Sun.Aug 18, 2019

Oregon Mother Who Wants to Treat Daughter’s Cancer With CBD Oil Instead of Surgery Turns Herself In to Police

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A Clackamas County judge has ruled, however, that she wouldn’t stand in the way of Kylee receiving surgery to remove the tumor — despite Kylee and her mother’s objections. “I’m I’m not a doctor,” said Judge Heather Karabeika. “I

Hemp-CBD Across State Lines: Georgia

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The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (“ 2018 Farm Bill ”) legalized hemp by removing the crop and its derivatives from the definition of marijuana under the Controlled Substances Act (“CSA”) and by providing a detailed framework for the cultivation of hemp.

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Illinois: IDPH making effort to get it right on medical cannabis

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If you wish to re-publish this story please do so with following accreditation. AUTHOR: “Jordan Zoot. “ aBIZinaBOX Inc., CPA’s “. PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT. IDPH Making Effort – we are somewhat pleasantly SHOCKED and SURPRISED that the Illinois Dept.

How to Cope With a Cannabis-Critical Partner

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Every relationship comes with its own unique challenges. Your taste in food, your political views and your general outlook and everyday life could be quite different to that of your partner.

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Florida Lawyer Disbarred & Fined After Charging Clients For “Patient Identification Card”

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Fox News reported over the weekend. AFloridalawyer who told his clients they were legally allowed to grow cannabis was ordered by a Jacksonville judge last month to pay a couple almost $370,000, it has emerged. The ruling comes roughly three years after the pair sued him for bad legal advice.

Maryland Court Rules Marijuana Odor Not Enough To Search A Person

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NPR report. In a unanimous ruling earlier this week, the state’s Court of Appeals determined two police officers violated a man’s Fourth Amendment rights by conducting an unreasonable warrantless search of his person, after police found him in a car that smelled like pot.

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Thailand: medical cannabis clinic opens in Korat

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The first marijuana clinic has opened at a state hospital in Nakhon Ratchasima province. Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul officially opened the clinic at Maharat Nakhon Ratchasima Hospital in the northeastern province on Saturday.

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USA: The Global Alliance for Cannabis Commerce (GACC) Launched

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A new national advocacy organization has launched in Los Angeles to advocate and educate lawmakers on the path towards federal cannabis legalization.

Forbes Article: Wikileaf Asks: How Much Of Alcohol And Cannabis Taxes Fund Social Programs?

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Wikileaf claims, “Cannabis and alcohol are taxed in similar ways across all five states…” The paper shows that each of the five states have legislated a cannabis-specific excise tax which is earmarked at least in part for crucial social services.

Medmen Forge Deal With United Food and Commercial Workers For Unionized Workforce

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Interesting story and positive for Medmen after some of the torrid management issues they have been having in 2019. UFCW Strategic Campaign Director Jim Araby told media outlet the San José Spotlight on Thursday that the goal is to set a standard for the rest of the expanding industry.

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Canada: National Cannabis Survey 2nd quarter, 2019

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Description: The main objective of the National Cannabis Survey is to better understand the frequency of cannabis usage in Canada and to monitor changes in behaviour as a result of the legalization of cannabis for non-medical use. Issue Number: 2019057. Author(s): Rotermann, Michelle.

NZ Medical Jnl Editorial Asks Whether Profession Will Be Left Between Rock & Hard Place On Medical Cannabis

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Here’s the introduction to the piece at Scoop. There are concerns that government ‘haste’ to widen patient access to cannabis-based medicines by year’s end will expose doctors to legal threat, leaving them caught in the crossfire between patient demand and their professional obligations.