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Medical Marijuana Patients Can Get Into Trouble Without Proper Packaging

The Fresh Toast

Medicinal cannabis rules require users to keep the weed in its original packaging while it's being transported from one place to another. . Continue reading Medical Marijuana Patients Can Get Into Trouble Without Proper Packaging at The Fresh Toast.

Virginia faces spate of legislation, protests supporting cannabis reform

Leafly

Virginia legislators and activities are working on 10 different bills supporting legalization and decriminalization. The post Virginia faces spate of legislation, protests supporting cannabis reform appeared first on Leafly.

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Report: Federal Marijuana Prosecutions Declining

NORML

Federal prosecutions for marijuana-related crimes fell significantly from September 30, 2018 to September 30, 2019, according to a recently released report from Supreme Court Justice John Roberts.

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Cannabis and Cancer – The Obstacles to Providing Better Care to Cancer Patients

Greencamp

Marijuana won’t make cancer disappear, but it can make living with it much more bearable. Doctors need to start asking. Continue Reading. The post Cannabis and Cancer – The Obstacles to Providing Better Care to Cancer Patients appeared first on Greencamp. Health

Cannabis Toxicity versus Intoxication

Cannabis Life Network

Cannabis is hardly a poison or even capable of inducing toxicity, yet regulators cannot seem to get a grip on the definitions that truly define this plant.

Cannabis store finds a way to deliver where delivery’s not exactly legal

Leafly

Washington's Pelican Delivers has found a way to get around the state's cannabis delivery laws—they think. The post Cannabis store finds a way to deliver where delivery’s not exactly legal appeared first on Leafly. Industry cannabis delivery Pelican Delivery Washington

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48North Investment in Friendly Stranger Holdings Corp.

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OLCC Issues Marijuana Product Recall

Cannabis Law Report

January 16, 2020. Winberry Farms Sweet Leaf Blend Pre-rolls Failed Pesticide Test. .

A background check for your cannabis: The importance of transparency in a growing industry

Leafly

The post A background check for your cannabis: The importance of transparency in a growing industry appeared first on Leafly. Canada Industry FIGR Presented Article

DOH set to finalize rules on cannabis consumption areas, new testing standards

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

New Mexico is one step closer to establishing sanctioned, legal areas for medical cannabis patients to use their medicine. The Department of Health’s Medical Cannabis Program held a public hearing Thursday to hear comments from the public regarding department rule changes.

UK’s first network of medical cannabis clinics set to open more sites

Cannabis Law Report

Health Europa reports. The Medical Cannabis Clinics , recently CQC registered, is the UK’s largest and fastest growing chain of private cannabis clinics, with doctors now operating from seven locations across the country and more openings planned over the coming months to meet patient demand.

Selling Hemp and CBD Online? Read this First!

Canna Law Blog

We recently received a request from a client to advise them on Shopify’s guidance on selling CBD products on its platform. Specifically, the first paragraph of the guidance states that “[y]ou should consult with an attorney to determine how and where you’re able to sell your product.”

European Commission proposes unified EU vote on WHO cannabis scheduling recommendations

Cannabis Law Report

This is where we are at the moment.

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Today’s Answer of the Day

TheAnswerPage

It has been described that marijuana may induce psychomotor impairment, sedation, dizziness, euphoria, and disorientation. Does the co-administration of CNS depressants with marijuana impact these CNS effects? The effects may be enhanced. See Answer. See Answer.

Attendees At Colorado Winter Hemp Summit Say New US Dept of Agriculture Interim Final Rules Threaten The Industry

Cannabis Law Report

The Times Call (CO) reports…… The sentiment emanating from the Colorado Winter Hemp Summit on Thursday was clear; the new regulations proposed in the U.S.

Aphria Inc. Launches Plant Positivity Immersive Winter Garden to Help Combat Winter Blues

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TORONTO, Jan.

CBD To Come In From The Cold ?

Cannabis Law Report

USA Agriculture Chair Collin Peterson, a Minnesota Democrat, has mooted changing the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (FD&C) to include the regulation of hemp-derived CBD and products containing the substance.

