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Cannabis in India – Laws, Use, and History

Sensi Seeds

Cannabis has been illegal in India since 1985. Despite this fact, it’s still widely used across the country, and is valued not only as a social pastime, but also as an integral part of some religious practices. Indeed, cannabis use is mentioned in The Vedas (the Hindu sacred text) and Shiva is sometimes referred to as the ‘Lord of Bhang’. The post Cannabis in India – Laws, Use, and History appeared first on Sensi Seeds Blog. Legal & Politics

Endocannabinology with Dr. Rachel Knox

Project CBD

How does cannabis play a role in our overall health? Project CBD speaks with Dr. Rachel Knox about “endocannabinology,” THC / CBD synergies, and whole food nutrition

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Meet THCP and CBDP: Study reveals the identification of two new cannabinoids

Leafly

Researchers just uncovered two new compounds in cannabis. One of them, THCP, may be a game-changer in understanding the plant's therapeutic potential. Find out why. The post Meet THCP and CBDP: Study reveals the identification of two new cannabinoids appeared first on Leafly.

Medical cannabis patient asks judge to allow cannabis on house arrest

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

An Albuquerque-based attorney, who also serves in the state Senate, wants a judge to weigh-in on whether those on house arrest should have access to medical cannabis.

Breakthrough cannabis genomics study identifies genes for cannabinoid production, pathogen resistance, and more

Medicinal Genomics

For years, cannabis genomics meant little more than a star on the galaxy.

Ready to Lobby?

NORML

2019 was a record year for marijuana reform, with more NORML chapters holding lobby days than ever before. With the 2020 legislative session already in full swing in many states, NORML chapters across the country are organizing lobby days to advocate for sensible reform policies in their state.

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Rhode Island governor, legislative leaders disagree over medical cannabis rules

Leafly

Rhode Island's medical cannabis legislation is caught in a power struggle between the governor and legislators. The post Rhode Island governor, legislative leaders disagree over medical cannabis rules appeared first on Leafly. Politics medical cannabis rhode island

THCp – Newly discovered and highly potent phytocannabinoid

Cannabis Life Network

We have discovered so much about cannabis over the years, but it’s vast, intricate, pharmacological map is missing many major regions.

Mississippi: Medical Cannabis Initiative Certified for 2020 Ballot

NORML

A proposed measure legalizing medical cannabis access in Mississippi has qualified for the 2020 ballot.

The entourage effect: How cannabis compounds may be working together

Leafly

This interactive synergy between cannabis compounds has been coined the “entourage effect,” and once you know what this is, you’ll see why medicines containing only THC or CBD aren’t sufficient for most medical conditions.

Should Pets Be Protected from Second-Hand Cannabis Smoke?

LIWTS

Having pets about the place is great. And assuming you’re a responsible pet owner, you’d never even think about deliberately getting your cat or your dog high. Even if it’s purely for therapeutic purposes, pets should never be given products containing THC or CBD without first consulting with a vet.

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How cannabis can help with migraines

Leafly

Several studies point to the effectiveness of cannabis on migraines. Read more on the studies that support it and how to dose. The post How cannabis can help with migraines appeared first on Leafly. Health endocannabinoid system migraines

Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Act at Issue in Recently Filed Complaint

The Blunt Truth

In 2016, Pennsylvania enacted its “ Medical Marijuana Act ” (MMA), which permits individuals suffering from certain conditions to use marijuana for medicinal use. Several provisions in the MMA impact employers.

NH House Says Yes To Two Bills Expanding Medical Cannabis Conditions

Cannabis Law Report

The New Hampshire House of Representatives approved two bills to make medical marijuana available to more patients by expanding the state’s list of treatable conditions, but a more expansive measure died in the Senate.

5 Marijuana Essentials For Cannabis Caregivers

The Fresh Toast

Cannabis caregivers: There are many marijuana products available for purchase, but buying can be hard if you don’t really know what you’re looking for. Continue reading 5 Marijuana Essentials For Cannabis Caregivers at The Fresh Toast.

California Lists THC and Cannabis Smoke as Reproductive Toxins

Cannabis Law Report

California officials have updated the parameters of Proposition 65 to include cannabis smoke and THC as reproductive toxins that will require warning labels on all packaging.

