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A Philadelphia University Says It’s Offering ‘First MBA’ for the Cannabis Industry

The University of Sciences in Philadelphia announced Tuesday the launch of a Master of Business Administration option for students looking for opportunities in the cannabis industry. “We’ve seen rapid growth in an industry that needs business leaders,” said Andrew Peterson, executive director of the USciences Substance Use Disorders Institute. “Our MBA is concentrated on the […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Marijuana Edibles

Marijuana edibles are cannabis-infused food products that offer delayed, yet extended effects.   Offering a tasty alternative to smoking or vaporizing cannabis, marijuana edibles are food and beverage products that have been infused with cannabis. Consumers who enjoy marijuana edibles typically prefer the extended and more intense effects that they offer compared to other types […]

Revolution Enterprises Names Tony Hunter as Board Chairman

ELMHURST, Ill., July 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Revolution Enterprises CEO Mark de Souza announced today that prominent media executive and corporate leader Tony Hunter will become chair of the company’s board of directors. In addition, de Souza said Revolution, a national leader in the cannabis industry, is entering Arkansas. The post Revolution Enterprises Names Tony […]

Yummi Karma Cannabis Drops

From sleep to anxiety to PMS relief, Yummi Karma’s award-winning Cannabis Drops offer an effect for every need. Created by women, for women, each 1oz bottle contains approximately 30 servings. Natural flavors combine with cannabis and/or hemp in an MCT oil base. Stay Lifted, Drift Away, and Mood Magic: 300mg THC per bottle. One to […]

Postal Carrier Caught in Conspiracy to Mail Cannabis

The package labels contained false names but real addresses, prosecutors say, and the mail carrier delivered packages to a dealer in the postal station’s parking lot. The post Postal Carrier Caught in Conspiracy to Mail Cannabis appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: The Associated Press Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Dr. Raphael Mechoulam, the Godfather of Cannabinoid Research

If Raphael Mechoulam’s life’s work hadn’t focused on a globally prohibited and vilified plant, his might be a household name today. As the first scientist to isolate CBD and THC in the early 1960s, Dr. Mechoulam became a folk hero in the underground cannabis sphere—a status with which he is clearly uncomfortable. But it was […]

BREAKING: Another Study Links Marijuana and Psychosis

Today, a study published in the American Journal of Psychiatry further links the use of marijuana with the onset of severe mental illness such as psychosis and schizophrenia. “This study is big as it is just one more in the scientific pile on connecting today’s potent pot with psychosis,’ said Dr. Kevin Sabet, president of […]

The Roll-Up Bonus Episode: Talking Cannabis & CBD

Bruce talks with Aliza Sherman (above) and Dr. Junella Chin, authors of “Cannabis & CBD for Wellness & Health,” about cannabis, dosing, and long-distance collaboration. The post The Roll-Up Bonus Episode: Talking Cannabis & CBD appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Leafly Podcasts Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

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PURA Explores CBD Infused Beer With Existing Beer Producer

DALLAS – July 17, 2019 /OTC PR WIRE via Canna Newswire/ – Puration, Inc. (USOTC: PURA) (”PURA”) today announced entering into discussions with an existing beer producer about a partnership to produce a CBD infused beer.  A research report out this week highlights the current alcohol producer trend to pursue cannabis beverages with the continued liberalization of cannabis […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Cannabis Indica

Our complete guide to indica strains will answer all your questions about these marijuana plants and their effects. In dispensaries around the U.S., hundreds of different strains line the shelves. With names like Blue Dream, OG Kush, Girl Scout Cookies, and Green Crack, it’s hard to pinpoint which strain is best for you. Traditionally, marijuana […]

Michigan Marijuana Rules are a “Pure Michigan Big Marijuana Giveaway”

The state of Michigan recently released the official rules and regulations under which the marijuana industry will operate in the state following the adoption of a ballot measure to legalize and commercialize the drug in November. In response, Dr. Kevin Sabet, president of Smart Approaches to Marijuana and its affiliate Healthy and Productive Michigan which […]

Sweeping Medical-Marijuana Expansion Enacted in New Jersey

The medical marijuana program in New Jersey was recently expanded to accommodate more patients and allow for more dispensaries.  Assembly Bill 20, signed by Gov. Phil Murphy on July 2, significantly amended the state’s medical-marijuana program, previously considered one of the country’s most restrictive. The Highlight Include: Adds conditions like chronic pain, epilepsy and menstrual […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Cannabis Sativa

In this guide, we offer an overview of sativa strains of marijuana, including sativa characteristics and how sativa strains affects the body. Take a trip to your local marijuana dispensary, and you’ll quickly notice there are many different marijuana strains available. With so much choice, how do you know where to start finding a marijuana […]

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KALY Considers Increasing 2019 $20 Million CBD Extraction Revenue Target

DALLAS – July 17, 2019 /OTC PR WIRE via Canna Newswire/ – Kali-Extracts, Inc. (Kali, Inc. dba/Kali-Extracts, Inc.) (USOTC: KALY) (“KALY”) today confirmed the company has signed CBD extraction contracts with hemp cultivation operations worth $15 million in total.  KALY management previously set a 2019 CBD extraction revenue target of $20 million.  Management is now considering a potential […]

Smoking a Spliff and Staying Stiff

Cannabis can make anything better, so why not sex? As a female, I have no idea what it is like to have a penis. For the most part, I know what cannabis does to my vagina. But, I can’t even fathom what might be going on down there when a man smokes a joint, especially […]

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Wednesday, July 17, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Cannabis banking reform secures landmark US Senate panel hearing (Marijuana Business Daily) // 235,000 Michiganders could have marijuana record cleared under new bill (Detroit Free Press) // In California’s Cannabis War, Civil Is the New Criminal (Leafly) Today’s headlines are […]

The Importance of Collecting and Harvesting Cannabis Seeds

There was a time in our not-too-recent history when a sack of weed almost always included seeds. But as cannabis cultivation evolved, so did the demand for sensimilla, or high-quality, seedless cannabis. Breeders not only began developing their own customized strains, they also started specializing in the cultivation of very special cannabis seeds. These seeds […]

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Dealing with Cannabis Agencies or Municipal Governments? Learn Your Regulatory Language

Cannabis companies in regulated states like California often find themselves needing to report to their licensing agency or the municipal government that gave them permits when it comes to pretty much any change in their business, owners, or financiers. These communications typically include: Requesting to modify business operations or their premises Reporting changes to the […]

Marijuana use may not make parents more ‘chill’

Sorry, marijuana moms and dads: Using pot may not make you a more relaxed parent, at least when it comes to how you discipline your children. A study of California parents found that current marijuana users administered more discipline techniques of all kinds to their children on average than did non-users. That includes everything from […]

FSAI recalls batch of Dutch cannabis oil

The authority has recalled 10ml bottles of extra strong Euphoria Full spectrum Oil The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has recalled a batch of CBD oil after discovering that it contains the psychoactive compound in cannabis. The authority has recalled 10ml bottles of extra strong Euphoria Full spectrum Oil, which has been imported from the […]

The bike tour – Mila’s diary by Che Capri

Over 80 riders and volunteers from around the world took part, travelling 420km over 3 days Weed World was proud to be a sponsor of the 4th Medical Cannabis Bike Tour which took place in Holland, Belgium and Germany in June. Over 80 riders and volunteers from around the world took part, travelling 420km over […]

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FDA To Speed Up On Regs

The Food and Drug Administration plans on expediting CBD rules and regulations, potentially by the end of summer or early fall, according to Dr. Amy Abernathy, the principal deputy commissioner and acting chief information officer. “We are enthusiastic about research into the therapeutic benefits of CBD products but also need to balance safety. To understand […]

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US Senate to Hold Hearing Next Week on ‘Challenges for Cannabis and Banking;’ Cannabis Trade Federation Chairman Invited to Testify

WASHINGTON — The Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs will hold a hearing Tuesday, July 23, on “Challenges for Cannabis and Banking: Outside Perspectives.” A variety of stakeholders have been invited to testify, including the bill’s sponsors, bank and credit union officials, and LivWell Enlightened Health CEO John Lord.  Mr. Lord currently serves as […]

Current status of cannabis treatment of multiple sclerosis with an illustrative case presentation of a patient with MS, complex vocal tics, paroxysmal dystonia, and marijuana dependence treated with dronabinol

Current status of cannabis treatment of multiple sclerosis with an illustrative case presentation of a patient with MS, complex vocal tics, paroxysmal dystonia, and marijuana dependence treated with dronabinol Abstract Pain, spasticity, tremor, spasms, poor sleep quality, and bladder and bowel dysfunction, among other symptoms, contribute significantly to the disability and impaired quality of life […]

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Arcview Acquired For $US7.7 million

Dallas-based marijuana investment firm Cresco Capital Partners and another private equity group are taking control of The Arcview Group, an MJ investment company in Oakland, California. Cresco and New Jersey-based Trivergence Investments led a $7.7 million Series A funding for the acquisition. Arcview functions through the membership of more than 600 accredited investors who are […]

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Green Market Report: Green Growth Continues Retail Expansion as Abercrombie & Fitch Says Yes to CBD

After a trial period of selling the Green Growth Brands Inc. (CSE: GGB) (OTCQB: GGBXF) CBD line called Seventh Sense Botanical Therapy products, Abercrombie & Fitch (A&F) has decided to carryrcrombie.com the products in 160 stores. “Abercrombie & Fitch understands how to connect with their target-customer, not just in the U.S. but across the globe,” said Green Growth […]

Cannabis Law News

NORML: New Hampshire: Governor Signs Marijuana Annulment Measure

Republican Gov. Chris Sununu has signed legislation into law establishing procedures permitting those with prior, low-level marijuana convictions to petition the court to have their convictions annulled. House Bill 399 provides an opportunity for those convicted of offenses involving the possession of three-quarters of one ounce of cannabis or less to seek an annulment. If the prosecuting attorney […]

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Utah Delay Cannabis Growing Licences

Prospective medical marijuana growers in Utah face a longer-than-expected wait because a state agency postponed the decision to award licenses. State regulators announced they delayed until the end of July the announcement of who will grow the state’s medical marijuana.Eighty-one farmers and entrepreneurs applied for the state’s 10 grower licenses.A July 15 deadline initially had […]

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ALM and Shook, Hardy & Bacon Report Says 56% Of GC, “will need to increase their legal resources to keep up with the cannabis market”

Fifty-six percent of general counsel and in-house counsel believe in the next couple of years they will need to increase their legal resources to keep up with the cannabis market, according to a report published by ALM and Shook, Hardy & Bacon. Many in-house counsel according to the report having growing concerns over cannabis-related litigation. Jean Smith Gonnell, […]

July 4 and 710 Cannabis Sales Numbers Are In

The month of July offers two holidays (one official federal holiday, and an unofficial cannabis holiday) that are great for helping dispensaries increase their bottom line. July 4th is celebrated all over the country and July 10, referred to as 7/10 or 710, has become a second cannabis holiday. The term 710 resembles “OIL” when […]

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Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission Looking To Hire, “Responsible Vendor Trainers for Marijuana Establishment Agents”

Apply to Become a Responsible Vendor Trainer for Marijuana Establishment Agents in Massachusetts Starting tomorrow, the Cannabis Control Commission (Commission) will begin accepting applications from entities seeking to achieve state certification as Responsible Vendor Trainers for Marijuana Establishment Agents. The Responsible Vendor Training Program, the first of its kind to be mandated statewide by a […]

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Legalization of Marijuana and Rising Social Acceptance Augments the Market for Cannabis Infused Drinks, details Fact.MR Report

Global sales of cannabis infused drinks will surpass US$ 200 Mn in 2019, propelled by growing efficiencies in the delivery methods of drinkables, along with increasing discretion and social acceptance of the consumption method. /EIN News/ — Rockville, MD, July 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — In the recent past, broader legalization of marijuana has motivated […]

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West Virginia Has Another Go At Cannabis Banking Tender After 1st Round Fails

Del. Mike Pushkin, a Democrat, who championed the medical cannabis law, told the News & Observer that the delay would push back the timeline for the program’s rollout another few months and said, “it’s not such a big deal.” Full story https://www.ganjapreneur.com/west-virginia-opens-2nd-cannabis-banking-round-after-1st-round-fails/?utm_campaign=Daily%20Morning%20News&utm_medium=email&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-94ycbIcrVHLYB-O2IB4hti7xBzLy2i8c8noldN3kxV2Lw3QoGcYqvfdOdQyjT2PXqkdH3UpQwSzYaihbdtnRWrxbEphw&_hsmi=74700584&utm_content=74698666&utm_source=hs_email&hsCtaTracking=434deebd-df0a-4ff5-9f0a-e3358aba1eec%7Cffc94b6d-851d-4e91-a78b-705dc056643e     Go to Source Author: Sean Hocking Puffin’ On Some Good New?! […]

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Health Canada Revokes Licences of B.C. Cannabis Producer Agrima

Company under creditor protection as Health Canada finds ‘unauthorized activities’. B.C. cannabis producer Agrima Botanicals Corp. has had its licences revoked by Health Canada, months after the company disclosed the regulator’s finding that “unauthorized activities” with pot took place at the firm. Agrima is now listed on Health Canada’s website of licensed producers with the […]

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Aurora Cannabis Gets Licences for Two Outdoor Growing Facilities

Edmonton-based Aurora Cannabis has received a processing licence from Health Canada for its Aurora Air facility located near the Edmonton International Airport and two outdoor cultivation licences for sites in Quebec and British Columbia, the company announced Monday. “Our team plans to use these areas to ensure we are able to consistently grow the high-quality […]

Cannabis Industry

Grupo Flor Launches California’s First Cannabis Industry Apprentice Program

Management and cross training designed to benefit cannabis industry SALINAS, Calif. – July 16, 2019 /Canna Newswire/ –  Grupo Flor has launched a pilot program of California’s first professional in-house cannabis apprenticeship program. The program will provide the company’s employees with mentoring and management training while gaining hands-on experience in the entire supply chain including nursery, […]

Does Luxury Cannabis Ignore Social Equity?

