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Scientists Sue DEA as it Drags its Feet and Hampers Cannabis Research

WeedAdvisor

It comes as a surprise to absolutely no one that the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is not a fan of drugs or legalization.

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A Doctor’s Advice: How to Use Cannabis During Chemotherapy

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Joseph Romano, who's treated over 400 patients using cannabis medicines, shares little-known information about combining cannabis with chemotherapy. The post A Doctor’s Advice: How to Use Cannabis During Chemotherapy appeared first on Leafly. Health cancer

New Jersey Gov. Signs Medical Cannabis Expansion Bill

Cannabis Law Report

Ganjapreneur reports. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has signed the medical cannabis expansion bill which will increase the number of industry licenses in the state, allow for home delivery, and lowers the threshold for patients to qualify for the program, according to an NBC4 report.

Congressional Hearing Scheduled: Marijuana Laws In America

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Five Cannabis Laws That Apply to Most US States

Leafwell

Cannabis is a plant that is as both a medicine and for recreational purposes. However, being a Schedule I substance, possession of cannabis and use for any purpose becomes illegal under federal law.

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Why Doesn’t The Scent of Cannabis Linger?

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Cannabis smoke doesn't stick like tobacco smoke does. The post Why Doesn’t The Scent of Cannabis Linger? appeared first on Leafly. Canada Science & Tech chemistry science smell

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Virginia: New Medical Cannabis Laws Take Effect July 1

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Three new laws intended to expand patient access to and the therapeutic value of Virginia’s medical cannabis program take effect July 1, 2019.

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The Israeli Cannabis Reform: A Road Paved With Good Intentions

CannaTech

Israel’s Ministry of Health Medical Cannabis Association (IMCA), locally known as Yakar, recently enacted reforms to medical cannabis regulation.

Study Finds ‘Recreational’ Cannabis Consumers Using It Medically

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Customers at adult use stores often use 'recreational' cannabis for pain and insomnia, researchers discover. The post Study Finds ‘Recreational’ Cannabis Consumers Using It Medically appeared first on Leafly. Health adult-use cannabis medical marijuana

How to join boom in cannabis business

Cannabis Chronicles

Marijuana is having a moment. Experts recently dubbed cannabis the fastest-growing industry in the U.S. Legal weed generated $10.4

Study: Adult Use Retail Customers Frequently Substitute Cannabis for Opioids, Other Prescription Drugs

NORML

Adults who purchase retail cannabis typically report using it to mitigate pain and to improve sleep, and often use it in place of conventional medications, according to data published online today in the Journal of Psychoactive Drugs.

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This Is How Marijuana Can Affect Sleep, According To 9 People On Reddit

Miss Marijuana

By: Madeleine Balestrier: Marijuana and sleep; what’s the deal? Sleep is the holy grail of adulthood. . We spend our days looking forward to the moment we can turn off other peoples’ demands, shield ourselves from the glow of screens and burrow into a world devoid of taxes, debt and Fox News.

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North Dakota Giving Legalization One More Try

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After getting soundly defeated in 2018, advocates vow to return with a more detailed initiative in 2020. The post North Dakota Giving Legalization One More Try appeared first on Leafly. Politics north dakota

Colorado’s Response To A Burgeoning Nationwide Marijuana Market: Part II – Marijuana Hospitality Establishments

Cannabis Law Report

Authored by: Craig Small , Hoban Law Group. Published By: Cannabis Law Report. . The federal republic nature of the United States of America requires that each state in the nation simultaneously cooperate and compete in all aspects of our society and the marijuana industry is no exception.

Low-Level Marijuana Possession Offenses Now Decriminalized in New Mexico

NORML

As of today, the personal possession of small amounts of marijuana in New Mexico is no longer be classified as a criminal offense.

THC Canada Receives a Provincial License

Cannabis Life Network

Vancouver’s new cannabis market will experience a cultural uplift in the near future. A provincial retail license has been granted to a fifth licensee, putting an old store on the horizon for a guaranteed return.

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New Jersey Just Expanded Its Medical Cannabis Program

Leafly

The measure signed into law Tuesday makes a number of changes, lowering barriers to access, expanding qualifying conditions, and greenlighting home delivery. The post New Jersey Just Expanded Its Medical Cannabis Program appeared first on Leafly.

Illinois to expunge cannabis convictions from nearly 800K criminal records

Cannabis Law Report

This is a huge number and if we combine with the city by city approach in CA and other legalized states where the process is taking place. That’s almost 1.5 million convictions expunged in the last 12 months. llinois Gov.

