Ukranian mayor plans hemp healing center

Mar 27 5:09am HempToday
HempToday Ukranian mayor plans hemp healing center The mayor of the small Ukranian town of Hlukhiv says his administration is working to create a hemp healing center as part of an effort... Ukranian mayor plans hemp healing center HempToday...
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Breaking: Canada Expected to Legalize Cannabis by July 1, 2018

Mar 26 11:28pm Leafly
CBC News: Trudeau's Liberal government will roll out plan during week of April 10 The post Breaking: Canada Expected to Legalize Cannabis by July 1, 2018 appeared first on Leafly.
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Tangerine Dream Marijuana Strain Review

Mar 26 8:27pm TheJointBlog
Tangerine Dream is a potent medical strain that smells like a basket of fresh and fragrant oranges. This suitably named hybrid has uplifting talents that will ensure you a good time, allowing you to kick back on a lazy afternoon, and soak in the good and positive vibrations. A special strain for many reasons, Tangerine … Continue reading » The post Tangerine Dream Marijuana Strain Review appeared first on TheJointBlog.
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Some Washington Marijuana Outlets Now Accepting Bitcoin, Have State Approval

Mar 26 6:22pm TheJointBlog
According to Bitcoin.com, several cannabis outlets in Seattle are now accepting the cryptocurrency for marijuana sales. These outlets have approval from state officials. Two months ago Bitcoin reported on Washington State giving marijuana outlets approval to accept Bitcoin for cannabis sales. Now, thanks to a startup called Posabit, a credit-card-to-bitcoin payment processor, multiple cannabis outlets … Continue reading » The post Some Washington Marijuana Outlets Now Accepting Bitcoin, Have State Approval appeared first on TheJointBlog.
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Top 10 Marijuana Strains So Far in 2017

Mar 26 3:57pm TheJointBlog
Here’s a look at the 10 most popular marijuana strains so far in 2017. Marijuana is now legal in eight states, with medical marijuana legal in many more. This increase in legal access to marijuana hasn’t prevented some of the top marijuana strains over the past couple decades from retaining their popularity; legendary strains like … Continue reading » The post Top 10 Marijuana Strains So Far in 2017 appeared first on TheJointBlog.
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Twitter Censors Marijuana and Cannabis, Petition Started Asking them to Stop

Mar 26 3:32pm TheJointBlog
Popular social media platform Twitter has started censoring searches for “marijuana” and “cannabis”, despite searches for “opioids” showing up just fine. “Without warning, Twitter recently instituted a “sensitive content” filter that is automatically turned on for all users, and the settings to disable it are hidden”, states a Change.org petition, started by Marijuana Majority. “As a result, … Continue reading » The post Twitter Censors “Marijuana” and “Cannabis”, Petition Started Asking them to Stop appeared first on TheJointBlog.
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New Strains Alert: Green Mango, Lemon Meringue, Carnival, and More

Mar 26 3:08pm Leafly
This week's New Strains Alert sends some love to The Netherlands and Sumo Seeds, showcasing the stress-relieving Sweet Harlem Diesel, the cerebral Amnesia Ganja Haze, and more. The post New Strains Alert: Green Mango, Lemon Meringue, Carnival, and More appeared first on Leafly.
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Marijuana Legalization Does Not Increase Teen Use: So Say the Statistics

Mar 26 11:28am Canna Law Blog™
Two years ago we did a post, Top Ten Dubious Claims About Marijuana listing “legalization will lead to more marijuana in the hands of children and unfettered access for all” as the first dubious claim. A new survey from the Washington Department of Health shows we were right to doubt the legitimacy of that claim as teen marijuana use […]...
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Watch Seth Rogen Teach You How to Roll a Cross Joint

Mar 26 10:00am Leafly
This year will be the year that you finally roll and smoke a cross joint. And Seth Rogen’s going to be the man to lead us to the promised land. The post Watch Seth Rogen Teach You How to Roll a Cross Joint appeared first on Leafly.
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Washington State Garnering Nearly $1 Million in Daily Taxes from Legal Marijuana Sales

