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CBD & Cannabis for Pets in Pain

Project CBD

The state of veterinary medicine has advanced significantly in recent years and thanks to the availability of more effective medicine, many pets are living longer than they would have years ago. With age however, comes the onset of problems such as arthritis and other forms of pain and inflammation.

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Time to Admit It: Trump Opposes Cannabis Legalization

Leafly

By cruelly denying military veterans access to medical cannabis, President Trump reveals himself as an old-school drug warrior. The post Time to Admit It: Trump Opposes Cannabis Legalization appeared first on Leafly. Politics donald trump medical marijuana ptsd The Haymaker

Unions Blowing Smoke with "Green Lung" Myth

MJ Business Attorneys

What is ‘green lung’? Is cultivating marijuana to blame, or something else?

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The Benefits of CBD Oil For Anxiety

Leaf Science

Of all of the empirical and anecdotal benefits of CBD oil, perhaps the most widely accepted is its anti-anxiety capability.

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Knocking Off Menopause Symptoms The CBD Way

Leafwell

Guest article by Tricia Blake Over the years, humanity has been wrangling over medical cannabis. There are still many studies that need to be done to prove cannabis’s efficacy, but the signs are promising for a whole host of conditions.

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My Legislation On Veterans Cannabis Access Was Just Heard

NORML

A poll commissioned by the American Legion showed that more than 1 in 5 veterans self-reported using marijuana to alleviate a medical or physical condition.

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Clark County Council eyes code changes for cannabis

Cannabis Chronicles

As the Clark County Council continues to reconsider its ban on recreational cannabis businesses, it’s turned its attention to where such companies would be allowed to set up as well as other land-use questions.

Marijuana for Nausea: Helping Cancer Patients for Decades

Greencamp

It took a lot of time for humanity to “rediscover” the medical potential of cannabis. Although there’s still a long way to go, cannabis has been accepted by many as a tool for treating regular nausea, but also nausea caused by chemotherapy.

Washington: Lawmakers Pass Legislation Facilitating Expungement Of Past Marijuana Convictions

NORML

House and Senate lawmakers this week approved legislation, Senate Bill 5605 , facilitating the expungement of past low-level marijuana convictions. The legislation now awaits action by Democratic Gov.

Cannabis Lounges Are Coming to Las Vegas—but Not the Strip

Leafly

Approval by the Las Vegas City Council has dispensary owners primed to open extravagant consumption lounges. The post Cannabis Lounges Are Coming to Las Vegas—but Not the Strip appeared first on Leafly. Industry Politics adult-use cannabis cannabis lounges Las Vegas Nevada

Pot or Hemp? Local Police Lack Technology to Tell Difference

Puff Puff Post

PORTLAND, Ore. Federal legalization of hemp arrived in the U.S. late last year and expanded an industry already booming because of the skyrocketing popularity of CBDs, a compound in hemp that many see as a health aid.

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BREAKING NEWS: California Opens Up for Commercial Hemp Cultivation

Canna Law Blog

We have been closely following California’s commercial hemp cultivation licensing law since it was proposed last year as Senate Bill 1409 (see here , here , and here ).

Colorado: Lawmakers Approve Home Deliveries For Cannabis

NORML

Legislation is before Democratic Gov. Jared Polis to regulate the home delivery of cannabis and cannabis-infused products. House Bill 1234 establishes regulations for the delivery of cannabis products from state-licensed retailers.

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The First Arkansas Medical Marijuana Dispensary Just Got Its License

Leafly

Officials have formally signed off on Arkansas' first medical marijuana dispensary, about one week before cultivators expect to have product ready for sale. The post The First Arkansas Medical Marijuana Dispensary Just Got Its License appeared first on Leafly. Industry arkansas dispensaries licensing medical marijuana

The USA’s Longest Serving Cannabis Prisoner To Be Released Wednesday

Cannabis Law Report

Portland’s Cura Cannabis sells for near $1B in stock

Cannabis Chronicles

PORTLAND — Portland-based Cura Cannabis sold Wednesday for $949 million in an all-stock transaction, one of the biggest deals ever for a company operating in the legalized marijuana business. Cura sells its cannabis oils on the wholesale and retail market under the Select brand and operates in California, Arizona and Nevada. The buyer is a Massachusetts company called Curaleaf Holdings, whose shares trade on the Canadian market.

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Hawaii: Lawmakers Pass Legislation Decriminalizing Low-Level Possession Offenses

NORML

House and Senate lawmakers have finalized and passed legislation, House Bill 1383 , decriminalizing low-level marijuana possession offenses and vacating past convictions. The legislation now awaits action from Democratic Gov. David Ige. The measure reduces penalties involving the possession of up to three grams of marijuana from a criminal misdemeanor , punishable by up to 30 days in jail, a $1,000 fine and a criminal record, to a non-criminal violation – punishable by a $130 fine.

