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Montana: Era of Adult-Use Marijuana Sales Begins

NORML

Legislation permitting licensed retailers to sell marijuana products to those ages 21 or older took effect on Saturday, January 1. The post Montana: Era of Adult-Use Marijuana Sales Begins appeared first on NORML. ACTIVISM

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Encouraging Cancer Research

Project CBD

New studies highlight therapeutic potential of cannabinoids for cancer, but clinical trials are lacking

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NSAID Alternatives for Pain and Inflammation

Leafwell

If you’ve ever experienced a headache, body pain, inflammation, or fever, there’s a good chance you’ve used a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), such as Ibuprofen, aspirin, or Aleve. While effective for short-term relief, these drugs carry severe long-term health risks.

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Is London really going to decriminalize cannabis?

Leafly

A story in The Telegraph said Mayor Sadiq Khan's plan would 'effectively decriminalize' weed. If only. The post Is London really going to decriminalize cannabis? appeared first on Leafly. Politics england London marijuana decriminalization United Kingdom

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. Join international cannabis and securities business attorney Jonathan Bench as he provides some pitfalls and best practices for companies & individuals looking to engage with the U.S. cannabis marketplace.

Colorado: Governor Issues Pardons to Over 1,300 Marijuana Offenders

NORML

“Tens of thousands of Americans unduly carry the burden and stigmatization of a past conviction for behavior that is no longer considered to be a crime.

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What is in a Cannabis Vape Cartridge?

Leafwell

Vape pens were in the news several times the last few years, and not always for good reason. From being heralded as the new, cleaner way to smoke to being reported as having unknown side effects that lead to injury, we’ve heard so many differing opinions about vape pens.

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Montana cannabis stores open to happy customers braving freezing temps

Leafly

Opening day drew lines of customers on a crisp winter morning, with many excited to exercise their new freedom. The post Montana cannabis stores open to happy customers braving freezing temps appeared first on Leafly.

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Longtime Cannabis Policy Expert Morgan Fox Hired to Oversee NORML’s Federal Advocacy Efforts

NORML

"I look forward to working closely with Congress and our allies to continue the efforts to end prohibition, repair the harms it has caused, and enact new policies centered on science, safety, and justice," Fox said.

U.S. Eagle FCU say they are USA’s first financial institution to Receive Certification to Serve cannabisBusinesses

Cannabis Law Report

Credit Union Times reports. State/Federal agencies accept the certification model as the compliance standard, as well as for applying risk-mitigating strategies. New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas said Monday that the $1.3 billion U.S.

How to Get a Louisiana Medical Marijuana Card in 2022

Leafwell

Are you interested in getting a Medical Marijuana Card in Louisiana? You’ve come to the right place. We hope this article acts as a valuable guide to help you understand the process of applying for your medical marijuana recommendation letter.

Pennsylvania Gov tells lawmakers to stop stalling legalization, but will it help?

Leafly

Wolf tweeted, "I just want to be sure we also include measures to restore justice to those who have been harmed by the War on Drugs.". The post Pennsylvania Gov tells lawmakers to stop stalling legalization, but will it help? appeared first on Leafly.

State Policy Update (1/7/2022)

NORML

Updates on filed and moving legislation over the last week. FLORIDA Legislation has been filed… The post State Policy Update (1/7/2022) appeared first on NORML. ACTIVISM decriminalization legalization medical cannabis medical marijuana TakeAction

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Nipping It In The Bud?…. Curaleaf settles 10 lawsuits over wellness drops tainted with THC

Cannabis Law Report

The Oregonian reports. One of nation’s largest marijuana companies has settled 10 lawsuits over wellness drops it sold in Oregon that were contaminated with a jumbo dose of THC , the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana.

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6 Best Strains to Help Combat Fatigue

Leafwell

You know the traditional stoner stereotype. Lazy and sleepy. While it’s true that some cannabis has this effect, not all marijuana strains are the same. Some strains can actually support your energy levels and ward off fatigue. How does one plant make you both tired and energized?

