2019

NORML Canada Launches Post-Legalization Platform on One Year Anniversary of Marijuana Legalization

NORML

NORML Canada launches official Post-Legalization platform to focus advocacy efforts on reforming Canada’s legal Cannabis system.

Cannabis and Alzheimer’s Disease: The Compelling Evidence

Cannabis Cheri

Pin This! Guest post by Lanny Swerdlow, RN, LNC. When it comes to cannabis and Alzheimer’s disease, marijuana can not only help treat the symptoms of this devastating disease, it just might prevent it from ever happening in the first place!

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Cannabis Terpenes, Part 1

FloridaMarijuana.net

As cannabis becomes more mainstream, more accepted as a medicine and more utilized worldwide, the plants’ botany and chemical makeup are being researched and dissected.

Is CBD Toxic to the Liver?

Project CBD

The huge popularity of cannabidiol ( CBD ), a non-intoxicating component of cannabis , has helped to destigmatize the plant and restore its reputation as an important medicinal herb

Cannabis for Raynaud Syndrome

Leafwell

Raynaud syndrome (aka Raynaud’s phenomenon, Raynaud’s disease or simply Raynaud’s) is a relatively common condition, yet many people know little about it.

Clark County Sheriff’s Office says no to cannabis revenue

Cannabis Chronicles

If the Clark County Council moves forward and lifts its ban on recreational cannabis businesses in unincorporated areas, it’s expected to generate hundreds of thousands of dollars in additional revenue from taxes on the drug. But the Clark County Sheriff’s Office wants none of it.

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Quebec’s ban on homegrow violates federal law according to courts

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Justice Lavoie decided that provincial possession and cultivation bans fall under federal jurisdiction, not provincial. The post Quebec’s ban on homegrow violates federal law according to courts appeared first on Leafly. Canada Politics home grow politics quebec

Can Cannabis Be Used To Treat Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)?

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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder that affects 1 in every 10 women of childbearing age, from 15. Continue Reading. The post Can Cannabis Be Used To Treat Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)? appeared first on Greencamp. Health

Scientists Sue DEA as it Drags its Feet and Hampers Cannabis Research

WeedAdvisor

It comes as a surprise to absolutely no one that the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is not a fan of drugs or legalization.

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Survey: Pain Patients Often Report Substituting Cannabis for Opioids

NORML

Some four in ten adults who reported using both marijuana and opioids within the past year acknowledge either decreasing or ceasing their consumption of opioids as a result of substituting cannabis, according to an analysis of survey data published in the journal PLOS One.

Report: Marijuana Legalization Not Associated with Adverse ‘Spillover’ Effects in Neighboring States

NORML

Marijuana and Exercise: How Cannabis Can Help Your Workout

Cannabis Cheri

Guest Post by Lanny Swerdlow, RN, LNC. Turns out marijuana and exercise are a match made in heaven. Let’s explore! Improving one’s health is the most frequent New Year’s resolution and the number 1 route chosen to improve health in these New Year’s resolutions is exercise.

Cannabis May Enhance Cognition and Memory

FloridaMarijuana.net

In 2017, researcher Andreas Zimmer of the University of Bonn in Germany published his study titled Cannabis reverses aging process in the brain. The results of the study were published in Natural Medicine , a peer-reviewed medical journal.

What Should We Do About Vaping?

Project CBD

There was a time when glossy magazine ads touted the supposed health benefits of cigarette smoking. For years, mainstream media and public officials routinely aided and abetted the false claims of the tobacco industry until the publication of the U.S.

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Cannabis and Cancer: a Primer

Leafwell

World Cancer Day has just passed and, although we have written about using cannabis for cancer (including speaking to experts such as Dr. Michael Masterman-Smith and others), there is still much to be written about.

Federal legalization of hemp creating a quandary for police

Cannabis Chronicles

PORTLAND — Federal legalization of hemp arrived in the U.S. late last year and expanded an industry already booming because of the skyrocketing popularity of CBD, a compound in hemp that many see as a health aid.

