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Cannabinoids for Cannabis Use Disorder?

Project CBD

The research is in. Scientists have discovered a cure for cannabis addiction — and it turns out to be cannabis! Adrian Devitt-Lee explores how a new JAMA study illustrates a larger problem in the scientific community: Hypothesizing After the Results are Known

Weed at work: What medical cannabis patients need to know

Leafly

Patients have rights—and responsibilities—when it comes to using medical marijuana at work. Learn how to manage weed in the Canadian workplace here. The post Weed at work: What medical cannabis patients need to know appeared first on Leafly.

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Missouri: Medical Cannabis Dispensary Licenses Awarded

NORML

State regulators have begun issuing the first of nearly 200 licenses to medical cannabis providers. This week, officials with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services began the process of confirming applicants.

Superbug outbreaks should push cannabis research forward, Wuhan Virus

Cannabis Life Network

Editor’s Note: With the understanding that the current Wuhan coronavirus outbreak is related to a virus, and is therefore not treatable with antibiotics or anti-bacterials.

Desperately Seeking Harm: The FDA on CBD

Project CBD

Is there a doctor in the house? The Food and Drug Administration ( FDA ) is ailing and needs some serious attention. The FDA has got a bad case of CBD – as in Chronic Bureaucratic Dysfunction. This affliction has been evident for some time, but the symptoms are getting worse

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How long does THC stay in your system?

Leafly

Learn how different drug tests work, how long THC and other cannabinoids stay in your system, and how to detox quicker to avoid a positive result. The post How long does THC stay in your system? appeared first on Leafly. Science & tech cbd detox research science THC

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 1/18/20

NORML

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! The US House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health will hold a legislative hearing entitled “Cannabis Policies for the New Decade.”

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The Adam Bierman Reddit Q&A : “Hardly live and as interactive as a morgue full of cannabis CEO’s”

Cannabis Law Report

One of our Australian contributors decided yes let’s give this Bierman dude a chance and hopped on the much vaunted Reddit Q&A session, at 5am Australian time, that was going to get to the nub of the Medmen travails. The man himself was going to speak and be open with the people.

California’s $635M in cannabis taxes—where is it going?

Leafly

11,000 kids got child care, for starters. The post California’s $635M in cannabis taxes—where is it going? appeared first on Leafly. Politics California prop 64 taxes

Alaska: State Regulators Approve First On-Site Use Locations

NORML

Marijuana consumption sites are coming to Alaska. This week, officials with the Alaska’s Marijuana Control Board issued their first-ever permits to retailers who wish to allow customers to consume cannabis on the premises.

Consume onsite in licensed retailers, Alaska

Cannabis Life Network

Marijuana shops in Alaska will be among the first nationally where onsite use will be permitted.

California: BCC Publish Statement On THC Vaping

Cannabis Law Report

The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) finds that an emergency, as defined in Government Code section 11342.545 currently exists.

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Largest US tribal nation to study cannabis industry

Leafly

Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. appointed the seven-member committee to study how the tribe might become involved in the hemp and cannabis industries. The post Largest US tribal nation to study cannabis industry appeared first on Leafly. Industry Uncategorized Cherokee Nation

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Today’s Answer of the Day

TheAnswerPage

Are the pharmacokinetic parameters of orally administered THC capsules the same for males and females?

Opinion: I claim my cannabis

Cannabis Life Network

I personally claim all the weed I buy on my income taxes and have since 2017. In fact, I include every edible, concentrate, and topical as well. On average, I claim about ten grand per year and my returns are over three. Every single purchase I make is for medical use, but not one of […].

Vermont Reps Introduce Bill To Decriminalize “psilocybin, peyote, ayahuasca, and kratom.”

Cannabis Law Report

Here’s the draft bill. H-0878 As Introduced. Ganjapreneur have some background. Psychedelics Decriminalization Bill Introduced In Vermont. Cannabis Law News

Washington state lawmakers bring bill to ban most cannabis concentrates

Leafly

The proposal would cap products at 10% THC, forcing thousands of legal consumers into the deadly illicit market. The post Washington state lawmakers bring bill to ban most cannabis concentrates appeared first on Leafly.

How to Kill the Pain with CBD

Puff Puff Post

“Ouch! Who put that there? It hurts!” ” That is what happens when you step on a Lego piece. While you say that and feel the highly unpleasant sensations in your foot, an intricate process occurs in your body. More accurately, nerve endings send electrical signals to your brain.

How Wheat Sensitivity relates to a broken endocannabinoid system

Cannabis Life Network

Our guts and brains are connected in a profound way. We previously began to explore how the endocannabinoid system (ECS) entwines with these connections. Neurological signals sent between the gut’s vagus nerve and the brain’s chemoreceptor trigger zone (CTZ) are regulated by the ECS.

West Virginia To Introduce New Cannabis Bill In Current Legislative Session

Cannabis Law Report

Sammi Brown, (D) Jefferson, shopes to introduce a bill she has called the “Normalizing Cannabis Act” within the week week. The bill is a re-draft of House Bill 3108 which she introduced last year.

