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Questions You Can Ask Your Medical Marijuana Doctor

Leafwell

It can be difficult to talk to your primary care physician about medical cannabis. This is one of the many good reasons why seeing a doctor who specializes in medical marijuana (and is open to recommending it) is a good idea.

Is Marijuana the Next Antibiotic?

CannaMD

As legalization opens new pathways for cannabis research, studies continue to expand the growing list of marijuana’s medical benefits.

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Women With Menopause Now Turning To Cannabis For Treatment

The Fresh Toast

Women With Menopause Now Turning To Cannabis For Treatment. A new survey found women were turning to cannabis more than traditional menopause therapy, such as hormone treatment. The post Women With Menopause Now Turning To Cannabis For Treatment appeared first on The Fresh Toast.

Virginia: Legislation Bars Police from Using Marijuana Odor as a Pretext for a Search

NORML

The bills' language states, “no law-enforcement officer may lawfully search or seize any person, place, or thing solely on the basis of the odor of marijuana.". The post Virginia: Legislation Bars Police from Using Marijuana Odor as a Pretext for a Search appeared first on NORML.

What Are Flavonoids? The Unique Effects of Cannabis’s Flavors

Leafwell

Why Are the Flavonoids in Cannabis Important? We’ve written about the cannabinoids and terpenes in cannabis, but what about the taste? Does the flavor of cannabis contribute to its effects? The answer is simply, “Yes”.

Cannabis Science Retractions: Few & Far Between

Project CBD

Cannabis science article retractions are infrequent and few researchers are helds accountable for fraud

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Arizona: State’s Largest Newspaper Opines in Favor of Prop. 207: The Smart & Safe Arizona Act

NORML

Calling the criminalization of cannabis in Arizona “a historic wrong,” editors opined: "We need to. decriminalize marijuana use and put the responsibility back on individuals to choose wisely when it comes to low-grade substances such as marijuana and alcohol.".

What to Look For When Buying a Medical Marijuana Product

Leafwell

If there’s one question you can ask when it comes to choosing a medical marijuana product, it’s this: “Has it been tested for safety and cannabinoid-terpene content?”

ASA/PFC Submit Comments to USDA for the Establishment of a Domestic Hemp Program

Americans for Safe Access

The United States Department of Agriculture closed its comment period after requesting information on the establishment of a domestic hemp program.

Retail marijuana sales begin in Maine

Leafly

It's day one in Vacationland, and Leafly's got live coverage of Maine stores opening across the state. The post Retail marijuana sales begin in Maine appeared first on Leafly. Industry Maine retail marijuana sales

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Vermont Becomes Eleventh State to Legalize Adult-Use Marijuana Sales

NORML

"This is a victory for those who wish to disrupt the illicit marketplace and move forward with an above-ground, regulated cannabis marketplace.”. The post Vermont Becomes Eleventh State to Legalize Adult-Use Marijuana Sales appeared first on NORML. ACTIVISM legalization retail sales Scott Vermont

Best Cannabis Disorder Treatment: More Cannabis (Study)

CannaMD

Cannabis use disorder was coined in 2013, when the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) first classified the term. Since the beginning, there’s been plenty of debate around the legitimacy of the disorder.

Does Smoking Cannabis Affect Your Ability to Dream?

Cannabis Life Network

For most cannabis users, smoking weed allows them to fall asleep fast; Often unable to remember their dreams. So, does smoking cannabis affect your ability to dream? Think about it… if you are a regular smoker, can you recall any of your recent dreams?

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‘Follow your own light,’ Carlos Santana tells Leafly readers

Leafly

The Grammy-winning icon offers three new cannabis varieties in California stores this month. The post ‘Follow your own light,’ Carlos Santana tells Leafly readers appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle Science & tech Carlos Santana Music strains

South Dakota: Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Voices Support for Statewide Legalization Initiatives

NORML

"I did not advocate for legal marijuana while I served in the Senate but, like many other Americans, my viewpoint has vastly evolved in recent years.". The post South Dakota: Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Voices Support for Statewide Legalization Initiatives appeared first on NORML.

How Can Cannabis and CBD Help You Sleep Better?

Leafwell

Cannabis is renowned for its relaxing effects, and it is no surprise that many people use it to help them get to sleep. Yet, there are some people who find that some varieties and products have the opposite effect! This is usually due to two reasons: Individual differences in a person’s endocannabinoid system (ECS). The set of cannabinoids and terpenes being used, and in what dosage. Source. Health & Wellness

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The Pandemic Has Caused a Surge in Cannabis Use for Mental Health

Veriheal

COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2, Coronavirus… whichever name you choose to refer to the pandemic, has recently held many countries captive to its contagiousness.

