Seeking Alpha Interviews Patricia Heer Editor of Cannabis Law Digest

Cannabis Law Report

Patricia Heer is Editor and co-founder of Cannabis Law Digest, an online platform of legal resources for the cannabis industry. Prior to serving as editor for the Digest, Patricia was special counsel at Duane Morris, LLP. Listen to the podcast or read the transcript.

Thursday 14 February – State By State Digest: Alasaka, Colorado, Florida

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ALASKA. Alaska Crime Bill May Need Exemption to Keep Recreational Marijuana Industry Legal. The adult-use cannabis industry could be put in legal jeopardy by one of the governor’s proposed crime bills unless clarifying language is added to the legislation. link]. COLORADO.

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Tuesday 19 February – State By State Digest: Louisiana, Michigan, New Mexico, North Carolina, Vermont

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LOUISIANA. Regulatory Friction May Delay Louisiana Cannabis Crop Again. The LSU AgCenter and its grower continue to face regulatory hurdles from the Louisiana Department of Agriculture. link]. MICHIGAN. Michigan Proposes Cutting Fees for Medical Marijuana Patients and Growers.

NJ Politics Digest Wonders Whether Legislature Can Even Get Decriminalisation Through

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Here’s their short report. Now that it appears New Jersey won’t be legalizing marijuana until at least after November 2020, state legislators might move this week to essentially decriminalize possession of small amounts of the drug.

Saturday 16 February – State By State Digest: General, Alaska, Nevada, New Mexico

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This webinar will address issues that arise when cannabis businesses or individuals deriving income from the cannabis industry seek relief provided by the federal bankruptcy laws, and presenters include: Patricia Heer Managing Editor of the Cannabis Law Digest. GENERAL.

Saturday 10 February – State By State Digest: Federal, Arizona, Hawaii, Illinois, Ohio, Oregon

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FEDERAL. Here’s Who Will Testify About Marijuana On Capitol Hill Next Week.

Wednesday 20 February – State By State Digest: Maryland, North Dakota, South Dakota,

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MARYLAND. Maryland lawmakers to study legalizing recreational marijuana in 2020 with state law or by referendum.

Friday 8 March – State By State Digest: Federal, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Texas, Washington, West Virginia, Wyoming

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FEDERAL. Three cannabis reform bills reintroduced in Congress. FLORIDA. Florida Senate passes smokable medical marijuana bill.

Wednesday 6 February 2019 – State By State Digest: Federal, Iowa, Mississippi, Ohio, Oregon, Texas

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FEDERAL. Congressional Democrats Plan Hearing And Vote On Marijuana Business Banking.

Tuesday 26 February – State By State Digest: Florida, Idaho Michigan, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oregon San Francisco

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FLORIDA. Marijuana Smoking Bill Rolls Along in Florida Senate. A Senate proposal that would allow patients to smoke medical marijuana is ready to go to the full Senate after the Rules Committee unanimously signed off on the measure. link]. IDAHO.

Relieving Pain With CBD And Acupuncture

The Fresh Toast

This combo will produce better digestive health, a more regular sleep pattern, and a feeling of overall greater energy. Cannabis Medical Marijuana News accupuncture CBD chronic pain digestion pain relief

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Friday 22 March – State By State Digest: Federal, Arkansas, Florida, Hawaii, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, Tennessee

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But since the bill was finalized Monday night, many lawmakers are concerned they haven’t been given enough time to thoroughly digest and assess its major points. FEDERAL. Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue issues warning for hemp farmers.

Thursday 28 February – State By State Digest: FDA, Alaska, Florida, Georgia, Maine, Maryland, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Vermont

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The cannabis industry is begging the FDA for some CBD regulations as Gottlieb heads to the Hill. Companies selling food and drinks with CBD want the FDA to regulate the industry. Under FDA rules, it’s illegal to add CBD to food or drinks.

Thursday 28 March – State By State Digest: Connecticut, Florida, Guam, Iowa, Minnesota, New Jersey, Texas, West Virginia

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CONNECTICUT. Connecticut Committee Advances Cannabis Legalization. FLORIDA. Florida Ag Committee Advances Industrial Hemp Bill. Guam Becomes First U.S. Territory To Send Marijuana Legalization To Governor In 2019. Guam Becomes First U.S. Territory To Send Marijuana Legalization To Governor In 2019.

