The Veterans Equal Access Act Reintroduced

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In the House, Representative Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), a founder and co-Chair of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus, has reintroduced H.R. 1647 , the Veterans Equal Access Act, which expands medical cannabis access to eligible military veterans.

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Louisiana: Medical Cannabis Access to Begin Next Week

NORML

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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My Legislation On Veterans Cannabis Access Was Just Heard

NORML

VA healthcare providers, however, are prohibited from providing the paperwork necessary to complete a state-legal medical cannabis recommendation, forcing military veterans to seek the advice of a private, out-of-network physician.

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

NORML

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.

Veterans Medical Marijuana Access Legislation Introduced In House and Senate

NORML

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. Under existing regulations, VA doctors are not permitted to fill out the mandatory paperwork necessary to recommend cannabis therapy in those 33 states that regulate it.

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

NORML

The NFL classifies cannabis as a banned substance and imposes extremely harsh fines and suspensions on players who test positive for cannabis. Prohibited from using cannabis, players are looking to alcohol and opioids for relief.

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Local Laws Cut Cannabis Access for California Retirement Community

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. The post Local Laws Cut Cannabis Access for California Retirement Community appeared first on Leafly. Health Politics California laws medical cannabis Senior citizens

New Mexico: Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Decriminalization, Other Reform Bills

NORML

State lawmakers have approved a series of bills reducing penalties for marijuana possession offenses and strengthening and expanding legal protections for medical cannabis patients. MEDICAL CANNABIS.

Huge Cement Blocks Bar Access to Illicit Toronto Dispensaries

Leafly

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

Why Recreational — Not Medical — Marijuana Access Reduces Opioid Overdoses

The Fresh Toast

Continue reading Why Recreational — Not Medical — Marijuana Access Reduces Opioid Overdoses at The Fresh Toast. Cannabis Marijuana Legislation Medical Marijuana News addiction marijuana laws opioid crisis opioids study

Interpretation of updated medical cannabis law could allow all inmates access

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

Michelle Lujan Grisham signed broad changes to New Mexico’s medical cannabis into law, there are already questions surrounding whether inmates serving out sentences are allowed to use medical cannabis. Just days after Gov.

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

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

Israeli Health Ministry’s New Regulations Won’t Improve Access to Medical Cannabis, Critics Say

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Patient access to medical marijuana is a wrinkle many countries and U.S. However, of particular not are those surrounding pricing and accessibility. Supply is currently short, with pharmacies being the only source to obtain cannabis. e-news cannabis Israel Marijuana

Lawyer Heading Up Regulate Florida Wants Cannabis Legally Accessible To Eveybody Over 21

Cannabis Law Report

Regulate Florida is petitioning to make marijuana legally accessible to anybody age 21 and over — and regulated like alcohol. Cannabis attorney Scherill Murray Powell is in the background. Cannabis Law News

Massachusetts: Initial Access Certification for Medical-Use Cannabis Now Available to Qualifying Patients and Caregivers

Cannabis Law Report

Initial Access Certification for Medical-Use Cannabis Now Available to Qualifying Patients and Caregivers. Those interested must meet with their clinician* to receive Initial Access to medical marijuana. Patients may get a 14-day supply of cannabis with Initial Access.

What will unrestricted access to Medicinal Cannabis look like in Australia?

MGC Pharma

What will unrestricted access to Medicinal Cannabis look like in Australia? A word from Ron Lipsky, Manager of Business Development and International Relations at MGC Pharmaceuticals Right now in Australia, access to Cannabis-based treatments is heavily restricted.

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Americans For Safe Access 2019 Annual Report: “State of The States Report”

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Each year, Americans for Safe Access (ASA) analyzes, summarizes, and critiques legislation and regulations as they become law and develops this report to assess how these programs are serving the needs of patients. MEDICAL CANNABIS BY THE NUMBERS …………… 4.

