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Neuroplasticity and Neurogenesis: Is Cannabis a Nootropic that Boosts the Brain?

Leafwell

In the film How High (2001), the characters Silas (Method Man) and Jamal (Redman) use a magical cannabis strain that allows them to ace their college entrance exam. As farcical as it may seem, they may have been onto something.

Congress considers allowing COVID-19 relief for cannabis companies

Leafly

Earl Blumenauer's bill would end the Small Business Administration's ban on direct and ancillary businesses. The post Congress considers allowing COVID-19 relief for cannabis companies appeared first on Leafly. Industry Politics cannabis companies Congress COVID-19

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Marijuana-Based Parkinson’s Medication Moves Forward

CannaMD

Parkinson’s disease is a type of neurodegeneration characterized by tremors, issues with balance, and other movement-related problems. Patients with Parkinson’s disease also frequently suffer from mood issues such as apathy and depression.

New Jersey: Most Voters Support Passage of Statewide Marijuana Ballot Measure

NORML

More than six in ten registered voters say that they intend to vote for a statewide ballot measure this November to legalize the adult-use cannabis market, according to polling data compiled by Monmouth University.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Cannabis

United Patients Group

The question that is being asked today is this: is cannabis helpful or harmful in this coronavirus pandemic circumstance? The answer is, no one knows.

State of the States: 2020 Ballot Initiative Efforts

NORML

As we all learn to cope with our new socially distant realities amidst a global pandemic, its difficult to think of any aspect of society that hasn’t been affected by COVID-19.

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Over 40 Members of Congress Request SBA Access For Small Marijuana Businesses

NORML

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What’s the difference between CBD and THC? And why does it matter?

Cannabis Life Network

If you want to truly maximize the positive benefits of using cannabis, it’s important to understand the difference between CBD and THC. While the two cannabinoids have similarities, they work in contrasting, harmonious ways; each producing a particular effect on the human body.

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Hemp Farmers May Now Qualify for Federal Economic Relief

Canna Law Blog

Recently Congress passed a series of bills aimed at offsetting the economic impact of the coronavirus including the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (Families First Act) , the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) and the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act (CPRSA).

Can cannabis prevent or cure the coronavirus? The data look dubious

Leafly

Cannabis isn't an antiviral medication,' says a leading cannabinoid physician. 'It It doesn't really function that way.'. The post Can cannabis prevent or cure the coronavirus? The data look dubious appeared first on Leafly. Health Science & tech COVID-19 research

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New Legislation Would Permit Marijuana Businesses to Access COVID-19 Relief

NORML

Representatives Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Ed Perlmutter (D-CO) have introduced legislation to allow state-legal marijuana businesses to apply for COVID-19 benefits through the Small Business Administration.

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New COVID-19 model predicts when your state could reopen

Leafly

The IHME projects safe opening dates in mid-May for some states, June for others. But it'll be a slow re-entry, not a return to normalcy. The post New COVID-19 model predicts when your state could reopen appeared first on Leafly. Health coronavirus COVID-19 IHME quarantine

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Can Marijuana Help Ease Coronavirus Anxiety?

The Fresh Toast

Can Marijuana Help Ease Coronavirus Anxiety? With a national disruption to routine and a general destabilizing effect on our collective mood, the coronavirus is causing an uptick in anxiety nationwide. The post Can Marijuana Help Ease Coronavirus Anxiety? appeared first on The Fresh Toast.

BILL INTRODUCED TO ALLOW STATE-LEGAL MARIJUANA BUSINESSES ACCESS TO FEDERAL COVID-19 RELIEF

Cannabis Law Report

Two longtime legal cannabis proponents—Reps. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Ed Perlmutter (D-CO)—introduced a bill in the House today that would allow marijuana businesses access to … Read More. One-Hit Wonders

Here’s How CBD Can Treat Your Quarantine Body Pains

The Fresh Toast

Here’s How CBD Can Treat Your Quarantine Body Pains. Long hours spent sitting down in front of a computer can lead to body aches and health issues. Here's how CBD can help. The post Here’s How CBD Can Treat Your Quarantine Body Pains appeared first on The Fresh Toast.

