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Neuro-oncology, Functional Medicine, and Medical Cannabis in Brazil

Project CBD

In this edition of Cannabis Conversations, Project CBD speaks with Dr. Paula Dall’Stella, a leading cannabis clinician in San Paolo, Brazil

Is it Safe to Use Cannabis to Aid in Recovery After Surgery?

Puff Puff Post

Going under the knife is never a fun thing to be doing. Whether serious or minor, surgery recovery can be painful and long. Doctors will often prescribe opioid painkillers to treat pain after the procedure, but the drugs that they prescribe can be addictive and come with many side effects.

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American Bar Association Tells Feds: Let States Legalize Cannabis

Leafly

The nation's largest legal organization embraces a policy that would put the federal government out of the prohibition business. The post American Bar Association Tells Feds: Let States Legalize Cannabis appeared first on Leafly. Politics Congress

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Grassroots Activism and Marijuana Policy: A Winning Combination

NORML

When NORML was founded in 1970, roughly 12% of Americans supported legalizing marijuana. After decades of hard work by thousands of committed activists around the country, we are gradually winning the hearts and minds of a majority of the public today.

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NM governor intervenes in court case over medical cannabis cards

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

New Mexico’s governor has officially become a party in a legal battle over whether medical cannabis cards should be issued to out-of-state residents. On Wednesday, a state district judge approved Gov.

NY Supreme Court Justice Seals Over 300 Cannabis Cases

Cannabis Law Report

A Manhattan, New York Supreme Court Justice has ordered the sealing of more than 300 cannabis possession cases following a successful class action petition brought in part by the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, the Legal Action Center, Community Service Society, the Legal Aid Society, New York County Defender Services, Neighborhood Defender Service and pro bono counsel Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP. The affected class members have convictions for low-level possession with no other misdemeanor or felony convictions anywhere in the state, who have no New York convictions for the last 10 years, and have no other pending charges or undisposed arrests. The relief is permitted under a 2017 state law that allowed people to apply to have their criminal records sealed after at least 10 years have passed. To date, just 1,279 individuals have had their records sealed under the program; the Manhattan D.A.’s office estimates that at least 600,000 people are eligible for relief under the program. In a statement , Manhattan DA Cy Vance, Jr. supported legalizing cannabis – which failed to get a vote in the legislature last session despite support from Gov. Andrew Cuomo – adding that there is “no reason a conviction for smoking or possessing marijuana should follow New Yorkers for life.”. Read full story at. Manhattan Judge Seals 300 Cannabis Cases. Cannabis Law News

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Rep. Nadler: You and I are going to legalize marijuana

NORML

Jerry Nadler is the Representative of New York’s 10th Congressional District.

Illicit Cannabis Vape Carts Hospitalized 7 in California, Doctors Say

Leafly

Rare public health warning issued to avoid illicit market THC e-cigarettes. The post Illicit Cannabis Vape Carts Hospitalized 7 in California, Doctors Say appeared first on Leafly. Health Science & Tech California Lab testing safety vaporizers

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Tilray Inc. reports a Q2 loss of US$35.1M, up from Q1

Cannabis Life Network

NANAIMO, B.C. Cannabis company Tilray Inc. reported a loss in its latest quarter as revenue soared compared with a year ago before legalization of the recreational market in Canada late last year. The B.C.-based based company, which keeps its books in U.S. dollars, says it lost US$35.1

An Overview of the Biggest Marijuana Players in South America

WeedAdvisor

There has been a lot of buzz lately about marijuana reform in South and Central America. Although Uruguay will always hold the title for being the first country in the world to legalize recreational marijuana, the Green Wave is hitting the continent in one large swoop.

American Bar Association Endorses Ending Marijuana Prohibition

NORML

The American Bar Association (ABA) has passed a resolution in support of ending federal marijuana prohibition and removing the substance from the Controlled Substances Act (CSA). In language that does not mince words, the proposal reads : FURTHER RESOLVED, That the American Bar Association urges Congress to enact legislation to remove marijuana from Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act.

Who’s Accountable When Cannabis Containers Are Sold Empty?

Leafly

This never happened when we bought weed in plastic baggies. The post Who’s Accountable When Cannabis Containers Are Sold Empty? appeared first on Leafly. Canada Industry Strains & Products Ontario reddit strains and products

Organigram’s new cannabis drink mix

Cannabis Life Network

Cannabis‘ edible sector is going to big, 2.7 billion dollars big. Beverages are projected to consume a significant portion of that economic influx, which one company has created a solution (cannabis dissolvable drink mix) to catch in their corporate cup.

