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Wasted: Plastic Packaging, Biomass & Throw-Away Vapes

Project CBD

Excess waste created by the cannabis industry is rooted in the legacy of criminalization that now manifests as unnecessary overregulation. Sustainable, hemp-based packaging solutions could help to mitigate this problem

Does consuming cannabis make COVID vaccines less effective?

Cannabis Life Network

COVID vaccines began their roll out with a little rough media coverage, having caused 681 total deaths and 492 cases of COVID-19 in the USA, according to CDC’s Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS.) So, will the COVID vaccines be affected by cannabis use?

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The USPS Bans Shipping Vapes But the Cannabis Industry Isn’t Worried

Veriheal

Transporting cannabis is a tricky business, thanks in large part to the fact that cannabis is still illegal at the federal level.

New Jersey: Governor Signs Enabling Legislation to Cease Marijuana Possession Arrests, License Retail Sales Into Law

NORML

“Despite nearly seven in ten New Jersey residents voting in favor of legalization on Election Day, it took lawmakers 111 days following that vote to achieve consensus to enact enabling legislation into law.".

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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.

Does Growing Cannabis Save Money?

Leafwell

It’s fair to say that cannabis is more accessible and widely accepted today than it ever has been before. The U.S. has an administration in the White House that has been clear about its intentions to widely decriminalize cannabis use and possession, international bodies like the U.N.

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The Seed Our Future Campaign (UK) … Working Towards Fairer Cannabis Regulation For All

Cannabis Law Report

Last week CLR spoke with Guy Coxall one of the founders of the UK’s “Seed Our Future” campaign who describe… Read More. The post The Seed Our Future Campaign (UK) … Working Towards Fairer Cannabis Regulation For All first appeared on Cannabis Law Report.

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AG Nominee: Interfering in States with Legal Marijuana Not a Good Use of Justice Department Resources

NORML

“It does not seem to me useful the use of limited resources that we have to be pursuing prosecutions in states that have legalized and are regulating the use of marijuana, either medically or otherwise.".

How Does Medical Cannabis Compare to Opioids for Treating/Managing Pain?

Leafwell

As people go through daily life, it’s common to deal with some type of discomfort. Maybe it’s a little bit of soreness in your shoulder or lower back from sleeping in an uncomfortable position.

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Here’s what’s legal under New Jersey’s updated marijuana laws

Leafly

The state's first adult-use stores could be open as early as Labor Day weekend. The post Here’s what’s legal under New Jersey’s updated marijuana laws appeared first on Leafly. Politics adult-use cannabis marijuana legalization new jersey recreational marijuana stores

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California May Decriminalize Psychedelics

HarrisBricken

On February 17, 2021, California Senator Scott Wiener introduced SB-519 , a bill that if passed, would decriminalize a host of both natural and synthetic psychedelic drugs. In this post, I’ll unpack what the law would do in its current form.

Alabama: Senate Lawmakers Approve Medical Marijuana Legislation

NORML

The measure, approved by a 21 to 8 vote, would permit patients and caregivers 19 years and older to possess “70 daily dosages of medical cannabis” at a time. The post Alabama: Senate Lawmakers Approve Medical Marijuana Legislation appeared first on NORML.

How to Get a Georgia Medical Marijuana Card in 2021

Leafwell

Are you interested in getting a Medical Marijuana Card in Georgia? 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.

New Jersey governor signs cannabis legalization into law, finally

Leafly

The final bill locks in legal reforms to make sure young people and people of color aren't targeted by local cops. The post New Jersey governor signs cannabis legalization into law, finally appeared first on Leafly.

How to Make Weez-Its, or Weed Cheez-Its

The Cannigma

Everyone has their favorite cracker, snack food, or relative, but there are few who can resist Cheez-Its. These rectangular, baked cheese crackers are savory, perfectly crunchy, and deliver providence on a surface not much larger than a postage stamp.

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Virginia: Legislature Passes Measure Permitting Dispensing of Herbal Medical Cannabis

NORML

Virginia legislature sends bills to Governor Northam to approve dispensing of herbal medical cannabis. The post Virginia: Legislature Passes Measure Permitting Dispensing of Herbal Medical Cannabis appeared first on NORML.

Is It Wrong to Keep Medical Cannabis Use Secret From a Spouse?

Leafwell

If you are investigating the health benefits of legal medical marijuana or are currently using medical cannabis products to treat a recurring ailment, you may be reluctant to share your medical marijuana explorations with your spouse.