Dutch cannabis pioneer returns home after 5 years in Thai prison

Leafly

His wife's still in prison, but Johan van Laarhoven is back home and ready to fight an overreaching prosecutor. The post Dutch cannabis pioneer returns home after 5 years in Thai prison appeared first on Leafly. Politics coffeeshops Netherlands Thailand

Dosing A Patient With MMJ: A Primary Caregiver’s Guide

MMJ Recs

Being a caregiver to a medical marijuana patient is a big responsibility. That’s why it’s crucial to ensure that you’re doing it to your best ability, which involves educating yourself on the proper dosage and ways to administer MMJ in order to treat various ailments.

Cannabis and Kissing – the Good and the Bad

Cannabis Life Network

Kissing and cannabis are two of my favorite earthly pleasures and I know I’m not alone. But, let’s just be real about something for a second, the two don’t always jive. THC can maximize a lip-locking session but without thought and care, it can get pretty gnarly.

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DEA Chief of Operations, Christopher Evans, Sworn In By AG Barr To Presidential Commission on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice

Cannabis Law Report

The release says…The Executive Order instructs the Commission to conduct its study by focusing on the law enforcement officers who are tasked with reducing crime on a daily basis.

Abi Roach leaving HotBox after 20 years, Friendly Stranger is taking over

Leafly

The Kensington Market consumption lounge and store will be taken over by a fellow pot pioneer. The post Abi Roach leaving HotBox after 20 years, Friendly Stranger is taking over appeared first on Leafly. Canada Industry pio retail Toronto

Today’s Answer of the Day

TheAnswerPage

Describe the hepatic metabolism of CBD. Phase I of the metabolism of CBD by the liver involves CYP 2C9/2C19/3A4/1A2/2D6. Phase I produces 7-OH-CBD, COOH-CBD and other compounds. Phase II involves glucouronidation to produce COO-CBD-Glucouronide.

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Friendly Stranger acquires HOTBOX™?

Cannabis Life Network

TORONTO, Jan. 24, 2020 /CNW/ – Friendly Stranger Holdings Corp (“FSHC” or the “Company”) has acquired HOTBOX™?, a cannabis accessory store located at 204 Augusta Ave, which has served over two million customers over the past two decades.

Huge Data Breach At THSuite Has Exposed Private Details Of Over 30,000 Individuals

Cannabis Law Report

VP Mentor report. In this case,we easily identified THSuite as the owner of the database and contacted the company with our findings. Date discovered : December 24, 2019. Date owners contacted : December 26, 2019. Date Amazon AWS contacted : January 7, 2020. Date database closed : January 14, 2020.

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BLK MKT cannabis brand sparks controversy over racist marketing

Leafly

The internet reacts to one cannabis brand's controversial use of a racist slogan to market their products. The post BLK MKT cannabis brand sparks controversy over racist marketing appeared first on Leafly. Canada Industry illicit market

Rule Your Extraction Business With an Iron Fist Extractor

Otherside Farms

If you’ve ever wondered how award-winning extracts are made, Iron Fist Extractors is the answer. These finely engineered, closed-loop extractors are designed to produce full spectrum extracts with amazing terpene profiles.

Oregon marijuana sales 420% stronger near Idaho

Cannabis Life Network

PORTLAND, Ore. Marijuana sales in Oregon along the Idaho state line are 420% the statewide average, according to a state report – a very coincidental number.

Illinois: Proposal would let library districts tax marijuana

Cannabis Law Report

Cannabis paying for books and information, seems like a good idea to us. The Daily Herald.com reports. A bill filed in Springfield could allow local libraries to get a cut of the taxes on recreational cannabis sales, but it would come at the potential expense of county-level taxes.

Pete Buttigieg wants to end the war on weed—but not in South Bend

Leafly

Mayor Pete talks a big game on national drug reform, but at home in Indiana he didn't do much to improve things. The post Pete Buttigieg wants to end the war on weed—but not in South Bend appeared first on Leafly.

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Today’s Answer of the Day

TheAnswerPage

True or false? As of the end of 2019, more than 3.5 million people in the US are legally using medical marijuana. See Answer. See Answer.

After the Green Rush: Cannabis Stocks in 2020

Cannabis Life Network

In January of 2018, Aurora Cannabis Inc. TSX:ACB)(NASDAQ:ACB) promoted long-time head of investor relations Cam Battley to the position of Chief Corporate Officer. Battley had earned it.

Debra Borchardt, Green Market Report Interviews Medmen’s Adam Bierman

Cannabis Law Report

A must read interview by GMR before Bierman’s Reddit public Q&A Session tommorrow. Bierman says things like, “our relationship at this point with our lenders is solid.”

Troubleshooting common mistakes in marijuana growing

Leafly

Ready to start growing your own? Watch out for these common mistakes and how to avoid them. The post Troubleshooting common mistakes in marijuana growing appeared first on Leafly. Growing