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Top 10 Things You Should Know About Cannabis

Americans for Safe Access

While mainstream culture in the U.S. has come to accept cannabis as not the dangerous and addictive substance of after school special legend, general public knowledge about the plant remains fairly low.

Long-term Marijuana Use Associated with Decreased PTSD Symptoms

CannaMD

Roughly half of the states in the U.S. include post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as an approved condition for medical marijuana. But with few studies examining the impact of cannabis on PTSD in humans, some physicians are still hesitant to prescribe marijuana to their patients with PTSD.

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Does Your Weed Lose Its Potency As It Sits On Dispensary Shelves?

Cannabis Law Report

By: Brandye Hudson. It’s a sunny Saturday afternoon and you have just come back from your local marijuana dispensary. You go to open your packages and see that your merchandise isn’t as fresh as you would like. What happened? Weed, just like any other perishable, can go bad. Yes, bad!

Can Cannabis Really Help Treat And Reduce Pain?

PrestoDoctor

The Medical Benefits Of Cannabis Are Becoming Increasingly Popular Today. Cannabis is now increasingly being used as a pain-relieving alternative compared to traditional medications. It is helpful for easing certain types of chronic pains that occur due to cancer, heart disease, diabetes, and so on.

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.

Connecticut Poised to Become Next State to Legalize Marijuana for Adults

NORML

"Marginalized communities have disproportionately suffered for decades because of the discriminatory enforcement of marijuana laws in Connecticut.

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Connecticut legalizes marijuana, becoming 19th state to regulate adult use

Leafly

Starting July 1, it's legal to possess up to 1.5 ounces. Retail sales are expected to start in May 2022. The post Connecticut legalizes marijuana, becoming 19th state to regulate adult use appeared first on Leafly. Politics adult-use legalization connecticut marijuana legalization Ned Lamont

Check out the June 2021 Activist Newsletter

Americans for Safe Access

The June 2021 ASA Activist Newsletter is now out. Our lead story is the reintroduction of the MORE Act, the most comprehensive cannabis reform bill ever to go before Congress.

Louisiana: Marijuana Decriminalization Legislation Signed into Law

NORML

“The passage of this legislation is great progress toward ending the racially discriminatory policy of branding otherwise law-abiding Louisianans as criminals for minor marijuana possession offenses when law enforcement should instead be focusing on fighting legitimate crime.”.

Best Marijuana Strains for Summer 2021

Leafwell

Now, we know that the term “strains” is a bit of a misnomer in this day and age, and it would be more accurate to call strains “cultivars” or “chemovars” (or “varietals”) – basically, marijuana plants grown for a specific characteristic, in particular cannabinoids and terpenes.

Best cannabis strains of summer 2021

Leafly

Elite Lemon OZ Kush from Wonderbrett; classic Strawberry Cough; and 23 more. The post Best cannabis strains of summer 2021 appeared first on Leafly.

‘The most meaningful cannabis reform in decades’: Experts weigh in on new DEA rules

The Cannigma

For more than 50 years, if you wanted to do cannabis research in the United States, federal law said you had to get the cannabis from the University of Mississippi.

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Connecticut: Senate Lawmakers Advance Marijuana Legalization Bill on First Day of Special Session

NORML

The House is expected to take up the proposal Wednesday. The post Connecticut: Senate Lawmakers Advance Marijuana Legalization Bill on First Day of Special Session appeared first on NORML. Legalization 2021 Connecticut legalization legislation Statepolicy

Kyle Kushman Talks Cannabis Cultivation

Leafwell

Growing cannabis is a skill. Just like any living thing, plants need care and attention in order to survive and thrive. Growing cannabis as medicine can be a little tricky but it’s also incredibly rewarding.

Portland’s best cannabis strains of summer 2021

Leafly

Do we dare to highlight the top of Stumptown’s crop? Watch us. The post Portland’s best cannabis strains of summer 2021 appeared first on Leafly. Strains & products Oregon Portland strain lists

What is CBD? Everything you need to know

The Cannigma

THC is by far the most abundant and popular molecule in marijuana. Close behind it — in both regards — is CBD, which despite having been studied for decades, has only become the center of a billion dollar industry in recent years.

