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Why a SARs-CoV-2 qPCR Assay for Cannabis is Necessary

Medicinal Genomics

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, 31 states declared some form of cannabis to be “essential.” However, it would be naive to think that means the industry is invulnerable to a COVID-related shutdown.

Ending Cannabis Criminalization Is Police Reform


Today, members of the House Judiciary Committee marked up the Justice in Policing Act, which seeks to amend federal guidance over certain law enforcement activities.


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Marijuana & IQ: What Do We Know for Sure?


The befuddled and clueless stoner is a persistent cultural image. But does marijuana really make you less intelligent? There’s no debate that strains of certain cannabis which create a high have well-known and documented effects on short-term memory and motor function.

NCIA: Member Blog: Cannabis Technology – Six Predictions for the Future of Cannabis Tech

Cannabis Law Report

by Barry Saik, Chief Executive Officer of Greenbits Big changes are coming to the cannabis industry. At least, that is the outlook shared by cannabis … Read More. Pot Luck

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.

La. Governor signs medical cannabis expansion


Good news! Last week, Gov. John Bel Edwards signed a bill ( HB 819 ) that will allow doctors to recommend medical cannabis for any medical condition the physician “considers debilitating to an individual patient” that the physician is qualified to treat. Currently, patients can only receive a recommendation for cannabis if they have a medical condition that is specifically listed.

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Louisiana: Governor Signs Bills Into Law Facilitating Expanded Cannabis Access for Patients


Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards has signed a series of bills into law greatly expanding patients ability to access medical cannabis products.

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A Patient’s Guide to Using Medical Cannabis for Pain Relief

United Patients Group

Cannabis products have exploded in popularity since the government legalized hemp-based CBD for over-the-counter use. One reason it’s so popular is because cannabis can treat pain, even severe pain in some cases, in a way that isn’t addictive like opioids.

What are our privacy rights? And how has COVID-19 changed things?

Cannabis Life Network

Since the imposition of emergency measures in response to COVID-19, some of the biggest questions that we have had as Canadians revolve around privacy and individual rights. Once simple tasks, like going to a restaurant or a coffee shop, have become complicated landmines, speckled with uncertainty.

What is Caryophyllene? Everything To know About this Cannabis Terpene

Miss Marijuana

By: Jon Guinn. What is Caryophyllene? Terpenes , organic molecular compounds produced by many different plants and some insects, have recently peaked the interest of scientific researchers as well as cannabis growers and consumers.

Fed report urges doctors to treat cannabis users as drug addicts


A new guidance for physicians assumes any cannabis use is drug abuse. That's nonsense, and it harms patient health. The post Fed report urges doctors to treat cannabis users as drug addicts appeared first on Leafly. Health cannabis studies doctors drug addiction JAMA medical education The Haymaker

It’s Time to Disband the DEA

Canna Law Blog

Racism in America is not confined to the criminal justice system, it is embedded in all aspects of our society, but the continued killing of Black men and women by police and law enforcement personnel has lead to a breaking point.

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New Jersey: Assembly Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Decriminalization Legislation


On Thursday, members of the New Jersey state Assembly approved a substitute version of A1897 by a 63-10 vote, with five abstentions.

CBD from Hemp Associated with Improved HDL Cholesterol Levels

The Joint Blog

According to a new study, hemp-derived CBD oil extract is associated with improved HDL cholesterol levels.

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Using Marijuana Tax Revenue to Promote Racial Justice

Canna Law Blog

Nationwide protests in the wake of the police killing George Floyd have reignited a public debate over police brutality in the United States. People are demanding police forces be defunded or even disbanded.

Study: Cannabis Associated with Reduced Opioid Use, Prolonged Benefits in Pain Patients


The daily use of cannabis by patients with chronic pain conditions is associated with prolonged improvements in pain management and subjects’ overall quality of life, as well as sustained reductions in the use of opioids, according to longitudinal data published in the journal Pain Medicine.

Hemp Farming While Black

Project CBD

Green Heffa Farms, in North Carolina’s Piedmont, has emerged as a national symbol of vision and success in America’s new hemp economy.

