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Why Don’t We Know More About Cannabis and Psychosis?

Leafly

Some pundits claim cannabis causes psychosis. Scientists aren't so sure. A new study asks why, after years of research, the relationship remains so uncertain. The post Why Don’t We Know More About Cannabis and Psychosis? appeared first on Leafly. Health Science & Tech mental health psychosis research schizophrenia science studies

Is The Federal Government Finally Serious About Marijuana Research?

The Fresh Toast

The National Institute of Drug Abuse announced plans to grow the largest crop of research marijuana in five years. Continue reading Is The Federal Government Finally Serious About Marijuana Research? at The Fresh Toast. Cannabis Medical Marijuana News DEA marijuana research NIDA

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Main Street Marijuana joins voluntary industry testing program

Cannabis Chronicles

Recent customers at Main Street Marijuana in Vancouver’s Uptown Village neighborhood have likely noticed a new set of signs prominently displayed in some of the store’s display cases. They’re hard to miss: a giant red OK logo on a black background.

Senate Agriculture Committee to Address Industrial Hemp Production

NORML

Members of the US Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry will hear expert testimony next week regarding the production of industrial hemp and hemp-derived products.

Now This: Martin Lee and the CBD Revolution

Project CBD

Transcript: [This activist is the reason you know about CBD. Now he’s telling the history behind the cannabinoid

In California’s Cannabis War, Civil Is the New Criminal

Leafly

In Humboldt County, civil codes and $10k-a-day fines are working where SWAT raids failed. The strategy is about to go statewide. The post In California’s Cannabis War, Civil Is the New Criminal appeared first on Leafly. Industry Politics California Humboldt legalization

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DEA Report: Fewer Marijuana Seizures, But More Arrests In 2018

NORML

Federal agents seized fewer total marijuana plants in 2018, but made more arrests for cannabis-related offenses, according to annual data compiled by the US Drug Enforcement Administration.

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Post Malone Launches Shaboink Hemp Pre-Rolls

Cannabis Life Network

How to Identify and Shop for High-Quality Cannabis Oil

Leafly

Learn more about what to look for when shopping for a clean, high-quality cannabis oil, and explore questions to help your budtender guide you to your next favorite concentrate. The post How to Identify and Shop for High-Quality Cannabis Oil appeared first on Leafly.

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Leafly Article Highlights Issues In Montana’s Legislative Makeup For Both Medical & Recreational Cannabis

Cannabis Law Report

Here’s their introduction. A new law passed by the state legislature in May will allow medical marijuana patients to purchase from any dispensary in the state, ending the frustrating practice of “tethering” each patient to a single dispensary.

Things are Heating up in Kansas City

NORML

Things are heating up in Kansas City! We are happy with the outcome of Kansas City’s Council vote to reduce the buffer zone from daycares, churches and schools to 300ft. We appreciate the Councilmembers hearing our testimony and taking our concerns into consideration.

Tyson Ranch to Bring the Health Benefits of Cannabidiol to Dogs

Cannabis Life Network

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., July 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ranch Companies, founded by Mike Tyson, has joined forces with world-renowned canine behaviorist, Cesar Millan, to launch a line of hemp-based functional dog supplements that harness the health and medicinal benefits of cannabidiol.

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Hemp Cross-Pollination Could Damage Cannabis Crops—Here’s How to Prevent It

Leafly

With the passing of the Farm Bill, hemp production is on the rise. That's good news, but troubling for marijuana growers. The post Hemp Cross-Pollination Could Damage Cannabis Crops—Here’s How to Prevent It appeared first on Leafly. Growing Industry Hemp

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KALY Considers Increasing 2019 $20 Million CBD Extraction Revenue Target

Canna Newswire

DALLAS – July 17, 2019 / OTC PR WIRE via Canna Newswire / – Kali-Extracts, Inc. Kali, Inc. dba/Kali-Extracts, Inc.) USOTC: KALY ) (“KALY”) today confirmed the company has signed CBD extraction contracts with hemp cultivation operations worth $15 million in total.

Senator Rice Needs to Get Woke About Weed, Pt. 2

NORML

As New Jersey continues to fail its constituents each day they do not pass cannabis legalization for adult-use, the name of one state senator at the forefront of the fight against legalization remains permanently inked in shame: State Senator Ron Rice of the 28th District.

Can CBD Damage Your Liver?

Cannabis Life Network

Now is a crucial time to understand the truth behind CBD. Studies can serve as incredible resources or terrible sources of misinformation. Research taken too seriously can lead someone to wonder if CBD will damage their liver.

