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Poll: 69 Percent of Adults Support Legalizing Marijuana, Most Say It’s Less Harmful Than Alcohol

NORML

"At a time when national politics remain acutely polarized, elected officials ought to come together in a bipartisan manner to repeal the failed policy of cannabis prohibition. It is one of the few policy reforms that voters on the right and on the left can all agree upon.”.

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Could Elon Musk’s Twitter end the cannabis social media ban?

Leafly

If Twitter embraces legal weed—and succeeds—the company could force Instagram, Facebook, and others to follow. The post Could Elon Musk’s Twitter end the cannabis social media ban? appeared first on Leafly.

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Cleveland to Expunge Cannabis Convictions

Cannabis Life Network

Officials with the city of Cleveland have filed motions to expunge cannabis convictions of more than 4,000 people. The convictions are for possession of 20 grams or less, dating back to 2017. If considered a minor misdemeanour, cannabis possession won’t create a criminal record.

Beyond CBD & THC: Kynurenine, Kynurenic Acid & More

Project CBD

Scientists probe health effects of little-known cannabis compounds

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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.

Study: Marijuana Legalization Laws Not Are Associated with Lax Attitudes Toward Drugged Driving

NORML

The study's authors reported: “Current cannabis users in recreational and medical only cannabis states were significantly less likely to report driving within three hours of getting high in the past 30 days, compared to current users living in states without legal cannabis.".

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Shrooms vs weed: the difference between magic mushrooms and cannabis

The Cannigma

Cannabis and magic mushrooms are a pair with a long lasting connection. Commonly taken together, and possessing some similar qualities, these two seem like a natural pairing. But what are the impacts from combining these two substances, and why is the combination so popular? Related Stories.

LCB Board Action: Expedited rule making filed – Replacing “Marijuana” with “Cannabis”

Cannabis Law Report

On April 27, during a regularly scheduled meeting, the Liquor and Cannabis Board (LCB) took the following action: Expedited rules filed – public comment period now open: Approved proposal for expedited rule making (CR 105) to replace every use of the term “marijuana” with the term “cannabis” throughout Title 314 WAC.

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President Biden Uses Clemency Powers for the First Time; NORML Calls His Actions “Woefully Inadequate”

NORML

While granting clemency to nine individuals for federal marijuana offenses is the right thing to do, it is woefully inadequate when there remain over 10,000 individuals who still suffer under the weight of a federal charge on their criminal record.

Do magic mushrooms have ‘strains’ like cannabis?

Leafly

Know what you're dosing: Different species and strains can have dramatically different levels of psilocybin, the hallucinogenic compound. The post Do magic mushrooms have ‘strains’ like cannabis? appeared first on Leafly.

Best strains and terpenes for anxiety

The Cannigma

Anxiety is one of the major reasons why people consume cannabis. Even before this was an area of scientific interest, cannabis lovers knew this plant could calm them down. But today, science is backing what stoners have known for years.

What are the Proven Benefits of CBD Gummies?

United Patients Group

Since the legalization of the use of Cannabidiol, also known as CBD, in 2018, there’s no doubt that its popularity has skyrocketed throughout the years. This isn’t just the hype, though.

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Virginia: Senate Kills Governor’s Recriminalization Amendment, Bill Addressing Synthetically Derived Marijuana Products

NORML

With the 2022 legislative session having already ended, this vote effectively ends any further discussion of the legislation this year. . The post Virginia: Senate Kills Governor’s Recriminalization Amendment, Bill Addressing Synthetically Derived Marijuana Products appeared first on NORML.

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President Biden commutes sentences of 9 marijuana prisoners

Leafly

Of the 78 people whose sentences were reduced, 9 involved cannabis offenses. The post President Biden commutes sentences of 9 marijuana prisoners appeared first on Leafly. Politics criminal justice reform expungement pardons President Biden war on drugs

CBD Simplified: The Right Dosage of CBD for a Restful Night’s Sleep

Cannabis Law Report

What is CBD? Cannabidiol, sometimes known as CBD, is the most common functional component in marijuana (marijuana). While CBD is an important component of medical marijuana, it is either extracted directly from hemp, a marijuana cousin, or synthesised in a lab.

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Top Studies Proving Medical Marijuana Works

CannaMD

It’s not uncommon for medical marijuana critics to cite a “lack of research” as their main argument for not supporting the use of cannabis for medical purposes. But as it turns out, there is no shortage of research into the medical benefits of cannabis.