Survey Says: Price, Quality, and Access Are Key for Canadian Consumers

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The results are in for Statistic Canada's most recent National Cannabis Survey. The post Survey Says: Price, Quality, and Access Are Key for Canadian Consumers appeared first on Leafly. Canada Industry Canadian cannabis cannabis pricing

Proposed Legislation: Ensuring Safe Capital Access for All Small Business Act of 2019

Cannabis Law Report

Cannabis-related businesses, especially those from disadvantaged communities, would be eligible to get loans backed by the federal Small Business Administration for the first time under proposed legislation. 3540, the Ensuring Safe Capital Access for All Small Businesses Act of 2019.

Challenges and Solutions: Access to Banking Services for Cannabis-Related Businesses

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Challenges and Solutions: Access to Banking Services for Cannabis-Related Businesses. Cannabis Law NewsHearings. Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions. f t # e. 2128 RHOB, 0 Wednesday, February 13, 2019 @ 02:00.

How Medicare For All Could Dramatically Boost Access To Medical Marijuana

The Fresh Toast

How Medicare For All Could Dramatically Boost Access To Medical Marijuana According to one cannabis CEO, opening medicare for all could “dramatically” increase medical marijuana access for patients.

Survey Says US Bankers Want Access To Cannabis Industry – 89% In The West Want Change

Cannabis Law Report

Without access to banks, many cannabis companies, including growers and retailers, face a significant burden operating as cash-only businesses. If Congress loosens the restriction on cannabis banking, banks across the U.S.

The Latin American Cannabis Landscape – Part Two: Regulated Markets and Patient Access

CannaTech

Thanks to the recent emergence of regulated medical cannabis markets, the success of this versatile plant can be followed from farm to pharma and prescriber to patient, however, the origins of cannabis as medicine cannot be as simply traced as the plant is today from seed to sale. Pharmaceutical grade cannabis is relatively new in parts of the world. In Latin America, for example, regulated medical cannabis markets are still in their infancy.

Article: Medical cannabis debate: Australians left in pain by expensive and limited access to drug

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For now, Australia is definitely not leading the way in medicinal cannabis. But the tide is turning slowly turning, and even the harshest critics now admit cannabis oil can help children with epilepsy. ” Jenny is realistic about the uses of cannabis.

Georgia’s Governor Signs Bill Into Law That Allows Medical Cannabis Patients To Access Cannabis Oil That They Could Already Access

Cannabis Law Report

Why did this process of giving patients access to what they already have take 6 years ! Cloud said in a recent interview that she and other parents are satisfied with the measure and relieved to know they will have access to the drug. Medical Cannabis NewsWe ask.

New Jersey set to expand access to medical marijuana

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It is worth noting, however, potential complications to New Jersey’s medical marijuana program may arise with another expansion pending under Jake Honig Compassionate Use Medical Cannabis Act. The post New Jersey set to expand access to medical marijuana appeared first on Greenspoon Marder Cannabis Law. Blog Cannabis Cannabis Blog Publications cannabis law cultivators medical marijuana New Jersey patientsBy: Nabil Rodriguez, Esq. and Victor Fox*.

Massachusetts – Cannabis Control Commission Update: Initial Access Certification for Medical-Use Cannabis Will Be Available to Qualifying Patients and Caregivers

Cannabis Law Report

Initial Access Certification for Medical-Use Cannabis Will Be Available to Qualifying Patients and Caregivers. Those interested must meet with their clinician* to receive Initial Access to medical marijuana. Patients may get a 14-day supply of cannabis with Initial Access.

Alfie Dingley: the Right to Access Medical Cannabis in the UK

Leafwell

Alfie Dingley’s case reflects that of Billy Caldwell’s in so many ways. Both suffer from Dravet, a severe form of epilepsy that can cause tens to hundreds of seizures per day – up to 150 per month in Alfie’s case.

