Book Review: “The Little Book of Cannabis ~ How Marijuana Can Improve Your Life”

The Marijuana Facts

A book Review: “The Little Book of Cannabis ~ How Marijuana Can Improve Your Life” by Amanda Siebert. I have been reading, researching, and writing, about cannabis for some time now. This is not altogether surprising given the fervor surrounding cannabis legalization.

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I wrote a book about global cannabis laws, here is what I learned…

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It took twelve months of research, investigations and interviews (and about five weeks of non-stop writing with some very late nights and a lot of coffee) to produce my book on cannabis law and regulation, which is out now with Bloomsbury Professional.

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Book Review: Wigmore on Cannabis: The Forensic Toxicology of Marijuana for Lawyers and Other Medicolegal Professionals

Cannabis Law Report

Canadian Blog SLAW writes…… Given the growing number of jurisdictions legalizing the sale and use of cannabis (including Canada in 2018) and the complexity of this drug, it became clear to the author that information, in the form of a book, was required.

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

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His statements came response to questions from Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Kamala Harris (D-CA) — each of whom represent states where marijuana is legally regulated for either medical or recreational purposes. Advocacy Attorney General GOVERNMENT Legalization Policy SOCIETY

California: Which Set of Books?

Cannabis Law Report

PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT. Let’s begin with an old joke…how many sets of books does a business need to keep? We will start with the IRS requirements for maintaining books and records for any business. These documents contain information you need to record in your books.

Businesses Thrive Where Marijuana is Legal: Study

CannaMD

A study conducted by researchers at the University of Iowa has found that legalization has “a multitude of positive effects” on businesses – and not just the ones that are a direct result of the new industry. COULD A CREATIVE BOOST BE IMPACTING INNOVATION AFTER LEGALIZATION?

Federal Legalization – Then What?

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CPA’s “ PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT. Federal Legalization – Then What? – It is fascinating to step back and observe how the mindset of many in the cannabis industry seems to work. Federal Legalization – Then What?

Colombian Marijuana Legalization Bill Gaining Huge Traction

WeedAdvisor

A bill to legalize recreational marijuana is making its way through the political pipeline in Colombia. The biggest concession was when public consumption of cannabis was allowed by the courts, despite recreational cannabis being illegal. This follows the classic pattern of baby steps that ultimately lead to the final goal of total legalization. Regularization, Not Legalization”. . Some cannabis lines even have celebrity endorsements.

Bob Carp Cannabis Lawyer & Sector Legal & Compliance Publisher Disbarred From Massachusetts Bar

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The Gloucester Daily Times reports today that ……… An attorney who lists addresses in Gloucester and has headed up a law office in Newton specializing in legal marijuana issues has been disbarred from practicing within the state. Cannabis Law News

New York State Decriminalizes Marijuana After Failed Legalization Attempt

WeedAdvisor

It is no secret that legalization was a major point of contention for New York state in recent weeks. While lawmakers, lobbyists and everyday proponents hoped to see recreational dispensaries open their doors, the legalization bill was ultimately stalled after it hit too many political roadblocks. The decision also allowed for the expungement of certain cannabis-related criminal records. Once enacted, the bill will usher in a new era of cannabis reform.

Mother Jones Admits it ‘Overstated’ Cannabis Mental Health Risks

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Despite the early media attention for his book 'Tell Your Children,' some outlets are increasingly skeptical of author Alex Berenson's conclusions. The post Mother Jones Admits it ‘Overstated’ Cannabis Mental Health Risks appeared first on Leafly. Health Science & Tech legalization mental health war on drugs

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Details of Mexico’s Cannabis Draft Legislation Emerge

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But with a population of about 125 million people, Mexico represents the largest cannabis market to date, far outdoing both Canada and the only other legalized country, Uruguay. What Will Be Legal. . The new legislation outlines specific uses for cannabis.

Myths and Misconceptions About Marijuana Legalization

The Joint Blog

As the economy flounders around the country, many states are trying to think up ways to boost public morale, increase spending and improve tax revenue for services like unemployment and healthcare — and the cannabis industry ticks all those boxes.

