October, 2020

Virginia: Legislation Bars Police from Using Marijuana Odor as a Pretext for a Search


The bills' language states, “no law-enforcement officer may lawfully search or seize any person, place, or thing solely on the basis of the odor of marijuana.". The post Virginia: Legislation Bars Police from Using Marijuana Odor as a Pretext for a Search appeared first on NORML.

CBD & Cannabis for Endometriosis

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Many women with endometriosis use cannabis and CBD for pain relief, and cannabis therapeutics may also limit the spread of endometrial cells around the body

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A History of Medical Cannabis


Did you know cannabis history stems back 12,000 years? In this article, we’re going to take you through the historic journey of cannabis, from the ancient world right through to how we use the plant today, taking in all of the highs (pun intended) and lows of this fascinating and powerful plant.

Mainers spent $250,000 on cannabis during first weekend of retail sales


In Bangor, the cops got tired of answering questions about the new law. Pro tip: Ask Leafly! The post Mainers spent $250,000 on cannabis during first weekend of retail sales appeared first on Leafly. Industry Maine recreational legalization recreational marijuana retail marijuana sales

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Relieve the Excruciating Symptoms of IBD and IBS with Medical Cannabis


People suffering from Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) or Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) can go through excruciating pain, numbness or struggle with a minefield of digestion.

ASA/PFC Submit Comments to USDA for the Establishment of a Domestic Hemp Program

Americans for Safe Access

The United States Department of Agriculture closed its comment period after requesting information on the establishment of a domestic hemp program.

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Cannabis Science Retractions: Few & Far Between

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Cannabis science article retractions are infrequent and few researchers are helds accountable for fraud

What Receptors Does Cannabis Affect? Cannabinoids’ Effect Beyond Cannabinoid Receptors


The human body contains receptors which detect change. Receptors are made up of specialized cells which not only monitor for change but respond to any changes they detect. Receptors are connected to our central nervous system and they help to keep our bodies in balance.

9 best marijuana strains of the 2020 harvest


Crosses of Gelato, Zkittlez, OG, Glue, Cakes, and more await. The post 9 best marijuana strains of the 2020 harvest appeared first on Leafly. Strains & products gelato glue OG Kush purple punch wedding cake zkittlez

Fighting to Survive – Illegal Compassion Club VCBC Receives Provincial Support

Cannabis Life Network

For over 25 years, the Victoria Cannabis Buyers Club has been advocating for the rights of medicinal cannabis patients and filling in the gaps in the system. Despite the ever-changing political landscape, they have always found a way to make sure that their members will have their needs met.

Minnesota Elections – Cannabis Isn’t Green It’s Red or Blue

Cannabis Law Report

The tussle of state cannabis politics appears to be as cut and thrust as the presidential race in 2020 and the closer we look at … Read More. The post Minnesota Elections - Cannabis Isn't Green It's Red or Blue first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. Breaking News

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SCOTUS Declines to Hear Appellate Challenge to Federal Cannabis Prohibition


“This result is not altogether surprising. It is Congress that imposed the federal prohibition of marijuana and ultimately it is up to Congress to repeal this destructive and discriminatory policy.”.

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Best Cannabis Disorder Treatment: More Cannabis (Study)


Cannabis use disorder was coined in 2013, when the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) first classified the term. Since the beginning, there’s been plenty of debate around the legitimacy of the disorder.

How to Find a Medical Marijuana Doctor


If you’re reading this right now and you’re looking for a medical marijuana doctor to speak to, then you’re in the right place.

Smell of cannabis alone isn’t cause for vehicle search, Pennsylvania court rules


Courts in legal medical states are increasingly rejecting the "smell of marijuana" as probable cause to search a vehicle or person. The post Smell of cannabis alone isn’t cause for vehicle search, Pennsylvania court rules appeared first on Leafly.

