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Survey: Majority of Health Care Professionals Endorse Cannabis Use Instead of Opioids in Chronic Pain Patients

NORML

Of eligible respondents, 72 percent agreed with the statement, “Medical marijuana should be used to reduce the use of opioids for non-cancer pain.” Sixty-three percent of respondents also agreed, “The DEA should reclassify marijuana so that it is no longer a schedule I drug.". The post Survey: Majority of Health Care Professionals Endorse Cannabis Use Instead of Opioids in Chronic Pain Patients appeared first on NORML. Medical Marijuana Policy health care practitioners opioids physicians survey

Uncovering Misconceptions: How is Marijuana Different from Hemp?

Otherside Farms

Almost the entire 20th and now within the 20 years of the 21st century, there has been a misunderstanding regarding the usage and benefits of cannabis. However, it has not widely known that cannabis also has two species: marijuana and hemp. People confuse them and that they even think that this is often an equivalent species. This all has created misunderstanding and ignorance regarding the usage and benefits of every one among them. Three Plant Species.

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How Disney and other theme parks handle medical marijuana and CBD

Leafly

Medical cannabis is legal in Florida and California, but not in Disney World or Disneyland. Most other major parks ban it, too. The post How Disney and other theme parks handle medical marijuana and CBD appeared first on Leafly. Health Lifestyle Busch Gardens Disney Disney World Disneyland Florida Kings Dominion medical marijuana Orlando Sea World theme parks Universal Studios

Cannabis Banking: State Treasurers Ask Congress to Include SAFE Act in COVID-19 Relief Legislation

Canna Law Blog

On Wednesday, July 8, 2020, a bipartisan group of sixteen state treasurers, led by Oregon Treasurer Tobias Read, sent a letter to congressional leaders requesting that the next piece of COVID-19 relief legislation include the SAFE Banking Act.

Medical Marijuana for Anxiety: This Is What You Need to Know

PrestoDoctor

If you have anxiety, you know what a roller coaster life can be. Excessive fears and constant worrying are exhausting and can disrupt your day-to-day life, job, and relationships. There’s a global increase in the use of medical marijuana to treat multiple health conditions, including anxiety. For many people, treating anxiety with medical marijuana is an effective and safe treatment. Before trying marijuana for your anxiety, you should know which strains may help and how much to take.

NM cannabis producer challenges new DOH rules

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

A high-profile medical cannabis producer filed a petition in a state district court last week, asking a judge to invalidate rules recently put in place by the New Mexico Department of Health. In the petition, lawyers for cannabis producer Ultra Health argued that many of the recently adopted rules regarding plant and product testing, product labels and facility safety standards are “arbitrary and capricious.”.

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Can Marijuana Fix the “Prescribing Cascade”?

CannaMD

With modern medicine advancing at an astounding rate, new medications and treatments are becoming available to treat nearly every ailment life throws at you. And while this may sound like great news, it doesn’t come without its own drawbacks. Polypharmacy (the use of multiple medications), and the resulting prescribing cascade (where drugs are prescribed to treat the side effects of another), are two such consequences of a medical community with an overabundance of tools at its disposal.

The Latest Report from the FDA Shows How Poorly It Has Handled CBD

Canna Law Blog

On Wednesday, July 8, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sent Congress a report on the CBD marketplace. Last year, Congress mandated that the FDA report on hemp-derived CBD in appropriations legislation. You can find the report linked at the bottom of this article from Marijuana Moment, which also provides an overview of the report. The report itself is, in a word, underwhelming. It provides little new insight.

