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Maryland: Governor to Issue Mass Pardons For Those With Misdemeanor Marijuana Convictions

NORML

Moore’s pardon action automatically forgives every misdemeanor marijuana possession charge the Maryland judiciary can locate in the state’s electronic court records system, along with every misdemeanor paraphernalia charge tied to use or possession of marijuana. The post Maryland: Governor to Issue Mass Pardons For Those With Misdemeanor Marijuana Convictions appeared first on NORML.

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North Carolina Senate Passes Bill to Legalize Medical Cannabis

Medical Marijuana Pages

In a historic move, the North Carolina Senate passes bill to legalize medical cannabis. Marking a significant step towards expanding healthcare options for patients with debilitating conditions. The bill, known as the NC Compassionate Care Act, received overwhelming support in the Senate with a 35-10 vote. Indicating a notable shift.

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Works of Fire: America’s best cannabis for 4th of July 2024

Leafly

Leafly experts pick the best of 12 legalization states, including Fig Farms' new Red Bubblegum, White Mochi from Teds Budz, and Blue Lobster pods from PAX.

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Minnesota Social Equity Verification: Key Dates Start June 21

Canna Law Blog

The Minnesota cannabis social equity initiative As Minnesota continues to develop its legal cannabis industry, the Minnesota Office of Cannabis Management (OCM) has taken significant steps to ensure that the process is inclusive and equitable. One of the most notable advancements in this area is the recent update to the social equity application and verification process for cannabis licenses.

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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 Vetoes Bill Facilitating Expedited Pardons for First-Time Marijuana Offenders

NORML

"Governors and lawmakers around the country are taking steps to right the past wrongs of cannabis criminalization. It's a shame to see Louisiana's Governor taking the state in a different direction." The post Louisiana: Governor Vetoes Bill Facilitating Expedited Pardons for First-Time Marijuana Offenders appeared first on NORML.

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Leafly’s 5 top THC drinks of 2024

Leafly

Find the best THC drinks of 2024. We reviewed popular THC beverages & chose what we think are the top picks for different needs & budgets. The post Leafly’s 5 top THC drinks of 2024 appeared first on Leafly.

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Cannabis & Surgery: THC and Anesthesia Interaction

PrestoDoctor

Understanding THC and Anesthesia Interaction The interaction between THC and anesthesia is a growing area of investigation. Studies, such as those published in the Journal of Clinical Anesthesia, suggest that THC can influence anesthesia effectiveness. Researchers have indicated that cannabis users may require higher doses of anesthetics. This could potentially alter surgical outcomes and recovery […] The post Cannabis & Surgery: THC and Anesthesia Interaction appeared first on PrestoD

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I’m Interning at NORML To Learn How To Change the Legal System

NORML

Summer '24 Intern Jack Kenyon shares his reasons for joining the NORML Legal Internship program. The post I’m Interning at NORML To Learn How To Change the Legal System appeared first on NORML.

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What To Know When Traveling with Cannabis and CBD Products

Medical Marijuana Pages

What To Know When Traveling with Cannabis and CBD Products. As the acceptance of cannabis grows in various states, many travelers wonder about the rules for flying with marijuana and CBD products. Whether for medical use or simply enjoying the benefits of CBD, it’s crucial to understand the guidelines to.

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Review: Caramel Met Cookie Cups by SweetBuzz

Illinois News Joint

I’ve waited longer for the candies from SweetBuzz to come online than any other product line in Illinois. I first sampled non-infused versions of the brand’s treats in February of last year, and I’ve been watching closely as the brand continually teased the coming drops. Well, the time has finally arrived, and I had the pleasure of picking up the entire SweetBuzz product line to review.

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Watch: A ‘water sommelier’ pairs joints, bongloads, and dabs with the right H20

Leafly

Put down the Dasani, and step away from the bottle. The post Watch: A ‘water sommelier’ pairs joints, bongloads, and dabs with the right H20 appeared first on Leafly.

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13 Reasons Why You Should Try CBD Vape Juice

United Patients Group

Cannabidiol (CBD) has surged in popularity over the past few years, thanks to its wide range of potential health benefits. Among the various ways to consume CBD, vaping CBD vape juice is fast becoming a preferred method for many. If you’re considering trying CBD vape juice, here are seven compelling reasons that might convince you to take the plunge. 1.

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Legal Recreational Cannabis is Boosting College Enrollment

Medical Marijuana Pages

Recently, a study shed light on its unexpected impact Legal Recreational Cannabis is Boosting College Enrollment. An increase in college enrollment in states where cannabis is legal. This surprising trend invites us to explore the underlying reasons. Legalizing recreational cannabis has sparked much debate across the United States. Enrollment Rates.

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Homegrown Review: Grapefruit Sorbet by John Grow #36

Illinois News Joint

John Grow #36 is back with another G.O.A.T. Genetics strain he created called Grapefruit Sorbet. Grapefruit Sorbet is a cross of Rainbow Sherbert #11, a.k.a. RS11 (Pink Guava with a Sunset Sherbert), and Planet of the Grapes (Grape Diamonds and Chem D-95). Grapefruit Sorbet buds are dense and the shape and size of an outdoor Christmas-light bulb. Heavy, milky and long trichomes cover the olive and light green colors with blotches of rust-colored pistils spinning outward.

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Celebrating Juneteenth

Canna Law Blog

Our offices are closed today in commemoration of the Juneteenth holiday. In the past, we’ve used this occasion to highlight the need for criminal justice reform , inside and outside of the cannabis industry. Juneteenth is also a day of celebration, to commemorate the liberation of enslaved people in the United States. We hope you have the day off today!

