South Carolina Faith Leaders Strongly Urge Legislature to Pass Medical Cannabis Law This Year

COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina faith leaders sent state lawmakers a strong message in support of medical cannabis legislation Wednesday. In a statement delivered to every member of the House and Senate, more than a dozen Christian, Jewish, and Muslim clergy members “strongly urge[d] the Legislature to adopt a well-regulated medical cannabis program this year.” “As clergy, […]

Expert Joints LIVE on CLN – Fly Me To The Moonroot

This week Craig meditates meditation and welcomes Dani of Moonroot Meditation to the show, while Tha Big Puffa brings new music from The People North West for Dab Time. We’ll also get Grow Tips from Unknown Grower 420, and do another Puff Puff Pass It Along giveaway too. Join Craig Ex Thursday at 4:20pm PT from #Studio710 […]

Support for US Cannabis Legalization Reaches New High, Poll Finds

Support for legalization is strongest among 18-to-34-year-olds, with nearly 75% favoring it, according to a widely respected survey of social trends. The post Support for US Cannabis Legalization Reaches New High, Poll Finds appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: The Associated Press Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

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Idaho Finally Closer to Hemp CBD Legalization

When it comes to cannabis, Idaho has some of the strictest laws in the country. According to some, Idaho’s state laws can be even more restrictive than federal government laws. Possession of more than three ounces of marijuana can land you in prison for five years. But what about CBD? Especially that which is hemp […]

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US cannabis industry might get legitimate banking soon

The SAFE Banking Act is up for a vote and, if passed, will allow cannabis companies to open bank accounts, raise credits, take out loans, and more. SAFE Banking Act, or House Resolution H.R.1595, is up for vote, which if passed is going to create protections for depository institutions that provide financial services to cannabis-related […]

Round 3: The Final Four Strains

It’s time for round three of Leafly’s 2019 Strain Madness! Crown your semifinalists by voting and see your favorite strains through to the championship. The post Round 3: The Final Four Strains appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Leafly Staff Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Infusiasm for MüV & Budtenders

MüV is a brand of cannabis infused products that provide outstanding, consistent, and pure results. The budtenders who work at MüV act as a source of valuable information that tell you about all the best products and make wise recommendations about consumption. Their team is uniquely qualified to ask the right questions, specify exacting formulations, […]

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British study links high potency cannabis to psychosis

A study published on Tuesday in British medical journal, the Lancet Psychiatry, states that high potency cannabis or heavy use of cannabis can induce psychosis and can be harmful for mental health. Dr. Marta Di Forti, lead author of study and clinician scientist at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King’s College London, said that […]

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Cannabis Companies, Public Markets and Supervoting Shares

Recently, the concept of “supervoting shares” in U.S. public companies has surfaced again in the news. Supervoting shares are created where founders wish to dilute themselves in an economic sense (in exchange for transformative capital), but retain outsized control in management and governance. This is different than your typical “class A and B shares” setup, […]

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California: City Ordinances Updates.

California City of Goleta Goleta is in the process of reviewing amendments for land use ordinances pertaining to cannabis business. The City will soon be allowing the following licensed activities: * Distribution * Cultivation * Manufacturing * Testing * Retail You can find more information on Goleta’s ordinances and licensing process on the City’s website. […]

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Seyfarth Shaw Publishes Detailed Article On California’s Proposition 65

Here’s the introduction to their piece…. Authored By:  Jay Connolly & Aaron Belzer on March 19, 2019 As cannabis growers and retailers struggle with the complex and onerous regulatory scheme governing California’s emerging legal marijuana marketplace, they may be excused for overlooking the requirements of CaliforniaSafe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986—more commonly known as Proposition 65.  […]

Cannabis for the treatment of paediatric epilepsy? An update for Canadian paediatricians

Cannabis for the treatment of paediatric epilepsy? An update for Canadian paediatricians Abstract The plant Cannabis sativa produces over 140 known cannabinoids. These chemicals generate considerable interest in the medical research community for their possible application to several intractable disease conditions. Recent reports have prompted parents to strongly consider Cannabis products to treat their children with drug resistant epilepsy. Physicians, though, are reluctant […]

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CCIA Policy Conference What’s Missing?

If you wish to re-publish this story please do so with following accreditation AUTHOR: “Jordan Zoot.  “aBIZinaBOX Inc., CPA’s” PUBLISHER:  CANNABIS LAW REPORT CCIA Policy Conference What’s Missing? – On Wednesday, March 20, 2019, the California Cannabis Industry Association (“CCIA”) will host its 4th Annual Policy Conference in Sacramento, California. The conference has a notable line-up […]

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USA: USPS Issues Guideline Document For Mailing CBD

In the “BMA Advisory: Acceptance Criteria for Cannabidiol (CBD) Oil and Products Containing CBD“, a copy of which is embedded below, the USPS acknowledges the legal status of hemp derived CBD and provides temporary “acceptance criteria” for demonstrating when a mailing is compliant with the 2014 Farm Act. According to the USPS, a mailing is […]

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PDF Report: “The WHO’s First-Ever Critical Review of Cannabis A Mixture of Obvious Recommendations Deserving Support and Dubious Methods and Outcomes Requiring Scrutiny”

Authors John Walsh, Martin Jelsma, Tom Blickman, David Bewley-Taylor Published In collaboration with Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA), Global Drug Policy Observatory (GDPO) Programmes Drugs & Democracy Here’s their synopsis and the full report as a pdf The World Health Organization’s (WHO) Expert Committee on Drug Dependence (ECDD or Expert Committee) released in January 2019 the outcomes of […]

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What You Need to Know to Start a Legal Cannabis Grow-Op

N.W.T. man working to open cannabis processing facility; CBC examined what he’s up against. If Yellowknife’s Jordan Harker is successful in his quest to get a licence to produce cannabis, he’ll become one of the first people to enter the industry in the Northwest Territories, if not the entire North. CBC News looked into what […]

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US Hemp Roundtable Announcement: Texas Health and Human Services Commission Files a Regulatory Amendment Declassifying Hemp as a Controlled Substance. 

This led to an obvious conclusion – hemp should be removed from drug control in these states. Our voice was heard. This week, we heard back from the Texas Health and Human Services commission. Their Commissioner reviewed our letter and agreed: and on March 15, he filed a regulatory amendment declassifying hemp as a controlled […]

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Legal Marijuana Toke Prompts Pentagon to Review Security Clearance of Tech Billionaire

Using marijuana is legal in California, but apparently, if you’re up for top-level security clearance with the U.S. government, you may want to think twice.  The Orange County Register reports The Pentagon is reviewing the federal security clearance of California tech billionaire Elon Musk following an on-air marijuana toke on a comedian’s podcast last fall. […]

Here’s How to Get a New York Medical Marijuana Card

When I got mine after shoulder surgery, it reduced my pain and my opioid intake. Here’s a 5-step guide to getting yours. The post Here’s How to Get a New York Medical Marijuana Card appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Stacy Pershall Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

11 Glass Artists Who Changed the Game

In 2003, the American government arrested several glass artists for creating pieces for smoking cannabis. Today, functional glass can be a form of high art. Hear the story of the most influential glass artists and the journey their passion has taken them. The post 11 Glass Artists Who Changed the Game appeared first on Leafly. […]

SXSWeed: Cannabis Track Tackles Big Issues

AUSTIN, Texas – For a festival that has its origins in local bands playing gigs at small clubs around town, South by Southwest (SXSW) has grown exponentially in size and scope since its inception in 1987. This year, the now-iconic show hosted tracks for film, technology, media … and its latest addition, cannabis. Whether or […]

Professional Advice for Better Growing

Without a doubt, cultivation practices have an enormous effect on plant quality and harvest quantity. Deciding which methods are most beneficial is a complex equation with variables including terroir, plant genetics, cultivator preferences, economic considerations, and consumer demand. There is no one-size-fits-all solution. Nevertheless, growers produce great product every day. Regardless the size of the […]

NHL Alumni Study Centres on CBD, Puts THC on Ice

The study focused on CBD aims to help determine “the secret sauce” that can be used to treat pain and post-concussion neurological disorders. The post NHL Alumni Study Centres on CBD, Puts THC on Ice appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Randi Druzin Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

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Pax 2 Vaporizer Review: Luxury Vaping Experience

What’s in the Pax 2 box? Pax 2 comes in a nicely designed box, with a bunch of fancy details. Everything inside of it fits perfectly, just like a puzzle. The device comes with a: Charger Maintenance kit (pipe cleaners and alcohol) Two mouthpieces The kit is pretty basic and there aren’t many extra items […]

Road Trip – Humbolt Country, California By Sharon Letts

Bryson was raised in the shadows of two open-minded and liberal attorneys Like many in . the weed industry in the U.S., my work with cannabis as a medicine has changed my life forever. Previously in mainstream media, specifically as a producer/writer in television in Los Angeles, prioer to writing about cannabis, I was not […]

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Tuesday, March 19, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Smokable medical marijuana now legal in Florida (Boston 25 News) // New Jersey legislature advances bill to legalize recreational marijuana (The Hill) // State judge: CCC lacks power over contents of local marijuana contracts (Boston Globe) Today’s headlines are brought […]

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New Leaf Precision Ag Gives Cannabis Growers Real-Time Dashboard View of Plant Health

Easy-to-use system helps indoor cannabis cultivators increase yields, reduce costs and maintain product consistency crop after crop. PORTLAND, Ore. – March 19, 2019 /Canna Newswire/ – New Leaf Precision Ag, Inc. (www.newleafprecisionag.com) today announced the release of its VitalSense Dashboard, helping cannabis growers grow more, waste less, and maintain consistency. With its combination of a simple interface […]

Round 2: Terpenes Square Off in the Elite 8

In round two of Leafly’s 2019 Strain Madness, dominant terpenes go head-to-head! Crown your semifinalists by voting! The post Round 2: Terpenes Square Off in the Elite 8 appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Leafly Staff Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Illegally healed by Clark French

He had taken his life into his own hands and Illegally Healed himself Illegally healed. Those are two words which you might not expect to hear together. Many people find that cannabis has a great positive healing effect for them, but, if they are healed with cannabis in the UK, then the patient must have […]

Fresh Crop of 10 New CBD-Infused Products for Spring

The first day of spring is Wednesday–that time of year when many start thinking about refreshing their routines, cleaning out the winter cobwebs, and getting ready for sunny days ahead. Whether it’s an aching back from recently shoveled snow, skin that hasn’t seen the light of day since October, or a yen for relaxation after […]

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California Hemp Cultivation: It’s Complicated

Our California hemp lawyers regularly get asked about the laws and regulations about growing hemp in California, manufacturing hemp products, and shipping those products around the country. I’ve written about the various hemp laws in California and how confusing they are previously (see here and here). Those posts, however, were more geared towards the manufacture […]

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Cannabis Legalization: Is Thailand ready for it?