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Study: Cumulative Use of Cannabis Not Associate with Heart Abnormalities at Middle Age

NORML

"Our finding that occasional marijuana was not associated with ECG abnormalities adds to the growing body of evidence that this level of marijuana use and CVD events and markers of subclinical atherosclerosis are not associated.". The post Study: Cumulative Use of Cannabis Not Associate with Heart Abnormalities at Middle Age appeared first on NORML. Research SCIENCE cardiovascular heart stroke

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Cannabis Use Rising Among Chronic Pain Patients

NORML

“Over the course of our study, … we identified a significant and progressive increase in the number of patients using cannabis. In patients with chronic pain, cannabis use more than doubled during this period.”. The post Cannabis Use Rising Among Chronic Pain Patients appeared first on NORML. Medical Marijuana Opioids Research opioids research science

Israeli Researchers Say Microdosing Marijuana Provides Most Effective Pain Relief

The Fresh Toast

Israeli Researchers Say Microdosing Marijuana Provides Most Effective Pain Relief. Microdosing allows patients to receive marijuana's therapeutic benefits without its psychoactive effects, a new study reports. The post Israeli Researchers Say Microdosing Marijuana Provides Most Effective Pain Relief appeared first on The Fresh Toast. Cannabis Featured Medical Marijuana News Israel LSD microdosing pain relief Psilocybin

4 Ways Athletes Use CBD for Quicker Recovery Pre and Post Workouts

United Patients Group

Practicing and competing in sports activities is an exciting challenge for athletes at any level. But it can be physically draining considering the hours of practice needed. Athletes can get caught up with minor sports injuries like sprains or painful muscle tears. Is there any effective medication that aids in bringing pain relief and elevating athletic ability? Well, here’s where CBD helps in recovery from such incidents.

A Founder Looks at 50: The Importance of the “Grow America” Movement

NORML

Without marijuana there would be no marijuana smokers and without marijuana smokers there would be no marijuana legalization movement. The post A Founder Looks at 50: The Importance of the “Grow America” Movement appeared first on NORML. 2020 A Founder Looks at 50 Grassroots acapulco gold ditchweed featured Grow America Keith Stroup marijuana drought Michael Pollan NORML Vietnam

How to Study Schedule I Controlled Substances

Canna Law Blog

Q: I want to study schedule I controlled substances. I want to study marijuana (cannabis), peyote, MDMA, psilocybin, LSD, ayahuasca/DMT and ibogaine, to start. A: All of that is possible, but you should choose just one. Q: OK, I want to study cannabis. A: That’s actually one of the hardest. Please choose a better one. Q: What’s so hard about cannabis? A: Most cannabis research applications are ignored, or swatted away after being ignored and litigated and ignored some more.

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Getting High by Mistake

Project CBD

CBD users can benefit from microdosing THC

Public service announcement: Gummy THC edibles will melt in a hot car

Leafly

A car interior can quickly heat to 120 degrees, melting edibles and breaking hearts. Be cool. Leafly has tips. The post Public service announcement: Gummy THC edibles will melt in a hot car appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle edibles

High Times, Harvest Dispensary Deal Is Heading To Elephants Graveyard

Cannabis Law Report

When High Times closed on its deal to buy ten California cannabis dispensaries from Harvest Health at the end of June, chairman Adam Levin was … Read More. Teri Buhl - Regulated Cannabis & Hemp Industry Investigative Journalism

Does Smoking Weed Help for Diving Deeper into Meditation?

Cannabis Life Network

This is a question that came up during conversation the other day and I got curious. Could smoking weed help with meditation? Let’s find out! What is Meditation? I figured I would go right back to the basics on this one and briefly tell you what meditation is. For those of you who already know, […]. The post Does Smoking Weed Help for Diving Deeper into Meditation? appeared first on Latest Cannabis News Today - Headlines, Videos & Stocks.

Could the Cannabis Industry Bring America’s Economy Back?

Veriheal

Ending cannabis prohibition could be essential in helping the economy to recover. America is amid a financial crisis with the economy in one of the worst shapes it’s been in. The COVID-19 pandemic reshaped the world. Many people lost their jobs and unemployment has skyrocketed in the US as well as other places.

Cannabis taxes fund the police. Here’s how to change that

Leafly

The cops got their cut in order to get legalization laws passed. But now it's a different world. The post Cannabis taxes fund the police. Here’s how to change that appeared first on Leafly. Politics Black Lives Matter BLM California cannabis legalization cannabis taxes defund the police justice reform Los Angeles marijuana taxes Oregon police Portland

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Watch Out…. Gulf State Billionaires Are Coming For Your Legal Cannabis

Cannabis Law Report

Considering the appalling and we mean, appalling attitudes, to cannabis users in the Gulf States this story comes as both a bit of a surprise … Read More. Breaking News

Top 7 food items as a smoking device for weed

Cannabis Life Network

Every stoner has gone through the struggle of wanting to smoke weed but not having anything to smoke it with. Fortunately, you can make your own smoking device for weed out of easily accessible food items. Much like rolling a joint, knowing how to carve fruit into a pipe is also a useful life skill. […]. The post Top 7 food items as a smoking device for weed appeared first on Latest Cannabis News Today - Headlines, Videos & Stocks.

