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Hydrogen Cyanide Could be the Missing Link in Vaping Illnesses


The string of vaping-related illnesses and deaths have caused a whirlwind of public hysteria and blind reactions from lawmakers. Initially, the CDC targeted vitamin E acetate, an oily substance used to dilute black market THC devices.

Better Than Cannabis?

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In recent years, cannabis has been at the center of one of the most important developments in modern science - significantly advancing our understanding of health and disease

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Replacing Ice with Cannabinoids: Numbing Pains

Cannabis Life Network

Medics have treated injuries with ice and heat for thousands of years. Therapy by numbing is an obvious asset, but a more intricate event occurs. The act of icing and applying heat to an injury falls deeply in tune with cannabinoid therapy.

Cannabis as a Treatment for ADHD


Slowly but surely, medical cannabis in general is becoming a less controversial topic on a global basis. With countless studies having categorically illustrated the potential benefits and applications of medical pot, its place in medicine is no longer a subject of debate.

FBI: Marijuana Arrests Rise For Third Straight Year, Outpace Arrests For All Violent Crimes


The total number of persons arrested in the United States for violating marijuana laws rose for the third consecutive year, according to data released by the US Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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How cannabis terpenes work on your body and mind


Learn how terpenes work on physiological and psychological pathways to influence the effects of your cannabis. The post How cannabis terpenes work on your body and mind appeared first on Leafly. Canada Health Science & Tech health terpenes wellness

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Majority of Virginians Favor Legalizing Marijuana


A University of Mary Washington survey shows 61 percent of Virginians favor legalizing the adult use of marijuana. Virginia attitudes, like American attitudes, are increasingly supportive of ending the failed policy of marijuana prohibition and replacing it with a legal marketplace in which products can be safely regulated for responsible consumers. “It comes as no surprise that a majority of Virginians support legalizing marijuana.

New Study Aims To Learn If Cannabis Can Help Treat Autism


The United States Department of Defense and GW Pharmaceuticals are collaborating on a new clinical trial at the Montefiore Medical Center in New York.

MPP (Marijuana Policy Project) Publishes Vapes Policy Paper: “Regulating Cannabis Oil Vaporizers”

Cannabis Law Report

Here’s their full statement. WASHINGTON, D.C. —

Integrating Medical Cannabis Into Your Health Regimen


Healthcare in the Western world is dominated by doctors, physician assistants, nurses and other professionals who practice “standard” medical care.

Is CBD an Endocannabinoid Reuptake Inhibitor?

Project CBD

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U.S. House Approves Marijuana Banking Bill

The Joint Blog

In a historic 321 to 103 vote, the United States House of Representatives has passed a bill to allow banks to work with marijuana businesses that are legal under state law. The measure now heads to the Senate, where its passage would send it to President Trump for consideration.

Pennsylvania: Expedited Pardon Process Now Available for Those with Low-Level Cannabis Convictions


Those with low-level marijuana convictions are being encouraged to seek pardons from state officials. The Pennsylvania Board of Pardons has created an expedited process to review and grant pardon applications for those with marijuana-related records.

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California vape maker Kushy Punch caught making illegal products


State officials suspect legal products were going out the front door, while illegal products slipped out the back. The post California vape maker Kushy Punch caught making illegal products appeared first on Leafly. Industry California vape safety

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Hemp is Driving Real Estate Action and It’s Not Just Farms

Canna Law Blog

It’s common to see articles these days related to the positive economic impacts of hemp legalization. Most of these articles focus on job creation, opportunities for farmers, or opportunities for businesses chasing the CBD craze.

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New Study To Test Effectiveness Of Cannabis Compound CBDV In Treating Autism

Puff Puff Post

Previous success from treating epilepsy with Cannabinoids now motivates doctors to investigate the plant’s effectiveness in treating symptoms of autism.

Nevada NORML Takes Washington, DC


Once again, Nevada NORML has remained hard at work, advocating for both patient access and rights as well as the criminal justice reform that this country desperately requires.

