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Democrats’ Latest COVID Relief Package Includes Marijuana Banking Provisions

NORML

The latest COVID stimulus package proposed by House leadership maintains provisions permitting licensed cannabis businesses… The post Democrats’ Latest COVID Relief Package Includes Marijuana Banking Provisions appeared first on NORML. Banking COVID-19 News Releases Policy

Is MMJ An Effective Palliative Treatment For IBS Symptoms?

MMJ Recs

The mind-gut connection has been studied heavily in recent years, and it’s been found that there’s a lot more riding on gut health than previously thought.

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Amy Coney Barrett’s Thoughts on the TCPA

Canna Law Blog

When President Trump announced he was nominating Judge Amy Coney Barrett to succeed Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court last week, the future of many key issues was called into question.

Cannabis for Gastrointestinal Disorders

Project CBD

A pioneer cannabis clinician reports that many patients with gastrointestinal disorders respond well when treated with a combination of CBD and THC

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Hawaii: Governor Legalizes Sales of Edible Products by Licensed Medical Cannabis Dispensaries

NORML

Patients enrolled in the state’s medical cannabis access program will be able to purchase cannabis-infused edible products from licensed dispensaries for the first time. The post Hawaii: Governor Legalizes Sales of Edible Products by Licensed Medical Cannabis Dispensaries appeared first on NORML.

What Are the Side-Effects of Cannabis & Medical Marijuana?

Leafwell

Cannabis has a huge variety of effects, meaning that what could be useful for one person could be completely different for another person. One person’s positive is another’s negative. This makes finding what works challenging, but also rewarding as well.

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease & Cannabis: Robert’s Story

Project CBD

A doctor’s account of a young man with Crohn’s disease who benefited greatly from cannabis therapy

FBI: Marijuana Arrests Decline Year-Over-Year, But Still Outpace Arrests for All Violent Crimes

NORML

The total number of persons arrested in the United States for violating marijuana laws declined for the first time in four years, but still outpace arrests for all violent crimes.

How to Use Medical Marijuana for a Healthier Lifestyle

Leafwell

Medical marijuana can be used to treat the symptoms from a spectrum of medical problems. From cancer to depression, PTSD to HIV/AIDS, the potential in this little plant is incredible. Leafwell actually calls cannabis a pharmacy in a plant.

City of Ann Arbor decriminalizes psychedelic plants and fungi

Leafly

The city council has declared psychedelics a "lowest enforcement priority.". The post City of Ann Arbor decriminalizes psychedelic plants and fungi appeared first on Leafly. Politics legalization Michigan mushrooms psilocybin psilocybin legalization

Fighting to Survive – Illegal Compassion Club VCBC Receives Provincial Support

Cannabis Life Network

For over 25 years, the Victoria Cannabis Buyers Club has been advocating for the rights of medicinal cannabis patients and filling in the gaps in the system. Despite the ever-changing political landscape, they have always found a way to make sure that their members will have their needs met.

New Jersey: Voter Support Solidly in Favor of Marijuana Legalization Ahead of Ballot Initiative Vote

NORML

Seventy-two percent of Democrats, 65 percent of Independents, and 56 percent of Republicans expressed support for the ballot question in the latest poll. Overall, only 29 percent of New Jerseyans opposed the measure.

Maine Finally Allows for Reacreational Marijuana Sales in October, 2020

Leafwell

Maine has had medical marijuana laws on its books since 1999, making it one of the earliest states in the United States to have a medical marijuana program.

Star signs and cannabis strains: October 2020 horoscopes

Leafly

Your October horoscopes are here! Check out if your strain of the month is more spooky or spectacular. The post Star signs and cannabis strains: October 2020 horoscopes appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle Strains & products Horoscopes strains

Why do I feel like a genius when I smoke weed? Ask an Expert – The Brain Episode

Cannabis Life Network

If smoking weed makes you feel like a tomato or a genius, you are not alone. In this episode of Ask an Expert, we asked Dr. Markus Roggen why that happens. In fact, we asked him all sorts of viewer questions about weed and the brain. Dr. Markus Roggen has a doctorate in Chemistry and […].

