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MondayAug 19, 2019 4:20 am

420 with CNW – Female Legislators from Across the US Hold Marijuana Conference in Colorado

A total of thirty female state legislators from across the country have converged in Denver, Colorado to attend a marijuana policy summit. This summit is organized by the National Foundation for Women Legislators (NFWL). The female lawmakers who attend this event will learn about the way in which marijuana laws have been evolving, how the industry is licensed and taxed, the available science on the public health concerns regarding marijuana, and many other topics. The participants in this summit will also be given an opportunity to tour a facility where marijuana is dispensed so that the lawmakers can witness the…

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FridayAug 16, 2019 4:20 pm

420 with CNW – NIDA Unveils Cannabis Research Priority List

In a notice that was published on Wednesday, the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) provided a list of the areas that it considers a priority for marijuana research to focus on. These research objectives show that the federal government is taking note of the increasing levels of success that are being registered by advocates who want to see U.S. marijuana law reform. NIDA observes that the pace at which marijuana policy reform is taking place outpaces the rate at which knowledge is becoming available to help countries around the world to ascertain how the public health effects of the…

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FridayAug 16, 2019 11:13 am

A Caregiver’s Guide To Cannabis for IBS and IBD

More people are turning to cannabis for a reason -- it works for them. "I was told that I had IBS a number of years ago and that I had to stay away from all different kinds of foods," begins Mara Gordon, co-founder of Aunt Zelda's. Aunt Zelda's is a medical cannabis brand and compassion center that works with thousands of patients each year. Gordon and the Aunt Zelda's team create customized medical cannabis protocols for California patients. Aunt Zelda's sees thousands of patients each year, including irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and irritable bowel disease (IBD). She explains her approach…

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FridayAug 16, 2019 4:20 am

420 with CNW – Illinois Governor Signs Two Bills Expanding Medical Marijuana Program

As another sign of his pledge to make marijuana accessible to Illinois residents, Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed two more bills on Monday expanding the medical marijuana program of the state. He stated that the signing ceremony was a message to all medical marijuana users in the state that the state government was on their side. Senate Bill 2023 was intended to make the medical marijuana program permanent in Illinois. Under the law which legalized medical marijuana back in 2013, the program was transitional and had been given a lifespan of four years. This particular bill also added 11 conditions to…

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ThursdayAug 15, 2019 4:20 pm

420 with CNW – Outside Lands Makes News as First US Festival to Sell Weed On-Site

Last weekend saw festival-goers in Northern California treated to the first ever major festival to sell marijuana on-site. This happened during the Outside Lands music festival which was held between August 9 and 11 in San Francisco at the Golden Gate Park. The event had a cordoned-off area called Grass Lands where marijuana and music lovers were delighted to learn that they could buy different marijuana products. More than 20 cannabis vendors were in this section of the festival grounds to serve customers. While consuming marijuana in public is still illegal in California, the Outside Lands music festival provided a…

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ThursdayAug 15, 2019 10:49 am

How Long Does Cannabis Stay In Your System?

How long does cannabis stay in your system and what can you do about that? We have some bad news: cannabis can stay in your system for quite some time. But, the rate at which you clear cannabis from the body varies from person to person. Depending on your body composition, the amount you consume, and your frequency of consumption, it may take up to a full month to fully detox from the plant. How Long Does Cannabis Stay in your System? Most U.S. employers test for cannabis. Unlike alcohol and other intoxicants, cannabis compounds can stay in your system for…

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ThursdayAug 15, 2019 4:20 am

420 with CNW – The American Bar Association Asks Congress to Pass Legislation Allowing States to Enact Their Own Cannabis Laws

The American Bar Association-ABA passed a resolution on Monday calling on Congress to let states pass and implement their own marijuana laws. The resolution also wants marijuana to be rescheduled or descheduled by the federal government. This resolution was adopted during this year’s annual general meeting of the ABA held in San Francisco. While the proponents of the resolution waived their time to talk about that resolution, the resolution was passed without any audible opposition to it. The ABA emphasized that it didn’t favor or disagree with marijuana legalization, but their chief concern was the untenable contradictions between the federal…

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WednesdayAug 14, 2019 4:20 pm

420 with CNW – Using Medical Marijuana in Florida Could Affect Gun Ownership

As more patients get certified to use medical marijuana in Florida, it has come to light that their use of this particular drug could prevent them from purchasing a gun if they declared that they use state-legal marijuana. This reality also applies to medical and recreational marijuana users in states where such use is legal. When someone goes to buy a gun, he or she is required to fill ATF Form 4473. This form captures all the relevant records pertaining to the firearm you wish to purchase, including details about the buyer. Section 11e of that form clearly stipulates that…

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WednesdayAug 14, 2019 11:13 am

Grapefruit Boulevard Investments Inc.’s (IGNG) Facility, Products Serve as Hallmark of Company’s Mission

Plans are already in place to expand Grapefruit’s state-of-the-art extraction facility The company is dedicated to distributing its own products and providing high-quality cannabis commodities to customers Grapefruit’s newest product demonstrates the company’s capabilities and serves as a flagship of its edibles line Grapefruit Boulevard Investments Inc. (OTCQB: IGNG), a fully licensed cannabis manufacturer and distributor in California, is fast becoming recognized in the industry for its quality product lines. Those products – including Rainbow Dreams, Grapefruit’s most recent offering – adhere strictly to the company’s motto and commitment to offer “a high you can trust.” That commitment starts at…

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WednesdayAug 14, 2019 11:00 am

Medical Cannabis for Lyme Disease: What Care Providers Should Know

Medical cannabis care providers see it all. From cancer patients to desperate parents, care providers take on the weighty responsibility of assisting whatever patients walk through the door. A recent trend? Patients with Lyme disease are becoming more common in medical cannabis clinics. Lyme disease is an old condition that is making a headlining comeback in the world of natural health and wellness—and with plenty of disagreement. Alternative treatments, including cannabis therapies, for the infection remain controversial. Patients, however, are often desperate to find relief for long-lasting symptoms. As such, about medical cannabis for Lyme disease in clinics and dispensaries.…

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