Is Thailand ready for cannabis legalization? “If we let it be used recreationally, our society is not ready yet, so I want to do this first step first— the issue of making medicine,” “if society is ready,” marijuana “could become a food supplement.” “And eventually that could lead us to its recreational use,”— Somchai Sawangkarn, […]

New England’s Impact on a National Cannabis Market

With the start of recreational cannabis sales on November 20th, 2018, Massachusetts had one of the most successful launches of adult-use cannabis since Colorado set the green wave in motion. In doing so, the state started its own wave for the Northeast, spurring surrounding states to push for recreational retail cannabis sales. New York and […]

Ontario will get its first ever legal cannabis patio this summer

For the first time ever in Ontario, a legal cannabis “consumption” patio will be open to the public this summer. The Ontario Craft Beer Festival announced Tuesday that it will be collaborating with HotBox Cafe, a cannabis establishment in Toronto’s Kensington Market that opened in 2003, to open a cannabis patio, called POTio, at the […]

Proposition 65: Yet Another Challenge for California Cannabis Businesses to Bend Their Minds Around

As cannabis growers and retailers struggle with the complex and onerous regulatory scheme governing California’s emerging legal marijuana marketplace, they may be excused for overlooking the requirements of California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986—more commonly known as Proposition 65.  Neither the Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA), nor […]

Florida medical marijuana dispensaries work to get smokable product on shelves ‘as soon as it’s allowed’ – Orlando Sentinel

Florida medical marijuana dispensaries work to get smokable product on shelves ‘as soon as it’s allowed’  Orlando Sentinel Medical marijuana in Florida: Smoking medical marijuana now legal in Florida after Gov. Ron DeSantis signed bill into law  CBS News Smokable medical marijuana now legal in Florida  Boston 25 News Smoking medical marijuana is now legal in Florida  Orlando Weekly […]

Report of a parent survey of cannabidiol-enriched cannabis use in pediatric treatment-resistant epilepsy

Report of a parent survey of cannabidiol-enriched cannabis use in pediatric treatment-resistant epilepsy Abstract Severe childhood epilepsies are characterized by frequent seizures, neurodevelopmental delays, and impaired quality of life. In these treatment-resistant epilepsies, families often seek alternative treatments. This survey explored the use of cannabidiol-enriched cannabis in children with treatment-resistant epilepsy. The survey was presented to parents belonging to a Facebook group […]

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Channel Islands (UK): Information Page – Licensing for cultivation of cannabis and associated activities

Licensing for cultivation of cannabis and associated activities https://www.gov.gg/cannabis/licensing Cannabis and cannabis resin are classified as Class B drugs under Schedule 1 of the Misuse of Drugs (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 1974. It is a criminal offence in the Bailiwick to possess, cultivate, supply or import cannabis. An Order can be made under the Law […]

Namaste Technologies Announces New Auditor and Application for Management Cease Trade Order

TORONTO, March 18, 2019 /CNW/ – Namaste Technologies Inc. (“Namaste” or the “Company”) (TSXV: N) (FRANKFURT: M5BQ) (OTCMKTS: NXTTF) wishes to announce the appointment of Baker Tilly WM LLP (“Baker Tilly”) as its auditor.  This follows Namaste’s prior announcement on March 5, 2019, announcing the resignation of PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP as its former auditor.   The Company’s audit […]

Harvest One To Supply Shoppers Drug Mart with Satipharm brand cannabis

Launch of Satipharm branded cannabis in Canada VANCOUVER, March 18, 2019 /CNW/ – Harvest One Cannabis Inc. (“Harvest One” or the “Company”) (TSXV: HVT; OTCQX: HRVOF), through it’s wholly-owned subsidiary United Greeneries Ltd. (“United Greeneries”) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to become a medical cannabis supplier to Shoppers Drug Mart.  Under […]

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Los Angeles, West Hollywood, Weigh Allowing Pot Smoking in Public

In California, vaping or smoking marijuana in public is not lawful. You’d be forgiven, however, if you didn’t realize that walking on any random strip in Southern California. Lighting up almost everywhere has become practically ubiquitous. Homeowners, renters and businesses have had their share of complaints. Some businesses have even posted explicit signage making it […]

Medical marijuana in Florida: Smoking medical marijuana now legal in Florida after Gov. Ron DeSantis signed bill into law – CBS News

Medical marijuana in Florida: Smoking medical marijuana now legal in Florida after Gov. Ron DeSantis signed bill into law  CBS News MEDICAL MARIJUANA: Medical marijuana patients can now smoke the drug  ActionNewsJax.com Smoking medical marijuana is now legal in Florida. Here’s how it happened  Bradenton Herald Smokable medical marijuana now legal in Florida  Boston 25 News Smoking medical marijuana […]

Local doctor explains benefits of smokable medical marijuana – WPTV.com

Local doctor explains benefits of smokable medical marijuana  WPTV.com Medical marijuana in Florida: Smoking medical marijuana now legal in Florida after Gov. Ron DeSantis signed bill into law  CBS News Smokable medical marijuana now legal in Florida  Boston 25 News MEDICAL MARIJUANA: Medical marijuana patients can now smoke the drug  ActionNewsJax.com Smoking medical marijuana is now legal in Florida. […]

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Law Firm Press Release: Workers’ Compensation Settlement Reached for Man Who Allegedly Used Marijuana Before Accident

Here’s the release in full Charleston, SC (Law Firm Newswire) March 18, 2019 – Steinberg Law Firm is pleased to announce that attorneys Catie Meehan and David Pearlman recently settled a complicated workers’ compensation case for $3.85 million. The case involved a man who had allegedly used marijuana before an accident that left him severely injured. […]

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Israeli firm latest to bag Greek license

If you wish to re-publish this story please do so with following accreditation AUTHOR: Mark Taylor PUBLISHER:  CANNABIS LAW REPORT Greece’s government has issued a cultivation licence to an Israeli firm, as it continues to open its arms to the medicinal cannabis trade. Tikun Olam, Israel’s “first and largest supplier” of medical cannabis was given the […]

MEDICAL MARIJUANA: Medical marijuana patients can now smoke the drug – ActionNewsJax.com

MEDICAL MARIJUANA: Medical marijuana patients can now smoke the drug  ActionNewsJax.com Medical marijuana in Florida: Smoking medical marijuana now legal in Florida after Gov. Ron DeSantis signed bill into law  CBS News Smoking medical marijuana is now legal in Florida. Here’s how it happened  Bradenton Herald Up in smoke: Gov. DeSantis signs bill into law killing ban on […]

What Are You Smoking Episode 73: Live from SXSW

Live from Austin, Texas, What Are You Smoking takes the show on the road to discuss the current patchwork state of cannabis laws from SXSW. The post What Are You Smoking Episode 73: Live from SXSW appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Leafly Staff Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

What Getting High Alone Can Teach You About Yourself

A recent study raised alarms about enjoying cannabis alone. But a solo sesh can lead to creative thoughts, introspection, and fresh insights. The post What Getting High Alone Can Teach You About Yourself appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: David Bienenstock Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Up in smoke: Gov. DeSantis signs bill into law killing ban on smokable medical marijuana – Tallahassee.com

Up in smoke: Gov. DeSantis signs bill into law killing ban on smokable medical marijuana  Tallahassee.com Marijuana companies give millions to Florida lawmakers  Miami Herald Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signs smokable medical marijuana bill into law  Orlando Sentinel Gov. DeSantis signs bill legalizing smokable medical marijuana  WFLA View full coverage on Google News Go to Source Author: Puffin’ On […]

Police Sued Over Bulldozer Chase That Killed Cannabis Suspect

The chase developed as Greg Longenecker, 51, a short-order cook and avid vegetable gardener, tended 10 marijuana plants in a small clearing near Reading, Pennsylvania. The post Police Sued Over Bulldozer Chase That Killed Cannabis Suspect appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: The Associated Press Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Florida News Gov. DeSantis signs smokable medical marijuana bill into law WFTS Digital Staff 4:37 – ABC Action News

Florida News Gov. DeSantis signs smokable medical marijuana bill into law WFTS Digital Staff 4:37  ABC Action News Marijuana companies give millions to Florida lawmakers  Miami Herald Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signs smokable medical marijuana bill into law  Orlando Sentinel Gov. DeSantis signs bill legalizing smokable medical marijuana  WFLA View full coverage on Google News Go to Source Author: […]

Are You Smoking the ‘Real’ Sour Diesel?

Ever notice that Sour Diesel doesn’t always look, smell, or feel the same? Take a look at the many different “versions” of Sour D circulating the cannabis market today. The post Are You Smoking the ‘Real’ Sour Diesel? appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Dante Jordan Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

How CBD Companies Market & Set Themselves Apart

Every day, new people are exploring the benefits of CBD, and the market has noticed. CBD is taking the health and leisure market by storm, garnering the attention of athletes, celebrities, major corporations and most importantly, consumers. Last year, the 2018 Farm Bill brought sweeping reform to continue the trend for CBD acceptance in the […]

Legal Ohio medical marijuana sales surpass $2M: Marijuana news – cleveland.com

Legal Ohio medical marijuana sales surpass $2M: Marijuana news  cleveland.com Ex-Ohio medical marijuana chief lands industry job  Cincinnati.com Grow Ohio harvesting medical marijuana near Zanesville, gets OK for cannabis products  The Columbus Dispatch Medical Marijuana, Inc. Subsidiary HempMeds® Brasil Hosts Medical Cannabis Event in Bahia  PRNewswire Some NJ towns welcome the idea of medical marijuana. Here’s what they’re saying […]

That High Couple Share Their Top YouTube Tips

What are your tips for creating a successful YouTube channel? The two most important things for anyone starting out on YouTube (or any platform) are consistency and authenticity. Consistency for us means posting every day on Instagram and weekly on YouTube. It’s important to plan out the content you want to create and recognize big […]

Ohio medical marijuana sales start strong but not all patients are buying – Marijuana Business Daily

Ohio medical marijuana sales start strong but not all patients are buying  Marijuana Business Daily Marijuana companies give millions to Florida lawmakers  Miami Herald Ex-Ohio medical marijuana chief lands industry job  Cincinnati.com Grow Ohio harvesting medical marijuana near Zanesville, gets OK for cannabis products  The Columbus Dispatch View full coverage on Google News Go to Source Author: Puffin’ On […]

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Monday, March 18, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Monday, March 18, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // SXSW Cannabis Headliner Draws Crowds and Protest (Leafly) // Gov. Charlie Baker pushes bill to crack down on marijuana-impaired drivers (Mass Live) // Trump White House Claims Executive Privilege Over Agency Memos on Marijuana Legalization (Reason) These headlines are brought […]

Round 1: Meet the Competing Cannabis Strains

Welcome to Leafly’s Strain Madness 2019! In this bracket, vote for your favorite strain each day. Will your top choice make it to the end? The post Round 1: Meet the Competing Cannabis Strains appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Leafly Staff Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

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Zimbabwe authorizes license for first medical marijuana company

The African nation of Zimbabwe issued the country’s first license to a medical marijuana company earlier this month, according to a report from Marijuana Business Daily. In a letter obtained by the publication that is dated March 7,  Zimbabwe’s Ministry of Health and Child Care informed Precision Cannabis Therapeutics Zimbabwe that the company’s application to produce medical […]

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How Minnesota can fix its medical marijuana market

Minnesota’s medical marijuana program has struggled for years as the flaws in its design have caused issue after issue. New patients are leaving the program in droves, turning to the black market or prescription opioids because they cannot afford the processed pills and oils that are legal. Growers are losing millions because of a strict […]

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New coalition, Alternative Treatment for Veterans, works to give veterans easier access to medical marijuana

Iraq War veteran Stephen Mandile was prescribed 57 medications over 10 years of treatment through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and pain from a spinal cord injury. Eventually, he tried to kill himself. He says things got better after he started using medical marijuana when the first Massachusetts dispensary […]

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Country breakdown: Access to medical cannabis in Latin America

Latin America hosts some of the most progressive medical marijuana deregulations in the world. A total of eight countries have legalized some form of medical marijuana use across Central and South America. Each country’s legislation permits different levels of cultivation, distribution, and manufacturing, which can represent significant monetary gains for investors and the nations themselves. […]

Growing Pains – Siskiyou Sungrown – by PSY-23

Every month there is something new to contend with or consider Not so long ago we caught up with two of the people behind Siskiyou Sungrown in Oregon to find out how they were building up their brand of pure, organic cannabis for the blossoming market in the United States. Their outstanding location and focus […]

Balancing the Scales? “Big Marijuana” and Social Equity

Three years ago, I did a TedX Talk titled “High Dive: Are We Creating Big Marijuana?” The issues I raised in my talk are still relevant today, especially as more states legalize. Basically the new question around state cannabis legalization is who should get to profit from it–big business or those most negatively affected by […]

Strain Review – Dinafem – Amnesia Kush by GBI

Marriage of titans yields a green wunderkind Dinafem are specialists in the planning of spectacular strain weddings – professional wedding planners, so to speak. To create a new strain for the 2015 season, they brought together the best of two continents for an intercontinental cutting-edge encounter: Holland’s sativa queen Amnesia was married to the iconic […]

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Cole Schotz: New Jersey Legalization of Adult Cannabis Use and Sale

ByMarc P. Press&Robert M. DiPisa onMarch 15, 2019 Source: https://www.cscannablog.com/2019/03/articles/cannabis/new-jersey-legalization-of-adult-cannabis-use-and-sale/ After months of uncertainty and delay, the Governor and state legislative leaders have reached an agreement on a package of bills to legalize the adult use and sale of cannabis, expand the medical marijuana program and reform the expungement process for prior cannabis convictions in […]

Cannabis for cancer – illusion or the tip of an iceberg: a review of the evidence for the use of Cannabis and synthetic cannabinoids in oncology.