Luxury cannabis has begun filling the shelves of bougie stores across the country, but just because it’s fancy doesn’t necessarily mean it’s sustainable and socially equitable. The post Does Luxury Cannabis Ignore Social Equity? appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Danielle Guercio Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

CBD: Uncertainty for Restaurants and Retailers

In Dallas, a yoga studio offers CBD-infused kombucha. In Philadelphia, a decorated chef serves an elegant CBD-infused four-course meal to a nattily dressed group of fifty. In Kentucky, the Peaches & CBD Cream burger competes in Lexington Burger Week. A vendor at an arts festival in Colorado offers CBD Hot Dogs from his hot dog […]

Cannabis Sprays Explored: Parasitic Pesticides

In a crop, certain insects can be introduced to nibble on excess mould instead of pesticides. Not only are these potentially harmful to plants, but they will also only mildly suppress instead of outright preventing fungal invasions. Mould eating insects are also less versatile and create their own problems whereas parasitic myco-solutions can be sprayed […]

Will New Mexico Be the Next State To Legalize?

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham wants lawmakers to consider it seriously when the next session opens in January. The post Will New Mexico Be the Next State To Legalize? appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: The Associated Press Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Wisconsin Cannabis Arrests Hit Black Residents Hardest

If Wisconsin decriminalizes, there would likely be a decrease in arrests and a reduction in the state’s jail and prison population. But data suggest that the state’s racial disparities will persist. The post Wisconsin Cannabis Arrests Hit Black Residents Hardest appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: The Associated Press Puffin’ On Some Good […]

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Leading Edge Pharms Inks CBD Product Distribution Deal with MarketHub

The agreement will provide MarketHub with distribution rights for Leading Edge’s products with major retailers across the U.S. HENDERSON, Nev. – July 16, 2019 /Canna Newswire/ –  Leading Edge Pharms, Inc., (Leading Edge) a biotechnology company developing novel cannabinoid therapies and innovative delivery systems, today announced a distribution deal with MarketHub Retail Services, a distribution […]

No Strain, No Gain: Do People Use Cannabis for Working Out?

Cannabis has typically been stereotyped as a lazy drug, whose users tend to vegetate on a couch and not be very physically active. Not only is that untrue (some of the time), there are individuals out there who use cannabis as a way to augment their workouts. While we can’t endorse doing this, we can […]

Boulder County marijuana sales jump by $1.4 million in May

Retail marijuana sales in Boulder County jumped $1.4 million in May compared to last year, according to the Colorado Department of Revenue. From 2015 to 2018, marijuana sales in Boulder County consistently increased by $1 million each May. The increase this year, which brought Boulder County’s total to $8.7 million, kept it slightly ahead of […]

In California’s Cannabis War, Civil Is the New Criminal

In Humboldt County, civil codes and $10k-a-day fines are working where SWAT raids failed. The strategy is about to go statewide. The post In California’s Cannabis War, Civil Is the New Criminal appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: David Downs Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

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CBD Catching on Among Professional Athletes and Sports Leagues

Though cannabis remains on The World Anti-Doping Agency’s list of banned substances, WADA stopped prohibiting the use of cannabidiol in 2017. Soccer players are no longer penalized for having CBD in their systems during the World Cups. Several sports leagues and associations have followed WADA’s lead, such as the United Fighting Championship (UFC), which oversees […]

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Michigan caregivers control more than 1 million cannabis plants

Michigan’s registered medical marijuana caregivers have permission to grow more than one million cannabis plants, while licensed commercial cultivators are authorized to grow one tenth of that number. These figures are crucially important to understand as Michigan ramps up efforts to boost the industry prior to licensing businesses for the state’s adult use cannabis market […]

Press Release – INDIVA Congratulates Bhang Corporation on CSE Listing

Not for distribution to U.S. Newswire Services or for dissemination in the United States. INDIVA Congratulates Bhang Corporation on CSE Listing LONDON, Ontario – July 16, 2019:  Indiva Limited (the “Company” or “Indiva”) (TSXV:NDVA) (US:NDVAF) congratulates Bhang Corporation (“Bhang“) on its recent Canadian Securities Exchange listing (CSE: BHNG). Bhang is a trusted cannabis house of […]

US growing bumper crop for medical marijuana research

Researchers should be able to obtain material from the new crop in the fall after harvest and analyses are completed The U.S. government plans on giving marijuana research a boost by growing the largest crop of research marijuana in five years, responding to interest in varieties with high levels of THC and CBD. For years, […]

Cannabis treatment counters addiction: First study of its kind

An Australian study has demonstrated that cannabis-based medication helps tackle dependency on cannabis, one of the most widely used drugs globally. A new article provides the first strong evidence that cannabis replacement therapy could reduce the rate of relapse. The principles are similar to nicotine replacement in that the patient is provided a safer drug […]

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Advantage CCA

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 We have decided to write a primer on the advantages of Cannabis Cooperative Associations (“CCAs”) because many of our readers have asked us why we keep talking about them.   A CCA is […]

Medical marijuana: medical necessity versus political agenda

Medical marijuana: medical necessity versus political agenda Abstract Marijuana is classified by the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) as an illegal Schedule I drug which has no accepted medical use. However, recent studies have shown that medical marijuana is effective in controlling chronic non-cancer pain, alleviating nausea and vomiting associated with chemotherapy, treating wasting syndrome associated with AIDS, and controlling muscle spasms […]

Cannabis Tax Intel

Steve DeAngelo Writes Op-Ed For LA Times “How the U.S. tax code keeps the illegal market for marijuana alive and well”

Why might DeAngelo be pontificating on 280E ? Here’s why Just a selection of stories we have published in the last 14 months concerning Harborside and 280E Greenspoon Marder Announce Via Press Release That They’ve Been Retained By Harborside In Tax Case Harborside Health Center v. Commissioner: Implications for the Cannabis Industry and Their Tax […]

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Segra Receives Licence for Portland Hemp Tissue Culture Facility

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Segra International Corp. (“Segra” or the “Company”) an agriculture technology company, is pleased to announce that it has received its Industrial Hemp Grower Registration licence, allowing the Company to commence hemp tissue culture operations in Oregon. The Company’s newly licensed, Portland-based laboratory represents Segra’s premiere entry into […]

Smart Growing: Light-Deprivation Without Budget-Deprivation

It’s always interesting to watch growers in emerging markets learn from the mistakes and successes of growers in established markets. Two of the biggest takeaways I’ve seen from established markets are 1) what once worked on a smaller-scale, underground market doesn’t translate to commercial profitability, and 2) as new markets develop, one of the biggest […]

How Successful Cannabis Executives Achieve Peace of Mind

As anyone knows who works in this industry, it can be particularly demanding. Forty hour work weeks rarely cut it for cannabis executives on the forefront of the green revolution and burnout occurs quite often. Burnout, however, is no badge of honor, in fact, it can slow you down and hurt your business. We spoke […]

What to Do With Disappointing Weed

Mids become magic with these practical tips for transforming bad strains into good—or at least better—experiences. The post What to Do With Disappointing Weed appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Devon Scoble Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Measured expansion of medical marijuana the right approach – Victoria Advocate

Measured expansion of medical marijuana the right approach  Victoria Advocate Medical cannabis is gaining momentum in Asia  CNBC Medical Marijuana Takes Over Asia Despite Duterte’s Drug War  International Business Times 7 Reasons Marijuana Has Virtually No Chance of Being Legalized in the U.S. Before 2021  Yahoo Finance Heather Allman: Lighting Up Florida’s Medical Marijuana People: The Medics Series, Part […]

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A Walk Through the Cannabis Stock Graveyard

As one who has followed the cannabis sector closely for over six years, I have seen lots of ups and downs for its publicly-traded stocks. Investors today have, in my view, the opportunity to own some companies that have bright futures, but that wasn’t so much the case even three years ago, when most retail […]

Competition to Grow Medical Cannabis in Utah Heats Up

Longtime family farmers, larger operations that grow hemp, and out-of-state corporate growers are among the 81 applicants lining up to be licensed medical cannabis growers in Utah. The post Competition to Grow Medical Cannabis in Utah Heats Up appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: The Associated Press Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share […]

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Nice Play: Lego to Dump Big Oil and Convert to Hemp

Toy Story Lego has served as the literal and figurative building block for generations of children. With 60 billion new blocks produced each year, it’s likely your child has attempted to reconstruct the Eiffel Tower or build robots and race cars with Legos. Patented in 1958, Ole Kirk Christiansen carved the first Lego out of […]

7 Reasons Marijuana Has Virtually No Chance of Being Legalized in the US Before 2021 – Yahoo Finance

7 Reasons Marijuana Has Virtually No Chance of Being Legalized in the US Before 2021  Yahoo Finance Medical cannabis is gaining momentum in Asia  CNBC Medical Marijuana Takes Over Asia Despite Duterte’s Drug War  International Business Times Heather Allman: Lighting Up Florida’s Medical Marijuana People: The Medics Series, Part 1  Green Market Report View full coverage on Google News […]

Can You Fail a Drug Test After Consuming CBD?

CBD is the cannabinoid challenging THC as the most prevalent product on the cannabis market today. With its ability to be sold as an oil, edible, vape cartridge, lotion and so much more, CBD has found its way into just about every product on sales shelves. It’s even showing up in major stores and big […]

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Monday, July 15, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Monday, July 15, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // FDA Says It Is Speeding Up The CBD Regulation Process (Marijuana Moment) // Presidential Candidate And Congresswoman Speak At Panel On Ending Marijuana Prohibition (Marijuana Moment) // Alaska regulators reject first application for on-site marijuana consumption (Anchorage Daily News) Today’s […]

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Medical cannabis is gaining momentum in Asia

With Thailand’s legalization of medical cannabis in February, some experts predict that other Southeast Asian countries may move to decriminalize the plant. If that happens, it could prove a significant opportunity for investors interested in the space. Many countries in Asia have made headlines for strict punishments for possessing, trafficking and consuming cannabis — including, […]

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Study: History of marijuana use associated with lower risk of liver disease

Subjects with a history of cannabis use are less likely than abstainers to develop non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), according to longitudinal data published in the journal Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry. A team of Spanish investigators assessed the relationship between cannabis use and liver steatosis over a three-year period. They determined that those subjects “who reported […]

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Why is Big Pharma Heading to Canada for its Cannabis Patents?

