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Virginia: Oversight Committee Urges Lawmakers to Expedite Launch of Retail Cannabis Sales

NORML

“Virginians 21 and older ought to have access at the already-operational dispensaries sooner rather than later, and they have been very clear in their demands to move earlier the date of sales," said Jenn Michelle Pedini, NORML's Development Director and the Executive Director of Virginia NORML.

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5 Things You Need to Know When Traveling as a Medical Cannabis Patient

Americans for Safe Access

Are you allowed to travel with medical cannabis? Can you cross state lines with medical cannabis? Can you bring cannabis on a plane or train? What about a bus? While in another state, what are the rules to purchase it legally?

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UK Epileptic Children Denied Cannabis Prescriptions

Project CBD

Abandoned to their fate, desperately ill epileptic children can’t access life-saving cannabis treatments

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The Truth About Smoking Marijuana and Lung Health

Cannabis Cheri

One of the major objections to the medicinal use of marijuana is the use of smoking as a delivery system. Based on the fact that smoking tobacco causes deterioration of lung function, these detractors intone that smoking marijuana is just as harmful.

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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. 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.

Missouri: St.Louis Lawmakers Repeal Local Marijuana Possession Laws

NORML

Under the newly signed law, the possession of personal use quantities of cannabis by adults will no longer be subject to civil penalties. Furthermore, police may no longer cite the odor of cannabis as justification for engaging in a warrantless search.

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Free Speech Under Attack in Czech Cannabis Crackdown

Project CBD

Czech Editor convicted of promoting cannabis cultivation and THC -induced “toxicomania,” could face jail time

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Who invented bubble hash? A secret technique from a UN scientist’s son?

Cannabis Life Network

Hash has been with human beings for thousands of years, acknowledged in the Ayurvedic tradition. And yet, modern cannabis concentrates revolutionized the idea of hash less than a half-century ago. The former owner of the Holland Seed Bank, the late Nevil Shoenmakers, carved out a historical legacy.

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Government-Funded Study Shows Unprecedented Decline in Marijuana Use By Young People

NORML

Specifically, the data identified a 38 percent year-over-year reduction in self-reported marijuana use among eight graders, a 38 percent decline among 10th graders, and a 13 percent decrease among 12th graders.

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Can Oakland save its cannabis companies, or will crime destroy the industry?

Leafly

Relentless burglaries, high taxes drive legal pot biz out of its birthplace. The post Can Oakland save its cannabis companies, or will crime destroy the industry? appeared first on Leafly. Industry adult use cannabis California crime Oakland taxes

Not ready to come down? How to make your high last longer

The Cannigma

Getting the most from a daily dose of medical cannabis is top of mind for many patients, especially those treating chronic conditions. A longer-lasting high translates into less time spent dosing, substantial cost savings, and most importantly, more effective treatment.

Malta and Thailand legalize recreational cannabis

Cannabis Life Network

The attitude towards recreational cannabis use is changing all over the world. This past week, Malta legalized recreational cannabis. Thailand did the same thing a little over a week ago.

Baltimore: City Officials Move to Abolish Pre-Employment Drug Screens for Many Public Employees

NORML

Baltimore's mayor, Brandon M. Scott, said: "[O]utdated and costly pre-employment drug and alcohol screenings only served to block qualified and passionate residents from obtaining employment with the City.

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Is your drug a psychedelic, a dissociative, or an empathogen?

Leafly

Ketamine affects the brain differently than ecstasy or psilocybin. The answer lies in each drug's chemical structure. The post Is your drug a psychedelic, a dissociative, or an empathogen? appeared first on Leafly.

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What is HHC and how does it affect the body?

The Cannigma

Hexahydrocannabinol (HHC), which was patented in the late 1940s as a “therapeutic substance having marihuana activity,” is a cannabinoid that’s growing in popularity and availability.

Cannabis Around the World: the History and Culture of Ganja in Jamaica

Cannabis Life Network

Jamaica is known internationally for its associations with cannabis. Yet, most people still have a muddled view of the history and culture of ganja in Jamaica. Stumbling into sensationalism and exoticization when talking about cannabis cultures worldwide is easy.

