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Recent Polls Show Support for 2022 Legalization Initiatives

NORML

"Voters' support for repealing cannabis criminalization crosses party lines," NORML's Deputy Director Paul Armentano said. That is why, historically, these ballot initiative efforts have been equally successful at the ballot box in both 'red' states and in 'blue' states.

New Study Breaks the Lazy Stoner Stigma

Veriheal

Stoner stigma and stereotypes are not just discriminatory—they are also outdated and are now being rendered invalid. Cannabis consumers, whatever their reason for consumption, are subject to being stereotyped as “lazy stoners.”

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If Cannabis is Legal, Why the Police Raids?

Cannabis Life Network

If cannabis in Canada is legal, why are there still police raids? Suppose, for instance, you travel back to the 1990s, and you say in the future, cannabis is legal, but police still get funding and make raids on “illegal grow-ops,” you might scratch your head.

In Defense of Dopamine: An Endocannabinoid Story

Project CBD

Get to Know a Neurotransmitter: Dopamine is the mother of learning – and the thrill of learning

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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.

California: Governor Signs Legislation Providing Employment Protections for Cannabis Consumers

NORML

“Urine tests are a highly offensive invasion of workers’ personal bodily privacy,” said Dale Gieringer, the Director of California NORML -- which had lobbied for several years in favor of the bill. They are too frequently abused to discriminate against unpopular workers and minorities.

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Reviewing the Cannabis Act

Cannabis Life Network

Justin Trudeau’s hashtag government is finally reviewing the Cannabis Act – a year late. They want to know: has cannabis legalization been successful? Not in the sense of whether it’s been working for those who buy, sell, and consume cannabis.

In Praise of Dopamine: An Endocannabinoid Story

Project CBD

Get to Know a Neurotransmitter: Dopamine is the mother of learning – and the thrill of learning

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House Judiciary Committee Approves Measures to Help Seal and Expunge Marijuana Arrests

NORML

"At a time when most Americans want to end marijuana prohibition and nearly a majority of people now reside states where cannabis is legal, it makes no sense to continue punishing adults and robbing them of the opportunity to fulfill their potential for behavior that in many cases is no longer a crime.".

These weed cocktails will liven up your Cali Sober September

Leafly

Going booze-free this month? So is author David Bienenstock, who reveals his favorite cannabis-infused libations. The post These weed cocktails will liven up your Cali Sober September appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle Cali sober infused beverages Sober September weed drinks

Cannabis in the US Midterms (2022)

Cannabis Life Network

What role will cannabis play in the USA 2022 midterm elections? America’s burgeoning yet constricted cannabis industry hopes to see some change in Washington before the midterms reshape the political landscape. America’s cannabis industry hopes to see the SAFE Banking Act passed.

Jamaica Media Report – “More changes coming for laws on marijuana use”

Cannabis Law Report

The Jamaica Gleaner reports. Culture and Entertainment Minister Olivia Grange says the Dangerous Drugs Act will undergo further amendments that will see the widening of legislative authority and the recognition and preservation of marijuana use in Jamaican culture.

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Arkansas: High Court Approves Marijuana Legalization Measure for the November Ballot

NORML

The Arkansas Supreme Court issued a decision today ensuring that a statewide measure seeking to legalize the adult-use marijuana market in Arkansas, will appear on the November ballot. .

Election 2022: Arkansas marijuana legalization guide

Leafly

Everything you need to know about Amendment 98, which would legalize cannabis for all adults. The post Election 2022: Arkansas marijuana legalization guide appeared first on Leafly. Politics arkansas Election 2022 marijuana legalization

Germany’s Legalization Plans

Cannabis Life Network

What are Germany’s legalization plans? Do they still plan on legalizing cannabis despite the obstacles ahead of them? There is uncertainty regarding natural gas supplies and European member state rules that forbid the importation of recreational cannabis.

Can You Enter a Dispensary in Florida Without a Medical Card?

CannaMD

Florida is a premier destination for retirees, outdoor enthusiasts, and Disney aficionados. Along with its many allures come tourists, snowbirds, and travelers alike.

Oklahoma: Court Rules that Voters Can’t Decide on Legalization Ballot Measure This Year

NORML

"In a healthy democracy, those with competing visions on public policy vie for voters’ support and abide by their voting decisions. However, it is becoming clear that those who oppose marijuana policy reform would rather take voters out of the equation altogether.

