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THC and CBD-Rich Cannabis for Fibromyalgia

Project CBD

New studies offer hope for treating fribromylagia with cannabis.

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Op-Ed: Cannabis Legalization Is Overdue in Delaware

NORML

Delaware deserves to go green in 2023. We deserve regulated cannabis. The post Op-Ed: Cannabis Legalization Is Overdue in Delaware appeared first on NORML.

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Everything You Need to Know About Cannabis and CBD for Muscle Spasms

United Patients Group

Cannabis and CBD have become increasingly popular remedies for a variety of ailments, including muscle spasms. As cannabis and CBD become more accepted in mainstream society, more and more people are turning to these natural remedies to help manage their muscle spasms. But what exactly is the science behind cannabis and CBD for muscle spasms? How do they work, and what are the benefits?

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Cannabis Companies Need Security

Otherside Farms

With the legalization of cannabis in many parts of the world, cannabis dispensaries are becoming increasingly common. These dispensaries provide a variety of cannabis products to consumers, ranging from dried flowers to edibles and oils. However, as with any retail establishment, security is a significant concern for cannabis dispensaries. In this article, we will explore the importance of security for cannabis dispensaries and the measures that can be taken to ensure the safety of both customer

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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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Can You Travel with Cannabis in the United States?

Cannabis Life Network

Can you travel with cannabis in the United States of America? While states like Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, and Washington may have legalized it, cannabis is still federally prohibited.

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CBD Market Report

Project CBD

Market report shows that CBD remains a top-selling health supplement.

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Psychedelics in ancient Greece: Death and rebirth during a renowned religious ceremony 

Leafly

The Eleusinian Mysteries was a secretive ceremony in ancient Greece that involved consuming a psychedelic brew. What secrets of life and death did participants learn? The post Psychedelics in ancient Greece: Death and rebirth during a renowned religious ceremony appeared first on Leafly.

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Medical Marijuana Advances in North Carolina with Strong Senate Support

CannaMD

The North Carolina Senate has passed a bill legalizing medical marijuana under tight restrictions. Dubbed the “Compassionate Care Act,” the legislation would allow medical marijuana use across the state for people with certain conditions, such as cancer, ALS, Parkinson’s disease, epilepsy, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and more, but not for chronic pain or recreational use.

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State Policy Weekly Update 3/1/2023

NORML

Highlights in: GA, IL, ME, MD, MN, MT, NY, ND, SC,SD, TN, TX and WA. The post State Policy Weekly Update 3/1/2023 appeared first on NORML.

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Can tracking your cannabis use help you buy better products? One stoner investigates.

The Cannigma

I wish I had been better about tracking my cannabis experiences at the start of the cannabis journey. I didn’t know then what I know now; the full array of options and products, different strains with different aromas and chemical makeups. I barely understood the difference between indica and sativa , let alone chemotypes , terpenes , and the ways different consumption types are processed through the body.

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Top seed banks visited on Leafly in 2022

Leafly

We took a look at site data from the last year to determine where Leafly readers were searching for top seed banks. The post Top seed banks visited on Leafly in 2022 appeared first on Leafly.

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A Guide to Cannabis Tolerance Breaks

Healer

The most important factor when it comes to having a successful experience with cannabis is using the correct dose. While the common concept is that if a certain dose is not working as well as it used to, you should take mor e, but this is n ot always the case. For some people, an increased dosage is the opposite of what they actually need because their tolerance to cannabis is too high.

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Thailand: Bhumjaithai Party to resubmit cannabis and hemp bill after election

Cannabis Law Report

Supachai Jaisamut, a Bhumjaithai list MP and House committee chairman vetting the draft law, stated that his party would resubmit the bill when the House convenes later this year after the general election and asked people to vote for his party if they did not want cannabis to be reinstated as a narcotic drug.

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Can Cannabis Help with Thyroid Issues?

United Patients Group

Human Thyroid Gland Illustration. 3D render Introduction Hashimoto’s disease, also known as chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis, is an autoimmune condition that causes inflammation to the thyroid gland. It can lead to other health problems including cardiovascular disease, Type 2 diabetes and depression. Hashimoto’s disease is more common among women than men; it affects approximately 5% of the population.

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Star signs and cannabis strains: March 2023 horoscopes

Leafly

Spring is springing, Leafly nation! With the new season come a bevy of planetary changes for each sign, and the perfect strains to help you through them. The post Star signs and cannabis strains: March 2023 horoscopes appeared first on Leafly.

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Illinois Bills to solidify vehicle cannabis-odor ruling

Illinois News Joint

September 19, 2022, a ruling by the Appellate Court of Illinois (Third District) delivered the judgment that the “smell of burnt cannabis” alone did not provide an “officer with probable cause to search the vehicle.” According to Associate Judge Daniel P. Dalton of the Whiteside County Court, the decision hinged “on the changing landscape of cannabis law.

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CDC Report: Rates of Current Marijuana Use Among Teens Has Steadily Declined Over Past Decade

Medical Marijuana Program Connection

The percentage of high school students who report regularly consuming cannabis has fallen steadily over the past decade, according to data provided.

