July, 2021

Senate Leader Unveils Long-Awaited Marijuana Descheduling Plan

NORML

United States Senate Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), along with Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Ron Wyden (D-OR) unveiled draft legislation repealing the federal prohibition of marijuana at a press conference on Wednesday.

Cannabis & Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Project CBD

Cannabis is a safe and effective way to manage the complex symptoms of ehlers-danlos syndrome, a painful connective tissue disorder

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Why Does the 1:1 CBD:THC Ratio Work So Well?

Leafwell

Today, we’re looking at what’s special about the 1:1 ratio of CBD: THC. Many medical marijuana patients find this ratio nothing short of miraculous. But why? This article dives into some studies into the ratio and why it’s effective.

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Cannabis and ADHD: The THC and Anandamide Connection

Cannabis Life Network

My claim to fame as a teenager was being one of the top ten GoldenEye: Source players in the world. I logged around 1000 hours in the game within a year, even competed in tournaments with my clan. I grew up on games, built my first pc when I was 15, but this time, I […].

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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.

What is phytol and is it safe to vape?

Leafly

Experts urge caution after a new study emerges suggesting phytol, a diterpene alcohol used as a diluent in vape cartridges, appears unsafe to inhale. The post What is phytol and is it safe to vape? appeared first on Leafly.

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Study: Cannabis Use Not Linked to Motivation Loss

NORML

Investigators reported, “[D]espite significant increases in levels of cannabis use in our sample, change in cannabis use did not predict changes in motivation, which suggests that cannabis use may not lead to reductions in motivation over time.”.

Real-World CBD Evidence, CBD and Ketamine, and More.

Project CBD

People with moderate or severe symptoms experienced less pain, anxiety, and depression, and greater wellbeing after three months of CBD treatment

How Can Cannabis Help Relieve Pain?

Leafwell

Saying that Americans have a pain problem would be an understatement. According to the CDC, 1 in 5 American adults deal with some type of chronic pain. For those who aren’t great at math, that’s nearly 20 million Americans whose daily lives are interrupted by measurable, substantial pain.

New York Senator Introduces Cannabis Cultivation Bill

Cannabis Law Report

Senator Jeremy Cooney of New York introduced a bill on July 20 that would build upon the state’s recreational cannabis law with a focus on getting cultivation up and running.

Americans on pace to spend twice as much on weed as on milk

Leafly

At the half-year mark, 2021 US cannabis sales topped $12 billion. That's as much as consumers spent on milk in all of 2020. The post Americans on pace to spend twice as much on weed as on milk appeared first on Leafly.

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Cannabis in Ireland: Global Law and Business Podcast with Natalie O’Regan

HarrisBricken

Listen HERE or stream on Spotify , Apple Podcasts , Amazon Music , Stitcher , or Soundcloud ! At Harris Bricken, we keep close tabs on what is happening in various industries around the world, including cannabis.

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Surgeon General: Don’t “Lock People Up For Marijuana Use”

NORML

On Sunday, the US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, MD told CNN that “When it comes to decriminalization, I don’t think that there is value to individuals or to society to lock people up for marijuana use. I don’t think that serves anybody well.”.

Commentary: Stop Growing Hemp for CBD!

Project CBD

The CBD market is saturated, but there’s a bright future for hempcrete and other fiber hemp products

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Research Shows Access to Legal Medical Cannabis Doesn’t Encourage Youth Drug Abuse

Leafwell

For generations, cannabis was treated as a dangerous, addictive, and destructive gateway drug that led to further use of harder drugs like heroin and cocaine. The Reefer Madness era told young people that using cannabis would make them go psychotic.

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How to roll a blunt

The Cannigma

In the 1997 Quentin Tarantino film “Jackie Brown,” there is a scene in which Samuel L. Jackson pays homage to the Kalashnikov rifle. AK-47, the very best there is. When you absolutely, positively got to kill every [REDACTED] in the room, accept no substitutes.”. The same could be said for blunts.

