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Making Medical Cannabis History

Project CBD

In the recent annals of medical cannabis history, a defining moment came in 2013 when CNN a reported on the seemingly miraculous antiseizure effects of CBD

The Importance of CBD Synergies with Other Cannabinoids

Otherside Farms

The popularity of CBD products has skyrocketed during recent years. This natural product is said to treat and support a number of health conditions, from our mind to our skin. Cannabidiol (CBD) naturally occurs in the cannabis plant and is the second most prevalent active ingredient in cannabis. While CBD is one of a hundred components found in marijuana, it doesn’t cause the ‘high’ associated with the plant. This is due to the low to no THC content found in the extract.

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Will The WHO’s New Cannabis Recommendations Loosen International Control?

Veriheal

As cannabis reform continues to go global, we are seeing more organizations and reputable statements come out. Now with more than 7000 people working in 150 country offices, the World Health Organization’s (WHO) primary role is to direct and coordinate international health within the United Nations system. They support countries as they coordinate the efforts of governments and partners. Over the years the WHO has released several statements regarding the use of cannabis.

7 Ways Medical Cannabis and CBD Can Help Treat Depression And Stess

United Patients Group

Depression continues to threaten humanity across the globe, with nearly half of the suicidal cases involving depressed individuals. The number of people having depressive episodes at least once a day continues to rise significantly, with the American adult population leading the pack. However, it is unsure what depressed people are doing to calm the situation or ultimately treat it. On the other hand, reports indicate that taking cannabis for depression is proving to be beneficial to patients.

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Biden’s Marijuana Plan Is out of Step with Public Opinion, Would Do Little to Mitigate the Failed Policy of Federal Prohibition

NORML

NORML is skeptical that this proposed recommendation will bring about the sort of tangible marijuana policy changes that voters have consistently demanded — in national polls and at the ballot box. The post Biden’s Marijuana Plan Is out of Step with Public Opinion, Would Do Little to Mitigate the Failed Policy of Federal Prohibition appeared first on NORML. ACTIVISM Advocacy Decriminalization Election Legalization Policy Politics The MORE Act 2020 Elections Joe Biden

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5 positive testimonials on medical marijuana benefits from real patients

Cannabis Life Network

We’d like to shine a light on a few patients in this article, to share their insights and experiences on how medical marijuana has benefitted them throughout their illness. Please take the time to read through the list of 5 testimonials from real patients who have had positive outcomes from using the herb for their […]. The post 5 positive testimonials on medical marijuana benefits from real patients appeared first on Latest Cannabis News Today - Headlines, Videos & Stocks.

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Hemp CBD Across State Lines: What You Need to Know

Canna Law Blog

The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 ( 2018 Farm Bill ) legalized hemp by removing the crop and its derivatives from the definition of marijuana under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) and by providing a detailed framework for the cultivation of hemp. The 2018 Farm Bill gives the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) regulatory authority over hemp cultivation at the federal level.

Cannabis for IBD: Can it help?

Leafly

IBD includes disorders characterized by chronic inflammation of the digestive tract, leading to symptoms such as abdominal cramps, diarrhea, fatigue, and weight loss. Can cannabis help? The post Cannabis for IBD: Can it help? appeared first on Leafly. Health medical marijuana

The therapeutic properties of CBD

Cannabis Law Report

CBD as one of the active ingredients of cannabis offers numerous therapeutic properties. As we know cannabis was illegal for a long time, but things … Read More. Pot Luck

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US States With Access To MMJ Have Seen 20% Drop In Certain Opioid Use

MMJ Recs

There are many health crises currently affecting the United States. But one of the deadliest is the opioid epidemic, which has wreaked havoc across the country. In 2019, more than 130 people died every single day from opioid-related drug overdoses. That amounts to a shocking 47,600 deaths every year. While the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) declared opioid abuse a public health crisis in 2017, great strides have not been taken to appropriately tackle the issue.

