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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Cannabis Treatment for Aches & Pains

Project CBD

Mikhail Kogan’s cannabis recommendations for chronic pain

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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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.

36 cannabis predictions for 2022 guaranteed to come true

Leafly

In 2022, look for legalization in Missouri, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, and Arkansas—but don't expect it to pass in Congress. The post 36 cannabis predictions for 2022 guaranteed to come true appeared first on Leafly. Politics cannabis legalization cbd FDA legalization predictions

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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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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

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.

Cannabis Cup 2021 winners and where to buy them

Leafly

1 year. 10 states. 16 cannabis contests. Shop the winners today. The post Cannabis Cup 2021 winners and where to buy them appeared first on Leafly.

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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Groups From 56 Countries Ask UN To Ensure Secretive ‘Cannabis Initiative’ Is Open To Public Scrutiny

Cannabis Law Report

Cannabis Business Executive reports that people (read countries) are getting heartedly sick and tired of the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) and their Stasi-like approach to being public about any decisions never mind the one that matters, the issue of re-scheduling. CBE write.

UK Epileptic Children Denied Cannabis Prescriptions

Project CBD

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

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Tissue Culture Cultivation: The Future for Growing Cannabis

Cannabis Life Network

Tissue culture cultivation could shape the future for growing cannabis. We could see issues like disease and pests go away soon. Before we delve into tissue culture cultivation, it would be useful to understand how weed is currently grown.

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

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%

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.

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

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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.

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

What are cannabis landrace strains?

The Cannigma

If you’ve ever consumed cannabis, you probably already know that the plant has many different varieties, commonly referred to as strains. Still, while there are lots of options, few strains are as prized as “landrace strains” – those rare varieties of cannabis plucked from a specific habitat.

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.

Texas Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Challenge to State’s Ban on Smokable Hemp Production

Cannabis Law Report

The Texan reports. The Supreme Court of Texas has accepted a challenge to Texas’ prohibition on hemp for smoking. A group of hemp companies is suing the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS), the state agency in charge of regulating consumable hemp.

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

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Malta and Thailand legalize recreational cannabis

Cannabis Life Network

The attitude towards recreational cannabis use is changing all over the world. This past week, Malta legalized recreational cannabis. Thailand did the same thing a little over a week ago.

12 strains to pair with 2021’s best streaming shows and movies

Leafly

2021 was full of excellent televlsion series and documentaries. Find out the best strains to pair with the best 2021 streaming shows. The post 12 strains to pair with 2021’s best streaming shows and movies appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle documentaries hbo Hulu netflix pairings strains tv

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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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.