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What is the Veterans Cannabis Project?


Doug Distaso shares his journey with medical cannabis as the founder of the Veterans Cannabis Project, an organization that advocates for veterans to have full legal access to cannabis. The post What is the Veterans Cannabis Project? appeared first on Leafly.

Project CBD releases special report on synthetic cannabinoids and vaping-related lung injuries

Project CBD

The jury is out on the culprit(s) behind the recent outbreak of vaping related lung injury. In this special report, Project CBD Chief Science Writer Adrian Devitt-Lee suggests that synthetic cannabinoids could be partially responsible

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Recovering After Knee Surgery: How CBD And Marijuana Can Help

The Fresh Toast

Multiple studies have showcased that THC and CBD offer an alternative to opioids and other pain medicines. Continue reading Recovering After Knee Surgery: How CBD And Marijuana Can Help at The Fresh Toast. Cannabis Medical Marijuana News RX CBD knee surgery opioids post-op surgery THC

Health Canada ‘actively monitoring’ U.S. vaping illness breakthrough

Cannabis Life Network

OTTAWA — Canadian health officials say they are closely monitoring an apparent U.S. breakthrough into the cause of a mysterious vaping illness. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say they have a “very strong culprit” in a chemical compound known as vitamin E acetate.

Pennsylvania: Medical Marijuana Patients Protest for Better Protections, Lower Prices


Lehigh Valley NORML, and medical cannabis patients from across Pennsylvania, will hold the second in a series of monthly protests at the Department of Health (PaDOH) headquarters on Forster St. “Patients First: Fixing Medical Marijuana in PA” will commence on Wednesday November 13, 2019 from 08:30 AM-5:00 PM. These events offer a voice to the large number of registered medical marijuana patients who are deeply dissatisfied with the current program.

Sir Patrick Stewart calls for medical cannabis legalization in the UK

Cannabis Life Network

Award-winning actor, and famed Star Trek captain, Sir Patrick Stewart, OBE, has become the latest to endorse broader cannabis legislation, particularly in the United Kingdom.

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Pew Poll: Two-Thirds of Americans Say “Marijuana Should Be Made Legal”


More than two out of three US adults believe that the personal use of cannabis should be legal, according to nationwide polling data compiled and released today by the Pew Research Center. Sixty-seven percent of respondents say that the “use of marijuana should be made legal.”

New Survey Shows Most Americans Wrongfully Assume CBD Products Are FDA Approved

Cannabis Law Report

The Observer (USA) writes… Almost three quarters of American consumers presume CBD sales are being moderated by the government.

Congress Should Lift the Ban on Medical Cannabis Access for Military Veterans


Americans in 33 states and the District of Columbia have legal access to medical marijuana under a doctor’s authorization. But this same access is often lacking for many military veterans. That is because the current policy of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs explicitly prohibits V.A.

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Seeking Alpha Interviews Patricia Heer Editor of Cannabis Law Digest

Cannabis Law Report

Listen to the podcast or read the transcript. Legal Landscape Of Cannabis Industry With Patricia Heer (Podcast Transcript). 14, 2019 7:00 AM ET . Patricia Heer is Editor and co-founder of Cannabis Law Digest, an online platform of legal resources for the cannabis industry.

Will Michigan’s recreational market opening crash the medical cannabis supply?


Michigan surprised everyone by announcing the opening of their recreational cannabis market on Dec. 1—but how will it affect medical patients? The post Will Michigan’s recreational market opening crash the medical cannabis supply? appeared first on Leafly. Politics adult-use cannabis Michigan

News Just In Vape Ban Lifted: Oregon Court of Appeals Grants Green Light Law Group’s Client’s Motion to Stay

Cannabis Law Report

That’s now Massachusetts, CA & OR and if we remember rightly Washington too, where the courts have challenged state authorities right to ban vapes outright in this period of trying to understand what it is about vape use and technology that ‘s killing people.

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Marijuana And Exercise: A Great Combo For Mindful Athletes

The Fresh Toast

For some professional athletes, marijuana is a better choice for the pain, inflammation and other conditions that they typically deal with. Continue reading Marijuana And Exercise: A Great Combo For Mindful Athletes at The Fresh Toast.

