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Survey: Older Adults Hold Positive Attitudes Toward Cannabis

NORML

Eighty-three percent of participants said that cannabis is “less harmful to a person’s health compared to alcohol” and 67 percent said that it is a “highly important treatment for older adults.” The post Survey: Older Adults Hold Positive Attitudes Toward Cannabis appeared first on NORML.

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Florida Passes Hemp Bill Without THC Cap

Veriheal

THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) is the psychoactive compound that is responsible for the “high” associated with marijuana. And while hemp and marijuana are essentially from the same plant, their difference is in their legal status based on the concentration of THC. Hemp typically contains 0.3% or less THC and produces no intoxicating effect. As such, it is primarily grown to harness its potential health benefits.

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Wild Montana and the Montana Wildlife Federation file suit saying Gov. Greg Gianforte and Montana Secretary of State Christi Jacobsen using “legislative trickery” that doesn’t allow for wildlife funding from cannabis taxes as previously agreed

Cannabis Law Report

It is all very complicated and the Daily Montanan explains it with clarity. Essentially it appears that cannabis tax funds are being shovelled in the wrong direction and a number of parties aren’t happy Here’s the introduction to the piece A second lawsuit challenging how Senate Bill 442 was handled by Gov.

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Why Cannabis Consumers Are Skinny

Cannabis Life Network

Why are cannabis consumers skinny? Of course, not every connoisseur is slim. Cannabis stimulates appetite, so we tend to consume more calories than the average person. But in general, cannabis connoisseurs are thinner than, say, recreational alcohol drinkers sporting a beer gut. Researchers at the University of California, Irvine, think they’ve discovered why.

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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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From Legal & Tax Publishing To Drug Detection: Wolters Kluwer acquires U.S. AI-enabled drug diversion detection software

Cannabis Law Report

Here’s their press release WALTHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wolters Kluwer Health today announced it has signed and completed the acquisition of Invistics Corporation (Invistics), a U.S.-based provider of cloud-based, AI-enabled software for drug diversion detection and controlled substance compliance. Invistics will join the company’s Clinical Surveillance, Compliance & Data Solutions unit, part of Clinical Solutions.

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Review: Sonny G Rosin Cart by Verano

Illinois News Joint

As the market share of solventless extractions continues to grow, one of the most widely available options for experiencing rosin is the humble vape cart. Many consumers will have their initial encounter with solventless concentrates through these convenient battery-powered devices. Bearing this in mind, I recently visited Zenleaf Prospect Heights and picked up a Verano Sonny G Live Rosin Cart to sample.

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ATF Clings to Cannabis Gun Rights Restrictions

Canna Law Blog

Cannabis users cannot own or possess firearms under federal law. This is true even in states where cannabis is legal, and even for medical patients. These gun rights are very likely going to be held unconstitutional. But the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is clinging to them nevertheless. I’ve written pretty extensively on the federal laws that strip cannabis users of gun rights, and link to my older posts below.

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We visited America’s cutest gay pot shop—Flore

Leafly

Inside the new Castro District cannabis boutique—Flore. The post We visited America’s cutest gay pot shop—Flore appeared first on Leafly.

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How Cloud ERP Can Help Boost Business Growth 

MaxQ Cannabis

Customer expectations and their interactions with businesses change quickly with the market dynamics. As such, business operators that can’t strategically meet these fast-paced changes and expectations significantly limit their business growth. On the other hand, disruptive technologies continue to shape transformation across various industries, making it even more challenging for businesses to meet the demands […] The post How Cloud ERP Can Help Boost Business Growth appeared first

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Cannabis Training University vs Healer Certified

Healer

Are you looking to gain more knowledge about cannabis? Or, how to best recommend products and help patients or consumers find their optimal dosage and more relief for their ailments? In the modern, rapidly growing cannabis landscape, reliable information means everything. Cannabis patients need access to trustworthy individuals who have undergone the proper training to provide sound advice.

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Green Growth CPA’s: Illinois Grants Tax Breaks to Cannabis Businesses under 280e Exemption

Cannabis Law Report

Illinois tax policy has undergone a major change for the cannabis industry this legislative session. Cannabis establishments, cultivation centers, and medical cannabis dispensaries can now deduct business expenses on their state taxes currently disallowed on federal taxes under Section 280E of the Internal Revenue Code.

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A Healthcare Organization’s Guide To Improving Patient Experience

United Patients Group

A high-quality patient experience is paramount in any healthcare setting. Satisfied patients are more likely to trust their healthcare providers. It also fosters active engagement. It encourages patients to ask questions, provide accurate information, and participate in shared decision-making, leading to better treatment adherence and overall care quality.

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Washington State Liquor & Cannabis Board Publish Article & Interactive Map Detailing “DDE contaminates found in cannabis and soil”

Cannabis Law Report

Note: The Board was recently asked for a public update on DDE testing in North Central Washington. At the June 7, 2023, Board meeting, Enforcement and Education Director Chandra Wax read from the information below.

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BOC seizes P2.5-M marijuana declared as denim jeans

Medical Marijuana Program Connection

var mantis = mantis || []; mantis.push(['display', 'load', { property: '5bbb53a2bcafb20075d8dc64' }]); By Stephanie Sevillano HIGH-GRADE MARIJUANA.

