Seeking Alpha Interviews Patricia Heer Editor of Cannabis Law Digest

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Patricia Heer is Editor and co-founder of Cannabis Law Digest, an online platform of legal resources for the cannabis industry. Rena Sherbill: Today, I am happy to be joined by Patricia Heer, 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. Colorado Reports $6 Billion In Cannabis Sales Since 2014. Colorado regulators say more than $6 billion in marijuana products have been sold since 2014 in the state.

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Is my weed ok if it went through the washing machine and other questions… answered by Dr. Markus Roggen

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Meet Dr. Markus Roggen, PhD. He has a doctorate in Chemistry. He is the founder and CEO of Complex Biotech Discovery Ventures LTD, a licensed cannabis research laboratory. Somehow, we managed to talk this guy into letting us ask him anything about weed.

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. The new rules proposed by the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs won’t go into effect until later this year. link]. NEW MEXICO. GOP senator’s bill calls for state-run pot shops.

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. reports that a bill to expunge the records of people with cannabis offenses would reduce the penalties for anyone caught with up to two ounces of marijuana to a civil citation carrying a $50 fine.

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. Report: US-based multistate marijuana operators poised to deploy big money in 2019. In 2018, a record number of U.S.

How to use cannabis suppositories for effective cannabis delivery

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Cannabis 101 Cannabis Canada Cannabis News CBD News Education Featured Health & Sex Marijuana News Science cannabis CBD colon Digestive issues effective how to inferior rectal vein placement rectum superior rectal vein suppositories THC using suppositoriesWhen you know how to use cannabis suppositories, you can facilitate effective cannabis delivery. However, most people get really uncomfortable with the whole idea, even though there are so many benefits.

Friday 9 February 2019 – State By State Digest: Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland,

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KENTUCKY. Advocates rally at Capitol to change Kentucky’s marijuana laws. FRANKFORT, Ky. WKYT) – Advocates filled the Capitol rotunda in Frankfort on Wednesday saying the time is now for a change in Kentucky’s marijuana laws. Lawmakers have filed four cannabis-related bills since the legislative session began in January. Proposed bills include, one for legalization of medical cannabis and one for responsible adult use of marijuana.

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. TALLAHASSEE – Florida lawmakers Thursday took a major step toward repealing the state’s ban on smokable medical marijuana, signaling an early victory in the legislative session for Gov. Ron DeSantis. The Florida Senate passed SB 182 by a 34-4 vote to remove the prohibition. The bill now heads to the House.

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. Newly empowered congressional Democrats reportedly plan to hold a House hearing next week on marijuana businesses’ difficulties accessing banks—signifying renewed momentum for cannabis issues on Capitol Hill following years of blockades by the former Republican leadership of the chamber. Party leaders are also laying the groundwork to vote on a marijuana banking bill soon, Marijuana Moment has learned.

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. Idaho State Police Are Not Required to Return Seized Hemp (Yet). Idaho State Police Are Not Required to Return Seized Hemp (Yet). MICHIGAN. Michigan is looking for advice to help develop rules for legal marijuana.

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. Commissioner Scott Gottlieb will face questions about CBD at a congressional hearing Wednesday. link]. FDA Is Exploring ‘Alternative Approaches’ To CBD Regulation, Commissioner Says. ALASKA.

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. The USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service Administrator Bruce Summers said last week that the agency will aim to complete the hemp production regulations by fall 2019, in time for states to submit plans for the 2020 spring hemp planting season.

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 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. Iowa House passes bill making some changes to medical cannabis law. link].

Relieving Pain With CBD And Acupuncture

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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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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]. House Financial Services Committee Will Hear Cannabis Banking Bill Next Week. Banking bill may be first cannabis reform legislation to benefit from a new U.S. House power dynamic. With a new Democratic majority in the U.S.

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. Tom Angell writes for Marijuana Moment… When members of Congress convene for a hearing on banking services for the marijuana industry next week, they’ll hear testimony from a state treasurer as well as individuals representing financial institutions, a drug policy reform organization and a medical cannabis dispensary, Marijuana Moment has learned.

Cannabis for IBD: Can it help?


