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Veterans consume marijuana illegally everyday – here’s how you can change that?

NORML

Despite medical marijuana programs being passed or enacted in a supermajority of states, federal policy currently prohibits VA-affiliated doctors from even recommending medical cannabis to veterans in those states where such use is legal -- thus forcing military veterans to seek the advice of a private, out-of-network physician. .

Doctor Sues DEA for Right to Give Psilocybin to Ailing Patients

Project CBD

Psilocybin, the psychedelic mushroom extract, has been fast-tracked by the FDA to treat depression, but doctors still can’t use it in their practice

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First Time Smoking Marijuana? Here’s What to Expect

Leafwell

If you’ve never smoked marijuana before, you probably have some questions and maybe even slight hesitation. With a few common-sense strategies, smoking marijuana for the first time can be an enjoyable and memorable experience.

October/November issue of Cannabis Patient Care Magazine Now Available

Americans for Safe Access

We're excited to say the the October/November issue of Cannabis Patient Care Magazine is now available online. You'll want to make sure you check out the first article, my interview with Dr. Marisa Weiss.

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.

Medical Cannabis Sales Finally Set to Begin in West Virginia

NORML

"While today's news comes as a welcome relief for West Virginians, it is far too little too late for the tens of thousands of patients who have suffered needlessly in the interim as politicians and regulators largely dragged their feet," NORML State Policies Manager Carly Wolf said.

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Why Is Cannabis So Effective for PTSD?

Leafwell

Approximately 8 million adults have post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in the United States, a condition in which a person has difficulty recovering after experiencing or witnessing a traumatic event.

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What are cannabis terpenes and what do they do?

Leafly

Learn more about cannabis terpenes, the aromatic oils that give cannabis its distinctive smell. Explore their benefits and discover how they can deepen your appreciation of cannabis. The post What are cannabis terpenes and what do they do? appeared first on Leafly.

Federal Housing Authority to Continue Taking Punitive Actions Against Marijuana Consumers

NORML

In a letter addressed to Rep.

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Alcohol & the Endocannabinoid System

Project CBD

Scientists have only recently begun to investigate and understand the critical role that the endocannabinoid system plays in alcohol addiction and various mood disorders. Alcohol dependence is linked to down-regulation of endocannabinoids and CB1 brain receptors

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Can Marijuana Treat or Prevent Type II Diabetes?

Leafwell

Diabetes can be debilitating, both physically and financially. This severe disease costs the United States $245 billion annually, but the human toll is even more costly. In 2016, diabetes killed 1.6 million people worldwide, with another 2.2 million deaths in 2012 attributable to high blood sugar.

Top 5 stinky strains for funky weed lovers

Leafly

Love 'em or hate 'em, these stinky strains should be celebrated for their funkiness. The post Top 5 stinky strains for funky weed lovers appeared first on Leafly. Strains & products cheese glue gmo-cookies motorbreath sour-diesel

WA Parliamentary Committee Into Cannabis & Hemp Has Re-Jigged How MP’s Declare Interests

Cannabis Law Report

A WA parliamentary committee into cannabis and hemp use has overhauled how MPs declare any conflicts of interest after its chair Brian Walker got into very hot water and had to resign from the board of ASX-listed medicinal cannabis company Creso after only 4 days in the position.

Doctor Sues DEA for Right to Give Psilocybin to Dying Patients

Project CBD

Psilocybin, the psychedelic mushroom extract, has been fast-tracked by the FDA to treat depression, but doctors still can’t use it in their practice

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8 Reasons Why You Should Trying Working Out High

Leafwell

Bas Rutten, Ross Rebagliati, Megan Rapinoe, Lolo Jones, Bill Walton. Those are just a few of the accomplished pro athletes who have used medical marijuana for recovery, relaxation and, most importantly, an alternative to painkillers.

17 countries that could become top weed tourism destinations

Leafly

With Amsterdam cutting back on cannabis cafes, these countries may soon become must-visits for rolling stoners. The post 17 countries that could become top weed tourism destinations appeared first on Leafly.

Update to our State of the States scoring

Americans for Safe Access

The 2021 Americans for Safe Access State of the States Report, to be released next month, will feature new report card formats and scoring that highlight key areas of medical cannabis policy that affect patient needs.

