Hemp Oil Produces Meditative Effects, Italy Researchers Find

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By Marijuana.com Staff By Lauren Williams A groundbreaking study performed by a group of Italian scientists found that breathing in hemp essential oil can have calming effects similar to meditation and yoga. This research indicates that the psychological and physical effects of using cannabis products go far beyond THC and CBD content. “It’s not just… Read more »

Florida Man Can Grow His Own Medical Marijuana, Judge Rules

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By Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Floridians critical of the state’s implementation of medical cannabis applauded a circuit court ruling Wednesday that allows a Tampa man to grow his own plants. Leon County Judge Karen Gievers said that Joseph Redner is entitled under Florida law to possess, grow, and use cannabis for juicing. Redner… Read more »

Cynthia Nixon: Legalizing Marijuana is a Racial Justice Issue

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By Associated Press By Chris Carola ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A week after telling two interviewers her support for legalizing recreational use of marijuana in New York was revenue-based, Democratic candidate for governor Cynthia Nixon said Wednesday, April 11, 2018, that it’s foremost a racial justice issue for her. The “Sex and the City” star… Read more »

Poll finds 87% of millennials believe marijuana is safer than alcohol

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By Lindsey Bartlett Everyone knows millennials love marijuana. Now, a handful of studies polled by The Tylt back up that claim— and the numbers are staggering. The post Poll finds 87% of millennials believe marijuana is safer than alcohol appeared first on The Cannabist. …read more Source:: The Cannabist

Oregon County Aims to Increase Marijuana enforcement

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By Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon county is trying to crack down on illegal cannabis production by hiring two enforcement officers, and to limit new legal grows by considering a pause on the processing of applications to produce cannabis. The move on Wednesday by the Deschutes County Commissioners marks the latest effort… Read more »

Maine House OKs retail marijuana bill, but with fewer votes

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By The Associated Press The Maine House has approved for a second time a compromise bill governing marijuana retail sales, sending the measure to the Senate for final enactment. The post Maine House OKs retail marijuana bill, but with fewer votes appeared first on The Cannabist. …read more Source:: The Cannabist

Maine Senate Signs Off On Legal Marijuana Sales In State

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By Associated Press By Marina Villeneuve AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The Maine Senate on Wednesday approved a bill that would eventually allow legal marijuana sales in the state, setting the stage for lawmakers to have enough support to avert a potential veto by Republican Gov. Paul LePage. The Senate backed the new compromise legislation 24-10…. Read more »

Judge says Florida man can grow his own medical marijuana

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By The Associated Press A Florida circuit court judge has ruled that a Tampa man has the right to grow his own medical marijuana. The post Judge says Florida man can grow his own medical marijuana appeared first on The Cannabist. …read more Source:: The Cannabist