Wed.Nov 06, 2019

California’s Rep. Barbara Lee on Why Legal Cannabis Must Require Social Equity, Too

NORML

Representative Barbara Lee. With the 2020 US Presidential race in full swing, we’re witnessing, for the first time, a moment when virtually every single Democratic candidate supports major cannabis law reforms at the federal level.

Bernie Sanders Promises to Legalize Marijuana Through executive Order if Elected

The Joint Blog

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders made a promise on Thursday to issue an executive order legalize marijuana nationwide if he’s elected. Sanders, a U.S.

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Can cannabis help with lupus? Patients recommend it, but research is lacking

Leafly

Despite so many people using cannabis for lupus, research and guidance from doctors remains in short supply. The post Can cannabis help with lupus? Patients recommend it, but research is lacking appeared first on Leafly. Health lupus research

Virginia: Majority Shift in Legislature Opens Door for Major Marijuana Law Reform

NORML

Tuesday, November 5, control of Virginia’s legislature shifted to democrats, opening the door for decriminalization , expungement, and establishing a clear path to legalizing responsible adult-use in the Commonwealth.

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Federal Antitrust Scrutiny and (Certain) Cannabis Deals

Canna Law Blog

If you follow state-by-state legal cannabis legalization, you’re aware that despite the federal illegality of cannabis, certain federal agencies police the cannabis industry like they do any other legal industry.

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Ohio: Three More Municipalities Vote to Depenalize Cannabis Possession

NORML

Voters in three Ohio municipalities have approved local ballot measures depenalizing minor marijuana possession offenses. In Northwood (population 5,600), voters enacted a new city ordinance so that the possession of 20 grams or less of cannabis within city limits is no longer subject to local penalties.

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Surviving to Thriving: Meeting the Cannabinoid Buyer’s Needs of Tomorrow Today

CannaTech

In today’s blog, we are joined by Matthew Anderson, Founder/CEO Vanguard Scientific Systems, a world-leading provider of end-to-end solutions for integrated botanical extraction equipment and services. The Cannabinoid Buyer’s Needs of Tomorrow.

Pain Relief: Marijuana vs. Opioids

CannaMD

Marijuana has long been used for pain in medical traditions around the world. Today, both patient experience and modern scientific research support claims of medical marijuana’s effectiveness for pain management.

Australia: Cannabis oil advocate spared conviction for supplying medicinal cannabis

Cannabis Law Report

Following up our report of last week we learn that medical cannabis oil advocate Jenny Hallam avoids a conviction. Australia ABC news reports.

Quebec raising age of cannabis consumption to 21 in the new year

Leafly

One civil rights lawyer calls the provincial move unconstitutional, while public health experts point to potential risks for young adults. The post Quebec raising age of cannabis consumption to 21 in the new year appeared first on Leafly. Canada Industry Politics consumption politics quebec

CO: On November 5, 2019, the State Licensing Authority adopted permanent rules for regulated marijuana, effective January 1, 2020

Cannabis Law Report

Dear MED Stakeholders and Licensees, On November 5, 2019, the State Licensing Authority adopted permanent rules for regulated marijuana, effective January 1, 2020.

Surviving to Thriving: Meeting the Cannabinoid Buyer’s Needs of Tomorrow Today

CannaTech

In today’s blog, we are joined by Matthew Anderson, Founder/CEO Vanguard Scientific Systems, a world-leading provider of end-to-end solutions for integrated botanical extraction equipment and services. The Cannabinoid Buyer’s Needs of Tomorrow.

Massachusetts: Federal Grand Jury Convened To Investigate, “Host Community Agreements” For Graft

Cannabis Law Report

Here’s the introduction to their piece. In an effort to crack down on local corruption, U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling has convened a federal grand jury to investigate municipal cannabis contracts—called “host community agreements”—in Massachusetts.

Why I Use Cannabis To Help Treat My Adult ADHD

The Fresh Toast

Cannabis is decidedly not a cure-all for this condition, but for some, its effects can provide a stimulant free adjustment of both attitude and attention. Continue reading Why I Use Cannabis To Help Treat My Adult ADHD at The Fresh Toast. Cannabis Culture Medical Marijuana News RX ADHD

CBD Vs THC Benefits & More

Cannabis Law Report

Introduction. The two most common compounds found in the cannabis plant are CBD and THC. Both of these compounds belong to a common family of organic compounds with multiple functional groups, known as cannabinoids.

