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57% of Arthritis Patients Have Tried Cannabis. 90% Found It Helped

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A mainstream arthritis group surveyed 1,000 patients and found more than half had tried medical cannabis. Most said it helped. The post 57% of Arthritis Patients Have Tried Cannabis. 90% Found It Helped appeared first on Leafly. Health arthritis medical cannabis

New Study Concludes That CBD Can Help Decrease The Severity Of PTSD Symptoms

Miss Marijuana

By: Madeleine Balestrier. A new study finds that CBD for PTSD symptoms can be effective. . About 8 out of every 100 United States citizens will experience Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) sometime in their lifetime, according to PTSD United. That’s 24.4 million people.

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Congress Votes YES to Protect Legal Marijuana

NORML

For the first time ever, the House of Representatives just voted to restrict the Department of Justice from interfering with the states that have legalized adult-use marijuana. The importance of this 267 to 165 bipartisan vote on the Blumenauer amendment cannot be overstated.

CBD for Brain-Damaged Babies?

Project CBD

Giving medical cannabis to infants is a difficult taboo to shift, but new research is paving the way.

Maine’s Cannabis Stores Will (Finally!) Open in 2020

Leafly

After years of delay, the state adopted rules this week that will allow stores to open, finally. Here's what you need to know. The post Maine’s Cannabis Stores Will (Finally!) Open in 2020 appeared first on Leafly. Industry Politics adult-use cannabis Maine

Congress Lays Out Expectations for FDA on Hemp-CBD in Budget Report

Canna Law Blog

The House Appropriations Committee (the “Committee”) publishes reports to accompany annual spending bills. One such report, released on June 3, provided insight on hemp-derived CBD (“Hemp-CBD”).

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Auto-Flowering Strains: A Revolutionary Approach to Growing Cannabis?

Leafwell

Cultivating cannabis remained popular in many parts of the world, including the US, until the start of the 20th century. At the turn of the century, states throughout the US started outlawing this plant. Many believe that cannabis and hemp was the victim of its amazing potential as a material.

Washington Consumes More Cannabis Than Any Region on Earth, Study Says

Leafly

Wastewater surveys of 60 global cities ranked Puget Sound #1 in THC use per capita. The post Washington Consumes More Cannabis Than Any Region on Earth, Study Says appeared first on Leafly. Science & Tech consumption Washington

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Hemp-CBD Laws: Alabama

Canna Law Blog

The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (“ 2018 Farm Bill ”) legalized hemp by removing the crop and its derivatives from the definition of marijuana under the Controlled Substances Act (“CSA”) and by providing a detailed framework for the cultivation of hemp.

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Action Needed: Marijuana Vote This Week In Congress

NORML

This week, there will be a crucial vote on an amendment and it could be our biggest federal victory yet. We need your help to make sure we win.

NM medical cannabis producer implores DOH to reverse stance on non-resident medical cards

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

A high-profile New Mexico medical cannabis producer still maintains a recent change in the wording of the state’s medical cannabis law means non-residents should be able to become patients.

Health Canada Considering Categorizing CBD as Natural Health Product

Leafly

The class of less-regulated, non-intoxicating cannabis products could be sold over the counter. The post Health Canada Considering Categorizing CBD as Natural Health Product appeared first on Leafly. Canada Health

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Hemp Contracts: What Business Can Learn from Oregon State’s New Research Facility

Canna Law Blog

More hemp research makes for better hemp contracts. Last Thursday, Oregon State University (“OSU”) officials announced plans to launch the Global Hemp Innovation Center (“Hemp Center”).

House Committee on Small Business Holds Hearing On Cannabis

NORML

Today, the House Committee on Small Business held a hearing entitled Unlocked Potential?

California launches anti-illegal pot campaign

Cannabis Chronicles

LOS ANGELES — Marijuana shoppers are going to be getting a message from California regulators: Go legal.

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US House OKs Plan to Block Federal Cannabis Interference

Leafly

The Democratic-controlled US House of Representatives has voted to block the Justice Department from interfering with states that have legalized cannabis for adult use. The post US House OKs Plan to Block Federal Cannabis Interference appeared first on Leafly.

