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Can Cannabis Help with Back Pain?

Leafwell

Chronic pain affects roughly 1.5 billion people, according to the Boston University School of Public Health. Of those billions of people, the World Health Organization says non-specific back pain accounts for 60 to 70 percent of the population.

A New Study Finds That Cannabis Can Help Reduce Overdose Risk

Veriheal

The pharmaceutical that is known as Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid pain reliever that has long been associated with misuse, addiction as well as overdose. However, research has found that the fentanyl overdoses and deaths are largely due to the synthetic versions available on the illicit market.

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Growing Cannabis: Everything You Need to Know About Feminized Seeds

The Joint Blog

Are you interested in growing a crop of cannabis or marijuana? If so, do you know where to start, what seeds to buy, and how to prepare the growing environment? The answers to all of these questions are outside the scope of this discussion.

Survey: Most Americans Say Marijuana Possesses Less Abuse Potential Than Alcohol

NORML

“The results show that the majority of U.S. consumers perceive cannabis (as CBD, hemp, marijuana, and THC) as having medical uses and view the potential for abuse of cannabis as less than for commonly prescribed medications and alcohol.".

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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.

Brexit Fallout: UK Kids Can't Get CBD Medicine

Project CBD

Brexit fall-out stops UK children from getting life-saving CBD medicine from the Netherlands

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Shop these 5 excellent Black-owned cannabis brands of California

Leafly

Fire hash and flower from Oakland Extracts, Peakz Co, Viola, SF Roots and Ball Family Farms. The post Shop these 5 excellent Black-owned cannabis brands of California appeared first on Leafly.

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South Dakota: Republican Governor Officially Backing Litigation to Reject Voter-Approved Marijuana Legalization Initiative

NORML

"Whether or not one supports marijuana legalization, Americans should be outraged at these overtly undemocratic tactics.”. The post South Dakota: Republican Governor Officially Backing Litigation to Reject Voter-Approved Marijuana Legalization Initiative appeared first on NORML.

BREAKING NEWS: Cannabis for Medical Use Just Became Fully Legal in Mexico

HarrisBricken

Mexico’s Regulations on Sanitary Control for the Production, Research and Medical Use of Cannabis and Its Pharmacological Derivatives (the “Regulations”) were published today in the Federal Official Gazette , for entry into force tomorrow.

Why Does Too Much Cannabis Make You Feel Paranoid? [And How Do You Stop It?]

Leafwell

Cannabis is known to make people feel relaxed, but it’s similarly well-known that a little bit too much can lead to anxiety and paranoia. Several studies have confirmed that a little bit of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) has anti-anxiety effects, but consuming too much has the opposite effect.

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JAY-Z’s new Monogram cannabis unboxed and reviewed

Leafly

JAY-Z debuts in California’s adult-use marijuana market this year with a premium-priced luxury weed brand—Monogram. Leafly reviews the goods. The post JAY-Z’s new Monogram cannabis unboxed and reviewed appeared first on Leafly.

Governors Speak Out in Favor of Marijuana Legalization Nation-wide

NORML

Here's a breakdown of which Governors and where are calling for the enactment of meaningful marijuana reform in 2021. The post Governors Speak Out in Favor of Marijuana Legalization Nation-wide appeared first on NORML. 2021 Governors legalization legislation medical marijuana

How to Roll a Good Joint

The Cannigma

Long before you were prescribed medical marijuana or made that first trip to the dispensary , you probably knew cannabis in its most iconic form — rolled up in a joint, or a marijuana cigarette.

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Talking with Your Family About Being A Medical Cannabis Patient

Leafwell

For many people, the decision to use medical marijuana isn’t an easy one. There could be many reasons, but often that uncertainty lies in how family might react. If that’s a concern of yours as a potential or current medical cannabis use, know you’re not alone.

Mexico is moving to legalize cannabis in 2021. What does that mean for the US?

Leafly

Marijuana legalization—expected by April 30—could quiet narco-violence and open global opportunities for Mexican companies. The post Mexico is moving to legalize cannabis in 2021. What does that mean for the US? appeared first on Leafly.

