Wed.Jan 12, 2022

The Curious Case of CBN & Sleep

Project CBD

A molecular biologist deconstructs a cannabis industry myth about CBN as a sleep aid

Sleep 215

Does Weed Interact With Any Medications?

Leafwell

If you consume cannabis, there are certain medication interactions that you need to be aware of. Although these potential interactions can be negative, it is worth remembering that, in some instances, cannabis may help replace the need for more addictive or damaging prescription drugs.

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Update: Ballot Initiative and Referendum Efforts

NORML

Update: Ballot Initiative and Referendum Efforts. View a map of signing locations. Learn about volunteer opportunities. . The post Update: Ballot Initiative and Referendum Efforts appeared first on NORML.

Last Prisoner Project urges NJ governor to free cannabis prisoners

Leafly

Will Governor Murphy step up and stop the suffering caused by the failed War on Drugs? The post Last Prisoner Project urges NJ governor to free cannabis prisoners appeared first on Leafly. Politics clemency Last Prisoner Project new jersey prohibition state laws war on drugs

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.

Texas: Austin Decriminalization Initiative Qualifies for the Ballot, Other Texas Cities Follow

NORML

Despite over 60 percent of Texas voters supporting marijuana legalization, advocates continue to face an uphill battle in the legislature. In response, activists in Texas are now expanding their efforts to focusing on implementing reforms at the local level.

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JPMorgan Chase Imposes Limits on Purchases of Cannabis-Related Stocks

Veriheal

Since Nov. 8, prime brokerage clients affiliated with JPMorgan Chase & Co. have been unable to purchase some cannabis-associated securities.

H&R Block Nab Tilray’s In House Counsel For Themselves

Cannabis Law Report

H&R Block Inc has recruited its new top lawyer from Tilray Inc, hiring Dara Redler, the Canadian cannabis producer’s interim chief legal officer.

15 strains and songs for reaching your 2022 goals

Leafly

Use this song and strain playlist to set intentions and motivate yourself in 2022! Smoke the strains and tune in for the jams. The post 15 strains and songs for reaching your 2022 goals appeared first on Leafly.

All About Cannabis Diamonds And How To Make Them

Cannabis Life Network

Cannabis diamonds are the most dazzling and potent concentrate. These diamonds are almost 99 percent THCA and the rest is made up of terpenes and other cannabinoids. They are rare and have only been making more of an appearance for a few years.

What veterinarians really think about pot and pets

Leafly

Cannabis is legal in Canada for people, not pets. We asked veterinarians what they think about wellness weed for animals. The post What veterinarians really think about pot and pets appeared first on Leafly. Canada CBD Health cats cbd dogs legalization pets

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FREE Webinar Tomorrow: Buying and Selling a Cannabis Business

Canna Law Blog

REGISTER HERE. Since 2010, Harris Bricken has advised cannabis businesses, investors, and entrepreneurs on all aspects of cannabis business mergers and acquisitions (M & A) in many states and even internationally.

Answer of the Day for Jan 13, 2022

TheAnswerPage

The psychedelic effects of all classical psychedelics, including psilocybin, are mediated by which receptors? The psychedelic effects of psychedelic substances are mediated via full or partial agonism at serotonergic 5-hydroxytryptamine 2A receptors (5-HT2ARs).

Mississippi Senate Committee Approves Medical Cannabis Bill

Cannabis Law Report

Marijuana Moment reports. A medical marijuana legalization bill cleared a Missouri Senate committee on Wednesday, just a day after it was introduced. If the long-awaited legislation becomes law this session, a medical cannabis program could be up and running in the state by later this year.

Is weed legal in Finland?

The Cannigma

Medical: legal (but extremely limited) Recreational: illegal. Finland has a mixed attitude to cannabis. Hemp was Finland’s main crop in the 18th and 19th centuries, but the 20th century brought prohibition to many countries, and Finland was no exception.

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Italy – Supreme Court of Cassation informs cannabis advocates that it has validated the 630K signautres collected in referendum push

Cannabis Law Report

Marijuana Moment reports . Italian officials certified on Wednesday that activists collected enough signatures to place a marijuana legalization referendum on the country’s ballot this spring—though there’s still one more procedural step before the measure will officially be on its way to voters.

Is weed legal in the US Virgin Islands?

The Cannigma

Medical: legal Recreational: illegal, although small amounts are decriminalized. Cannabis is legal in the US Virgin Islands for medical use for both residents and visitors, and can be accessed at a number of dispensaries on the three main islands of St Thomas, St John and St Croix.

