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Grading the Presidential Candidates on Marijuana: Overall Rankings

Canna Law Blog

In a recent 13-part series, we reviewed the stance of each of the 2020 presidential candidates’ on marijuana, and we assigned each candidate a letter grade corresponding with our analysis.

Study: Pain Patients Report Significant Health Improvements Following Enactment of Medical Cannabis Access Laws

NORML

Those suffering from chronic pain report significant improvements in health following the passage of medical cannabis access laws, according to data published in the journal Forum for Health Economics & Policy.

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This new drug education program could actually keep teens safer

Leafly

Moving beyond D.A.R.E., the new "Safety First" program is being tested in NYC and San Francisco. The post This new drug education program could actually keep teens safer appeared first on Leafly. Health drug education Education harm reduction prevention

Quebec Raises Minimum Cannabis Purchasing Age to 21 Amid Strong Criticism

WeedAdvisor

In a move that can only be described as hypocritical, impractical and politically-charged, Quebec went through with its move to pass Bill 2. As CTV News reports, Quebec’s alleged goal is to protect youth from marijuana’s adverse effects.

Marijuana and Kidney Disease: A Scientific Overview

Greencamp

The effects of cannabis on various kidney disorders like CKD and AKI have been the subject of numerous scientific studies, Continue Reading. The post Marijuana and Kidney Disease: A Scientific Overview appeared first on Greencamp. Health

Most THC and CBD oil goes to waste in your body—here’s why

Leafly

Bioavailability refers to the degree and rate at which a substance is absorbed into your bloodstream. Read more on how dosage and consumption method can affect how much cannabis your body uses. The post Most THC and CBD oil goes to waste in your body—here’s why appeared first on Leafly.

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The science on cannabis topicals for headaches

Leafly

Can cannabis topicals provide relief for headaches? Here's what we know—and what we don't—about topical treatment of headaches. The post The science on cannabis topicals for headaches appeared first on Leafly. Canada Health headaches migraines topicals

There’s ‘Insufficient Evidence’ That Marijuana Alleviates Mental Disorders

The Fresh Toast

In what is being called the most comprehensive review around marijuana and mental health, researchers say the evidence isn’t there. Continue reading There’s ‘Insufficient Evidence’ That Marijuana Alleviates Mental Disorders at The Fresh Toast.

Gifting cannabis to the terminally ill becomes tax-exempt in California

Leafly

Under Prop. 64 it actually cost money to give away medicine to patients in need. But how much can growers afford to give? The post Gifting cannabis to the terminally ill becomes tax-exempt in California appeared first on Leafly. Politics California compassion laws philanthropy

Germany Considers Marijuana Legalization in a “Historic Policy Turn”

WeedAdvisor

Germany is considering joining the list of industrialized nations who plan to legalize recreational marijuana in the near – albeit unspecified – future. Chancellor Angela Merkel’s governing party, the Christian Democratic Union, opened up to the idea of legalization in what German broadcaster Deutsche Welle calls “…a historic policy turn for the conservative party.”.

USDA Issues Hemp Regulations

NORML

The United States Department of Agriculture has issued interim rules governing the commercial cultivation of hemp. The rules are still subject to a mandatory 60-day public comment period following their publication in the Federal Register.

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Why Is Oklahoma The Fastest-Growing MMJ State In The US?

MMJ Recs

What is the fastest-growing medical marijuana state in the US? Only a few years ago, a lot of people thought that Oklahoma would never even get as far as legalizing medical marijuana. But it may surprise you to learn that Oklahoma is the nation’s fastest-growing MMJ state.

The Top 10 All-American Cannabis Strains

LIWTS

Every cannabis connoisseur has their favourite region of origin. For some, nowhere has done bigger or more important things for cannabis culture than the United States. Indeed, it’s hard to dispute the fact that some of the most incredible cannabis the world has ever seen was born in the USA.

New Fund … New Challenge. Robots Vs Cannabis !

Cannabis Law Report

Robots Are Hotter Than Weed for New Fund Pivoting Between Themes says Bloomberg piece 1 November. Can’t decide whether to invest in cannabis companies, artificial intelligence or both? A new exchange-traded fund wants to help.

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Michigan: Regulators Now Accepting Retail Marijuana Business Applications

NORML

State regulators have begun accepting applications from those wishing to open licensed retail cannabis facilities. Fifty-six percent of voters last November approved Proposition 1 — a statewide ballot initiative legalizing the adult use, cultivation, and retail marketing of marijuana.

