• Show-Me Cannabis Newsletter: April 16, 2014

    by  • April 16, 2014

    House Committee Approves CBD Bill By John Payne Last Tuesday, April 8, the House General Laws held a hearing on H.B. 2238. The bill would allow the state’s colleges and universities to grow strains of cannabis high in cannabidiol (CBD) and very low in THC. This cannabis could be used for research purposes but...

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    Show-Me Cannabis Newsletter: April 7, 2014

    by  • April 7, 2014

    Medical Cannabis and Industrial Hemp Bills Heard in Legislature By John Payne I should start by telling you that this is a long newsletter, but there’s just so much good news to report that you’ll be glad it is! Last Tuesday, April 1, committees in the Missouri state legislature heard testimony on both medical...

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    Higher Potency Pot Doesn’t Predict Dependence

    by  • April 1, 2014

    Researchers in the Netherlands have concluded that the THC potency of marijuana used by consumers does not reliably predict their risk for marijuana dependence.  The amount of THC consumed, whether from low-potency or high-potency sources, also did not tend to indicate a person’s chance of marijuana dependence. Peggy van der Pol, a doctoral candidate...

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