The top cannabis research studies of 2021

Leafly

As cannabis legalization spreads, so too has research, giving insight into the plant's potential, and overturning old beliefs about its harms. The post The top cannabis research studies of 2021 appeared first on Leafly. Science & tech

How static extracts solventless cannabis oil from vapour

Cannabis Life Network

Static electricity is a common subatomic force less frequented in cannabis extraction. Traditionally, there are charas and vital upgrades to the ancient art of dry sieving.

How long does it take to grow cannabis?

The Cannigma

Good weed comes to those who wait. But just how many months do you need to grow cannabis indoors? The average time for most indoor cannabis plants is roughly four months, but that could fluctuate depending on dozens of factors.

Does Cannabis Help or Hinder Sleep?

Leafwell

There has been a long and common association between cannabis and sleep. For thousands of years, cannabis has been used to treat a lack of sleep and insomnia. However, a recent study published in the journal Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine suggests otherwise.

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10 non-alcoholic drinks to help you through Dry January

Leafly

Participating in Dry January or trying to live California sober? These drinks will help you enjoy life without alcohol. The post 10 non-alcoholic drinks to help you through Dry January appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle alcohol Cali sober Dry January weed drinks

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NY: Gov. Hochul announces $200M for social equity cannabis businesses

Cannabis Law Report

New York will establish a $200 million fund to support social equity applicants seeking adult-use cannabis business licenses, Gov. Kathy Hochul announced Wednesday during her State of the State address in Albany.

Biblical Cannabis: Christianity and Weed

Cannabis Life Network

Christianity and weed — natural enemies or unusual bedfellows? Contrary to mainstream belief, cannabis has long enjoyed a place within religion and spirituality. The same goes for shamanic practices and the Rastafari religion, but what about Christianity?

Is CBD Legal in All 50 U.S. States?

Leafwell

Cannabidiol (CBD) is technically legal in the United States, Washington D.C., the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico. However, protections only extend to CBD cultivated from hemp plants and with a concentration of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) below 0.3%.

January’s Leafly HighLight is Peanut Butter Breath—Yum!

Leafly

Each month, Leafly highlights a trending strain you should know about —we call it Leafly HighLight. Savory, nutty, and great for riding out the Omicron wave on your couch with The Witcher, Peanut Butter Breath is the Leafly HighLight for January.

Mandatory Insurance Coverage for Medical Cannabis Now Expands to More than 50 million Colombians

Cannabis Law Report

Starting January 1st, 2022 , every insurance provider in Colombia , is now mandated to cover the costs of high and low THC medical cannabis prescriptions.

What to Do About the Worrisome Cannabis Vaping Trend Among Adolescents

Veriheal

According to a recent report published in JAMA Pediatrics , the number of adolescents who reported vaping cannabis within the previous 30 days has increased substantially since 2013—specifically, from 1.6% to 8.4%.

Can CBD Oil Treat Autism?

United Patients Group

With the steady rise in cases of autism and the apparent lack of conclusive treatment, there has been gravitation towards alternative forms of treatment. Cannabidiol, aka CBD, is a natural bioactive compound that has shown potential in the treatment of various ailments.

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Star signs and cannabis strains: January 2022 horoscopes

Leafly

What's in store for you in 2022? Check out your January 2022 horoscope and weed strain pairing to help it all fall into alignment. The post Star signs and cannabis strains: January 2022 horoscopes appeared first on Leafly. Strains & products blue dream dosidos Horoscopes strains

Irish mother faces prosecution for selling CBD products containing 0.2 pc THC – takes case to High Court

Cannabis Law Report

Mother of-two goes all the way to the High Court to fight Irish ban on THC after cops raid her shop and seize €1,500 worth of product.

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The Sky’s the Limit for the Cannabis Industry in 2022

Veriheal

After a strong 2021, all signs are pointing to an even bigger year for the cannabis industry in 2022. According to a report from Marijuana Business Daily, U.S. legal cannabis sales are predicted to surpass $30 billion in 2022.

Is Irradiation Treatment on Cannabis Too Good to be True?

Medicinal Genomics

Many growers are beginning to use irradiation techniques (e.g. x-ray, electron beam, gamma) that promise to eliminate microbes without compromising quality.