Currently, seven of Canada’s top ten cannabis patent holders are major multi-national pharmaceutical companies, according to a joint research project by Washington D.C.-based New Frontier Data and London-based cannabis bio-technology firm, Grow Biotech. The list includes Ciba-Geigy AG (Switzerland) with 21 patents; Pfizer Products (United States) with 14; and Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (Sweden) with 13. […]

THC Can Prevent Transplanted Organs From Being Rejected

The THC content of the cannabis plant could help increase the number of lives that can be saved with organ transplants THC and organ transplantsOrgan transplants save thousands of lives every day, but this process is far from simple. Our bodies’ immune systems are programmed to protect us from any external attacks and can trigger […]

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Hey stoners. I just moved to Idaho and im experiencing a bit of culture shock. No one here knows how weed works and ive met a couple people here that think its on par with heroin. Some of the locals are normal people and understand what it is. Some locals( the mormon families) are absolutely […]

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Licensing Cannabis: A Giant Step Forward

Licensing provides smaller brands the opportunity to bring CBD products to market with very little financial risk. What do you get when you marry one of the largest product trends in recent decades with one of the most respected business growth strategies? Opportunity. For the first time in its 35-year history, Licensing Expo — the […]

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CNBC’s Tim Seymour Talks About Cannabis M&A, Private Vs. Public Markets

A cascade of mergers, acquisitions and attempted hostile takeovers have roiled the cannabis industry over the past year. CNBC commentator Tim Seymour, who’s day job is founder/CIO of Seymour Asset Management, discussed the future of M&A in the cannabis industry and the valuations of publicly traded cannabis stocks at the 2019 Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference in Toronto, […]

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Hoban Law Launch Cannabis Compliance and Regulation courses on Green Flower Media Platform

Here are the  Cannabis Compliance and Regulation courses launching on the Green Flower Media platform.   HLG Course Descriptions: Historical Perspectives – Garrett Graff, Esq. Securing State Licenses and Local Permits – Craig Small, Esq. HLG.  Corporate Formation – Larry Mishkin, Esq. Banking, Accounting and Tax – Steve Schain, Esq. Employment and Labor – Larry Mishkin, Esq. Advertising, Labeling, & Packaging […]

The Week In Cannabis: Jay-Z Joins Caliva, Congress Holds Marijuana Hearings, CannTrust Gets Smoked, And More – Yahoo Finance

The Week In Cannabis: Jay-Z Joins Caliva, Congress Holds Marijuana Hearings, CannTrust Gets Smoked, And More  Yahoo Finance Medical cannabis is gaining momentum in Asia  CNBC Medical Marijuana Takes Over Asia Despite Duterte’s Drug War  International Business Times North American cannabis companies look to UK for growth  Financial Times View full coverage on Google News Go to Source Author: […]

Dispensaries Find Pros and Cons in Growing Their Own Flower

Cannabis dispensaries must deal with a lot of moving parts, so reducing the chances for kinks in the seed-to-sale process can provide peace of mind and limit potential for unforeseen complications. Vertical integration of dispensaries and grows can go a long way toward establishing control; however, not all states allow grows and dispensaries to colocate. […]

Competition to grow medical marijuana in Utah heats up – ABC News

Competition to grow medical marijuana in Utah heats up  ABC News Anxiety now qualifies for medical marijuana in Pennsylvania  The Philadelphia Inquirer Anxiety disorders added to Pennsylvania medical marijuana program  LancasterOnline State to allow medical marijuana for anxiety disorder, Tourette syndrome  Sunbury Daily Item View full coverage on Google News Go to Source Author: Puffin’ On Some Good New?! […]

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Hemp-CBD Across State Lines: California

The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (“2018 Farm Bill”) legalized hemp by removing the crop and its derivatives from the definition of marijuana under the Controlled Substances Act (“CSA”) and by providing a detailed framework for the cultivation of hemp. The 2018 Farm Bill gives the US Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) regulatory authority over hemp […]

Meet Ken from Happy Daddy Products – by T Curtiss

“We came up with an integrated way to smoke, so that we could get the very best flavor, and…medication.” IT IS TYPICAL RAINY AFTERNOON IN THE PACIFIC NORTH WEST AS WE PULL UP TO THE BARN AND TALK TO KEN, THE MASTERMIND BEHIND HAPPY DADDY PRODUCTS.   Ken was a blacksmith turned Zen master dab […]

Cannabis in palliative care: current challenges and practical recommendations

Cannabis in palliative care: current challenges and practical recommendations Abstract Pain and symptom control challenges are common in palliative care, and the search for other therapeutic strategies is ongoing. Unfortunately, patients and their caregivers are receiving little information or support from healthcare providers regarding the increasingly popular cannabinoid-based medicines (CBM). Clinicians, meanwhile, feel understandably perplexed by […]

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British Columbia- Don’t You Be Playing Hawaii 5-0 or Bad Boys In Your Store !

This article should be read in its entirety at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GazE8PAL-DE They suggest some further songs our +1 suggestion is   Introduction  Remember prohibition in Canada? That bygone era of hardwired narc-optics brought by years of hiding and real life consequences within an underground economy? Many do, and there may be some legacy consumers and operators who […]

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Is Paris Prepared To Legalize Cannabis ?

Google Translation Le Parisien reported this past week The issue will be debated at the Paris Council on July 8th, 9th, 10th and 11th, on the proposal of the group Radicals of Left Center and Independents (RGCI). Its president, Laurence Goldgrab, wants the City of Paris to propose to the government to “make Paris a territory […]

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Caribbean Update

Some developments in Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago. In Jamaica Cannabis pilot project agreement signed A tripartite agreement was signed on Monday to implement a cannabis pilot programme in Accompong, St Elizabeth, under the Cannabis Licensing Authority’s (CLA) Alternative Development Programme. The agreement was signed by representatives of the CLA, Accompong Town Maroons, and Timeless Herbal […]

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Health Europa outlines what France’s “therapeutic cannabis” regulations might entail

Here’s the report…. Therapeutic cannabis may soon be legally available in France to hundreds of thousands of patients suffering from serious pain caused by illness. According to patient groups, somewhere between 300,000 and 1 million patients could be eligible to its use. “There will be about two years of experimentation with therapeutic cannabis, beginning as […]

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Hemp To The Hamptons

WATER MILL, N.Y., July 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Hemp entrepreneur Jennifer Babaian, Founder and CEO of Long Island’s #1 hemp-wellness destination 7 Leaf Clover, has opened up shop in the Hamptons at 760 Montauk Highway in Watermill, NY. This is the first store of its kind to bring the highest quality, organically grown CBD and hemp products from the U.S. and Europe to […]

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Medicinal cannabis producer Freyherr to list in London

Medicinal cannabis producer Freyherr International Group plans to list on theNEXexchange in London, it said on Friday, as companies look to exploit increasing legalisation of the plant. A growing number of countries in Europe have legalised or are planning to legalise cannabis for medicinal use, including Britain and Germany. Some U.S. states have also legalised […]

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Article – Major, Lindsey & Africa: Cannabis Legalization and Employee Drug Testing: A Tricky Combination

Authored By Brandyne Russell Brandyne Russell Mindy Sircus Mindy Sircus Drug testing has been a staple of the hiring process for decades, helping employers across industries to mitigate their risk in terms of cost, productivity, liability and employee well-being. This is unlikely to change anytime soon, particularly in automotive, construction, manufacturing and other sectors where […]

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UK: The Reality Is Only 10 Prescriptions For Medical Cannabis Have Been Made In The UK

CBD Testers.co report…….Proposals to name and shame businesses that fail to provide cannabis drugs for use in U.K. clinical trials have been made by Members of Parliament. After months of interviews and weighing-up reams of evidence The House of Commons Health and Social Care Committee has issued its latest report; ‘Drugs policy: medicinal cannabis’. It concludes that the […]

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California: Chaos Will Continue

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   As our readers are aware, we look at developments in California’s cannabis industry differently than most. AB 97 and SB 97 were signed into law by Governor Newsom on July 1st. These […]

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A CBD Company Now Owns a Big Chunk of Jones Soda

It’s common these days to hear about a food or beverage company investing in cannabis. It’s more unusual for a cannabis company to, say, snap up a soda brand. In recent months, an emerging cannabis firm has quickly acquired a significant position in Jones Soda (JSDA) with an eye on bringing the wild child of […]

Tyson Ranch to Bring the Health Benefits of Cannabidiol to Dogs

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., July 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The Ranch Companies, founded by Mike Tyson, has joined forces with world-renowned canine behaviorist, Cesar Millan, to launch a line of hemp-based functional dog supplements that harness the health and medicinal benefits of cannabidiol. The post Tyson Ranch to Bring the Health Benefits of Cannabidiol to Dogs […]

Does Cannabis Help With Stroke Recovery?

Thanks to decades of prohibition, it’s still nearly impossible to study cannabis effectively in the United States. That means we’re likely decades behind on finding new ways to use cannabis as a medicine. While it’s well-documented that cannabis can be used in a plethora of ways to heal our bodies and improve our lives, the […]

The Storm after the war by PSY-23

When you’ve got a lot on your mind a quick hit or two can make those worries disappear for a little while, It’s no secret that we live in a state of perpetual war. Label it however you want, but when you have troops stationed around the globe ‘supporting’ various different governments and ‘protecting’ foreign […]

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Report: “Key pharmacological differences between side effects of refined, pharmaceutical CBD formulations and whole plant extracts:”

This report (abstract below) asks if Epidiolex is as efficient a drug as the manufacturer believes it to be.   By: James Holley, Molecular Biologist, Scientific Officer, Mike Robinson, Co-founder, Research Institute, and Dr. David Ostrow, M.D., Research Director International Cannabinoid Cancer Research Institute (Draft 5) With review by:  (Pending) (This is not the Final Draft) Abstract:  (This is […]

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CannTrust Halts Sales & Appoints Independent Board Members To Look Into Company’s Issues

That means CannTrust’s 72,000 registered medical cannabis patients will have to look to other producers to fill their orders, likely worsening Canada’s supply crunch. Some provinces had already pulled CannTrust’s recreational products from store shelves. CannTrust also established a committee comprised of independent board members to investigate the matter. Full report Embattled CannTrust halts marijuana sales; Canada’s […]

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A new wave of global cannabis companies Listing in Tel Aviv?

If you wish to re-publish this story please do so with following accreditation AUTHOR: Richard Bardenstein, Hoban Law Group PUBLISHER:  CANNABIS LAW REPORT   Richard Bardenstein   A decision by Israel’s Securities Authority last week opens the doors for cannabis companies from around the world to explore a public listing on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, […]

Florida Cannabis Officials Overruled on Appeal

MIAMI – The First District Court of Appeals in Tallahassee on Tuesday ruled against Florida cannabis officials in an opinion that said the current scheme to regulate the number of cannabis treatment centers allowed in the state is unconstitutional. “Today’s major ruling is a victory for openness and the future of medical marijuana in Florida. […]

American Eagle Jumps on the CBD Bandwagon

Plenty of Americans still don’t know the first thing about CBD, but that’s not stopping mainstream retailers from hawking it to consumers. The post American Eagle Jumps on the CBD Bandwagon appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Leafly Staff Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

In the Vermont Capitol’s Flower Beds: 34 Cannabis Plants

A visitor alerted police to what turned out to be 34 plants found by officers this week among the cultivated flowers that line the walkway in front of the Statehouse in Montpelier. The post In the Vermont Capitol’s Flower Beds: 34 Cannabis Plants appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: The Associated Press Puffin’ […]

The Roll-Up #95: We’re Investing in Rolling Papers

This week: Congress holds a hearing on legalization and Anonymous puts a ‘buy’ rating on Zig Zag papers.  The post The Roll-Up #95: We’re Investing in Rolling Papers appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Leafly Podcasts Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Tips for Using CBD to Enhance Your Cannabis High

Even if your main goal with cannabis is to get high, that doesn’t mean CBD has no place in your routine. There are ways for you to toss it into your body and enhance your experience. The post Tips for Using CBD to Enhance Your Cannabis High appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: […]

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The connection between cannabis and fertility

While cannabis has been shown to help enhance one’s sex life, the question remains about the efficacy of cannabis for those trying to conceive. A newly released study published by the Canadian Medical Association Journal highlighted four key findings about the impact of cannabis use on fertility.  Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) acts on the endocannabinoid system, which […]

Federal law and policy

U.S. Indicts Cannabis Manufacturer for Illegal Hazardous Waste Dumping, But Not For Cannabis Activity