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Can magic mushrooms really help with alcoholism?

Leafly

A recent study showed promising results when subjects with alcohol use disorder were given psilocybin in conjunction with therapy. The post Can magic mushrooms really help with alcoholism? appeared first on Leafly. Science & tech alcoholism magic mushrooms Mind & Matter psilocybin

China’s Official Press Agency Says. Hong Kong to control cannabidiol as drug, product ban expected in early 2023

Cannabis Law Report

There was doubt that this was going to happen. If Xinhua says it is happening. it is happening.

Eight Best Cannabis Strains for Anxiety

Cannabis Life Network

The best cannabis strains for anxiety might sound like an oxymoron. Those with anxiety, from minor discomfort to a crippling condition, usually don’t find THC all that welcoming. And indeed, even in people who aren’t overly anxious, high-potency THC can trigger some paranoia.

Double Your Impact This Week

NORML

A generous angel donor is matching all donations made to NORML this week! The post Double Your Impact This Week appeared first on NORML. ACTIVISM Activism dark money donate give NORML

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Leafly Report: ‘Opt-out’ towns are encouraging illegal marijuana sales

Leafly

When local leaders ban state-licensed stores, data indicates they create economic protection zones for street dealers. The post Leafly Report: ‘Opt-out’ towns are encouraging illegal marijuana sales appeared first on Leafly.

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Pennsylvania Doctor Denied Handgun over Legal Medical Cannabis Use Sues FBI, ATF

Cannabis Law Report

Fee Stories reports… The case could have far-reaching Second Amendment implications and has the potential to affect millions of gun owners in the U.S. On an April afternoon in 2018, Dr. Matthew Roman and a friend drove together to a Philadelphia gun store, Firing Lane Inc.

This Israeli machine is the Nespresso of weed

The Cannigma

The cannabis market is filled with infused products. And little wonder why; the Americans and Cannabis Consumption Survey found that 53% of respondents had increased their consumption of edibles.

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New York’s Home Cultivation Regulations

Canna Law Blog

As part of New York’s Cannabis Control Board (CCB) meeting on September 20, 2022 , the CCB passed a resolution to permit the Office of Cannabis Management (OCM) to adopt revised regulations for home cannabis cultivation.

The Roll-up #258: What gives you the weed giggles

Leafly

This week: Why weed makes you laugh, underground mushroom markets, and Bruce's new basement-shelf pre-rolls. The post The Roll-up #258: What gives you the weed giggles appeared first on Leafly. Podcasts

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Canopy Growth & Martha Stewart CBD Brand Being Sued By Oregon Edibles Producer For Copyright Infringement

Cannabis Law Report

Benzinga reports. Canopy Growth Corp. and Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia – based in New York and owned by Marquee Brands – are being sued by Northwest Natural Goods for a copyright and trade dress infringement, reported Marijuana Business Daily.

Mars Hydro All-In-One Grow Kit review: growing in small spaces

The Cannigma

Specs card. Price: $599.99 Size: 2’x4’ (60 cm x 120 cm) Material: 1680D fabric and steel poles Who it’s good for: new growers or hobbyists with small spaces Main pro: high-quality lights and a quiet but powerful vent system Main con: small tent size doesn’t fit many plants. Buy now.

Cannabis Consumption and COVID-19: Study Shows Cannabis Users Had Better Outcomes

Veriheal

The Coronavirus has been around for a few years. During this time, researchers conducted studies on a wide range of topics. A 2022 study published in the Journal of Cannabis Research explored cannabis consumption and COVID-19.

New changes improve the lives of Louisiana’s medical marijuana patients

Leafly

Louisiana is allowing more dispensaries, more options for patient recommendations, and more patient protections. Here's what you need to know. The post New changes improve the lives of Louisiana’s medical marijuana patients appeared first on Leafly.

Michigan Cannabis Regulatory Agency (CRA) Issues $116K in Fines To 8 Canabis Businesses For Failure To Submit Corrrect Financial Reports

Cannabis Law Report

The Cannabis Regulatory Agency (CRA) began publishing monthly disciplinary action reports related to fines and suspensions issued against Michigan’s marijuana businesses for violating agency rules.