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Is Smoking Cannabis Before or After Surgery Safe?

Leafly

Leafly asked Dr. David Bearman, a leader in cannabinoid medicine, if it’s safe to smoke or consume cannabis before and after a surgical procedure. The post Is Smoking Cannabis Before or After Surgery Safe? appeared first on Leafly. Health safety wellness

Do THC transdermal patches really work?

The Cannigma

There are a lot of ways to consume cannabis on the market. One option that’s lesser-known but worthy of more attention is the THC transdermal patch. What is THC? THC is a psychoactive, intoxicating cannabinoid that is abundant in the cannabis plant.

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7 Floral Strains – High in Linalool and Geraniol

Sensi Seeds

Cannabis cultivars offer an assortment of smells, flavours and articulations. Through these factors, we settle on our own decisions and foster our own inclinations. The novel blend of terpenes gives every one of the strains their comparative, yet unique sweet-smelling profiles.

Louisiana: Multiple Marijuana Reform Bills Signed Into Law; Measures Take Effect August 1

NORML

“These are common sense reforms provide further and sorely needed protections and freedoms for patients and others. Lawmakers are to be commended for putting politics aside and taking these important steps forward.".

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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.

Does cannabis interact with antidepressants?

Leafly

Wondering if you can smoke or consume weed on antidepressants? Explore potential risks and drug interactions between marijuana and different antidepressants. The post Does cannabis interact with antidepressants? appeared first on Leafly. Health depression health

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How to lower your cannabis tolerance

The Cannigma

If you’re a regular cannabis user, you may have noticed that over time, it takes more weed to get the results that you want. This build-up is known as tolerance, and it’s common in chronic cannabis users. But is it a problem? Tolerance vs. dependence.

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Analyses: Drug Interdiction Efforts at US Borders Typically Yield Only Small Quantities of Marijuana

NORML

Drug interdiction efforts along the US border often involve the seizure of small quantities of marijuana and no other substances, according to a pair of recently issued reports.

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What is THCA and what are the benefits of this cannabinoid?

Leafly

THCA, or tetrahydrocannabinolic acid, is a cannabinoid found in raw and live cannabis. Research suggests that THCA could possess immense therapeutic potential. The post What is THCA and what are the benefits of this cannabinoid? appeared first on Leafly.

Answer of the Day for Jun 21, 2022

TheAnswerPage

How does the endocannabinoid system impart analgesic effects? The endocannabinoid system inhibits release of presynaptic neurotransmitters, modifies postsynaptic neuronal excitability, activates descending inhibitory pathways, and reduces neuroinflammation. Chung M, Kim H, Abdi S.

What is CBGA?

The Cannigma

While CBG (cannabigerol) has been hailed ‘the mother of all cannabinoids,’ it’s time to reveal the true heir to the throne – cannabigerolic acid, or CBGA. This cannabinoid has only recently been studied, and future studies will certainly divulge its exact importance.

SAFE Banking Omitted from Scaled Back Version of America COMPETES Act

NORML

"This narrowly tailored, incremental, and necessary legislation has broad bipartisan support in both chambers, and it is incredibly disappointing that politics continue to get in the way.

Inflation keeps rising, but weed prices stay the same

Leafly

Materials needed to grow weed have gone up in cost, but high supply and intense competition means stores and growers are reluctant to raise prices. The post Inflation keeps rising, but weed prices stay the same appeared first on Leafly. Industry weed prices

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California Will Allow Large Cultivation Licenses

Canna Law Blog

On January 1, 2023, California’s Department of Cannabis Control (DCC) will begin accepting applications for large cultivation licenses for the first time ever. California law authorized large cultivation licenses years ago.

The Criminalization of Legal Cannabis Consumption

Veriheal

The legalization of cannabis is opening many doors in states that are embracing it. The industry is bringing positive change from healthier lifestyles, new hopes for medical freedom, and financial opportunities.

