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New Hampshire: Supporters Back Off Efforts to Adopt THC Potency Caps On Medical Cannabis Products, Impose Per Se Driving Limits

NORML

NORML's Deputy Director Paul Armentano submitted written testimony to the Committee opposing both provisions. The post New Hampshire: Supporters Back Off Efforts to Adopt THC Potency Caps On Medical Cannabis Products, Impose Per Se Driving Limits appeared first on NORML.

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Leafly Buzz: 12 hot strains to smoke in 2024

Leafly

Leafly Buzz’s premium weed strain roundup includes Cadillac Rainbow, Blue Lobster, and Pablo’s Revenge. (David Downs) The post Leafly Buzz: 12 hot strains to smoke in 2024 appeared first on Leafly.

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Federal Agency Submits Documents Recommending Rescheduling Cannabis

Veriheal

Although there have been rumors circulating for some time regarding the potential rescheduling of cannabis, it wasn’t confirmed until recently that this is becoming a genuine possibility. Fortunately, it may be happening sooner rather than later. Just last week, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released an official 252-page document outlining their reasoning for rescheduling cannabis to Schedule III under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA).

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California’s Cannabis Taxes Are a Disaster

Canna Law Blog

Cannabis regulation efforts are usually sold to voters or legislators with the express promise that a state will be able to milk the new industry for all it’s got through cannabis taxes. Don’t believe me? Well, look no further than California’s landmark Proposition 64 , also known as the Control, Regulate and Tax Adult Use of Marijuana Act.

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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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Lachie Love: Boy taking CBD oil and fish oil for terminal brain cancer defies odds as tumour shrinks

Medical Marijuana Program Connection

Lachie Love has been diagnosed with an inoperable and aggressive brain tumour. A schoolboy diagnosed with incurable brain cancer has defied the odds, with recent tests revealing the tumour in his brain stem has shrunk. Lachie Love was diagnosed with a highly aggressive brain tumour called diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma.

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UN Report: Drug Policies Should Protect Human Rights, Reduce Harm

Veriheal

The United Nations has decided to become a major player in the “War on Drugs, ” which has been going on for a couple of years now. This “War on Drugs” has impacted the lives of different people negatively and it acts against their fundamental human rights. Active research was carried out on the effects of these drug policies on society and the results, in these reports, have led the United Nations to consider a favorable revision of drug policies in order to protect human rights. 2023 World UN

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Is It Possible To Not Have Cannabinoid Receptors?

PrestoDoctor

The presence of cannabinoid receptors is well-documented and plays a crucial role in the body’s response to cannabinoids. However, is it possible for individuals to lack these receptors altogether? While these receptors are crucial for regulating pain, immune function, and mood, the possibility of individuals lacking cannabinoid receptors altogether raises intriguing questions.

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Best Strains of Medical Marijuana for Arthritis

MMJ Recs

Living with arthritis can be a daily battle against pain, inflammation, and stiffness. Traditional treatments may not always provide the desired relief, leading many individuals to explore alternative options like medical marijuana. As the legal landscape surrounding cannabis continues to evolve, an increasing number of arthritis patients are turning to this plant for potential relief.

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Review: Super Boof by Northern Heights

Illinois News Joint

While Super Boof has been around for a while now, 2023 was the real breakout year for the funny-named strain. Northern Heights by Oregonix included the cut as part of the labels first strain drops, and it immediately grabbed my attention. I stopped into nuEra Champaign and picked up an eighth to sample. Super Boof is an indica-learning hybrid cross of Black Cherry Punch and Tropicanna Cookies, originally created by California’s Blockhead.

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ANA Officially Recognizes Cannabis Nursing As A Specialty Practice

Veriheal

In a revolutionary development that reflects the ever-changing healthcare arena, cannabis nursing has earned official recognition as a specialized field in nursing. The American Nurses Association (ANA) , a prominent organization advocating for the interests of over 5 million nurses nationwide, has taken a remarkable step by officially acknowledging and endorsing this cutting-edge area of practice.

