NSW 2013 Report: Law Reform Issues Regarding Synthetic Drugs

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Worth having on record as there are very few reports on Synthetic Drugs in Australia New South Wales Parliamentary Library… Read More. Australia & Asia Pacific

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DEA Reports Southern Border Pot Busts Down 80% Since 2013

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border with Mexico have plunged 80% since 2013, according to a newly released report from the Drug Enforcement Administration. CBP marijuana seizures along the SWB have decreased more than 81 percent since 2013, when almost 1.3 Seizures of illicit marijuana at the U.S.

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Exponential Rise In Cannabis Investment Since 2013

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I n 2013, that number was only $16 million. Data provider Pitchbook put together this simple graph that illustrates very clearly the upward swing in USA cannabis investment. VC investors have poured $1.6 billion into cannabis startups as of July, up from $1.2 billion for all of last year.

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African Traditional Herbal Research Clinic – CANNABIS-BLANG-HEMP-MARIJUANA-POT-WEED / HERB ( 2013)

Cannabis Law Report

The post African Traditional Herbal Research Clinic – CANNABIS-BLANG-HEMP-MARIJUANA-POT-WEED / HERB ( 2013) first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. Although a number of years old there’s an interesting selection of articles in the publication – useful reference for researchers.… … Read More. One-Hit Wonders

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Study: Youth Marijuana Use Not Up Since Uruguay Legalized Marijuana in 2013

The Joint Blog

“In 2013, Uruguay became the first country in the world to legalize recreational cannabis, instituting a non-commercial state regulatory model of production and supply”, states the study’s absract.

Making Medical Cannabis History

Project CBD

In the recent annals of medical cannabis history, a defining moment came in 2013 when CNN a reported on the seemingly miraculous antiseizure effects of CBD

Cannabis is My Lifesaver

Americans for Safe Access

Eryck Stamper retired from the US Navy in 2013 as a decorated Senior Chief Petty Officer. After a few jobs in the Maryland Park Service and government contracting, he found his way into the cannabis industry as a budtender.

Medical Marijuana for Aspergers: Diagnosis, Research & Treatment

Greencamp

Asperger syndrome is a neurodevelopmental disorder which belongs to the Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) as of 2013. According to CDC, Continue Reading. The post Medical Marijuana for Aspergers: Diagnosis, Research & Treatment appeared first on Greencamp. Health

Illinois Expunged Half a Million Cannabis Cases to Kick Off 2021

Leafwell

Signed into law in 2019 the law required that at least 47,000 cannabis-related arrests between 2013 and 2019 be. When Illinois state legislators wrote up the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act, they thought to go further than just legalizing and regulating marijuana.

What’s the Status of the SAFE Banking Act?

Cannabis Law Report

Written by: Eric Singular Since 2013, Colorado Congressman, Ed Perlmutter, has introduced the Secure and Fair Enforcement Banking Act (SAFE… Read More.

Cresco Labs’ founder resigns as president

Cannabis Law Report

As the founder who brought the initial idea of entering into the regulated cannabis industry to the original Cresco team in 2013, this day is bittersweet,” Caltabiano noted in a statement. MJ Biz has just reported.

Concert to memorialize Charlotte Figi, the girl who changed medical cannabis

The Cannigma

The namesake of ‘Charlotte’s Web’ Charlotte’s battle with Dravet syndrome and her medical cannabis treatment were covered in depth in the 2013 CNN documentary “Weed,” which brought the issue of pediatric medical cannabis treatment to a massive audience.

Alabama Legislature agrees to legalize medical marijuana

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Deadest bill’ of 2013, passed in 2021. The approval came eight years after a medical marijuana bill in 2013 won that year’s so-called “Shroud Award” for the “deadest” bill of the year in the House of Representatives. . MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP)

Uruguay makes first commercial marijuana export shipment

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MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Uruguay has made its first commercial export shipment of marijuana since legalizing the drug in 2013, sending 10 kilograms of cannabis to Australia, where its medicinal use is lawful. The Fotmer company made an earlier shipment to Germany, but officials say that consisted of samples rather than goods for market. The government cited export earnings as one of its goal when it became the first country to create a national, regulated legal marijuana industry.

