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Doctors Have a Cannabis Problem, and It’s Harming Patients

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When doctors refuse to learn or talk about cannabis, they put their patients at risk. A new study proves it. And it's got to stop. The post Doctors Have a Cannabis Problem, and It’s Harming Patients appeared first on Leafly. Health Politics doctors medical cannabis patients The Haymaker

FDA Issues Warning Letters to CBD Manufacturers Making “Over-The-Line” Health Claims

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What are Cannabis Terpenes and How do They Affect Us?

The Marijuana Facts

Would you be able to differentiate between Corn Chowder and Gazpacho? Excellent! It means your senses of smell and taste are working. What you’re sensing in meals, fruits and even cleaning products are terpenes.

Records reveal discussions about how state may monitor medical cannabis growth

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

The New Mexico Department of Health (DOH) has until August to decide how much medical cannabis producers are allowed to grow at any given time.

Study: Marijuana Provided For FDA-Approved Clinical Research Genetically Similar to Hemp

NORML

Marijuana grown by the University of Mississippi for clinical research purposes is genetically divergent from strains of cannabis commercially available in retail markets, according to an analysis prepared by researchers at the University of Northern Colorado.

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Washington Legislators Approve Bill Expunging 69,000 Cannabis Convictions

Cannabis Law Report

Ganjapreneur report… The bill , which originated in the Senate , passed the House in a 69-29 vote on Tuesday and now returns to the Senate for the reconciliation of one amendment added by state representatives.

Illinois: Cook County State’s Attorney To Expunge Thousands Of Low-Level Cannabis Convictions

NORML

Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx has pledged that her office will begin expunging thousands of low-level marijuana convictions in the coming months. Cook County, which includes Chicago, is the second-most populous county in the United States.

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Another Round of Rally Cries for the SAFE Banking Act

Canna Law Blog

The SAFE Banking Act just got a new, prominent supporter – on April 9, 2019, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin pledged to take a look at the legislation that would allow financial institutions to service cannabis businesses.

Medical marijuana in schools, cannabis testing bills advance

Cannabis Chronicles

OLYMPIA — A proposal to allow parents to administer limited forms of marijuana to their children on school property has passed the state Senate, along with a proposal for new marijuana testing rules. Both Democratic and Republican lawmakers described the school bill as aimed at students that need medical marijuana for relief from chronic illnesses. The bill would allow marijuana-infused products, but specifically bans smoking pot and products high in the psychoactive chemical THC.

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Cannabis Club TV (CCTV) Launches HRVST TV in Partnership with GrowGeneration and GreenBroz, Inc. to Bring Educational, Grow-Centric Content into Hydroponic Stores

Canna Newswire

First In-hydro-store Television Network now available in nine states. SANTA CRUZ, Cali. April 17, 2019 / Canna Newswire / – Cannabis Club TV (CCTV) is bringing its dispensary television network concept into GrowGeneration (GrowGen) hydroponic stores, offering grow-centric content to customers.

Georgia: Governor Signs Law Licensing Low-THC Oil Production

NORML

Republican Gov. Brian Kemp signed legislation into law today to facilitate regulations governing the licensed production and distribution of oils and other products containing limited amounts of plant-derived THC.

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Did the 2018 Farm Bill Open the Door to Importing Hemp?

Canna Law Blog

We get a ton of questions about whether it’s legal to import hemp into the U.S. It’s a complicated question without a clear answer.

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Meet the ‘Bliss Molecule’ Anandamide, a Cannabinoid Your Body Produces

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Your body produces its own cannabinoids, much like THC and CBD found in the cannabis plant. Anandamide is one of them and it's known for enhancing your mood. The post Meet the ‘Bliss Molecule’ Anandamide, a Cannabinoid Your Body Produces appeared first on Leafly. Science & Tech endocannabinoids

What’s the Difference Between Different Strains of Medical Marijuana?

Otherside Farms

Since medical marijuana has increased in popularity and availability around the world, it is important to know the difference between the many strains. It is in your best interest to compare different brands and styles before making a purchase. Three Strains.

OK Roots Vs Oklahoma Roots

Cannabis Law Report

Oklahoma’s K Four reports. POTTAWATOMIE CO., – The fight between two medical marijuana dispensaries is getting ugly. Now, in the middle of a lawsuit, the owners of one store got kicked to the curb. The owners of OK Roots are the defendants in the trademark lawsuit.

Washington Lawmakers Poised to Redefine the WSLCB’s Role in Washington Marijuana

Canna Law Blog

Senate Bill 5318 is making its way through the Washington legislature and seems destined for Governor Jay Inslee’s desk. As of April 16, the bill had cleared both the Washington House and Senate.