10 Cannabis-Fueled Cultural Movements That Changed the Game

Leafly

Artists have been consuming cannabis to get creative for hundreds of years. Check out these cultural movements that embraced the plant and helped shape our modern world. The post 10 Cannabis-Fueled Cultural Movements That Changed the Game appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle Cannabis Culture

Chambers & Partners Recognize Duane Morris Cannabis Practice

Cannabis Law Report

Congratulations to Seth & his colleagues in the practice. Cannabis Law Report notes that the firm have taken the sector with a far more open and adult approach than many similar sized firms on both coasts.

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Cannabis Sprays Explored: Testing for Hydrogen Peroxide

Cannabis Life Network

When your bud burns black and you get a headache, that is from left behind sprays because your cannabis wasn’t flushed properly. These sprays include pesticides, herbicides, and fungicides which are supposedly used to protect the plants, but most of them are cheap shortcuts used to avoid safer, more expensive practices. For many of the […]. The post Cannabis Sprays Explored: Testing for Hydrogen Peroxide appeared first on Cannabis News | Marijuana News | Medical Cannabis News.

North Dakota: Lawmakers Pass Language Reducing Marijuana Possession Penalties

NORML

House and Senate lawmakers have passed legislation, House Bill 1050 , reducing marijuana possession penalties. The measure now awaits action from Republican Gov. Doug Burgum.

The Mysterious Cannabis Terpene Phellandrene

Leafly

Coming from several eucalyptus plant species, little is known about the secondary terpene Phellandrene, although it has been a staple in Eastern medicine for a long time. The post The Mysterious Cannabis Terpene Phellandrene appeared first on Leafly. Science & Tech terpenes

Washington DC Mayor Introduces “Safe Cannabis Sales Act of 2019”

Cannabis Law Report

“We want to be able to regulate, we want to be able to make sure we are collecting our fair share in taxes, we want to invest those taxes in ways that affect communities that have been disproportionately affected, and we want to train and hire D.C.

Cannabis NB: $12 million loss selling legal weed

Cannabis Life Network

Leave it to the government to somehow find a way to lose money selling cannabis, despite having a monopoly! That’s right. Cannabis NB, New Brunswick’s only legal cannabis retailer, has managed to lose $11.7 million dollars, according to the year-end financial report released April 30th. Since opening, Cannabis NB has been plagued by layoffs, temporary […]. The post Cannabis NB: $12 million loss selling legal weed appeared first on Cannabis News | Marijuana News | Medical Cannabis News.

House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee To Hear Three Cannabis Bills

NORML

On April 30, the House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Health will hold a hearing for multiple pieces of legislation, including the VA Medicinal Cannabis Research Act, the Veterans Equal Access Act and the Veterans Cannabis Use for Safe Healing Act. In the last Congress, the previous iteration of the VA Medicinal Cannabis Research Act was passed by the Committee, yet was not advanced to the floor by the Republican leadership of the time.

Oregon Senate OKs Freeze on Cannabis Cultivation

Leafly

Facing product surpluses and plummeting prices, the Oregon Senate has moved forward with a plan to temporarily limit the state's supply of legal adult-use marijuana. The post Oregon Senate OKs Freeze on Cannabis Cultivation appeared first on Leafly. Politics cultivation Growing licensing Oregon

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) Publishes The Cannabis Licensing They’ll Allow

Cannabis Law Report

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) has determined the number of medical marijuana facilities that will soon become licensed in Missouri.

This Is How CBD Works To Heal Your Body

The Fresh Toast

This Is How CBD Works To Heal Your Body While the endocannabinoid system works great on its own, CBD and other cannabis compounds can interact with system receptors to provide an all-natural healing effect. The post This Is How CBD Works To Heal Your Body appeared first on The Fresh Toast.

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NORML Chapter Newsletter – April 2019

NORML

Everyday NORML Chapters from around the country invest countless hours in advocating for meaningful marijuana law reforms on the local, state and federal level! Below is a brief rundown of some of their most recent accomplishments. NORML Announces Plans for 2019 Conference and Lobby Day.

Cannabis Can Make You More Creative—But It’s Complicated

Leafly

Is the link between cannabis and creativity authentic? Here’s what current science has to say about it. The post Cannabis Can Make You More Creative—But It’s Complicated appeared first on Leafly. Science & Tech research

Patently Absurd, Vireo Want To Patent “The Spliff”

Cannabis Law Report

Does mixing cannabinoids into tobacco make for a safer cigarette? Multistate medical cannabis producer Vireo Health seems to think it does. Reports Leafly. Making A Spliff. Making A Sandwich. Leafly write.

USDA Now Offers Plant Variety Protection for Seed-Propagated Hemp

Canna Law Blog

Lock ’em down with the PVPO. On April 24, 2019, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that the Plant Variety Protection Office (PVPO) would begin accepting applications of seed-propagated hemp for plant variety protection.

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 5/3/19

NORML

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup!

Massachusetts Gives Cannabis Delivery the Green Light

Leafly

Under the plan, which would initially be limited to social equity applicants, delivery businesses could pick up cannabis products from stores and bring them to residential customers. The post Massachusetts Gives Cannabis Delivery the Green Light appeared first on Leafly. Industry adult-use cannabis delivery licensing massachusetts