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Will Most Medical Cannabis Consultations Start to Take Place Online?

Leafwell

Prior to the COVID-19 outbreak, many states throughout the United States required that a patient see a physician in-person before they could use telemedicine for future consultations. Now, an initial physical examination is not required to use telemedicine. From: [link] (Public Domain &#8211.

The Cost of Non-Compliance

Americans for Safe Access

While most cannabis and hemp businesses understand that they must follow a set of guidelines and implement certain quality control factors into their daily operations, many do not understand the depth of compliance and documentation needed to meet all state and federal requirements.

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THC-A: A Better Anti-Inflammatory And Neuro-Protectant

The Fresh Toast

THC-A: A Better Anti-Inflammatory And Neuro-Protectant. CBD gets all the hype, but tetrahydrocannabinolic acid (THC-A) is another cannabinoid that has yet to get the attention it truly deserves. THC-A presents an option that is similar to CBD but better!

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Few impressed with Biden’s weak new marijuana decriminalization plan

Leafly

Under the 'Biden Plan for Black America,' cannabis would be okay to possess but illegal to purchase. The post Few impressed with Biden’s weak new marijuana decriminalization plan appeared first on Leafly. Politics drug war drug-policy Election 2020 Joe Biden presidential candidates

Psilocybin Mushrooms: The Next Cannabis?

Leafwell

Introduction. Broaching the subject of magic mushrooms as a form of therapy for psychiatric illnesses is not something one usually does in polite company. Yet, perhaps one sometimes should. It is, after all, something we here at Leafwell take a brief look at on our cannabis for addiction page.

Cannabis California & Covid-19

Cannabis Law Report

This is the first of four articles we have been writing while sheltering-in-place. This first article summarizes our views on the impact of the COVID-19 … Read More. aBIZinaBOX Inc. and Jordan S. Zoot Featured

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Marijuana Mythbusters: The Truth Behind 3 Cannabis Falsehoods

The Fresh Toast

Marijuana Mythbusters: The Truth Behind 3 Cannabis Falsehoods. Rumors about marijuana run the gamut from silly to downright harmful, but they all share one trait in common: they simply aren’t true.

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Study: Medical Cannabis Use Has Little to No Effect on Driving Abilities

The Joint Blog

According to a new study published in the Journal of Concurrent Disorders, those who consistently use medical cannabis show little to no difference in their driving performance following cannabis inhalation.

Kansas Governor Hopes To Legalize Medical Marijuana This Year

MassRoots

The practice of social-distancing because of the Covid-19 pandemic has effectively hit the pause-button on some voter-backed legalization measures in states like Missouri and Montana this year, but according to Governor Laura Kelly of Kansas, lawmakers in her state still aim to move forward with the legalization of medical marijuana.

Study: Cannabis Can Slow, Cure Alzheimer’s Disease

The Joint Blog

Article updated in May 2020 adding new resources and studies to the article A study conducted by researchers at the Roskamp Institute in Florida, and published in the journal Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience , has found that cannabis can slow the effects of Alzheimer’s Disease, and may in fact be able to halt it entirely.

Medical Marijuana Leads To Less Hospitalizations For IBS Patients

The Fresh Toast

Medical Marijuana Leads To Less Hospitalizations For IBS Patients. New data shows IBS patients who used marijuana experienced less hospitalizations and shorter visits compared to non-users. The post Medical Marijuana Leads To Less Hospitalizations For IBS Patients appeared first on The Fresh Toast.

What is hydrocarbon extraction and what cannabis products come from it?

Leafly

Ever wonder how the cannabis plant gets broken down into an extract? Check out our guide on how cannabis extraction is done using hydrocarbons, typically butane and propane. The post What is hydrocarbon extraction and what cannabis products come from it? appeared first on Leafly.

Study: CBD Treatment Improves Deficits Associated With Diabetes

The Joint Blog

A multi-week treatment with cannabidiol improves biophysical and behavioral deficits associated with experimental type-1 diabetes, according to a new study. The study is being published in the journal Neuroscience Letters, and it was epublished ahead of print by the U.S. National Institute of Health.

Take the NORML Cannabis & COVID-19 Survey

NORML

A lot is happening right now. There’s a global pandemic, various levels of government either shut down or solely focusing on COVID-19, and a lot of uncertainty.

Will Most Medical Cannabis Consultations Start to Take Place Online Via Telehealth?

Leafwell

Prior to the COVID-19 outbreak, many states throughout the United States required that a patient see a physician in-person before they could use telemedicine for future consultations. Now, an initial physical examination is not required to use telemedicine. From: [link] (Public Domain – CC0). Source.