Mar 26 3:25am TheJointBlog
Washington State’s legal marijuana market continues to grow, with daily marijuana sales surpassing $4.8 million. The daily average of $4.82 million in legal marijuana sales – a new high – garners the state roughly $910,000 in daily taxes. This is according to data collected by the state’s Liquor and Cannabis Board. According to the board, … Continue reading » The post Washington State Garnering Nearly $1 Million in Daily Taxes from Legal Marijuana Sales appeared first on TheJointBlog.com.
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Top 5 Cannabis Strains For Glaucoma

Mar 26 1:00am High & Marijuana Blog | Cannabis
Strains that have a high THC and CBD content will be most effective in reducing the pressure from glaucoma.
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Washington D.C. Measure to Expand Number of Medical Cannabis Dispensaries Signed by Mayor

Mar 25 10:35pm TheJointBlog
Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has signed an ordinance to expand access to medical cannabis. Mayor Bowser signed Bill 22-0138  into law 10 days after the district’s council gave it unanimous approval with a 12 to 0 vote. Bowser had until March 27th to sign it, veto or or allow it become law without her … Continue reading » The post Washington D.C. Measure to Expand Number of Medical Cannabis Dispensaries Signed by Mayor appeared first on TheJointBlog.com.
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West Virginia Legislation to Legalize Medical Cannabis Advances

Mar 25 7:59pm TheJointBlog
Legislation to legalize medical cannabis has advanced in West Virginia’s Legislature. Senate Bill 386 to legalize medical cannabis has been advanced out of the Senate Health and Resources Committee, and is on its second reading in the House Judiciary Committee. Passage in the Judiciary Committee will send it towards a vote in the full House … Continue reading » The post West Virginia Legislation to Legalize Medical Cannabis Advances appeared first on TheJointBlog.com.
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Steve DeAngelos Cannabis Speech at Oxford Debate

Mar 25 4:29pm Cannabis N.I.
Cannabis activist and entrepreneur Steve DeAngelo gives an amazing speech at the Oxford Union debate “This House Would Say No to Drugs”...
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Weekly Legislative Roundup 3/25/17

Mar 25 2:38pm NORML Blog, Marijuana Law Reform
Here are the bills from around the country that NORML has tracked this week and as always, check http://norml.org/act for legislation pending in your state.
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Ask a Budtender: Best WA Cannabis Products for March 2017

Mar 25 12:00pm Leafly
Learn a budtender’s opinion on the best Washington cannabis strains and products for March 2017, and see if there’s one you want to try yourself. The post Ask a Budtender: Best WA Cannabis Products for March 2017 appeared first on Leafly.
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They Said It On Marijuana, Quotable Saturday, Part CLI

Mar 25 11:28am Canna Law Blog™
Should we laugh or cry? Comedian Stephen Colbert’s analogy hits the mark on the absurdity of Jeff Session’s cannabis views. Colbert was responding to the following Sessions comment about combatting violent crime: I realize this may be an unfashionable belief in a time of growing tolerance of drug use.  But too many lives are at stake […]...
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High Comedy: Comedians Divulge Their Best Cannabis Tales

Mar 25 10:00am Leafly
We all know cannabis consumption leads to hilarious happenings. Watch these six comedians retell their best stories of times they got a little too high. The post High Comedy: Comedians Divulge Their Best Cannabis Tales appeared first on Leafly.
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The #1 International Hippie Travel Destination For 2017

Mar 25 1:00am High & Marijuana Blog | Cannabis
Just walking down a few streets of Pai will immediately tell you that you are definitely in a hippie’s paradise, no doubt about it.
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Study: Regular Marijuana Use Associated with Lower Body Mass Index (BMI)

