The Cheech and Chong Stereotype Must Die – Tommy Chong Responds to the New Cannabis Culture

The Cheech and Chong Stereotype Must Die – Tommy Chong Responds to the New Cannabis Culture The dichotomy of Tommy Chong has been written about on Cannabis.Net recently and it has started some active conversation on cannabis culture 2.0 and how the Cheech and Chong stereotype is portrayed in modern…

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Israeli Researchers Discover How And Why Autism Responds Well To Cannabis

Israeli Researchers Discover How And Why Autism Responds Well To Cannabis Israeli scientists have discovered the reason why kids with autism respond so well to cannabis medications – it’s because they have lower endogenous cannabinoid levels compared to matched controls. The study, which was published in the medical journal Molecular…

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Colorado gov responds to Sessions marijuana letter questioning state’s regulatory regime

Published: Aug 24, 2017, 3:34 pm • Updated: Aug 24, 2017, 5:34 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Colorado’s marijuana regulatory system is a model for other states, and the fledgling program could become even more robust with the federal government’s support, the state’s governor and top law enforcement…

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Los Angeles Cannabis Task Force Responds To City Council’s Attempts To Fix Proposition D

The Los Angeles Cannabis Task Force issued a statement today responding to last week’s news that Los Angeles City Council president Herb Wesson had directed city staff to explore a ballot measure that would extend Proposition D’s gross receipts tax to all cannabis-related businesses. The LA Cannabis Task Force is…

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Pittsburgh NORML Responds To Media Reefer Madness Hysteria Over Cannabis Concentrates

It is with utter dismay that we awakened this morning to salacious reports from WPXI about a dangerous “new” form of marijuana that has arrived in Pittsburgh. WPXI seeks to warn us of the “dangers” of hash oil concentrates, also know as “wax”, “oil” “shatter” and “butter.” The alleged journalists…

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PhillyNORML Responds To Flower Show Denial

On February 22, 2016 the Philadelphia Flower Show said that local cannabis reform groups are not welcome to participate in a booth at their event. The show is beginning on March 5, 2016. “The Cannabis flower is beautiful and beneficial, with a strong tradition in America,” said PhillyNORML spokesperson Chris Goldstein,…

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Hemp Industries Association Responds To FDA Warning Letters Regarding Mislabeling Of Cannabidiol (CBD) Products

Hemp Industries Association (HIA), the non-profit North American hemp trade association, has published its statement in response to recent warning letters sent by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to manufacturers of CBD products, regarding mis-labeling of drug claims on said products.  Available on the FDA website, the letters explain…

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Patient With Life-Threatening Angioedema Responds Favorably To Inhaled Marijuana

By Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director Inhaling cannabis is associated with the remission of refractory idiopathic angioedema, according to a clinical report published in the journal Case Reports in Immunology. Angioedema is a condition characterized by rapid swelling under the skin in regions around the face and throat, which may…

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