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Surveys: Many Consumers Report Drinking Less Alcohol Following Changes to Marijuana’s Legal Status

NORML

"These surveys' findings offer support for the notion that, in some instances, cannabis can act as an intervention for certain persons seeking to reduce their alcohol consumption.” The post Surveys: Many Consumers Report Drinking Less Alcohol Following Changes to Marijuana’s Legal Status appeared first on NORML.

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NCAA Removes Cannabis from Banned Substances, No Penalties

Medical Marijuana Pages

In a groundbreaking move, the NCAA Removes Cannabis from Banned Substances, No Penalties. Signaling a significant shift in how the organization views the use of marijuana among athletes. This policy change, announced this week, also includes the cancellation of penalties for cannabis use. Marking a pivotal moment in the ongoing.

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The best-rated weed dispensaries in Missouri for 2023

Leafly

For the last five years, Missouri has been transforming into the gateway to cannabis in the Midwest. Since medical marijuana dispensaries opened in 2020, Missouri’s medical marijuana scene rapidly expanded to include recreational sales just a few years later, in 2022. Today, there are over 200 dispensaries in Missouri, many of which operate as both […] The post The best-rated weed dispensaries in Missouri for 2023 appeared first on Leafly.

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May cannabis sales reach third most since legalization

Illinois News Joint

The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation finally announced today recreational cannabis sales totals for May 2024. May total items sold, in-state sales, and overall sales totals reached the third-most monthly totals since legalization in Illinois. May total sales reached $146,229,576.98. In May, dispensaries sold 4,112,540 cannabis items, and in-state resident sales reached $113,119,777.82.

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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. Some want to directly own licensed businesses, while others prefer to keep the industry at an arm’s length and merely profit from it.

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Louisiana: Governor Signs Legislation Decriminalizing Possession of Marijuana Paraphernalia

NORML

"State law already recognizes that no one should be in jail for possessing small amounts of marijuana; this new law similarly recognizes that no one should be in jail for possessing marijuana paraphernalia." The post Louisiana: Governor Signs Legislation Decriminalizing Possession of Marijuana Paraphernalia appeared first on NORML.

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California State Fair’s cannabis award winners 2024 and how to smoke them

Leafly

The future keeps happening in California first—this time with world-class weed in the most mainstream setting of all: The state fair. In late June, the California State Fair started notifying the winners of its Cannabis Awards, organized by Embarc. The medal holders on the podium represent the peak of the craft of cannabis flowers, extracts, […] The post California State Fair’s cannabis award winners 2024 and how to smoke them appeared first on Leafly.

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Review: Double Chocolate CBN and Lemon Sugar CBD Cookies by Enliven

Illinois News Joint

A wonderful facet about the “ratio” edible, combining THC with other minor cannabinoids, is the ability to target effects in a way traditional edible can’t. Enliven is the latest brand to join the trend, debuting both a Lemon Sugar cookie with CBD and a Double Chocolate Chip with CBN. Enliven Cookies come as packs of 10 cookies. The Double Chocolate Stay Asleep Cookies have 10mg of THC and 10mg of CBN.

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Oregon Hemp Alert: New Vendor License Requirement Takes Effect July 1

Canna Law Blog

New Oregon hemp rules take effect next week. As of Monday, July 1, 2024, all hemp retailers or wholesalers who store, transfer or sell industrial hemp or hemp items for resale to another person must have a hemp vendor license from the Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA). The vendor license fee is $100 annually and is valid from July 1 to June 30.

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Understanding the Control of THC, CBD, and Kratom in West Virginia

Medical Marijuana Pages

Understanding the Control of THC, CBD, and Kratom in West Virginia. As the state is becoming notable for its evolving approach to regulating substances. This nuanced regulatory landscape reflects the state’s commitment to balancing public health, safety, and the potential benefits of these substances. THC and CBD Regulation THC (tetrahydrocannabinol).

