May, 2022

Reimaging weed: what if cannabis was treated like wine? 

The Cannigma

Cannabis has been around humans for millennia. In that time it has served many purposes, as an industrial crop, religious rite, and source of entertainment. But despite the importance of hemp in the developing world, cannabis has not enjoyed the widespread acceptance of a substance like wine.

Rhode Island just voted to legalize marijuana. Here’s what happens next

Leafly

You can walk around with up to an ounce, and keep 10 ounces at home. Stores should open Dec. 1, 2022. The post Rhode Island just voted to legalize marijuana. Here’s what happens next appeared first on Leafly. Politics marijuana legalization rhode island

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Germany Speeding Up Legalization Process

Cannabis Life Network

Germany appears to be speeding up its legalization process. Finance Minister Christian Lindner tweeted cannabis will be legal “soon.” ” Health Minister Karl Lauterbach said there are a lot of technical details to work out, which are supposed to start this summer.

Study: Young Adults’ Consumption of Alcohol, Cigarettes, Other Substances Fell Following Marijuana Legalization

NORML

Investigators reported, “Contrary to concerns about spillover effects, implementation of legalized non-medical cannabis coincided with decreases in alcohol and cigarette use and pain reliever misuse.”.

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.

CBD & THC for Traumatic Brain Injury

Project CBD

CBD and THC reduce tissue damage and trauma caused by a closed head injury

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Best strains and terpenes for creativity

The Cannigma

Have you ever had a mind-blowingly good idea while you were high? More than half of cannabis users report the plant increases their creativity. They say cannabis can lower inhibition and self-judgment while allowing you to connect with yourself and a new way of looking at things.

What is linalool & what does this cannabis terpene do?

Leafly

Linalool is an aromatic terpene with the potential of enhancing the medicinal effects of cannabis. Learn all about linalool and its therapeutic benefits. The post What is linalool & what does this cannabis terpene do? appeared first on Leafly. Science & tech strains terpenes

Can EMF and 5G affect the endocannabinoid system?

Cannabis Life Network

5G conspiracy theories run a little off the radar from science. Unlike 4G, high-band 5G does disperse energy into the upper layers of the skin according to Health Canada. Neither electromagnetic frequency (EMF) range can, however, induce ionizing radiation or damage DNA.

Delaware Legislature Approves Legislation to Remove All Penalties for Adult Marijuana Possession

NORML

The Delaware State Senate approved legislation to remove all criminal and civil penalties for adult possession of marijuana. In a 13-7-1 vote, the state’s upper chamber voted to pass HB 371, which legalized the possession of up to one ounce of marijuana for individuals aged 21 or older.

Glutamate, A Love Story

Project CBD

Get to know a neurotransmitter: Glutamate’s centrality to the nervous system makes it a key nexus for a huge number of diseases

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New Frontier Data Study Foresees U.S. Cannabis Consumer Demographic Surging to 71 Million by 2030

Veriheal

If there’s anything that moves faster than a discount bucket of cannabis at a dispensary, it’s the cannabis market’s northerly journey!

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How to rehydrate dry cannabis: the good, the bad & the risky 

The Cannigma

Dry cannabis is a major bummer. Not only does it lose flavor due to terpenes evaporating, but it also creates a less enjoyable smoking experience. Dry weed can burn unevenly and create harsher, hotter hits which lead to coughing and throat irritation.

Cannabis recipe 101: Infused rice crispy treats

Leafly

Looking to try your hand at some delicious cannabis edibles? It’s quick and easy to whip up a batch of weed-infused rice crispy treats! The post Cannabis recipe 101: Infused rice crispy treats appeared first on Leafly. Canada DIY edibles food infused recipe

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Has the Cannabis Bubble Popped?

Cannabis Life Network

Has the cannabis bubble popped? Stocks are down, funds are drying up, and balance sheets are messy. Assets managed by cannabis funds are down by 45% in twelve months. They’ve reportedly lost $2.6 billion from $4.6 billion the previous year.

