October, 2021

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.

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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Is Marijuana a Natural Treatment for Malaria?

Leafwell

According to data from the World Health Organization, more than 400,000 people die of malaria every year around the world. Young children are the worst affected, with close to 70 percent of malaria fatalities in the age group under five years old.

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

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.

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.

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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.

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 to Make THC Dabs at Home

Leafwell

Here is your complete guide to making THC dabs at home in this guest article by Eren Christen. Eren is a content manager at fvkasa, a platform dedicated to providing information people need to know about cannabis and its benefits.

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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

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.

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.

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.

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

How to Make Cannabutter at Home

Leafwell

Making cannabutter at home is easy if you know a few simple tricks. Cannabutter, short for cannabis butter, is a staple for your marijuana edibles. Learn the step-by-step process to make cannabutter at home, along with how to use and dose cannabutter and where to store this popular weed edible.

11 best cannabis strains of the 2021 harvest

Leafly

An overflowing cornucopia of chronic awaits. The post 11 best cannabis strains of the 2021 harvest appeared first on Leafly. Strains & products Hella Jelly ice cream cake kush mints MAC Tyson Marshmallow OG Mimosa #3 Modified Grapes pennywise Prayer Pupil sour-tangie strain lists Tropic Runtz

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.

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.

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

What are the Best Cannabis Concentrates for Beginners?

Leafwell

Breaking into the world of cannabis concentrates can be confusing for any beginner, whether you’re a MMJ patient or just a new rec user. What are concentrates? How do they differ from traditional flower that you smoke? Do concentrates affect you differently?

How to get hired as a budtender

Leafly

Looking to start a career as a budtender? Check out our tips on how to connect with customers and employers, and how to land the right job. The post How to get hired as a budtender appeared first on Leafly. Industry budtenders

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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?

Don't miss the latest ASA Activist Newsletter!

Americans for Safe Access

Check out the October 2021 issue of the ASA Activist Newsletter for updates on developments that matter for medical cannabis advocates, including Congressional action on the revived MORE Act that could end federal prohibition.

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.

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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9 Benefits of Cannabis Edibles

Leafwell

With all the marijuana gummy bears and cookies available now, it might seem like they’re a relatively new invention.

Survey: 60% of cannabis users want to get high with a grandparent

Leafly

According to a survey conducted by edibles company Azuca, the majority of respondents "believe cannabis is the future of pain management.". The post Survey: 60% of cannabis users want to get high with a grandparent appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle consumption health holidays surveys wellness

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.

How Cannabis Can Be Used for Elderly Care

Cannabis Life Network

As human beings, it is in our nature to care. We care for our friends, family members, pets, anyone, or anything we hold dear. We strive to provide the best care, which often aims more towards children and the elderly.

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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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