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Lawmakers Prepare for Historic House Floor Vote on the MORE Act

NORML

House lawmakers are preparing for a September floor vote on legislation – The Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment, and Expungement Act a/k/a The MORE Act -- to remove marijuana from the federal Controlled Substances Act.

What is Cannabichromene (CBC)? [A Rare Cannabinoid with Huge Medical Potential]

Leafwell

Cannabichromene (CBC) is one of them, and is the third most prominent cannabinoid found in the cannabis plant. It is important for you to start thinking beyond THC and CBD, as the other cannabinoids can impart unique effects all of their own and help for a huge number of conditions.

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Clinical Study: CBD Effect on the Liver in Adults

Project CBD

Project CBD seeks volunteers to assess the safety and efficacy of cannabidiol

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Is microdosing the key to work-from-home happiness?

Leafly

Microdosing is an effective way to introduce small amounts of cannabis into your lifestyle. Work from home is the perfect time to do it. The post Is microdosing the key to work-from-home happiness? appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle creativity dosing mental health microdosing work from home

Study: Medical Cannabis Use by Seniors Associated with Improved Quality of Life

NORML

Investigators reported a “strong positive association” between subjects’ frequency of cannabis use and self-reported improvements in pain, health-care utilization, and overall health-related quality of life.

Breaking the stigma: Psychedelic Drugs

Cannabis Life Network

There are a lot of negative stigma surrounding psychedelic drugs. A large portion of the population and the government condemn these substances to be dangerous, addictive, and illegal. Although, that may be true when it comes to opiates or stimulants (such as heroin or cocaine).

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‘It rained fire’: A California cannabis grower’s hellish wildfire fight

Leafly

You can't rebuild if you try to fight this fire and die,' says one NorCal grower who nearly lost his life last week. The post ‘It rained fire’: A California cannabis grower’s hellish wildfire fight appeared first on Leafly.

Nebraska Medical Marijuana Initiative Qualifies for November 2020 Ballot

NORML

Nebraska voters will decide this November on a statewide ballot measure seeking to legalize and regulate medical marijuana access in the state. The post Nebraska Medical Marijuana Initiative Qualifies for November 2020 Ballot appeared first on NORML.

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Talking With Your Doctor About Medical Marijuana

Leafwell

Talking about cannabis can be difficult. You may have experienced difficult or dismissive conversations with friends and family as you explore the use of medical marijuana.

The Most Expensive Cannabis Strains in the World

Cannabis Life Network

Strains at local dispensaries often vary a few dollars per gram. But, have you ever wondered about the most expensive cannabis strains in the world? I’m talking about the best money can buy! Let’s see how much someone is willing to spend for a fine ounce of weed.

Back to school: COVID-19 boosts cannabis college enrollment

Leafly

Heading back to school? Ever thought about giving cannabis college a try? You wouldn't be the only one. The post Back to school: COVID-19 boosts cannabis college enrollment appeared first on Leafly. Cannabis 101 Lifestyle cannabis education cannabis hiring cannabis jobs Education schools

Study: Adult-Use Legalization Markets Not Tied to Vaping-Related Lung Illness

NORML

"The five earliest states to legalize recreational marijuana -- Alaska, California, Colorado, Oregon and Washington -- all had less than one EVALI case per 100,000 residents.". The post Study: Adult-Use Legalization Markets Not Tied to Vaping-Related Lung Illness appeared first on NORML.

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How to get a Michigan Medical Marijuana Card in 2020

Leafwell

Are you interested in getting a Medical Marijuana Card in Michigan? You’ve come to the right place. We hope this article acts as a valuable guide to help you understand the process of applying for your medical marijuana recommendation letter.

VIDHI Centre For Legal Policy Article: The Case for Decriminalising Cannabis Use in India

Cannabis Law Report

A curtain-raiser to an in-depth study on the effect of criminalising drug use in Mumbai SUMMARY: New research study by Vidhi shows that not only … Read More.

Cannabis life advice from Ngaio Bealum: Edibles safety, and strain-specific edibles

Leafly

Start low. Go slow. Don’t take 1,000 mg and board a plane. The post Cannabis life advice from Ngaio Bealum: Edibles safety, and strain-specific edibles appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle advice comedy edibles ngaio bealum

Pennsylvania: NORML Praises Governor’s Call to Legalize Adult-Use Marijuana Market, Restore Justice to Those with Past Convictions

NORML

"I'm calling on the legislature to to legalize recreational marijuana, with the revenue going to: small business grant funding [and] restorative justice programs.".

