December 17, 2017

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Cannabis-infused wine claims to give you a buzz — without the hangover -

Friday, December 15, 2017

Los Angeles (Finally) Passes Cannabis Business Regulations -

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Coffee Shop Wants to Be Denver’s First Legal Cannabis Club -

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Yes, you’ll be able to smoke weed legally in three weeks. But here are hard realities -

Sunday, December 10, 2017

5 Cannabis Products Changing the Way We Think About Marijuana -

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Study: Alcohol Sales Fall Following Cannabis Legalization -

Friday, December 1, 2017

California Weed Entrepreneurs Will Make $5.2B In 2018 With Almost No Banks To Put It In -

Monday, November 27, 2017

Pot For Pets? Experts Say Cannabis Can Ease Pain In Animals As Well -

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

A fast-growing cannabis tech company just raised $10 million in a bid to dominate the market -

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Why are Hemp Farmers Fed Up with Federal Seed Laws? -

Saturday, August 29, 2015

The Medical Minute: These Researchers are Developing a Weight Loss Medicine with Cannabis -

Friday, August 28, 2015

What Would a Trump Presidency Mean For Cannabis? -

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Oregon Court of Appeals Doesn’t Find the Smell of Cannabis Smoke to Be “Unpleasant” -

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Government-Run Cancer Institute Quietly Acknowledges That Cannabis Kills Cancer Cells -

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Why Did This Pro Video Gaming League Ban Cannabis? -

Monday, August 24, 2015

4 Good Budtender Habits that Make for a Positive Customer Experience -

Saturday, August 22, 2015

If a Wildfire Spreads to a Cannabis Field, Can You Get High from It? -

Friday, August 21, 2015

8 Ways to Counteract a Too-Intense Cannabis High -

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Florida Keeps Fighting for Medical Marijuana: The Leafly Cannabis Legalization Roundup -

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Weekend Weirdness: Pigeon Caught Trying to Smuggle Cannabis into a Costa Rican Prison -

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

5 Cannabis Products Changing the Way We Think About Marijuana

There’s a renaissance happening in the world of cannabis products, due in large part to the growing trend of legalization across the country. As new markets come online, consumers are demanding new types of products. In markets which are legalizing, the fastest growth demographics are among women and adults over 50. In response to these growing customer segments, cannabis operators are responding with innovative types of products. Largely gone are the days of plastic baggies filled with non-descript marijuana. Almost all legalized states require lab testing results to be included on product labels and there is a growing understanding of…

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Pot For Pets? Experts Say Cannabis Can Ease Pain In Animals As Well

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Could marijuana hold the key to helping our pets feel and look healthy? A growing number of pet owners and veterinarians are turning to holistic healing, using cannabis oils and edibles. But could they also be putting these animals at risk? CBS2’s Peter Daut takes a closer look at pot for pets. The FDA has not approved medical marijuana for pets, and vets are not allowed to write prescriptions. But since recreational pot will be soon be legal in California, the hope is that more research will be funded to do larger studies on animals. Comet…

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The Medical Minute: These Researchers are Developing a Weight Loss Medicine with Cannabis

Imagine a world in which cannabis is listed as one of the key ingredients of a weight loss medicine. It may sound like an amusing irony to those of us easily afflicted by the munchies, but a recent study published in the journal Endocrinology suggests this idea isn’t so far off. Apparently, a mixture of vitamin A and cannabis constituents holds promise as the next solution for obesity. “The results of our study show, for the first time, that particular compounds in cannabis and vitamin A can work together to reduce the deposit of lipids,” said researcher Dr. Yann Gilbert. “This finding opens up exciting…

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Florida Keeps Fighting for Medical Marijuana: The Leafly Cannabis Legalization Roundup