Last month, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of California indicted a San Diego cannabis manufacturer for dumping hazardous waste in violation of federal law. The defendants are alleged to have arranged for an unlicensed garbage hauler to unlawfully dump at various locations twenty-eight 55-gallon barrels of waste ethanol used in volatile extraction of […]

Cannabis reforms should benefit Jamaica

“Everyone is coming around to the benefits to be had from being a part of medicinal cannabis,” Director of the Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA), Delano Seiveright, says emerging reforms in the United States and Europe relating to cannabis are exactly what Jamaica needs to benefit from the lucrative medical marijuana industry. Mr. Seiveright, who recently […]

Belgium Regulates Hemp Flower Like Tobacco

Belgian hemp flower products will also need to comply with other tobacco product legislation Following the explosion in popularity of CBD-rich hemp flower across Europe, Belgium has taken measures to regulate the sale and consumption of low-THC cannabis. A decree signed by the Federal Public Service Finance (FPS Finance) states that “products destined to be […]

Bagged a Budtender Interview? Be Ready to Answer These Questions

Health insurance, paid holidays, half-price pot and the opportunity to spend every single day surrounded by top-shelf weed. Just a few of the perks and privileges that accompany a career as a budtender. Unsurprisingly, the most appealing positions with leading dispensaries attract enormous attention. Even in smaller towns and cities across the U.S., you can […]

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The CannTrust Hole Just Gets Bigger

Danish cannabis firm quarantines more products from CannTrust First up    COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Danish cannabis firm StenoCare said on Thursday it would quarantine more batches of cannabis oil from its partner CannTrust which has sold products from what Canada’s federal health regulator called unlicensed facilities. StenoCare said it would now quarantine five batches of […]

Medical Cannabis News

PA: Health Secretary to Add Anxiety Disorders and Tourette Syndrome to Medical Marijuana Program Serious Medical Conditions

Pennsylvania Govt Press Release  Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania Department of Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine today announced that effective July 20, anxiety disorders and Tourette syndrome will be approved serious medical conditions in the medical marijuana program based on the recommendation of the Medical Marijuana Advisory Board and a review of medical research on the use […]

Hawaii Decriminalizes Small Amounts of Cannabis for Personal Use

HONOLULU, Hawaii – The Hawaiian Legislature on Tuesday passed House Bill 1383, which makes Hawaii the twenty-sixth state to decriminalize cannabis. As of January 11, 2020, the penalty for possession of less than three ounces of cannabis for personal use will be reduced to a misdemeanor and will incur a $130 dollar fine. Prior to […]

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UK Baker & McKenzie Article – United Kingdom: London’s First Medical Cannabis Clinic Opens to Waiting List

New private clinics offering medical cannabis in the UK The Medical Cannabis Clinic has revealed that it will be opening its flagship clinic in London, in Harley Street, this summer.  The opening of London’s first such clinic follows the opening of Britain’s first medical cannabis clinic in Greater Manchester earlier in the year. As reported in the […]

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Article: California Poised to Empower Charter Banks to Bank Cannabis Money (SB 51)

Authors Heather Canner Nicole Phillis The California legislature is currently considering a first-of-its kind urgency bill, SB 51, the “Cannabis Limited Charter Banking and Credit Union Law.” The law would empower privately insured charter banks and credit unions to be licensed as “cannabis depository institutions”, or “CDIs”, to bank California cannabis money. SB 51 passed […]

Cannabis Career Watch | New Hires and Promotions July 12, 2019

Scott Coffman, co-founder of the brand cbdMD, has been appointed co-chief executive officer at cbdMD, Inc. He will share CEO duties with Martin A. Sumichrast. Both men will retain their current positions on the company’s board of directors. Caryn Dunayer, another co-founder of cbdMD, will take over as president of the company. The changes come […]

The Week in Weed: July 12, 2019

Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana. First of all, are you headed to CannaVest West this month? Catch Seyfarth’s Stan Jutkowitz on the July 23rd panel discussing “Cannabis Real Estate: What You Should Know Before Buying, Selling or Leasing Property for Cannabis and […]

A Visual Guide to Taking the Perfect Dab

For beginners and experts alike, here are some tips to get the perfect dab every time. The post A Visual Guide to Taking the Perfect Dab appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Will Hyde Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

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Jay-Z Joins Cannabis Company as Chief Brand Strategist

The rapper is the latest celebrity to get into the marijuana business as its legalization for recreational use has spread to 11 US states. Billionaire rapper Jay-Z is entering the fast-growing cannabis industry, taking a role with California company Caliva as a strategist. Privately-owned Caliva, formed in San Jose in 2015, said on Tuesday that Jay-Z had […]

Sweet Releaf Body Butter

A whole-plant, terpene-rich mixture of THC for pain, THCA for inflammation, and CBD for enhanced effect, Sweet Releaf’s Comfort and Comfort+ body butters are crafted to soothe mild to moderate pain and nourish the skin. Formulated with aloe vera, organic coconut oil, and shea butter, both products are infused with a 14:1 THC:CBD ratio. Comfort+ […]

Raising the Bar: the International Cannabis Bar Association

The cannabis reform movement has travelled a long and winding road in pursuit of freedom, liberty, and justice. The ultimate goal: the end of prohibition and expungement of criminal records for those whose lives were upended by the failed war on drugs. Grassroots public opinion has tipped the scales in the industry’s favor over the […]

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KALY Leads in CBD ‘Boom’ Market and Stands Ready For Follow on US Marijuana Legalization

DALLAS – July 11, 2019 /OTC PR WIRE via Canna Newswire/ – Kali-Extracts, Inc. (USOTC: KALY) management today highlighted the recent launch of Innovation Shares’ The Cannabis ETF (THCX).  At the same time the cannabis pure play ETF was launched, the US House of Representatives began discussing the Federal Legalization of Marijuana.  KALY management views KALY’s strategy as […]

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Innovative Treatment for Seizures Released by Nature’s Grace and Wellness & JC Pharma Inc

Two Health and Wellness Powerhouses Collaborate to Help Those Suffering from Seizures Through an Innovative and Fast-Acting Intranasal Spray Solution CHICAGO – July 11, 2019 /Canna Newswire/ – Nature’s Grace and Wellness & JC Pharma, Inc. have reached a much- anticipated agreement that will make a groundbreaking, new seizure treatment available to the public. CannatolRx […]

West Virginia Is Years Away From Medical Cannabis, Officials Say

Despite legislation from 2017 that allowed cannabis to be legal for medical use on July 1 of this year, West Virginia officials say they’re still years away from the first sale. The post West Virginia Is Years Away From Medical Cannabis, Officials Say appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: The Associated Press Puffin’ […]

Pennsylvania Adds Anxiety, Tourette’s to Qualifying Conditions

Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine says her decision was based on the recommendation of the state’s Medical Marijuana Advisory Board and her own review of medical research literature. The post Pennsylvania Adds Anxiety, Tourette’s to Qualifying Conditions appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Leafly Staff Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Anxiety now qualifies for medical marijuana in Pennsylvania – The Philadelphia Inquirer

Anxiety now qualifies for medical marijuana in Pennsylvania  The Philadelphia Inquirer Anxiety disorders added to Pennsylvania medical marijuana program  LancasterOnline Pa. adds anxiety to qualifying conditions for medical pot  PennLive Medical Marijuana, Inc. Subsidiary Kannaway® Announces Updated Branding Strategy and Website to Expand Consumer Reach  BioSpace Anxiety, Tourette syndrome being added as qualifying conditions for Pennsylvania medical marijuana  lehighvalleylive.com View […]

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Romantic Adventures Says Hello to Summer with New Items, Sales, CBD & Love Dolls!

PEARL, Miss. – July 11, 2019 /Canna Newswire/ – Romantic Adventures, an adults-only online retailer and superstore in Jackson, Mississippi, is introducing new in-store items and offering hot summertime sales on selected vibes, strokers, lubes, party gifts and accessories. In addition to the sizzling deals at shopromanticadventures.com – with some online items currently up to 70 […]

Anxiety disorders added to Pennsylvania medical marijuana program – LancasterOnline

Anxiety disorders added to Pennsylvania medical marijuana program  LancasterOnline Anxiety now qualifies for medical marijuana in Pennsylvania  The Philadelphia Inquirer Medical Marijuana, Inc. Subsidiary Kannaway® Announces Updated Branding Strategy and Website to Expand Consumer Reach  BioSpace Anxiety, Tourette syndrome being added as qualifying conditions for Pennsylvania medical marijuana  lehighvalleylive.com State adds anxiety to qualifying conditions for medical pot  WPXI Pittsburgh […]

Vancouver Coastal Health partners with former dispensary (TMCD)

Vancouver Coastal Health, the regional health authority that provides health services to Greater Vancouver and beyond, has begun working with The Medicinal Cannabis Dispensary (TMCD) in the Downtown Eastside to provide much-needed harm reduction services in one of the areas hardest hit by the opioid crisis. The Hastings TMCD is home to the Get Your […]

Montana Preps for Big Change in Cannabis Rules

A new law will let patients purchase from any dispensary in the state—but not until 2020. The post Montana Preps for Big Change in Cannabis Rules appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Max Savage Levenson Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Fire & Flower – 23rd Cannabis Retail Store Licence

EDMONTON, July 10, 2019 /CNW/ – Fire & Flower Holdings Corp. (TSXV: FAF), today announced that it has received an additional licence to operate a cannabis retail store in Westlock, Alberta from the Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis Comission (the “AGLC”). Once opened, this store will be the 23rd Fire & Flower branded, licensed cannabis store and will […]

The Faces of INDIVA – Serena Moro, Event Specialist

Serena has always had exposure to cannabis, but her knowledge and enthusiasm for this magical plant has increased ten-fold since she began working with Indiva. She’s thrilled to have become a part of this dynamic industry and feels privileged every day to be working alongside all the great people associated with both the company and […]

How Affiliate and Influencer Marketing are Shaping the Cannabis Industry

Since its inception, the cannabis industry has seen tremendous success across the board. However, many people – especially consumers – are detached from the countless challenges that cannabis businesses face on a daily basis. Truth is, the constantly changing and shifting nature of the marijuana industry presents an exorbitant amount of headaches and red tape […]

New Study Reviews Effects of Using Cannabis During Pregnancy

A new large scale study about the effects of using cannabis during pregnancy has been released by the Journal of the American Medical Association. The post New Study Reviews Effects of Using Cannabis During Pregnancy appeared first on Medical Marijuana 411. Go to Source Author: Lane Trachy Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

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Where Do Federal Agencies Stand on CBD?

