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Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau): Accepting applications for grant funding authorized by The California Cannabis Equity Act of 2018

Here’s the press release……… SACRAMENTO – The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) announced today that it is accepting applications for grant funding authorized by The California Cannabis Equity Act of 2018 (Equity Act) established by Senate Bill 1294. The Bureau has been appropriated $10 million to award to cities and counties to assist equity applicants […]

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The Best Dry Herb Vaporizers of 2019

Yes, the vaporizer for dry herbs market is saturated, but we’re here to help. Check out our top picks for the best dry herb vaporizers in 2019. With vaping more popular than ever before, new dry herb vaporizers are hitting the market regularly. While this influx can make it hard to keep up, it also […]

Are You About to Puff on a Fake Vape Pen?

What if everything about your vape game—from the pen itself to the oil inside—is fake? Learn more about what’s inside your vape and how it was created. The post Are You About to Puff on a Fake Vape Pen? appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: David Bienenstock Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share […]

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Friday, March 1, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Friday, March 1, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Booker reintroduces bill to legalize marijuana with support from 2020 rivals (CBS News) // Barbara Lee Files Three Pieces Of Social Justice Marijuana Legislation In One Day (Marijuana Moment) // Martha Stewart Teams Up With Canopy Growth For CBD Products […]

Whitmer establishes new marijuana regulatory agency | Local News – The Oakland Press

Whitmer establishes new marijuana regulatory agency | Local News  The Oakland Press Gretchen Whitmer signs executive order to abolish Michigan marijuana licensing board  Detroit Free Press Whitmer order to create marijuana agency, kill medical pot licensing board  The Detroit News Governor Whitmer eliminates Medical Marihuana Licensing Board  MLive.com Whitmer signs order establishing Marijuana Regulatory Agency  WXYZ Detroit View full coverage […]

Pot Goes Public: Cannabis Cafes in West Hollywood, Denver & Beyond

Horace Greeley famously remarked, “Go West, young man.” To which I’d reply, “You don’t have to ask me twice.” If the film La La Land didn’t leave you dreaming of Tinseltown, West Hollywood’s new crop of ultra swanky cannabis lounges will. SoCal leads the way in sativa, indica, and more. In fact, government officials are […]

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Survey Says…

Seyfarth Shaw LLP has released the results of its fourth annual Real Estate Market Sentiment Survey, which polled commercial real estate executives around the country from all sectors. Of interest to our readers, this year’s survey revealed that, despite the dramatic increase in the number of states legalizing marijuana, 85% of respondents are putting the […]

ECH plans first UK-wide network of specialist medical cannabis clinics

The clinics will specialise in innovative cannabis-based therapy and prescription cannabinoids, and be open to patients following specialist referral. European Cannabis Holdings (ECH) has today announced plans to open The Medical Cannabis Clinics, a network of specialist clinics around the UK, in a significant step forward for patients living with a range of chronic and […]

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Cannabis and HIV: So much more than palliative aid

Even though cannabis and cannabinoid-derived pharmaceuticals are frequently used by HIV/AIDS patients, several studies show that something interesting happens when cannabis is consumed. What is HIV and how is it manifested? Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), as the name implies, harms the immune system. HIV produces this effect by killing specific white blood cells (CD4 T cells), otherwise […]

Could medical marijuana help older people with their ailments? New study shows it may be safe and effective for symptoms of chronic disease – Science Daily

Could medical marijuana help older people with their ailments? New study shows it may be safe and effective for symptoms of chronic disease  Science Daily Medical marijuana may bring relief to older people who have symptoms like pain, sleep disorders or anxiety due to chronic conditions including amyotrophic … Go to Source Author: Puffin’ On Some […]

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How I use CBD to treat Endometriosis

I was officially diagnosed with endometriosis when I was 23, after years of being misdiagnosed and told that my symptoms were a “normal part of being a woman.” The diagnosis came after I finally underwent a laparoscopy, a surgical procedure used to determine the presence and severity of endometriosis. And so for the next decade, countless […]

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THC-A: A Better Anti-Inflammatory And Neuro-Protectant

THC-A: A Better Anti-Inflammatory And Neuro-Protectant CBD gets all the hype, but tetrahydrocannabinolic acid (THC-A) is another cannabinoid that has yet to get the attention it truly deserves. THC-A presents an option that is similar to CBD but better! The post THC-A: A Better Anti-Inflammatory And Neuro-Protectant appeared first on The Fresh Toast. Go to […]

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In praise of going to therapy stoned

Upon first thought, going to therapy stoned sounds like a bad idea and a waste of money–but is it? Could cannabis actually enhance sessions and help clients get the most out of their treatment? Maybe those of us who go to therapy stone-cold-sober are doing it all wrong.  Mental healthcare is expensive, and there’s nothing worse […]

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Medicinal Cannabis – How far have we really come?

Authored by Natalie Drew, Senior Associate RPC Natalie Drew Natalie Drew is a Senior Associate in the Medical Malpractice and Life Sciences team. Acting on a broad range of cases, all with a medical or injury element, usually on the instructions of insurers. Natalie has worked with private hospitals and clinics in relation to medical malpractice […]

Cannabis in palliative medicine: improving care and reducing opioid-related morbidity

Cannabis in palliative medicine: improving care and reducing opioid-related morbidity Abstract Unlike hospice, long-term drug safety is an important issue in palliative medicine. Opioids may produce significant morbidity. Cannabis is a safer alternative with broad applicability for palliative care. Yet the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) classifies cannabis as Schedule I (dangerous, without medical uses). Dronabinol, a Schedule III prescription drug, is […]

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FDA Announces First Meeting About CBD Rules

Come this April things will start getting real as far as legal CBD is concerned. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced on Wednesday that the Food and Drug Administration will hold its first public hearings on CBD in April. The agency is currently considering rules that would allow CBD companies to add cannabidiol to food products. […]

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NCBA: Say They Are Going International

Here’s their announcement   The National Cannabis Bar Association is Broadening its Jurisdiction! The national cannabis bar association has, since its inception in 2015, been working to make the legal practice in the cannabis industry more effective, efficient, and secure. We started hosting networking events, where attorneys from different practice areas came together to share their professional knowledge […]

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CA: SB 67 dubbed a “Band-Aid” by one sponsor

A California Senate panel on Wednesday advanced a bill – dubbed a “Band-Aid” by one sponsor – in a last-minute bid to prevent thousands of marijuana companies from being temporarily forced out of the legal market and causing chaos in the state’s marijuana supply chain. Here’s the Bill in its latest iteration 20190SB67_97 Some Background […]