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New York’s Legal Take on Cannabis

Cannabis Life Network

What is New York’s legal take on cannabis regulations? Every day the state gets closer to the legalization of cannabis. The state’s Cannabis Control Board has recently announced some new rules for soon-to-be cannabis retailers.

Are High-THC Products a Problem?

CannaMD

With nine out of ten Americans now in favor of the nationwide legalization of medical marijuana, remnants of the anti-cannabis camp have increasingly shifted focus from prohibition to regulation.

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Louisiana: Series of Marijuana Law Reform Bills Advanced to Governor’s Desk

NORML

NORML’s Deputy Director Paul Armentano praised lawmakers for advancing these measures to the Governor’s desk. These are common sense reforms that will provide further protections and freedoms to patients and others and they ought to be enacted swiftly by Gov. John Bel Edwards,” he said.

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Cannabis Use and Pro-Social Behavior

Project CBD

Scientists link cannabis consumption to greater empathy, agreeableness, and moral fairness

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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. 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.

Indica vs. sativa: understanding the differences between weed types

Leafly

There is a lot of misinformation around sativa and indica weed strains. Check out Leafly's guide to learn about the difference between indica and sativa strains. The post Indica vs. sativa: understanding the differences between weed types appeared first on Leafly. Cannabis 101 indica sativa strains

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Governors Sign Legislation Further Facilitating the Expungement of Past Cannabis Convictions

NORML

"Adults should no longer be stigmatized and disenfranchised because of convictions for marijuana-related activities that are no longer defined as crimes under the law.". The post Governors Sign Legislation Further Facilitating the Expungement of Past Cannabis Convictions appeared first on NORML.

Answer of the Day for Jun 5, 2022

TheAnswerPage

What is the half life of CBD? How does it compare to the half life of THC? The half life of CBD is 18-32 hours, which is similar to the half life of THC of 20-30 hours. Both CBD and THC are distributed to fatty tissues and highly perfused organs such as brain, heart, lung, and liver.

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‘Light up,’ says NYC Mayor Adams, defying state’s desire to crack down on illegal weed

Leafly

With NY's recreational sales months away, Mayor Adams gives the OK for grey area gifting shops, trucks, and speakeasies to keep the green flowing. The post ‘Light up,’ says NYC Mayor Adams, defying state’s desire to crack down on illegal weed appeared first on Leafly.

Bringing Cannabis into the Metaverse and onto the Blockchain 

Cannabis Life Network

Entrepreneurs are bringing cannabis into the metaverse and onto the blockchain. Mitch Ngo, CEO and Co-Founder of Golden Ark, is one of these people. His company is developing a supply chain model that uses blockchain technology to source and tracks cannabis products.

Oklahoma: Governor Signs Legislation Temporarily Halting Any Further Expansion of State’s Medical Cannabis Industry

NORML

"Rather than embracing Oklahoma's robust medical cannabis industry, politicians have instead sought to abruptly tap the breaks.

5 Fascinating Facts About the Cannabis Plant

Otherside Farms

The cannabis plant is a plant so iconic and so deeply ingrained into popular culture that there are over 1,200 different slang words for it. It’s been vilified, criminalized, tolerated, and then slowly de-criminalized again over the course of just a few generations.

World’s best exotic cannabis decided at the Zalympix Championships June 11

Leafly

Who will be King Kong of Cookie Mountain? The post World’s best exotic cannabis decided at the Zalympix Championships June 11 appeared first on Leafly. Strains & products California contests flower strain lists

Why stress test this medium for cannabinoid biosynthesis with a disease?

Cannabis Life Network

When you buy a product, like a car tire or a light switch, it has likely gone through a stress test. That is, a test simulates years of use to ensure a design can withstand any conditions it might face. Similarly, a cannabis crop can consist of disease-resistant genetics that can yield good profiles.

Delaware: Lawmakers Decline to Overturn Cannabis Legalization Veto

NORML

“I feel exasperated that lawmakers have failed to enact this common sense policy reform,” said Delaware NORML's Executive Director Laura Sharer. While we the people are committed to ending prohibition in Delaware, it’s clear that our process and some of our lawmakers aren’t up to the task.”.

Answer of the Day for Jun 7, 2022

TheAnswerPage

What are some of the more common reasons dermatologists recommend cannabinoid-based medicines? According to the results of a survey of 145 dermatologists, 91 % of dermatologists were in support of medical cannabis use and 13.8 % have recommended it for a dermatologic condition.

