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Rhode Island just voted to legalize marijuana. Here’s what happens next

Leafly

You can walk around with up to an ounce, and keep 10 ounces at home. Stores should open Dec. 1, 2022. The post Rhode Island just voted to legalize marijuana. Here’s what happens next appeared first on Leafly. Politics marijuana legalization rhode island

How Popular is the Cannabis Legacy Market?

Cannabis Life Network

How popular is the cannabis legacy market? A new report in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs has confirmed what many know. Higher prices and inconvenience encourage consumers to seek out illicit sources of cannabis.

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Delta-8 Is Legal, But …

Canna Law Blog

Just last week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed a lower court’s holding that the 2018 Farm Bill legalized delta-8 THC products derived from hemp.

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Delaware: Governor Vetoes Marijuana Depenalization Measure

NORML

NORML’s State Policies Manager Jax James said: “Continuing to define cannabis as contraband in Delaware is not in the public's interest. It is vital that the legislature push back and override Gov. Carney's veto.".

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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.

"Legacy" Medical Cannabis Conditions

Project CBD

New studies on cannabinoids for glaucoma, nausea, and insomnia

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How to rehydrate dry cannabis: the good, the bad & the risky 

The Cannigma

Dry cannabis is a major bummer. Not only does it lose flavor due to terpenes evaporating, but it also creates a less enjoyable smoking experience. Dry weed can burn unevenly and create harsher, hotter hits which lead to coughing and throat irritation.

Rhode Island Becomes 19th State to Legalize Marijuana for Adults

NORML

“The overwhelming support for this bill exhibited by lawmakers and the expeditious nature with which it was signed into law is indicative of the strong level of public support that exists in favor of legalization not only in Rhode Island, but also nationwide.".

Does a high-quality Delta 8 THC Vape Pen stay in your system for a long time?

Cannabis Law Report

What is delta 8 THC? Delta 8 THC is a cannabinoid that occurs naturally in the cannabis plant. Delta 8 THC is much less common than its more well-known cousin, delta 9 THC. Most cannabis strains contain only trace amounts of delta 8 THC.

‘I’m still a prisoner of the Drug War:’ New Jersey man speaks from state prison

Leafly

For Humberto Ramirez, his family, and many more Americans, the War on Drugs was simply a 'war on us.'. The post ‘I’m still a prisoner of the Drug War:’ New Jersey man speaks from state prison appeared first on Leafly. Politics

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8 Inventive Ways to Introduce CBD Into Your Diet

United Patients Group

Cannabidiol, or CBD, has become one of the hottest wellness trends over the last couple of years, and there’s no wonder why. First, it is known for its health benefits, from anti-inflammatory properties to stress-relieving effects.

South Dakota: Voters Will Decide This November on Ballot Measure Legalizing Marijuana Use By Adults

NORML

"Most South Dakotans, like most voters elsewhere, oppose the notion of criminalizing adults simply for the possession and use of cannabis and we are confident that they will once again make their voices heard at the ballot box.".

To suck or swallow? The pharmacology of THC edibles

Cannabis Life Network

There are a lot of ways to take cannabis from smoking to brownies. A dichotomy even exists in some edibles. In other words, it will produce a different experience to suck on or swallow a cannabis-infused candy, for example.

The best cannabis shops near Yellowstone National Park

Leafly

Want to now where to buy legal weed during a visit to Yellowstone National Park? Leafly has you covered. The post The best cannabis shops near Yellowstone National Park appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle adult-use cannabis dispensary list edibles Montana Tourism Yellowstone

Answer of the Day for May 23, 2022

TheAnswerPage

The FDA has issued a document with full prescribing information for a CBD product, Epidiolex. According to this document, are there any blood tests that should be performed prior to initiating treatment with Epidiolex?

Study: Licensed Cannabis Retailers Not Providing Access to Underage Patrons

NORML

Investigators concluded: “[T]here was 100% compliance with the ID policy to keep underage patrons from purchasing marijuana directly from licensed outlets. Underage youth are not obtaining marijuana at licensed recreational outlets.”.

