Georgia Legislature Takes Steps Towards Expanding Medical Marijuana Access

Mar 17 10:45am Canna Law Blog™
Georgia lawmakers agreed to a compromise bill Thursday to expand the state’s medical marijuana program. The deal comes after competing bills in the Georgia State House and Senate clashed over the direction of the program. If passed, the legislation would open the door for patients with Alzheimer’s disease, AIDS, autism, epidermolysis bullosa, peripheral neuropathy, and […]...
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Georgia Takes Steps to Expand Medical Marijuana Access

Mar 17 10:45am Canna Law Blog™
Georgia lawmakers agreed to a compromise bill Thursday to expand the state’s medical marijuana program. The deal comes after competing bills in the Georgia State House and Senate clashed over the direction of the program. If passed, the legislation would open the door for patients with Alzheimer’s disease, AIDS, autism, epidermolysis bullosa, peripheral neuropathy, and […]...
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When And How To Harvest Marijuana Plants

Mar 17 7:55am The Weed Blog
There is a lot of emphases placed on the preparing, germinating, and growing portions of marijuana plants. But what about the harvest? This can either make or break your end result, making it one of the most important aspects of growing marijuana. Nonetheless, many growers get to this step unprepared and unsure of how to [...] The post When And How To Harvest Marijuana Plants appeared first on The Weed Blog.
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Benefits of legalizing marijuana: What Can You Get from This Plant

Mar 17 7:28am MedicalMarijuanaBlog.com
Over the last few years there has been a rise in the interest of legalizing the use of marijuana for medical and recreational use. As of present, 28 states have some forms of law establishing the use ... Read more › The post Benefits of legalizing marijuana: What Can You Get from This Plant appeared first on MedicalMarijuanaBlog.com.
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Hispanics Less than 20% of U.S. Population, Received 77% of Federal Marijuana Sentences in 2016

Mar 17 3:03am TheJointBlog
Hispanics received 77\% of the federal marijuana sentences in 2016, despite making up less than 20\% of the overall U.S. population. This is according to a new report released by the U.S. Sentencing Commission. The report found that whites made up less than 20\% of the federal marijuana sentences given last year, despite making up … Continue reading » The post Hispanics Less than 20\% of U.S. Population, Received 77\% of Federal Marijuana Sentences in 2016 appeared first on TheJointBlog.com.
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Jack Hammer

Mar 17 3:00am CannabisSearch.com
A perfect strain for the Haze enthusiast, Jack Hammer generates an upbeat and productive high that will keep users going for hours on end.
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Arizona House Committee Approves Hemp Legalization Bill, Would Explicitly Bypass Federal Law

Mar 17 2:06am TheJointBlog
An Arizona bill to legalize hemp passed a House committee today with a 7 to 1 vote; it’s already passed the full Senate. Senate Bill 1337 passed the House Land, Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee, moving it to the House Appropriations Committee. The measure passed the Senate earlier this month with a 26 to 4 … Continue reading » The post Arizona House Committee Approves Hemp Legalization Bill, Would Explicitly Bypass Federal Law appeared first on TheJointBlog.com.
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A Portable Vape Pen For Concentrates and Dabbing

Mar 17 1:00am High & Marijuana Blog | Cannabis
The Dipper allows for an approachable concentrate consumption option, as well as a great mobile option for heavier users.
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Medical Cannabidiol CBD

Mar 17 12:19am Smoking With Style
Why Patients are Resorting to Medical Cannabidiol About Medical Cannabidiol Via Wikipedia: Cannabidiol (INN)[5] (CBD) is one of at least 113 active cannabinoids identified in cannabis.[6][7] It is a major phytocannabinoid, accounting for up to 40\% of the plant’s extract.[8] CBD is considered to have a wide scope of potential medical applications – due to The post Medical Cannabidiol CBD appeared first on Smoking With Style.
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Cannabis-Infused Coconut Oil: How to Use It, How to Make It

