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Florida: Voters Will Decide Marijuana Sales Measure This November

NORML

"A majority of Floridians, like most voters nationwide, support repealing our failed marijuana prohibition laws and replacing them with a system of legalization and regulation. This is a long-overdue opportunity for them to finally make their voice heard where it matters — at the ballot box.” The post Florida: Voters Will Decide Marijuana Sales Measure This November appeared first on NORML.

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Star signs and cannabis strains: April 2024 horoscopes

Leafly

As the first sign in the zodiac, Aries leads—and this April promises high-octane cosmic action, including an eclipse and Mercury retrograde. Here are the best cannabis strains for each sign to make the most of this month. The post Star signs and cannabis strains: April 2024 horoscopes appeared first on Leafly.

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North Carolina Cherokee Indians Are Opening The State’s First Dispensary

Veriheal

Cannabis is not legal in North Carolina for medicinal or recreational purposes yet, but one group has their own rules–the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI). On April 20th, they’re opening a medical dispensary on tribal land, with products available for purchase to tribal and out-of-state cardholders. The dispensary will sell a variety of cannabinoids, including flower, vapes, edibles, and topicals.

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Medical Marijuana’s Impact on ALS Symptoms

LifeCannMD

Medical Marijuana’s Impact on ALS Symptoms Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), often referred to as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a devastating neurodegenerative disorder that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. It makes your muscles weaker over time, and eventually, you can’t move or breathe like you used to. Sadly, there’s no cure for it.

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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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Minnesota: State Poised To Expunge Over 60,000 Marijuana Convictions

NORML

“Our sense of justice and our principles of fairness demand that public officials and the courts move swiftly to right the past wrongs of cannabis prohibition and criminalization.” The post Minnesota: State Poised To Expunge Over 60,000 Marijuana Convictions appeared first on NORML.

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Florida to Vote on Recreational Marijuana in 2024

CannaMD

The Florida Supreme Court has decided to place the recreational marijuana amendment, known as Amendment 3, on the November 2024 ballot. This amendment, if passed, would allow adults aged 21 or older to legally possess, purchase, and use marijuana for personal, non-medical consumption, with specific possession limits set. Significant support for the amendment, despite opposition from some state officials, indicates a potential shift in Florida's stance toward cannabis legalization, aligning it wi

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Eve of the Eclipse Carnival relocates to Garden Grove Event Center

Illinois News Joint

The Garden Grove Event Center , located at 1215 East Walnut Street in Carbondale, has graciously agreed to host the inaugural Eve of the Eclipse Cannabis Carnival: A Masquerade and Cosplay Party. The move from downtown to the Garden Grove Event Center allows for free parking and better amenities during the event that runs from for 3-9 p.m. April 7. The Eve of the Eclipse Cannabis Carnival, produced by News Joint Events , is free to all adults 21 years of age or older, but tickets have to be rese

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NORML Remembers John Sinclair

NORML

"I count him among the early heroes, and martyrs, of the marijuana legalization movement," NORML Founder Keith Stroup said. "May he rest in radical peace." The post NORML Remembers John Sinclair appeared first on NORML.

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It’s official: Florida will vote on legal weed in November!

Leafly

After a long legal battle, Amendment 3 will appear on the 2024 ballot. It needs the support of 60% of Florida voters in order to pass. The post It’s official: Florida will vote on legal weed in November! appeared first on Leafly.

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Cannabis Contracts 101: Authority and Why it Matters

Canna Law Blog

Cannabis contracts are – in the simplest sense – binding agreements between two parties. But how you get to something being “binding” can be complicated. And in the cannabis industry, where things move a mile a second and people often overlook basic contract requirements, the results can be disastrous. Today I want to focus on a concept known as “authority” and explain why I think it is so critical for the cannabis industry.

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Review: Pacman Live Resin by Cookies

Illinois News Joint

One of the truly fascinating aspects of cannabis is how varied the expression of a strain can be depending on which form of consumption it’s processed into. Flower, vapes, dabs, or edibles each highlight different aspects of a plant, and I love comparing them. I previously reviewed Cookies Pacman as an eighth of flower and recently sampled the Pacman live resin from at Cookies Peoria Heights.

