Dr. Gupta’s Traveling Medicine Show

Project CBD

On August 11 Gupta narrated a “Special Report” on CNN that provided dramatic examples of Cannabis’ beneficial effects. In the days before it aired he made media appearances to apologize for his role in having “systematically misled” the American people about marijuana

Legalization Is Not Enough!

Project CBD

Marijuana legalization is a beginning, not an end. When residents of Colorado and Washington voted to legalize the adult use of cannabis , it felt like a momentary rush of sobriety in a country dazed by decades of anti-marijuana hysteria. But what comes next

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Dr. Gupta’s Traveling Medicine Show

Project CBD

On August 11 Gupta narrated a “Special Report” on CNN that provided dramatic examples of Cannabis’ beneficial effects. In the days before it aired he made media appearances to apologize for his role in having “systematically misled” the American people about marijuana

CONGRESS EXTENDS THE 2014 FARM BILL FOR ANOTHER YEAR

Cannabis Law Report

The post CONGRESS EXTENDS THE 2014 FARM BILL FOR ANOTHER YEAR first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. BY DANIEL SHORTT, GREEN LIGHT LAW GROUP — Halloween got a little less spooky for hemp growers after the signing of HR 8337 , which … Read More.

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New Report: 2020 Hemp Harvest Outlook: Production acreage decreases for first year since 2014 hemp pilot re-established crop

Cannabis Law Report

The post New Report: 2020 Hemp Harvest Outlook: Production acreage decreases for first year since 2014 hemp pilot re-established crop first appeared on Cannabis Law Report.

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RCMP Silent on 2014 Drug Bust Involving Major Licensed Producer

Leafly

The post RCMP Silent on 2014 Drug Bust Involving Major Licensed Producer appeared first on Leafly. The RCMP in BC and in Ottawa debated "strategic considerations," including informing the press. Canada Industry Politics Canopy Growth health canada law enforcement Licensed Producers seizures

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Paper – 2014: The Rise & Decline of Cannabis Prohibition The History Of Cannabis In The UN Drug Control System & Options For Reform

Cannabis Law Report

The post Paper - 2014: The Rise & Decline of Cannabis Prohibition The History Of Cannabis In The UN Drug Control System & Options For Reform first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. With the UN supposedly making some big decisions in December we thought this paper might be worth a revisit for those of you looking for … Read More.

Colorado: Gov Polis releases press releases saying state “has surpassed $1 billion in marijuana revenue to date since adult-use marijuana sales began in 2014”

Cannabis Law Report

DENVER, Wednesday, June 12, 2019 — Colorado has surpassed $1 billion in marijuana revenue to date since adult-use marijuana sales began in 2014, according to the Colorado Department of Revenue (CDOR)’s monthly reports for marijuana sales and revenue data released today.

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Philadelphia: Marijuana Treatment Admissions Drop Eighty Percent

NORML

This is likely a result of a 2014 ordinance decriminalizing possession along with new procedures adopted by District Attorney Larry Krasner, a civil rights attorney elected in 2017.

Lexblog Article: CBD: Sometimes It Can Be Legal but Still “Unlawful”

Cannabis Law Report

In the Agricultural Act of 2014 (“2014 Farm Bill”), Congress exempted “industrial hemp” from the Controlled Substances Act (“CSA”) in certain narrow circumstances.

Federal Appropriations Bills Include Limited Cannabis Protections

NORML

Since 2014, there has been a spending restriction that prevents the Department of Justice from spending one penny or paperclip to take action against state-legal medical cannabis programs. This language has been approved by multiple votes yet stripped out during the bicameral conference committees in 2014, 2015, and 2016.

9 Health Benefits That CBD Has to Offer

Cannabis Law Report

CBD has been growing in popularity since it was legalized in the 2014 and 2018 Farm Bills. The reason for this lies in the number … Read More. The post 9 Health Benefits That CBD Has to Offer first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. Pot Luck

Battle of the Bills

MJ Business Attorneys

The 2014 Farm Bill is set to expire September 30, 2018 and both the House and Senate have passed motions to continue with a conference committee of House-Senate negotiators. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, a key player in the passage of the 2014 Farm Bill, stated he is hopeful a resolution will be reached by Labor Day. The difference between the two outcomes could be detrimental to farmers currently growing hemp under the 2014 Farm Bill.

