2021

Virginia: Legalization of Adult-use Marijuana Takes Effect July 1, 2021

NORML

Virginia becomes the first southern state to legalize the possession and use of marijuana by adults. The post Virginia: Legalization of Adult-use Marijuana Takes Effect July 1, 2021 appeared first on NORML.

Wasted: Plastic Packaging, Biomass & Throw-Away Vapes

Project CBD

Excess waste created by the cannabis industry is rooted in the legacy of criminalization that now manifests as unnecessary overregulation. Sustainable, hemp-based packaging solutions could help to mitigate this problem

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Cannabis is My Lifesaver

Americans for Safe Access

Eryck Stamper retired from the US Navy in 2013 as a decorated Senior Chief Petty Officer. After a few jobs in the Maryland Park Service and government contracting, he found his way into the cannabis industry as a budtender.

Does Growing Cannabis Save Money?

Leafwell

It’s fair to say that cannabis is more accessible and widely accepted today than it ever has been before. The U.S. has an administration in the White House that has been clear about its intentions to widely decriminalize cannabis use and possession, international bodies like the U.N.

Where the Money Grows: Learning the Industry Trends in Medical Cannabis, Recreational Marijuana, Hemp, and Beyond

Speaker: Jonathan Bench, International Cannabis and Securities Business Attorney at Harris Bricken

The U.S. cannabis industry is still in its infancy, even though states began engaging with legalization in one form or another in the late 1990s. Today, many opportunities exist for individuals and businesses that want to engage in the industry. Join international cannabis and securities business attorney Jonathan Bench as he provides some pitfalls and best practices for companies & individuals looking to engage with the U.S. cannabis marketplace.

Landmark CBD Study Concludes: No Liver Toxicity with CBD Use

Cannabis Cheri

Care by Design Hemp , a wholly-owned CannaCraft brand, is pleased to announce that the groundbreaking clinical study exploring the effects of CBD on liver health has concluded after seven months of research.

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UK: We The Undersigned & The UK Human Rights Act.

Cannabis Law Report

A few weeks ago CLR introduced our readers to Phil Monk and the UK advocacy group, We The Undersigned, who… Read More. Global Forum UK Advocacy

BREAKING NEWS: Mexican Lower Chamber Passes the Cannabis Bill!

HarrisBricken

Last night, by a considerable majority (310 ayes; 210 nays and 20 abstentions), Mexico’s Lower Chamber approved the Cannabis Law bill sent to it by the Mexican Senate last November. The Cannabis Law was heavily amended prior to passage.

Pot in the can: Why can’t inmates get medical marijuana?

The Cannigma

A United Kingdom police chief proposed a novel idea this January: Allow drug-dependent inmates access to free cannabis to help them overcome opioid addiction. An added bonus — reduce violence behind prison walls. “If If they’re on opioids, why can’t they be prescribed cannabis?”

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CBDH, a new cannabinoid for pain, has been found in cannabis

Cannabis Life Network

We reported on the much-discussed scientific discovery of a THC analog thirty times more efficacious than the infamous D9-THC. An earlier study found THCP, as well as CBDP, which are larger forms of THC and CBD, respectively.

Cannabis Gets Cannected™ to Iconic Campaign Creator

Canna Newswire

Award-winning creative director behind some of the best-known advertising campaigns leads branding for new cannabis streaming media channel.

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Virginia: Governor Approves Expedited July 1 Enactment Date for Adult-Use Marijuana Legalization

NORML

Democratic Governor Ralph Northam announced amendments today to legislation (Senate Bill 1406 | House Bill… The post Virginia: Governor Approves Expedited July 1 Enactment Date for Adult-Use Marijuana Legalization appeared first on NORML.

Cannabis and Autism -- A Complex Pairing

Project CBD

Whole plant cannabis and its key components, CBD and THC , ease behavioral & health problems linked to autism spectrum disorder

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Be there for veterans

Americans for Safe Access

Jose Belen is a native of Amsterdam, New York. At 19, he enlisted in the army and deployed to Iraq in 2003 during Operation Iraqi Freedom. He was honorably discharged in 2005 and eventually settled in Florida where he started a career in real estate and began to raise a family.

