October, 2019

Using Cannabis to Treat Cancer

Project CBD

How close are we to an approved cannabis therapy for cancer? Medical cannabis science pioneer Dr. Manuel Guzman discusses the successes and challenges towards acceptance in the medical community

Cannabis May Enhance Cognition and Memory

FloridaMarijuana.net

In 2017, researcher Andreas Zimmer of the University of Bonn in Germany published his study titled Cannabis reverses aging process in the brain. The results of the study were published in Natural Medicine , a peer-reviewed medical journal.

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How mainstream media botched the vape lung story

Leafly

It's not the THC: Sloppy work at the AP, Wall Street Journal, and other outlets feeds consumers bad information. The post How mainstream media botched the vape lung story appeared first on Leafly. Health Politics FDA vape safety Wall Street Journal

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Survey: Pain Patients Often Report Substituting Cannabis for Opioids

NORML

Some four in ten adults who reported using both marijuana and opioids within the past year acknowledge either decreasing or ceasing their consumption of opioids as a result of substituting cannabis, according to an analysis of survey data published in the journal PLOS One.

Cannabis as a Treatment for ADHD

LIWTS

Slowly but surely, medical cannabis in general is becoming a less controversial topic on a global basis. With countless studies having categorically illustrated the potential benefits and applications of medical pot, its place in medicine is no longer a subject of debate.

Cannabis-Induced Psychosis Unravelled

Cannabis Life Network

Substantial claims, mistargeted research, and biased studies. These are characteristics of the muddy waters comprising cannabis research, but one tale remains stuck. Cannabis induced psychosis seems to be discussed without a proper analysis time and time again. So what is really going on?

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Vaping Epidemic and Cannabis: What Cannabis Businesses Can Expect

Canna Law Blog

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that the U.S. is facing a vaping epidemic where consumers are potentially inhaling/ingesting very toxic chemicals in the form of vaporized nicotine liquid and THC oil.

Resources: Vaping Related Lung Injury

Project CBD

VAPING - RELATED LUNG INJURIES

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Cannabinoids for Scleroderma

Project CBD

Two compounds that target the endocannabinoid system are currently in development to treat scleroderma – and they’re already in clinical trials. Pharmaceutical researchers have their sights set on developing a drug that bypasses CB1 while boosting CB2.

FBI: Marijuana Arrests Rise For Third Straight Year, Outpace Arrests For All Violent Crimes

NORML

The total number of persons arrested in the United States for violating marijuana laws rose for the third consecutive year, according to data released by the US Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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How Does Cannabis Impact Oral Health?

Puff Puff Post

With more and more countries around the globe legalizing cannabis , there is a growing need for scientific studies designed to research the physical impact on the human body. This includes the oral health effects of the plant.

Is CBD an Endocannabinoid Reuptake Inhibitor?

Project CBD

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A Multi-Faceted Approach To Treating Multiple Sclerosis With Marijuana

The Fresh Toast

While muscle stiffness affects an estimated 90% of MS patients, a study of medical marijuana has shed light on how cannabinoids in marijuana may alleviate spasticity. Continue reading A Multi-Faceted Approach To Treating Multiple Sclerosis With Marijuana at The Fresh Toast.

Report: Marijuana Legalization Not Associated with Adverse ‘Spillover’ Effects in Neighboring States

NORML

Better Than Cannabis?

Project CBD

In recent years, cannabis has been at the center of one of the most important developments in modern science - significantly advancing our understanding of health and disease

Quebec’s ban on homegrow violates federal law according to courts

Leafly

Justice Lavoie decided that provincial possession and cultivation bans fall under federal jurisdiction, not provincial. The post Quebec’s ban on homegrow violates federal law according to courts appeared first on Leafly. Canada Politics home grow politics quebec

New Study To Test Effectiveness Of Cannabis Compound CBDV In Treating Autism

Puff Puff Post

Previous success from treating epilepsy with Cannabinoids now motivates doctors to investigate the plant’s effectiveness in treating symptoms of autism.

Marijuana and Kidney Disease: A Scientific Overview

Greencamp

The effects of cannabis on various kidney disorders like CKD and AKI have been the subject of numerous scientific studies, Continue Reading. The post Marijuana and Kidney Disease: A Scientific Overview appeared first on Greencamp. Health

Mixed responses to suggestions from marijuana legalization work group

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

A group convened by the governor and tasked with crafting a framework for cannabis legalization released their full recommendations on Wednesday.

NORML Canada Launches Post-Legalization Platform on One Year Anniversary of Marijuana Legalization

NORML

NORML Canada launches official Post-Legalization platform to focus advocacy efforts on reforming Canada’s legal Cannabis system.

Cannabis Therapy for Seizures in Animals

Project CBD

The use of cannabis as medicine for animals has been getting a lot attention in the medical, scientific, and pet owning communities. One of the potential uses showing the most promise is in the treatment of seizures. Does it work as well for pets as it does for people

Indicted Ukrainians sought Nevada cannabis licenses in all the wrong ways

Leafly

Two Ukrainian associates of Rudy Guilani have been indicted in a scheme to obtain cannabis licenses in Nevada illegally. The post Indicted Ukrainians sought Nevada cannabis licenses in all the wrong ways appeared first on Leafly. Politics corruption licensing Nevada

Judge Throws Out Cannabis Possession Case as state lab testifies in court it can’t tell difference between legal hemp and illegal marijuana

Cannabis Law Report

NBC 12 reports…… RICHMOND, Va. WWBT) – A Hanover County judge tossed a marijuana case after the state lab told him it can’t tell the difference between real pot and CBD products Virginians can legally buy at gas stations.

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The African Cannabis Economy

CannaTech

In today’s blog, guest contributor Jessica Steinberg discusses South Africa’s cannabis economy with Tandadzo ( Tando) Matanda, Founding Director of Zambezi Investment Fund. This is the second installment of Jessica’s in-depth series on the African cannabis landscape.

The Top 10 All-American Cannabis Strains

LIWTS

Every cannabis connoisseur has their favourite region of origin. For some, nowhere has done bigger or more important things for cannabis culture than the United States. Indeed, it’s hard to dispute the fact that some of the most incredible cannabis the world has ever seen was born in the USA.

Nevada NORML Takes Washington, DC

NORML

Once again, Nevada NORML has remained hard at work, advocating for both patient access and rights as well as the criminal justice reform that this country desperately requires.

Who exactly is the Community Safety Unit keeping safe?

Cannabis Life Network

On Wednesday, Oct. 30, the Community Safety Unit raided The Medicinal Cannabis Dispensary (TMCD) at 1182 Thurlow St. in the heart of the Davie Village neighbourhood in Vancouver’s West End.

Jurors revolt, refuse to consider felony charges for cannabis

Leafly

In New Orleans, jurors refused to try a man for possessing an ounce on Bourbon Street. You can too. The post Jurors revolt, refuse to consider felony charges for cannabis appeared first on Leafly.

NORML: FBI: Marijuana Arrests Rise For Third Straight Year, Outpace Arrests For All Violent Crimes

Cannabis Law Report

How did this happen ? NORML report. According to the FBI’s Uniform Crime Report, police made 663,367 arrests for marijuana-related violations in 2018. That total is more than 21 percent higher than the total number of persons arrested for the commission of violent crimes (521,103).

Benchmark Benchmark to Supply Cannabis to British Columbia

Canna Newswire

Signs an Agreement with the B.C. Liquor Distribution Branch (BCLDB). VANCOUVER, British Columbia – October 7, 2019 / Canna Newswire / – Benchmark Botanics, Inc. (