IBD includes disorders characterized by chronic inflammation of the digestive tract, leading to symptoms such as abdominal cramps, diarrhea, fatigue, and weight loss.

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

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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. When CBD is ingested orally in a capsule form, it must first pass through the digestive system and then the liver, where CBD molecules are metabolized by various enzymes. Because CBD must pass through both the digestive system and the liver, it takes longer to feel the effects.

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How to grow marijuana indoors: a beginner’s guide


Our clear, easy-to-digest guide to indoor growing will help even first-time growers get started. The post How to grow marijuana indoors: a beginner’s guide appeared first on Leafly. Growing cultivation growing tips how to

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

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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. When CBD is ingested orally in a capsule form, it must first pass through the digestive system and then the liver, where CBD molecules are metabolized by various enzymes. Because CBD must pass through both the digestive system and the liver, it takes longer to feel the effects.

Wisconsin’s 2020 Candidate Scorecard


Now digest the Senate and Assembly with no party affiliation: 15 out of 33 Senators from both parties (45%) received a passing grade of a C or higher (7 A’s,7 B’s, and 1 C). Now digest the party affiliation: Of the 50 Democrats in both houses, 42 members (84%) received a passing grade of a ‘C’ or higher. Northern Wisconsin NORML is pleased to announce the release of our 2020 Candidate Scorecard.

420 Cannabis – Victoria 2019

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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.

How CBD affects sleep, blood thinners, and other medications

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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. It should not produce any harm, to humans at least. Cannabis oils, especially blends of THC and […].

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International Cannabis Bar Association – Upcoming Webinars

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How the Cannabis Law Digest Can Help Your Knowledge Management Efforts. Join us for a live demo of Cannabis Law Digest, and all that it can do for your practice. February 20: Live Demo Webinar . February 20, 2020; 9am pst (noon eastern). Register Here! . In an effort to help you with the herculean task of knowledge management in the Cannabis Industry, INCBA has launched a set of webinars that highlights tools useful to lawyers in our industry.

What are the Benefits of Vaping CBD oil?

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Unlike edibles or oils/tinctures, which are absorbed in the digestive system or topicals that are absorbed through the skin, CBD vape oil is inhaled and directly absorbed into the bloodstream.

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. Cannabinoids modulate and coordinate the functions of the cardiovascular, digestive, endocrine, excretory, immune, musculo-skeletal, nervous, reproductive and respiratory systems.

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. These three glands control numerous processes within us, including our reactions to stress, digestion, immune system response, sexuality, energy storing and spending, and general mood. There is a lot of cellular endocannabinoid receptors in practically every important part of our body, including the entire digestive system.

7 Ways To Use CBD For Insomnia

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It enters into the lungs and diffuses in your bloodstream rather than passing through the digestive system. Like all other digestible CBD options, edibles have a relatively longer onset time of 45 minutes to two hours. As capsules are taken orally and are broken down in the digestive tract, it takes a relatively long time to kick in.

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How can cannabis aid IBS?

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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. As always, if you have any questions regarding cannabis and digestive issues such as IBS, please don’t hesitate to reach out ! Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is becoming a common condition in the western world.

CBD Smoothie Recipes to Soothe Inflammation

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Summer heat can create inflammation, and changes in humidity and sun exposure can exacerbate inflammation in the skin, joints, and digestive system. Fiber feeds healthy bacteria microbiomes in the digestive system, which has shown to reduce inflammation throughout the body. Punicalagins , the antioxidants in pomegranate juice, have been shown to soothe inflammation in the tissues of the digestive tract. . By: Loren Lee Chiesi.

Understanding Medical Marijuana Benefits and How They Can Help You

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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. And you’d need to know what your metabolism is like that day, even if your digestive system is sluggish because hormones affect digestion. Mood swings, anxiety, depression – hormonal changes can wreak havoc on your mental and emotional state.

Combining Cannabis with Chemo and Radiation. Is It Possible?

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There is a lot of new information to digest. Many patients have heard that cannabis can help navigate the side effects of chemotherapy. Most hear from friends or relatives that it can help. They are willing to try almost anything to help deal with the nausea, pain, and insomnia.

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.

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).