January, 2021

Study: Cannabis Use Associated with Reduced Alcohol Intake Among Treatment-Seeking Drinkers

NORML

“Across the sample, individuals drank approximately 29 percent fewer drinks and were 2.06 times less likely to have a binge-drinking episode on days that cannabis was used compared with days cannabis was not used.

Brexit Fallout: UK Kids Can't Get CBD Medicine

Project CBD

Brexit fall-out stops UK children from getting life-saving CBD medicine from the Netherlands

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5 Things Every Cannabis Physician Should Know

Leafwell

This article is for medical marijuana patients and physicians alike. We believe knowledge is power and Leafwell seeks to educate not only patients but medical professionals as well.

Mexico is moving to legalize cannabis in 2021. What does that mean for the US?

Leafly

Marijuana legalization—expected by April 30—could quiet narco-violence and open global opportunities for Mexican companies. The post Mexico is moving to legalize cannabis in 2021. What does that mean for the US? appeared first on Leafly.

Grassroots pro-cannabis group in the UK initiates human rights challenge against British government

Cannabis Law Report

The WTU (We The Undersigned Have a Human Sovereign Right to Cannabis) has sent the following open letter addressed to… Read More. The post Grassroots pro-cannabis group in the UK initiates human rights challenge against British government first appeared on Cannabis Law Report.

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BREAKING NEWS: Cannabis for Medical Use Just Became Fully Legal in Mexico

HarrisBricken

Mexico’s Regulations on Sanitary Control for the Production, Research and Medical Use of Cannabis and Its Pharmacological Derivatives (the “Regulations”) were published today in the Federal Official Gazette , for entry into force tomorrow.

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Just Say “No” to Kennedy for Drug Czar

Project CBD

Public support among Americans for the legalization of cannabis is higher than it’s ever been, according to a recent Gallop poll showing almost 70% of Americans in favor. In some respects, President-Elect Biden seems willing to bend an ear to changing public sentiment on cannabis.

Can Cannabis and CBD Help Improve Your Health?

Leafwell

Cannabis and CBD can help improve your health because it returns balance to your body. Our bodies have what is called an endocannabinoid system (ECS), meaning our bodies produce their own natural cannabinoids.

Illinois officials say they’ve expunged 500,000 cannabis convictions

Leafly

Pritzker pardoned 9,210 low-level marijuana convictions. Illinois police erased 492,000 others. The post Illinois officials say they’ve expunged 500,000 cannabis convictions appeared first on Leafly. Politics criminal justice expungement illinois J.B.

Cooking With Cannabis 101 – CBD Strawberry & Cream Cheese Scones

Cannabis Life Network

It’s our first segment of the Cooking With Cannabis 101 series in the new year so why not start with some delicious CBD Strawberry & Cream Cheese Scones. For this recipe you’ll need to know how to make cannabis butter, a tutorial can be found here.

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Hemp-CBD Legislation: Will Congress Boost the Hemp Total THC limit to 1%?

HarrisBricken

As reported by Hemp Grower magazine, Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky introduced legislation on December 15 that would amend the definition of hemp from.3% THC to 1% THC.

THC 101

Survey: Most Americans Say Marijuana Possesses Less Abuse Potential Than Alcohol

NORML

“The results show that the majority of U.S. consumers perceive cannabis (as CBD, hemp, marijuana, and THC) as having medical uses and view the potential for abuse of cannabis as less than for commonly prescribed medications and alcohol.".

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Gut Dysbiosis, Depression & the Endocannabinoid System

Project CBD

Gut dysbiosis leads to decreased endocannabinoid signaling and reduced neurogenesis in the hippocampus. But dietary or probiotic interventions can mitigate stress-induced depressive syndromes

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Cannabis Research to Watch in 2021

Leafwell

2020 is over and 2021 is underway. Leafwell is looking forward and identifying some of the exciting cannabis research we expect to see come out over the following 12 months.

JAY-Z’s new Monogram cannabis unboxed and reviewed

Leafly

JAY-Z debuts in California’s adult-use marijuana market this year with a premium-priced luxury weed brand—Monogram. Leafly reviews the goods. The post JAY-Z’s new Monogram cannabis unboxed and reviewed appeared first on Leafly.

USDA Final Rule on Hemp – Total THC – Delta 8 & Remediation.

