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61% of Medical Cannabis Users in Texas Said Weed Helped Them Get off Pharmaceuticals

SpeedWeed

Nearly two-thirds of Texas medical cannabis users said that weed helped them quit using opioids, benzodiazepines, and other prescription medicines, a new survey reports.

Concentrates: A Buyer’s Guide

United Patients Group

The world of cannabis used to be a much different place not so long ago. Choices were limited when it came to just about everything…strain, method of growing, and mode of consumption. These days, with the power of science, all that has changed.

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The Synergy of Curcumin and CBD: How similar are they?

The Joint Blog

As we get older, our bodies begin to change, and our overall health starts to deteriorate. We are past the prime of our lives, and we become more susceptible to many diseases. We must prioritize our health and take the necessary measures to address any illnesses that we may have.

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Virginia: Legalization of Adult-use Marijuana Takes Effect July 1, 2021

NORML

Virginia becomes the first southern state to legalize the possession and use of marijuana by adults. The post Virginia: Legalization of Adult-use Marijuana Takes Effect July 1, 2021 appeared first on NORML.

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.

Cannabis is My Lifesaver

Americans for Safe Access

Eryck Stamper retired from the US Navy in 2013 as a decorated Senior Chief Petty Officer. After a few jobs in the Maryland Park Service and government contracting, he found his way into the cannabis industry as a budtender.

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There won’t be a THC ‘limit’ for driving in California

The Cannigma

A task force on driving under the influence of cannabis in the state of California has concluded that there should be no set limit of THC or THC metabolites in the bloodstream.

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Delaware: Cannabis Activists Take on Corporate Marijuana, Patients Stage Boycott

NORML

Locals in Delaware are tangling with corporate, multi-state medical marijuana permit holders to pass a bill for full legalization. The post Delaware: Cannabis Activists Take on Corporate Marijuana, Patients Stage Boycott appeared first on NORML.

Be there for veterans

Americans for Safe Access

Jose Belen is a native of Amsterdam, New York. At 19, he enlisted in the army and deployed to Iraq in 2003 during Operation Iraqi Freedom. He was honorably discharged in 2005 and eventually settled in Florida where he started a career in real estate and began to raise a family.

Spotlight: Chris Ball, CEO of Ball Family Farms

Leafwell

In the cannabis industry, we believe it’s important to advocate for one another, support and celebrate inspirational businesses and lift up the work of others.

How aging changed my cannabis routine – and might change yours, too

Leafly

Cannabis and aging are two natural parts of life. As you get older, you might notice your tolerance and consumption change. The post How aging changed my cannabis routine – and might change yours, too appeared first on Leafly.

California: Study Finds 100% of Marijuana Retailers Compliant with State’s Minimum Age Laws

NORML

“At 100 percent of the recreational marijuana outlets visited, the pseudo-underage patrons were required to show age identification to enter.". The post California: Study Finds 100% of Marijuana Retailers Compliant with State’s Minimum Age Laws appeared first on NORML.

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UK: We The Undersigned & The UK Human Rights Act.

Cannabis Law Report

A few weeks ago CLR introduced our readers to Phil Monk and the UK advocacy group, We The Undersigned, who… Read More. Global Forum UK Advocacy

Cannabis Cultivators You Should Follow

Leafwell

As the cannabis industry has grown into a multi-billion dollar industry over the past twenty or so years, it’s only natural that it’s produced some pop culture icons along the way.

Five strains to pair with watching anime

Leafly

Anime and weed go together like peas and carrots. Check out these 5 weed strains that you can pair with your favorite anime shows. The post Five strains to pair with watching anime appeared first on Leafly.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 4/9/21

NORML

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML's Weekly Legislative Rooundup, on the blog every Friday! The post Weekly Legislative Roundup 4/9/21 appeared first on NORML. Weekly Legislative Roundup featured legislation legislative round up Legislative Update

How New York Cannabis Legalization Prioritizes Equity

HarrisBricken

After years of fits and starts, New York finally legalized adult-use cannabis and expanded its previously restrictive medical cannabis program. As the nation’s third largest economy and fourth most populous state, New York has the opportunity to set the gold standard for state cannabis industries.