A Founder Looks at 50: Spotlighting Some of the NORML Freedom Fighters Who Have Challenged Prohibition for Decades

NORML

This long slow trudge to overcome the misinformation and exaggerated fears about marijuana smoking, and to convert citizens from prohibitionists to legalizers, did not happen on its own.

Cannabis and COVID-19: What Does the Science Say?

Leafwell

In March, 2020, much of the world started to go into lockdown due to the rapid spread of COVID-19. The disease’s rapid spread, virulence and in some instances almost invisible symptoms spurred scientists to find a vaccine or treatment that could help.

Cannabis life advice: Secondhand ‘rona smoke; Instagram dealers

Leafly

Keep your distance in the session; and avoid Instagram scammers entirely. The post Cannabis life advice: Secondhand ‘rona smoke; Instagram dealers appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle advice coronavirus Instagram

Religious Use of Psychedelic Drugs Under Federal Law: A History

Canna Law Blog

For thousands of years, groups of people across the globe have consumed psychedelic (also referred to as entheogenic) plants as part of religious practices.

Study: Nearly Thirty Percent of Women Report Having Used Cannabis for Menopause Symptoms

NORML

“Current or ever use of cannabis for menopause symptom management was reported by 27 percent of all participants, while an additional 10 percent expressed interest in future use.".

Maine Finally Allows for Recreational Marijuana Sales in October, 2020

Leafwell

Maine has had medical marijuana laws on its books since 1999, making it one of the earliest states in the United States to have a medical marijuana program.

In South Dakota, voters have to shout twice to legalize marijuana

Leafly

Two measures, working together, were crafted to ensure politicians don’t repeal the will of the voters. The post In South Dakota, voters have to shout twice to legalize marijuana appeared first on Leafly.

Costa Rica Moves Toward Medical Cannabis Legalization

Canna Law Blog

In recent posts, we’ve explored legislative developments regarding cannabis in Argentina , Colombia and Mexico. Today, we turn our attention to Central America, and specifically Costa Rica, where a bill that seeks to legalize medical cannabis is winding its way through the legislative process.

Colorado: Governor Polis Pardons Thousands with Past Marijuana Convictions

NORML

The move comes after Gov. Polis signed separate legislation into law earlier this year granting him the expanded authority to issue such pardons, which took effect this month. The post Colorado: Governor Polis Pardons Thousands with Past Marijuana Convictions appeared first on NORML.

Top 5 Herbs to Combine with Cannabis for Boosting Your High

Cannabis Life Network

What plants besides weed grow to help your natural high? Check out the Top 5 Herbs you can combine with cannabis to boost your high and other ways to get the most out of your marijuana.

In Mississippi, medical marijuana pits the people vs. the politicians

Leafly

The people’s initiative (65) legalizes for patients. The politicians’ alternative (65A) is a trap-and-kill trick. The post In Mississippi, medical marijuana pits the people vs. the politicians appeared first on Leafly.

Terpenes, Tinctures and the Entourage Effect

United Patients Group

What are Terpenes?* . By Nicholas Huminski, High Falls Hemp NY. Essential oils contain terpenes which all plants create. They are a highly aromatic and diverse class of organic hydrocarbon compounds which determine many different factors in plants and even some insects and animals.

Five Times Marijuana Contributed to the Banning of a Book

NORML

In honor of Banned Books Week, here are five times that marijuana earned a book its spot on that list! The post Five Times Marijuana Contributed to the Banning of a Book appeared first on NORML.

Cannabis Tops the List of CDC’s Investigation for Alternative Pain Treatment

Veriheal

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, also known as the CDC, isn’t something that many people associate with cannabis in a positive light.

The classic rolling paper has some friends to add to your stash

Leafly

With cones and 100% organic hemp papers, Zig-Zag has everyone's joint needs in mind. The post The classic rolling paper has some friends to add to your stash appeared first on Leafly. Strains & products rolling papers sponsored article zig-zag

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The Hemp Industry Responds to the DEA Rule With a Lawsuit

Canna Law Blog

On August 21, the Drug Enforcement Agency (the “DEA”) released an Interim Final Rule (the “ Rule ”), which, in part, suggests that in-process hemp extract shall be treated as a schedule I controlled substance during any point at which its THC concentration exceeds 0.3 percent on a dry weight basis.

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