Mar 24 9:10pm TheJointBlog
By Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director Those who consume marijuana more than five times per month possess, on average, a lower body mass index (BMI) than those who don’t use the substance. This is according to data published online ahead of print in the journal Archives of Osteoporosis. Researchers at Oregon’s Health and Science University … Continue reading » The post Study: Regular Marijuana Use Associated with Lower Body Mass Index (BMI) appeared first on TheJointBlog.com.
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Colorado Bill Prohibiting Courts from Preventing Those on Bond from Using Medical Cannabis Advances

Mar 24 8:31pm TheJointBlog
Colorado courts would be banned from prohibiting those out on bond from using medical cannabis under legislation that continues to advance in the state’s legislature. Senate Bill 178, sponsored by Senator Vicki Marble (R), passed through its second reading in the House today, three days after being advanced by the House Public Health Care and … Continue reading » The post Colorado Bill Prohibiting Courts from Preventing Those on Bond from Using Medical Cannabis Advances appeared first on TheJointBlog.com.
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These Cannabis Strains All Have Unique Cannabinoids

Mar 24 7:39pm Leafly
Although THC and CBD are popular cannabinoids, there are a handful of cannabis strains that contain higher than average levels of esoteric cannabinoids like CBG, CBN, and CBC. The post These Cannabis Strains All Have Unique Cannabinoids appeared first on Leafly.
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DEA Approves THC Medicine for Schedule 2

Mar 24 6:11pm TheJointBlog
The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has given approval to a pharmaceutical THC product. After waiting roughly two years, the pharmaceutical drug company Insys has received approval from the DEA for their product Syndros. Syndros, according to Westword, is “an oral remedy containing THC”, which has been approved to treat nausea and vomiting, particular for cancer … Continue reading » The post DEA Approves THC Medicine for Schedule 2 appeared first on TheJointBlog.com.
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Delivery, Diversity Top Concerns at LA City Council Hearing

Mar 24 6:11pm Leafly
Patients demand a legal delivery option, and entrepreneurs want access for communities of color. The post Delivery, Diversity Top Concerns at LA City Council Hearing appeared first on Leafly.
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710 Life ENail Review Is It Stuff Stoners Like

Mar 24 5:32pm STUFF STONERS LIKE
The 710 Life ENail is definitely a clutch go to option for the dapper dabber on the go featuring a pelican case that fits a rig, nail, carb cap, and dabber. The post 710 Life ENail Review Is It Stuff Stoners Like appeared first on STUFF STONERS LIKE.
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List of Major Cannabinoids in Cannabis and Their Effects

Mar 24 2:41pm Leafly
Cannabis produces a variety compounds known as cannabinoids. Here we list the major ones, such as THC and CBD, and some of their potential effects. The post List of Major Cannabinoids in Cannabis and Their Effects appeared first on Leafly.
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How to Make DIY Cannabis-Infused Lube

Mar 24 1:36pm Leafly
The idea of DIY cannabis-infused topicals might seem too complicated to attempt at home, but anyone can follow this easy recipe for two-ingredient cannabis lube. The post How to Make DIY Cannabis-Infused Lube appeared first on Leafly.
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Hawaii Bill to Expand Medical Cannabis Law Passes Senate Committee, Already Passed House

Mar 24 1:21pm TheJointBlog
Legislation to expand Hawaii’s medical cannabis program has been passed by its initial Senate committee; it’s already passed the full House of Representatives. House Bill 1488 was reported out of the Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee today. Earlier this month it passed the full House of Representatives. The proposed law would amend “the … Continue reading » The post Hawaii Bill to Expand Medical Cannabis Law Passes Senate Committee, Already Passed House appeared first on TheJointBlog.com.
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Why Is Alcohol Legal But Not Marijuana?

Mar 24 12:19pm The Weed Blog
It’s no secret that history repeats itself, it’s just not always obvious while it’s actually happening. Case in point: America’s seemingly endless war on marijuana can trace its roots directly to the prohibition era, which was a spectacular disaster in every way.  This is a topic that TWB has posted about before, and also one that [...] The post Why Is Alcohol Legal But Not Marijuana? appeared first on The Weed Blog.
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The Cannaisseur What Is A Terpene?

