May, 2021

Medical Cannabis and the War Against Baffling, Chronic Health Conditions


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

Psychedelic Research Targets Systemic Inflammation

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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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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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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.

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


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

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Recognizing Women of Color Shaping the Cannabis Space


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

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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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?

Diet, Exercise, & Endocannabinoid Tone

Project CBD

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

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Bill to Repeal Federal Prohibition Filed By Two Republican Lawmakers


Representatives David Joyce and Don Young have introduced legislation to remove marijuana from the federal Controlled Substances Act, thereby repealing the federal prohibition of cannabis and making states the primary regulators of the plant.

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


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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Cannamoms: How Cannabis Helps Them Through Motherhood


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.

Marijuana & Eating Disorders


Smoke marijuana, get the munchies. It’s a favorite cliche of stoner parodies — but one that doesn’t do justice to the potential benefits of medical marijuana for the treatment of eating disorders.

What is Delta-8-THC? Is it safe?

The Cannigma

What if there was a type of weed that was fully legal, safe to use, you could buy at the corner store, and it wouldn’t even show up in a drug test? Sound too good to be true? It is, unfortunately.

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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Colorado: Governor Signs Legislation Doubling Marijuana Possession Limits


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.

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


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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Check Out This Texas-Sized Cannabis Legalization Update


Texas and cannabis have had a rough go with one another. For many years, Texas was one of the main highways for old-school Reggie, AKA brick weed, to make its way across the border from Mexico into the United States.

Courthouse News Service: Top Massachusetts Court in a Haze Over Local Control of Cannabis

Cannabis Law Report

BOSTON (CN) — In a test case for how much control local governments can have over the burgeoning marijuana industry,… Read More. Cannabis Law News

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.

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: Legislature Approves Measure Eliminating Civil Penalties for Possessing Between One and Two Ounces of Cannabis


Under state law, possessing between one and two ounces of cannabis is classified as a petty offense, punishable by a civil penalty of $100. House Bill 1090 eliminates those civil penalties.

DEA finally ends fed monopoly on schwaggy research-grade cannabis


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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We’ve still got it: BC continues to be at the forefront of cannabis research

Cannabis Life Network

The Canadian province of British Columbia (BC) is well known for its cannabis, once infamously coined BC Bud. For the most part, the province is still home to some of North America’s highest quality cultivars of cannabis.

Cannabis’ Most Notable AAPI Leaders

Cannabis Law Report

In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we would like to highlight some of Cannabis’ Most Notable… Read More. Green Market Report

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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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Can Marijuana Reverse Bone Loss?


In recent years, research has revealed that two of marijuana’s two major cannabinoids — THC and CBD — can interact with the human endocannabinoid system to influence bone healing and regeneration.

Philadelphia: Mayor Signs Law Prohibiting Pre-Employment Drug Screening for Cannabis


Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has signed municipal legislation into law prohibiting certain citywide employers from requiring prospective hires to pass a pre-employment drug screen. It takes effect on January 1, 2022.

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Montana just changed its marijuana law. Here’s what you need to know


Legislators added new caps on homegrow and THC potency—and moved locals to the front of the licensing line. The post Montana just changed its marijuana law. Here’s what you need to know appeared first on Leafly.

5 Famous Writers Who Smoked Weed and Let Their Creativity Flow

Cannabis Life Network

Weed helps artists tap into their creativity. Even writers have found weed helpful to produce some beautiful sonnets and novels. Here is a list of top 5 famous writers who have let their creativity flow while indulging in smoking weed.