Fri.May 17, 2019

A response to NPR's misinformation regarding THC potency

Americans for Safe Access

On May 15, 2019, the National Public Radio (NPR) program All Things Considered included a segment about high-potency cannabis. A corresponding article, " Highly Potent Weed Has Swept the Market, Raising Concerns About Health Risks ," was posted to NPR's website. Unfortunately, NPR presented a one-sided view of the topic and made assertions that are not supported by the available evidence.

Biden Pledges Tepid Support for Cannabis Half-Measure

Leafly

The career-long drug warrior dips his toe into decriminalization while the rest of America dives into full legalization. Catch up, Joe. The post Biden Pledges Tepid Support for Cannabis Half-Measure appeared first on Leafly. Politics

Cannabis and International Trade: Don’t Ignore the U.S.-China Trade War

Canna Law Blog

Marijuana and hemp companies should not ignore the US-China trade war. Numerous products and components in these industries might be subject to increased tariffs of 25 percent.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 5/17/19

NORML

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! Medical cannabis sales kicked off in Arkansas last Friday as the first dispensary opened its doors. Governor Jay Inslee (D) of Washington signed legislation into law to allow individuals with prior low-level cannabis convictions to apply to the sentencing court to have their record vacated. Governor Kevin Stitt (R) of Oklahoma signed legislation into law to permit the retail sale of hemp and hemp-derived CBD products.

Dana Larsen on fighting for Vancouver’s Dispensaries: Court cases, Injunctions, Exclusion Zones, and Outdated Bylaws

Cannabis Life Network

CLN caught up with prominent cannabis activist Dana Larsen for an update on Vancouver’s unlicensed dispensaries and their ongoing fight to stay open.

How Cannabis Helps ‘Spoonies’ Soothe the Symptoms of Chronic Illness

Leafly

Cannabis can aid people with less well-known—but not uncommon—conditions, ones that often come with a life-long sentence. We call ourselves “spoonies.”. The post How Cannabis Helps ‘Spoonies’ Soothe the Symptoms of Chronic Illness appeared first on Leafly.

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Mile High Labs Launches “Tinctures On Tap” For CBD Product Manufacturers

Canna Newswire

BOULDER, Colo. – May 17, 2019 / Canna Newswire / – In response to overwhelming demand from CBD product manufacturers in the U.S. and abroad, Mile High Labs today announced the addition of flavored tinctures to its best-in-class CBD product portfolio.

Protecting Cannabis-Related Marks in 2019

Cannabis Law Report

If you wish to re-publish this story please do so with following accreditation. AUTHOR: Joshua B. Goldberg. PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT. With the growing number of states legalizing marijuana for medical and recreational use, many brands have emerged for cannabis and related goods and services.

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Can CBD Help With PMS?

The Fresh Toast

Can CBD Help With PMS? If you’ve found a way to manage the effects of your cycle, that’s great, but those of us with severe PMS, heavy periods, or bad reactions to birth control can start to feel kind of desperate for a solution. The post Can CBD Help With PMS? appeared first on The Fresh Toast.

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New Hampshire’s House Bill 481 Heads Back To Committee Stage

Cannabis Law Report

The Marijuana Times reports… It was only a matter of time before more states started seriously considering legislation that would legalize the use, sale, cultivation, production and possession of cannabis – but we all knew it wouldn’t be an easy road.

Legalization Gave Police Time to Fight Real Crime, Study Finds

Leafly

US police spend five hours per week, per officer—$13.7 billion each year—on marijuana crimes. The post Legalization Gave Police Time to Fight Real Crime, Study Finds appeared first on Leafly. Politics adult-use cannabis Colorado law enforcement research Washington

Uganda: The Politicians May Not Have Finalised Writing The Legislation But It Doesn’t Mean They Aren’t Preparing For A Regulated Cannabis Sector

Cannabis Law Report

The Uganda Daily Monitor reports … As Cabinet debates the health and financial merits of marijuana, it has emerged that Uganda has been importing tonnes of fertilised weed seeds and potting soils, worth billions of shillings. .