Texas: Governor Signs Medical Cannabis Expansion Legislation into Law

NORML

House Bill 1535 allows physicians to recommend medical cannabis to patients with PTSD and all forms of cancer. The measure also raise the cap on THC from 0.5 to one percent. The post Texas: Governor Signs Medical Cannabis Expansion Legislation into Law appeared first on NORML.

Can I Still Get My Medical Card Online?

Leafwell

Getting a Medical Cannabis Card is easier than ever before. Medical cannabis used to be a handful of secretive home growers, trying to provide much-needed natural relief to those suffering from debilitating conditions which modern medicine fails to properly treat.

Chicago’s best cannabis strains of summer 2021

Leafly

What’s trending in Chi-Town cannabis? The post Chicago’s best cannabis strains of summer 2021 appeared first on Leafly. Strains & products apple fritter biscotti dolato illinois kush mints lava cake strain lists strains

Does cannabis make women sleep worse?

The Cannigma

Women who regularly use cannabis are more likely to suffer from sleep issues than male cannabis users, a new study has found. The difference, the researchers postulated, could be because women are more sensitive to the effects of cannabis.

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Montana: Opponents Drop Lawsuit Challenging Voter-Approved Legalization Initiative

NORML

The suit claimed that the initiative language was unconstitutional because it earmarked a portion of tax revenues from retail marijuana sales. The post Montana: Opponents Drop Lawsuit Challenging Voter-Approved Legalization Initiative appeared first on NORML.

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Texas Expands Its Medical Marijuana Program [to Something Slightly More Helpful]

Leafwell

Although Texas has a medical marijuana program, its past rules didn’t look so different from the laws the US has for hemp-derived CBD products. THC content was capped at 0.5%, and only CBD products were available.

Louisiana ends jail time for small amounts of marijuana

Leafly

Starting Aug. 1, possession of up to a half-ounce will be a misdemeanor: A $100 fine and no jail time, even for repeat offenders. The post Louisiana ends jail time for small amounts of marijuana appeared first on Leafly. Politics criminal justice reform decriminalization louisiana sentence reform

Federal Legalization: The New MORE Act

HarrisBricken

Second verse, same as the first, a whole lot louder and a lot MORE woke. The House of Representatives passed the first version of the MORE Act at the end of 2020. The bill promptly died in the Republican-controlled Senate.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 6/18/21

NORML

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML's Weekly Legislative Roundup! The post Weekly Legislative Roundup 6/18/21 appeared first on NORML. Weekly Legislative Roundup legislation legislative round up Legislative Update

Men’s Health and Medical Cannabis

Leafwell

In the midst of a global pandemic, it only makes sense for the average person to try and be a little bit healthier. According to the CDC, the U.S. obesity rate in 2017-18 was around 42.4 percent. And that was before the gyms, outdoor social events, and pretty much everything else was put on hold for more than a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While transformed their spare bedrooms into. Source.

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Arizona’s 6 leading legal weed farms

Leafly

Coastal and midwest exotics blaze in the newly legal desert. The post Arizona’s 6 leading legal weed farms appeared first on Leafly. Strains & products Arizona

Psychedellux June 18, 2021

Cannabis Law Report

Atai Life Sciences (Nasdaq: ATAI) announced the pricing of its upsized initial public offering in the United States of 15,000,000 common shares at a price to the public of $15.00 per share.

Delaware: Governor Signs Law Facilitating Access to Medical Cannabis for Qualifying Patients

NORML

Senate Bill 60 permits certified nurse practitioners and physician assistants to issue medical cannabis recommendations to those ages 18 and older. The measure took immediate effect upon passage.

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MDMA and the FDA Approval Process

HarrisBricken

Excitement abounds about the status of MDMA, otherwise known as Ecstasy. And for good reason.

Joints for jabs: Here’s where to find free weed

Leafly

We've all heard of "joints for jabs" programs, but how do you find them? The post Joints for jabs: Here’s where to find free weed appeared first on Leafly. Health coronavirus covid vaccination joints for jabs vaccination vaccines