Mar 17 12:00am Marijuana Doctor's RSS Feed
Coconut oil is one of the most versatile ingredients available when combined with cannabis. It’s not only an effective method of delivering medicinal marijuana, but it can also be used in drinks, food and even turned into sprays and creams. Here’s some information on how it’s used, as well as how you can make your own edibles. Can I Trust It? One of the reasons why coconut...
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When Seniors Visit a Cannabis Store, There Are Questions Aplenty

Mar 16 8:42pm Leafly
What have you got for arthritis? and other queries from some very experienced customers. The post When Seniors Visit a Cannabis Store, There Are Questions Aplenty appeared first on Leafly.
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Australian Regulator Grants First Commercial Cannabis License

Mar 16 8:20pm Leafly
While licenses have been issued to state governments, these are the first granted to a commercial entity. The post Australian Regulator Grants First Commercial Cannabis License appeared first on Leafly.
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Georgia Set to Expand Access to Cannabis Oil

Mar 16 6:57pm Leafly
Under the proposal, six new diagnoses will be added to the list of qualifying conditions, including autism, AIDS, Tourette's syndrome, and Alzheimer's disease. The post Georgia Set to Expand Access to Cannabis Oil appeared first on Leafly.
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Lessons Learned From a Failed Cannabis Compliance Check

Mar 16 6:02pm Leafly
A failed compliance check can provide some valuable lessons about the best ways to avoid infractions and keep your company running smoothly. The post Lessons Learned From a Failed Cannabis Compliance Check appeared first on Leafly.
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Montana Lawmakers Weigh Sales Tax on Medical Cannabis

Mar 16 5:08pm Leafly
Opponents urged lawmakers to reject the proposed tax, saying it would be a hardship on many of the the state's 12,000 registered medical cannabis users. The post Montana Lawmakers Weigh Sales Tax on Medical Cannabis appeared first on Leafly.
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Study: Patients with Access to Medical Marijuana Reduce their Use of Opioids

Mar 16 5:04pm TheJointBlog
By NORML Patients registered to use medical cannabis decrease their use of opioids, according to data compiled by researchers at the University of New Mexico. Investigators assessed the use of prescription opioids over an 18-month period among patients enrolled in the state’s medical marijuana program compared to similar patients who were not. They reported that … Continue reading » The post Study: Patients with Access to Medical Marijuana Reduce their Use of Opioids appeared first on TheJointBlog.com.
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Californias Great Cannabis Unbanning

Mar 16 4:43pm Leafly
How (and why) the state's conservative bastions are learning to stop worrying and accept the cannabis industry. The post California’s Great Cannabis Unbanning appeared first on Leafly.
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National Institute on Drug Abuse Updates Website, Now has Marijuana as Medicine Page

Mar 16 4:27pm TheJointBlog
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) has made some small but impactful changes to their website’s page on medical marijuana. Prior to the change, NIDA had a page on their website titled Is Marijuana Medicine? The page has now been updated with several changes, including a change in title; it is now referred to … Continue reading » The post National Institute on Drug Abuse Updates Website, Now has “Marijuana as Medicine” Page appeared first on TheJointBlog.com.
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Whats the Best Potato Chip and Strain Flavor Pairing? We Held a Tournament to Find Out

Mar 16 4:21pm Leafly
Eight contenders enter the arena but only one will emerge victorious, stepping out from a dusty cloud of chip crumbs and cannabis shake to hoist the championship belt. The post What’s the Best Potato Chip and Strain Flavor Pairing? We Held a Tournament to Find Out appeared first on Leafly.
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Sessions Calls Cole Memo Valid, Says Fed Resources Are Limited

Mar 16 2:37pm Leafly
Jeff Sessions might hate cannabis, but he sure seems to like talking about it. The post Sessions Calls Cole Memo ‘Valid,’ Says Fed Resources Are Limited appeared first on Leafly.
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This Kickstarter Campaign Wants to Build a Cannabis Island Paradise

