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THC and Total THC explained, Compliance labelling

Cannabis Life Network

We previously explored how cannabinoid content is displayed on cannabis labels in some Canadian provinces, such as BC. Whether those quantities are given as a percentage or in milligrams per gram, two different values of THC and CBD can be strangely advertised.

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California Cannabis Litigation in 2021 – Back to Discovery

HarrisBricken

Back in June, I wrote this post about the nearly stalled status of litigation since the pandemic began.

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Mixing CBD Oil With Alcohol: Is It A Good Idea?

The Joint Blog

With the growing popularity of CBD, it seems that companies are adding this unique compound to every product imaginable these days. While you might have heard about edibles, vape juices and tinctures infused with CBD oil, now it seems that CBD products seep into the beverage sector as well.

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Study: Marijuana Use Not Associated with Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

NORML

"Our study found that there is no link to marijuana use and an increase in cardiovascular disease. Furthermore, there may be a link between marijuana use and lowered risk of cardiovascular disease.".

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.

Dry January and Cannabis: Can Weed Help?

Leafwell

Many people make resolutions to drink less (or not at all) over the new year, but this doesn’t always happen. To help people stick to their resolutions, even if it’s only for a little while, campaigns like Dry January and Stoptober have been implemented in many countries across the world.

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The top cannabis research studies of 2020

Leafly

Cannabis research slowed down in 2020 due to COVID-19, but some great studies still came out showing off the amazing benefits of the plant. The post The top cannabis research studies of 2020 appeared first on Leafly. Science & tech

Illinois: Governor Vacates Half a Million Past Marijuana Convictions

NORML

“Statewide, Illinoisans hold hundreds of thousands of low-level cannabis-related records, a burden disproportionately shouldered by communities of color.”. The post Illinois: Governor Vacates Half a Million Past Marijuana Convictions appeared first on NORML. Expungement expungement Illinois pardons

New Year New Products: Best Cannabis Products of 2021

Leafwell

The year 2021 holds many mysteries of what’s to come, in politics, in global health, in Taylor Swift’s ever-expanding canon of self-exploration. New weed products to look forward to in 2021, however, can be predicted with certainty and delight.

Hemp-CBD Legislation: Will Congress Boost the Hemp Total THC limit to 1%?

HarrisBricken

As reported by Hemp Grower magazine, Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky introduced legislation on December 15 that would amend the definition of hemp from.3% THC to 1% THC.

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Illinois officials say they’ve expunged 500,000 cannabis convictions

Leafly

Pritzker pardoned 9,210 low-level marijuana convictions. Illinois police erased 492,000 others. The post Illinois officials say they’ve expunged 500,000 cannabis convictions appeared first on Leafly. Politics criminal justice expungement illinois J.B.

Likely Senate Power Shift and What It Means for the Prospects of Marijuana Policy Reform, NORML Responds

NORML

Senator Schumer's ascension to Majority Leader will mark the first time in US history that the upper chamber is led by a Senator who is openly calling for cannabis legalization.

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How to Talk to Your Child’s Teacher About Medical Marijuana

Leafwell

Being a parent is hard enough. Throw in having a child with special needs or a health condition of any kind and you’ve doubled or even tripled that difficulty level. For many parents, the idea of putting their child on dozens of medications is not ideal.

FREE Webinar – Mexico in Cannabis

HarrisBricken

Register HERE ! Mexico will soon be the largest country in the world to legalize cannabis and now is the time to start preparing for that.

Leafly Buzz: 8 cannabis cultivars trending up in 2021

Leafly

The hot strains of the New Year include: Gelonade, Gushers, and Ice Cream Cake. The post Leafly Buzz: 8 cannabis cultivars trending up in 2021 appeared first on Leafly.

California: No Uptick in Frequency of Marijuana Use by Young Adults Following Adult-Use Legalization

NORML

“In examining marijuana use before and after legalization of recreational sales in California, we found that frequency of use did not change significantly overall, including following legalization.”.

The Future of Medical Cannabis Post Pandemic Is Healthy and Sexy

Leafwell

Over the past year, we’ve seen Covid-19 impact almost every industry in a negative way. But what about medical marijuana?

