NORML Issues Statement Regarding President’s Plan to Pardon Those with Low-Level Marijuana Convictions


“Moving forward, the Administration must work collaboratively with Congressional leadership to repeal America’s failed marijuana criminalization laws.

Spanish Government Gives Green Light to Medical Cannabis

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Cannabis-based preparations with different THC : CBD ratios will be made in Spanish pharmacies for individual patients

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Do Edibles Work for Pain Management?

Cannabis Cheri

A viewer asks “do edibles work for pain management?” When you ask such a question, the quick answer is: it depends. You didn't give me quite enough information. What kind of pain? How severe? What is your cannabis tolerance like? A lot of factors have to be taken into account.

ASA's 20th Birthday

Americans for Safe Access

Happy Birthday ASA! I am so humbled by all that we have accomplished together over the last 20 years.

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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.

5 questions to ask that help your budtender help you


Communicating with your budtender doesn't always go smoothly. Here are 5 questions to help guide your next dispensary visit. The post 5 questions to ask that help your budtender help you appeared first on Leafly.

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Reimaging weed: what if cannabis was treated like wine? 

The Cannigma

Cannabis has been around humans for millennia. In that time it has served many purposes, as an industrial crop, religious rite, and source of entertainment. But despite the importance of hemp in the developing world, cannabis has not enjoyed the widespread acceptance of a substance like wine.

The CLIMB Act: Is Federal Cannabis Business Reform Coming?


In May 2022, a bipartisan pair, Rep. Troy Carter (D-La.) and Rep. Guy Reschenthaler (R-Pa.) introduced a never-before-seen bill—the Capital Lending and Investment for Marijuana Businesses Act (“the CLIMB Act”). The proposed legislation, H.R.

Cannabis class action suit over insurance moves to federal court

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

A class action lawsuit challenging health insurance companies’ refusal to cover the costs of medical cannabis has been moved to federal court, for now.

6 Key Features Of A Well Made Cannabis Product

Cannabis Law Report

As the cannabis industry continues to grow, more and more products are hitting the market. It can be tough to stand out from the crowd when there are so many options available. That’s why it’s important to focus on key features that make your product stand out from the rest.

Is Irradiation Treatment on Cannabis Too Good to be True?

Medicinal Genomics

Many growers are beginning to use irradiation techniques (e.g. x-ray, electron beam, gamma) that promise to eliminate microbes without compromising quality.

Vermont: Adult-Use Marijuana Sales to Begin Later This Week


“A robust, above-ground retail marijuana market is necessary in order to disrupt the unregulated marketplace and to assure that consumers have adequate access to lab-tested, high quality products at competitive prices.”.

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Encouraging Cancer Research

Project CBD

New studies highlight therapeutic potential of cannabinoids for cancer, but clinical trials are lacking

Cannabis on Keto: Cannabis and the Keto Diet

Cannabis Cheri

Cannabis and Keto, Keto and cannabis. Health, fitness, and cannabis enthusiasts are all singing the praises of combining cannabis and the keto diet. Can you smoke weed while on keto? Of course the answer is yes. Inhaling weed is not going to change anything as far as your carb counts and staying on your diet. However, when it comes to cannabis and the keto diet, many people claim they actually enhance each other’s health benefits. Is there anything to these claims?

Mississippi Becomes 37th State to Legalize Medical Cannabis With a Law that Provides Limited Access to Patients

Americans for Safe Access

On February 2, 2022, Governor Tate Reeves chose to sign SB 2095 into law, making Mississippi the 37th state to adopt medical cannabis laws. The adoption of these laws is the conclusion of a year-long struggle for the future of cannabis in Mississippi. .

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Gwinn brothers become Florida’s first Black medical cannabis licensees


The Gwinn brothers were born and raised on Florida farms. They're now the first Black farmers in the state licensed to grow medical cannabis. The post Gwinn brothers become Florida’s first Black medical cannabis licensees appeared first on Leafly.

