2019

Cannabis and the Immune System: A Complex Balancing Act

Project CBD

A new wave of research points toward cannabinoids having an adaptive, immunomodulating effect, rather than just suppressing immune activity

What Is the MORE Act, and How Could It Change Marijuana Policy Forever?

NORML

Click here to send a message to your Representative now! The MORE Act, which was introduced to the US Congress last month, would completely decriminalize marijuana at the federal level.

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Higher Education: The Top Universities Offering Cannabis Degrees

Leafly

With the cannabis industry booming, employers are looking for highly skilled labor. Check out these US universities offering degrees in cannabis. The post Higher Education: The Top Universities Offering Cannabis Degrees appeared first on Leafly. Industry Education schools

Rep. Lee: I Just Introduced The Marijuana Justice Act

NORML

Congresswoman Barbara Lee represents California’s 13th district.

House Passes Cannabis Banking Bill in Historic Vote

Leafly

A strong vote, 321-103, moves cannabis banking reform over a major hurdle. Now it's the Senate's turn. The post House Passes Cannabis Banking Bill in Historic Vote appeared first on Leafly. Politics banking Congress

Scientists Sue DEA as it Drags its Feet and Hampers Cannabis Research

WeedAdvisor

It comes as a surprise to absolutely no one that the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is not a fan of drugs or legalization.

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Project CBD releases special report on synthetic cannabinoids and vaping-related lung injuries

Project CBD

The jury is out on the culprit(s) behind the recent outbreak of vaping related lung injury. In this special report, Project CBD Chief Science Writer Adrian Devitt-Lee suggests that synthetic cannabinoids could be partially responsible

FDA Sends Warning Letters to Multiple Companies for Illegally Marketing CBD Products

NORML

Representatives of the US Food and Drug Administration issued warning letters on Monday to multiple companies for marketing CBD-specific products in ways that violate federal law. The agency issued warning letters to 15 commercial entities.

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Project CBD Releases Special Report on Synthetic Cannabinoids & Vaping-Related Lung Injuries

Project CBD

The jury is out on the culprit(s) behind the recent outbreak of vaping related lung injury. In this special report, Project CBD ’s Chief Science writer, Adrian Devitt-Lee, suggests that synthetic cannabinoids could be partially responsible

Survey: Pain Patients Often Report Substituting Cannabis for Opioids

NORML

Some four in ten adults who reported using both marijuana and opioids within the past year acknowledge either decreasing or ceasing their consumption of opioids as a result of substituting cannabis, according to an analysis of survey data published in the journal PLOS One.

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

Leafly

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

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What Are The Benefits Of Medical Marijuana?

Greencamp

If ever a subject was considered controversial, it has to be the legalization, potential benefits and dangers of the use. Continue Reading. The post What Are The Benefits Of Medical Marijuana? appeared first on Greencamp. Health

Cannabis May Enhance Cognition and Memory

FloridaMarijuana.net

In 2017, researcher Andreas Zimmer of the University of Bonn in Germany published his study titled Cannabis reverses aging process in the brain. The results of the study were published in Natural Medicine , a peer-reviewed medical journal.

Study: Marijuana Provided For FDA-Approved Clinical Research Genetically Similar to Hemp

NORML

Marijuana grown by the University of Mississippi for clinical research purposes is genetically divergent from strains of cannabis commercially available in retail markets, according to an analysis prepared by researchers at the University of Northern Colorado.

Is Vaping Cannabis Safe? What You Need to Know.

Ellementa

Given recent events reported in the news about illness, lung damage and deaths from vaping , we wanted to provide you with information about vaping cannabis. We’ve been proponents of vaping over smoking cannabis for a few years now.

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NORML Testifies to End Employment Discrimination of MMJ Patients in DC

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On Wednesday, September 25th, 2019, NORML testified at the DC Council Committee on Labor and Workforce Development in support of B23-0309 , the “Medical Marijuana Program Patient Employment Protection Amendment Act of 2019”, which seeks to expand workplace protections for medical cannabis patients in the District of Columbia.

Unions Blowing Smoke with "Green Lung" Myth

MJ Business Attorneys

What is ‘green lung’? Is cultivating marijuana to blame, or something else?

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Federal Report: Youth Marijuana Use Steadily Declining

NORML

The self-reported use of marijuana by teenagers continues to decline nationally, according to federal data reported by the United States Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

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Now This: Martin Lee and the CBD Revolution

Project CBD

Transcript: [This activist is the reason you know about CBD. Now he’s telling the history behind the cannabinoid

Cannabis and Alzheimer’s Disease: The Compelling Evidence

Cannabis Cheri

Pin This! Guest post by Lanny Swerdlow, RN, LNC. When it comes to cannabis and Alzheimer’s disease, marijuana can not only help treat the symptoms of this devastating disease, it just might prevent it from ever happening in the first place!

Cannabis for Raynaud Syndrome

Leafwell

Raynaud syndrome (aka Raynaud’s phenomenon, Raynaud’s disease or simply Raynaud’s) is a relatively common condition, yet many people know little about it.

Clark County Sheriff’s Office says no to cannabis revenue

Cannabis Chronicles

If the Clark County Council moves forward and lifts its ban on recreational cannabis businesses in unincorporated areas, it’s expected to generate hundreds of thousands of dollars in additional revenue from taxes on the drug. But the Clark County Sheriff’s Office wants none of it.

Cannabis IQ drop is a myth, new twin study confirms

Leafly

A new twin study finds that genetic and environmental factors—not cannabis—drove IQ down over time. The post Cannabis IQ drop is a myth, new twin study confirms appeared first on Leafly. Health Science & tech IQ research

Cannabis Terpenes, Part 1

FloridaMarijuana.net

As cannabis becomes more mainstream, more accepted as a medicine and more utilized worldwide, the plants’ botany and chemical makeup are being researched and dissected.

The FDA Issues Hemp-CBD Warning Letters and a Consumer Update

Canna Law Blog

The Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) had a busy Monday this week. On November 25, the agency issued warning letters to 15 businesses selling hemp-derived CBD (“Hemp-CBD”) products as unapproved drugs. The FDA also released updated consumer guidance on Hemp-CBD. Warning Letters.

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Can Cannabis Be Used To Treat Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)?

Greencamp

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder that affects 1 in every 10 women of childbearing age, from 15. Continue Reading. The post Can Cannabis Be Used To Treat Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)? appeared first on Greencamp. Health

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.

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Why Legal Marijuana Does Not End The Illegal Market

MJ Business Attorneys

Areas that have approved the sale of cannabis still deal with a “gray market” where legal and illegal marijuana markets coexist. It is a scenario that frustrates legal cannabis businesses and law enforcement alike.

HISTORIC: A bill to end marijuana prohibition just passed

NORML

Today, you were a part of making history. The House Judiciary Committee just approved the MORE Act on a bipartisan vote of 24-10. This is legislation that tens-of-thousands advocated for by sending messages, making phone calls, and meeting with lawmakers in DC and district offices.

It's Never Too Late to Start Using Medical Cannabis

Project CBD

Cannabis geriatrics and age-related pathologies were major topics at this year’s International Association of Cannabinoid Medicines. Seniors are currently the fastest-growing demographic of cannabis users worldwide, but is cannabis safe for the elderly? What might be the benefits

Pain Management: Why Cannabis Provides a Safer Alternative to NSAIDs

Cannabis Cheri

Guest Post by Lanny Swerdlow, RN, LNC. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are used daily by over 17 million Americans to treat headaches, arthritis, sports injuries, menstrual cramps and a litany of other debilitating ailments.