July, 2020

Congress Votes To Protect Legal Marijuana

NORML

We did it! Again!) Today, for the second time in history, the House of Representatives… The post Congress Votes To Protect Legal Marijuana appeared first on NORML. ACTIVISM Advocacy Cannabis Caucus Policy Earl Blumenauer Rep. Barbara Lee Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton Rep. Tom McClintock

Endocannabinoid Discovery Timeline

Project CBD

Pioneers in the burgeoning field of CBD and cannabinoid science have opened the door to new vistas of understanding human biology and physiology

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What is the Endocannabinoid System (ECS)?

Leafwell

The endocannabinoid system (ECS) refers to the human body’s ability to produce its own natural cannabinoids (called endocannabinoids). Other mammals have endocannabinoid systems too. The ECS was not discovered until the lates 80s/early 90s, and we had no clue of its importance.

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Shepard Fairey’s 76-acre cannabis crop art will blow your mind

Leafly

The artist worked with Charlotte's Web to create the world's largest crop art installation in a Kansas hemp field. The post Shepard Fairey’s 76-acre cannabis crop art will blow your mind appeared first on Leafly.

SEC Says High Times Mini-IPO Must Be Halted

Cannabis Law Report

The Securities and Exchange Commission has told a U.S. operated cannabis media and dispensary company, High Times Holdings, that they must halt accepting investments in … Read More. Teri Buhl - Regulated Cannabis & Hemp Industry Investigative Journalism

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NM cannabis producer challenges new DOH rules

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

A high-profile medical cannabis producer filed a petition in a state district court last week, asking a judge to invalidate rules recently put in place by the New Mexico Department of Health.

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Making Medical Cannabis History

Project CBD

In the recent annals of medical cannabis history, a defining moment came in 2013 when CNN a reported on the seemingly miraculous antiseizure effects of CBD

What is CBG (Cannabigerol)?

Leafwell

In all the talk about THC and CBD, other cannabinoids can get forgotten about. Yet, these other compounds can affect how CBD and THC work, alongside having unique properties of their own.

Did women use cannabis as medicine in ancient Egypt?

Leafly

While we don’t know everything about this ancient empire, we do know women worked with medicine and magic, and that cannabis may have played a part. The post Did women use cannabis as medicine in ancient Egypt? appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle medical marijuana

High Times, Harvest Dispensary Deal Is Heading To Elephants Graveyard

Cannabis Law Report

When High Times closed on its deal to buy ten California cannabis dispensaries from Harvest Health at the end of June, chairman Adam Levin was … Read More. Teri Buhl - Regulated Cannabis & Hemp Industry Investigative Journalism

5 positive testimonials on medical marijuana benefits from real patients

Cannabis Life Network

We’d like to shine a light on a few patients in this article, to share their insights and experiences on how medical marijuana has benefitted them throughout their illness.

State-Legal Marijuana Industry to Employ Nearly 300,000 Workers by Year’s End

NORML

The analysis projects as many as 295,000 marijuana-related jobs by the close of 2020 – a total that is slightly higher than the total number of computer programmers working in the United States.

Hemp for the Homeless

Project CBD

An innovative solution for street homelessness prioritizes medical cannabis and mobile hemp cabins

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What is THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol) and How Does it Work?

Leafwell

What is THC? How Does THC Affect the Body? How is THC Processed or Metabolized By the Body? How Do CBD and THC Interact with Each Other? What Medical Benefits and Uses Does THC Have? How Much THC Should I Use? What Are the Risks of THC? How Do I Overcome THC’s Negative Effects?

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How the war on drugs killed Breonna Taylor

Leafly

Breonna Taylor's death is a direct result of the war on drugs. Examine how the police harmed yet another innocent and learn how you can get justice for Breonna. The post How the war on drugs killed Breonna Taylor appeared first on Leafly.

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High Times reneges on paying Disabilities Act Violations settlement while raising $ in Mini-IPO

Cannabis Law Report

Whilst High Times was raising millions from main street investors last fall in their mini-ipo the company was reneging on a settlement agreement that would … Read More.

