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Pardons Are the First Step in Federal Cannabis Reform

NORML

This week, I received a Pardon Certificate for a marijuana offense from the President of the United States. The post Pardons Are the First Step in Federal Cannabis Reform appeared first on NORML.

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Researchers say cannabis may help treat Covid-19

Leafly

A growing body of research shows that cannabis can aid in prevention and mitigation of Covid symptoms. The post Researchers say cannabis may help treat Covid-19 appeared first on Leafly.

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Cannabis And Empathy, Marijuana Rescheduling, & WA’s Age Restrictions

Veriheal

A new study shows that marijuana use may make people more empathetic, concerns around cannabis rescheduling arise in the healthcare community, and Washington State is considering raising the cannabis purchase age to 25 for high-THC products. Here’s the latest in cannabis news you may have missed this week. Can Cannabis Make You More Understanding?

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Flushing Cannabis Plants: Guide for Optimal Yield and Aromas

Sensi Seeds

To eliminate excess salts and enhance the smoking experience, it is recommended to flush cannabis plants with plain water. We explain flushing for different growing mediums, how to optimise your watering practices, and more. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced grower, this guide provides essential information about flushing your cannabis plants.

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Where the Money Grows: Learning the Industry Trends in Medical Cannabis, Recreational Marijuana, Hemp, and Beyond

Speaker: Jonathan Bench, International Cannabis and Securities Business Attorney at Harris Bricken

The U.S. cannabis industry is still in its infancy, even though states began engaging with legalization in one form or another in the late 1990s. Today, many opportunities exist for individuals and businesses that want to engage in the industry. Some want to directly own licensed businesses, while others prefer to keep the industry at an arm’s length and merely profit from it.

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Washington: House Lawmakers Move To Lift Home Grow Ban, Reject Proposed THC Potency Limits

NORML

Despite having been one of the first two states to initially legalize the adult use marijuana market, Washington is one of only five legalization states that disallows home cultivation. The post Washington: House Lawmakers Move To Lift Home Grow Ban, Reject Proposed THC Potency Limits appeared first on NORML.

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Scientists Have Created A New Way To Test For Cannabis Use

Veriheal

Blood testing for tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) has been the standard for years. It’s not uncommon for police to use these to try and determine if someone was under the influence after a car accident, but these tests can’t accurately determine when someone last smoked. Regular cannabis consumers can have detectable THC levels in their blood for days or weeks after use, making this a shaky form of evidence that may unfairly convict someone who wasn’t high while driving.

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Cannabinoids and Glaucoma: Exploring the Science Behind Marijuana’s Effectiveness

LifeCannMD

In Florida, glaucoma is listed as a condition eligible for medical marijuana treatment. Cannabinoids and other compounds found in marijuana have been studied for their potential effects on glaucoma, a group of painful eye conditions that can lead to blindness. The primary reason most glaucoma patients seek medical marijuana treatment is because of lower intraocular pressure (IOP).

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Smoking Weed When Sick: What You Need to Know

Greencamp

Smoking weed when sick can have various implications on one’s health and well-being. It’s important to understand the risks, potential benefits, and considerations for medical conditions when using marijuana during illness. In this article, we. The post Smoking Weed When Sick: What You Need to Know appeared first on Greencamp.

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Spice things up with the Jealousy strain—February’s Leafly HighLight

Leafly

This super Gelato keeps it creamy and sweet for date night. The post Spice things up with the Jealousy strain—February’s Leafly HighLight appeared first on Leafly.

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FinCEN Reports on Cannabis Banking and the SAFER Act

Veriheal

The recent surge in the cannabis industry has brought many eyes to witness its potential to grow the American economy. Every day, hundreds and thousands of people walk into cannabis dispensaries in legal states to purchase cannabis. These purchases have contributed to a large growth in the cannabis economy. Many financial institutions seek to be a part of the cannabis banking movement.

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The Impact of Medical Marijuana on Quality of Life for Cancer Patients

LifeCannMD

Cancer is a qualifying condition in the State of Florida for Medical Marijuana treatment. Science has proven that the benefits of cannabis impacts the quality of life of cancer patients in many ways. Research specifically looking at the impact of medical marijuana on the quality of life for cancer patients has shown positive outcomes. Studies show that medical marijuana can help cancer patients with pain, nausea and vomiting, as well as appetite and weight loss.

