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Cannabis and Incontinence

Project CBD

Scissor-walks and stutter-steps: the familiar dance performed by nearly 33 million Americans suffering from Overactive Bladder ( OAB ) – also known as Spastic Bladder and Detrusor Overactivity. OAB tends to plague people struggling with Multiple Sclerosis ( MS ) or other neurodegenerative diseases

Virginia, Marijuana, and How Medical Legalization May Unfold in the South

NORML

Virginia has been one of the most reluctant states to consider marijuana law reform, though it recently began allowing some forms of cannabis oil for approved patients.

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Higher Education: The Top Universities Offering Cannabis Degrees

Leafly

With the cannabis industry booming, employers are looking for highly skilled labor. Check out these US universities offering degrees in cannabis. The post Higher Education: The Top Universities Offering Cannabis Degrees appeared first on Leafly. Industry Education schools

NJ Governor Vetoes Cannabis Expungement, Calls for Stronger Bill

Leafly

Phil Murphy vetoed parts of a bill to expunge low-level cannabis convictions, arguing they didn’t do enough to address the ravages of the drug war. The post NJ Governor Vetoes Cannabis Expungement, Calls for Stronger Bill appeared first on Leafly. Politics expungement legislation new jersey

AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION CALLS ON CONGRESS - HOW MUCH CLOUT DOES THE ABA CARRY FOR CANNABIS REFORM?

MJ Business Attorneys

Oklahoma: Expanded Protections for Cannabis Patients to Take Effect

NORML

Legislation will take effect next week expanding protections for state-qualified medical cannabis patients. House Bill 2612 , which was signed into law in March, will go into effect on Friday, August 30.

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How Cannabis Helped Me Cope With Grief

Leafly

There's a fine line between using cannabis as an aid and using it as a crutch to overcome an emotional experience. Read our first-person account on how the plant can help with grief. The post How Cannabis Helped Me Cope With Grief appeared first on Leafly. Health anxiety depression edibles

Lawsuit Alleges Secret Cash Payments. By Colorado CBD Company CEO, Kashif Shan

Cannabis Law Report

By Teri Buhl. A wholesale CBD oil company, called Folium Biosciences, is being accused of siphoning off cash to its founder Kashif Shan and another top executive in a lawsuit filed this week in Colorado state court. Kashif Shan.

Surgeon General’s Advisory Highlights Need for Further Cannabis Regulation, Not Criminalization

NORML

Remarks made today by the United States Surgeon General highlighting “the importance of protecting our nation from the health risks of marijuana use in adolescents and during pregnancy” fail to acknowledge the role that a regulated market can play in mitigating the use of cannabis by potentially high-risk populations.

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Hemp Regulation: USDA Struggles with Drafting THC Testing Rules

Canna Law Blog

Hemp stakeholders have been eagerly waiting for the release of rules and regulations by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (“USDA”).

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Washington State Bans CBD in Food and Beverages

Leafly

Washington state has announced a ban on hemp-derived CBD in food and beverage products. Whether the products are going anywhere is another story. The post Washington State Bans CBD in Food and Beverages appeared first on Leafly.

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AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION CALLS ON CONGRESS - HOW MUCH CLOUT DOES THE ABA CARRY FOR CANNABIS REFORM?

MJ Business Attorneys

Study: Cannabis Retailers Associated with Drop in Localized Crime

NORML

The establishment of regulated cannabis retailers is associated with a decrease in localized criminal activity, according to data published in the journal Regional Science and Urban Economics.

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Weedmaps Dodges Class-Action Lawsuit by Implementing New Advertising Policy

Canna Law Blog

Weedmaps, a major online pot shop directory and cannabis marketplace, announced last week that it will finally no longer allow black-market businesses to advertise on its site.

DEA Says It Will Finally Let Others Grow Research-Grade Cannabis

Leafly

Two days before a federal court deadline, the DEA says it will do what it said it would do three years ago. The post DEA Says It Will Finally Let Others Grow Research-Grade Cannabis appeared first on Leafly. Politics DEA research

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22 Real People Explain How Cannabis Helps Them Mentally, Physically, & Emotionally

Miss Marijuana

The word is out that marijuana can have some pretty incredible health benefits. While reading the studies on cannabis and health can be informative, we thought it would be better to ask our community how cannabis helps them.