How Can Cannabis and CBD Help with Addiction?

Leafwell

For many years, people thought of cannabis as a gateway drug. However, as many states start seeing a reduction in opioid overdose deaths once medical or recreational cannabis is legalized, this view is being challenged.

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Multiple cannabis legalization bills expected during the NM Legislative session

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

New Mexico’s 2021 legislative session will surely be marked with debates over education issues, state finances and abortion rights. But the Legislature is also set to weigh the pros and cons of recreational-use cannabis.

Pleased as Purple Punch: A ‘Purps’ family genealogy

Leafly

The origins of GDP, Purple Punch, and other scions of the ‘Purps’ family of cultivars. The post Pleased as Purple Punch: A ‘Purps’ family genealogy appeared first on Leafly. Strains & products 410 cherry pie genealogies granddaddy-purple history indicas purple punch

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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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The SAFE Banking Act’s Reintroduction in 2021

HarrisBricken

This week, the SAFE Banking Act’s long-awaited reintroduction finally happened, and by a bipartisan group of over 100 members of the House and 30 members of the Senate (and counting!). The legislation was first introduced in March 2019, and we’ve followed along ever since.

Israeli Doctors Give CBD to Serious COVID-19 Patients, Get Positive Results

The Cannigma

The majority of seriously ill COVID-19 patients given CBD to calm inflammation were released from the hospital in under a month, in a trial conducted recently at an Israeli hospital.

Answer to a century-old cancer mystery supports cannabis use for cancer

Cannabis Life Network

New research by the Sloan Kettering Institute has finally answered how cancerous cells consume and use up energy from glucose. Interestingly though, their answer to a century-old cancer mystery supports cannabis use and medicinal cannabinoid therapy to treat cancer. How does cancer consume fuel?

Concentrates: A Buyer’s Guide

United Patients Group

The world of cannabis used to be a much different place not so long ago. Choices were limited when it came to just about everything…strain, method of growing, and mode of consumption. These days, with the power of science, all that has changed.

BREAKING: New York Legislature Approves Marijuana Legalization

NORML

Marijuana Revenue and Taxation Act (MRTA) legalizes and regulates the adult-use, commercial marijuana market in New York State, while also permitting those over the age of 21 to cultivate personal-use quantities of cannabis in their own homes.

CBD for Heart Disease

Project CBD

Research shows that CBD can help maintain healthy cardiovascular function and prevent heart disease

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Pledge to Demand Equity for Patients

Americans for Safe Access

Despite the fact that a wide majority of 36 states have now created comprehensive programs to allow legal access to medical cannabis treatment, there are still vital conflicts in the web of state and federal regulations stemming from remaining federal prohibition.

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.

Research Finds That CBG Can Impede Glioblastoma Cell Growth

Veriheal

Cannabis has long been used to aid with the treatment of cancer due to its ability to reduce nausea, reduce inflammation, stimulate appetite and reduce pain while promoting homeostasis in the body. Many forms of cancer are aggressive, but glioblastoma is said to be especially so.

How aging changed my cannabis routine – and might change yours, too

Leafly

Cannabis and aging are two natural parts of life. As you get older, you might notice your tolerance and consumption change. The post How aging changed my cannabis routine – and might change yours, too appeared first on Leafly.

Pot stock analyst @BettingBruiser accused of role in Conspiracy to get Regulators looking at Anson Funds

Cannabis Law Report

A popular cannabis stock analyst, Robert Lee Doxtator, is accused of being involved in what looks like an extortion scheme… Read More.

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BREAKING NEWS: New York Cannabis Legislation Imminent

HarrisBricken

After years of fits and starts, New York appears to finally be ready to pass comprehensive cannabis legislation that legalizes recreational cannabis and expands its existing, restrictive medical cannabis program.

The ‘Other’ Way Cannabis Can Help Treat Cancer

The Cannigma

Physicians still don’t have enough evidence on the anti-tumor effect of cannabis, says Dr. Artur Aguiar, a radiation oncologist and pain medicine physician from Portugal. But that doesn’t mean it can’t help treat cancer. “A

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