10 Ways Most First-Time Growers Go Wrong

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Successful cannabis cultivation isn’t about knowing every rule in the book. Whether you’re planning on growing a single cannabis [ ] The post 10 Ways Most First-Time Growers Go Wrong appeared first on Legalize it. Cannabis cannabis Grow Growing

New Marvel Comics Plot Line Has The Kingpin Legalizing Cannabis In The World Of Super Heroes & Super Baddies

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As real-life elected officials in New York have fumbled their attempt to pass comprehensive cannabis legalization this year, the writers and illustrators at Marvel quite literally drew up their own blueprint for how it could be done and it is sort of scary in how accurate it appears to be.

Canada working on action plan against illegal online cannabis sales

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MJ Biz reports today… Canada’s federal public safety ministry is working on a plan to thwart the country’s thriving online market for illegal cannabis, according to a recently-released briefing book for Public Safety Minister Bill Blair.

NORML’s 2020 Democratic Primary Marijuana Straw Poll

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She remained generally opposed to legalization, while supporting states having the right to reform their own policies, until she clarified her stance as being in support of it after announcing her 2020 presidential campaign. States are moving forward on decriminalization and legalization.

First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens On Hawai‘i Island

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The two-and-one-half year wait is finally over for medical cannabis patients living on the Big Island of Hawaii, more accurately known as Hawai‘i Island. For the 6,659 registered medical marijuana cardholders, this is a day for the history books.

Australia: ACT Hits Back At UN Comments Re Cannabis Legalization. UN Demands of Australia That Letter Of The Law Be Obeyed

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Australia’s ABC reports… The ACT Government has hit back at warnings from the United Nations that legalising cannabis will breach international law, telling the body to instead look at the United States and Canada where the laws go further.

Could Industrial Hemp Lessen the Burden of I.R.C. Section 280E for Colorado’s Cannabis Retailers?

Greenspoon Marder Cannabis Law Group Blog

By Rachel K Gillette , Partner and Chair of the Cannabis Practice Group, Greenspoon Marder. Beginning January 1, 2020, Colorado’s adult-use cannabis retailers may sell Industrial Hemp products. Under a prior law, Colorado’s retail cannabis businesses were prohibited from selling “non-marijuana consumable products,” which included hemp products. How are non-cannabis products (e.g. hemp products and other non-cannabis products) tracked in the point of sale system?

Can Cannabis Companies Finally Lessen the Burden of 280E? New Rules May Offer Relief

Greenspoon Marder Cannabis Law Group Blog

New Section 471(c) is of particular interest to taxpayers that are subject to the draconian deduction disallowance provisions of Section 280E for cannabis-touching enterprises. 5] The implications are quite significant for cannabis taxpayers – if a taxpayer subject to Section 280E adopts a method of accounting that allocates indirect as well as direct expenses to the cost of goods sold, those expenses will reduce taxable income and there’s nothing the IRS can do about it.

How I Used Cannabis To Treat My MS, Chronic Pain, and Depression

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RELATED: How Cannabis Helps Me Be A Better Mom Despite My Chronic Pain & Illness. My husband suggested I look into cannabis. I was pretty skeptical of using cannabis to help me feel better medically, I always just thought cannabis was used for getting “high.”.

Can Cannabis Companies Finally Lessen the Burden of 280E? New Rules May Offer Relief

Greenspoon Marder Cannabis Law Group Blog

New Section 471(c) is of particular interest to taxpayers that are subject to the draconian deduction disallowance provisions of Section 280E for cannabis-touching enterprises. 5] The implications are quite significant for cannabis taxpayers – if a taxpayer subject to Section 280E adopts a method of accounting that allocates indirect as well as direct expenses to the cost of goods sold, those expenses will reduce taxable income and there’s nothing the IRS can do about it.

Mark Taylor (Euro Editor of Cannabis Law Report) To Publish, “Bloomsbury Professional Law Insight – Cannabis Law and Regulation”

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We’re proud to announce that our European correspondent & editor, Mark Taylor, has just announced the publication of his title “Cannabis Law and Regulation” with respected UK professional publisher Bloomsbury Professional. Bloomsbury Professional Law Insight – Cannabis Law and Regulation.

Florida Firearms & Medical Marijuana: Nikki Fried [EXCLUSIVE]

CannaMD

Importantly, while medical marijuana is legal in Florida, cannabis is still classified as a Schedule I controlled substance on a federal level. Florida medical marijuana patients are encouraged to seek legal counsel on this issue. Download our FREE e-book !

