April, 2021

White House Marijuana Comments Are Out of Step with Public Opinion

NORML

“It is impractical at best and disingenuous at worst for the Biden campaign to claim that rescheduling cannabis from Schedule I to Schedule II – the same category as cocaine-- would in any way address the existing inconsistencies between state and federal marijuana laws”.

Water Soluble CBD Powder Continues to Change the Cannabinoid Industry

Cannabis Life Network

Whether you want to offer water based products with broad-spectrum CBD, isolate CBC, or any other coveted cannabinoid extract, water soluble powder is a unique bulk ingredient with impressive beneficial attributes.

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Why you can’t always trust the cannabis label

Leafly

As cannabis remains federally illegal, the necessary standardization for cannabis testing remains unrealized with potentially steep consequences for consumers. PSI Labs gives an inside perspective. The post Why you can’t always trust the cannabis label appeared first on Leafly.

How much does it cost to launch a cannabis business?

Leafly

Find out the costs of opening a weed business with this informative article from Good Tree Capital. The post How much does it cost to launch a cannabis business? appeared first on Leafly. Industry b2b cannabis business Cannabis Industry cannabis license application entrepreneurs Good Tree Capital

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.

UK: We The Undersigned & The UK Human Rights Act.

Cannabis Law Report

A few weeks ago CLR introduced our readers to Phil Monk and the UK advocacy group, We The Undersigned, who… Read More. Global Forum UK Advocacy

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Wilmington, Delaware City Council Votes to Support Cannabis Legalization

NORML

“HB150 will reduce arrests and create much needed jobs and business opportunities for our city and state to help reduce the unemployment rate, especially post-pandemic.”. The post Wilmington, Delaware City Council Votes to Support Cannabis Legalization appeared first on NORML.

Patients Deserve a Federal Overhaul on Medical Cannabis

Americans for Safe Access

In 1970, President Nixon signed the Controlled Substances Act, which updated and consolidated previously scattered narcotics legislation to form the federal guidelines on controlled substances used to this day.

Cannabis and Endometriosis: How CBD and THC Can Help

Leafwell

For many women, “that” time of the month isn’t great. But for women suffering from endometriosis it is often more than unbearable. According to WomensHealth.gov, roughly 11 percent, or 6.5 million women, in the United States alone suffer from this often-debilitating condition.

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US to ban Backwoods, Swishers and other flavored blunt wraps

Leafly

Two-thirds of Black cannabis users hit blunts. The post US to ban Backwoods, Swishers and other flavored blunt wraps appeared first on Leafly. Politics Backwoods blunts FDA prohibition tobacco

Recipe: Cannabis cake, aka space cake

The Cannigma

Yield: One 8-inch two-layer cake Prep time: 40 minutes Total time: 2 hours 55 mins (If you need to make cannabis oil first, that should take at least an hour and a half for decarboxylating the cannabis and infusing the oil.).

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New York State of Euphoria

Project CBD

A historic moment: New York legalizes cannabis for adult use with provision allowing homegrown plants

Dozens of Congressional Leaders Sign Letter To Restrict DOJ Enforcement Of Prohibition

NORML

Today, a bipartisan group of 44 representatives sent a letter to the House Appropriations Committee calling for the upcoming FY 2022 spending package to build upon existing policy for state-legal medical marijuana programs and expand protections to include adult-use marijuana marketplaces now in effect in 17 states.

Cannabis is My Lifesaver

Americans for Safe Access

Eryck Stamper retired from the US Navy in 2013 as a decorated Senior Chief Petty Officer. After a few jobs in the Maryland Park Service and government contracting, he found his way into the cannabis industry as a budtender.

Cannabis and Endometriosis: How CBD and THC Can Help

Leafwell

For many women, “that” time of the month isn’t great. But for women suffering from endometriosis it is often more than unbearable. According to WomensHealth.gov, roughly 11 percent, or 6.5 million women, in the United States alone suffer from this often-debilitating condition.

