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House Veterans Affairs Committee To Consider Marijuana Research Bill

NORML

The House Veterans Affairs Committee (HVAC) will conduct a legislative hearing on Wednesday, October 13th, which will include consideration of the bipartisan VA Cannabis Research Act of 2021, HR 2916.

9 Benefits of Cannabis Edibles

Leafwell

With all the marijuana gummy bears and cookies available now, it might seem like they’re a relatively new invention.

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Death Trap: Human Rights Abuses & Drug War Casualties at Riker's Island

Project CBD

Cannabis is now legal in New York City, but smoking it could be lethal if you’re black, poor and on parole

Survey: 60% of cannabis users want to get high with a grandparent

Leafly

According to a survey conducted by edibles company Azuca, the majority of respondents "believe cannabis is the future of pain management.". The post Survey: 60% of cannabis users want to get high with a grandparent appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle consumption health holidays surveys wellness

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.

Virginia: Officials Seal Over 64,000 Misdemeanor Marijuana Distribution Convictions

NORML

333,886 simple marijuana possession conviction records were previously sealed after the state enacted a measure in 2020 to decriminalize low-level marijuana possession offenses. The post Virginia: Officials Seal Over 64,000 Misdemeanor Marijuana Distribution Convictions appeared first on NORML.

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CBG ‘very helpful’ when treating medical conditions, first survey of its kind finds

The Cannigma

The majority of people who use the cannabinoid cannabigerol (CBG) for medical reasons find it to be helpful or very helpful in treating a variety of health conditions, according to the findings of a recent survey.

What is HHC?

Leafly

The latest hemp-derived cannabinoid has a lot of potential, but invites many questions, too. The post What is HHC? appeared first on Leafly. Cannabis 101 Strains & products cannabinoids Hemp hemp derived HHC

New NORML Report Highlights Concerns Regarding Sale of Unregulated Delta-8 THC, Similar Products

NORML

In a statement, Dr. Gieringer said: “Consumers are facing a bewildering array of new cannabis products, including novel agents such as Delta-8 THC. Many come from suspect, unregulated sources on the hemp market or contain new synthetic substances not found in nature.".

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CBG is safe, gets green light for clinical trials and therapy

Cannabis Life Network

Cannabigerol, known as CBG, is a minor cannabinoid that became popular after companies worked around new FDA regulations placed on cannabis producers. Even as a common name, CBG had yet to undergo the same tests and clinical trials as CBD to ensure high doses are safe.

What Are the Signs I’ve Taken Too Much Cannabis?

Leafwell

Is it possible to consume too much cannabis, and what happens if you do? The side effects of consuming too much marijuana range from mild to severe. Too much psychoactive tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is usually the culprit, especially for novice users or those consuming potent edibles.

Why do states allow legal weed but not homegrowing?

Leafly

Even in states that have legalized some form of weed, there remains a stigma on allowing individuals to grow a couple of plants for themselves. Learn about what's stopping them and the harsh penalties they impose. The post Why do states allow legal weed but not homegrowing? appeared first on Leafly.

Mind Medicine (Australia) International Summit on Psychedelic Therapies for Mental Illness 19 and 20 November 2021

Cannabis Law Report

Here’s all the details on their upcoming conference. It’s got some big hitters. International Summit on Psychedelic Therapies for Mental Illness. 19 and 20 November 2021. DAY 1: FRIDAY 19TH NOVEMBER. 8:45am – 9:15am (AEDT).

How Cannabis Changed Mike Tyson’s Life

Cannabis Life Network

Tyson Ranch broke ground in 2017 in the middle of the California desert. It was good timing. Proposition 64 had freshly legalized cannabis for recreational use in the state. When Tyson is being asked about his corporate vision or business savvy, he inevitably gets personal.

How Cannabis and CBD Can Help Insomnia

United Patients Group

Cannabis and Cannabidiol (CBD) along with a handful of other cannabinoids, can be used as natural remedies for combating insomnia. Positive research evidence has compelled increasingly more people to turn to cannabis and CBD for insomnia relief.

