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Cannabis: A Medicinal Treasure Trove

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Cannabis is like a drugstore in one preparation. Dr. Russo fills us in on the latest advances in cannabinoid medicine - acid cannabinoids , cannabigerol , and the global CBD phenomenon

At year’s end, time to ask: Why did the CDC ignore vaping evidence?


As American public health officials clung to their bias against nicotine vaping, illegal THC cartridges kept killing people. The post At year’s end, time to ask: Why did the CDC ignore vaping evidence? appeared first on Leafly. Health Politics EVALI Haymaker vape safety VAPI Vaping

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Article – “Stop Dreaming: Cannabis Banking Reform Isn’t Happening in 2020”

Cannabis Law Report

We found this article not only interesting for what it says but also where it is published. If are re-distributing a Motely Fool piece on the state of cannabis banking then we’d suggest it is probably worth heeding what’s being said.

Study: Marijuana May Be Effective in Treating Symptoms of Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome

The Joint Blog

Marijuana-based medicines “might be effective and safe in the treatment of tics and comorbidities” in those with Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome, according to a new study published in the journal Cannabis and Cannabinoids Research and e-published by the National Institute of Health.

Chronic use or a cannabinoid deficiency – Cannabis Hyperemesis Syndrome or THC in reverse

Cannabis Life Network

We recently proposed a theory explaining how a condition that induces intense pain and profuse vomiting after chronic use of cannabis, known as Cannabis Hyperemesis Syndrome (CHS), might function.

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Illinois: Governor Issues Over 11,000 Pardons Ahead of Marijuana Legalization


Democratic Gov. Pritzker today issued over 11,000 pardons to those with low-level marijuana convictions. The action came on the eve of the enactment of legislation legalizing adult-use cannabis sales. “As one of the authors of this historic law, I am so proud to witness equity being put into practice today,” said Toi Hutchinson, Senior Advisor to the Governor for Cannabis Control. “The 11,017 pardons that Gov.

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Cannabis in Cancer Treatment: Research and Medications

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As cannabis legalisation spreads, research has found considerable use in for cannabis in medicine. One particularly promising area of research is in the treatment of cancer. Cancer patients suffer not only from cancer, but the damaging effects of treatment.

Can Medical Cannabis Help Treat Lupus?

MMJ Recs

There are currently more than 240,000 people living with lupus in the US today. Lupus is an autoimmune disorder that causes the body’s immune system to attack its own tissues and internal organs (including the brain, heart, and lungs).

Considerations for healthier cannabis consumption


New year, new start, new you? Expert tips for cultivating healthier cannabis habits, as well as recognizing—and managing—problematic use. The post Considerations for healthier cannabis consumption appeared first on Leafly. Canada Health Lifestyle addiction consumption health smoking

Cannabis & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Project CBD

What would you do if you were faced with the incurable symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? One woman’s journey led her to a life-changing experience with cannabis

Hawaii: Minor Marijuana Possession Offenses to be Decriminalized Next Week


Legislation takes effect on Saturday, January 11, decriminalizing minor marijuana possession offenses.

Cannabis in Palliative Care

Project CBD

End-of-life care is one of the less frequently discussed uses of medical cannabis. Palliative care, however, is perhaps the area of medicine that would most benefit from its clinical use

5 Essentials Things You Need When Opening a Medical Marijuana Dispensary

Otherside Farms

The medical marijuana industry is expected to reach an estimated worth of at least $148 billion by 2026. Now is the perfect time to open up a dispensary! But before you do, make sure you have everything in order. Here are five things you must have before opening a medical marijuana dispensary.

Does cloning ruin cannabis strains over time?


Science says that clones are exact copies of their mother—so why do some strains degrade after years of cloning? Read on to find out why. The post Does cloning ruin cannabis strains over time? appeared first on Leafly. Growing Science & tech clones genetics

What Are The Benefits Of Full-Spectrum Cannabis Extracts?

The Fresh Toast

Research has shown that whole plant medicine is more effective than CBD-only extracts when it comes to the treatment of health conditions, specifically pain and inflammation. Continue reading What Are The Benefits Of Full-Spectrum Cannabis Extracts? at The Fresh Toast.