Cooking With Cannabis 101 – CBD Strawberry & Cream Cheese Scones

Cannabis Life Network

It’s our first segment of the Cooking With Cannabis 101 series in the new year so why not start with some delicious CBD Strawberry & Cream Cheese Scones. For this recipe you’ll need to know how to make cannabis butter, a tutorial can be found here.

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Jay-Z’s Monogram makes its debut

Leafly

Jay Z officially has his hands in cannabis with the release of Monogram and the cannabis brand's first line of products. The post Jay-Z’s Monogram makes its debut appeared first on Leafly. Industry Strains & products brands Culture hip hop Music social justice

Weekly Legislative Roundup 1/8/21

NORML

Welcome to the first Weekly Legislative Roundup of 2021, on the NORML blog every Friday! The post Weekly Legislative Roundup 1/8/21 appeared first on NORML. Weekly Legislative Roundup featured legislation

US Senate Approves Marijuana Research Bill, Will They Vote on Decriminalization Next? 

Leafwell

After a year that was mostly focused on Coronavirus relief bills, Congress finally moved on a few cannabis bills before the end of 2020. The U.S. Senate recently unanimously approved a marijuana research bill called the Cannabidiol and Marihuana Research Expansion Act.

Fighting Fire With Fire

Project CBD

Controlled burns can facilitate “carbon sequestration” and wildfire mitigation

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Star signs and cannabis strains: January 2021 horoscopes

Leafly

You made it to 2021 and the future is here. Find out what the stars have in store for you in January and which strains will help you through it all. The post Star signs and cannabis strains: January 2021 horoscopes appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle Strains & products Horoscopes strains

New Jersey: Lawmakers Advance Legislation Imposing Civil Penalties for Underage Marijuana Use

NORML

A5211/S3320 would impose civil fines between $50-150 for those ages 18-20 who are in possession of up to six ounces of marijuana. The post New Jersey: Lawmakers Advance Legislation Imposing Civil Penalties for Underage Marijuana Use appeared first on NORML. Legalization legalization New Jersey

Minnesota Adds to List of Qualifying Conditions for Medical Cannabis

Leafwell

The past two decades has seen dramatic changes to the world of medical cannabis. Not only in the acceptance of the plant as a medicine, but the number of people who have access to this alternative and our understanding of how it works with our bodies.

Hemp Banking for Credit Unions: Five Key Questions

HarrisBricken

One of the coolest things we’ve done here at Harris Bricken was work with the National Credit Union Association on its June 2020 guidance for servicing hemp-related businesses.

More Medical Cannabis = Less Alcohol, Study Finds

CannaMD

Are you struggling with increased alcohol intake amidst the stress and uncertainty of COVID-19? Research from Frontiers in Psychiatry suggests that even individuals not prone to outright alcoholism may be slowly slipping into alcohol dependency.

The AHRQ Wants to Learn About Cannabis and Kratom For Chronic Pain

Veriheal

Have you heard of Kratom or cannabis? Chances are you have most likely heard of both and probably have knowledge of at least how one of the two works.

U.S. Cannabis Stocks Rocket After Election

Leafwell

American voters have sent U.S. cannabis stock prices surging. The November 3, 2020, general election saw electorates in Arizona, New Jersey, Montana, South Dakota, and Mississippi opting to expand legal sales of regulated cannabis in their states.

Michigan Authorizes Veterinarians to Discuss the Therapeutic Use of CBD with Pet Owners

HarrisBricken

On the last day of 2020, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed into law a piece of legislation (“ HB 5085 ”) that gives veterinarians permission to discuss the potential therapeutic benefits and risks of using marijuana and hemp, especially cannabidiol (“CBD”), with pet owners.

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Does weed make you hallucinate and did Jesus smoke it? Ask An Expert

Cannabis Life Network

We’re back to answer your questions! Does weed make you hallucinate? Did Jesus smoke it? Ask An Expert and get an answer from Dr. Markus Roggen. He is the founder and CEO of Complex Biotech Discovery Ventures LTD, a licensed cannabis research laboratory. He’s letting us pick his brain, again.