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Types of Self-Care CBD Products To Consider Selling

Medical Marijuana Program Connection

In the burgeoning market of wellness and self-care, CBD products stand out for their therapeutic benefits, offering relief and relaxation to consumers in various forms. For entrepreneurs and retailers in the wellness industry, understanding and exploring the different types of self-care CBD products to consider selling is crucial for catering.

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Discover New Jersey’s premier cannabis brands: Top picks for 2024

Leafly

Diving into New Jersey’s cannabis market feels a bit like stepping into a garden of endless possibilities. Here, every leaf tells a story, and every brand brings its own flavor to the table. With a landscape as diverse as the Garden State itself, cannabis enthusiasts and curious newcomers alike are spoiled for choice, navigating a […] The post Discover New Jersey’s premier cannabis brands: Top picks for 2024 appeared first on Leafly.

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Saving Oregon’s Cannabis Industry

Canna Law Blog

Though the cannabis industry is one of America’s most lucrative new industries — with estimates that it will reach approximately $58 billion in sales by 2028 — the markets in several recreational states are suffering severe financial harm. In states like Oregon, the problems have gotten so out of hand that businesses are even pulling out of the state.

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Eclipse Carnival sets Costume Contests schedule

Illinois News Joint

The inaugural Eve of the Eclipse Cannabis Carnival: A Masquerade and Cosplay Party has released times and categories for its Costume Contests. The Eclipse Cannabis Carnival, produced by News Joint Events , is set to award prizes for four costume categories, including Best Overall Costume, Best Cosplay, Best Masquerade, and Best Couple (or Group). The Eve of the Eclipse Cannabis Carnival invites all attendees to don their best costume or masquerade disguise and enter the Costume Contest for a cha

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Can Medical Marijuana Help During The Adderall Shortage

The Fresh Toast

Can Medical Marijuana Help During The Adderall Shortage While scientists are still exploring weed and ADHD, there is some early evidence that suggests cannabis may be a helpful therapy. The post Can Medical Marijuana Help During The Adderall Shortage appeared first on The Fresh Toast.

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Dinner before dessert: GMO Cookies is April’s Leafly HighLight

Leafly

Leafly highlights a trending strain you should know about —we call it Leafly HighLight. For 4/20 we pick out potent crushers like GMO Cookies.

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Want a Minor in Psychedelic Studies? You Can Now Get One at Naropa University

Veriheal

Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado, has created an exciting new initiative for students: a minor in psychedelic studies, designed to train those who want to practice psychedelic-assisted therapy and other related careers. The program is set to launch in the fall of 2024, and it intends to offer students a humanities and social science-based approach to all things psychedelics.

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Review: Smackerz by One Day

Illinois News Joint

The Illinois cannabis market is already shaping up for growth in 2024. Every time I pull up dispensary menus, another craft producer seems to finally come online. One Day is one of the latest craft licensees to get flower to market, and I recently encountered the entire lineup of new drops at Stash Orland Park. The first strain I chose to review was Smackerz.

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How Medical Marijuana Offers Relief for Parkinson’s Patients

LifeCannMD

How Medical Marijuana Offers Relief for Parkinson’s Patients Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative disorder that casts a shadow over the lives of millions worldwide. It challenges everyday functioning and gets worse with time. Thankfully Medical Marijuana is offering hope to Parkinson’s patients. According to a study on the Pros and Cons of Marijuana Treatment in Parkinson’s Disease , Medical Marijuana addresses multiple symptoms of Parkinson’s disease simultan

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Medical Marijuana and Cancer Care in New York: Therapeutic Benefits

MMJ Recs

With cancer care, New York has emerged as a beacon of progress, offering patients access to a holistic approach that includes medical marijuana. With its therapeutic benefits increasingly recognized, medical cannabis has become an integral component of cancer treatment plans in the state. Today we’re exploring New York medical marijuana cancer treatment, from alleviating pain to providing much-needed relief and hope.

