February, 2020

Trump Budget Targets Marijuana States Rights

NORML

As President Trump travels around the nation to his various reelection rallies, a giant banner with the slogan “Promises Made, Promises Kept” is always displayed prominently behind him. A quick review of a 2016 radio interview provides even more evidence that this is not true.

Marijuana Terpenes: What They Are, Why You Need Them, How To Use Them

Cannabis Cheri

Pin This! What Are Terpenes? Terpenes are the compounds that give plants, not just marijuana plants but all plants, their aromas. From the plant’s perspective, terpenes provide it with natural protection from bacteria, fungus, insects and other environmental threats.

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The Case of the Missing THC

Project CBD

Many CBD products contain no tetrahydrocannabinol. Where is all the THC going after it’s extracted from hemp

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Cannabis Jobs Report: Legal cannabis now supports 243,700 full-time American jobs

Leafly

Legal marijuana posted 15% growth and created 33,700 new jobs in 2019. How many did your state add? The post Cannabis Jobs Report: Legal cannabis now supports 243,700 full-time American jobs appeared first on Leafly. Industry Cannabis Industry cannabis jobs jobs marijuana jobs

Medical cannabis qualified patient bill heads to governor’s desk

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

A bill that would limit enrollment in the state’s medical cannabis program to New Mexico residents passed the House and is on its way to the governor’s desk. SB 139, sponsored by Sen.

Why Does Cannabis Work for So Many Conditions?

Leafwell

Just over a decade ago, if you went through all the health issues cannabis could potentially be used for, you would have been treated with some scepticism. To give credit to the sceptics, the idea that cannabis can be useful for so many different conditions makes it seem like a panacea.

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How Does Topical Marijuana Work? Does Cannabis Salve Really Work?

Cannabis Cheri

You might have heard the latest health and beauty buzz about how CBD and THC from marijuana are infusing all kinds of skincare products.

Cannabis Botany and Breeding with Ryan Lee

Project CBD

Expert cannabis botanist and breeder Ryan Lee talks to Project CBD about the history of breeding cannabis, the discovery of CBD , and how to interpret lab data

Cannabis seeds 101: A guide for growers

Leafly

Learn everything you need to know about cannabis seeds—the advantage of growing from seed, what feminized and autoflower seeds are, and how they differ from clones. The post Cannabis seeds 101: A guide for growers appeared first on Leafly. Cannabis 101 Growing genetics growing tips seeds

BDC balks at cannabis investments, CLN takes a closer look

Cannabis Life Network

It was recently reported that the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) – a venture capital and business development-focused bank aimed at fostering business in Canada – isn’t listening to pitches from cannabis businesses that work directly with the plant.

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What You Need to Know Before Vaping CBD

Leafwell

CBD has various potential health benefits and could be a powerful treatment for several ailments, including depression, anxiety and epilepsy. If you walk into a store to shop for vaping products, you will come across a wide variety of options for vaping CBD.

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Kentucky: House Votes Overwhelmingly in Favor of Medical Cannabis Access

NORML

Members of the Kentucky House of Representatives voted by a margin of more than two to one in favor of legislation, House Bill 136 , facilitating medical cannabis access. The vote marks the first time that a legislative chamber in the state has ever advanced medicinal marijuana legislation.

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Egolf to recuse himself from process on cannabis bill

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

The New Mexico Speaker of the House announced Friday that he will remove himself from the legislative process if a Senate bill related to three of his clients makes it to the House.

Activists Block Concentrates Ban in Washington

Cannabis Law Report

Ganjapreneur report on Washington’s (looks like) failing attempt to ban concentrates. They write. A controversial bill that would have banned high-potency concentrates in Washington state was resoundingly rejected for the 2020 session.

How to find the right medical cannabis doctor for you

Leafly

Follow these steps to find a medical marijuana doctor near you and what to expect after receiving your medical card. The post How to find the right medical cannabis doctor for you appeared first on Leafly. Health doctors medical cannabis

Two New Cannabinoids: THCP and CBDP

Cannabis Life Network

An Italian team of researchers, led by Professor Giuseppe Cannazza, from the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (UniMore), have announced the discovery of a new cannabinoid, shown in lab results to be more than 30 times as potent as THC. Newly named tetrahydrocannabiforol, ?9-THCP,

Cannabinoids and Inflammation: What Does the Current Research Say?

Greencamp

Is inflammation a cause for concern? Perhaps not in the short run, but… Whenever we get infected, injured, or in. Continue Reading. The post Cannabinoids and Inflammation: What Does the Current Research Say? appeared first on Greencamp. Health

Pledge to Vote for Marijuana in 2020

NORML

The 2020 Presidential campaigns are in full swing. Candidates are hitting the campaign trail, and blasting you with ads social media, radio, and television, vying for your votes.

Medical cannabis qualified patient bill has one last stop before the governor’s desk

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

A bill aimed at limiting who can enroll in the state’s Medical Cannabis Program was approved in committee Monday morning and now has one more stop before the governor’s desk. The House Health and Human Services Committee passed SB 139 on a 6-1 vote.

Article: Day Pitney’s Steven Cash: How the ABA’s Cannabis Resolution Evolved

Cannabis Law Report

The American Bar Association this week approved a resolution calling on Congress to ensure that lawyers can provide counsel to state-complaint clients in the marijuana space without fear of federal prosecution.

The best California cannabis seed and clone stores of 2020

Leafly

From Los Angeles and San Diego to the SF Bay and beyond, here's where you can pick up some cannabis seeds in California to start your homegrow. The post The best California cannabis seed and clone stores of 2020 appeared first on Leafly.

Legendary seed breeder Subcool talks surviving the California wildfires and rising from the ashes

Cannabis Life Network

On Octorber 15th, we talked to Subcool, the legendary seed breeder from Northern California and creator of the fabled Pinot Noir strain, about escaping the California wildfires, how the cannabis community will rise from the ashes, how he names his strains, and more.

Long Beach Lowers Cannabis Taxes

Canna Newswire

Supporting the regulated cannabis community saves jobs. LONG BEACH, Calif.

Tell Congress Not To Allow Trump To Roll Back Medical Marijuana Protections

NORML

It’s been three years and counting but President Trump is once again threatening to derail the progress we’ve made in reforming marijuana laws across this country.

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House minority leader takes issue with special process for medical cannabis bill

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

An unconventional process for a somewhat controversial medical cannabis bill provoked the ire of House Republican floor leader Sunday afternoon.

OLCC Commission Approves Marijuana Licensee Stipulated Settlements

Cannabis Law Report

Capitol Confidential: Colorado moves to protect jobs of legal consumers

Leafly

Stop firing people for relaxing on their own time, Colorado Boss. Also: Kentucky makes progress on medical legalization, and Virginia may decriminalize. The post Capitol Confidential: Colorado moves to protect jobs of legal consumers appeared first on Leafly.

Nepal lawmakers seek to legalize growing, using marijuana

Cannabis Life Network

KATHMANDU, Nepal — Ruling party lawmakers have proposed legalizing marijuana in Nepal, where it has been used for generations and was famed during the counterculture ’60s.

MMJ And Glaucoma: Everything You Need To Know

MMJ Recs

Glaucoma is a painful medical condition that affects the optic nerve. Glaucoma occurs when intraocular pressure – increased pressure in the eye caused by a buildup of fluid – irritates and damages to the optic nerve.

Study: Medical Cannabis Access Associated with Fewer Workers’ Comp Claims

NORML

The enactment of state-specific medical cannabis access laws is associated with a decline in workers’ compensation claims, according to data published in the journal Health Economics.

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