What is THC? A Beginner’s Guide To Marijuana’s Psychoactive Cannabinoid

The Fresh Toast

What is THC? A Beginner’s Guide To Marijuana’s Psychoactive Cannabinoid. The therapeutic benefits, side effects, risks of THC. Welcome to cannabis 101. The post What is THC? A Beginner’s Guide To Marijuana’s Psychoactive Cannabinoid appeared first on The Fresh Toast. Cannabis Medical Marijuana cannabinoids endocannabinoid system marijuana THC

Medical Marijuana Likely Heading to Nebraska Ballot this November

The Joint Blog

According to a news report from the Associated Press, Nebraska voters will likely get to vote this November on initiatives to legalize medical marijuana and casino gambling after advocates for both announced Thursday that they have enough signatures to put them on the November ballot. According to the AP, organizers of the Nebraskans for Medical Marijuana campaign said they’ve gathered 182,000 signatures.

Remembering Cannabis Reform Advocate Dr. Lester Grinspoon

Veriheal

Lester Grinspoon passed away peacefully on the morning of June 25, 2020, at the age of 92. Longtime Harvard professor, psychiatrist, and author of twelve books – including Marihuana Reconsidered (1971) – which was once considered the single most comprehensive and thoughtful and convincing explanation of the crucial need to end cannabis prohibition. For fifty years following its publication, he continued to write on the subject.

5 Ways Marijuana Can Enhance Athletic Performance

Otherside Farms

With over 100 potent cannabinoids that constitute the Cannabis plant, the possibilities of health benefits are ample. The growth in the cannabis industry has promoted interest among users of several segments to understand how it can make their lives better. The healthcare industry is seeing significant investments in clinical trials to prove the health benefits of cannabis. The introduction of medical marijuana for treating a variety of ailments indicates that it could be the future.

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Missouri: Kansas City Council Eliminates Local Penalties for Marijuana Possession Offenses

NORML

City council members in Kansas City, Missouri approved a municipal ordinance repealing all local penalties specific to activities involving the personal possession of marijuana. The post Missouri: Kansas City Council Eliminates Local Penalties for Marijuana Possession Offenses appeared first on NORML. Decriminalization LEGISLATION Municipal NORML Chapters decriminalization Kansas City Missouri NORML KC

A Founder Looks at 50: NORML and the Carter Administration

NORML

Jimmy Carter was the first US President ever to endorse the decriminalization of marijuana, first during his 1976 campaign and again in 1977 in a statement to Congress — which I helped to draft. The post A Founder Looks at 50: NORML and the Carter Administration appeared first on NORML. 2020 A Founder Looks at 50 Politics Anita Bryant Chip Carter cocaine Drug Abuse Council featured Griffin Smith Jimmy Carter Keith Stroup Marijuana Commission NORML paraquat Peter Bourne Shafer Commission Yippie

What’s in a name? Marijuana, Cannabis, and Hemp

Americans for Safe Access

Adapted from The Medicalization of Marijuana: Legitimacy, Stigma, and the Patient Experience (Routledge, 2019) by Michelle Newhart and William Dolphin. As with all things involving social controversy, dispute over what to properly call the plant known by the botanical name Cannabis Sativa L. comes with the territory.

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SEC Says High Times Mini-IPO Must Be Halted

Cannabis Law Report

The Securities and Exchange Commission has told a U.S. operated cannabis media and dispensary company, High Times Holdings, that they must halt accepting investments in … Read More. Teri Buhl - Regulated Cannabis & Hemp Industry Investigative Journalism

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What are live resin cannabis concentrates?

