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Analysis: Many ‘Hemp-Derived’ Delta-9 THC Products Sold Over the Counter Contain Synthetically Derived THC

NORML

“Only 18.4 percent [of the evaluated products] probably used natural hemp-derived delta-9 THC,” the study’s authors concluded. The post Analysis: Many ‘Hemp-Derived’ Delta-9 THC Products Sold Over the Counter Contain Synthetically Derived THC appeared first on NORML.

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Prioritize Consumer Safety: Our response to a Congressional Request for Information on Federal Cannabinoid Hemp Regulation

Americans for Safe Access

Last week, Americans for Safe Access responded to a bicameral Congressional Request for Information on cannabinoid hemp regulation from the U.S. House Committee on Energy & Commerce and the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

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The Effects Of Smoking Low-THC, High-CBD Cannabis

The Fresh Toast

The Effects Of Smoking Low-THC, High-CBD Cannabis We know that CBD is one of the most therapeutic, healing parts of the plant and growers are focusing on high-CBD cannabis that places THC in the backseat. The post The Effects Of Smoking Low-THC, High-CBD Cannabis appeared first on The Fresh Toast.

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Cannabis Exploration at Its Best: OASIS Dispensary’s Enchanting Event

Veriheal

The Veriheal team got a chance to see what the future of group smoke sessions may look like when Denver’s OASIS dispensary invited us out to their Master’s event. Group smoke sessions are as ingrained in cannabis culture as 420, Cheech and Chong movies, and the munchies. These smoke sessions typically take place in not-so-glamourous locations like your friend’s living room, backyard, or —if you’re lucky — their garage.

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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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Federal Survey: One in Five Older Adults Have Consumed Cannabis in the Past Year

NORML

The survey’s findings are consistent with those of others reporting rising rates of cannabis use among older adults and seniors. The post Federal Survey: One in Five Older Adults Have Consumed Cannabis in the Past Year appeared first on NORML.

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Bell’s Palsy Symptoms Relieved By Full-Spectrum CBD Oil

The Fresh Toast

Bell’s Palsy Symptoms Relieved By Full-Spectrum CBD Oil The Fresh Toast spoke with Andrew Clark, cofounder of World Class Health CBD, to find out the secret behind their particular CBD oils, why he thinks they work so well, and his opinion on THC medicine. The post Bell’s Palsy Symptoms Relieved By Full-Spectrum CBD Oil appeared first on The Fresh Toast.

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Significant Decrease in Mental Health Treatment Seen in States With Legal Cannabis

Veriheal

States legalizing recreational cannabis are seeing an unexpected and significant decrease in mental health treatment admissions. This fascinating correlation between cannabis legalization and mental health, emerging against the backdrop of changing cannabis policies nationwide, sparks curiosity and prompts an immediate investigation into its underlying mechanisms.

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Major Marijuana Legalization Vote this November

NORML

Ohio voters will decide this November on a ballot measure legalizing the possession, home cultivation, and retail sale of marijuana for adults.

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Trichomes on Weed: What Are They & What Do They Look Like

Sensi Seeds

Trichomes are the tiny but mighty powerhouses that give weed its unique properties. If you want a great harvest, you need to understand the basics of these microscopic structures. Learn how to treat trichomes and when they're ready to harvest, and you can expect a stellar experience. The post Trichomes on Weed: What Are They & What Do They Look Like appeared first on Sensi Seeds.

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How Conservatives Can Win Over Stoners

Cannabis Life Network

How can Canada’s Conservatives win over stoners? Or whatever you want to call Canada’s class of cannabis connoisseurs, entrepreneurs, employees, casual consumers, and medical patients. A lot of these people voted Liberal in 2015. I’m sure many plan to again. And can you blame them? Conservative leader Pierre Poilievre isn’t exactly drug-friendly.

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New Study Shows How Microdosing Psychedelics Can Enhance Your Innate Self-Expression

Veriheal

In recent years, a fascinating technique known as microdosing has caught the attention of a broad spectrum of individuals, from Silicon Valley’s high-flying tech entrepreneurs to the socially aware millennials and Generation Z. And in case you didn’t know, this practice entails the ingestion of minute doses of psychedelic substances , primarily aimed at boosting creativity, enhancing mood, and improving daily performance without invoking intense hallucinogenic experiences.

