achieve consensus to enact enabling legislation into law.".

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Cannabis and Autism -- A Complex Pairing

Project CBD

Whole plant cannabis and its key components, CBD and THC , ease behavioral & health problems linked to autism spectrum disorder

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5 Black-Owned Cannabis & Hemp Companies We Love

Leafwell

Did you know that African Americans are almost four times more likely to be arrested for marijuana possession than white people? Both ethnicities consume cannabis at about the same rate, yet a 2020 analysis by the American Civil Liberties Union states that Black people are.64

What Is Hash and How Do You Make It?

The Cannigma

Hashish or just hash, is a potent cannabis concentrate made by extracting the resin from cannabis plants and working and pressing it into solid form.

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5 studies on how cannabis can improve your sex life

Leafly

Whether or not weed can help in the bedroom has been debated for years. Check out some recent research showing that it can. The post 5 studies on how cannabis can improve your sex life appeared first on Leafly. Health research sex

Answer to a century-old cancer mystery supports cannabis use for cancer

Cannabis Life Network

New research by the Sloan Kettering Institute has finally answered how cancerous cells consume and use up energy from glucose. Interestingly though, their answer to a century-old cancer mystery supports cannabis use and medicinal cannabinoid therapy to treat cancer. How does cancer consume fuel?

AG Nominee: Interfering in States with Legal Marijuana Not a Good Use of Justice Department Resources

NORML

“It does not seem to me useful the use of limited resources that we have to be pursuing prosecutions in states that have legalized and are regulating the use of marijuana, either medically or otherwise.".

Cannabis for Morning Sickness

Project CBD

Women use cannabis as a safe and effective remedy for severe morning sickness

5 Black Cannabis Doctors & Physicians You Should Know

Leafwell

The cannabis industry is full of inspirational, motivational, and educational stories. It’s only been in recent decades though, that doctors and scientists have started to really understand the science behind medical cannabis.

What Is Kief and What to Do With It?

The Cannigma

If you’ve ever looked at a bud of premium cannabis up close, you’ve seen the dusting of sugary crystals across the flower and felt the sticky resin on your fingerprints.

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Jamaica (yes, Jamaica) faces rare marijuana shortage

Leafly

Farmers couldn't tend their fields due to COVID restrictions. Demand spiked. And bad weather didn't help. The post Jamaica (yes, Jamaica) faces rare marijuana shortage appeared first on Leafly. Industry cannabis farming cannabis growing jamaica marijuana shortage

The Seed Our Future Campaign (UK) … Working Towards Fairer Cannabis Regulation For All

Cannabis Law Report

Last week CLR spoke with Guy Coxall one of the founders of the UK’s “Seed Our Future” campaign who describe… Read More. The post The Seed Our Future Campaign (UK) … Working Towards Fairer Cannabis Regulation For All first appeared on Cannabis Law Report.

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Marijuana Legalization Legislation Advances Nationwide

NORML

Here's a summary of progressing marijuana legalization efforts thus far and where they stand in key states across the country. The post Marijuana Legalization Legislation Advances Nationwide appeared first on NORML. Legalization legalization legislation

Wasted: Plastic Packaging, Cannabis Biomass & Throw-Away Vapes

Project CBD

Excess waste created by the cannabis industry is rooted in the legacy of criminalization that now manifests as unnecessary overregulation. Sustainable, hemp-based packaging solutions could help to mitigate this problem

Songs You Love Which Are About Cannabis

Leafwell

Throughout the ages, music and cannabis have always been inseparably linked to one another. We’ve had musicians on record about their love for cannabis in promoting creativity with their songwriting and instruments since the early 20th century.

The ‘Other’ Way Cannabis Can Help Treat Cancer

The Cannigma

Physicians still don’t have enough evidence on the anti-tumor effect of cannabis, says Dr. Artur Aguiar, a radiation oncologist and pain medicine physician from Portugal. But that doesn’t mean it can’t help treat cancer. “A

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Leafly investigation: Lax THC vape rules still allow toxins into your lungs

Leafly

In 2019 and 2020, vaping-associated lung injuries killed 68 people and injured 2,807 across the United States.

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Register for Unity 2021

Americans for Safe Access

Americans for Safe Access is excited to announce the 9th Annual National Medical Cannabis Unity Conference on April 29-30, 2021. Unity 2021 will be our most accessible yet, with numerous “Pay What You Can” options, guaranteeing that no one will be turned away for lack of funds.

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Report: Legal Marijuana Industry Employs Over 321,000 Full-Time Workers

NORML

"In the United States there are more legal cannabis workers than electrical engineers. There are more legal cannabis workers than EMTs and paramedics. There are more than twice as many legal cannabis workers as dentists.".