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Beta-Caryophyllene: Terpene Powerhouse

Project CBD

Project CBD recently reported on studies indicating that cannabis terpenes — the compounds that give the plant its robust and distinctive smell — activate the CB1 cannabinoid receptor. What’s more, in the presence of THC (also a CB1 agonist), terpenes appear to modulate cannabinoid activity in varied and interesting ways. 1,2 Today we focus on spicy-peppery beta-caryophyllene (BCP), one of the most common cannabis terpenes, which acts on several targets that impact the endocannabinoi

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State Policy Weekly Update 6/7/2023

NORML

Highlights include: CA, LA, NV, NY, OH, & PA. The post State Policy Weekly Update 6/7/2023 appeared first on NORML.

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Hawai?i Attorney General prevails in federal challenge to hemp regulations

Cannabis Law Report

The U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaiʻi entered judgment in favor of the Hawaiʻi Department of Health and the Director of Health in a lawsuit challenging the Department’s regulations prohibiting the sale of Delta-8 and Delta-10 THC products processed from hemp.

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Is Cannabis a Placebo?

Cannabis Life Network

Is cannabis a placebo? What does that even mean? A placebo is traditionally a pill that has no active ingredients. Drug researchers will split test subjects into a group that receives the actual substance and another group that gets a placebo, or “sugar pill.” If the group receiving the real substance does better than the placebo group, the researchers conclude the medicine works.

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Where the Money Grows: Learning the Industry Trends in Medical Cannabis, Recreational Marijuana, Hemp, and Beyond

Speaker: Jonathan Bench, International Cannabis and Securities Business Attorney at Harris Bricken

The U.S. cannabis industry is still in its infancy, even though states began engaging with legalization in one form or another in the late 1990s. Today, many opportunities exist for individuals and businesses that want to engage in the industry. Some want to directly own licensed businesses, while others prefer to keep the industry at an arm’s length and merely profit from it.

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Annoyed By Cannabis Smell – She Sued Her Neighbor & Won

Cannabis Law Report

The Washington Post reports A D.C. judge has ruled that a man who smokes medical marijuana in his apartment must stop after a neighbor complained that the odor from his marijuana crept into her home and caused a nuisance.

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RAW Rolling Papers Parent Wins $1.5M in Copyright Infringement Lawsuit Against OCB Makers

Cannabis Law Report

Ganjapreneur report A federal judge this week ordered Republic Brands, the makers of OCB rolling papers, to pay $1.5 million to HBI International, the parent company behind RAW rolling papers, for copyright and trade dress infringement. A federal judge on Monday ordered Republic Brands, makers of OCB rolling papers, to pay $1.

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Doura Mea Arua, 35, pleads guilty to Bunbury CBD sexual assault

Medical Marijuana Program Connection

var mantis = mantis || []; mantis.push(['display', 'load', { property: '5bbb53a2bcafb20075d8dc64' }]); A 35-year-old man has admitted to sexually assaulting a woman on the main street of the Bunbury CBD.

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Louisiana: Video shows young child smoking cannabis in vehicle, police say; man arrested

Cannabis Law Report

The Baton Rouge Police Department has made an arrest after a video surfaced showing a 5-year-old boy smoking while riding in a vehicle with a man. Police said they believe the child was smoking marijuana. John Hall, 48, was charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

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Can Cannabis Help A Migraine?

PrestoDoctor

Imagine a life where throbbing temples, debilitating nausea, and a hypersensitivity to sound and light no longer dictate your every move. For people with migraines, this may seem like a dream come true. A migraine attack can disrupt lives and cast a shadow over even the simplest of daily activities. When traditional approaches to migraine/headache relief are not working, another option is now offering hope to those seeking relief: cannabis.

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Software Engineer Uses FOI To Access NY CAURD Applicants & Posts to Linked In

Cannabis Law Report

Cannabis Attorney Jeffrey Hoffman writes Here is a list of the CAURD applicants in New York including the county they are from and the 5 regions picked on their application. Big props to Dave Nicponski for doing the freedom of information legwork to get this list.

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Validating Hop Latent Viroid Assays the Right Way

Medicinal Genomics

Manufacturers generate validation data to demonstrate their test can detect the target molecule/organism with high sensitivity and specificity. It gives users confidence that the test can distinguish between the target and other similar molecules or organisms, which could give false positive or false negative results. For our HLVd Validation Document , we mirrored the validation experiments we performed to meet the AOAC standards for our Microbial Safety Testing Assays ( Salmonella , E. coli , a

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Indica and IP – A Series on the Intersection of Cannabis and Intellectual Property

Cannabis Law Report

By JC Zwisler, Matthew Brekus & Brian Michaelis on June 7, 2023 The Supremacy Clause and Trademarks: Why State Cannabis Legalization Isn’t Enough for a Federal Trademark Recently, we published an article regarding the increasing viability of cannabis related patents. See here. Sadly, the story is the opposite for federal trademarks. Last month, National Concessions Group, Inc.

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Is a Corporate Secretary Really Important?