Cannabis for cancer – illusion or the tip of an iceberg: a review of the evidence for the use of Cannabis and synthetic cannabinoids in oncology. Abstract A flowering plant of variegated ingredients and psychoactive qualities, Cannabis has long been used for medicinal and recreational purposes. Regulatory approvals have been gained across a broad range of palliative […]

Marijuana companies give millions to Florida lawmakers – Miami Herald

Marijuana companies give millions to Florida lawmakers  Miami Herald Ex-Ohio medical marijuana chief lands industry job  Cincinnati.com Grow Ohio harvesting medical marijuana near Zanesville, gets OK for cannabis products  The Columbus Dispatch New York recreational marijuana: What to know about pot potency, pesticides, testing trials  The Journal News | LoHud.com Opinion: ‘Legitimate concerns’ about marijuana, medical or otherwise  Greenville News […]

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How To Treat Your Pain With Homemade Cannabis-Infused Topicals

How To Treat Your Pain With Homemade Cannabis-Infused Topicals Cannabis infused topicals represent an ideal solution for those seeking an effective natural and non-addictive way to treat joint pain, inflammation, and muscle soreness. The post How To Treat Your Pain With Homemade Cannabis-Infused Topicals appeared first on The Fresh Toast. Go to Source Author: Becky […]

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Law.Com’s Legal Intelligencer Profiles Marc Hauser Who Has Been Brought In As Vice Chair Of Reed Smith’s Cannabis Group

Reed Smith has brought on Marc Hauser, who recently chaired Napa Valley boutique GVM Law’s cannabis law department, to help grow its cannabis law practice. Hauser moved from Chicago to California’s Napa Valley during the winter of 2017, drawn by the Golden State’s better weather and thriving wine industry. However, as more states legalize the use […]

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LA Times Documents Cannabis Players Offering Bribes To Public Officials In CA

Here’s a snippet of the LA Times article which is well worth a read in its entirety  at https://www.latimes.com/politics/la-pol-ca-pot-corruption-20190317-story.html Last year, Jermaine Wright, then the mayor pro tem of Adelanto, was charged with agreeing to accept a bribe to fast-track a marijuana business. Wright’s trial is scheduled for August. In May, FBI agents served search warrants […]

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Tunisian Coalition For Legalizing Cannabis Working On Bill To Regulate Production & Consumption of Cannabis

TUNIS, Tunisia — The Coalition for Legalizing Cannabis, a civil coalition of young activists, announced Feb. 23 at a press conference in Tunis that it is working on a bill aimed at legalizing the production and consumption of cannabis in Tunisia. Work on the project is ongoing and consultations with parliamentarians is still underway in order to find a legal […]

Ex-Ohio medical marijuana chief lands industry job – Cincinnati.com

Ex-Ohio medical marijuana chief lands industry job  Cincinnati.com Opinion: ‘Legitimate concerns’ about marijuana, medical or otherwise  Greenville News Legalizing Marijuana, With a Focus on Social Justice, Unites 2020 Democrats  The New York Times You’ve seen the anti-marijuana billboards in Boise. Are they telling the truth?  Idaho Statesman New York recreational marijuana: What to know about pot potency, pesticides, testing […]

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Report: Most California Cities Bar Cannabis Cultivation, Sale (And How We Can Help)

From the outside looking in, it might seem as if California is a haven of progress for pot proliferation. In reality, nearly two-thirds of California cities expressly bar marijuana businesses from establishing roots. Our Los Angeles marijuana business attorneys know this underscores the hurdles marijuana entrepreneurs face in attempting to break into the world’s biggest […]

Boveda Is Perfecting Humidity, One Packet at a Time

Before the legal cannabis industry set up shop, buying weed was a hit-or-miss experience: One never could be sure about a strain’s identity, much less where it was grown or how far it had traveled. More often than not, flower was dried out and harsh when smoked. So, users came up with all manner of […]

The Top 10 Popular Marijuana Strains in California

When it comes to marijuana, California is one of the most friendly states in the nation. Not only is California one of 10 states that have legalized recreational marijuana, they were the very first to legalize medical marijuana back in 1996. With that in mind, using data compiled by Leafly below are the 10 most […]

What’s a Good CBD Strain (and Why Should You Care)?

If you know anything about cannabis, you’ll probably know a thing or two about CBD. If nothing else, you’ll know that CBD is non-psychoactive and therefore isn’t going to get you high. Precisely why the vast majority of stoners don’t really give a damn about this prominent and prevalent cannabinoid. Still, there’s a growing raft […]

Cannabis and the Anxiety of Fragmentation-A Systems Approach for Finding an Anxiolytic Cannabis Chemotype

Cannabis and the Anxiety of Fragmentation-A Systems Approach for Finding an Anxiolytic Cannabis Chemotype Abstract Cannabis sativa is a medicinal herb with a diverse range of chemotypes that can exert both anxiolytic and anxiogenic effects on humans. Medical cannabis patients receiving organically grown cannabis from a single source were surveyed about the effectiveness of cannabis for treating anxiety. Patients rated cannabis as highly effective overall for […]

The tangled lies of Cannabis Prohibition

Deception, lies, and greed. This is the fuel that has fed Prohibition for so long and has ultimately led to the tangled web in which we all currently hang upon today. Way back when in 1937, cannabis officially became outlawed in the U.S. This came to be because of lying and deceiving individuals who were […]

Waiting for weed: Don’t expect smokable medical marijuana right away – TCPalm

Waiting for weed: Don’t expect smokable medical marijuana right away  TCPalm April start seen for medical marijuana sales in Arkansas, but some uncertainty remains  Arkansas Online Oklahoma governor signs medical marijuana rules into law  Marijuana Business Daily Oklahoma Governor Signs Medical Marijuana Bill  U.S. News & World Report Lawmakers seek fixes for medical marijuana market  Duluth News Tribune View full […]

Waiting for weed: don’t expect smokable medical marijuana right away – Tallahassee.com

Waiting for weed: don’t expect smokable medical marijuana right away  Tallahassee.com April start seen for medical marijuana sales in Arkansas, but some uncertainty remains  Arkansas Online Oklahoma Governor Signs Medical Marijuana Bill  U.S. News & World Report Oklahoma governor signs medical marijuana rules into law  Marijuana Business Daily Florida Lawmakers Repeal Ban on Smokable Medical Marijuana  Insurance Journal View full […]

CBD oil for dogs: Kali’s patient story

CBD oil for dogs is the latest trend in healthcare for dogs suffering from anxiety, pain and epilepsy. Read how CBD is helping Kali live a pain free life. The post CBD oil for dogs: Kali’s patient story appeared first on Medical Marijuana 411. Go to Source Author: Nikki Wright Puffin’ On Some Good New?! […]

April start seen for medical marijuana sales in Arkansas, but some uncertainty remains – Arkansas Online

April start seen for medical marijuana sales in Arkansas, but some uncertainty remains  Arkansas Online Waiting for weed: Don’t expect smokable medical marijuana right away  TCPalm Oklahoma Governor Signs Medical Marijuana Bill  U.S. News & World Report Oklahoma governor signs medical marijuana rules into law  Marijuana Business Daily Florida Lawmakers Repeal Ban on Smokable Medical Marijuana  Insurance Journal View full […]

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Counting Sheep? Try cbdMD PM for Sleep

Having trouble sleeping? Join the club. Did you know that one in three adults don’t get the sleep they need? That’s not all. Did you know that lack of sleep in the US is such a significant problem that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says that insufficient sleep is a public health […]

Cannabis and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: hypothetical and practical applications, and a call for clinical trials

Cannabis and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: hypothetical and practical applications, and a call for clinical trials Abstract Significant advances have increased our understanding of the molecular mechanisms of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), yet this has not translated into any greatly effective therapies. It appears that a number of abnormal physiological processes occur simultaneously in this devastating disease. […]

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The Bureau Of Cannabis Control Is Hiring Including, Looking For A Associate Governmental Program Analyst Position

Here’s some of the  listings: Multiple Supervising Special Investigator I Positions – Enforcement Unit; job control open until 03/14/2019. One Staff Services Manager I Position – Enforcement Unit; job control open until 03/14/2019. One Senior Environmental Scientist (Specialist) Position – Enforcement Unit; job control open until 03/14/2019. One Associate Governmental Program Analyst Position – Administration Unit; job control open […]

Breaking News

Duterte Reverses On Medical Cannabis For Philippines

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday said he would not approve the legalization of medical marijuana, after initially expressing openness to sign a proposed measure allowing its use.Reports ABS/CBN news “I’m ignorant of that kind of research. I don’t read it, and I don’t intend to legalize it. Gawin mo lang excuse yan eh. […]

Cannabis Law News

Washington Does The One Step Shuffle

Ganjaprenuer reports The Washington state Senate has successfully passed legislation that, if signed into law, would vacate tens of thousands of prior cannabis convictions, according to an Inlander report. The state Senate voted 29-19 in favor of the bill, which was introduced by state Sen. Joe Nguyen (D-White Center). Washington Senate Approves Cannabis Expungement Bill And gain […]

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Oklahoma governor puts pen to paper on medical marijuana legislation

The new law will set up guidelines for inventory testing and tracking, advertising, packaging and labeling, among other things. It also allows employers to fire medical marijuana users in certain “safety-sensitive jobs” who test positive for cannabis use. Here are additional details, according to The Oklahoman: Products will be tested for pesticides, THC, terpenoid potency and heavy […]

Oklahoma governor signs medical marijuana rules into law – Marijuana Business Daily

Oklahoma governor signs medical marijuana rules into law  Marijuana Business Daily Waiting for weed: don’t expect smokable medical marijuana right away  Tallahassee.com Florida Lawmakers Repeal Ban on Smokable Medical Marijuana  Insurance Journal Oklahoma Governor Signs Medical Marijuana Bill  U.S. News & World Report Medical marijuana tax revenue tops $2 million since sales began  Tulsa World View full coverage on Google […]

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CA: Bureau of Cannabis Control Update Events Fact Sheet

The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) recently published an updated fact sheet as a resource for those seeking general information regarding cannabis events. This document has been uploaded to the Bureau’s website on the “Cannabis Event Organizers” page under the “Licensees & Consumers” section. The fact sheet can also be accessed by clicking the links […]

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CA: Eureka City Council will consider next week passing an ordinance which would allow for smoking lounges in cannabis retail businesses.

Lost Coat Output reports…. Soon both Eureka locals and tourists alike may be able to enjoy one stop shops for purchasing and puffing on cannabis. The Eureka City Council will consider next week passing an ordinance which would allow for smoking lounges in cannabis retail businesses. The council voted to allow on-site cannabis consumption back in October, […]

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German tender battle nearing endgame as Aurora ramps up imports

If you wish to re-publish this story please do so with following accreditation AUTHOR: Mark Taylor PUBLISHER:  CANNABIS LAW REPORT Germany’s medical agency is preparing to announce the results of its cannabis licensing tender later in the coming months, with 13 cultivation and supply bids due to be approved. The European Union’s largest market has thus […]

POLICY & REGULATIONS

SXSW Protests Launched Against Corporate Cannabis

Cannabis equity advocates and criminal justice reform organizations join forces to demand changes in policy & industry practices Banners raised over I-35 freeway in response to SXSW keynote speeches by John Boehner and others AUSTIN, Texas – March 15, 2019 /Canna Newswire/ – Less than a mile from Travis County Jail, where people of color are […]

The Roll-Up #78: Let’s Not Bust the Cancer Patient, Okay?

