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WednesdaySep 06, 2023 4:20 pm

420 with CNW — Emergency Rule Grants Missouri Foster Parents Permission to Grow Cannabis at Home

A newly filed emergency rule by the Missouri State Department of Social Services will now allow foster parents to possess and grow cannabis at home. The Department of Social Services issued the emergency rule on the basis that the existing policies preventing foster parents in the state from legally growing cannabis in their homes are in direct conflict with Missouri’s recreational cannabis law. Recreational cannabis has been legal for adults aged 21 years and older since late 2022 when Missouri voters approved an adult-use cannabis measure. The legislation legalized the purchase and possession of up to three ounces of marijuana…

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WednesdaySep 06, 2023 4:20 am

420 with CNW — DeSantis Reaffirms Opposition to Federal Cannabis Legalization

Ron DeSantis, the Florida governor and a contender for the 2024 presidential election on the Republican ticket, has restated his firm stance against the legalization of marijuana if he were to assume office. His argument asserts that the legalization of marijuana has contributed to the growth of the illegal market in Colorado — despite evidence to the contrary. While engaging with supporters during a campaign event in Iowa over the weekend, a concerned attendee shared stories of individuals whose children had developed cannabis-induced psychosis. The individual queried DeSantis about his position on legalizing or rescheduling cannabis at the federal level should…

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TuesdaySep 05, 2023 4:20 pm

420 with CNW — Survey Shows Patients Satisfied with Marijuana as Neuropathy Treatment

A recent survey has found that marijuana is equally effective in alleviating neuropathy symptoms as opioids, raising questions about the validity of previous studies that utilized government-grown cannabis with lower potency. The survey was conducted by NuggMD, a company that connects patients with medical marijuana recommendations, and it involved 603 participants who used marijuana primarily or secondarily for neuropathy. In the study, neuropathy, a painful condition, was measured by patients who assessed their pain levels on a scale of 1 to 10 both prior to and after using marijuana as a remedy. The outcomes were promising, indicating considerable relief. The…

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TuesdaySep 05, 2023 11:15 am

NECANN’s New York Cannabis & Hemp Convention Set to Empower the Cannabis Industry

Investors, business executives, researchers, and industry leaders, are invited to attend NECANN’s New York Cannabis & Hemp Convention to be held in Albany, New York from September 29 – 30, 2023. The highly anticipated event will focus on the latest trends in the cannabis and hemp industry. The convention serves as a unique platform to connect with industry leaders and explores the limitless possibilities within the cannabis and hemp sectors. Featuring thought-provoking exhibits and engaging sessions, the New York Cannabis & Hemp Convention is designed to create a lasting impact on the participants. The immersive atmosphere will encourage attendees to…

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TuesdaySep 05, 2023 4:20 am

420 with CNW — Judge Says NJ Police Officer Sacked for Marijuana Use Should Get Job Back

The cannabis-reform movement recently scored a win after a New Jersey administrative law judge ruled that another police officer who was fired for marijuana use must be reinstated. Administrative Law Judge Joann Lasala Candido ruled in favor of terminated police officer Omar Polanco last week. Even though the Jersey City Police Department consented to New Jersey’s off-duty cannabis use policy that allowed even law enforcement to use cannabis during off-duty hours, the police department has fired multiple officers for testing positive for THC metabolites. However, the Civil Service Commission and two administrative law judges have now overruled the department’s decision…

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FridaySep 01, 2023 4:20 pm

420 with CNW — Study Suggests Minor Cannabinoids Could Treat Skin Ailments

Recent research suggests that lesser-known cannabinoids derived from marijuana and hemp, such as CBN, CBM, CBC, CBDV and THCV, might hold promise in treating dermatological conditions INCLUDING acne, psoriasis and eczema. The study, published recently in the peer-reviewed journal “Molecules,” highlights the potential therapeutic value of these minor cannabinoids in managing skin disorders as well as presenting new avenues for patient care and well-being enhancement. The research, led by Polish scholars Dorota Kowalczuk and Emilia Kwiecień, involved an extensive review of existing scientific literature. The team observed that minor cannabinoids exhibit a range of pharmacological activities, encompassing anti-itch, analgesic, antimicrobial…

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FridaySep 01, 2023 9:45 am

Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (NASDAQ: LEXX) Eyes What Is Considered One Of America’s Most Serious Health Problems

The ADA reports that 37.3 million Americans had diabetes in 2019, and the number has been growing by an average 1.4 million each year 95% of Americans with diabetes are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, which can lead to heart disease, stroke, kidney damage, and nerve damage when left untreated Lexaria’s DIAB-A22-1 pre-clinical diabetes study using DehydraTECH(TM)-CBD in obese diabetic-conditioned animals shows promising results, prompting the company to investigate for human trial Lexaria Bioscience (NASDAQ: LEXX), a global innovator in drug delivery platforms, recently announced its intent to conduct a human clinical trial to examine its patented DehydraTECH(TM)-processed cannabidiol (“CBD”)…

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FridaySep 01, 2023 4:20 am

420 with CNW — Marijuana Legalization Voter Initiative Text Gets Nod from Ohio Officials

Officials in Ohio have approved language for a measure that would appear on the November 2023 ballot giving voters the chance legalize marijuana in the state. The Ohio Ballot Board unanimously approved a recently drafted and certified summary from the secretary of state’s office in a meeting that saw no discussion of the legislation’s text or testimonies from supporters and opponents. State officials announced two weeks ago that the activists behind the Ohio cannabis legalization measure had collected enough valid signatures to qualify the proposed legislation for the November ballot. A statement from Secretary of State Frank LaRose’s office revealed…

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