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Cannabis and Menopause: Alleviating Effects

PrestoDoctor

Menopause can be a challenging time for women, and many are looking for natural ways to manage their symptoms. Cannabis has been gaining popularity as a treatment option for a variety of conditions, including menopause. Recent studies have shown that cannabis can help alleviate some of the most common symptoms of menopause, including hot flashes, mood swings, and insomnia.

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1:1 CBD THC Product Benefits

CannaMD

The medical marijuana landscape is constantly evolving, with 1:1 CBD/THC products emerging as a notable advancement. Found often as tincture drops, these products offer a balanced mix of CBD (Cannabidiol) and THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol) to leverage the therapeutic benefits of both compounds. This balance is believed to create a harmonious effect, where CBD's calming properties moderate the psychoactive effects of THC.

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INLJ consistently offers promo codes for our readers

Illinois News Joint

One aspect we try to include in all our partnerships is a benefit for our readers and followers, including promo codes and discounts. We have been told we do not promote these enough, so here it goes. The following are discounts we are currently offering for services and products from our collaborators, partners, and advertisers. These are not all of the deals (check sidebar for more), which change and rotate throughout the year.

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Survey: Nearly One in Five Pediatric Cerebral Palsy Patients Use CBD

Veriheal

As the natural remedy of cannabis gains more widespread acceptance and products become increasingly available, its healing properties are slowly gaining acceptance into mainstream culture. A recent 2023 study published in the prestigious journal Orthopedics suggests cannabidiol (CBD) is becoming quite popular among families of children with cerebral palsy (CP) – indicating that nature’s plant may be doing some serious good for those who need it most.

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MLK Day: Cannabis and Civil Rights

Canna Law Blog

Last fall, I came across a memorable opinion piece by Steven King (paywalled), a guy who has written some 10 million words in his career. This particular piece was four short paragraphs, however. Seven sentences. It addressed mass shootings in the United States and it was uncharacteristically short because King concluded that the problem, though devastating, was unsolvable.

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Marijuana And Gut Health

The Fresh Toast

Marijuana And Gut Health It is key to a healthy body, especially for active people. So what about marijuana and gut health? The post Marijuana And Gut Health appeared first on The Fresh Toast.

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Review: Banana Splitz Vape by Bloom

Illinois News Joint

While I’ve had the opportunity to sample a couple vapes from the Bloom flavor lineup, brought to Illinois by Helios Labs and The 1937 Group , I’ve yet to sample the brand’s cannabis derived terpene infused Live line until now. I recently stopped into Parkway Dispensary and picked up a couple flavors, including Banana Splitz. The Bloom Banana Splitz Live Surf is a half-gram distillate vape infused with cannabis-derived terpenes.

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New Study Reveals Why Cannabis Gives Us The Munchies

Veriheal

It’s common knowledge that using cannabis can lead to hunger , so much so that this feeling has been dubbed the “munchies.” Although this phenomenon has been somewhat understood for several years, a new federally funded study published by Scientific Reports has uncovered exactly what leads to the rush of hunger that often comes with marijuana.

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The Bird Feminized Grow Report

Sensi Seeds

Our detailed grow report of The Bird Feminized, takes you through every stage from germination to final harvest. The plant had an exciting terpene profile, and we harvested an impressive yield of 98 grams of potent buds with THC content of 25.6%. Dive into the detailed chronicle of robust growth and flavour development. The post The Bird Feminized Grow Report appeared first on Sensi Seeds.

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Daring rescues as two cling to tree in Tongaat CBD

Medical Marijuana Program Connection

In a heart-stopping turn of events, the Tongaat CBD became a scene of drama. A river overflowed, trapping two in a tree and another clinging to a wall. Flood waters rose rapidly, creating a perilous situation. The unfolding crisis prompted an immediate response from emergency services, with IPSS Search and.

