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New York: Employers Are Prohibited from Testing Most Employees for Cannabis

NORML

Employers will still be allowed to take action against an employee who is impaired on-the-job, but only if an employee "manifests specific articulable symptoms of impairment.". The post New York: Employers Are Prohibited from Testing Most Employees for Cannabis appeared first on NORML.

Alzheimer's Disease & the Endocannabinoid System

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CBD , THC , and other cannabinoids show promise for treating neurodegeneration and improving cognitive function

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Community Work is at the Root of the Cannabis Industry

Leafwell

A collaborative, community-focused attitude comes with the territory when you’re working in the cannabis industry. In the 21st century, marijuana still carries a stigma and comes up against scepticism from all sides.

New York will soon allow homegrown medical cannabis

Leafly

Starting in late December, medical patients and caregivers can grow up to six plants per household. The post New York will soon allow homegrown medical cannabis appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle Politics cultivation homegrow medical cannabis medical marijuana medical marijuana card New York

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.

New York: Officials Moving to Clear Over 400,000 Past Marijuana Convictions

NORML

State officials announced: “Approximately 203,000 marijuana related charges are presently being suppressed from background searches and in process to be sealed or expunged.

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Why Does a Parent Have to be a Caregiver for Older Children?

Leafwell

While there remains some controversy around cannabis and minors, most medical programs allow qualifying children to become patients — but they can’t get access to treatment without an adult caregiver.

Marijuana drug tests are now illegal in most workplaces in New York State

Leafly

Most employers are now prohibited from testing employees for weed use outside of work hours. The post Marijuana drug tests are now illegal in most workplaces in New York State appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle Politics drug testing employment Industry lifestyle New York politics

New York: Officials Advance Home Cultivation Regulations for Qualified Patients

NORML

The proposed rules, which must undergo a 60-day public comment period, permit the cultivation of up to six cannabis plants per private residence. The regulations will take effect once the public comment period has ended and the Board has finalized its language.

Keto diet and cannabis: is it a recipe for success?

The Cannigma

The ketogenic diet (or keto diet) and cannabis can both individually have profound effects on the human body, but do these two popular lifestyle choices share more in common than meets the eye?

How many cannabis plants can you legally grow?

Leafwell

While the US cannabis scene has considerably broadened general access to medical and adult-use cannabis, the rules governing the home-growing of the cannabis plant are still relatively strict.

11 best cannabis strains of the 2021 harvest

Leafly

An overflowing cornucopia of chronic awaits. The post 11 best cannabis strains of the 2021 harvest appeared first on Leafly. Strains & products Hella Jelly ice cream cake kush mints MAC Tyson Marshmallow OG Mimosa #3 Modified Grapes pennywise Prayer Pupil sour-tangie strain lists Tropic Runtz

Show Your Commitment to Legalization in 2022

NORML

There has never been a more important time to be part of our cannabis justice… The post Show Your Commitment to Legalization in 2022 appeared first on NORML. ACTIVISM Advocacy Legalization Membership Membership Drive featured member pin

A Guide to Using LSD: How to Have a Good Acid Trip

Cannabis Life Network

With LSD making a cultural and scientific comeback, a guide to using LSD is needed to help steer first-timers in the right direction.

Is Denying Patients Medical Cannabis a Breach of Their Human Rights?

Leafwell

Imagine you have a rare and/or extremely painful condition that is hard to treat – say, multiple sclerosis, a rare cancer, or a form of epilepsy like Dravet syndrome. All the medications you have been prescribed have several deleterious side-effects, and in some cases even highly addictive.

How to get hired as a budtender

Leafly

Looking to start a career as a budtender? Check out our tips on how to connect with customers and employers, and how to land the right job. The post How to get hired as a budtender appeared first on Leafly. Industry budtenders

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South Dakota: Six Months Later, Supreme Court Still Silent on Marijuana Legalization Vote

NORML

Justices on the state's highest court have yet to render a decision regarding the fate of Constitutional Amendment A, the voter-approved initiative which sought to legalize the adult-use possession and sale of cannabis.

