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Gallup: More Americans Than Ever Say “Marijuana Should Be Legal”

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 Gallup: More Americans Than Ever Say “Marijuana Should Be Legal” appeared first on NORML.

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Ohio just voted to legalize cannabis. Here’s what happens next

Leafly

Ohio voted on November 7 to legalize adult-use cannabis, but state lawmakers can tweak or even appeal the measure. The post Ohio just voted to legalize cannabis. Here’s what happens next appeared first on Leafly.

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U.S. Cannabis Legalization Update: Who’s Still Waiting and Who May Legalize

Veriheal

Forty U.S. states and the District of Columbia currently have legal cannabis, medical or recreational. Despite this massive shift in cannabis policy, however, a few states are still dragging their feet on cannabis legalization. For example, there are some states where only CBD-based products are allowed. Others like Idaho, meanwhile, consider even simple CBD possession a crime.

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High Times announces Illinois’ 2023 Cannabis Cup Winners

Illinois News Joint

High Times Magazine announced The People’s Choice 2023 Cannabis Cup Winners for Illinois Monday evening. Check out the cannabis cup winners in each category below, and click on the links for the review. Medical Edibles French Toast White Chocolate Crunch Bar by Nature’s Grace and Wellness Sea Salt Caramels by Bedford Grow Sour Apricot Apple – Cherry Pie Live Rosin Gummies by On the Rocks Medical Vape Blueberry Clementine Live Rosin Cart by Revolution Inspired Vape Pen by Beboe Coconu

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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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Public Support for Marijuana Legalization Achieves Historic High

NORML

To be blunt, this change in public opinion is remarkable. The post Public Support for Marijuana Legalization Achieves Historic High appeared first on NORML.

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Denver Cannabis Industry Faces Uncertainty Amid Leaked Emails

Veriheal

How far would you go to get ahead of the competition? Is it possible to survive without any friends in the connection-dependent cannabis industry? These are the questions a Denver consumption lounge must now contend with after they were exposed for throwing fellow Denver cannabis industry businesses under the bus. Leaked emails show that JAD’s Mile High Smoke Co-Founder Stacey Davis has been reporting businesses to Denver’s Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED) since at least July.

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Exploring New York’s MMJ Strains and Products

MMJ Recs

In recent years, New York has witnessed a significant transformation in its approach to medical marijuana (MMJ). As the state’s medical cannabis program continues to evolve, patients are presented with a diverse array of MMJ strains and products to explore. In this comprehensive guide, we will delve into the best MMJ strains in New York , the availability of medical marijuana products in the state, the effects of MMJ strains, popular MMJ products, and how to choose the right MMJ strain fo

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Let VA Doctors Recommend Medical Cannabis

NORML

Tell Congress to ensure veterans can access medical cannabis in military spending legislation.

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Autistic life quality rose in rare study of customized cannabis treatments

Leafly

95 percent or caretakers reported improved quality of life. The post Autistic life quality rose in rare study of customized cannabis treatments appeared first on Leafly.

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New Study Reveals Cannabis Spray Reduces Chronic Neck and Back Pain

Veriheal

Do you suffer from chronic back and neck pain? If so, you’re not alone. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that almost 2 billion people worldwide experience musculoskeletal pain. This pain severely impacts the quality of life and contributes to a range of mental health issues, including depression and anxiety. Traditional treatments for these conditions often involve medication, physical therapy, or more invasive interventions like surgery.

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How do Illinois and Ohio cannabis industries compare?

Illinois News Joint

After comparing Illinois’ legal cannabis markets to a few other Midwest states , we now add the latest state to legalize and regulate recreational cannabis, Ohio. Below are statistics for several categories that directly compare the cannabis industries in Illinois and Ohio. State Population Ohio: 11.8 m Illinois: 12.67 m Number of Medical Patients Ohio: 398,057 Illinois: Active Patients: 137,138 Number of approved Medical Cannabis cultivation licenses Ohio: 34 Illinois: 21 Number of dispensaries

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Indigenous People’s History of Cannabis

PrestoDoctor

As Indigenous Peoples’ Month is celebrated, it is important to acknowledge and honor the contributions, cultures, and history of indigenous communities around the world. This month provides an opportunity to learn about their unique perspectives, traditions, and ways of life. One aspect of indigenous culture that has gained attention in recent years is the historical use of cannabis.

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America’s best edibles for Thanksgiving 2023

Leafly

Stock up for the holidays on Green Wednesday. The post America’s best edibles for Thanksgiving 2023 appeared first on Leafly.

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Federal Cannabis Legalization Isn’t Here Just Yet

Canna Law Blog

I’ve been representing clients in California’s cannabis industry since 2018. Our firm has been representing businesses in the space for many years before that, in states with more mature licensing programs. One of the most common mistakes we see in new cannabis markets is businesses that rely too much on federal legalization happening. For example, lots of businesses back in 2018 in California took the view that they could expand at all costs and grab market share, because federal le

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Is It Safe To Smoke Weed Daily

The Fresh Toast

Is It Safe To Smoke Weed Daily Is it safe to smoke weed daily? It depends - why do you ask, how are you feeling? Here is an answer to your question. The post Is It Safe To Smoke Weed Daily appeared first on The Fresh Toast.

