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420 with CNW – Canadian Study Finds That Marijuana Could Treat PTSD-Induced Depression

November 11, 2019 4:20am

People with PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) often suffer from depression and bouts of suicidal ideations. Research shows these people can treat this depression with marijuana. The University of British Columbia and the B.C Centre of Substance use (BCCSU) conducted a study that shows that pot could be used to treat PTSD-induced depression. The study researchers … Continue reading “420 with CNW – Canadian Study Finds That Marijuana Could Treat PTSD-Induced Depression”

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420 with CNW – Marijuana Legalization Bill Introduced in Pennsylvania Senate

November 08, 2019 4:20pm

Lawmakers in Pennsylvania have renewed their efforts for recreational cannabis legalization. The Senate Bill 350 was introduced on October 15 by Senator Daylin Leach and Senator Sharif Street. The purpose of the bill is to allow marijuana home delivery and the expungement of past marijuana criminal charges. Within the next 12 months, the supporters forecast … Continue reading “420 with CNW – Marijuana Legalization Bill Introduced in Pennsylvania Senate”

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420 with CNW – Poll Shows Americans Still View Marijuana as Safer Than Alcohol and Electronic Cigarettes

November 08, 2019 4:20am

A new poll released on Tuesday by POLITICO and Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health shows that the majority of Americans believe that alcohol and tobacco are more harmful than marijuana. Only 1 in every 5 Americans believes marijuana to be harmful to its consumers while 2 in 5 Americans believe alcohol is detrimental … Continue reading “420 with CNW – Poll Shows Americans Still View Marijuana as Safer Than Alcohol and Electronic Cigarettes”

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420 with CNW – UK Parliamentary Committee Calls for Drug Decriminalization

November 07, 2019 4:20pm

A United Kingdom parliamentary Committee is calling for the decriminalization of drug possession. It is also requesting the government to establish places where people can smoke marijuana as this will go a long way in preventing death from drug overdoses. On Monday, the Scottish Affairs Committee concluded that instead of the UK government viewing drug … Continue reading “420 with CNW – UK Parliamentary Committee Calls for Drug Decriminalization”

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420 with CNW – Marijuana Legalization Revived in New Jersey Legislature

November 07, 2019 4:20am

Good ideas are cast aside, and bad ideas become law in lame-duck legislative sessions. The New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney announced that the Senate would attempt to legalize the possession and use of recreational marijuana. This will be a test of whether this good idea will go to waste or be brought to life. … Continue reading “420 with CNW – Marijuana Legalization Revived in New Jersey Legislature”

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420 with CNW – University of Texas Scientists Develop Rapid Marijuana Test

November 06, 2019 4:20pm

In the U.S., marijuana is one of the most used federally illegal drugs. There are no federal regulations governing marijuana use, leaving law enforcement with the challenge of identifying impaired driving. A team of researchers at the University of Texas in Dallas has developed a biosensor that uses saliva to detect the levels of THC … Continue reading “420 with CNW – University of Texas Scientists Develop Rapid Marijuana Test”

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420 with CNW – Congressional Committee Votes to Repeal Law Denying Students Aid Due to Drug Convictions

November 06, 2019 4:20am

On Thursday, a Congressional committee approved legislation repealing the federal law that punishes college students who are ex-convicts of marijuana charges by denying or stripping them of their financial aid. The rule was enacted in 1998, by the Higher Education Act Aid Elimination Penalty. It has denied thousands of students’ access to means of paying … Continue reading “420 with CNW – Congressional Committee Votes to Repeal Law Denying Students Aid Due to Drug Convictions”

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420 with CNW – Mexican Supreme Court Extends Marijuana Legalization Deadline

November 05, 2019 4:20pm

The Mexican Supreme Court has extended the deadline for marijuana legalization, which it made last year when lawmakers were given up to  October 31 to change the policy on prohibition of personal use or cultivation of marijuana by terming it unconstitutional. The previous ruling had stipulated that the policy be changed by  October 31, but … Continue reading “420 with CNW – Mexican Supreme Court Extends Marijuana Legalization Deadline”

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420 with CNW – Strange But True: Marijuana Retrieved from Man’s Nose After 18 Years

November 05, 2019 4:20am

Doctors found marijuana in a man’s nose 18 years after he inserted it in his nostrils in an attempt to smuggle it into prison. Doctors have termed it as the first case of this nature. The team reporting on the case in the British Medical Journal said that the man’s girlfriend brought him the drugs … Continue reading “420 with CNW – Strange But True: Marijuana Retrieved from Man’s Nose After 18 Years”

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420 with CNW – Senate Approves Bill Banning Feds from Interfering in Medical Marijuana State Programs

November 04, 2019 4:20pm

On Thursday, the Senate passed the spending legislation which has a provision that ensures that medical marijuana states are protected from federal interference. However, the question on everyone’s mind is if the bill will be signed into law once it gets to the president’s office. The spending legislation is also referred to as minibus appropriation … Continue reading “420 with CNW – Senate Approves Bill Banning Feds from Interfering in Medical Marijuana State Programs”

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420 with CNW – Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Filed in Wisconsin

November 04, 2019 4:20am

On Wednesday, Wisconsin lawmakers filed legislation for decriminalizing marijuana possession. The two democratic representatives together with Lt. Governor Mandela Barnes, who supported the change in policy, held a press conference on the same day to announce the legislation. Currently, the possession of marijuana in the state is punishable by six months in jail or a … Continue reading “420 with CNW – Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Filed in Wisconsin”

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420 with CNW – LA Marijuana Equity Program Under the Spotlight

November 01, 2019 4:20pm

Recently in Los Angeles, people are questioning the integrity of the Social Equity Program for marijuana companies. The war on drugs adversely affected minority groups, people of color, and businesses from impoverished areas. The social equity program was supposed to give the impacted groups mentioned a headstart in the world’s booming marijuana industry. However, applicants … Continue reading “420 with CNW – LA Marijuana Equity Program Under the Spotlight”

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420 with CNW – How to Get Maximum Pain Relief Using Cannabis

November 01, 2019 4:20am

When suffering from chronic pain, medical marijuana can help you manage the pain. And since you need to use medical marijuana several times a day, your body may become tolerant of the medicine to the point where your pain does not abate ultimately and leaves you needing more to function normally. Tolerance of the body … Continue reading “420 with CNW – How to Get Maximum Pain Relief Using Cannabis”

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420 with CNW – How Marijuana Companies Can Benefit from Working with Third-Party Supply Chain Players

October 31, 2019 4:20pm

The marijuana industry is laden with many complications, among them the ever-changing marijuana regulations. This has complicated the process of getting the legalized weed in the market. Besides, only companies with a robust supply chain system will remain competitive and maintain their dominant position in the booming marijuana market. The cannabis sector is also experiencing … Continue reading “420 with CNW – How Marijuana Companies Can Benefit from Working with Third-Party Supply Chain Players”

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