Article – Reed Smith: UK: Cannabis In The UK – A Regulatory Environment In Transition?

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Recently, three British MPs went to Canada on a fact-finding cross-party trip to consider the effects of a more relaxed regulatory environment in respect of cannabis. A novel food is “any food that was not used for human consumption to a significant degree within the Union before 15 May 1997”. The entry provides that “products containing cannabinoids are considered novel foods as a history of consumption has not been demonstrated”. 19 August 2019. Authors – Carolyn E.

Colorado’s HB 1230 Starts The State Down The Social Consumption Road

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Under this bill, dispensaries would be able to apply for a tasting room license similar to the one used for breweries in this state, while businesses such as hotels, restaurants, music venues, art galleries and yoga studios could apply for private consumption licenses and limited pot sales.

Welcome to the Country’s First Cannabis Speakeasy


At Dana's Place, you can buy several kinds of cannabis-infused beers and enjoy them in a safe and comfortable environment with your friends. Lifestyle Las Vegas public consumptionThe post Welcome to the Country’s First Cannabis Speakeasy appeared first on Leafly.

Prohibition Partners Publish The North American Cannabis Report,

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The report outlines the commercial opportunities, regulatory framework and political environment across the region, a market we predict could be worth over $US47.3

Divided States: NJ, NY and Massachusetts Uniquely Approach Cannabis Legalization


Massachusetts : Licensed marijuana cafes could eventually open in Massachusetts, after the state Cannabis Control Commission voted to approve a “social consumption” pilot program in up to a dozen Massachusetts cities and towns.

Guam Legalizes Marijuana Use By Adults


We have to take it and control it, monitor its use and effects, benefit from its medicinal efforts, allow our people to live in a safer environment.” ” Public consumption of cannabis will remain a violation of law. Democratic Gov.

Hemp & Health

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Farmed fish are pumped with antibiotics (farmed fish are notorious for this due to the disease ridden environment). The cost to our environment 6 and in turn to human life is to great for us not to manage our meat consumption.

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African Cannabis Landscape: Guest Blog


Consider that there are various regions with deeply embedded histories of cannabis use , cultural connections to the plant and years of illicit cultivation, distribution and consumption. There’s not even one environment that strictly defines each individual country’s climate for that matter.

The Ethnobotanical Approach to Cannabis-Derived Therapeutics


This environment lays fertile ground for significant research and industry potential. Who is Eybna? Eybna Technologies is an Israel-based therapeutic cannabis research company utilizing an ethnobotanical approach to developing terpene-based formulas for medical applications.

Cannabis Suppositories: Sticking Weed Where?


One less discussed consumption form is cannabis suppositories. When considering cannabis suppositories, pay close attention to the product you are using because, depending on the ingredients, rectal suppositories may not be compatible with the sensitive environment of the vagina.

Light Deprivation and Cannabis: Jonathan Valdman of Forever Flowering Greenhouses Weighs In


While plants may ‘pre-flower’ or ‘sex’ earlier, a cannabis plant begins to grow its flowers – the part of the plant that is harvested and processed for human consumption – when the light cycle is 12 hours of darkness or less.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 2/22


Update : Both bills are scheduled for a public hearing in the Joint Committee on Environment on 3/1. The measure would prohibit landlords from arbitrarily refusing to provide housing access to an individual based solely on their possession or consumption of medical cannabis.

Why Governors Veto Medical Cannabis Legislation


The proposed laws would have touched several areas of the cannabis spectrum, from business licenses to consumption. Not to diminish licensing, but the consumption bills dominated the news. While we have seen a sharp rise in cannabis access across the U.S.,

The Willows Farms Has been Awarded Conditional Approval for Five Cannabis Licenses

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Retail (Herb House – Without Facilities for Consumption) License. The Willows Farms plans to serve various purposes for educational opportunities, economic growth with a sustainable trading base, and strategic wellness training programs conducive to safe learning environments.

Cannabis Sprays Explored: Organosulphur, A Plant’s Natural Pesticide

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A Cleaner Dirt through Sulphur Adding certain ingredients to the soil that is embracing your cannabis plant can be beneficial, even adding certain products that are not intended for food consumption.

Fox Rothschild Publish PDF, ” National Survey On Marijuana Law On Regulations”

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Navigating the various state compliance regulations – while the consumption of marijuana, regardless of its intended use, is still prohibited at the federal level – can be a daunting task.

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What Is the Shelf Life of CBD Oil? What Is the Best Way to Store CBD Oil?

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The shelf life of a product is defined as: “the length of time for which an item remains usable, fit for consumption, or saleable.”. How long will that bottle of CBD oil actually last before it’s no longer “fit for consumption?”.

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New Mexico Political Report Outlines Changes In Regulated Cannabis Signed Into Law By Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham

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The law says administering cannabis cannot disrupt the “educational environment” and parents must submit a detailed medication plan, from a qualified medical professional, to the school. Consumption areas. Here’s the detail.

Tips For Finding The Right CBD Extraction Service

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That purpose is to separate the CBD from the rest of the plant so that the manufacturer can create a highly concentrated substance that is suitable and safe for human consumption. There is no mistaking that CBD is growing more and more popular.