Day 1 Sales In Illinois Reflect Oregon’s First Day Of Legalization

Cannabis Law Report

The Chicago Times reports…… Customers spent almost $3.2 million on legal weed in Illinois on the first day of recreational marijuana sales Wednesday, marking one of the strongest showings of any state in the history of pot legalization.

Report: Marijuana Reform Is Normal


2019 has been an unprecedented year for the passage of state-level marijuana law reforms and when we zoom out, it’s remarkable to reflect upon what we have accomplished. That is why are proud to publish Marijuana Reform Is Normal , which is the only comprehensive report detailing all of our collective victories in 2019. Click here to read the report or download the presentation PDF.

Canada’s new health minister calls for cannabis abstinence


The call for abstinence was received angrily by medical-cannabis patients and advocates. The post Canada’s new health minister calls for cannabis abstinence appeared first on Leafly. Canada Health Politics health canada

Happy New Year from Canna Law Blog!

Canna Law Blog

Here’s to a great 2020 for all of our readers, friends and clients! Let’s all keep working hard to ensure that 2020 is a banner year for cannabis law and policy, in the U.S. and abroad. Best wishes to everyone out there in 2020 and beyond

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Legal Cannabis Vape Pens roll out in Canada

Cannabis Life Network

Cannabis edibles, topicals, shatters, and vape pens have slowly begun to roll out in Canada, known as Legalization 2.0. This second stage of legalization officially began on October 18, 2019, when producers started applying various products for approval.

The Early Bird Catches The Worm, Illinois Gov General Buys Edibles At 6am

Cannabis Law Report

Tweet 1 has already come in… @ LtGovStratton ? buys Mindy’s edibles at the 6 am opening of cannabis store in Wrigleyville. She pays with a $100 bill. CNN report.

The most important cannabis science stories of 2019


Check out what researchers found out about cannabis with the best studies from 2019. The post The most important cannabis science stories of 2019 appeared first on Leafly. Health Science & tech autism cbd health vape safety

Is CBG legal? What is CBG?

Canna Law Blog

Looking back, 2019 was the year of cannabidiol (CBD) in the cannabis industry. CBD continued to make its way into countless consumer products, from sodas to sports bras.

New vaping promotion ban comes into effect on Wednesday, Ontario

Cannabis Life Network

TORONTO — Ontario‘s new ban on the promotion of vaping products in convenience stores and gas stations comes into effect on Wednesday.

Nevada: Cannabis to overtake mining in state tax revenue on approx 20% of revenue

Cannabis Law Report

The mining industry is getting a better deal than the cannabis industry.“I

Illinois pardons 11,000 cannabis convictions on eve of legalization


Just one day before Illinois opened its first legal cannabis stores, Governor J.B. Pritzker granted pardons to more than 11,000 people with misdemeanor cannabis convictions. . The post Illinois pardons 11,000 cannabis convictions on eve of legalization appeared first on Leafly.

Top 4 Predictions for Hemp and Hemp CBD in 2020

Canna Law Blog

2019 was, to put it lightly, an intense year for the hemp and hemp-derived cannabidiol (“Hemp CBD”) industries in the United States.

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Better luck Next Year – Cannabis Reform in America stalls out in 2019

Cannabis Life Network

In significant news affecting our American neighbours, that came and went, largely without a trace, the United States Senate shut down several attempts by the House of Representatives to pass reforms to cannabis legislation this month.

Future Enterprises and Environmental Impacts in the Cannabis Industry

Cannabis Law Report

By Jeryl L. Olson , Patrick Joyce , Adam R. Young , Ilana R. Morady & Craig Simonsen on December 31, 2019. POSTED IN UNCATEGORIZED.

Cannabis legalization around the world


Industry experts weigh in on several countries that are warming towards legal marijuana. The post Cannabis legalization around the world appeared first on Leafly. Canada Industry Politics Australia barbados cannabis legalization denmark legalization Philippines Trinidad

Oregon Cannabis: State of the State

Canna Law Blog

Here we are at the end of 2019, which means it’s time for the fourth annual “State of the State” post on Oregon cannabis (see the 2018 post here ; 2017 here ; and 2016 here ).