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HB4513 proposes 2-word change for R3 geographic jurisdictions

Illinois News Joint

Today, Representative Cyril Nichols introduced House Bill 4513 , which would add two words to the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act. HB4513 would add the words “or county” when describing the geographic jurisdictions in Illinois that include a Restore, Reinvest, and Renew Area. Currently, the law states, “Eight public officials of municipal jurisdictions in the State that include an R3 Area.

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Missouri Universities Launch Cannabis Courses for Industry Careers

Veriheal

As legal cannabis gains widespread traction, Missouri colleges prepare students for the promising future. Universities in Missouri are now offering cannabis courses for those seeking legal education. Embracing the Need for Cannabis Courses With the legalization of recreational marijuana in Missouri comes a rising demand for skilled professionals in cannabis-related fields.

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The Week in Weed: January 19, 2024

The Blunt Truth

Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana. This week, we note that HHS released the full text of its report on cannabis rescheduling. State attorneys general are in favor of said rescheduling. DC is cracking down on cannabis “gifting” stores. Virginia’s governor has no interest in setting up a retail market.

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Development application for major build-to-rent project in CBD

Medical Marijuana Program Connection

… the eastern end of the CBD, bringing more life, vibrancy and … activity into the CBD and surrounds. “In collaboration with … and amenity in the Perth CBD.” Source & references /Public … Original Author Link click here to read complete story.

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Dispensary Spotlight: Mystic Greenz Decatur (Harristown)

Illinois News Joint

Mystic Greenz Decatur is located at 5045 Indus Drive in Harristown, Illinois. The retail store opened July 28, 2023, and serves recreational consumers. Hours of operation are Monday to Saturday from 10 a.m.-9 p.m. and Sunday from 12-8 p.m. For a live recreational menu, visit here. Mystic Greenz Decatur can be reached by phone at 217-451-0057 or by email at tiffany@indus365.com.

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Oregon Considers Repealing Drug Decriminalization Act

Veriheal

In 2020, Oregon voters made history by passing Measure 110 and decriminalizing possession of personal amounts of illicit drugs like fentanyl, methamphetamine, and more. This measure passed with 58% of the vote. Since then, Oregon has implemented various harm reduction practices and accessible addiction treatment services. However, many Oregonians feel these initiatives haven’t been as effective as hoped.

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Get Your West Virginia Medical Marijuana Card

PrestoDoctor

In recent years, the acceptance and legalization of medical marijuana have been on the rise across the United States. West Virginia is no exception, as the state has also taken steps to provide patients with access to medical cannabis for various qualifying conditions. If you are a resident of West Virginia seeking relief through medical marijuana, obtaining a medical marijuana card is a crucial step.

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I tried Trip CBD drinks for Dry January and they cured my hangxiety

Medical Marijuana Program Connection

… , what even is a CBD drink? CBD drinks are everywhere and … Read more: In short, CBD drinks are infused with cannabidiol … more evidence to suggest that CBD drinks help you relax, … All the drinks contain premium CBD, together with specific active ingredients … Original.

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Review: Blueberry Gushers Vape by Bloom

Illinois News Joint

While distillate vape pens certainly have their compromises, there’s no doubt that they can be flavored to appeal to nearly anyone. Bloom plays to this strength by creating cannabis-inspired flavors that are easy to understand, even if they aren’t based on actual strains. I recently stopped into Parkway Dispensary and picked up Bloom’s Blueberry Gushers Live Surf Vape to review.

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Czech Republic Plans To Legalize Home Growing And Cannabis Social Clubs

Veriheal

The Czech Republic has recently been working on polishing a legislative plan that would allow citizens to cultivate marijuana plants or enjoy them recreationally in cannabis social clubs. They published the first official draft of this plan on January 10, outlining their intentions. As a member of the European Union (EU), they are barred from opening or allowing for a widespread cannabis market at this time.