May, 2020

Virginia: Marijuana Decriminalization Takes Effect July 1

NORML

2020 Virginia General Assembly. Richmond, VA: Democratic Governor Ralph Northam has signed legislation ( Senate Bill 2 | House Bill 972 ) decriminalizing marijuana possession.

Cannabis, CBD & Anxiety

Project CBD

Managing anxiety is often the reason why people take cannabis or CBD products

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Psilocybin Mushrooms: The Next Cannabis?

Leafwell

Introduction. Broaching the subject of magic mushrooms as a form of therapy for psychiatric illnesses is not something one usually does in polite company. Yet, perhaps one sometimes should. It is, after all, something we here at Leafwell take a brief look at on our cannabis for addiction page.

Years after legalizing marijuana, voters see it as a huge success

Leafly

A new survey finds that most residents in adult-use states applaud the end of prohibition. The post Years after legalizing marijuana, voters see it as a huge success appeared first on Leafly.

Marijuana & COVID-19: New Study Preview

CannaMD

In a working draft of research prepared by Canadian scientists, study authors claim that their findings are “crucial for the future analysis of the effects of medical cannabis on COVID-19.”

US Virgin Islands Governor Reveals Final Version Of Proposed Cannabis Act

Cannabis Law Report

In a press release …… The Governor urged the 33 rd Legislature to act quickly on his proposed Cannabis Act legislation in order to shore … Read More. Cannabis Law News

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Endocannabinoids & Endocrine Disruptors

Project CBD

Do endocrine disruptors and other chemical pollutants wreak havoc by impairing the endocannabinoid system

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Will Most Medical Cannabis Consultations Start to Take Place Online?

Leafwell

Prior to the COVID-19 outbreak, many states throughout the United States required that a patient see a physician in-person before they could use telemedicine for future consultations. Now, an initial physical examination is not required to use telemedicine. From: [link] (Public Domain &#8211.

Cannabis banking reform included in latest Congressional COVID relief bill

Leafly

The SAFE Banking Act has been folded into the latest coronavirus relief measure. That's huge. The post Cannabis banking reform included in latest Congressional COVID relief bill appeared first on Leafly. Politics cannabis banking Congress COVID-19 SAFE Banking Act

Class Action Lawsuits Against Cannabis Companies Increase by 116%

Cannabis Life Network

Since legalization, many cannabis companies in Canada saw a rise in their stock price and interest from investors, but recent legal battles have slowed down the growth tremendously. In recent news, some of Canada’s biggest growers (cannabis companies) of cannabis have faced proposed U.S.

The Impact of COVID-19 on Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Program

MedicalJane

The Pennsylvania Department of Health announced in March that in light of the COVID-19 outbreak, it is taking steps to assist those who require access to medical marijuana. Under Gov.

Municipalities Moving Away from Marijuana Testing for Employees

NORML

Municipal officials in various cities nationwide are moving away from policies requiring marijuana testing for public employees. In the city of Rochester, council members approved municipal legislation on Tuesday barring pre-employment marijuana testing for non-safety sensitive city employees.

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Oceania: Cannabis Beckons in a Restive Region

Project CBD

the uneven progress of cannabis policy reform and economic prospects in Oceana

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Will Most Medical Cannabis Consultations Start to Take Place Online Via Telehealth?

Leafwell

Prior to the COVID-19 outbreak, many states throughout the United States required that a patient see a physician in-person before they could use telemedicine for future consultations. Now, an initial physical examination is not required to use telemedicine. From: [link] (Public Domain – CC0). Source.

Rest in peace Joesy Whales, co-creator of cannabis strain Original Glue

Leafly

Original Glue co-creator Joesy "Don" Whales passed away last week, leaving behind a legendary strain in the cannabis world. The post Rest in peace Joesy Whales, co-creator of cannabis strain Original Glue appeared first on Leafly. Strains & products gorilla glue obituary original-glue

How to say popular weed words and phrases in sign language

Cannabis Life Network

Have you ever wondered how to say popular weed words and phrases in sign language? If so, you are not the first! Thankfully, the American Sign Language is way ahead of us and has created a number of signs for the stoner community. This is awesome news for everyone!

