Alabama: Senate Advances Medical Cannabis Access Measure

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Senate lawmakers approved legislation yesterday that seeks to regulate patients’ access to select medical cannabis products. Last year, members of Senate similarly approved medical cannabis access legislation, but that effort was opposed by the House.

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Kentucky: House Votes Overwhelmingly in Favor of Medical Cannabis Access

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Members of the Kentucky House of Representatives voted by a margin of more than two to one in favor of legislation, House Bill 136 , facilitating medical cannabis access.

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The Veterans Equal Access Act Reintroduced

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1647 , the Veterans Equal Access Act, which expands medical cannabis access to eligible military veterans. Blumenauer said, “For too long, our veterans have been denied access to highly effective medical marijuana treatment for conditions like chronic pain and PTSD.

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Study: Medical Cannabis Access Associated with Fewer Workers’ Comp Claims

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The enactment of state-specific medical cannabis access laws is associated with a decline in workers’ compensation claims, according to data published in the journal Health Economics.

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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. An estimated 110,000 patients and over 1,600 physicians currently participate in the state-sponsored access program.

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Louisiana: Medical Cannabis Access to Begin Next Week

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Qualified patients are anticipated to finally begin accessing medical cannabis products next week, according to a statement issued by regulators at the state’s Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF).

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

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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.

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Updated: More States Taking Action to Ensure Uninterrupted Retail Access to Medical Cannabis During COVID-19 Outbreak

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In others, regulators have either relaxed protocols or moved forward with new, emergency rules to facilitate expanded access – such as permitting patients to seek telemedicine appointments and allowing dispensaries to permit curbside pick-up and home delivery.

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Veterans Medical Marijuana Access Legislation Introduced In House and Senate

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Today, Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI) and Representative Barbara Lee (D-CA) introduced legislation, The Veterans Medical Marijuana Safe Harbor Act , to expand and facilitate medical cannabis access to military veterans suffering from chronic pain, PTSD, and other serious medical conditions. ” “As the daughter of a veteran, I am committed to ensuring that our veterans have access to the quality and comprehensive medical care they deserve – including medical marijuana.

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Study: Adult-Use Cannabis Access Associated with Decreased Sales of OTC Sleep Aids

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Adult-use retail cannabis access is associated with a decline in the sales of over-the-counter (OTC) sleep aid medications, according to data published in the journal Complimentary Therapies in Medicine.

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Rep. Lee: Fight to end restrictions on veterans’ access to medical marijuana

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This year, we can and must succeed in passing this essential legislation and protecting the rights of veterans to access medical treatment and serving those who served us. Barbara Lee is a member of Congress representing California’s 13th District.

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COVID-19: Canadians having to risk exposure for access to Medicinal Cannabis

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Study: Pain Patients Report Significant Health Improvements Following Enactment of Medical Cannabis Access Laws

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Those suffering from chronic pain report significant improvements in health following the passage of medical cannabis access laws, according to data published in the journal Forum for Health Economics & Policy.

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Bill to Provide Greater Access for Virginia Medical Cannabis Patients Succeeds

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“This law will ensure that patients who may be physically incapable of picking up these life-changing medicines on their own will have access to them from throughout the Commonwealth,” said Senator Marsden, of Fairfax County. Virginia SB1719 passes the House of Delegates.

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Participate in a Confidential Survey Assessing Cannabis Use Patterns During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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In recent weeks, health officials in some two-dozen states have enacted emergency rules to ensure that state-qualified patients have uninterrupted access to cannabis products. 2020 COVID-19 access patients survey

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Arizona: Supreme Court Rules That Concentrates Are Legal Under State’s Medical Cannabis Access Law

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Manufacturing and possessing concentrated forms of cannabis are legally protected activities under the state’s medical cannabis access law, according to a unanimous decision issued today by the Arizona Supreme Court.

New York: Empire State NORML Files Suit Seeking Patients’ Access to Medical Cannabis While on Probation

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Empire State NORML and others are suing the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Services (DOCCS) so that qualified patients may access medical cannabis products while on probation. Petitioners argue that the state’s medical cannabis access law explicitly forbids state officials from taking discriminatory actions against qualified patients.

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NORML Members Call On NFL’s Goodell To Allow Players Access To Medicine

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While most of the recent media conversation around cannabis and the Super Bowl surrounded the ability for a medical marijuana company’s attempt to air an advertisement, one of the issues raised by various NORML members over the last few weeks has been more focused on the actual well-being of the players themselves.