Tell Us What You Think – Take the NORML Survey

NORML

Please take time today to let us know how we are doing and to let us know what you think we should be doing to end America's war on marijuana consumers. The post Tell Us What You Think – Take the NORML Survey appeared first on NORML. ACTIVISM membership NORML survey

Puffco.com shuts down due to Post Office vape ban

Leafly

The maker of the popular Puffco Peak e-rig may have to find a new way to reach consumers. The post Puffco.com shuts down due to Post Office vape ban appeared first on Leafly. Industry online shopping Puffco US Postal Service Vaping

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Cannabis, Employment & Insurance, “Musta v. Mendota Heights Dental Center,” Makes It To SCOTUS

Cannabis Law Report

Musta v. Mendota Heights Dental Center , arises out of a dispute over whether the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) pre-empts a Minnesota state law requiring employers to reimburse workers for the cost of medical marijuana to treat a work-related injury. Marijuana Moment report… The U.S.

Psychedelics in magic mushrooms and 6 hallucinogens beyond psilocybin

Cannabis Life Network

Psilocybe and inocybe mushrooms are a treasure cove of opportunity to clinicians, patients, and chemists. Psilocybin, the centrepiece of psychedelic mushroom literature, shares characteristics with a larger family of molecules.

NM judge rules patient cannabis purchase limits consistent with state law

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

A New Mexico state judge ruled on Thursday that medical cannabis patients cannot purchase the same amount as non-patients when recreational-use sales begin.

Upcycled gift ideas for the cannabis lover in your life

Leafly

Weed lovers rejoice! We've made a list of DIY upcycled gift ideas you can make easily at home, without breaking the bank. The post Upcycled gift ideas for the cannabis lover in your life appeared first on Leafly. Canada Lifestyle DIY gift guide holidays recycling weed

St Louis Mayor Signs Into Law Bill To Decriminalize Cannabis Possession & Cultivation

Cannabis Law Report

The mayor of St. Louis on Monday signed a bill to decriminalize marijuana possession and cultivation for adults, a local reform that comes as efforts to legalize cannabis statewide in Missouri are also gaining momentum. The St.

What is CBN in Cannabis, and how does it differ from CBD?

Cannabis Life Network

As a reader who has some background knowledge on hundreds of cannabis constituents’ cannabinoids, CBD or Cannabidiol might be an all too familiar term. But it is relatively rare to find people who are equally aware of another vital cannabis constituent compound: CBN or cannabinol.

A Patient’s Guide to CBD and Drug Interactions

Healer

Studies have shown CBD to be a safe substance, but as with any new drug, you must make sure it doesn’t negatively interact with other medications. By Dr. Dustin Sulak. November 5, 2021. Originally published on University Health News.

These brands focus on women, weed, and smashing stoner stigma

Leafly

Female-led brands are blazing a trail in the cannabis industry and improving the overall weed experience for women. The post These brands focus on women, weed, and smashing stoner stigma appeared first on Leafly. Canada Lifestyle accessories Culture lifestyle products Women

Janna Champagne, RN – Autism Expert discusses Cannabis, CBD and Autism

United Patients Group

Janna Champagne, RN – Autism Expert discusses Cannabis, CBD and Autism. Hi, John Malanca here with United Patients Group. The topic of autism is becoming a regular discussion not only in the cannabis world but also in mainstream media here in the US and globally. What is the cause?

Manzuri Law – Their Top 10 of 2021 – Cannabis Law News and Soft Predictions for 2022

Cannabis Law Report

This is how Manzuri saw 2021 through the prism of California & Cannabis. What a year! Though it wasn’t quite THE year we may have hoped for in cannabis news (hello, federal legalization?!), it’s what we got.

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Does New York Accept Out-of-State MMJ Cards?

MMJ Recs

Today, we’re here to tell you all you need to know about New York State medical marijuana laws, including whether New York accepts out-of-state MMJ cards. Let’s dive in! Can You Buy From A Dispensary With An Out-Of-State MMJ Card?

7 last-minute weed gift ideas for the holidays and more

Leafly

Looking for a last minute weed gift? Leafly has your back with gifts for the special stoner in your life, even if you're a little late.???. The post 7 last-minute weed gift ideas for the holidays and more appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle dispensaries DIY edibles gift guide holidays shop small

A Moral COMPASS to Treat Mental Health Disorders Using the Magic of Psilocybin

NewsMunchies

In the largest clinical trial to date, a new study conducted by the UK-based pharmaceutical company Compass Pathways shows that psilocybin or “magic” mushrooms can safely relieve depression.