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Edible Decarbed Weed: Can You Eat It?

Greencamp

Decarbing cannabis is a crucial step in the process of cannabis consumption. It involves heating the cannabis to activate its psychoactive properties. This article explores the decarbing process, its significance, and methods of decarbing weed. The post Edible Decarbed Weed: Can You Eat It? appeared first on Greencamp.

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Review: Blue Unicorn Poop Moonrock by Kaviar

Illinois News Joint

Almost a decade has passed since I first encountered moonrocks at a dispensary in Colorado. While I’ll admit to the novelty, I still find something incredibly charming about its over-the-top nature. Kaviar has recently dropped a new line of moonrocks in Illinois, so I headed to Star Buds Burbank and picked up a Blue Unicorn Poop sample to review. Blue Unicorn Poop is an indica-leaning hybrid cross of Blue Sherbet and Unicorn Poop.

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New Poll Finds That Military Members And Veterans Support Legal Cannabis

Veriheal

Although there have been many studies demonstrating the increasing support for federal cannabis legalization, there is a lack of research interviewing military members, veterans, and their families on this subject. A new study conducted and published by Ohio State University sought to change that. The survey polled 1,168 active duty members, former military vets, their family members, and non-military people on their opinions regarding cannabis, legalizing psychedelics, and cocaine and heroin.

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The Best Temperatures to Vape Marijuana

CannaMD

The article discusses the importance of temperature control in vaping marijuana, emphasizing how it impacts the vaping experience. It highlights that varying temperatures activate different combinations of cannabinoids and terpenes, affecting the flavor and effects of the cannabis. The article provides temperature ranges for terpenes and cannabinoids, outlining the benefits of vaping at different temperatures, such as low-temperature vaping for a gentle experience and high-temperature vaping for

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International Cannabis: Adams Lee, Vince Sliwoski on the Simply Trade Podcast

Canna Law Blog

Two of our international cannabis lawyers, Vince Sliwoski (business) and Adams Lee (international trade), recently joined the Simply Trade podcast for a lively discussion on the international cannabis trade. You can hear that free-ranging, informative conversation at either of the following links: Apple Podcasts Spotify As explained in the Simply Trade show notes: This episode explores the complex legal and regulatory landscape surrounding cannabis trade, with a focus on importing, exporting, an

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Review: Strawberry Daze Live Budder by Superflux

Illinois News Joint

When I sampled Strawberry Bubbles by The Botanist in October of last year, I wrote about the lack of strawberry flavors on the Illinois market. I’m happy to say that I’ve had the chance to sample more than a handful of strawberry-leaning products since, including today’s review, Strawberry Daze Live Budder by Superflux. I recently stopped into Nature’s Care Co. in Rolling Meadows and picked up a half gram to review.

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The Art of Relaxation- Incorporating Bubba Kush CBD Flower into Your Wellness Routine

Medical Marijuana Program Connection

… to know about Bubba Kush CBD flower varieties? Continue reading! … Benefits of Bubba Kush CBD Flower Relaxation and Stress … Sleep Quality: Bubba Kush CBD Flower can enhance the quality … Anti-Inflammatory Effects: The CBD flower from Bubba Kush lessens … Original Author Link click here to read.

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Texas Attorney General Sues Five State Cities Over Cannabis Decriminalization

Veriheal

The Texas Attorney General, Ken Paxton (R), is planning to sue five cities (Austin, San Marcos, Killeen, Elgin, and Denton) over their recent marijuana decriminalization policies. Each city passed cannabis decriminalization through voting over the last one to three years, despite marijuana still being an illegal substance in Texas. Paxton says that this “violates Texas laws concerning marijuana possession and distribution.” He also stated in a press release , “This unconstituti

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Attorney Insights on the Cannabis Industry 2024 | Ask Us Anything: The Webinar Replay

Canna Law Blog

For anyone who missed it last month, we have published a full recording and transcript of our webinar titled: “Attorney Insights on the Cannabis Industry 2024: Ask us Anything.” You can view the recording and transcript here. The webinar was well attended, and attorneys Vince Sliwoski, Griffen Thorne and Jesse Mondry answered a variety of questions, including on the following topics: Rescheduling cannabis from I – III 280E Reforms and potential reactions from the IRS Big Pharma, the

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Review: Orange Mojito by The Botanist

Illinois News Joint

While we love all types of effects and flavors of cannabis here at Illinois News Joint , we cannot deny the special place we have for energetic citrus-heavy strains. The Botanist caught my attention with its recently released Orange Mojito. Not only did the name promise a citrus-heavy profile, the genetics leaned toward the sativa side of the spectrum.

