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Cannabinoids for Tinnitus?

Project CBD

Exploring a novel treatment for phantom sounds.

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7 trends coming to your cannabis from Spannabis

Leafly

More seeds, Zkittlez, live rosin, and dope collaborations. The post 7 trends coming to your cannabis from Spannabis appeared first on Leafly.

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Which States Are Voting on Psychedelics?

Veriheal

Alternative medicine is becoming more widely acknowledged and practiced than ever before, opening the door for therapies like psychedelics to enter the world of mainstream healthcare. One psychedelic that’s been getting a whole lot of attention lately is psilocybin , an active ingredient in mushroom species that are often called “magic mushrooms.

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How to think about cannabis and cardiac health

Leafly

Far more research needs to be done. The post How to think about cannabis and cardiac health appeared first on Leafly.

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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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Parkinson’s and Cannabis Benefits

United Patients Group

Introduction Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a chronic, progressive disease of the nervous system. It affects neurons in the brain that produce dopamine, leading to tremors and impaired movement. People with PD may experience a range of symptoms, including tremor (shaking), stiffness, slowness of movement and difficulty walking; these symptoms worsen over time.

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CBD for Tinnitus?

Project CBD

Exploring a novel treatment for phantom sounds.

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Leafly Buzz: 13 top cannabis strains of March

Leafly

Including Duck Sauce, Apple Butter, and Mitten Cake Batter. The post Leafly Buzz: 13 top cannabis strains of March appeared first on Leafly.

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Raphael Mechoulam, RIP

Cannabis Life Network

Raphael Mechoulam, the Israeli chemist who first isolated THC, died in his home. He was 92 years old. The American Friends of the Hebrew University confirmed his death. Mechoulam had been a professor at the university since 1966. Who Was Raphael Mechoulam? Raphael Mechoulam was an Israeli organic chemist and professor of Medicinal Chemistry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

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District of Columbia: Legislation Expanding Medical Cannabis Access Enacted Into Law

NORML

"Members of the DC City government continue to prioritize policies that both advance and protect the freedoms of responsible cannabis consumers. These policies include providing patients with convenient access to regulated medical cannabis products, prohibiting certain employers from discriminating against those who use cannabis while off the job, and providing legal relief to those with past, low-level marijuana convictions.

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Cannabinoids for Tinnitus?

Project CBD

Recently my wife returned from a night out with a ringing in one ear and significantly diminished hearing. It was a sure sign of injury caused by standing too close to a speaker. She was upset with herself for being so careless and concerned that the condition would persist. For the next couple days, she got extra sleep to aid recovery, and for good measure took an extra dose or two of CBD.

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How to make a weed budget

Leafly

It's easy to burn through your bud just like your paycheck. Here's how to ensure you have enough green, of all kinds, to go around. The post How to make a weed budget appeared first on Leafly.

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The Week in Weed: March 24, 2023

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 see action on a federal CBD bill. Kentucky advances a medical marijuana bill, while Kansas decides against. In other medical news, the DC Medical Cannabis Amendment Act went into effect. And finally, a marijuana company gives its employees a company holiday on 4/20.

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State Policy Weekly Update 3/22/2023

NORML

Highlights in: AZ, DE, IL, KS, KY, MA, MD, NH, NY, TX, VT, WA, and WV. The post State Policy Weekly Update 3/22/2023 appeared first on NORML.

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Article: Marijuana Taxes Keep Black Markets Thriving

Cannabis Law Report

Twenty‐​one states have legalized some amount of marijuana for recreational use, and sixteen more allow marijuana for medical use. Critics claim black markets remain despite legalization. This is true — because legalization has been accompanied by excessive taxation and regulation. California’s legal marijuana industry, for example, has a tough time competing with the black market.

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What Legal Cannabis May Look Like for Patients and Marijuana Users in Maryland

Peninsula Alternative Health

On November 8th, 2022, Maryland passed a new law legalizing recreational cannabis use for adults 21 and older, opening up a whole new industry for the state. Effective July of 2023, the new legislation aims to regulate medical and recreational cannabis as similarly as possible, holding them to the same standards. Here is a closer look at what legal cannabis may look like for patients and marijuana users in the state of Maryland.

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Can Endocannabinoids Help Curb Effects From Binge Drinking? Here’s What Science Says

Veriheal

Consuming alcohol heavily in young adulthood is associated with an increased likelihood of developing alcohol use disorder (AUD) , the most widespread substance-related disorder worldwide. Research has already shed light on the effects of individual differences like alcohol sensitivity and cardiovascular responses in predicting binge drinking behaviors and progression to AUD.

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Grow5 to host anniversary events

Illinois News Joint

Two Grow5 shops in Illinois are set to host Anniversary Party events. Grow5 Springfield is scheduled to host its event this weekend, while Grow5 Bradley is scheduled for late June. Grow5 Springfield event is set for Saturday, March 25. The Springfield retail store is located at 1508 East Sangamon Avenue. The Anniversary Party starts a noon and runs until 6 p.m.

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FL: COCAINE HEADED FOR PRISON FACILITY DISCOVERED FOLLOWING TRAFFIC STOP; TWO OUT OF MIAMI ARRESTED

Cannabis Law Report

A traffic stop for a seatbelt violation leads to the arrest of a pair out of Miami on drug charges. On Sunday morning, a Walton County Sheriff’s Deputy conducting traffic enforcement near Highway 90 and State Highway 285 pulled over a vehicle when he noticed the driver was not wearing a seatbelt.

