All of this energy wasted in battling over the precise legality of a plant that has been on this planet for millions of years. I guess if there is one thing humans are proficient at, it’s wasting time and energy. ... See more
As I've often said, there are several central things that legalization must include if it is to live up to the name. One of the main components legalization must come with is allowance for home growing. ... See more
How are standard inhalers different than cannabis inhalers though? For starters, all cannabis inhalers contain an attached vaporizer, which allows medical patients to fill in their ideal doses of a cannabis extract or concentrate, which will then be inhaled. https://thefreshtoast.com/cannabis/cannabis-inhalers-may-become-the-next-asthma-medication-cancer-pain-reliever/?utm_source=Facebook&utm_medium=Social&fbclid=IwAR0cdvvvy_u6gnISs7tU2BgodMgSI7Hw5smeh2vLiX1kMM4CM_mt6eiUNRA ... See more
To meet and fulfill the demands of people who need immediate relief but cannot or choose not to combust cannabis, Israeli scientists have created cannabis inhalers.
... let the Governor know that HB290 should become law! It would allow medical cannabis patients to travel within the state without the fear of having their medicine confiscated. You could buy the legal amount while on the Big Island and bring it back to Oahu. Please use the form below to contact the Governor. ... See more
Aloha MCCHI supporters: The message below is from our parent organization, the Drug Policy Forum of Hawai'i (DPFH). They need help in pushing for two bills that would chip away at the War on Drugs!In addition, we ask that you let the Governor know that HB290 should become law! It would allow medical... ... See more
... why did Zynerba choose to go with a completely artificial version of CBD instead of the natural stuff found in weed? One reason is the company can produce H2CBD with chemicals ordered from chemical suppliers, so it doesn’t need to go through the time-consuming and costly processes of cultivating hemp plants for extracting CBD. ... See more
Zygel, a patented, synthetic CBD drug for treating a rare chromosomal disorder, was recently admitted into the FDA’s Fast Track program to speed up its availability.
Colorado has surpassed $1 billion in tax revenue from marijuana sales since recreational use of the drug was legalized in 2014.
Support grew across all age groups, US regions, and political affiliations in 2018, the respected General Social Survey found.
JUNE 13, 2019 CBD & HEMP In a recent postal bulletin, the United States Postal Service (USPS) made a revision to Publication 52 regarding Hazardous, Restricted, and Perishable Mail. As of June 6, 2019, a new section 453.7 has been put in for “hemp-based products,” which illustrates the new mailing standards. These revisions account for the shipping of products that come from both cannabis and industrial hemp. This is a momentous turn of events for the burgeoning CBD industry that is now legal in all 50 states with the passing of the Farm Bill. ... See more
An estimated 64,000 jobs were added in 2018, making cannabis the nation's fastest-growing industry. Download Leafly's report and state-by-state analysis.
Hawaii Cannabis Awareness Conference Priority #1 - Cannabis Awareness Cannabis Curious meet Cannabis Conscious Join more people from more communities than all previous years combined. We're calling on our Cannabis community leaders to help grow and expand Cannabis in Hawaii. Presenters, volunteers, artists, musicians, vendors and everyone interested in Cannabis will join together on June 15th and 16th at the Hilo Civic Center. Two days of engagement and dialog with lasting effects. Cannabis Patient meet Cannabis Business Knowledge, experience, skills, abilities, commitment meet opportunity. As we work towards a tax and regulate system of government controlled Cannabis we welcome entrepreneurs and industry professionals in networking sessions and post event get-togethers. Learn valuable insights into complex business regulations and opportunities in Hawaii's medical Cannabis program. Small business owners come and meet industry investors seeking financial opportunities in Hawaii Cannabis. Cannabis Medical Pros meet Patient Opportunities Cannabis healthcare is pervasive. The disintermediation of old treatments, systems and research calls for a knowledge exchange that can keep up with the changes. We understand how new ideas affect patient's lives and so we're providing a platform and location for the medical discussions that create positive impacts in our lives. As systems are upgraded and replaced, opportunities emerge for the industry, private practice and medical entrepreneurs. The Hawaii Cannabis Awareness Conference is the place to learn and receive new ideas in Cannabis healthcare. ... See more
Most folks probably dont realize that 19 years ago Friday, on June 14, the state of Hawaii accepted the medical use of cannabis. Unfortunately, our local media cannot use the phrase accepted the medical use of cannabis because its not in the Associated Press Stylebook. And our state govern... ... See more
It's the first step towards protecting people who are using a legal drug.
Excavated wooden braziers in Western Chinese tombs shed light on cannabis-smoking rituals.
Members of the military can be barred from reenlisting if they admit to having used marijuana—even in a state where it’s legal—but a congressional committee approved an amendment on Wednesday that would provide a little bit of leeway for affected service members. Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ), who... ... See more
As consumers become increasingly interested in using medicinal cannabis, the medical world is also increasingly more curious about the plants’ benefits.