NZ Draft Regulated Cannabis Legislation Has Been Published…. It’s New Zealand, Therefore It’s Sensible & Practical

Cannabis Law Report

The Cannabis Legalization and Control Bill is being described by business sources in the country as “world-leading” for provisions that would reserve market share for … Read More. Cannabis Law News

Analysis: Adult-Use Marijuana Legalization Associated with Tourism Spike

NORML

The enactment of adult-use cannabis legalization laws in Colorado and Washington is associated with increased tourism in both states, according to data published in the Journal of Regional Analysis & Policy.

Running Interference

Project CBD

Pesticide synergists block CB1 receptor signaling & alter THC metabolism

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Webinar: Leafwell & PotGuide Discuss The Impact of COVID-19 on Mental Health & Why Cannabis Can Help

Leafwell

Leafwell and PotGuide Are Hosting a Webinar on Medical Cannabis for Mental Health During the Coronavirus Pandemic – Join the Discussion on Facebook Here: [link] !

Los Angeles explosion shows perils of illicit cannabis market

Leafly

12 firefighters were injured in an explosion at a butane wholesaler serving the illegal market. The post Los Angeles explosion shows perils of illicit cannabis market appeared first on Leafly. Industry public safety

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Here are the best weed meme accounts for stoners to follow in 2020

Cannabis Life Network

We’ve compiled a list of the best weed meme accounts for stoners to follow in 2020 so you know which accounts to visit the next time you’re stoned. FunnyWeedMeme FunnyWeedMeme offers some of the funniest weed memes on the internet. Weed_Memess_ Looking for a good laugh?

Selling CBD Products? The U.S. Supreme Court Just Raised the Stakes on Trademark Claims

Canna Law Blog

Several months I wrote an article about CBD and false advertising under the Lanham Act and noted an important case on the docket of the U.S. Supreme Court concerning damages in trademark cases, Romag Fasteners, Inc. Fossil, Inc. Supreme Court Docket No. 18-1233).

A Founder Looks at 50: Hunter S. Thompson – a Natural Ally

NORML

NORML Founder Keith Stroup. For NORML’s 50th anniversary, every Friday we will be posting a blog from NORML’s Founder Keith Stroup as he reflects back on a lifetime as America’s foremost marijuana smoker and legalization advocate.

Can I Use My Medical Marijuana in States Where It’s Not Legal?

CannaMD

Planning a vacation should be fun. However, given rapidly evolving – and often complicated – laws surrounding medical marijuana, many patients feel overwhelmed. Is it okay to use legally purchased medical marijuana in states where it’s not legal?

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California Extends Expiration of Medical Marijuana Identification Cards

MedicalJane

California Gov. Newsom issued an executive order today that extends some critical deadlines that have been impacted by COVID-19. One of these extensions affects the expiration dates of some medical marijuana cards held by patients in California.

What is the best quantity for a dose of cannabis?

Leafly

With different methods of consumption and different potencies of flower, the amount of a standard dose of cannabis isn't clear. Cannabis is potent medicine and standardizing dosing will help both research and consumers. The post What is the best quantity for a dose of cannabis?

What’s the difference between marijuana and hemp?

Cannabis Life Network

You’ve probably seen a variety of products containing hemp being advertised and sold in regular stores, but never products containing marijuana. Although they are both from the cannabis family, there are important differences between marijuana and hemp that you should know. What is Hemp?

The Weedmaps Subpoena: Has the Feds’ Interest in the Cannabis Industry Really Shifted?

Canna Law Blog

Last October , Weedmaps, the well-known platform providing cannabis consumers with information related to cannabis products, online ordering, retail store and product listings, and consumer education, received a subpoena from the U.S.

A Founder Looks at 50: Keith Stroup on Starting NORML

NORML

On NORML’s 50th anniversary, NORML’s Founder Keith Stroup reflects back on a lifetime as America’s foremost marijuana smoker and legalization advocate. This is the first in a series of blogs on the history of NORML and the legalization movement. Starting NORML.

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Marijuana Edibles: Everything You Need to Know

CannaMD

Florida’s medical marijuana community may soon have access to edible forms of cannabis. After more than three years of delays, a finalized version of the Medical Cannabis Edibles rules was posted to the Florida Administrative Code , with an effective administrative date of March 16, 2020.