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Death of “Parasite” Actor Puts Spotlight on S. Korea’s Anti-Drug Culture

Veriheal

Korean actor Lee Sun-kyun (48), best known for his role in Parasite, passed away unexpectedly on December 27th, 2023. Lee was found dead in a car in Seoul, South Korea, from an apparent suicide. Prior to passing, Lee had become enveloped in a series of lengthy and intense police investigations over his alleged drug use. These investigations occurred in the public eye, subjecting him to the judgment and disapproval of an entire country.

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New online registration portal for medical patients coming soon

Illinois News Joint

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and Division of Cannabis Regulation notified Medical Cannabis Patients, Caregivers, and Health Care Providers via email that a “new online registration portal for the Medical Cannabis Patient Program and the Opioid Alternative Patient Program will be coming soon.” Below is the wording for both emails. Dear Medical Cannabis Patient/Caregiver: We are pleased to tell you that a new online registration portal for the Medical Cannabis Patient Program an

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The Best Temperature to Vape Weed

Sensi Seeds

In recent years, vaping weed has become increasingly popular among cannabis enthusiasts. As more people discover the benefits of vaporizing over smoking, it's important to understand the science behind the process and the ideal temperatures for different cannabis products. This article will cover the perfect temperatures for flowers, hash, and concentrates.

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Ohio Medical Marijuana Laws Demystified: State Regulations Explained

MMJ Recs

Ohio has seen significant developments in its medical marijuana laws, reflecting changing attitudes towards cannabis as a therapeutic option. Understanding these regulations is crucial for patients, caregivers, and healthcare providers navigating the state’s medical marijuana program. In this blog, we’re looking at Ohio’s medical marijuana regulations , how to obtain a medical marijuana card, qualifying conditions, dispensaries, patient rights, caregiver requirements, doctor recomme

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Step Into Your VR Doctor’s Office: Introducing “VRx” – The Next Frontier in Telemedicine!

PrestoDoctor

Tired of the same old, flat telemedicine appointments? Yearning for a more immersive healthcare experience that goes beyond the screen? Buckle up, because PrestoDoctor is proud to announce VRx, a groundbreaking new platform that blasts us into the future of telemedicine… virtually! Your doctor is waiting…are you in your VR Doctor’s Office yet?

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March medical cannabis sales reach $25.9M

Illinois News Joint

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today released its March medical cannabis sales totals. The March totals reached $25,917,010.11, a more than $1.5 million jump from January and February totals. In March, Illinois dispensaries sold $12,245,278.55 in dry flower sales and $13,671,731.56 in concentrates/infused products. Licensed medical cannabis dispensaries served 62,518 unique patients, who purchased 1,343,762 grams of dry cannabis.

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Cannabis Based Lubes Can Help You Go The Extra Mile

The Fresh Toast

Cannabis Based Lubes Can Help You Go The Extra Mile While it is very fun - can it be better? It seems cannabis lubes can help you go the extra mile. The post Cannabis Based Lubes Can Help You Go The Extra Mile appeared first on The Fresh Toast.

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Unlocking the Potential of CBD: Exploring The Benefits of CBD in Medical Marijuana

MMJ Recs

In recent years, the spotlight on CBD (cannabidiol) within medical marijuana has intensified, with researchers and medical professionals delving deeper into its potential therapeutic benefits. CBD, one of the many cannabinoids found in the cannabis plant, has been garnering attention for its promising effects on various health conditions. We’re exploring the world of CBD, uncovering the benefits of CBD in medical marijuana, its impact on health, its potential as a treatment option, and what you

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Florida Court OK’s Canna Initiative

Canna Law Blog

On April 1, 2024, the Florida Supreme Court gave the green light to a ballot initiative to legalize adult-use marijuana. The court’s 5-2 opinion , penned by Justice Grosshans, brings an end to years of judicial hairsplitting that saw earlier legalization proposals derailed. At long last, Florida voters will have their say on whether recreational marijuana should be legal in the Sunshine State.

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