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Cop Reaches New Low by Citing a Terminally Ill Patient Days Before His Passing

Veriheal

Cops in Kansas made a terminally ill cancer patient’s last days a little less cheerful. While police are there to serve and protect, sometimes they do the exact opposite. This is one of those times. Greg Bretz of Kansas was a 69-year-old terminally ill cancer patient who recently lost his battle with cancer. In mid-December 2022, a hospital staff member contacted authorities regarding Bretz vaping cannabis inside his hospital room.

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Does CBD lessen the effects of THC? Recent studies question a common belief

Leafly

Two new studies claim that CBD does not reduce the psychoactive effects of THC, reversing a commonly held idea of one of CBD’s benefits. Learn what the new research says. The post Does CBD lessen the effects of THC? Recent studies question a common belief appeared first on Leafly.

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What’s an Influencer? A thank you letter to Budtenders

Illinois News Joint

1. I’ll just admit it. Shortly after I founded Illinois News Joint , a budtender referred to me as a cannabis influencer, and I didn’t like the connotations of the term. From the start, I wanted ILNJ to be a trusted educational resource for all aspects of the Illinois cannabis industry. I definitely had no urge to create reels in which I’m blowing smoke at a camera for Instagram and YouTube accounts with 300 followers.

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IMMEDIATE ATTENTION: Michigan Cannabis Licensees Face Imminent Loss of METRC

Dykema (Cannabis Law Blog)

On February 27, 2023, Dykema’s Cannabis Industry Group was contacted by the Michigan Cannabis Regulatory Agency (“CRA”) about possible immediate suspensions of METRC user accounts. According to CRA, approximately 85% of all Michigan licensees may be impacted by these upcoming suspensions, so immediate action is critical. All medical and adult-use marijuana licensees in Michigan are required to comply with the State of Michigan’s statewide monitoring system—METRC.

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Last Call: Webinar for Distressed Cannabis Businesses 

Canna Law Blog

Register Today The cannabis industry is under pressure. Difficult conditions have caused many cannabis businesses to grapple with layoffs, reorganization, litigation, dissolution, and even liquidation. These tough conditions arise from a variety of regulatory and macroeconomic factors, and they affect businesses large and small, along with their stakeholders.

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How to apply for a Biden weed pardon

Leafly

After months of waiting, the federal marijuana pardon application is finally available. Here's how to get yours. The post How to apply for a Biden weed pardon appeared first on Leafly.

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Review: Pink Lemonade Live Rosin Gummies by Floracal

Illinois News Joint

My first experience with rosin infused edibles back in 2020 was a revelation. The step up in experience from distillate to rosin based edibles elevates solventless edibles into a class all its own. It’s been almost impossible to source rosin-based edibles in the Illinois market, but as more companies open labs and get presses running, the list of options is growing.

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Twitter Allows Cannabis Companies to Advertise 

Cannabis Life Network

Last week Twitter became the first social media giant to allow cannabis companies to advertise. Previously, only hemp-deprived topical products could advertise. Twitter is the lone wolf among social media companies allowing cannabis companies to advertise. Other platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok have a no-cannabis advertising policy. A statement from Twitter said only cannabis companies in the legal states would be permitted to advertise.

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Tomorrow! FREE Webinar on Distressed Cannabis Businesses

Canna Law Blog

Register Here The cannabis industry is under pressure. Difficult conditions have caused many cannabis businesses to grapple with layoffs, reorganization, litigation, dissolution, and even liquidation. These tough conditions arise from a variety of regulatory and macroeconomic factors, and they affect businesses large and small, along with their stakeholders.

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First Toke: Erykah Badu reveals ‘That Badu’ strain collab with Cookies

Leafly

Gather, earthlings. Leafly landed the world’s first look at the new strain collab between Erykah Badu’s Apple Trees and Cookies cannabis. See how ‘That Badu’ looks, how it smokes, and where to find it on March 8. The post First Toke: Erykah Badu reveals ‘That Badu’ strain collab with Cookies appeared first on Leafly.

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Illinois February out-of-state sales drop nearly $6M

Illinois News Joint

Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation today announced Illinois’ February 2023 recreational sales totals. The most significant totals come from out-of-state resident sales. Illinois out-of-state resident sales totals for the last year have hovered between $35-$43 million per month. February totals dropped to $30,764,036.89, the lowest since February 2021 ($22,834,446.29).

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The Canadian and US Cannabis Markets: Two Approaches to Legalization

MaxQ Cannabis

Canadian and American cannabis markets have emerged as magnets for entrepreneurs and investors alike as cannabis legalization continues to spread throughout the world. The global legal marijuana market size is expected to reach USD 102.2 billion by 2030, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc., with the US and Canada leading the […] The post <strong>The Canadian and US Cannabis Markets: Two Approaches to Legalization</strong> appeared first on MaxQ Technologi

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New York Adult Use Cannabis: A Timing Update

Canna Law Blog

There has a been a lot going on as New York continues to move towards rolling out its full adult use cannabis licensing, which has itself led to a lot of confusion in terms of timelines. The most recent notable event was the end of the adult use regulation public comment period, which closed on February 13, 2023. We touched on anticipated timing in our New York “State of the State” post, but we figured it made sense to have a dedicated timing post since it’s still the first (an

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