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Prohibition began 100 years ago, and its legacy remains

SMPL

In this era of bottomless mimosas, craft beers and ever-present happy hours, it’s striking to recall that 100 years ago the United States imposed a nationwide ban on the production and sale of all types of alcohol. The Prohibition Era, which lasted from Jan. 17, 1920, until December 1933, is now viewed as a failed experiment that glamorized illegal drinking, but there are several intriguing parallels in current times.

USDA ONline Directory of Hemp Analytical Testing Laboratories

Cannabis Law Report

Any laboratory testing hemp for THC concentration under the U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program must be registered with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to handle controlled substances. The directory below summarizes hemp testing laboratories who are registered with the DEA.

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Marijuana Legalization May Increase Sex, Says Study

The Joint Blog

According to a new study published in the Journal of Health Economics, those living in states that have legalized medical marijuana may be more likely to have sex.

Class Action Filed Against Aurora Cannabis Inc.”According to the Complaint, the Company made false and misleading statements to the market.”

Cannabis Law Report

Here’s the press release and they are still wanting aggrieved parties to talk to them. Before you read the release here’s a bit of background on Brian Schall c/- the firm website. Brian Schall. EDUCATION. University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, JD.;

3 Reasons Why Cannabis Is A Powerful Superfood

The Fresh Toast

Numerous researchers and physicians have labeled cannabis a superfood, worthy of incorporation into your diet in some way or another. Here's why. Continue reading 3 Reasons Why Cannabis Is A Powerful Superfood at The Fresh Toast.

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Is Eaze Puffed Out?

Cannabis Law Report

Tech Crunch aren’t painting a positive picture. The first cannabis startup to raise big money in Silicon Valley is in danger of burning out.

The Week in Weed: January 17, 2020

The Blunt Truth

Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana. We’ll start off with Congress, where the House Energy & Commerce Committee held a hearing on marijuana on Wednesday. Pretty much every news outlet that covers cannabis has a piece on this, Marijuana Business Daily has a nice round-up that’s free to access. One of the subjects that was top of mind for legislators at the hearing was research.

Fortune Sing Up Akerna CEO On Same Day It’s Revealed How Much Washington Taxpayers Have Spent On Leaky Seed To Sale Tech

Cannabis Law Report

Meet the woman building the ‘backbone’ of the cannabis industry. Jessica Billingsley, CEO of Akerna, is driving the company toward being the go-to option in providing transparency to cannabis retailers, farmers, distributors, and regulators across the globe. COURTESY OF AKERNA.

Redbird Scholar: Ralph Weisheit explains Illinois marijuana legalization law

Cannabis Law Report

January 16, 2020 . Now that Illinois has joined 10 other states and the District of Columbia in legalizing the recreational use and sale of marijuana, what can we expect from this new legislation?

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European Medicinal Cannabis Association (EUMCA) Appoints UK Professor Jones, CBE, FMedSci, as its new Chairman.

Cannabis Law Report

A long-standing member of the UK Government Regulatory Agency Medicines Commission and King’s College, London professor has been appointed as chairman of the European Medicinal Cannabis Association.

Will The Proposed Regulatory System Planned For California Improve Life For Cannabis Businesses?

Cannabis Law Report

Here’s a snippet of what MJ biz have to say. A proposed overhaul of California’s marijuana regulatory and tax collection system could mean far less headaches for licensed cannabis companies in the state.

$US2 Million Taxpayers Money Has Gone Into The Black Hole That Is Washington’s Seed To Sale System

Cannabis Law Report

According to documents obtained via a public records request, the LCB paid MJ Freeway $1,971,421 between May 2017 and August 2019 for its work on Leaf Data Systems. To be honest we’re surprised the sum isn’t twice as big considering the dramas over the years.

Carlos Santana to Develop Cannabis and Hemp CBD Brands With Left Coast Ventures

Cannabis Law Report

On Wednesday (Jan. 15), the legendary guitarist and longtime cannabis advocate announced a partnership with Left Coast Ventures, a cannabis and hemp company headquartered in Santa Rosa, California.