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5 Things To Know About The Endocannabinoid System
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5 Things To Know About The Endocannabinoid System Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 17, 2023 So far, preliminary studies have shown that this system plays a significant role in maintaining health and well-being. So little is known about the largest receptor system in the human body which is the endocannabinoid system (ECS). Most sources indicate that the
Medical Marijuana dispensary leaving town
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Medical Marijuana dispensary leaving town Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 17, 2023 The timeline for CommCan's relocation to its recreational dispensary in Rehoboth is still TBD. The Marijuana dispensary in town will be closing up shop (at a date still TBD). That will impact the Town’s revenue stream going forward. And based on past Town Meeting votes un
Dispensaries are busy for the first week of recreational Marijuana sales in Connecticut
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Dispensaries are busy for the first week of recreational Marijuana sales in Connecticut Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 17, 2023 NEWINGTON - Sales of adult-use marijuana started this week and Connecticut dispensaries say they’ve been busy. Seven dispensaries are now selling both medical weed and adult use, and many will soon be up and running. This webs
Marijuana-linked ER visits by Seniors are rising
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Marijuana-linked ER visits by Seniors are rising Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 17, 2023 New research out of California finds seniors are being treated in emergency rooms in significantly higher numbers for adverse side effects from cannabis consumption. Researchers from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) said they studied the issue because
President Biden reiterates commitment to Federal Cannabis pardons and expungements
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President Biden reiterates commitment to Federal Cannabis pardons and expungements Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 17, 2023 As part of Martin Luther King Jr. festivities, president Joe Biden was at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington on Monday, to deliver a keynote speech for the National Action Network’s annual MLK breakfast. Introduced by activist and R
Can Virginia lawmakers find a way to fix the state’s ‘weird’ Weed laws?
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Can Virginia lawmakers find a way to fix the state’s ‘weird’ Weed laws? Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 16, 2023 Bills on retail sales, hemp regulation to be taken up in 2023 session. At a sleek new store called Cannabist in Richmond’s Carytown shopping district, anyone with an easy-to-obtain medical cannabis card can buy a full range of marijuana produ
Police find elaborate underground bunker in Adelaide allegedly used to grow cannabis
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Police find elaborate underground bunker in Adelaide allegedly used to grow cannabis Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 16, 2023 Two men charged with drug and money laundering offences, as well as theft of electricity, after officers raid Coromandel East property. Two men have been arrested after police uncovered an elaborate underground bunker allegedly u
Celadon becomes first UK company to clear regulatory hurdle to manufacture Medical Cannabis
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Celadon becomes first UK company to clear regulatory hurdle to manufacture Medical Cannabis Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 16, 2023 The UK took a step closer to becoming a European hub for medical cannabis today after London-based Celadon Pharmaceuticals became the first British company to clear a regulatory hurdle to begin manufacturing the substance.
Hemp brand Wildleaf bets on Medical Cannabis space
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Hemp brand Wildleaf bets on Medical Cannabis space Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 16, 2023 Wildleaf aims to soon launch ailment-specific medicines for insomnia, anxiety, and sexual disorders among others. Hemp brand Wildleaf recently forayed into the medical cannabis space. On offer are three pure cannabis leaf extracts, which founder Vignesh Murthy sa
Second legal dispensary set to open in New York
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Second legal dispensary set to open in New York Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 16, 2023 The opening will come a month after the state’s first – and only – legal cannabis dispensary began sales. Already home to the Empire State’s first and only legal recreational cannabis dispensary, New York City will soon make way for a second. Gothamist reports that
Missouri regulators say they’re close to naming Marijuana chief equity officer
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Missouri regulators say they’re close to naming Marijuana chief equity officer Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 16, 2023 The constitutional amendment legalizing recreational marijuana in Missouri won voter approval in November but created a schism among social-justice activists over the question of racial and economic equity. Some believe the new law wil
Less space, more plants: how retipping improves efficiency in Cannabis cultivation
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Less space, more plants: how retipping improves efficiency in Cannabis cultivation Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 16, 2023 A novel method for making new cannabis plants works as well as traditional methods in less space according to a recent UConn study published in HortScience. The new method known as “retipping” takes cuttings from strong, disease-fr
Study finds residents of legal cannabis states have lower rates of this disorder
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Study finds residents of legal cannabis states have lower rates of this disorder Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 16, 2023 While alcohol consumption between U.S. states didn’t vary greatly, a twin who lived in legal cannabis states was less likely to face harm when under the influence of alcohol. A federally funded study in the U.S. concluded that those
Cannabis producer adopts blockchain to track its Weed
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Cannabis producer adopts blockchain to track its Weed Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 16, 2023 Clones will be certified with a smart contract on the blockchain to verify their authenticity and genetic lineage. A California-based cannabis nursery has turned to blockchain and smart contracts to verify the authenticity of its medicinal plants. The cannabis
Actor John Larroquette got paid in weed to narrate Texas Chain Saw Massacre
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Actor John Larroquette got paid in weed to narrate Texas Chain Saw Massacre Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 16, 2023 Night Court star confirms the rumours are true, weed was the payment for his first acting gig. It was a mutually beneficial option for a guy with a great voice and a movie director awaiting a breakout hit. Future Night Court star John Lar
Federal Cannabis sentences drop substantially since 2014
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Federal Cannabis sentences drop substantially since 2014 Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 13, 2023 Prior cannabis convictions can lead to longer sentences. A new report issued by the U.S. Sentencing Commission found that the number of federal cannabis possession sentencings dropped substantially in recent years, from 2,172 in the fiscal year 2014 to only
Study finds slight increase in youth asthma rates in states with legal recreational Cannabis
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Study finds slight increase in youth asthma rates in states with legal recreational Cannabis Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 13, 2023 “This study offers a critical first step in identifying a key children’s health concern emerging in the context of rapid, ongoing changes in cannabis policy that are unaccompanied by clinical or public health guidelines f
University of Illinois providing Cannabis workforce training
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University of Illinois providing Cannabis workforce training Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 13, 2023 SPRINGFIELD - Cannabis sales in the state of Illinois increased by 13% in FY2022. The University of Illinois Springfield partnered with Green Flower, a training platform for cannabis professionals. They offer four different certificate programs: healthc

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