Maine: Various Marijuana Bills Become Law Absent Gov. Mills’ Signature

NORML

"These common-sense changes will further facilitate patients' and others’ access to medical cannabis products and will provide opportunities for greater inclusivity within Maine's licensed marijuana industry.”. The post Maine: Various Marijuana Bills Become Law Absent Gov.

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How to join Cannabis for Black Lives and support Black-led cannabis businesses

Leafly

Cannabis for Black Lives is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting Black-led cannabis companies. The post How to join Cannabis for Black Lives and support Black-led cannabis businesses appeared first on Leafly. Industry cannabis brands donate lumen social equity

Ancient Drugs and Narcotics Crossword

Cannabis Life Network

The ancient world was full of drug use and narcotics and today this hasn’t really changed. However, the drugs back then were different from our modern-day supply. Every drug came from the surrounding environment and most of them packed a heavy hit.

NCAA Relaxes Rules for Cannabis Testing and Consumption Among U.S. College Athletes

Veriheal

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) recently announced that it would be lifting the restraints on its cannabis drug testing policy among collegiate athletes located in the United States.

State Policy Weekly Update 4/29/2022

NORML

This week's update highlights legislative advancements in several states, including Kentucky, Virginia, Vermont, Tennessee, and Kansas. The post State Policy Weekly Update 4/29/2022 appeared first on NORML.

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Star signs and cannabis strains: May 2022 horoscopes

Leafly

Which weed strains will help you spring forward this May with minimal drama and maximum alignment? Find out with our May strain horoscopes. The post Star signs and cannabis strains: May 2022 horoscopes appeared first on Leafly.

Cannabis and the Clan: Exploring the Highs of the Wu-Tang Clan

Cannabis Life Network

There is, will, and can only ever be one Wu-Tang Clan. The Wu-Tang Clan has a career-long connection to cannabis, including performing at the 2017 Cannabis Cup. There’s much to explore when it comes to the Wu-Tang Clan and cannabis.

Biden’s Drug Offense Pardons, an NFL Player’s Cannabis-Inspired NFT, & NJ’s First Day of Rec. Sales

Veriheal

President Joe Biden pardoned some nonviolent drug offenders, NFL player Laremy Tunsil turned a leaked bong video into an NFT, and New Jersey’s first day of recreational sales led to impressive profits. Let’s dive into this week’s cannanews. Biden Uses Clemency Powers for Cannabis Justice.

Caribbean Winds of Change for Cannabis?

Canna Law Blog

The Caribbean is questioning its enduring ties to the British Crown, as it seeks to fully turn the page on its colonial past.

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OCS drops: Check out the newest weed in Ontario

Leafly

After a long dry spell with the same old same old, the floodgates have opened. We have the scoop on the Ontario Cannabis Stores latest drops. The post OCS drops: Check out the newest weed in Ontario appeared first on Leafly. Canada legalization new products ocs Ontario

Highly Grounded: The Strings Connecting Cannabis and Yoga

Cannabis Life Network

Chilling out and finding inner peace has been gaining popularity in this modern world that is buzzing with noise and bursting with energy. To combat the mounting stress, both yoga and cannabis provide venues to escape.

Research Reveals Lower Odds of Psychological Distress With Psychedelic Use

Veriheal

According to the CDC , an estimated 12.2 million American adults seriously thought about committing suicide in 2020. The CDC explains that there is one suicide about every 11 minutes, which would be a lot higher if all of those considering suicide actually followed through.

Is Oaxaca Leading on Mexican Cannabis?

Canna Law Blog

A couple of weeks ago, the Asociación Indígena Productora de Cannabis de Oaxaca (AIPCO), a Oaxaca non-profit organization comprised of local indigenous cannabis growers, gave indigenous individuals and communities 26 medical cannabis growing licenses issued by Mexico’s Federal Commission For The Protection Against Sanitary Risks (Cofepris).

What’s at stake for Humboldt County’s legacy farms? New docuseries spotlights growers

Leafly

The Legacy Southern Humboldt County documentary series from Boveda goes inside the struggle facing Emerald Triangle legacy farmers. The post What’s at stake for Humboldt County’s legacy farms? New docuseries spotlights growers appeared first on Leafly.

Oxidative stress affects cannabinoid receptors and mental health

Cannabis Life Network

Oxygen and carbon dioxide are two well-known gasses constantly exchanged in and out of our blood. And while oxidation is one dubious cause of inflammation and various chronic illnesses.