Mon.Jan 13, 2020

CBD Oil’s Wide Availablity Challenges Medical Research

Puff Puff Post

A multitude of stores sell CBD (cannabidiol) oil now that hemp is legal. One can buy them from gas stations, pharmacies, or other retailers. State regulations on CBD oil vary from US state to US state.

Will the FDA’s Ban on E-Cigarettes Affect CBD Vaping Devices?

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Congressional Committee to Hold Marijuana Legislative Hearing This Wednesday

NORML

This Wednesday, January 15th, at 10 am EST, the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health will hold a legislative hearing entitled “Cannabis Policies for the New Decade.”

Desperately Seeking Harm

Project CBD

Is there a doctor in the house? The Food and Drug Administration ( FDA ) is ailing and needs some serious attention. The FDA has got a bad case of CBD – as in Chronic Bureaucratic Dysfunction. This affliction has been evident for some time, but the symptoms are getting worse

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A wise approach – a conversation with Abi Roach

Cannabis Life Network

A pioneer in this industry, Hotbox CEO Abi Roach first opened her Toronto consumption lounge all the way back in 2003!

New Approach Montana aims to put two legalization measures on 2020 ballot

Leafly

The group submits two proposals for legal vetting, the first step in a long process to get on the November ballot. The post New Approach Montana aims to put two legalization measures on 2020 ballot appeared first on Leafly. Politics cannabis legalization Montana New Approach Montana

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The 5 most flavorful CBD strains

Leafly

More and more CBD cannabis strains are born by the day. Here are 5 of the best tasting CBD cannabis strains. The post The 5 most flavorful CBD strains appeared first on Leafly. Strains & products cannabis strains

CBD Bioavailability

Cannabis Law Report

What is Bioavailability? The term “bioavailability” refers to the quantity of a compound (including medicines or substances found in food) that enters the bloodstream when it is introduced into the body.

Westleaf Inc. Announces Resignation of President

Cannabis Life Network

CALGARY, Jan. 13, 2020 /CNW/ – Westleaf Inc. the “Company” or “Westleaf“) (TSX-V:WL) (OTCQB:WSLFF) announced today that following the closing of the merger of Westleaf and We Grow B.C.

Why you won’t see vapes on store shelves in Ontario

Leafly

The Smoke-Free Ontario Act was originally enacted for e-cigarettes, but encapsulates cannabis vapes by default. The post Why you won’t see vapes on store shelves in Ontario appeared first on Leafly. Canada Industry Strains & products Ontario retail sales retail stores vaporizers

Northeast states working together on legalization

Cannabis Life Network

A year ago, cannabis legalization looked like it was on a roll in the Northeast — it had already passed in three of the region’s states and was a priority for governors in three more, including the populous New York.

Nevada Approves Cannabis Business Insurance Policy

Cannabis Law Report

The American Association of Insurance Services has expanded its Cannabis Businessowners Policy into Nevada , making it the third state to approve the insurance program, along with Colorado and California, according to a Property Casualty 360 report.

Namaste Announces Health Canada Processing License For Choklat

Cannabis Life Network

~Choklat, with 49% ownership stake held by Namaste, now preps for product launch and with new Cannabis product SKUs~ TORONTO, Jan.

Bezinga: The Details Of The Acquisition Of Sapphire Biotech By Medical Marijuana Inc.’s AXIM Biotech

Cannabis Law Report

Medical Marijuana, Inc. MJNA 2.22% announced Thursday that its investment company, AXIM Biotechnologies Inc. AXIM , has entered a binding term sheet to acquire Sapphire Biotech, Inc., oncology research and development company.

Today’s Answer of the Day

TheAnswerPage

What percentage of marijuana users in the US use marijuana for medicinal purposes? According to a 2017 JAMA article, nearly 10% of marijuana users in the United States report using it for medicinal purposes. See Answer. See Answer.

California Cannabis Control Summit April 22-23 2020

Cannabis Law Report

Working in CA? A must attend as one of the big learning experiences to come out of CA is keep an eye on what the b ureaucracy are doing, however badly. It’ll save you money time and plenty of headaches. Registration is now open for the California Cannabis Control Summit !

Cannabis in Uzbekistan – Laws, Use, and History

Sensi Seeds

Uzbekistan’s cannabis laws are among the strictest in Central Asia. Even using cannabis can be punished with a three-year prison sentence. The country also has issues with drug trafficking, as smugglers pass through the porous border from Afghanistan. The underfunded counter-narcotics department struggles to keep the problem under control. The post Cannabis in Uzbekistan – Laws, Use, and History appeared first on Sensi Seeds Blog. Legal & Politics

Extraction Lab Hemp Synergistics Gets $1.5M Seed Investment

Cannabis Law Report

Hemp Synergistics, a hemp extraction laboratory producing THC-free custom CBD formulations recently announced it received $1.5 million in seed funding to launch a high-tech laboratory.

New York Governor Again Calls for State to Legalize Marijuana

The Joint Blog

For the second year in a row, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo gave a pledge that his state would legalize marijuana for recreational use.

New Holland announces partnership with the National Hemp Association

Cannabis Law Report

Leading global equipment manufacturer New Holland has partnered with the National Hemp Association, the nation’s leading non-partisan hemp advocacy group.

Study Links Marijuana And Pregnancy Use To Infant Health Risks

The Fresh Toast

Babies exposed to marijuana during pregnancy were 'small for gestational age,' adding to a growing body of research around cannabis and infancy. Continue reading Study Links Marijuana And Pregnancy Use To Infant Health Risks at The Fresh Toast.

OSU hemp center gets $2.5 million in federal funds

Cannabis Law Report

Oregon State University has reeled in some more research funding that it will use to support its new Global Hemp Information Center. The office of U.S. Jeff Merkley has announced that the federal government is appropriating $2.5 million for OSU to use on the new program.

Lex Blog Article: Intellectual Property In The Cannabis Industry – Protecting Innovations And Products, Part II (Patents)

Cannabis Law Report

We previously explored the applicability of trade secret protection to cannabis-related inventions. Here, we provide an overview of patent trends in the cannabis industry and how cannabusinesses can use patents to protect their technological, agricultural, genetic, or other innovations.

GW Pharmaceuticals Pre-Announces Preliminary Unaudited Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2019 Net Product Sales

Cannabis Law Report

Over a million Brits illegally self-medicating with cannabis, survey finds

Cannabis Law Report

More than a million British people are using black market cannabis to treat medicinal ailments, it has been claimed, following a major new survey into daily use of the drug.

Infographic: AI & Robotics Enhance Cannabis Farming

Cannabis Law Report

Data Science isn’t new, but using it to grow hemp is. With the help of artficial intelligence and robotics, farmers are improving their growth results. By 2025, legal marijuana sales in the United States alone are expected to reach $23 billion. How are hemp farmers keeping up?