2019

HISTORIC: House Judiciary Subcommittee Holds First-Ever Hearing on Federally Descheduling Marijuana

NORML

Members of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security heard expert testimony today challenging the federal government’s failed policy of cannabis prohibition.

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.

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.

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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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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Health Canada’s Current Plastic Hypocrisy

Cannabis Life Network

These days, environmental issues are at the top of everyones’ news feed. With concerns about our planets future, we are all scrambling for solutions for problems related to the climate change crisis. Amongst those problems, is plastic.

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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State says NM’s medical cannabis cards only for residents

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

The New Mexico Department of Public Health has made it clear—only New Mexico residents can enroll in the state’s Medical Cannabis Program.

Congressional Hearing Scheduled: Marijuana Laws In America

NORML

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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.

Five Cannabis Laws That Apply to Most US States

Leafwell

Cannabis is a plant that is as both a medicine and for recreational purposes. However, being a Schedule I substance, possession of cannabis and use for any purpose becomes illegal under federal law.

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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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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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Montana Preps for Big Change in Cannabis Rules

Leafly

A new law will let patients purchase from any dispensary in the state—but not until 2020. The post Montana Preps for Big Change in Cannabis Rules appeared first on Leafly. Industry Politics dispensaries Election 2020 Montana

Atlanta Police Department No Longer Rejects Applicants For Having Used Cannabis

MassRoots

In a surprisingly progressive move, the Atlanta Police Department announced that potential recruits will no longer be rejected for admitting that they have used cannabis in the past.

Cannabis Sprays Explored: Government-Funded Pesticides

Cannabis Life Network

Did you know that two pesticide companies collectively own 12 out of the now 28 pesticides approved by the Canadian government, at the time of writing? Making matters even worse is that the two companies, AEF Global (Levis, QC) and Bioworks Inc.

Jamaican Lion: The Industry’s First Comprehensive Cannabis Reference Genome

Medicinal Genomics

Medicinal Genomics Corporation (MGC), a pioneer in using genomics to improve the transparency, safety and yield of cannabis has today announced the industry’s most comprehensive Cannabis reference genome, a high quality de novo genome assembly of the Jamaican Lion cannabis strain.

Does NM cannabis law extend to non-residents?

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

A recent expansion of qualifying conditions for medical cannabis through rule changes will likely result in a higher number of patients in New Mexico. But a law that goes into effect on Friday could also result in a new pool of patients—non-residents of New Mexico.

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Illinois Gov. Pritzker Signs Bill to Legalize and Regulate Marijuana

NORML

Illinois Gov. Pritzker has signed legislation legalizing the adult use of marijuana and regulating its commercial production and retail sale.

Cannabis Terpenes Part 2: Hundreds of Terpenes

FloridaMarijuana.net

As the cannabis plant, and medical marijuana, become more mainstream, science is proving what humans have known for centuries: cannabis is a means by which patients can seek and receive holistic wellness. The healing cannabis plant is complex and most notably known for the compounds THC and CBD.

Cannabis and the Immune System: A Complex Balancing Act

Project CBD

A new wave of research points toward cannabinoids having an adaptive, immunomodulating effect, rather than just suppressing immune activity

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.

Pain Management: Why Cannabis Provides a Safer Alternative to NSAIDs

Cannabis Cheri

Guest Post by Lanny Swerdlow, RN, LNC. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are used daily by over 17 million Americans to treat headaches, arthritis, sports injuries, menstrual cramps and a litany of other debilitating ailments.

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.

Montana Preps for Big Change in Cannabis Rules

Leafly

A new law will let patients purchase from any dispensary in the state—but not until 2020. The post Montana Preps for Big Change in Cannabis Rules appeared first on Leafly. Industry Politics dispensaries Election 2020 Montana

Federal Lawmakers Aim To Legalize Marijuana This Year

MassRoots

Legislation to end the federal prohibition of cannabis has been submitted in the U.S. Senate by Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR). 420’s companion proposals, including H.R. 420 , were submitted in the House last week by Representative Earl Blumenauer (D-OR).

Pennsylvania Legalization Advocate Pushes Pa. Court To Reclassify

Cannabis Law Report

Thankyou to to Andrew Sacks of Sacks Weston Diamond LLC. for the pointer. Law 360 Reports.

Now HIGH-ering: 7 Cannabis Jobs You Might Not Have Thought About

Cannabis Life Network

If you’re thinking about looking for a job in the rapidly budding cannabis industry, you’re in luck. Many places are looking for talent. If you have a skill that you’re good at, chances are it can be applied to the cannabis sector.

Cannabis Use In Active Athletes: Behaviors Related to Subjective Effects

Puff Puff Post

Study Offers Insight Into Adult Athletes’ Relationship to Cannabis and its Potential for Pain Management. BOULDER, Colo.

Virginia: New Medical Cannabis Laws Take Effect July 1

NORML

Three new laws intended to expand patient access to and the therapeutic value of Virginia’s medical cannabis program take effect July 1, 2019.

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Should Growing Male Hemp Outdoors Be Banned?

Medicinal Genomics

Gender is a controversial topic in hemp cultivation. Recently, Oregon CBD made a statement on its social media accounts, calling for the end of male hemp cultivation outdoors in Oregon and other areas that are currently devoid of feral hemp populations.

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