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CBD & THC for Traumatic Brain Injury

Project CBD

CBD and THC reduce tissue damage and trauma caused by a closed head injury

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WTF: South Dakota will vote again to legalize weed this November

Leafly

It’s déjà vu all over again for the South Dakota cannabis legalization movement. Yesterday, May 3, South Dakotans for Better Marijuana Laws (SDBML) turned in over 19,000 signatures to put recreational cannabis on the state ballot…again.

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Reimaging weed: what if cannabis was treated like wine? 

The Cannigma

Cannabis has been around humans for millennia. In that time it has served many purposes, as an industrial crop, religious rite, and source of entertainment. But despite the importance of hemp in the developing world, cannabis has not enjoyed the widespread acceptance of a substance like wine.

Spring 2022 NORML Interns Answer Questions About the Job

NORML

Clear communication and task division were critical to handling a busy work day with ever-changing priorities. Our teamwork and adaptability made this experience all the more productive, rewarding, and enjoyable.

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.

Elon Musk On Psychedelics and Big Pharma

Cannabis Life Network

Elon Musk is challenging the establishment again as he tweets about psychedelics and big pharma. He tweeted that an antidepressant, Wellbutrin, is not safe and should be pulled off the market. He then touted the benefits of psychedelics in alleviating mental health problems.

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Australian General Election, Legalise Cannabis Party Candidates Profiles: Wayne Taylor – Victoria

Cannabis Law Report

The 2nd of our candidate profiles. A few weeks to go and a general election is in full swing in Australia. This time last year the Legalise Cannabis Party in Australia was comprised of a number of disparate state-based organisations.

New Hampshire: Senate Rejects House-Backed Bills Legalizing Marijuana Possession and Sales

NORML

"The majority of the New Hampshire Senate is clearly out of step with the will of the voters," said NORML's State Policies Manager Jax James. The continued failure by the Senate to advance House-passed cannabis reform legislation should not go without response from voters.".

Major Food and Beverage Companies Call Out Marijuana Copycats

Canna Law Blog

Last week, a coalition of major food and beverage companies (self-identified as “consumer packaged goods companies”) asked Congress to do more about the growing number of copycat THC edible products and counterfeit trademarks piggybacking off of their well-known items.

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Despite federal legalization, banks in Canada still won’t work with weed

Leafly

Banks in Canada continue to discriminate against cannabis clients in spite of legalization (unless you can pay-to-play). The post Despite federal legalization, banks in Canada still won’t work with weed appeared first on Leafly.

Shake weed – good, better or best?

The Cannigma

Shake weed is made up of the tiny remnants that fall off the flower as it is being handled or jostled around the bottom of a container. These remnants often contain plenty of trichomes , which is where cannabinoids and terpenes are produced and stored.

State Policy Weekly Update 5/6/2022

NORML

This week's update highlights legislative advancements in several states, including Colorado, Delaware, Louisiana, Missouri, New Hampshire, Oklahoma, and South Carolina. . The post State Policy Weekly Update 5/6/2022 appeared first on NORML. Advocacy

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Recent Study Suggests MMJ Cards Increase the Risk of CUD—But Is There More to It?

Veriheal

Cannabis use disorder (CUD) is often confused with frequent cannabis use , but CUD is significantly more worrisome.

Companion planting: What grows best with weed

Leafly

Celebrate your green thumb and your budding plant prowess by using these herbs and flowers to create a robust garden that works in harmony. The post Companion planting: What grows best with weed appeared first on Leafly. Canada garden grow Growing growing tips homegrow

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Cannabis in Switzerland

Cannabis Life Network

Is it time for legal cannabis in Switzerland? Swiss authorities think so. Last year they amended the Federal Narcotics Act allowing cannabis legalization pilot trials. Unlike the American States like Colorado or even places like Canada, there will be no widespread legalization yet.

Cannabis Ponzi Schemes

Canna Law Blog

Investors in marijuana businesses face many risks.

U.S. Gives Brittney Griner Update, NV Cops Use Loophole to Make Arrests, & Cannabis Overtakes Starbucks

Veriheal

The U.S. State Department gave an update on WNBA star Brittney Griner’s arrest, Nevada’s ACLU warned of cops using a cannabis loophole, and cannabis industry sales surpassed those of Starbucks. Let’s dive into this week’s cannanews.