Smell of cannabis alone isn’t cause for vehicle search, Pennsylvania court rules

Leafly

Courts in legal medical states are increasingly rejecting the "smell of marijuana" as probable cause to search a vehicle or person. The post Smell of cannabis alone isn’t cause for vehicle search, Pennsylvania court rules appeared first on Leafly.

NORML Provides Voter Resources for National Voter Education Week

NORML

This will be an exciting week of action, that will build voter confidence and empower them to become ambassadors of voting in their own communities. The post NORML Provides Voter Resources for National Voter Education Week appeared first on NORML.

5 Basic Cannabis Terms And Definitions Every Cannabis Lover Should Know

Cannabis Life Network

If you’re new to smoking or simply need a refresher, we’ve got you covered. Here’s 5 basic cannabis terms and definitions every cannabis lover should know. Cannabis Otherwise known as marijuana, cannabis is a psychoactive drug from the cannabis plant.

Oregon Cannabis: Here Comes Streamlined Licensing (!!)

Canna Law Blog

People have been complaining about Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) marijuana licensing bottlenecks for a long time. And rightfully so.

Why I feel guilty shopping at weed dispensaries

Leafly

Even in recreational states, it doesn't always feel like Black Lives Matter when you head to the dispensary. The post Why I feel guilty shopping at weed dispensaries appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle BLM dispensaries expungement legalization racism

NORML 2020 Conference: Celebrating 50 Years of Activism

NORML

Register now for the NORML 2020 Conference, streaming October 22-23 from 12-5PM EDT. The post NORML 2020 Conference: Celebrating 50 Years of Activism appeared first on NORML. Conference Activism advocacy certificate featured Marijuana Activism NORML Conference normltv virtual event

Friday Is The Date Set For SCOTUS Hearing Marvin Washington, et al. v. William P. Barr. 

Cannabis Law Report

SCOTUS Considers Cannabis Appeal Friday… Last month, Last Prisoner Project joined a coalition of advocacy organizations, scientists, and members of congress in supporting the petitioners’ writ … Read More. The post Friday Is The Date Set For SCOTUS Hearing Marvin Washington, et al.

Interactive Weed Wordsearch – Legendary Stoners

Cannabis Life Network

Get stoned and get ready! It’s a plant-based puzzle made for chronics! WHEN YOU FIND A WORD: Click on the first and last letter to cross it off the list! The post Interactive Weed Wordsearch – Legendary Stoners appeared first on Latest Cannabis News Today - Headlines, Videos & Stocks.

Weed rituals: a cross-cultural connection to calm

Leafly

Cannabis and meditation have an important part in many different cultures. Explore how we use calming weed rituals to connect with ourselves and, in the process, one another. The post Weed rituals: a cross-cultural connection to calm appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle endocannabinoid system health meditation yoga and cannabis

Mississippi: A guide to filling out your ballot this election

NORML

Here’s how it goes: first, you must fill in the bubble to “vote for approval of either.” Then, under the header “vote for one,” fill in the bubble in support of Measure No. The post Mississippi: A guide to filling out your ballot this election appeared first on NORML.

Why Has the Vote for the MORE Act Been Postponed Yet Again?

Veriheal

The Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment, and Expungement Act, commonly known as the MORE Act could change the landscape regarding cannabis in the United States.

Everything You Need to Know About CBD Oil

Otherside Farms

CBD or cannabidiol is extracted from the plant cannabis. You can read more about this on this site here. People mainly use this product for its therapeutic effects and other helpful benefits. CBD oil can help reduce inflammation, anxiety, and it can help in managing pain.

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Leafly’s guide to Missouri medical marijuana dispensary products

Leafly

Dispensaries are expected to open by mid-October. Here's what to bring, and what you'll find there. The post Leafly’s guide to Missouri medical marijuana dispensary products appeared first on Leafly. Industry dispensaries Kansas City medical cannabis medical marijuana medical marijuana dispensaries medical marijuana products missouri st. louis

New Jersey: #TurnthePage

NORML

Question 1 appears on the back of the ballot. So, as we turn the page on marijuana prohibition this November, please remember to (quite literally) turn the page on your mail-in ballot! The post New Jersey: #TurnthePage appeared first on NORML.