Fri.Nov 18, 2022

Why is a Michigan resident blocking 63 New York dispensary licenses?

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A lawsuit led by a man in Michigan has created chaos in New York's imminent adult-use cannabis industry. We tried to figure out why. The post Why is a Michigan resident blocking 63 New York dispensary licenses? appeared first on Leafly.

Cannabis Worse Than Tobacco – Study 

Cannabis Life Network

Is cannabis worse than tobacco? According to a new Canadian study, the answer is yes! Remember when former prime minister Stephen Harper called cannabis “infinitely worse than tobacco?” ” Canadians rightfully laughed at him.

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No, marijuana is not more harmful than tobacco

Leafly

Another questionable study is being used to stoke Reefer Madness 2.0. Here’s what that study really found, and why it’s being used to mislead the public.

New York Adult-Use Cannabis Rules and Regulations: They’re (Almost) Here

Canna Law Blog

On November 15, 2022, New York’s Cannabis Control Board (CCB) announced a significant CCB meeting that is scheduled to be held in-person and virtually on November 21, 2022. The rumor was that the full set of licensing rules and regulations would be released at the meeting.

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.

Tyson and Holyfield Announce Edibles, Texas’ Medical Cannabis Gains, and Big Hemp Study

Veriheal

A pair of boxing legends teamed up for an unexpected collaboration, Texas’ medical cannabis program saw big gains, and a hemp study revealed troubling signs for the industry. Let’s dive into this week’s cannanews. Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield Announce ‘Holy Ear’ Edibles.

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Answer of the Day for Nov 19, 2022

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Does CBD alter the metabolism of methadone? Cannabidiol inhibits the liver enzymes CYP3A4 and CYP2C19, both of which are involved in the metabolism of methadone. As a result, the co-administration of CBD and methadone may lead to increased sedation. Madden K, Tanco K, Bruera E.

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The Week in Weed: November 18, 2022

The Blunt Truth

Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana. This week, we see Missouri proposing an ambitious timeline to begin cannabis sales. New York is having trouble with licensing.

The Alkaline Water Company Appoints David Rauch to its Board of Directors

Cannabis Law Report

Rauch Brings Decades of Experience as a Business and Franchise Attorney and Company Executive SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.–(BUSINESS –(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Alkaline Water Company Inc.

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German Opposition Official Lobbies EU to Block Adult-Use Cannabis Legalization Plan

Cannabis Law Report

Cannabis Business Times reports The German government must submit its cannabis legalization plans to the European Commission for approval before formal legislation can be introduced in the Bundestag, or German Parliament, but a senior opposition official has lobbied the European Union executive branch to block legalization efforts.

Off to the Races: Executive Order Allows Use of Medical Marijuana in Kentucky

Cannabis Law Report

On November 15, 2022, Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear issued Executive Order 2022-798 authorizing the use of medical cannabis in the state because “Kentuckians throughout the Commonwealth suffer from a multitude of medical conditions from which they deserve relief.”

Vermont Looking To Hire … Cannabis Control Board General Counsel

Cannabis Law Report

Here’s the position Full Job Description Overview The Cannabis Control Board (CCB) seeks an enthusiastic, dedicated individual to provide key legal assistance by delivering a wide range of legal advice and services to the Board and Executive Director.

Position: Legal Counsel- Medical Marijuana – State of Missouri

Cannabis Law Report

Full Job Description Salary: $54,000.00 – $60,000.00 Location:This position is available for remote work.

Australia: 70 Year Old Woman …”who was high on cannabis jailed over crash that killed partner”

Cannabis Law Report

Channel 9 News Australia reports A 70-year-old South Australian woman who was high on cannabis when she crashed her car and killed her life partner has been sent to jail for almost three years.

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Charlotte’s Web Announces US$56.8 Million Investment from BAT

Cannabis Law Report

DENVER, Nov. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ – (TSX: CWEB) (OTCQX: CWBHF) Charlotte’s Web Holdings, Inc. (“Charlotte’s Web,” or the “Company”) the market leader in hemp-derived cannabidiol (“CBD”) wellness products, today announced a US$56.8

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Bipartisan Lawmakers Form New Psychedelics Caucus In Congress

Cannabis Law Report

A very interesting update via Marijuana Moment A pair of bipartisan lawmakers announced on Thursday that they’ve formed a first-of-its-kind congressional caucus dedicated to psychedelics therapy.