The combination of Commerce and Health into a single committee is a direct conflict of interests, and an excessive degree of power under a single chair. Commerce and Health need to be separated back into two different committees. http://www.cannabishealthcarehawaii.com/ptsd ... See more
The study authors also suggest that their discovery might imply “that the ritualistic ‘smoking’ of cannabis was gradually popularized from the elite class to the common people in the eastern Pamirs in China at least 2,500 years ago,” since those buried at the plot do not appear to be of the upper class. ... See more
Researchers in China have found evidence that cannabis was used in mortuary rituals as early as 500 B.C, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Science Advances. The researchers’ analysis also suggests that ... See more
Check out Hawaii Cannabis TV. These are great shows! We're super stoked to have Hawaii Cannabis TV at the Hawaii Cannabis Awareness Conference this weekend!
Episode 3 of Hawaii Cannabis TV will be available this week. Stay tuned.
States see a "massive exodus" of medical patients when they legalize marijuana for all adults — and then, in many cases, the remaining ones struggle, said David Mangone, director of government affairs for Americans for Safe Access. "Some of the products that these patients have relied on for consistency — and have used over and over for years — are disappearing off the shelves to market products that have a wider appeal," he said. Cost also rises, a problem that's compounded because many of those who stay in medical programs are low-income and rely on Social Security disability, he said. ... See more
A preliminary report by the World Health Organization reveals no adverse health effects but some definite medical applications for CBD, despite U.S. law on the subject.
You still have enough time to make it to the Pollenation Tour tonight at the Hawaii Innovation Center at Hilo. Come learn about the issues and impacts surrounding geoengineering, 5G, and agrochemical practices and technologies. https://cannmix.com/bee-heroic-presents-geoengineering-in-plane-sight/ ... See more
Legislators sent a letter to the VA secretary to demand correction of its denial of loan guarantee benefits to veterans who derive income from state-legalized
https://mailchi.mp/a9ea3cb43ba6/november-newsletter-second-call-for-edibles-survey-2071149?e=aada454f60 ... there are some important dates that we want you to be aware of as well developments regarding CBD (cannabidiol) in Hawai’i. ... See more
As many of you may know, the Food and Drug Administration held a day-long hearing last week on the topic of cannabidiol (CBD).
The Marijuana Justice Act of 2019 would see marijuana removed from the federal list of controlled substances on a nationwide level.
#harmreduction in Nevada https://merryjane.com/news/nevada-bans-employment-discrimination-against-cannabis-consumers
Along with banning job pre-screening for tokers, the governor also signed a separate bill that prevents authorities from taking kids away from parents who are medical marijuana patients.
To RSVP and View this month's agenda please visit: https://hawaiipatientsunion.com/next-monthly-meeting/ Venue Hawaii Innovation Center at Hilo Directions 117 Keawe Street, Hilo, Hi 96720 Time 5:30pm-7:30pm Cost Free to Members Suggested donation for non-members, $5-$10 (no one is turned away) Hawaii Patient Union meetings are open to the public and held on the first Friday of each month. We share stories, learn and share Cannabis information helpful to beginners. We always have some experts in attendance to answer your questions about Cannabis medicine, business, compliance, processing, distribution and retail. Discussion on the latest research, changes in the law, pending legislation for patient rights and information helpful to anyone suffering from Cannabis-treatable diseases and symptoms. We want your meeting agenda ideas. Send your ideas, suggestions or general comments to help us do better. https://hawaiipatientsunion.com/contact/ Interested in presenting a topic at the next meeting? Let us know during the first week of the month. https://hawaiipatientsunion.com/contact/ Agenda is finalized and published during the second week of the month. During the 3rd week we count on you to help us get the message out to attendees. Get Involved Join the board or just come out and meet your fellow patients, caregivers, growers, producers, business owners, advocates and our communities getting involved in our local Cannabis supply-chain. We Meet First Friday, every month! Officers of the Board Meet Every Other Month, First Friday at 4:30pm Review Key Documents and Important Dates ... See more
The cannabis industry is stoked about the SAFE Banking Act, which would enable banks and credit unions to do business with cannabis-related businesses. Overall, the industry reported spending a record $2.7 million on lobbying in 2018 and is on pace to surpass that number this year. ... See more
Thursday, June 6, 2019 Interesting CRS report on "Marijuana Use and Highway Safety"
Information about the Law Professor Blogs Network.
Senior mice treated with THC improved on learning and memory tests
published Mar 18, 2018 https://www.forbes.com/sites/janetwburns/2018/03/18/who-report-finds-no-public-health-risks-abuse-potential-for-cbd/#35464f6f2347
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