December, 2021

Several States to Usher In the New Year with Cannabis Liberalization Laws

NORML

New state and local laws amending marijuana policies will take effect on the first day of the new year. The post Several States to Usher In the New Year with Cannabis Liberalization Laws appeared first on NORML.

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5 Things You Need to Know When Traveling as a Medical Cannabis Patient

Americans for Safe Access

Are you allowed to travel with medical cannabis? Can you cross state lines with medical cannabis? Can you bring cannabis on a plane or train? What about a bus? While in another state, what are the rules to purchase it legally?

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The Truth About Smoking Marijuana and Lung Health

Cannabis Cheri

One of the major objections to the medicinal use of marijuana is the use of smoking as a delivery system. Based on the fact that smoking tobacco causes deterioration of lung function, these detractors intone that smoking marijuana is just as harmful.

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Cannabis Treatment for Aches & Pains

Project CBD

Mikhail Kogan’s cannabis recommendations for chronic pain

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.

What are Cannabis Inhalers & Do They Work?

Leafwell

A generation ago, a cannabis user might have just a handful of ways to enjoy their favorite strain: if they did not want to smoke it directly, the only other option was to melt the cannabis into butter and make some baked treats.

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Rick Steves: Let’s Win in 2022

NORML

Let's make 2022 a huge year for legalization. I'll match all donations up to $20,000, double your impact! The post Rick Steves: Let’s Win in 2022 appeared first on NORML. ACTIVISM

New Issue of the ASA Activist Newsletter is out!

Americans for Safe Access

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

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Dr. Sanjay Gupta adds to chorus of cannabis research on autism in 2021

Leafly

More science supports cannabinoid therapies for autism symptoms. The post Dr. Sanjay Gupta adds to chorus of cannabis research on autism in 2021 appeared first on Leafly. Health autism cbd research science THC

Medicinal Terpenes

Project CBD

Aromatic terpenes in cannabis and other plants reduce pain and stress, boost brain health, fight cancer and antibiotic-resistant bacteria, and more

Does Weed Reduce Swelling?

Leafwell

Using cannabis as medicine has gained more acceptance over the past twenty or so years. Today, millions of Americans support legal cannabis, and more than five million are registered medical patients.

High thoughts: what are they and why do they happen?

The Cannigma

There are many different experiences that can come from using cannabis. But one of the most noticeable impacts that cannabis can have is how it affects our thoughts.

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Record Number of Scientific Papers Published About Cannabis in 2021

NORML

Since 2010, scientists have published an estimated 27,000 peer-reviewed papers specific to cannabis, with the annual number of total papers increasing every year.

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Getting Gelly with It: How Gel Might Transform Cannabis Treatments

Cannabis Life Network

What if I told you that medicinal cannabis could take a new form soon? This upcoming gel might transform cannabis treatments. PreveCeutical, a pharmaceutical company based in Vancouver, recently acquired the rights to commercialize “Sol-Gel” technology.

World’s largest THC-infused brownie weighs in at 850 pounds

Leafly

There are 20,000 mg of THC buried in that boulder of chocolate. If we eat it in one sitting, is it free? The post World’s largest THC-infused brownie weighs in at 850 pounds appeared first on Leafly. Industry edibles MariMed massachusetts Panacea Wellness pot brownies

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UK Epileptic Children Denied Cannabis Prescriptions

Project CBD

Abandoned to their fate, desperately ill epileptic children can’t access life-saving cannabis treatments

How to Use CBD Oil

Leafwell

For generations, people have relied on pharmaceuticals like acetaminophen, ibuprofen or even something as dangerous and addictive as prescription opioids. Now, however, more and more people are opting to use the cannabis plant as medicine instead.

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The 10 simple cannabis-related resolutions you need to start your year on a high

The Cannigma

Creating cannabis-focused resolutions symbolizes a fun, feel-good way to shake up your perspective on the new year ahead. For many, cannabis is already part of a wellbeing or self-care regimen and creating mindful resolutions can further enhance each person’s relationship with this special plant.

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Virginia: Oversight Committee Urges Lawmakers to Expedite Launch of Retail Cannabis Sales

NORML

“Virginians 21 and older ought to have access at the already-operational dispensaries sooner rather than later, and they have been very clear in their demands to move earlier the date of sales," said Jenn Michelle Pedini, NORML's Development Director and the Executive Director of Virginia NORML.

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Article: New UAE drug law: Is carrying e-cigarettes with cannabis extract still illegal?

Cannabis Law Report

Legal experts have clarified if penalties still apply to those bringing products or food mixed with narcotics into the country.

What are weed sun rocks?

Leafly

Meet sun rocks: the cleaner, high-quality, single-strain cousin of moon rocks. The post What are weed sun rocks? appeared first on Leafly. Cannabis 101

Free Speech Under Attack in Czech Cannabis Crackdown

Project CBD

Czech Editor convicted of promoting cannabis cultivation and THC -induced “toxicomania,” could face jail time

Best Marijuana Strains for Summer 2021

Leafwell

What are the best marijuana strains for the new year? Perennial favorite marijuana strains like Acapulco Gold, White Widow, Green Crack, Pineapple Express, Sour Diesel, and Wedding Cake look to continue their popularity in 2022.

Wake and bake: why it feels different and how to do it right

The Cannigma

Cannabis enthusiasts are no strangers to the concept of wake and bake —the concept of smoking cannabis shortly after waking up. In fact, according to a 2017 global drug survey , some 21.9%

Reps. Dave Joyce and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Introduce Legislation To Expunge Marijuana Records

NORML

Legislation would incentivize state and local governments to expunge the criminal records of tens of millions of Americans who have previously been convicted of marijuana offenses. . The post Reps.

Landlords, Tenants and Cannabis: Some Important Things to Know

Cannabis Life Network

Landlords tend to have a lot of rules around cannabis, smoking, and vaping. Here are some important things to know for tenants. First and foremost, landlord-tenant relations tend to be laid out in provincial legislation.

Top 8 cannabis strains of 2021

Leafly

GMO, London Pound Cake, Cereal Milk and others vied for top honors. The post Top 8 cannabis strains of 2021 appeared first on Leafly. Strains & products apple fritter Cereal Milk gmo cookies grease monkey kush mints leafly strain of the year london pound cake mac peanut butter breath strains

Cannabis! A Viper Vaudeville opens in New York

Project CBD

A multimedia extravaganza on the history, culture, and politics of the cannabis plant is scheduled to debut in NYC next month

Can Cannabis Help Relieve Menstrual Cramps?

Leafwell

Science suggests that cannabis may help relieve menstrual cramps and other common women’s health issues. Using cannabis to treat menstrual pain is not a new phenomenon.

This mother saved 2 of her children with medical cannabis

The Cannigma

Medical cannabis use for children can be a sensitive topic for even the most vocal cannabis activists. Approaching the topic from a medical and humane perspective, however, can help patients in need of less harmful pain and symptom relief, or provide a better lifestyle.

Minnesota: Regulators Okay Patients’ Access to Cannabis-Infused Edible Products

NORML

Under the plan, patients in the state’s medical access program will be able to purchase marijuana-infused gummies or other similar chewable products beginning on August 1, 2020. The post Minnesota: Regulators Okay Patients’ Access to Cannabis-Infused Edible Products appeared first on NORML.