This week in cannabis news: Missouri cops roust a hospital patient, white weed privilege gets caught on display, and legalization inches closer in NY and NJ. The post The Roll-Up #78: Let’s Not Bust the Cancer Patient, Okay? appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Leafly Podcasts Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

SXSW Cannabis Headliner Draws Crowds and Protest

Former US House Speaker John Boehner appeared on behalf of Acreage Cannabis, prompting a small backlash against “corporate cannabis.” The post SXSW Cannabis Headliner Draws Crowds and Protest appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: David Downs Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Preventing Overdoses and Staying Safe During the Opioid Crisis

In 2018, illicit drug overdoses killed at least 1,489 in BC, according to the BC Coroners Service, with Chief Coroner Lisa Lapointe saying “the rate of overdose deaths surpasses the numbers of people dying from car crashes, homicides and suicides combined.” BC’s overdose rates were declared a public health emergency in April 2016, but the […]

The INDIVA Guide to THC Distillates

Over the last few years, cannabis enthusiasts have seen a massive explosion of growth, popularity and mainstream coverage surrounding our favourite plant. Cannabis continues to shed its negative stigma and gone are the days of being limited to a few strains of dried flower, or if we were lucky, some hashish when purchasing cannabis. Illegal […]

Finding the Right Mix for Microdosing

When it comes to microdosing, more than size matters. Arizona’s Darwin Brands explain how their team customizes cannabis oil with microdosing in mind. The post Finding the Right Mix for Microdosing appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Leafly Staff Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Namaste Completes Share Acquisition of Pineapple Express Delivery

TORONTO /CNW/ – Namaste Technologies Inc. (“Namaste” or the “Company”) (TSXV: N) (FRANKFURT: M5BQ) (OTCMKTS: NXTTF) announced on Mar. 13 that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of 49% of the common shares of Toronto-based Pineapple Express Delivery Inc. (“Pineapple Express”). In June 2018, the Company announced that it had entered into a subscription […]

Chelsea Handler Makes Another Move in the Cannabis Space and Invests in Civilized

Best-selling author, comedian and activist sees a bright future for the cannabis lifestyle start-up after many successful engagements LOS ANGELES, CA /CNW/ – After joining Civilized on several projects in the cannabis space last year, including her first speaking appearance in Canada, Chelsea Handler has taken yet another leap with the upstart lifestyle brand: she’s signed on as an […]

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Friday, March 15, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Friday, March 15, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // New Mexico bill to create state-run pot shops appears dead (Washington Post (AP)) // Lawmakers propose package of bills as discussion begins about legalizing recreational marijuana in Connecticut (Hartford Courant) // Medical marijuana ‘Unity Bill’ signed into law by Gov. […]

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Science: Why More Marijuana May Equal Fewer Migraines

Science: Why More Marijuana May Equal Fewer Migraines One of the most ancient medical uses of cannabis was headache relief and migraines. But support from modern science has been thin—until this year. The post Science: Why More Marijuana May Equal Fewer Migraines appeared first on The Fresh Toast. Go to Source Author: Richard Faulk Puffin’ […]

California

California May Try to Fill the Gaps on Provisional Licensing

California’s cannabis licensing process has been a mess for applicants since pretty much day one. Annual license applications have disappeared into a black hole for months, the window for obtaining temporary licenses was very small and many have expired, and many local jurisdictions decided to make up their own phased permitting processes that in many […]

Canndescent Completes the World’s First Commercial-scale Solar Project in Cannabis

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – Cementing its role as an industry trailblazer, Canndescent has completed the cannabis industry’s first commercial-scale solar project, powering its indoor production facility in Desert Hot Springs, California. Delivering onsite, renewable energy, the 282.6 kilowatt system uses 734 solar modules on seven different carport structures to energize the company’s historic cannabis production […]

Marijuana in the management of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Marijuana in the management of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis Abstract Marijuana has been proposed as treatment for a widening spectrum of medical conditions. Marijuana is a substance with many properties that may be applicable to the management of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). These include analgesia, muscle relaxation, bronchodilation, saliva reduction, appetite stimulation, and sleep induction. In addition, marijuana has now been shown to have strong […]

Smokable Medical Marijuana Gets Legislative Green Light – Sunshine State News

Smokable Medical Marijuana Gets Legislative Green Light  Sunshine State News In landslide vote, Florida House agrees to end ban on smoking medical marijuana  Miami Herald Florida passes bill to repeal smokable medical marijuana ban  Naples Daily News Legislature passes bill to repeal smokable medical marijuana ban  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay Florida House passes repeal of medical marijuana smoking […]

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What Does The US Hemp Industry Want From The USDA ?

We can’t find an archived version of the webinar yet but here’s the page where the dept outlined what the webinar was about https://www.ams.usda.gov/rules-regulations/meetings-2018-farm-bill-implementation-listening-session-hemp   Hemp Industry Daily reports More than 2,100 people watched the webinar, the second one held by the USDA about hemp, including state agriculture commissioners, industry attorneys and advocates, hemp farmers, […]

The Week in Weed: March 15, 2019

Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana. The big news on the federal level was the reintroduction of the SAFE Banking Act, by sponsor Ed Perlmutter, a Democrat from Colorado.  Lest you think this is strictly a measure supported by Democrats from states […]

Lawmakers OK smokable medical marijuana – Wink News

Lawmakers OK smokable medical marijuana  Wink News In landslide vote, Florida House agrees to end ban on smoking medical marijuana  Miami Herald Florida passes bill to repeal smokable medical marijuana ban  Naples Daily News Florida House passes repeal of medical marijuana smoking ban, sending it to Gov. Ron DeSantis  Orlando Sentinel View full coverage on Google News Go to […]

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Hello Cannabis: Hamilton Gets a Second Legal Pot Shop

Applicant for government-sanctioned marijuana retail outlet has reached public feedback stage of process. A second application for a legal marijuana retail outlet in Hamilton has reached the provincial government’s authorization stage. The prospective operator of Hello Cannabis Store hopes to open at 57 Cootes Dr., a small commercial plaza in Dundas. If approved, the west […]

MEDIA & PUBLISHING

Digital Agency 420MEDIA Unveils Sponsorship and Advertising Opportunities in Two Cannabis Video Series featuring Influencers and Athletes in Cannabis

Groundbreaking Sponsorship Opportunity for Cannabis, Hemp, CBD Brands to Reach A Massive Audience NEW YORK – March 14, 2019 /Canna Newswire/ – 420MEDIA a NYC and Seattle based woman-owned digital marketing and media agency serving the legal cannabis industry, working with Emmy-nominated producers have announced the summer premiere of two original series. “Movers and Shakers” introduces […]

New Mexico Bill to Create State-Run Dispensaries Appears Dead

The bill has stalled in the Senate Finance Committee, and it doesn’t appear that the chair of the panel plans to give it a hearing. The post New Mexico Bill to Create State-Run Dispensaries Appears Dead appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: The Associated Press Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

How Vegas Chefs Use Cannabis to Unwind and Get Creative After Hours

Being in Las Vegas’ culinary scene is rewarding yet busy and stressful. With adult use legalization, high-end chefs are using cannabis to slow down and get creative. The post How Vegas Chefs Use Cannabis to Unwind and Get Creative After Hours appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Robert Kachelriess Puffin’ On Some Good […]

This Is What White Weed Privilege Looks Like

This week’s college cheating scandal is all about wealthy white people gaming the system. They do it with cannabis all the time too. The post This Is What White Weed Privilege Looks Like appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Bruce Barcott Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Jersey to start issuing medical cannabis grow licences

Jersey’s history of tight regulation of its industries would appeal to companies Several companies have already shown an interest in developing the highly lucrative crop, and Economic Development hope that by moving quickly to get production under way Jersey could become a world leader in the emerging market of medicinal cannabis. The decision to grant […]

TV/Movie Review – Halloween – by PSY23

Horror remakes had something of a renaissance a few years ago, but no amount of sequels seems enough these days and Hollywood is always happy to kick out a revised version of a classic in the hope of squeezing a few more dollars out of the tried-and-tested psycho killers. Michael Myers is one of the […]

TV/Movie Review – Venom – by PSY23

I do love a good baddie. There’s something about an antihero which has always appealed to me, so I was understandably excited to see the character of Venom getting the chance to cause chaos in his own film (even more so when I heard that Tom Hardy was going to play the host of the […]

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Keeping Up with Harris Bricken: Cannabis Law Events

February’s webinar “West coast Hemp-CBD After the Farm Bill” was a success! All of those involved at Harris Bricken enjoy hearing your positive words and questions. For those seeking more of the valuable information throughout the webinar, March holds many opportunities for you to attend events where Harris Bricken attorneys will be presenting. Read on […]

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Cannabis Control Commission considering changes to recreational, medical marijuana regulations

Medical marijuana patients and recreational consumers gave state regulators plenty to consider as the Cannabis Control Commission sets out this spring to revise and republish the regulations governing both medical and non-medical marijuana sectors. The regulatory review comes about three months after the Cannabis Control Commission assumed control of the state’s medical marijuana program and […]

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The Only CBD User’s Manual You Need

The Only CBD User’s Manual You Need An in-depth CBD User’s manual for new and established patients that addresses key questions about cannabidiol and cannabis therapeutics. The post The Only CBD User’s Manual You Need appeared first on The Fresh Toast. Go to Source Author: Project CBD Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

The Consumption of Cannabis by Fibromyalgia Patients in Israel

The Consumption of Cannabis by Fibromyalgia Patients in Israel Abstract OBJECTIVE: To report on the habits of cannabis consumption among fibromyalgia patients in Israel. PATIENTS AND METHODS: An Internet-based questionnaire was posted to three large fibromyalgia Facebook groups in our country. The questionnaire was anonymous and included demographic, clinical, and cannabis-related questions, including acquisition of a license for medical […]

CBD Helping Many Get A Good Night’s Sleep  

Catching Zs And Counting Sheep With CBD: Myth Or Fact? Cannabis is and will always be a questionable topic so long as it remains controlled by laws and regulations across the world. There’s a lot that people know about the cannabis plant but most of those against its use are focused on the psychoactive effects […]

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Law Firm Wendel Rosen Post Article On CA Water Permits For Licensed Cannabis Growers

Cannabis Cultivators Get Help with State Regulations by Wendel Rosen State Water Quality Permit Cannabis Cultivators Get Help with State Regulations   In 2017, the State Water Resources Control Board (State Board) issued a general permit for all cannabis cultivation to protect water quality (State Permit). Cannabis cultivation is broadly defined as “any activity involving or necessary […]

Cannabis Law News

Alaska Lt Gov Signs Off On On-Site Cannabis Consumption In Licensed Storefront Dispensaries

Marijuana Moment report… Adults 21 and over can buy regulated and taxed cannabis from licensed storefront dispensaries in a growing number of U.S. states—but until Alaska Lt. Gov. Kevin Meyer (R) signed new regulations into law on Tuesday, no states had been in the business of issuing permits authorizing on-site consumption. Now, licensed retail businesses […]

Michigan’s the Latest Prize for This Cannabis Mogul

Following emerging cannabis markets across the country, this entrepreneur helped establish a foundation for the new industry. The post Michigan’s the Latest Prize for This Cannabis Mogul appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Marjorie Steele Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Breaking News

Further Proof of the World of Finance Drifting Toward Cannabis

Nelson Peltz co-founder of New York-based multibillion-dollar asset management firm Trian Fund Management. and  director of Procter & Gamble and chairman of fast-food holding company Wendy’s Company is joining Aurora Cannabis as a strategic adviser to help the company “lock in partnerships and expand internationally”  The deal does not involve Peltz joining Aurora’s board. What […]

Here’s What Medical Cannabis Looks Like in Texas

The Lone Star State is so strict that only epilepsy patients can obtain CBD oil. But some companies are investing for the long haul. The post Here’s What Medical Cannabis Looks Like in Texas appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Bruce Barcott Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

‘About Damn Time’: Smokable Cannabis Coming to Florida

Years after voters approved a medical marijuana law in the state—and following a high-profile lawsuit—patients will finally have access to smokable cannabis flower. The post ‘About Damn Time’: Smokable Cannabis Coming to Florida appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: The Associated Press Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Full Legalization Day

The MN Campaign for Full Legalization is hosting Full Legalization Day on the Hill at the Capitol on Thursday, March 14. Go to Source Author: MarcusCannabisHarcus Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

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Can a Vet Prescribe Cannabis and CBD Products for Pets?

