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Are cannabis users more at risk for COVID-19? A doctor answers

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Junella Chin offers advice on cannabis, smoking, vaping, edibles, and lung health during the coronavirus pandemic. The post Are cannabis users more at risk for COVID-19? A doctor answers appeared first on Leafly. Health cannabis coronavirus COVID-19 medical marijuana

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Cannabis Law: A Question of Federalism for Our Time

Cannabis Law Report

Recreational Cannabis is legal in almost a dozen states and medical marijuana in 33 states with more on the way. Public opinion polls reflect a … Read More. Cannabis Law News

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Virginia: Governor Approves Bills to Decriminalize Marijuana and Legalize Medical Cannabis

NORML

Richmond, VA: Democratic Governor Ralph Northam has approved legislation ( Senate Bill 2 | House Bill 972 ) decriminalizing marijuana possession offenses. Northam also recommended technical amendments which must be approved by the legislature before the new law takes effect July 1, 2020.

8 Things Workers Need To Know About MMJ And The Workplace

MMJ Recs

What are the employment rights for medical marijuana users? Does having a medical card show up on a background check? Can I be denied employment due to my MMJ card? How does medical marijuana usage affect my performance at work?

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam Announces Decriminalization of Cannabis

Cannabis Law Report

On Monday, April 13, 2020, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced the signing of a bill decriminalizing marijuana in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Virginia now joins … Read More. Cannabis Law News

Virginia just decriminalized marijuana. Here’s what that means

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It's now a $25 ticket for possession. But decrim is a half-step that leaves consumers stuck with untested and possibly tainted products. The post Virginia just decriminalized marijuana. Here’s what that means appeared first on Leafly. Politics marijuana decriminalization virginia

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Can Marijuana Improve Sleep For Chronic Insomnia Patients?

The Fresh Toast

Can Marijuana Improve Sleep For Chronic Insomnia Patients? Researchers found a proprietary CBD-THC blend helped chronic insomnia patients fall asleep and stay asleep through the night. The post Can Marijuana Improve Sleep For Chronic Insomnia Patients? appeared first on The Fresh Toast.

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Study: Cannabis May Help Those Undergoing Radiation Therapy, More Research Needed

The Joint Blog

According to a new study cannabis may be a useful adjunct therapy for those undergoing radiation therapy, although more research is needed to confirm this.

Florida Senate lawyers using new law as argument against recreational cannabis amendment

Cannabis Law Report

The Florida Senate is using a controversial new law to try to bolster arguments against a proposed constitutional amendment that seeks to allow people to … Read More. Cannabis Law News

Rare cannabinoid shows early promise for diabetes

Leafly

Italian researchers looked at how cannabimovone (CBM) sensitized cells to insulin. The post Rare cannabinoid shows early promise for diabetes appeared first on Leafly. Health cannabinoid medicine cannabinoids cannabivomone cbm diabetes medical marijuana rare cannabinoids research

Software, Technology, and Cannabis: Are Your Agreements Compliant?

Canna Law Blog

For our clients in the cannabis space, from licensed operators to ancillary service providers, we’ve found that virtually no area of business (and no contract) is immune from the unique regulatory concerns of the industry.

Action Alert: Tell Congressional Leadership To Support Small Cannabis Businesses

NORML

This message was emailed to NORML supporters. Let me be frank with you: I’ve been shut out. I’m shut out of the halls of Congress, that is.

Is Cannabis Withdrawal Syndrome Real?

The Fresh Toast

Though marijuana isn’t associated with addiction, habitual use could develop into problem behavior such as dependence. Continue reading Is Cannabis Withdrawal Syndrome Real? at The Fresh Toast.

Study Finds Cannabis Mitigates Opioid Withdrawal Symptoms

The Joint Blog

According to a new study, marijuana use is associated with subjective improvements in opioid withdrawal symptoms and opioid withdrawal severity. This is according to a study published in the Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment.

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How to Get an Arkansas Medical Marijuana Card in 2020

Leafwell

Introduction. Since the COVID-19 outbreak, Arkansas suspended rules requiring an initial face-to-face meeting for a patient-physician relationship to begin. This means that a patient-physician relationship can now be established online.