State Policy Weekly Update 6/24/2022

NORML

This week's update highlights legislative developments in Arizona, California, Louisiana, North Carolina and Pennsylvania. The post State Policy Weekly Update 6/24/2022 appeared first on NORML. ACTIVISM Arizona California Louisiana North Carolina Pennsylvania Statepolicy TakeAction

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NBAer Montrezl Harrell’s lawyers say he never trafficked weed in Kentucky

Leafly

The 28-year-old could face up to five years in state prison if convicted, but his lawyers claim he did nothing wrong. The post NBAer Montrezl Harrell’s lawyers say he never trafficked weed in Kentucky appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle Kentucky legalization NBA sports war on drugs

Medical Cultivation OK’d in Brazil

Canna Law Blog

On June 14, the Sixth Panel ( Sexta Turma ) of Brazil’s Superior Court of Justice’s ( Superior Tribunal de Justiça , or STJ) issued a decision allowing cultivation of cannabis for medical purposes.

Answer of the Day for Jun 19, 2022

TheAnswerPage

Has the terpenoid caryophyllene, which is found in the cannabis plant, been found to significantly reduce cravings for cigarettes? Yes, according to one study with significant findings (P. Rose JE, Behm FM. Inhalation of vapor from black pepper extract reduces smoking withdrawal symptoms.

Aurora Cannabis laying off 12% of its workforce

Cannabis Life Network

Aurora Cannabis announced it is laying off 12% of its workforce as the company reorganizes.

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I’m obsessed with microdosing 1 mg edibles. Here’s why.

Leafly

Edibles containing just 1 mg of THC can punch way above their weight and deliver amazing effects. Don't listen to the haters. The post I’m obsessed with microdosing 1 mg edibles. Here’s why. appeared first on Leafly. Strains & products edibles entourage effect microdosing

Thailand’s Cannabis Turn-Around, Texas GOP’s Drug Policy Platform, and a New Study on Cannabis Road Safety

Veriheal

Thailand left its war on drugs in the past, the Texas GOP platform raised some questions, and a new study revealed how cannabis legalization affects road safety. Let’s dive into this week’s cannanews. Thailand’s Cannabis Turn-Around.

How to tell if your cannabis is laced

The Cannigma

Laced weed is another way to describe cannabis that has been altered with another substance. Despite what sensationalist headlines would have you believe , verifiable cases of laced cannabis are few and far between. If you’re reading this article in a post-smoking panic – take a deep breath.

Is the Canadian Cannabis Experiment A Failure? 

Cannabis Life Network

Is the Canadian cannabis experiment a failure? Things may look rosy on the surface, but underneath, Canada’s legal cannabis regime is struggling.

Joke’s Up Ice Kream dispensary grand opening tasting notes

Leafly

We tasted the drip at the Joke's Up Ice Kream dispensary grand opening. The post Joke’s Up Ice Kream dispensary grand opening tasting notes appeared first on Leafly. Strains & products dispensaries joke's up reviews strains and products

New Study Finds That Legal States Have Lower Rates of Cannabis-Impaired Driving

Veriheal

One of the arguments against the legalization of cannabis is that it may result in more impaired drivers on the road, but emerging research is indicating otherwise.

WSBA Webinar: Counseling Your First Cannabis Client

Canna Law Blog

Register HERE. Hosted by the Washington State Bar Association, this presentation will provide attorneys with an overview of some key, current topics related to cannabis law.

Is weed legal in Colombia?

The Cannigma

Recreational: No, but decriminalized Medical: Yes. Recreational cannabis is not legal in Colombia, but personal consumption and possession of the plant is decriminalized. You can possess up to 20 grams, grow up to 20 plants, and consume cannabis in public, but you cannot sell or purchase it.

Strains for Cancer season: June 21, 2022 – July 22, 2022 

Leafly

Embrace your feelings and these delicious strains for Cancer season 2022. Get your elemental outlook on Leafly. The post Strains for Cancer season: June 21, 2022 – July 22, 2022 appeared first on Leafly.

‘Free the Homies’: Some People Are Still Doing Time Over a Victimless Crime

Veriheal

Do you have a homie who’s been arrested over cannabis? Are you the homie? Has that homie been a close friend or family member?

Canadian Cannabis Sales for April 2022

Cannabis Life Network

Statistics Canada has released cannabis sales figures for April 2022. Canadian cannabis sales increased by 3.7% from the previous month to C$372.4 million. Compared to April 2021, sales are up 25.8%.