May, 2022

Delaware Legislature Approves Legislation to Remove All Penalties for Adult Marijuana Possession

NORML

The Delaware State Senate approved legislation to remove all criminal and civil penalties for adult possession of marijuana. In a 13-7-1 vote, the state’s upper chamber voted to pass HB 371, which legalized the possession of up to one ounce of marijuana for individuals aged 21 or older.

CBD & THC for Traumatic Brain Injury

Project CBD

CBD and THC reduce tissue damage and trauma caused by a closed head injury

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What is linalool & what does this cannabis terpene do?

Leafly

Linalool is an aromatic terpene with the potential of enhancing the medicinal effects of cannabis. Learn all about linalool and its therapeutic benefits. The post What is linalool & what does this cannabis terpene do? appeared first on Leafly. Science & tech strains terpenes

Reimaging weed: what if cannabis was treated like wine? 

The Cannigma

Cannabis has been around humans for millennia. In that time it has served many purposes, as an industrial crop, religious rite, and source of entertainment. But despite the importance of hemp in the developing world, cannabis has not enjoyed the widespread acceptance of a substance like wine.

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.

6 terpene profiles replace Indica and Sativa in new Emerald Cup classes

Cannabis Life Network

It’s high time to smoke out the old Indica and Sativa descriptions at cannabis cups. Consumers deserve to know more about the plant than the structure it took on in life.

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NORML PAC Endorsed John Fetterman Wins PA Senate Primary in Landslide

NORML

NORML PAC endorsed US Senate candidate John Fetterman won the state’s Democratic primary by a large margin. . The post NORML PAC Endorsed John Fetterman Wins PA Senate Primary in Landslide appeared first on NORML. ACTIVISM John Fetterman legalization NORML Pennsylavnia Senate

CBD, the Promiscuous Cannabinoid

Project CBD

New research explores the versatile therapeutic potential of CBD for depression, substance abuse, and antibiotic-resistant infections

Thailand is giving away 1 million cannabis plants to celebrate new homegrow laws

Leafly

Residents can grow medical cannabis at home, and companies can produce CBD and hemp products that have less than.2% On June 9, Thailand residents will be allowed to grow as many medical cannabis plants as they like in their own homes.

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Terpenes in Cannabis: A Patient Overview

United Patients Group

As a superfood, cannabis shares a lot of the same healing substances that other healing plants do. For example, cannabis contains phytonutrients just like sulforaphane-rich broccoli sprouts and resveratrol-heavy dark berries do.

Elon Musk On Psychedelics and Big Pharma

Cannabis Life Network

Elon Musk is challenging the establishment again as he tweets about psychedelics and big pharma. He tweeted that an antidepressant, Wellbutrin, is not safe and should be pulled off the market. He then touted the benefits of psychedelics in alleviating mental health problems.

Everything You Need To Know About Full Spectrum Distillates

Otherside Farms

As weed becomes increasingly legal, the economy that surrounds it grows.

Legalization Advocates in Missouri, South Dakota Turn in Signatures for November Ballot Campaigns

NORML

State officials must now conduct an official assessment of the signature petitions and verify their authenticity before determining whether the two measures will appear on the November ballot.

Glutamate, A Love Story

Project CBD

Get to know a neurotransmitter: Glutamate’s centrality to the nervous system makes it a key nexus for a huge number of diseases

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Ex-Jungle Boys workers claim gender bias, stolen wages, and poor conditions

Leafly

A civil suit against the California operators alleges 'boys-only' culture; company says plaintiffs were fired for cause. The post Ex-Jungle Boys workers claim gender bias, stolen wages, and poor conditions appeared first on Leafly. Industry Jungle Boys lawsuits

Cannabis Strains: A Patient Guide

United Patients Group

There are more than 1,000 different cannabis strains in the market currently. Given the pace at which breeders are creating new hybrid strains, this number could easily double in the next few years.

Can Cannabis Help Reduce Fatigue?

Cannabis Life Network

Can cannabis help reduce fatigue? Typically, one would think cannabis causes fatigue. An indica brand glues you to the couch. A sativa strain may have you up and active, but after the high wears off, you’re fatigued or “burned out” – right?

