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The ‘Other’ Way Cannabis Can Help Treat Cancer

The Cannigma

Physicians still don’t have enough evidence on the anti-tumor effect of cannabis, says Dr. Artur Aguiar, a radiation oncologist and pain medicine physician from Portugal. But that doesn’t mean it can’t help treat cancer. “A

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Marijuana Legalization May Decrease Crime in Nearby States

CannaMD

Law enforcement, policy makers, and public citizens have long debated how recreational marijuana legalization influences crime and public safety.

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Marijuana union organizing surging amid pandemic, uptick in labor peace requirements

SpeedWeed

Union organizing in the marijuana industry has been on the upswing in the past year amid the coronavirus pandemic, particularly in new and emerging adult-use markets such as Illinois, Massachusetts and New Jersey.

Montana: Lawmakers Seek to Amend Voter-Approved Marijuana Legalization Law

NORML

Since I-190 went into effect on January 1, 2021, there have been several attempts by lawmakers to impose delays and other restrictions on the voter-approved law. The post Montana: Lawmakers Seek to Amend Voter-Approved Marijuana Legalization Law appeared first on NORML.

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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.

Pledge to Demand Equity for Patients

Americans for Safe Access

Despite the fact that a wide majority of 36 states have now created comprehensive programs to allow legal access to medical cannabis treatment, there are still vital conflicts in the web of state and federal regulations stemming from remaining federal prohibition.

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Cannabis and Gun Laws – A Consistently Inconsistent Legal Grey Area

Leafwell

It’s time to talk about cannabis and gun laws. Staying on the right side of the law when it comes to medical marijuana use is key. Staying on the right side of the law when it comes to gun ownership is also key. This article looks at the two, side by side.

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New Mexico: House Lawmakers Approve Adult Use Marijuana Legalization Proposal

NORML

The measure, approved by a 39 to 31 vote, would allow adults to purchase at least two ounces of marijuana at a time and cultivate up to six mature plants for personal use. The post New Mexico: House Lawmakers Approve Adult Use Marijuana Legalization Proposal appeared first on NORML.

Illinois city uses weed sales tax for reparations

Leafly

Evanston, IL becomes the first US city to use legal market marijuana taxes for reparations towards the Black community. The post Illinois city uses weed sales tax for reparations appeared first on Leafly. Politics Black Lives Matter cannabis taxes community illinois reparations social justice taxes

Israeli Doctors Give CBD to Serious COVID-19 Patients, Get Positive Results

The Cannigma

The majority of seriously ill COVID-19 patients given CBD to calm inflammation were released from the hospital in under a month, in a trial conducted recently at an Israeli hospital.

7 Things Every Woman Should Know When They Speak to a Medical Cannabis Physician

Leafwell

Women are key to expanding America’s medical marijuana revolution. Women entrepreneurs bring regulated cannabis businesses to life. Women legal advocates lead the struggle to remove every trace of criminality from production and consumption of medical cannabis products.

Attorney General Nominee: Marijuana Enforcement Not “Best Use” of Resources

NORML

In the recently published questions for the record (QFRs) to Judge Merrick Garland from members… The post Attorney General Nominee: Marijuana Enforcement Not “Best Use” of Resources appeared first on NORML.

These states could legalize cannabis next in 2021

Leafly

New Mexico and New York are next in line, but Pennsylvania is moving fast. The post These states could legalize cannabis next in 2021 appeared first on Leafly.

How to Make the Best Tasting Weed Pizza

The Cannigma

If the world’s most ardent cannabis fans decided to establish a breakaway republic, it’s a pretty safe bet what their national dish would be — pizza.

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5 CBD Products for Hair Loss

Leafwell

When the uses for cannabidiol (CBD) seem endless, you might feel skeptical about considering it as an option in preventing hair loss. But there is evidence to show that CBD oil can be beneficial in hair care and could even prevent hair loss (alopecia).

