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These States Possess the Highest Number of Cannabis Consumers Per Capita

NORML

Authors collected data on the percentage of adults in each state who acknowledged having used cannabis within the last year. They then cross-referenced those percentages with the most recent population data from the U.S.

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How Do I Save a Dying Cannabis Plant?

Leafwell

“Why is my cannabis plant dying?” ” If this is a question you want an answer to, you’re in the right place. The most important thing when it comes to saving a dying cannabis plant is to find out what’s wrong. The most common issue is with the growing environment.

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Cannabis Isn’t Food. Don’t Test It Like It Is.

Medicinal Genomics

We continue to see several conflations and misconceptions voiced in the discussion about microbial safety standards for cannabis products. The foundation for these misconceptions is the idea that cannabis testing regulations should mimic the food industry.

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The power of Beyoncé’s CBD reveal

Leafly

Beyoncé has spoken and she likes CBD. Will we ever be able to taste her honey or try her hemp? Only time will tell. The post The power of Beyoncé’s CBD reveal appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle Beyoncé cbd Hemp Music pop culture

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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.

North Carolina: Medical Cannabis Now Legal on Cherokee Land as State Considers Reform

NORML

A local ordinance was approved by The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Tribal Council, legalizing medical cannabis within the Qualla Boundary. The post North Carolina: Medical Cannabis Now Legal on Cherokee Land as State Considers Reform appeared first on NORML.

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Coming to a smoke session near you: the North American Weed Tour 2021 hits the road and the airwaves

The Cannigma

If the past year and a half has taught us one thing, it’s that cannabis is pandemic-proof. But what about a weed tour of North America, one that’s taking off just as the Delta variant begins picking up speed across the United States? The team behind the 2021 North American Weed Tour isn’t worried.

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Here’s where New York’s next governor stands on marijuana legalization

Leafly

Kathy Hochul will take over after Andrew Cuomo resigns—and that's good news for the coming adult-use market. The post Here’s where New York’s next governor stands on marijuana legalization appeared first on Leafly. Politics Andrew Cuomo Cuomo resigns Gov.

Cannabis Decriminalized in New Orleans, Pardons 10,000 Cannabis Convictions

Cannabis Life Network

Cannabis Decriminalized in New Orleans On Thursday, August 5, New Orleans took a historic step. The New Orleans City Council passed a series of articles to pardon cannabis-related charges and any future charges.

Getting Medical Cannabis into Your System and How it Works

Leafwell

Cannabinoids enter our bodies when we ingest cannabis and, once in our system, they interact with our bodies like a ball caught in a baseball catcher’s mitt. Our body contains a system known as the “Endocannabinoid System” (ECS).

Oklahoma: $10Million … oops! Lincoln County DA’s Office Database Disaster

Cannabis Law Report

MJ Biz report on a lawsuit in the making! An apparent computer mix-up led law enforcement officers to raid a legal marijuana cultivation operation in Oklahoma, resulting in what’s estimated to be more than $10 million in damages to the facility and crops.

4 ways to make cannabis more environmentally friendly

Leafly

Growing green doesn't mean you're being environmentally-friendly. Learn how to make cannabis more sustainable with these ecological tips. The post 4 ways to make cannabis more environmentally friendly appeared first on Leafly.

ICYMI: More Changes to City of Los Angeles Cannabis Laws and Regulations

HarrisBricken

The City of L.A. has had no shortage of tweaks and changes to its cannabis laws and regulations over the past four years. Admirably, as industry issues have arisen, the City and its Department of Cannabis Regulation (“ DCR “) have tried to keep pace.

What is a Low-THC Medical Cannabis Card?

Leafwell

There are several states in the US that have medical marijuana programs, but limit the amount of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) available in products.

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Paper: Interstate Commerce in Cannabis

Cannabis Law Report

Interstate Commerce in Cannabis. 101 Boston University Law Review 857 (2021). Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 21-09. 40 Pages Posted: 3 Mar 2021 Last revised: 20 Jul 2021. Robert A. Mikos. Vanderbilt University – Law School. Date Written: March 2, 2021. Abstract.

UN cannabis attitudes are shifting—and not in the cannabis industry’s favour

Leafly

The United Nations wants to ban weed marketing worldwide—regardless of if the country has legalized cannabis. The post UN cannabis attitudes are shifting—and not in the cannabis industry’s favour appeared first on Leafly. Canada cannabis news legalization marijuana marketing United Nations

Smokable Hemp: Hemp Companies Partially Successful in Challenge to Smokable Hemp Ban

HarrisBricken

Just a few days ago the Texas Court of Appeals published an opinion concerning smokable hemp. Before getting into the ruling, let’s review what happened in Texas after enactment of the 2018 Farm Bill. In 2019, the Texas Legislature enacted statutory provisions regulating certain hemp products.

