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04-20-2018 – Cannabis News with Joe Klare

Joe Klare discusses the new study about marijuana use and cognitive functions, cannabis edibles making  splash in the foodie world, just how much the average marijuana consumer will spend on 4/20 and the winners of the 4/20 hat giveaway are announced! 04-20-2018 – Ep. 120 | Marijuana Times Show https://www.marijuanatimes.org/study-indicates-cannabis-use-might-have-less-impact-on-young-brains-than-you-think/ http://blog.norml.org/2018/04/18/meta-analysis-cannabis-exposure-not-associated-with-residual-adverse-impact-on-cognitive-performance/ https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/312165 https://lendedu.com/blog/marijuana-spending-on-420/ Sponsor: http://naturecidecannabis.com/ TroyFlowers Author description...

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Study Indicates Cannabis Use Might Have Less Impact on Young Brains than You Think

Another scientific research study has been conducted on the effects that cannabis might have on developing young brains, and the results further suggests that the age-old stigma that ‘pot makes kids stupid’ could be complete and utter nonsense. The author of this particular study analyzed data that was compiled from various others of its kind, which were done on teenage and young adults who used the plant heavily. According to CNN, the main focus of the study was how cannabis might have impacted the participants’ executive functioning skills. The study was done by Assistant Professor of Psychiatry Cobb Scott,...

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S.C. Medical Marijuana Legislation Continues Making Progress with Approval from House 3M Committee Today

Committee passed bill 14-3, which will go to the full House for consideration; Senate version approved by Medical Affairs Committee in March COLUMBIA, S.C. — The House Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs (3M) Committee overwhelmingly approved a medical marijuana bill on Thursday in a vote of 14-3, sending it to the full House for consideration. The South Carolina Compassionate Care Act, known as H 3521 in the House, would allow seriously ill patients to use marijuana to treat their conditions with a recommendation from their doctors. The legislature’s crossover deadline has already passed, but this vote, combined with approval by...

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CBD Medication Epidiolex Receives a Positive Review from the FDA

It’s been some time since we started seeing news about a CBD (cannabidiol) based medicine  called Epidiolex being developed by the British company GW Pharmaceuticals. The marijuana-derived cannabinoid has proven useful in the treatment of seizures – and GW Pharmaceuticals has been conducting a drug trial using Epidiolex to treat two rare forms of intractable epilepsy, Dravet syndrome and Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS), and the results of those trials are currently under review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) . If Epidiolex is approved by the FDA, then it will be one of the first cannabinoid-based medications –...

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Global Cannabis Pioneer Tikun Olam and Ilera Healthcare Announce Pennsylvania Partnership to Deliver Science-Backed Cannabis Products to PA MMJ Patients

PHILADELPHIA, PA and NEW YORK, NY (APRIL 17, 2018) – Tikun Olam, the world leader in cannabis science, and Ilera Healthcare, Pennsylvania’s premier medical marijuana cultivator, processor and dispenser, have finalized a deal to bring Tikun’s world-renowned medical marijuana strains to medical cannabis patients in the Keystone State later this year. This partnership combines Tikun Olam’s history of peer-reviewed scientific research and unprecedented clinical data collection with Ilera’s expertise in formulating and delivering high-quality pharmaceutical-grade medical cannabis products to Pennsylvanians. Products developed from Tikun Olam’s proprietary strains, including its world-renowned Avidekel™ high-CBD strain, will be available in vape oils, tinctures and topical...

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Is Recreational Marijuana Legalization Dead in Australia?

Australia’s Minister of Health is knocking down hopes that a Green Party plan to legalize cannabis for adult use in Australia could see the light of day, saying the government would oppose any such plan. “Our job is to protect the health of Australians,” Hunt said. “This action by the Greens risks the health of Australians.” Hunt, like many people who haven’t really looked into the cannabis issue, believes marijuana is a gateway to other drugs, an assertion that has been debunked time and time again. In a statement accompanying the announcement earlier this week, Richard Di Natale of...

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