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Connecticut: Qualified Patients Can Begin Home Cultivating Cannabis Next Week

NORML

Over 54,000 Connecticut residents are currently registered to possess and and access medical cannabis. The post Connecticut: Qualified Patients Can Begin Home Cultivating Cannabis Next Week appeared first on NORML. Medical Marijuana Connecticut home cultivation patients

What Do We Know About the Endocannabinoid System?

Leafwell

What are some of the most important facts about your amazing endocannabinoid system (ECS)? The late twentieth century discovery of the endocannabinoid system was a turning point in modern medicine.

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California State Fair’s new cannabis competition for 2022 is gonna be lit

Leafly

Move over cotton candy and hog races because there’s a major new attraction coming to the California State Fair in 2022.

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1 in 5 caregivers treat their autistic children with CBD, survey finds

The Cannigma

One in five caregivers of children with autism give them CBD as a form of treatment, and 31% started CBD treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new survey from Autism Parenting Magazine. Of the CBD used by the respondents, 76.3% was described as CBD only (less than 0.3% THC), 13.7%

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.

Analysis: Growing Number of States Allow Reimbursement of Medical Cannabis Costs by Workers’ Compensation Insurance

NORML

NORML’s Deputy Director Paul Armentano said: “For millions of patients, cannabis is a legitimate therapeutic option. More and more, our laws and regulations are recognizing this fact and evolving their policies accordingly.".

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Where is growing weed most environmentally sound?

Leafly

Temperate climates with clean grids grow the greenest green. The post Where is growing weed most environmentally sound? appeared first on Leafly. Industry cultivation environment greenhouse indoor outdoors

Not So Fast: Null Results in Cannabis Science

Project CBD

While some cannabis studies show therapeutic benefits and some show harms, others show no effects at all

House Advances SAFE Banking Act as Part of the Must-Pass NDAA

NORML

NORML Supports Swift Enactment; Stresses Need for Further Federal Reforms Washington, DC: The NDAA funding… The post House Advances SAFE Banking Act as Part of the Must-Pass NDAA appeared first on NORML. Appropriations Banking Congress GOVERNMENT LEGISLATION Policy

Why Medical Marijuana Works for Pain

Leafwell

Today we’re answering the question: “Is medical marijuana beneficial for managing pain?” ” The short answer: yes! But if you want more details, keep reading. Medical Marijuana: Pain Killer or Pain “Distractor”?

White Boy Rick comes out swinging for cannabis and ‘The 8th’ Amendment

Leafly

The Detroit legend was freed in 2020, and now he's all about 'The 8th,' a new cannabis brand named after the 8th Amendment. The post White Boy Rick comes out swinging for cannabis and ‘The 8th’ Amendment appeared first on Leafly.

Cannabis? Weed? Marijuana? Why what we call it matters

The Cannigma

Cannabis has more names than any other illicit substance, recreational drug or medicinal plant. Maybe more than all of them put together. Some are botanical (“cannabis sativa”), some steeped in history and discrimination (“marijuana”) and others just good for a giggle (“the devil’s lettuce”).

Kansas City, MO: City Council Approves Measure Eliminating Pre-Employment Marijuana Testing for Most City Workers

NORML

Certain government positions would be excluded from the protections under this law. The post Kansas City, MO: City Council Approves Measure Eliminating Pre-Employment Marijuana Testing for Most City Workers appeared first on NORML.

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Why Medical Marijuana Works for Pain

Leafwell

Today we’re answering the question: “Is medical marijuana beneficial for managing pain?” ” The short answer: yes! But if you want more details, keep reading. Medical Marijuana: Pain Killer or Pain “Distractor”?

Delta-8 THC poisonings? The CDC’s warning isn’t what you think

Leafly

Calm down. You're not poisoned. You're high. This is what happens when people can't buy safe, regulated products. The post Delta-8 THC poisonings? The CDC’s warning isn’t what you think appeared first on Leafly.

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Nigeria – Legislation Bill Has Passed Second Reading In House of Reps

Cannabis Law Report

The Guardian Nigeria reports. … In October 2020, the House of Representatives proposed a bill seeking to legalise the cultivation, sale and use of cannabis, also known as marijuana or Indian hemp.

