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Capitol Confidential: COVID-19 could derail New York cannabis legalization


All of a sudden Gov. Andrew Cuomo has higher priorities and travel limitations. The post Capitol Confidential: COVID-19 could derail New York cannabis legalization appeared first on Leafly.

What Marijuana Patients with Heart Problems Need to Know


In January of 2020, the Journal of the American College of Cardiology published a review titled Marijuana Use in Patients With Cardiovascular Disease.

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House Veterans Affairs Committee Passes Multiple Marijuana Bills


On March 12th, the House Veterans Affairs Committee (HVAC) passed two separate pieces of legislation pertaining to cannabis policy.

Washington state legislators finally create a cannabis equity program


In a $1.2 billion state industry, fewer than 1% of license holders are minority entrepreneurs. A new program aims to improve things. The post Washington state legislators finally create a cannabis equity program appeared first on Leafly. Politics

New Developments in Cannabis Medicine with Bonni Goldstein, MD

Project CBD


Alabama: Senate Advances Medical Cannabis Access Measure


Senate lawmakers approved legislation yesterday that seeks to regulate patients’ access to select medical cannabis products.

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Office of Medical Cannabis Control: A New Way to End the State/Federal Conflict Regarding Medical Cannabis

Americans for Safe Access

There are now over 3 million medical cannabis patients across the country; ninety-one percent of Americans now live in states with some form of access to medical cannabis, while sixty-six of American adults are in favor of full legalization.

Study: Cannabis Reduces Opioid Use in Cancer Patients

The Joint Blog

According to a new study published in the Journal of Palliative Medicine, the adjunctive use of marijuana is associated with opioid-sparing effects and overall improvements in symptom management in those suffering from cancer pain.

Rep Blumenauer: Upcoming Veterans Medical Marijuana Vote In Congress


Earl Blumenauer is a member of Congress representing Oregon’s 3rd Congressional District.

NM Supreme Court tasked with cannabis GRT issue

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

Should medical cannabis producers continue to get a tax break? That’s the question the New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department has asked the state’s high court.

Key Differences Between CBD Isolate and Full Spectrum CBD

Cannabis Law Report

It’s everywhere. You see it in advertisements all over your social media. You might see it at your local pharmacy. You’ve likely gotten some spam emails trying to sell you some sort of CBD product. Even Groupon has savings on CBD products that you shop for online or locally.

Florida Firearms & Medical Marijuana: Nikki Fried [EXCLUSIVE]


As one of Florida’s largest networks of medical marijuana doctors , CannaMD constantly meets patients concerned about the state and federal conflict regarding medical marijuana – and what this conflict means when it comes to purchasing firearms and applying for a concealed weapons permit.

CBD and the Brain: A Deeper Look Into Cannabidiol’s Effects


Cannabidiol (CBD) is still a big mystery in many ways. How it works and what effect it has on the body is not precisely known, partially because far more clinical trials need to take place before we can say anything for sure.

What’s The Best THC Level For Medical Marijuana?

MMJ Recs

Medical marijuana has a lot of benefits. But before you dive headfirst into the world of MMJ, it’s a good idea to know what to be on the lookout for. Perhaps one of the biggest questions people have is “What’s the best THC level for medical marijuana?”.

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Maryland: Lawmakers Vote Overwhelmingly to Advance Automatic Expungement Measure


House lawmakers have voted overwhelmingly in favor of legislation facilitating the automatic expungement of past, low-level marijuana-related convictions.

Cannabis and mental health: Harm reduction strategies


Learn more about the link between cannabis and psychosis, and harm reduction strategies for 'lower risk cannabis use.'. The post Cannabis and mental health: Harm reduction strategies appeared first on Leafly. Canada Health harm reduction health canada mental health psychosis

COVID-19: Spannabis 2020 Cancelled

Cannabis Life Network

48 hours away from starting, the 17th edition of Spannabis, one of the world’s largest cannabis trade shows, has been forced to postpone its 2020 event in Barcelona, Spain.

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Sephora Paves the Way in Regulating CBD Cosmetics

Canna Law Blog

While the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) continues to drag its feet in forging a clear path for the sale and marketing of hemp-derived cannabidiol (“Hemp CBD”) products, foreign agencies and industry players are leading the way by adopting their own sets of regulations.

Maryland: Lawmakers Advance Decriminalization Expansion Measure


House lawmakers today advanced legislation, HB 550 , greatly expanding the pool of marijuana offenders eligible for civil penalties.

Illinois sells $1 million in legal cannabis—per day


Pritzker reports $39 million in cannabis sales in January. The post Illinois sells $1 million in legal cannabis—per day appeared first on Leafly. Industry Politics adult-use cannabis illinois taxes

420 Victoria 2020 Officially Cancelled

Cannabis Life Network

As a measure to prevent the spread of COVID-19, provincial health officials have banned all gatherings and events of 250 people or more. Shortly afterwards, a statement released by 420 Vancouver organizers announced that the 2020 celebration would not take place this year.

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Girl Scouts Allege Misappropriation by Cannabis Edibles Company

Canna Law Blog

As usual, we’ve been monitoring both brewing and active trademark disputes in the cannabis space, and the most recent example involves the institution that is the Girl Scouts.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 3/7/20


Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! Following are the bills that we’ve tracked this week and as always, check NORML’s Action Center for legislation pending in your state.

What are full-spectrum cannabis extracts and how are they made?


Full-spectrum extracts maintain the full profile of a cannabis plant, giving you the full benefits of the entourage effect. Check out how they're made. The post What are full-spectrum cannabis extracts and how are they made? appeared first on Leafly.

Arcannabis announces Grand Opening of two Licensed Stores in Vancouver

Cannabis Life Network

VANCOUVER, March 9 , 2020 – PRESS RELEASE – Arcannabis Enterprises (BC) Inc., (the“Company”

Hemp CBD Across State Lines: Pennsylvania

Canna Law Blog

The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 ( 2018 Farm Bill ) legalized hemp by removing the crop and its derivatives from the definition of marijuana under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) and by providing a detailed framework for the cultivation of hemp.

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A Fantastic February with Las Vegas NORML


In the same vein as our historic start to 2020, the month of February proved to be an equally memorable and important month for the Las Vegas chapter of NORML.

Can cannabis help with glaucoma?


Learn about how cannabis can help with glaucoma, a common eye condition affecting about 3 million Americans. The post Can cannabis help with glaucoma? appeared first on Leafly. Health cbd glaucoma health research THC

Cystic Fibrosis and Cannabis: How do they fit together?

Cannabis Life Network

Cystic Fibrosis is a condition that causes your lungs to fill up with fluid. For people living with it, smoking weed sounds like a dangerously stupid idea. However, there are people out there that not only do it, they swear that the weed is what keeps them alive.

Charlotte’s Web Faces Another Class Action Lawsuit for Improperly Marketing CBD Products

Canna Law Blog

The hemp-derived CBD market is a tough one right now.

India: ‘Legalise cannabis’: BJP leader from Tripura region writes to Prime Minister Modi

Cannabis Law Report

This will be interesting to see if he gets anywhere with his proposal. We think it fairly unlikely. The BJP’s Prasenjit Chakraborty stated in his letter to Modi that the nation can profit from scientific utility of hashish, or ‘ganja’.