Mar 24 11:13am Cannabis Digest
Cannabis Digest is happy to bring you weekly episodes of the Cannaisseur with Caelan Walton, but you don’t have to wait, visit the youtube page and subscribe for more videos. In episode 4 of The Cannaisseur we’re going to learn about terpenes, what they are and how they affect your body, as well as learning about […] The post The Cannaisseur – What Is A Terpene? appeared first on Cannabis Digest.
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DEA Clarification on CBD Extracts: Hemp-Derived CBD May Be in the Clear

Mar 24 10:28am Canna Law Blog™
Remember when the DEA adopted a “Final Rule” criminalizing “marihuana extract,” presumably including hemp extracts? Well, the DEA recently clarified that Final Rule, and based on the DEA’s own explanation and interpretation, marijuana extracts derived from hemp that contain no THC are not illegal under the federal Controlled Substances Act (CSA). The DEA’s highlights of its […]...
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Updates from Vera Twomeys Campaign for Ava

Mar 24 5:17am Cannabis N.I.
Follow Vera Twomeys campaign for access to life saving cannabis for her daughter Ava who suffers from a severe form of epilepsy known as Dravet Syndrome  ...
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Why Jeff Sessions Has To Do What Big Tobacco Tells Him To Do

Mar 24 1:00am High & Marijuana Blog | Cannabis
Jeff Sessions continued to oppose the FDA regulation of tobacco as a drug, using everything from free speech arguments to heated pro-business lingo until 2009 when the FDA was finally granted regulatory authority over the product.
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Predicting Cannabis Strain Effects From THC and CBD Levels

Mar 23 7:23pm Leafly
Learn how you can potentially predict how a cannabis strain will affect you from the THC and CBD levels and the ratio of cannabinoids in the product. The post Predicting Cannabis Strain Effects From THC and CBD Levels appeared first on Leafly.
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Oregon Bill to Increase Tobacco Age to 21 Passes Senate Committee

Mar 23 6:49pm TheJointBlog
An Oregon Senate committee has given approval to legislation that would raise the minimum age for purchasing tobacco and tobacco products to 21. Senate Bill 754 was passed by the Senate Healthcare Committee with a close 3 to 2 vote, sending it towards a full Senate vote. The measure was filed by a bipartisan coalition … Continue reading » The post Oregon Bill to Increase Tobacco Age to 21 Passes Senate Committee appeared first on TheJointBlog.com.
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Is THCV Psychoactive?

Mar 23 5:43pm Leafly
As science dives deeper into lesser-known compounds in cannabis, there’s always that voice calling from the sideline: “Yeah, but does it get you high?” The post Is THCV Psychoactive? appeared first on Leafly.
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How Does Cannabis Interact With Other Drugs?

Mar 23 5:15pm Leafly
Learn about the potential interactions between cannabinoids found in cannabis and other drugs, from blood sugar medications, to opioids, to alcohol. The post How Does Cannabis Interact With Other Drugs? appeared first on Leafly.
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State of the Leaf: Rhode Island to (Finally) Hold First MMJ Meeting

Mar 23 4:50pm Leafly
Connecticut flirts with adult-use legalization, West Virginia balks at reform, and Kenya mulls loosening bhang restrictions. The post State of the Leaf: Rhode Island to (Finally) Hold First MMJ Meeting appeared first on Leafly.
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Check Out These Gorgeous Photos of 5 Real Cannabis Weddings

Mar 23 4:24pm Leafly
More couples than ever are choosing to celebrate their special day with cannabis at the ceremony or celebrations. Check out how these five couples did it. The post Check Out These Gorgeous Photos of 5 Real Cannabis Weddings appeared first on Leafly.
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North Dakota Debates Medical Marijuana Program Implementation

