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The Impact of COVID-19 on Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Program

MedicalJane

The Pennsylvania Department of Health announced in March that in light of the COVID-19 outbreak, it is taking steps to assist those who require access to medical marijuana. Under Gov.

Microdosing: The Secret To A New Cannabis Experience

The Fresh Toast

Microdosing: The Secret To A New Cannabis Experience. Medically speaking, microdosing means to consume a small amount of a substance, then gradually increase the dose in order to achieve a desired effect, such as pain relief.

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Endocannabinoids & Endocrine Disruptors

Project CBD

Do endocrine disruptors and other chemical pollutants wreak havoc by impairing the endocannabinoid system

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Cannabis banking reform included in latest Congressional COVID relief bill

Leafly

The SAFE Banking Act has been folded into the latest coronavirus relief measure. That's huge. The post Cannabis banking reform included in latest Congressional COVID relief bill appeared first on Leafly. Politics cannabis banking Congress COVID-19 SAFE Banking Act

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Project CBD

Pesticide synergists block CB1 receptor signaling & alter THC metabolism

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The World Trade Organization and Cannabis

Canna Law Blog

Last year, we helped a client take a hard look at an issue related to cannabis and the World Trade Organization (WTO). It was a fascinating project and WTO lawyers took preliminary interest in the issue.

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International Cannabis: Guidance for Companies Entering the U.S. Market, Part 1

Canna Law Blog

As I mentioned in a prior post (see here ), we have been fielding regular inquiries from international cannabis companies that want to engage with the U.S.

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Class Action Lawsuits Against Cannabis Companies Increase by 116%

Cannabis Life Network

Since legalization, many cannabis companies in Canada saw a rise in their stock price and interest from investors, but recent legal battles have slowed down the growth tremendously. In recent news, some of Canada’s biggest growers (cannabis companies) of cannabis have faced proposed U.S.

NORML Resource Guide: Engaging Effective Activism During the COVID-19 Pandemic

NORML

Even during these uncertain times, NORML’s mission remains the same. In fact, one can argue that our mission now is more important than ever before.

EU judgement says “France’s blanket ban on the marketing of all hemp-derived CBD products contradicts EU law on the free movement of goods”

Cannabis Law Report

The opinion, if followed by the top EU court, would set a binding precedent and have a significant impact on the CBD industry in Europe, … Read More. Cannabis Law News

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COVID-19 delays mandatory pesticide testing for Washington state recreational cannabis

Cannabis Law Report

MJ Biz reports on the slowdown of getting testing up and running in Washington State The coronavirus pandemic has scuttled government efforts in Washington state … Read More. COVID19: Cannabis, Hemp and CBD Updates

You Who Choose to Lead Must Follow Musings on Global Cannabis Policy

Cannabis Law Report

Should there be a uniform cannabis policy that trickles down to governments around the world? If there was, which organization would craft that policy and … Read More. Hoban Law Group

Study: Cannabis Might Prevent COVID-19 Infections

The Fresh Toast

Study: Cannabis Might Prevent COVID-19 Infections. New research into preventive measure and possible treatment to the novel coronavirus has yielded an unlikely candidate — cannabis. The post Study: Cannabis Might Prevent COVID-19 Infections appeared first on The Fresh Toast.

Municipalities Moving Away from Marijuana Testing for Employees

NORML

Municipal officials in various cities nationwide are moving away from policies requiring marijuana testing for public employees. In the city of Rochester, council members approved municipal legislation on Tuesday barring pre-employment marijuana testing for non-safety sensitive city employees.

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Rest in peace Joesy Whales, co-creator of cannabis strain Original Glue

Leafly

Original Glue co-creator Joesy "Don" Whales passed away last week, leaving behind a legendary strain in the cannabis world. The post Rest in peace Joesy Whales, co-creator of cannabis strain Original Glue appeared first on Leafly. Strains & products gorilla glue obituary original-glue

How Much Marijuana Is Too Much? An RN’s Perspective

Cannabis Cheri

America’s hysterical drug warriors’ denunciation of any cannabis consumption always cites the nonsense that THC concentrations are way higher today in comparison to cannabis 20 years ago. They do this not to just make taxpayers feel it is good that they are fleeced for $20 billion a year so they can say it with government authority, but to make cannabis consumers look like evil crazed stoners puffing away at cannabis so powerful that it kills your brain cells and drives you mad!!!!!