Floraplex CEO Alec Riffle Talks Terpene Blends, Brewing, and More

Leafly

We sat down with Floraplex CEO Alec Riffle to discuss how his team develops their flavorful terpene blends, what sort of trends they are seeing in the industry, and what the future holds. The post Floraplex CEO Alec Riffle Talks Terpene Blends, Brewing, and More appeared first on Leafly.

Survey Says US Bankers Want Access To Cannabis Industry – 89% In The West Want Change

Cannabis Law Report

Canada’s First Legal Outdoor Grow-Ops Awaiting Licenses

Leafly

“We were biting our fingernails a bit. You can’t change the season outdoors.". The post Canada’s First Legal Outdoor Grow-Ops Awaiting Licenses appeared first on Leafly. Canada Industry growing news harvesting health canada licensing outdoors summer

Cantonization – California – Cannabis

Cannabis Law Report

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.

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How Does Marijuana Laws Affect Tourism?

Otherside Farms

Marijuana tourism continues to grow at a rapid pace around the world. Learn more about how does marijuana laws affect tourism. The global tourism industry is the largest, with a contribution of $7.6 trillion to the world’s economy.

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Biden Spokesmen Says He’s Happy To Decriminalise But Will Only Support Status Quo Re Federal Legislation

Cannabis Law Report

CNN reports. Joe Biden supports decriminalizing marijuana, a Biden campaign spokesman told CNN, but the former vice president isn’t going as far as calling for the drug to be legalized on the federal level.

This Week in Cannabis: Top Stories From Across Canada From May 10-16

Leafly

Cannabis news from around the web. The post This Week in Cannabis: Top Stories From Across Canada From May 10-16 appeared first on Leafly. Canada Industry Politics cannabis news Events podcasts

CA: Bonta’s Attempt To Lower Sales Tax & Suspend Cultivation Taxes Doesn’t Clear Committee

Cannabis Law Report

KTVU Fox News reports… A group of state lawmakers, led by Democrat Assemblyman Rob Bonta, had hoped to temporarily lower the sales tax to 11% and suspend the cultivation taxes for 2 1/2 years to help retailers compete with prices on the black market.

Can CBD Help With PMS?

The Fresh Toast

Can CBD Help With PMS? If you’ve found a way to manage the effects of your cycle, that’s great, but those of us with severe PMS, heavy periods, or bad reactions to birth control can start to feel kind of desperate for a solution. The post Can CBD Help With PMS? appeared first on The Fresh Toast.

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Industry Trembles After FDA Cracks The Whip

Cannabis Law Report

If you wish to re-publish this story please do so with following accreditation. AUTHOR: B y Steve Schain , Senior Attorney at Hoban Law Group. PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT. . Powered by a $6.1

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Recipe: How to Make Cannabis-Infused Honey

Leafly

Get the recipe! The post Recipe: How to Make Cannabis-Infused Honey appeared first on Leafly. Canada Lifestyle cooking edibles food infused recipes

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Products by SeC’s popping East Van Pop-Up Party

Cannabis Life Network

Products by SEC is fast becoming one of Canada’s most popular edibles makers and it’s not hard to see why. If you have a look at their edibles, it will really make you believe in the magic of gummy art as some live up to (or may even exceed) the beauty of even that famous […].

Plan to Bring Cannabis Cafes to Massachusetts Moves Forward

Leafly

State marijuana regulators have approved of a plan to slowly roll out cannabis cafes, where adults could consume in a social setting and at certain outdoor events. The post Plan to Bring Cannabis Cafes to Massachusetts Moves Forward appeared first on Leafly.

The Roll-Up #88: Busting Dispensary Myths All Day Long

Leafly

In this week's news: Bruce reveals what happens to crime rates after legalization. The post The Roll-Up #88: Busting Dispensary Myths All Day Long appeared first on Leafly. Podcasts podcasts the roll-up