In the past few weeks, many opinions on the sale, marketing and transportation of hemp and hemp-derived CBD-infused (“Hemp-CBD”) products have been released by federal agencies, including the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”), the U.S. Department of Agriculture (“USDA”), the U.S. Postal Service (“USPS”), and the Transportation Security Administration (“TSA”). While we have written […]

Cannabis Tax Intel

One Cannabis Store In Town Brings Great Barrington (Mass) Almost $US1 Million In Revenue

The Berkshire Edge Reports.. Great Barrington — Talk about a windfall. Great Barrington’s take, through taxes, of its share of recreational marijuana sales in town since the beginning of the year is roughly $1 million. Theory Wellness, the town’s only retail cannabis shop, reported second-quarter gross sales of a little more than $10.3 million. Nick Friedman, […]

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New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants Podcast: Tax Issues Surrounding Cannabis Legalization 

NJCPA: Tax Issues Surrounding Cannabis Legalization July 9, 2019 Tax Issues Surrounding Cannabis Legalization    Even though legislation to legalize adult-use cannabis in New Jersey has stalled, there is still a vital tax issue that needs to be resolved. It is crucial that the state decouples from the federal law governing cannabis — Internal Revenue […]

Cannabis Law News

Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority announces legislative changes to program

“OMMA(Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority)  has reinstituted a project management structure to ensure compliance and timely implementation of the changes,” said Tom Bates, Interim Commissioner of Health. “Implementation activities will include rule promulgation, procurements, information technology changes, application developments, and operational planning.” All changes will be implemented through August and November, and will be followed by […]

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Hawaii: Gov. David Ige Vetoes Latest Hemp Bill

Here’s the report in full which suggests that Hawaii will need to run at full speed if they are ever to catch up.   The Report The state Department of Agriculture began issuing permits to grow up to 10 acres of hemp in June 2018. But in December, U.S. Congress substantially loosened the restrictions on […]

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Global Industrial Hemp Market Size to Grow Value of USD 9.64 Billion By 2025: Zion Market Research

Zion Market Research has published a new report titled “Industrial Hemp Market by Product (Seeds, Fiber, and Shivs) and by Application (Animal Care, Textiles, Automotive, Furniture, Food & Beverages, Paper, Construction Materials, Personal Care, and Others): Global Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis, and Forecast, 2018–2025”. According to the report, the global industrial hemp market was approximately USD 3.97 billion […]

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Agreement with Farmalabor gives EMMAC immediate access to Italy, Europe’s second-largest Medical Cannabis Market

9 July 2019, London. EMMAC Life Sciences Ltd, the European independent medical cannabis company, is pleased to announce that it has formed a 50/50 joint venture company, Fontana S.R.L. (“Fontana JVCo”), with Sergio Fontana, the founder and major shareholder of Farmalabor S.R.L. (“Farmalabor”), one of Italy’s most active licensed importers and distributors of medical cannabis. Fontana […]

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THC Global obtains licence for Australia’s largest medicinal cannabis facility

Here’s the release in full Australian medicinal cannabis developer THC Global (ASX: THC) has been granted a second manufacturing licence, this time for its large Southport facility, making it the largest licenced bio-pharma extraction facility in the Southern Hemisphere. The licence was granted to the company’s wholly-owned subsidiary THC Pharma Pty Ltd by the Australian Office of […]

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Article: National Review -“Congress Needs to Settle the Looming Cannabis-Regulation Fight”

The National Review reports Congress Needs to Settle the Looming Cannabis-Regulation Fight July 10, 2019 1:00 PM Supreme Court is seen in Washington, D.C., November 27, 2017. (Yuri Gripas/Reuters) The Supreme Court just ruled that states can’t enact protectionist alcohol laws. Congress should ensure that the same is true of cannabis in states where the drug […]

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Cannot ? CannTrust?

It certainly is a tale of woe. Unlicensed overseas shipments and to top it off unlicensed cultivation for six months at its facility in Pelham, Ontario. Looks like they may have to change their name to “BuildupTrust” MJ Biz report Beleaguered cannabis grower CannTrust shipped some unlicensed medical marijuana overseas, the Ontario company told Marijuana Business […]

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Boozy Boss Says of Canopy Cannabis Chief, “We needed a different leader to take us to the next phase of growth.”

Here’s the report from MRR and it’s almost as though Newlands sees Linton like this. Here’s the report.. To continue to dominate in cannabis, the board of Canopy Growth decided the company needed a focused leader at its helm. Apparently, that leader wasn’t Bruce Linton. In an interview with CNBC’s Jim Cramer, Bill Newlands, CEO of Constellation Brands, […]

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Cannabis Business Times and Cannabis Dispensary Publications Launch “Best Cannabis Companies To Work For—2020”

Full Press Release Cannabis Business Times and Cannabis Dispensary launched the Best Cannabis Companies To Work For—2020. This survey and awards program will identify and recognize the best employers in cannabis cultivation and dispensary markets. To register for free, visit bestcompaniescannabis.com. The registration deadline is Sept. 6. A ranking of the “Best Cannabis Companies To Work For – 2020” […]

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Former METRC Executive Director Scott Denholm joins Brytemap’s Leadership Team as COO

Brytemap, a Maryland-based technology provider to the legalized cannabis industry, announced today that Scott Denholm, former Executive Director of Franwell Inc.’s Marijuana Enforcement, Tracking Reporting and Compliance (METRC) Program, is joining the Brytemap leadership team as Chief Operating Officer (COO). Denholm will oversee Brytemap’s internal operations and play a key role in the launch of the company’s […]

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Revolution Enterprises Appoints Tony Hunter (former CEO Tribune Publishing) and Jim Oliff (former Vice Chairman and Board Member of CME Group) to Board of Directors

Revolution Enterprises  a national leader in the cannabis industry, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Tony Hunter and Mr. Jim Oliff to its Board of Directors. Mr. Hunter, former CEO of Tribune Publishing and Publisher of the Chicago Tribune, and Mr. Oliff, former Vice Chairman and Board Member of CME Group, will join the company to help […]

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Former Home Depot CEO Bob Nardelli appointed as Senior Strategic Advisor at GrowGeneration

GrowGeneration Appoints Former Home Depot CEO Bob Nardelli as Senior Strategic Advisor By PR Newswire,  July 10, 2019, 08:30:00 AM EDT Vote up AAA   DENVER, July 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – GrowGeneration Corp. (OTCQX:GRWG), (“GrowGen” or the “Company”) one of the largest chains of specialty retail hydroponic and organic gardening stores in the world, announced today that […]

Florida appeals court nixes medical marijuana caps, vertical integration – Marijuana Business Daily

Florida appeals court nixes medical marijuana caps, vertical integration  Marijuana Business Daily Court Rules Against Florida Officials On Medical Marijuana  CBS Miami Court ruling set to drastically change Florida’s medical marijuana industry  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay Medical marijuana: Florida law creates ‘oligopoly’ for pot businesses, court decides  Orlando Sentinel View full coverage on Google News Go to Source […]

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Cannabis Media & Organizations Reports On Latest Cannabis Congressional Committe, “Marijuana Laws in America: Racial Justice and the Need for Reform”

The Hearing One video comment says it all “Not one legislative representative disagreed – it’s time to decriminalize cannabis, remove it from the Controlled Substances Act, and allow individuals their right to choose to use or not to use. As Congressman Cohen said, “It’s time to get it all done. Schedule 1 – gone.” Hearing […]

Why Hacktivists Say You Should Invest in Zig-Zags

The financially minded faction of the hacker group Anonymous, which has a history of upending major companies, has turned its attention to the cannabis industry. The post Why Hacktivists Say You Should Invest in Zig-Zags appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Ben Adlin Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Congressional Committee Discusses How to Legalize Cannabis

While lawmakers seemed to agree on the need to end cannabis prohibition, Wednesday’s hearing highlighted tensions between competing visions of what reform should look like. The post Congressional Committee Discusses How to Legalize Cannabis appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Ben Adlin & Bruce Barcott Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

New Arkansas Dispensary Set to Open This Week

Dispensaries continue to open in Arkansas, where six of 32 state-licensed dispensaries are expected to be up and running this week. The post New Arkansas Dispensary Set to Open This Week appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: The Associated Press Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

MEDIA & PUBLISHING

Respect My Region Unveils Digital Marketplace For Local Music Artists, Licensed Cannabis Companies, and CBD Products

SEATTLE – July 10, 2019 /Canna Newswire/ – Respect My Region (RMR) has announced that the Seattle-based company will launch their updated web store as the first digital marketplace for music artists, legal cannabis brands, and compliant hemp-based CBD products. A recipient of Seattle Weekly’s “Best Online-Only” publication and recently included as the #4 ranked rap […]

Testimony From SAM Staff Entered into Official Congressional Record in House Hearing on Marijuana Laws

Today, during a Judiciary Subcommittee hearing entitled Marijuana Laws in America: Racial Justice and the Need for Reform, Chairwoman Karen Bass entered written testimony submitted by Smart Approaches to Marijuana (SAM) President Dr. Kevin Sabet and Communications and Community Outreach Associate Will Jones into the official record. “We are disappointed this hearing hosted no witnesses […]

Bragar Eagel & Squire Law Firm Investigating CannTrust

CannTrust has been in a lot of trouble lately, and things could soon get much worse for the disgraced licensed producer. Today, Bragar Eagel and Squire, a New York-based law firm that specializes in securities litigation, announced that it has begun investigating the company for the violation of federal securities law and other unlawful business […]

10 Products for Cannabis Dab Day on July 10

The cannabis industry is so new, it’s creating its own holidays and special events on the fly, flying high on response from consumers. Market data firm Headset has been keeping tabs on trends and predicts an increase in cannabis concentrates sales for July 10, or “Dab Day,” as some are calling it. Dab Day is […]

National Dab Day: The Best Ways to Celebrate 7/10

On July 10, 1962, the first telecommunications satellite, Telstar, was launched into orbit. To this day, we get as spaced out as possible on 7/10 to commemorate the historic event. Nah, that’s not it. To anyone’s best knowledge, 7/10 has no meaningful correlation to cannabis concentrates beyond the simple fact that 7/10 looks like the […]

Breaking News

Cannabis Europa Plan To Launch Conference Business In The USA

Coals to Newcastle or a little bit more than that? Here’s what the press release says. Europe’s premier cannabis conference goes West as North American firms look to expand European venture LONDON, July 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Demand from Canadian and American cannabis firms has prompted UK-based Cannabis Europa to take their brand across the Atlantic The public can […]

Health Canada’s Current Plastic Hypocrisy

These days, environmental issues are at the top of everyones’ news feed. With concerns about our planets future, we are all scrambling for solutions for problems related to the climate change crisis.  Amongst those problems, is plastic.  Plastic waste is poised to become one of the biggest threats to our global wellbeing. Our own federal […]

One-Hit Wonders

Austria: Cannabidiol In Food And Cosmetics

The marketing of cannabidiol (CBD) extracts as food supplements is a relatively new trend and CBD is increasingly common in the food and beverage sector (e.g., in sweets, cakes and beer). Hemp contains approximately 60 cannabinoids, including the psychotropic tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and the non-psychotropic CBD. Although there are no long-term studies on how it affects […]

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Update on Marijuana in the Workplace “Rhode Island”

For employers who attended the recent AP&S seminar on “Marijuana in the Workplace,” as well as all employers looking to stay informed of new developments in this area of the law, the Rhode Island General Assembly has now codified protections for employees and job applicants who are medical marijuana cardholders. The new amendment to the […]

Cannabis Law News

A quick reminder, diarise Wednesday 10 July 2019, “Congress to Hold Historic Hearing on ‘Marijuana Laws in America: Racial Justice and the Need for Reform;’ Cannabis Trade Federation Leader to Testify at Request of the Committee’s Minority”

Neal Levine’s testimony  This is what he’ll say CTF+Neal+Levine+Written+Testimony+-+071019 Here’s their full press releaseWASHINGTON — The House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security will hold a hearing Wednesday at 10 a.m. on “Marijuana Laws in America: Racial Justice and the Need for Reform.” It will be the first congressional hearing in history to examine cannabis in the context of […]

Pot Luck

The Escape From Cereal To Cannabis

The third Kellogg executive to make the jump to cannabis.. Surterra Wellness, a fast-growing marijuana company based in Atlanta, on Tuesday announced it hireda highly paid executive from Kellogg Co. as chief financial officer. He earned total compensation of roughly $3.1 million in 2018 before leaving Kellogg for Surterra, which recently closed on a $100 million share […]

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Jay Z Joins The Game

We don’t usually report on celebrity cannabis but Jay Z is something a little different. He has certainly bided his time before making the jump. Rolling Stone reports Jay-Z will join the California-based cannabis company Caliva as Chief Brand Strategist as part of a new multi-year partnership. The rapper will help the company with creative decisions, outreach efforts […]

Cannabis Law News

Hawaii Decriminalizes Cannabis

Hawaii on Tuesday decriminalized marijuana, making it the 26th state to decriminalize or legalize the drug. The new law removes the possibility of jail time as a penalty for up to three grams of marijuana, but maintains a $130 fine. Hawaii’s Democrat-controlled legislature approved the bill and sent it to Democratic Gov. David Ige in May. Ige […]

Jay-Z Jumps into the Cannabis Game with Role at Caliva

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Cannabis company Caliva announced today that hip hop legend Jay-Z will join the company, with the title of chief brand strategist. The musician, producer, and entrepreneur is also known by his real name Shawn Carter and is married to iconic performer Beyoncé. “Anything I do, I want to do correctly and […]

Green Growth Brands Announces $310M Securities Acquisition

COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 09, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)- Green Growth Brands Inc. (CSE: GGB; OTCQB: GGBXF) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a securities acquisition and contribution agreement, dated as of July 8, 2019, with, among others, MXY Holdings LLC (Moxie) under which a new Ontario limited partnership, of which GGB will be […]

Cannabis 101

CBD Vs THC – What Are The Differences?

