Sat.Jun 08, 2019 - Fri.Jun 14, 2019

Does CBD Help or Hinder Sleep?

Leafly

They say cannabis helps with sleep, but what if you'd rather not get high? Learn more about the differences between THC and CBD for sleep, with expert weigh-in on strains to try out. The post Does CBD Help or Hinder Sleep? appeared first on Leafly. Health Strains & Products cbd sleep

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5 CBD Secrets

Project CBD

Cannabidiol and CBD oil seem to be everywhere these days, despite the confusing legal status of this prolific compound. But how much do we actually know about CBD

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Study: Veterans Often Substitute Medical Cannabis for Alcohol, Prescription Drugs

NORML

Military veterans who participate in a state’s medical marijuana access program frequently report substituting cannabis for alcohol and other controlled substances, according to data published in The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse.

State says NM’s medical cannabis cards only for residents

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

The New Mexico Department of Public Health has made it clear—only New Mexico residents can enroll in the state’s Medical Cannabis Program.

Colorado Just Hit the $1 Billion Mark in Cannabis Tax Revenue

Leafly

It used to go to illegal cartels. Now that money funds new school buildings, community health services, and drug abuse programs. The post Colorado Just Hit the $1 Billion Mark in Cannabis Tax Revenue appeared first on Leafly. Politics Colorado taxes

Transfer of Cannabis Wealth

Cannabis Life Network

If Canadians felt strongly enough about the cannabis trade, legalization wouldn’t look as it currently does- like a large cannabis bud without a trace of trichomes.

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Does NM cannabis law extend to non-residents?

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

A recent expansion of qualifying conditions for medical cannabis through rule changes will likely result in a higher number of patients in New Mexico. But a law that goes into effect on Friday could also result in a new pool of patients—non-residents of New Mexico.

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Oregon Is About to OK Cannabis Exports. What’s Next?

Leafly

Oregon has too much cannabis. Other states don't have enough. A newly passed bill hopes to address the imbalance—and may lower prices for some consumers. The post Oregon Is About to OK Cannabis Exports. What’s Next? appeared first on Leafly.

Driving on Edibles – Opinion

Cannabis Life Network

I know a guy who said he was driving on edibles once but had to pull over and wait it out because he was getting too f *d up. Never have I driven so impaired that I’m a danger to myself or others. Most people don’t. Automobiles are like weapons. Used incorrectly, they can seriously hurt […].

Pennsylvania could cap prices on medical marijuana

NORML

Are you paying too much for medical marijuana? Millions of Americans are legally replacing pharmaceuticals with cannabis and the question of affordability has become critical. All of the state programs are independent and in various stages of maturity.

Press Release: GACC (The Global Alliance for Cannabis Commerce) Releases Cannabis Industry’s First Model U.S. Federal Legislation

Cannabis Law Report

Here’s the press release in full……… The Global Alliance for Cannabis Commerce (GACC) released the U.S. cannabis industry’s first comprehensive model federal legislation to legalize interstate and international medical and adult-use cannabis in the United States.

What It’s Like to Be a Parent Who Medicates With Cannabis

Leafly

Perception around cannabis is quickly evolving. Yet even in legalized areas, parents often aren’t included in the changing perceptions of cannabis. The post What It’s Like to Be a Parent Who Medicates With Cannabis appeared first on Leafly. Health relationships wellness

Emerging Market Opportunities That Will Empower and Catapult Growth In The Caribbean

Canna Newswire

Panel at this Year’s CANNAVAL Conference & Expo Announced: Noted Industry Names include Adam Dunn, Sierra Riddle, Michael West, Chris Cantella, and Roman Vyskocil.

Oregon: Governor Signs Law Prohibiting Landlords From Discriminating Against Medical Marijuana Patients

NORML

Democratic Gov. Kate Brown has signed legislation, Senate Bill 970 , prohibiting landlords from taking discriminatory action against those who either use medical cannabis or possess cannabis-related convictions.

Oregon House Passes Cannabis “export” Bill

Cannabis Law Report

“In a bi-partisan vote of 42-17 on Tuesday, the Oregon House passed an historic measure that will allow Oregon’s Governor to enter into agreements with other consenting states to allow for the legal export of cannabis between state markets. Governor Brown is expected to sign the bill.”

Hell’s Getting Chilly: Alabama & Mississippi Take Up Cannabis Reform

Leafly

Two of America's most cannaphobic states make first-step improvements, thanks to dedicated activists. The post Hell’s Getting Chilly: Alabama & Mississippi Take Up Cannabis Reform appeared first on Leafly. Politics alabama medical marijuana mississippi

Beleave Settles with BC Securities Commission over $7.5M stock scheme

Cannabis Life Network

Cincinnati: Council Members Vote to Eliminate Marijuana Possession Penalties

NORML

Members of the Cincinnati City Council have voted in favor of a municipal measure eliminating criminal and civil penalties for marijuana possession. The new local law takes effect on July 12.