USA State By State Digest: Alaska, Colorado, Florida, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Washington Wyoming

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ALASKA. Alaska Governor Appoints New Marijuana Control Board Members With Anti-Cannabis Records. link]. In a blow to Alaska’s cannabis industry, newly inaugurated Gov. Mike Dunleavy has appointed former Fairbanks City Councilwoman Vivian Stiver and Wildlife Trooper Lt. Christopher Jaime to the state’s Marijuana Control Board, which could have serious implications for the state’s efforts to regulate on-site cannabis consumption at state-licensed dispensaries.

Thursday 8 February 2019 – State By State Digest: Federal, Arkansas, Florida, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania

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FEDERAL. Judge: “Accidental” Cannabis Use Still a Fireable Offense for Federal Agencies. A federal judge has set a binding precedent by ruling that intent does not matter when it comes to cannabis consumption — accidentally consuming cannabis is still a fireable offense. link].

How Long Does it Take to Feel CBD and How Long Do the Effects of CBD Last?

Cannabis Cheri

When it’s held under the tongue, the CBD oil is absorbed by the mucous membranes and then directly into the bloodstream, bypassing the digestive tract, which allows for a quicker delivery. Ask Cheri: How long does it take before CBD effects kick in? How long do the effects of CBD last?

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How Long Does it Take to Feel CBD and How Long Do the Effects of CBD Last?

Cannabis Cheri

When it’s held under the tongue, the CBD oil is absorbed by the mucous membranes and then directly into the bloodstream, bypassing the digestive tract, which allows for a quicker delivery. Ask Cheri: How long does it take before CBD effects kick in? How long do the effects of CBD last?

How CBD affects sleep, blood thinners, and other medications

Cannabis Life Network

However, the cannabinoid does affect the way we digest medication, including tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and blood thinners. Cannabidiol, also known as CBD, is a cannabis component some need an entourage to respond to, while others rejoice over its relief.

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Why and How Does Marijuana Work? Understanding Cannabinoids

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Found in early mollusks and hydrae, the cannabinoid system evolved along with our other evolving systems—digestive, muscular, nervous—as a biological regulator that maintains homeostasis; physiological equilibrium resulting from a balance of functions and chemical reactions in our bodies.

How can cannabis aid IBS?

420 Clinic

According to the Canadian Digestive Health Foundation , Canada has one of the highest rates of IBS in the world. Cannabis isn’t without risks for those facing gastric and digestive issues. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is becoming a common condition in the western world.

Cannabis for IBS: Treating Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Medical Marijuana


Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a collection of symptoms which create discomfort in the abdominal area, resulting in the inflammation of the digestive tract. Many people are using cannabis for IBS with great success in managing symptoms like nausea, cramps and stomach pains. Here’s how.

420 Cannabis – Victoria 2019

Cannabis Life Network

This article previously appeared on Cannabis Digest. For the first time ever, the steps of the BC Legislature in Victoria will be filled with the distinct smell of cannabis smoke. At 4:20 pm on April 20, as thousands of cannabis enthusiasts are expected to turn out to both protest and celebrate the new era of […]. The post 420 Cannabis – Victoria 2019 appeared first on Cannabis News | Marijuana News | Medical Cannabis News.

Understanding Medical Marijuana Benefits and How They Can Help You

Otherside Farms

Improved Digestion. Many people who use medical marijuana find that it helps to improve their digestive health. In those who are having trouble gaining weight due to poor digestion, though, the fact that it can increase their hunger and relieve their other symptoms can be life-changing.

Boosting Your Mood With Cannabis


When you ingest an edible, it goes through your entire digestive system so you’d have to be pretty precise with the number of milligrams you consume,” she explains. Mood swings, anxiety, depression – hormonal changes can wreak havoc on your mental and emotional state.

CBD Bioavailability

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Since the human digestive system is water-based, it does not breakdown and absorb lipids well. Most CBD will simply pass through the digestive system. Many oral CBD products have lipid-based absorption enhancers or are made using easily digestible fats (such as oils found in foods).

Micron Waste Receives Health Canada Cannabis Research License

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VANCOUVER, Aug. 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - Micron Waste Technologies Inc.

The Natural Benefits of Black Pepper Oil in Fighting Dis-Ease

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Aids in digestion. Black pepper is amazing for digestion because it stimulates hydrochloric acid secretion, which is vital for digestion. Sometimes, if you look close enough, you can find tiny miracles in plants and herbs, and even in your everyday table spices.

