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Cannabis Tied to Lower Blood Pressure in Hypertension Patients, Study Finds

The Cannigma

Using cannabis for several months is associated with a reduction in blood pressure among older adults with hypertension, according to a prospective study published last week.

What to Know About the U.S. Law and Industrial Hemp

United Patients Group

What to Know About the U.S. Law and Industrial Hemp. All cannabis is cannabis, but some cannabis is hemp. To many laypeople, this delineation is exceedingly confusing; after all, much of the Western world has used the term “hemp” to refer to all cannabis for centuries.

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How Can Cannabis and CBD Help with Addiction?

Leafwell

For many years, people thought of cannabis as a gateway drug. However, as many states start seeing a reduction in opioid overdose deaths once medical or recreational cannabis is legalized, this view is being challenged.

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Adult-Use Marijuana Legalization Not Associated with Any Rise in Substance Abuse Treatment Admissions

NORML

"We found that the legalization of recreational marijuana use in Colorado and Washington did not result in an increase in SUD [substance use disorder] treatment admissions for cocaine, opioids, or methamphetamines among adolescents or emerging adults.”.

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.

Essential Fatty Acids & the Endocannabinoid System

Project CBD

An imbalance of omega-3 and omega-6 essential fatty acids adversely impacts the endocannabinoid system and impairs the functioning of everything from our brain to our gut

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New Mexico Judge Rules Inmates Can Access Medical Marijuana

Leafwell

One of the first big wins for cannabis in 2021 comes out of New Mexico when District Court Judge Lucy Solimon ruled that inmates have a right to medical marijuana too. This is a case that has the potential to change policy not only in the state of New Mexico but across the U.S.

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Rise in Storefront Marijuana Dispensaries Associated with Declines in Opioid-Related Deaths

NORML

"Increased medical and recreational storefront dispensary counts are associated with reduced opioid related mortality rates during the study period. These associations appear particularly strong for deaths related to synthetic opioids such as fentanyl.".

Is Amsterdam really going to ban tourists from cannabis coffeeshops?

Leafly

The mayor wants the ban, but few others do—and the results could be disastrous. The post Is Amsterdam really going to ban tourists from cannabis coffeeshops? appeared first on Leafly. Industry Lifestyle Politics Amsterdam Amsterdam coffeeshops cannabis travel

CBD Can Kill Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea Bacteria, Study Finds

The Cannigma

This article was first published on Analytical Cannabis. It appears here with permission. The next weapon against antibiotic-resistant bacteria could lie within the cannabis plant, according to a new study.

Why is Weed Different Colors?

Leafwell

Every type of cannabis contains a shade of green, but anyone who has had a bit of experience with cannabis will also notice that the plant often comes with a whole palette of other colors. Purples, pinks, blues, reds, browns, orange, white and even black.

Senate Majority Leader Schumer Reiterates Push For Cannabis Reform

NORML

Earlier this week, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) reiterated his support for ending marijuana criminalization to Rachel Maddow of MSNBC as part of the foundational "three stools" of policy to address in this session of Congress.

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Why are gummies the most popular weed edible?

Leafly

Weed edibles used to be all about brownies and cookies, but one type has risen to the top as of late, beloved by consumers and producers alike: gummies. The post Why are gummies the most popular weed edible? appeared first on Leafly. Strains & products edibles gummies

Why Magic Mushroom Stocks are 2021’s New Pot Stocks

Cannabis Life Network

It’s not news that pot stocks gave investors some sweet returns in 2020, but not everyone got to the party on time. If you feel like you missed the boat on the cannabis boom. There might be an exciting new investment opportunity in the world of medicinal drugs in form of magic mushroom stocks.

How Does Cannabis Work with My Gut Bacteria?

Leafwell

You might be surprised to find out that approximately 1.6 million Americans are currently suffering from Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), with as many as 70,000 new cases diagnosed in the U.S. each year.

