Bill grows medical cannabis program

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More New Mexicans would qualify for medical marijuana, and the 70,000-plus patients already in the state’s medical cannabis program would have to deal with less paperwork under legislation approved by the state Legislature and sent to Gov.

Pennsylvania: Health Officials Expand Medical Cannabis Access Program

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Pennsylvania health officials have expanded the pool of patients eligible to receive medical cannabis access. John Fetterman called the changes “a truly powerful expansion” of the state’s program.

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Can Texas Build a Working Medical Cannabis Program in 2019?

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In 2019 Texans will find out whether lawmakers are ready to build a viable medical cannabis program or whether old-fashioned politics will limit access to effective medicine. The post Can Texas Build a Working Medical Cannabis Program in 2019? appeared first on Leafly. Health Politics decriminalization laws legalization medical marijuana qualifying conditions texas

NORML Chapter Newsletter – June 2019

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NORML Announces Plans for 2019 Conference and Lobby Day. In order to register for Virginia’s medical cannabis program, patients must first receive a written certification from a registered physician. “Cannabis criminalization in Illinois is coming to an end.

New Legislation Introduced To Protect State-Legal Marijuana Programs

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Representative Lou Correa (D-CA) has introduced HR 493 : The Sensible Enforcement Of Cannabis Act, which would codify the protections that were outlined in the now-rescinded Cole Memo. To date, these statewide regulatory programs are operating largely as voters and politicians intended.

McMaster University launches Science of Cannabis program

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HAMILTON, ON, March 25, 2019 /CNW/ – McMaster University Continuing Education opened enrolment today for its new Science of Cannabis program – one of the first post-secondary programs in the country focused on the scientific study of cannabis and its therapeutic applications, risks and harms.

NORML Chapter Newsletter, February 2019

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“Although an overdose of pot edibles can indeed cause unconsciousness, cannabis has never been known to cause a fatal overdose — unlike tobacco, alcohol, and many other common household products that are not sold in childproof packages.”

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Board to look at possible big changes to medical cannabis program

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A series of possible changes to the Medical Cannabis Program could take place in New Mexico, pending a signature from the governor and decisions from the state Department of Health.

New Jersey Just Expanded Its Medical Cannabis Program

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The post New Jersey Just Expanded Its Medical Cannabis Program appeared first on Leafly. The measure signed into law Tuesday makes a number of changes, lowering barriers to access, expanding qualifying conditions, and greenlighting home delivery.

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

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In an era when 47 states have laws on the books that defy the Schedule 1 status of cannabis, it makes no sense from a political, fiscal, or cultural perspective to try to put this genie back in the bottle.”.

Main Street Marijuana joins voluntary industry testing program

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The signs come from an industry-led program called OK Cannabis, which offers testing services to detect pesticides and heavy metals in cannabis end products — the type of fully processed and packaged goods that consumers will find on store shelves.

NM adds opioid use disorder, other conditions to medical cannabis program

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

As expected, the head of New Mexico’s Department of Health approved opioid use disorder as a qualifying condition to use medical cannabis. Continue reading NM adds opioid use disorder, other conditions to medical cannabis program at The NM Political Report.

Santé Cannabis and Spectrum Therapeutics Launch Transformative Medical Cannabis Training Program for Québec Healthcare Professionals

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16, 2019 /CNW/ – Québec doctors have a new tool at their disposal for learning about medical cannabis and its viability as a treatment option for their patients. Event details below: Date: Tuesday, September 17th 2019. ABOUT SANTÉ CANNABIS.

Grupo Flor Launches California’s First Cannabis Industry Apprentice Program

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Management and cross training designed to benefit cannabis industry. July 16, 2019 / Canna Newswire / – Grupo Flor has launched a pilot program of California’s first professional in-house cannabis apprenticeship program. CANNABIS INDUSTRY

Arizona Department of Health Services Medical Marijuana Program – Performance Audit June 2019 Report 19-107

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Department should establish and implement process for setting Program fees. Cannabis Law News FeaturedHere are the headline issues. Department should take more timely action to revoke cards.

Michigan’s Social Equity Program, Details Published

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The Michigan Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) have announced the details of the state’s Social Equity Program. The MRA’s team of social equity representatives will visit the 19 communities listed above multiple times before the agency begins taking applications on November 1, 2019.

McMaster University Launches “Science of Cannabis” Program

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In an unprecedented step forward, McMaster University launched its new marijuana education program in Canada, CBC News reveals. Referred to as their “science of cannabisprogram, its goal is to provide a verifiable, facts-based approach to the risks and benefits of marijuana. The program consists of three different courses, open to: “…health, education, public service, and social and community services sectors across the country”.

NJ Announces Medical Marijuana Program Rule Changes

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On May 13th New Jersey’s Department of Health (“DOH”) amended it Medicinal Marijuana Program Rules, N.J.A.C. Steve Schain , Senior Attorney at Hoban Law Group. Steve Schain.

NORML Chapter Newsletter – May 2019

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NORML Announces Plans for 2019 Conference and Lobby Day. “To a large degree, that has been a war on cannabis, but it’s also been a war on people, it’s been disproportionately a war on certain communities,” Read more from WTTW News !

Shoppers Drug Mart Announces Pilot Cannabis Blockchain Program

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Could this be the start of a legitimate blockchain and cannabis relationship in Canada? The post Shoppers Drug Mart Announces Pilot Cannabis Blockchain Program appeared first on Leafly.