Mississippi: Medical Organizations Join Legal Fight to Overturn Election Result Legalizing Medical Cannabis Access

NORML

“The AMA’s position is woefully out of step with both public opinion and scientific consensus, as well as with the opinions of the majority of physicians. It is regrettable that this organization would go on record in attempting to nullify the vote of a supermajority of Mississippi voters.”.

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Cannabis Patent Litigation Update: Canopy Growth Sues GW Pharma

HarrisBricken

How to Get a Texas Medical Marijuana Card in 2021

Leafwell

Are you interested in getting a Medical Marijuana Card in Texas? You’ve come to the right place. We hope this article acts as a valuable guide to help you understand the process of applying for your MMJ Card.

7 weed strains for winter hibernation

Leafly

It's winter, it's cold—good thing feeling nice and cozy inside is one of the many benefits of consuming cannabis. The post 7 weed strains for winter hibernation appeared first on Leafly. Strains & products

Legal Marijuana Sales Spiked Dramatically in 2020

NORML

"Customers purchased an estimated $17.9 billion in cannabis products from legal retailers in 2020 – up from $10.7 billion in 2019.". The post Legal Marijuana Sales Spiked Dramatically in 2020 appeared first on NORML. ECONOMICS Legalization covid economics leafly purchases retail sales revenue

The Future for Smokable CBD Products is Not Great

HarrisBricken

The last few years have been a wild ride for the United States’ hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD) industry. Ever since the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) took the position that CBD is unlawful in many consumer products, the industry has faced many questions about what it can and cannot do.

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What Do I Do if My Doctor is Completely Against Medical Marijuana?

Leafwell

Even though more and more doctors are coming around to the idea of medical marijuana, not every doctor believes in the idea of cannabis as medicine. Some may be sceptical but in need of a greater abundance of evidence, or believe that cannabis could be more useful for some conditions than others.

Why leaf pre-rolled cones make the cleanest, tobacco-free blunts

Leafly

Made of all leaf and only leaf. The post Why leaf pre-rolled cones make the cleanest, tobacco-free blunts appeared first on Leafly. Strains & products blunts king palm pre-rolls sponsored article

Weekly Legislative Roundup 1/15/21

NORML

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML's Weekly Legislative Roundup, on the NORML blog every Friday! The post Weekly Legislative Roundup 1/15/21 appeared first on NORML. Weekly Legislative Roundup featured legislation

Oregon Cannabis: What to Watch for in 2021?

HarrisBricken

As we recently wrote , 2020 was a remarkable year for the Oregon cannabis industry for several reasons including COVID-19 and raging wildfires. This post follows up on the “State of the State” and is a sister poste to our California Cannabis: What to Watch for in 2021.

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Using Cannabis for a Child With Epilepsy

Leafwell

Cannabis derived treatments for persistent health conditions ranging from anxiety to insomnia, chronic pain to nausea have been hailed as a medical miracle of the modern age.

Boveda packs and the best part of the bud? Ask An Expert

Cannabis Life Network

Markus Roggen, PhD. has a doctorate in Chemistry. He is the founder and CEO of Complex Biotech Discovery Ventures LTD, a licensed cannabis research laboratory. He answers our questions about weed… or really, your questions about weed.

Cannabis News 01/15/2021

Nature's Way Medicine

Research on after cannabis use and opioid use after starting cannabis treatment. The federal environment and likelihood of legalizing cannabis. New York and Ohio law updates. The post Cannabis News 01/15/2021 appeared first on Natures Way Medicine.

California Tries Again with CBD

HarrisBricken

California has a rocky history when it comes to hemp-derived CBD. Despite the fact that the state adopted a robust medical and recreational cannabis program, for years it has taken the mystifying position that many kinds of hemp-derived products simply can’t be sold.

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Don’t panic, Montana: Here’s why legislators aren’t likely to delay legalization

Leafly

There's a lot of anti-legalization bluster in Helena, but leaders expect marijuana rules to be enacted on schedule. The post Don’t panic, Montana: Here’s why legislators aren’t likely to delay legalization appeared first on Leafly.

Can masks cause DNA damage prevented by cannabis?

Cannabis Life Network

The use of face masks has been controversial during the pandemic considering a lack of adequate scientific study, even though they have been used in hospitals for decades without noticeable issues. However, scientific evidence does suggest masks can restrict a user’s ability to breathe.