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New lawsuit aims to force DEA to reschedule marijuana

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The DEA's five-part test to determine 'currently accepted medical use' is flawed, say the plaintiffs. The post New lawsuit aims to force DEA to reschedule marijuana appeared first on Leafly. Politics cannabis research Controlled Substances Act DEA medical marijuana rescheduling research Schedule I

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Cannabis consumption area future cloudy amid COVID-19

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

Amid a gradual relaxing of public health orders designed to slow the spread of COVID-19, consumers and business owners alike are navigating how to have a socially distanced meal, shopping trip and gym session.

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NORML Letter to NIDA: Prohibition Must Be Recognized as More Damaging than Marijuana Itself

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NORML leadership today sent an open letter to Nora D. Volkow, M.D., Director of the US National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), asking her to recognize the detrimental impact that racially-discriminatory marijuana law enforcement has had on the public health of communities of color.

Ultra-low cannabis dosing: When microdosing is still too much

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Is microdosing still too much weed for you? Check out why both researchers and consumers are looking into the benefits of ultra-low dosing. The post Ultra-low cannabis dosing: When microdosing is still too much appeared first on Leafly. Health dosing

A Cannabinoid Antagonist for Dying COVID Patients?

Project CBD

French scientists promote cannabinoid antagonist as a treatment for COVID -19

CDC Still Soliciting Comments Regarding Chronic Pain Management Solutions

NORML

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is still seeking public comments on how Americans with chronic pain are successfully treating their symptoms. The deadline to submit comments to the agency is Tuesday, June 16, 2020.

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An Anti-Climactic End to the First Cannabis Patent Litigation?

Canna Law Blog

Our last update on the first-ever cannabis patent case, United Cannabis Corporation (“UCANN”) v. Pure Hemp Collective, Inc. Pure Hemp”) was back in July 2019.

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A Founder Looks at 50: The Important Role of Medical Experts in Support of Legalization

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NORML Founder Keith Stroup. For NORML’s 50th anniversary, every Friday we will be posting a blog from NORML’s Founder Keith Stroup as he reflects back on a lifetime as America’s foremost marijuana smoker and legalization advocate.

Study Finds Over-the-Counter CBD Products Less Potent Than Advertised

The Joint Blog

According to a new study published by the Journal of Dietary Supplements , many cannabinoid (CBD)-infused products that are purchased over-the-counter contain far lower percentages of cannabidiol than advertised on the products’ labeling.

Rhode Island Court Upholds Termination of Medical Marijuana User for Refusing a Reasonable Suspicion Drug Test

The Blunt Truth

On May 29, 2020, the Rhode Island Supreme Court affirmed dismissal of an employee’s lawsuit against his former employer after it terminated him for refusing to submit to a reasonable suspicion drug test, even though his “bizarre” behavior could have been attributed to other causes.

Medical Marijuana And Epilepsy: All You Need To Know

MMJ Recs

Can medical marijuana treat epilepsy? This is an important question that needs to be thoroughly explored by any patient or carer of a person with epilepsy. Epilepsy is a serious medical condition that can be dangerous if not properly treated.

Market Report: CBD Industry Has Come a Long Way in Improving The Quality and Accuracy of its Products

Cannabis Law Report

Leafreport partnered with Las Vegas’ Canalysis Laboratories to put dozens of CBD products from various brands to the test. Our goal was simple: check if … Read More. Breaking News

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Study: Cannabinoids Are “Relevant to the Current and Future Practice of Clinical Gastroenterology”

The Joint Blog

According to a new study “cannabinoid mechanisms and pharmacology are relevant to the current and future practice of clinical gastroenterology.” ” The study was published in the journal Neurogastroenterology & Motility, and was published online by the U.S.

Indonesian Activists Rally For Medical Cannabis Rights

Cannabis Law Report

Interesting story in the Jakarta post. Any form of drug use is severely frowned upon in Indonesia as a matter of course and as many … Read More. Breaking News

State judge denies petition for medical cannabis use while on house arrest

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

A state district judge denied a petition asking the court to force Bernalillo County and its Metropolitan Detention Center to allow those on house arrest to use medical cannabis if they have a medical cannabis card.