The History of Medical Marijuana

Greencamp

Most ancient cultures have realized and documented cannabis’ therapeutic applications, allowing us to trace a 6,000-year-old history of medical marijuana. Continue Reading. The post The History of Medical Marijuana appeared first on Greencamp. Health

Nevada: Pushing Reform Efforts Forward

NORML

Las Vegas NORML has once again found themselves busy with many types of advocacy for patient and consumer rights, both statewide and federally.

How Cannabis and Hempfest Are Driving the Politics of Pleasure

Leafly

We advocate for legalization for many reasons, but rarely argue in favor of pleasure. What's wrong with fun? The post How Cannabis and Hempfest Are Driving the Politics of Pleasure appeared first on Leafly. Politics Hempfest seattle

Who’s Turning Cannabis into a GMO?

Cannabis Life Network

Supply shortages, quality issues, and opaque production practices are all areas in desperate need of improvement in Canada’s cannabis industry, and some see turning cannabis into a GMO as the answer to these problems.

Who’s Really Buying CBD? And Why?

Cannabis Law Report

If you wish to re-publish this story please do so with following accreditation. AUTHOR: Halston Puchek , Hoban Law Group. PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT. Halston Puchek – Hoban Law Group.

Illinois: Medical Cannabis Expansion Measures Signed into Law

NORML

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker (D) has signed two separate medical cannabis expansion bills into law. Senate Bill 2023 expands the state’s medical cannabis program by adding several new qualifying conditions, allowing physicians assistants and advanced practice registered nurses to recommend medical cannabis to their patients, allowing minor patients to have up to three caregivers instead of two, among other changes. The new law went into effect on August 9, 2019.

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Is It Even Possible to Smoke $40,000 of Weed in a Month?

Leafly

Mike Tyson claimed to smoke $40,000 and 10 tons of weed per month. So we punched numbers to see how much of an exaggeration that was. The post Is It Even Possible to Smoke $40,000 of Weed in a Month? appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle entertainment

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Illegal pot still a source for 4 in 10 cannabis users, Stats Can survey shows

Cannabis Life Network

OTTAWA — Six months after Canada legalized marijuana for recreational use more than 40 per cent of Canadians who said they used pot still bought it from illegal sources, a new Statistics Canada report shows.

Luxembourg becoming first EU state to fully legalise cannabis

Cannabis Law Report

If you wish to re-publish this story please do so with following accreditation. AUTHOR: Mark Taylor. PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT. Luxembourg is to become the first European Union country to fully legalise cannabis.

Best method for consuming CBD

Leaf Science

CBD products are taking the world by storm. Gummy type products and creams have been around for a whole – but so strong has been the growth of the industry (and customer demand) that many companies are now thinking out of the gummy bear and ointment/tincture boxes.

Get Beautiful Buds With These Outdoor Cannabis Harvesting Tips

Leafly

You’ve spent months growing your plants, waiting for those precious nugs to form. But how do you know when to harvest, and what do you need to do it? The post Get Beautiful Buds With These Outdoor Cannabis Harvesting Tips appeared first on Leafly. Growing growing tips harvesting

CBD strains for Anxiety and Depression

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Cannabis-Sharia-Finance: Sharia, Islamic Law and Narcotics or Psychoactive Drugs

Cannabis Law Report

If you wish to re-publish this story please do so with following accreditation. AUTHOR: “Jordan Zoot. “ aBIZinaBOX Inc., CPA’s “. PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT. Cannabis-Sharia-Finance.

Cannabis Disasters: Learning from the Brutal Curaleaf Sequence

Canna Law Blog

Today let’s talk about Curaleaf and the trifecta of very bad things that befell the company over a recent two-week span. Then, let’s see what we can learn from this brutal sequence.

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How Does Your State Rate for Medical Marijuana in 2019?

Leafly

Americans for Safe Access finds Oregon and Illinois have the best patient programs. The worst? Texas and the Southeast states. The post How Does Your State Rate for Medical Marijuana in 2019? appeared first on Leafly. Politics medical marijuana regulations united states

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Revelstoke RCMP raid over 3 plants is ridiculous

Cannabis Life Network

The recent case of a Revelstoke home that got raided by the RCMP over three cannabis plants has made BC’s cannabis laws a laughingstock across the country. It’s not only due to cannabis being legal in Canada since October 2018. But because you’re allowed to grow up to 4 plants!

Marijuana company Curaleaf fined $250,000 for not asking permission for change of ownership

Cannabis Law Report

The Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission has fined Curaleaf $250,000 for failing to disclose a change of ownership and ask permission from state regulators before completing the transaction. MassLive.comm. reports.