Mar 16 2:28pm Leafly
Want to make the dream of a cannabis paradise a reality? Look no further than Ganjaland. The post This Kickstarter Campaign Wants to Build a Cannabis Island Paradise appeared first on Leafly.
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5 Genius Hacks to Determine the Quality of Your Weed

Mar 16 12:00pm The Weed Blog
Have you ever bought weed and felt that the quality of your weed sucks? Well, you should not repeat the same mistake. Just imagine buying cannabis at a considerably high price only to find insects, dirt, mites, pesticides and other unwanted items. Everyone wants the best when it comes to the quality of the stuff [...] The post 5 Genius Hacks to Determine the Quality of Your Weed appeared first on The Weed Blog.
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Jeff Sessions: Marijuana Is Only Slightly Less Awful Than Heroin

Mar 16 11:22am Marijuana World News
Jeff Sessions, the U.S. Attorney General, had some typically harsh words about marijuana yesterday, at a time when legal pot supporters in Massachusetts and elsewhere are on high alert over how the new government will treat the drug. In prepared remarks for a speech to law enforcement in Richmond today, he outlined his stance on...
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Spannabis 2017 and What I Learned About Barcelonas and Spains Marijuana Marketplace

Mar 16 10:28am Canna Law Blog™
I spent last weekend in Barcelona attending Spannabis. Our Barcelona lawyers constantly get inquiries from serious international businesspeople wanting to start a cannabis social club or some other sort of cannabis business in Spain. And with more than 200 medical marijuana social clubs in Barcelona alone, I wanted to go there to meet with key industry players to […]...
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The Changing Face of the Cannabis Industry and How it Caters to the Senior Population

Mar 16 9:12am The Weed Blog
Cannabis use has taken its place in the mainstream, and the population of seniors is getting with the times. The booming senior demographic has great health care needs. Treatment with cannabis has become a welcome option for many. Cannabis companies are taking notice of this trend and are trying to get seniors engaged in voting for cannabis policy [...] The post The Changing Face of the Cannabis Industry and How it Caters to the Senior Population appeared first on The Weed Blog.
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11-Year Old Billy Caldwell Receives Permission To Bring Cannabis Oil Back to The UK to Treat Epileptic Seizures

Mar 16 7:00am The Weed Blog
Charlotte Caldwell, mother of 11-year old Billy Caldwell, says they traveled to Los Angeles, California to treat Billy’s epilepsy with nurse Karen Roellich because of the long waiting lists in the UK. “It’s a life-threatening form of epilepsy that he has, we had no choice but to go there.” At times, he would suffer as [...] The post 11-Year Old Billy Caldwell Receives Permission To Bring Cannabis Oil Back to The UK to Treat Epileptic Seizures appeared first on The Weed Blog.
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Irish Mother Vera Twomey Radio Interview

Mar 16 5:34am Cannabis N.I.
In this radio interview Vera Twomey gives the latest news from her campaign to access cannabis for daughter Ava Barry in Ireland  ...
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GrassRoots The Cannabis Revolution

Mar 16 4:55am Cannabis N.I.
GrassRoots: The Cannabis Revolution is a feature-length documentary exploring the medicinal use of cannabis, the patients involved & the campaign to change UK law Clark French is 30 year’s old and has Multiple Sclerosis. Every day he battles, not just against the debilitating nature of his illness, but against social stigma and the law. He…...
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Hemp foods edge closer in Australia

Mar 16 3:13am HempToday
HempToday Hemp foods edge closer in Australia Legalization of hemp food products for the Australian market appears close at hand after indications regulators will OK the plant for human consumption next month.... Hemp foods edge closer in Australia HempToday...
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Hydroponic Cannabis Cultivation

Mar 16 1:43am Smoking With Style
Why You Should Definitely Try Hydroponic Cannabis Cultivation Contrary to popular belief, hydroponic crop cultivation has been around since the time of the Aztecs. Not that their own systems were quite as technologically advanced as those of today, but the basic principles of hydro growing have been known for quite some time. As such, it’s The post Hydroponic Cannabis Cultivation appeared first on Smoking With Style.
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Why Does Cannabis Work So Well For Nausea?