Delaware: Governor Vetoes Marijuana Depenalization Measure

NORML

NORML’s State Policies Manager Jax James said: “Continuing to define cannabis as contraband in Delaware is not in the public's interest. It is vital that the legislature push back and override Gov. Carney's veto.".

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CBD, the Promiscuous Cannabinoid

Project CBD

New research explores the versatile therapeutic potential of CBD for depression, substance abuse, and antibiotic-resistant infections

Does Cannabis Pose Any Risks for Male Reproductive Health?

Veriheal

Research reveals that cannabis can impact male reproductive health through reprogramming sperm, which may have implications for any baby born from such sperm.

What is CBDA and what is it good for?

The Cannigma

CBDA, also known as cannabidiolic acid or CBDA, is a chemical naturally produced by cannabis and is especially abundant in freshly-harvested hemp plants. While cannabis contains a multitude of different chemical compounds – most research into cannabis’ benefits have focused on THC or CBD.

The best cannabis shops near Yellowstone National Park

Leafly

Want to now where to buy legal weed during a visit to Yellowstone National Park? Leafly has you covered. The post The best cannabis shops near Yellowstone National Park appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle adult-use cannabis dispensary list edibles Montana Tourism Yellowstone

Elon Musk On Psychedelics and Big Pharma

Cannabis Life Network

Elon Musk is challenging the establishment again as he tweets about psychedelics and big pharma. He tweeted that an antidepressant, Wellbutrin, is not safe and should be pulled off the market. He then touted the benefits of psychedelics in alleviating mental health problems.

Legalization Advocates in Missouri, South Dakota Turn in Signatures for November Ballot Campaigns

NORML

State officials must now conduct an official assessment of the signature petitions and verify their authenticity before determining whether the two measures will appear on the November ballot.

"Legacy" Medical Cannabis Conditions

Project CBD

New studies on cannabinoids for glaucoma, nausea, and insomnia

Canada: Alberta worker placed on one-year unpaid suspension for cannabis use

Cannabis Law Report

Canada’s Leader Post reports. The employee was originally terminated after consuming cannabis while attending a company training course.

Best strains and terpenes for pain management

The Cannigma

One of the most common uses of medical cannabis is to treat chronic pain. In fact, modern research on cannabis and pain dates back to before 1975. Over 10% of US adults have suffered from some degree of daily pain for at least three months, so the need for improved treatment is clear.

New study finds cannabis effective for cancer pain

Leafly

More than half of all patients using cannabis quit all other pain relievers by the end of the study. The post New study finds cannabis effective for cancer pain appeared first on Leafly. Health

How Popular is the Cannabis Legacy Market?

Cannabis Life Network

How popular is the cannabis legacy market? A new report in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs has confirmed what many know. Higher prices and inconvenience encourage consumers to seek out illicit sources of cannabis.

Rhode Island Becomes 19th State to Legalize Marijuana for Adults

NORML

“The overwhelming support for this bill exhibited by lawmakers and the expeditious nature with which it was signed into law is indicative of the strong level of public support that exists in favor of legalization not only in Rhode Island, but also nationwide.".

8 Inventive Ways to Introduce CBD Into Your Diet

United Patients Group

Cannabidiol, or CBD, has become one of the hottest wellness trends over the last couple of years, and there’s no wonder why. First, it is known for its health benefits, from anti-inflammatory properties to stress-relieving effects.

Canada: The Constitutional Right to Marijuana in Canada: R v Parker

Cannabis Law Report

Publisher: Law Now. MAY 1, 2020 BY PETER BOWAL AND DUSTIN BODNAR.

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How to grind cannabis – with or without a grinder!

The Cannigma

It’s important to grind cannabis before you roll it in a joint, blunt, or spliff because it makes it easier to roll and will also deliver a smoother hit. It’s not essential to grind weed before putting it in a bowl, and many consumers enjoy the ritual of breaking up nugs by hand.