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Review: Bloom Ztrawberriez #12 by The Botanist

Illinois News Joint

I mentioned my love of strawberry aroma and flavors in cannabis and my desire to see more of the profile on the market in my recent review of Strawberry Bubbles. Thankfully, The Botanist has more than one “strawberry strain” in its new genetic lineup. I picked up the label’s Bloom Ztrawberriez #12 to see how it stacked up. Bloom Ztrawberriez #12 is a hybrid cross of Orange Zkittlez and Strawberry Guava originally bred by Bloom Seed Co.

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Enjoy the ride with Cycling Frog this Green Wednesday

Leafly

Cycling Frog is offering a free bag of their best-selling hemp THC+CBD gummies, you just cover the cost of shipping. The post Enjoy the ride with Cycling Frog this Green Wednesday appeared first on Leafly.

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Medical Cannabis for Seniors: Exploring Benefits, Risks, and Personalized Options

United Patients Group

As medical cannabis gains recognition for its therapeutic potential, seniors are increasingly exploring its benefits for various conditions common among older adults. Touting an alternative to traditional medications, medical marijuana offers relief for a range of ailments. However, understanding the benefits, risks, and the options available is vital for making well-informed decisions about incorporating medical cannabis into a healthcare plan tailored to seniors’ unique needs.

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Are Marijuana Gummies Good For Stress

The Fresh Toast

Are Marijuana Gummies Good For Stress People hit periods of rough times causing a variety of problems. So are marijuana gummies good for stress? The post Are Marijuana Gummies Good For Stress appeared first on The Fresh Toast.

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Review: Alley Cat by IC Collective

Illinois News Joint

While I’m always interested in new labels hitting the market, what I really see as the next big step for our limited market is new cultivators coming online. IC Collective is one of a few operating craft cultivators, and the brand has brought completely new genetics along as part of its debut. I picked up a few samples to review including Alley Cat.

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Pennsylvania looking for new medical marijuana track-and-trace provider

Medical Marijuana Program Connection

Pennsylvania’s Office of Medical Marijuana has started looking for a … Akerna, which has exited the marijuana space, was formed during the … Original.

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Alan Dronkers Receives Honorary Doctorate in Thailand

Sensi Seeds

Around a decade ago, Alan began his journey with cannabis in Laos, talking to officials about the plant and its many uses. Cannabis has been an essential medicinal herb in Buddhist traditional medicine, and one of his most unforgettable experiences was meeting with a two-star general at the Ministry of Defence. The post Alan Dronkers Receives Honorary Doctorate in Thailand appeared first on Sensi Seeds.

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A Physician’s Advice On CBD And Chronic Pain

The Fresh Toast

A Physician’s Advice On CBD And Chronic Pain Our patients’ lives improved in multiple ways after using CBD, including sleep, anxiety relief and hope. They even began calling hemp a “miracle plant." The post A Physician’s Advice On CBD And Chronic Pain appeared first on The Fresh Toast.

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HB4201 would allow remote medical cannabis exams

Illinois News Joint

House Bill 4201 , which was introduced in late October, was referred to the Rules Committee Wednesday, Nov. 1. HB4201 is the second attempt to eliminate the requirements for a physical medical cannabis examination in the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Program Act. This same amendment also had been included in the cannabis omnibus that failed during the legislative session in late May.

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Quintessential secures third tenant for upgraded ex-Telstra building on Pirie St

Medical Marijuana Program Connection

Artist’s impression of the new entry to 30 Pirie St. Picture: Supplied by Quintessential Quintessential has secured its third tenant for the former Telstra building.

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Advocates See Environmental Reasons to Support Legal Medical Cannabis

MaxQ Cannabis

Legal medical cannabis is available in 39 of the 50 US states, and the pressure is growing in the states where it is not yet legal to get on board with this trend. Unfortunately, there are still far too many illegal growers that are filling gaps in the market at this time. There are many […] The post Advocates See Environmental Reasons to Support Legal Medical Cannabis first appeared on MaxQ Technologies.

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Legal Rights: MMJ Patient Advocacy in Missouri

MMJ Recs

As Missouri patients gain access to medical cannabis for various qualifying conditions, understanding and advocating for MMJ patient rights is of paramount importance. We’re exploring the legal rights of MMJ patients in Missouri, the significance of advocating for their interests, legal protections available, the state’s medical cannabis regulations, the role of MMJ patient advocacy groups, and the success stories that highlight the impact of advocacy efforts.

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Review: Berry Tart by Savvy

Illinois News Joint

Cannabis sativa is a fascinating plant with such a wide variety of expressions that the same genetics can display a variety of traits. These expressions, or phenotypes, can be surprisingly varied. Verano’s label Savvy has brought a phenotype of Wedding Cake, called Berry Tart to the Illinois market, so I headed to Zen Leaf Prospect Heights and picked up a sample.

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Man charged after driving stolen car on rims through CBD and western suburbs

Medical Marijuana Program Connection

Police have charged a man after he allegedly drove a stolen car on three wheels through multiple suburbs before coming to stop in Fyansford this.

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Future Proof your Seed-to-Sale Cannabis ERP Software

MaxQ Cannabis

The cannabis industry is among North America’s most rapidly growing industries, thanks to the widespread decriminalization and acceptance of cannabis in the US. With that growth comes a need for better and more efficient systems to manage the cultivation, processing and dispensing of cannabis, thus, the advent of Seed-to-Sale software in the form of Cannabis […] The post Future Proof your Seed-to-Sale Cannabis ERP Software first appeared on MaxQ Technologies.