CBD and THC are the two most abundant of the many cannabinoids found in cannabis. Both THC and CBD interact with the endocannabinoid system but elicit different natural effects. Many consumers have the same question: what are the differences between CBD and THC. Here we will look at differences between CBD and THC, as well […]

New Jersey Department of Health Requests Medicinal Marijuana Applications

TRENTON, New Jersey – The New Jersey Department of Heath Division of Medicinal Marijuana announced its much-anticipated Request for Applications. The Department will seek up to the following numbers of permit endorsements in each region as follows: Northern Region Cultivation endorsements: 8 Manufacturing endorsements: 10 Dispensary endorsements: 20 Central Region Cultivation endorsements: 8 Manufacturing endorsements: […]

Illinois’ law legalizing marijuana could threaten Iowa’s fledgling medical cannabis industry – Des Moines Register

Illinois’ law legalizing marijuana could threaten Iowa’s fledgling medical cannabis industry  Des Moines Register Legalizing Marijuana Not a Trigger for Teen Toking  WebMD Legalizing marijuana not linked to pot use among teens, study finds  UPI News Teen Odds of Using Marijuana Dip with Recreational Use Laws  WTTW News View full coverage on Google News Go to Source Author: Puffin’ […]

LeafLink: $1B in Annualized Cannabis Wholesale Orders Move Through Its Marketplace Platform

NEW YORK — LeafLink, the cannabis industry’s wholesale marketplace, today announced that $1 billion in annualized orders now moves through its online business-to-business platform. Reaching the billion-dollar benchmark means that LeafLink processes an estimated 16% of all wholesale cannabis orders in the U.S. Launched in 2016, LeafLink enables wholesale purchasing between cannabis brands and retailers. […]

Canndescent Begins National Expansion of Its Cannabis Brand

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – Canndescent, California’s #1-selling, top shelf cannabis flower, announced today that it has signed definitive acquisitions agreements to acquire buildings and operating licenses in three new markets—Nevada, Michigan and Massachusetts. This makes Canndescent the first California operator and brand to start acquiring assets in other markets and move West to East. Launched […]

Celebrate 710 With These Concentrates in Massachusetts

Despite its young cannabis market, Massachusetts has a ton of great cannabis extracts available. Read more to see what it has to offer. The post Celebrate 710 With These Concentrates in Massachusetts appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Leafly Staff Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Acreage Holdings Approves Canopy Growth and Omnibus Arrangements

NEW YORK – Acreage Holdings, Inc. (“Acreage”) (CSE: ACRG.U) (OTCQX: ACRGF) (FSE: 0ZV) today announced that, at the special meeting of Acreage shareholders (the “Shareholders”) held on June 19, 2019 (the “Special Meeting”), the Shareholders overwhelmingly voted in favour of (i) a special resolution (the “Arrangement Resolution”) authorizing and approving the proposed arrangement involving Canopy […]

Delaware: Lawmakers Advance Marijuana Bill Reducing Penalties for Juvenile Offenders

Delaware: Lawmakers Advance Marijuana Bill Reducing Penalties for Juvenile Offenders | NORML DOVER, DE — Lawmakers in Delaware have advanced legislation amending criminal penalties for juveniles who violate the state’s marijuana possession laws. The bill now awaits action from Democratic Gov. John Carney. Senate Bill 45 eliminates criminal penalties for low-level marijuana possession offenses (up to one ounce) for […]

Study: Adult-Use Cannabis Regulations Associated With Self-Reported Declines in Youth Use

Study: Adult-Use Cannabis Regulations Associated With Self-Reported Declines in Youth Use | NORML The enactment of laws regulating the use of cannabis by adults is associated with short-term declines in self-reported marijuana use by young people, according to findings published today in the journal JAMA Pediatrics. “Ensuring the safety of our kids is always a top priority,” said NORML State […]

New York: Rochester District Attorney to Cease Prosecuting Low Level Marijuana Offenses

New York: Rochester District Attorney to Cease Prosecuting Low Level Marijuana Offenses | NORML ROCHESTER, NY — The District Attorney for Monroe County (population 748,000), Sandra Doorley, has announced her intent to no longer prosecute minor marijuana possession offenses. Her decision follows meetings with representatives of NORML’s Rochester affiliate. “A marijuana arrest and prosecution is a barrier for those trying […]

Study: Adults Often Substitute Cannabis for Prescription Medications

Study: Adults Often Substitute Cannabis for Prescription Medications | NORML NEW YORK, NY — Adults who purchase retail cannabis typically report using it to mitigate pain and to improve sleep, and often use it in place of conventional medications, according to data published in the Journal of Psychoactive Drugs. A team of investigators from the Albert Einstein College of […]

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P.E.I. Loses Nearly $500k in First 6 Months of Cannabis Sales

The Prince Edward Island Cannabis Management Corporation lost $483,000 during its first six months of legal cannabis sales. But factoring in P.E.I.’s estimated $546,000 share of a new federal/provincial cannabis tax over the same period, the province managed to come out slightly ahead. According to figures provided by the P.E.I. Department of Finance, the province […]

Congress to Hear Testimony Tomorrow Challenging Marijuana Criminalization

Congress to Hear Testimony Tomorrow Challenging Marijuana Criminalization | NORML WASHINGTON, DC — On Wednesday, July 10th at 10am, members of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security will hear expert testimony challenging the federal government’s failed policy of cannabis prohibition. The hearing, entitled “Marijuana Laws in America: Racial Justice and the Need for […]

Jay-Z Joins the Legal Cannabis Business

A California-based company with backing from Joe Montana’s venture capital firm has hired the multiplatinum rapper as its chief brand strategist. The post Jay-Z Joins the Legal Cannabis Business appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: The Associated Press Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

The Coolest Innovations in Commercial Cannabis Cultivation

Since 2014 and the start of adult-use retail cannabis in the United States, people have been referring to how the cannabis industry has finally, “moved out of the basement.” The phrase extends to all sorts of cannabis activity, but feels especially poignant in reference to grows. Commercial cannabis cultivation has come worlds away from the […]

Decarboxylation 101: How to Decarb by Sous Vide

If you’re decarbing on the regular, you might want to consider this ‘fool-proof’ method. The post Decarboxylation 101: How to Decarb by Sous Vide appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Alex Goodall Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Cannabis Case Summaries

Cannabis Patent Litigation Update: A Certificate of Correction Allows the 911 Patent to Survive Another Challenge

We have been closely monitoring the first ever cannabis patent infringement case, between plaintiff United Cannabis Corporation (“UCANN”) and defendant Pure Hemp Collective, Inc. (“Pure Hemp”). UCANN owns the “911 Patent,” which generally covers liquid cannabinol formulations of a purified CBD and/or THC greater than 95%. For the past year, UCANN has fought to secure a […]

Michigan’s medical marijuana market could crash after recreational shops launch – MLive.com

Michigan’s medical marijuana market could crash after recreational shops launch  MLive.com Delaware medical marijuana users say they were illegally denied jobs  The News Journal Ohio board considers medical cannabis additions, Iowa pols keep fighting, MJ deadline in LA & more  Marijuana Business Daily Cannabis clinic in south St. Louis to offer medical marijuana certifications  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis […]

Marijuana Legalization Discourages Teenage Use, Study Finds

Marijuana Legalization Discourages Teenage Use, Study Finds A study published in JAMA Pediatrics suggests that legalizing marijuana doesn’t draw teens to smoking marijuana and instead may dissuade usage. The post Marijuana Legalization Discourages Teenage Use, Study Finds appeared first on The Fresh Toast. Go to Source Author: Brendan Bures Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share […]

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South Carolina: Regulators OK pesticides for hemp production

CLEMSON — The South Carolina Department of Pesticide Regulation has approved a list of pesticides for use on hemp crops, removing a hurdle farmers have faced since the crop was cleared for production in the state earlier this year. …./… “Before any pesticide on this list is used in South Carolina, the grower must first […]

Cannabis 101

How to Grow Weed at Home

Legal marijuana has come to many parts of the U.S., but high prices and taxes discourage some consumers from shopping at legal dispensaries. This easy-to-follow guide for beginners will help you in each step as you grow your own marijuana at home. Marijuana is legal in some capacity in over half of the country, which […]

Cannabis 101

What You Need to Know about Synthetic Marijuana

Despite the name “synthetic marijuana,” these lab-made chemicals are not marijuana at all and carry high health risks. In your effort to learn more about cannabis, you might have come across the term “synthetic marijuana.” While synthetic marijuana is a laboratory-produced substance that is not meant for human consumption, it contains a chemical analog that […]

Cannabis 101

How to Roll a Joint: A Step-by-Step Guide

Want to know the easiest way to roll perfect joints time after time? Here is our easy to follow guide on how to roll a good joint. There are many marijuana products on the market these days – including edibles, tinctures, topicals, and vapable oils – but the most popular way to use cannabis remains […]

First USA CBD Expo Set to Occur August 2 to 4 in Miami Beach

MIAMI — At a critical time for a rapidly growing market, thousands of CBD industry leaders will come together from August 2 to August 4, 2019 for the first USA CBD Expo held at the Miami Beach Convention Center in Miami Beach, Fla. For three days, representatives from top CBD brands and adjacent businesses will […]

Akerna Corp. Adds to International Expansion with New Cannabis Clients in Europe; Opens Colombian Office

DENVER — MJ Freeway LLC (“MJ Freeway”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Akerna Corp. (NASDAQ: KERN) (“Akerna” or the “Company”), a regulatory compliance technology company in the legal cannabis space, expands further into Europe by serving clients in two additional countries, Italy and Macedonia. “We believe it is imperative for countries with emerging cannabis businesses […]

Stratos Tablets

Available in a variety of blends including Energy (sativa), Relax (hybrid), and Sleep (indica), as well as a THC:CBD blend that comes in five different ratios. The only active ingredients are cannabis and hemp oils. Gluten-, fat-, nut-, and sugar-free, and vegan. Available in Colorado. StratosTHC.com Go to Source Author: Staff Puffin’ On Some Good […]

Teen odds of using marijuana dip with recreational use laws

CHICAGO — New research suggests legalizing recreational marijuana for U.S. adults in some states may have slightly reduced teens’ odds of using pot. One reason may be that it’s harder and costlier for teens to buy marijuana from licensed dispensaries than from dealers, said lead author Mark Anderson, a health economist at Montana State University. […]

New Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens in New Haven – NBC Connecticut

New Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens in New Haven  NBC Connecticut First medical marijuana dispensary opens in New Haven  WFSB New Haven’s first medical marijuana dispensary opens  New Haven Register New Haven opens first medical marijuana dispensary  WTNH.com View full coverage on Google News Go to Source Author: Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Prairie Records Dispensary Chain: Hitting the High Notes

Prairie Records provides an experience unlike anything else in retail cannabis. The flagship store in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan—one of three in a chain—revels in the dynamic relationship between cannabis and music, mixing an atmosphere of sophisticated modernity with elements of a jazzy basement. The “Top Hits” wall shows off featured cannabis products, and listening booths offer […]

INDUSTRY RESEARCH

North America cannabis industry is expected to reach $36.7 billion in 2025

North America Cannabis Market: Focus on Product Type, Medical Application, Distribution Channel, Countries Data (U.S. and Canada) and Competitive Landscape – Analysis and Forecast, 2019-2025 FREMONT, Calif. – July 8, 2019 /Canna Newswire/ – “North America Cannabis Market: Focus on Product Type, Medical Application, Distribution Channel, Countries Data (U.S. and Canada) and Competitive Landscape – Analysis and […]

Vireo Oral Solution

With medicinal use in mind, these oral formulas give patients a wide range of THC-to-CBD (or vice versa) ratios to choose from, offering more options for finding the blend that’s right for you. Starting with Red Blend (23.75mg THC to 1.25mg CBD), followed by Yellow, Blue, Green, and deepest Indigo (2.5mg THC to 47.5mg CBD). […]

How Counterfeit Cannabis Labels affect You

Cannabis has spent a long century dealing with negative labels in a heavily persecuted, bootlegged shadow. Now, with windows of legality opening up around the world, cannabis is becoming the victim of trademark manipulation. The legalization of cannabis has essentially created two markets- the legal market and the black, or grey, market- and some cannabis […]

