Exponential Rise In Cannabis Investment Since 2013

Cannabis Law Report

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)

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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. ” The study’s abstract can be found below: Background 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.

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

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

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. Caltabiano, who co-founded Cresco Labs in 2013, didn’t give many details why he is stepping down, other than to say in a statement “as a serial entrepreneur, I know it’s time for the next challenge.”. MJ Biz has just reported.

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? .

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.

What is CBG?

The Cannigma

CBG and colitis A 2013 study on CBG for inflammatory bowel diseases concluded that “CBG may represent a new therapeutic opportunity in IBD.” CBG (cannabigerol) is by far one of the most important cannabinoids in the cannabis plant.

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

Cannabis Law Report

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. Tobacconists and specialized shops will be allowed to stock cannabis products, which must not contain more than 0.5 percent of the psychoactive compound THC, from January 1st.

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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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.

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.

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.

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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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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NORML Activist Spotlight: Tamara Netzel

NORML

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. Tamara Netzel was a middle school English teacher, an Army officer’s wife, and possibly the most cannabis naive individual you could have met.

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. Attorney General, Bill Barr, testified before Congress that he would basically operate according to 2013 Cole Memo principles, which has been accurate to date.

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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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.

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.

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

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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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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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. The trio were studying the combustibility of different building materials and learnt about “hempcrete” — a fire-resistant substance that comes from the woody core of hemp plants.

Meet Stefanie LaRue: Cancer Survivor and Medical Marijuana Advocate

MedicalJane

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. In 2005, when Stefanie was only 30, a lump was found in her breast. A series of doctors misdiagnosed her, simply sending her home with antibiotics and convincing her she was too young to have breast cancer.

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

Canna Care Docs

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.

Can Cannabis Aid in the Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms?

Puff Puff Post

million in 2013 on a global scale. Researchers across North America have been conducting studies on the effectiveness of Multiple Sclerosis treatment through cannabis. Multiple Sclerosis is classified as an autoimmune disease of the central nervous system; it mainly affects the brain, spinal cord, and optic nerves. There are an estimated 77,000 Canadians and 400,000 Americans living with Multiple Sclerosis.

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

The Joint Blog

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. attorney general nominee William Barr said during a Senate confirmation hearing Tuesday that he would not target marijuana businesses that are operating in compliance with state laws that allow them, whether for medical or recreational purposes. William Barr.

Arizona Ruling On Medical Cannabis & Hashish Due

Cannabis Law Report

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. The Arizona Supreme Court is scheduled to decide Tuesday 28 May 2019 whether medical marijuana patients can face arrest for possession of hashish. Police say Jones had 0.05 ounces of hashish in a jar. He was convicted and later sentenced to two years in prison.

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. Pin This!

Albania is Poised to Legalize Cannabis to Help Crush the Illicit Drug Trade

Veriheal

It wasn’t until the Socialist party came to power in 2013 that the government began to bring the illegal cannabis trade under some semblance of control. The cultivation and sale of cannabis are becoming legalized in more and more places across the United States.

How to get your Medical Cannabis card in Delaware

Canna Care Docs

As of June 30, 2013. Who can apply for a medical cannabis card in Delaware? You must be a legal resident of the state of Delaware over the age of 18 to apply for a medical cannabis card in Delaware.

Best Cannabis Disorder Treatment: More Cannabis (Study)

CannaMD

Cannabis use disorder was coined in 2013, when the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) first classified the term. Since the beginning, there’s been plenty of debate around the legitimacy of the disorder.

A New Survey Provides Insight into Youth Consumption Post Legalization

Veriheal

The study also found that long term consumption “increased during 2009–2013 and then decreased during 2013–2019,” solidifying what advocates have long known and argued.

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

SMPL

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.

Cannabis Trademark Litigation: Veritas Farms Files a Motion to Dismiss Against Veritas Fine Cannabis

Canna Law Blog

2013) (citations omitted). Last month, my colleague Alison Malsbury reported on the trademark infringement lawsuit filed by Colorado-based Veritas Fine Cannabis (“VFC”) against Florida-based Veritas Farms.