How Cannabis Can Be Used for Elderly Care

Cannabis Life Network

As human beings, it is in our nature to care. We care for our friends, family members, pets, anyone, or anything we hold dear. We strive to provide the best care, which often aims more towards children and the elderly.

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How Do You Dose Cannabis Edibles?

Leafwell

It can be challenging to find your ideal dose of cannabis. Often this process requires some trial and error. With edibles, this can prove difficult, as getting it wrong may mean a whole day spent in bed waiting for things to get better.

During the EVALI lung crisis, my state banned all vapes. We were wrong.

Leafly

Massachusetts halted sales of all vape products. That drove consumers to the illicit market, where toxic vitamin E oil circulated. The post During the EVALI lung crisis, my state banned all vapes. We were wrong. appeared first on Leafly.

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Mississippi: Governor Still Hasn’t Called a Special Session to Address Medical Marijuana

NORML

It's been weeks since the initial request, and the governor continues to stall. The post Mississippi: Governor Still Hasn’t Called a Special Session to Address Medical Marijuana appeared first on NORML. Medical Marijuana 2021 medical marijuana Mississippi

Illinois Supreme Court orders consolidation of lawsuits by applicants challenging the recreational cannabis licensing process

Cannabis Law Report

The Chicago Tribune reports. The Illinois Supreme Court ordered the consolidation of lawsuits filed by cannabis dispensary license applicants in an attempt to resolve multiple claims challenging the fairness of the licensing process.

How to make cannabis cocktails

The Cannigma

Yield: Each recipe below makes a single cannabis cocktail. The cannabis infusion recipe makes a single 750ml bottle of cannabis-infused liquor Cook/prep time: 2-3 hours to make cannabis infusion. 3-4 hours if decarboxylation has not been performed. Mixing the cocktail only takes a few moments.

Leafly Buzz: 12 terped-out, new hashes for harvest season

Leafly

Splurge on cold-cured live rosin, rare temple balls, Rainbow Belts Persy Rosin Pods, and more. The post Leafly Buzz: 12 terped-out, new hashes for harvest season appeared first on Leafly.

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Senate Spending Proposal Removes ‘DC Rider,’ Maintains Existing State Medical Cannabis Protections

NORML

In the newly released annual spending packages by the Senate Appropriations Committee, cannabis policy is scantly mentioned yet by omission, it could advance a critical element of reform that has long been pushed for by NORML and other allies.

Mental health is reset by psychedelic therapy — Tripping the switch

Cannabis Life Network

A secret once kept in nuanced circles of degenerates and free spirits has recently gained mainstream appeal, fitting in with wider professional crowds. As it turns out, psychedelic therapy can reset mental health — a good trip can flip the switch. A story circulates that Apple Inc.

Oregon: Realtor accused of being involved in transactions for dozens of properties used for illegal grow-ops

Cannabis Law Report

The Province reports on what looks like, to us, an interesting test case. . Will we see more realtors being indicted if they are involved in renting out land and property to illegal grows?

Draft your All-Reefer team of NBA trail blazers

Leafly

To celebrate the league's progress on pot, help us honor the retired hoopers that continue to blaze the trail. The post Draft your All-Reefer team of NBA trail blazers appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle Allen Iverson basketball drug testing NBA Shawn Kemp Stephen Jackson Viola

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Mixing weed and alcohol: the good, the bad and the ugly

The Cannigma

Taken responsibly, both alcohol and cannabis can be a great time. But what about when you mix the two? Drinking alcohol and getting high at the same time can enhance the effects of both and potentially lead to some real side effects – and not just the morning after.

Research Shows Strong Support for Natural Therapeutics

Veriheal

Veriheal does not support illegally consuming alternative therapeutic substances but acknowledges that it transpires because of the current illicit status, which we strive to change by advocating for research, legal access, and responsible consumption.

Husch Blackwell Cannabis Group Expands into Boston

Cannabis Law Report

Here’s their press release. Husch Blackwell’s Cannabis Group is thrilled to announce their expanded presence in the Northeast. This expansion into Boston coincides with a strong year for the cannabis team.