Fri.Feb 26, 2021

Feds Issue Updated Guidance Regarding the Hiring of Federal Workers with a History of Cannabis Use

NORML

The revisions make it clear that the federal Drug-Free Workplace Act -- passed in 1988 -- remains in place, and that federal employees “are required to refrain” from the use of either cannabis or other federally controlled substances “whether on or off duty.”

Are all drugs really legal in Washington State? For now, the answer is yes

Leafly

The state Supreme Court just tossed Washington's felony drug possession law. What exactly does that mean? The post Are all drugs really legal in Washington State? For now, the answer is yes appeared first on Leafly. Politics court ruling decriminalization drugs legalization Washington state

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 2/26/21

NORML

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML's Weekly Legislative Roundup, on the blog every Friday! The post Weekly Legislative Roundup 2/26/21 appeared first on NORML. Weekly Legislative Roundup featured legislation legislative round up Legislative Update

How Does Medical Cannabis Compare to Opioids for Treating/Managing Pain?

Leafwell

As people go through daily life, it’s common to deal with some type of discomfort. Maybe it’s a little bit of soreness in your shoulder or lower back from sleeping in an uncomfortable position.

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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. 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.

Feds Issue Updated Guidance Regarding the Hiring of Federal Workers with a History of Cannabis Use

NORML

The revisions make it clear that the federal Drug-Free Workplace Act -- passed in 1988 -- remains in place, and that federal employees “are required to refrain” from the use of either cannabis or other federally controlled substances “whether on or off duty.”.

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Federal Cannabis Lobbying: Altria Has Entered the Chat

HarrisBricken

In my experience, lobbying is truly an art and not a science, and a very important art at that. And there’s been no shortage of cannabis lobbying over the years on both the state and federal level.

Hedge Fund MMCap Sues For Receivership of Sol Global’s Mega Millions in Verano Stock

Cannabis Law Report

The CEO of Sol Global Investments, Andy Defrancesco and his ex-wife Catherine Defrancesco, have been named as defendants in a… Read More. The post Hedge Fund MMCap Sues For Receivership of Sol Global’s Mega Millions in Verano Stock first appeared on Cannabis Law Report.

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What is cannabis concentrate live resin—and how should you use it?

Cannabis Life Network

With so many different types of cannabis concentrates, it can sometimes be hard to figure out the differences between them all. Here is an introduction to what live resin is and how to use it.

CBG is Booming: These Are the Best CBG Oils Around

The Cannigma

We’re long past the point where THC and CBD are known mainly to cannabis users alone. With medical and adult-use dispensaries in dozens of US states, and an ever-growing cornucopia of CBD products available, both of these uber-famous cannabinoids are approaching household name status.

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Moldy cannabis gummies, mislabeled pre-rolls recalled in Canada

Cannabis Law Report

MJ Biz reports Regulated Canadian cannabis products recalled in February include potentially moldy THC-infused edibles, plus two different instances of… Read More. The post Moldy cannabis gummies, mislabeled pre-rolls recalled in Canada first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. Breaking News

Answer of the Day for Feb 27, 2021

TheAnswerPage

According to federal law, can a medical marijuana patient purchase a gun? Under the Gun Control Act of 1968, any person who unlawfully uses of a federally controlled substance cannot purchase a gun. Marijuana is a schedule I drug (i.e. federally illegal). See Answer. See Answer.

Smoking CBD Flower vs Ingesting Tincture: Which is Better?

Cannabis Law Report

The cannabis flower is becoming more popular by the day in various cities across the U.S. and Europe. Since its… Read More. The post Smoking CBD Flower vs Ingesting Tincture: Which is Better? first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. Pot Luck

Weekly Cannabis Roundup February 26

Veriheal

After a dramatic series of events, the state of New Jersey has officially passed recreational cannabis legislation. James Patterson, the former CEO of the cannabis delivery platform Eaze has admitted guilt in a conspiracy to commit bank fraud.

CFN To Work With Major Broadcast Channels In The USA Bloomberg, Newsmax & Fox Business

Cannabis Law Report

Here’s the press release CFN Enterprises Inc. Launches Cannabis News Series to Broadcast on Bloomberg, Newsmax & Fox Business CFN… Read More. The post CFN To Work With Major Broadcast Channels In The USA Bloomberg, Newsmax & Fox Business first appeared on Cannabis Law Report.

