Anthony Martinelli

Anthony Martinelli is Founder and Editor-in-Chief of The Marijuana Herald, a daily marijuana news and information website that launched in 2019. You can reach Anthony at [email protected].

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The Environmental Impact of Cannabis Cultivation

By Dr. Hypno (Sponsored Article) There is no denying that cannabis cultivation takes a toll on the environment. From the massive amount of water needed to grow a single plant to the pesticides and other chemicals used in large-scale operations, it’s easy to see how cannabis cultivation can have a negative impact on the environment. …

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21 States With a Combined Population of 130 Million Have Now Legalized Marijuana

With Maryland and Missouri legalizing marijuana this election, there are now 21 states in the U.S. with legal marijuana. Despite marijuana remaining illegal federally, 21 states with a combined 130 million residents have now legalized marijuana. 11 years ago, this number was zero. The rapid pace of marijuana reform across the United States, and the …

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25 Rhode Island Cities Vote to Allow Marijuana Businesses

33 Rhode Island cities voted yesterday on initiatives to allow marijuana businesses and sales within their jurisdictions, and a large majority were approved. In total 25 of the 33 cities voted in favor of allowing marijuana businesses to operate within the limits of the city. Specifically, voters were asked “Shall new cannabis-related licenses for businesses …

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Missouri Marijuana Legalization Initiative Approved by Voters

An initiative to legalize marijuana in Missouri by establishing it as a constitutional right has been passed tonight by the state’s voters. Amendment 3 legalizes the purchase, possession, consumption, use, delivery, manufacturing, and sale of marijuana for all uses for adults who are at least 21 years old. In addition, the initiative allows individuals previously …

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Colorado Voters Legalize Magic Mushrooms and Other Hallucinogenics

Voters in Colorado have passed an initiative to legalize hallucinogenics including magic mushrooms, DMT and ibogaine. Proposition 122 legalizes the personal use and possession of several hallucinogenic/entheogenic plants and fungi for those 21 and older. Those include: dimethyltryptamine (DMT); ibogaine; mescaline (excluding peyote); psilocybin; and psilocyn. Thank you for reading The Marijuana Herald! You can …

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Maryland Legalizes Marijuana

Maryland voters have given approval to an initiative to legalize marijuana for everyone 21 and older, making their state the 20th to do so. Question 4 amends the Maryland Constitution to add a new article, Article XX, which authorizes individuals 21 years of age or older to use and possess marijuana for all uses. The initiative …

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Study: Cannabis May Improve Quality of Life and Comorbidities in Tourette’s Syndrome Patients

According to a study published in the peer-reviewed journal Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research and epublished ahead of print by the National Institute of Health, “medical cannabis may improve their quality of life and comorbidities” in those with Tourette’s syndrome. The study, titled Use of Medical Cannabis in Patients with Gilles de la Tourette’s Syndrome in …

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Study: Cannabidiol “Markedly Alleviates Skin and Liver Fibrosis”

Cannabidiol (CBD) may alleviate liver and skin fibrosis according to a new study published by the peer-reviewed journal Frontiers in Pharmacology. “Cannabidiol (CBD) has been suggested as a potential therapy for inflammatory and fibrotic diseases”, states the study’s abstract. “Cannabidiol was demonstrated to reduce alcohol-induced liver inflammation and steatosis but its specific activity on the …

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Study: Cannabis May Help Those With Treatment-Resistant Fibromyalgia

According to new study published in the peer-reviewed journal Pain Practice and epublished by the U.S. National Institute of Health, cannabis may play a “significant role” in combatting treatment-resistant fibromyalgia in women. Fibromyalgia is a complex pain-focused syndrome, and previous studies “showed that Cannabis is efficacious in promoting sleep, deepening and lengthening the sleep cycle, …

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In Just 4 Days Voters in These 5 States Can Legalize Marijuana

We’re now just 4 days away from the November 8th general election, in which five states have an opportunity to legalize recreational marijuana. If voters in Maryland, Arkansas, South Dakota, North Dakota and Missouri decide that marijuana should in fact be legal for everyone 21 and older, for any purpose, it will bring the total …

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