This week of legalization news brings some fierce fighters for cannabis. Delaware shows us that size doesn’t matter when it comes to progress, and Florida’s freedom fighters will not back down from the challenge of legalizing medical marijuana in the Sunshine State. Australia’s got some friends in high places, but can they make medical cannabis happen Down Under? Here’s the latest cannabis legalization news: Read More: https://www.leafly.com/news/headlines/leafly-cannabis-legalization-roundup-8-17-2015

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New Proposal Could Make It Easier To Research Medical Benefits Of Marijuana

Marijuana supporters and opponents have teamed up on a new amendment that would create a new federal sub-category for the plant — and that could make it easier to conduct future research about marijuana’s medical efficacy. The amendment to the 21st Century Cures Act (H.R. 6) — a bill aimed at accelerating the discovery and development of new medicines  — is “designed to facilitate credible research on the medical efficacy” of marijuana, and would encourage the National Institutes of Health and the Drug Enforcement Administration to work together on marijuana research. The measure is expected to be debated in the House of Representatives…

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Which U.S. States Accept Out-of-State Medical Marijuana Authorizations?

As more and more states legalize medical marijuana, a lot of patients are starting to wonder if their authorizations are valid in any states other than where they were first issued. Fortunately, some medical marijuana-legal states do indeed accept out-of-state authorizations, and they’re listed below. The number of states is small right now, but we’ll continue to update it as more states start to allow out-of-state documentation. Read More: https://www.leafly.com/news/health/which-us-states-accept-out-of-state-medical-marijuana-authorizati

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5 Promising Cannabis Studies That Explore How Cannabinoids Interact with the Human Body

International Cannabinoid Research Society’s (or ICRS) recent 25th annual symposium proved to be a great place to share ideas and learn from a wide variety of highly accomplished scientists in the area of cannabinoid research. The 4-day conference was highly diverse, covering everything from novel chemical cannabinoid entities, to quality control methods for cannabis, to non-THC cannabinoids such as CBD (cannabidiol) and CBG (cannabigerol). Here are the 5 most promising studies that were highlighted. Remember, as with any scientific conference, it’s important to enter with an open mind to accept new ideas or to extend your understanding of previously held beliefs after critical evaluation. As…

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Congratulations to Delaware for Opening Its First Medical Marijuana Dispensary!

Earlier this week Massachusetts finally debuted its first medical marijuana dispensary. Not to be overshadowed by its New England neighbor to the north, Delaware went from decriminalizing cannabis last week to opening its first medical cannabis clinic today. Four years ago, the Delaware state legislature legalized the use of medical marijuana for qualified patients, and now the state finally has a medical marijuana clinic for registered medical marijuana cardholders. The First State Compassion Center is officially open for business, with patients reportedly driving in from over 60 miles away to procure products intended to help treat or manage their illnesses. With the line of patients stretching over 50 deep, perhaps…

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Massachusetts’ First Medical Cannabis Dispensary Finally Opens

The wait is finally over for impatient medical marijuana patients in Massachusetts – the state’s first medical marijuana dispensary is at long last scheduled to open today. Since Massachusetts signed a medical marijuana law in 2012, its implementation has faced numerous delays and errors. After a lengthy approval process, nearly every applicant was rejected, which resulted in over a dozen lawsuits against the state. A Suffolk Superior Court judge ruled in favor of the plaintiffupon determining that the committee had disregarded their own guidelines during the review process. Thankfully, today Massachusetts will at long last welcome the grand opening of its first (and so…

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The Actual Benefit of Medical Marijuana: What Does the Research Indicate?

Earlier this week the Obama administration reduced some severe restrictions on cannabis research, allowing for much more freedom to study the extent of marijuana’s medicinal benefits. This news comes at a crucial time in our country where more states are exploring the possibility of legalizing access to medical marijuana but are unsure of how much relief medicinal cannabis can bring to patients. Researchers have been trying to determine for decades which diseases, symptoms, and conditions can cannabis help alleviate, and while more studies will more definitively answer that question, past research is suggesting that medical marijuana can help with some conditions…

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