MedMen Co-Founder Purchases a Hollywood Hills Mansion

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – Entertainment trade publication Variety last week called cannabis retailer MedMen co-founder Andrew Modlin a “marijuana magnet,” when they announced his purchase of an $11 million dollar mansion, located in the vaunted and exclusive Bird Streets, located in the Hollywood Hills. According to Variety, Modlin also retains his former West Hollywood residence, […]

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dr. delights Sweeps Up Five Awards At 2019 WEEDCon West

LOS ANGELES – July 8, 2019 /Canna Newswire/ –  dr. delights, a Herer Group brand, took home five awards on Thursday at WeedCon West, the premier B2B cannabis education and networking event in Southern California. dr. delight’s winning entries included products from their line of outcome-specific formulas for sleep and pain, as well as their 1:1 […]

VAPE PRODUCTS

The Original Jack Herer Takes First Place at WeedCon West 2019

LOS ANGELES – July 8, 2019 /Canna Newswire/ – The Original Jack Herer took home a first-place award for its premium cannabis vape cartridge on Thursday at WeedCon Cup, Southern California’s premier B2B cannabis education and networking event, which hosts top distributors, brands, farms, and dispensary buyers. The winning product was the brand’s Original Jack Herer cannabis […]

INDUSTRY RESEARCH

Cannabis Use In Active Athletes: Behaviors Related to Subjective Effects

Study Offers Insight Into Adult Athletes’ Relationship to Cannabis and its Potential for Pain Management BOULDER, Colo. – July 8, 2019 /Canna Newswire/ – The Colorado-based Canna Research Group developed The Athlete Pain, Exercise, and Cannabis Experience (PEACE) Survey study for active adults to look beyond the stigma of cannabis use in athletes. Historically, cannabis use […]

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Top CBD Oils for 2019 Ranked

Canabyst releases first unbiased ranking of CBD Oil brands for consumers based on computer algorithm BOCA RATON, Fla. – July 8, 2019 /Canna Newswire/ – Canabyst, a premium CBD product marketplace, is releasing the first version of a completely unbiased ranking of CBD oil brands based on an aggregate of over 20 popular CBD review […]

Stillwater Beverages

Designed for relaxation, Stillwater’s teas and coffee are crafted from organic leaves and beans plus coconut oil and cannabis distillates. Vegan, keto-friendly, and free of gluten, sugar, and GMOs, the beverages are infused with 10mg CBD and 0.5mg THC per serving. In Mellow Mint and Gentle Green teas and Clockwork Coffee. StillwaterBrands.life Go to Source […]

Love Lists? 7 Amazing Reasons to Read This Marketing Column

Every day, I see hundreds of articles claiming to provide a solution to whatever problem you may encounter in just a few simple steps. Headlines like “Build Your Brand in 10 Easy Steps,” or “3 Tricks to Sales Success” make one reasonably conclude anything and everything in life is possible if you just know the […]

Pot-laced human poop getting dogs high in Aspen

Dogs in the Roaring Fork Valley have found another way to get stoned other than the boring break-in of edibles at home: They are eating human feces tainted with marijuana. Dr. Scott Dolginow, who owns Valley Emergency Pet Care in Basalt, said he is seeing anywhere between three and 10 dogs a week that come […]

More Maine Towns Opting to Allow Cannabis Stores

Now that Maine’s regulations have become law, more towns are looking seriously at opting in. The post More Maine Towns Opting to Allow Cannabis Stores appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: The Associated Press Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Events

First Annual Bay Area Cannabis Pride Celebration

An inspiring evening celebrating the roots of cannabis access, LGBTQ leadership, and compassion activism SAN FRANCISCO – July 8, 2019 /Canna Newswire/ – Cannabis and the LGBTQ community have a long and deeply intertwined history, especially here in the San Francisco Bay Area. Originally led by gay and cannabis activist Dennis Peron, “Brownie Mary” (Mary […]

Ontario Retail Expansion Applauded by Cannabis Council of Canada

OTTAWA /CNW/ – The Cannabis Council of Canada (“C3“) applauds the Government of Ontario for its July 3 announcement of an expansion of adult use retail cannabis licenses. “Ontario has taken a significant step forward in creating a mature, robust and responsible legal cannabis sector,” said Megan McCrae, Board Chair of C3 and VP of […]

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Cannabis oil can reduce seizures in kids, University of Sask. study suggests

Researchers at the University of Saskatchewan say preliminary results suggest medicinal cannabis oil can reduce or completely stop seizures in children experiencing severe and drug-resistant epilepsy. The study, funded by Jim Pattison’s Children’s Hospital Foundation, monitored seven children with severe pediatric epilepsy, a debilitating condition that can cause children to suffer as many as 1,200 seizures a month. Dr. Richard Huntsman, a pediatric […]

California

California is Poised to Pass a Landmark Hemp CBD Law

California is on the brink of legalizing hemp-derived cannabidiol (“Hemp CBD”) in many products—well, sort of. The law at issue is Assembly Bill 228 (“AB-228”), and I’ve been writing about it since it was introduced in January 2019 (for my posts on it, see here, here, and here). As of today, it’s made its way […]

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Metered dosing of herbal cannabis effective in hospitalized patients per clinical trial

Hospitalized patients administered cannabis via a metered dose inhaler report symptom relief and no severe adverse effects, according to clinical data published in the journal Palliative & Supportive Care. Israeli investigators assessed the safety, feasibility, and efficacy of metered dose cannabis inhalation in a group of hospitalized patients. The device allowed for patients to self-administer precise quantities of […]

How To Use Pax 3 Vaporizer?

Pax 3 is simple and easy to use and is equally suitable for both new and advanced users. Here are … Continue Reading The post How To Use Pax 3 Vaporizer? appeared first on Greencamp. Go to Source Author: Luka Petkovic Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Breaking News

MJ Biz Report: Big changes in store for Colombia cannabis regulations, but final rules and timeline uncertain

A draft decree in Colombia is in the works that could substantially modify certain aspects of the current medical cannabis framework. Among other things, the proposed changes would make Colombian medical cannabis companies more competitive internationally by allowing flower to be exported into free trade zones. Another proposal is aimed at making it easier for […]

Breaking News

Rep Ilhan Omar (D) Says It’s Time To Assert Federal Controls On Cannabis

Rep. Ilhan Omar, who represents Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District, is throwing her support behind a movement to legalize marijuana nationwide. In an interview with Black Entertainment Television (BET) on Wednesday, the Democratic congresswoman said “it’s important for us to (legalize) it federally and not allow for the states to pick and choose.” So far, 11 U.S. states […]

Article

Why Aurora Cannabis Could Become the King of Hemp CBD

Canopy Growth made waves with the announcement in January that it’s building a large-scale hemp production facility in New York State. The company expects to have hemp cannabidiol (CBD) products on the market by the end of this year. Tilray jumped head first into the hemp market soon after Canopy’s announcement with its acquisition of […]

Alberta

Alberta Government Collects $30M from Cannabis Tax Since Legalization

The Alberta government raked in $30 million in taxes from cannabis in the first six months of marijuana legalization. According to the province’s fiscal year-end statement, the tax revenue from cannabis collected by the government is $4 million higher than originally expected. Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis (AGLC) generated nearly $77 million in cannabis sales […]

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Hemp-CBD Across State Lines: Arkansas

The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (“2018 Farm Bill”) legalized hemp by removing the crop and its derivatives from the definition of marijuana under the Controlled Substances Act (“CSA”) and by providing a detailed framework for the cultivation of hemp. The 2018 Farm Bill gives the US Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) regulatory authority over hemp […]

Exploring Marijuana’s Impact on Time Perception

If you’ve ever wondered why marijuana seems to slow time down, you’re not alone. We’ve all been there those first few times getting stoned. You’re sunk into the couch next to your friend. The remains of a bowl are still wafting lazily in the air and you’re lost in thought. Suddenly you remember that you […]

Getting back REM sleep?

I’m a daily user as it’s offered health benefits that have improved my quality of life greatly. However, I wonder if there’s a way to get back REM sleep, while maintaining daily use. Quitting isn’t worth it for me, the lack of REM is a no brainer trade off for me. Smoking has actually turned […]

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Cannabis Tourism is on the Rise

As more states legalize the use of cannabis, entrepreneurs are organizing painting classes, bus tours and other marijuana-infused experiences. Sam Rosenbaum has Stephen Colbert to thank for his career switch from accountant to cannabis tour operator. The newly minted M.B.A. was watching an episode of “The Colbert Report” in 2014 when the comedian spoke of […]

Article

Cannabis Banned at First Calgary Stampede Since Legalization

Canada’s Calgary Stampede, known as the country’s biggest and booziest annual party, is banning the use of cannabis in the first year that legislators made the drug legal nationwide. The Stampede, which started on Thursday and runs through July 14, draws tourists from around the world for its rodeo and chuckwagon races, but much of […]

Magic Mushrooms: The next legalization frontier

As cannabis reform inches its way across the world, many activists, advocates, doctors, and scientists are now looking at another currently-illegal substance with potentially game-changing applications- magic mushrooms, aka psilocybes. Across North America, that push has already begun in a very big way- Denver and Oakland have already made headlines for decriminalizing magic mushrooms- and […]

ZoomerMedia to develop cannabis products for Baby Boomers with Canopy Growth

TORONTO, July 05, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Following last Friday’s report in Postmedia’s “The Growth Op”, ZoomerMedia Limited (“ZoomerMedia”) confirmed the second stage in its recent deal with Canopy Growth Corporation (“Canopy”).  The first stage involved the licensing of the “CARP Recommended” and “Zoomer Recommended” seals. This affinity partnership agreement allows Canopy the exclusive right […]

No more marijuana on ua’s

I live in Idaho and work for a local driving company. On Monday I found out I don’t have cancer anymore. I took the week off. Of course celebrating had to be done. Tuesday my boss calls me, tells me I’m the lucky winner for a random. I’m at risk of losing my job and […]

Article

Here’s Why CBD Oil for Pets is Becoming So Popular

SPONSORED CONTENT – Chances are you’ve heard about CBD. After all, this tiny cannabinoid has made its way into our food, cocktails, and even sex products like lubricants. But did you know that CBD is also taking over the market for pet supplements? Keep reading to find out why. Here’s How it Works in the […]

Less is More: How to Microdose

Lots of people are still on the fence about using cannabis, among which are those who want the benefits but are not enthusiastic about the psychoactive effects of THC. If you consider yourself unsure about cannabis, what if we told you there was a way to enjoy it without the feeling of being stoned? Keep […]

Medical Cannabis News

BJM (British Medical Jnl) Article Asks: Should the supply of cannabis be legalised now?

Should the supply of cannabis be legalised now? BMJ 2019; 366 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l4468 (Published 03 July 2019)Cite this as: BMJ 2019;366:l4473 Article Related content Article metrics Rapid responses Response Re: Should the supply of cannabis be legalised now? A systematic review and meta-analysis of clinical studies revealed that cannabis use shrinks brain regions involved in reward, learning and memory. [1][4] Another systematic […]

MEDIA & PUBLISHING

BTV Showcases 5 Cannabis Investments to Consider

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – July 5, 2019 /Canna Newswire/ – On national TV Sat. July 6 & Sun. July 7, 2019 – The cannabis industry is abundant with opportunity. BTV- Business Television explores companies in the sector worthy of consideration. Click company name to watch the feature: Ignite International Brands, Ltd. (BILZ:CSE) – BTV visits CBD […]

Linton Out at Canopy Growth; More Changes to Come

SMITHS FALLS, Ontario – Co-Chief Executive Officer Bruce Linton is no longer at the helm of Canopy Growth Corporation, the Canadian cannabis giant he founded in 2013 and took public in 2014. In a statement released Wednesday, Canopy said Linton stepped down from his executive post and board of directors chariman; however, Linton told CNBC […]

THC Canada Receives a Provincial License

Vancouver’s new cannabis market will experience a cultural uplift in the near future. A provincial retail license has been granted to a fifth licensee, putting an old store on the horizon for a guaranteed return. Many stories regarding quality and compassion have brought consumers, connoisseurs, and patients to The Healing Center, now more formally known […]

Get ready — 50 new Ontario cannabis stores opening soon

The Ontario government announced on Wednesday it is moving forward with the next phase of cannabis legalization with plans to … Continue Reading The post Get ready — 50 new Ontario cannabis stores opening soon appeared first on Greencamp. Go to Source Author: Eric Stober Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

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New version of medical marijuana initiative clears first hurdle

Backers of a medical marijuana initiative have submitted the required 20 valid signatures to the Idaho Secretary of State’s office. The initiative has been referred to the Idaho Attorney General’s office for review, the Secretary of State’s office confirmed recently. An initial filing was three valid signatures short. “We provided additional signatures that day, one […]

‘Flagrant disregard’: Pa. medical marijuana grower blasted for security lapses, missing plants – The Philadelphia Inquirer

‘Flagrant disregard’: Pa. medical marijuana grower blasted for security lapses, missing plants  The Philadelphia Inquirer A Pennsylvania medical marijuana grower was ordered to cease harvesting or destroying its crop without state supervision after a surprise inspection found “a … Go to Source Author: Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

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Does smoking cannabis indoors affect children’s health?