Italy: 1 Jan 2020 Specialized Shops Will Be Able To Sell Cannabis Products With 0.5% Or Less THC

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Italy’s agriculture association Coldiretti welcomed parliament’s move, noting that the area under cannabis production in Italy had grown from 400 hectares in 2013 to 4,000 hectares last year.

Iowa Poll: Over half favor legalizing recreational pot; over three-fourths favor expanding medical marijuana – Cannabis Business Executive

SpeedWeed

Support has steadily grown since 2013, when just 29% of Iowa adults said they favored the idea, 68% opposed it and 3% were unsure.

NORML Activist Spotlight: Tamara Netzel

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She was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 2013, and for a few years believed she could continue to teach and live her life as long as she followed all the doctors recommendations and took the medications they prescribed.

The SAFE Banking Act Reintroduced

NORML

” Perlmutter and Heck have introduced similar bills every Congress since 2013. A bipartisan coalition of more than 100 co-sponsors has reintroduced legislation in Congress, The Secure and Fair Enforcement Banking Act (SAFE Banking Act), HR 1595 , to allow state-licensed marijuana-related businesses to engage freely in relationships with banks and other financial institutions. Click here to send a message to your member of Congress and urge them to cosponsor the bill.

Veteran Derek Harris Freed After Receiving Life Sentence for $30 of Marijuana

MassRoots

In 2013, the Third Circuit Court of Appeal ruled against Harris, but Judge Sylvia Cooks disagreed. “I After spending nearly a decade behind bars for selling a small amount of marijuana, Derek Harris is finally going to be free to reunite with his loved ones. Who is Derek Harris? .

Is Tribal Cannabis on a Comeback Tour?

Canna Law Blog

Meaning, cannabis in Indian Country would not be a major enforcement priority similar to the states pursuant to the August 29, 2013 Cole Memo.

Marijuana article strikes a nerve

Cannabis Chronicles

Gladwell draws a connection between legal marijuana and an increase in crime, citing a 17 percent rise in aggravated assaults in Washington state from 2013 to 2017. The problem, Carlini said, is that there was a one-year decrease right before that, so after 2013 the numbers are just creeping back up to where they were before. The joint you smoked last night won’t give you schizophrenia. It also won’t make you assault your neighbor.

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Attorney General Nominee Commits To Leave State-Legal Marijuana Programs Alone

NORML

In January of 2018, former Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded what is known as the Cole Memo , a 2013 Justice Department memorandum, authored by former US Deputy Attorney General James Cole to US attorneys in all 50 states. In Senate testimony today, nominee for Attorney General William Barr committed to not use the limited resources of the Department of Justice to prosecute state-regulated and compliant marijuana businesses.

Good news, governor: Cannabis will not kill your kids

The Cannigma

In 2013, Uruguay became the first country to fully legalize cannabis. The governor of Nebraska made international headlines earlier this month by staking his opposition to allowing medical cannabis on the claim that doing so would kill children.

Rep. Lee: I Just Introduced The Marijuana Justice Act

NORML

Although whites and blacks have been found to use marijuana at similar rates, a 2013 report by the ACLU found that a “black person is 3.73 Congresswoman Barbara Lee represents California’s 13th district. First off, I want to thank you for being an active member of the cannabis reform movement and I am proud to tell you that we have never been closer to ending the counterproductive and cruel policy of marijuana criminalization than we are right now.

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Attorney General of B.C. David Eby – License to Chill – Episode 7

Cannabis Life Network

An NDP MLA, he was re-elected to the legislature in 2017, following a more than noteworthy defeat in 2013 of then Premier Christy Clark by a […]. Taking the show on the road, and setting up at the offices of the Attorney General of British Columbia, Bert is joined on the hot mic by Minister David Eby. The post Attorney General of B.C. David Eby – License to Chill – Episode 7 appeared first on Cannabis News | Lifestyle Tips | Expert Opinions | Stocks.