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How to make a budtending career a reality

Leafly

Budtending is a great way to get into the cannabis industry, but what's the best way to become a budtender? The post How to make a budtending career a reality appeared first on Leafly. Industry Lifestyle budtending cannabis jobs medical marijuana recreational marijuana

Sens. Booker and Warren have sent letter to DOJ requesting that cannabis be re-scheduled

Cannabis Law Report

So many letters have been sent to so many heads of govt departments over the last 24 months we’re surprised there isn’t a paper shortage ! Here’s the latest. Garland-descheduling-letter. Here’s the MJ Biz take. link]. Cannabis Law News

The Top Five CannaMoms For You To Follow

Cannabis Life Network

Cannabis legalization is quickly spreading across the globe, most recently in the United States. And while the cannabis industry creates new opportunities like holistic care and jobs, it’s also creating impact for one of the largest communities in the world — mothers.

How to make cannabis coffee

The Cannigma

Yield: 1-4 cups of coffee Prep time: Minutes if the infusion is already ready. If not, prep time should take 1-3 hours. For hundreds of years the plant has been cultivated in some of the most beautiful and remote backcountries of Asia, Africa, and the Americas.

Becoming Jasmine Mans: poet and founder of Buy Weed from Women

Leafly

Jasmine Mans founded Buy Weed from Women. She discusses life as a queer, Black woman honoring healing with Leafly. The post Becoming Jasmine Mans: poet and founder of Buy Weed from Women appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle #BuyBlack apparel LGBTQ lumen women in cannabis

Marijuana Moment Report: Head Of Federal Marijuana Farm’s Study Says Illegal Cannabis Seizures Have ‘Decreased Dramatically’ Amid Legalization Movement

Cannabis Law Report

Here’s the introduction to the piece. Authorities in Southern Oregon & the High Plains in California might argue differently ! MM write.

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How to make CBD infused bath bombs

Cannabis Life Network

You may be more familiar with taking CBD orally. However, with CBD products’ popularity, there’s a huge variety in products, including lotions and balms.

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Panama Set to Have Legal Medical Cannabis, But Hemp Bill Stalls

Canna Law Blog

Back in October 2019, Deputy Kayra Harding introduced a bill (Proyecto de Ley No. 323 ) to promote the development of the hemp industry in Panama. The bill would establish a licensing regime for hemp cultivation and processing. Hemp is defined as cannabis whose THC content does not exceed 1.5%

Where to find the best cannabis-infused food on Chicago’s South Side

Leafly

The city's South Side offers private dining clubs, pop-ups, and chef-hosted dinners with infused delights. The post Where to find the best cannabis-infused food on Chicago’s South Side appeared first on Leafly.

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Karma Koala Podcast: Monday 18 Oct: Heather Will Be Interviewing Wu Tang’s Ninth Prince On His New Rolling Papers Company !

Cannabis Law Report

Wu-Tang’s RZA, 9thPrince Launch 24k Gold Rolling Papers, Perfect For Your Fancy Joints. Wu-Tang Clan ‘s RZA and 9thPrince are expanding their footprint in the cannabis space through a partnership with shine Papers.

How toxic is a vape pen and how do lab tests find out

Cannabis Life Network

Vape injuries occurred in 2019 because of THC adulterated with tocopherols (a vitamin derivative.) To prevent some issues before market, a lab can test cannabis oil for certain contaminants to determine how toxic a vape pen is. But how does a lab quantify a stream of aerosolized vapor or smoke?

Handcrafted Cannabis Confections and White Glove Delivery? Meet LA’s Cloud 11

Veriheal

With the increase in cannabis legalization came an increased interest in cannabis edibles —which have quite a reputation. Edibles have come to be known as a different kind of cannabis experience in which the effects take a while to kick in but last for several hours.

Looking for hot new cannabis products? Ask a budtender!

Leafly

Budtenders are a wealth of product knowledge—what’s hot, what’s not, and what they keep in their stash box. The post Looking for hot new cannabis products? Ask a budtender! appeared first on Leafly. Canada adult-use cannabis budtenders Canadian cannabis retail stores strains and products

California – Clark Howell Update & Information On California Assembly Bill 141 – Excellent & Useful Read

Cannabis Law Report

On July 12, 2021, Governor Newsom signed California Assembly Bill 141, which consolidated the former three cannabis licensing authorities into a single Department of Cannabis Control (DCC).

A Quick Guide to Navigating Your Munchies

Cannabis Life Network

Ever felt a craving for fatty, sweet or salty food after a good toke or edible? Welcome to a classic case of the munchies. But have you ever wondered why we get the munchies after a good old-fashioned sesh? And, why do some smokers get paradoxically nauseated rather than hungry?

Does Cannabis Affect Our Speech? A New Study Weighs In

Veriheal

Exploratory research recently published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence found that cannabis consumption may be linked to subtle but long-lasting changes in speech.