Atlanta: Mayor Takes Executive Action Abolishing Pre-Employment Drug Screens for Many Public Employees

NORML

"The abolishment of this discriminatory policy is long overdue. The use of cannabis during one's off hours poses no legitimate workplace safety threat and the tens of millions of Americans who engage in this behavior should no longer be stigmatized or denied employment because of it.”.

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How to share weed during a pandemic

Leafly

We're all tired of the pandemic and miss that ceremonious smoke circle, but in the meantime, here are five ways to connect with your homies while getting high. The post How to share weed during a pandemic appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle

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The Women of Cannabis

The Cannigma

Listen & Subscribe: A lot has changed for the cannabis industry in the last 10 years. Yet, one thing we can’t seem to shake is the negative stigma that follows it around.

Cannabis in Mexico: FREE Webinar Tomorrow, January 28!

HarrisBricken

Register HERE ! Mexico will soon be the largest country in the world to legalize cannabis and now is the time to start preparing for that.

Opioid Prescriptions Decline in Canada Following Enactment of Adult-Use Marijuana Legalization

NORML

"The findings of this study add to the growing body of evidence that easier access to cannabis for patients with pain may reduce opioid use and partially offset expenditures for both public and private drug plans.”.

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Colorado is Allowing People on Probation to Use Medical Cannabis

Leafwell

While medical cannabis has been widely accepted over the past ten years or so, with 34 states and U.S. territories permitting access to clean, green medicine, there’s still plenty about the justice system that needs to change when it comes to cannabis.

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NM judge invalidates medical cannabis rules

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

A New Mexico state district court judge ruled on Thursday that rules adopted by the state’s Medical Cannabis Program last year are effectively invalid.

Arizona Issues Interim Final Regulations AND New Recreational Licenses

HarrisBricken

Exciting times have arrived in Arizona’s cannabis industry! The Arizona Department of Health Services (the “Department”) (1) released final interim rules for recreational licensees, and (2) issued new recreational licenses.

Delaware: State Auditor’s Report Recommends Legalizing Marijuana

NORML

"Inaction doesn’t reward us with curbed usage but will prevent us from realizing economic benefits and the $43 million that could be available if Delaware were to devise a responsible regulatory framework. It's time to legalize it.”.

How to Read Cannabis Product Labels

Leafwell

In the nearly 20 years since recreational cannabis has been introduced in the U.S., the legal cannabis industry has become an absolute juggernaut. So big, in fact, that experts project legal cannabis in the U.S. alone to be a $41 billion industry by 2025.

New Zealand: ?taki woman admits running cannabis shop from home

Cannabis Law Report

Unfortunately, this, we presume will now happen for another generation as a result of the NZ Cannabis referendum being successful… Read More. The post New Zealand: ?taki taki woman admits running cannabis shop from home first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. Breaking News

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Does My International Cannabis Business Need to Pay U.S. Federal or State Taxes?

HarrisBricken

We regularly field inquiries from international companies and existing international clients regarding U.S. cannabis business operations. This post and the two that follow will answer questions for foreign cannabis companies regarding when they need to pay U.S.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 1/29/21

NORML

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML's Weekly Legislative Roundup, on the blog every Friday! The post Weekly Legislative Roundup 1/29/21 appeared first on NORML. ACTIVISM Activism featured legislation legislative round up

Dealing With the Stress of College Using Medical Cannabis

Leafwell

Higher education can be a tough time. Loans to pay off, balancing paid work and studying, exam anxiety – juggling all of this at the same time can be difficult. Here’s some suggestions on how best to utilize medical cannabis to deal with the grind college can sometimes be.

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Checking out the G Pen Roam portable vaporizer

Leafly

Watch as we unbox the G Pen Roam all-in-one portable vaporizer and give you the download on all the goodies inside. The post Checking out the G Pen Roam portable vaporizer appeared first on Leafly. Strains & products Grenco sponsored article vaporizers

Oregon Cannabis 2021: Legislative Forecast and Report

HarrisBricken

The Oregon legislative session kicked off in earnest last week, with 28 proposed cannabis bills crowding the docket. In this post, I will run down the list and offer brief comments on each offering, as I do every year. Before diving in, though, some context will be useful.