Anthony Martinelli

Anthony Martinelli is Founder and Editor-in-Chief of The Marijuana Herald, a daily marijuana news and information website that launched in 2018. You can reach Anthony at [email protected].

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Report: Global Hemp Market Valued at $4.13 Billion, to Grow to $16.75 Billion by 2030

The global market for industrial hemp is anticipated to grow at a tremendous pace in the coming years according to a new report conducted by Million In$ights. The global industrial hemp market was valued at $4.13 billion in the year 2021 and is expected to value at $16.75 billion by 2030, projecting a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 16.8% …

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Minnesota Marijuana Legalization Bill Given Approval by Third House Committee

Minnesota’s House Environment and Natural Resources Finance and Policy Committee has voted to pass legislation to legalize marijuana. Passage of measure through this third committee comes less than two weeks after it passed its first committee – the House Commerce, Finance and Policy Committee – and less than a week after its passage through the …

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Marijuana Legalization Bill Filed in Iowa Senate

Legislation to legalize marijuana has been filed in Iowa’s Senate. Senate File 73 was filed by Senator Janet Peterson along with a coalition of 12 other lawmakers. It has been assigned to a Senate Judiciary Subcommittee. If passed into law Senate File 73 would legalize marijuana possession, manufacturing, delivery, and retail sale of marijuana for …

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Study Finds Current and Past Marijuana Use Not Associated With Increased Hypertension Risk

In a study that will come as little surprise to cannabis consumers but nevertheless is an important clarification, researchers found that marijuana use is not associated with an increase in the risk of hypertension (high blood pressure). Conducted by researchers at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, the University of Missouri and the Donald and …

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Systematic Review: Medical Marijuana Reduces the Length and Frequency of Migraine Headaches

The use of medical marijuana “has a significant clinical response by reducing the length and frequency of migraines”, according to a systematic review published in The Cureus Journal of Medical Science. Conducted by researchers at the California Institute of Behavioral Neurosciences & Psychology, the study is titled Efficacy and Safety of Medical Marijuana in Migraine …

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Public Hearings Scheduled for Two Marijuana Legalization Bills in New Hampshire Legislature

Two different legislative proposals that would legalize marijuana have both received public hearing dates in the House Commerce and Consumer Affairs Committee. House Bill 639 has been scheduled for a public hearing in the committee on January 25th at 1:15pm at Legislative Office Building 302-304. House Bill 544 is scheduled at practically the same time, …

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Oral THC May Reduce Agitation, Apathy, Irritability and Sleep/Eating Disturbances in Those With Alzheimer Disease

Oral THC with a small amount of CBD may be effective in reducing a host of negative symptoms associated with Alzheimer disease, according to a study published in the recent issue of the journal Clinical Therapeutics. As noted by the study’s abstract, ten million new cases of dementia are recorded annually worldwide, with agitation and …

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Study: Combination of THC and CBD Reduces Seizure Frequency in Children with Treatment-Resistant Epilepsy

According to a new study published in the journal Neuropediatrics the daily administration of a combination of THC and CBD is effective in reducing seizures in children with treatment-resistant epilepsy. For the study researchers from the Imperial College London and Sapphire Medical Clinics examined the efficacy and safety of CBD isolate oils, CBD broad-spectrum oils, …

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Connecticut: Over $2 Million in Marijuana Sold in First 7 Days of Legal Sales

Legal marijuana sales began in Connecticut on January 10th, and millions of dollars worth has already been sold. According to new data released by the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection, which oversees the legal marijuana market, the state topped $2 million in sales in the first seven days, from January 10th to January 17th. The …

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Second Minnesota House Committee Passes Bill to Legalize Marijuana

A second committee in Minnesota’s House of Representatives has given approval to a bill that would make marijuana legal for those 21 and older. A little over a week after the House Commerce, Finance and Policy Committee voted to approve House Bill 100 to legalize marijuana, the House Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Committee has …

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