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As Pennsylvania lags on Marijuana legalization, New York brags

As Pennsylvania lags on Marijuana legalization, New York brags

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 17, 2023

(The Center Square) – While Pennsylvania debates marijuana legalization, neighboring states like New York brag about the tax revenues. New York legalized medical cannabis in 2014 and recreational use for adults age 21 and older followed in 2021. Legal sales began at the end of 2022, and tax revenue

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How are doctors navigating Kentucky’s vague Medical Marijuana executive order?

How are doctors navigating Kentucky’s vague Medical Marijuana executive order?

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 17, 2023

Doctors are telling medical marijuana patients they could face ramifications from drug tests or in child custody cases. In states where medical marijuana is legal, regulated medical marijuana cards provide a way for dispensaries and law enforcement officers to identify legitimate patients. But when

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5 Things To Know About The Endocannabinoid System

5 Things To Know About The Endocannabinoid System

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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 ECS was discovered barely three

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Marijuana-linked ER visits by Seniors are rising

Marijuana-linked ER visits by Seniors are rising

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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 they noticed more primary care

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Study finds residents of legal cannabis states have lower rates of this disorder

Study finds residents of legal cannabis states have lower rates of this disorder

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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 living in states with legal cannabis have lower rates of alcohol

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Study finds slight increase in youth asthma rates in states with legal recreational Cannabis

Study finds slight increase in youth asthma rates in states with legal recreational Cannabis

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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 for parents.” Legalization of recreational cannabis may contribute to increased

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Missouri to begin accepting personal Marijuana cultivation applications by Feb. 6

Missouri to begin accepting personal Marijuana cultivation applications by Feb. 6

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 11, 2023

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services has released a sample of the form people will use to apply for a personal marijuana cultivation license. A license is needed for people to grow their own marijuana plants in their homes. “We were able to put sample application materials and the

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Kansas City looks to approve ballot question for Marijuana sales tax

Kansas City looks to approve ballot question for Marijuana sales tax

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 11, 2023

KANSAS CITY - The discussion on putting a municipal marijuana sales tax question to voters has finally arrived in Kansas City. The magic number: 3%. That’s the highest city sales tax allowed under Missouri’s Amendment 3 for recreational marijuana. Three percent might seem like a small number, but it

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Are Cannabis bans in rental leases enforceable?

Are Cannabis bans in rental leases enforceable?Cannabis NewsJanuary 11, 2023

Question: Can I really not have any cannabis on my rental property? Like, none? I'm not even trying to grow it or smoke it inside, but my landlord was hard on this when I signed the lease. Answer: Cannabis use has become so mainstream that we forget how much federal prohibition still mucks things up

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Driving instructor suspected of being high arrested mid-lesson

Driving instructor suspected of being high arrested mid-lesson

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 11, 2023

Instructor released under investigation while officers await the results of a blood test. A 17-year-old student had their driving lesson cut short after the instructor was arrested on suspicion of impaired driving. Police made the arrest in England after being tipped off, reports The Telegraph. Once

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How to actually getting stuff done when you’re high on Cannabis

How to actually getting stuff done when you’re high on Cannabis

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 11, 2023

Cannabis doesn’t necessarily enhance or detract from your ability to achieve. However, depending on your physical and emotional condition, it can provide some benefits to you as a person. For the vast majority of my friends and acquaintances, 2022 was a difficult year. Lots of growth! I can

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First U.S. Surgery Cannabis Guidance Released

First U.S. Surgery Cannabis Guidance Released

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 10, 2023

The American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine agreed to basic guidelines for cannabis and surgery. Finally detailed and informed advice on the potential interactions between cannabis and anesthetic medications before, during, and after surgery is taking shape. The first guidelines on

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Can Weed help me at the Gym?

Can Weed help me at the Gym?

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 6, 2023

It’s the new year, so you know what that means. Many of us are going to the gym, and roughly 80% of newcomers will call it quits in eight weeks or less. For those hoping to make the gym a new habit, you might want to consider turning to cannabis if you haven’t already. Used by a wave of trainers and

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Massachusetts Adult-Use Cannabis reaches nearly $4 Billion in 2022

Massachusetts Adult-Use Cannabis reaches nearly $4 Billion in 2022

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 6, 2023

The Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission (CCC) shows data regarding adult-use and medical sales in 2022. The Massachusetts CCC’s report shows that between Jan. 1 and Dec. 18, 2022, the state collected $1.42 billion in adult-use sales. In a breakdown of sales by month, the state collected a

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Medical Pot on the 2023 Agenda for South Carolina

Medical Pot on the 2023 Agenda for South Carolina

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 4, 2023

Medical cannabis advocates in South Carolina are ready to go again as they hope that 2023 will finally be the year that they legalize the treatment in the state. Local news station WPDE reports that two bills have been “pre-filed in the South Carolina House for the 2023 legislative session [that]

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Understanding hazardous waste in Missouri’s cannabis industry

Understanding hazardous waste in Missouri’s cannabis industry

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 4, 2023

As a cannabis operator in Missouri, understanding hazardous waste is an extremely important part of waste management. Operators who produce hazardous waste are known as “generators,” and are subject to the rules and regulations set forth by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Missouri

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Minorities to benefit from Alabama medical Cannabis Business license applications

Minorities to benefit from Alabama medical Cannabis Business license applications

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 4, 2023

MONTGOMERY - The Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission has received 94 applications for a business license. According to state law, one-fourth of all the licenses and one-fifth of integrated facility licenses must be awarded to minority-owned businesses. Antoine Mordican is a Black business owner in

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Top Cannabis scientists teach medical professionals online

Top Cannabis scientists teach medical professionals online

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 3, 2023

EduCann will give doctors, nurses and pharmacists around the world the ability to treat patients more effectively with medical cannabis. EduCann, a pioneering online cannabis course for doctors, nurses, pharmacists and medical professionals across the globe, is launching under the auspices of the

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As legal Pot grows, more kids sickened by edibles at home

As legal Pot grows, more kids sickened by edibles at home

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 3, 2023

The number of young kids, especially toddlers, who accidentally ate marijuana-laced treats rose sharply over five years as pot became legal in more places in the U.S., according to a study published Tuesday. More than 7,000 confirmed cases of kids younger than 6 eating marijuana edibles were

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Executive order allowing Kentuckians to use legally purchased Medical Marijuana goes into effect

Executive order allowing Kentuckians to use legally purchased Medical Marijuana goes into effect

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 2, 2023

Any Kentuckian certified to buy marijuana for medical purposes, from a state where it's already legal, will be pardoned from any state prosecution for possession. LOUISVILLE - The executive order signed by Gov. Andy Beshear allowing Kentuckians to use legally purchase medical marijuana went into

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