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Missouri judge blocks attempt to kick legalization off ballot, for now

Leafly

Legalization opponents have appealed, but time is running out. The post Missouri judge blocks attempt to kick legalization off ballot, for now appeared first on Leafly. Politics adult-use cannabis adult-use legalization ballot measures lawsuit missouri voting

Analysis: Legal Cannabis Businesses Associated with Increased Home Values

NORML

“It’s time for local officials to put an end to the NIMBYism and unwarranted fears surrounding the establishment of licensed marijuana retailers. Cannabis is here and here to stay.

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Americans Will Cultivate Over 4 Billion Grams Of Homegrown Cannabis in 2022

Veriheal

The legal cannabis industry in the United States has slowly expanded over the last decade. Despite the federal illegality of cannabis, lawmakers and state representatives have implemented successful medical and recreational cannabis programs across the nation.

Leafly Buzz: 13 top cannabis strains of September

Leafly

Including Khalifa Mints, Biskante, Cap Junky, Opal, Red Runtz, and Zawtz. The post Leafly Buzz: 13 top cannabis strains of September appeared first on Leafly.

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.

Big Pharma Loses Billions After States Legalize Marijuana

CannaMD

The legalization of marijuana has been linked to serious financial losses in the pharmaceutical industry, according to one new study.

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Do Edibles Work for Pain Management?

Cannabis Cheri

A viewer asks “do edibles work for pain management?” When you ask such a question, the quick answer is: it depends. You didn't give me quite enough information. What kind of pain? How severe? What is your cannabis tolerance like? A lot of factors have to be taken into account.

Dolphin Study Identifies Hitherto Unknown Endocannabinoid

Project CBD

Newly discovered endogenous fatty acid compound promotes healthy metabolism and mental wellbeing by binding to cannabinoid receptors

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Global cannabis sales will grow to $57B but depend on new markets

Cannabis Life Network

As prohibition lifts an ugly grasp on cannabis, the new market prospers. BDSA is an analytics firm that tracks the industry through an enormous point-of-sale network. A recent report by the firm suggests global cannabis sales will grow to $57 Billion by 2026.

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Missouri: Legal Challenge to 2022 Legalization Initiative Dismissed

NORML

"With public support for marijuana policy reform reaching super-majority status in recent years, prohibitionists and other political opponents have largely abandoned efforts to try and influence public opinion.

New Study Shows Medical Cannabis Syqe Inhaler Significantly Reduced Pain in Neuropathy Patients

Veriheal

Medical cannabis can be consumed in a variety of ways to reduce pain. Recent research has found that aerosolized cannabis can provide long-term pain reduction, specifically in patients with neuropathy and other chronic conditions.

Interview with a cannabis chef: Monica Lo and her fresh cannabis chimichurri recipe

Leafly

Monica Lo is a talented chef passionate about the weed plant and its many uses. Read her recipe for weed chimichurri and learn her story. The post Interview with a cannabis chef: Monica Lo and her fresh cannabis chimichurri recipe appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle cannabis chefs edibles recipes

Supreme Court of Canada to Rule on Quebec Cannabis Ban

Cannabis Life Network

The Supreme Court of Canada will rule on whether Quebec‘s ban on growing cannabis for personal use is constitutional. Janick Murray-Hall v. Attorney General of Quebec will be heard on Thursday, September 15.

Massachusetts: Court Ruling May Open the Door for the Mass Expungement of Prior Marijuana Convictions

NORML

“If no substantial countervailing concern is raised, judges must grant the petition for expungement,” justices on the Supreme Court concluded. The post Massachusetts: Court Ruling May Open the Door for the Mass Expungement of Prior Marijuana Convictions appeared first on NORML.

Nevada’s drug classification for cannabis ruled unconstitutional by judge

Cannabis Law Report

The Nevada Board of Pharmacy’s classification of cannabis as a Schedule 1 drug is unconstitutional, a district judge ruled Wednesday.

Big Pharma reportedly loses billions every time a state legalizes weed

Leafly

Here's why Big Pharma is lobbying to stop cannabis legalization: It hurts their bottom line. The post Big Pharma reportedly loses billions every time a state legalizes weed appeared first on Leafly. Industry federal prohibition legalization medical cannabis opioids

What Does a Poilievre Win Mean for Cannabis?

