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Justice Department Publishes Proposed Rule to Reclassify Cannabis, Begins Accepting Public Comments

NORML

"NORML is in a unique position to mobilize interested parties to provide their perspectives throughout the public comment period and we will be encouraging advocates and experts to do so in the coming weeks." The post Justice Department Publishes Proposed Rule to Reclassify Cannabis, Begins Accepting Public Comments appeared first on NORML.

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The DEA’s Shift: Cannabis Reclassification and Its Ripple Effects

MaxQ Cannabis

What is it? In a landmark decision, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) recently announced the reclassification of cannabis from Schedule 1 to Schedule 3, marking a significant shift in the regulatory landscape surrounding this controversial plant. This move has sparked considerable interest and speculation regarding its implications for the cannabis industry, including access to banking […] The post The DEA’s Shift: Cannabis Reclassification and Its Ripple Effects appeared fir

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Why Cannabis Affects Everyone Differently: An In-Depth Exploration

The Herb Collective

Cannabis has been used for centuries for its medicinal and recreational properties. However, one intriguing aspect of cannabis is how it affects people in vastly different ways. While some may experience profound relaxation and euphoria, others might feel anxious or paranoid. Understanding why cannabis affects everyone differently is essential for both new and experienced users looking to optimize their experience.

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Exploring Medical Marijuana for Chronic Conditions

MMJ Recs

We will be exploring cannabis therapy for chronic conditions. Note that chronic pain refers to the persistent or long-lasting discomfort in the body beyond the normal time frame for healing. Typically, it can last for weeks, months, or even years. Unlike acute pain, which serves as a warning sign of injury or illness and typically resolves as the underlying cause is treated or healed, chronic pain persists beyond the expected recovery period and may not have an identifiable cause.

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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. Some want to directly own licensed businesses, while others prefer to keep the industry at an arm’s length and merely profit from it.

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New Hampshire: Senators Provide Initial Approval for Limited Marijuana Sales

NORML

New Hampshire is the only New England state that prohibits adult-use cannabis sales. The post New Hampshire: Senators Provide Initial Approval for Limited Marijuana Sales appeared first on NORML.

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Review: TK-91 by Cresco

Illinois News Joint

No matter how much innovation happens in cannabis, consumers will look for skunky, earthy, old school flavors. Cresco has catered to these buyers by tapping into a longstanding genetic standout with its new TK-91 strain. Picked up at Sunnyside Champaign , TK-91 is a hybrid cross of Triangle Kush and Chem 91. This batch of flower tested at 0.85% THC, 25.55% THCa, and 26.4% total cannabinoids.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Using Medical Marijuana

MMJ Recs

Medical marijuana has gained widespread attention for its potential therapeutic benefits in treating various physical and mental health conditions. When beginners start navigating the world of medical cannabis, they feel overwhelmed and more often than not, don’t know how to get started. However, by researching for the right knowledge and guidance, incorporating medical marijuana into your wellness or treatment routine can be a smooth and beneficial experience.

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Eye Opening Data About Cancer And Cannabis

The Fresh Toast

Eye Opening Data About Cancer And Cannabis The world famous Fred Hutchison Cancer Center just shared some eye opening data about cancer and cannabis. The post Eye Opening Data About Cancer And Cannabis appeared first on The Fresh Toast.

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Setting the vibes right for your long weekend

Leafly

If you’re in Los Angeles, you know that a long weekend calls for setting the vibes just right. And who better to guide us than our favorite weed influencer, Biz? With his finger on the pulse of the cannabis scene, Biz shares his top picks to elevate your long weekend experience. Featured products Biz’s strain […] The post Setting the vibes right for your long weekend appeared first on Leafly.

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Review: Peaches N Rings Disposable Vape by Mozey

Illinois News Joint

The deluge of new labels with new product lines has forced us to adopt a “new products only” rule for almost all new reviews. Progressive Treatment Solutions has joined the flood, bringing Mozey to Illinois, a label it has already built in Michigan and Arizona. I recently picked up from Consume Marion the labels’ new vapes to review. Mozey Front Runner Peaches N Rings all in one disposable vape is filled with a distillate infused with botanically derived terpenes.

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The Cannabis Industry Now Supports More Than 440,000 Full-Time Jobs

Canna Law Blog

As the 2024 elections draw near, the economic impact of cannabis legalization will likely become a prominent topic in political discourse. With billions in total sales, and millions in tax revenue, the economic benefits of legal cannabis are clear. Beyond the monetary gains, there is a crucial aspect of the cannabis industry that should not be overlooked: job creation.