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Green Flower Press Release: Elmira College Launches Cannabis Certificates to Meet Demand for Educated Workforce

Cannabis Law Report

Elmira College (Elmira, NY) continues to expand its academic offerings for students interested in future-focused industries with the addition of three cannabis non-credit, or certificate, programs (advanced dispensary associate skills training, cannabis extraction and product development, and cultivation) offered in partnership with Green Flower.

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What does CBD do? Oil, gummies and if you should be take it.

Medical Marijuana Program Connection

The global cannabidiol, or CBD, market is exploding, with analysts projecting it will hit 22.05 billion by the year 2030. That’s nearly.

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Article: Powerful D.C. Republicans Drive Psychedelic Research Efforts

Cannabis Law Report

Lucid news reports the following The legal future of medicinal psychedelics in Washington, D.C. may depend, in part, on the efforts of advocates with deep and longstanding ties to the Republican political establishment.

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Enveric Biosciences Announces Two Poster Presentations at the Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition (CSC 2023)

Medical Marijuana Program Connection

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Enveric Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENVB) (“Enveric” or the “Company”), a biotechnology company dedicated to the development of novel.

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Trend Toward Cannabis Worker Unionization Reaches Connecticut Amid Increase in National Labor Activity

Cannabis Law Report

By Jarad M. Lucan, Sarah A. Westby, Julie P. Jaquays, Sarah N. Niemiroski & Maria Ramsay on June 8, 2023 As the cannabis industry grows both locally and nationally, labor organizers have increasingly targeted the field for unionization. While Connecticut is one of the earlier states to legalize cannabis, Connecticut only recently joined the ranks of states with unionized cannabis workers.

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Cannabinoid Training Certificate & Education Info

Healer

With cannabis and phytocannabinoids like THC, CBD and CBG rapidly becoming highly prized therapeutic agents, many people are turning to cannabinoids for life improvement. Unfortunately, there is a lot of misinformation that can be a stumbling block to those who could truly benefit from cannabinoids like CBD and THC. Therefore, empowerment through cannabis education is undeniably important.

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Cannabis companies Red White & Bloom and Aleafia Health to merge

Cannabis Law Report

Cannabis companies Red White & Bloom Brands Inc (CSE:RWB, OTCQX:RWBYF) and Aleafia Health Inc have announced plans to merge. The proposed acquisition would result in the creation of a combined company expected to generate C$138 million in trailing distribution and retail revenue from the cannabis markets in Canada, the United States, and Europe.

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CBD prices tightly on return to senior market

Medical Marijuana Program Connection

var mantis = mantis || []; mantis.push(['display', 'load', { property: '5bbb53a2bcafb20075d8dc64' }]); CBD prices tightly on return to senior market Original Author Link click here to read complete story.

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Australia: Affinity Corp fined $66.6K for illegal advertising of cannabis meds

Cannabis Law Report

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has issued 5 infringement notices totalling $66,600 to Affinity Corp Australia Pty Ltd for the alleged unlawful advertising of medicinal cannabis products. The company allegedly promoted the use of unapproved prescription-only medicinal cannabis products, including their own products.

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Nature Medicine Publishes Discovery of New Pharmacological Class by Aelis Farma, Phase 2a Study of First Drug Candidate for Cannabis Use Disorder

Medical Marijuana Program Connection

BORDEAUX, France–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Regulatory News: Aelis Farma (ISIN: FR0014007ZB4 – Ticker: AELIS), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing treatments for.

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UK Report: CIC calls for overhaul of ‘discriminatory’ cannabis driving laws

Cannabis Law Report

8 June 2023 The current rules for prescription cannabis patients who drive are potentially ‘discriminatory’, according to a new report from the Cannabis Industry Council (CIC). The report, entitled ‘Cannabis & Driving’, found that current driving legislation has not kept up-to-date with the legalisation of medical cannabis in 2018.

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CBD crunches green bow by over 30bp

Medical Marijuana Program Connection

var mantis = mantis || []; mantis.push(['display', 'load', { property: '5bbb53a2bcafb20075d8dc64' }]); CBD crunches green bow by over 30bp Original Author Link click here to read complete story.

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Czech Health Minister Now Says. Let’s Wait & See What Happens In Germany Before We Make Decisions

Cannabis Law Report

Business of Cannabis reports THE Health Minister of the Czech Republic, Vlastimil Válek, has cast doubt on the country’s ambitious plans to have a legal commercial adult-use cannabis market approved and ready to be rolled out by 2024. Expressing his position to local media outlet ZdraveZpravy.

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Fluence Announces Major Presence and Product Launch at GreenTech Amsterdam 2023

Medical Marijuana Program Connection

AUSTIN, Texas & ROTTERDAM, Netherlands–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fluence will attend 2023 GreenTech Amsterdam conference, featuring speaking sessions by Fluence industry experts and.

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Alabama’s Medical Cannabis Commission to award licenses Monday

Cannabis Law Report

The commission is limited on the number of licenses it can issue in each category and has 90 applicants to choose from. ttendees at Tuesday’s Alabama Medical Cannabis Association conference got a lot of information— from regulations on prescribers to what bills in this session impacted medical cannabis.

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Jacob Jolman Appointed to Lead Montage, LLC, a Subsidiary of One80 Intermediaries

Medical Marijuana Program Connection

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Montage, LLC, a subsidiary of One80 Intermediaries (Montage), a leading provider of comprehensive protection plans in the.