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What Is CBD? Here's What to Know About Cannabidiol

Since CBD seems to be on everyone's lips — literally — let's run through what CBD is, what CBD does to your body, and what the health benefits are.<p>What is CBD, or cannabidiol, that everyone's buzzing about? If you don't already, you're about to see this stuff everywhere.<p>We're on the edge of a CBD …

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The New York Department of Health Just Backed Marijuana Legalization

The recommendation comes in a big report to Gov. Andrew Cuomo.<p>The New York Department of Health last week backed legalizing marijuana for …

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Willie Nelson grows cannabis empire with new line of CBD oil products

Whether it's a song about heartbreak or an eighth of his own brand of marijuana, Austin's own Willie Nelson always has the cure for what ails you. …

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Is Marijuana the Answer to the Opioid Epidemic? Some Seniors Believe So

Despite generally being a voice of opposition, seniors using medical cannabis for pain relief revealed intriguing results in a new survey.<p>If we look …

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Mapping Out Marijuana With Ebbu's Damon Michaels

<i>Westword: How can scientists use chemistry and techniques like molecular isolation to advance medical and retail cannabis?</i><p><b>Damon Michaels:</b> The …

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Democrats still haven't figured out that legal weed is a winning issue

Every Democratic U.S. senator rumored to be considering a 2020 presidential run supports marijuana legalization. So do 77% of Democratic voters. The party's 2016 national platform backs states’ rights on cannabis and calls for a "reasoned pathway for future legalization."<p>So why is the Democratic …

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On July 1st, when Vermont officially legalized personal cannabis possession and cultivation, but not any marijuana sales, Massachusetts' legalization law #shaleentitle #cannabiscommerce #massachusettscannabiscontrolcommission

On July 1st, when Vermont officially legalized personal cannabis possession and cultivation, but not any marijuana sales, Massachusetts’ legalization …

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Australian producers can now legally export medicinal cannabis to the world

Medicinal cannabis exports from Australia must meet specific requirements<p>Close<p>Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial<br>July 3, 2018<br>Filed …

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Dutch give go-ahead to legal weed experiment

THE HAGUE (AFP) -<p>The Dutch government gave the green light Friday to a wide-ranging experiment to allow six to 10 municipalities around the country to legally grow cannabis.<p>"The cabinet has decided... to start the cannabis cultivation experiment in such a way that it's possible to measure its …

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Jamaica's Agriculture Minister Commits to Development of Medical Cannabis Industry

Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister Audley Shaw<p><b><br>KINGSTON, Jamaica, Friday July 6, 2018</b> – Jamaica’s Industry, Commerce, Agriculture …

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Jeff Sessions Continues to Sabotage Federal Research into Medical Marijuana

Attorney General Jeff Sessions hasn't been able to institute any marijuana crackdowns due to political pressures in Congress, but he has found one …

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Humboldt County seeks to revamp cannabis permitting

An unpermitted cannabis grow in the Hyampom area pictured on June 13 following a warranted investigation by Humboldt County and state law …

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A Bill to Remove Marijuana From the Controlled Substances List Was Just Introduced

This far-reaching cannabis legislation would do more than simply deschedule weed.<p>Don't blink, otherwise you might miss huge changes in the North …

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Schumer introduces bill to federally decriminalize marijuana

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Sen. Chuck Schumer has introduced a new bill to decriminalize and regulate marijuana at the federal level.<p>The legislation, which the New York Democrat announced back in April, would remove marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act, where it is classified among drugs such as …

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What Pot Legalization in Canada Means for the U.S.

With Donald Trump subverting America’s global standing – feuding with allies, palling around with dictators, snatching toddlers from migrant mothers …

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Canada becomes second nation in the world to legalize marijuana

<b>(CNN) —</b> Recreational marijuana use will soon be legal in Canada after the Senate passed a "historic" bill on Tuesday with a vote of 52-29.<p>Canada is only the second country in the world -- and the first G7 nation -- to implement legislation to permit a nationwide marijuana market. In the neighboring …

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Thank you, Jeff Sessions, for inadvertently kickstarting Congress' effort to legalize marijuana

Good job, Jeff Sessions! It seems the attorney general’s misguided attempts to revive the unpopular and unjust federal war on marijuana may be having the exact opposite effect — prompting a new bipartisan effort in Congress to allow states to legalize cannabis.<p>Last week Sen. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) …

Trump says he'll probably back marijuana protections bill

President Donald Trump's expression of support Friday for legislation that would protect legal marijuana activities in states that have approved the drug is being hailed as a possible sea change in American narcotics policy.<p>Speaking to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House before boarding …

Legislation legalizing hemp included in Senate farm bill

Legislation that would legalize hemp as an agricultural commodity is being included in the Senate's farm bill.<p>Senate Majority Leader Mitch …

Expect Fully Legal Weed Within 5 Years, Says Former Top Pharma Lobbyist and Congressman Billy Tauzin

With medical and recreational marijuana legalization spreading across the country, <i>Reason</i> attended the Cannabis World Congress and Business Exposition …

Jeff Sessions Is Really Going to Hate the World Health Organization’s First-Ever Marijuana Review

The World Health Organization met in Geneva, Switzerland, this week to review a first-of-its-kind report on the health and safety of cannabis, and …

These 4 Marijuana Stocks Are Sitting on Nearly $1 Billion in Combined Cash

These "healthy" balance sheets come at a price.<p>In less than a month, Canada's Senate will be making a game-changing decision that'll affect the legal …

How anti-marijuana Jeff Sessions became the best thing to happen to pot legalization

Jeff Sessions tried to fight pot legalization. Instead, he galvanized policymakers to do the opposite.<p>Jeff Sessions hates marijuana. He’s made that plain in multiple colorful quotes, from stating that “good people don’t smoke marijuana” to arguing that “we need grown-ups in charge in Washington to …

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Missouri House votes to legalize medical marijuana

<b>By Blake Nelson</b>, <i>The Associated Press</i><p>JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri voters may have the option to legalize medical marijuana this November. Lawmakers …

How CBD Became the Unexpected Star of Legalized Pot

These days, a significant number of cannabis users aren’t getting stoned – and they’re not trying to. Instead, the products they’re consuming are …

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Getting off opioids with medical marijuana: Patients turn to pot over pills

<b>(CNN) —</b> In 2016, opioids killed more Americans than breast cancer. The drug overdose epidemic has become one of the most concerning public health issues of recent time, and in an effort to stem the tide, moreg and more patients and doctors are turning to pot over pills.<p>For much of the past two …

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Trump To Support Major Marijuana Legislation - Cannabis Cash Solutions

President Trump is preparing to support far-reaching legislation to reform federal marijuana prohibition so that states can enact their own cannabis …

Weed Porn: How Two Taboos Became Popular Bedfellows

As weed legalization sweeps across America, state election by state election, the popularity of cannabis products has kept pace. But while marijuana …

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Legislation Introduced To End The Federal Government’s Marijuana Production Monopoly

A bipartisan coalition of over two-dozen federal lawmakers, including House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) and Matt Gaetz (R-FL), are …