July, 2022

Senate Leadership Introduces Legislation to End Federal Marijuana Prohibition

NORML

Washington, DC: Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), along with Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) and… The post Senate Leadership Introduces Legislation to End Federal Marijuana Prohibition appeared first on NORML.

New Research on the Use and Perception of Cannabis

Project CBD

Research update on the shifting dynamics of cannabis consumption and cultural perception

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Health Canada admits pesticides change the flavour

Cannabis Life Network

Over the past three to four years, Health Canada has refused one question. The department would not explain why they authorized licensed producers to spray sulphur on flowering cannabis intended for smoking.

August Recess is Coming! Should You Meet Your Reps at Home?

Americans for Safe Access

With just a few weeks left of summer, Congress is taking its annual August Recess break. Often when advocates think of meeting their representatives they imagine needing to travel to Washington, DC and meet with them in the halls of Congress.

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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.

Star signs and cannabis strains: August 2022 horoscopes

Leafly

August is upon us and your horoscope is here to help guide you. Check out which strains to smoke for your star sign on Leafly. The post Star signs and cannabis strains: August 2022 horoscopes appeared first on Leafly.

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Federal Lawmakers Fast-Tracking Legislation That Seeks to Further Facilitate Cannabis Research

NORML

The Act provides the office of the US Attorney General with a 60-day timeline to either approve or deny the applications from scientists wishing to engage in clinical trials involving the use of cannabis by human subjects.

The Risky Business of Synthetic Highs

Project CBD

Super-potent research cannabinoids have escaped from the lab

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Better pain management with CBD according to Harvard Med

Cannabis Life Network

Two professors from Harvard Medical School combined their respective skills to find an optimal treatment for pain. Cannabinoids were initially absent from one researcher’s focal point, but CBD hit the correct targets for better pain management.

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Medical Marijuana Linked to Safer Driving Conditions

CannaMD

Stoned drivers and more accidents. That’s the nightmare scenario envisioned by opponents of marijuana legalization. Fortunately, these dire predictions have not played out.

How does cannabis affect sleep and dreaming?

Leafly

We know THC can impact sleep and dreaming. But how? And why? The post How does cannabis affect sleep and dreaming? appeared first on Leafly. Science & tech insomnia Mind & Matter sleep

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Did the pandemic make cannabis beverages more popular?

The Cannigma

The world changed immeasurably with the arrival of COVID. Countless industries felt the impact of the pandemic, as our daily lives screeched to a halt and a new “normal” was instituted. While some industries saw massive downturns, others saw unexpected spikes.

New Jersey: Medical Cannabis Products No Longer Subject to Sales Tax

NORML

"The primary focus of any medical cannabis legalization law must be providing safe and convenient access to patients in order to improve their quality of life; it should not be about increasing revenue streams for state lawmakers.".

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Taking It Slow With GABA

Project CBD

Cannabinoid receptor activation regulates the release of GABA , the brain’s primary inhibitory neurotransmitter, which plays a crucial role in maintaining neuronal health

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Pesticide and tattoo ingredient releases hydrogen cyanide

Cannabis Life Network

A study published in Nature’s Scientific Reports documented the release of toxins from a tattoo pigment. Irradiation from laser removal or heat forces the substance to break down. But the dye that releases hydrogen cyanide is also an inert ingredient in specific pesticide formulations.

Ricky Williams’ NFL Cannabis Stories, Skyrocketing Medical Cannabis Enrollment, and Biden’s Cannabis Prisoner Plans

Veriheal

A former NFL player shared some cannabis stories, medical cannabis programs saw huge enrollment gains, and President Biden said his plans to free all cannabis prisoners are in the works. Let’s dive into this week’s cannanews. Errick Miron—AKA Ricky Williams—Talks NFL and Cannabis.

Review: Nipsey Hussle’s estate opens The Marathon Collective dispensary

Leafly

We talked to Hussle's big brother Blacc Sam and sampled products from the grand opening of this highly-respected legacy operation. The post Review: Nipsey Hussle’s estate opens The Marathon Collective dispensary appeared first on Leafly.