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Utah picks companies, sites for medical cannabis ‘pharmacies’

Leafly

Utah health officials plan to award pharmacy licenses to 10 companies to dispense medical cannabis at 14 sites across the state, a major development in the program’s approaching launch. Utah’s medical cannabis program refers to dispensaries as “pharmacies,” emphasizing the program’s medical aspect. The chosen sites announced Friday by the Department of Health are largely […].

Hemp CBD Litigation in 2020: Prop 65

Greenspoon Marder Cannabis Law Group Blog

We hope we turn out to be wrong, but 2020 could be the year of litigation for hemp derived products, especially including FDA regulated CBD products and companies with California customers.

House Small Business Committee Moves Marijuana Bill Forward

NORML

As first reported by Politico, the House Small Business Committee is waiving jurisdiction over the Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment, and Expungement (MORE) Act ( HR 3884 ), making it the second House committee in the 116th Congress to advance legislation to end federal marijuana prohibition.

Utah Cannabis: State of the State

Canna Law Blog

As I wrote in a prior blog post , Utah’s cannabis market has special characteristics that you are unlikely to find in other states. This is due in large part to Utah’s hardworking, predominantly conservative, and compassionate culture.

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Is a cannabis cultivar the same as a strain?

Leafly

Is it a "strain" or a "cultivar?" Learn about weed terminology through the eyes of a grower and horticulturalist. The post Is a cannabis cultivar the same as a strain? appeared first on Leafly. Growing cultivation strains

Thailand launches full-time clinics dispensing cannabis oil – take notes, Canada

Cannabis Life Network

Thailand on Monday opened its first two full-time clinics dispensing cannabis oil for medical treatment, a step forward in the government’s policy of promoting the licensed use of cannabis products to relieve the symptoms of a range of ailments.

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Maine: Regulators Now Accepting Retail Marijuana Business Applications

NORML

State regulators have begun accepting applications from those wishing to open licensed retail cannabis facilities. Maine voters initially approved the legalization of adult-use cannabis sales in November 2016 by passing a statewide initiative, but lawmakers — led by former Republican Gov.

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Should Your Labels Include the Term “CBD”?

Canna Law Blog

A year ago, we discussed a shift in nomenclature for hemp-derived cannabidiol (“Hemp-CBD”) products. Many CBD companies have swapped the word “CBD” for the terms “hemp extract” and “full spectrum hemp” in hope of mitigating the risk of FDA and local enforcement actions.

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5 cannabis strains to be excited about in 2020

Leafly

With a fresh year underway, take a look at which cannabis strains may top the popularity charts in 2020. The post 5 cannabis strains to be excited about in 2020 appeared first on Leafly. Strains & products cannabis strains

Six Friendly Stranger Trademarked Retail Locations to Open in Ontario in Early 2020

Cannabis Life Network

TORONTO, Jan. 9, 2020 /CNW/ – Friendly Stranger Holdings Corp (“FSHC” or the “Company”) today announced that it has granted trademark licenses for the use of its trusted and recognized brand to six Ontario retail license holders.

South Dakota: Adult-Use Marijuana Initiative Certified for 2020 Ballot

NORML

A proposed measure legalizing and regulating the adult use and retail sale of marijuana in South Dakota has qualified for the 2020 ballot. The South Dakota Secretary of State’s Office acknowledged Monday that the proposed constitutional amendment will appear on the November ballot.

Cannabis Real Estate Leases Part 2: Lease Audits and Lease Abstracts

Canna Law Blog

In a cannabis business, like most other businesses, “location, location, location” means everything and dictates whether you have the optimal growing, manufacturing, processing, or retail location.

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South Dakota voters will face double-legalization ballot in November

Leafly

In a historic first, South Dakota residents will vote on adult-use and medical marijuana in separate measures. The post South Dakota voters will face double-legalization ballot in November appeared first on Leafly. Politics adult-use cannabis Election 2020 legalization medical cannabis south dakota

Muskoka Grown plans to open farm-gate store in the heart of Ontario cottage country

Cannabis Life Network

BRACEBRIDGE, ON, Jan.