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Feds Fund CBD Research but Refuse to Consider THC Studies

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THC is unsuitable for treating pain, say officials, because of 'potential for abuse.' Unlike, say, Oxycontin or fentanyl. The post Feds Fund CBD Research but Refuse to Consider THC Studies appeared first on Leafly. Science & Tech research

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Some CBD vapes contain street drug instead of the real thing

Cannabis Life Network

Jay Jenkins says he hesitated when a buddy suggested they vape CBD. “It’ll relax you,” the friend assured. The vapour that Jenkins inhaled didn’t relax him. After two puffs, he ended up in a coma.

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Assistant Speaker Lujan Cosponsors The MORE Act and Introduces Cannabis Legislation

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Cultivating Wellness: A CBD User Survey

Project CBD

Who is using CBD and why? Despite the huge public interest in CBD products, and an endless stream of media stoking that fire, there have been limited efforts to figure out exactly how and why people are using this darling compound of the cannabis world

Vapes Spiked With Synthetic Drugs Show Dark Side of CBD Craze

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Some operators are cashing in on the CBD craze by substituting cheap and illegal synthetic cannabinoids for natural CBD in vapes and edibles such as gummy bears, an AP investigation has found. The post Vapes Spiked With Synthetic Drugs Show Dark Side of CBD Craze appeared first on Leafly.

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What Is CBDA (Cannabidiolic Acid) & What Are the Benefits of This Cannabinoid?

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Learn more about CBDA (cannabidiolic acid), one of many compounds produced by cannabis and hemp. The post What Is CBDA (Cannabidiolic Acid) & What Are the Benefits of This Cannabinoid? appeared first on Leafly. Science & Tech cannabinoids

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How Marijuana Affects The Body?

Otherside Farms

Weed is the evaporated and shredded parts of the cannabis plant. All parts of the plant make up weed, including the leaves, stem, blossoms, and seeds. Similarly, as with different prescriptions and methodology, Marijuana use can possibly bring both positive and negative impacts. .

Congress To Vote On Cannabis Banking Bill Next Week

NORML

Majority Leader Hoyer on Friday announced that members of the House are anticipated to hold a floor vote next week on The SAFE Banking Act (HR1595), which explicitly permits banks and other financial institutions to work directly with state-legal marijuana businesses.

How To Spot a Fake Vape Cartridge

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Pro tip: Only buy from state-licensed stores, and give the packaging and label extra scrutiny. The post How To Spot a Fake Vape Cartridge appeared first on Leafly. Health vape safety

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Ontario Ministry of Health Issues Statement Regarding Vape Illness

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Today, Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, released the following statement : “In light of the growing evidence, I have become increasingly concerned about the prevalence and possible health consequences of vaping , particularly as they affect our youth.

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Hemp-CBD Across State Lines: Indiana

Canna Law Blog

The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (“ 2018 Farm Bill ”) legalized hemp by removing the crop and its derivatives from the definition of marijuana under the Controlled Substances Act (“CSA”) and by providing a detailed framework for the cultivation of hemp.

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NORML Members Take DC by Storm

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Last week, NORML leaders and activists from across North America headed to our nation’s capital for the annual NORML Conference and Congressional Lobby Day. All we can say is, “WOW!”

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There Will Be Lawsuits: Legal Fallout From Vape Cart Crisis Is Coming

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With hundreds injured and seven possibly linked deaths, the vape cart crisis could lead to epic product liability battles. Here's what to expect. The post There Will Be Lawsuits: Legal Fallout From Vape Cart Crisis Is Coming appeared first on Leafly. Industry lawsuits vape safety

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$42 million loss in latest fiscal year – Ontario’s pot Crown corporation

Cannabis Life Network

TORONTO — Ontario Cannabis Retail Corp. lost $42 million in the latest fiscal year, according to newly released public documents.

Is Bankruptcy Protection on the Horizon for Cannabis Businesses?

Canna Law Blog

As most of us know, bankruptcy is just not an option for the cannabis industry or those even affiliated with it. To date, courts have generally ruled that debtors who work in the cannabis industry or derive meaningful income from cannabis activity (directly or indirectly) cannot use bankruptcy.

Associated Press: Many Commercially Marketed CBD Products Tainted With Psychoactive Adulterants

NORML

One-third of commercially marketed CBD products tested positive for the presence of synthetic, psychoactive adulterants while others tested negative for any presence of cannabidiol, according to an investigation by the Associated Press.