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Fantasy Island + Grasslands Sativa

Cannabis Life Network

Depending on your age, the words "Mister, Mister! The plane!" Bring a very specific image to your head of a particular actor. Fantasy Island on Fox brings the classic black and white show back with a beautiful new Mrs. Roarke.

Michigan AG Dana Nessel Says People Fired From Jobs For Cannabis Use Should Be Eligible For Unemployment Benefits

Cannabis Law Report

People fired from their jobs for using marijuana outside the workplace still should be eligible for unemployment benefits, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel said in a filing before the Unemployment Insurance Appeals Commission. Reports WXYZ News.

Weekly Cannabis Roundup August 13

Veriheal

An associate’s degree in cannabis business will be available at Community College of Denver this fall. High Times Cannabis Cup holds its first-ever Massachusetts competition, and a tribal nation in North Carolina might offer loopholes for non-members to get medical cannabis. Video Transcript.

Should You Pay $250,000 for an Oregon Cannabis Producer License?

HarrisBricken

People familiar with the Oregon cannabis industry know of its strange and lucrative secondary market for cannabis producer licenses. For the past few years, but especially the past year, we’ve helped many farmers buy and sell these licenses (or, more accurately, “interests in successor licenses”).

“Weed isn’t a drug” — A brief history of the war on drugs

Cannabis Life Network

“Weed isn’t a drug, it’s a plant.” ” It’s something many of us have heard or even said at some point in our relationship with cannabis. Usually, following an epiphany that everything politicians and the media told us about cannabis is wrong.

CA Lawsuit Alleges Mendocino Officials, Including The District Attorney, Conspired to Rob Cannabis Dealers

Cannabis Law Report

The world gets stranger by the day… The Anderson Valley Advertiser reports. Filed in Mendocino County Superior Court on August 9, 2021 by The Scott Law Firm of San Francisco and the Gearinger Law Group in Santa Rosa. Case Number 21CV00588.

Gen Z Women Are the Quickest Growing Group of Cannabis Consumers

Veriheal

The future of cannabis appears to be female, as Gen Z women have become the fastest-growing group of consumers of legal cannabis, according to NBC News. They explain that the covid-19 pandemic led to a 46% growth in legal cannabis sales during 2020.

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Andrew Cuomo Is Out, Kathy Hochul Is In (And Hopefully So Is New York’s Cannabis Control Board)

HarrisBricken

Yesterday morning New York Governor Cuomo announced his resignation (which will take effect in 13 days), a week after a report from the New York State attorney general concluded that Governor Cuomo sexually harassed nearly a dozen women.

How To Say Popular Weed Words And Phrases In Sign Language Part 2

Cannabis Life Network

Learning American Sign Language is a wise and worthwhile idea, especially for a cannabis user. If privacy is an issue, ASL is your best option. You can literally speak without making a sound, which can surely come in handy when you smoke pot.

Illinois: Cook Co. changes cannabis test policy for asst. public defender applicants

Cannabis Law Report

They were (excuse the pun) weeding positive testing attorneys out. but now they’ve been forced to reverse that policy. ABC7 Chicago reports.

Washington’s LCB Clarifies Legality of Producing Delta-9 THC from Hemp-based CBD – What Cannabis Companies Need to Know  

Garvey Schubert Barer - Cannabis Business

The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board ("LCB") issued an interpretive statement on July 22, 2021 ("Notice"), with the aim of resolving questions surrounding the legality of processors making delta-9 THC from CBD.

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California Cannabis Leases: Assignment Headaches

HarrisBricken

Last month, I wrote a post explaining some of the issues buyers of cannabis businesses face when dealing with the landlords for the purchased business.

Movies, TV and News — Pandemic Boredom Crossword

Cannabis Life Network

Congratulations! If you’re reading this, you have managed to make it through a global pandemic — Boy did that ever suck. Slow and steady, life is returning to a semblance of pre-pandemic normal. One day, they will look back and wonder how we all managed.

Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission Names Chair

Cannabis Law Report

The Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission met for the first time today and named Dr. Steven Stokes, a radiation oncologist from Dothan, as its chair. Click on image to hear him talking about prescribing medical cannabis as an oncologist.