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Poll: Registered Voters’ Support Legalizing Marijuana By a Margin of More Than Two-To-One

NORML

“As more states have adopted legalization, public support for this policy has risen dramatically. That’s because these policies are largely working as intended and because voters prefer legalization and regulation over the failed policy of marijuana prohibition.” The post Poll: Registered Voters’ Support Legalizing Marijuana By a Margin of More Than Two-To-One appeared first on NORML.

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Can lemon-smelling weed cause less anxiety than others?

Leafly

THC test subjects with limonene aboard reported a smoother flight. The post Can lemon-smelling weed cause less anxiety than others? appeared first on Leafly.

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The Impact of Medical Marijuana on Insomnia

MMJ Recs

Insomnia is a common sleep disorder characterized by the difficulty of falling asleep, staying asleep, or experiencing non-restorative sleep, despite having adequate opportunity for rest. Several factors can also contribute to insomnia, including medical conditions like chronic pain, mental health disorders like anxiety or depression, and lifestyle choices like excessive caffeine or alcohol consumption.

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Grow Journal 52: Black Cherry Punch by 34 Mongrels

Illinois News Joint

One of my least favorite strains is Purple Punch. Though the body effects and flavor are usually fine, the head effects just don’t hit my sweet spot. Ironically, though, I usually enjoy purple punch crosses, so for this News Joint Grow Journal 7.0 cycle, I decided to pop Black Cherry Punch by 34 Mongrels as my one nighttime strain. Black Cherry Punch is a cross of Black Cherry Pie (Cherry Pie and Blackberry Kush) and Grape Punch.

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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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A Decision More Than 50 Years in the Making

NORML

That is why, some 50 years after NORML first began this fight, I am pleased to see the federal government finally acknowledge what we – and millions of Americans – have known all along: That marijuana is a legitimate therapy for many Americans and that it doesn’t belong in Schedule I. The post A Decision More Than 50 Years in the Making appeared first on NORML.

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Addressing Anxiety with Medical Marijuana

MMJ Recs

Anxiety is a mental health disorder that stands as one of the most prevalent and debilitating conditions affecting millions of individuals worldwide. Its pervasive nature knows no bounds, affecting individuals across diverse demographics, from teenagers grappling with social pressures to adults navigating the complexities of modern life. Traditional treatment modalities, ranging from psychotherapy to pharmacotherapy, have long served as the cornerstone of anxiety management, offering pathways to

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Illinois Cannabis Convention announces program schedule

Illinois News Joint

NECANN has announced its program schedule for the 2024 Illinois Cannabis Convention. The 4 th annual convention, set for 10 a.m-3 p.m. May 31-June 1, is scheduled to host presenters such as Jim Belushi, Illinois House of Representative La Shawn Ford, Deputy Director of Cannabis & Hemp David Lakeman, Alex Al-Sabah, Jaynee’ Dolly Benavidez, Ambrose Jackson, Shawnee Williams, Victoria Williams, and more.

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The Value of a NORML Internship

NORML

"I was so happy with the internship that I did it twice! It has been so inspiring and educational to be involved with policy in this way." The post The Value of a NORML Internship appeared first on NORML.

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Treating Grief + Medical Cannabis

Cannabiz MD

Grief is a multifaceted emotional response to loss, manifesting uniquely in each individual and often unpredictably over time. Its symptoms can range widely, from profound sadness and withdrawal to confusion, anger, and physical symptoms including fatigue and changes in appetite. Grief challenges the conventional understanding of a linear healing process.

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The Role of Medical Marijuana in Pain Management

MMJ Recs

The quest for effective pain management strategies in modern medicine has led to the exploration of diverse avenues, one of the most controversial being medical marijuana. Over the past decades, perceptions of cannabis have evolved from a recreational substance to a potential therapeutic agent. Today, medical marijuana stands as a promising alternative for alleviating pain, backed by a growing body of research elucidating its medicinal properties.

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Review: Blu Bomb Pop by Cresco

Illinois News Joint

Despite reviewing more than 500 products, a great strain name still catches my eye. Cresco’s Blu Bomb Pop strain recently grabbed my attention when I spotted it on Sunnyside Champaign’s menu. Blu Bomb Pop is a hybrid cross of Candy Rain and Blulato. This batch of flower tested at 0.52% THC, 25.7% THCa, and 26.22% total cannabinoids. ILNJ photos Five chunky closely trimmed flowers (three larger with two smaller popcorn pieces) carried a dark color with splashes of deep olive and royal purple.