What’s the link between cannabis and menstrual health?

The Cannigma

Cannabis and the menstrual cycle have more in common than you might think. Both have been shunned by polite society, both have suffered from a campaign of misinformation, and both have undeniable effects on women’s mental, physical, and emotional health.

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Pennsylvania Police Arrested Over 13,000 People for Marijuana Possession in 2021

NORML

It's clear that cannabis consumers are targeted in Pennsylvania for arrest and the striking racial disparities to enforcement are getting worse. The post Pennsylvania Police Arrested Over 13,000 People for Marijuana Possession in 2021 appeared first on NORML.

Heal the Mind, Heal the World

Project CBD

A Review of Psychedelic Justice: Toward a Diverse and Equitable Psychedelic Culture, edited by Beatriz Labate and Clancy Cavnar

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Can Biden Legalize Cannabis without Congress?

Cannabis Life Network

Can the United States President Joe Biden legalize cannabis without authority from Congress? Technically, no. The US Constitution doesn’t allow it. But then again, the prohibition of cannabis is unconstitutional.

Wrigley Wins Trademark Case Against Edible Cannabis Candies

Cannabis Law Report

Law Street Media reports. On Tuesday, the Central District of California issued a final judgment in the case of WM. Wrigley JR. Company v. Conde et al holding that Stephen Matta violated Wrigley’s trademarks. . Wrigley Jr. Company v. Roberto Conde et al, 5_21-cv-00777, No. 85 (C.D.Cal.

How does cannabis interact with other drugs?

Leafly

Learn all about how weed mixes with other drugs, prescription or otherwise, to know when it’s safe to light up and when it’s wise to wait. The post How does cannabis interact with other drugs? appeared first on Leafly. Health opioids psychedelics

This free cannabis hotline answers all of your plant questions

The Cannigma

There’s a lot of misinformation about cannabis in the world.

Virginia: Changes to Marijuana Laws Take Effect July 1

NORML

Today, marks the one year anniversary of legalization in Virginia, and multiple changes to marijuana laws will take effect. . The post Virginia: Changes to Marijuana Laws Take Effect July 1 appeared first on NORML.

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Virginians No Longer Need a Medical Cannabis Card to Access their Stash

Veriheal

This month, patients will no longer require a medical cannabis card to participate in Virginia’s medical cannabis program.

Is endocannabinoid deficiency proven by science?

Cannabis Life Network

Various errors can occur in the endocannabinoid system, each causing a unique set of symptoms. Proof for any endocannabinoid deficiency is often lacking, but poor ECS function causes particular conditions according to good science. And the deficit is based on causation and not simply correlation.

Genius! …. Canadian cannabis company Tilray posts $434 million net loss for 2022

Cannabis Law Report

How whathisname Simon can tool around lecturing all of us on the industry just amazes me. We wish we could lose so much money and still get onto the telly telling people how it is. What does this actually mean?

Ice T wins license to bring Medicine Woman dispensary to Jersey City

Leafly

The rapper and actor will partner with a longtime friend to open the new cannabis retail shop a few short miles from New York City. The post Ice T wins license to bring Medicine Woman dispensary to Jersey City appeared first on Leafly. Industry dispensaries new jersey

Cannabis laws in South Carolina

The Cannigma

Medical: Illegal Recreational: illegal Reciprocity: N/A. Is weed legal in South Carolina? South Carolina does not have legal cannabis for adult use or medical purposes. . Qualifying medical patients can purchase and consume medicinal CBD oil that contains less than 0.9% THC and more than 15% CBD.

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We Stand for Freedom

NORML

Before you head to today's barbecue, community event, or rally, whether today's a day of work, reflection, or celebration, please take a moment to stand with us in our fight to let freedom ring. The post We Stand for Freedom appeared first on NORML.

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