Cannabis Life Network

Pierre Poilievre became the Conservative Party leader this past weekend, but what does this mean for cannabis? Conservatives in Canada have typically been supportive of the drug war.

What is hydroponic cannabis? Pros and cons

The Cannigma

First, let’s clear up that slang you heard at a party when someone was referencing their weed with terms like the “Sweet Dro’”, or “Hydro weed” and tackle the question: “What does hydroponic mean?”.

North Carolina Rejects Hemp Defense and Upholds Conviction of Man Caught Mailing Cannabis

Cannabis Law Report

Ganjapreneur reports… A North Carolina court upheld drug conviction charges against a man who mailed fifteen pounds of cannabis through FedEx; the defense had argued that law enforcement did not have cause to search the package due to the federal legalization of hemp, which is largely indistinguishable from THC-rich cannabis.

Inflation is making it tougher to open a cannabis business

Leafly

Construction costs are crazy—and that could mean fewer stores and higher prices for cannabis consumers. The post Inflation is making it tougher to open a cannabis business appeared first on Leafly. Industry cannabis companies cannabis stores economics inflation Whitney Economics

Five Best Hybrid Cannabis Strains (2022)

Cannabis Life Network

What are the five best hybrid cannabis strains? Cannabis usually falls into sativa or indica categories. But some growers purposefully cross-pollinate strains to create specialized and unique genetics. They say sativas give you a “head high,” like a shot of caffeine.

Patient Appreciation Day is 9/16!

Peninsula Alternative Health

September 16th is officially Patient Appreciation Day here at PAH! We will be celebrating our patients all day with games and giveaways, from 10am-8pm on September 16th at our Salisbury location.

US hemp Roundtable: House Leaders Slam FDA Technical Assistance On Hemp Legislation

Cannabis Law Report

US hemp roundtable write… Lead sponsors of H.R. 6134, the CBD Product Safety and Standardization Act , are calling on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to provide answers as to why the agency has failed to establish a regulatory framework for hemp-derived CBD.

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New Jersey will protect workers from cannabis testing

Leafly

New Jersey is the latest state to protect workers who use cannabis. But that doesn't mean you can smoke on the job. The post New Jersey will protect workers from cannabis testing appeared first on Leafly. Politics adult-use cannabis drug testing medical marijuana new jersey

How recreational access affects medical cannabis according to BDSA

Cannabis Life Network

BDSA’s latest report suggests that recreational cannabis access affects longer standing medical market. Access with a medical card encourages patients to buy heavily taxed adult-use cannabis. But is recreational access a benefit or hinderance on medical cannabis?

Best strains and terpenes for ASD

The Cannigma

Cannabis is an incredible, multi-purpose plant. As our body of research expands, new avenues of potential treatment emerge for conditions that were previously overlooked. One of those avenues is people living with autism using cannabis. First, let’s be clear; cannabis cannot cure autism.

Canada: Ottawa has lost control of veterans’ medical cannabis program, audit finds

Cannabis Law Report

An internal audit by Veterans Affairs Canada suggests Ottawa has all but lost control as it shells out hundreds of millions of dollars for veterans’ medical marijuana each year without proper oversight, direction or evidence of health benefits.

Congress’ new SHIP Act would let small-scale producers mail weed directly to consumers. Hell yeah!

Leafly

Sorry, Big Weed. This one's only for the little guy. The post Congress’ new SHIP Act would let small-scale producers mail weed directly to consumers. Hell yeah! appeared first on Leafly. Politics California Congress federal legalization legalization Oregon small-business

Washington State Is Leading the Way to a Consistent, Scientific Cannabis Lexicon

Veriheal

Advocates for a consistent and accurate cannabis lexicon will be thrilled to hear that Washington state legislators are working toward replacing the word “marijuana” with “cannabis” in all outstanding legislation and laws.

Cannabis laws in Tennessee

The Cannigma

Medical: No Recreational: No Reciprocity: N/A. Tennessee does not have legal medical or adult-use cannabis. The state does allow qualifying patients to access CBD oil with no more than 0.9% THC, which is higher than the 0.3% federal standard for CBD oil.

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NORML : US Court of Appeals: Federal Scheduling of Cannabis “Irrational,” But Not Unconstitutional

Cannabis Law Report

The federal government’s decision to classify cannabis as a Schedule I controlled substance without accepted medical utility is arguably “irrational,” but it is not unconstitutional, according to a ruling recently handed down by the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.