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Webinar: Leafwell & PotGuide Discuss The Impact of COVID-19 on Mental Health & Why Cannabis Can Help

Leafwell

Leafwell and PotGuide Are Hosting a Webinar on Medical Cannabis for Mental Health During the Coronavirus Pandemic – Join the Discussion on Facebook Here: [link] !

A Founder Looks at 50: Hunter S. Thompson – a Natural Ally

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.

Montana’s legalization campaign hits the streets, safely distanced

Leafly

Using masks, gloves, and a disposable pens, New Approach Montana has until June 19 to make the ballot. The post Montana’s legalization campaign hits the streets, safely distanced appeared first on Leafly.

Difference between marijuana and hashish?

Cannabis Life Network

Marijuana and hashish are commonly spoken as synonymous buddies (pun intended!) but are very different in nature. Let’s dive into what is marijuana and hashish are so you can get stoned the way you want to.

Marijuana Edibles: Everything You Need to Know

CannaMD

Florida’s medical marijuana community may soon have access to edible forms of cannabis. After more than three years of delays, a finalized version of the Medical Cannabis Edibles rules was posted to the Florida Administrative Code , with an effective administrative date of March 16, 2020.

NORML Remembers Mikel Weisser

NORML

NORML offers its condolences to the family and friends of Mikel Weisser. Longtime political activist Mikel Weisser, who served as State Director of the Arizona NORML , passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday after suffering a heart attack. He was 61 years old.

Netflix’s ‘Have a Good Trip’ takes a wild psychedelic ride

Leafly

Buy the ticket, enjoy the journey: Become one with the universe, or turn it into 'an opera of your nightmares.'. The post Netflix’s ‘Have a Good Trip’ takes a wild psychedelic ride appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle netflix psychedelics stoner movies

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Top 7 Canadian Cannabis brands to follow in 2020

Cannabis Life Network

Marijuana has been legalized in Canada for 2 years now, and these brands are setting new standards! Here are 7 Canadian Cannabis brands to follow in 2020.

The Weedmaps Subpoena: Has the Feds’ Interest in the Cannabis Industry Really Shifted?

Canna Law Blog

Last October , Weedmaps, the well-known platform providing cannabis consumers with information related to cannabis products, online ordering, retail store and product listings, and consumer education, received a subpoena from the U.S.

NORML Activist Spotlight: Tamara Netzel

NORML

Tamara Netzel was a middle school English teacher, an Army officer’s wife, and possibly the most cannabis naive individual you could have met.

Congress could save 10,000+ cannabis jobs with access to stimulus funds

Leafly

Leafly/NCR survey finds 85% of companies could save jobs if they weren't denied access to COVID-19 funds. The post Congress could save 10,000+ cannabis jobs with access to stimulus funds appeared first on Leafly. Industry Politics Cannabis Industry Congress COVID-19 economy federal stimulus program

Words From Henry Rollins On Legalization – Mrs. Nice Guy

Cannabis Chronicles

For some reason or another, when I was a child and I’d see Henry Rollins on the tv, it’d scare the s**t out of me. I don’t know why this happened, it could’ve been that maybe at the time his music scared me? Who knows, but it’s a fact that’s true and it can’t be unchanged. Aside from knowing that Henry Rollins is a musician and former lead singer of Black Flag, and that he’s been in a few random (Jack and the Chase) and bad ass (Bad Boys II and Heat), I don’t know that much about him.

Trial and Error: Cannabis and the Big Four Sports Leagues

Canna Law Blog

Anyone who knows me knows that I really enjoy sports of all kinds. I was a college soccer player and played competitive club soccer in Florida before that from the age of 7 onward (and I now play in an adult co-ed league in Los Angeles).

House COVID Package Includes Cannabis Banking Relief, But Not Small Business Support

NORML

House Leadership unveiled legislation today, the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act (aka the ‘‘HEROES Act”), to provide additional economic resources and support in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic.

Minnesota Legislators Introduce Cannabis Legalization Bill HF 4632

Cannabis Law Report

State lawmakers in Minnesota introduced a bill this week that would legalize the recreational use of marijuana by adults and establish a legal marijuana industry … Read More. Cannabis Law News