Cannabis In Canada: Two Year Anniversary of Legalization

Cannabis Life Network

On October 17, 2018, the Canadian government decriminalized weed for recreational use. Today marijuana is a popular recreation enjoyed by more people than ever with a developing industry for entrepreneurs and tastemakers alike.

The Pandemic Has Caused a Surge in Cannabis Use for Mental Health


COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2, Coronavirus… whichever name you choose to refer to the pandemic, has recently held many countries captive to its contagiousness.

A Founder Looks at 50: Important New Gains Expected on November 3


It is a good time to be alive if you are a marijuana smoker and it’s only going to get better! The post A Founder Looks at 50: Important New Gains Expected on November 3 appeared first on NORML.

Medical Marijuana Patients Use Less ADHD Medication


A study published earlier this year reveals a simple but interesting pattern: When patients with ADHD consume more cannabis, they require fewer prescription drugs.

What Are Flavonoids? The Unique Effects of Cannabis’s Flavors


Why Are the Flavonoids in Cannabis Important? We’ve written about the cannabinoids and terpenes in cannabis, but what about the taste? Does the flavor of cannabis contribute to its effects? The answer is simply, “Yes”.

Retail marijuana sales begin in Maine


It's day one in Vacationland, and Leafly's got live coverage of Maine stores opening across the state. The post Retail marijuana sales begin in Maine appeared first on Leafly. Industry Maine retail marijuana sales

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What you need to know about cannabis-impaired driving laws in Canada

Cannabis Life Network

Bill C -46 It’s been two years since Bill C-46 became law, overhauling impaired driving rules nation-wide. Although Bill C-46 embodied a number of significant changes to the Criminal Code impaired driving offences, it did a couple of key things.

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7 CBD & Hemp Soaps to Add to Your Shower Routine

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By: Daniela Toporek. From skin irritation to stress relief, studies have shown the positive effects CBD can have on the human body. So why not add some more CBD to the daily routine? Here are seven infused soaps to consider if you’re trying to add a little more green into your routine. .

Missouri: Licensed Medical Cannabis Retailers Now Open for Business


State regulators have licensed 192 retailers thus far, with the first of those opening for business on Saturday. The post Missouri: Licensed Medical Cannabis Retailers Now Open for Business appeared first on NORML. Medical Marijuana dispensaries Missouri retailers

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Is Marijuana the Next Antibiotic?


As legalization opens new pathways for cannabis research, studies continue to expand the growing list of marijuana’s medical benefits.

Questions You Can Ask Your Medical Marijuana Doctor


It can be difficult to talk to your primary care physician about medical cannabis. This is one of the many good reasons why seeing a doctor who specializes in medical marijuana (and is open to recommending it) is a good idea.

‘Follow your own light,’ Carlos Santana tells Leafly readers


The Grammy-winning icon offers three new cannabis varieties in California stores this month. The post ‘Follow your own light,’ Carlos Santana tells Leafly readers appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle Science & tech Carlos Santana Music strains

The Wellness Soldier – Cooking With Cannabis 101

Cannabis Life Network

If you’re interested in learning about how to cook with cannabis, The Wellness Soldier has got you covered. Step one of cooking with cannabis is cannabis decarboxylation. Why Cannabis Decarboxylation is important in cooking with Cannabis?

Can Cannabis Really Help You Lose Weight?


You don’t have to be a seasoned cannabis user to have a good idea what the munchies are all about. The links between high-THC cannabis and insatiable hunger are well documented, if to a somewhat misleading and stereotypical extent.

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Virginia: Medical Cannabis Dispensing Begins


"This day could not come soon enough. Virginia NORML has been on the front lines of this effort every step of the way, and I’m so proud of our members’ tireless work to make this a reality.". The post Virginia: Medical Cannabis Dispensing Begins appeared first on NORML.

Putting Out the Fire Fueling the Fire Extinguisher Scam


The burgeoning cannabis market is one of the most highly regulated and taxed sectors in the United States.