October, 2021

House Veterans Affairs Committee To Consider Marijuana Research Bill

NORML

The House Veterans Affairs Committee (HVAC) will conduct a legislative hearing on Wednesday, October 13th, which will include consideration of the bipartisan VA Cannabis Research Act of 2021, HR 2916.

Cannabis Therapy for Headaches

Project CBD

New studies explore the analgesic effects of cannabis in migraine sufferers and the potential roles of THC , terpenes, and inflammation

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9 Benefits of Cannabis Edibles

Leafwell

With all the marijuana gummy bears and cookies available now, it might seem like they’re a relatively new invention.

Survey: 60% of cannabis users want to get high with a grandparent

Leafly

According to a survey conducted by edibles company Azuca, the majority of respondents "believe cannabis is the future of pain management.". The post Survey: 60% of cannabis users want to get high with a grandparent appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle consumption health holidays surveys wellness

Where the Money Grows: Learning the Industry Trends in Medical Cannabis, Recreational Marijuana, Hemp, and Beyond

Speaker: Jonathan Bench, International Cannabis and Securities Business Attorney at Harris Bricken

The U.S. cannabis industry is still in its infancy, even though states began engaging with legalization in one form or another in the late 1990s. Today, many opportunities exist for individuals and businesses that want to engage in the industry. Join international cannabis and securities business attorney Jonathan Bench as he provides some pitfalls and best practices for companies & individuals looking to engage with the U.S. cannabis marketplace.

CBG ‘very helpful’ when treating medical conditions, first survey of its kind finds

The Cannigma

The majority of people who use the cannabinoid cannabigerol (CBG) for medical reasons find it to be helpful or very helpful in treating a variety of health conditions, according to the findings of a recent survey.

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Virginia: Officials Seal Over 64,000 Misdemeanor Marijuana Distribution Convictions

NORML

333,886 simple marijuana possession conviction records were previously sealed after the state enacted a measure in 2020 to decriminalize low-level marijuana possession offenses. The post Virginia: Officials Seal Over 64,000 Misdemeanor Marijuana Distribution Convictions appeared first on NORML.

Alzheimer's Disease & the Endocannabinoid System

Project CBD

CBD , THC , and other cannabinoids show promise for treating neurodegeneration and improving cognitive function

Is Homegrown Marijuana Better than Dispensary-Bought?

Leafwell

In many states, medical cannabis patients can legally grow their cannabis. It’s one of the many perks of being a medical cardholder, along with paying lower sales tax and having priority access to products.

What is HHC?

Leafly

The latest hemp-derived cannabinoid has a lot of potential, but invites many questions, too. The post What is HHC? appeared first on Leafly. Cannabis 101 Strains & products cannabinoids Hemp hemp derived HHC

How to make cannabis cocktails

The Cannigma

Yield: Each recipe below makes a single cannabis cocktail. The cannabis infusion recipe makes a single 750ml bottle of cannabis-infused liquor Cook/prep time: 2-3 hours to make cannabis infusion. 3-4 hours if decarboxylation has not been performed. Mixing the cocktail only takes a few moments.

How to make CBD infused bath bombs

Cannabis Life Network

You may be more familiar with taking CBD orally. However, with CBD products’ popularity, there’s a huge variety in products, including lotions and balms.

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Study: Cannabis Use Disorder Diagnosis Associated with Greater Risk of COVID Breakthrough Infections

NORML

NORML’s Deputy Director Paul Armentano said that study “raises more questions than it answers,” but also cautioned that its findings should not yet be extrapolated to the cannabis consuming population as a whole.

Death Trap: Human Rights Abuses & Drug War Casualties at Riker's Island

Project CBD

Cannabis is now legal in New York City, but smoking it could be lethal if you’re black, poor and on parole

Cannabis Company Takes California to Court Over Taxes

Leafwell

It’s no secret that the cannabis black market is booming in California despite the presence of a completely legal recreational market. The black market is also known as the “traditional market” because that’s how cannabis was traditionally sold until recently.

Why do states allow legal weed but not homegrowing?

Leafly

Even in states that have legalized some form of weed, there remains a stigma on allowing individuals to grow a couple of plants for themselves. Learn about what's stopping them and the harsh penalties they impose. The post Why do states allow legal weed but not homegrowing? appeared first on Leafly.

