March, 2021

Women Patient Cannabis Activists Fighting for Change

Project CBD

Portraits of four women patient-activists who are leading the struggle for medical cannabis access around the world

How many isomers of THC are in cannabis and beyond?

Cannabis Life Network

A century ago, cannabis was respected but not well understood in the scientific literature. The intoxicating ingredient, THC, was officially isolated in 1964. (1) 1) After 56 years, an isomer of THC, Delta-10-THC, was identified in cannabis extract for the first time.

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Medical cannabis reciprocity bill heads to the Senate floor

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

A state Senate committee narrowly advanced a bill Sunday that would prevent New Mexico residents from becoming reciprocal cannabis patients by a 3-2 vote.

Landmark CBD Study Concludes: No Liver Toxicity with CBD Use

Cannabis Cheri

Care by Design Hemp , a wholly-owned CannaCraft brand, is pleased to announce that the groundbreaking clinical study exploring the effects of CBD on liver health has concluded after seven months of research.

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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.

A How-To Explainer For First-Time Senior Patients

Leafwell

Did you know that more and more seniors are turning to cannabis as an alternative and effective form of medicine? According to the Marijuana Policy Project, there are more than 4 million medical cannabis patients across the 35 states, four U.S. territories, and the District of Columbia.

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CBD for Heart Disease

Project CBD

Research shows that CBD can help maintain healthy cardiovascular function and prevent heart disease

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Pledge to Demand Equity for Patients

Americans for Safe Access

Despite the fact that a wide majority of 36 states have now created comprehensive programs to allow legal access to medical cannabis treatment, there are still vital conflicts in the web of state and federal regulations stemming from remaining federal prohibition.

New York becomes 17th state to legalize marijuana: Weed is legal in NY starting today

Leafly

Cannabis is legal in New York today. Yes, today. The law takes effect immediately. The post New York becomes 17th state to legalize marijuana: Weed is legal in NY starting today appeared first on Leafly.

Pot in the can: Why can’t inmates get medical marijuana?

The Cannigma

A United Kingdom police chief proposed a novel idea this January: Allow drug-dependent inmates access to free cannabis to help them overcome opioid addiction. An added bonus — reduce violence behind prison walls. “If If they’re on opioids, why can’t they be prescribed cannabis?”

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TBI Awareness Month: Nikki Lawley and Her Story

Leafwell

Meet Nikki Lawley, a traumatic brain injury ( TBI) survivor and cannabis advocate who was once a pediatric nurse, a blackjack dealer and HVAC salesperson. Meeting her, you would think, “That makes sense. She’s a lively person who has it together.”

BREAKING: New York Legislature Approves Marijuana Legalization

NORML

Marijuana Revenue and Taxation Act (MRTA) legalizes and regulates the adult-use, commercial marijuana market in New York State, while also permitting those over the age of 21 to cultivate personal-use quantities of cannabis in their own homes.

The 'Weed Mom' Manifesto

Project CBD

Thumbs up for Weed Mom, Danielle Simone Brand’s book about cannabis

Executive Action Can Close the Medical Cannabis Access Gap for Veterans

Americans for Safe Access

Despite the fact that 36 states have reformed their laws to provide for safe and legal access to cannabis for qualifying patients, veterans living across these states still face a confusing system of federal and state laws regarding physician engagement and affordable access.

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What is delta-8?

Leafly

Delta-8 is a cannabis compound similar to THC, although less potent. It's become popular lately because it's legal in states where THC is illegal—sometimes. Learn all about delta-8. The post What is delta-8? appeared first on Leafly. Science & tech cannabinoids delta-8 THC

Israeli Doctors Give CBD to Serious COVID-19 Patients, Get Positive Results

The Cannigma

The majority of seriously ill COVID-19 patients given CBD to calm inflammation were released from the hospital in under a month, in a trial conducted recently at an Israeli hospital.

Meet the Women Behind Leafwell

Leafwell

It’s Women’s History Month and today we’re looking not at the women who came before but the women who, today, are working to make history in the cannabis industry by being a part of Leafwell.

New York: Governor Cuomo Signs Marijuana Legalization Legislation into Law

NORML

The provisions specific to the personal possession of marijuana took effect upon signing. The post New York: Governor Cuomo Signs Marijuana Legalization Legislation into Law appeared first on NORML. Legalization featured legalization new york

Psychedelics for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Project CBD

Psychedelic treatments for OCD may yield insights into whether therapeutic benefits are caused by the drug alone, acting physiologically on the brain, or are they caused by the lived, subjective response engendered by the drug

How to Protect Medical Cannabis Businesses and Patients in 1 Easy Step

Americans for Safe Access

What is a ‘weed salad?’ Tips on cannabis cultivar blending

Leafly

Blending can create novel, preternatural cannabis effects. The post What is a ‘weed salad?’ Tips on cannabis cultivar blending appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle cannabis blending how to Perfect blends weed salads Wonderbrett

Why nurses must be involved in cannabis patient care

The Cannigma

Like many people who are drawn to work with and advocate for medical cannabis , I first saw the difference that cannabis can make with someone very close to me.

5 Women Who Are Advancing Cannabis Science

Leafwell

Compared to other industries, the cannabis industry has a significant number of women in senior positions – 37% of senior jobs in the cannabis industry are held by women, with the average in other industries being 21%.

House Reintroduces SAFE Banking Act To Normalize Cannabis Commerce

NORML

The Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act has been reintroduced in the House of Representatives by Representatives Ed Perlmutter (D-CO), Steve Stivers (R-OH), Nydia Velazquez (D-NY), and Warren Davidson (R-OH).

The Essential Guide to CBD

Project CBD

Project CBD has teamed up with Reader’s Digest to publish a reliable, accessible, easy-to-understand guide to all things CBD

Are magic mushrooms synergistic with cannabis and your ECS?

Cannabis Life Network

Sometimes depression can hurt, literally. Interestingly, this has a lot to do with our Endocannabinoid Systems (ECS)—a network that consists of a few receptors and two neurotransmitters. Pain and emotions are tied together through these messengers.

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New York lawmakers reach historic deal on a marijuana legalization bill

Leafly

With homegrow, social equity, delivery, and lounges, the legalization bill could pass next week. The post New York lawmakers reach historic deal on a marijuana legalization bill appeared first on Leafly. Politics adult-use legalization Andrew Cuomo marijuana legalization New York social equity

How to Make the Best Tasting Weed Pizza

The Cannigma

If the world’s most ardent cannabis fans decided to establish a breakaway republic, it’s a pretty safe bet what their national dish would be — pizza.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Medical Marijuana

Leafwell

We have lots of detailed information throughout this website answering people’s questions about medical marijuana, but we thought it would be best to give some answers to the most frequently asked questions by patients.

Big Alcohol and Big Tobacco Coalition Emerges to Shape Legalization in Their Favor

NORML

These folks answer to their shareholders, At NORML, we answer to you. The post Big Alcohol and Big Tobacco Coalition Emerges to Shape Legalization in Their Favor appeared first on NORML.

Cannabis, the Euphoriant

Project CBD

Cannabis producers euphoria and a myriad of health benefits, according to Chris Kilham, the Medicine Hunter