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5 Tips for Incorporating Cannabis Into Your Daily Routine

United Patients Group

Cannabis is a plant that has been used for centuries for medicinal and recreational purposes. It is also known as marijuana, pot, weed, grass, or ganja. Cannabis is believed to have originated in Central Asia and is now grown in many parts of the world. The reason cannabis is so often used in many cultures is for two things: its THC and CBD. THC is the more popular of the two cannabinoids , as it is the active ingredient that causes the high we associate cannabis with.

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Nevada Approves Cannabis Consumption Lounges

Veriheal

At one time, there was a sign coming into Las Vegas that read, “Don’t gamble with marijuana.” In Nevada, possession equals 20 years, and sale equals life! Las Vegas has had a zero-tolerance policy for cannabis for decades. Today that sign is nothing more than a meaningless icon of the past. Recently, Judge Joe Hardy, a Clark County district judge, ruled that the Nevada Board of Pharmacy classification of cannabis as a Schedule I substance violated the State Constitution , sayin

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Aroma Grow to host several upcoming events

Illinois News Joint

Aroma Grow Store recently unveiled a jam-packed event lineup for 2023 that offers exciting chances to connect, learning opportunities, and good times. Aroma Grow Store is set to host Celebration of the Green Leaf, a private party for Aroma Grow customers. The event is scheduled for 7 p.m. April 20 at Aroma Grow Wheeling, located at 668 Wheeling Rd, Wheeling.

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Ten Ways Cannabis Can Revive a Depressed Economy

Cannabis Life Network

An economic winter is coming, but don’t worry; we’ve compiled ten ways cannabis can revive a depressed economy. When many people hear “cannabis,” they may think of it as a recreational activity or a medical necessity. And it is. But it’s more than that. So while politicians will inevitably announce “stimulus” and bailouts, the real solution will come from entrepreneurs in a free market.

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Are 504 Private Placement Security Offerings Allowed in Cannabis Businesses?

Canna Law Blog

We’ve written regularly about the plight of cannabis businesses not being able to secure traditional lending (and other financial services) from major, federally regulated institutions. In this post, we dive deeper into a promising federally regulated equity offering as an alternative funding means: Rule 504 under Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) Regulation D.

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Cannabis laws in Afghanistan

The Cannigma

Medical: illegal Recreational: illegal Afghanistan is widely known for its production of opium poppies , which is used to make illicit drugs like heroin. However, cannabis has also been cultivated in Afghanistan for centuries and is a commonly used drug in the country. Is cannabis legal in Afghanistan? The simple answer is no, cannabis is not legal in Afghanistan.

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Review: Hazelnut Cream Ounce by matter.

Illinois News Joint

In the first years of legalization in Illinois, ounces of premium flower were not to be found. In the second year, several half ounces and eventually ounces of popcorn buds appeared on dispensary menus. But 28g of premium flower from Illinois cultivators were few and far between, and the bulk buy often didn’t warrant enough of a discounted price for the purchase.

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Legalizing Psychedelics: California & the United States

Cannabis Life Network

California is one step closer to legalizing psychedelics. A State Senate committee approved a bill that legalizes possessing certain psychedelic substances. The bill looks to legalize the “possession, preparation, obtaining, transfer, as specified, or transportation” of small amounts of psilocybin, psilocin, DMT, ibogaine and mescaline for personal use.

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Minnesota Supreme Court Reverses Vape Liquid Conviction

Canna Law Blog

As Minnesota approaches the legalization of marijuana, the Minnesota Supreme Court has just ruled on a case we covered in September 2021. The case involves the difference between hemp and marijuana and a state prosecutor’s burden to prove what side of the line a leafy or liquid cannabis substance falls. As we explained two years ago, the ruling impacted manufacturers, processors, sellers, distributors, and consumers of any liquid form of Hemp/CBD.

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Twitter Breaks Ground as First Major Social Media Platform to Allow Cannabis Advertising

MaxQ Cannabis

Twitter recently announced that it would allow cannabis ads for B2B and B2C companies starting from February 15, 2023. This shift makes it the first major social media platform to do so and marks a significant turning point for the cannabis industry. The company eased its cannabis ads policy in specific U.S. states to provide more opportunities for […] The post Twitter Breaks Ground as First Major Social Media Platform to Allow Cannabis Advertising appeared first on MaxQ Technologies.

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Review: Panama MAC #5 by PTS

Illinois News Joint

Strains come, strains go. It is the nature of the dispensary menu. Sometimes, if you don’t take your chance on a cultivar, it can be months before the opportunity arises again. That’s exactly where I was with Panama MAC #5, which I first spotted in September of last year. When I picked up a batch of new Progressive Treatment Solutions samples from Consume Marion , I was excited to see Panama MAC #5 on the list.

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Japan is Poised to Legalize Medical Marijuana

Veriheal

The people of Japan, a country renowned for its sushi cuisine scene, iconic Mount Fuji, and eye-catching cherry blossom trees, may soon have access to legal medicinal marijuana for intractable diseases. On Tuesday, January 24, several legislative bills were unveiled by the Japanese government. One of the proposed bills would amend the Cannabis Control Law during the current 150-day Diet session, which launched on Monday, January 23.