End-of-life hospital care in California could soon include cannabis


The California State Legislature unanimously approved SB305, titled “Ryan’s Law.” It’s now on its way to Governor Newsom, who is expected to sign it in the coming weeks. If all goes as predicted, it will come into effect on January 1, 2020.

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Cannabis Legalization: Canada vs. USA

Cannabis Life Network

When you compare cannabis legalization in Canada to how some American states are going about it. You’ll realize that the quality and price of Canadian cannabis is nowhere near the same level.

Water Rights Are Still a Major Concern for California Cannabis Operators

Canna Law Blog

Last week, the California Water Boards requested on Twitter to commercial cannabis cultivators in Mendocino, Trinity, and Humboldt Counties (the “Emerald Triangle”) that, “if you are among the 270 folks who receive a certified letter stating you lack appropriate permits, please respond to our Cannabis Compliance Response Portal.”

Oregon: After hemp crop tanks, CBD producer sues Oregon hemp seed seller for $44 million, lawsuit says

Cannabis Law Report

Oregon Live reports. A Kentucky-based company that produces CBD has filed a $44 million lawsuit against an Oregon company it claims sold it nearly worthless hemp seeds that ruined a massive 2019 crop.

Why has Leafly created a new visualization system for cannabis?


The indica/sativa paradigm is outdated. Learn why Leafly has created a new visualization system to help you find the best cannabis strain for you. The post Why has Leafly created a new visualization system for cannabis? appeared first on Leafly. Cannabis 101 cannabinoids Leafly terpenes

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4th annual Fore20 Golf Tourney Recap Video 2019

Cannabis Life Network

The official recap video of the 4th annual Fore20 Golf Tournament and Pop-Up Market is finally here!

On the Horizon: New Oregon Cannabis Regulations

Canna Law Blog

The 2019 Oregon legislative session resulted in the adoption of several new laws concerning cannabis. You can read our definitive list here , our preview of the session here and a mid-session update here.

NORML: FBI: Marijuana Arrests Rise For Third Straight Year, Outpace Arrests For All Violent Crimes

Cannabis Law Report

How did this happen ? NORML report. According to the FBI’s Uniform Crime Report, police made 663,367 arrests for marijuana-related violations in 2018. That total is more than 21 percent higher than the total number of persons arrested for the commission of violent crimes (521,103).

FBI: Cannabis arrests on the rise for 3rd year running


Law enforcement made an estimated 663,367 cannabis-related arrests in 2018, according to FBI data released this week, up from an estimated 659,700 the previous year. Most were for simple possession. The post FBI: Cannabis arrests on the rise for 3rd year running appeared first on Leafly.

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The lesser-known cannabis compounds

Cannabis Life Network

When most of us think about Cannabis, the two active substances that come to mind are THC and CBD. THC (short for tetrahydrocannabinol) is the prominent mind-altering component that gives cannabis most of its psychological changes.

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Seizures at School: Arizona Federal Court Says IDEA Protections Do Not Extend to Medical Cannabis Use

Canna Law Blog

We’ve written a lot about cannabis and the Controlled Substances Act. From immigration to waste dumping. From the Fair Labor Standards Act to the STATES Act , our articles run the gamut.

Zimbabwe Gazettes Regulated Cannabis For Approved Suppliers & Growers

Cannabis Law Report

The Harare Chronicle reports. GOVERNMENT has regularised the growing, processing and supply of industrial hemp (Cannabis) by farmers across the country for industrial purposes.

You’re Wrong, Governor: Vape Bans Will Only Make Things Worse


Airplanes are falling out of the sky, and governors respond by banning buses. The post You’re Wrong, Governor: Vape Bans Will Only Make Things Worse appeared first on Leafly. Health Politics Los Angeles massachusetts The Haymaker vape safety

Autism CARES Act Signed Into Law; Provides $1.8B in Funding for Autism Research and Services


1058: The Autism Collaboration, Accountability, Research, Education, and Support ( CARES ) Act of 2019 , or the Autism CARES Act of 2019 , was signed into law by the President on Monday (9/30/2019).