Chuck Schumer unveils marijuana bill that would end federal prohibition, finally

Leafly

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer finally revealed his legalization proposal. Here's what it actually does. The post Chuck Schumer unveils marijuana bill that would end federal prohibition, finally appeared first on Leafly.

Ways To Save Electricity While Mnufacturing CBD Oil

Cannabis Law Report

Editors Note: This is a guest piece. Cannabidiol oil is a by-product derived from the cannabis plant commonly known as CBD oil. It is manufactured to relieve pain, reduce anxiety and depression, alleviate cancer-related symptoms, and lessen acne.

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New Jersey Courts Vacate Almost 88,000 Marijuana Cases

NORML

These are the first of up to 360,000 cases and convictions that are eligible for vacation, dismissal and automatic expungement. The post New Jersey Courts Vacate Almost 88,000 Marijuana Cases appeared first on NORML. Expungement convictions Courts expungement legalization New Jersey

Marijuana and the Mexican Revolution

Project CBD

The tumultuous Mexican Revolution catalyzed the emergence of marijuana smoking in early twentieth-century America as hundreds of thousands of migrants fled to the U.S. Southwest in search of safety and work

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How Do I Keep Cannabis Plants Healthy?

Leafwell

Cannabis is a strong plant that can grow in tough environments. In general, cannabis can do quite well when left to its own devices. However, this doesn’t mean that the plant doesn’t need a helping hand every now and then.

The July Activist Newsletter is out!

Americans for Safe Access

Check out the July 2021 issue of the ASA Activist Newsletter to find out about the long-awaited Senate cannabis legalization proposal and what ASA is doing to shape it to meet patient needs.

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Searching for the fountain of Blue Dream in Santa Cruz, CA

Leafly

No one has claimed this ubiquitous strain. The post Searching for the fountain of Blue Dream in Santa Cruz, CA appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle blue dream California haze santa cruz strain biographies

Red White & Bloom Revenue Jumps From Zero in 2019 To $23 Million In 2020

Cannabis Law Report

After the market closed on Thursday, Red White & Bloom Brands Inc. ( OTC: RWBYF ) delivered its fourth quarter and full year 2020 financial results. Revenue for the fourth quarter of 2020 increased 158% to $15.7 million versus $6.1 million in the third quarter of 2020.

Analysis: Marijuana Legalization Correlates with Higher Home Values

NORML

The analysis reported, "Between April 2017 and April 2021, property values rose $17,113 more in states where recreational marijuana is legal, compared to states where marijuana is illegal or limited to medicinal use.".

Mexico: High Court Decriminalizes Cannabis

Project CBD

The Mexican Supreme Court has decriminaized cannabis for personal use, but this may have little impact on Mexico’s murderous drug war

What is Cannabis Flower?

Leafwell

Cannabis has gone by a lot of different nicknames over the years. Bud, nug, grass, weed, pot, ganja, reefer, herb, chronic are just a few of the most common slang terms for cannabis that come to mind.

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Can you smoke weed before surgery?

The Cannigma

Chronic and occasional cannabis users are at no greater risk of complications from anesthesia, according to a new study published in the journal of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists. The study was limited, however, and more research is needed before any broad conclusions can be drawn.

10 badass sustainable cannabis flowers, joints, hash, and more

Leafly

The greenest greens of Cali and beyond. The post 10 badass sustainable cannabis flowers, joints, hash, and more appeared first on Leafly. Strains & products aster farms California Colorado flow kana flowers nasha Oregon pre-rolls stone road sungrown sustainability Washington

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Turning Point Brands Invests $8 Million In Old Pal

Cannabis Law Report

Turning Point Brands, Inc. (NYSE: TPB) completed an $8 million strategic investment in cannabis lifestyle brand Old Pal Holding Company LLC. TPB invested in the form of a convertible note which includes additional follow-on investment rights.

Upcoming Congressional Vote House On Marijuana Policy

NORML

As soon as next week, there will be a crucial vote in the US House of Representatives on an amendment to protect legal marijuana states from federal interference. The post Upcoming Congressional Vote House On Marijuana Policy appeared first on NORML.

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