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Can CBD help with cancer treatment?

Leafly

A new review study examines the effects of CBD on different types of cancer, and explains how, when combined with conventional cancer drugs, the cannabinoid may promote a special kind of synergy that improves outcomes. The post Can CBD help with cancer treatment? appeared first on Leafly.

Discovering Hemp Flower and How to Use it to Your Benefit

Veriheal

By now, it’s pretty widely understood that hemp and marijuana are two different variations of the cannabis plant , and not simply two words for the same thing. There are many different cannabis strains out there, all of which have different properties and different effects on the human body.

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The Marijuana & Glaucoma Controversy

CannaMD

It’s been 50 years since researchers first identified marijuana as a potential therapeutic agent for the treatment of glaucoma. Proof that smoked cannabis could reduce certain deleterious symptoms of glaucoma is often cited as the benchmark of the modern medical marijuana movement.

Virginia: House and Senate Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Legalization Measures in Historic Votes

NORML

“Virginians have been clear in their support for this issue and Governor Northam agrees, it is time to legalize the responsible use of cannabis by adults in the Commonwealth.".

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.

Cannabis and Autism -- A Complex Pairing

Project CBD

Whole plant cannabis and its key components, CBD and THC , ease behavioral & health problems linked to autism spectrum disorder

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5 Facts Every Cannabis Advocate Needs to Know

The Cannigma

One of the most important building blocks of being an effective advocate is being able to drive the conversation.

Clinical Trial: Whole-Plant Cannabis Extracts Associated with Improved Outcomes in Autistic Patients

NORML

“In this study, we have demonstrated for the first time in a placebo-controlled trial that cannabinoid treatment has the potential to decrease disruptive behaviors associated with ASD, with acceptable tolerability.".

Progress Seen in Final USDA Hemp Regs

Project CBD

In a promising development for hemp growers, the recent change of administration in Washington was immediately preceded by the US Department of Agriculture’s issuance of final regulations for the crop’s cultivation

5 Black-Owned Cannabis & Hemp Companies We Love

Leafwell

Did you know that African Americans are almost four times more likely to be arrested for marijuana possession than white people? Both ethnicities consume cannabis at about the same rate, yet a 2020 analysis by the American Civil Liberties Union states that Black people are.64

Can cannabis help with body-damaging behaviors?

Leafly

About 5% of Americans live with conditions that causes compulsive hair pulling, nail biting, or skin picking, and these behaviors often arise from a need to self-soothe. See how cannabis can help. The post Can cannabis help with body-damaging behaviors? appeared first on Leafly. Health

Senate Leadership Coalition Announces Intention To Release Comprehensive Legislation To End Marijuana Prohibition

NORML

Senators Cory Booker, Ron Wyden, and Majority Leader Chuck Schumer today issued a joint statement declaring their intention to release a draft discussion bill outlining how best to legalize and regulate cannabis and cannabis commerce in a post-prohibition America.

More Cannabis Dispensaries Means Fewer Opioid Deaths, Researchers Say

The Cannigma

A higher geographic concentration of medical and adult-use cannabis dispensaries is associated with lower opioid-related death rates on a county level, according to the finding of a new study.

Songs You Love Which Are About Cannabis

Leafwell

Throughout the ages, music and cannabis have always been inseparably linked to one another. We’ve had musicians on record about their love for cannabis in promoting creativity with their songwriting and instruments since the early 20th century.

Eaze announces ten winners of $50k cannabis business grants

Leafly

Eaze has announced the ten winners of their Momentum grant, awarding $50,000 to cannabis entrepreneurs around the country. The post Eaze announces ten winners of $50k cannabis business grants appeared first on Leafly.

Philadelphia: Marijuana Treatment Admissions Drop Eighty Percent

NORML

This is likely a result of a 2014 ordinance decriminalizing possession along with new procedures adopted by District Attorney Larry Krasner, a civil rights attorney elected in 2017. The post Philadelphia: Marijuana Treatment Admissions Drop Eighty Percent appeared first on NORML.

Working Out High: Is Cannabis Good for Exercise?

