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DEA Report: Fewer Marijuana Seizures, But More Arrests In 2018

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Federal agents seized fewer total marijuana plants in 2018, but made more arrests for cannabis-related offenses, according to annual data compiled by the US Drug Enforcement Administration.

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

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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. Industry Politics California Humboldt legalization

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Is CBD Toxic to the Liver?

Project CBD

The huge popularity of cannabidiol ( CBD ), a non-intoxicating component of cannabis , has helped to destigmatize the plant and restore its reputation as an important medicinal herb

Cannabis Sprays Explored: Government-Funded Pesticides

Cannabis Life Network

Did you know that two pesticide companies collectively own 12 out of the now 28 pesticides approved by the Canadian government, at the time of writing? Making matters even worse is that the two companies, AEF Global (Levis, QC) and Bioworks Inc.

KALY Considers Increasing 2019 $20 Million CBD Extraction Revenue Target

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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.

Senate Banking Committee to Hear Testimony Regarding Need for Marijuana Reforms

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Members of the United States Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs are scheduled to hear testimony next week regarding the need to provide greater access to financial services for state-licensed marijuana-related businesses.

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Montana Preps for Big Change in Cannabis Rules

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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. Industry Politics dispensaries Election 2020 Montana

Vancouver Coastal Health partners with former dispensary (TMCD)

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FDA Warns Public Not to Get Too Excited About CBD

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Just a few short years ago, CBD – the non-intoxicating cannabinoid found in hemp and marijuana to different degrees – was rather obscure. But as time wore on, word quickly spread about this allegedly miraculous health product. In some ways, the public was not entirely wrong.

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Pennsylvania: Health Officials Expand Medical Cannabis Access Program

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Pennsylvania health officials have expanded the pool of patients eligible to receive medical cannabis access.

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US Hemp Roundtable Supplies Open Report / Information Package on Hemp, CBD

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Montana Preps for Big Change in Cannabis Rules

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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. Industry Politics dispensaries Election 2020 Montana

PURA Explores CBD Infused Beer With Existing Beer Producer

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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.

DOH hears public input on medical cannabis changes

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

The New Mexico Department of Health on Friday heard public testimony from medical cannabis patients, patient advocates and cannabis producers about proposed changes to the Medical Cannabis Program.

Things are Heating up in Kansas City

NORML

Things are heating up in Kansas City! We are happy with the outcome of Kansas City’s Council vote to reduce the buffer zone from daycares, churches and schools to 300ft. We appreciate the Councilmembers hearing our testimony and taking our concerns into consideration.

Leafly Article Highlights Issues In Montana’s Legislative Makeup For Both Medical & Recreational Cannabis

Cannabis Law Report

Here’s their introduction. A new law passed by the state legislature in May will allow medical marijuana patients to purchase from any dispensary in the state, ending the frustrating practice of “tethering” each patient to a single dispensary.

How Snow Leopard Became My Favorite Cannabis Strain to Grow

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Hard to find yet a dream to grow, this grower details his love for his favorite cannabis strain, Snow Leopard. The post How Snow Leopard Became My Favorite Cannabis Strain to Grow appeared first on Leafly. Growing Strains & Products strains

Leading Edge Pharms Inks CBD Product Distribution Deal with MarketHub

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The agreement will provide MarketHub with distribution rights for Leading Edge’s products with major retailers across the U.S. HENDERSON, Nev.

The Dangers and Consequences of Non-Compliance: WeedAdvisor’s Role in Prevention

WeedAdvisor

The past week has not been good for Canada’s licensed producers, with two companies losing their place in the cannabis market. British Columbia licensed producer, Agrima, fell under investigation in the fall of 2018 due to “unauthorized activities” during its time as a private entity.

Hawaii: Measure Decriminalizing Minor Marijuana Possession Becomes Law Absent Governor’s Signature

NORML

Democratic Gov. David Ige failed to take action on legislation decriminalizing low-level marijuana possession offenses, thereby allowing the measure to become law without his signature.

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

Cannabis Law Report

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.

Wisconsin Cannabis Arrests Hit Black Residents Hardest

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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.

House Committee Addresses Marijuana Laws in America, Racial Justice and Need for Reform

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By: Nabil Rodriguez , Esq. & & Victor Fox*.

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Florida Representatives Show Bipartisan Support for Marijuana Reform, Citing Racial Disparities

WeedAdvisor

On July 10 th , bipartisan lawmakers held a congressional hearing to address potential avenues of marijuana reform. While they all agreed that change was long overdue, they had issues reaching a consensus on how to proceed, with four options on the table.

Senator Rice Needs to Get Woke About Weed, Pt. 2

NORML

As New Jersey continues to fail its constituents each day they do not pass cannabis legalization for adult-use, the name of one state senator at the forefront of the fight against legalization remains permanently inked in shame: State Senator Ron Rice of the 28th District.

USA $1.4 billion lawsuit, largest against opioid manufacturer, settles before trial

Cannabis Law Report

Helio.com reports July 12 2019… A lawsuit filed against London-based Reckitt Benckiser Group plc was recently settled for $1.4 billion, the largest settlement to date against an opioid manufacturer, according to a press release from the Department of Justice.

What to Do With Disappointing Weed

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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. Canada Lifestyle cbd edibles extraction flower topicals

Cannabis Sprays Explored: Parasitic Pesticides

Cannabis Life Network

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.

Grupo Flor Launches California’s First Cannabis Industry Apprentice Program

Canna Newswire

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.

New Hampshire: Governor Signs Marijuana Annulment Measure

NORML

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 does not object to the request within ten days, the petition will be granted.

ORCA On Wyden & Blumenauer’s “State Cannabis Commerce Act”

Cannabis Law Report

The State Cannabis Commerce Act – Oregon’s own Sen. Ron Wyden and Rep. Earl Blumenauer have introduced legislation to a llow for Interstate Commerce! I know we covered this in the last email but it is just such great news we have to mention it again.

Kamala Harris Evolved Slowly on Legalization, but She’s All About It Now

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The California senator didn't support legalization in 2016. Now she does. What changed? The post Kamala Harris Evolved Slowly on Legalization, but She’s All About It Now appeared first on Leafly. Politics Democrats Election 2020 Kamala Harris

Tyson Ranch to Bring the Health Benefits of Cannabidiol to Dogs

Cannabis Life Network

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.

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

Canna Newswire

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).