DEA: Marijuana Plant Seizures Spike, Arrests Fall in 2019

NORML

Federal law enforcement agents and their partners made fewer marijuana-related arrests in 2019, but seized a far greater number of plants than they did the year before, according to annual data compiled by US Drug Enforcement Administration.

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A Victory Garden for Healing

Project CBD

Virtually overnight, gardening has become a big thing. In the U.S. and beyond, people are sheltered at home, unemployed, and unable to venture far beyond their own abodes.

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Does cannabis affect your dreams?

Leafly

Do you stop dreaming when you smoke a lot of weed? Or have crazy dreams when you take a t-break? Read on to see how cannabis can affect your dreams. The post Does cannabis affect your dreams? appeared first on Leafly. Health sleep

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3 Ways to Use Cannabis to Manage Stress

Leafwell

With half the world shutdown and people stuck at home not being able to go out very much (if at all), it comes as no surprise that people seek alternative ways to entertain themselves.

Updated: More States Taking Action to Ensure Uninterrupted Retail Access to Medical Cannabis During COVID-19 Outbreak

NORML

In recent days, numerous states have taken steps to ensure that state-licensed cannabis facilities are explicitly permitted to maintain operations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Using genetic raw data and technology to support paths to remission: Innovations in complementary cancer care

United Patients Group

Each person is born with a set of genes inherited and recombined into a unique blueprint or map. The expression of those genes is not just dependent on inheritance but how the genes interact with the outside environment (epigenetics). In other words, genes are not static.

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What’s the difference between joints, blunts, and spliffs?

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Cannabis-filled rolls fall under three broad categories: joints, blunts, and spliffs. Learn the differences between each type, from filling to paper to global popularity. The post What’s the difference between joints, blunts, and spliffs? appeared first on Leafly.

How to Get a Florida Medical Marijuana Card in 2020

Leafwell

Introduction. Florida has loosened some of its restrictions regarding telemedicine, meaning that it is now possible to renew your medical marijuana certificate and card online. This is due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the implementation of social distancing measures.

A NORML Party 50 Years In The Making

NORML

In celebration of NORML’s 50th anniversary, L.A. NORML is putting on a 100% FREE virtual live-streaming event where we will take a journey through time and honor cannabis pioneers, new leaders, and future change makers! We have an absolute OG lineup of speakers and guests!

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Massroots Investors Sued By SEC for Stock Scheme

Cannabis Law Report

Here’s a quick report by Ganjapreneur. We will have a special investigative piece publishing later this week that suggests the SEC have a much longer … Read More. Breaking News

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Does cannabis make you poo?

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If you've ever had to run to the bathroom after sparking up a doob, there might be a reason. Read on to see why. The post Does cannabis make you poo? appeared first on Leafly. Health endocannabinoid system

How to Get a Missouri Medical Marijuana Card in 2020

Leafwell

Introduction. It is now possible to get a medical marijuana card online in Missouri. However, only renewals are possible at the moment. Here’s how to get your medical cannabis certificate and card renewed in Missouri. Missouri River.

7 live streams and shows to watch while celebrating 420 at home

Cannabis Life Network

Months ago, stoners everywhere were looking forward to a full month of 420; the parties and planning was well in the works. Unfortunately, the coronavirus had other ideas. Thankfully, the cannabis community adapted quickly, moving the party indoors and online, so that we can celebrate 420 at home.

Will Cannabis Businesses Get Federal Coronavirus Money? Probably Not.

Canna Law Blog

Right now, economic times are tough for almost every single American and individual business in this country, large or small. Unemployment is at depression-era levels, and companies are doing whatever they can to cut costs and save employees while the COVID-19 pandemic rages on.

Cannabis labs join the fight against COVID-19

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Cannabis businesses have already helped the COVID-19 effort, and now cannabis labs are joining in as well, adapting labs for testing of the virus. The post Cannabis labs join the fight against COVID-19 appeared first on Leafly. Industry cannabis testing SC Labs

How to Get a Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Card in 2020

Leafwell

Getting a Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Card – Introduction. It is now possible to qualify for a medical marijuana card online due to Massachusetts expanding its telemedicine provisions due to COVID-19. You must be aged 18 or over in order to qualify for a card or recommendation for yourself.