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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Virginia: Legalization of Adult-use Marijuana Takes Effect July 1, 2021

NORML

Virginia becomes the first southern state to legalize the possession and use of marijuana by adults. The post Virginia: Legalization of Adult-use Marijuana Takes Effect July 1, 2021 appeared first on NORML.

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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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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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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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".

Be there for veterans

Americans for Safe Access

Jose Belen is a native of Amsterdam, New York. At 19, he enlisted in the army and deployed to Iraq in 2003 during Operation Iraqi Freedom. He was honorably discharged in 2005 and eventually settled in Florida where he started a career in real estate and began to raise a family.

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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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.

New York State of Euphoria

Project CBD

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

US House Passes Bill To Normalize Adult-Use Cannabis Commerce

NORML

Members of the House of Representatives voted today in favor of a stand-alone piece of legislation, The SAFE Banking Act, to remedy the ongoing inconsistencies between state and federal marijuana laws. The post US House Passes Bill To Normalize Adult-Use Cannabis Commerce appeared first on NORML.

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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Cannabis for Veterans and PTSD: A Conversation With Balanced Veterans

Leafwell

Did you know that Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is a qualifying condition for medical cannabis in every single state which has a medical program? The US is a patchwork of cannabis legislation but on this subject, individual states stand united.

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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Study: Marijuana & Work Performance

CannaMD

No one would argue that tasks such as operating heavy machinery while high on a potent strain of THC-rich marijuana is not a good idea. But the broader issue of responsible medical marijuana use as it relates to workplace performance is less clear cut.

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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Virginia: Governor Northam Signs Adult Use Marijuana Legalization Legislation

NORML

“Today, together, we celebrate an extraordinary victory for cannabis justice in the Commonwealth.”. The post Virginia: Governor Northam Signs Adult Use Marijuana Legalization Legislation appeared first on NORML. Legalization legalization Legalize Virginia Virginia

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 for Veterans and PTSD: A Conversation With Balanced Veterans

Leafwell

Did you know that Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is a qualifying condition for medical cannabis in every single state which has a medical program? The US is a patchwork of cannabis legislation but on this subject, individual states stand united.

Seth Rogen’s Houseplant pops up in 17 California stores

Leafly

Pancake Ice, Diablo Wind, and Pink Moon will sell out quickly at 17 chic stores. The post Seth Rogen’s Houseplant pops up in 17 California stores appeared first on Leafly. Strains & products 420 California flowers Houseplant Seth Rogen

Medical cannabis producers call for increased plant limits

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

Just days after New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed a recreational-use cannabis bill into law and less than 90 days before the law goes into effect, some in the existing medical cannabis industry want state officials to immediately increase the amount of cannabis they can grow.

There won’t be a THC ‘limit’ for driving in California

The Cannigma

A task force on driving under the influence of cannabis in the state of California has concluded that there should be no set limit of THC or THC metabolites in the bloodstream.

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Indiana: Governor Signs Legislation Amending State’s Zero-Tolerance Per Se Driving Law

NORML

The legislation provides an affirmative defense for motorists who test positive for the presence of either THC or its metabolite, but who are not responsible for a traffic accident and who show no evidence of intoxication.