How Does Marijuana Influence Your Anxiety?

Original article found on thefreshtoast.com Marijuana is a stress relieving property for many, allowing people to feel relaxed and uninhibited, like a giant weight has been lifted off their shoulders. Curiously, marijuana is also a common anxiety inducing substance. Paranoia and anxiety are two of the most popular negative side effects of marijuana, to a…

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UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs Once Again Postpones Key Cannabis Vote

Original article found on filtermag.com The United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) has decided to delay until December a vote due to take place this week on the potential global rescheduling of cannabis. The CND—which is meeting in Vienna, Austria from March 2-6—was due to vote on a set of recommendations from the World…

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Marijuana Dispensaries Lose IRS Tax Fight Over FedEx Delivery

Original article found on Forbes.com Marijuana, and the IRS have a difficult relationship. A recent tax case from the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Organics Cannabis Foundation LLC v. Commissioner (Jun. 19, 2020) is an unhappy story about a tax audit of several marijuana dispensaries. Any marijuana business faces extra tough tax treatment, since Section 280E…

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World Health Organization Recommends Reclassifying Marijuana Under International Treaties

Original Article on Forbes Global health experts at the United Nations are recommending that marijuana and its key components be formally rescheduled under international drug treaties. The World Health Organization (WHO) is calling for whole-plant marijuana, as well as cannabis resin, to be removed from Schedule IV—the most restrictive category of a 1961 drug convention signed by…

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