Georgia’s New Law Will Finally Allow Access to Cannabis Oil

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Patients will finally be able to legally purchase the low-THC cannabis oil that they've long been allowed to possess. The post Georgia’s New Law Will Finally Allow Access to Cannabis Oil appeared first on Leafly. Politics Georgia medical marijuana

5 Essential Benefits of Medical Marijuana Could Bring into Your Life

Otherside Farms

More and more individuals are discovering the health benefits, medical marijuana can bring to their life. And each year, another few states are passing laws making recreational marijuana legal for those who want to experience good health without the prescription.

How to Nurture Your Endocannabinoid System

Peninsula Alternative Health

Source: [link]. The Endocannabinoid System (ECS) is the essential molecular system responsible for maintaining homeostasis in all vertebrae species. As of now, the ECS is responsible for functions including relaxation, eating, sleeping, forgetting, and protecting.

Cannabis Agency Litigation: Free Webinar Next Tuesday, April 23rd

Canna Law Blog

Our California, Oregon and Washington cannabis lawyers often receive calls from panicked license holders facing violations from cannabis agencies. These violations have included monetary penalties, notices of non-renewal or straight up cancellation.

Is Nebraska Headed for a No-Rules Medical Marijuana Market?

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Nebraska advocates warn state legislators: If you don't pass an MMJ law this session, they'll put an Oklahoma-style legalization measure on the ballot. The post Is Nebraska Headed for a No-Rules Medical Marijuana Market? appeared first on Leafly. Politics medical marijuana nebraska

A Look into Production: Which 6 Factors Determine the Price of CBD?

Otherside Farms

Products made from marijuana and hemp are exploding in popularity because of recent legalization laws passed across the country. Lawmakers are starting to make steps in the right directions as they become more aware of the health capabilities of cannabis or hemp based on proven evidence.

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Gov’s office says new law doesn’t mean inmates can get medical cannabis

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

Lujan Grisham signed into law a medical cannabis expansion about two weeks ago which, among other things, will protect some medical cannabis patients. While it’s still unclear if those protections extend to all incarcerated medical cannabis patients, the governor’s office believes it does not.

Oregon Cannabis and Liquor: Why is OLCC Harder on Marijuana Licensees?

Canna Law Blog

Why is the OLCC throwing the book at me? This is a question we hear a lot these days from our Oregon cannabis clients in reference to the OLCC’s recent more aggressive approach to enforcement. As we’ve explained, the OLCC has tightened the reins on marijuana applications and rule violations.

Alabama Approves 180 Applications To Grow Hemp In the State

Cannabis Law Report

Alabama’s Department of Agriculture and Industries recently approved 180 applications to grow hemp in Alabama. On Thursday the ADAI released information on those applicants. They include. 152 growers. 59 processors. 5 universities.

What is the Best LED Spectrum for Marijuana Growing?

Otherside Farms

It’s an exciting time to be a commercial grower. With the latest advancements in LED technology, you have more control over your yields than ever before.

Unlicensed LA Dispensary Sold Pesticide-Tainted Cannabis, City Says

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The unlicensed shop sold cannabis containing paclobutrazol, a fungicide frequently used on golf course turf that the EPA classifies as a toxic chemical, City Attorney Mike Feuer said. The post Unlicensed LA Dispensary Sold Pesticide-Tainted Cannabis, City Says appeared first on Leafly. Industry California courts lawsuits licensing Los Angeles pesticides

420 Vancouver 2019 Free Concert: Cypress Hill speaks on attempts to shut down

Cannabis Life Network

Cypress Hill, the legendary hiphop group that’s headlining 420 Vancouver 2019, has been causing a lot of buzz in the city and the Vancouver Park Board is trying to stop them from performing. Unlike the Vancouver Park Board, the Hollywood Walk of Fame recognized these hiphop legends, giving Cypress Hill its very own star on […]. The post 420 Vancouver 2019 Free Concert: Cypress Hill speaks on attempts to shut down appeared first on Cannabis News | Marijuana News | Medical Cannabis News.

Nevada’s Dept Of Taxation Issues Closure Notice For Two Dispensaries Running Under CW Nevada Brand

Cannabis Law Report

Is the dream is over before its started ? The Las Vegas Review Journal writes…… The Nevada Department of Taxation shut two of CWNevada’s three dispensaries as the cannabis company struggles to pay the government, workers and creditors.

Why is Medical Marijuana Becoming So Popular in the Healthcare Industry?

Otherside Farms

It almost feels like medical marijuana is making waves in every corner of the healthcare industry. It has become increasingly popular as more states legalize the consumption of the plant for medical purposes.