2020

House Small Business Committee Moves Marijuana Bill Forward

NORML

As first reported by Politico, the House Small Business Committee is waiving jurisdiction over the Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment, and Expungement (MORE) Act ( HR 3884 ), making it the second House committee in the 116th Congress to advance legislation to end federal marijuana prohibition.

Cannabis in Palliative Care

Project CBD

End-of-life care is one of the less frequently discussed uses of medical cannabis. Palliative care, however, is perhaps the area of medicine that would most benefit from its clinical use

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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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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.

Breakthrough cannabis genomics study identifies genes for cannabinoid production, pathogen resistance, and more

Medicinal Genomics

For years, cannabis genomics meant little more than a star on the galaxy.

Looks Like New Mexico May Be Fast Tracking Regulated Cannabis

Cannabis Law Report

Marijuana Moment reports… One day after the governor of New Mexico formally included marijuana legalization in her 2020 legislative agenda , lawmakers have filed a comprehensive reform bill that would accomplish that goal. The legislation, introduced by Sen. Jerry Ortiz y Pino (D) and Rep.

Should Pets Be Protected from Second-Hand Cannabis Smoke?

LIWTS

Having pets about the place is great. And assuming you’re a responsible pet owner, you’d never even think about deliberately getting your cat or your dog high. Even if it’s purely for therapeutic purposes, pets should never be given products containing THC or CBD without first consulting with a vet.

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Will the FDA Soon Treat Hemp CBD as a Dietary Supplement?

Canna Law Blog

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) may soon change its tune on hemp-derived CBD (Hemp CBD) thanks to a bill recently filed by chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, Rep. Collin Peterson (D-MN) and cosponsored by Reps. Thomas Massie (R-KY), James Comer (R-KY) and Chellie Pingree (D-ME).

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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?

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.

Congressional Committee to Hold Marijuana Legislative Hearing This Wednesday

NORML

This Wednesday, January 15th, at 10 am EST, the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health will hold a legislative hearing entitled “Cannabis Policies for the New Decade.”

Desperately Seeking Harm

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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Stages of the marijuana plant growth cycle

Leafly

It’s important to understand the changes a growing cannabis plant undergoes during its life cycle, as each stage of growth requires different care. The post Stages of the marijuana plant growth cycle appeared first on Leafly. Growing flower growing tips harvesting

Canopy Growth delaying launch of infused beverages

Cannabis Life Network

SMITH FALLS, Ont. Canopy Growth Corp. is delaying the launch of its cannabis-infused drinks. The company says work to scale up to commercial production is not complete and it is delaying the launch date while it completes the final steps.

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.

OLCC Issues Marijuana Product Recall

Cannabis Law Report

January 16, 2020. Winberry Farms Sweet Leaf Blend Pre-rolls Failed Pesticide Test. .

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.

New Marijuana Delivery and Consumption Opps in Colorado – But There’s a Catch

Greenspoon Marder Cannabis Law Group Blog

By Nabil Rodriguez, Associate. The Colorado marijuana industry kicked-off the New Year with several changes to the regulatory framework guiding legal marijuana businesses, including a few new license types: Licensed hospitality businesses are now authorized to allow for social consumption. Starting January 2, 2020, medical marijuana stores in Colorado may apply for a delivery permit through the Marijuana Enforcement Division (the “MED”).

The Future of Hemp is Genetics

Canna Law Blog

Hemp was legalized federally just over a year ago.

Today’s Answer of the Day

TheAnswerPage

Do cannabinoids interact with the opioid system? Opioid and cannabinoid receptors are located on the same cells and neuron of the CNS, and it has been determined that cannabinoids act on kappa as well as delta receptors to induce an increase in endogenous opioid synthesis and release. See Answer.

First probable vaping-related illness reported in Newfoundland and Labrador

Puff Puff Post

JOHN’S, N.L. Health officials in Newfoundland and Labrador have reported the province’s first probable case of a lung illness related to vaping.

New Jersey: Court Affirms Employer Must Reimburse Worker for Medical Marijuana Expenses

NORML

The New Jersey Superior Court has affirmed that an employee is eligible to have his medical marijuana costs reimbursed by his employer.

Cannabis: A Medicinal Treasure Trove

Project CBD

Cannabis is like a drugstore in one preparation. Dr. Russo fills us in on the latest advances in cannabinoid medicine - acid cannabinoids , cannabigerol , and the global CBD phenomenon

The entourage effect: How cannabis compounds may be working together

Leafly

This interactive synergy between cannabis compounds has been coined the “entourage effect,” and once you know what this is, you’ll see why medicines containing only THC or CBD aren’t sufficient for most medical conditions.

The Victoria Cannabis Buyers Club moves closer to Cannabis Act Exemption

Cannabis Life Network

The Victoria Cannabis Buyers Club can’t fit into the box that our current legal framework has created. It would be impossible for the VCBC to comply with the current regulations and still offer the same life saving products at non-profit prices. Two options become available.

How To Choose The Right MMJ Strain For Your Patient

MMJ Recs

If you are an MMJ caregiver, you’ve probably wondered, “How do I know which medical marijuana strain to give to my patient?” Choosing the right MMJ strain is super important because different medical marijuana strains have very different effects on patients.

The Early Bird Catches The Worm, Illinois Gov General Buys Edibles At 6am

Cannabis Law Report

Tweet 1 has already come in… @ LtGovStratton ? buys Mindy’s edibles at the 6 am opening of cannabis store in Wrigleyville. She pays with a $100 bill. CNN report.

CBD : The New Generation’s Cure

Otherside Farms

We all know what marijuana is, right? It is a plant that has been one of the major hot topics of the recent century. This is because it has always been considered as an illegal substance. Many experts have pointed to its potential for abuse as other addictive properties.

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Californian Lawmakers End Pot Smoking in Moving Vehicles

Marijuana Lawyer Blog

California’s cannabis tourism may look a little different in 2020. That’s because the Golden state’s lawmakers recently closed a loophole with Assembly Bill 1810 , to prevent passengers from smoking or vaping cannabis products while inside moving vehicles.

The Hemp Standard is 0.3% THC. That Should Be Changed.

Canna Law Blog

We are heading into the first decade of scaled commercial hemp production in the United States since the 1920s. As a law firm that has been helping cannabis businesses succeed since 2010, we couldn’t be more excited. And for good reason: the recreational market is expanding. Hemp is legal.

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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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Aphria Inc. Launches Plant Positivity Immersive Winter Garden to Help Combat Winter Blues

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Mississippi: Medical Cannabis Initiative Certified for 2020 Ballot

NORML

A proposed measure legalizing medical cannabis access in Mississippi has qualified for the 2020 ballot.

Endocannabinology with Dr. Rachel Knox

Project CBD

How does cannabis play a role in our overall health? Project CBD speaks with Dr. Rachel Knox about “endocannabinology,” THC / CBD synergies, and whole food nutrition

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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.

Solvents in Canada’s Legal Cannabis Extracts

Cannabis Life Network

Ever since the legalization of cannabis in Canada, a list of permitted solvents has been provided to producers. The maximum residual limits for 36 solvents allowed in extracts have not changed, unlike the 96 pesticides restricted for cannabis cultivation, which has seen a recent shift.

The Complete Guide to Getting a Medical Marijuana Card in Oklahoma

PrestoDoctor

Are you interested in using medical marijuana? PrestoDoctor can help! If you live in Oklahoma, you can now get a medical marijuana card. As of May 7, 2019, HB 2612 went into effect making this possible. Since this legislation is new, many transitional processes may be in effect.

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