South Dakotans Green-Light Marijuana Legalization and Medical Access

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The post South Dakotans Green-Light Marijuana Legalization and Medical Access appeared first on NORML. 2020 ACTIVISM Election Legalization Medical Marijuana 2020 Elections legalization medical cannabis medical marijuana South Dakota

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Pediatric Medical Cannabis Access in Schools

Americans for Safe Access

A national perspective on safe access for students. At ASA, our goal is to ensure that every state has sensible cannabis policies that create safe and legal access for all patients.

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Mississippi Becomes 37th State to Legalize Medical Cannabis With a Law that Provides Limited Access to Patients

Americans for Safe Access

There are loopholes written into the language that will allow individual municipalities to reject the law and keep medical cannabis illegal in their jurisdictions, and the bill limits cannabis businesses to operate in industrial or agricultural zones, which limits patient access.

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Nebraska: Advocates Fail to Secure Ballot Access for Medical Marijuana Legalization Measures

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The post Nebraska: Advocates Fail to Secure Ballot Access for Medical Marijuana Legalization Measures appeared first on NORML.

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Mississippi: Medical Organizations Join Legal Fight to Overturn Election Result Legalizing Medical Cannabis Access

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The post Mississippi: Medical Organizations Join Legal Fight to Overturn Election Result Legalizing Medical Cannabis Access appeared first on NORML.

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Executive Action Can Close the Medical Cannabis Access Gap for Veterans

Americans for Safe Access

Despite the fact that 36 states have reformed their laws to provide for safe and legal access to cannabis for qualifying patients, veterans living across these states still face a confusing system of federal and state laws regarding physician engagement and affordable access.

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How recreational access affects medical cannabis according to BDSA

Cannabis Life Network

BDSA’s latest report suggests that recreational cannabis access affects longer standing medical market. Access with a medical card encourages patients to buy heavily taxed adult-use cannabis. But is recreational access a benefit or hinderance on medical cannabis?

California Celebrates 25 Years of Medical Cannabis Access

NORML

Today, the majority of US states regulate medical cannabis access and 18 have legalized adult use. The post California Celebrates 25 Years of Medical Cannabis Access appeared first on NORML.

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The Fight Continues for Medical Marijuana Access in Mississippi

NORML

Despite numerous setbacks and the Governor’s threat to veto, Mississippi Senators have confidently advanced the Mississippi Medical Cannabis Act, which would legalize medical marijuana in the Magnolia State.

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New York: Regulators Approve Patients’ Access to Medical Cannabis Flower

NORML

The post New York: Regulators Approve Patients’ Access to Medical Cannabis Flower appeared first on NORML. Medical Marijuana legalization medical cannabis new york regulationsRegulations for home cultivation by registered medical cannabis patients still have not been established.

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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. Andy Beshear , who has previously expressed a willingness to vote in favor of legalizing medical cannabis.

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Poll: Nearly 70 Percent of Americans Want Congress to Allow Licensed Cannabis Businesses Access to Banking Services

NORML

Sixty-eight percent of Americans say that Congress should pass legislation so that marijuana businesses can "access banking services and products in states" where it is legal.

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

NORML

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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New Legislation Would Permit Marijuana Businesses to Access COVID-19 Relief

NORML

Representatives Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Ed Perlmutter (D-CO) have introduced legislation to allow state-legal marijuana businesses to apply for COVID-19 benefits through the Small Business Administration. “We should include state-legal cannabis in federal COVID-19 response efforts.

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The Veterans Equal Access Act Reintroduced

NORML

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. Medical marijuana has shown proven benefits for treating these conditions denying our veterans access to them is shameful.

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House Lawmakers Advance Bipartisan Bill Facilitating Clinical Cannabis Research, Allowing Scientists to Access State-Approved Marijuana Products

NORML

The reality that nearly one-half of US adults have legal access to these multitude of cannabis products, but our nation’s top scientists do not, is the height of absurdity and it is an indictment of the current system.”.

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Fair Access Missouri files petition to legalize recreational cannabis

Cannabis Law Report

A Missouri coalition has filed a petition that would legalize marijuana in the state for adults and create an “open market,” arguing that doing so would create jobs and boost the economy. “Today’s filings are the next step in that fight,” Fair Access Missouri said in a statement.

Mississippi: Governor No Longer Expected to Call a Special Session to Address Medical Marijuana Access

NORML

Tate Reeves appears to have backed off a pledge to hold a special legislative session this fall to enact medical cannabis legalization. The post Mississippi: Governor No Longer Expected to Call a Special Session to Address Medical Marijuana Access appeared first on NORML.