Mar 23 3:54pm The Weed Blog
Medical marijuana has been officially legalized in North Dakota since the passage of Measure 5 (also called the North Dakota Compassion Care Act) last November. However, now the implementation and regulation is being debated and has been since early this year. After the election results, an 81-page bill called the North Dakota Compassion Care Act in the ND [...] The post North Dakota Debates Medical Marijuana Program Implementation appeared first on The Weed Blog.
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First Time Smoking Weed? Heres Some Sage Stoner Advice

Mar 23 2:03pm STUFF STONERS LIKE
First time smoking weed? We all have to start somewhere. From the best way to smoke weed to tips on smoking weed for the first time Mat Lee has ya covered. The post First Time Smoking Weed? Here’s Some Sage Stoner Advice appeared first on STUFF STONERS LIKE.
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Colorado Crackdown on Homegrown Cannabis Advances

Mar 23 1:44pm Leafly
A Colorado plan to crack down on homegrown cannabis is heading to the governor's desk after lawmakers changed the bill to give cannabis patients more leeway. The post Colorado Crackdown on Homegrown Cannabis Advances appeared first on Leafly.
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Illinois Lawmakers Propose Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

Mar 23 11:52am Marijuana World News
Lawmakers are proposing to legalize recreational marijuana in Illinois but say the legislation probably won’t come up for a vote until next year. Sponsors on Wednesday introduced bills that would make it legal for adults 21 and older to possess, grow and buy limited amounts of marijuana. The state would license and regulate businesses to...
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Oaklands Marijuana Equity Permit Program: An On the Ground Update

Mar 23 10:28am Canna Law Blog™
Tuesday night, in a continuation of more than ten months of contentious debate and revisions, the Oakland City Council revisited and reargued the terms of its yet-to-be-implemented Equity Permit program for cannabis businesses. The program aims to address inequity in the local cannabis industry by prioritizing permit issuance to those with roots in certain identified […]...
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Federal Marijuana Sentences Plummet: Report

Mar 23 10:09am NORML Blog, Marijuana Law Reform
The number of federal offenders sentenced for violating marijuana laws has fallen significantly since 2012, according to data provided by the United States Sentencing Commission.
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Switzerlands Marijuana light

Mar 23 8:48am Cannabis N.I.
Swiss businesses are cashing in on a legalised variant of marijuana that carries a low THC content, the chemical intrinsic to the plant that gets you high...
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U.S. firms host HempBoutique at NoCo

Mar 23 8:36am HempToday
HempToday U.S. firms host ‘HempBoutique’ at NoCo Tiny Hemp Houses (THH), Ft. Collins, Colorado and Highland Hemp House of Bellingham, Washington are host sponsors for HempBoutique at this year’s NoCo Hemp Expo.... U.S. firms host ‘HempBoutique’ at NoCo HempToday...
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Scrogging For Beginners

Mar 23 8:26am The Weed Blog
If you are familiar with any growing methods for maximizing the growing season of marijuana plants, then you may have already heard about scrogging. The term comes from “ScrOG,” which technically stands for “screen of green.” Scrogging is intended to get the most (and highest quality) growth and yield from within one growing season. The [...] The post Scrogging For Beginners appeared first on The Weed Blog.
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Australian food advances amid confidence

Mar 23 7:01am HempToday
HempToday Australian food advances amid confidence Australian hemp companies could be poised to quickly grab a bigger chunk of the estimated $1 billion global food market after Food Standards Australia New... Australian food advances amid confidence HempToday...
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BHO and risk reduction

Mar 23 6:00am Sensi Seeds Blog
Extracting cannabinoids, especially through the use of gas, as with the case of BHO, carries a range of risks, in terms of both health and safety. Encouraging risk reduction in this process necessitates looking at extraction techniques and the effects on users, in order to come up with a specific regulation. The post BHO and risk reduction appeared first on Sensi Seeds Blog.
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Oregon Senate Passes Measure to Ban Marijuana Outlets from Retaining Personal Information Over 48 Hours

