Mon.May 23, 2022

Patent Enforcement in the Cannabis Industry – Litigation Heats Up as Competitors Jockey for Market Position

The Blunt Truth

The buzz of the cannabis industry has brought with it significant competition. The “green rush” of legalization produced a small group of legitimate competitors in both the consumable and pipe spaces.

New study finds cannabis effective for cancer pain

Leafly

More than half of all patients using cannabis quit all other pain relievers by the end of the study. The post New study finds cannabis effective for cancer pain appeared first on Leafly. Health

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How can I reduce the coughing associated with smoking cannabis?

The Cannigma

Getting the right answers in your cannabis journey can be tricky. But with The Cannigma’s Ask the Expert, you can find questions from readers like you, answered by a real cannabis pharmacist. Question: My preferred method [of consuming cannabis] is a pipe.

Election 2022: Marijuana legalization voting guide

Leafly

These states have active campaigns to put cannabis legalization on the Nov. 2022 ballot. The post Election 2022: Marijuana legalization voting guide appeared first on Leafly.

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. Join international cannabis and securities business attorney Jonathan Bench as he provides some pitfalls and best practices for companies & individuals looking to engage with the U.S. cannabis marketplace.

Cannabis And Cancer: Study Reveals Nearly 50% Of Patients Stop Traditional Pain Meds

The Fresh Toast

Cannabis And Cancer: Study Reveals Nearly 50% Of Patients Stop Traditional Pain Meds. According to the research, medical cannabis helps lower the pain in oncology patients while also alleviating other symptoms as well.

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California Cannabis Workers: Independent Contractor Exceptions

Canna Law Blog

California deems nearly all kinds of workers employees. There are, however, some important circumstances where workers may be classified as contractors.

DEA Report: Federal Cannabis Arrests Drop Again.

Cannabis Law Report

Marijuana Moment reports. Federal marijuana arrests continue to plummet year over year as more states move to legalize cannabis, new data from the Justice Department shows. fjs20.

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Answer of the Day for May 24, 2022

TheAnswerPage

For what health conditions is the therapeutic applicability of CBD being evaluated? The range of conditions for which CBD has been (or is being) assessed is quite diverse.

BTIG Adds Winston Kitchingham to Legal Team

Cannabis Law Report

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)– BTIG announced today that Winston Kitchingham has joined the firm’s legal team as a Managing Director. Mr. Kitchingham will serve as Associate General Counsel and focus on BTIG’s Investment Banking division. “We We are excited to welcome Winston to our team.

Nerds manufacturer says THC-infused candies violate trademark rights

Cannabis Law Report

Reuters. Reuters) – Ferrara Candy Co sued a company in Florida federal court on Monday for allegedly copying the branding of its Nerds and Trolli candies with weed-infused edibles.

Press Release: “Verano Prevails in Nielsen Arbitration Dismissing All Claims”

Cannabis Law Report

Here’s what Verano say in their release. CHICAGO, May 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Verano Holdings Corp. CSE: VRNO) (OTCQX: VRNOF) (“Verano” or the “Company”), through its subsidiary, Verano Holdings, LLC, yesterday notified the U.S.

U.S. Hemp Roundtable Requests FDA Issue Policy Of Enforcement Discretion For CBD

Cannabis Law Report

Today, the U.S. Hemp Roundtable sent a letter to FDA Commissioner Robert Califf requesting the immediate issue of an enforcement discretion policy for dietary supplements containing hemp-derived CBD and other cannabinoids. Read the letter here.

Patent Enforcement in the Cannabis Industry – Litigation Heats Up as Competitors Jockey for Market Position

Cannabis Law Report

By Patrick Muffo on May 23, 2022. POSTED IN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY. The buzz of the cannabis industry has brought with it significant competition. The “green rush” of legalization produced a small group of legitimate competitors in both the consumable and pipe spaces.

LA Revises Cannabis Ordinances To Boost Social Equity & Speed Up Permit Approvals

Cannabis Law Report

By MJ Biz Daily. Posted on May 23, 2022. Los Angeles has revised its cannabis ordinance and tweaked some other related rules in an effort to speed up business license application processing and approval timelines. The widespread changes, approved in April by the City Council and L.A.’s

New – Oregon-based educational program cultivating licensed psilocybin facilitators

Cannabis Law Report

There’s nothing said about direct law & business related issues but we presume compliance in a number areas is an important part of what they are teaching. Earth Medicine Center say they do the following.

Australian Mainsteam Media Appears A Little Surprised By Cannabis Party Polling

Cannabis Law Report

We’re not sure why they should be surprised, all the numbers have been pointing to a healthy polling day for cannabis.

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‘Complete lack of political courage’: as NSW drugs war rages, expert renews decriminalisation push reports The Guardian

Cannabis Law Report

Just in case you needed to know another set of reasons why the cannabis vote has been so high. This story might be about meth but as we all know ,except the NSW politicians, is that those in the business of black market products the sellers don’t really distinguish.

New Investigation Probes Drug Raid Against Kyrgyz Journalist

Cannabis Law Report

Some states still use cannabis prosecutions as a way of curbing journalistic independence. Here’s the latest example.

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Food Manufacturing Compliance and Training Company Partner with Vincente Sederberg To Launch Rootwurks, An E-Learning and Compliance Tool for the Cannabis Sector

Cannabis Law Report

Here’s the press release c/- Ganjapreneur. The interactive, customizable Rootwurks platform was built by the founders of Alchemy Systems, now Intertek Alchemy, and features content co-produced and vetted by Vicente Sederberg LLP. Austin, Texas (May 23, 2022) — Rootwurks, Inc.

Majority of Seniors Support Medical Marijuana Medicare Coverage, Survey Finds

Cannabis Law Report

Medical marijuana Medicare coverage has become a popular topic among seniors. A recent survey reports that two-thirds of Medicare recipients think the program should cover the cost of medical marijuana, while 21 percent report they already use cannabis to treat a wide variety of conditions.

Eli Home Products Opens First Hempwood® & Copper Home Products Showroom in the Nation

Cannabis Law Report

Focus on Sustainable, Environmentally Friendly Home Décor using Hemp, Recycled Copper Products, All Sales Benefit Eli Home Charity for Children and Families. ANAHEIM, Calif.–(BUSINESS

Flora Growth Acquires CBD Brand Masaya

Cannabis Law Report

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. & & TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Flora Growth Corp.