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

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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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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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.

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).

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.

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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.

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.

Federal Spending Package Protects Medical Marijuana, Strips Other Provisions

NORML

In the FY2020 appropriations package released Monday, existing protections for medical cannabis programs from federal prosecutors that have been in place since 2014 remained, but other amendments that had been added earlier in the year by House Democrats were removed from the final compromise.

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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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. By: Nabil Rodriguez & Garrett Davey.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

Federal agencies clarify SAR filing requirements for financial services provided to hemp-related businesses

Cannabis Law Report

In February 2014, FinCEN issued guidance clarifying BSA expectations for financial institutions seeking to provide financial services to marijuana-related businesses (the 2014 Guidance). That hemp remains subject to the requirements of the 2014 Farm Bill. JD Supra Release.

USDA Says States Should Not Interfere With Hemp Transportation

Canna Law Blog

States and Indian tribes also may not prohibit the interstate transportation or shipment of hemp lawfully produced under the 2014 Farm Bill. The 2018 Farm Bill did not repeal Section 7606 of the 2014 Farm Bill.

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Breaking Cannabis News – RCMP deliberately withheld information

Cannabis Life Network

In a lengthy article released this morning by the National Post, the details behind an important press release cancelation by the RCMP, in the spring of 2014, have finally been uncovered, as over 900 pages of internal records were obtained […].

How to Retire on LP Stocks (Starting 5 Years Ago)

Cannabis Life Network

Imagine if you had $100,000 in 2014. You could have invested in LP stocks of one of Canada’s first public-trading cannabis companies. A company like Tweed or Aurora would have done just fine.

Pennsylvania: Marijuana possession arrests decline statewide

NORML

Philadelphia instituted civil fine tickets in 2014, starting a wave of municipal action to stem cannabis arrests.

Cannabis in Colorado – Laws, Use, and History

Sensi Seeds

In 2014, Colorado legalised recreational cannabis use. Now, individuals can purchase cannabis from a licenced retailer, as long as the amount doesn’t exceed one ounce (28 grams). This law has resulted in a reduction in medicinal cannabis users (as it’s easier to obtain from a retailer than a doctor), and interestingly, fewer younger people are using it too. The post Cannabis in Colorado – Laws, Use, and History appeared first on Sensi Seeds Blog. Legal & Politics

The Veterans Equal Access Act Reintroduced

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.

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Cannabis Terpenes, Part 3: A Few of Our Favorite Terpenes

FloridaMarijuana.net

A 2014 study published in the journal Anti-inflammatory and Anti-allergy Agents in Medicinal Chemistry found limonene to be an anti-inflammatory agent and it possessed tissue-repair properties.

Canada: Ontario Securities Commission Says Canada Cannabis Corp. (CCC), Defrauded Investors To Tune Of $10Million

Cannabis Law Report

According to the detailed statement of allegations released late Friday afternoon, the scheme dates back to January 2014, when Benjamin Ward, Peter Strang and Silvio Serrano allegedly made numerous false statements about their not-yet-incorporated pot company, dubbed Canada Cannabis Corp.

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.

2018 Farm Bill to Grow CBD Industry

Burns Levinson (Cannabusiness advisory)

The federal government’s decision to the legalized hemp is part of a longer, more comprehensive process that stretches back four years, when President Obama signed the 2014 farm bill. After nearly 50 years as a Schedule I federally controlled substance, hemp is set to become a legal crop.

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Announcement: USDA Clarifies Industrial Hemp Production for Indian Tribes

Cannabis Law Report

This notice clarifies avenues for Tribal participation under authorities in the 2014 Farm Bill to grow industrial hemp for research purposes during the 2019 growing season. May 28, 2019.

Washington State’s Kushmart Closed By State Liquor & Cannabis Board For Selling To Minors

Cannabis Law Report

According to the 502data.com website the Everett KUSHMART location has sold more than $33 million dollars in retail marijuana since opening in 2014, paying more than $12 million dollars in excise tax to Washington State.

MJ Biz Interview Washington Cannabis Leaders About State Market 5 Years After Legislation

Cannabis Law Report

Washington state rolled out the world’s second adult-use marijuana market on July 8, 2014, following closely behind Colorado , which began recreational sales at the start of that year.

Oxford Academic Publish: Hemp in the United States: A Case Study of Regulatory Path Dependence

Cannabis Law Report

The Agricultural Act of 2014 allowed for federally funded research on hemp for the first time since 1937. Here’s the Abstract. Hemp in the United States: A Case Study of Regulatory Path Dependence. Trey Malone Kevin Gomez. Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy , ppz001. , [link].

California Hemp Cultivation: It’s Complicated

Canna Law Blog

The next year, the federal Agricultural Act of 2014 (or “2014 Farm Bill”) was passed. But notably, section 7605(b) of the 2018 Farm Bill extends the 2014 Farm Bill through one year after the USDA’s establishment of certain plans (which will be a while from now).

And Another Former US Senator Joins A Cannabis Company Board

Cannabis Law Report

Perhaps his biggest achievement on behalf of the marijuana industry was his role in the creation and passage of the Rohrabacher-Farr Amendment (later renamed Rohrabacher-Blumenauer), a 2014 measure that has helped protect medical cannabis companies across the country from prosecution by the U.S.