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10 Ways to Contribute to Your Community During a Health Crisis

United Patients Group

The COVID-19 pandemic brought the world to an incredible standstill. Even as quarantine restrictions are being lifted in some areas of the globe, COVID has done much damage and left many pressing challenges in its wake. However, being stuck at home does not mean being unable to help.

Five Things to Know Before Using Cannabis as Alternative Medicine

Cannabis Life Network

Cannabis as alternative medicine continues to gain popularity. Although it’s still argued there is not enough large-scale research to prove the effectiveness of cannabis as medicine, plenty of anecdotal evidence shows otherwise.

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Echoes of the Drug Crusade Shine Through Sha’Carri Richardson’s Suspension

Americans for Safe Access

During the Olympic trials in Eugene, Oregon, Sha’Carri Richardson won the 100 meter dash with a time of 10.86 seconds. That earned her a spot on the U.S. Olympic team for the upcoming Tokyo games, where she would be the favorite for gold in the 100 meter dash.

Senate Leader Unveils Long-Awaited Marijuana Descheduling Plan

NORML

United States Senate Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), along with Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Ron Wyden (D-OR) unveiled draft legislation repealing the federal prohibition of marijuana at a press conference on Wednesday.

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.

Why Does the 1:1 CBD:THC Ratio Work So Well?

Leafwell

Today, we’re looking at what’s special about the 1:1 ratio of CBD: THC. Many medical marijuana patients find this ratio nothing short of miraculous. But why? This article dives into some studies into the ratio and why it’s effective.

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Chuck Schumer unveils marijuana bill that would end federal prohibition, finally

Leafly

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer finally revealed his legalization proposal. Here's what it actually does. The post Chuck Schumer unveils marijuana bill that would end federal prohibition, finally appeared first on Leafly.

New Jersey Courts Vacate Almost 88,000 Marijuana Cases

NORML

These are the first of up to 360,000 cases and convictions that are eligible for vacation, dismissal and automatic expungement. The post New Jersey Courts Vacate Almost 88,000 Marijuana Cases appeared first on NORML. Expungement convictions Courts expungement legalization New Jersey

How Do I Keep Cannabis Plants Healthy?

Leafwell

Cannabis is a strong plant that can grow in tough environments. In general, cannabis can do quite well when left to its own devices. However, this doesn’t mean that the plant doesn’t need a helping hand every now and then.

Marijuana and the Mexican Revolution

Project CBD

The tumultuous Mexican Revolution catalyzed the emergence of marijuana smoking in early twentieth-century America as hundreds of thousands of migrants fled to the U.S. Southwest in search of safety and work

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10 badass sustainable cannabis flowers, joints, hash, and more

Leafly

The greenest greens of Cali and beyond. The post 10 badass sustainable cannabis flowers, joints, hash, and more appeared first on Leafly. Strains & products aster farms California Colorado flow kana flowers nasha Oregon pre-rolls stone road sungrown sustainability Washington

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Analysis: Marijuana Legalization Correlates with Higher Home Values

NORML

The analysis reported, "Between April 2017 and April 2021, property values rose $17,113 more in states where recreational marijuana is legal, compared to states where marijuana is illegal or limited to medicinal use.".

Senate Democrats Introduce Sweeping Federal Cannabis Legalization Bill

Leafwell

This week, leading Democrats like Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-OR), and Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) revealed the first draft of a sweeping federal cannabis legalization bill that could change the cannabis industry and transform access.

Can you eat raw weed?

The Cannigma

It’s very simple. Raw weed won’t get you high because it has not been decarboxylated ,” says Dr. Junella Chin, an integrative cannabinoid medicine physician. That means that the non-psychoactive cannabinoid THCA has not been turned into the psychoactive cannabinoid THC through a heating process.”

The best dispensaries in Illinois

Leafly

Wondering the best place to buy weed in Illinois? Learn about top-rated dispensaries from Sauget to Chicagoland. The post The best dispensaries in Illinois appeared first on Leafly. Industry

Illinois: Governor Signs Equity Measure to Award Over 100 New Dispensary Licenses

NORML

The second lottery is reserved for equity applicants who have or whose family members have, a past marijuana conviction, or who have lived in a “disproportionately impacted area” for at least 10 years.

Vancouver Study on MDMA Therapy Approved by Health Canada

Cannabis Life Network

Vancouver-based company Numinus received federal approval for a study on MDMA. Sponsored by the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS), the therapy study will involve twenty people with post-traumatic stress disorder.

Psychedellux July 16, 2021

Cannabis Law Report

based psychedelic investment fund P alo Santo has launched with an initial $35 million in capital raised and an active portfolio of 20 companies.

What to know before you visit a dispensary for the first time

Leafly

Heading to a marijuana dispensary? Here's what you need to know before, during, and after your visit. The post What to know before you visit a dispensary for the first time appeared first on Leafly. Cannabis 101 dispensaries how to illinois Oregon

Comment on the new plan to end marijuana criminalization by Sens. Schumer/Booker/Wyden

NORML

What is it like to see a medical marijuana doctor?

Leafwell

In order to get a medical marijuana card, you’ll need to speak to a medical marijuana doctor. If you’re reading this, you’re probably interested in getting your medical marijuana card but unsure of what to expect. You’re in the right place!

Press Release: CannTrust Announces Court Approval of Plan of Compromise, Arrangement and Reorganization

Cannabis Law Report

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How Long Does Marijuana-Induced Driving Impairment Last?

CannaMD

“How long should I wait to drive after using marijuana?” ” This is a question any responsible medical marijuana should ask themselves.

Colorado: Legal Challenge Filed to Halt Imposition of Medical Cannabis Restrictions

NORML

The lawsuit, which was filed by a 19-year-old patient who uses cannabis for the treatment of severe epilepsy, argues that the proposed changes will unduly restrict medical cannabis access among patients and will discourage physicians from participating in the program.

Small business Spotlight – Blunts & Beans

Cannabis Life Network

Blunts and Beans Created by a pair of Moms with a dream and a realisation of a niche unfulfilled these moms are doing their part to end the stigma surrounding cannabis and cannabis-related accessories.

Executive Spotlight: Luis Merchan

Cannabis Law Report

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What is ABV weed and what can you do with it?

The Cannigma

If you love vaping cannabis, then you’ve probably faced this scenario. For weeks on end, you dump the brown, vaped bud from your vaporizer into a jar, seal it, and shove it to the back of the closet. But what if you just put that already-been-vaped bud (ABV) to (re)use?

Density of Cannabis Outlets Not Associated with Increased Intention to Use Marijuana by Young Adults

NORML

"Our results suggest that young adults who lived in an area with a greater density of any type of outlet were not significantly more likely to report stronger intentions to use cannabis, e-cigarettes, or cannabis mixed with tobacco/nicotine in the future.".

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The best things to do in Chicago while high

Leafly

Visiting Chicago? Here are some fun cannabis related activities to do while you're here. The post The best things to do in Chicago while high appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle activities Chicago illinois legal cannabis marijuana Tourism

Fresh Toast Article: Updated Guide To Cannabis Laws Around The World

Cannabis Law Report

Here’s their introduction. If you ned a quick skim read of what’s happening around the world as of July 2021 this article is as good as any.

The California Department of Cannabis Control is Now Live

HarrisBricken

This week, Governor Newsom took a major step in reforming California’s (pretty tortured) cannabis licensing program by signing into law Assembly Bill 141 , which generally consolidates all cannabis licensing and oversight into the Department of Cannabis Control (“DCC”).