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The Kennedys Are The Most Famous Weed Gardeners

The Fresh Toast

The Kennedys Are The Most Famous Weed Gardeners Considering all they had going on, it is not a surprise the Kennedys are the most famous weed gardeners. The post The Kennedys Are The Most Famous Weed Gardeners appeared first on The Fresh Toast.

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Hemp Oil: A Nutrient-Rich Tonic for Your Skin and Health

Medical Marijuana Pages

Hemp oil, A Nutrient-Rich Tonic for Your Skin and Health. Sourced from the seeds of the hemp plant (Cannabis sativa), is gaining popularity for its impressive health and skincare benefits. Unlike CBD oil, which is extracted from the plant’s leaves, flowers, and stalks, hemp oil is produced by cold-pressing the.

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Dispensary Spotlight: Cookies Bloomington

Illinois News Joint

Cookies Bloomington is located at 1006 JC Parkway, Suite 108, in Bloomington, Illinois. The retail store opened Dec. 7, 2023, and serves recreational consumers. Hours of operation are 9 a.m.-9 p.m., seven days a week. For a live recreational menu, visit here. Cookies Bloomington can be reached by phone at (309) 445-1402 or by email at info@cookiesbloomington.com.

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Pesticide Contamination in California’s Cannabis Industry

PrestoDoctor

California’s burgeoning cannabis market, once a beacon of legalization, now faces a critical challenge: widespread pesticide contamination. Despite stringent regulations on paper, both legal and illicit cannabis products across the state are tainted with dangerous levels of pesticides. This poses significant health risks to consumers. Regulatory Gaps and Industry Responses In a joint investigation by […] The post Pesticide Contamination in California’s Cannabis Industry appeare

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Cannabis Can Help Soreness After Summertime Activities

The Fresh Toast

Cannabis Can Help Soreness After Summertime Activities The sun's out so people head out to garden, play sports and more. Cannabis can help soreness after summertime activities. The post Cannabis Can Help Soreness After Summertime Activities appeared first on The Fresh Toast.

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Hidden Dangers: A Closer Look at Toxic Cannabis

Medical Marijuana Pages

There are hidden dangers A Closer Look at Toxic Cannabis the industry in California is booming. Since the legalization of recreational marijuana, the market has flourished, attracting both seasoned users and curious newcomers. Yet, beneath this green wave lies a troubling secret: not all cannabis products are safe. Recent investigations.

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Review: Jack Herer Pod by Airo

Illinois News Joint

Roughly, every three months, a new pod and battery system hits the market hoping to stake a claim in an increasingly crowded category. Despite this onslaught of challengers, one of the longest standing vape and pod brands still out is multi-state brand Airo. I recently picked up the Jack Herer Pod to review. Airo’s Jack Herer Pod is a distillate-based oil infused with botanically derived terpenes.

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What Is the Role of Ibogaine in Treating Addiction?

Greencamp

Ibogaine is a mind-altering substance found in the roots of the Iboga plant, which grows in West Africa. Many see it as a possible treatment to help treat addiction to drugs such as heroin, cocaine, The post What Is the Role of Ibogaine in Treating Addiction? appeared first on Greencamp.

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Floridians Worried About Governor Leaking Health Info

The Fresh Toast

Floridians Worried About Governor Leaking Health Info Floridians worried about Governor leaking health info after shocking email promoting what a great job he is doing! The post Floridians Worried About Governor Leaking Health Info appeared first on The Fresh Toast.

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Delaware Hastens Launch of Recreational Cannabis Market

Medical Marijuana Pages

In a significant legislative shift, Delaware hastens launch of recreational cannabis market. And has set the stage for the rapid introduction of a recreational cannabis market. The state legislature’s approval of a bill on Wednesday reflects a decisive move towards legalizing recreational cannabis, highlighting a trend of increasing acceptance and.

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Review: Sour Watermelon Lime Jellies by JAMS

Illinois News Joint

While I’m chasing fruit-heavy sativas for my strain of the summer, I’m also looking for an edible to fit the season. I recently found JAMS Sour Watermelon Lime Jellies and figured the flavor fit the bill, so I picked up a pack from Curaleaf Skokie to review. Jams Sour Watermelon Lime Jellies come as a 20-pack of gummies with 5mg of THC per piece for a total of 100mg of THC.

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How to Smoke Medical Marijuana

CannaMD

As medical marijuana gains acceptance across various states, including Florida and Pennsylvania, many patients are eager to learn the best ways to consume it. CannaMD's beginner guide breaks down the basics of smoking medical cannabis flower, covering everything new patients need to know—from preparing and grinding marijuana to smoking methods like pipes, joints, bongs, and blunts.

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Celebrating Juneteenth Today

Canna Law Blog

Our offices are closed today in commemoration of the Juneteenth holiday. In the past, we’ve used this occasion to highlight the need for criminal justice reform , inside and outside of the cannabis industry. Juneteenth is also a day of celebration, to commemorate the liberation of enslaved people in the United States. We hope you have the day off today!

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Pennsylvania Pushes for Bipartisan Marijuana Legalization

Medical Marijuana Pages

A coalition of Pennsylvania Pushes for Bipartisan Marijuana Legalization toward legalizing. Reflecting a blend of progressive ideals and practical solutions. This effort symbolizes a significant moment of cross-party cooperation in an otherwise divided political climate. The legislative push, led by Representative John Smith, a Democrat from Pittsburgh, and Senator Jane.

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Dispensary Spotlight: Cookies Peoria Heights

Illinois News Joint

Cookies Peoria Heights is located at 1209 East War Memorial Drive in Peoria Heights, Illinois. The retail store opened Dec. 9, 2023, and serves recreational consumers. Hours of operation are 9 a.m.-9 p.m., seven days a week. For a live recreational menu, visit here. Cookies Peoria Heights can be reached by phone at (309) 445-5414 or by email at info@cookiesbloomington.com.