2021

Senate Leader Unveils Long-Awaited Marijuana Descheduling Plan

NORML

United States Senate Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), along with Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Ron Wyden (D-OR) unveiled draft legislation repealing the federal prohibition of marijuana at a press conference on Wednesday.

Psychedelic Research Targets Systemic Inflammation

Project CBD

Scientists are targeting psychedelics to develop an anti-inflammatory wonder drug

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The Science Behind Medical Cannabis and Depression

Leafwell

It’s probably fair to say that 2020 was a year to forget for many, for a massive variety of reasons.

Top 10 Things You Should Know About Cannabis

Americans for Safe Access

While mainstream culture in the U.S. has come to accept cannabis as not the dangerous and addictive substance of after school special legend, general public knowledge about the plant remains fairly low.

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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What is phytol and is it safe to vape?

Leafly

Experts urge caution after a new study emerges suggesting phytol, a diterpene alcohol used as a diluent in vape cartridges, appears unsafe to inhale. The post What is phytol and is it safe to vape? appeared first on Leafly.

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Can you eat raw weed?

The Cannigma

It’s very simple. Raw weed won’t get you high because it has not been decarboxylated ,” says Dr. Junella Chin, an integrative cannabinoid medicine physician. That means that the non-psychoactive cannabinoid THCA has not been turned into the psychoactive cannabinoid THC through a heating process.”

New York Senator Introduces Cannabis Cultivation Bill

Cannabis Law Report

Senator Jeremy Cooney of New York introduced a bill on July 20 that would build upon the state’s recreational cannabis law with a focus on getting cultivation up and running.

Cannabis in Ireland: Global Law and Business Podcast with Natalie O’Regan

HarrisBricken

Listen HERE or stream on Spotify , Apple Podcasts , Amazon Music , Stitcher , or Soundcloud ! At Harris Bricken, we keep close tabs on what is happening in various industries around the world, including cannabis.

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CBG Impairs Brain Tumor Growth

CannaMD

A new study indicates that the cannabinoid known as CBG, which is found within marijuana, may provide therapeutic benefits for the treatment of glioblastoma, which is an aggressive form of cancer that affects the brain and spinal cord.

Study: Cannabis Use Not Linked to Motivation Loss

NORML

Investigators reported, “[D]espite significant increases in levels of cannabis use in our sample, change in cannabis use did not predict changes in motivation, which suggests that cannabis use may not lead to reductions in motivation over time.”.

CBD for Liver & Kidney Disease

Project CBD

Not only is there little evidence that cannabidiol plays a role in damaging the liver, CBD may help to improve liver health

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Why Does the 1:1 CBD:THC Ratio Work So Well?

Leafwell

Today, we’re looking at what’s special about the 1:1 ratio of CBD: THC. Many medical marijuana patients find this ratio nothing short of miraculous. But why? This article dives into some studies into the ratio and why it’s effective.

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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.

Recognizing Women of Color Shaping the Cannabis Space

Veriheal

The post Recognizing Women of Color Shaping the Cannabis Space appeared first on Cannabis Central. News celebrating People of Color minorities minority communities POC women of color

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.

Americans on pace to spend twice as much on weed as on milk

Leafly

At the half-year mark, 2021 US cannabis sales topped $12 billion. That's as much as consumers spent on milk in all of 2020. The post Americans on pace to spend twice as much on weed as on milk appeared first on Leafly.

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How long does a weed high last? New studies can’t agree

The Cannigma

How long do the effects of inhaled cannabis last? Whatever your own lived experience has taught you, according to two recent studies, it can be anywhere between four and seven hours before the cognitive impairment caused by the psychotropic effects wears off.

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Ways To Save Electricity While Mnufacturing CBD Oil

Cannabis Law Report

Editors Note: This is a guest piece. Cannabidiol oil is a by-product derived from the cannabis plant commonly known as CBD oil. It is manufactured to relieve pain, reduce anxiety and depression, alleviate cancer-related symptoms, and lessen acne.

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America, What Are We Doing?

HarrisBricken

Like many Americans, one of the first things I do every morning is check the overnight headlines, including anything that happened in the sports world.

Supreme Court Justice Questions Whether Federal Ban on Marijuana Remains “Proper”

NORML

Justice Clarence Thomas wrote: "If the Government is now content to allow States to act ‘as laboratories’ ‘and try novel social and economic experiments,’ then it might no longer have authority to intrude on ‘[t]he States’ core police powers.

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Welcome the Three New Legal Marijuana States

NORML

This week marks another critical mile-marker on the road to ending marijuana prohibition in the… The post Welcome the Three New Legal Marijuana States appeared first on NORML. ACTIVISM join Legal legalization

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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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.

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.

Cannamoms: How Cannabis Helps Them Through Motherhood

Veriheal

With Mother’s Day on the horizon, we sat down with some Cannamoms to talk about the in’s and out’s of being a mom who uses cannabis.

Covid-19 causes inflammation by hacking endocannabinoid synthesis

Cannabis Life Network

Cannabinoids are fat. Those particular molecules known as cannabinoids are all fatty acids, whether they exist within the cannabis plant or us. Other essential and non-essential fats have differing effects on the endocannabinoid system (ECS), as well.

Chuck Schumer unveils marijuana bill that would end federal prohibition, finally

Leafly

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer finally revealed his legalization proposal. Here's what it actually does. The post Chuck Schumer unveils marijuana bill that would end federal prohibition, finally appeared first on Leafly.

Would you buy a tiny house made of hemp?

The Cannigma

With so many people spending their waking hours daydreaming about becoming homeowners but probably smoking cannabis instead, it only makes sense to — kind of — combine the two activities. Pennsylvania company Coexist has a solution: a tiny house made with hemp.

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Turning Point Brands Invests $8 Million In Old Pal

Cannabis Law Report

Turning Point Brands, Inc. (NYSE: TPB) completed an $8 million strategic investment in cannabis lifestyle brand Old Pal Holding Company LLC. TPB invested in the form of a convertible note which includes additional follow-on investment rights.