There is no secret about the benefit of cannabinoids for pets. Articles, online forums, even whole companies have touted the benefits of CBD products for pets – from pain management to anxiety relief, reduced joint inflammation or even a treatment for cancer! But if you ask your veterinarian about administering cannabis products to your pet, […]

New Mexico Could Sell Cannabis Through State-Owned Shops

New Mexico would become the first US state to set up its own government-run cannabis stores and subsidize medical cannabis for the poor under a bipartisan bill. The post New Mexico Could Sell Cannabis Through State-Owned Shops appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: The Associated Press Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Basics

Synthetic Weed: The Furthest Thing from Real Cannabis

any misinformed people wrongfully associate synthetic cannabis with the actual plant, and today we’re going to discuss why the two are extremely different. I’d like to point out in advance that the moral of this story is to stay away from “synthetic weed” as far as possible, and if you have a teenager in the […]

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Wednesday, March 13, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Alaska approves regulations for marijuana consumption in retail shops (Juneau Empire) // We Finally Know What’s in New Jersey’s Cannabis Legalization Bill (Leafly) // Events where cannabis is popular – like 4/20 – may now apply for a permit, SF […]

Expert Joints LIVE on CLN – That’s Comical

This week Craig gets comical and welcomes Vancouver based cannabis activist David Malmo-Levine to Studio710 to share more on his new Vansterdam Comix collaboration with Bob High and Weeds. Tha Big Puffa brings in Ian Cromwell aka Crommunist to perform live during Dab Time; and the latest from the Products by SeC ladies about their […]

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Jamaica ships medical cannabis to Canada for testing

JACANA, a newly launched local medical cannabis company, has completed the country’s first international export of the Jamaican medical cannabis flower. The company completed its first delivery to cannabis-testing firm Anandia in Canada late last year. The company has raised $2.7 billion (US$20 million) to cultivate, develop and distribute certified Jamaican medical cannabis that provide […]

Edmonton’s supervised consumption sites win big in federal court

Edmonton’s supervised consumption sites, aka safe injection sites, have won big over a local business association that wanted two of 3 downtown sites closed. Back in October 2018, the Chinatown and Area Business Association (CABA) filed a judicial review application, claiming that it was not properly consulted before Health Canada’s decision to open 3 supervised […]

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Blockchain techonology hopes to keep CBD honest

Olympic silver medal skier, Devin Logan, is wrapping up a three-month suspension for using a cannabis-based product she says contained higher-than-allowed levels of the banned substance, THC. Logan expressed her disappointment on social media, saying that she made a serious mistake that she regrets completely. She explains that she was using a CBD product that […]

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New Developments Regarding Oregon Hemp

Last week, the Oregon Department of Agriculture (“ODA”) submitted a letter of intent to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) in which the state agency conveyed its decision to submit a state hemp plan, pursuant to the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (“2018 Farm Bill”). In addition to legalizing the production of hemp by removing […]

Cannabis (medical marijuana) treatment for motor and non-motor symptoms of Parkinson disease: an open-label observational study

Cannabis (medical marijuana) treatment for motor and non-motor symptoms of Parkinson disease: an open-label observational study OBJECTIVE: The use of cannabis as a therapeutic agent for various medical conditions has been well documented. However, clinical trials in patients with Parkinson disease (PD) have yielded conflicting results. The aim of the present open-label observational study was to assess the clinical […]

One-Hit Wonders

Seyfarth Shaw Article: Arizona Federal Judge Enters Judgment for Terminated Employee: High Levels In Positive Drug Test Insufficient to Show Impairment From Marijuana

Here’s the introduction to a very detailed piece by Danielle Kays  About The Author Contact at https://www.seyfarth.com/DanielleKays Danielle M. Kays is an attorney in the Labor & Employment Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP.  Ms. Kays advises and represents employers in a broad range of employment law matters arising under federal and state laws.  She is […]

Cannabis Law News

EisnerAmper audit, accounting, advisory, consulting, and tax services firm expands cannabis practice

They write in their press release… Strongly Positioned to Provide Business Advisory Services to Rapidly Growing Industry With the signing of recent legislation, including the U.S. 2018 Farm Bill and the 2018 Canadian Cannabis Act, EisnerAmper anticipates the rapid expansion of the hemp and cannabis industry at the federal, state and international levels. To meet […]

Cannabis Law News

NY: CPA & Business Advisory Service Launches Cannabis & Hemp Advisory Practice

Here’s their press release in full…….DeJoy, Knauf & Blood LLP Launches Cannabis and Hemp Advisory Practice DKB’s expertise and experience with other regulated industries, especially the alcoholic beverage market, can help make sure businesses get it right ROCHESTER, N.Y., March 12, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — DeJoy, Knauf & Blood LLP (“DKB”), a leading Upstate New […]

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South Dakota Gov Vetoes Hemp Bill

The Boston Globe reports…  South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem on Monday vetoed a bill to legalize industrial hemp production in the state, saying it would make law enforcement’s job more difficult and could be a first step to eventually legalizing recreational marijuana. Noem had previously opposed legalizing hemp this year but had not threatened a […]

New Mexico bill would create first state-run pot shops in U.S.

SANTA FE, N.M. — New Mexico would become the first U.S. state to set up its own government-operated marijuana stores and subsidize medical cannabis for the poor under a bill brokered between Republicans and Democrats, as a new wave of states weighs legislation that would legalize recreational sales and consumption. The idea for state-run pot […]

What Are You Smoking Episode 72: Edibles on a Plane

Fweedom budtender Baylee Potter joins the show to talk about in-demand cannabis, her favorite strains on the market, and the scourge of flight delays. The post What Are You Smoking Episode 72: Edibles on a Plane appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Leafly Staff Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

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Ignite Launches Innovative CBD-Infused Toothpicks, Amplifying the Return of a Long-Standing Mouth Accessory Trend

Global lifestyle cannabis brand leader adds revolutionary CBD-infused toothpicks to its rapidly-growing lineup LOS ANGELES, CA – March 12, 2019 – Ignite International, Ltd. today expands its national offering with a revolutionary line of CBD-infused toothpicks. As the company’s newest CBD delivery platform, Ignite’s toothpicks are able to deliver up to 100% of the active […]

March Roundup–Get Your Green On with These 7 Vaporizers

The greening of cannabis consumers continues in every product category; concentrates are a fast-growing market leader, according to results of a study released late last year. Cannabis market research firms BDS Analytics and Arcview Market Research teamed up last September to release a report titled, “Concentrates: The Hottest Product Category in Cannabis,” which found that […]

Guide: How To Make Cannabutter

Cannabutter potency is notoriously difficult to measure. Now you’ve learned how to decarb your weed, you’re probably keen to experiment with cannabis-infused recipes. The easiest way to do this is by incorporating cannabis-infused butter (commonly referred to as cannabutter) into your recipes. This guide will walk you through the process of making your very own cannabutter. Cannabutter is […]

The Roll-Up Bonus Episode: Cannabis in Texas

With SXSW taking over Austin, Bruce and Ben explore cannabis culture in the Lone Star State, one of the nation’s last prohibition strongholds. The post The Roll-Up Bonus Episode: Cannabis in Texas appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Leafly Podcasts Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Republicans Are the Key to Cannabis Legalization in Texas

In Texas, Republicans ultimately determine the laws of the land. And when it comes to cannabis, the party might finally be ready for some change. The post Republicans Are the Key to Cannabis Legalization in Texas appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Aaron Colen Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Local Law Enforcement Talks Medical Marijuana – WHIZ

Local Law Enforcement Talks Medical Marijuana  WHIZ Medical marijuana industry proposes minority hiring program  New York Post Home grown marijuana in New York: Will it be legal?  syracuse.com New Mexico mulls state-run pot shops, subsidized medical use  ABC News View full coverage on Google News Go to Source Author: Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

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Tuesday, March 12, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Tuesday, March 12, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Harvest Health sets cannabis industry standard with $850 million acquisition of multistate operator Verano (Marijuana Business Daily) // Black Lawmakers to Block Legalized Marijuana in N.Y. if Their Communities Don’t Benefit (New York Times) // Minnesota Senate Committee Kills Marijuana […]

We Won the Fight in Minnesota

Yesterday, a Minnesota Senate Committee overwhelmingly voted down a bill that would have legalized the commercial sale of marijuana in the state by a vote of 6-3. As the Senate now appears unwilling to address any further consideration of legalization, this means the effort to expand Big Marijuana in the state this year is dead. […]

What is Cannabis Extract and Which Extraction Method is Best?

What are cannabis extracts? Cannabis extraction is every bit as complicated as the art of growing the plants used in the process. A cannabis extract is any oil-like substance that concentrates the chemical compounds like THC or CBD from the cannabis plant. A variety of methods exist for separating cannabinoids from plant material and concentrating […]

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Does hemp oil have health benefits?

It seems like everyone and her sister (and grandma, and aunt and second cousin twice-removed, and … you get it) is sprinkling CBD oil in her smoothies because of claims it can help with everything from pain to anxiety. But what about CBD’s sister: hemp oil? Are hemp oil benefits legit? Proponents say it can […]

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Missouri medical marijuana licenses in high demand

Missouri plans to license more than 300 medical marijuana-related businesses this year, and if that’s not enough to meet patient demand, even more will be approved, the director of the state program said Monday. The state is already planning at least 192 dispensaries, 60 cultivation facilities, 86 manufacturing facilities and two testing facilities. But Lyndall […]

Arizona Federal Judge Enters Judgment for Terminated Employee: High Levels In Positive Drug Test Insufficient to Show Impairment From Marijuana

An Arizona federal district court judge entered judgment against Walmart Inc. for terminating the employment of a woman who had been prescribed medical marijuana because it had not established through expert evidence that the employee was impaired by marijuana at work despite high levels of marijuana in the results of her drug test.  Therefore, the […]

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New Study Shows Top Reasons That Patients Are Turning to Cannabis

As medical cannabis legalization spreads, more patients are turning to the plant for their complaints and illnesses. According to a new report from CB2 Insights, sufferers of mood-related conditions such as depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder accounted for the largest group of patients seeking cannabis as a medicine (34.77%). The next largest group of […]

Therapeutic approach to pain in neurodegenerative diseases: current evidence and perspectives

Therapeutic approach to pain in neurodegenerative diseases: current evidence and perspectives Abstract Neurodegenerative diseases are increasing in parallel to the lengthening of survival. The management of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and other dementias, Parkinson’s disease (PD) and PD-related disorders, and motor neuron diseases (MND), is mainly targeted to motor and cognitive impairment, with special care for vital functions such as […]

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Here’s The Science On Why Marijuana Makes You Sleepy

Here’s The Science On Why Marijuana Makes You Sleepy About 40 million Americans have some sort of sleep issues and marijuana can help, but first, let’s explain exactly why does marijuana make you sleepy. The post Here’s The Science On Why Marijuana Makes You Sleepy appeared first on The Fresh Toast. Go to Source Author: […]

Michigan to Add Cerebral Palsy to Medical Marijuana Conditions List – 9&10 News

Michigan to Add Cerebral Palsy to Medical Marijuana Conditions List  9&10 News Michigan adds cerebral palsy to list of ailments qualifying for medical marijuana  Detroit Free Press Michigan OKs medical marijuana use to treat cerebral palsy  WXYZ Detroit Cerebral palsy can now be treated with medical marijuana in Michigan  MLive.com Cerebral palsy OK’d for medical marijuana use  The Oakland Press […]

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New Hampshire Supreme Court decision released Thursday says ” Labor appeals board was wrong to determine that workers’ compensation insurance can’t reimburse an employee for the cost of medical marijuana”

A labor appeals board was wrong to determine that workers’ compensation insurance can’t reimburse an employee for the cost of medical marijuana, according to a New Hampshire Supreme Court decision released Thursday. But the court left unresolved whether an insurance company can be prosecuted for it under federal law. The court ruled in favor of […]

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Minority Cannabis Business Association Releases Model Municipal Social Equity Ordinance for Nationwide Adoption

Members of the Minority Cannabis Business Association (MCBA) unveiled their latest model policy recommendation to lawmakers and cannabis regulators, this time releasing a Model Municipal Social Equity Ordinance to be adopted by local governments throughout the country. The Model Ordinance was drafted by a team of attorneys and drug policy reform advocates from MCBA, the National Cannabis Industry Association […]

It’s a family affair – words by PSY 23

One of his cannabis dream grows was in relation to a limited release from the folk over at Cookie Fam Genetics Most of us grow up hoping to have a close-knit bond with our family throughout our lives, but the pressures of modern life often mean that we find ourselves drifting apart and finding it […]

Smokeable Medical Marijuana Bill Passed by Florida Senate

Florida’s full Senate on Thursday passed a bill to repeal the state’s ban on smokeable medical marijuana. The Senate passed Senate Bill 182 by a vote of 34 to 4, reports the Orlando Sentinel. The measure would allow medical marijuana patients to smoke marijuana, which was legalized by voters before being prohibited by lawmakers. “Marijuana […]

The Times They Are A Changin’ ?