Guide to Microdosing Cannabis Concentrates, Flowers and Edibles


Because the edible must be digested in order for cannabinoids to get released into the bloodstream, determining if this is the appropriate dose for you takes much longer than any other type of consumption method. It takes about 45 to 90 minutes for edibles to go through the digestion process.

Medical marijuana can be used to treat Depression

Persistent physical symptoms that do not respond to treatment, such as headaches, digestive disorders and pain for which no other cause can be determined. Feelings of sadness can be normal in life. However, if the depression lasts more than a few days, it’s important to seek medical assistance. Depression can be situational, but Clinical Depression, which comes and goes and/or lasts for more than a few days, is a chemical imbalance within the central nervous system.

What Is CBD Oil? Let Us Explain….

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4. Decarboxylation is a heating process that essentially makes it easier for us to consume and digest all the yummy CBD effects. In the same ballpark as nausea and vomiting, digestion benefits from all things CBD. By: Madeleine Balestrier.

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Dosing A Patient With MMJ: A Primary Caregiver’s Guide

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This is where you eat the MMJ and it enters the bloodstream after being broken down in the digestive system. Being a caregiver to a medical marijuana patient is a big responsibility.

Marijuana Edibles: A Beginner’s Guide

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Unlike smoking, where THC enters the bloodstream through the lungs and reaches the brain seconds later, edibles introduce cannabinoids through the digestive system. Marijuana edibles are a tasty alternative to smoking or vaporizing cannabis.

The Ultimate CBD Edibles, Gummies & Snacks Guide

The Herb Collective

CBD does not produce severe side effects, but too many edibles may make you nauseous or cause digestive issues. When you digest or ingest CBD, it goes through the entire body before reaching the brain. What do sparkling water, body lotion, and honey all have in common?

6 Ways to Legally Consume Cannabis That Aren’t Smoking

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Start with low doses and wait for it to get digested. Again, since the cannabis is coming through the digestive system, it takes a while to kick in, so be cautious with dosing and be patient. As cannabis becomes legal in more states, people are learning even more about this amazing plant. There are strains that can help alleviate all kinds of symptoms from amnesia to migraines and pain management to helping increase focus.

What are the Health Benefits of Medical Cannabis?


Eases Digestion. One of these receptors is called anandamide, it resides within the digestive tract and is responsible for the digestive processes. What are the Health Benefits of Medical Cannabis?

How Effective Are CBD Gummies?

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But edibles pass through the digestive tract and then need to be metabolized by the liver before passing into the bloodstream where it seems up to 80% can be lost providing far less benefit than the other delivery methods. .

Is it Safe to Use Cannabis to Aid in Recovery After Surgery?

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It can be used to treat digestive disorders, including constipation. Going under the knife is never a fun thing to be doing. Whether serious or minor, surgery recovery can be painful and long.

6 Health Benefits of Granola Bars – The Quick Bites

The Joint Blog

1- Improved Digestion. Granola is one of the best digestive aids out there. Fiber aids in digestion, adding bulk and weight to bowel movements so they’re easier to pass through the digestive tract. 6 Health Benefits of Granola Bars – The Quick Bites.

Is CBD Water A Passing Fad?

Leaf Science

Melatonin is actually broken down too much in the digestive system to be competent at producing a sleeping affect. CBD water will certainly be on the market for many years to come. Usually food and drink items that reach this level of popularity are available for long after they were invented.

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OLCC Creates Podcast Focusing on Oversight of Oregon’s Recreational Marijuana Industry

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In the Weeds” launched in April 2019 using the podcast format to provide more digestible details and nugget-sized information about the regulations and rules governing Oregon’s regulated marijuana industry.

PAH Point of Sale Conversion

Peninsula Alternative Health

We are looking to be a conduit to provide as much information to you as possible, in the most easily digestible manner possible. In this light, we understand that not all patients digest digital well, so for those patients we will look to explore more traditional methods of knowledge sharing.

Mandy Suffers from Rare Blood Disorder; Calls Hemp CBD Oil a Miracle That Gave Her Back Her Mission in Life


I ended up not be able to take anything by mouth, because I could not digest it. Since the majority of her digestive system was paralyzed, she could not eliminate her bowels, and sometimes her bladder.