Leafly

Live resin retains the cannabis plant's original flavor and fragrance better than other cannabis concentrates. Learn about live resin and how it's made from Leafly. The post What are live resin cannabis concentrates? appeared first on Leafly. Cannabis 101 concentrates products

California: Nevada County District Attorney to Dismiss Decades’ Worth of Marijuana Convictions

NORML

State officials have identified nearly 200,000 Californians eligible to have their marijuana-related convictions either dismissed or resentenced. The post California: Nevada County District Attorney to Dismiss Decades’ Worth of Marijuana Convictions appeared first on NORML. ACTIVISM California expungement

A Salute to South Africa's 'Dagga' Advocate

Project CBD

South Africa’s cannabis community mourns the death of Julian Stobbs

Article: Medical cannabis in North Macedonia

Cannabis Law Report

The Cannabis Medical Network reports… Kostadin Dukovski, President of North Macedonia’s Association of Medical Cannabis Cultivators, tells MCN about Macedonian policy, economy and future developments.… … Read More. Medical Cannabis News

Who is Rick Simpson and what is Rick Simpson Oil (RSO)?

Leafly

Rick Simpson Oil (RSO) is a concentrated form of cannabis oil known to have medical benefits. Learn more about Rick Simpson and how to make RSO today. The post Who is Rick Simpson and what is Rick Simpson Oil (RSO)? appeared first on Leafly. Cannabis 101 concentrates how to medical marijuana Rick Simpson rso

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John Malanca Returns To Where It All Began – United Patients Group

United Patients Group

I hope everyone had a Happy 4th of July holiday weekend and it brought some normalcy back in your lives since so far it’s been a year from the Twilight Zone ! One minute we’re ringing in the 2020 New Year , then spring comes, and we’ve been quarantined, sheltering at home ever since. COVID has affected us all a bit differently. The isolation of many, has become a way to slow down for some.

Cannabis Leases: Eight Important Tenant Considerations

Canna Law Blog

Cannabis laws give landlords a unique amount of control and bargaining power over tenants. This usually translates to above-market rent and one-sided lease agreements. Fighting with landlords is no fun, especially for cannabis tenants who cannot simply relocate to a new property and must deal with their lessor for the life of a license. In this post, I’ll examine some important concepts for cannabis tenants. Getting Along with the Landlord.

Nevada Starts Switchover To New Cannabis Regulatory Body

Cannabis Law Report

KUNR radio reports on the state’s new compliance board which hopes to be a far more transparent and effective set up than what the the … Read More. Cannabis Law News

5 classic weed strains from the ‘60s you can still find today

Leafly

Back in the '60s, pure landrace strains prevailed. Today, most cannabis has been hybridized, but there are still some classic old strains that you can get your hands on. The post 5 classic weed strains from the ‘60s you can still find today appeared first on Leafly. Strains & products acapulco-gold afghani cannabis strains durban-poison hybrid indica lamb-s-bread landrace sativa thai

The funny ways we beat our boredom during COVID-19

Cannabis Life Network

We’ve all been surviving a global pandemic by staying inside and getting baked. It’s not hard to imagine that many people were very bored. Take a stoner, ask them to stay home, give them money, make weed available… what do you get? Pure hilarious shenanigans! Thanks to smartphones, it’s all on camera! Here’s a look […]. The post The funny ways we beat our boredom during COVID-19 appeared first on Latest Cannabis News Today - Headlines, Videos & Stocks.

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Free Webinar August 5! Cannabis Litigation Trends (with Q&A)

Canna Law Blog

Register HERE today! Harris Bricken litigators regularly advise cannabis and hemp businesses, investors and third parties at all stages of dispute resolution. Our expertise ranges from pre-filing resolution and mediation through motion practice, arbitration and open court. We regularly defend clients in administrative and license cancellation proceedings as well. Cannabis disputes are unique.

Eaze, A German Businessman and a $100 Million Fraud Case – Cannabis Just Got Even Crazier

Cannabis Law Report

The Wall Street Journal has just published a story about a $100M federal fraud case which could fundamentally damage the reputation of the regulated cannabis … Read More. Breaking News

3 ways to use your weed stems

Leafly

Ever wondered what you should do with those weed stems? Find out how you can transform them into a useful addition to your cannabis experience. The post 3 ways to use your weed stems appeared first on Leafly. Cannabis 101 edibles flower recycling weed stems