Canna Law Blog

As a corporate attorney, one of the most common errors I see is failure to implement even basic corporate governance practices. This can lead to astoundingly bad places in certain circumstances. But even when it doesn’t, it is often costly to reconstruct past corporate actions. And that cost can be defrayed relatively easily. One way to do that is by having – and using – a corporate secretary.

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8th Wonder Brewery Acquired by Texas Cannabis Company Bayou City Hemp

Cannabis Law Report

8th Wonder Brewery, Distillery and Cannabis has been acquired by Bayou City Hemp Company, a Houston, Texas-headquartered cannabis company. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed.

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Racine shooting retaliation for stolen marijuana: complaint

Medical Marijuana Program Connection

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Finding Essential Oil Dispensers to be Illegal Drug Paraphernalia, Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (“TTAB”) Affirmed Refusal of Two Federal Trademark Applications

Cannabis Law Report

Finding Essential Oil Dispensers to be Illegal Drug Paraphernalia, Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (“TTAB”) Affirmed Refusal of Two Federal Trademark Applications Last month, the TTAB published a precedential opinion affirming the United States Patent and Trademark Office’s (“USPTO”) rejection of two applications for the marks “BAKKED” in standard character form and a corresponding logo.

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Flora Growth Corp. to Effect Reverse Stock Split

Medical Marijuana Program Connection

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. & TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Flora Growth Corp. (NASDAQ: FLGC) (“Flora” or the “Company”), a global cultivator, manufacturer, and distributor.

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San Francisco Chronicle Report: S.F. put pause button on new retail cannabis-seller permits.

Cannabis Law Report

They write San Francisco supervisors on Tuesday unanimously voted to halt applications for cannabis retail permits, citing a struggling business environment and saturated marketplace that already threaten the survival of many existing pot shops in the city. “It’s a pause, not a ban,” said Supervisor Ahsha Safaí, who authored the legislation.

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Diverse Field Crops Cluster research advances special crops to increase sustainability for Canadian agriculture

Medical Marijuana Program Connection

SASKATOON, Saskatchewan–(BUSINESS WIRE)– #agriculture–Ag-West Bio is pleased to announce that the 2018 to 2023 Diverse Field Crops Cluster (DFCC) Research.

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USDA Renames Trade Committee To Recognize Hemp As A Key Specialty Crop

Cannabis Law Report

Marijuana Moment The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is renaming a trade advisory committee to prominently feature hemp among a select group of specialty crops—reflecting the agency’s understanding of cannabis as a uniquely valuable commodity.

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Cookies Drops First Flower Cultivars in Illinois with Award-Winning Cultivator Revolution Cannabis

Medical Marijuana Program Connection

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–International cannabis lifestyle brand Cookies today announced the rollout of its leading flower cultivars in the great state of.

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Canada: Cannabis retailer Fire & Flower files for bankruptcy protection

Cannabis Law Report

Cannabis retailer Fire & Flower has been granted protection from creditors, the latest sign of trouble in Canada’s legal cannabis industry, and a blow to convenience store giant Alimentation Couche-Tard’s multimillion dollar move into the pot business. According to court filings, Fire & Flower Holdings Corp. had just $8.

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Medical Marijuana opponents contend NC roads will become less safe if legislation is passed

Medical Marijuana Program Connection

North Carolina lawmakers are debating a cannabis bill again. Lawmakers are once again deliberating whether to legalize marijuana for medical.

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Canada: Cannabis company Atlas lays off 50 workers in Alberta

Cannabis Law Report

Atlas Global is laying off around 50 workers and shutting down a cannabis facility in rural Alberta. The site in the hamlet of Gunn, Alta., about 60 kilometres northwest of Edmonton, both grew and packaged cannabis. The company announced last week it will move all packaging operations to Chatham, Ont.

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Commuter chaos as trains in Sydney’s CBD delayed due to urgent repairs

Medical Marijuana Program Connection

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NCIA Slashes Staff To Six People Nationally

Cannabis Law Report

Green Market Report have the story Leadership cited industry headwinds as the key factor for the move. One of the more prominent national marijuana trade groups, the National Cannabis Industry Association, this week cut its headcount by nearly half in order to save on costs and remain solvent through 2023.

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Lawmakers, MACO go to court to demand chance to override SB 442, marijuana revenue bill

Medical Marijuana Program Connection

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California Protects Employees Who Use Recreational Cannabis and Limits Drug Tests

Cannabis Law Report

Sabrina Beldner, Andrew Russell, David Szwarcsztejn, John Thomas Jr. Effective Jan. 1, 2024, California law will restrict employers from using traditional drug tests to test for cannabis use. California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed the law on Sept. 18, 2022, prohibiting employers from discriminating against an employee based on off-site cannabis use or detection of nonpsychoactive cannabis metabolites.

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Study: Low Doses of CBD as Effective as Melatonin in Improving Sleep Quality

Medical Marijuana Program Connection

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GBLT Receives the Green Light to Launch Dr. Senst CBD Product Line in Germany

Cannabis Law Report

TORONTO and DUREN, Germany, June 5, 2023 /CNW/ – GBLT Corp. (TSXV: GBLT) (“GBLT” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that the Company has completed the necessary testing requirements and successfully established legal assurances to be able to fully distribute CBD products to the German market.

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