Sat.Sep 14, 2019 - Fri.Sep 20, 2019

Feds Fund CBD Research but Refuse to Consider THC Studies

Leafly

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

NORML

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

Leafly

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?

Leafly

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. .

Why Dr. Sue Sisley Sued the DEA for Stonewalling Cannabis Research

NORML

We also spoke with her attorneys, who explained why they believed the DEA broke the law by holding up long-promised medical marijuana research licenses. Dr. Sue Sisley. I first met Dr. Sue Sisley in person when she spoke in Las Vegas a few years ago.

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How to Keep Your Electric Atomizer Ready to Rip

Leafly

Vapor.com wants cannabis users to make sure their e-rigs are always ready to rip. Use these tips to keep electric atomizers, like the KandyPens Oura, clean and ready for your next session. The post How to Keep Your Electric Atomizer Ready to Rip appeared first on Leafly.

Ontario Ministry of Health Issues Statement Regarding Vape Illness

Puff Puff Post

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.

$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.

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.

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.

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.

NORML Members Take DC by Storm

NORML

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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How To Spot a Fake Vape Cartridge

Leafly

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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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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Are Canadian Conservatives actually conservative?

Cannabis Life Network

This article about conservatives was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information is available on the original site. Author: Jerome Gessaroli, Instructor, School of Business, B.C.

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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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

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.

BC Bud is losing out to Alberta

Cannabis Life Network

It wasn’t too long ago that BC was the undisputed capital of cannabis in Canada. The province is famous for having some of the best growers in the world, and it’s the home of BC Bud, after all.

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.

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

Leafly

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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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.

Shambhala 2019 with Kass and Honey

Cannabis Life Network

Feel the Shambalove as Kass and Honey check out the Shambhala Music Festival for the first time and get “welcomed home” by their new “family”. On August 9-12, we sent correspondents Kass and Honey to Shambhala, one of Canada’s longest-running electronic festivals, at the Salmo River Ranch in BC.

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 Access to Cannabis Can Affect Mental Health Treatments

Leafly

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

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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