WBALTV11 reports A Baltimore lawyer says his client lost his job after spending a month in jail on marijuana charges, even though Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby changed her policy to no longer prosecute possession cases. Dwight Chinyee is a free man. He was charged Feb. 5 with importing marijuana and possession with intent to […]

Liht Cannabis Corp. Responds To Veritas News Release

KELOWNA, BC, March 11, 2019 /CNW/ – Liht Cannabis Corp. (CSE: LIHT) (OTCQX: LIHTF) or the “Company”) today responds to the claim made against the Company by Veritas Pharma Inc. (“Veritas”). On March 4, 2019, Veritas Pharma Inc., filed a Notice of Claim against the Company for recovery of a loan of $1 million. October 13th, […]

Donnelly Group Confirms Plan for Cannabis Retail Chain, Hobo Recreational Cannabis Store

Nine private recreational stores set to open nationwide beginning April 2019 VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Donnelly Group, the Canadian hospitality company, today confirms its new cannabis retail venture. Nine locations of Hobo Recreational Cannabis Store (“Hobo”) are set to open in rapid succession across B.C. and Ontario beginning April 2019. Eight stores […]

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Update 7 March 2019: New Resources for Packaging and Labeling of Cannabis and Cannabis Products

Author: California Department of Public Health Published: Mar 07, 2019 Sacramento, California The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) regulations for cannabis, approved and adopted on January 16, 2019, clarified and updated the packaging and labeling requirements for all cannabis and cannabis products sold within California (§40400-40417). In an effort to assist with this transition […]

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There’s A Lot of Grey Currently With Regard To US Federal Employees & Regulated Cannabis Investment

Here’s the marketwatch piece……Federal employees and contractors who simply own stocks in cannabis-related companies could have problems maintaining the security clearance required to do their jobs, experts told MarketWatch. In one case, a Department of Defense employee who listed his marijuana-related investments on a financial disclosure form during an annual security clearance check-up was told […]

Green With Envy Over Greenlane’s Corporate Culture

According to Simon Sinek, corporate culture guru and author of Start With Why, “Your company doesn’t have a culture. It is culture.” With that in mind, business leaders and human resources professionals should ask themselves a number of questions as they evaluate whether the environment at their company reflects the corporate culture they intend to […]

Elevate Hemp Partners with World’s Largest Endurance Brand Spartan

Telford, Pa. —As the wellness community flocks to the benefits of hemp-derived CBD, Elevate Hemp—a leading provider of full-spectrum hemp extract solutions for pain, sleep and anxiety relief—continues a first-of-its-kind program with Spartan—the world’s largest obstacle race and endurance brand—to provide athletes with a safe, natural and non-addictive alternative to prescription painkillers. “I’ve been using […]

Bay Area Crop-to-Kitchen Event Featured Cannabis Edibles Makers

A Crop-to-Kitchen education-focused panel discussion in Oakland, California, earlier this month attracted a standing-room-only crowd. Based on the event’s food pics alone (below), we can’t say we’re surprised. The panel focused on the future of fresh, made-to-order cannabis cuisine in the California restaurant milieu and featured the authors of ‘Edibles: Small Bites for the Modern […]

How to Apply for Medical Cannabis Reciprocity in Hawaii

Last July, Hawaii lawmakers passed HB 2729, a law that “establishes standards and criteria for reciprocity for qualifying out-of-state medical cannabis patients and caregivers including limitation and safeguards.” As we reported last year, this allows for out-of-state medical cannabis patients to receive a medical marijuana card good for 60 days in Hawaii as long as […]

2019: A Year of Trolling, Tipping Points, and Trump

The initial dust-up over author Alex Berenson’s Tell Your Children: The Truth About Marijuana, Mental Illness, and Violence has subsided, but no one should expect Berenson or the subject of cannabis as potentially harmful to disappear, nor should they. Cannabis is a mostly benign but powerful plant that can engender strong feelings in people who […]

The CTF and Former Florida Congressman Carlos Curbelo

It’s amazing the influence that the cannabis industry is having on the people of the United States and its elected officials. We saw the former governor of Massachusetts, Bill Weld, and former Speaker of the House, John Boehner, become board members at Acreage Holdings. There are many bills being introduced on both the state and […]

Legalization in New York? Maybe Not This Year, Governor Says

“I believe ultimately we can get there,” Cuomo said. “I believe we must get there. I don’t believe we get there in two weeks.” The post Legalization in New York? Maybe Not This Year, Governor Says appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: The Associated Press Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Michigan adds cerebral palsy to list of ailments qualifying for medical marijuana – Detroit Free Press

Michigan adds cerebral palsy to list of ailments qualifying for medical marijuana  Detroit Free Press Cerebral palsy OK’d for medical marijuana use  The Oakland Press Michigan OKs medical marijuana use to treat cerebral palsy  Midland Daily News Cerebral palsy patients can now be treated using medical marijuana  WNEM Saginaw View full coverage on Google News Go to Source Author: […]

Cerebral palsy OK’d for medical marijuana use – The Oakland Press

Cerebral palsy OK’d for medical marijuana use  The Oakland Press Michigan adds cerebral palsy to list of ailments qualifying for medical marijuana  Detroit Free Press Cerebral palsy patients can now be treated using medical marijuana  WNEM Saginaw Michigan OKs medical marijuana use to treat cerebral palsy  San Francisco Chronicle View full coverage on Google News Go to Source Author: […]

What Is Clean Green Certified?

Learn about legal compliance, sustainability, consumer quality and environmental stewardship for cannabis brands and products by listening to this important Clean Green Certification message.  Clean Green Certified is the chief certifier nation-wide for cannabis cultivated using sustainable, natural and organically based practices. The post What Is Clean Green Certified? appeared first on NewsMunchies. Go to […]

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Cannabis Cafe Owner Says State Should Pass “Non-Discriminatory” Version of Proposed Oregon Cannabis Consumption Legislation

PORTLAND, Ore. – March 11, 2019 /Canna Newswire/ – Portland cannabis social consumption cafe owner Leia Flynn is urging Oregon legislators to pass a social consumption bill this year in order to legalize and regulate businesses like hers. However, with conflicting bills being heard in both the House and the Senate, Flynn, who is also a […]

3 Reasons Why Owners Give CBD to Their Pets

In cannabis-legal Colorado, the options for owners to access various CBD-infused supplements for pets is more widespread than in other areas. Increasingly, though, independently-owned pet shops nationwide are starting to carry lines of CBD treats and tinctures for man’s best friends–and that means dogs, cats, horses, and other furry mammals. Ciji’s Natural Pet Supplies in […]

Cannabis expansion – over the ages by Fred Delisio

“After years of personal curiosity regarding THCv I finally found that wonderfully novel cannabinoid.” Hey folks — it’s good to be back! Fred DeLisio here, back here at Weed World, with a regular column for you from here on out. I’ve had an interesting 6 months since we last were together, so I wanted to […]

Bill to allow home-grown medical marijuana passes New Hampshire House – The Boston Globe

Bill to allow home-grown medical marijuana passes New Hampshire House  The Boston Globe Unity Bill for medical marijuana regulations expected to clear Senate this week  NewsOK.com Bill to allow home-grown medical marijuana passes House  Raleigh News & Observer Delaware doctors could get wider ability to recommend marijuana  The News Journal California’s marijuana industry needs an intervention to avoid an […]

Cannabis clinic opens it’s doors in Manchester

This clinic will represent a lifeline to those who have found other treatments ineffective. Britain’s first ever specialist clinic for medicinal cannabis has opened it’s doors in Greater Manchester. The pioneering new centre, opened at The Beeches private health centre next to the Alexandra Hospital in Cheadle, Stockport. Currently only four people have so far […]

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Back to the BRC: “The ability to tax cannabis is one of the main political reasons given to support recreational legalization. A successful tax system will need to raise money to pay for increased education, public health and enforcement costs associated with marijuana cultivation and use.”

If you wish to re-publish this story please do so with following accreditation AUTHOR: “Jordan Zoot.  “aBIZinaBOX Inc., CPA’s” PUBLISHER:  CANNABIS LAW REPORT   Back to the BRC – while 2015 seems like ancient history, however, that was when then Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsome’s Blue Ribbon Commission published “Pathways Report – Policy Options For Regulating Marijuana […]

Marijuana Compounds: A Nonconventional Approach to Parkinson’s Disease Therapy

Marijuana Compounds: A Nonconventional Approach to Parkinson’s Disease Therapy Abstract Parkinson’s disease (PD), a neurodegenerative disorder, is the second most common neurological illness in United States. Neurologically, it is characterized by the selective degeneration of a unique population of cells, the nigrostriatal dopamine neurons. The current treatment is symptomatic and mainly involves replacement of dopamine deficiency. This therapy improves only […]

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The Art of Branding & Identity

MARKETING MATTERS: THE ART OF BRANDING & IDENTITY If you wish to re-publish this story please do so with following accreditation AUTHOR: Glenn Johnson PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT   The rise of social media has taught us that good storytelling and branding can go a long way to project success for any brand. They’re a […]

Unity Bill for medical marijuana regulations expected to clear Senate this week – NewsOK.com

Unity Bill for medical marijuana regulations expected to clear Senate this week  NewsOK.com Kentucky Sets Stage for Legalizing Medical Marijuana  LEX18 Lexington KY News Bill to allow home-grown medical marijuana passes NH House  WCAX Bill to allow home-grown medical marijuana passes House  Raleigh News & Observer Texas Should Expand Compassionate Use of Medical Marijuana  Reform Austin View full coverage on […]

Chronic Cooking: Creamy Kale Smoothie

In this episode of Chronic Cooking, Craig Ex brings you his latest cannabis-infused creation- the Creamy Kale Smoothie We live in a world surrounded by smoothie bars and protein shakes, but they’re missing Craig’s favourite ingredient- cannabis! If you make your own smoothies, you already know how fast, easy and convenient it is to have […]

Canna Costs: What are Cannabis prices around the world?

