May, 2021

Medical Cannabis and the War Against Baffling, Chronic Health Conditions

Leafwell

For far too long, a host of chronic, seemingly incurable health conditions has plagued humanity.

Psychedelic Research Targets Systemic Inflammation

Project CBD

Scientists are targeting psychedelics to develop an anti-inflammatory wonder drug

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How long does a weed high last? New studies can’t agree

The Cannigma

How long do the effects of inhaled cannabis last? Whatever your own lived experience has taught you, according to two recent studies, it can be anywhere between four and seven hours before the cognitive impairment caused by the psychotropic effects wears off.

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R.I.P. Delta-8 THC

HarrisBricken

Delta-8 THC had a good run. People made money, customers were happy, and it all seemed legal to boot. Like all good things in life, states and the DEA are doing everything in their power to ensure that delta-8’s run comes to an end. Let’s talk about why.

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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.

Medical Marijuana for Animals: A Call for Standards

Project CBD

Pet doctors have launched the Veterinary Cannabis Society to advocate for legal access and safe product standards for cannabis and its derivatives as veterinary medicine

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Medical Cannabis and the War Against Baffling, Chronic Health Conditions

Leafwell

For far too long, a host of chronic, seemingly incurable health conditions has plagued humanity.

We found the city with the lowest weed tax in California

Leafly

You’ll never guess the answer. The post We found the city with the lowest weed tax in California appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle business California consumers rights Industry medical marijuana prices social equity taxes

Morocco passes medical cannabis legalization bill

The Cannigma

One of the world’s largest producers of illicit cannabis took a major step towards legalization last week, when the Moroccan parliament voted to legalize cannabis cultivation for medicinal and industrial use last week.

Recognizing Women of Color Shaping the Cannabis Space

Veriheal

The post Recognizing Women of Color Shaping the Cannabis Space appeared first on Cannabis Central. News celebrating People of Color minorities minority communities POC women of color

Diet, Exercise, & Endocannabinoid Tone

Project CBD

Our endocannabinoid system functions better when we exercise regularly and eat a healthy diet

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DEA Announces Intent to License Marijuana Growing Applicants

NORML

The DEA’s website did not provide a timeline as to when it anticipates finalizing the applicants’ grow authorizations or when it plans to take actions on the dozens of remaining applications that are still pending before the agency.

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How Do I Grow Cannabis Outdoors?

Leafwell

Growing cannabis outdoors is as much art as it is science. Many cannabis cultivators swear by indoor growing. You can control your indoor environment a lot more easily than an outdoor plot, and pests are less of a problem.

I ate 10 times more THC than I planned. Here’s what happened

Leafly

When the author realized she'd eaten 100 mg and not 10 mg, her positive embrace of 'set and setting' made all the difference. The post I ate 10 times more THC than I planned. Here’s what happened appeared first on Leafly.

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Would you buy a tiny house made of hemp?

The Cannigma

With so many people spending their waking hours daydreaming about becoming homeowners but probably smoking cannabis instead, it only makes sense to — kind of — combine the two activities. Pennsylvania company Coexist has a solution: a tiny house made with hemp.

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Cannamoms: How Cannabis Helps Them Through Motherhood

Veriheal

With Mother’s Day on the horizon, we sat down with some Cannamoms to talk about the in’s and out’s of being a mom who uses cannabis.

Expanded Clinical Study: CBD Effect on the Liver in Adults

Project CBD

Last summer, Project CBD helped recruit subjects for a large-scale clinical study to assess the safety and efficacy of the daily use of cannabidiol. Good news: Contrary to FDA warnings, preliminary results of the ValidCare study show “no clinical evidence of liver disease in any of the participants

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Survey: Over Two-Thirds of Health Clinicians Acknowledge That Cannabis “Can Be Used Medically”

NORML

“Overwhelming majorities of patients and their providers acknowledge that cannabis is a legitimate medicine.

What’s The Difference Between Hemp and Cannabis?

Leafwell

Despite the growth of the legal cannabis industry all over the world over the past ten years or so, there’s still a lot about the industry that the general public doesn’t fully understand.

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DEA finally ends fed monopoly on schwaggy research-grade cannabis

Leafly

Goodbye, Mississippi ditch weed. Hello, real-world high-quality cannabis. The post DEA finally ends fed monopoly on schwaggy research-grade cannabis appeared first on Leafly. Politics cannabis quality cannabis research DEA nida schwag

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How to make cannabis honey, or cannahoney

The Cannigma

Yield: 1 cup of infused honey Prep time: 5 min, around 45 minutes to 1 hour including decarboxylation Total time: Around 8 hours for slow cooker method, about 1 hour for double boiler method.

The Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act: I’m in a New York State of Mind

HarrisBricken

Over the last few weeks we have seen a number of articles about New York’s Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act (MRTA) written by attorneys based outside of New York or (worse yet) attorneys who are not licensed to practice law in New York.

Cannabis Legalization & the Potency Question

Project CBD

Cannabis industry proponents denounce caps on THC levels as a phobic response rooted in the flawed assumptions of prohibition

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Colorado: Governor Signs Legislation Doubling Marijuana Possession Limits

NORML

Democratic Gov. Jared Polis today signed legislation, House Bill 1090, into law eliminating civil penalties for activities involving the possession of up to two ounces of either cannabis flower or concentrates.

Can Marijuana Help Fibromyalgia?

Leafwell

For a long time now, doctors and scientists were confounded by fibromyalgia.

Hemp wick vs butane lighter: What’s the best way to smoke weed?

Leafly

Flavor versus convenience? The choice is personal. The post Hemp wick vs butane lighter: What’s the best way to smoke weed? appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle flavor health hemp wick smoking terpenes

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How to make cannabis sugar

The Cannigma

Every dinner, late afternoon lunch, or relaxing evening at home could use a bit of sweetener. Cannabis sugar allows edibles chefs to sweeten any dish with a dash of THC — and sugar — without needing to add an infused fat like cannabutter or cannabis oil. But what is canna sugar?

Check out ASA's May Newsletter!

Americans for Safe Access

The May 2021 ASA Activist Newsletter is now out. Our lead story addresses the ISO 17065 Accreditation of our PFC program and explains why PFC becoming the first cannabis certification body to have achieved this matters so much.

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New York’s Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act: What About Medical Marijuana?!

HarrisBricken

In all of the hubbub over New York’s legalization of adult-use (i.e. recreational cannabis), not a lot of ink has been spilled over the expansion of New York’s medical cannabis program. As a brief refresher, New York first legalized medical cannabis in 2016.

Minnesota: Governor Signs Legislation into Law to Legalize Medical Marijuana Flower

NORML

The new law will take effect once regulations are established, in which regulators have until March 1, 2022. The post Minnesota: Governor Signs Legislation into Law to Legalize Medical Marijuana Flower appeared first on NORML. Medical Marijuana legislation medical cannabis Minnesota Statepolicy

May is a Health Awareness Month – Here’s How Cannabis Can Help

Leafwell

In our last post on why cannabis can be useful for so many different conditions, we looked at the endocannabinoid system and why cannabis can be useful as a treatment for all of them.