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Cocaine, marijuana, guns seized during bust in McDonough – WSB-TV Channel 2

Medical Marijuana Program Connection

HENRY COUNTY, Ga. — One person is facing drug and weapons charges after Henry County police and DEA agents served a search warrant in McDonough. On Friday, Jan. 19, the warrant was served at an apartment off Jonesboro Road. Police seized approximately 308 grams of suspected marijuana, five pounds and.

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Mother Of Boy Who Shot Teacher Sentenced To Prison Over Cannabis Use

Veriheal

In November 2023, a shocking story broke and ignited a nationwide discussion. Deja Taylor, a Virginia mom, instantly caught people’s attention across the web. Taylor’s young son, in a tragic turn of events, brought a handgun to his school and brutally shot his first-grade teacher , Abby Zwerner. This devastating incident started a conversation about gun safety and child welfare that spread like wildfire.

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FREE Cannabis Loans and Investments Webinar: February 28th

Canna Law Blog

Register Here Please join us for our latest cannabis business webinar, focused on “Cannabis Loans and Investments”. In 2024, a constellation of factors makes things very interesting for both cannabis industry investors and businesses: More states are open for business and investment than ever before In the macroeconomic environment, interest rates are high (especially compared to a few years back), but rates are projected to come down again Many cannabis businesses are struggling, but mari

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Review: Apple Fritter by Interstate 420

Illinois News Joint

I’ve sampled a few “standard bearer” strains across multiple producers, states, and markets. Lumpy’s Apple Fritter is one of those strains. I recently spotted the strain on the menu at nuEra Urbana from Interstate 420 , so I picked up an eighth to review. Apple Fritter is a hybrid cross of Sour Apple and Animal Cookies. This batch of flower tested at 0.384% THC, 21.28% THCa, and 21.664% total cannabinoids.

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2 arrested, drugs and guns seized in Taylor, Texas raid

Medical Marijuana Program Connection

In addition to the arrests, deputies seized roughly 46 pounds of marijuana – with each pound being valued between $1,200 and $2,000, 2 pounds of THC wax, 3 grams of cocaine, four handguns, magazines, ammunition, a cellphone, about $900 in cash and a vehicle from the location. They also rescued.

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Appeals of Classification of Cannabis Growing Real Property – Opportunity for Tax Savings

Dykema (Cannabis Law Blog)

In the month of February, Notices of Assessment for the 2024 tax year will be sent to taxpayers in the State of Michigan. The Notice of Assessment will include the Classification of your property in addition to the Assessed/State Equalized and Taxable Values. Licensed Medical or Adult-Use Marijuana Growers should pay particularly close attention to their Notices of Assessment, as they have an opportunity to pursue substantial property tax savings.

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UFC Fighters In California Advised To Stop Cannabis Use To Avoid Penalties

Veriheal

As of December 31, 2023, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) officially removed cannabis from its list of banned substances for fighters. This revolutionary move highlights the progress sports organizations are making in moving away from the stigma associated with cannabis–everything from the NFL performing CBD trials for athletes to the NBA beginning to allow players to partner with certain marijuana brands.

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This is my favorite strain. What’s yours?

Illinois News Joint

One of the questions I’ve been asked the most since founding Illinois News Joint is, “What is your favorite strain?” I’ve had a couple pat but true answers that basically avoid the question. One answer involved having favorite effects ( Work Sativa ) instead of a favorite strain, and the other answer was that I enjoy the most having a variety of strains at my disposal.

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NY lawsuit claims Cookies broke exclusive marijuana licensing deal

Medical Marijuana Program Connection

… partner of multistate marijuana company Cookies is suing … TRP, which operates retail marijuana dispensaries in 14 states, … first Cookies-branded retail marijuana stores in ‘new markets … first started issuing medical marijuana business licenses in 2015, … Original Author Link click here to read complete story.