Making Medical Cannabis History

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In the recent annals of medical cannabis history, a defining moment came in 2013 when CNN a reported on the seemingly miraculous antiseizure effects of CBD

Where do dabs come from? A history of cannabis extracts

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The History of Medical Marijuana

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Most ancient cultures have realized and documented cannabis’ therapeutic applications, allowing us to trace a 6,000-year-old history of medical marijuana. The post The History of Medical Marijuana appeared first on Greencamp.

Declaring cannabis ‘essential’ marks a watershed moment in history

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The post Declaring cannabis ‘essential’ marks a watershed moment in history appeared first on Leafly. Once criminal, now essential: How the COVID-19 pandemic forced public officials to get real about marijuana.

Women and weed: A history of cannabis and women’s health

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The post Women and weed: A history of cannabis and women’s health appeared first on Leafly. Discover all the ways women have used cannabis for pain for thousands of years. Health cannabis health pregnancy Women

Hemp Industries Association? announces Hemp History Week

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The 11th annual campaign will focus on consumer education and year-round efforts. The Hemp Industries Association announces Hemp Week, the official rebrand of the 11th … Read More.

The History of Cannabis in Medicine

Cannabis Law Report

The history of cannabis in medicine. For many years, marijuana has been perceived to be an intoxicating or hallucinogenic drug for stoners and hippies who often lay around to smoke dope to the impairment of their intellectual function.

Cannabis in Russia – Laws, Use, and History

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The post Cannabis in Russia – Laws, Use, and History appeared first on Sensi Seeds Blog. It’s illegal to possess, sell or grow cannabis in Russia.

Cannabis in Japan – Laws, Use, and History

Sensi Seeds

The post Cannabis in Japan – Laws, Use, and History appeared first on Sensi Seeds Blog. Prior to 1948, cannabis was widely cultivated in Japan. It was valued for its practical uses in making textiles and rope, for example, and as an integral part of religious and spiritual practices. With the introduction of the Cannabis Control Law by US officials its use, sale and growth became banned in the country. Now cannabis use is deeply frowned upon.

Cannabis in India – Laws, Use, and History

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The post Cannabis in India – Laws, Use, and History appeared first on Sensi Seeds Blog. Cannabis has been illegal in India since 1985. Despite this fact, it’s still widely used across the country, and is valued not only as a social pastime, but also as an integral part of some religious practices. Indeed, cannabis use is mentioned in The Vedas (the Hindu sacred text) and Shiva is sometimes referred to as the ‘Lord of Bhang’.

Criminal History and Hemp Licensing Under the USDA Interim Hemp Rules

Canna Law Blog

Today we address disqualifying criminal history for the purpose of participating in the hemp industry. Applications for a producer license – whether submitted to the USDA, a State, or a Tribe – must be accompanied by a completed criminal history report for each key participant.

Cannabis in Uzbekistan – Laws, Use, and History

Sensi Seeds

The post Cannabis in Uzbekistan – Laws, Use, and History appeared first on Sensi Seeds Blog. Uzbekistan’s cannabis laws are among the strictest in Central Asia. Even using cannabis can be punished with a three-year prison sentence. The country also has issues with drug trafficking, as smugglers pass through the porous border from Afghanistan. The underfunded counter-narcotics department struggles to keep the problem under control.

Cannabis in Namibia – Laws, Use, and History

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The post Cannabis in Namibia – Laws, Use, and History appeared first on Sensi Seeds Blog. In 2006, Namibia’s government made changes to their cannabis laws. Now, prison sentences of up to 40 years are in place for offences, though in practice, these are seldom used for cannabis-related crimes. Despite the risk of imprisonment, the drug is still commonly used across the country, and trafficking along the borders is a serious issue.

Why Music Loves Marijuana: A Little Bit of History

The Joint Blog

But to be sure that this thing really works as well as testimonies claim that it does, some history and science research on the matter is in order. Brief History of Cannabis and Music Let’s look at what musicians of the past had to say about cannabis.