Joint Pain Relief: What Are Your Options?

Otherside Farms

Do you know that at least one in every four adults in the US experience mild to severe joint pain? This rate estimates about 15 million people, including adults with severe joint pain due to arthritis. However, severe joint pain is more prevalent in women than men by 29.2%.

Texas: Austin Voters Decide in Favor of Municipal Ballot Initiative Eliminating Local Cannabis Penalties

NORML

Austin voters passed the proposition by a margin of 85 percent to 15 percent. The post Texas: Austin Voters Decide in Favor of Municipal Ballot Initiative Eliminating Local Cannabis Penalties appeared first on NORML. Decriminalization

Thailand’s Health Minister Announces Give Away Of 1 Million Cannabis Plants To Thai Households

Cannabis Law Report

Imagine this announcement in Australia by a political party – that’d keep them in power! The Nation reports 9 May. Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul plans to offer 1 million cannabis plants for free when household cultivation and use of the plant is legalised in June.

Go inside NYC’s secret weed shops: Fire strains and hidden lounges

Leafly

Take a look inside some of NYC's buzziest underground and gifting weed shops to learn what's hot, and who's got top quality product. The post Go inside NYC’s secret weed shops: Fire strains and hidden lounges appeared first on Leafly.

What’s the Difference Between CBD Isolate & Full Spectrum CBD

United Patients Group

People nowadays use CBD for a variety of reasons. To treat their migraines, anxiety, and stress, to deal with pain, as an anti-inflammatory remedy, among many other uses.

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Canada’s Cannabis Cartel

Cannabis Life Network

Canada’s cannabis cartel is here. And they’ve always been here – big LPs like Canopy and Aurora. They’re just being patient, playing the waiting game. It may appear as if Canada has a robust craft cannabis sector.

What is THC-O?

Otherside Farms

THC-O is three times as strong as delta 9 THC and five times as strong as delta 8 THC. It is a synthetic cannabinoid that produces psychedelic effects to its users. Many cannabis fans are interested in THC-O because it is easily absorbed by the body and produces a potent and tranquilizing high.

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Study: Young Adults’ Consumption of Alcohol, Cigarettes, Other Substances Fell Following Marijuana Legalization

NORML

Investigators reported, “Contrary to concerns about spillover effects, implementation of legalized non-medical cannabis coincided with decreases in alcohol and cigarette use and pain reliever misuse.”.

Australian General Election, Legalise Cannabis Party Candidates Profiles: Michelle Stanvic ACT

Cannabis Law Report

The 4th of our candidate profiles. A few weeks to go and a general election is in full swing in Australia. This time last year the Legalise Cannabis Party in Australia was comprised of a number of disparate state-based organisations.

This NJ dispensary is booming thanks to Pennsylvania’s bad weed laws

Leafly

A store across the river from Philly is making boatloads from cross-border customers. The post This NJ dispensary is booming thanks to Pennsylvania’s bad weed laws appeared first on Leafly. Industry adult use cannabis legalization new jersey pennsylvania state borders travel

Best strains and terpenes for pain management

The Cannigma

One of the most common uses of medical cannabis is to treat chronic pain. In fact, modern research on cannabis and pain dates back to before 1975. Over 10% of US adults have suffered from some degree of daily pain for at least three months, so the need for improved treatment is clear.

Can Covid affect endocannabinoid function during fatal infection?

Cannabis Life Network

While everyone is trying to forget about and move on from Covid-19, science is finally figuring it out. That is, new research unveiled mechanisms that the virus uses to induce damaging inflammation.

Major Food and Beverage Companies Call Out Marijuana Copycats

Canna Law Blog

Last week, a coalition of major food and beverage companies (self-identified as “consumer packaged goods companies”) asked Congress to do more about the growing number of copycat THC edible products and counterfeit trademarks piggybacking off of their well-known items.

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Spring 2022 NORML Interns Answer Questions About the Job

NORML

Clear communication and task division were critical to handling a busy work day with ever-changing priorities. Our teamwork and adaptability made this experience all the more productive, rewarding, and enjoyable.