Fri.Sep 11, 2020

A Founder Looks at 50: Some Early, Unexpected Supporters of Marijuana Decriminalization


Of the several experts who were part of our regular “road show” at NORML during the 1970s, I wanted to focus today on two of them who were both unexpected and wonderfully effective -- Dr. Dorthy Whipple and former DEA Deputy Director John Finlator.

How Long Does THC Stay in Your System?


There are four main factors that determine how long THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) stays in your system: How much THC you have taken. How regularly you use THC. The method by which you take THC. The other cannabinoids and terpenes that you combine THC with.

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The Oregon Fires and Cannabis

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Wildfires are ravaging Oregon, Washington and California. They are truly terrible. Here in Oregon, a full 500,000 residents have been evacuated as I write this blog post on the evening of September 9. Portland smells like burning ash and the suburbs are in evacuation protocols. It’s awful even here.

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Document: Principles for the responsible legal regulation of cannabis – International Drug Policy Consortium

Cannabis Law Report

Executive Summary In recent years, discussions on the legal regulation of drugs – and in particular of cannabis – have moved in from the margins … Read More.

Different Ways to Consume CBD for Health Purposes

Cannabis Life Network

You may have already heard about the benefits of cannabidiol products and want to try them yourself now that they’ve become legal in the eyes of the law and practically everyone else.

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Press Release: LAVVAN, Inc. Files $881 Million Federal Lawsuit Against Amyris, Inc. For Patent Infringement and Trade Secret Misappropriation

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Lavvan say in the release Lawsuit Alleges Amyris Wrongfully Used Intellectual Property Licensed Exclusively to LAVVAN and Misappropriated Trade Secrets to Compete Against Its Partner … Read More. The post Press Release: LAVVAN, Inc. Files 1 Million Federal Lawsuit Against Amyris, Inc.

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Heady Vermont’s Weekly State By State Roundup

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Regional Maine Maine’s hemp ‘gold rush’ hits supply and demand reality Maine approves adult-use cannabis stores in South Portland, Northport Maine Finally Approves First Pot … Read More. The post Heady Vermont's Weekly State By State Roundup first appeared on Cannabis Law Report.

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Today’s Answer of the Day


What is the pharmacologic profile of cannabis when it is administered orally? The psychoactive and physiological effects of orally consumed cannabis appear approximately 90 minutes after ingestion, reach their maximum after 2-3 hours and last for about 4-12 hours.

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IRS issues new tax-payment guidance for cannabis companies

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To assist the national cannabis industry in paying its federal taxes, the Internal Revenue Service issued a series of guidance documents that apparently are aimed … Read More. The post IRS issues new tax-payment guidance for cannabis companies first appeared on Cannabis Law Report.

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Israel Reaches Over 60k Cannabis Patients But Struggles to Satisfy Them


Israel has been on the must-watch list in terms of cannabis research and medicinal innovation and now they have made headlines for reading a record high of over 60,000 medical cannabis patients.

CanEx launches Global Investment Platform

Cannabis Law Report

CanEx Jamaica has announced the launch of a new global investment platform. CanEx Capital Connection (CCC) is a global platform, focused primarily in the Caribbean … Read More. The post CanEx launches Global Investment Platform first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. Press Release US

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Nevada: Judge Rules Marijuana Licensing Can Proceed

The Joint Blog

A judge in Nevada has ruled that the state’s marijuana licensing process can resume, with some new retail marijuana stores allowed to open, some applications for licenses reviewed again by state officials and some companies still denied the licenses they didn’t get in December 2018, reports the Associated Press.

Former Senator Writes Pro Cannabis Policy Article : One cure for an ailing American economy, Legalize cannabis

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Former Senator Tom Daschle writes for the Hill this week… America’s next president will face an unprecedented array of challenges, chief among them an economy … Read More.

France: Robin Reda conservative politician supports controlled legalization of cannabis

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A first for a right-wing MP. In response to a statement by Gérald Darmanin on BMFTV, qualifying the decriminalization or legalization of cannabis as “cowardly”, … Read More.

BCC To Hold Meeting On Amalgamation Of Licensing Authorities Into Single Agencies

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SACRAMENTO – The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) announced today that the Cannabis Advisory Committee will hold a two-day virtual meeting on Thursday, September 24 … Read More.

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Rhode Island Currently Receiving Applications for Compassion Center Licenses

Cannabis Law Report

Posted on September 11th, 2020 by Stephen Bartlett The Office of Cannabis Business Regulation within the Rhode Island Department of Business Regulation is currently accepting … Read More.

Australia’s MGC Pharma $15m funding deal with US Mercer Street Global Opportunity Fund

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The West Australian newspaper reports… ASX-listed MGC Pharmaceuticals has struck a significant funding deal with US-based investment group, Mercer Street Global Opportunity Fund , that … Read More.

Nigeria: Accused Tell Court….”We Take Indian Hemp Because It Is Not Harmful Like Cigarettes”

Cannabis Law Report

This is our favourite story of the week… Three suspected criminals who were prosecuted for unlawful possession of weed and charm, have told the court … Read More. The post Nigeria: Accused Tell Court."We

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In Colombia, companies race to create hempseed suited for tropical climates

Cannabis Law Report

Hemp Industry Daily report… Colombia, with its diverse geography and tropical climate, has become an ideal location not only to look for that elusive cultivar, … Read More.

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USA – Open Letter: Kassandra Frederique, DPA’s New Executive Director, Shares Her Message to the Movement

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To our loving, complex, and unapologetic community: Today, I assume the role of Executive Director for the Drug Policy Alliance. It’s actually quite incredible … Read More.

Psychedelics Company Havn Life Announces Commencement of Public Trading on the CSE

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Here’s the press release… Havn Life Sciences will trade on the CSE under the Ticker Symbol HAVN VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / September 8, 2020 … Read More.

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STENOCARE and Emerald have been accepted by Swedish health authorities to offer patients’ treatment with medical cannabis oil

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STENOCARE A/S NASDAQ FIRST NORTH GROWTH MARKET, DENMARK TICKER: STENO STENOCARE A/S (“STENOCARE”) and Emerald Health Therapeutics Inc (“Emerald”) hereby announces that they expect to … Read More.

Jamaica’s Cannabis Licensing Authority committed to facilitating import, export say Director

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The Jamaica Observer reports. KINGSTON, Jamaica— Director of Research Development and Communications at the Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA), Felicia Bailey, says the agency is committed … Read More.

Zambia Takes Another Slow Step Forward On Regulation Of Medical Cannabis

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The Southern Times reports…… Lusaka- Zambia last week inched closer to regularising the cultivation, processing and export of medicinal and industrial cannabis after approving presentation … Read More.

Germany Domestic Medical Cannaibs Inaugural Crop Now Delayed Until 2020

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Germany’s first domestic harvests of medical cannabis flower – originally expected to occur by November – could be delayed because of the COVID-19 pandemic, according … Read More.

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Luxembourg Experiencing Shortages of Medical Cannabis Says Local Media

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First Malta and now Luxembourg and Germany’s first medical cannabis crop also delayed until 2021. This suggests that Brussels ought to get their collective skates … Read More.

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Weekend Cartoon – Just Because we Can

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… Read More. The post Weekend Cartoon - Just Because we Can first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. PsyIndex Weekly Update - brought to you by CFN

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