How Does Kannapedia.net Help Prove Prior Art?

Medicinal Genomics

Kannapedia.net has several useful tools for cannabis breeders. This platform displays the relationships of the DNA sequences in cannabis plants (4Mb mini-Exome or 876Mb Whole Genome Shotgun), including a listing of the cultivars that are most similar and most dissimilar from the sequenced cultivar.

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New York Legalization Is Coming Down to the Wire

Leafly

So you're telling me there's a chance? Legalization in New York could hang on just two votes. Buckle up. The post New York Legalization Is Coming Down to the Wire appeared first on Leafly. Politics New York

Washington: June 12, 2019  Notice of Pre-proposal filings (CR-101), Rule Making (CR-102)

Cannabis Law Report

June 12, 2019 . Notice of Pre-proposal filings (CR-101), Rule Making (CR-102). The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board would like your input/attention on. proposed rules: 1. Chapter 312-35 Vapor Products. Notice to Stakeholders. CR-101 Filed as WSR 19-13-036 on June 12, 2019.

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Federal Employment Protections Demanded In Appropriations Bill

NORML

For the first time, the House Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government Appropriations has included language seeking to protect the employment of federal employees who consume cannabis in legal jurisdictions.

How to Retire on LP Stocks (Starting 5 Years Ago)

Cannabis Life Network

Imagine if you had $100,000 in 2014. You could have invested in LP stocks of one of Canada’s first public-trading cannabis companies. A company like Tweed or Aurora would have done just fine.

Should You Fear Pesticides on Your Cannabis?

Leafly

Pesticide' is the most serious buzzword in cannabis right now. However, not all pesticides are meant to be feared. This is why. The post Should You Fear Pesticides on Your Cannabis? appeared first on Leafly. Health pesticides

Raptors vs Warriors Game 5 – Kevin Durant Ruptured Achilles – How can he heal with Cannabis?

Puff Puff Post

History was made in such a bittersweet game – Raptors fans were cheering from Toronto, across Canada, and including Illinois! Warrior fans were excited for Kevin Durant’s return into the game, despite his recent injuries.

Studies: Medical Cannabis Enrollees Typically Reduce Their Use of Opioids

NORML

Patients diagnosed with chronic pain and other debilitating conditions typically reduce, or in some cases, eliminate their use of opioids following their enrollment in state-sanctioned medical cannabis access programs. Several peer-reviewed studies now document this trend.

Eswatini (aka Swaziland) Will Soon Introduce First Draft Of Cannabis Legislation Into Parliament

Cannabis Law Report

Cannabis Law Report has learnt that the following drafts for cannabis regulation and licensing expect to go to the Eswatini parliament chambers at the end of August or early September this year. The Eswatini government is looking to pass legislation similar to that of neighbouring kingdom Lesotho.

Arizona Just Made Cannabis Safer and Saved Every Patient $150

Leafly

The state's first medical marijuana law update in nine years cuts fees, adds testing, and expands rural access. The post Arizona Just Made Cannabis Safer and Saved Every Patient $150 appeared first on Leafly. Politics Arizona laws medical marijuana regulations

CBD Brand-leader Ignite Signs MMA Featherweight Legend Brian Ortega

Canna Newswire

LOS ANGELES – June 12, 2019 / Canna Newswire / – Ignite International, Ltd. has announced that the company has signed a deal with professional Mixed Martial Artist, Brian Ortega. Born and raised in the Harbor Area of Southern California, Brian has been fighting since he was 5 years old.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 6/14/19

NORML

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! The U.S. House of Representatives’ Small Business Committee will hold a hearing on Wednesday on the challenges and opportunities small businesses face in the cannabis industry.

Canadian Flight crews’ 28 -day ban on cannabis use reveals blatant alcohol double standard

Cannabis Life Network

Last week, Transport Canada unveiled a new policy aimed at cracking down on cannabis before taking to the skies. In an announcement made late last week, the public body stated that Canadian airline and flight crews will be forbidden from consuming cannabis in any form for at least twenty-eight days prior to reporting for duty. […].

Nevada Law Bars Most Employers From Rejecting Cannabis Consumers

Leafly

The law makes it unlawful for would-be employers in Nevada “to fail or refuse to hire” a prospective employee whose screening test results indicate the presence of marijuana. The post Nevada Law Bars Most Employers From Rejecting Cannabis Consumers appeared first on Leafly.

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South Australia: Court Gives Man Suspended Sentence Over His “Kronfectionary” Business

Cannabis Law Report

New Jersey Deserves Marijuana Justice

NORML

To join Chris and other New Jersey residents in calling for action on marijuana reform, attend NORML’s rally and lobby day in Trenton, NJ on Monday, June 10th. Click here for more information and to RSVP. A burning joint, pleasantly fragrant and wrapped in organic hemp paper, rests between my fingers. I am pondering the reality of war continuing against me for this choice. Like many, I bear scars.