Over the past few years, an increasing number of both federal and state governments around the world have decriminalized and/or legalized the medicinal and/or recreational use of cannabis. Since cannabis is most commonly smoked indoors, it is crucial to investigate the potential effects that secondhand cannabis smoke can have to others, particularly children. Overview of […]

Growing Cannabis in small places by Tony Dutch Passion

“Micro growers’ is the name given to people that have mastered the art of growing cannabis in really small places. Cannabis is a remarkable plant, it can be grown in a wide range of conditions and in a large number of different substrates from natural soil to synthetic materials. It can be grown indoors, outdoors, […]

The Language of Plants by Frenchy Cannoli

Plants are the most successful and the most diversified living organisms on Earth. Imagine a world where the living environment has been created by a motionless dominant species. These master beings communicate via a sophisticated language of chemical compounds, and biologically influence the subordinate mobile beings to do their bidding. Countless predators inhabit the planet. […]

Health/Science

The Best Cannabis Strains for Focus and Clarity

If you are anything like this author, you may struggle to get started and stay on task when there’s work to do. We all need help with feeling motivated sometimes. How many people can’t start their day without their morning coffee? Caffeine may work for some, but some of us are looking for a “greener” […]

Perspectives on cannabis as a substitute for opioid analgesics

Perspectives on cannabis as a substitute for opioid analgesics Abstract With the opioid epidemic reaching new heights in the USA, it has become critical to find suitable alternatives to opioids. Cannabis, an antinociceptive, is a strong contender to help patients reduce their opioid usage. A growing literature has been examining the complex effects cannabis has on pain relief and on […]

Cannabis Law News

Texas: Travis County District Attorney announced 32 felony marijuana cases were dismissed late Wednesday

CBS reports if law enforcement can’t tell the difference between hemp & cannabis.   AUSTIN, Texas — The Travis County District Attorney announced 32 felony marijuana cases were dismissed late Wednesday after discussing how the new hemp law would impact local law enforcement. “If we can’t prove our case, we need to dismiss,” said Travis County […]

The Week in Weed: July 5, 2019

Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of  legalized marijuana. Let’s start this week with the federal government.  A bipartisan group of Senators has introduced a bill that would promote marijuana and CBD research.   In the House, Rep. Nydia Velázquez recently introduced a bill that would allow cannabusinesses […]

Cannabis Law News

MA Cannabis Control Commission approves re-written rules on annual fee for medical patients and set the stage for home delivery of recreational marijuana and marijuana vaping lounges.

The Daily Hampshire Gazette reports…..BOSTON — After unanimously agreeing to them last week, cannabis regulators released rewritten rules Tuesday that would govern both sides of the legal marijuana world, proposing regulations to eliminate an annual fee for medical patients and set the stage for home delivery of recreational marijuana and marijuana vaping lounges. The Cannabis […]

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High Cannabis Taxes Keep Black Market Alive in California

Two years ago, California voters overwhelmingly approved Proposition 64, which legalized adult cannabis use. Fast forward two years later, and the illicit market is “getting worse, not better.” The legal cannabis market has yet to achieve its desired impact for a number of reasons. More than three-quarters of California’s city and county governments still ban […]

Flowhub’s Stash App Provides Dispensaries With a Portable Inventory Manager

Flowhub, a company that provides inventory management and regulatory compliance services for cannabis dispensaries, has just released another tool intended to improve daily operations. The Stash App is a mobile platform that was designed to streamline dispensary operations on the fly. The app operates in conjunction with Flowhub’s NUG, a mobile scanner device that works […]

Expert Joints LIVE! – Season 4 Finale – That’s A Wrap

Check out Craig Ex’s epic wrap-up to Expert Joints LIVE! season 4 in the gallery below, featuring an exclusive performance from the famous Pot Comic himself, Mike Rita. It marked the 180th episode for host Craig Ex aka The Expert of Expert Joints, and it was a great way to end the season on a […]

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The FDA’s Problem With Hemp-CBD

People are distrustful. In May 2019, Gallup pollsters asked Americans about their trust in federal agencies. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ranked near the bottom, beating only the Veterans Administration (VA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Only 44% of respondents rated the FDA as doing an excellent or good job. In turn, 33% […]

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CBD for seniors: Here’s what you need to know

While “18 till I die” is a wonderful mantra to recite whenever you have one of those “age ain’t nothing but a number” moments, the truth is that the higher that number goes, the less you believe that mantra. As you get older, you started feeling pain in places you didn’t even know you had. […]

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Oklahoma medical marijuana program’s stunning statistics

Oklahoma’s medical cannabis program continues to grow in leaps and bounds, with a staggering number of the state’s residents now registered.   The Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority (OMMA) recently published the following updated statistics, current as at July 1. 151,479 patient applications received. 146,381 approved. 1,223 caregiver applications received. 958 approved. 6,118 business applications received. […]

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New Jersey Gov. Signs Medical Cannabis Expansion Bill

Ganjapreneur reports New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has signed the medical cannabis expansion bill which will increase the number of industry licenses in the state, allow for home delivery, and lowers the threshold for patients to qualify for the program, according to an NBC4 report. The Democratic governor had backed the expansion plan after lawmakers were unable to legalize cannabis for […]

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Press Release: Aleafia Health : Begins Exporting Medical Cannabis to Australia

  On Tuesday (July 2) Aleafia Health (TSX: ALEF,OTCQX:ALEAF) announced that starting in August 2019 it will begin shipping its own branded medical cannabis oils to CannaPacific, its Australia-based partner, for distribution in the Australian market. Aleafia Health owns a 10 percent stake in the Macleay Valley-based licensed producer. As part of the new permit from Health Canada, the cannabis producer can also export […]

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Frost Todd Brown: The latest hemp laws state-by-state: June 2019

Article Contributors Jonathan Miller Member | Lexington, KY 859.244.3218jmiller@fbtlaw.com Nolan Jackson Associate | Lexington, KY 859.244.3202njackson@fbtlaw.com Jason Halligan Associate | Lexington, KY 859.244.3208jhalligan@fbtlaw.com   By: Hemp Industry Team Two states established hemp growth programs, two states expanded their programs, and legislation awaits the governor’s signature in two states in the month of June. Two other […]

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Harvard Researchers to Explore Cannabis as Medicine for Poorer Nations

Weedmaps reports…. A new collaborative institute aims to study cannabis as part of its mission to increase access to evidence-based plant medicine in poor and developing nations. The International Phytomedicines Institute (IPI) at Harvard Medical School, was launched on May 26 during the 2019 Global Health Catalyst summit at Harvard Medical School, an annual conference […]

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Press Release: EMMAC and Imperial College London manuscript to be published in peer-reviewed Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research Journal

EMMAC Life Sciences Ltd (“EMMAC” or the “Company”), the European independent medical cannabis company, announces that the manuscript, “A comprehensive patient and public involvement programme evaluating perception of cannabis-derived medicinal products in the treatment of acute postoperative pain, nausea and vomiting using a qualitative thematic framework” has been published in ‘Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research’, the only […]

What’s The Nutritional Value of Marijuana?

There are really only a few things we HAVE to do to go on living. Eating is one of them. … Continue Reading The post What’s The Nutritional Value of Marijuana? appeared first on Greencamp. Go to Source Author: Ana Stanojevic Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Five Things That Annoy Budtenders (and 10 Things Never to Say)

Becoming BFFs with a budtender at your local dispensary takes time. A relationship that’s worth nurturing, but one that doesn’t happen overnight. In the meantime, you need to do everything you can to avoid pissing them off. If you’re something of a cannabis dispensary veteran, you’ll probably know the score by now. If you’re new […]

Survey of Australian psychiatrists’ and psychiatry trainees’ knowledge about and attitudes towards medicinal cannabinoids

Survey of Australian psychiatrists’ and psychiatry trainees’ knowledge about and attitudes towards medicinal cannabinoids Abstract OBJECTIVE:: To assess Australian psychiatrists’ and psychiatry trainees’ knowledge about and attitudes towards medicinal cannabinoids, given the recent relaxation of cannabinoid-prescribing laws in Australia. METHOD:: All Australian members of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists were invited […]

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BCC Announcement: Assembly Bill 97 and Senate Bill 97

SACRAMENTO – With the passage of Assembly Bill 97 and Senate Bill 97, the requirements to obtain a provisional commercial cannabis license in California have changed. An applicant is no longer required to hold or have held a temporary license to obtain a provisional license. A provisional license may now be issued if an applicant has submitted a completed annual license application […]

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House Subcommittee: Marijuana Laws in America: Racial Justice and the Need for Reform

Date:  Wednesday, July 10, 2019 – 10:00am Location:  2141 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515 Marijuana Laws in America: Racial Justice and the Need for Reform Subcommittees: Judiciary (116th Congress) Notice of Hearing HHRG-116-JU08-20190710-SD001 Key congressional panel to hold historic hearing on marijuana reform   Go to Source Author: Sean Hocking Puffin’ On Some […]

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Hemp Industry Daily Reports On States & CBD Rules. They Aren’t Waiting For The Feds, Just Getting On With Trying To Define A Regulatory Environment

People are hopeful and excited, and they want to think, ‘Great! We can do it now,’” said Anita Sabine, a Los Angeles-based cannabis attorney. “But it’s really not a one-size-fits-all approach. There is no such thing as a 50-state rollout.” The accompanying map shows the wide variety of state approaches on CBD. Some states have […]

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Canada: Questions Regarding Canadian And Uruguayan Cannabis Laws

Canada: Questions Regarding Canadian And Uruguayan Cannabis Laws Last Updated: July 3 2019 Article by Patrick J. Cummins Blaney McMurtry LLP Your LinkedIn Connections at Firm From: Patrick Cummins, Blaney McMurtry LLP, Toronto, Ontario, Canada To: Jonás Bergstein, Bergstein Abogados, Montevideo, Uruguay Cummins: In North America many cannabis companies are being listed on the Canadian Stock Exchange because other […]

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Lawyer Applies For License To Sell Cannabis In Missouri

The St Louis Post Dispatch reports that amongst others “Matthew David Fry, a lawyer with the Clayton law firm helmed by high-profile defense attorney Scott Rosenblum. Fry, representing a business named Green Care, is applying to grow marijuana in Hillsdale and sell it in St. Louis.” Don’t worry he’s not alone though……….. A retired cardiologist. […]

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Dentons Cannabis Group Weekly Alert – Week 1 July 2019

Contacts Kathryn Ashton Eric Berlin Joanne Caceres Ausra Deluard David Quam   Dentons Write Bills were introduced in Congress to allow for interstate cannabis commerce and to end the practice of deporting and denying citizenship to immigrants engaged in cannabis-related activities. States continue to expand their legal cannabis markets, with Maine formally adopting rules for […]

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NPR New England Has Some Numbers On Cannabis Tax Earned By Some Massachusetts Towns & Cities

NPR  report 3 July 2019………….. Massachusetts cities and towns with marijuana businesses are getting revenue from a three percent tax on retail pot sales. The top cannabis tax earner in western Massachusetts from February to April is Northampton, pulling in more than $530,000. Great Barrington was next in line with nearly $226,000. Easthampton received just […]

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Unsurprisingly Canopy Shares Take A Dip

Shares of Canopy Growth slid more than 6% Wednesday after the company announced that Bruce Linton was stepping down as co-CEO and a board member, effective immediately.  Mark Zekulin will take the reigns as the sole CEO of the Canadian cannabis company and will work with the board of directors to identify a new leader for the […]