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Melatonin, Marijuana And A Good Night’s Sleep

The Fresh Toast

Melatonin, Marijuana And A Good Night’s Sleep When it comes to getting a good night’s rest, many cannabis imbibers turn to their favorite indica to help catch some zzzs, but what about melatonin? The post Melatonin, Marijuana And A Good Night’s Sleep appeared first on The Fresh Toast.

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The best-rated weed dispensaries in New York state for 2023

Leafly

New York is where cannabis dreams are made. Since 2016, New Yorkers have enjoyed the perks of legal medical cannabis. But after recreational dispensaries were legalized in 2022, the demand for cannabis soared to new heights. Unfortunately, the roll out of recreational cannabis in New York has been sluggish. While there were supposed to be […] The post The best-rated weed dispensaries in New York state for 2023 appeared first on Leafly.

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What’s So Scary About THC?

Cannabis Life Network

What’s so scary about THC (tetrahydrocannabinol)? If we listen to the “experts,” we’re led to believe that potent THC cannabis will lead to anxiety, depression, “cannabis use disorder,” and even psychosis like schizophrenia. Studies funded by special interests love finding “associations” between cannabis and anything negative.

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Cannabis Farms Rebound After Pesticide Scare: D.C.’s Battle Against DDT Contamination

Veriheal

Activities in cannabis farms are gradually picking up after the Washington D.C. authorities shut down cannabis facilities in April due to unacceptable levels of Dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (DDT)-related chemicals detected in cannabis harvest. In March, a chemist from the Liquor and Cannabis Board made a troubling discovery of high DDE levels in a specific growing area.

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Marijuana Cannabinoids And Kidney Disease

The Fresh Toast

Marijuana Cannabinoids And Kidney Disease Although there are different diseases and medical conditions that take people’s lives, in the US kidney disease is the ninth leading cause of death. The post Marijuana Cannabinoids And Kidney Disease appeared first on The Fresh Toast.

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Review: Gary Payton OG by 93 Boyz

Illinois News Joint

While I may complain about the small number of labels currently on sale in Illinois, there are still some I’ve not yet reviewed, including 93 Boyz. I recently stopped into Trinity Compassionate Care and picked up an eighth of Gary Payton OG by the Vic Mensa owned brand. Gary Payton OG is a hybrid cross of The Y and Snowman. This batch of flower tested at 1.2% Delta 9 THC, 23.77% THCa, and 25.65% total cannabinoids.

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FREE Webinar September 21st: Cannabis Trademarks and Litigation

Canna Law Blog

As the U.S. cannabis industry expands, high-profile lawsuits involving cannabis brands and the use of trademarks “inspired” by well-known companies have emerged. One recent example is popular candy brand Skittles’ lawsuit against a cannabis company for using the name “Zkittlez” on various products. Please join us on Thursday September 21st at 12:00pm PT, for a lively and informative conversation about the legal issues surrounding cannabis trademarking.

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So-Cal Band Sublime’s Cannabis Line Launches Unique Signature Products

Veriheal

Sublime’s cannabis line merges its musical legacy with its passion for cannabis, offering fans an immersive experience that goes beyond the enjoyment of the group’s songs. For fans of legendary So-Cal band Sublime, there’s now a line of cannabis products inspired by their favorite music group. The California-grown band has ventured into the cannabis market with its own line of cannabis products, Reefers by Sublime , offering fans an opportunity to experience their music and style in an ent

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Alcohol Helping The Marijuana Industry!

The Fresh Toast

Alcohol Helping The Marijuana Industry! Have cannabis leaders, working hard on federal legalization, found a powerful ally? Is alcohol helping marijuana industry? The post Alcohol Helping The Marijuana Industry! appeared first on The Fresh Toast.

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Can I make a cannabis topical with Vaseline?