Cannabis pioneer Jersey Hemp on a high with £2m funding boost

Cannabis Law Report

Jersey Hemp, based on the Channel island, was founded by former firefighter David Ryan and two colleagues in 2013. The first company in the British Isles to win a licence to harvest hemp flowers for cannabis oil has raised £2m, as investors rush to plough money into “green” start-ups.

Stories of Hope: Head Injuries to How I Got MY Life Back

United Patients Group

Then just after buying a car in 2013, I got hit by another car, did flips, and suffered a pretty bad concussion from that. Emily’s Story of HOPE. My name is Emily and I make use of Medical Cannabis daily to help treat seizures that have come about from multiple head injuries.

Pain Management: Why Cannabis Provides a Safer Alternative to NSAIDs

Cannabis Cheri

Underscoring the seriousness of these warnings, an article published in the November 2013 online issue of the American Journal of Managed Care reported: “each year more than 100,000 patients are hospitalized for NSAID-related GI complications” and “that 16,500 persons die annually from these complications.”. Guest Post by Lanny Swerdlow, RN, LNC.

Medical Marijuanana, Cannabis and PTSD

LifeCannMD

A study done in 2013 analyzed 46 individuals who were present around the World Trade Center in the September 11 terrorist attacks. By: Fernando Fandino-Sende, MD.

Medical Marijuana Can Help with the Effects of Traumatic brain injury

FloridaMarijuana.net

The American Friends of Tel Aviv University published a 2013 report which detailed how medical cannabis is often used by sufferers of chronic pain and ailments, including cancer and post-traumatic stress disorder. The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke defines Traumatic brain injury (TBI) as “a form of acquired brain injury, occurs when a sudden trauma causes damage to the brain.

Martha Stewart Enters Cannabis Industry With CBD Product Line

MassRoots

Of course I know how to roll a joint,” Stewart proclaimed in 2013, sparking an internet frenzy. The queen of entertaining and retail, Martha Stewart, has her eye on a new realm to rule: the hemp-derived CBD industry. Partnering with Ontario-based Canopy Growth, Stewart’s name will be behind a new line of hemp CBD products designed for humans and animals. “I

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Why cannabis can make your heart race

The Cannigma

A 2013 comprehensive published in Frontiers in Psychology looked at CBD’s ability to offset the “adverse psychological effects of THC,” and concluded that “the few studies that exist on the effects of CBD show that this cannabinoid can counteract some of the negative effects of THC.”.

Marijuana Legalization in NY & Driving: Response to NYS Association of Police Chiefs from Roc NORML

NORML

The New York State Association of Police made a statement opposing legalization of cannabis for adult-use in New York, in response to Governor Cuomo’s announcement that he plans to pass legislation April 1st, with the budget, that will legalize cannabis for adult-use in New York. The New York State Association of Police said traffic safety is a major concern, citing an increase in vehicle-related fatalities by 62 percent in Colorado the first year cannabis was legalized in the state.

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New Model Ordinance’s Envisioned To Promote Small Businesses and Inclusivity

NORML

Specifically, the American Civil Liberties Union report The War on Marijuana In Black and White (2013) concluded: “[O]n average, a Black person is 3.73

AG Nominee Reiterates Non-Interference Stance

NORML

For background, in January of 2018, former Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded what is known as the Cole Memo , a 2013 Justice Department memorandum, authored by former US Deputy Attorney General James Cole to US attorneys in all 50 states.

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Biden’s Attorney General Pick on Cannabis: Status Unknown

HarrisBricken

Fast forward to 2013, and Cole gave us the famous Cole Memo with eight specific enforcement priorities the DOJ was supposed to follow in states with state-legal cannabis.

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Best Seed Banks For Your Marijuana Cultivation Needs

PrestoDoctor

QCS has been breeding seeds since 2013 and offers an extremely large variety of seeds. Even with growing marijuana for personal and medicinal reasons has been legalized in many places in the USA it can still be a daunting task to buy marijuana seeds.