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Is Cannabis Ruining Your Teeth?

Leafly

A recent study found that cannabis smoking can lead to oral health issues. Here's what the science says, and how to avoid problems. The post Is Cannabis Ruining Your Teeth? appeared first on Leafly. Health wellness

The Heat Is Rising On The SAFE Act, Or Is it ?

Cannabis Law Report

This just in over the weekend from MJ Biz, “House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, a Maryland Democrat, intends to put the SAFE Banking Act to a vote before the end of September, a staff member confirmed to Marijuana Business Daily on Friday.” ” Our reading.

Major Changes to California Hemp Cultivation Laws are on the Horizon

Canna Law Blog

On September 11, 2019, the California Assembly approved SB-153 , a bill aimed at making significant changes to California’s hemp cultivation law.

New Hampshire is One Step Closer to Legalizing Medical Homegrow

NORML

The New Hampshire State House voted today to override Governor Sununu’s veto of HB364, a measure that would have allowed qualified patients to grow up to three mature plants and 12 seedlings, and to possess up to two ounces of home-grown medical cannabis. This provides relief for patients that are homebound or are otherwise unable to make it to a dispensary to obtain their medicine, and from the sometimes exorbitant costs of purchasing their medication from a retail store.

How Access to Cannabis Can Affect Mental Health Treatments

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Cannabis can be life-changing for people with PTSD, but depending on where you live, access to the plant can be complicated. The post How Access to Cannabis Can Affect Mental Health Treatments appeared first on Leafly. Health medical cannabis new jersey New York ptsd

From Colombia with Love: Commendable Cannabis Approaches from around the World

Cannabis Life Network

It’s been nearly a year since Canada lifted the federal ban on cannabis, but many issues around the production, distribution, sale and use of the plant remain hazy at best. Questions around personal cultivation, where to consume and the legal status of CBD and edibles are still looming.

Litigation Update: Who Decides Whether You Can Ship Hemp Through Idaho?

Canna Law Blog

Regular readers know that we are in the midst of presenting a 50-state series analyzing how each state treats hemp-derived cannabidiol (“Hemp CBD”). Recently we covered Idaho, which we neatly summarized as “probably the worst state in the country to get caught with hemp.”

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Washington, DC: Mayor Signs Order Expanding Workplace Protections for Cannabis Consumers

NORML

Mayor Muriel Bowser signed an order on Tuesday providing explicit protections for certain District employees who consume cannabis while away from the job. The new rules apply to all District government agencies under the direct administrative authority of the Mayor. Under the rules, many would-be employees will no longer face pre-employment drug screenings.

How to Protect Your Cannabis Crop From Rain

Leafly

When harvest approaches, so does the rainy season. Here's how to keep your buds fresh and healthy when storm clouds are on the horizon. The post How to Protect Your Cannabis Crop From Rain appeared first on Leafly. Growing growing tips

7 Things You Need to Know About Federal Marijuana Law

Otherside Farms

Several states across the country are legalizing marijuana, the federal government isn’t budging. Here are things you need to know about federal marijuana law. Guess what? Medical marijuana is actually legal in 21 states throughout the country.

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California’s Right to Farm Laws, Pesticide Drift, Wine and Weed

Canna Law Blog

California, like other states, has a Right to Farm Act that is intended to protect agricultural activity, and many counties have their own local right to farm ordinances as well.

Texas NORML Team Advocates in DC

NORML

This year the Texas delegation at the 2019 NORML Conference and Lobby Day grew exponentially! We had a group of seven advocates that made the trip up to Washington, DC. Here is how our visit went: We started off the activities on Sunday by participating in the Leadership Certification where we learned from staff about best practices.

McConnell Urges Faster FDA Regulation of CBD Products

Leafly

The plan would provide a measure of certainty for both CBD businesses, which operate in a regulatory vacuum, and consumers struggling to find a safe source of CBD in a market flooded with products. The post McConnell Urges Faster FDA Regulation of CBD Products appeared first on Leafly.

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Amid back and forth court filings, DOH not issuing medical cannabis cards to non-residents

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

The issue of whether non-residents of New Mexico can enroll in the state’s Medical Cannabis Program is still not settled. A flurry of three motions were filed in three days in a civil case over whether non-New Mexico residents are eligible for state medical cannabis cards.

Law.com Feature On Quinn Emanuel’s Plan to Dominate Cannabis Litigation

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