Are all drugs really legal in Washington State? For now, the answer is yes

Leafly

The state Supreme Court just tossed Washington's felony drug possession law. What exactly does that mean? The post Are all drugs really legal in Washington State? For now, the answer is yes appeared first on Leafly. Politics court ruling decriminalization drugs legalization Washington state

Jamaica’s Ganja Shortage: ‘Cultural Embarrassment’ or Clickbait?

The Cannigma

Could Jamaica, a global mecca of marijuana, a capital of cannabis culture, be running out of weed? Not really. But things did get bad enough that one analyst made headlines around the world by calling the shortage “a cultural embarrassment” earlier this month.

North Dakota: House Lawmakers Approve Measures to Legalize Marijuana Sales, Decriminalize Personal Possession

NORML

House lawmakers approved three pieces of legislation that would legalize adult use marijuana and decriminalize possession of up to one ounce of marijuana. The post North Dakota: House Lawmakers Approve Measures to Legalize Marijuana Sales, Decriminalize Personal Possession appeared first on NORML.

The Problem of Mass Incarceration and Cannabis Offences

Leafwell

Mass incarceration is, for lack of a better word, a massive problem, especially in the United States. Though the country only accounts for 5 percent of the world’s population, they are responsible for housing nearly 25 percent of the world’s prisoners.

Is CBG better than CBD and THC for pain, inflammation, and aging?

Leafly

Learn about the unique benefits of rare cannabinoid CBG and find out how you can add it to your wellness routine. The post Is CBG better than CBD and THC for pain, inflammation, and aging? appeared first on Leafly. Strains & products CBG rare cannabinoids sponsored article

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Wasted: Plastic Packaging, Cannabis Biomass & Throw-Away Vapes

Project CBD

Excess waste created by the cannabis industry is rooted in the legacy of criminalization that now manifests as unnecessary overregulation. Sustainable, hemp-based packaging solutions could help to mitigate this problem

Feds Issue Updated Guidance Regarding the Hiring of Federal Workers with a History of Cannabis Use

NORML

The revisions make it clear that the federal Drug-Free Workplace Act -- passed in 1988 -- remains in place, and that federal employees “are required to refrain” from the use of either cannabis or other federally controlled substances “whether on or off duty.”

Are blue and pink THC diamonds different salts or contaminants?

Cannabis Life Network

Color is a tantalizing trend. Impossible Burger had difficulty with the FDA’s regulatory hoops due to man-made soy proteins’ blood-red colour. (1) 1) Cannabis extracts went from black to golden, and then to clear.

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Joe Biden thinks ‘forced rehab’ is positive drug reform. Here’s why he’s wrong

Leafly

A choice between rehab and prison is no choice at all. Biden's 'mandatory rehab' is a bad idea masked as drug reform. The post Joe Biden thinks ‘forced rehab’ is positive drug reform. Here’s why he’s wrong appeared first on Leafly.

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Alabama Senate Passed a Bill to Legalize Medical Marijuana but Does it Stand a Chance in the House?

Leafwell

On Wednesday February 24, the Alabama Senate approved a bill that would legalize medical marijuana for patients with qualifying conditions. This is the third time in recent years that the Senate has passed such a bill only for it to later die in the House.

South Dakota: House Members Approve Legislation to Delay Implementation of Voter-Approved Medical Cannabis Law

NORML

House Bill 1100, which is backed by Governor Noem and other legislative leaders, pushes back the timeline from this summer until early 2022. The post South Dakota: House Members Approve Legislation to Delay Implementation of Voter-Approved Medical Cannabis Law appeared first on NORML.

Who’s Ready to Dominate Cannabis the Day It Goes Mainstream?

The Cannigma

The cannabis space is growing (pun intended). It’s easy to think about that growth as a factor of changing perceptions among consumers — recreational, medical , or something in between.

Clean your dirty dab rig or bong… after this crossword puzzle

Cannabis Life Network

Got a dirty dab rig or bong but no isopropyl to clean it? No problem! There are many different ways to clean a dirty piece without using any solvents, regardless of the type or its material. Even better, it only takes minutes.

A Conversation With GreenThumbEdu’s Founder, Calan Ma’lyn

Leafwell

One of the greatest barriers facing the medical cannabis industry is a lack of education. Or, in some cases, active misinformation which is designed to discourage people from using cannabis and discovering the amazing power of this plant.