2020

Marijuana Legalization and the Fight for Racial Justice

NORML

On May 25th, George Floyd was killed on camera by officers affiliated with the Minneapolis Police Department. As were many Americans, we were shocked and disheartened by this tragic and needless loss of life.

Marijuana Terpenes: What They Are, Why You Need Them, How To Use Them

Cannabis Cheri

Pin This! What Are Terpenes? Terpenes are the compounds that give plants, not just marijuana plants but all plants, their aromas. From the plant’s perspective, terpenes provide it with natural protection from bacteria, fungus, insects and other environmental threats.

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Endocannabinoid Discovery Timeline

Project CBD

Pioneers in the burgeoning field of CBD and cannabinoid science have opened the door to new vistas of understanding human biology and physiology

Neuroplasticity and Neurogenesis: Is Cannabis a Nootropic that Boosts the Brain?

Leafwell

In the film How High (2001), the characters Silas (Method Man) and Jamal (Redman) use a magical cannabis strain that allows them to ace their college entrance exam. As farcical as it may seem, they may have been onto something.

What are live resin cannabis concentrates?

Leafly

Live resin retains the cannabis plant's original flavor and fragrance better than other cannabis concentrates. Learn about live resin and how it's made from Leafly. The post What are live resin cannabis concentrates? appeared first on Leafly. Cannabis 101 concentrates products

SEC Says High Times Mini-IPO Must Be Halted

Cannabis Law Report

The Securities and Exchange Commission has told a U.S. operated cannabis media and dispensary company, High Times Holdings, that they must halt accepting investments in … Read More. Teri Buhl - Regulated Cannabis & Hemp Industry Investigative Journalism

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NM deems medical cannabis essential during COVID-19 restrictions

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

As New Mexicans brace themselves for an unknown period of restricted over the counter medicine purchases due to the growing number of positive COVID-19 tests, the state’s Department of Health said medical cannabis patients can rest assured that their access to medicine won’t be interrupted.

The Effort to Decriminalize Psilocybin in California is Underway

Canna Law Blog

Psilocybin has been in the news with increasing frequency as research into psychedelic therapy has proliferated, and a number of local jurisdictions, including the cities of Oakland, Denver , and Santa Cruz have decriminalized psilocybin to varying degrees.

COVID-19: Spannabis 2020 Cancelled

Cannabis Life Network

48 hours away from starting, the 17th edition of Spannabis, one of the world’s largest cannabis trade shows, has been forced to postpone its 2020 event in Barcelona, Spain.

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Cannabinoids and Inflammation: What Does the Current Research Say?

Greencamp

Is inflammation a cause for concern? Perhaps not in the short run, but… Whenever we get infected, injured, or in. Continue Reading. The post Cannabinoids and Inflammation: What Does the Current Research Say? appeared first on Greencamp. Health

Virginia: Marijuana Decriminalization Takes Effect July 1

NORML

2020 Virginia General Assembly. Richmond, VA: Democratic Governor Ralph Northam has signed legislation ( Senate Bill 2 | House Bill 972 ) decriminalizing marijuana possession.

The Cannabis User’s Guide to Surviving the Coronavirus

Cannabis Cheri

While some very early research shows that CBD may have some anti-viral properties, there is no research that shows cannabis, THC or CBD rich, to be a cure for viruses or even colds. So beware of unethical CBD companies selling bogus Coronavirus “cures.”.

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Cannabis, CBD & Anxiety

Project CBD

Managing anxiety is often the reason why people take cannabis or CBD products

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Psilocybin Mushrooms: The Next Cannabis?

Leafwell

Introduction. Broaching the subject of magic mushrooms as a form of therapy for psychiatric illnesses is not something one usually does in polite company. Yet, perhaps one sometimes should. It is, after all, something we here at Leafwell take a brief look at on our cannabis for addiction page.

Who is Rick Simpson and what is Rick Simpson Oil (RSO)?

Leafly

Rick Simpson Oil (RSO) is a concentrated form of cannabis oil known to have medical benefits. Learn more about Rick Simpson and how to make RSO today. The post Who is Rick Simpson and what is Rick Simpson Oil (RSO)? appeared first on Leafly.