Mixed bag for cannabis legislation in 2019

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

Michelle Lujan Grisham was elected and New Mexico’s House of Representatives saw a major increase of Democrats last fall, many New Mexicans speculated whether the state would also see cannabis legalization in 2019. But, the legislature enacted some major changes to the existing medical cannabis law and took at least one step towards decreasing jail time for the use or possession of cannabis. After Democratic Gov.

Judge Orders New Mexico Regulators to Let Non-Residents Into State’s Medical Cannabis Program

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Cannabis Business Times reports… The New Mexico Department of Health must begin issuing medical cannabis cards to qualifying non-residents following a judge’s ruling that upholds an elimination of the program’s residency requirements. Cannabis Law News

What’s In Store for Cannabis in 2019?

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We hope you had a good 2018, and that 2019 will be even better. 2018 was a momentous year in many respects for cannabis. Canada legalized the use and possession of recreational cannabis, several other states have started to establish a medical marijuana program. MMJ News cannabis 2019 Happy New Year legal issues legalize it Marijuana Economics

Virginia: New Medical Cannabis Laws Take Effect July 1

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Three new laws intended to expand patient access to and the therapeutic value of Virginia’s medical cannabis program take effect July 1, 2019. ” “We continue to tweak the law regarding cannabis oils.

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West Virginia: State Treasurer John Perdue Looking To Hire Attorneys To Handle Medical Cannabis Program

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The Charles Gazette-Mail report… State Treasurer John Perdue is hiring an attorney to assist with his office’s handling of banking services for West Virginia’s medical cannabis program, a show of escalating tension with the district’s federal prosecutor. Cannabis Law News

ILLINOIS ROUNDUP: AN EXPANDED (AND PERMANENT) MEDICAL PROGRAM AND ONGOING TWEAKS TO THE RECREATIONAL PROGRAM

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Aug 21, 2019 . Illinois remains the epicenter of marijuana legalization in 2019. On the medical side, Governor Pritzker signed Senate Bill 2023 , which expands and makes permanent the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Program Act in Illinois.

Mendocino County approves cannabis program recommendations

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Direct Planning and Building Services to assess the feasibility of developing a cannabis business innovation zone and identify potential sites. Update the County Temporary Use Regulations regarding special events to streamline permitting and include cannabis events.

Garden State NORML Plans Lobby Day on September 23, 2019

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With most state legislatures adjourned for the 2019 calendar year, the New Jersey legislature is one of just a few legislative bodies that are still in session. With a year-long legislative session, state lawmakers have already debated and passed significant legislation related to the state’s medical marijuana program, solitary confinement and assisted suicide.

ORCA March 2019 Newsletter Provides Exhaustive Overview of State Legislative Developments & OLCC Rules, Regs & Education Programs

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The Oregon Retailers of Cannabis Association have published their latest newsletter. LEGISLATIVE UPDATE MARCH 2019: Here’s a quick rundown of some of what we’ve been working on this session. 1) Exporting Surplus Cannabis Out-Of-State. Cannabis Law News

Mendocino County’s cannabis program manager, Sean Connell, resigns, “I had a conflict in leadership opinion”

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Mendocino County’s cannabis program manager, Sean Connell, who began the job at the start of 2019, resigned on Thursday. His resignation comes after approximately nine months on the job, and one day before the close of Mendocino’s “Phase One” of cannabis cultivation applications.

California Cannabis Equity Programs are Getting a Boost From State and Private Sources

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This funding was authorized by the California Cannabis Equity Act of 2018 (Senate Bill 1294) and the Budget Act of 2019. Eaze’s program, called Momentum, is a “cannabis business accelerator” that will select ten applicants to partake in a ten-week education program.

Cannabis Legal Group: Michigan Social Equity Program Details Announced

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Just today, the Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) announced the details of its Michigan Social Equity Program. The MRA’s team of social equity representatives will visit the 19 communities listed above multiple times before the agency begins taking applications on November 1, 2019.

Arkansas Moves Toward Launch of Medical Cannabis Program

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The post Arkansas Moves Toward Launch of Medical Cannabis Program appeared first on Leafly. Arkansas voters in 2016 approved a constitutional amendment legalizing medical marijuana, but the rollout has faced legal and bureaucratic delays. Industry Politics arkansas legalization medical marijuana

Tilray Joins Phase 2 of the Shoppers Drug Mart and TruTrace Technologies Pilot Program for Validation of Medical Cannabis

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11, 2019 /CNW/ - TruTrace Technologies Inc. CSE: TTT) (OTCQB: TTTSF) ("TruTrace" or the "Company"), creator of the first fully-integrated blockchain platform that registers and tracks intellectual property for the cannabis industry, is pleased to announce that Tilray Canada Ltd.

Rod Kight – “Kight On Cannabis Blog”: Your Feedback To The Hemp Authority Program Is Needed By 15 April 2019

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Tell the Hemp Authority your thoughts about its certification program before April 15. I recently wrote about deficiencies in the certification program proposed by the Hemp Authority that are concerning to a number of industry stakeholders. March 21, 2019.

21 State Attorneys General Urge Congress Protect State Marijuana Programs From Federal Interference

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21 State Attorneys General Urge Congress Protect State Marijuana Programs From Federal Interference. AG Racine Leads Bipartisan Coalition of 21 States In Urging Congress To Pass Cannabis Banking Bill. September 23, 2019. The legal cannabis industry in 33 states and several U.S.

Will California Get a Hemp Social Equity Program?

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As states across the country develop regulated cannabis programs, more and more are incorporating social equity programs. Illinois’ new adult-use cannabis law, for example, made waves for its broad social equity program. Los Angeles’ program ).