Mar 23 3:32am TheJointBlog
Marijuana businesses in Oregon would be prohibited from retaining personal customer information for more than 48 hours under a bill approved by the Senate. Senate Bill 863 would prohibit marijuana retailers and medical marijuana dispensaries “from retaining identification information of consumers and registry identification cardholders for more than 48 hours after close of business on … Continue reading » The post Oregon Senate Passes Measure to Ban Marijuana Outlets from Retaining Personal Information Over 48 Hours appeared first on TheJointBlog.com.
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Colorado will study hemp for feed

Mar 23 2:06am HempToday
HempToday Colorado will study hemp for feed Colorado hemp companies are lauding creation of a research group that will look into the possibility of using hemp products in animal feed. Gov. John... Colorado will study hemp for feed HempToday...
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Rollin 1 Travel Joint Box Review

Mar 23 1:28am Smoking With Style
Rollin’ 1 Rolling Box Review Rollin’ 1 is an all-in-one joint rolling container featuring all of the following which hold to the box via magnets: A 30mm Aluminum Grinder Two 2.5 oz. Aluminum Containers 2 Sizes of Rolling Papers Dedicated Joint Space A Spoon Tool Space for your Favorite Lighter Video Pros Contains everything you need … The post Rollin’ 1 Travel Joint Box Review appeared first on Smoking With Style.
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Microdosing Cannabis For Heart Disease And Cardiovascular Health

Mar 23 1:00am High & Marijuana Blog | Cannabis
The cardiovascular system has several cannabinoid receptors, which leads experts to think that cannabis can play a major role in keeping the heart healthy.
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Chronic Pain Now a Medical Cannabis Condition in New York

Mar 22 10:41pm TheJointBlog
As of today, chronic pain is a qualifying medical cannabis condition in New York. The change brought forth by New York’s Health Department allows those with chronic pain to legally possess and use cannabis medicines if they receive a recommendation from a physician and register with the state. This would allow them to access one … Continue reading » The post Chronic Pain Now a Medical Cannabis Condition in New York appeared first on TheJointBlog.com.
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Companion Bills to Legalize Cannabis Filed in Illinois

Mar 22 8:37pm TheJointBlog
Legislation to legalize cannabis fro everyone 21 and older has been filed in the Illinois Senate and House of Representatives. Senate Bill 316 was filed by Senator Heather Steans (D), and House Bill 2353 was filed by State Representative Kelly Cassidy. Senator Steans was the lead sponsor of a 2016 measure that has since decriminalized … Continue reading » The post Companion Bills to Legalize Cannabis Filed in Illinois appeared first on TheJointBlog.com.
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Utah Group Begins Push to Legalize Medical Cannabis

Mar 22 6:59pm Leafly
Medical marijuana advocates in Utah are planning to try to get an initiative on the November 2018 ballot that would allow cannabis to be used for treatment. The post Utah Group Begins Push to Legalize Medical Cannabis appeared first on Leafly.
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How to Assess THC and CBD Levels in Cannabis Strains and Products

Mar 22 6:35pm Leafly
How much THC or CBD does your favorite cannabis product contain? Learn different ways you can estimate levels of these cannabinoids in products. The post How to Assess THC and CBD Levels in Cannabis Strains and Products appeared first on Leafly.
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Meet the NFF: New Group to Lobby Trump, Congress on Cannabis

Mar 22 6:29pm Leafly
The New Federalism Fund, backed by big industry names, will work primarily on Capitol Hill. The post Meet the NFF: New Group to Lobby Trump, Congress on Cannabis appeared first on Leafly.
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What is CBG and What Are the Benefits of This Cannabinoid?

Mar 22 6:18pm Leafly
Learn about cannabigerol (CBG), a lesser known cannabinoid with emerging research on its medical benefits for specific systems. The post What is CBG and What Are the Benefits of This Cannabinoid? appeared first on Leafly.
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