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The best-rated weed dispensaries in Boston for 2023

Leafly

Looking for the best dispensaries in Boston, MA? This Leafly List will show you the highest-rated cannabis shops in Boston according to reviews by real Leafly shoppers. The post The best-rated weed dispensaries in Boston for 2023 appeared first on Leafly.

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Second notice for cannabis infuser facility fees

Illinois News Joint

In the latest issues of The Flinn Report , Illinois lawmakers and the Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) moved new cannabis-infuser rulemaking regarding cannabis infuser license holders to a Second Notice, commencing The Joint Committee On Administrative Rules (JCAR) review period. The new rulemaking, originally proposed in The Flinn Report (April 19, 2024), stated, “(IDOA) proposed an amendment to the Part titled Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act correcting errors in the listed fees for mo

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Cannabis Law and Gun Rights: News from SCOTUS

Canna Law Blog

Last week, the US Supreme Court decided its most recent Second Amendment case, United States v. Rahimi. Earlier this month, SCOTUS decided Garland v. Cargill , which could also spell changes for the cannabis industry later down the road. I wrote about the Rahimi case in earlier posts, as the outcome of the case could have affected gun rights for cannabis users.

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Impact of Cannabis Edibles on Driving and Blood THC Levels

Medical Marijuana Pages

The Impact of Cannabis Edibles on Driving and Blood THC Levels. These edibles, ranging from brownies to gummies, offer a discreet and convenient method of consumption. Cannabis edibles are becoming increasingly popular, providing an alternative way to consume cannabis without the need to smoke. However, their impact on driving and.

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Get a free THCA eighth from Bay Smokes

Leafly

It’s time for summertime vibes, and Bay Smokes is giving out a free buzz to take you there. Get a free THCA eighth shipped right to you. The post Get a free THCA eighth from Bay Smokes appeared first on Leafly.

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Review: Punch Disposable Vape by Rove

Illinois News Joint

Convenience is the name of the game when running a vape brand. Rove knows this, and besides the brand’s pod and battery system, it also produces a line of disposable all-in-one vapes. I recently picked up the Rove Punch disposable to review. Rove Punch Disposable is a 0.35g all-in-one disposable vape with distillate-based oil infused with botanically derived terpenes.

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Is It Legal, or Not? What to Make of All These DEA “Position” Letters

Canna Law Blog

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) seems happy to respond to public and private parties inquiring about the control status of various substances. DEA answers some of these inquiries more quickly than others, and the response letters are usually short and to the point. The letters typically come from the desk of Terrence L. Boos, Ph.D., Chief of the Drug & Chemical Evaluation Section.

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NCAA Upends College Sports With Marijuana Change

The Fresh Toast

NCAA Upends College Sports With Marijuana Change It was far from a slam dunk, but the NCAA upends college sports with marijuana change. Could it lead to more? The post NCAA Upends College Sports With Marijuana Change appeared first on The Fresh Toast.

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The best rated weed dispensaries in Phoenix for 2023

Leafly

Approximately two years since recreational cannabis was legalized in Arizona, business is booming for dispensaries in Phoenix. The tall appetite for cannabis in the Valley of the Sun has helped open doors for 73 licensed recreational dispensaries that sell THC products to recreational customers. Medical marijuana dispensaries are still around in Phoenix too, but most have […] The post The best rated weed dispensaries in Phoenix for 2023 appeared first on Leafly.

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2024 Hemp Open House set for Aug. 2

Illinois News Joint

The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Department of Crop Sciences and the Illinois Hemp Growers Association (IHGA) are scheduled to co-host the annual Hemp Research Open House Friday, Aug. 2. The 2024 Hemp Research Open House is set to run from 9 a.m.- 12 p.m. at the University’s Fruit Research Farm located at 2711 S. Race Street in Urbana. Free registration for the event can be found here.

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FREE Webinar Tomorrow, June 26th: Can the California Cannabis Industry be Saved?

Canna Law Blog

Register Here California’s cannabis market is broken. Taxes are too high, local control has proved disastrous, the illegal market is growing and regulations are too burdensome. There are not enough retain licenses and too many cultivation licensees. Over the past few years, the situation has become so dire that many licensees have exited the industry, including some of the largest and most well-capitalized players in the state.