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Israel: Cannabis Powerhouse

Canna Law Blog

Israel is among the world’s leaders in the medical and non-medical cannabis research and development (R&D). Israeli scientists made breakthrough discoveries in the mid-twentieth century, paving the way for the country being one of the early adopters of a medical cannabis program. Now, Israel is gearing up to legalize recreational cannabis and export cannabis across the globe and become one of the leading nations in the global cannabis trade.

9 cannabis edibles, drinkables, and mixers to beat the summer heat

Leafly

Legal THC popsicles, drink mixers, beers, heat-proof gummies, and more from across the US. The post 9 cannabis edibles, drinkables, and mixers to beat the summer heat appeared first on Leafly. Strains & products California Colorado drinks edibles Kiva medibles mixers NUG oklahoma Oregon popsicles Washington

Federal Commission Urges Cannabis and Psychedelics Research For Vets

Veriheal

A federal commission that was asked to generate recommendations for military veterans suffering from mental health issues has come to an unexpected conclusion. Following months of meetings, the Creating Options for Veterans Expedited Recovery ( COVER ) Commission released its report in January 2020. Despite the novelty of its drug policy findings, the document has gone largely unnoticed by reform advocates and the media.

5 hilarious podcasts to listen to when you’re high

Cannabis Life Network

Podcasts have emerged as one of the most popular ways to absorb content in the 21st century. With the saturated market, it can be tricky to find a podcast to resonate with, don’t worry, we got you. Here are 5 hilarious podcasts to listen to when you’re high. This Past Weekend Theo Von is an […]. The post 5 hilarious podcasts to listen to when you’re high appeared first on Latest Cannabis News Today - Headlines, Videos & Stocks.

Is CBN a Controlled Substance? Yes. No. Maybe.

Canna Law Blog

Earlier this year, we discussed the legality of lesser-known hemp-derived cannabinoids which appeared to be gaining success in the U.S. One of these promising cannabinoids is cannabinol (“ CBN ”). Put simply, CBN is a non-intoxicating cannabinoid that results from the degradation of THC. Because it is difficult, if not impossible, to grow CBN-rich strains of hemp, most of the CBN found on the U.S.

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Drive off anxiety with this CBD Arnold Palmer drink recipe

Leafly

Increase your chill with this breezy recipe designed by famed chef Laurie Wolf. The post Drive off anxiety with this CBD Arnold Palmer drink recipe appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle cbd cbd drink recipes drinks edibles recipes

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420 marijuana plants found growing outside Mexican Senate !

Cannabis Law Report

Mexican publication 24 Horas reports… (excuse google translation) In the Luis Pasteur Park several collectives settled in a camp at the beginning of the year and … Read More. Breaking News

Does Smoking Marijuana Cause Lung Cancer?

CannaMD

Multiple studies have confirmed marijuana’s ability to treat cancer symptoms, including chemotherapy side effects. More recent research has even suggested that marijuana may play a role in slowing and/or stopping cancer cells from dividing and, in some cases, even triggering cancer cell death. But what about smoking marijuana? Is there any risk that inhaling cannabis could actually cause cancer? Today, CannaMD takes a closer look at what the most current peer-reviewed research has to say.

A DIY Guide To Making CBD Oil From Hemp Flower

LIWTS

The benefits of hemp and CBD are becoming much more widely known, and there are plenty of reasons for this fact. However, many people don't do a good job of explaining those reasons, telling you to trust their word. We, however, would like to help you become as educated on this subject as possible. To [ ] The post A DIY Guide To Making CBD Oil From Hemp Flower appeared first on Legalize it. We Think So. CBD cannabis