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I tried delta-8 THC: Here’s what it feels like

Leafly

Delta-8 is all the rage these days because it can sneak around federal law. But does delta-8 even get you high? We put it to the test. The post I tried delta-8 THC: Here’s what it feels like appeared first on Leafly. Strains & products delta-8

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Got cannabis milk? How to make your own

The Cannigma

Yield: 2-4 cups of cannabis milk Prep time: 1 hour (to grind and decarboxylate cannabis) Total time: Around 1 hour and 45 minutes, including decarboxylation. Moooove over cannabutter and cannaoil — there’s a new infusion in town.

The Delta-8 THC Controversy

Project CBD

Delta-8 THC products have become the newest way to get high, even though the compound is not actually legal if it’s synthesized from hemp-derived CBD

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Send A Message About Marijuana Policy Before The President Speaks Tonight

NORML

Last week, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki reiterated the President’s position that cannabis should be rescheduled under federal law to Schedule II rather than descheduled from the Controlled Substances Act.

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Americans for Safe Access’ ISO 17065: THE STANDARD FOR CERTIFICATION BODIES

Americans for Safe Access

American’s for Safe Access has achieved accreditation to the ISO/IEC 17065:2012 ( Certificate #5284.01 ) standard for certifying bodies through it’s PFC program, making it the first compliance program to obtain international accreditation specifically for the cannabis industry.

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Five States Where Anxiety is a Qualifying Condition

Leafwell

Anxiety is one of the most prevalent mental health issues for adults all over the U.S. and the world to deal with. According to the Anxiety & Depression Association of America, more than 40 million adults are dealing with some type of anxiety-related condition.

How aging changed my cannabis routine – and might change yours, too

Leafly

Cannabis and aging are two natural parts of life. As you get older, you might notice your tolerance and consumption change. The post How aging changed my cannabis routine – and might change yours, too appeared first on Leafly.

Cannabis in the classroom: The children’s book you never thought you’d see

The Cannigma

For countless students, the past school year was unlike any they’d seen before. But with in-person education returning, many children will again face questions about how to make sure they have access to medical cannabis while on school grounds.

Can terpenes, alcohols, and THC acid turn into cannabinoid esters?

Cannabis Life Network

THC-O-acetate is a form (ester) of THC that is 300 percent stronger than regular THC. (1) 1) Acetic acid – the compound in tabletop vinegar – can combine with THC to form this acetate ester.

Hemp In The U.S. Botanic Garden, If These Members Of Congress Have Their Say

NORML

Representatives Eleanor Holmes Norton, Barbara Lee, and Earl Blumenauer recently sent a letter to the Executive Director of the United States Botanic Garden, Dr. Saharah Moon Chapotin requesting that male and female hemp plants be on display. The post Hemp In The U.S.

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ASA Announces Unity 2021 Speakers

Americans for Safe Access

We’re excited to announce our first round of featured speakers for the 9th Annual National Medical Cannabis Unity Conference April 29-30! View the full agenda, speaker profiles and register to attend

Five States Where Anxiety is a Qualifying Condition

Leafwell

Anxiety is one of the most prevalent mental health issues for adults all over the U.S. and the world to deal with. According to the Anxiety & Depression Association of America, more than 40 million adults are dealing with some type of anxiety-related condition.

Insider’s guide to Chicago’s hottest cannabis products

Leafly

Chicago's all about these trending strains, pre-rolls, and artisanal edibles. The post Insider’s guide to Chicago’s hottest cannabis products appeared first on Leafly. Strains & products Chicago illinois products

What is rosin and what can you use it for?

The Cannigma

Rosin is a cannabis concentrate made by applying heat and pressure to dried cannabis flower, trim, or hash. The heat and pressure extracts a sap-like substance loaded with cannabinoids and terpenes straight out of the hash or the flower’s trichomes.

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Happy 420!

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Philadelphia: City Council Votes to Prohibit Pre-Employment Drug Screening for Cannabis

NORML

Council members decided 15 to 1 in favor of the measure, which "prohibits employers from requiring prospective employees to undergo testing for the presence of marijuana as a condition of employment".