November, 2019

HISTORIC: A bill to end marijuana prohibition just passed

NORML

Today, you were a part of making history. The House Judiciary Committee just approved the MORE Act on a bipartisan vote of 24-10. This is legislation that tens-of-thousands advocated for by sending messages, making phone calls, and meeting with lawmakers in DC and district offices.

It's Never Too Late to Start Using Medical Cannabis

Project CBD

Cannabis geriatrics and age-related pathologies were major topics at this year’s International Association of Cannabinoid Medicines. Seniors are currently the fastest-growing demographic of cannabis users worldwide, but is cannabis safe for the elderly? What might be the benefits

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BC funding initiative to usher legacy growers into legal industry

Leafly

The province’s social development and poverty reduction ministry announced $675,000 in funding over two years aimed at helping independent businesses transition into the legal cannabis market. The post BC funding initiative to usher legacy growers into legal industry appeared first on Leafly.

Maelstrom of Morality – Medical Dispensaries return to B.C. court with an Appeal

Cannabis Life Network

Vancouver‘s unlicensed medical dispensaries returned to court this week, appealing a December 2018 B.C. Supreme Court decision that had ordered them to shut down, keeping in time with the initial launch of the coincidental federal legalization late last year.

Greenheart CBD: a different kind of green crop grows in Ireland

Cannabis Law Report

Presenting Greenheart CBD – a company about to embark on a journey in an industry that is exploding. In the heart of rural Ireland, as you would expect, fields of lush green crops are seen over the hills and for miles across the land.

Presidential Candidate Joe Biden Perpetuates Cannabis Myths

Medical Marijuana 411

Presidential candidate Joe Biden recently rehashed one of the most common cannabis myths. He called cannabis a "gateway drug" during a campaign event. The post Presidential Candidate Joe Biden Perpetuates Cannabis Myths appeared first on Medical Marijuana 411.

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Cannabis Instead of Polypharmacy?

Project CBD

Polypharmacy - the use of five or more medications on a daily basis - is a modern-day health crisis. Could cannabis be the safer alternative prescribers and patients are looking for

Employees and bosses equally uninformed on medical cannabis rights

Leafly

Cannabis in the workplace is a complex issue—employers now complain governments didn't do enough to educate them ahead of legalization. The post Employees and bosses equally uninformed on medical cannabis rights appeared first on Leafly. Canada Health employment

Migraines and Cannabis – Introducing Beauty and the Beast

Cannabis Life Network

Not all of us have suffered a serious headache and even fewer have experienced the power of a severe migraine. That faint sense of disorientated nausea begins to emanate from an uncomfortable pressure throughout the forehead.

BPH Energy investee Patagonia Genetics expands its catalogue of cannabidiol and hemp strains

Cannabis Law Report

BPH Energy (ASX: BPH) has announced that its investee company Patagonia Genetics has acquired an additional 24 cannabidiol (CBD) and hemp strains to add to its existing collection of over 260 strains, thereby expanding and expediting its plans to commercialise its overall genetic library next year.

Movember and Medical Cannabis

420 Clinic

The month of November has become synonymous with men’s health. The Movember campaign has brought awareness of prostate cancer to the forefront, with participants starting crucial conversations and collecting donations over a statement moustache.

El Paso, Texas City Council Votes in Favor of Cite and Release

NORML

Last week, City Representatives Alexsandra Anello (District 2) and Dr. Sam Morgan (District 4) filed a resolution seeking to implement a Cite and Release program after working closely with members of El Paso NORML and LegalizEP.

Project CBD releases special report on synthetic cannabinoids and vaping-related lung injuries

Project CBD

The jury is out on the culprit(s) behind the recent outbreak of vaping related lung injury. In this special report, Project CBD Chief Science Writer Adrian Devitt-Lee suggests that synthetic cannabinoids could be partially responsible

How to use CBD for anxiety

Leafly

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental health disorders worldwide. Enter CBD, which has potential as a treatment for anxiety. The post How to use CBD for anxiety appeared first on Leafly. CBD Health anxiety cbd dosing

Ontario working toward goal of open market for cannabis, Doug Ford says

Cannabis Life Network

TORONTO — Premier Doug Ford says his government is still working toward its commitment to an open cannabis retail system, and more stores will be opening in the new year.