Thai Lawyer Explains The Latest Updates To Thai Legislation Relating To Medical Cannabis

Cannabis Law Report

Khaosod English reports……… A new law on cannabis legalization will address two issues many foreigners want to know: roles of foreigners in production of weed-based medicine, and how international travellers may bring medical cannabis with them into Thailand for personal use.

Michigan: Adult-Use Marijuana Sales to Begin This December


Select retailers will begin engaging in adult-use marijuana sales next month, according to an advisory issued by the Michigan Marijuana Regulatory Agency.

Neil Young’s cannabis use puts US citizenship request at risk


The USA don’t need him around anyhow. The post Neil Young’s cannabis use puts US citizenship request at risk appeared first on Leafly. Canada Lifestyle consumption united states

Farmer in Japan Fights for Freedom Over Medical Cannabis

Cannabis Life Network

On December 3, 2018, Tetsuya Aoyama, a humble farmer in Obihiro, Hokkaido, was arrested on suspicion of violating Japan’s Cannabis Control Act. He was arrested for possessing 29 kg (64 lb) of cannabis, which was the second-largest amount of cannabis seized in Japan in the last 10 years.

Growing Medical Marijuana In Oklahoma: Everything You Need To Know

MMJ Recs

Growing your own medical marijuana is a fantastic option for many MMJ card holders. Luckily, in Oklahoma, it’s relatively simple to get started. Let’s take a look at the rules, requirements, and practicalities so you’ve got everything you need to start growing medical marijuana in Oklahoma.

Can Cannabidiol Help with Autism?

Otherside Farms

Autism cannot be described as a single disease but includes the entire spectrum of conditions that affect healthy mental development. With a range of symptoms that affect each patient differently and with different levels of illness, complete healing is still not possible.

Can your favourite scents help you find your favourite cannabis?


Discover new strains of cannabis and matching fragrances based on your favourite natural aromas. The post Can your favourite scents help you find your favourite cannabis? appeared first on Leafly. Canada Lifestyle Strains & products retail terpenes

How American Drug Scheduling and the Controlled Substances Act Really Works

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Recent announcements from a number of Democratic presidential candidates committed to changing cannabis’s status within the drug scheduling system has left many observers incredibly hopeful for 2020.

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N.B. moves toward privatization of cannabis sales

Cannabis Life Network

FREDERICTON — Citing significant financial losses and overly restrictive federal regulations, the New Brunswick government is looking for a private operator to take over its distribution and sales of recreational cannabis.

Law 360 Article: 5 Things Cannabis Biz Attorneys Should Know About Tax Law

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Surprise! Michigan adult-use cannabis sales begin Dec. 1


Just in time for Christmas: Michigan officials will allow 12 stores to open within weeks. Sorry, not you, Detroit.). The post Surprise! Michigan adult-use cannabis sales begin Dec. 1 appeared first on Leafly. Industry Politics adult-use cannabis Michigan regulations

A New California Law Will Affect Marijuana and Hemp Businesses Across the Nation

Canna Law Blog

We’ve been writing a lot lately about recent major changes in federal hemp laws that will likely affect every hemp company in the United States (see here , here , and here ).

Why Consumers Prefer To Use CBD Products

Otherside Farms

The CBD business is growing at an alarming rate and with good reason. In actuality, experts project that the industry will be worth sixteen billion dollars by the end of 2025. However, why is the dependency rate on CBD and related compounds increasing by the minute? It is because.

As Well As Canopy Deal Drake Files Application To TM Health Canada’s Cannabis Leaf Stop Sign Signal In The US

Cannabis Law Report

Leafly report… Drake’s Dream Crew company had filed an application to trademark Health Canada’s cannabis-leaf stop-sign warning symbol in the United States.

How to use CBD as an everyday supplement


CBD can be used in a variety of ways as an everyday supplement. Check out this list to learn how Try The CBD products can be matched with your daily habits to seamlessly integrate CBD into the parts of your life where it most makes sense.

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Alberta removing tax exemption for commercial cannabis producers

Cannabis Life Network

EDMONTON — Municipalities in Alberta are to get a new source of revenue next year when commercial cannabis producers start paying property taxes.

Model Cannabis Brands with Business Lessons to Teach

Otherside Farms

Branding is about more than aesthetics. It’s the meaning of your company that your target audience reads between the lines. The same rules apply to companies in the marijuana industry. Don’t be fooled into thinking that your brand will succeed because you’re selling cannabis.