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What Should You Expect During Your First Dispensary Visit

Leafwell

If you’ve never visited a dispensary before, especially if you’re new to medical marijuana, it might seem intimidating. Don’t stress yourself out though! Visiting the dispensary should be an enjoyable experience.

How much does it cost to launch a cannabis business?

Leafly

Find out the costs of opening a weed business with this informative article from Good Tree Capital. The post How much does it cost to launch a cannabis business? appeared first on Leafly. Industry b2b cannabis business Cannabis Industry cannabis license application entrepreneurs Good Tree Capital

What will legal weed mean in NY? Here’s what you need to know

The Cannigma

The city is still in mourning for those lost to COVID-19, the governor is facing calls to resign, the Knicks are still the Knicks, and the rent is still too damn high, but let’s focus on the positive: New York has legalized recreational cannabis — effective immediately. What does the new law entail?

THC Edibles in Candy Bags Highlight Risks of Depriving Cannabis Businesses of Trademark Protection

HarrisBricken

Florida officials are on “high alert” as THC edibles “are making their way into the hands of children and teens.” ” Of particular concern is the fact that the goods in question “bear a striking resemblance to ordinary candy.”

New Mexico’s Competing Marijuana Reform Bills

Leafwell

The New Mexico state government is awash in proposed legislation to legalize adult recreational marijuana use in the state. Two proposals to establish regulated adult marijuana sales were introduced to the State Senate on Monday February 1, 2021.

President Biden isn’t ‘too busy’ to carry out the cruelties of the Drug War

Leafly

Nearly three months in, Joe Biden's legalization record stinks. It’s time for him to step up. The post President Biden isn’t ‘too busy’ to carry out the cruelties of the Drug War appeared first on Leafly.

What is DMT and is it a chemical light in your brain?

Cannabis Life Network

I have conversed with several individuals who have skydived into their own psyche with DMT. These conversations have allowed me to realize this psychedelic drug brings a wealth of insight into the universe. However, that never explains what the DMT experience truly is.

A guide to cannabis testing methods

The Cannigma

This article was first published on Analytical Cannabis. It appears here with permission. Cannabis testing has come a long way in the past century. What began as local policemen using microscopes to try and spot cannabis’ distinctive “claw-like” hairs is now a global industry worth over $1.1

6 Most Difficult States to Get Certified for Medical Marijuana

Leafwell

The difference that medical marijuana can make in the quality of life for many is one of the reasons states are expanding access year on year. Some programs have refined their certification processes to be as quick as possible, allowing people access to much needed medicine sooner.

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Pleased as Purple Punch: A ‘Purps’ family genealogy

Leafly

The origins of GDP, Purple Punch, and other scions of the ‘Purps’ family of cultivars. The post Pleased as Purple Punch: A ‘Purps’ family genealogy appeared first on Leafly. Strains & products 410 cherry pie genealogies granddaddy-purple history indicas purple punch

Washington State Considers the Future of Its Cannabis Industry

HarrisBricken

I absolutely loved Washington State when I lived there. I lived in Seattle for seven years and was one of the first attorneys in the state to take on medical cannabis business clients in 2010 and then again with adult use clients in 2012 when I-502 passed.

Attention travellers: Undeclared cannabis at the border will now cost you cash

Cannabis Life Network

If you have any plans to travel across the Canadian border, it is best to first declare any cannabis that you may carry. Canada Border Security Agency (CBSA) will impose fines on you otherwise.

So you think you know about cannabis?

The Cannigma

Listen & Subscribe: As both a regulated medicine and something people use for wellness and even recreation, the information gaps that exist for cannabis users are unprecedented.

Stories of Hope: From Tragedy to Triumph and Beyond

United Patients Group

We welcomed 2021 and looked forward the year ahead. My hope for you and your family as spring has sprung, is peace, happiness & healing. I am so sorry for the loss of your Corinne and how difficult this was and continues to be. Thank you John, for sharing your journey of grief with us.