DEA Approves MMJ International Holdings THC Shipment for Multiple Sclerosis, Huntington’s Disease Drug Development

Cannabis Law Report

MMJ International Holdings, the premier medical cannabis research company, announced that it has received DEA approval to ship THC and CBD from Canada.

4 Ways to Enjoy the Benefits of CBD Oil

Otherside Farms

Cannabis-derived products such as CBD oils are quickly gaining mainstream popularity as more and more people are introduced to its benefits, especially with regard to managing chronic pain and reducing stress and anxiety.

NJ Lawmakers Plan to Put Legalization on 2020 Ballot

NORML

Today’s Answer of the Day

TheAnswerPage

Dronabinol is a synthetic form of delta-9-THC used for the treatment of anorexia associated with weight loss in adults with AIDS. What are the dosing ranges for dronabinol when used for the treatment of AIDS-associated anorexia?

Nationwide cannabis legalization bill advances on Capitol Hill

Leafly

Marijuana legalization advocates are making historic advances in Congress. Read the details. The post Nationwide cannabis legalization bill advances on Capitol Hill appeared first on Leafly. Politics Congress laws legalization politics

Overgrow the System With Cannabis Genetic Diversity

Cannabis Life Network

Cannabis is a plant with freedoms greater than most commodities it seems. It is free enough that one individual can overgrow the system. Consumers seek a variety of genetics that expands into hundreds of different strains.

Nextleaf Solutions wins a pair of cannabinoid extraction patents

Cannabis Law Report

Nextleaf Solutions Ltd ( CSE:OILS ) (OTCMKTS:OILFF) has been awarded two patents related to extraction of THC and CBD, bringing its total issued patents to ten.

200,000 Marijuana Patients in PA

Nature's Way Medicine

Sometime last week, Pennsylvania reached 200,000 medical marijuana card holders approved by physicians to purchase cannabis in dispensaries. The number has doubled since March of this year and continues to rise rapidly. Anxiety disorders became an approved condition last summer.

URGENT: Biggest Marijuana News of the Year

NORML

We won’t lie, this is HUGE. This week, we will very likely have the first vote to outright end federal marijuana prohibition.

Cannabis in Namibia: an Interview with Angela Prusa

CannaTech

The African cannabis industry is rapidly emerging, with countries including South Africa, Zimbabwe, Lesotho and others taking significant steps towards liberalised cannabis regulation.

What is CBD oil? A beginner’s guide to cannabidiol extracts

Leafly

Got questions about CBD oil? This guide can help you find answers. Learn more about what CBD oil is, what it can do, and how to select a reliable, quality product. The post What is CBD oil? A beginner’s guide to cannabidiol extracts appeared first on Leafly.

U.S. House Judiciary Committee approves bill to end cannabis prohibition

Cannabis Life Network

Historic vote marks the first time the committee has approved comprehensive legislation to remove cannabis from the schedule of controlled substances and address harms caused by prohibition. In a 24-10 vote, this morning, the U.S.

UK: Advertising Complaint Upheld Against U.K. Hemp Rum Co.

Cannabis Law Report

Last Updated: 19 November 2019. Article by M. Katie Gates Calderon , Lindsey Heinz , James Muehlberger and Mark Anstoetter. Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. The U.K. Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has upheld a complaint against The Cornish Rum Co.

Today’s Answer of the Day

TheAnswerPage

Nabilone is a synthetic cannabinoid that is similar in structure to delta-9-THC and is used for the treatment of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting. What are the dosing ranges for nabilone? As per the package insert, the usual dose of nabilone is 1 or 2 mg twice daily.

House Committee Markup Announced To End Marijuana Prohibition

NORML

The House Judiciary Committee has posted a markup date for HR 3884 , the Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment, and Expungement (MORE) Act. Members of the Committee will consider the bill on Wednesday, November 20th, 2019, and they will likely hold a vote at that time.