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

The enactment of adult-use marijuana legalization laws is not associated with any significant increase in cannabis-related activity in neighboring states and counties, according to a federally funded report published by the nonprofit Justice Research and Statistics Association and first reported by MarijuanaMoment.net.

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

California vape maker Kushy Punch caught making illegal products

Leafly

State officials suspect legal products were going out the front door, while illegal products slipped out the back. The post California vape maker Kushy Punch caught making illegal products appeared first on Leafly. Industry California vape safety

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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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Meet Stefanie LaRue: Cancer Survivor and Medical Marijuana Advocate

MedicalJane

This article has been updated – Stefanie LaRue died on May 31, 2017, at her home in Venice Beach, California, after a 12-year-battle with Stage IV breast cancer. In 2005, when Stefanie was only 30, a lump was found in her breast.

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.

Poll: Two-Thirds of Americans Support Legalizing Marijuana for Personal Use

NORML

An estimated two out of three Americans believe that cannabis should be legal for recreational purposes, according to nationwide polling data compiled by PPRI (the Public Religion Research Institute) — a non-partisan research and public policy institute.

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

CBD Products and False Advertising Under the Lanham Act

Canna Law Blog

A few weeks ago, I wrote a Hemp/CBD litigation forecast in which I predicted that at some point a CBD company will make use of the Lanham Act by claiming that a competitor is engaging in false or misleading advertising. See here ).

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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.

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.

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.

Vaping in Oregon: The Flavored Products Ban is Just the Beginning

Canna Law Blog

On Friday, Oregon Governor Kate Brown issued Executive Order No. 19-09 (the “Order”), which directs the Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) and the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) to “take immediate action to address the vaping public health crisis.”

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New Study Aims To Learn If Cannabis Can Help Treat Autism

MedicalJane

The United States Department of Defense and GW Pharmaceuticals are collaborating on a new clinical trial at the Montefiore Medical Center in New York.

Why Does Marijuana Make You Lose Weight?

CannaMD