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Germany Legalizes Recreational Cannabis

Canna Law Blog

Germany has legalized recreational cannabis Germany’s new laws legalize possession by adults of up to 25 grams (around 1 ounce) of cannabis for recreational use. It also allows for adults to grow up to three plants. Use is prohibited within 100 meters of the entrance to a playground or school. This part of the legislation is already in force in Germany and come July 1, German adult residents can join nonprofit “cannabis clubs” with a maximum 500 members.

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Cannabis Can Help Painful Menstrual Cramps

The Fresh Toast

Cannabis Can Help Painful Menstrual Cramps While more research needs to be done, cannabis can help painful menstrual cramps - which is good news! The post Cannabis Can Help Painful Menstrual Cramps appeared first on The Fresh Toast.

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CBN Neuroprotective Properties Could Treat Alzheimer’s & Parkinson’s

PrestoDoctor

In the realm of medical research, every breakthrough holds the promise of changing lives. In recent times, the spotlight has turned towards a lesser-known compound derived from the cannabis plant – Cannabinol (CBN). While cannabis has long been a subject of interest for its potential therapeutic properties, CBN’s emergence marks a significant stride.

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Review: Purple Churro by FloraCal

Illinois News Joint

Before legalization, purple weed had its own mythology. Old heads spoke of special growing techniques, special locations it could be cultivated, and of course, about how much higher it could get you. Today, we’ve got more facts about anthocyanin-rich flower but my interest still piques when I see purple in a cultivar name. The latest cut to grab my attention is Purple Churro from FloraCal , so I stopped into Sunnyside Champaign and picked up a sample to review.

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White House Endorses Marijuana Rescheduling Plan; Says Cannabis’ Placement as a Schedule I Substance “Just Doesn’t Add Up”

NORML

In a video message, the President called the proposed scheduling change "monumental." The post White House Endorses Marijuana Rescheduling Plan; Says Cannabis’ Placement as a Schedule I Substance “Just Doesn’t Add Up” appeared first on NORML.

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Can Microdosing Marijuana Help You

The Fresh Toast

Can Microdosing Marijuana Help You Most people think of it as fun, but it has medical benefits - so can microdosing marijuana help you? The post Can Microdosing Marijuana Help You appeared first on The Fresh Toast.

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BREAKING NEWS: DEA Issues Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to Move Marijuana to Schedule III

Canna Law Blog

Today is another historic day in the history of cannabis control and regulation. In a much anticipated announcement, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) issued a notice of proposed rulemaking to reschedule marijuana, from Controlled Substances Act (CSA) schedule I to schedule III (the “Proposed Rule”). We have covered the implications of a schedule III placement in various posts on this blog, beginning with the Health and Human Services (HHS) recommendation that DEA undertake this reschedu

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Dispensary Spotlight: Green Rose River North

Illinois News Joint

Green Rose River North is located at 612 North Wells Street in Chicago. The retail store opened Nov. 12, 2022, and serves recreational consumers. Hours of operation are 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday through Sunday. For a live recreational menu, visit here. Green Rose River North can be reached by phone at 312-268-0007. Find Green Rose River North on Instagram @greenrosebrands , X @greenrosebrands , LinkedIn , and Facebook.

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Department of Justice Puts Cannabis Spotlight Back on the Plant & Patients

Americans for Safe Access

On Thursday, May 16th, 2024, President Biden publicly praised the move to reclassify cannabis to Schedule III. The Department of Justice (DOJ) quickly followed with a press release announcing their proposed rule to the Federal Register, titled, “ Proposed Rule Seeks to Move Marijuana from Schedule I to Schedule III, Emphasizing its Currently Accepted Medical Use in Treatment in the United States.

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Review: Watermelon, Pineapple, and Blueberry Lemonade by Journeyman

Illinois News Joint

It’s been almost 8 months since I reviewed the first shots from the Journeyman Lemonade line, and I’m happy to see the label following up with more flavors. Fitting perfectly into my recent thirst for summer, the new additions are Watermelon, Pineapple, and Blueberry. I picked up one flavor each at Nature’s Care Co. in the West Loop to review. Journeyman Lemonades are 2oz. shots infused with 100mg of THC per shot.

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Medical Cannabis Advisory Board recommends 2-of-3 new conditions

Illinois News Joint

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), in conjunction with the Medical Cannabis Advisory Board (MCAB), hosted its third meeting Monday, May 13. The virtual board meeting that ran from 3-5 p.m. focused discussions on whether or not to include four more new qualifying debilitating conditions for medical cannabis patients in Illinois: Ovarian Cyst, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, Uterine Fibroid, and Generalized Anxiety.