South Africa: Indigenous king arrested for growing cannabis outside president’s office

Cannabis Law Report

Africa News reports. South African police uproot a cannabis garden grown by indigenous Khoisan activists outside President Cyril Ramaphosa’s office for over three years.

Video: MYND Life Sciences (MYND.C) – Investor Roundtable Video

Cannabis Law Report

Psychedelics Psychedelics General

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Press Release: Maya and National Psychedelics Association Announce Partnership to Support Psilocybin-Assisted Services in Oregon

Cannabis Law Report

Today, Maya (Maya PBC) and the National Psychedelics Association (NPA) announced their partnership in support of the implementation of Oregon’s Measure 109, the first state-approved policy to allow the regulated use of psilocybin products in a facilitated setting.

Weed in the Workplace – Marijuana Roundup

Cannabis Law Report

Marijuana was once again one of the hottest legislative topics across the nation in 2021, and while some states’ new legislation provided greater protections to employers with drug-free and/or zero-tolerance policies, others took a more employee-friendly approach.

Cantourage brings first Ugandan medical cannabis to Germany through partnership with Israel’s Together Pharma

Cannabis Law Report

January 12, 2022. European medical cannabis leader Cantourage and Israeli medical cannabis producer Together Pharma (TASE: TGTR) have formed a partnership that will see the first Ugandan medical cannabis brought to Germany.

Gb Sciences Completes $8 Million Sale of Las Vegas Cannabis Facility

Cannabis Law Report

The sale will accelerate the development of Gb Sciences’ proprietary Parkinson’s disease and COVID-related Cytokine-Release Syndrome therapies. LAS VEGAS, Jan. 11, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Gb Sciences, Inc.

Leafly and Merida Merger Corp. I Announce $30M Convertible Note Financing

Cannabis Law Report

New investment fully funds Leafly’s current multi-year business plan upon closing of business combination. Special meeting of Merida stockholders will be moved to a later date to vote on proposed business combination. January 11, 2022 08:50 PM Eastern Standard Time.

LA County supervisors unanimously vote yes to introduce an ordinance that includes new daily $30,000 fines for illegal cannabis businesses

Cannabis Law Report

Los Angeles Daily News reports. Fines for cannabis grow operations and illegal dispensaries in unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County will soon be set at up to $30,000 per day, based on a vote by the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, Jan.

France Cannabis & Bill 4746 To Be Debated Today (14 January 2022) Read Bill Here

Cannabis Law Report

Members of France Insoumise have tabled a bill to legalize the consumption of cannabis in France. It will be debated on January 13 in the Assembly but, given the opposition of the government, it has every chance of being rejected. Bill 4746 will be talked about in the coming days.

HempFusion CBD, In exclusive partnership with Verdant Nature LLC Achieves Major Regulatory Milestone, Ready to Drive Significant Revenue Growth at Retail

Cannabis Law Report

Self-Affirmed GRAS status and recent regulatory achievements position HempFusion to meet or exceed US & global standards for CBD products. DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)– $CBD.U #CBD CBD –HempFusion Wellness Inc.

Philadelphia Ban on Pre-Hire Cannabis Testing Starts in 2022

Cannabis Law Report

A new law in Philadelphia that keeps employers from making people take pre-hire cannabis tests goes into effect starting in January 2022. It’s an important law with nationwide ramifications as both employers and employees seek more clarity on drug testing and marijuana use.

Merrco Payments Launches Enhanced Functionality for Software Solution Providers to Seamlessly Enable Payment Processing in the U.S. and Canada

Cannabis Law Report

Through Merrco’s proprietary PayHQ ® platform and recently released REST API, technology partners can now quickly enable a semi-integrated physical POS payments solution.

United States Eco-friendly Labels Market Report 2021-2027: Prospects, Trends Analysis, Market Size, Forecasts, Competitive Landscape – ResearchAndMarkets.com

Cannabis Law Report

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “United States Eco-friendly Labels Market: Prospects, Trends Analysis, Market Size and Forecasts up to 2027” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

New Addition to Brother RuggedJet Mobile Printer Series Features Significant Advancements in Connectivity, Durability and Speed

Cannabis Law Report

RuggedJet 3200 Series thermal label printer delivers innovations in speed and versatility to meet changing business needs across retail and supply chain markets. WESTMINSTER, Colo.–(BUSINESS –(BUSINESS WIRE)– #BarcodeLabel — Brother Mobile Solutions, Inc.