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Unions Blowing Smoke with "Green Lung" Myth

MJ Business Attorneys

What is ‘green lung’? Is cultivating marijuana to blame, or something else?

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Jurors revolt, refuse to consider felony charges for cannabis

Leafly

In New Orleans, jurors refused to try a man for possessing an ounce on Bourbon Street. You can too. The post Jurors revolt, refuse to consider felony charges for cannabis appeared first on Leafly.

Maine: Regulators Confident That Adult-Use Cannabis Sales Will Begin Next Spring

NORML

Regulators at the Maine Office of Marijuana Policy affirmed this week that they expect adult-use marijuana sales to begin in the spring of 2020.

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FBI: Marijuana Arrests Rise For Third Straight Year, Outpace Arrests For All Violent Crimes

NORML

The total number of persons arrested in the United States for violating marijuana laws rose for the third consecutive year, according to data released by the US Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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Pennsylvania: Expedited Pardon Process Now Available for Those with Low-Level Cannabis Convictions

NORML

Those with low-level marijuana convictions are being encouraged to seek pardons from state officials. The Pennsylvania Board of Pardons has created an expedited process to review and grant pardon applications for those with marijuana-related records.

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House Members Pass Historic Legislation Legitimizing Retail Cannabis Sales

NORML

Members of the House of Representatives voted 321 to 103 in favor, representing 79% of the vote of HR 1595: The SAFE Banking Act, which amends federal law so that explicitly banks and other financial institutions may work directly with state-legal marijuana businesses.

What Is the Shelf Life of CBD Oil? What Is the Best Way to Store CBD Oil?

Cannabis Cheri

Ask Cheri: What is the shelf life of CBD Oil and what is the best way to store CBD oil? Great questions Jodi. Instead of answering this question myself, I am going to turn it over to CBD expert Joy Smith, of Joy Organics , a full spectrum (minus THC) CBD hemp oil company. Take it away Joy!

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Cannabis Terpenes, Part 3: A Few of Our Favorite Terpenes

FloridaMarijuana.net

Cannabis has been a source of food, fuel, paper, and building materials, a textile fiber, and a folk medicine remedy for thousands of years. THC and CBD are two popular cannabinoids, and have been used medicinally for centuries.

CBD for Brain-Damaged Babies?

Project CBD

Giving medical cannabis to infants is a difficult taboo to shift, but new research is paving the way.

Knocking Off Menopause Symptoms The CBD Way

Leafwell

Guest article by Tricia Blake Over the years, humanity has been wrangling over medical cannabis. There are still many studies that need to be done to prove cannabis’s efficacy, but the signs are promising for a whole host of conditions.

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Going green: States would get free hand under pot bill

Cannabis Chronicles

Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden proposed legislation Friday that would give states a free hand to allow legal cannabis markets without the threat of federal criminal intervention, the latest push in Congress to bolster the nation’s burgeoning pot industry.

Nevada NORML Takes Washington, DC

NORML

Once again, Nevada NORML has remained hard at work, advocating for both patient access and rights as well as the criminal justice reform that this country desperately requires.

Indicted Ukrainians sought Nevada cannabis licenses in all the wrong ways

Leafly

Two Ukrainian associates of Rudy Guilani have been indicted in a scheme to obtain cannabis licenses in Nevada illegally. The post Indicted Ukrainians sought Nevada cannabis licenses in all the wrong ways appeared first on Leafly. Politics corruption licensing Nevada

Why Dr. Sue Sisley Sued the DEA for Stonewalling Cannabis Research

NORML

We also spoke with her attorneys, who explained why they believed the DEA broke the law by holding up long-promised medical marijuana research licenses. Dr. Sue Sisley. I first met Dr. Sue Sisley in person when she spoke in Las Vegas a few years ago.

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