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420 with CNW — GOP Congresswoman Reveals She Used Cannabis to Manage Depression After Being Raped

December 01, 2021 4:20am

Last week, Rep. Nancy Mace, who introduced a measure to federally legalize cannabis, revealed that she had used the herb in her youth as a substitute for her depression medication after she was raped. The Republican Congresswoman revealed in an interview on Fox Business that she was raped when she was 16, explaining that the … Continue reading “420 with CNW — GOP Congresswoman Reveals She Used Cannabis to Manage Depression After Being Raped”

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420 with CNW — Bipartisan AGs Urge Congress to Emphasize State-Federal Cooperation When Legalizing Marijuana

November 30, 2021 4:20pm

A coalition of attorneys general from different states has written a letter to the leaders of Congress regarding cannabis legislation. The letter calls on elected officials to keep in mind the need to let individual states determine whether or not to legalize marijuana while at the same time creating a regulatory framework through which public … Continue reading “420 with CNW — Bipartisan AGs Urge Congress to Emphasize State-Federal Cooperation When Legalizing Marijuana”

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420 with CNW — Activists Rally Governors on Marijuana Interstate Commerce Protections

November 29, 2021 4:20pm

America’s state-legal cannabis industry has been on a roll for the past few years. Cannabis companies have sold billions of dollars’ worth of products, created hundreds of thousands of new jobs and provided state coffers with millions of dollars in revenue. However, marijuana’s classification as a federally controlled substance has held the nascent but lucrative … Continue reading “420 with CNW — Activists Rally Governors on Marijuana Interstate Commerce Protections”

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420 with CNW — Pew Survey Finds Variations in Attitudes to Cannabis Legalization Within Parties

November 29, 2021 4:20am

Historically, the left has been open to more liberal policies while the right has always espoused conservative beliefs. This has been especially evident in cannabis reform, and except for a recent Republican-led cannabis bill, the GOP and its followers haven’t been big fans of legalizing the adult use of cannabis. A new survey from the … Continue reading “420 with CNW — Pew Survey Finds Variations in Attitudes to Cannabis Legalization Within Parties”

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420 with CNW — Study Shows Mystical Experiences Are Intensified When Users Combine Psychedelics with Cannabis

November 24, 2021 4:20pm

New research has found that cannabis intensifies the experience of psychedelics by increasing the substances’ effects. The research was conducted by scientists at Imperial College London, with its findings being published in the “Psychopharmacology” journal. For their study, the researchers conducted an analysis of online surveys submitted by more than 300 people who gave descriptions … Continue reading “420 with CNW — Study Shows Mystical Experiences Are Intensified When Users Combine Psychedelics with Cannabis”

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420 with CNW — Biden Signs Infrastructure Measure to Allow Studies on Cannabis from State-Legal Dispensaries

November 24, 2021 4:20am

Earlier this week, President Joseph Biden signed a large-scale infrastructure outlining provisions that will permit scientists to conduct research on the cannabis that consumers buy from state-legal dispensaries. This bill encourages states that have enacted laws to legalize the herb to educate individuals on impaired driving. The bill also stipulates that the secretary of Health … Continue reading “420 with CNW — Biden Signs Infrastructure Measure to Allow Studies on Cannabis from State-Legal Dispensaries”

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420 with CNW — Republicans Introduce Federal Cannabis Decriminalization Bill

November 23, 2021 4:20pm

A group of Republican lawmakers has introduced a cannabis decriminalization bill that is expected to act as a compromise between broad, Democrat-led reform and more modest legislation from the GOP. The bill would decriminalize cannabis at the federal level, levy a tax on cannabis sales, and include social equity provisions, essentially giving both parties what … Continue reading “420 with CNW — Republicans Introduce Federal Cannabis Decriminalization Bill”

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420 with CNW — Infused Drinks Helping the Cannabis Industry Gain Traction

November 22, 2021 4:20am

The cannabis industry has seen an exponential increase in demand as more states have launched legal markets, allowing the sale of medical or recreational cannabis. For the past couple of years, the edible and concentrate segments have reigned supreme as consumers have been looking for consumption methods other than smoking flower. These methods are healthier … Continue reading “420 with CNW — Infused Drinks Helping the Cannabis Industry Gain Traction”

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420 with CNW — Cannabis to Feature at 2022 Edition of California State Fair

November 19, 2021 4:20pm

The California State Fair is set to resume next year after a hiatus brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. The fair has various new categories, including one for marijuana, which many believe will be pretty competitive. The state legalized the recreational use of cannabis in 2016, with its cultivators playing a crucial part in the … Continue reading “420 with CNW — Cannabis to Feature at 2022 Edition of California State Fair”

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420 with CNW — Study Finds That Legalizing Cannabis Doesn’t Cause Increase in Traffic Injuries

November 19, 2021 4:20am

A new study has discovered that the move to legalize cannabis in Canada did not translate into a rise in traffic injuries. The study’s findings were reported in the “Drug and Alcohol Dependence” journal. The objective of the researchers was to investigate claims from prohibitionists who argue that enacting laws to legalize marijuana would make … Continue reading “420 with CNW — Study Finds That Legalizing Cannabis Doesn’t Cause Increase in Traffic Injuries”

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420 with CNW — Biden’s Pick for Top FDA Job Has Prescribed Cannabis-Based Medicine

November 18, 2021 4:20pm

President Joseph Biden isn’t a big fan of broad, comprehensive cannabis reform. Even though plenty of Democrats and even some Republicans have thrown their weight behind broad legalization, Biden favors decriminalizing cannabis, legalizing medical cannabis, and giving states the freedom to craft their own marijuana policies. This has been a bone of contention for many … Continue reading “420 with CNW — Biden’s Pick for Top FDA Job Has Prescribed Cannabis-Based Medicine”

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420 with CNW – New Cannabis Initiative to Push for Federal Legalization Launched

November 18, 2021 4:20am

As more states across the United States legalize cannabis for medical and recreational use, the push to federally legalize the herb grows. Thus far, 18 states and Washington, DC, have legalized the recreational adult use of cannabis. Still, cannabis remains illegal to sell, use or possess under federal law, which has in turn made banks … Continue reading “420 with CNW – New Cannabis Initiative to Push for Federal Legalization Launched”

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420 with CNW — Montana Committee Recommends Reversal of CBD Ban in Cannabis Shops

November 17, 2021 4:20pm

Earlier this year, the governor of Montana signed House Bill 701 into law, setting the stage for Montana to launch a recreational cannabis market in January 2022. Sponsored by Republican Representative Mike Hopkins, the legislation allowed the sale of adult-use cannabis in counties that had voted in favor of the legalization initiative to adults 21 … Continue reading “420 with CNW — Montana Committee Recommends Reversal of CBD Ban in Cannabis Shops”

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420 with CNW — How the Fashion Industry Is Giving Hemp Fiber a Hand Up

November 17, 2021 4:20am

Farmers were allowed to legally cultivate industrial hemp after the 2018 farm bill was passed. Before the plant was banned, it was widely grown in different parts of the country. The plant’s seed, grain and fiber are used in different industries, including the pharmaceutical, animal care, construction and fashion industries. Retailers and consumers in the … Continue reading “420 with CNW — How the Fashion Industry Is Giving Hemp Fiber a Hand Up”

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