How much does weed cost where you live? This is a question that is asked by many, and prices are likely to vary significantly depending on who is being asked and where they live. One Tel Aviv based company sought out to answer this question to the best of their ability, and the results may […]

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UK’s First Medical Cannabis Clinic Opens in Greater Manchester

Private centre launched by professor who helped young epilepsy sufferer Alfie Dingley secure cannabis licence. The UK’s first specialist medical cannabis clinic has opened in Greater Manchester. It follows the government announcement that specialist doctors could prescribe cannabis products to patients for medicinal use from November. The decisions by medics need to be made on […]

Is CBD or THC Better for Sleep? (Hint…it Depends)

Have you ever stopped to ponder just how vital sleep truly is? While we don’t really think about sleep much (unless we’re not getting enough of it), it’s actually one of the most critical bodily processes there is. It’s essential for restoring our energy, repairing tissues, regulating our immunity, regulating metabolism, and much, much more. […]

The Dos and Don’ts of (Proper) Cannabis Storage

So, you’ve bagged yourself a bargain and ended up with way more weed than you can deal with right now. There’s enough of the stuff to last you a while, but you want to hold onto its freshness and potency. The question being – what’s the best way to store surplus weed? Contrary to popular […]

Efficacy and Safety of Cannabidiol in Epilepsy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Efficacy and Safety of Cannabidiol in Epilepsy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Abstract BACKGROUND: Approximately one-third of patients with epilepsy presents seizures despite adequate treatment. Hence, there is the need to search for new therapeutic options. Cannabidiol (CBD) is a major chemical component of the resin of Cannabis sativa plant, most commonly known as marijuana. The anti-seizure properties of CBD do […]

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Washington Works to Remove Obstacles to 2019 Hemp Crop

If you wish to re-publish this story please do so with following accreditation AUTHOR: Peter Becker – Lane Powell PUBLISHER:  CANNABIS LAW REPORT By Peter Becker on March 8, 2019 As any farmer knows, planting season waits for no one. Washington state lawmakers are showing they understand this as well. While other states have moved more aggressively to encourage […]

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Husch Blackwell LLP Publish Article: Analyzing the California Consumer Privacy Act’s Impact on the Cannabis Industry

Analyzing the California Consumer Privacy Act’s Impact on the Cannabis Industry By David Stauss on March 7, 2019 David leads clients through complex litigation, privacy and cybersecurity matters, adapting to ever-changing laws to solve difficult client matters. David focuses on complex business and commercial litigation in state and federal courts involving data security and privacy, product liability and […]

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Hickenlooper, He’s Tipped His Hat For Presedential Run & Believes DC Shouldn’t Force States To Regulate Cannabis

The Hill reports Hickenlooper: Federal government shouldn’t decide whether to legalize marijuana “I don’t think the federal government should come in and tell every state it should be legalized,” Hickenlooper told reporters in Denver, responding to a question about his support for legalizing marijuana nationwide. Hickenlooper announced his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination on […]

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Oxford Academic Publish: Hemp in the United States: A Case Study of Regulatory Path Dependence

Here’s the Abstract Hemp in the United States: A Case Study of Regulatory Path Dependence Trey Malone Kevin Gomez Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, ppz001 ,https://doi.org/10.1093/aepp/ppz001 Published 08 March 2019 Abstract The Agricultural Act of 2014 allowed for federally funded research on hemp for the first time since 1937. Since 2014, pro-hemp legislation has received increasingly […]

Report: Over 200,000 Full-Time Jobs Created by State-Legal Marijuana Businesses

Marijuana businesses that are legal under their state’s law hired 64,000 new employees in 2018, and now employs over 200,000 full-time workers, according to data compiled by Whitney Economics and Leafly.com. The report, entitled Cannabis Jobs Count, identifies some 211,000 full-time jobs in the legal cannabis sector. This total increases to 296,000 jobs when ancillary employers are […]

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FDA Chief’s Departure Leaves CBD in Uncertainty

Just last week we reported that the FDA announced its first meeting about CBD rules… This meeting, set for April, could now be delayed as FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb has announced his resignation. As far as CBD regulation is concerned, this is huge. While Gottlieb’s reasons for leaving the FDA have not been made public, […]

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Top Five Drags on the Cannabis Industry

There’s no question that cannabis remains a rocky, emerging industry even though entire countries and more than 30 U.S. states now have cannabis legalization or “medicalization”. The reasons why though stem from a variety of sources–federal prohibition, the patchwork quilt of regulations from state to state, the array of personalities coming into the industry from […]

Self-Medication of Somatic and Psychiatric Conditions Using Botanical Marijuana

Self-Medication of Somatic and Psychiatric Conditions Using Botanical Marijuana Abstract As a complement to research evaluating botanical marijuana as a medical therapy for various somatic and psychiatric conditions, there is a growing body of research assessing marijuana users’ self-reports of the symptoms and conditions for which they use marijuana without a physician’s recommendation. As part of two larger web-based surveys and one in-situ survey […]

Marketing Cannabis in the social media age

If you have a cannabis business or consider yourself to be a cannabis entrepreneur, then you know all too well the struggles of marketing your business. It takes countless hours of hard work and dedication to build social media profiles on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and others. Sadly, for such a green industry it appears that […]

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Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division Notice Re Updating Applications

Full Release   Dear MED Stakeholders: In our ongoing effort to streamline business efficiencies for marijuana licensees, the MED has updated the following applications to permit a licensee to submit one application for multiple marijuana business licenses (medical and/or retail) operating under one legal business entity name: Permitted Economic Interest (PEI) Commercially Reasonable Royalty (CRR) […]

Less than a third of Ohio medical marijuana patients buying product: Marijuana News – cleveland.com

Less than a third of Ohio medical marijuana patients buying product: Marijuana News  cleveland.com Medical marijuana sales up across Oklahoma  KXII-TV You Can Now Get Medical Marijuana While Vacationing In Hawaii: The Cannabis Visiting Patient Program  Forbes Medical marijuana bill moving forward in KY after passing through committee  14 News WFIE Evansville As 9th medical marijuana dispensary opens in […]

Medical marijuana sales up across Oklahoma – KXII-TV

Medical marijuana sales up across Oklahoma  KXII-TV Less than a third of Ohio medical marijuana patients buying product: Marijuana News  cleveland.com You Can Now Get Medical Marijuana While Vacationing In Hawaii: The Cannabis Visiting Patient Program  Forbes Medical marijuana bill moving forward in KY after passing through committee  14 News WFIE Evansville Many Registered For Ohio’s Medical Marijuana Program […]

Feds Say Illegal California Cannabis Grow Was Funded by Chinese

The case is the latest where overseas money backed illicit cannabis-growing operations in places where the plant is legal for adults, prosecutors said. The post Feds Say Illegal California Cannabis Grow Was Funded by Chinese appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: The Associated Press Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Hands-On With the Vessel Luxury Vape Pen

The Vessel vape pen is a high-end, elegantly designed battery that will let you enjoy your favorite cannabis oils and look good doing it. The post Hands-On With the Vessel Luxury Vape Pen appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Leafly Staff Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Many Registered For Ohio’s Medical Marijuana Program Are Not Yet Buying It – The Statehouse News Bureau

Many Registered For Ohio’s Medical Marijuana Program Are Not Yet Buying It  The Statehouse News Bureau Less than a third of Ohio medical marijuana patients buying product: Marijuana News  cleveland.com You Can Now Get Medical Marijuana While Vacationing In Hawaii: The Cannabis Visiting Patient Program  Forbes Medical marijuana bill moving forward in KY after passing through committee  14 News […]

New Mexico Cannabis Legalization Passes Crucial House Vote

Under the House-approved bill, adult-use cannabis stores would open for business as soon as July 2020. Will Senate Democrats stand in the way? The post New Mexico Cannabis Legalization Passes Crucial House Vote appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: The Associated Press Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Board Wrong to Deny Workers’ Comp for Cannabis, NH Supreme Court Says

The New Hampshire Supreme Court ruled a labor appeals board was wrong to determine that workers’ compensation insurance can’t reimburse an employee for medical marijuana. The post Board Wrong to Deny Workers’ Comp for Cannabis, NH Supreme Court Says appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: The Associated Press Puffin’ On Some Good New?! […]

The Roll-Up #75: Cannabis at the Whole Foods Hot Bar

This week we look at America’s cannabis job boom, the future of cannabis at Whole Foods, and clubs we’d like to form. The post The Roll-Up #75: Cannabis at the Whole Foods Hot Bar appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Leafly Podcasts Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Are You Qualified to Work in a Cannabis Testing Lab?

Not all cannabis workers grow it, trim it, or sell it. Some work in labs to make sure consumers are offered clean, high-quality products. The post Are You Qualified to Work in a Cannabis Testing Lab? appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Ethan McLeod Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Know Before You Go: A SXSW Guide to Texas Cannabis Laws

Texas has some of the most restrictive cannabis laws in the country, but Austin likes to party. If you choose to consume, do so wisely. The post Know Before You Go: A SXSW Guide to Texas Cannabis Laws appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Ben Adlin Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

BC gets far less cannabis tax revenue than expected

The data is in for BC’s first six months of cannabis legalization and the amount of tax revenue fell far short of expectations. In the 2018/2019 budget, the BC government predicted the federal excise tax would generate $200 million for BC over the next three years. That number has been readjusted to $68 million, which […]

As 9th medical marijuana dispensary opens in Ohio, patients still face high prices – 10TV

As 9th medical marijuana dispensary opens in Ohio, patients still face high prices  10TV Less than a third of Ohio medical marijuana patients buying product: Marijuana News  cleveland.com You Can Now Get Medical Marijuana While Vacationing In Hawaii: The Cannabis Visiting Patient Program  Forbes Many Registered For Ohio’s Medical Marijuana Program Are Not Yet Buying It  The Statehouse News […]

A provincial lottery in January gave 25 people and companies the chance to apply for a cannabis store licence in Ontario.

Toronto’s First Brick-and-Mortar Cannabis Store Has Just Been Approved

In less than a month, Torontonians could be buying legal cannabis in-person. The Hunny Pot is one of three successful applicants for cannabis retail operator licenses in the city, and the first one to be approved, according to the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario, which hands out the licences. A provincial lottery in January […]

Women Say Cannabis Makes for Better Orgasms

Women using cannabis before sex reported increased sex drive, orgasm, lubrication, and overall satisfaction. The more cannabis, the merrier. The post Women Say Cannabis Makes for Better Orgasms appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Emily Earlenbaugh Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

3 Best Ways to Feminize Cannabis Seeds

Most people are already aware that cannabis buds we use today come only from female plants. Male plants pollinate female plants, which produce seeds upon pollination. Just like children, some seeds end up being female and some male. That’s just how nature works. A male plant can pollinate a whole room of female plants. Even […]

TNMNews March 8th, 2019: Top 5 Marijuana News Stories of the Week

Hey everyone! I have two weeks of cannabis news here for you. Washington D.C. continues to be busy with federal marijuana reform legislation, most of which will go nowhere, but seeing Capitol Hill focused on cannabis is very promising. The NFL drug policy might get revised in terms of penalties for players that choose to […]

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Cannvas and Ellementa partner to answer women’s questions about cannabis, health and wellness

Cannvas MedTech Inc. and Ellementa, Inc. have teamed up to better serve women across North America who are interested in the potential health benefits of cannabis. “With 35 percent of women consumers using cannabis for medical reasons, Cannvas.Me data shows health and wellness issues are primary reasons why women explore cannabis as an alternative treatment,” […]

Future Grow – Interview with Phyllo

You can essentially build a system which suits your individual needs, whatever your preferences may be. With the ever-expanding shift towards legal growing, it’s no surprise that people are looking for more efficient ways of managing their process of cultivation. For those in the know, there are a huge number of variables which have to […]

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Cannabis Dispute? Courts are Open

Back in 2015, I wrote on this blog that we were never not litigating cannabis business disputes here at the law firm. That is still true today, although the forum has changed: matters are now resolved through the court system more frequently than before, when private arbitration was preferred. This is partly because the prevailing […]

[MEDICAL CANNABIS – A SOURCE FOR A NEW TREATMENT FOR AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE?]