The Consequences of Not Studying History

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Let’s digress and provide some history on the meeting. George Santayana may have gotten it right when he said, “ Those that do not study history are condemned to repeat its mistakes ”. AUTHOR: “Jordan Zoot. “ aBIZinaBOX Inc.,

Cannabis in Mozambique – Laws, Use, and History

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The post Cannabis in Mozambique – Laws, Use, and History appeared first on Sensi Seeds Blog. Cannabis is illegal in Mozambique, and being caught selling it can result in a prison sentence. Despite this risk, it’s still widely used and grown.

Cannabis History: How Cannabis Came to America

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The post Cannabis History: How Cannabis Came to America appeared first on Sensi Seeds Blog. The prehistory of cannabis in the Americas is really a mystery that has not yet been fully explained. In order to do so, it is important to analyse man's relationship with the plant since ancient times. While many people believe Christopher Columbus brought cannabis to the Americas, there is evidence that cannabis was on the continent long before his arrival.

Cannabis in Tajikistan – Laws, Use, and History

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The post Cannabis in Tajikistan – Laws, Use, and History appeared first on Sensi Seeds Blog. Tajikistan lies across one of the largest drug smuggling routes in the world, as it shares a border with Afghanistan. It also has a hashish industry of its own. However, cannabis is illegal in the country, and with the death penalty in place for serious drugs-related crimes (such as large-scale smuggling), it’s a risky business to be in.

BREAKING: Bill To End Marijuana Prohibition Passes Key Committee

NORML

“This is a truly historic moment in our nation’s political history. Now that Chairman Nadler has moved the MORE Act through committee, it is time for the full House to vote and have every member of Congress show their constituents which side of history they stand on.”

7 Women Writers From History You Didn’t Know Liked Cannabis

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The post 7 Women Writers From History You Didn’t Know Liked Cannabis appeared first on Leafly. For centuries, cannabis has inspired many women writers. Check out which of the classics were fueled by cannabis. Lifestyle Women women in cannabis

Cannabis in Florida – Laws, Use, and History

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The post Cannabis in Florida – Laws, Use, and History appeared first on Sensi Seeds Blog. Medicinal cannabis is legal in Florida, but recreational cannabis, at present, is not. Various representatives have attempted to pass bills to make cannabis use legal, but so far, they have been met with opposition. As such, the penalties for possessing or selling the drug remain severe, with prison sentences in place for even minor offences.

History of the medicinal use of cannabis

Alchimia

The post History of the medicinal use of cannabis appeared first on Alchimia blog. Cannabis or marijuana has been accompanying mankind for more than 10,000 years, which has found the myriad of uses of this plant, either at recreational, medicinal or industrial level.

A global history of cannabis edibles

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Buckle in for an eye-opening history lesson on how we’ve been eating cannabis for millennia. The post A global history of cannabis edibles appeared first on Leafly. Canada Lifestyle edibles history

Cannabis in Illinois – Laws, Use, and History

Sensi Seeds

The post Cannabis in Illinois – Laws, Use, and History appeared first on Sensi Seeds Blog. In 2019, Illinois became the eleventh US state to legalise recreational cannabis use. As of 2020, individuals can possess up to 30 grams of cannabis flowers, which can be purchased from licenced vendors and dispensaries. Cannabis cultivation is still illegal though, unless it’s for medicinal purposes, and the grower has a Medical Marijuana card.

Cannabis in Colorado – Laws, Use, and History

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The post Cannabis in Colorado – Laws, Use, and History appeared first on Sensi Seeds Blog. In 2014, Colorado legalised recreational cannabis use. Now, individuals can purchase cannabis from a licenced retailer, as long as the amount doesn’t exceed one ounce (28 grams). This law has resulted in a reduction in medicinal cannabis users (as it’s easier to obtain from a retailer than a doctor), and interestingly, fewer younger people are using it too.

A History of Marijuana Use is Associated With Lower BMI in Those 60+, Says Study

The Joint Blog

According to a newly released study those who are 60 years of age or older who have a history of marijuana use generally have a lower body mass index (BMI) than those who do not have a history of marijuana use.