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Article: Medical Cannabis Users Association of Australia on patients’ rights

Cannabis Law Report

Founder, Gail Hester, explains the aims of the Medical Cannabis Users Association of Australia. The Medical Cannabis Users Association of Australia Inc (MCUA) is a … Read More. Medical Cannabis News

What Will the Cannabis Economy Mean for Africa?

Project CBD

A growing number of countries in Africa are looking to cannabis as the ticket out of poverty, and foreign investment for this sector has flooded in.

ACLU Report: Racial Disparities Persist in Marijuana Possession Arrests

NORML

African-Americans are nearly four-times as likely as whites to be arrested in the United States for marijuana-possession offenses, according to an analysis published Monday by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). According to the ACLU’s report, Blacks are 3.64

Cannabis During & After COVID-19 – What Will Change, and What Does the Future Hold?

Leafwell

With COVID-19 having halted huge portions of the economy worldwide, there are few industries that haven’t been impacted.

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5 ways to thank a cannabis worker on 4/20

Leafly

America’s 243,000 cannabis workers have your back. Tip well and pay it forward. The post 5 ways to thank a cannabis worker on 4/20 appeared first on Leafly. Industry Politics 420 COVID-19 legislation philanthropy politics regulations taxes

Satchmo Visits Africa

Project CBD

Louis Armstrong, the legendary jazz artist and lifelong cannabis smoker, visited his ancestral homeland In West Africa, where cannabis had long been linked to animist spiritual beliefs

Shambhala Music Festival has officially been postponed until July 2021

Cannabis Life Network

With a heavy heart, the official statement was released yesterday to announce the beloved Shambhala Music Festival will be postponed until July 2021. After weeks of uncertainty, the official announcement to postpone the festival has been made.

4/20 Celebrations: 10 Things to Do During the COVID-19 Lockdown

Leafwell

Every year, people worldwide celebrate 4/20 (20th April) – a day where people get together to show their appreciation for cannabis and/or rally to legalize it.

3 Pain Relief CBD Topicals We Love

Ellementa

Got muscle and joint aches and pains? A CBD topical could help. Disclaimer: We are not doctors. We are not verifying the claims any company is making about their products.

These groups are greening up the cannabis industry

Leafly

Indoor grows can be energy hogs. These industry leaders are finding new ways to save the Earth—and save farmers money. The post These groups are greening up the cannabis industry appeared first on Leafly. Industry cannabis farming cannabis growing Earth Day eco-friendly sustainability

Shambhala Music Festival has officially been postponed until July 2021

Cannabis Life Network

With a heavy heart, the official statement was released yesterday to announce the beloved Shambhala Music Festival will be postponed until July 2021. After weeks of uncertainty, the official announcement to postpone the festival has been made.

How Long Does Cannabis Stay in the Human Body?

Leafwell

Although it is possible to detect various kinds of cannabinoids, it is THC and its metabolites that are most often tested for. THC metabolizes into 11-OH-THC (11-hydroxy-delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol) and THCCOOH (11-nor-9-carboxy-delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol) metabolites in the liver.

The Cannabis Company Structure Hall of Shame (with Pictures)

Canna Law Blog

We have worked with, in and around cannabis companies for a decade here at Harris Bricken. In that time we have been privileged to advise and structure some truly impressive enterprises. Conversely, we have also seen all manner of malfeasance, nonsense, and fraudulent scheming.

Why is Pink Kush such a big deal in Canada?

Leafly

Canadian love for Pink Kush is a cultural phenomenon. But why is it limited to the True North? The post Why is Pink Kush such a big deal in Canada? appeared first on Leafly. Canada Strains & products BC Bud pink-kush strains

6 420 Celebrations For Stoners Around The World

Cannabis Life Network

For 26 years stoners everywhere have come together on one special day at the same time to smoke weed. Today, there are 420 celebrations all around the world, here are our picks for the best ones. block]0[/block] 420 Vancouver is the longest-running 420 celebration on April 20th in the world.

How to Get a Virginia Medical Marijuana Card in 2020

Leafwell

Introduction. Virginia has a Medical Cannabis Program that finally has some semblance of functioning!