Cannabis 101: A Beginner’s Guide

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For first-time medical cannabis patients who have no other experience with cannabis, the process of selecting medicine for the first time can be intimidating. The modern cannabis industry has progressed far beyond simply choosing between indica and sativa medicine, and there are more choices for how to ingest your medicine than ever. This guide is meant as a basic reference for first-time patients and it should be noted that while many aspects of cannabis are common among users, every patient is different and will process cannabinoids differently. Cannaceutics encourages you to start slowly, and “check in” with yourself often to see how you’re feeling, both mentally and physically, to avoid overmedicating. Read more


Bipartisan “Path to Marijuana Reform” bills introduced to decriminalize, protect, regulate cannabis industry

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Three marijuana-related bills address issues such as taxation, banking, civil forfeiture, de-scheduling, decriminalization, research, individual protections and regulation
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New DEA Rule Says CBD Oil is Really, Truly, No-Joke Illegal

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The US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) made CBD oil a little more federally illegal in a little-noticed bureaucratic maneuver this morning.

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Federal Medical Marijuana Protections Expire This Month

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Three weeks.

That’s how long until a law that protects people who are following state medical marijuana laws from being prosecuted by the federal government is set to expire.
First enacted in 2014 and then again in 2015, the provision prevents the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and other Department of Justice agencies from spending money to interfere with the implementation of state medical cannabis laws.
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US government won’t reclassify marijuana, allows research

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration has decided marijuana will remain on the list of most-dangerous drugs, fully rebuffing growing support across the country for broad legalization, but said it will allow more research into its medical uses.

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