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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10 Committees in Minnesota’s House of Representatives Have Voted to Legalize Marijuana

Minnesota’s House Health Finance and Policy Committee has voted in favor of legislation to legalize marijuana. This makes the committee the 10th to do so, meaning the proposal has just four more committees to clear before it can receive a vote by the full House. “Minnesotans deserve the freedom and respect to make their own …

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Topical CBD Reduced Ulcer Size and Accelerated Healing in New Study

Topical CBD reduced the size and accelerated the healing of recurrent ulcers in a new randomized controlled trial published in the journal BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies Titled Efficacy and safety of topical 0.1% cannabidiol for managing recurrent aphthous ulcers: a randomized controlled trial, the study was conducted by researchers at the Ministry of Public …

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Colorado Garnered $23 Million in Marijuana Taxes in January, 2023

According to new data from the Colorado Department of Revenue, the state garnered over $23 million in taxes from marijuana sales last month. In total the state made $23,352,041 in taxes from marijuana and marijuana products sold legally within the state in January. This brings the total since the beginning of legal marijuana sales in …

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Here Are The 21 States That Have Legalized Recreational Marijuana

Recreational marijuana has been legalized in 21 states across the U.S., with Oklahoma vying to be the 22nd during a March special election. This means that despite decades of prohibition and propaganda, adults over the age of 21 can legally purchase and consume marijuana for recreational purposes in over 20 states (this number was 0 …

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North Carolina Senate Committee Passes Bill to Legalize Medical Marijuana

North Carolina’s Senate Judiciary Committee has advanced legislation that would legalize medical marijuana. Introduced by Senator Bill Rabon, a Republican, the measure was passed through committee today in a voice vote after several amendments were approved. Under the proposed law patients with a “debilitating medical condition” such as cancer, epilepsy, HIV/AIDS, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis …

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CDC Report: High School Marijuana Use on Decline in Past Decade Despite 21 States Legalizing During That Period

According to new data released by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the percentage of high school students who report regularly consuming marijuana has fallen over the past decade. The Youth Risk Behavior Survey Data Summary & Trends Report: 2011-2021 found that the percentage of high-schoolers who report having used marijuana over …

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Poll: 60% of Virginia Voters Want Marijuana Retail Outlets Legalized

New polling shows a strong majority of voters in Virginia favor legalizing retail marijuana stores. The Christopher Newport University survey found that 60% of Virginia voters support legalizing retail marijuana outlets where anyone 21 and older can purchase marijuana and marijuana products This is relevant because despite Virginia legalizing marijuana possession a couple years ago, …

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Oklahoma Marijuana Legalization Initiative Being Voted On In Just 2 Weeks

In just two weeks and a day Oklahoma voters will have the opportunity to legalize marijuana for everyone 21 and older. On March 7th Oklahoma voters will decide the fate of State Question 820, which would legalize recreational marijuana for everyone 21 and older. Although the initiative was initially suppose to be on the November …

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Study Finds THC-Dominant Marijuana Extract Improves Symptoms in Alzheimer’s Patients

Using THC-dominant marijuana extracts twice a day is associated with symptom mitigation in patients with Alzheimer’s disease This is according to an observational study published in the Italian journal La Clinica Terapeutica. For the study researchers examined the safety and efficacy of marijuana extract containing 22% THC and 0.5% CBD in 30 patients with mild to …

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Texas Bill Filed to Allow Counties and Localities to Legalize Marijuana

Texas State Representative Jessica González has filed House Bill 1937 which would allow counties and municipalities to adopt an order or ordinance that would legalize the recreational use of cannabis within their jurisdiction. The bill directs the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation to adopt all necessary rules for the administration and enforcement of this …

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