The Cannigma

It’s a lovely morning somewhere in the Blue Ridge mountains of North Carolina, and Jon Kennedy has one last step before he starts his trail run — he takes a single hit of high-THC cannabis, checks his running shoes, and he’s off. “It

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The History of Cannabis in Africa: True Tales of Oppression, Suppression and Exploitation

Leafwell

A document titled “ Cannabis in Africa” prepared by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime in 2007 may have come as a surprise to cannabis enthusiasts in the United States.

Gabriel Sunday’s ‘Dope State’ is the future of stoner comedy

Leafly

A new mockumentary about a modern-day cannabis journalist ushers weed humor into the post-prohibition era. The post Gabriel Sunday’s ‘Dope State’ is the future of stoner comedy appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle Dope State entertainment stoner comedy

Virginia: Where Marijuana Reform Legislation Stands Ahead of Friday’s Crossover Deadline

NORML

And, a just-released statewide poll shows 68% of registered voters in Virginia, including majorities of Democrats and Republicans, support legalizing marijuana for adults. The post Virginia: Where Marijuana Reform Legislation Stands Ahead of Friday’s Crossover Deadline appeared first on NORML.

What Is Kief and What to Do With It?

The Cannigma

If you’ve ever looked at a bud of premium cannabis up close, you’ve seen the dusting of sugary crystals across the flower and felt the sticky resin on your fingerprints.

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Illinois State Senate Advances Black Caucus’ legislation

Leafwell

The Illinois State Senate has given the push toward social equity in cannabis licensing another gentle nudge toward the goal of ensuring that a fair portion of licenses for grow operations, dispensaries, and other regulated cannabis businesses are earmarked for individuals who have endured the strongest negative impacts from marijuana prohibition.

Michigan cannabis sales are down—and the reason may be in your neighbor’s backyard

Leafly

COVID lockdowns inspired a legion of new home growers. When their harvest came in, some stopped buying in retail stores. The post Michigan cannabis sales are down—and the reason may be in your neighbor’s backyard appeared first on Leafly.

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 2/5/21

NORML

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML's Weekly Legislative Roundup, on the blog every Friday! The post Weekly Legislative Roundup 2/5/21 appeared first on NORML. Weekly Legislative Roundup featured legislation legislative round up Legislative Update

How Cannabis Affects Your Memory

The Cannigma

The main active chemical in cannabis, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), may have a negative impact on short-term memory. Some research even points to memory issues and changes to the brain for longer-term cannabis users.

Cannabis in Africa Today

Leafwell

Most African countries after attaining independence hung on to their colonial cannabis prohibitions, strategically to stay in line with global pressure as applied by the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs of 1961, and culturally because marijuana use was stigmatized among leaders in African society. Yesterday we looked at the History of Cannabis in Africa. Today, we’re looking at how cannabis is. Source.

Australia: Chemist Warehouse and Cannatrek do medical cannabis deal

Cannabis Law Report

AFR Report… Chemist Warehouse, Australia’s largest pharmacy chain, will be able to supply low-dose cannabidiol (CBD) products to the masses… Read More. The post Australia: Chemist Warehouse and Cannatrek do medical cannabis deal first appeared on Cannabis Law Report.

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New Jersey: Lawmakers Advance New Marijuana Legalization “Cleanup” Bill

NORML

The measure imposes a civil penalty of $50 for those ages 18-20 caught in possession of up to one ounce, and $100 for more than one ounce of marijuana. The post New Jersey: Lawmakers Advance New Marijuana Legalization “Cleanup” Bill appeared first on NORML. ACTIVISM legalization New Jersey

Biden-Harris Can Do It!

Americans for Safe Access

There is a widespread perception that the first 100 days of a new presidential administration are a test of what to expect for the remainder of their term.

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Best CBD Products for Skin Care

Leafwell

With the massive rise of cannabidiol (CBD) over the last few years, you’ve more than likely met someone who has used it in one way or another.

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Leafly grows a half-pound: Black Dog LED grow kit review

Leafly

OK, 5 ounces, but it’s super-easy with this bougie kit. The post Leafly grows a half-pound: Black Dog LED grow kit review appeared first on Leafly. Growing compound genetics cultivation grow kits hardware how to indoor LED marijuana growing review Supreme Diesel