FDA sends warning to delta-8 THC companies

Leafly

Five companies were told to stop making medical claims for their hemp-derived cannabinoid products. The post FDA sends warning to delta-8 THC companies appeared first on Leafly. Politics delta-8 FDA hemp-derived cannabinoids

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NM expected to pay an estimated $15 million in tax refunds to medical cannabis companies

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

New Mexico cannabis businesses are expected to pay cannabis excise and gross receipts taxes by the end of this month.

Ten Recommendations for State Cannabis Regulation

Canna Law Blog

Unfazed by the federal leadership vacuum on cannabis, states continue to roll out cannabis proposals and programs. A total of 34 states considered cannabis reform proposals in 2021. Another 32 proposals (some of them pre-filed in 2021) are up for discussion here in 2022.

Study: Cannabis Use Not Associated With Heart Abnormalities Among Middle-Aged People

Veriheal

If you search the term “cannabis and heart health” on Google, you’ll notice that the results are flooded with pages upon pages of claims about the plant’s allegedly negative impacts on cardiovascular health. But just how true are these claims?

The leading universities and colleges with cannabis student organizations

Leafly

History shows that youth-led movements have been instrumental in affecting change on racial, social, and civil rights issues and the cannabis industry has been no different.

Proof Marijuana Is an Exit Drug

CannaMD

According to Harry Anslinger, the first Director of the Federal Bureau of Narcotics: Marijuana is an addictive drug which produces in its users insanity, criminality, and death… [It is] the most violence-causing drug in the history of mankind.

Federal Cannabis Legislation Roundup: Part 1

Canna Law Blog

With so many new proposals for reconceptualized federal cannabis legislation floating around Congress, this summary should help clarify the differences to distinguish each bill from the others.

Why Are Cannabis Prices Falling?

Cannabis Life Network

Why are cannabis prices falling when inflation is at record highs? The simple answer is there’s more supply than demand. Producers have excess inventory, and to sell it, they have to cut prices. According to Statistics Canada, prices for dried cannabis flower have dropped between 8.3 and 10.2

350,000 Americans not named Brittney Griner ‘wrongfully detained’ over cannabis

Leafly

Joe Biden's government is defending the WNBA All-Star arrested for cannabis in Russia, while supporting the arrest of 350,000 here at home. The post 350,000 Americans not named Brittney Griner ‘wrongfully detained’ over cannabis appeared first on Leafly.

Cannabis’ REM Sleep-Suppressing Properties Could Prove Useful in Banishing Nightmares

Veriheal

Ever woken up with beads of sweat rolling down your forehead, the bed sheets tangled around you in a desperately protective clutch, and the imprint in your memory of a scary dream? If so, you can consider yourself among the 50%-85% of adults who battle the occasional nightmare during REM sleep.

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Four Considerations for Foreign Investors in U.S. Cannabis

Canna Law Blog

Foreign investors (often in countries that prohibit cannabis) are eager to invest in burgeoning state cannabis markets in the U.S. This can often go very wrong, especially if the investor gets bad legal or tax advice.

Names of the Retailers Suing the BC Government

Cannabis Life Network

The names of the 14 retailers suing the BC government are now known. Earlier this week, a group of anonymous cannabis retailers filed suit against the BC government over the government’s failure to enforce cannabis regulations.

Biden officials say Brittney Griner ‘wrongfully detained’ by Russia on cannabis charges

Leafly

The WNBA star was arrested in February for allegedly bringing cannabis vape cartridges into Russia. The post Biden officials say Brittney Griner ‘wrongfully detained’ by Russia on cannabis charges appeared first on Leafly. Politics Brittney Griner cannabis arrests travel WNBA

Biotechnology Company’s Study Spotlights Medical Cannabis as a Potential Cure for Bowel Cancer

Veriheal

Of all the diseases and medical conditions that humans face the risk of being diagnosed with—even people who lead the healthiest of lifestyles—cancer is one of the most prevalent and deadly. The devastating disease results in 10 million deaths around the world every single year.