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How to make THC Crystals

The Cannigma

Thanks to their unrivaled purity and potency, THCa crystals or “diamonds” are growing in popularity in the cannabis community. This novel cannabis concentrate is the raw form of THC, the main intoxicating compound found in cannabis flower.

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New study finds cannabis effective for cancer pain

Leafly

More than half of all patients using cannabis quit all other pain relievers by the end of the study. The post New study finds cannabis effective for cancer pain appeared first on Leafly. Health

These Patient Advocacy Groups Are Working Together to Expand the Scope of Cannabis Research

Veriheal

With new and improved products popping up left and right, legalization initiatives taking off all over the globe, and harmful “stoner” stigmas quickly dissipating, it’s clear that cannabis has entered a new era.

Ohio: Regulators Approve Dozens More Applicants to Operate Medical Cannabis Dispensaries

NORML

"This expansion is long overdue," said NORML's Deputy Director Paul Armentano. High prices and the lack of convenient access provide significant barriers to Ohio's patient community. Hopefully, the addition of these licensed operators will better address patients' growing demands.".

Children with cancer and their misunderstood endocannabinoid system

Cannabis Life Network

Conventional cancer treatments, especially radio and chemotherapy are harsh on the body. But for children, conventional treatments can become unbearable. Hidden by prohibition is how the endocannabinoid system (ECS) behaves in children with cancer.

9 excellent AAPI buds, vapes, and edibles of 2022

Leafly

From hashy joints and frosty buds to savory spritzers and fruity treats, Asian operators in cannabis are raising the bar. Leafly rounds up all the goods you don't want to miss for 2022. The post 9 excellent AAPI buds, vapes, and edibles of 2022 appeared first on Leafly.

Does Cannabis Pose Any Risks for Male Reproductive Health?

Veriheal

Research reveals that cannabis can impact male reproductive health through reprogramming sperm, which may have implications for any baby born from such sperm.

Rhode Island Legislature Approves Marijuana Legalization

NORML

Both chambers of the Rhode Island legislature voted today to legalize and regulate the adult use cannabis market. It now heads to the Governor's desk. The post Rhode Island Legislature Approves Marijuana Legalization appeared first on NORML. ACTIVISM legalization Rhode Island

Exercise boosts an endocannabinoid in women depending on diet

Cannabis Life Network

A team of researchers from Quebec, Canada tested endocannabinoid levels in women after exercise based on two different diet regimens. Endocannabinoids, produced from Omega-3 fats, are affected by diet.

How cannabis can help stress and anxiety

Leafly

Plenty of people use cannabis to manage stress and anxiety, but does it actually help? Leafly looks at the science behind it. The post How cannabis can help stress and anxiety appeared first on Leafly. Health anxiety stress

FL Medical Marijuana Memorial Day Sales (2022)

CannaMD

This Memorial Day weekend – as we gather to honor and remember the brave men and women who sacrificed their lives to protect our freedom – CannaMD would like to extend our heartfelt gratitude and respect to the United States armed forces and to the countless families whose loved ones made the ultimate sacrifice for […]. Holidays Products

State Policy Weekly Update 5/27/2022

NORML

This week's update highlights legislative developments in Delaware, Rhode Island, California, Louisiana, and North Carolina! The post State Policy Weekly Update 5/27/2022 appeared first on NORML. ACTIVISM California Delaware Louisiana North Carolina Rhode Island Statepolicy TakeAction

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New Frontier Data Study Foresees U.S. Cannabis Consumer Demographic Surging to 71 Million by 2030

Veriheal

If there’s anything that moves faster than a discount bucket of cannabis at a dispensary, it’s the cannabis market’s northerly journey!

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9 smoking accessories for the outdoorsy toker

Leafly

There's nothing like getting stoned in the great outdoors. Check out these outdoor smoking accessories and enjoy your next adventure. The post 9 smoking accessories for the outdoorsy toker appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle accessories eco-friendly outdoors

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Cannabis & Cognitive Performance

CannaMD

What do Carl Sagan, Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, and a trio of Nobel Prize-winning scientists have in common? They are all marijuana-using intellectuals who defy both the enduring stereotype of the ‘stupid stoner’ and the cautionary trope that marijuana will ‘rot your brain.’