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Aurora, Tilray, and other Canadian Cannabis Companies sued for selling Cannabis product with false Potency Levels

Cannabis Law Report

Multiple big name Canadian cannabis companies are being taken to court in a class action lawsuit for false labeling of products about their THC and … Read More.

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Marijuana & COVID-19: New Study Preview

CannaMD

In a working draft of research prepared by Canadian scientists, study authors claim that their findings are “crucial for the future analysis of the effects of medical cannabis on COVID-19.”

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Cannabis legalization bill tabled in committee

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

A recreational cannabis legalization bill stalled in the Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday, while a bill that would limit who can become a medical cannabis patient moved on. Both bills are sponsored by Sen.

BREAKING NEWS: FDA and USDA Start Making Sense on Hemp CBD

Canna Law Blog

According to Hemp Industry Daily reporter Laura Drotleff , it an eventful week for hemp regulation at the National Association of State Department of Agriculture (NASDA) meeting in Arlington, Virginia. Drotleff reported on two major developments at NADSA.

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5 positive testimonials on medical marijuana benefits from real patients

Cannabis Life Network

We’d like to shine a light on a few patients in this article, to share their insights and experiences on how medical marijuana has benefitted them throughout their illness.

Can A State Recriminalize Recreational Marijuana?

MMJ Recs

The laws surrounding both recreational and medical marijuana (MMJ) are constantly changing. Just about every major election sees alterations to which states currently allow their citizens to use marijuana recreationally and/or for medicinal purposes.

Municipalities Moving Away from Marijuana Testing for Employees

NORML

Municipal officials in various cities nationwide are moving away from policies requiring marijuana testing for public employees. In the city of Rochester, council members approved municipal legislation on Tuesday barring pre-employment marijuana testing for non-safety sensitive city employees.

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How Does Topical Marijuana Work? Does Cannabis Salve Really Work?

Cannabis Cheri

You might have heard the latest health and beauty buzz about how CBD and THC from marijuana are infusing all kinds of skincare products.

Cannabis, CBD & COVID-19

Project CBD

With the worldwide death toll from the corona virus rising exponentially, The Lancet drew attention to “accumulating evidence” that indicates “patients with severe COVID -19 might have a cytokine storm syndrome

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Ohio Approves Cachexia as a Qualifying Condition for Medical Marijuana

Leafwell

Why is Cachexia a Qualifying Condition for Medical Marijuana? What is Cachexia? What Are the Symptoms of Cachexia? What Complications Can Cachexia Cause? How is Cachexia Treated? How Can Medical Cannabis Be Used to Treat Cachexia? How Much THC is Required to Treat Cachexia?

5 classic weed strains from the ‘60s you can still find today

Leafly

Back in the '60s, pure landrace strains prevailed. Today, most cannabis has been hybridized, but there are still some classic old strains that you can get your hands on. The post 5 classic weed strains from the ‘60s you can still find today appeared first on Leafly.

SEC Inquiry starts at CBD company Folium Biosciences Post Failed Australis Merger

Cannabis Law Report

cannabis company Australis called off its reverse merger with Colorado-based CBD wholesale company, Folium Biosciences, this month stating their due diligence found new information that made them want to back-out of the deal.

Florida Firearms & Medical Marijuana: Nikki Fried [EXCLUSIVE]

CannaMD

As one of Florida’s largest networks of medical marijuana doctors , CannaMD constantly meets patients concerned about the state and federal conflict regarding medical marijuana – and what this conflict means when it comes to purchasing firearms and applying for a concealed weapons permit.

Medical cannabis qualified patient bill heads to governor’s desk

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

A bill that would limit enrollment in the state’s medical cannabis program to New Mexico residents passed the House and is on its way to the governor’s desk. SB 139, sponsored by Sen.

Sephora Paves the Way in Regulating CBD Cosmetics

Canna Law Blog

While the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) continues to drag its feet in forging a clear path for the sale and marketing of hemp-derived cannabidiol (“Hemp CBD”) products, foreign agencies and industry players are leading the way by adopting their own sets of regulations.

Are hemp products helping us move towards a sustainable future?

Cannabis Life Network

In 2020 it’s possible to buy hemp rope, soap, shoes, and even beer. The question is, are these hemp products moving us to a more sustainable future?

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