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What in the World is CBC? – Meet Another Formidable Cannabinoid

LIWTS

Since the dawn of the 2018 Farm Bill, cannabidiol or CBD has taken the market by storm. These days, hemp retailers’ shelves are packed with rows upon rows of CBD products - from isolates, to edibles, to tinctures, and everything in between.

Marijuana Legalization and the Fight for Racial Justice

NORML

On May 25th, George Floyd was killed on camera by officers affiliated with the Minneapolis Police Department. As were many Americans, we were shocked and disheartened by this tragic and needless loss of life.

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Not All CBD Health Claims Are Treated Equal

Canna Law Blog

If you read this blog and keep a close eye on the cannabidiol (“CBD”) industry, you know that the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) takes issue with advertising tools containing egregious, unfounded claims about the health benefits of CBD products.

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ASA offers solution to DOJ research block: Our comments on the DEA’s proposed rules

Americans for Safe Access

On March 23, DEA published a proposed rulemaking —“Controls to Enhance the Cultivation of Marihuana for Research in the United States”—in the Federal Register (85 FR 16292), involving who can grow cannabis in bulk for research purposes.

Are CBD Contracts Legally Enforceable?

Project CBD

CBD companies are treading in murky waters regarding enforceable contracts

Cannabis and America?s uprising: It?s time to answer the knock at the door

Leafly

Why does the cannabis industry have a special duty? Because cannabis has a special history. The post Cannabis and America’s uprising: It’s time to answer the knock at the door appeared first on Leafly. Politics arrests Cannabis Industry george floyd marijuana legalization police brutality protests racism social equity war on drugs

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Virginia: Marijuana Arrests Decline Year-Over-Year

NORML

The total number of marijuana-related marijuana arrests declined more than eight percent from 2018 to 2019, according to annual data compiled by the Virginia State Police. State law enforcement officials recorded 26,470 arrests for marijuana violations in 2019, down from 28,866 in 2018.

Marijuana Drug Tests: Employers Change Position

CannaMD

A long-standing problem for medical marijuana patients across the nation is that while many states have loosened up restrictions on cannabis use, company policies on marijuana have remained mostly unchanged.

Can you get medical Marijuana During COVID-19 in Your State?

Cannabis Life Network

The laws around Marijuana vary from state to state. Although there are 17 states (see list below) where weed is still illegal, for both recreational and medical purposes, we have provided you with information on your where can get medical marijuana during COVID-19, in the states where weed is legal.

What To Expect During A Medical Marijuana Evaluation

PrestoDoctor

Buds of Medical Marijuana with stethoscope. Forecasts state that the medical marijuana market will be worth more than $8 billion by 2024, and the global medical cannabis market is predicted to reach a net worth of $73.6 billion by 2027.

DEA Assisting “to the Maximum Extent Possible” in the Federal Law Enforcement Response to Nationwide Protests — NORML Responds

NORML

If you haven’t read our statement on the murder of George Floyd and the intersections of marijuana criminalization and racial justice, please take a moment to do so here.

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Hemp CBD Across State Lines: Washington

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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The Rise of Cannabis Litigation Against Foreign Entities ? Where Will You Litigate?

Canna Law Blog

As the cannabis industry continues to evolve, our firm has seen a rise in inquiries relating to litigation between domestic parties and international parties.

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Is It Safe To Dose With MMJ If You Have Coronavirus?

MMJ Recs

COVID-19 is a serious illness, especially when it comes to how it can impact the health of the lungs. Many people who dose with MMJ do so through smoking or vaping, which can also affect the lungs. Understandably, you may be wondering: is it safe to dose with MMJ if you have coronavirus?

A Founder Looks at 50: Attorney Gerry Goldstein and the Early Years of NORML

NORML

NORML Founder Keith Stroup. For NORML’s 50th anniversary, every Friday we will be posting a blog from NORML’s Founder Keith Stroup as he reflects back on a lifetime as America’s foremost marijuana smoker and legalization advocate.