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Today’s Answer of the Day

TheAnswerPage

and 7.7%, respectively, in 2014.” Has prescription opioid misuse increased or decreased among college-age adults over the past 5 years? According to a 2019 NIH survey, “prescription opioid misuse continued to decline, with 1.5% of college students and 3.3%

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More Cannabis Dispensaries Means Fewer Opioid Deaths, Researchers Say

The Cannigma

It looked at the US mortality data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from 2014 to 2018 combined with US census data and data from Weedmaps.com on the locations of storefront dispensaries.

How to Get a New York Medical Marijuana Card in 2020

Leafwell

In July 2014, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation permitting the use of cannabis for medical purposes. Getting a New York Medical Marijuana Card – Introduction. Recreational cannabis is not legal in New York, but possession of small amounts has been decriminalized. However, just because there has been advice not to prosecute those who possess small amounts of cannabis, does not mean that there still aren’t plenty of arrests being made. Source.

Maryland: Lawmakers Advance Decriminalization Expansion Measure

NORML

” Maryland lawmakers initially decriminalized minor marijuana possession offenses in 2014. House lawmakers today advanced legislation, HB 550 , greatly expanding the pool of marijuana offenders eligible for civil penalties.

Study Finds Healthcare Providers Need More Education On Cannabis

MedicalJane

In 2014, only 48% were in favor of using medical cannabis, and only for severe cases of epilepsy. As more and more states legalize cannabis use, the demand for medical cannabis products and cannabinoid-based therapies continues to grow.

Action Needed: Marijuana Vote This Week In Congress

NORML

However, since 2014, members of Congress have passed annual spending bills that included a provision protecting those who engage in the state-sanctioned use and dispensing of medical cannabis from undue prosecution by the Department of Justice. This week, there will be a crucial vote on an amendment and it could be our biggest federal victory yet. We need your help to make sure we win.

Report: Adult Use Legalization Associated With Increased Home Values

NORML

“The crime rate increases in Washington and Colorado are consistent with nationwide violent crime trends since 2014. The passage of statewide adult use marijuana laws is associated with an immediate uptick in housing prices, according to an assessment published by the online service Clever Real Estate. The study determined: “States that legalize recreational cannabis see an immediate bump in home values following legalization, even without retail dispensaries opening up.

Mississippi: Medical Cannabis Initiative Certified for 2020 Ballot

NORML

In 2014, state lawmakers passed legislation permitting those diagnosed with intractable epilepsy to possess certain products containing CBD. A proposed measure legalizing medical cannabis access in Mississippi has qualified for the 2020 ballot. Mississippi’s Secretary of State’s Office notified lawmakers on Tuesday that petitioners, Mississippians for Compassionate Care , had gathered a sufficient number of signatures to place Measure 65 before voters this November.

Thursday 14 February – State By State Digest: Alasaka, Colorado, Florida

Cannabis Law Report

Colorado Reports $6 Billion In Cannabis Sales Since 2014. Colorado regulators say more than $6 billion in marijuana products have been sold since 2014 in the state. That is the highest one-year total for sales figures since 2014, but the pace of growth has slowed over time. Colorado Reports $6 Billion In Cannabis Sales Since 2014. ALASKA. Alaska Crime Bill May Need Exemption to Keep Recreational Marijuana Industry Legal.

Study: Daily Cannabis Use Among Pain Patients Associated with Less Non-Prescription Opioid Use

NORML

A team of investigators from Canada and the United States assessed drug use trends in chronic pain patients over a multi-year period (June 1, 2014 to December 1, 2017). Patients suffering from persistent pain conditions who frequently use cannabis are far less likely to use non-prescription opioids, according to longitudinal data published in the journal PLOS One.

Congress Should Lift the Ban on Medical Cannabis Access for Military Veterans

NORML

For example, a 2014 study reported a 75 percent reduction in PTSD symptomology scores following subjects’ enrollment in a state-sponsored medical cannabis access program. Americans in 33 states and the District of Columbia have legal access to medical marijuana under a doctor’s authorization. But this same access is often lacking for many military veterans. That is because the current policy of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs explicitly prohibits V.A.

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Yes, Cannabis Can Be Kosher, Says Rabbi Yaakov Cohen

The Cannigma

In April 2014, Elisha succumbed to his illness. Stop us if you’ve heard this one: A rabbi and a pot farmer walk into a cannabis processing facility.

