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Sen. Schumer And Rep. Jeffries To Introduce Comprehensive Marijuana Reform Legislation


Cannabis and the Immune System: A Complex Balancing Act

Project CBD

A new wave of research points toward cannabinoids having an adaptive, immunomodulating effect, rather than just suppressing immune activity

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Ask Dr. Green: How Can I Use Marijuana To Deal With Chemotherapy?

The Fresh Toast

Ask Dr. Green: How Can I Use Marijuana To Deal With Chemotherapy? When considering any drug to manage side effects of chemotherapy, we have to realize that we do not have a single medication that will manage all side effects. The post Ask Dr. Green: How Can I Use Marijuana To Deal With Chemotherapy?

This is Your Brain on Cannabis: The Truth About Marijuana and the Brain

Cannabis Cheri

Guest Post by Lanny Swerdlow, RN, LNC. Pin This! Your brain thrives on cannabis. Far from being destructive and harmful to our brain, cannabis improves brain function, encourages regeneration of brain cells, protects healthy brain cells from death and stimulates creative and insightful cognition.

North Dakota: Governor Signs Law Reducing Marijuana Possession Penalties


Republican Gov. Doug Burgum has signed legislation into law reducing marijuana possession penalties.

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Denver Decriminalizes Psilocybin

Canna Law Blog

On Wednesday, May 8, 2019, Denver, Colorado announced a pass result for Initiated Ordinance 301 , becoming the first U.S. jurisdiction to decriminalize psilocybin-containing mushrooms.

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Why is CBD Oil So Popular?

Otherside Farms

Once upon a time, not so long ago, the thought of using CBD as a treatment for beneficial health and wellbeing would have been unimaginable. It is only recently that we have truly become educated on the benefits of CBD- and, as a result, the CBD market is now booming.

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 5/10/19


Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup!

Avoid Hemp Litigation with a Real Agricultural Production Contract

Canna Law Blog

As everyone knows by now the 2018 Farm Bill legalized hemp production by de-scheduling the crop under the Controlled Substance Act. We’ve written extensively about federal hemp rules and regulations as well as those in California , Oregon and Washington.

9 Awesome Things to Do With Your Mom While High


Skip the brunch and enjoy a legal day out with Mom. Or a legal day in. We've got you covered. The post 9 Awesome Things to Do With Your Mom While High appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle mother's day

CBD, Autism and Epilepsy – What you Need to Know

Otherside Farms

It is difficult to know exactly how many people suffer from autism around the world. This is because some people have it mildly and are not even registered as being autistic.

Top MMJ Influencers sign Affiliate Education Agreements with Navigator Genomics™ Testing

Canna Newswire

NEW ORLEANS – May 9, 2019 / Canna Newswire / – Navigator Genomics (NGT) has signed three new affiliate agreements to collaborate with Dr. Michele Ross, CEO of Infused Health, Dr. Lakisha Jenkins (Jamaica), and Donna Shields, MS, RDN to provide NGT’s educational content services for their clients.

California Proposed Williamson Act Changes Could Expand Availability of Cannabis and Hemp Farmland

Canna Law Blog

Like this, but with cannabis. California legislators have so far proposed more than 40 new cannabis laws for the 2019 session, ranging from cannabis tax reductions to banking reforms to party buses.

Mexican President Reveals Plan to Decriminalize All Drugs


In a dramatic policy shift, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador admits that 'prohibition is unsustainable.' He thinks ending it will better protect public health. The post Mexican President Reveals Plan to Decriminalize All Drugs appeared first on Leafly. Politics decriminalization mexico

Reduce Anxiety As An Entrepreneur With CBD

Otherside Farms

Being an entrepreneur is a challenging and exciting role it’s not for everyone but many people thrive as one. Having an idea and seeing it become a reality and make a difference is the driving passion behind many entrepreneurs.

Interview with a Pot Dealer II: Post legalization

Cannabis Life Network

A few years ago, I interviewed a black market dealer I knew who was still selling cannabis in 2017. Then, less than a year later on October 17th, the legal landscape of weed changed forever when recreational cannabis in Canada became law.

Cannabis Securities Litigation: Hawaii Federal Court Denies Motion to Stay Civil “Pump and Dump” Case Pending Resolution of Parallel Criminal Proceedings

Canna Law Blog

“Our synergies will create an important financial institution to serve a category that is in need of a fully integrated vertical product suite blah blah blah…” Cannabis is hyped as a hot investment, and it can be, though it is not without risk as a recent CNN article points out.