The Cannigma

Getting the right answers in your cannabis journey can be tricky. But with The Cannigma’s Ask the Expert, you can find questions from readers like you, answered by a real cannabis pharmacist. Question: Can I mix THC with Vaseline petroleum jelly to make a salve for my leg pain? Answer: Absolutely! You can make a cannabis topical using Vaseline – as long as you don’t eat it.

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A Comprehensive Guide to Microdosing Cannabis: Benefits, Risks, and Techniques

United Patients Group

As the stigma surrounding medical marijuana continues to fade and scientific research validates its potential health benefits, patients and healthcare providers are exploring novel ways to optimize their cannabis experience. Enter microdosing, an innovative method that entails consuming small amounts of cannabis in sub-psychoactive doses to maximize therapeutic benefits while minimizing undesired side effects or intoxication.

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Mets Owner Steve Cohen Donates $5 Million in Support of Psychedelics Research

Veriheal

On June 22, 2023, Mets owner Steve Cohen and his wife made headlines with his remarkable donation of $5 million donated to the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS). The donation was made through the Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation —an organization founded by the hedge fund billionaire in 2001 to promote philanthropy and community service.

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OKAY Cannabis opens consumption lounge

Illinois News Joint

We at Illinois News Joint spend a lot of time discussing the future of the Illinois cannabis industry. One aspect we agree on is that in the near future, a dispensary in the Prairie State will have to be more than just a retail store that sells cannabis products and geared more toward entertainment, a convenient gateway atmosphere, and new experiences.

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America’s tastiest THC vapes of Labor Day 2023 and beyond

Leafly

You’re doing too much, America. Labor Day is coming up—it’s time to lengthen that weekend, pack the cooler, and honor American Labor’s achievements by chilling out. THC vape carts and pods require the least work to get lifted. If you can use a straw, you can sip and rip on the purified essence of the […] The post America’s tastiest THC vapes of Labor Day 2023 and beyond appeared first on Leafly.

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How To Wind Up a Cannabis Company

Canna Law Blog

Most cannabis companies are not wound up properly, some cannabis companies (and their owners) suffer repercussions for this, and all cannabis companies (and their owners, and investors!) are well served by an orderly wind-up. This blog post will cover some basics on the cannabis business wind-up process. First, though, I want to address a point of frequent confusion– “dissolving” and “winding up” a company are two different things.

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New Covid Variant: BS 24.7

Cannabis Life Network

There’s a new covid variant out of Canada – BS 24.7. Symptoms include loss of self-awareness, emotional de-regulation, lack of empathy toward those perceived as “other,” loss of self-resilience, healthy relationships, problem-solving skills, and basic autonomy. Fortunately, like past covid strains, ample evidence suggests that raw cannabis (particularly CBDa) can prevent infection.

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Hemp Hops Shrooms festival returns to Carbondale

Illinois News Joint

For those craving for more cannabis-related entertainment in southern Illinois, the Hemp Hops Shrooms festival is back for its 2 nd annual event and again offering a unique combination of education and entertainment. The Hemp Hops Shrooms festival—in coordinating with the Southern Illinois University Cannabis Science Center , SIU Fermentation Science Institute , City of Carbondale , Carbondale Tourism and Special Events office , and Carbondale Main Street—is open to the public and set to host ed

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Put your penny to use with Kandy Boy hemp D-9 THC gummies

Leafly

Get Kandy Boy hemp D-9 THC gummies for just one penny with this exclusive Leafly offer. Just pay shipping & use code to claim. The post Put your penny to use with Kandy Boy hemp D-9 THC gummies appeared first on Leafly.

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New York Cannabis: CAURD Injunction Update

Canna Law Blog

On August 9, 2023, we wrote about the temporary injunction ordered by Judge Kevin Bryant in New York Supreme Court, County of Albany which occurred on August 7, 2023. That injunction provided, in sum, that the New York Cannabis Control Board (“CCB”) and Office of Cannabis Management (“OCM”) are restrained from awarding or further processing any more Conditional Adult-Use Retail Dispensary (“CAURD”) licenses.