Bill to End Marijuana Prohibition to Receive Committee Vote In US House

NORML

The MORE Act, which repeals federal marijuana criminalization, is set to be voted on by members of the powerful House Judiciary Committee NEXT WEEK. . The post Bill to End Marijuana Prohibition to Receive Committee Vote In US House appeared first on NORML.

Best Cannabis Oil and Cannabis Tincture Products

Leafwell

Tinctures and cannabis-infused oils are one of the most approachable ingestion methods, especially when it comes to medical patients. Tinctures have the following advantages: Easy to ingest – you just need to leave the oil to absorb under the tongue for about 10 seconds and swallow.

This company is smuggling tons of legal cannabis into streets, whistleblower alleges

Leafly

Tens of millions of dollars of high-grade cannabis appears missing from an Oakland distributor. The post This company is smuggling tons of legal cannabis into streets, whistleblower alleges appeared first on Leafly. Industry Politics adult-use cannabis California enforcement smuggling

U.S. Supreme Court Refuses to Resolve IRS Cannabis Lawsuits for a Second Time

Veriheal

For the second time, the U.S. Supreme Court has decided not to help resolve an ongoing legal battle between the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and various cannabis businesses in Colorado.

World Anti-Doping Agency To Review Marijuana Policies

NORML

In response to the public outrage regarding the suspension of American athlete Sha'Carri Richardson for testing positive for cannabis, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has announced that it will be reevaluating its policies.

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Best Cannabis Oil and Cannabis Tincture Products

Leafwell

Tinctures and cannabis-infused oils are one of the most approachable ingestion methods, especially when it comes to medical patients. Tinctures have the following advantages: Easy to ingest – you just need to leave the oil to absorb under the tongue for about 10 seconds and swallow.

Q&A with Jesce Horton: CEO, cultivator, innovator

Leafly

LOWD CEO Jesce Horton talks to Leafly about resilience, growing in Oregon, and innovation in the weed industry. The post Q&A with Jesce Horton: CEO, cultivator, innovator appeared first on Leafly. Industry Lifestyle cultivation entrepreneurs lowd Oregon strains

Czech president expected to sign 1% THC Rule Into Law

Cannabis Law Report

Hemp Today reports. Czech President Miloš Zeman is expected to sign a bill that would set the limit for THC in industrial hemp at 1.0% and significantly loosen up rules regarding THC in finished hemp products.

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NORML Sends Letter In Support Of The SAFE Banking Act Being Attached To The NDAA

NORML

NORML maintains that the NDAA is an appropriate vehicle for the SAFE banking provisions. According to the American Legion, nearly 1 in 4 veterans report consuming cannabis. Most do so because of its therapeutic effects to mitigate symptoms of a physical or mental ailment.

What Do We Know About the Endocannabinoid System?

Leafwell

What are some of the most important facts about your amazing endocannabinoid system (ECS)? The late twentieth century discovery of the endocannabinoid system was a turning point in modern medicine.

Judge reveals surprise twist in cannabis bribery case

Leafly

The former mayor of Fall River, Mass., convicted of taking bribes for cannabis licenses, had a wild day in court. The post Judge reveals surprise twist in cannabis bribery case appeared first on Leafly.

AP Report “Illegal marijuana farms take West’s water in ‘blatant theft'”

Cannabis Law Report

We all know this but it is good to see that the reporting, if anything, on the issue is growing. AP write.

Delaware: Governor Signs Measure Amending Cannabis Penalties for Minors

NORML

House Bill 241 allows law enforcement to refer a juvenile to counseling, treatment, or other appropriate intervention services in lieu of a monetary fine. The post Delaware: Governor Signs Measure Amending Cannabis Penalties for Minors appeared first on NORML.

Cannabis, Cannabinoids and Their Use In Cancer Treatment

Leafwell

Guest article by Sam Hoffman, Content Marketing Specialist. Is it possible for cannabis to be used as a cancer treatment? There has been much talk about the beneficial properties of cannabis recently, but just how trustworthy are these pieces of information?

Entertainers and athletes double down on Presidential request for mass cannabis pardons

Leafly

Athletes and entertainers help The Weldon Project remind President Biden about cannabis expungements and campaign promises. The post Entertainers and athletes double down on Presidential request for mass cannabis pardons appeared first on Leafly.