Guest Post – Europe: How The Novel Food Authorisation Is Affecting the CBD Oil Industry

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We will also be gaining some information about the steady changing environment of CBD market in Europe. In other words, we can say that Novel foods are those foods which don’t have a proper and significant history of consumption.

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How Does Marijuana Laws Affect Tourism?

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Marijuana laws revolve around distribution, possession, cultivation, and consumption. Canada and Uruguay are the only sovereign states with marijuana laws that allow consumption and sale of cannabis. It may also allow the consumption, but not the sale of cannabis.

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 5/31/19


Governor Jared Polis (D) of Colorado signed multiple cannabis reform bills into law that regulate cannabis delivery services and social consumption spaces, and reduce criminal penalties for the possession of large quantities of cannabis.

Illinois Marijuana Legislation Update: Senate Bill Would Protect Employers’ Rights

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Wider marijuana use will require employers to take action to ensure safe work environments for their employees, especially in safety sensitive settings. Notable for employers, SB0007 would allow that: Nothing in this Act shall prohibit an employer from adopting reasonable employment policies concerning smoking, consumption, storage, or use of cannabis in the workplace provided that the policy is applied in a nondiscriminatory manner.

Hemp-CBD Across State Lines: Colorado

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Manufacturers of industrial hemp products must register with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (“CDPHE”).

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 3/1/18


Update : The Environment and Agriculture Committee held a public hearing on HB 459 on 2/26/2019. Legislation is pending, Senate Bill 639, to allow the social consumption of cannabis by adults in licensed and regulated establishments. The bill allows the Oregon Liquor Control Commission to issue licenses for permanent cannabis consumption venues as well as cannabis events. Click here to email your lawmakers in support of social consumption sites.

Far Beyond the Spanish Cannabis Scene: Spannabis 2019

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On the CBD side, the EU novel foods regulation and the moratorium over food supplements containing cannabidiol have stopped entrepreneurs’ initiatives and spread fear among retailers that have faced police intervention that took CBD products for human consumption off the shelves.

Hemp and Clothing

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Our fellow human beings work in a toxic environment both figuratively and literally. The fashion industry is ceaseless our consumption relentless. The irony is that it is mostly women who buy clothes and mostly women who are directly affected by this consumption and addiction.

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Swiss Plan To Let 5,000 Citizens Use Cannabis In Major Medical Trial

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The plans have made their way back to parliament with a more robust framework and tighter controls around the trial environment. Currently, consumption of cannabis containing up to one percent tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is legal.

The Global Cannabis Partnership Issue Guidelines

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” The world’s first Responsible Cannabis Framework (RCF) seeks to positively influence the industry’s impacts on the environment and society, and aims to support GCP members in continually improving their corporate performance over time.

CBD is Everywhere – But Where Does the FDA Stand?

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CBD is “thriving” in the current regulatory environment, but is it doing so illegally? Currently, the FDA treats CBD products aimed at human or animal consumption as drugs and therefore they cannot be distributed without prior approval or a rulemaking exception (more on this below). With such activity at both the state and federal level, CBD finds itself in a unique, complicated legal environment, which we continue to monitor.

Caribbean Update

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The Alternative Development Programme is being implemented as a strategy to transition traditional cannabis farmers from an illicit framework into the regulated environment, as a means of promoting sustainable economic development and poverty eradication.

Eswatini (aka Swaziland) Will Soon Introduce First Draft Of Cannabis Legislation Into Parliament

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Eswatini farmers growing cannabis known as ‘Swazi gold’ may face economic ruin after its main source of income, neighbouring country South Africa, legalized the private growth and consumption of their country, reports Reuters.

Deloitte Publish Report Canada Cannabis Legalization 2.0 Will Create $2.7 Billion Market

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Many of these novice or “cannabis-curious” consumers will be older, often female Canadians who will prefer more familiar consumption formats, notably edibles such as baked goods. Here’s the press release in full.

Concerns About Cannabis in the Workplace Were “Overblown,” Experts Say


The issue was (and still is) that, while there are plenty of laws about cannabis distribution, purchasing, sales, consumption, storage, shipping, packaging and much more, there is not a single federal or provincial law in place governing cannabis in the workplace.

New Jersey Greatly Expands Medical Marijuana Law

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Specifically, the newly amended law: creates the governing body, the Cannabis Regulatory Commission, with five Governor-appointed members, two of which will be recommended by the Senate President and Assembly Speaker; expressly prohibits discrimination for off premises and non-working hour consumption for patients “based solely on the employee’s status as a medical marijuana patient.” By: Kristin Jordan , Senior Counsel.

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ICYMI: Our 2019 CannaTech Pitch Contenders


Preparing cannabis for consumption often involves grinding the flower either by hand or with a grinder designed for that purpose, however, currently available grinders are susceptible to contamination.

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MariMed Launches Hemp Engine™ Marketing Platform for CBD Distributors, Retailers and Consumers

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According to Rick Granoff, co-founder of the Hemp Engine: “The Hemp Engine addresses the major needs of retailers and consumers as CBD popularity and consumption continues to grow.