Germany’s Next Coalition Nears Deal on Legalizing Cannabis Says Bloomberg

Cannabis Law Report

They write 11 November. Germany’s likely next ruling coalition is closing in on a deal to legalize cannabis for recreational use, the strongest signal yet that long-awaited growth of Europe’s marijuana market is gaining traction.

What is Cannabichromene (CBC)? Everything You Need to Know

Leafwell

Discovered in the 1960s, cannabichromene (CBC) is the third most prominent cannabinoid found in the cannabis plant, behind CBD and THC. However, CBC remains obscure, and it’s not well understood.

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Cannabis and perimenopause—it’s a hormone thing

Leafly

Thousands of people use cannabis to manage the painful, sleep-disturbing, sweat-inducing symptoms of perimenopause. But does it really work? The post Cannabis and perimenopause—it’s a hormone thing appeared first on Leafly. Canada Health health medical marijuana menopause perimenopause

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Stories of Drug Use During Battle – Part 2

Cannabis Life Network

Today is Remembrance Day. It is a time where we pay respect to those who have fought and died for our freedoms. We look back at the horrors of the wars that have passed, in awe of the bravery and endurance of each soldier.

Koala Karma Podcast No.46. Bob Hoban, Dede Perkins the founder and CEO of Procanna and Dr Mama Deta Meghoo

Cannabis Law Report

This week Heather chats with Bob Hoban of Law Firm Clark Hill about his work in Columbia + a quick round up of his thoughts on what’s happening in other jurisdictions in South & Central America. Bob Hoban.

11 Health Benefits of Cannabis Topicals

Leafwell

The benefits of cannabis topicals are much more than skin deep. While marijuana topicals like CBD oil are excellent for nourishing the skin, their therapeutic properties reach far below the surface.

The 23 dankest lyrics about loud weed

Leafly

Light one and smoke along with this potent playlist of classic songs featuring lyrics about dank weed. The post The 23 dankest lyrics about loud weed appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle cookies do-si-dos gsc Music odor strains

Psychedelic Revolution Version 2.0: Save Lives & Dismantle War on Fungus

NewsMunchies

As the cannabis industry continues to grow and evolve with legalization achieved in many parts of the world, we’re seeing an increase in activity related to another substance that will hopefully be removed from the list of controlled substances – psilocybin.

Cannabis Corporate Virus Spreads Across The Pond … Oxford Cannabinoid Technologies’ Shares Fall A Further 20% As Chairman Stands Down Following Market Rule Breach

Cannabis Law Report

Sad to see US market issues now hit the UK-listed cannabis world. Business Cann Report. THE Chairman of a recently-listed UK pharmaceutically-focused cannabis company has stood down after a breach of market rules.

What Is Kief, and Should You Use It?

Leafwell

Kief refers to the collection of loose cannabis trichomes – the amber and white hairs that grow on cannabis flower and leaves – accumulated from the sifting of cannabis flowers with a mesh screen or sieve. Kief is the resin gland of the cannabis plant.

Budhunter: California weed steals and deals to remember this November

Leafly

Spotted: sub-$200 ounces up and down the Golden State. The post Budhunter: California weed steals and deals to remember this November appeared first on Leafly. Strains & products bargains Bay Area California delivery dispensaries edibles flower Los Angeles San Diego vapes

Eaze Establishes Program To Provide Low-Income Patients With Medical Cannabis

Veriheal

California is renowned for having one of the most lucrative and well-organized cannabis industries in the entire U.S. However, medical cannabis patients have felt somewhat neglected since The Control, Regulate and Tax Adult Use of Marijuana Act , or Proposition 64, was enacted.

Gravis Law Expands Its Rocky Mountain Regional Presence With Litigation, Civil Rights & Cannabis Regulation Attorney Christopher Young

Cannabis Law Report

Here’s what the firm says. Gravis Law, PLLC expands its Rocky Mountain regional presence with Bozeman Attorney Christopher Young. Now with offices in Bozeman, Kalispell, and Whitefish, Gravis Law offers a full-suite of legal services to people and communities throughout the region.

What is CBG (Cannabigerol)? Benefits, Uses, Dosages

Leafwell

With all the talk about THC and CBD, we often forget about the other cannabinoids found in cannabis. Yet, these compounds play an essential role in cannabis, both by affecting CBD and THC and having unique properties of their own. Cannabigerol (CBG) is one such cannabinoid.