October, 2021

New York: Officials Moving to Clear Over 400,000 Past Marijuana Convictions

NORML

State officials announced: “Approximately 203,000 marijuana related charges are presently being suppressed from background searches and in process to be sealed or expunged.

Alzheimer's Disease & the Endocannabinoid System

Project CBD

CBD , THC , and other cannabinoids show promise for treating neurodegeneration and improving cognitive function

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5 creeper weed strains that’ll trick you into getting really stoned

Leafly

With delayed effects, the high from a creeper strain seems to come out of nowhere. Be careful how much you smoke, because they’ll get you. The post 5 creeper weed strains that’ll trick you into getting really stoned appeared first on Leafly.

Scientists weren’t able to kill monkeys with excessive amounts of THC. Here’s why this matters

The Cannigma

The good news first – if you were for whatever reason to give a rhesus monkey a “massive” dose of THC it probably won’t die, though it may become extremely stoned and sit for hours with its head in its hands. The bad news? Massive doses of THC will kill rats – lots of rats.

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.

Harry Aslinger and the War on Drugs: A History of Politicking and Racism

Cannabis Life Network

For decades, cannabis users have struggled with criminalization and stigma. However, not all of us know about Harry Aslinger, the War on Drugs, and how his politicking and racism are at the root of anti-drug policies globally.

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New York: Employers Are Prohibited from Testing Most Employees for Cannabis

NORML

Employers will still be allowed to take action against an employee who is impaired on-the-job, but only if an employee "manifests specific articulable symptoms of impairment.". The post New York: Employers Are Prohibited from Testing Most Employees for Cannabis appeared first on NORML.

Cannabis Therapy for Headaches

Project CBD

New studies explore the analgesic effects of cannabis in migraine sufferers and the potential roles of THC , terpenes, and inflammation

New York will soon allow homegrown medical cannabis

Leafly

Starting in late December, medical patients and caregivers can grow up to six plants per household. The post New York will soon allow homegrown medical cannabis appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle Politics cultivation homegrow medical cannabis medical marijuana medical marijuana card New York

What is the strongest strain of weed?

The Cannigma

Having an abundance of very potent cannabis at your fingertips is a great problem to have, but are we missing the point when we talk about the potency of cannabis strains? When it comes to the effects of cannabis, there’s a lot more at play than just how much THC is in every nug.

CBG is safe, gets green light for clinical trials and therapy

Cannabis Life Network

Cannabigerol, known as CBG, is a minor cannabinoid that became popular after companies worked around new FDA regulations placed on cannabis producers. Even as a common name, CBG had yet to undergo the same tests and clinical trials as CBD to ensure high doses are safe.

Important Terpenes in Medical Marijuana

CannaMD

When you go to a medical marijuana treatment center, you will be presented with a variety of different cannabis strain options, most of which have very unique flavor profiles. This is largely due to the effect of terpenes. Terpenes are the main constituents of essential oils as well.

Study: Cannabis Use Disorder Diagnosis Associated with Greater Risk of COVID Breakthrough Infections

NORML

NORML’s Deputy Director Paul Armentano said that study “raises more questions than it answers,” but also cautioned that its findings should not yet be extrapolated to the cannabis consuming population as a whole.

California Greenlights Hemp-Derived CBD Commerce

Project CBD

Will California’s new CBD law become the de facto national standard

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How a Georgia medical marijuana card changed my life

Leafly

Cops stopped harassing me for smelling like weed. The post How a Georgia medical marijuana card changed my life appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle expungement Georgia medical cannabis medical marijuana police ptsd war on drugs

CBG ‘very helpful’ when treating medical conditions, first survey of its kind finds

The Cannigma

The majority of people who use the cannabinoid cannabigerol (CBG) for medical reasons find it to be helpful or very helpful in treating a variety of health conditions, according to the findings of a recent survey.

A Guide to Using LSD: How to Have a Good Acid Trip

Cannabis Life Network

With LSD making a cultural and scientific comeback, a guide to using LSD is needed to help steer first-timers in the right direction.