[MEDICAL CANNABIS – A SOURCE FOR A NEW TREATMENT FOR AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE?] Abstract Medical uses of Cannabis sativa have been known for over 6,000 years. Nowadays, cannabis is mostly known for its psychotropic effects and its ability to relieve pain, even though there is evidence of cannabis use for autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis centuries ago. The pharmacological therapy in autoimmune diseases is mainly […]

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CA: More Licensing Info Updates

Info supplied by City of Cotati   License Types Cultivation Retail (Storefront & Non-Storefront) Manufacturing (Volatile & Non-Volatile) Testing  Microbusiness  The deadline for submission is on March 11, 2019, by 4:20 p.m. Applicants will be required to submit eight hard-copies of their application, one PDF version and pay a $3,000 licensing fee.  Contra Costa County […]

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Palmdale: City Council upholds cannabis ban

Antelope Valley Press reports…..PALMDALE — The City Council effectively reaffirmed its existing ban on commercial marijuana businesses Tuesday night by accepting the report of its Ad Hoc Cannabis Committee recommending the ban continue, but put off a decision to bring a city ordinance in line with state regulations to allow marijuana deliveries into the city. […]

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Back to the BRC

If you wish to re-publish this story please do so with following accreditation AUTHOR: “Jordan Zoot.  “aBIZinaBOX Inc., CPA’s” PUBLISHER:  CANNABIS LAW REPORT Back to the BRC Back to the BRC – while 2015 seems like ancient history, however, that was when then Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsome’s Blue Ribbon Commission published “Pathways Report – Policy Options […]

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Friday 8 March – State By State Digest: Federal, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Texas, Washington, West Virginia, Wyoming

FEDERAL Three cannabis reform bills reintroduced in Congress   FLORIDA Florida Senate passes smokable medical marijuana bill TALLAHASSEE – Florida lawmakers Thursday took a major step toward repealing the state’s ban on smokable medical marijuana, signaling an early victory in the legislative session for Gov. Ron DeSantis. The Florida Senate passed SB 182 by a […]

The Week in Weed: March 8, 2019

Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana. Let’s start with politics, with the latest in the “Where The Candidates Stand on Marijuana” series.  Senator Cory Booker (D – NJ)  has introduced the Marijuana Justice Act of 2019 that would legalize cannabis at the federal level, […]

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And Today’s Fortune 500 Company Deserter To Jump On The Good Ship Cannabis Is !

Forbes write…..Over the last week alone, we learned that an executive director at Morgan Stanley had left his job to join the marijuana industry; that Joel Lunenfeld, former vice president of global brand strategy at Twitter had taken over as Chief Marketing Officer at NorCal Cannabis; and that Tim Leslie, a former Amazon executive had been appointed CEO at Leafly. In fact, big-name executives […]

Alaska Moves Closer to Allowing Onsite Cannabis

Some in the industry say it’s possible the first onsite use areas are approved by this summer. The post Alaska Moves Closer to Allowing Onsite Cannabis appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: The Associated Press Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Florida Poised to Repeal State Ban on Smokable Cannabis

Republican Sen. Jeff Brandes sponsored the bill and said after the vote the ban never should have been enacted in the first place. The post Florida Poised to Repeal State Ban on Smokable Cannabis appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: The Associated Press Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Can’t Find Cannabis in Colorado Springs? Pueblo Has You Covered

If you’re looking for cannabis in Colorado Springs (which prohibits recreational dispensaries), check out nearby Pueblo, which has a selection of great shops with great deals. The post Can’t Find Cannabis in Colorado Springs? Pueblo Has You Covered appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Karen Getchell Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

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The FDA and Hemp: Status Check

If you wish to re-publish this story please do so with following accreditation AUTHOR:  Darren Kaplan & Garrett Graff – Hoban Law Group PUBLISHER:  CANNABIS LAW REPORT At the end of February 2019, as well as concurrent with the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill in late December 2018, Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) Commissioner Dr. Scott […]

When Will Illinois Legalize Recreational Cannabis?

Increasingly, federal cannabis legalization in America is becoming not a matter of “If” but “When?” Like clockwork, each year cannabis friendly voters in another couple states approve progressive marijuana legislation. The green wave continues rolling on inland from the coasts and is beginning to break against the Midwest. Although Michigan will go down in American […]

Senate votes overwhelmingly to allow smoking of medical marijuana – Miami Herald

Senate votes overwhelmingly to allow smoking of medical marijuana  Miami Herald Florida Senate passes smokable medical marijuana bill  Orlando Sentinel House, Senate close to repealing Florida’s ban on smokable medical marijuana  Orlando Weekly Florida Senate votes to repeal ban on smokable medical marijuana | TheHill  The Hill Senate signs off on smokable medical marijuana  The News-Press View full coverage on […]

Florida Senate Passes Smokeable Medical Marijuana Bill – Central Florida News – Health – Health WMFE – WMFE

Florida Senate Passes Smokeable Medical Marijuana Bill – Central Florida News – Health – Health WMFE  WMFE House, Senate close to repealing Florida’s ban on smokable medical marijuana  Orlando Weekly Florida Senate passes smokable medical marijuana bill  Orlando Sentinel View full coverage on Google News Go to Source Author: Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

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Health Canada Suspends Licence of Winnipeg Cannabis Producer Bonify

Health Canada has suspended the sales licence of Winnipeg-based cannabis producer Bonify. The federal agency barred Bonify Medical Cannabis from selling cannabis on Monday due to safety and public health concerns. “The department found that Bonify Medical Cannabis was possessing, distributing and selling product that was purchased from an illegal source, and selling product that […]

The Best of the Best Adult-Use Cannabis in Massachusetts

As the number of open dispensaries finally begins to ramp up, Massachusetts cannabis consumers—as visitors from other states—face a dizzying array of choices. The post The Best of the Best Adult-Use Cannabis in Massachusetts appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Avital Norman Nathman Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Former Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper Vies for Presidential Nomination. But Was He Good on Pot?

Two governors from legal marijuana states are seeking to become the Democrats’ presidential nominee in 2020. We wrote about Washington’s current Governor Jay Inslee earlier this week. Here’s our take on Colorado’s former two-term Governor John Hickenlooper, who announced his candidacy on March 4. Like Inslee, Hickenlooper opposed his state’s recreational marijuana ballot initiative in […]

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How To Pack A Bowl: A Beginners Guide To Bowl Smoking

Back in the day, becoming a cannabis connoisseur was all about who you knew. Chances are, your first marijuana experience occurred because you knew someone who could get their hands on the ganja. Then you learned how to roll a joint or how to pack a bowl by watching your friend’s older brother do it. […]

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Thursday, March 7, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Thursday, March 7, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Michigan to enforce March 31 deadline for unlicensed pot dispensaries to close (Detroit Free Press) // Medical Marijuana Bill Passes Key Kentucky Committee (Marijuana Moment) // David Irving not interested in NFL return until marijuana policy change (Sports Naut) These […]

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Chemdawg strain review: Some of the best genetics ever

Chemdawg is one of the oldest and dankest strains in existence, and it is widely known as the carrier of potent genetics as it is found in the lineage of many quality hybrids. There are more than 14,000 known strains in the world, according to this very large seed database, but there’s only a few […]

Florida House, Senate Near Repeal Of Smoked Medical Marijuana Ban – WJCT NEWS

Florida House, Senate Near Repeal Of Smoked Medical Marijuana Ban  WJCT NEWS Senate votes overwhelmingly to allow smoking of medical marijuana  Miami Herald Florida Senate passes smokable medical marijuana bill  Orlando Sentinel House, Senate close to repealing Florida’s ban on smokable medical marijuana  Orlando Weekly Florida Senate approves bill allowing smokable medical marijuana  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando View full […]

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Helix TCS system allows North Dakota to track and trace the state’s entire medical cannabis supply chain

Helix TCS, Inc., through its cannabis seed-to-sale tracking and point-of-sale subsidiary, BioTrackTHC, has officially deployed North Dakota’s government medical cannabis traceability system. The system “will track and trace the state’s entire medical cannabis supply chain for compliance and regulatory oversight,” notes a statement from Helix TCS, a provider of ancillary services for the legal cannabis […]

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The Federal Legality of CBD Smokable Products

In the last few weeks, we have received a growing number of inquiries pertaining to the legality of smokable products infused with cannabidiol derived from industrial hemp (“CBD Smokables”), including vape pens and pre-rolled hemp flower joints. This post provides a brief overview of the current legal status of these products. As we have discussed […]

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Canada’s medical cannabis programs are poorly regulated, UN Agency says

The United Nations’ International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) warned governments around the globe that countries who have legalized the use of medical cannabis must ensure that those programs are used exclusively for their intended use, and not to “de facto legalize” cannabis for recreational use. The Vienna-based INCB is the “independent and quasi-judicial monitoring body […]

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Committee advances medical marijuana bill in Kentucky

A bill to legalize medical marijuana in Kentucky won initial committee approval Wednesday night after lawmakers heard emotional testimony from people battling chronic pain and debilitating medical conditions. The bill, which would make marijuana legal in the bluegrass state for medical purposes only, cleared the House Judiciary Committee on a 16-1 vote after a two-hour […]

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Is Cannabis The Future Of Cosmetics And Skin Care

Much research has been into THC, but this is literally the tip of the iceberg It’s not only the pharmaceutical industry that stands to get a bit of a shakeup as cannabis becomes more well known and understood. The cosmetics and skin care industries also stand to be revolutionised. Why? Because cannabinoids have a remarkable […]

Cannabis Infused Products

Stay focused, productive, and in control of life’s many anxious moments with Stillwater Brands low-calorie, precisely dosed products. Listen to this podcast for information on how Stillwater Brands produces functioning products for high-functioning adults. Visit Stillwater Brands website and check out The Farm dispensary in Boulder, Colorado.  The post Cannabis Infused Products appeared first on […]

Higher education: Colleges add cannabis to the curriculum

Grace DeNoya is used to getting snickers when people learn she’s majoring in marijuana. “My friends make good-natured jokes about getting a degree in weed,” said DeNoya, one of the first students in a new four-year degree program in medicinal plant chemistry at Northern Michigan University. “I say, ‘No, it’s a serious degree, a chemistry […]

What’s the current situation buying in Washington DC.

I know DC operates in a gray area when it comes to recreational. I’ve bought before at events where you buy a product, like a pencil, and get your product as a gift that comes with the purchase. It’s been about a year since I was last there though. Are these events still common? I […]

The level of evidence of medical marijuana use for treating disabilities: a scoping review

The level of evidence of medical marijuana use for treating disabilities: a scoping review Abstract PURPOSE: Twenty-nine states have bypassed federal regulations by legalizing marijuana (MJ) either medicinally, recreationally or both. The FDA states that there is no empirical evidence that MJ is effective to treat these disorders. With over a billion individuals living with a disability […]

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Does Marijuana Affect Sperm Count In Healthy Males?

Does Marijuana Affect Sperm Count In Healthy Males? Certain activities, substances, or even physical environments can decrease male fertility by killing or damaging sperm cells. The post Does Marijuana Affect Sperm Count In Healthy Males? appeared first on The Fresh Toast. Go to Source Author: Dr. Jordan Tishler Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

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Seyfarth Shaw Publish Article: Likely to be Dazed and Confused: the Hazy Future of Cannabis-related Trademarks

Authored By Becki Lee on March 6, 2019 POSTED IN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY It is well known that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) does not allow federal registration for cannabis-related trademarks (discussed by this blog hereand here). Some commenters have speculated that, because courts have been chipping away at the bans on immoral, scandalous, and disparaging trademarks, the ban on […]

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Leafly’s Data Team, Working In Partnership With Whitney Economics Say, “Legal cannabis is currently the greatest job-creation machine in America”

There are now more than 211,000 cannabis jobs across the United States. More than 64,000 of those jobs were added in 2018. That’s enough people to fill Chicago’s Soldier Field, with 3,000 more tailgating outside. Legal cannabis is currently the greatest job-creation machine in America. The cannabis workforce increased 21% in 2017. It gained another 44% in […]

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The USDA and Hemp: Status Check (2)

If you wish to re-publish this story please do so with following accreditation AUTHOR:  Darren Kaplan & Garrett Graff – Hoban Law Group PUBLISHER:  CANNABIS LAW REPORT At the end of February 2019, as well as concurrent with the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill in late December 2018, Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) Commissioner Dr. Scott […]