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Cannabis Can Help PTSD

The Fresh Toast

Cannabis Can Help PTSD For all their service, we should do more to help soldiers who return with issues. Science does say cannabis can help PTSD. The post Cannabis Can Help PTSD appeared first on The Fresh Toast.

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Lemon Cherry Gelato Strain: An In-Depth Guide

United Patients Group

Lemon Cherry Gelato is a hybrid cannabis strain that gives a mouth-watering experience of the harmony of the two flavors. It attracts users with its unique aroma, delicious flavor, and well-balanced effects. Being among the tastiest strains as well as one that hits quite hard, it has managed to quickly find its way into the hearts of both recreational and medical marijuana users.

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Visit Illinois News Joint at NECANN

Illinois News Joint

We’re one week away from the 2024 Illinois Cannabis Convention , and Illinois News Joint invites vendors and attendees to stop by Booth 221 for some free swag and learn about the array of services we provide for the Illinois cannabis industry, including News Joint Events, News Joint Printing, News Joint Bar Service, News Joint Consulting, and more. For those who forgot to create swag for the 4 th annual NECANN convention, News Joint Printing will create customized shirts and other swag and hand

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What is Cannabis Poisoning? Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment

PrestoDoctor

Cannabis poisoning refers to the excessive consumption or accidental ingestion of cannabis, resulting in adverse effects. It occurs when an individual consumes a larger amount of cannabis than their body can handle, leading to symptoms of intoxication. What Causes Cannabis Poisoning Cannabis poisoning is caused by the consumption of a larger amount of cannabis than […] The post What is Cannabis Poisoning?

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NORML Op-Ed: The Beginning of the End of Cannabis Prohibition

NORML

As a first step forward, this policy change dramatically shifts the political debate surrounding cannabis. The post NORML Op-Ed: The Beginning of the End of Cannabis Prohibition appeared first on NORML.

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F the Treaties: Rescheduling and “Marijuana-Specific Controls”

Canna Law Blog

Marijuana-specific controls in schedule III? The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) published its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“NOPR”) last week to much fanfare. The NOPR would reschedule marijuana, “marijuana extract” and “naturally derived delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinols” from schedule I to schedule III of the Controlled Substances Act (CSA).

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Review: X Bites Gummies by Select

Illinois News Joint

As the legal market ages, more brands are looking to cater to “seasoned” consumers. Select’s latest approach is a new formulation and line of gummies called X Bites. I recently picked up from Curaleaf Weed Street three flavors from the new line: Rainbow Upload, Strawberry Spacewalk, and Orange Matter. Each flavor of X Bites comes as a 10-pack of gummies with 10mg of THC per gummy.

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420 Event Recap

Kind Meds (Cannabis Education Blog)

Can you believe it’s been almost a month since our epic 420 event? Time flies when you’re having fun! A huge shoutout and thank you to everyone who came out and made it such an unforgettable day. Whether you were there for the tunes, the cars, the awesome vendors, or just to vibe with the Kind Meds and Fuego fam, you helped make it a celebration to remember.

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Green Rose to host Sesh & Salute Celebration

Illinois News Joint

Green Rose hosted a 420 Sesh Fest in April, a Weekend Sesh in September, and a Spooky Sesh in October. This Saturday, Green Rose River North will add to the sesh fun with a Sesh & Salute Celebration. Tickets for the Sesh & Salute Celebration can be reserved here. The Sesh & Salute Celebration will commemorate Memorial Day weekend and is set for 12-8 p.m., May 25.

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New Original Meme & Groverbs: a stress reliever

Illinois News Joint

After a stressful end of April and early May, I tried to take a day off from work to decompress but found myself creating memes instead. Creative outlets have always been a stress reliever for me, and recently, I have had no true creative outlets. New Original Memes are usually the result. One of the new original memes is non-cannabis related and an actual message from a follower, and the other three are new Groverbs.

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Hemp Consumer Products Act transforms Illinois regulations

Illinois News Joint

The battle over hemp regulations in Illinois shifted significantly today when Senate Amendment 002 was included into unrelated House Bill 4293 , which addresses the Massage Licensing Act and the Sex Offender Registration Act. Amendment 002, cited as the Hemp Consumer Products Act, includes new hemp definitions, regulations, taxes, licensing, civil penalties, and provisions that would require hemp and hemp-derived businesses to follow laws set forth in the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Ac

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