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Kirsten Gillibrand Explains Cannabis Privilege and We’re Here for It

Leafly

The Democratic presidential candidate stands and delivers on a difficult question in a tough room. The post Kirsten Gillibrand Explains Cannabis Privilege and We’re Here for It appeared first on Leafly. Politics Election 2020 war on drugs

Marijuana Edibles: A Beginner’s Guide

Leaf Science

Marijuana edibles are a tasty alternative to smoking or vaporizing cannabis. Made by infusing marijuana with food, edibles are one of the most popular ways of consuming cannabis. Many people prefer edibles because they are easier to ingest and offer a longer, more relaxing effect.

Senate Banking Committee to Hear Testimony Regarding Need for Marijuana Reforms

NORML

Members of the United States Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs are scheduled to hear testimony next week regarding the need to provide greater access to financial services for state-licensed marijuana-related businesses.

Cannabis for Menstrual Cramps: Can Cannabis Help Women with Painful Periods?

Greencamp

After many years of suffering from terrible pains with each passing month, I finally tried marijuana for menstrual cramps – Continue Reading. The post Cannabis for Menstrual Cramps: Can Cannabis Help Women with Painful Periods? appeared first on Greencamp. Health

Postal Carrier Caught in Conspiracy to Mail Cannabis

Leafly

The package labels contained false names but real addresses, prosecutors say, and the mail carrier delivered packages to a dealer in the postal station's parking lot. The post Postal Carrier Caught in Conspiracy to Mail Cannabis appeared first on Leafly.

USA $1.4 billion lawsuit, largest against opioid manufacturer, settles before trial

Cannabis Law Report

Helio.com reports July 12 2019… A lawsuit filed against London-based Reckitt Benckiser Group plc was recently settled for $1.4 billion, the largest settlement to date against an opioid manufacturer, according to a press release from the Department of Justice.

New Hampshire: Governor Signs Marijuana Annulment Measure

NORML

Republican Gov. Chris Sununu has signed legislation into law establishing procedures permitting those with prior, low-level marijuana convictions to petition the court to have their convictions annulled. House Bill 399 provides an opportunity for those convicted of offenses involving the possession of three-quarters of one ounce of cannabis or less to seek an annulment. If the prosecuting attorney does not object to the request within ten days, the petition will be granted.

Leading Edge Pharms Inks CBD Product Distribution Deal with MarketHub

Canna Newswire

The agreement will provide MarketHub with distribution rights for Leading Edge’s products with major retailers across the U.S. HENDERSON, Nev.

Wisconsin Cannabis Arrests Hit Black Residents Hardest

Leafly

If Wisconsin decriminalizes, there would likely be a decrease in arrests and a reduction in the state's jail and prison population. But data suggest that the state's racial disparities will persist. The post Wisconsin Cannabis Arrests Hit Black Residents Hardest appeared first on Leafly.

Another Step Forward for Cannabis Banking

Greenspoon Marder Cannabis Law Group Blog

Cannabis Banking. By: Nabil Rodriguez, Esq. & & Victor Fox*. On Tuesday July 23, the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs will discuss the growing need to provide banking services to cannabis businesses.

Florida Representatives Show Bipartisan Support for Marijuana Reform, Citing Racial Disparities

WeedAdvisor

On July 10 th , bipartisan lawmakers held a congressional hearing to address potential avenues of marijuana reform. While they all agreed that change was long overdue, they had issues reaching a consensus on how to proceed, with four options on the table.

Namaste Technologies: Second Quarter 2019 Financial Results

Cannabis Life Network

TORONTO, July 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - Namaste Technologies Inc. Namaste" or the "Company") (TSXV: N) (FRANKFURT: M5BQ) (OTCMKTS: NXTTF) today announced its interim financial results for the second quarter ended May 31, 2019. All financial figures are in Canadian dollars unless otherwise indicated.

Kamala Harris Evolved Slowly on Legalization, but She’s All About It Now

Leafly

The California senator didn't support legalization in 2016. Now she does. What changed? The post Kamala Harris Evolved Slowly on Legalization, but She’s All About It Now appeared first on Leafly. Politics Democrats Election 2020 Kamala Harris

Wake Up California Cannabis Growers It’s 2019

Cannabis Law Report

If you wish to re-publish this story please do so with following accreditation. AUTHOR: “ Jordan Zoot. “aBIZinaBOX Inc., CPA’s “ PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT.

Grupo Flor Launches California’s First Cannabis Industry Apprentice Program

Canna Newswire

Management and cross training designed to benefit cannabis industry. SALINAS, Calif. July 16, 2019 / Canna Newswire / – Grupo Flor has launched a pilot program of California’s first professional in-house cannabis apprenticeship program.