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Maine Legislature Passes Bill to Fund Implementation of Marijuana Legalization

Maine’s full legislature has passed a bill to fund the implementation of the successful 2016 marijuana legalization initiative and change the agency that will regulate marijuana for adult use. The Senate on Thursday passed LD 243 unanimously “under the hammer,” without debate or a roll call vote, sending it to Gov. Paul LePage for final …

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AXIM Biotechnologies Creates a New Cannabis Gum.

By John Michaels AXIM Biotechnologies invented a cannabis gum with 5mg of CBD and 5mg of THC. The medicinal purpose of their new cannabis gum is to relieve certain symptoms related to multiple sclerosis. The plan of this gum is to offer patients a non-smoking delivery option with little to no side effects. The usual …

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Vermont Governor Vetoes Marijuana Legalization Bill

Vermont Governor Phil Scott has vetoed a bill to legalize marijuana, saying it’s possible a compromise could be reached during the summer. Senate Bill 22 would have legalized the possession of up to an ounce of marijuana, and the personal cultivation of up to two mature plants (four immature), for those 21 and older. The …

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Cannabis Use Doesn’t Harm, May Improve Eyesight, Finds Study

Cannabis use doesn’t harm eyesight quality, according to a new study published by the journal Optometry and Vision Science. According to researchers; “The aim of this study was to investigate if heavy marijuana smoking is associated with a poor quality of eyesight compared with light/no use of marijuana.” To conduct the study, “The National Longitudinal …

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Cannabinoids May Treat Oxidative Stress-Related Neurodegenerative Disorders, Says New Study

Cannabinoids have therapeutic potential in oxidative stress-related acute or chronic neurodegenerative disorders from stroke, multiple sclerosis and traumatic brain injury to Alzheimer`s and Parkinson`s diseases, according to a new study. The study, conducted by researchers at the National Institute of Health (NIH) and Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, is being published in the journal Antioxidants & …

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Tomorrow Vermont Governor Will Sign or Veto Bill to Legalize Marijuana

Vermont Governor Phil Scott says that tomorrow he will either sign into law, or veto a measure to legalize marijuana. Governor Phil Scott has until tomorrow, May 24th to either sign or veto a legislature-approved measure (Senate Bill 22) to legalize marijuana. If Scott doesn’t act, the bill will become law without his signature, something …

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Nevada Hemp Bill Passed by Assembly Committee, Already Passed Full Senate

A bill to legalize hemp in Nevada has been approved by a key Assembly committee; it’s already passed the full Senate. The Assembly Committee on Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining gave approval Friday to Senate Bill 396, sending it towards a vote by the full Assembly. Given the measure has already been passed by the …

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Study: Infusion of Cannabinoids in Spinal Canal Effective at Blocking Pain

Activation of the body’s cannabinoid receptors through spinal infusion is effective at blocking pain, according to a new study published by the journal Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine. “Cannabinoid receptors (CB1R/CB2R) are known to play important roles in pain transmission”, begins the study’s abstract. “In this study, we investigated the effects of continuous intrathecal infusion …

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Vape for Life: Brand Loyalty in the New Age of Vaporization

A VaporNation Joint by William Updyke In the early heyday of American consumerism, advertisers and brands worked tirelessly, not just to sell products, but to establish themselves as a fixture in their patrons’ lives. This dedication lead to a proliferation of American manufacturing and fierce competition to create high-quality items that would outlast the competitors, …

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New Study: Cannabidiol (CBD) Exhibits Strong Anti-Seizure Properties

A new study published by the journal Neurochemical Research, and published online by the U.S. National Institute of Health, has confirmed past research that shows cannabidiol to be an anti-seizure agent. For the study; “The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) funded Epilepsy Therapy Screening Program (ETSP) investigated CBD in a battery of …

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