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Pennsylvania: Governor Signs Legislation Expanding Medical Cannabis Access for Qualified Patients

NORML

Under the law, which took effect upon signing, qualified patients may now legally possess up to a 90-day supply of cannabis at one time. The post Pennsylvania: Governor Signs Legislation Expanding Medical Cannabis Access for Qualified Patients appeared first on NORML.

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“Cannabis helped with my abortion” and people deserve safe and legal access to both

Leafly

Their stories highlight why we deserve safe and legal access to both. The post “Cannabis helped with my abortion” and people deserve safe and legal access to both appeared first on Leafly. Cannabis played an important role in these people's abortions.

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

Cannabis Life Network

The post COVID-19: Canadians having to risk exposure for access to Medicinal Cannabis appeared first on Latest Cannabis News Today - Headlines, Videos & Stocks. The COVID-19 crisis has turned life upside down for most Canadians.

Over 40 Members of Congress Request SBA Access For Small Marijuana Businesses

NORML

“Many of these establishments are small-to-medium size operators, with their employees keeping their doors open without access to the support systems in place for other businesses, thus depriving them of potentially lifesaving protections.”

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House Marijuana Vote Delayed As The Senate Advances Veterans Access Amendment

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The post House Marijuana Vote Delayed As The Senate Advances Veterans Access Amendment appeared first on NORML.

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Washington DC…Gift To “lawyers” …To Access Cannabis

Cannabis Law Report

I-71 refers to Initiative 71, approved by DC voters in 2014, which legalized possession of up to two ounces of weed, cultivation of only three mature plants at a time and a “gift” of no more than one ounce of pot to another person over 21 years of age. Washington DC’s Hill Rag reports.

Aird Berlis: Psychedelics: Will Policy Liberalization and Lower Barriers to Access Lead to Future Legalization?

Cannabis Law Report

Aird & Berlis’ Sherri Altshuler & Jeffrey Merk answer the big questions on psychedelics in Canada By Sherri Altshuler, Jeffrey K. Merk Oct 03, 2022 As perceptions towards psychedelics shift from opposition to cautious optimism, there are many questions and uncertainties that remain.

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. That’s why I testified today to the House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Health regarding my legislation, the Veterans Equal Access Act, HR 1647, which would lift this prohibition.

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Pennsylvania: Health Officials Expand Medical Cannabis Access Program

NORML

Pennsylvania health officials have expanded the pool of patients eligible to receive medical cannabis access. The State Health Department Secretary publicly announced on Thursday that patients diagnosed with anxiety disorders and/or Tourette’s syndrome will be eligible to receive recommendations to legally access medical cannabis products. 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. The decision reverses a 2018 ruling by the Arizona Court of Appeals. Writing for the Court, justices opined : “AMMA (the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act) defines ‘marijuana’ as ‘all parts of [the] plant.’

Parolees Should Have Access to Medical Cannabis

Veriheal

For many patients, especially those in states where cannabis access has been extended to both medical and recreational markets, patients are now better served than they used to be. In many jurisdictions, parolees are unable to access medical cannabis because of their criminal record.

Minnesota: Regulators Okay Patients’ Access to Cannabis-Infused Edible Products

Cannabis Law Report

Under the plan, patients in the state’s medical access program will be able to purchase marijuana-infused gummies or other similar chewable products beginning on August 1, 2022. Earlier this year, lawmakers approved legislation expanding the program to include access to herbal cannabis.

Switzerland Makes Way for Easier Access to Medical Cannabis

Veriheal

Decriminalization and legalization of cannabis may be gaining ground but patients in certain countries are still struggling to access medical cannabis through the legal market. What Is The Current Legal Status Of Cannabis In Switzerland? .

Canadians Overwhelmingly Support Legal Access to Psilocybin-Assisted Therapy Says Poll

Cannabis Law Report

A new poll, commissioned by the Canadian Psychedelic Association, has highlighted widespread support for legal access to psilocybin-assisted therapy among Canadians.

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

Leafly

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.

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The Entourage Effect – Legal cannabis partnership to help patient access

Cannabis Law Report

Legal cannabis partnership to help patient access. Through this partnership, we are hoping to get Australians the access to life-changing products in a way that makes it simple and affordable,” Mr Havas said. UPDATED : Wednesday 12th of January 2022. SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA –.

Advocates threaten legal action against Health Canada for delaying patient access to psilocybin

Cannabis Law Report

Advocacy group TheraPsil is teaming up with lawyers to pressure the government to grant access and develop regulations. TheraPsil is a Victoria-based non-profit organization that helps people legally access psilocybin for treatment. Mugglehead reports.

California State Senator Nancy Skinner Announces Bill SB398 to Expand Access to Legal Cannabis

Cannabis Law Report

The post California State Senator Nancy Skinner Announces Bill SB398 to Expand Access to Legal Cannabis first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. February 14, 2021 – State Sen.

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

NORML

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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