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

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. (

Canada Votes 2019: The Federal Parties and their Cannabis Policies

Cannabis Life Network

The 2019 Canadian federal election is looming, and with each passing day it seems that the polls are looking tighter and more volatile.

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

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.

ACLU Sues Pennsylvania County Over Medical Cannabis Policy

Cannabis Law Report

The Pennsylvania chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has filed a lawsuit against Lebanon County, alleging that the county’s policy of barring people on probation from using medical cannabis violates state law. The county announced in early September that as of Oct.

Hemp is Driving Real Estate Action and It’s Not Just Farms

Canna Law Blog

It’s common to see articles these days related to the positive economic impacts of hemp legalization. Most of these articles focus on job creation, opportunities for farmers, or opportunities for businesses chasing the CBD craze.

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The lesser-known cannabis compounds

Cannabis Life Network

When most of us think about Cannabis, the two active substances that come to mind are THC and CBD. THC (short for tetrahydrocannabinol) is the prominent mind-altering component that gives cannabis most of its psychological changes.

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Maine: Regulators Confident That Adult-Use Cannabis Sales Will Begin Next Spring

NORML

Regulators at the Maine Office of Marijuana Policy affirmed this week that they expect adult-use marijuana sales to begin in the spring of 2020.

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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.

Pesticide maker bans its own product due to cannabis stigma

Leafly

There's no reason to ban Natria's pesticides—except for the company's own distaste for the cannabis industry. The post Pesticide maker bans its own product due to cannabis stigma appeared first on Leafly. Growing Industry growing news pesticides

10 Cannabis Statistics You Really Need to Know

LIWTS

In terms of its size, value and general popularity, America’s legal cannabis industry is setting new records on a daily basis. 11 states and the District of Columbia have so far legalized recreational cannabis, while 33 states plus DC now permit the use of medical marijuana.

BREAKING NEWS: California Hemp Laws Get Revamped

Canna Law Blog

On October 12, 2019, Governor Newsom announced that he had signed SB-153 , a bill aimed at making significant changes to California’s hemp cultivation law.

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