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How Direct CBD Online encourages CBD discovery and savings

Leafly

Direct CBD Online delivers CBD products directly to consumers' doors. With a wide range of exclusive brands, it's an easy way to shop CBD for the whole household. The post How Direct CBD Online encourages CBD discovery and savings appeared first on Leafly.

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Which California Cities Don’t Have Recreational Marijuana Retailers?

MMJ Recs

Marijuana is now currently legal throughout California, which means you’re permitted to carry and smoke a legal amount anywhere in the Golden State without the risk of being arrested or fined.

Cannabis Economy – The Changing World Order

Cannabis Law Report

With the decriminalization of cannabis in Canda, as well as the United States of America, the world is about to witness a new world order. The decades-long war against drug cartels and illegal traders of cannabis is coming to an end. .

Nevada NORML’s Veteran’s Virtual Lobby Day

NORML

To honor both those who have bravely served and those who still suffer due to federal cannabis laws, Nevada NORML will be hosting a unique event on Veteran’s Day.

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No, CBD isn’t safe for everyone: CBD myths Canadians need to know

Leafly

CBD is often touted as a cure-all, but that's not the whole story. Learn everything you need to know about how CBD works—and how it doesn't—here. The post No, CBD isn’t safe for everyone: CBD myths Canadians need to know appeared first on Leafly.

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THCa Should Not Be Replaced With CBD

Cannabis Life Network

Knowledge of cannabis‘s clinical potential has blossomed greatly. One procreator of this bloom has recently been demanding our perceptions shift once more – into acidic cannabinoids like THCA and CBDA. Raphael Mechoulam coined the entourage effect.

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CBD Cigarettes: Everything You Need to Know

Cannabis Law Report

CBD cigarettes are as fresh as they sound. Rather than use nicotine and other tobacco products, CBD cigars are made of pure hemp and a slight addition of THC. For cigarette smoker trying to quit, smoking cessation can be a real devil to kick out of the system.

CannTrust Provides Plan to Become Compliant by Early 2020

WeedAdvisor

CannTrust continues its fight to remain in the industry following a set of violations that nearly sank the company, according to BNN Bloomberg. Initially, CannTrust’s situation seemed untenable.

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Cannabis events in British Columbia for November 2019

Leafly

Find cannabis events happening near you this month. The post Cannabis events in British Columbia for November 2019 appeared first on Leafly. Canada Lifestyle British Columbia Events

Dispensary Raids – A War of Attrition

Cannabis Life Network

By now, many of us have heard of the unlicensed dispensary raid that happened Wednesday morning in Vancouver’s West End. The Medical Cannabis Dispensary, located on Thurlow Street, was the site of an unpleasant law enforcement visit, around 10:00 a.m.,

OLCC Creates Podcast Focusing on Oversight of Oregon’s Recreational Marijuana Industry

Cannabis Law Report

Portland, OR — The Oregon Liquor Control Commission has published the latest episode of its occasional podcast, “In the Weeds – The Ultimate OLCC Potcast.” Episode Four of “In the Weeds” focuses on the THC vaping respiratory illness crisis and Oregon’s ban on flavored THC vaping products. “In

5 Reasons Why Culture Plating Should NOT Be Used for Microbial Safety Testing on Cannabis

Medicinal Genomics

Culture-based methods, such as plating, are considered by some to be the “gold standard” of microbial safety testing. After all, the method is used extensively in the food industry and is validated on a myriad of different matrices. . However, cannabis is NOT one of those matrices !

Cannabis events in Canada for November 2019

Leafly

Cannabis events for November 2019, happening across Canada. The post Cannabis events in Canada for November 2019 appeared first on Leafly. Canada Lifestyle Events lifestyle

Fourth Dimension Cannabinoids and 3D Printed Vitamin E Derivatives

Cannabis Life Network

In a time of tocopherols (vitamin E acetate) being pointed at as a suspect for the widely publicized vape crisis, we should be asking, why were they there? At the same time, profiteering innovators have figured out how to utilize polymerized tocopherols in a drink formulation. MCTC Holdings, Inc.

How Might Brexit Impact The UK’s Cannabis Industry?

Cannabis Law Report

Bezinga write… Brexit remains a great unknown. Now delayed until Jan. 31 , 2020, one among the few certainties is that it has a huge potential impact on UK industries operating in Europe, and vice versa.

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