Cannabis Zombie Comic In TM Fight With AMC Creators Of “The Walking Dead”

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Officials from AMC are taking legal action against the creators of comic book series The Toking Dead, citing copyright infringement on their hit series The Walking Dead. Cannabis Law News

Sony Joseph Entertainment Launching Kickstarter to Fund The “Cannabis or Else” Encyclopedia, Volume 1 Soon

Otherside Farms

Finding quality information about nearly every Cannabis subject possible will soon be much easier. The “Cannabis or Else” Encyclopedia, Volume 1, will deliver all this and more. Pledges of $38 or more get a copy of the not-to-be-missed book.

Greenest Cannabis Must Start Now

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PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT. cannabis industry in 2018? The scary question as discussed directly in Ryan Miller’s June 2018 article on Recycling in the Cannabis Industry : Nipping a cannabis garbage problem in the bud. NO action by individual cannabis consumers.

Sony Joseph Entertainment Launching Kickstarter to Fund The “Cannabis or Else” Encyclopedia, Volume 1 

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Here’s their press release… Sony Joseph Entertainment Launching Kickstarter to Fund The “Cannabis or Else” Encyclopedia, Volume 1 . Finding quality information about nearly every Cannabis subject possible will soon be much easier.

Travellers caught carrying small amounts of cannabis into Canada could be hit with fines

MedicalMarijuana.ca

Although stiff criminal penalties will remain options on the books, the federal border agency is developing administrative sanctions to give it more flexibility to deal with people who arrive at the border with cannabis in the era of legal recreational use. Travellers caught sneaking small amounts of marijuana into Canada could soon be forced to pay fines.

Tilray Inc. reports a Q2 loss of US$35.1M, up from Q1

Cannabis Life Network

Cannabis company Tilray Inc. reported a loss in its latest quarter as revenue soared compared with a year ago before legalization of the recreational market in Canada late last year. based company, which keeps its books in U.S. NANAIMO, B.C.

Hemp CBD Litigation in 2020: Prop 65

Greenspoon Marder Cannabis Law Group Blog

Effective January 3, 2020, the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment is adding cannabis (marijuana) smoke and ? At a public meeting on December 11, 2019, the Developmental and Reproductive Toxicant Identification Committee (DARTIC) in its official capacity as the “state’s qualified experts” determined that cannabis (marijuana) smoke and ? The post Hemp CBD Litigation in 2020: Prop 65 appeared first on Greenspoon Marder Cannabis Law.

Rest in Peace Mark Kleiman, Giant of Cannabis Policy

Canna Law Blog

Kleiman was probably the most influential scholar on cannabis policy. He was a strong opponent of the War on Drugs going back to the early 1980s, yet he also opposed a full commercial model for marijuana legalization. Which Drugs Should be Legalized?

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Breaking the Cycle of Opioid Addiction using Cannabis to be Addressed during Upcoming Cannabis Nurses Network Conference

Canna Newswire

Educational Session and Panel on Opioid Crisis will also include Professional Athlete Boo Williams, Noted Cannabis Author Uwe Blesching, PhD, and Hospice Nurse Marcie Cooper RN, MSN, AHN-BC. In addition, medical cannabis saves Medicare about $165 million annually in prescription costs alone.

NY: Cuomo’s Budget Speech & Cannabis

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Legalize adult use cannabis,” Cuomo said during his budget speech. “I The Governor will also propose creating a first of its kind Global Cannabis and Hemp Center for Science, Research and Education with SUNY and other expert partners. THE FULL BUDGET BRIEFING BOOK.

Medical Cannabis and Pets

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Medical Cannabis and Pets, thanks to the fantastic research that has been done on medical cannabis. As far as legalization goes, South Africa is moving in the right direction. However, we don’t often hear about the medical use of cannabis for our family’s fluffy loved ones.

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Article: Are Cannabis Contracts Void?

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Section 1608 of the California Civil Code has been on the books since 1872. The Controlled Substances Act makes it illegal under federal law to manufacture, distribute, or dispense marijuana ( Cannabis ). Published Via The National Law Review: [link]. Wednesday, November 13, 2019.

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