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Virginia: Legislature Gives Final Approval of Legalization Measure

NORML

The advancement of this legislation is another historic step for cannabis justice in Virginia. The bills now head to the Governor. The post Virginia: Legislature Gives Final Approval of Legalization Measure appeared first on NORML.

Seth Rogen just announced his own weed brand and people are losing their minds

Leafly

The film star and cannabis enthusiast promises strains "hand-smoked by me" and some pretty damn cool accessories. The post Seth Rogen just announced his own weed brand and people are losing their minds appeared first on Leafly. Industry cannabis brands Houseplant Seth Rogen

Why veterans can’t discuss cannabis with VA doctors

The Cannigma

Many US military veterans avoid speaking to a doctor before self-medicating with cannabis due to stigma and fear of consequences, potentially putting their health at risk, according to the findings of a new study.

Cannabis Has a New Channel Connecting to 250 Million Televisions – in the United States Alone

Canna Newswire

New streaming media platform gives cannabis companies their best opportunity yet to showcase their brands and reach consumers all around the world through television, online, and mobile apps.

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DEA Report: Marijuana Seizures at Southern Border Have Fallen Significantly Following Passage of Statewide Legalization Laws

NORML

“In US markets, Mexican marijuana has largely been supplanted by domestic-produced marijuana. CBP marijuana seizures along the SWB have decreased more than 81 percent since 2013,".

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Star signs and cannabis strains: March 2021 horoscopes

Leafly

March on, star gazers! Find out what the skies have in store for you in March 2021 and the strains that will help you through it. The post Star signs and cannabis strains: March 2021 horoscopes appeared first on Leafly. Strains & products Horoscopes strains

Why Is the NBA Still Testing Players for Marijuana?

Leafwell

Cannabis and the National Basketball Association (NBA) have long been an ideal matchup.

Cannabis in South Africa: The Rainbow Nation Leads the Continent

HarrisBricken

South Africa is one of the few jurisdictions outside North America that has legalized recreational cannabis, albeit under very limited circumstances.

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Florida Guest Post: They’re Politicians, Not Physicians

NORML

This message is from Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried Florida, this is important. While other… The post Florida Guest Post: They’re Politicians, Not Physicians appeared first on NORML. Policy

How Corvain Cooper went from life in prison to presidential pardon

Leafly

Corvain Cooper was a non-violent cannabis prisoner until he received a presidential pardon. Learn more about his story on Leafly. The post How Corvain Cooper went from life in prison to presidential pardon appeared first on Leafly.

Illinois Expunged Half a Million Cannabis Cases to Kick Off 2021

Leafwell

When Illinois state legislators wrote up the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act, they thought to go further than just legalizing and regulating marijuana. Their law was the first to include stipulations that mandated overturning past cannabis convictions and expunging arrest records.

Arizona Cities Ban Recreational Only Marijuana Establishments

HarrisBricken

Arizonans knew zoning issues could cause headaches for dispensary owners. However, what was unanticipated are the new bans by some of the Arizona cities for recreational marijuana establishments.

Rick Steves: Join the Movement to End Prohibition

NORML

We are spearheading a citizens’ movement. If you care about fighting the racism, mass incarceration, and injustice our current laws cause—and if you care about civil liberties—NORML is fighting for you. The post Rick Steves: Join the Movement to End Prohibition appeared first on NORML.

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Best Strains for Multiple Sclerosis

The Cannigma

So you’re wondering what type of marijuana is best for multiple sclerosis. As is often the case with marijuana — there’s no simple answer.

The Links Between Cannabis History and Black History

Leafwell

For Black History Month, we’ve decided to take a deeper look at the ways that African American history connects to the history of cannabis in the United States.

Are you a Grey Market Gary or a Newbie Nancy? The four types of cannabis customers

Cannabis Life Network

During my time as a budtender in Vancouver, I experienced all different types of customers. Over time, I noticed that some of the conversations started to repeat themselves.