Hemp firm launches blockchain effort to fund litigation

Cannabis Law Report

Hemp Industry Daily reports. An Indiana hemp company looking to finance a lawsuit to recover damages after its crop was destroyed in California is turning to an unusual source: blockchain investments in exchange for a cut of future legal awards.

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House Veterans Affairs Committee To Consider Marijuana Research Bill

NORML

The House Veterans Affairs Committee (HVAC) will conduct a legislative hearing on Wednesday, October 13th, which will include consideration of the bipartisan VA Cannabis Research Act of 2021, HR 2916.

Death Trap: Human Rights Abuses & Drug War Casualties at Riker's Island

Project CBD

Cannabis is now legal in New York City, but smoking it could be lethal if you’re black, poor and on parole

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Texas outlawed delta-8 THC, but the fight ain’t over

Leafly

State officials declared delta-8 illegal, but industry officials are pushing back in court. Stay tuned. The post Texas outlawed delta-8 THC, but the fight ain’t over appeared first on Leafly.

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Keto diet and cannabis: is it a recipe for success?

The Cannigma

The ketogenic diet (or keto diet) and cannabis can both individually have profound effects on the human body, but do these two popular lifestyle choices share more in common than meets the eye?

How Cannabis Changed Mike Tyson’s Life

Cannabis Life Network

Tyson Ranch broke ground in 2017 in the middle of the California desert. It was good timing. Proposition 64 had freshly legalized cannabis for recreational use in the state. When Tyson is being asked about his corporate vision or business savvy, he inevitably gets personal.

Mind Medicine (Australia) International Summit on Psychedelic Therapies for Mental Illness 19 and 20 November 2021

Cannabis Law Report

Here’s all the details on their upcoming conference. It’s got some big hitters. International Summit on Psychedelic Therapies for Mental Illness. 19 and 20 November 2021. DAY 1: FRIDAY 19TH NOVEMBER. 8:45am – 9:15am (AEDT).

New York: Officials Advance Home Cultivation Regulations for Qualified Patients

NORML

The proposed rules, which must undergo a 60-day public comment period, permit the cultivation of up to six cannabis plants per private residence. The regulations will take effect once the public comment period has ended and the Board has finalized its language.

What’s best for Sleep? THC vs. CBD vs. CBN

United Patients Group

When it comes to using cannabis for sleep , cannabinol (CBN) is probably the best cannabinoid to go with. Compared to cannabidiol (CBD), CBN has very powerful sleep-inducing properties. CBN can improve both the length and the quality of sleep.

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Marijuana drug tests are now illegal in most workplaces in New York State

Leafly

Most employers are now prohibited from testing employees for weed use outside of work hours. The post Marijuana drug tests are now illegal in most workplaces in New York State appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle Politics drug testing employment Industry lifestyle New York politics

How to bake with cannabis + 5 tasty recipes

The Cannigma

Cannabis baking is a popular trend right now, ranging from delicious pot brownies to scrumptious weed cookies. With the widespread legalization of cannabis across America , there are several easy edible recipes to choose from.

Mental health is reset by psychedelic therapy — Tripping the switch

Cannabis Life Network

A secret once kept in nuanced circles of degenerates and free spirits has recently gained mainstream appeal, fitting in with wider professional crowds. As it turns out, psychedelic therapy can reset mental health — a good trip can flip the switch. A story circulates that Apple Inc.

High & Polite Article: What Happens If You’re Caught Growing Magic Mushrooms In The UK?

Cannabis Law Report

This is what’s going down in the UK re the criminal penalties for Magic Mushroom growers in the UK. Thankyou High & Polite. Did you know that, not so long ago, magic mushrooms used to be legal in the UK so long as they were fresh? That’s right.

Connecticut: Medical Marijuana Home Grow Law Takes Effect

NORML

Patients who are registered with the state’s medical cannabis access program may now legally grow cannabis for their own personal use. The post Connecticut: Medical Marijuana Home Grow Law Takes Effect appeared first on NORML. Medical Marijuana Connecticut home cultivation

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