What is the best quantity for a dose of cannabis?

Leafly

With different methods of consumption and different potencies of flower, the amount of a standard dose of cannabis isn't clear. Cannabis is potent medicine and standardizing dosing will help both research and consumers. The post What is the best quantity for a dose of cannabis?

Can I Use My Medical Marijuana in States Where It’s Not Legal?

CannaMD

Planning a vacation should be fun. However, given rapidly evolving – and often complicated – laws surrounding medical marijuana, many patients feel overwhelmed. Is it okay to use legally purchased medical marijuana in states where it’s not legal?

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Study: Police Make Fewer Traffic Stops Following Marijuana Legalization, But People of Color Still Disproportionately Targeted

NORML

Police are less likely to conduct searches for illicit contraband during a traffic stop following the enactment of adult-use marijuana legalization, according to data published in the journal Nature: Human Behavior.

ICYMI: DEA and Cannabis Research Still Lousy Bedfellows

Canna Law Blog

One of the main reasons why “marijuana” remains a federally illegal, Schedule I controlled substance is that, according to the Feds, it has no currently accepted medical use.

The Roll-Up #141: The legend of Jack Herer

Leafly

A special episode exploring the wild life and profound legacy of the man who inspired the popular cannabis strain. The post The Roll-Up #141: The legend of Jack Herer appeared first on Leafly. Podcasts cannabis jack-herer marijuana history marijuana legalization podcasts the roll-up

New ‘Cannabis For Dementia’ Podcast Launches

Cannabis Law Report

Forbes reports… On May 1, they launched the “Cannabis Helps Dementia” podcast, to share their experience and “connect with experts in the medical field and … Read More. Medical Cannabis News

A Founder Looks at 50: Keith Stroup on the Schafer Commission

NORML

For NORML’s 50 th anniversary, every Friday we will be posting a blog from NORML’s Founder Keith Stroup as he reflects back on a lifetime as America’s foremost marijuana smoker and legalization advocate.

FREE Webinar: California Cannabis Q&A

Canna Law Blog

You have questions. We have answers. Register HERE today for our upcoming Q&A! Harris Bricken’s California attorneys regularly advise cannabis and hemp businesses and entrepreneurs on nearly all aspects of California’s licensed and highly regulated cannabis, hemp, and CBD industries.

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Why cannabis delivery is about more than transporting herb

Leafly

HERB knows that cannabis is about more than just where and how you get it. Their curated selection is available for delivery all over LA. The post Why cannabis delivery is about more than transporting herb appeared first on Leafly.

Canadian firm buys Colorado psychedelic mushroom company

Cannabis Law Report

Canadian CBD company NewLeaf Brands Inc. has bought a Colorado-based businesses that cultivates different strains of mushrooms for medical purposes. The agreement calls for NewLeaf … Read More. Press Release US

A Founder Looks at 50: Keith Stroup on the Shafer Commission

NORML

For NORML’s 50 th anniversary, every Friday we will be posting a blog from NORML’s Founder Keith Stroup as he reflects back on a lifetime as America’s foremost marijuana smoker and legalization advocate.

Will Psilocybin Clinics Be The Next Big Thing in Treating Depression?

Canna Law Blog

Earlier this year we wrote about the movement to decriminalize psilocybin – noting its success in Denver, Oakland, and Santa Cruz – and that nearly 100 other cities are looking at decriminalizing psychedelics. ( The Psilocybin Movement is Like the Cannabis Movement (Except When It’s Not) ).

This is America: Super Bowl champ arrested for enjoying ‘essential’ product

Leafly

The COVID-19 pandemic is revealing marijuana prohibition for what it is: A prison trap set for people of color. The post This is America: Super Bowl champ arrested for enjoying ‘essential’ product appeared first on Leafly.

Press Release: Hemp, Inc. Announces that it Will Proceed with its Lawsuit Against American Hemp Seed Genetics, LLC

Cannabis Law Report

Hemp, Inc. (OTC OTC PINK: HEMP) announced today that the Company is now able to proceed in a lawsuit against American Hemp Seed Genetics, LLC in … Read More. Cannabis Law News

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Maryland: Governor Vetoes Bill Shielding Marijuana-Related Convictions from Public View

NORML

Republican Gov. Larry Hogan has vetoed legislation, House Bill 83 , which sought to prohibit “the Maryland Judiciary Case Search from in any way referring to the existence of a certain case in which possession of marijuana is the only charge in the case and the charge was disposed.”

Akerna Flash Report: Steep Decline in Nevada’s Cannabis Sales

Cannabis Life Network