Cancer And Medical Marijuana: A Patient’s Perspective

The Fresh Toast

Cancer And Medical Marijuana: A Patient’s Perspective. With states all over the U.S. legalizing medical marijuana, many more cancer patients are not hesitating to ask their care teams for the plant.

A Monumental May for Nevada NORML

NORML

Even in the continually uncertain world that Nevadans find themselves in, Nevada NORML is continuing to advocate for cannabis reform despite the strange corona-world of 2020.

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I’m a Generally Healthy Person. How Can Cannabis Help Me?

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Key Takeaways Did Dennis Peron have a point – is all marijuana use medical? Stress: the hidden killer How does cannabis help beat stress? Could Cannabis Be a Preventative Medication? 10 Ways It Could Be Could recreational cannabis users be self-medicating?

New Study Shows Cannabis Use May Be Responsible For Improved Health And Quality of Life

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How to prepare for your first psychedelic mushroom trip

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New to psychedelics? We talked to the pros at Zendo and tapped into psychedelic culture for tips on how to prepare for your trip. The post How to prepare for your first psychedelic mushroom trip appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle psychedelics

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A Founder Looks at 50: The Important Role of Medical Experts in Support of Legalization

NORML

When I started NORML in late 1970 I realized that our movement would need the support of some courageous doctors and other health experts to overcome the widely-held perception that existed at that time that marijuana must remain a crime to protect the public health.

8 Questions for a budtender working during COVID-19

Cannabis Life Network

What was life like for a budtender working during COVID-19? Cannabis businesses were deemed essential during the pandemic and rightly so. Still, because of the situation, a number of places have had to close their doors.

FREE Retail CBD Webinar Series: June 9, 16 and 23

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REGISTER HERE to attend the FREE CBD webinar series! How can hemp-derived products help you safeguard and grow your business? Join Harris Bricken’s hemp/ CBD attorneys as they speak at the following FREE webinars hosted by The Daily Dose. When you register, you register for all three free webinars.

If cannabis is legal, why is Michael Thompson serving 40 years in prison?

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The Michigan man, 69, sold three pounds of weed in 1994. It's time for Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to set him free. The post If cannabis is legal, why is Michael Thompson serving 40 years in prison? appeared first on Leafly.

A Founder Looks at 50: The Important Role of Medical Experts in Support of Legalization

NORML

NORML Founder Keith Stroup. For NORML’s 50th anniversary, every Friday we will be posting a blog from NORML’s Founder Keith Stroup as he reflects back on a lifetime as America’s foremost marijuana smoker and legalization advocate.

7 websites to get Hemp oil delivery to your door

Cannabis Life Network

Finding good hemp oil in 2020 is almost as hard as finding a good gluten-free, vegan pizza. Fear no more, CLN is here to help you know about popular websites for hemp oil delivery. Here is what you need to know about hemp oil, especially if you’re someone who needs it.

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Media Report Says Cannabis Industry Generates 150M Tons of Waste Annually

Cannabis Law Report

California’s Spectrum News 1 report… It is no secret that cannabis is a growing industry, but along with it comes tons and tons of waste.… … Read More. Breaking News

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Why is it so hard for medical cannabis patients to get high?

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Common among medical cannabis users is the feeling of not being able to get high despite consuming all the time. The good news: cannabis can still provide symptom relief. The post Why is it so hard for medical cannabis patients to get high? appeared first on Leafly.

A Monumental May for Nevada NORML

NORML

Even in the continually uncertain world that Nevadans find themselves in, Nevada NORML is continuing to advocate for cannabis reform despite the strange corona-world of 2020. The post A Monumental May for Nevada NORML appeared first on NORML.

Shoulder Pains From Shooting Pool: What Are The Remedies?

Cannabis Life Network

A lot of people love playing billiards and consider a safer sport for many out there. However, there’s more than just shooting pool, studies have shown that it has some health benefits. Much like any other sports, billiards helps build focus.

Navajo Nation Justice Department sues tribal member, businesses over hemp production sites

Cannabis Law Report

The Farmington Daily Times reports The Navajo Nation Department of Justice is suing Shiprock resident Dineh Benally and two businesses, alleging they are growing and … Read More. Cannabis Law News