Mar 16 1:00am High & Marijuana Blog | Cannabis
Cannabis has been used medicinally for thousands of years to treat several dozen different conditions, including vomiting and nausea.
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Crafting with Cannabis: Stitching Stoned

Mar 15 9:28pm The Weed Blog
Attend the Make and Mary workshop in Portland on Friday!  You may recall from our previous post about this workshop that it is a cannabis friendly crafting class that takes places once a month, doing everything from traditional brass ornaments to Shibori cloth dying.  These classes truly are one-of-a-kind workshops for craftspeople who like to create while enjoying cannabis. This [...] The post Crafting with Cannabis: Stitching Stoned appeared first on The Weed Blog.
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Snoop Doggs New Video Features Cannabis, Clowns, and Trump

Mar 15 8:18pm Leafly
Snoop Dogg takes aim at the Trump administration and a number of other social topics in his latest music video. The post Snoop Dogg’s New Video Features Cannabis, Clowns, and Trump appeared first on Leafly.
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Drug Testing Tips

Mar 15 7:04pm STUFF STONERS LIKE
Drug testing is on the rise. Knowing how to pass a drug test is more important than ever—especially now that more than half of the nation has legalized it. The post Drug Testing Tips appeared first on STUFF STONERS LIKE.
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Leafly List: The Best Cannabis Dispensaries in Washington, Spring 2017

Mar 15 6:16pm Leafly
The Spring 2017 Leafly List for Washington is a data-based, community-sourced ranking that consumers use to find the best cannabis dispensaries in their area. The post Leafly List: The Best Cannabis Dispensaries in Washington, Spring 2017 appeared first on Leafly.
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Investor Rush Follows California Towns Cannabis Vote

Mar 15 5:59pm Leafly
When the San Diego suburb of La Mesa reversed its dispensary ban, a flood of money hit town. The post Investor Rush Follows California Town’s Cannabis Vote appeared first on Leafly.
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The Trouble With Tribble: Inside the Mind of a Unique Glass Artist and Cannabis Advocate

Mar 15 5:47pm Leafly
Want to know what it's like designing some of the best bongs and pipes on the market? We spoke to Scoz of Scoz Glass to talk about the ins and outs of the glass art industry. The post The Trouble With Tribble: Inside the Mind of a Unique Glass Artist and Cannabis Advocate appeared first on Leafly.
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The Benefits of POS System and Dispensary Menu Integration

Mar 15 5:13pm Leafly
Learn more about POS integration, and find out how cannabis dispensaries can integrate their store menu and POS system to benefit their business. The post The Benefits of POS System and Dispensary Menu Integration appeared first on Leafly.
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Leafly List: The Best Cannabis Dispensaries in Oregon, Spring 2017

Mar 15 5:09pm Leafly
The Spring 2017 Leafly List for Oregon is a data-based, community-sourced ranking that consumers use to find the best cannabis dispensaries in their area. The post Leafly List: The Best Cannabis Dispensaries in Oregon, Spring 2017 appeared first on Leafly.
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Leafly List: The Best Cannabis Dispensaries in Nevada, Spring 2017

Mar 15 4:55pm Leafly
The Spring 2017 Leafly List for Nevada is a data-based, community-sourced ranking that consumers use to find the best cannabis dispensaries in their area. The post Leafly List: The Best Cannabis Dispensaries in Nevada, Spring 2017 appeared first on Leafly.
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Leafly List: The Best Cannabis Dispensaries in Michigan, Spring 2017

Mar 15 4:44pm Leafly
The Spring 2017 Leafly List for Michigan is a data-based, community-sourced ranking that consumers use to find the best cannabis dispensaries in their area. The post Leafly List: The Best Cannabis Dispensaries in Michigan, Spring 2017 appeared first on Leafly.
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Leafly List: The Best Cannabis Locations in North America, Spring 2017

