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Getting to Know Cannabigerol with Bonni Goldstein, MD

Project CBD

This transcript is adapted from CannMed’s weekly podcast , hosted by Ben Amirault, who recently interviewed Bonni Goldstein, MD, one of the country’s most respected and experienced medical cannabis physicians. Dr. Goldstein has treated thousands of patients with medical cannabis. She is the medical director of Canna-Centers Wellness & Education and the clinical advisor to Cannformatics.

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Cannabichromene, a Minor Cannabinoid with Major Upside

Project CBD

In 2013, Noriko Shinjyo, Ph.D., a Research Associate at Chiba University in Japan, coauthored a study with Italian scientist Vincenzo Di Marzo on cannabichromene (CBC), a phytocannabinoid that exerts profound effects on the nervous system. 1 Published in Neurochemistry International , their paper probed how CBC influences the fate of adult neural stem progenitor cells, which are described as “an essential component of brain function in health as well as in pathology.” As stem cells m

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Why Is Edible Cannabis Limited to 10mg THC?

Cannabis Life Network

Edible cannabis THC limits are asinine. Why is edible cannabis in Canada limited to 10mg THC? Officially, it’s about “public health and safety.” The idea is that children might get their hands on edible cannabis, thinking it’s regular candy or chocolate. Legalization in Canada is about displacing organized crime and taxing a regulated market.

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Study: Higher THC Potency Not Associated with Elevated Risk of Psychosis-Like Symptoms

NORML

Investigators concluded, "High potency cannabis use, measured as THC concentration in cannabis and high potency cannabis preference, was not associated with increased symptoms of psychosis-like symptoms.” The post Study: Higher THC Potency Not Associated with Elevated Risk of Psychosis-Like Symptoms 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. 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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Cookies Litigant Suddenly Decides To “voluntarily dismiss all suits”

Cannabis Law Report

Very interesting!

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Star signs and cannabis strains: May 2023 horoscopes

Leafly

April showers bring many, many May flowers, and many options for you to embrace your astrological potential The post Star signs and cannabis strains: May 2023 horoscopes appeared first on Leafly.

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Maryland: Governor Signs Measure Into Law Implementing Adult-Use Legalization

NORML

“The criminalization of marijuana harmed low-income communities and communities of color in a profound way,” Gov. Moore said. “We want to make sure that the legalization of marijuana lifts those communities now in a profound way.” The post Maryland: Governor Signs Measure Into Law Implementing Adult-Use Legalization appeared first on NORML.

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Migraines – Studies Show Medical Marijuana Can Help

The Fresh Toast

Migraines – Studies Show Medical Marijuana Can Help For the first time, researchers have focused on dried cannabis flower as treatment for headaches and migraines. The post Migraines – Studies Show Medical Marijuana Can Help appeared first on The Fresh Toast.

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How to rehydrate blunt wraps: 3 easy methods

The Cannigma

Blunt wraps are popular for their flavor, ease of use, and versatility in the world of smoking cannabis. However, it can be frustrating when they get dry and brittle (just like dry weed !) making it difficult to roll a tight and smooth smoke. Luckily, there are several ways to rehydrate your blunt wraps and make them pliable again. In this guide, we’ll explore three methods for rehydrating blunt wraps, including using a damp cloth, fruit peels, and humidification packs.

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Why Most CBD Products May Not Help You & How to Find Products That Will

Leafly

Mind & Matter is a monthly column by Nick Jikomes, PhD, Leafly’s Director of Science and Innovation. Cannabidiol (CBD) is the second most abundant cannabinoid found in cannabis, after THC. It’s commonly believed to be non-psychoactive, a myth arising from the fact that it’s non-intoxicating–it won’t get you high. Based on how it works in the […] The post Why Most CBD Products May Not Help You & How to Find Products That Will appeared first on Leafly.

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Ohio: Advocates Look to Restart Ballot Initiative Campaign to Legalize Marijuana for Adults

NORML

“It’s going to be on the ballot and it’s going to pass,” Tom Haren, a spokesperson for the Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol, told the Ohio Capital Journal. "Ohio consumers. will be able to have safe, effective and regulated adult use of cannabis right here in the Buckeye State.” The post Ohio: Advocates Look to Restart Ballot Initiative Campaign to Legalize Marijuana for Adults appeared first on NORML.

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Press Release: Bob Menendez (NJ) Leads Colleagues in Reintroducing Bipartisan Marijuana Insurance Bill to Level the Playing Field for Legal Cannabis-Related Businesses

Cannabis Law Report

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Bob Menendez, a senior member of the Senate Banking Committee and Chairman of the Subcommittee that oversees the insurance industry, today announced the reintroduction of the bipartisan Clarifying Law Around Insurance of Marijuana (CLAIM) Act, which would ensure legal marijuana and related businesses have access to comprehensive and affordable insurance coverage.

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Nurturing Your Endocannabinoid System

Peninsula Alternative Health

We last wrote about this topic over 4 years ago , but our ability to nurture and support our endocannabinoid system has never been more important and our knowledge as vast. Whether you’re a cannabis user or not, nurturing your endocannabinoid system can help support overall health and well-being. The endocannabinoid system (ECS) is a complex cell signaling system that plays a critical role in maintaining homeostasis, or balance, in the body.

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America runs on Oreoz—May’s Leafly HighLight strain

Leafly

Michigan sets a trend with this icy, dark, dessert best-selling strain. The post America runs on Oreoz—May’s Leafly HighLight strain appeared first on Leafly.

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My Experience Interning with NORML

NORML

NORML Spring '23 Intern Lucy Matthews shares her experience working with the national team in Washington, DC. The post My Experience Interning with NORML appeared first on NORML.

