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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

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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

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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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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 ).

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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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.

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.

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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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.

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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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

Oregon Cannabis Delivery: How to Enter the Market

Canna Law Blog

In the past year or so, we’ve seen an influx of cannabis delivery businesses enter the Oregon market– specifically in Portland. Those businesses are getting a lot of press, and we have received multiple inquiries from outfits looking to enter this space.

Does CBD Have THC in It?

Otherside Farms

You’ve seen the ads promoting CBD. But now you’re wondering. Does CBD have THC in it? The question doesn’t make sense. Here’s why. Cannabinoids. CBD and THC are both cannabinoids, or compounds that have only been discovered in cannabis plants.

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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 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

Vireo Health Gets a Patent Win on its Tobacco Mitigation Cannabis Product

Canna Law Blog

Vireo is crossing the finish line with this patent. Some pretty cool news: on Thursday, Vireo Health International, Inc.

7 Tips For Growing Killer Buds at Home Without Killing Them

Otherside Farms

Did you know one in seven adults used marijuana in 2017? With the growing number of states that are allowing more people to use marijuana medically or recreationally, it’s no surprise that there are more people interested in learning how to grow their own.

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.

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

The Business of Marijuana in Oregon: Join Us May 17!

Canna Law Blog

In exactly two weeks, on May 17, 2019, our own Vince Sliwoski will co-chair an all-day continuing legal education (CLE) event in Portland called The Business of Marijuana in Oregon , along with Danica Hibpshman, Director of Statewide Licensing at the Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC).

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.

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.

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

Cannabis and Immigration: Marijuana Activity a Conditional Bar to Obtaining U.S. Citizenship

Canna Law Blog

On April 19, the U.S.

Relief the Natural Way: CBD Oil for Stress and Anxiety

Otherside Farms

Reliving stress and anxiety doesn’t always require a prescription. CBD oil is an option. Learn more about CBD oil for stress and anxiety here. Unfortunately, it can be easy to fall victim to stress or anxiety.

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 5/3/19

NORML

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

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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Oregon Cannabis Securities: Raising Money Right

Canna Law Blog

The deals in Oregon cannabis are getting very big and much of what we do these days involves mergers, acquisitions and cross border work. It’s amazing this happened so fast.

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