April, 2020

Cannabis During & After COVID-19 – What Will Change, and What Does the Future Hold?

Leafwell

With COVID-19 having halted huge portions of the economy worldwide, there are few industries that haven’t been impacted.

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NORML Issues Cannabis Policy Guidance For Lawmakers and Prosecutors For Protecting Public Health During COVID-19 Crisis

NORML

Today, NORML and it’s national network of advocacy chapters released a memo to state lawmakers, regulators, prosecutors, and other interested parties providing guidance for how they can take emergency actions to better promote the health and welfare of cannabis consumers and the general public during the COVID pandemic.

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Marijuana-Based Parkinson’s Medication Moves Forward

CannaMD

Parkinson’s disease is a type of neurodegeneration characterized by tremors, issues with balance, and other movement-related problems. Patients with Parkinson’s disease also frequently suffer from mood issues such as apathy and depression.

CDC Seeks Public Comments Regarding Chronic Pain Management

NORML

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is seeking public comments on how Americans with chronic pain are successfully treating their symptoms.

Neuroplasticity and Neurogenesis: Is Cannabis a Nootropic that Boosts the Brain?

Leafwell

In the film How High (2001), the characters Silas (Method Man) and Jamal (Redman) use a magical cannabis strain that allows them to ace their college entrance exam. As farcical as it may seem, they may have been onto something.

Medical cannabis producers still on the hook for GRT, pending a state Supreme Court ruling

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

Despite a decision by the New Mexico Court of Appeals, medical cannabis producers are still required to pay gross receipts taxes—at least for now.

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Virginia: Governor Approves Bills to Decriminalize Marijuana and Legalize Medical Cannabis

NORML

Richmond, VA: Democratic Governor Ralph Northam has approved legislation ( Senate Bill 2 | House Bill 972 ) decriminalizing marijuana possession offenses. Northam also recommended technical amendments which must be approved by the legislature before the new law takes effect July 1, 2020.

A Simple Guide on the Differences Between Hemp, Cannabis & CBD

Leafwell

Guest post by Bruce Smith – Content editor at Fenocan. Edited by Leafwell. There has been a huge rise in hemp-derived CBD in recent years. Cultivators are growing it, transporting it, and selling it on a daily basis.

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Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam Announces Decriminalization of Cannabis

Cannabis Law Report

On Monday, April 13, 2020, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced the signing of a bill decriminalizing marijuana in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Virginia now joins … Read More. Cannabis Law News

What You Need to Know About Cannabis and Coronavirus

NORML

Here at NORML, we take our work seriously. With so many unsubstantiated claims being made regarding cannabis and staying safe during the COVID-19 outbreak, we’ve compiled a list of resources for consumers and ways your activism can thrive during social distancing. Download tips.

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Canada’s response to the Cannabis Industry during COVID-19 by Province

Cannabis Life Network

A scope into Canada’s response to the Cannabis industry during Covid-19 by province reveals the industry’s resilience in the face of these trying times. The industry is among the high-growth sector and a significant contributor to the Canadian economy.

Cannabis Strains and Their Therapeutic Applications

Leafwell

Figuring out a particular strain’s medical applications is a very difficult if not impossible task. Moreover, it can sometimes lead to erroneous thinking.

Luther Burbank, Cannabis & Me

Project CBD

Luther Burbank, the legendary horticulturist, was a big fan of cannabis sativa, breeding it and promoting its many uses

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Senate Coalition Urges SBA to Support Small Cannabis Businesses

NORML

CBD as a Steroid Sparing Treatment

Project CBD

Could cannabidiol be a breakthrough therapy to replace or lessen the use of steroids

5 medical conditions psychedelics may be able to help treat

Leafly

Cities are starting to decriminalize psychedelics. Here are some conditions that entheogenic plants may help treat. The post 5 medical conditions psychedelics may be able to help treat appeared first on Leafly. Health decriminalization

NM cannabis business group forgoes largest sale day of the year

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

For some cannabis users, this month is significant. For decades, the number 420 has been aligned with cannabis use. Even before medical cannabis was legalized in New Mexico, April 20 served as an unofficial day for cannabis users to celebrate. This year however, the whole month is 4/20.

3 Ways to Use Cannabis to Manage Stress

Leafwell

With half the world shutdown and people stuck at home not being able to go out very much (if at all), it comes as no surprise that people seek alternative ways to entertain themselves.

How flavonoids in cannabis, spinach, and other plants affect COVID-19

Cannabis Life Network

COVID-19, a virus, has proven humanities vulnerability. Cultures have been shaken and politicians have had to admit their wrongs and see the situation as a true beast not to be easily tamed.

Delaware Approves Medical Cannabis Delivery Option

NORML

Medical cannabis is essential and while we commend our state officials for declaring that centers will remain open during the state of emergency, we need to ensure our patients have uninterrupted access to their life saving medicine, especially during these uncertain times.

What Will the Cannabis Economy Mean for Africa?

Project CBD

A growing number of countries in Africa are looking to cannabis as the ticket out of poverty, and foreign investment for this sector has flooded in.

Grandma gets high: Why seniors are consuming cannabis

Leafly

A growing number of seniors are using cannabis for medical issues and recreational usage. Find out why. The post Grandma gets high: Why seniors are consuming cannabis appeared first on Leafly. Health medical marijuana

3 Pain Relief CBD Topicals We Love

Ellementa

Got muscle and joint aches and pains? A CBD topical could help. Disclaimer: We are not doctors. We are not verifying the claims any company is making about their products.

How to Get a Florida Medical Marijuana Card in 2020

Leafwell

Introduction. Florida has loosened some of its restrictions regarding telemedicine, meaning that it is now possible to renew your medical marijuana certificate and card online. This is due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the implementation of social distancing measures.

Shambhala Music Festival has officially been postponed until July 2021

Cannabis Life Network

With a heavy heart, the official statement was released yesterday to announce the beloved Shambhala Music Festival will be postponed until July 2021. After weeks of uncertainty, the official announcement to postpone the festival has been made.

New Jersey: Most Voters Support Passage of Statewide Marijuana Ballot Measure

NORML

More than six in ten registered voters say that they intend to vote for a statewide ballot measure this November to legalize the adult-use cannabis market, according to polling data compiled by Monmouth University.

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A Victory Garden for Healing

Project CBD

Virtually overnight, gardening has become a big thing. In the U.S. and beyond, people are sheltered at home, unemployed, and unable to venture far beyond their own abodes.

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Rare cannabinoid shows early promise for diabetes

Leafly

Italian researchers looked at how cannabimovone (CBM) sensitized cells to insulin. The post Rare cannabinoid shows early promise for diabetes appeared first on Leafly. Health cannabinoid medicine cannabinoids cannabivomone cbm diabetes medical marijuana rare cannabinoids research

Massroots Investors Sued By SEC for Stock Scheme

Cannabis Law Report

Here’s a quick report by Ganjapreneur. We will have a special investigative piece publishing later this week that suggests the SEC have a much longer … Read More. Breaking News

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4/20 Celebrations: 10 Things to Do During the COVID-19 Lockdown

Leafwell

Every year, people worldwide celebrate 4/20 (20th April) – a day where people get together to show their appreciation for cannabis and/or rally to legalize it.

Shambhala Music Festival has officially been postponed until July 2021

Cannabis Life Network

With a heavy heart, the official statement was released yesterday to announce the beloved Shambhala Music Festival will be postponed until July 2021. After weeks of uncertainty, the official announcement to postpone the festival has been made.