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Florida Judge Suggests To DUI Defendent In Dock She Use Xanax Not Medical Cannabis

Cannabis Law Report

Yahoo News reports Dorothy Vaccaro told the 21-year-old woman that at her age she probably wasn’t suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder or cancer and, therefore, shouldn’t use medical marijuana. When the woman said she uses it to calm her anxiety, Vaccaro told her that anxiety wasn’t a sufficient reason to take the drug.

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Study Looks at Psychedelics’ Belief-Altering Powers, Minnesota Inches Toward Rec. Cannabis, and Montana’s Cannabis Banking Bill

Veriheal

A study looked at the link between psychedelics and spirituality, Minnesota is closing in on recreational cannabis, and Montana is looking to make cannabis banking easy. Let’s dive into this week’s canna-news. John Hopkins Study Looks at Psychedelic’s Effects on Spirituality Talk to anyone who’s done psychedelics, and they’ll likely go on about how it changed their views on life, spirituality, and the human experience.

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10 best science fiction films to watch high

Leafly

Get your grass to Mars. The post 10 best science fiction films to watch high appeared first on Leafly.

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State Policy Weekly Update 5/3/2023

NORML

Highlights in: AK, CA, CO, LA, ME, MN, MO, NV, NY, TX, and VT. The post State Policy Weekly Update 5/3/2023 appeared first on NORML.

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Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission Have Been Trying To Fill These Legal Roles For Nigh On Six Months!

Cannabis Law Report

They must either be a nightmare to work for, have the most labrynthine administration or just be hopeless at processing job applications These positions have been on the books for ages now Associate Enforcement Counsel Deadline to apply: Rolling until filled The Associate Enforcement Counsel, under the direction of the Enforcement Counsel, represents the Commission in […]

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European Report Spotlights Concerns of Rapidly Evolving HHC Market 

Veriheal

Many sellers are eyeing opportunities to compete in the saturated cannabis marketplace with hexahydrocannabinol (HHC). This controversial substance is often blended with appetizing ingredients to create “Cookies and Cream” flavor chocolate bars, Haribo-like gummies, and a truckload of other tempting treats across legal and illegal U.S. states, including disposable vape pens, cartridges, and tinctures.

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VCBC Launches Constitutional Challenge Against B.C. Government

Cannabis Life Network

The Victoria Cannabis Buyers Club (VCBC) plans to launch a constitutional challenge against the B.C. government. They are also filing for an injunction. The nearly 30-year-old compassionate club started in a van in the 1990s. In 2001, they moved downtown. Police raided them four different times. In each raid, VCBC beat the criminal charges in court.

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Review: CBD:THC Ratio Gummies by Wyld

Illinois News Joint

The market success of CBD:THC ratio gummies speaks to the relief and value these products provide for medical patients, so I always pay attention when a new brand drops a line. Wyld is one of the largest cannabis brands in America, and the company recently brought its all-natural gummies to Illinois. I picked up the CBD:THC ratio line at nuEra Champaign to see what they offered.

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Press Release: Incannex Healthcare subsidiary inks lease for Australia-first dedicated psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy clinic

Cannabis Law Report

Clarion Clinics Group Pty Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Incannex Healthcare Ltd (ASX:IHL, NASDAQ:IXHL), has entered a lease for a property in Abbotsford, Melbourne Victoria, to be used as a clinic for psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy.

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Who is the cannabis breeder Mephisto Genetics?

Leafly

Spain duo Mephisto Genetics leads the autoflower seed game. The post Who is the cannabis breeder Mephisto Genetics? appeared first on Leafly.

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How Does Canada’s Government Bureaucrat Strike Affect Cannabis?

Cannabis Life Network

Note: while preparing this article, the Public Service Alliance of Canada reached a tentative contract agreement with the Treasury Board. However, this agreement does not cover all striking workers. How does Canada’s government bureaucrat strike affect cannabis? Canada is facing the largest federal work strike since 1991. The public sector union representing 155,000 bureaucrats wants a 13.5% raise over three years (despite losing nothing from the past three years of government-ordered shut

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A Friend Indeed expands Veterans program

Illinois News Joint

When I founded Illinois News Joint , I made a conscious choice to include an altruistic aspect to the publication but for the first year could not decide on a program that fit what we do. The second year, I created A Friend Indeed , a small program that helps Veterans, patients battling cancer, and anyone in desperate need with personalized equipment, genetics, and other resources to legally grow their own medicine at home.

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Alaska couple accused of defrauding investors $700K+ in fake marijuana business, charges say

Cannabis Law Report

Anchorage Daily News reports A Delta Junction couple accused of taking more than $700,000 from investors for a fake marijuana “Bud and Breakfast” business now faces federal charges. Brian and Candy Corty were indicted by a federal grand jury in April on charges of wire fraud and conspiracy to commit wire fraud.

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Top Health Benefits for Doing a Cleanse

United Patients Group

Introduction Cleansing is a great way to get rid of toxins in your body and lose weight. Some people try cleanses because they want to feel more energetic, while others do it because they want to lose weight. Regardless of why you choose to do it, taking a cleanse can have many benefits for your health—and those benefits extend beyond just the short-term effects of losing the pounds or feeling more energetic!

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Europe’s Cannabis-Friendly Hotspots Could Trigger an Economic Shift 

Veriheal

A new market is starting to flourish in Europe, and it could harvest a rather generous €1.6 billion for the economy. This is the projected figure for Europe’s cannabis market by 2027, based on recent estimates published by Prohibition Partners. Over the last few years, Europe has become more heavily immersed in the cannabis industry, with countries like Germany, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, and the Netherlands making significant leaps towards a “greener” European landscape.