Senate Majority Leader Guarantees End To Federal Hemp Ban

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) publicly reaffirmed today that provisions lifting the federal prohibition of hemp will be included in the finalized language of H.R. 2: The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (aka the 2018 Farm Bill). The must-pass legislation is currently being debated by leadership in conference committee. “If there’s a Farm Bill, […]

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 11/9/18

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Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! This week was a big week for marijuana with Michigan voters approving the legalization and retail sale for adults, and Utah and Missouri voting to allow medical marijuana access. There were also 16 counties and two cities in Wisconsin that approved non-binding marijuana related ballot […]

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Cannabis pain relief without the ‘high’

Did you know that? 26 October 2018 | 0 Comments

In the wake of cannabis legalization, a team of scientists have delivered encouraging news for chronic pain sufferers by pinpointing the effective dose of marijuana plant extract cannabidiol (CBD) for safe pain relief without the typical ‘high’ or euphoria produced by the THC.

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High on the highway — stoned-driving on the increase

Did you know that? 26 October 2018 | 0 Comments

Getting behind the wheel after cannabis use is on the rise in the US, and THC, not alcohol, is now the most commonly detected intoxicant in US drivers. Detecting levels of THC, however, is challenging and the methods used so far cannot accurately determine a person’s level of impairment.

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THC amounts identical in most cannabis strains

Did you know that? 15 October 2018 | 0 Comments

Newly published research has determined that many strains of cannabis have virtually identical levels of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD), despite their unique street names.

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