TerraVida Holistic Centers Inks Agreement to Merge With Verano Holdings

SpeedWeed

In early February, the West Virginia Office of Medical Cannabis (OMC) announced the successful applicants to receive a medical cannabis dispensary permit. RELATED: Medical Cannabis Dispensary Permits Announced in West Virginia.

Cronos loses $111.7 million in fourth quarter

Cannabis Law Report

Here’s the news. Obviously they do their best to accentuate the positive ! MJ Biz take a closer look at… Read More. The post Cronos loses $111.7 million in fourth quarter first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. Breaking News

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Virginia lawmakers scramble to agree on adult-use marijuana bill before Saturday cutoff

SpeedWeed

Legislative negotiations in Virginia to resolve differences over two adult-use marijuana bills are down to the wire. A conference committee is trying to agree on a measure so it can be passed before the end of a special legislative session.

Virgina Cannabis Legislation – Horsetrading In Play

Cannabis Law Report

It’s the usual story so we’ll leave it to Marijuana Moment to give you the gory details. With a … Read More. The post Virgina Cannabis Legislation – Horsetrading In Play first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. Breaking News

Bipartisan bill to legalize marijuana introduced in Pennsylvania Legislature – Cannabis Business Executive

SpeedWeed

Marijuana legalization will get another chance in the Pennsylvania Legislature thanks to a new bipartisan bill.

Green Growth CPA’s – Senior Account Executive

Cannabis Law Report

Seeking a seasoned, experienced sales executive to join our growing company’s leadership team. In this role, you are responsible for… Read More. The post Green Growth CPA’s – Senior Account Executive first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. Cannabis Employment: Professional Positions & News

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Past Pot Use OK For Some White House Jobs Under New Policy

SpeedWeed

The Biden administration announced a new policy on Friday that will allow some appointees to be hired for White House jobs in spite of previous recreational marijuana use.

Green Growth CPA’s – Marketing Director – Los Angeles, CA

Cannabis Law Report

The Marketing Director will lead our current marketing team while creating and building marketing strategies that increase our service line… Read More. The post Green Growth CPA’s – Marketing Director – Los Angeles, CA first appeared on Cannabis Law Report.

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Morocco Expected To Pass Cannabis Legalization Soon

SpeedWeed

After failing at previous efforts, Morocco is set to open the door for the production of medical cannabis. . The stage is set after “the co-ruling PJD party, the largest in parliament, dropped its opposition,” according to Reuters.

Norway Looks To Decriminalize Cannabis

Cannabis Law Report

France 24 reports Norway’s government on Friday proposed a bill aimed at decriminalising the possession and use of small amounts… Read More. The post Norway Looks To Decriminalize Cannabis first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. UK / EU Cannabis Compliance

Job Boom Continues to Soar in Cannabis Sector, Outdoing Nearly All Other American Industries

SpeedWeed

Shannon Price | Adobe Stock. Job growth in the cannabis sector doesn’t appear to be slowing down anytime soon.

Poland: Cannabis cultivation 2020 – Statistics of the Ministry of Agriculture

Cannabis Law Report

During the session of the parliamentary standing subcommittee on bioeconomy and innovation in agriculture, a representative of the Ministry of… Read More. The post Poland: Cannabis cultivation 2020 – Statistics of the Ministry of Agriculture first appeared on Cannabis Law Report.

Are all drugs really legal in Washington State? For now, the answer is yes

SpeedWeed

In a surprising decision handed down on Thursday, Feb. 25, the Washington State Supreme Court struck down the state’s fundamental criminal drug possession law. Police are no longer arresting people for simple drug possession in Washington State. Will that last? Hard to say.

Brazil: Judge authorizes São Paulo patients’ association to grow cannabis

Cannabis Law Report

This month, the Court of Justice of São Paulo, Brazil, authorized members of the NGO Cultive – Cannabis and Health… Read More. The post Brazil: Judge authorizes São Paulo patients’ association to grow cannabis first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. Breaking News

Moldy cannabis gummies, mislabeled pre-rolls recalled in Canada

SpeedWeed

Regulated Canadian cannabis products recalled in February include potentially moldy THC-infused edibles, plus two different instances of pre-rolled joints with incorrect cannabinoid labeling. The edibles recall involves one lot of strawberry-flavored THC Kiss Gummies produced by B.C.-based

LeVaughn Flynn is new chairman of Jamaican Cannabis Licensing Authority

Cannabis Law Report

There’s a new board too The new board, which will serve for three years, with effect from January 29, 2021,… Read More. The post LeVaughn Flynn is new chairman of Jamaican Cannabis Licensing Authority first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. Breaking News

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