Inflation’s so insane Snoop Dogg gave his blunt roller a raise

Leafly

In 2019, Snoop told Seth Rogen that his professional blunt roller makes up to $50,000 a year–but yesterday's price is not today's price. The post Inflation’s so insane Snoop Dogg gave his blunt roller a raise appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle blunts Seth Rogen snoop dogg

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Rebuild Lytton with BC Bud

Cannabis Life Network

Is it possible to rebuild Lytton with BC Bud? On June 30, 2021, a wildfire swept through Lytton, British Columbia, destroying most of the town’s infrastructure and homes. The entire village was evacuated. When the ashes cooled, villagers found that 97% of the town had vanished.

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Rick Steves: Let’s Make 2022 the Best Year for Marijuana Yet

NORML

I’d like to challenge you to help out with a donation to NORML, which I’ll match, dollar-to-dollar, up to $100,000. The post Rick Steves: Let’s Make 2022 the Best Year for Marijuana Yet appeared first on NORML. ACTIVISM marijuana legalization cannabis NORML

Thailand: 4,000 prisoners on cannabis abuse convictions to be freed after June 9th

Cannabis Law Report

As many as 4,000 prisoners, serving jail terms for offences related to cannabis or marijuana, will be released, starting on June 9th, when the announcement from the Ministry of Public Health, removing cannabis and hemp from the Category 5 drug list, becomes effective, according to the Department of Corrections.

Is the word ‘marijuana’ racist?

Leafly

A lawmaker alleged the term was 'pejorative and racist.' Is it really? I went in search of an answer. The post Is the word ‘marijuana’ racist? appeared first on Leafly. Politics Haymaker marijuana marijuana history racism

Federal Exemption Granted – BC Drug Decriminalization

Cannabis Life Network

In an effort to reduce the stigma surrounding substance use, BC is decriminalizing personal possession. In November 2021, the province made a formal request to the federal government, asking for an exemption from certain articles in the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA).

California: Multiple Reform Bills Continue to Advance

NORML

Several pieces of reform-friendly legislation have advanced out of their chambers of origin and are now awaiting hearings in their second chambers. The post California: Multiple Reform Bills Continue to Advance appeared first on NORML. ACTIVISM California TakeAction

Cannabis and California Farmers’ Markets Could Soon Meet Up

Veriheal

Could you imagine going to your local farmers’ market to buy farm-fresh goods, including cannabis? You might not have to imagine this if you live in California thanks to Assembly Bill (AB) 2691.

10 fantastic Father’s Day weed gifts of 2022

Leafly

Step aside, Brookstone. Leafly has the weedy dad gadgets for '22. The post 10 fantastic Father’s Day weed gifts of 2022 appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle 710 Labs California coffee fashion grinders hardware Puffco rso

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How to put a joint and save it for later

The Cannigma

The joint is an iconic cannabis delivery method, and one of the first things most people think of when they think of weed. Rolling and smoking a joint is one of the first tests for a new smoker. But when you inevitably roll a joint that’s too big for one sitting, what should you do?

State Policy Weekly Update 6/10/2022

NORML

This week's update highlights legislative developments in California, Colorado, Delaware, Illinois, Louisiana, New York and North Carolina. . The post State Policy Weekly Update 6/10/2022 appeared first on NORML.

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Thailand Decriminalizes Cannabis, But Not Really

Canna Law Blog

As of yesterday, June 9, 2022, the home cultivation of low tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) cannabis in Thailand is legal. The government is giving away free plants to boot!

The entourage effect: Does it really exist?

Leafly

Research is starting to confirm the concept—and it's not just about the cannabinoids. The post The entourage effect: Does it really exist? appeared first on Leafly. Science & tech

B.C. Decriminalizes Drugs… But Why?

Cannabis Life Network

A federal exemption has allowed British Columbia (B.C.) to decriminalize drugs. Adults in British Columbia will be able to possess small amounts of substances. Things like opioids, cocaine, methamphetamine, and MDMA.

D.C. Secures Workers’ Cannabis Rights, Illinois Updates Discriminatory Cannabis Law, & a 5th Grader Brings Edibles to School

Veriheal

passed a bill that protects workers’ cannabis consumption rights, Illinois updated its discriminatory cannabis criminal justice law, and a 5th grader brought cannabis-infused gummies to school. Let’s dive into this week’s cannanews.