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America’s winning weed Strains of Summer 2022

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Put history’s best pot in your pipe and smoke it. The post America’s winning weed Strains of Summer 2022 appeared first on Leafly. Strains & products alien labs California Colorado Compoun Genetics flower Nevada OG Kush Oregon runtz Seed Junky Genetics strain lists Washington wedding cake

Excise Taxes in the Cannabis Industry 

Cannabis Life Network

How damaging are excise taxes in the cannabis industry? Canadian cannabis producers are again calling on the federal government to review its excise tax on cannabis. As cannabis prices fall, they argue the flat-fee tax structure is negatively affecting their profitability.

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More on the LA Cannabis Retail License Lottery

Canna Law Blog

We have more details for you regarding the Los Angeles cannabis retail license lottery, following last week’s post on the topic.

Survey: Nearly Half of Authorized Medical Cannabis Patients Report Substituting Marijuana for Other Substances, Particularly Opioids and Alcohol

NORML

"As legal access continues to expand, one would expect the cannabis substitution effect to grow even more pronounced in the future.".

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.

Special Report on Cannabinoids & Chirality

Project CBD

The promise and pitfalls of synthetically produced CBD. Chirality may also hold the key to turning THC or CBD into even better therapeutics – or alternatively it might unleash some new hidden dangers

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Does endocannabinoid deficiency cause Parkinson’s Disease?

Cannabis Life Network

Research analyzing connections between Parkinson’s Disease and the endocannabinoid system, has noted disruptions in the ECS. While this has been expanded upon, a deeper causative link between Parkinson’s Disease and an endocannabinoid deficiency has not been fully elicudated.

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Analysis: Cannabis Retailers Drive Economic Growth, Are Not Magnets for Crime

NORML

"Licensed cannabis retailers are good neighbors, drive economic growth, and redirect tax dollars back into the local community.

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Marijuana Moment: American Medical Association Approves Marijuana Expungements Resolution And Addresses ‘Over-Medicalization’ Of Cannabis

Cannabis Law Report

MM report. Members of the American Medical Association (AMA) voted to adopt a measure this week expressing support for expunging prior marijuana records in states that have legalized cannabis.

5 reasons why Jack Herer is the godfather of modern cannabis

Leafly

If you're smoking legal weed this Father's Day, you owe this activist an honorary toke. The post 5 reasons why Jack Herer is the godfather of modern cannabis appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle Strains & products cannabis history cannabis legalization Jack Herer

Did the endocannabinoid system evolve after insects?

Cannabis Life Network

Siberian sturgeons, bears, birds, humans, and the rest of the vertebrae on this globe are born with cannabinoid receptors. And a system of fatty acid ligands— endocannabinoids — interact with them. If the system is removed from any of these animals, severe diseases and complications will occur.

District of Columbia: Council Advances Legislation Prohibiting Most Employers from Discriminating Against Cannabis Consumers

NORML

“Suspicionless workplace drug testing policies for cannabis were never evidence-based and they have always been discriminatory. They are relics of the failed ‘war on drugs’ policies of the 1980s and it is time that we move beyond them.”.

Pennsylvania cannabis vape recall overturned by commonwealth court

Cannabis Law Report

A Commonwealth Court judge on Wednesday allowed Pennsylvania medical marijuana companies to resume selling vapes that were taken off the shelves in February in a controversial recall. “We We are thrilled about this decision,” said Judith D.

Here’s why Discord is weed’s hottest platform in 2022

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Subscribe to these 9 elite breeder servers on Discord. The post Here’s why Discord is weed’s hottest platform in 2022 appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle breeders cannabis breeding Culture social media

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MMJ Is Shown to Reduce Pain and Opioid Use in Cancer Patients

Veriheal

Cannabis is being increasingly chosen as an alternative to pharmaceutical medication, specifically those like opioids that are intended to reduce pain.

DEA Reports Significant Uptick in Marijuana-Related Seizures, Arrests

NORML

The totals are the highest reported by the agency since 2011, when it reported making an estimated 8,500 marijuana-related arrests and seized some 6.7 million plants via its domestic eradication program.