7 At-Home Marijuana Cultivation Tips & Tricks

Cannabis Life Network

If you are new to marijuana cultivation, we would like to present you with these 7 at-home marijuana cultivation tips and tricks. The Cannabis Act permits adults in Canada to cultivate up to 4 cannabis plants (per household).

Biden’s Marijuana Plan Is out of Step with Public Opinion, Would Do Little to Mitigate the Failed Policy of Federal Prohibition

NORML

NORML is skeptical that this proposed recommendation will bring about the sort of tangible marijuana policy changes that voters have consistently demanded — in national polls and at the ballot box.

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Hemp for the Homeless

Project CBD

An innovative solution for street homelessness prioritizes medical cannabis and mobile hemp cabins

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Cannabis Vs. OTC Medications: Acetaminophen, aka Tylenol

Leafwell

What is Acetaminophen, aka Tylenol, Used For? How Does Tylenol Work? How Effective Is Tylenol? How Dangerous is Paracetamol? Can I Overdose on It? Mixing Acetaminophen with Other Medications Mixing Tylenol with Alcohol Mixing Medical Cannabis with Other Medications Can I Overdose on Marijuana?

What are live resin cannabis concentrates?

Leafly

Live resin retains the cannabis plant's original flavor and fragrance better than other cannabis concentrates. Learn about live resin and how it's made from Leafly. The post What are live resin cannabis concentrates? appeared first on Leafly. Cannabis 101 concentrates products

DNC Platform Committe Rejects Amendment Requesting Democrats Support Federal Cannabis Regulation In 2020

Cannabis Law Report

The Democratic National Committee’s (DNC) platform committee on Monday rejected an amendment calling on the party to support marijuana legalization as an official 2020 policy … Read More. Breaking News

Top 7 food items as a smoking device for weed

Cannabis Life Network

Every stoner has gone through the struggle of wanting to smoke weed but not having anything to smoke it with. Fortunately, you can make your own smoking device for weed out of easily accessible food items.

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States Experience Record Surge in Retail Marijuana Sales

NORML

“One unanticipated effect of the COVID-19 pandemic has been the growth acceleration of legal cannabis markets (and erosion of the illicit markets) in those states which have activated both medical and adult-use sales.”.

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Getting High by Mistake

Project CBD

CBD users can benefit from microdosing THC

Using Medical Marijuana and CBD for PTSD

Leafwell

Many Americans celebrate the Fourth of July with cookouts, ice cream, red, white, and blue everything, cold beer, swimming, and of course, fireworks. It’s the time of year when people can set aside their differences and celebrate what unites them: the love for their country.

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Who is Rick Simpson and what is Rick Simpson Oil (RSO)?

Leafly

Rick Simpson Oil (RSO) is a concentrated form of cannabis oil known to have medical benefits. Learn more about Rick Simpson and how to make RSO today. The post Who is Rick Simpson and what is Rick Simpson Oil (RSO)? appeared first on Leafly.

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Will The WHO’s New Cannabis Recommendations Loosen International Control?

Veriheal

As cannabis reform continues to go global, we are seeing more organizations and reputable statements come out.

Canadian Cannabis Companies Have Landed in Legal Hot Water due to False Advertising

Cannabis Life Network

A lawsuit filed in the Court of Queens’ Bench in Alberta is making some pretty heavy allegations and naming a number of big Canadian cannabis companies for false advertising as parties to the proceedings.

Louisiana: Medical Cannabis Expansion Laws Take Effect

NORML

The most significant new measure, House Bill 819, expands the discretion of physicians so that they can recommend cannabis therapy for “any condition” that they consider “debilitating to an individual patient.”. The post Louisiana: Medical Cannabis Expansion Laws Take Effect appeared first on NORML.

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A Salute to South Africa's 'Dagga' Advocate

Project CBD

South Africa’s cannabis community mourns the death of Julian Stobbs