New Jersey: Medical Marijuana Expansion Measure Signed Into Law

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Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation into law today significantly amending and expanding the state’s medical cannabis access program. The new law takes immediate effect.

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Canopy Growth Announces Leadership Transition

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Can Hemp Flower Cigarettes Help Tobacco Users Kick the Habit?

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Smoking high-CBD hemp flower helped the CEO Pure CBD Exchange stop smoking tobacco. Now, his company is producing hemp flower cigarettes they hope will help others kick the habit. The post Can Hemp Flower Cigarettes Help Tobacco Users Kick the Habit? appeared first on Leafly.

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Now They’ve Succeeded In Oregon It’s Time To Introduce The Idea To DC, Here Comes The State Cannabis Commerce Act

Cannabis Law Report

Senator Ron Wyden and Congressman Earl Blumenauer have introduced legislation to allow for interstate commerce when it comes to state-legal cannabis programs. Just as Americans around the country enjoy Kentucky bourbon, so should they be allowed to enjoy Oregon cannabis.”.

NORML Chapter Newsletter – June 2019

NORML

Every day NORML Chapters from around the country invest countless hours in advocating for meaningful marijuana law reforms on the local, state and federal level! Below is a brief rundown of some of their most recent accomplishments. NORML Announces Plans for 2019 Conference and Lobby Day.

Why Do Americans Support Marijuana Legalization?

WeedAdvisor

With all the buzz going on as state after state legalizes recreational marijuana – or at least loosens restrictions – we never really questioned why most adults want to see the drug legalized.

Cannabis Exec Running for Senate in Kansas. Yes, Kansas

Leafly

Former U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom, now a cannabis attorney, throws his hat in the ring. The post Cannabis Exec Running for Senate in Kansas. Yes, Kansas appeared first on Leafly. Politics Election 2020 kansas

US Supreme Court declines to hear 280E marijuana tax case

Cannabis Law Report

The U.S. Supreme Court declined to review a petition brought by a Colorado medical cannabis dispensary challenging the authority of the Internal Revenue Service.

BTV Showcases 5 Cannabis Investments to Consider

Canna Newswire

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – July 5, 2019 / Canna Newswire / – On national TV Sat. July 6 & Sun. July 7, 2019 – The cannabis industry is abundant with opportunity. BTV- Business Television explores companies in the sector worthy of consideration.

The FDA’s Problem With Hemp-CBD

Canna Law Blog

People are distrustful. In May 2019, Gallup pollsters asked Americans about their trust in federal agencies. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ranked near the bottom, beating only the Veterans Administration (VA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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How to Get a Michigan Medical Marijuana Card

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Looking for medical cannabis in Michigan? You'll need a state-issued patient ID card. Here's a 6-step guide to getting one. The post How to Get a Michigan Medical Marijuana Card appeared first on Leafly. Health dispensaries medical marijuana Michigan qualifying conditions

Zambia’s Courts Says No To Medical Cannabis Sector

Cannabis Law Report

The Lusaka Times reports…… Zambia’s slim chances of having use of marijuana for medicinal purposes have been shattered after Peter Sinkamba lost the case in which he had taken the Minister of Health Dr. Chitalu Chilufya to grant him a license to cultivate the crop.

New Study On CBD And Sleep Shows Promising Results

Miss Marijuana

By: Madeleine Balestrier. A new study concludes that PlusCBD Oil supplements can help improve sleep, support reduction in appetite and help enhance quality of life in humans. . RELATED: New Study Concludes That CBD Can Help Decrease The Severity Of PTSD Symptoms.

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ICYMI: California Cannabis Provisional Licenses Are Given New Life

Canna Law Blog

Three Big Questions for CBD Researchers

Leafly

As basic research around cannabidiol steams ahead, a lot of basic research has yet to be done. Here are some of the big questions the scientists studying CBD will be looking for answers to in the coming years. The post Three Big Questions for CBD Researchers appeared first on Leafly.

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Texas: Travis County District Attorney announced 32 felony marijuana cases were dismissed late Wednesday

Cannabis Law Report

CBS reports if law enforcement can’t tell the difference between hemp & cannabis. AUSTIN, Texas — The Travis County District Attorney announced 32 felony marijuana cases were dismissed late Wednesday after discussing how the new hemp law would impact local law enforcement. “If

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