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Addiction Specialists Advocate for Easier Access to Legal Cannabis

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While some have not been investigated – and could possibly be incorrect – one particular purpose for cannabis has overwhelming professional support, indicates CBC News. Unfortunately, access is an issue for some people, such as those in parts of Vancouver, where the cannabis shops are spread unrealistically thin. Meanwhile, other health agencies might not be up to speed or onboard with using cannabis to treat addiction. Access is Crucial. .

Canada’s Organic Flower Investments Group Buys Trichome Cannabrands To Access Cannabis Trademarks In Canada

Cannabis Law Report

Trichome also now has a portfolio of 57 registered trademarks in Canada for a diversified range of cannabis products and services, including medicinal and recreational cannabis, CBD?infused

Agreement with Farmalabor gives EMMAC immediate access to Italy, Europe’s second-largest Medical Cannabis Market

Cannabis Law Report

EMMAC Life Sciences Ltd, the European independent medical cannabis company, is pleased to announce that it has formed a 50/50 joint venture company, Fontana S.R.L. Farmalabor”), one of Italy’s most active licensed importers and distributors of medical cannabis. 9 July 2019, London.

Special Report: Current Issues in Marijuana Regulation – Veterans Struggle to Gain Access to Medical Marijuana

Cannabis Law Report

PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT. Veterans Struggle to Gain Access to Medical Marijuana. Despite this expansion military veterans often face greater obstacles to gaining access to medical marijuana than other groups. 33] Leo Bridgewater , The Cannabis Reporter, [link]. [34]

Medical Cannabis is Legalized in the U.K., but Suffers from Access Issues

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But according to the Independent , the fight for access is still not over. As is often the case with many government systems, those needing cannabis find themselves bogged down in a slow-moving bureaucratic minefield. legalized medical marijuana on November 1 st of last year – roughly 18 years after one of its closest Commonwealth allies, Canada, set up its own medical cannabis program in 2001. Much like what was seen during the dawn of medical cannabis in the U.S.

Document: Patient’s Guide To CBD (2019) Americans For Safe Access 2019

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1 , 2 Cannabidiol is the primary cannabinoid encountered in European hemp chemovars (“chemical varieties,” Type III cannabis ), but in low concentration. 9 CANNABIS SATIVA L. We have played a key role in ensuring access to safe, legal medical cannabis in more than 30 U.S.

How Medical Cannabis can unlock a higher quality of life for seniors

MGC Pharma

While at home in Australia, the Medical Cannabis industry is still working hard to gather more evidence-based research to substantiate treatment assertions, relevant studies are already occurring overseas. cannabidiol cannabis medical-cannabis-access mgcpharma cannabis-medical

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Canadians for Fair Access to Medical Marijuana CEO Asks Why Patients Are Being Taxed

Cannabis Law Report

I use medical cannabis to treat ankylosing spondylitis and psoriatic arthritis among many other autoimmune conditions, mental health and the effects of chronic inflammation. I use medical cannabis for my skin, pain, mood, fatigue, appetite and, most importantly, sleep.

Bill Blair Confident that Accessibility to Legal Cannabis Will Shrink the Grey Market

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For those not interested in purchasing illegal cannabis from a dealer or paying top-dollar for regulated products, the grey market offers a middle-ground. In previous months, the battle between the legal and illegal cannabis markets appeared to be rather one-sided.

Ignite Launches its Twitch Channel Today, Offering VIP Access to the Ignite House

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Channel to feature a rotating cast of characters – along with special guests – who will share insights into work and life inside Ignite, including cannabis and CBD education, workout routines, travel and more.

Article: Locke Lord – LOUISIANA RESIDENTS FINALLY HAVE ACCESS TO MEDICAL MARIJUANA

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Stay connected to our blog for more updates on Louisiana and other cannabis-related activity through the country. Medical Cannabis News One-Hit Wondersby Ryan Holz | Aug 7, 2019 | Medical Marijuana | Louisiana. In 2015, Louisiana lawmakers legalized medical marijuana. It took four years, but sales are finally set to begin this week after the Department of Agriculture cleared the first product for release. Louisiana’s medical program is limited.