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The best OG Kush in California—Leafly’s critic picks 2019

Leafly

A celebrity panel blind taste-tested six OG Kush finalists—the first-place finisher will blow your mind. The post The best OG Kush in California—Leafly’s critic picks 2019 appeared first on Leafly. Strains & products California OG-Kush

USDA Releases Video Explainer On Its Draft Rules For Hemp

Cannabis Law Report

Click on the image to watch the video. Vincente Sedeberg have also published a video. Read the full Marijuana Moment Report here. USDA Releases Video Explainer On Its Draft Rules For Hemp.

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Manitoba government wants to educate about cannabis edibles, ban public use

Cannabis Life Network

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government is planning to caution people about edible cannabis products and ban consumption in public places.

Massachusetts: Judge: Medical marijuana products exempt from Massachusetts vaping ban

Cannabis Law Report

6 News WRGB Albany reports…… …A Massachusetts judge says the state’s ban on the sale of vaping products can’t be enforced on medical marijuana products.

Halloween Shindig with Products by SeC

Cannabis Life Network

Things get a little spooky with the Stolbie Sisters at the Products by SeC Pop-Up Halloween Shindig where one of the biggest scares was just how amazing the quality of the cannabis and edibles was!

India, Delhi High Court issues notice in a plea challenging the prohibition and criminalization of the use of cannabis in India

Cannabis Law Report

The Bar & Bench Reports …… The Delhi High Court today issued notice in a plea challenging the prohibition and criminalization of the use of cannabis in India.

Gaining cannabis clarity: Tips for purchasing in a cluttered industry

Leafly

Purchasing cannabis can be confusing, but licensed producers like Figr are key to having a better understanding of your product. The post Gaining cannabis clarity: Tips for purchasing in a cluttered industry appeared first on Leafly.

Santa Barbara County Collects $6.7 Million in Cannabis Taxes in First Year

Cannabis Law Report

The first year of voter-approved cannabis tax revenues brought in $6.7 million for Santa Barbara County, which is higher than expected, and the Board of Supervisors decided not to spend the surplus yet.

Today’s Answer of the Day

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What adverse effects of CBD have been noted in clinical trials? In clinical trials evaluating CBD, adverse effects, including diarrhea, somnolence, decreased appetite, and increased levels of liver enzymes have been noted. See Answer. See Answer.

MJ Biz Report: Nearly 400 California marijuana business licenses suspended, injecting fresh uncertainty into state’s cannabis industry

Cannabis Law Report

California has suspended nearly 400 marijuana business permits, temporarily paralyzing roughly 5% of the state’s legal cannabis supply chain ranging from retailers to distributors.

California: Decriminalize California filed a proposed ballot measure last week that seeks to legalize the possession, cultivation and retail sale of psilocybin mushrooms in California.

Cannabis Law Report

Marijuana Moment Reports… Activists filed a proposed ballot measure last week that seeks to legalize the possession, cultivation and retail sale of psilocybin mushrooms in California.

Memphis Cannabis Activist Starting 4 Year Sentence for Gun & Drug Charges Found Dead In Cell

Cannabis Law Report

WMC Action News report… MEMPHIS, Tenn. WMC) – “A little swag, it’s all good with me. Come on let’s get high.”

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Prohibition Partners Publish Inaugural Edition of , The Global Cannabis Report, 

Cannabis Law Report

Prohibition Partners is proud to launch The Global Cannabis Report , the most comprehensive review of the international industry to date. The report presents regulatory updates, market forecasts, political developments and the biggest commercial opportunities from around the globe.

Paraguay Legalizes Industrial Hemp

Cannabis Law Report

ICBC reports……A number of countries around the world still prohibit hemp production, however, a growing list of countries are allowing farmers to legally cultivate the versatile plant, with the latest being the nation of Paraguay.

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High Times Re-Structures Dope Magazine Out of Seattle Into LA. 11 Dope Employees Off Into The Ether

Cannabis Law Report

Here’s the information. Our question is. How long with High Times realistically remain under current management. We’d suggest you won’t be waiting too long before you hear about restructures at High Times. Interestingly we wonder how long Dope will even survive as a brand?

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Massachusetts: Cannabis Control Commission Plans Ahead For 2020

Cannabis Law Report

A New Chapter for the Cannabis Control Commission. Since its establishment, the Cannabis Control Commission (Commission) has worked tirelessly toward the goal of becoming a world-class agency committed to embodying modern, 21st century government.