Oregon Hemp: ODA’s New “Total THC” Standard is a KEY Operations and Contract Issue

Canna Law Blog

Get it right with Total THC testing requirements. In the past few months, many of our Oregon hemp clients have asked us to clarify the testing requirements imposed by the Oregon Department of Agriculture (“ODA”).

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E3 2019: Biggest Moments

Cannabis Life Network

The 25th Annual Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3, took place at the Los Angeles Convention Centre this week, June 11-13, 2019. In case you didn’t catch the live streams here are the most notable mentions coming out of this year’s event.

House would block Feds from interfering with state pot laws

Cannabis Chronicles

WASHINGTON — The Democratic-controlled House has voted to block the Justice Department from interfering with states that have legalized marijuana for recreational use.

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Shattering 4 Misconceptions About Cannabis Concentrates

Leafly

Wax, shatter, dabs, oil, resin—cannabis concentrates are often highly misunderstood. Here we dispel some of the myths associated with concentrates. The post Shattering 4 Misconceptions About Cannabis Concentrates appeared first on Leafly. Science & Tech concentrates dabbing

California Cannabis Beverages Have Even More Labeling Requirements

Canna Law Blog

CA keeps adding to the file… The California Department of Public Health (“CDPH”) has, to say the least, some very strict cannabis labeling regulations.

How medical cannabis can help osteoarthritis

420 Clinic

When it comes to chronic disease, arthritis isn’t so much a novelty as it is an inevitability. Aging, injuries and a host of other lifestyle factors add to the risk of osteoarthritis.

Marijuana use doubles in U.S. pregnant women

Cannabis Chronicles

CHICAGO — Pot use in pregnancy has doubled among U.S. women and is most common during the first trimester, government research shows. Overall, 7 percent of pregnant women, or 1 in 14, said they used marijuana in the past month.

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New York’s Adult-Use Cannabis Legalization Bill Is Dead

Leafly

After a dramatic week of New York’s legislative session, the adult-use cannabis bill is dead. Read how the Democratic supermajority struggled to get it passed. The post New York’s Adult-Use Cannabis Legalization Bill Is Dead appeared first on Leafly. Politics legalization New York

FDA Provides Much-Needed Marketing Guidance to Vape Manufacturers

Canna Law Blog

Last week , the Food and Drug Administration issued final guidance for vape manufacturers to submit premarket tobacco product applications (PMTA), which are required to obtain official authorization to market their products.

How to Harvest and Dry Hemp for CBD Production

Otherside Farms

CBD hemp production and distribution has now spread across borders and is now related to legalizing the import and export of CBD hemp flowers and its products. As far as the percentage in CBD hemp is lower or up to.3% not exceeding it, it is allowed to be distributed.

NJ Announces Medical Marijuana Program Rule Changes

Cannabis Law Report

Steve Schain , Senior Attorney at Hoban Law Group. Steve Schain. On May 13th New Jersey’s Department of Health (“DOH”) amended it Medicinal Marijuana Program Rules, N.J.A.C. 8:64 Et.

What Is Guaiol & What Does This Cannabis Terpene Do?

Leafly

Originating in the guaiacum plant of the Caribbean, the terpene guaiol has been used in natural medicine for hundreds of years and is present in small amounts in some of some common cannabis strains. The post What Is Guaiol & What Does This Cannabis Terpene Do? appeared first on Leafly.

What was RedeCan hiding in their mouldy bud recall?

Cannabis Life Network

We probably all remember RedeCan’s mouldy and buggy bud. November 30 last year, their first bad batch contained visible white mould which pushed the strain, Bubba Erkle Cookies (B.E.C.) through an infamous recall.

Medical Marijuana Guide: How To Choose The Best Marijuana Strains For Your Pain?

Otherside Farms

Legal marijuana sales in the United States is going to take off, topping out at around $15 billion by 2020. That’s more revenue than the National Football League produces in a year. Factor in the black market for marijuana and the value of the product jumps up to between $50 to $60 million.

US Federal Air Surgeon Clarifies Rules On Pilots And THC /CBD

Cannabis Law Report

Here’s the Guideline in Full. –by Dr. Michael Berry, FAA Federal Air Surgeon.

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