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Ohio Recommends Cachexia as a Qualifying Condition for Medical Marijuana


Why is Cachexia a Qualifying Condition for Medical Marijuana? What is Cachexia? What Are the Symptoms of Cachexia? What Complications Can Cachexia Cause? | How is Cachexia Treated? | How Can Medical Cannabis Be Used to Treat Cachexia? | How Much THC is Required to Treat Cachexia?

Where’s a better environment to grow weed: indoors or outdoors?


Here we look at the eternal debate: Is outdoor or indoor a better environment to grow? The post Where’s a better environment to grow weed: indoors or outdoors? appeared first on Leafly. Growing

A Founder Looks at 50: Willie Nelson — America’s Favorite Marijuana Smoker


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.

Aurora, Tilray, and other Canadian Cannabis Companies sued for selling Cannabis product with false Potency Levels

Cannabis Law Report

Multiple big name Canadian cannabis companies are being taken to court in a class action lawsuit for false labeling of products about their THC and … Read More.

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7 Stylish and Affordable Clothing Brands Made from Hemp

Cannabis Life Network

In the world of fashion, hemp is praised for its outstanding qualities. Although it is needless to say that a lot of us haven’t made that shift in our own personal wardrobes just as yet. Well, the top three reasons are based on affordability, accessibility and style.

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Can you love cannabis and support the police?


Police don't merely enforce unjust laws. They help create them, protect them, and profit from them. The post Can you love cannabis and support the police? appeared first on Leafly. Politics arrests Black Lives Matter police prohibition racial disparities racism

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Study: Cannabis Associated with Reduced Opioid Use, Prolonged Benefits in Pain Patients


“Taken together, the results of this study add to the cumulative evidence in support of plant-based MC (medical cannabis) as a safe and effective treatment option and potential opioid substitute or augmentation therapy for the management of chronic pain symptomatology and quality of life.”.

Harnessing the Power of Artificial Intelligence to Help You Choose the Right Weed

Canna Newswire

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. June 19, 2020 / Canna Newswire / – Khronic A.I. ) is a new app set to be released by the end of 2020 and is the brainchild of Florida-based startup Hiveforensics.

Products You Didn’t Know Could Be Made Out of Hemp

Cannabis Life Network

Hemp, what is it really? It just seems to blend into the background of packaging labels or stamped across the forehead of every ‘healthy alternative’ there is out there. It genuinely is a great material.

Best cannabis strains of summer 2020


Whether you're sheltering, loving, living, or chilling, pick up some Runtz, Lava Cake, GG4, and more, as they burn up the charts during this crazy year. The post Best cannabis strains of summer 2020 appeared first on Leafly. Strains & products adult-use cannabis gorilla glue lava cake runtz

A Founder Looks at 50: Willie Nelson — America’s Favorite Marijuana Smoker


For NORML’s 50th anniversary, every Friday we will be posting a blog from NORML’s Founder… The post A Founder Looks at 50: Willie Nelson — America’s Favorite Marijuana Smoker appeared first on NORML. 2020 A Founder Looks at 50 ACTIVISM Advocacy Chip Carter Keith Stroup NORML psa Willie Nelson

“Entourage Effect”: Get the Benefits Without the THC… or the Medical Approval

Canna Newswire

Mike Robinson, Cannabis Pioneer, Joins TSC Talks to Launch a New Series of Botanical Products. JEFFERSON, Mass.

Cannabis Strains to Help Ease Your Anxiety Chosen by Weed Smokers

Cannabis Life Network

Suffer from Anxiety? It’s now been proven at 18.1% of the population suffers from this daily. Here are the top strains from one weed smoker to another. Indica or Sativa? A common question that comes up is; do I choose a strain of Indica or Sativa?

How to avoid the dreaded crossfaded high


Getting high is fun, and so is getting drunk. But together? Be ware. The post How to avoid the dreaded crossfaded high appeared first on Leafly. Cannabis 101 alcohol cannabis