Mar 15 4:37pm Leafly
The Leafly List ranks the top cannabis dispensaries and retail stores in major US and Canada cannabis markets every quarter. The post Leafly List: The Best Cannabis Locations in North America, Spring 2017 appeared first on Leafly.
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Leafly List: The Best Cannabis Dispensaries in Colorado, Spring 2017

Mar 15 4:35pm Leafly
The Spring 2017 Leafly List for Colorado is a data-based, community-sourced ranking that consumers use to find the best cannabis dispensaries in their area. The post Leafly List: The Best Cannabis Dispensaries in Colorado, Spring 2017 appeared first on Leafly.
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Leafly List: The Best Cannabis Dispensaries in Southern California, Spring 2017

Mar 15 4:23pm Leafly
The Spring 2017 Leafly List for Southern California is a data-based, community-sourced ranking that consumers use to find the best cannabis dispensaries in their area. The post Leafly List: The Best Cannabis Dispensaries in Southern California, Spring 2017 appeared first on Leafly.
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Leafly List: The Best Cannabis Dispensaries in Northern California, Spring 2017

Mar 15 4:02pm Leafly
The Spring 2017 Leafly List for Northern California is a data-based, community-sourced ranking that consumers use to find the best cannabis dispensaries in their area. The post Leafly List: The Best Cannabis Dispensaries in Northern California, Spring 2017 appeared first on Leafly.
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Leafly List: The Top Cannabis Dispensaries in British Columbia, Spring 2017

Mar 15 3:28pm Leafly
The Spring 2017 Leafly List for British Columbia is a data-based, community-sourced ranking that consumers use to find the best cannabis dispensaries in their area. The post Leafly List: The Top Cannabis Dispensaries in British Columbia, Spring 2017 appeared first on Leafly.
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Jeff Sessions: Medical Marijuana has Been Hyped, Maybe too Much, Marijuana Slightly Less Awful than Heroin

Mar 15 12:37pm TheJointBlog
At a speech today in Virginia Attorney General Jeff Sessions said he believes medical marijuana has been “hyped”, and that marijuana is only “slightly less awful” than heroin. During a speech to law enforcement – the full text of which can be found on the Department of Justice website – Sessions stated; “I think medical … Continue reading » The post Jeff Sessions: “Medical Marijuana has Been Hyped, Maybe too Much”, Marijuana “Slightly Less Awful” than Heroin appeared first on TheJointBlog.com.
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Trudeaus Cannabis Task Force Report Overblown Risks

Mar 15 12:18pm Cannabis Digest
(article previously posted at InsidetheJar) Travis Lane Part two in a series on the Federal Cannabis Task Force Report. The task force’s report may be a big improvement on the position paper, but there is still a strong sense that cannabis is something we need to be afraid of. In the entire 54 page document, without […] The post Trudeau’s Cannabis Task Force Report – Overblown Risks appeared first on Cannabis Digest.
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These Are the 10 Best and Worst States for Medical Cannabis

Mar 15 12:12pm Leafly
Best is...Illinois?! Really? And you'll never guess the worst state. (It isn't Mississippi.) The post These Are the 10 Best and Worst States for Medical Cannabis appeared first on Leafly.
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Is there a Marijuana Income Tax Fix in Sight? Grover Norquist Hints at Maybe

Mar 15 10:28am Canna Law Blog™
When folks in the medical and adult use marijuana industries hear “280E,” they tent to shudder since they know it means a large protion of their revenues will be going to the IRS without the usual deductions. However, just this week, Grover Norquist, a GOP political advocate and the well-known president of Americans for Tax Reform […]...
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How Does an Old Man Party at CannaCon? On a Cloudy Bus Smoking Willies Reserve

Mar 15 10:11am The Weed Blog
While visiting Seattle for CannaCon 2017, I spent some time with two of my friends from PDX Weed Week, Max Montrose of the Trichome Institute, and Anthony Nitowski, the Dab Doctor.  Max was there as both a lecturer and an exhibitor, and his small table was almost always crowded with folks learning about his classes as [...] The post How Does an Old Man Party at CannaCon? On a Cloudy Bus Smoking Willie’s Reserve appeared first on The Weed Blog.
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Clark French meets Norman Baker: The truth is out there about cannabis in the UK