Cannabis in Nevada – Laws, Use, and History

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The post Cannabis in Nevada – Laws, Use, and History appeared first on Sensi Seeds Blog. Nevada legalised recreational use of cannabis in 2017. Now, adults over the age of 21 can legally purchase up to one ounce of cannabis from a state-licenced retailer; or if there isn’t a retailer near their property, they can grow up to six plants at home. However, there are rules in place. For example, public use is forbidden and will incur a fine.

Cannabis in Michigan – Laws, Use, and History

Sensi Seeds

The post Cannabis in Michigan – Laws, Use, and History appeared first on Sensi Seeds Blog. In 2018, Michigan became the 10th state to legalise recreational cannabis use in the US. Medicinal cannabis was legalised back in 2008. Michigan also permits the cultivation of up to 12 cannabis plants in private residences, which is the highest amount in any ‘legal’ state. However, if grown outside, plants must be locked up and out of sight.

Cannabis in Jamaica – Laws, Use, and History

Sensi Seeds

The post Cannabis in Jamaica – Laws, Use, and History appeared first on Sensi Seeds Blog. Jamaica is often associated with cannabis use. However, until 2015, the law stated that prison sentences could be given to those caught with even a small amount of the drug. Now, cannabis use has been decriminalised, and Rastafarians are free to use it as part of their religious practices. Jamaica’s medicinal cannabis market is also starting to grow.

Cannabis in Djibouti – Laws, Use, and History

Sensi Seeds

The post Cannabis in Djibouti – Laws, Use, and History appeared first on Sensi Seeds Blog. Djibouti’s cannabis laws are harsh, with prison sentences in place for use, sale and cultivation of the plant. The country has particularly arid conditions, which makes cannabis farming tricky, but Djibouti’s people have a greater preoccupation – khat. This stimulant is still legal in the country, and locals spend as much as 40% of their income on it.

Cannabis in Turkmenistan – Laws, Use, and History

Sensi Seeds

The post Cannabis in Turkmenistan – Laws, Use, and History appeared first on Sensi Seeds Blog. Even after gaining its independence from Russia, Turkmenistan upheld its tough stance on cannabis. To this day, the penalties for using, selling or growing cannabis are stiff, with lengthy prison sentences in place even for limited personal use. The terrible prison conditions also act as a powerful deterrent for Turkmenistan’s people.

Cannabis in Zambia – Laws, Use, and History

Sensi Seeds

The post Cannabis in Zambia – Laws, Use, and History appeared first on Sensi Seeds Blog. Zambia has the third highest number (per capita) of cannabis users in the world while having some of the harshest laws. Even being caught with 0.5 grams is punishable with a prison sentence, and being arrested for trafficking can result in up to 25 years behind bars. However, some prominent figures are calling for its legalisation.

USA: Red Lake Nation makes history as it passes medical marijuana referendum

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First tribal nation in Minnesota to vote in favor of medical cannabis. Reports the Duluth News Tribune. RED LAKE RESERVATION — Members of Red Lake … Read More. Medical Cannabis News

History As UK Imports First Legal Bulk Cannabis Shipments

Cannabis Law Report

A landmark moment for the UK’s cannabis industry occurred this week when the first bulk shipments of marijuana were imported into Britain since legislation changed in November.

Bay Area Women in Cannabis Celebrate International Women’s Day And Women’s History Month

Canna Newswire

niak who campaigned to get the US Government to recognize International Women’s Day and introduced the first bill in the history of the U.S. The post Bay Area Women in Cannabis Celebrate International Women’s Day And Women’s History Month appeared first on Canna Newswire.

Middle-class gang violence in B.C. breaks from history with higher stakes

Cannabis Life Network

breaks from history with higher stakes appeared first on Cannabis News | Lifestyle Tips | Expert Opinions | Stocks. VANCOUVER — Police officer Keiron McConnell had been on the job four months. When a call crackled over the radio about a stolen vehicle.

Chronic Chronology: Great Moments in 4/20 History

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Fire one up and hop on the bus for a detour-laden timeline of 4/20 throughout cannabis history. The post Chronic Chronology: Great Moments in 4/20 History appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle Politics 420 activism history legalization legislation