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Using CBD To Keep Your Dog Calm During Fireworks

The Fresh Toast

Using CBD To Keep Your Dog Calm During Fireworks It might fun, but for our furry friends, the 4th can be ruff. Consider using CBD to keep your dog calm during fireworks. The post Using CBD To Keep Your Dog Calm During Fireworks appeared first on The Fresh Toast.

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Free delta-9 gummies from Bay Smokes

Leafly

t’s time for summertime vibes, and Bay Smokes is giving out a free buzz to take you there. Get a free pack of their premium delta-9 gummies. The post Free delta-9 gummies from Bay Smokes appeared first on Leafly.

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Green Rose set to host Freedom Sesh Sunday

Illinois News Joint

Green Rose is scheduled to host another “Sesh” event on June 30. The latest event, Freedom Sesh, is a Juneteenth celebration that runs from 12-8 p.m. Green Rose River North , located at 612 N. Wells Street, will host Freedom Sesh: A Juneteenth Celebration, which highlights sounds from Khali Melon and Cookup Cam. The event also includes vendor pop ups, a puff bus, body painting, tie-dye tent, games, giveaways, food trucks, holiday deals, and more.

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It is Legal, or Not? What to Make of All These DEA “Position” Letters

Canna Law Blog

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) seems happy to respond to public and private parties inquiring about the control status of various substances. DEA answers some of these inquiries more quickly than others, and the response letters are usually short and to the point. The letters typically come from the desk of Terrence L. Boos, Ph.D., Chief of the Drug & Chemical Evaluation Section.

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Increasing Interest in the Cannabis Food and Beverage Market

Medical Marijuana Pages

There is an Increasing Interest in the Cannabis Food and Beverage Market. The cannabis food and beverage market is experiencing significant growth, driven by increasing legalization and consumer demand. As more regions around the world embrace cannabis legalization, the market is set to expand rapidly. According to industry reports, the.

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Vancouver weed visitor’s guide 2024

Leafly

Vancouver is a global weed tourism hotspot waiting to happen. We found fire weed, great views, delicious eats, and a swanky smoking lounge—perfect for your next cannabis vacation. The post Vancouver weed visitor’s guide 2024 appeared first on Leafly.

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The Inclusion of THCA in the Farm Bill: Potential Ramifications for the U.S. Hemp Industry

MaxQ Cannabis

The U.S. Congress reauthorizes the Farm Bill every five years to address the nation’s needs in areas such as food, agriculture, nutrition, forestry, energy, and conservation. As we approach the reauthorization of this pivotal legislation, one of the amendments under consideration is the inclusion of tetrahydrocannabinolic acid (THCA). This inclusion could significantly impact the U.S. […] The post The Inclusion of THCA in the Farm Bill: Potential Ramifications for the U.S.

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What is Integrated Pest Management for Cannabis?

Medicinal Genomics

IPM (Integrated Pest Management) is a method of pest and pathogen control that prioritizes non-chemical solutions to preventing, controlling, and eliminating destructive species. Growers who practice IPM often focus on long-term prevention strategies by managing the ecosystem and creating an environment that is unfavorable for pests and pathogens. Since many jurisdictions prevent cannabis and hemp cultivators from using pesticides, IPM is the best way for them to control pests and pathogens.

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Strongest 2024 Cannabis Strains: A Journey into Potency

Medical Marijuana Pages

Strongest 2024 Cannabis Strains A Journey into Potency. Cannabis enthusiasts often seek out strains that pack a powerful punch, delivering intense effects and high THC levels. For those looking to explore the upper echelons of cannabis potency. Here’s a look at six of the strongest strains available today. THC The.

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The best-rated weed dispensaries in Portland, OR for 2023

Leafly

Looking for the best dispensaries in Portland, Oregon? Leafly Lists show you our highest rated pot shops in Portland according to reviews by real people on Leafly.com. The post The best-rated weed dispensaries in Portland, OR for 2023 appeared first on Leafly.