Cannabis Law Report

SUMMARY: This final rule supersedes the interim final rule that established the Domestic Hemp Production Program, as mandated by the… Read More. The post USDA Final Rule on Hemp – Total THC – Delta 8 & Remediation. first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. Cannabis Law TV

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The Future for Smokable CBD Products is Not Great

HarrisBricken

The last few years have been a wild ride for the United States’ hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD) industry. Ever since the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) took the position that CBD is unlawful in many consumer products, the industry has faced many questions about what it can and cannot do.

Illinois: Governor Vacates Half a Million Past Marijuana Convictions

NORML

“Statewide, Illinoisans hold hundreds of thousands of low-level cannabis-related records, a burden disproportionately shouldered by communities of color.”. The post Illinois: Governor Vacates Half a Million Past Marijuana Convictions appeared first on NORML. Expungement expungement Illinois pardons

Fighting Fire With Fire

Project CBD

Controlled burns can facilitate “carbon sequestration” and wildfire mitigation

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Why Does Too Much Cannabis Make You Feel Paranoid? [And How Do You Stop It?]

Leafwell

Cannabis is known to make people feel relaxed, but it’s similarly well-known that a little bit too much can lead to anxiety and paranoia. Several studies have confirmed that a little bit of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) has anti-anxiety effects, but consuming too much has the opposite effect.

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The top cannabis research studies of 2020

Leafly

Cannabis research slowed down in 2020 due to COVID-19, but some great studies still came out showing off the amazing benefits of the plant. The post The top cannabis research studies of 2020 appeared first on Leafly. Science & tech

Psilocybin Alpha Launch Psychedelics Drug Development Tracker

Cannabis Law Report

Here’s what they are saying… Developed by Michael Haichin, PharmD… Our overview seeks to map out drug discovery & development… Read More. The post Psilocybin Alpha Launch Psychedelics Drug Development Tracker first appeared on Cannabis Law Report.

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Cannabis Patent Litigation Update: Canopy Growth Sues GW Pharma

HarrisBricken

South Dakota: Republican Governor Officially Backing Litigation to Reject Voter-Approved Marijuana Legalization Initiative

NORML

"Whether or not one supports marijuana legalization, Americans should be outraged at these overtly undemocratic tactics.”. The post South Dakota: Republican Governor Officially Backing Litigation to Reject Voter-Approved Marijuana Legalization Initiative appeared first on NORML.

Boveda packs and the best part of the bud? Ask An Expert

Cannabis Life Network

Markus Roggen, PhD. has a doctorate in Chemistry. He is the founder and CEO of Complex Biotech Discovery Ventures LTD, a licensed cannabis research laboratory. He answers our questions about weed… or really, your questions about weed.

Dry January and Cannabis: Can Weed Help?

Leafwell

Many people make resolutions to drink less (or not at all) over the new year, but this doesn’t always happen. To help people stick to their resolutions, even if it’s only for a little while, campaigns like Dry January and Stoptober have been implemented in many countries across the world.

Shop these 5 excellent Black-owned cannabis brands of California

Leafly

Fire hash and flower from Oakland Extracts, Peakz Co, Viola, SF Roots and Ball Family Farms. The post Shop these 5 excellent Black-owned cannabis brands of California appeared first on Leafly.

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The AHRQ Wants to Learn About Cannabis and Kratom For Chronic Pain

Veriheal

Have you heard of Kratom or cannabis? Chances are you have most likely heard of both and probably have knowledge of at least how one of the two works.

FREE Webinar – Mexico in Cannabis

HarrisBricken

Register HERE ! Mexico will soon be the largest country in the world to legalize cannabis and now is the time to start preparing for that.

Arizona: Adult Use Marijuana Sales On Track to Begin This Month

NORML

Adult use marijuana sales could begin “as soon as late January,” according to Arizona’s Department… The post Arizona: Adult Use Marijuana Sales On Track to Begin This Month appeared first on NORML. Legalization Arizona legalization Prop. 207 retail sales

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How to make the ultimate cannabis-infused brownie

Cannabis Life Network

Welcome back to another segment of Cooking With Cannabis 101, this week you’ll learn how to make the ultimate cannabis-infused brownie. For this recipe, you’ll need to know how to make cannabis butter or be able to purchase some from your local cannabis retailer.