May, 2019

The Endocannabinoid System and the Biology of Wellness

Project CBD

In this edition of Cannabis Conversations, Martin A. Lee speaks with Greg Gerdeman, neuroscientist, former professor, and chief science officer with 3 Boys Farms on the endocannabinoid system and the biology of wellness

Flying With CBD? TSA Says It’s Cool

Leafly

TSA clarifies its policy: CBD is A-OK. There are rules, though. Here's what you need to know. The post Flying With CBD? TSA Says It’s Cool appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle Politics cannabidiol cbd medical marijuana

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Serious Conditions Are Responding To Cannabinoid Therapy

Peninsula Alternative Health

As medical cannabis emerges from the dark days of prohibition, researchers are finding a wide range of conditions responding successfully to it. Because cannabis is still a schedule 1 drug in the U.S., clinical research is extremely difficult to conduct.

Illinois Legislature Passes the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act

NORML

With Governor Pritzker’s Signature, Illinois will become the first state in history to legislatively legalize and regulate cannabis sales.

Cannabis Terpenes, Part 1

FloridaMarijuana.net

As cannabis becomes more mainstream, more accepted as a medicine and more utilized worldwide, the plants’ botany and chemical makeup are being researched and dissected.

Clark County Sheriff’s Office says no to cannabis revenue

Cannabis Chronicles

If the Clark County Council moves forward and lifts its ban on recreational cannabis businesses in unincorporated areas, it’s expected to generate hundreds of thousands of dollars in additional revenue from taxes on the drug. But the Clark County Sheriff’s Office wants none of it.

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This is Your Brain on Cannabis: The Truth About Marijuana and the Brain

Cannabis Cheri

Guest Post by Lanny Swerdlow, RN, LNC. Pin This! Your brain thrives on cannabis. Far from being destructive and harmful to our brain, cannabis improves brain function, encourages regeneration of brain cells, protects healthy brain cells from death and stimulates creative and insightful cognition.

Surprise! Illinois Becomes the 11th Cannabis Legalization State!

Leafly

Residents can carry 30 grams of cannabis; tourists, 15. Legal stores could yield $500 million in annual taxes. The post Surprise! Illinois Becomes the 11th Cannabis Legalization State! appeared first on Leafly. Politics illinois legalization

Illinois Senate Passes the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act

NORML

Illinois poised to become the first state to legislatively legalize and regulate cannabis.

Cannabis Terpenes, Part 3: A Few of Our Favorite Terpenes

FloridaMarijuana.net

Cannabis has been a source of food, fuel, paper, and building materials, a textile fiber, and a folk medicine remedy for thousands of years. THC and CBD are two popular cannabinoids, and have been used medicinally for centuries.

WSU researchers team with Puyallup tribe on medicinal cannabis research

Cannabis Chronicles

SPOKANE — Researchers at Washington State University are teaming up with the Puyallup Tribe of Indians in an effort to chart the tribe’s outcomes prescribing medicinal marijuana to patients.

CBD & Cannabis for Pets in Pain

Project CBD

The state of veterinary medicine has advanced significantly in recent years and thanks to the availability of more effective medicine, many pets are living longer than they would have years ago. With age however, comes the onset of problems such as arthritis and other forms of pain and inflammation.

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Hemp-Derived CBD Now Allowed On Flights By TSA

MassRoots

TSA ( Transportation Security Administration ) now allows CBD (Cannabidiol) in airports and on flights. TSA clarifies that the CBD products must be hemp-derived “under the Agriculture Improvement Act 2018.” ” They recently updated a section of their website “What Can I Bring?”

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Opinion: Why Smoking Flower Will Always Be the Best Consumption Method

Leafly

Joint? Our own Dante Jordan discusses why smoking flower beats all other consumption methods. The post Opinion: Why Smoking Flower Will Always Be the Best Consumption Method appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle consumption flower opinion

Sen. Schumer And Rep. Jeffries To Introduce Comprehensive Marijuana Reform Legislation

NORML

Cannabis Terpenes Part 2: Hundreds of Terpenes

FloridaMarijuana.net

As the cannabis plant, and medical marijuana, become more mainstream, science is proving what humans have known for centuries: cannabis is a means by which patients can seek and receive holistic wellness. The healing cannabis plant is complex and most notably known for the compounds THC and CBD.