Mar 15 8:55am Sensi Seeds Blog
Norman Baker, former Liberal Democrat MP and Minister of State for the Home Office, is interviewed by Clark French, medicinal cannabis user and founding member of the United Patients Alliance for Cannabis News Network in this video. They discuss current UK drug policy and its failure to meet the needs of medicinal cannabis users, and what needs to change. The post Clark French meets Norman Baker: “The truth is out there” about cannabis in the UK appeared first on Sensi Seeds Blog.
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World Cannabis Week to Remain in Denver, as the Cannabis Cup Moves West

Mar 15 6:00am The Weed Blog
The state of Colorado remains at the top of the heap when it comes to cannabis culture, as it’s home to the leaders in the green space who have made Colorado cannabis a BILLION dollar market. Described as the “SXSW of Cannabis” World Cannabis Week brings together industry professionals and consumers through a series of [...] The post World Cannabis Week to Remain in Denver, as the Cannabis Cup Moves West appeared first on The Weed Blog.
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New Mexico House Passes Another Hemp Bill

Mar 15 5:51am TheJointBlog
Following the veto of two hemp bills earlier this month by New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez, the state’s House of Representatives has passed yet another bill to legalize hemp research. The House passed House Bill 530 yesterday with a 65 to 1 vote. The measure, sponsored by Minority Leader Nate Gentry (R), now moves to … Continue reading » The post New Mexico House Passes Another Hemp Bill appeared first on TheJointBlog.com.
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New Mexico House Committee Votes to Decriminalize Marijuana

Mar 15 3:10am TheJointBlog
A New Mexico bill that would decriminalize small amounts of marijuana, while reducing the penalty for larger amounts, has been approved by a House committee. The House Consumer and Public Affairs Committee gave approval to Senate Bill 258 with a unanimous vote. The proposal already passed the state’s full Senate earlier this month with a … Continue reading » The post New Mexico House Committee Votes to Decriminalize Marijuana appeared first on TheJointBlog.com.
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Cannabis Coffee Coming Soon to a Mug Near You

Mar 15 1:00am High & Marijuana Blog | Cannabis
This allows the full effects of cannabis to combine in your coffee cup and can even affect how much THC passes through the blood-brain barrier.
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Oregon Senate Votes to Alter Marijuana Penalties

Mar 14 11:16pm TheJointBlog
Oregon’s Senate has approved a bill that would make several changes to the state’s marijuana laws. Senate Bill 302 was given approval today by Oregon’s full Senate with a 21 to 8 vote, sending it to the House of Representatives for consideration. The measure would make multiple changes to the state’s cannabis laws, including reducing … Continue reading » The post Oregon Senate Votes to Alter Marijuana Penalties appeared first on TheJointBlog.com.
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Colorado DUI Charges Down Significantly Since Marijuana Legalization

Mar 14 9:30pm TheJointBlog
Colorado DUI charges dropped following the legalization of medical cannabis, and again following the legalization of recreational marijuana, according to state data. According to data from Colorado Judicial Branch Annual Reports, there was a drop in DUI charges the year after voters in the state legalized cannabis. There was also a drop following the state’s … Continue reading » The post Colorado DUI Charges Down Significantly Since Marijuana Legalization appeared first on TheJointBlog.com.
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DEA Gives Washington State Approval to Import Hemp Seeds

Mar 14 7:08pm TheJointBlog
The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) has received approval from the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to import hemp seeds. “It’s a real, real possibility we’ll have a spring planting of hemp,” says WSDA’s hemp coordinator Emily Feblesy According to Feblesy the WSDA has proposed rules for hemp cultivation and hopes to issue licenses to … Continue reading » The post DEA Gives Washington State Approval to Import Hemp Seeds appeared first on TheJointBlog.com.
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