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Cannabinoid Therapies: Mental Health Treatment is Going Holistic

Cannabis Life Network

The earliest written record of cannabis consumption dates back to 2727 B.C. and the mythological Chinese Emperor Shen Nung. In both its psychoactive and industrial forms, it has been utilized by cultures around the globe for centuries.

Using Cannabis For Pain Management

The Fresh Toast

Certain medicines found in marijuana have been shown to be remarkably effective at easing pain. Continue reading Using Cannabis For Pain Management at The Fresh Toast. Cannabis Medical Marijuana News RX acute pain cannabidiol CBD marijuana pain management THC

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Using Cannabis to Treat Cancer

Project CBD

How close are we to an approved cannabis therapy for cancer? Medical cannabis science pioneer Dr. Manuel Guzman discusses the successes and challenges towards acceptance in the medical community

Explaining the Science Behind MMJ And Joint Pain Relief

MMJ Recs

These days, most people in the United States are aware that Medical Marijuana, aka MMJ, can be used for pain relief – and more specifically, joint pain relief for conditions such as arthritis. But why does marijuana help joint pain? What’s the best strain of MMJ to use for this purpose?

CannTrust to Destroy Millions in Cannabis Products as it Struggles to Regain Compliance


Medical and recreational marijuana producer CannTrust is about to lose $77 million worth of inventory as it fights to stay afloat, according to Markets Insider. A classic example of what happens when you attempt to dupe Health Canada, CannTrust needs little introduction.

Here’s How Medical Marijuana Can Help ALS

The Fresh Toast

Hundreds of studies have looked into the benefits of THC and CBD on pain and overall health, and in the last decade alone, dozens have focused on the effect of cannabinoids on ALS. . Continue reading Here’s How Medical Marijuana Can Help ALS at The Fresh Toast.

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Cannabis May Enhance Cognition and Memory

In 2017, researcher Andreas Zimmer of the University of Bonn in Germany published his study titled Cannabis reverses aging process in the brain. The results of the study were published in Natural Medicine , a peer-reviewed medical journal.

Study: Marijuana Legalization is Not Associated With an Uptick in Violent Crime

The Joint Blog

According to a new study the legalization of marijuana including sales at the state level is not associated with any significant or long-term uptick in criminal activity.

Resources: Vaping Related Lung Injury

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CBD Lawsuit Reflects Trucker Termination for THC Tainted Drug Products

The Blunt Truth

The Western District of New York, in Horn v. Medical Mar ijuana, Inc., et al., issued an initial procedural order last week in a case where the plaintiff’s purchase and use of the defendant products resulted in a failed drug test that resulted in his employer terminating his employment. Horn v.

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NORML Canada Launches Post-Legalization Platform on One Year Anniversary of Marijuana Legalization


NORML Canada launches official Post-Legalization platform to focus advocacy efforts on reforming Canada’s legal Cannabis system.

Quebec’s ban on homegrow violates federal law according to courts


Justice Lavoie decided that provincial possession and cultivation bans fall under federal jurisdiction, not provincial. The post Quebec’s ban on homegrow violates federal law according to courts appeared first on Leafly. Canada Politics home grow politics quebec

ACLU Sues Pennsylvania County Over Medical Cannabis Policy

Cannabis Law Report

The Pennsylvania chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has filed a lawsuit against Lebanon County, alleging that the county’s policy of barring people on probation from using medical cannabis violates state law. The county announced in early September that as of Oct.

BREAKING NEWS: California Hemp Laws Get Revamped

Canna Law Blog

On October 12, 2019, Governor Newsom announced that he had signed SB-153 , a bill aimed at making significant changes to California’s hemp cultivation law.

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New Mexico: Governor’s Task Force Issues Adult-Use Marijuana Recommendations


A 23-member task force has issued explicit policy recommendations to Democratic Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham regarding the legalization and regulation of cannabis. The report proposes a regulatory framework governing the retail production, sale, and taxation of cannabis.

Jurors revolt, refuse to consider felony charges for cannabis


In New Orleans, jurors refused to try a man for possessing an ounce on Bourbon Street. You can too. The post Jurors revolt, refuse to consider felony charges for cannabis appeared first on Leafly.

Full Service Cannabis Law Firm Opens Its Doors In Arizona

Cannabis Law Report

Bianchi Brandt & Hale, a business law firm specializing in highly regulated environments, recently made its debut as the first group in Arizona with a full-service cannabis law practice. Co-founded and led by award-winning attorneys Laura A. Bianchi , Justin M. Brandt, and Jessica M.

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Pesticides: A retrospective

Cannabis Life Network

The arsenal of pesticides available to licensed producers in Canada constantly changes as Health Canada‘s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) adds or removes permitted sprays, so here is a comprehensive list that will be kept consistently up to date with those changes.

ChiWeed Directory of Marijuana Recreational Businesses

Otherside Farms

Good news to cannabis enthusiasts as Illinois becomes a legal market for marijuana come 2020 with the passing of House Bill 1438, the state of Illinois has moved to having legal recreational, adult-use cannabis.

Pesticide maker bans its own product due to cannabis stigma


There's no reason to ban Natria's pesticides—except for the company's own distaste for the cannabis industry. The post Pesticide maker bans its own product due to cannabis stigma appeared first on Leafly. Growing Industry growing news pesticides

Hemp-CBD Across State Lines: Louisiana

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.

CannTrust to destroy $77 million of plants and inventory

Cannabis Life Network

VAUGHAN, Ont. CannTrust Holdings Inc. says it will destroy $77 million worth of pot plants and inventory as part of its efforts to comply with regulations as authorized by Health Canada. The Vaughan, Ont.-based

The Other Ukraine Story: Rudy Giuliani’s Ukraine fixers indicted in US cannabis corruption scheme

Cannabis Law Report

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Area man mistreats cannabis plants in stolen van


A Delaware man is accused of driving a stolen van filled with uprooted and trashed cannabis plants—like, roots and all. The post Area man mistreats cannabis plants in stolen van appeared first on Leafly. Industry Politics cannabis legalization crime delaware

Grading the Presidential Candidates on Marijuana: Tulsi Gabbard

Canna Law Blog

Over the course of of eleven weeks, we recently ran a series of blog posts that take a close look at the Democratic Party candidates for President in 2020. We examined each candidate’s historic approach to marijuana law and policy, and we also canvassed their current respective stances on marijuana.

A year after pot legalization, lack of retail shops puts a damper on sales

Cannabis Life Network

TORONTO — The bohemian Toronto neighbourhood of Kensington Market has long been a hotspot for weed culture and home to pot lounge Hotbox Cafe, and yet — one year after the legalization of recreational cannabis in Canada — there still isn’t a single legal weed retailer here.

Two Democratic lawmakers introduce bill to legalize recreational marijuana in Pennsylvania

Cannabis Law Report

Amongst other things the Bill would allow. Adults 21 and older to possess, cultivate and purchase cannabis from licensed retailers.

Yukon’s first cannabis store to close on anniversary of legalization


Acting as a buffer between legalization and private retail in the province, government run Cannabis Yukon was only temporary. The post Yukon’s first cannabis store to close on anniversary of legalization appeared first on Leafly. Canada Industry government news retail retail stores

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California Cannabis Equity Programs are Getting a Boost From State and Private Sources

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B.C. school districts target vaping, call for increased regulation

Cannabis Life Network

KELOWNA, B.C. — A British Columbia school board says it has “serious concerns” about the risk of vaping and is asking all levels of government to take action.