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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Medical Marijuana for Aspergers: Diagnosis, Research & Treatment


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

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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.

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.

Rep. Lee: I Just Introduced The Marijuana Justice Act


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.

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

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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 […].

Pain Management: Why Cannabis Provides a Safer Alternative to NSAIDs

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Guest Post by Lanny Swerdlow, RN, LNC. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are used daily by over 17 million Americans to treat headaches, arthritis, sports injuries, menstrual cramps and a litany of other debilitating ailments.

The SAFE Banking Act Reintroduced


” 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.

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

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

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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.

AG Nominee Reiterates Non-Interference Stance


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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Can Cannabis Aid in the Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms?

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million in 2013 on a global scale. Researchers across North America have been conducting studies on the effectiveness of Multiple Sclerosis treatment through cannabis.

Marijuana article strikes a nerve

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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 joint you smoked last night won’t give you schizophrenia. It also won’t make you assault your neighbor.

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Meet Stefanie LaRue: Cancer Survivor and Medical Marijuana Advocate


In 2013 Stefanie had a Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) and the results were not good. This article has been updated – Stefanie LaRue died on May 31, 2017, at her home in Venice Beach, California, after a 12-year-battle with Stage IV breast cancer.

DIY Marijuana Topicals: Pain Relieving Frankincense and Cannabis Massage Oil

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Note: You can make this DIY Cannabis Massage Oil in THC and/or CBD versions! Did you know that ancient remedies that were used at the time of Jesus’s birth are still as effective today? This topical oil is a good example.

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


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

ICYMI: U.S. Attorney General Nominee (Likely) Won’t Harsh Your Mellow

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The withdrawn memos include, the 2013 Cole Memo, the February 2014 Cole Memo that extended low enforcement priority status to apply to banking activities (although the FinCEN guidelines are, importantly, still alive ); and the 2014 Wilkinson Memo that was a sort of Cole Memo for tribal lands.

Louisiana’s medical marijuana program the core issue in Agriculture Commissioner race


Greer is a Democrat from Natchitoches (NAK’-a-dish) Parish and a farmer who worked in the Department of Agriculture and Forestry for 20 years before retiring in 2013. BATON ROUGE – Louisiana’s agriculture and forestry commissioner has drawn his first announced challenger for the fall election, an opponent slamming his management of medical marijuana.

Pain Management: Why Cannabis Provides a Safer Alternative to NSAIDs

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Guest Post by Lanny Swerdlow, RN, LNC. Pin This! Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are used daily by over 17 million Americans to treat headaches, arthritis, sports injuries, menstrual cramps and a litany of other debilitating ailments.

Urge Kentucky Lawmakers to Support Medical Cannabis Reform Today!


A medical cannabis bill has been filed in the Kentucky General Assembly every year since 2013. In that time around a dozen other states have passed medical bills, eight more have joined Colorado and Washington in full legalization.

U.S. Attorney General Nominee Says He Would Respect State Marijuana Laws

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The Cole memorandum was issued in 2013 by then-Deputy Attorney General James M. “His reference to the Cole memo suggests that he will maintain the policy of non-interference that has existed since August 2013.

Arizona Ruling On Medical Cannabis & Hashish Due

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The case centers on the 2013 arrest of medical marijuana card holder Rodney Jones at a Prescott hotel on charges of possession of cannabis and drug paraphernalia.

MD or DO – Springfield, St. Louis, Kansas City

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Since 2013, we have been providing high quality medical cannabis education and certification to thousands of patients. About Canna Care Docs…. Canna Care Docs is proud to be the largest multi-state medical cannabis evaluation and education center group in the USA. The Canna Care Docs team is comprised of physicians, licensed healthcare practitioners and support staff who all share the goal of helping patients along their medical cannabis journey.

Is Tribal Cannabis on a Comeback Tour?

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

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Daniel Kruse elected to head European association

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Director since 2013. Kruse has been an EIHA director since 2013, and has long served industrial hemp stakeholders before the European Union and German governments, where his work has helped advance the legal and regulatory framework for the industry.

The EU Spent $US12.7 Billion in 2017 On Illegal Cannabis

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In its annual report, the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) said the EU’s overall narcotics market was worth at least 30 billion euros in 2017, up from 24 billion in 2013.

Martha Stewart Enters Cannabis Industry With CBD Product Line


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.

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Whole Foods CEO says Cannabis Should Be Available From Grocery Stores

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Mackey came out in favor of cannabis legalization in a 2013 Mother Jones interview. Of course he does ! Whole Foods CEO John Mackey recently said, unprompted, that he expects grocery stores — presumably including Whole Foods — to begin retailing cannabis products once legalization occurs.

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Medical Marijuana Can Help with the Effects of Traumatic brain injury


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.

CBD Ban: Brits Take Up Fight And Send Lawyers To Brussels

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German Bong Maker Files 14 Identical Lawsuits Against Alleged Counterfeiters in the USA

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It also said that since 2013, a Californian company, Scream, has been its exclusive US-based licensee and is the only company in the US authorised to use its trademarks.

Even 0.3% -0.5% THC is too much for the Italian Senate. New light cannabis legislation is blocked and is “inadmissible”

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Cannabis production in Italy grew from 400 hectares in 2013 to 4,000 hectares last year, according to agricultural association Coldiretti. Italy’s Senate has blocked the legalisation of ‘cannabis light.

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Drastic Increase in Scientific Research on Medicinal Cannabis

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While most research took place in the area of psychiatry, publications in the fields of neurology and cancer increased significantly between 2011 and 2013. Also, since 2013, there has been an increase in the number of publications focusing on children and the elderly.

Marijuana and Autism: Benefits, Studies and Best Strains


In a 2013 study, it was noted that the endocannabinoid system , and particularly its CB2 receptor, has potential therapeutic properties for managing autism. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder that affects 1 in 68 Canadian children and youth.