Combining Cannabis with Chemo and Radiation. Is It Possible?

United Patients Group

Many patients have heard that cannabis can help navigate the side effects of chemotherapy. Most hear from friends or relatives that it can help. They are willing to try almost anything to help deal with the nausea, pain, and insomnia.

Study: CBD “Promising” Therapy for Cocaine Addiction

CannaMD

File this under headlines that never would’ve happened ten years ago ! A new review published by scientific journal, Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior , has found that marijuana cannabinoid, CBD, is a “promising” therapy for treating cocaine dependence.

Pennsylvania governor calls for marijuana legalization to boost economic recovery

Leafly

Tom Wolf puts recreational legalization at the top of his autumn 2020 legislative agenda. The post Pennsylvania governor calls for marijuana legalization to boost economic recovery appeared first on Leafly.

A Founder Looks at 50: Reflecting Upon My Times with Woody Harrelson

NORML

He clearly enjoyed smoking good weed and hanging out with stoners, and up-close, Woody is a genuinely nice individual. The post A Founder Looks at 50: Reflecting Upon My Times with Woody Harrelson appeared first on NORML.

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Here Comes the First Approved Ecstasy (MDMA) Drug

Canna Law Blog

Last week, the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelics Studies (MAPS) made a very big announcement: it had raised $30 million to complete its promising study of MDMA (ecstasy; molly) for treating post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

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Canadian government announces new drug prosecution guidelines

Cannabis Life Network

The Canadian government has taken yet another small but essential step towards decriminalizing people who use drugs.

This new compound in CBD products can help with sleep, anxiety, and focus

Leafly

CBD producers are starting to add L-theanine, a compound commonly found in green and black teas, to their products. Learn about its wellness benefits and how it works well with CBD. The post This new compound in CBD products can help with sleep, anxiety, and focus appeared first on Leafly.

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Study: Cannabis Associated with Increased Cessation of IV Opioid Use

NORML

“In the adjusted analysis, at-least-daily cannabis use was significantly associated with increased rates of injection cessation.". The post Study: Cannabis Associated with Increased Cessation of IV Opioid Use appeared first on NORML. Opioids SCIENCE heroin IV drugs opioid abuse disorder opioids

DEA Interim Final Rule: What Is “Synthetically Derived THC”?

Canna Law Blog

On Friday, the Drug Enforcement Administration (“DEA”) released an Interim Final Rule (the “ Rule ”) that, as we discussed , threatens the hemp industry by treating partially processed hemp extract not intended for consumption (also known as “intermediary hemp”) as a Schedule I controlled substance.

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Statement: Canadian Chamber of Commerce International Cannabis Council and American Trade Association for Cannabis & Hemp join forces to support North American leadership in global cannabis market

Cannabis Law Report

(OTTAWA and WASHINGTON, D.C.) – August 24, 2020 – The Canadian Chamber of Commerce International Cannabis Council and the American Trade Association for Cannabis and … Read More.

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CannaMD Issues FIRST Edibles Certification in Florida

CannaMD

First Florida Doctors to Certify Edibles. On August 26, the Florida Office of Medical Marijuana Use (OMMU) uploaded long-awaited production standards for medical marijuana edibles.

Vote to legalize it!

NORML

Voters in several states will have the opportunity to decide at the ballot whether to legalize cannabis for either adult-use or for medical purposes. In addition, numerous local, state, and federal races involve candidates who have made marijuana legalization a key part of their platform.

California’s Toughest and Worst Cannabis Rules

Canna Law Blog

California’s three cannabis agencies–the Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC), California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), and California Department of Public Health (CDPH)–aggressively regulate every aspect of the state’s licensed cannabis industry.

US Hemp Roundtable – California Hemp Update

Cannabis Law Report

State Alert: California We are excited to report that after late night, intense negotiations with Governor Gavin Newsom’s team, we have a deal in California. … Read More. The post US Hemp Roundtable - California Hemp Update first appeared on Cannabis Law Report.

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5 famous figures who have enjoyed cannabis

Cannabis Life Network

Have you ever wondered while watching Lord of The Rings if Gandalf the Grey or Samwise Gamgee like to smoke up after a long day on set? Not totally surprising if you haven’t but I did and here we are. Here are 5 famous figures who have enjoyed cannabis.