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Answer of the Day for Jun 16, 2022

TheAnswerPage

Cannabinoid receptors are located throughout various parts of the CNS, including the basal ganglia, hippocampus, cerebellum and cerebral cortex, and in the peripheral nervous system. Do these receptors have effects on neurotransmitters such as serotonin?

On the grind: Best weed grinders for bowls and blunts

Leafly

A good grinder can make all the difference in your smoking experience. Find your new fav in our Best Weed Grinders 2022 list. The post On the grind: Best weed grinders for bowls and blunts appeared first on Leafly. Canada accessories Cheech and Chong grinders OTTO products Storz & Bickel

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C-11 Censorship Bill Passes Committee

Cannabis Life Network

This week the Liberals passed the C-11 censorship bill through the committee. This means it’ll return to the House of Commons, receiving a majority vote from Trudeau’s Liberals and with a little help from his New Lapdog Party friends.

Legislative Candidates in French Polynesia All in Favor of Therapeutic Cannabis

Cannabis Law Report

Hemp IM has the story. Yesterday, a few days out from the legislative elections in French Polynesia, the Polynesian Hemp Syndicate and Tahiti Herb Culture invited the candidates to debate the legalization of cannabis.

Lupus: Medical Marijuana Case Study

CannaMD

Doctors have long struggled to find the best treatment for their lupus patients. But a recent case study published in the American Journal of Endocannabinoid Medicine found that medical marijuana could prove to be an effective treatment for symptoms of the disease.

Cannabis collectibles tell the tale of prohibition, racism, and legalization

Leafly

As legal weed grows, so does our yearning for mementos of its stories past. These collectors are going all out to preserve weed history. The post Cannabis collectibles tell the tale of prohibition, racism, and legalization appeared first on Leafly.

CBD And CBG Show Promising Results In Treating Glioblastoma Brain Tumors

The Fresh Toast

CBD And CBG Show Promising Results In Treating Glioblastoma Brain Tumors. Glioblastoma is the most common, fast-growing, and aggressive brain tumor. The post CBD And CBG Show Promising Results In Treating Glioblastoma Brain Tumors appeared first on The Fresh Toast.

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Should People Be Pardoned for Cannabis Related Crimes?

Cannabis Law Report

In the last several years, many countries are choosing to legalise cannabis and, as the system gradually changes, we consider whether people should be pardoned for cannabis related crimes…. Legalising cannabis is a topic that is rife with debate.

Bud for Blood: The cannabis industry gives back

The Cannigma

Did you know there’s a blood shortage in the United States right now? In January 2022, the Red Cross announced it was facing the worst blood shortage in over a decade. The shortage is due to the COVID-19 pandemic and affects medical patients across the nation.

$6 billion for farm disaster aid but not a penny for cannabis farmers. WTF?

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Biden's new $6 billion program bails out everyone except state-licensed weed producers. The post $6 billion for farm disaster aid but not a penny for cannabis farmers. appeared first on Leafly. Politics cannabis farming insurance wildfires

Mistakes in Oregon Cannabis Business Sales: Part 2

Canna Law Blog

We have been helping people buy and sell Oregon cannabis businesses since the early days of the adult use market. Most of these sales are relatively simple asset purchase agreements—including many for naked licenses—but some have been stock sales.

Trends in the Concentrate Market

Cannabis Life Network

Cannabis concentrates are likely the best bang for your buck, and trends in the concentrate market indicate this. Concentrates rank fifth in the most extensive product category.

Is weed legal in Ukraine?

The Cannigma

Recreational: not legal, possession decriminalized Medical: legal. Recreational cannabis is not legal in Ukraine, but possession of up to 5 grams is decriminalized and there is a limited, but expanding, medical program.

NYC Could Be Sparking Up Recreational Cannabis Sales This Fall

Veriheal

Cannabis prohibition started back in the early 1900s in America. States in the east were among the first in the nation to support prohibition. Lawmakers of the time limited public access to cannabis for strictly medical use back in 1914.

New Washington Cannabis Regulations Require Pesticide Testing.

Canna Law Blog

The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (“Board”, “LCB”) voted in March to adopt new final rules effective April 2, 2022 that require all cannabis flower and intermediate cannabis products to be tested for pesticide contamination.