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More States Taking Action to Ensure Uninterrupted Retail Access to Medical Cannabis During COVID-19 Outbreak

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In others, regulators have either relaxed protocols or moved forward with new, emergency rules to facilitate expanded access – such as permitting patients to seek telemedicine appointments and allowing dispensaries to permit curbside pick-up and home delivery. ” Below is a summary of the policies currently in place governing retail cannabis access during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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How Access to Cannabis Can Affect Mental Health Treatments

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Cannabis can be life-changing for people with PTSD, but depending on where you live, access to the plant can be complicated. The post How Access to Cannabis Can Affect Mental Health Treatments appeared first on Leafly.

Delaware cannabis advocates rally for increased medical access with home grow!

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Allowing patients to grow their own cannabis at home could dramatically increase access. For some patients, proximity to a dispensary can often be a challenge as they must drive long distances to access medical cannabis. In addition, home cultivation would allow access to parts of the cannabis plant, such as leaves, roots, stalks and seeds, that are usually trimmed away by our current medical dispensaries before being sold.

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Utah Gov. Signs Bill to Increase Medical Cannabis Access

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Signs Bill to Increase Medical Cannabis Access. MJ Biz Reports… “A bill signed by Utah Gov.

Huge Cement Blocks Bar Access to Illicit Toronto Dispensaries

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The post Huge Cement Blocks Bar Access to Illicit Toronto Dispensaries appeared first on Leafly. As illegal cannabis stores attempt to continue operation, city agents have escalated their tactics. Canada Politics black market law enforcement Ontario Toronto

Cannabis 3.0 Accelerates Access to Consumer and Medical Research

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AI-Powered search platform maximizes access to publications. Virtual clinical trials, Artificial intelligence and secure crowdsourced cultural mapping have all helped fill the research knowledge gap quickly, bridging access to product knowledge like never before as Cannabis 3.0

New Mexico: Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Decriminalization, Other Reform Bills

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Senate Bill 406 expands medical cannabis access and provides important new patient protections. ACTIVISM LEGISLATION Legislative Update Medical Marijuana access decriminalization employment hemp medical marijuana New Mexico

Local Laws Cut Cannabis Access for California Retirement Community

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The post Local Laws Cut Cannabis Access for California Retirement Community appeared first on Leafly. When the City of Laguna Woods banned cannabis businesses from operating in city limits, they left a lot of local retirees who depend on cannabis cut off. We visited the retirement community to learn about how that impact is being felt. Health Politics California laws medical cannabis Senior citizens

UK to allow cannabis imports—necessary step for medical access and, ultimately, legalization

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This promises the few patients with legal cannabis prescriptions in the country more reliable and affordable access to their preferred medicine. The post UK to allow cannabis imports—necessary step for medical access and, ultimately, legalization appeared first on Leafly.

British Columbia now has access to Medical Cannabis by Shoppers ™

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The service breaks down existing barriers for patients by providing convenient access to a broader range of options through a single source, alongside expert advice and counsel from trusted healthcare professionals. Statistics Canada, accessible at [link] n1/daily-quotidien/191030/ t002a-eng.htm.

Interpretation of updated medical cannabis law could allow all inmates access

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Continue reading Interpretation of updated medical cannabis law could allow all inmates access at The NM Political Report. Just days after Gov.

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Australia: Senate Committee On “Current Barriers To Patient Access To Medicinal Cannabis In Australia

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Great it’s finally been published but let’s be honest if it wasn’t going to be buried before it certainly will be now. Coronavirus fallout will occupy Australia for at least 12 months. If we see any of the recommendations being acted on even by Q.1

Cannabis producer says state is pricing out smaller producers, limiting access to medicine

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Continue reading Cannabis producer says state is pricing out smaller producers, limiting access to medicine at The NM Political Report.

CBD Living Announces New Accessible Website to Better Serve Consumers Of All Abilities

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February 10, 2019 / Canna Newswire / – Global CBD manufacturer and distributor CBD Living has unveiled a brand-new website, complete with dozens of accessibility tools, becoming the most consumer-friendly CBD marketplace on the web. A full list of accessibility options can be found below.

Irish Govt Press Release – Medical Cannabis: Minister for Health to assist patients access to their medical cannabis products during COVID-19

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“I am aware that the limited number of patients who avail of a Ministerial licence for medicinal cannabis products issued under section 14 of the … Read More. COVID19: Cannabis, Hemp and CBD Updates

LP farm sales to improve access, not prices for Ontario consumers

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The post LP farm sales to improve access, not prices for Ontario consumers appeared first on Leafly. Licensed producers will soon be able to sell products straight from the farm in Ontario but consumers will likely still have to pay retail prices.

Georgia’s New Law Will Finally Allow Access to Cannabis Oil

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The post Georgia’s New Law Will Finally Allow Access to Cannabis Oil appeared first on Leafly. Patients will finally be able to legally purchase the low-THC cannabis oil that they've long been allowed to possess. Politics Georgia medical marijuana