Sat.Feb 08, 2020

Weekly Legislative Roundup 2/8/20

NORML

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! Members of the Las Cruces, New Mexico City Council approved a resolution supporting statewide marijuana legalization, as the legislature considers proposals to regulate the substance in the state. Following are the bills that we’ve tracked this week and as always, check NORML’s Action Center for legislation pending in your state.

It’s Not Easy Being Green

Cannabis Law Report

Cannabis sustainability has a long, winding road ahead before perceptible change occurs and progress slowly begins. As a society, we are obsessed with “ green ,” regardless of your definition: money, cannabis, recycling, or our politics.

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Study: Marijuana Reduces Refractory Gastroparesis Symptoms

The Joint Blog

Treatment with marijuana significantly reduces symptoms in patients with refractory gastroparesis, according to clinical data published in the journal Cureus, and first reported on by NORML.

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Cannabis Law Report

Dear MED Stakeholders and Licensees, Today, the State Licensing Authority adopted emergency rules specific to reinstatement of expired business licenses.

The Roll-Up #127: How we counted the cannabis jobs

Leafly

This week: A behind-the-scenes peek at Leafly's annual Cannabis Jobs Count. Also: Can cannabis alone cure cancer? The post The Roll-Up #127: How we counted the cannabis jobs appeared first on Leafly. Podcasts cannabis jobs jobs marijuana jobs podcasts the roll-up

US Hemp Roundtable: Latest State Alerts

Cannabis Law Report

State legislative sessions are underway and there are several important hemp and CBD bills currently being considered and debated. Over the past few weeks, we have highlighted some key legislation (in states like Hawaii, Kentucky, and Washington). We will continue this effort in the weeks ahead.

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Silliest Story Of The Week: Corona Virus Damages Vape Hardware Imports From China

Cannabis Law Report

There are many who’d suggest that this might actually be a good thing !

Canadian Licensed Producers: Aurora Cannabis Inc.

The Marijuana Facts

What is happening to Canadian licensed producers profitability?

Biden Admits To Politico That He Has To Legalize Cannabis

Cannabis Law Report

Ganjapreneur report… “First of all, we should decriminalize marijuana and I’ve been pushing that for a while, period. Number two, medical marijuana should be approved.

Study: Marijuana Use Not Associated With Heart Disease

The Joint Blog

Consuming cannabis is not associated with an elevated risk of coronary artery disease (heart disease) in young to middle age adults.

Malaysian Pakatan Harapan Govt Says They Aim To Decriminalize , “drug possession for personal use before the end of its first term.”

Cannabis Law Report

The New Starits Times reports The Pakatan Harapan (PH) government aims to decriminalise drug possession for personal use before the end of its first term. Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly indicated this as the “timeline” when asked about the plans that it had announced last year. “We

The Truth About CBD: What’s Real And What’s Hype?

The Fresh Toast

Cannabidiol is extremely popular these days, being touted as the cure for nearly everything from anxiety to pain to inflammation. But what do we really know about it? Continue reading The Truth About CBD: What’s Real And What’s Hype? at The Fresh Toast.

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Tanzania: Legislators Debate Production & Sale Of Cannabis

Cannabis Law Report

Here’s the report… 4 FEBRUARY 2020. Tanzania Daily News (Dar es Salaam). By Daily News Reporter in Dodoma. DEBATE of whether Tanzania should engage in the production and sale of bhang on Monday resurfaced in Parliament as some legislators pushed the government for the business.

Canadian Licensed Producers: Aurora Cannabis Inc.

The Marijuana Facts

What is happening to Canadian licensed producers profitability? There are many factors contributing to their decline in profitability, but the bulk of the problem stems from overregulation by Health Canada. Health Canada’s strict oversight and control has stalled production and capped the profitability of growers who have seen nearly 50% of their value wiped out in a matter of months.

The Netherlands introduces new medical cannabis varieties for patients

Cannabis Law Report

They write. The new varieties of cannabis will be sold to the government by two producers for €2.35 per gramme instead of the current price of €5.80 per gramme.

Canadian Licensed Producers: Aurora Cannabis Inc.

The Marijuana Facts

What is happening to Canadian licensed producers profitability? There are many factors contributing to their decline in profitability, but the bulk of the problem stems from overregulation by Health Canada. Health Canada’s strict oversight and control has stalled production and capped the profitability of growers who have seen nearly 50% of their value wiped out in a matter of months.

USDA Announces Details of Insurance Programs for USA Hemp Producers

Cannabis Law Report

Full Release & Contact Info. Press Release. Release No. 0148.20. Email: fpac.bc.press@usda.gov. WASHINGTON, D.C., February 6, 2020 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced the availability of two programs that protect hemp producers’ crops from natural disasters.

Canadian Licensed Producers: Aurora Cannabis Inc.

The Marijuana Facts

What is happening to Canadian licensed producers profitability? There are many factors contributing to their decline in profitability, but the bulk of the problem stems from overregulation by Health Canada. Health Canada’s strict oversight and control has stalled production and capped the profitability of growers who have seen nearly 50% of their value wiped out in a matter of months.

Leafley Cannabis Jobs Reports Says Industry Supports 243,700 Full Time Jobs

Cannabis Law Report

It’s obvious there’s been huge jobs growth in the sector but there are various questions that begged to be asked.

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Canadian Licensed Producers: Aurora Cannabis Inc.

The Marijuana Facts

What is happening to Canadian licensed producers profitability? There are many factors contributing to their decline in profitability, but the bulk of the problem stems from overregulation by Health Canada. Health Canada’s strict oversight and control has stalled production and capped the profitability of growers who have seen nearly 50% of their value wiped out in a matter of months.

February 14th in Las Vegas: Harris Bricken Presents at the USA CBD Expo

Canna Law Blog

Harris Bricken cananbis attorneys Nathalie Bougenies and Griffen Thorne will present at the “ Nation’s Largest CBD Event ” in Las Vegas on February 14 th. This Main Stage panel begins at 12pm, and will examine the complex and ever-evolving regulatory framework of hemp CBD.

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