Global cannabis sales will grow to $57B but depend on new markets

Cannabis Life Network

As prohibition lifts an ugly grasp on cannabis, the new market prospers. BDSA is an analytics firm that tracks the industry through an enormous point-of-sale network. A recent report by the firm suggests global cannabis sales will grow to $57 Billion by 2026.

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This app-guided psychedelic treatment works when antidepressants don’t

The Cannigma

When antidepressants were first introduced in the mid-20 th century, they were a breakthrough in pharmaceuticals. Nearly 70 years later, antidepressants are still an important piece of the mental health puzzle. But for thousands of people, these little pills aren’t enough.

New Study Breaks the Lazy Stoner Stigma


Stoner stigma and stereotypes are not just discriminatory—they are also outdated and are now being rendered invalid. Cannabis consumers, whatever their reason for consumption, are subject to being stereotyped as “lazy stoners.”

THC May Combat Age-Related Cognitive Decline


In recent years, there has been a significant increase in marijuana use by persons over the age of 50, with the greatest increase among those 65 and older.

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Minister In Sri Lanka Wants To Legalize Medical Cannabis Exports

Cannabis Law Report

The Colombo Gazette Medical cannabis to be legalised for export, State Minister of Indigenous Medicine Sisira Jayakody said. The State Minister has instructed the relevant officials to prepare the legal documents for this purpose.

Analysis: Local Bans on Cannabis Retailers Drive Illicit Markets


The report estimates, “States with roughly 20 to 40 legal regulated stores per 100,000 residents, in general, have captured 80 percent to 90 percent of all cannabis sales in the legal market.”. The post Analysis: Local Bans on Cannabis Retailers Drive Illicit Markets appeared first on NORML.

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Recent Polls Show Support for 2022 Legalization Initiatives


"Voters' support for repealing cannabis criminalization crosses party lines," NORML's Deputy Director Paul Armentano said. That is why, historically, these ballot initiative efforts have been equally successful at the ballot box in both 'red' states and in 'blue' states.

Research Breakthrough: Cannabis & Autism

Project CBD

An interview with Bonni Goldstein, MD about autism and medical cannabis

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Report: Spike in Marijuana Positives Fueling Truck Driver Shortage, Supply Chain Disruptions


According to the report, over 10,000 drivers tested positive for past cannabis exposure between January 1 and April 1, 2022. That figure is a 33 percent increase over the year before.

August Recess is Coming! Should You Meet Your Reps at Home?

Americans for Safe Access

With just a few weeks left of summer, Congress is taking its annual August Recess break. Often when advocates think of meeting their representatives they imagine needing to travel to Washington, DC and meet with them in the halls of Congress.

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Legal medical cannabis could reach Mississippi by end of October


With nearly 120 dispensaries licensed for business, patients will soon be able to treat roughly 20 medical conditions with cannabis products. The post Legal medical cannabis could reach Mississippi by end of October appeared first on Leafly.

Medical Cannabis and Parkinson’s Disease – Free Guide Published by The Michael J Fox Foundation

Cannabis Life Network

If you are looking for information on Parkinson’s disease and the use of medical cannabis, look no further. The Michael J Fox Foundation For Parkinson’s Research just published an extremely comprehensive guide on the subject. Even better, it’s free.

Cannabis & sex: a woman’s guide

The Cannigma

While female struggles with desire and arousal can sometimes end up at a diagnosis like Female Sexual Interest/Arousal Disorder (FSIAD) and treatments like drugs and hormones, these labels can frame women as “cases” to be approached methodically: problem, symptoms and medications.

New Study Shows Medical Cannabis Syqe Inhaler Significantly Reduced Pain in Neuropathy Patients


Medical cannabis can be consumed in a variety of ways to reduce pain. Recent research has found that aerosolized cannabis can provide long-term pain reduction, specifically in patients with neuropathy and other chronic conditions.

47% of Canadian Marijuana Patients Substitute Cannabis for Other Substances


As medical marijuana continues to gain acceptance across the United States and beyond, patients are increasingly turning to cannabis-based therapies as a complement or alternative to prescription pharmaceutical drugs.