7 Cannabis Media Companies Every Weed Smoker Should Follow

Cannabis Life Network

Cannabis Media Company- Herb Matt Gray was working out of his garage in San Francisco in 2014 and remembers that he couldn’t find a good weed recipe online unless it […]. Fellow weed smokers, here are the top 7 Cannabis Media Companies you need to be following for all your updates on our friend Mary Jane. The post 7 Cannabis Media Companies Every Weed Smoker Should Follow appeared first on Latest Cannabis News Today - Headlines, Videos & Stocks.

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Portland’s Cura Cannabis sells for near $1B in stock

Cannabis Chronicles

Cura has been dogged by controversies over its former chief executive, Nitin Khanna, who faced rape allegations in 2014. PORTLAND — Portland-based Cura Cannabis sold Wednesday for $949 million in an all-stock transaction, one of the biggest deals ever for a company operating in the legalized marijuana business. Cura sells its cannabis oils on the wholesale and retail market under the Select brand and operates in California, Arizona and Nevada.

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Terpene Spotlight: Caryophyllene

FloridaMarijuana.net

Caryophyllene has shown to have anti-anxiety and antidepressant properties as presented in a 2014 report which detailed the terpene’s effect on mice. Another 2014 study with mice revealed that Caryophyllene can aid in the treatment of alcoholism. The cannabis plant is one of the oldest medicinal plants known to humans, with historical references dating back 5 to 10 thousand years.

Your Hemp Webinar Questions Answered (Part 1)

Canna Law Blog

If a state, like Tennessee, operates under the 2014 Farm Bill, but the state applies for a USDA state plan and that is approved, does that then void the 2014 pilot rules and regulations for existing farms in Tennessee operating under 2014 Farm Bill? Last month, Nathalie Bougenies and I put on a webinar on the US Department of Agriculture’s (“USDA”) new interim hemp rules.

Michigan Adopts New Hemp Law for Federal Approval of Hemp Program; What’s Next?

Dykema (Cannabis Law Blog)

Currently, the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (“MDARD”) administers an industrial hemp pilot program under the Industrial Hemp Research and Development Act (“IHRDA”), MCL 286.841-286.859, pursuant to the 2014 Farm Bill.

Potential Issues With Testing Hemp Under The 2018 Farm Bill

Greenspoon Marder Cannabis Law Group Blog

With that primer, it becomes imperative to understand the definition of hemp under the 2014 Farm Bill. Under the 2014 Farm Bill, industrial hemp was defined as “the plant Cannabis sativa L. State industrial hemp research programs authorized under the 2014 Farm Bill used similar wording for establishing state definitions of industrial hemp. The issue with post-decarboxylation testing is that hemp authorized under 2014 Farm Bill testing may actually test higher than the.3%

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New York City: Lawmakers Advance Bills Limiting Drug Testing for Cannabis as a Condition of Employment, Probation

NORML

New York City police made over 78,000 marijuana possession arrests between the years 2014 and 2017. Members of the New York City Council approved a pair of municipal bills this week limiting situations where those seeking employment or on probation may be drug tested for the past use of cannabis. Council members overwhelmingly voted in favor of a municipal proposal (No.1445) barring employers from drug testing certain job applicants for the presence of marijuana.

Two Congressional Hearing Next Week On Marijuana

NORML

A retrospective review of patients’ symptoms published in 2014 in the Journal of Psychoactive Drugs reported a greater than 75 percent reduction CAPS (Clinician Administered Post-traumatic Scale) symptom scores following cannabis therapy. Next week, the two key committees will hold hearings on various aspects of federal marijuana policy. The first will be held on Wednesday, June 19th, in the Small Business Committee, entitled Unlocked Potential?

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Why veterans can’t discuss cannabis with VA doctors

The Cannigma

Another study published in 2014, found that the symptoms of PTSD were reduced by more than 75% among those who used cannabis compared to those who didn’t use cannabis.

Recreational Marijuana: Effects on Teen Use

CannaMD

Before recreational sales were legalized in 2014, 20% of middle and high school students reported using marijuana. The state legalized recreational marijuana sales in 2014, at which time 18% of tenth graders reported using cannabis.

Which States Scored Over a Billion in Cannabis Tax Revenue in 2020?

Veriheal

The state legalized adult-use cannabis in 2012, and sales began in 2014. Like Washington, Colorado legalized early—in 2012, with sales formally beginning in 2014. One of the biggest drivers of cannabis legalization has been the allure of tax revenue.

JW Asset, ex-athlete launch up to $100 million fund to aid marijuana minority entrepreneurs

SpeedWeed

JW Asset Management, founded by Jason Wild, has been an active investor in the marijuana sector since 2014.