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Travel legend Rick Steves: Prohibition is racist, smoking marijuana is a civil liberty

Leafly

He’s been saying it for 20 years, long before it was cool. The post Travel legend Rick Steves: Prohibition is racist, smoking marijuana is a civil liberty appeared first on Leafly. Politics legalization marijuana Rick Steves

How to Get a New Mexico Medical Marijuana Card Online

Leafwell

How to Get a New Mexico Medical Marijuana Card in 2020. Getting a New Mexico Medical Marijuana Card Online Leafwell Who Can Apply for an NM MMJ ID Card? What Does an MMJ Card Permit in New Mexico? How Do I Apply for a New Mexico Medical Cannabis Identification Card?

California wants to hire more cannabis cops to get a handle on black market marijuana

Cannabis Law Report

According to the Sacramento Bee California’s Bureau of Cannabis Control is looking to beef up its law enforcement presence. The bureau in a new state … Read More. Gumballs

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Louisiana: Bills Facilitating Expanded Cannabis Access Sent to Governor’s Desk

NORML

House and Senate lawmakers have approved a series of bills to facilitate patients’ access to medical cannabis products.

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Illinois offering $31 million in cannabis tax revenue to repair drug war damage

Leafly

Your marijuana tax dollars at work: Local groups can now apply for grants to improve neighborhoods hardest hit by prohibition. The post Illinois offering $31 million in cannabis tax revenue to repair drug war damage appeared first on Leafly.

7 Cannabis Media Companies Every Weed Smoker Should Follow

Cannabis Life Network

Fellow weed smokers, here are the top 7 Cannabis Media Companies you need to be following for all your updates on our friend Mary Jane. Canadian Cannabis Media Corporation Canadian Cannabis Media Corporation is an online platform from Vancouver BC.

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CLAB Meet the Press: Cannabis and Media

Cannabis Law Report

The issues with cannabis and traditional media are not new. Buying ads, using social media, and other marketing avenues are closed. Paid media continues to … Read More. Featured Lighting Up

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New York NORML Chapters: In Memory of George Floyd

NORML

The following is a joint post by Empire State NORML, NYC NORML, Long Island NORML, and Roc NORML leadership.

US agency funds dubious study to relieve cannabis withdrawal with nicotine

Leafly

Many studies have been done on cannabis withdrawal, but this recent one looks at nicotine patches—why? The post US agency funds dubious study to relieve cannabis withdrawal with nicotine appeared first on Leafly. Science & tech Cannabis Withdrawal Syndrome

Study: CBD Improves Autism

CannaMD

CBD is finally garnering enough scientific credibility to confirm what patients already know: The compound really works! And now, recent research out of Brazil adds one more disease to CBD’s bliss-list: autism. In the study’s own words, its results are “very promising.”

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On the Burner: In-Depth Interview with Derek Du Chesne, President of Exactus Hemp

Cannabis Law Report

During his first foray into the the cannabinoid industry, Du Chesne found it difficult to get a reliable supplier and manufacturer of CBD which is … Read More. Featured Lighting Up

Marijuana Legalization and the Fight for Racial Justice

NORML

Since 1619, when the first ships arrived on the coast of Virginia with enslaved Africans in chains, our country has long had to struggle to address the inequality and structural racism embedded within our public institutions -- particularly within the criminal justice system.

Montana patients will be free to shop at any dispensary starting Tuesday

Leafly

The policy of 'tethering,' which limited patients to a single dispensary, will end on June 2. The post Montana patients will be free to shop at any dispensary starting Tuesday appeared first on Leafly. Industry Politics dispensaries medical marijuana Montana

Episode 2 of Reggae Dancehall live-stream at Studio 710 this Sunday

Cannabis Life Network

If you were there for the first one, you know there was bound to be a second one! Studio 710, located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, is hosting their second reggae dancehall live-stream this Sunday.

Arrests for having up to 1 pound of cannabis would be banned in N.J. under new bill

Cannabis Law Report

NJ.com report New Jersey lawmakers have introduced a bill that would decrease punishments for marijuana possession from arrests to fines, reviving a years-long effort as … Read More. Cannabis Law News

A Founder Looks at 50: Attorney Gerry Goldstein and the Early Years

NORML

Few people contributed more to NORML and our efforts to assist the victims of marijuana prohibition during our early years than Gerry Goldstein. The post A Founder Looks at 50: Attorney Gerry Goldstein and the Early Years appeared first on NORML.