Illinois’ New Legalization Bill Looks Pretty Rad


JB Pritzker's Senate Bill 7 would grant broad personal freedoms and learns the lessons of past legalization. The post Illinois’ New Legalization Bill Looks Pretty Rad appeared first on Leafly. Politics adult-use cannabis illinois legalization legislation

Who is Using CBD Products?

Otherside Farms

While cannabidiol (CBD) is a part of the cannabis plant, those who are using it for their ailments often have little in common with those who use regular cannabis.

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Claim & Counterclaim In British Columbia Supreme Court Over Cannabis Company Loan Repayments

Cannabis Law Report

Yahoo Finance reports on the Liht press release. Saying…… Liht Cannabis Corporation (CNW Group/Liht Cannabis Corporation). The Company will vigorously defend itself against the claim made by Veritas.

Cannabis Patent Litigation Update: The 911 Patent Passes the (Alice) Test!

Canna Law Blog

As promised, here’s an update on the first ever cannabis patent infringement case, which we’ve previously written about here and here. Since it’s been a little while – plaintiff United Cannabis Corporation (“UCANN”) owns the “911 Patent,” which generally covers liquid cannabinol formulations of a purified CBD and/or THC greater than 95%. Last July, UCANN sued defendant Pure Hemp Collective, Inc. Pure Hemp”), alleging that Pure Hemp had infringed on the 911 Patent.

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THC-Blood Levels Can’t Be Determined Postmortem, Research Finds


New research questions the accuracy of THC levels of individuals involved in fatal car accidents. The post THC-Blood Levels Can’t Be Determined Postmortem, Research Finds appeared first on Leafly. Politics Science & Tech dui research

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Does CBD Work as a Solo Remedy?

Otherside Farms

Every new remedy that comes into the public consciousness is treated with a healthy dose of skepticism. Cannabidiol (CBD) has been getting the same treatment.

So. Who Are The Attorney Generals Asking For Cannabis Banking Legislation To Go Through Congress ?

Cannabis Law Report

Ignite International Brands Signs Definitive Agreement with Taylor Mammon & Nathan Limited for Manufacture and Distribution of CBD Products in Europe

Canna Newswire

Ignite to capitalize on new UK and European markets with its super premium line of CBD products. VAUGHAN, Ontario – May 7, 2019 / Canna Newswire / – Ignite International Brands, Ltd.

Medical Cannabis Makes Every Day Special for This Mom


Two years after Florida legalized medical cannabis, her son has gone from 300 seizures a day to one per week. The post Medical Cannabis Makes Every Day Special for This Mom appeared first on Leafly. Health Florida medical marijuana

Attorneys general from 33 states urge pot banking reform

Cannabis Chronicles

LOS ANGELES — Attorneys general from 33 states on Wednesday urged Congress to approve a proposal intended to fully open the doors of the U.S. banking system to the legal marijuana industry. Most Americans live in states where marijuana is legally available in some form. But most banks don’t want anything to do with money from the cannabis industry for fear it could expose them to legal trouble from the federal government, which still considers marijuana illegal.

Game Of Thrones Fans Use CBD To Calm “Episode Anxiety”

Cannabis Law Report

Huffington Post , report, we hope with tongue in cheek. Stressed-Out ‘Game Of Thrones’ Fans Are Turning To CBD For Episode Anxiety. For most “ Game Of Thrones ” fans, “The Long Night” was much, much longer than they had bargained for.

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Geocann Launches Cannabidiol (CBD) Soft Gel Formulations Utilizing Patented Drug Delivery Technology

Canna Newswire

Condition-specific portfolio showcases cannabis industry first-to-market milestones, including clinically measured bioavailability and science-backed cannabinoid and terpene ratios. FORT COLLINS, Colo. –

Louisiana House Unanimously Approves Bill to Allow CBD Sales


The bill outlines a process for selling certain CBD products, although language added to the bill would prohibit sales of alcohol or food containing CBD unless the FDA approves it. The post Louisiana House Unanimously Approves Bill to Allow CBD Sales appeared first on Leafly. Politics cannabidiol cbd legislation louisiana

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Ken Harrower : Disabled Ontario Man Launches Human Rights Challenge

Cannabis Life Network

Ontario’s current system forces him to access unlicensed retailers, chew raw cannabis or seek out gluten-free edibles TORONTO, May 1, 2019 /CNW/ – On Wednesday, May 1, 2019 – exactly one month after cannabis retailers were instructed to open their doors in Ontario – Ken Harrower, a wheelchair-bound disabled man from Toronto with several medical conditions, […].