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Greens announce new plans to Legalise Cannabis by 2023
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A member of the Australian Greens says fresh legal advice paves a clear path for the national legalisation of cannabis. The Australian Greens say fresh legal advice from an expert in constitutional law paves a clear path for the national legalisation of cannabis. NSW Greens senator David Shoebridge announced on Twitter on Monday morning that his of
Does Weed help treat ADHD?
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Cannabis and ADHD have a complex relationship, but there is compelling evidence that marijuana helps treat the chronic condition. If cannabis can be used to enhance your focus, can weed help ADHD? In this article, we’ll look at what the science says about cannabis and ADHD, including recent research that suggests that ADHD may be connected to the e
Parents hope Medical Cannabis production in Georgia will bring relief for their children
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ATLANTA - The fight to make medical cannabis more accessible here in Georgia takes a step forward. The state awarded two companies licenses to grow it in Georgia. The move comes as some good news to parents of children living with life-threatening seizures. Right now, it is legal to possess medical cannabis in Georgia, but can’t buy it. Some parent
Hemp-Derived Delta-8 skirts Marijuana laws and raises Health Concerns
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Suzan Kennedy has smoked marijuana, and says her Wisconsin roots mean she can handle booze, so she was not concerned earlier this year when a bartender in St. Paul, Minnesota, described a cocktail with the cannabinoid delta-8 THC as “a little bit potent.” Hours after enjoying the tasty drink and the silliness that reminded Kennedy of a high from we
New York Regulators vote to allow Marijuana Patients to grow their own Weed
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New York cannabis regulators approved a rule that would allow medical marijuana patients to grow and harvest their own plants, making for a cheaper and more accessible alternative. The New York State Office of Cannabis Management (OCM) has voted to adopt home grow rules that would allow medical marijuana patients and caregivers to grow and harvest
What to know about Cannabis and Macular Degeneration
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Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a leading cause of vision loss among older adults. Since many people use cannabis for glaucoma, you might be wondering whether cannabis can be used for other eye diseases, including macular degeneration. There are two types of AMD: wet and dry. Although there are a few treatments available for wet AMD, ther
Mississippi nears $6M in revenue off Medical Marijuana Licenses and Fees
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With the medical marijuana program still in its infancy in Mississippi, the state is already raking in revenue. Through Monday, the state has culled nearly $6 million in license and one-time application fees from dispensaries, cultivators, transportation companies, processors, and testing operations in the state, according to information posted on
A complete guide to Spotlight PA’s investigations of Pennsylvania’s flawed medical marijuana program
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HARRISBURG - A series of investigative stories from Spotlight PA this year has uncovered serious flaws in Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program and prompted calls for change from doctors, patients, industry leaders, and policymakers. The coverage — based on months of reporting, dozens of interviews, and thousands of pages of public records — has
Galloway authorizes new Marijuana Standards
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GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP - The Township Council authorized a report on Sept. 13 that lays out new, local standards on the growing marijuana industry. The standards, which concern marijuana cultivation, come after residents raised concerns about potential odor from a proposed cultivation facility. Township Redevelopment Attorney M. James Maley Jr. said tha
California becomes 7th State to protect Workers who smoke Marijuana off-the-clock
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It along with another bill were meant to "unwind California's failed history of cannabis prohibition," according to Newsom's office. CALIFORNIA, USA — With a swipe of his pen, Gov. Gavin Newsom made California the seventh state to protect workers who smoke marijuana while off-the-clock. The bill was among a series of cannabis-related bills that exp
Delta 8 THC sellers warn Customers to check Products before buying
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CARY - While marijuana is illegal in North Carolina, cannabis enthusiasts have found a loophole. Store owners can legally sell products with less than 0.3% THC -- the psychoactive compound in marijuana -- under the 2018 Farm Bill. This legislation cleared the way for products like Delta 8 to hit store shelves and gain popularity, especially in plac
Colorado: Medical Marijuana Sales Drop To Lowest Point Since Legalization
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According to representatives of the cannabis industry, Colorado’s medical marijuana sales sit at their grimmest point, leaving the state’s cannabis industry “on the brink," reported The Modesto Bee. (Benzinga) What Does The Colorado Department Of Revenue Say? In July, the state’s recreational and medical cannabis sales hit almost $154 million, acco
Does Anxiety Qualify for Medical Marijuana in Florida?
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In the last few years, more and more countries have a positive attitude towards the use of marijuana for medical purposes. Of course, there are laws that regulate its cultivation, sale and consumption of marijuana. Although its positive effect is emphasized a lot, there are also opponents of the use of this plant. Its medicinal properties, such as
Keeping Cannabis away from kids
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Monroe County Community College recently hosted an education session aimed at helping prevent marijuana use by Michigan’s youth. Vicky Loveland, Development Coordinator for the Monroe County Substance Abuse Coalition, recently presented “Cannabis Overview: Protecting Our Youth” via Zoom.  Loveland is a licensed social worker, and she said that the
Considering Cannabis for Migraine Pain? Here’s What You Need to Know
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There’s reason to think cannabis is a useful treatment option for some people with migraine, but its effects vary from person to person. From triptans to the new calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) inhibitors, there are more and more evidence-based treatments for migraine, a leading cause of disability worldwide. But migraine treatment is not a
Wood County passes age restriction on Delta-8 THC
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WOOD COUNTY - The Wood County Board of Supervisors has passed an ordinance that requires people to show proof of age 21 to purchase intoxicating hemp products, such as delta-8 tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), in Wood County. The ordinance went into effect Aug. 23. It also limits the proximity in which these products can be sold near youth-serving organi

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