Wednesday, April 1, 2020
ohio-medical-board-delays-ruling-on-medical-marijuana-for-anxiety-and-autism
Ohio residents’ hope for legal recreational marijuana was thwarted after a proposed constitutional amendment failed to make the 2019 ballot. In lieu of cannabis legalization, the State Medical Board of Ohio took a look at multiple proposal additions to the current list of 21 qualifying conditions in January. Among the conditions considered were opioid addiction,…
can-cannabis-improve-als-symptoms
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects an estimated 30,000 Americans. Characterized by muscle weakness and degeneration, ALS has a significant negative effect on a patient’s quality of life. The onset of the disease usually starts between the ages of 40 and 60. Unfortunately, there is no known cure for ALS…
hawaii-cannabis-college
Hawaii’s stunning landscapes of canyons, lava fields, snow-capped mountains, and pristine beaches make the perfect backdrop for cannabis use, cultivation, and education. Hawaii is a ridge of eight major islands that’s over 1,500 miles long. The scenic beauty is isolated and thousands of miles from the continental U.S., which makes cannabis education hard to come…
no-legal-weed-for-new-york-yet
New York lawmakers couldn’t gather enough votes to pass the Marijuana Taxation and Regulation Act (MTRA) last month, leaving New Yorkers without legal weed for the time being. The New York State Legislature had a Democratic majority in both houses, but still couldn’t pass the progressive recreational cannabis bill. MTRA had gained steady support after…
all-you-need-to-know-about-the-dcr-phase-3-round-1-licensing-and-social-equity-workshop-held-on-august-6-2019
(Picture of DCR building in Los Angeles) On August 6, 2019, M&L partner J. Raza Lawrence attended the Phase 3 Round 1 Licensing and Social Equity Workshop hosted by the Department of Cannabis Regulation (DCR). The DCR provided an update on Phase 2 applications, the Social Equity Program, and the application process for Phase 3.
cbd-for-dogs
Cannabidiol (CBD) use for dogs is a snowballing trend that has helped countless canines reduce anxiety, pain, and seizures. A recent research article published in Frontiers in Veterinary Science found that 92 percent of veterinarians have been asked about CBD use for pets. The growing demand has been met by numerous cannabis-infused products catered to…
6-cannabis-friendly-cities-for-your-summer-getaway
Cannabis tourism has exploded in recent years with CBD-infused massages at boutique hotels, cannabis-friendly bed and breakfasts, and a wide array of pot-centric activities. Some cities are even approving social consumption lounges to give locals and tourists a safe place to consume marijuana. Before you head to any of these weed-friendly cities for your summer…
everything-you-need-to-know-about-high-terpene-full-spectrum-extracts
Most cannabis concentrate manufacturers use solvents such as butane, propane, hexane, and carbon dioxide (CO2) to extract the bioactive compounds of flower buds or trim. Cannabis concentrates contain a significantly higher level of cannabinoids including tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) than cannabis flowers, nugs, and buds. While these extracts can exhibit a robust potency, they…