Mind Medicine (Australia) International Summit on Psychedelic Therapies for Mental Illness 19 and 20 November 2021

Cannabis Law Report

Here’s all the details on their upcoming conference. It’s got some big hitters. International Summit on Psychedelic Therapies for Mental Illness. 19 and 20 November 2021. DAY 1: FRIDAY 19TH NOVEMBER. 8:45am – 9:15am (AEDT).

How Cannabis Changed Mike Tyson’s Life

Cannabis Life Network

Tyson Ranch broke ground in 2017 in the middle of the California desert. It was good timing. Proposition 64 had freshly legalized cannabis for recreational use in the state. When Tyson is being asked about his corporate vision or business savvy, he inevitably gets personal.

Connecticut: Medical Marijuana Home Grow Law Takes Effect

NORML

Patients who are registered with the state’s medical cannabis access program may now legally grow cannabis for their own personal use. The post Connecticut: Medical Marijuana Home Grow Law Takes Effect appeared first on NORML. Medical Marijuana Connecticut home cultivation

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How to make cannabis coffee

The Cannigma

Yield: 1-4 cups of coffee Prep time: Minutes if the infusion is already ready. If not, prep time should take 1-3 hours. For hundreds of years the plant has been cultivated in some of the most beautiful and remote backcountries of Asia, Africa, and the Americas.

What Are Cannabis Edibles?

Leafwell

What is edible cannabis, and what do you need to know about ingestibles? If you’ve ever wondered, “why eat weed?” ” we have the answers in this complete guide to marijuana edibles.

5 ways to use extra weed

Leafly

Harvest time yields an abundance of bud that you can transform in many ways. Find out what to do when you have way too much weed. The post 5 ways to use extra weed appeared first on Leafly. Cannabis 101 DIY flower harvest hash rosin tinctures

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California: Dispensary sues South Lake Tahoe over license revocation

Cannabis Law Report

A marijuana dispensary is suing the city of South Lake Tahoe, California, after the city council revoked its cannabis and businesses licenses for failing to open on time — a delay the business blames on the COVID-19 pandemic. Reports the Dispatch Argus. They write.

What’s best for Sleep? THC vs. CBD vs. CBN

United Patients Group

When it comes to using cannabis for sleep , cannabinol (CBN) is probably the best cannabinoid to go with. Compared to cannabidiol (CBD), CBN has very powerful sleep-inducing properties. CBN can improve both the length and the quality of sleep.

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South Dakota: Legislative Committee Votes to Rescind Home Grow Rights From State’s Medical Cannabis Access Law

NORML

Subcommittee members decided 6 to 4 to eliminate the ability for qualified patients to home-cultivate marijuana.

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How to make a delicious cannabis smoothie

The Cannigma

Yield: 2 smoothies Cook/prep time: 5 minutes if the infusion is already made. Can be one hour to several hours if an infusion must be made first. Fresh fruit, ice-cold milk, a cool breeze, and just the right amount of THC sounds like the perfect recipe for a great summer afternoon.

Leafwell’s Most Popular Medical Cannabis Articles of September 2021

Leafwell

Did you miss any of the educational blogs about medical cannabis and what it means to be a medical marijuana patient in the US? Here’s our round-up of the best article we published in September 2021. Click through to read each piece: What are the benefits of cannabis oils and tinctures?

How to make a budtending career a reality

Leafly

Budtending is a great way to get into the cannabis industry, but what's the best way to become a budtender? The post How to make a budtending career a reality appeared first on Leafly. Industry Lifestyle budtending cannabis jobs medical marijuana recreational marijuana

How toxic is a vape pen and how do lab tests find out

Cannabis Life Network

Vape injuries occurred in 2019 because of THC adulterated with tocopherols (a vitamin derivative.) To prevent some issues before market, a lab can test cannabis oil for certain contaminants to determine how toxic a vape pen is. But how does a lab quantify a stream of aerosolized vapor or smoke?

High & Polite Article: What Happens If You’re Caught Growing Magic Mushrooms In The UK?

Cannabis Law Report

This is what’s going down in the UK re the criminal penalties for Magic Mushroom growers in the UK. Thankyou High & Polite. Did you know that, not so long ago, magic mushrooms used to be legal in the UK so long as they were fresh? That’s right.

Mississippi: Governor Still Hasn’t Called a Special Session to Address Medical Marijuana

NORML

It's been weeks since the initial request, and the governor continues to stall. The post Mississippi: Governor Still Hasn’t Called a Special Session to Address Medical Marijuana appeared first on NORML. Medical Marijuana 2021 medical marijuana Mississippi