BREAKING NEWS: California Opens Up for Commercial Hemp Cultivation

Canna Law Blog

We have been closely following California’s commercial hemp cultivation licensing law since it was proposed last year as Senate Bill 1409 (see here , here , and here ).

Five Fallacies About Hemp

Project CBD

It’s been six months since Congress passed the Farm Bill legalizing hemp for cultivation. It’s high time that we rectify some common myths about this plant

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Marijuana for Nausea: Helping Cancer Patients for Decades

Greencamp

It took a lot of time for humanity to “rediscover” the medical potential of cannabis. Although there’s still a long way to go, cannabis has been accepted by many as a tool for treating regular nausea, but also nausea caused by chemotherapy.

Is Hemp the Answer to Sustainable Cannabis Packaging?

Leafly

The cannabis industry generates a huge amount of waste through packaging. But the plant's relative, hemp, could prove to be the answer to creating sustainable packaging. The post Is Hemp the Answer to Sustainable Cannabis Packaging? appeared first on Leafly. Industry sustainability

FDA Hearing On ‘Hemp-Derived CBD’ Today

NORML

Washington, DC : Today the US Food and Drug Administration is taking in-person public testimony with regard to the “manufacturing, product quality, marketing, labeling, and sale” of CBD-infused retail products.

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New Product Alert Trulieve Blue River Rosin

FloridaMarijuana.net

In April, Trulieve announced that it signed an agreement with California-based Blue River Extracts & Terpenes™ (“Blue River™”) to bring their award-winning terpene extracts and other trademark branded products to Trulieve locations.

TSA (Sort of) Allows (Some) Hemp-CBD Products on Flights

Canna Law Blog

In the past few months, our team has been quoted in several magazines and online publications on the risks of traveling with CBD products. These media inquiries resulted from repeated arrests of travelers in possession of CBD oil at the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (“DFW”).

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Cannabis: Gateway to Herbal Medicine

Project CBD

The human endocannabinoid system ( ECS ) is so named because it responds to cannabis compounds

U.S. holds CBD hearing as fans, sellers await legal clarity

Cannabis Chronicles

SILVER SPRING, Md. — CBD products have surged in popularity despite confusion around their legal status. Now U.S. regulators are exploring ways to officially allow the hemp ingredient in food, drinks and dietary supplements. The U.S.

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Biden Pledges Tepid Support for Cannabis Half-Measure

Leafly

The career-long drug warrior dips his toe into decriminalization while the rest of America dives into full legalization. Catch up, Joe. The post Biden Pledges Tepid Support for Cannabis Half-Measure appeared first on Leafly. Politics

NORML Submits Comments to FDA Ahead of CBD Hearing

NORML

NORML has submitted written comments to the US Food and Drug Administration ahead of the agency’s scheduled hearing on the regulation CBD-infused products.

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Trulieve Hybrid Space Bomb (Spb)

FloridaMarijuana.net

Trulieve Hybrid Space Bomb is a sativa-dominant (approximately 60%) hybrid strain. Space Bomb’s parents are Tiny Bomb and Space Queen. Patients describe Space Bomb’s effects as euphoric, happy, energetic and social/talkative.

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Oregon Hemp: The Permanent Rules Are Now In Effect

Canna Law Blog

While Oregon legalized hemp production in 2015, the Beaver State has seen a huge influx of hemp grower and handler registrations since the enactment of the 2018 Farm Bill , which legalized hemp under federal law.

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What's Next for Cannabis Banking?

MJ Business Attorneys

The California Legislature passed Senate Bill 51 last week, allowing California state-chartered banks and credit unions to provide banking services for the states’ cannabis businesses. This legislation covers 40.02

Clark County Council eyes code changes for cannabis

Cannabis Chronicles

As the Clark County Council continues to reconsider its ban on recreational cannabis businesses, it’s turned its attention to where such companies would be allowed to set up as well as other land-use questions.