DEA Promises Progress on Federal Cultivation Applications, But Provides No Timetable for Action

NORML

The US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has once again pledged to take action to better facilitate clinical cannabis research.

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Grading the Presidential Candidates on Marijuana: Amy Klobuchar

Canna Law Blog

Every Saturday, we have been running a series of blog posts that take a close look at the Democratic Party candidates for President in 2020. We examine each candidate’s historic approach to marijuana law and policy, and we also canvas their current respective stances on marijuana.

Chicago to Clear Thousands of Cannabis Arrests During Legalization

Leafly

In Illinois, about 770,000 arrests and convictions, representing about 314,000 people, must be automatically expunged. A San Francisco technology company says it's up to the task. The post Chicago to Clear Thousands of Cannabis Arrests During Legalization appeared first on Leafly.

Marijuana and Anemia: What You Need to Know

Greencamp

Anemia affects about a third of the global population. It’s the most common blood disorder with iron deficiency being the. Continue Reading. The post Marijuana and Anemia: What You Need to Know appeared first on Greencamp. Health

New York: New Law Reducing Marijuana Possession Penalties Takes Effect Today

NORML

Legislation reducing marijuana possession penalties and facilitating the expungement of past cannabis convictions took effect today. Assembly Bill 8420-A reduces the penalty for minor marijuana possession violations (up to one ounce) to a $50 fine.

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Cannabis Trademark Litigation: Woodstock Case Shows Limits of Federal Trademark Protection

Canna Law Blog

We’ve written extensively about the trademark protection strategies employed by cannabis businesses in light of the challenges they face to obtain federal trademark registrations for their cannabis goods and services.

OR: OLCC Commission Acts on Marijuana Producer Application Deadlines

Cannabis Law Report

August 23, 2019. OLCC Commission Acts on Marijuana Producer Application Deadlines. Temporary Rules Follow Passage of SB 218. Commission Also Approves Marijuana Licensee Stipulated Settlements.

B.C. selling less legal cannabis than any province other than P.E.I.

Cannabis Life Network

VANCOUVER — British Columbia sold less legal cannabis than any province other than Prince Edward Island in the first nine months of legalization and officials blame supply shortages and a slow rollout of retail stores. Statistics Canada data shows- B.C. sold $19.5

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Raphael Mechoulam: Pioneer Cannabis Researcher

Medicinal Marijuana Association

As far back as the 1800s,scientistsrealized that there arevaluable effects incannabis.

Hemp-CBD Across State Lines: Hawaii

Canna Law Blog

The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (“ 2018 Farm Bill ”) legalized hemp by removing the crop and its derivatives from the definition of marijuana under the Controlled Substances Act (“CSA”) and by providing a detailed framework for the cultivation of hemp.

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Cannabis Researcher Plans To Sue DEA Over Substandard Research Cannabis

Cannabis Law Report

Here’s the introduction to the piece and could make an interesting test case for determining the quality of research cannabis throughout the USA.

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‘This ain’t your mother’s cannabis!’

Cannabis Life Network

WASHINGTON — U.S. Federal health officials issued a national warning Thursday against marijuana use by adolescents and pregnant women. As more states legalize the increasingly potent drug for medicinal and recreational use.

New Nevada Cannabis Shops Set to Open in Coming Weeks

Leafly

More than a dozen new shops could open in Nevada in coming weeks, after a judge gave the go-ahead to companies that underwent background checks and won licenses. The post New Nevada Cannabis Shops Set to Open in Coming Weeks appeared first on Leafly.

California Won’t Be Giving Out Cannabis Licenses Forever

Canna Law Blog

California’s cannabis law—the Medicinal and Adult Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act and its corresponding regulations (or “MAUCRSA”)—doesn’t put a cap on the number of licenses that will be issued. MAUCRSA even envisions that large size (Type 5) cultivation licenses will be issued in 2023.

Is It Possible to Overdose on CBD?

LIWTS

CBD has been hitting the headlines globally more regularly than THC as of late. For the first time, the world is taking a greater interest in the therapeutic properties of CBD than its psychoactive counterpart.

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