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New Study Reinforces Marijuana’s Power To Treat PTSD

The Fresh Toast

Veterans have long relayed marijuana's assistance in treating PTSD, and a recent study shows how the plant might improve symptoms. Continue reading New Study Reinforces Marijuana’s Power To Treat PTSD at The Fresh Toast.

CALIFORNIA AUTHORITIES RAMP UP EFFORTS TO REDUCE ILLEGAL CANNABIS GROWING OPERATIONS

Cannabis Law Report

Authored by Douglas Sargent | Nov 7, 2019 | . Two recent articles from the Los Angeles Times suggest that authorities in California have increased their efforts (and perhaps their effectiveness) in curbing illegal cannabis grown in the state.

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Report: Potency of CBD Products Sold Online Often Deviates From What Is Advertised

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CBD-infused products sold online frequently possess significantly lower percentages of CBD than advertised, according to a report published by the online watchdog group LegitScript.com. Investigators lab-tested 30 CBD products obtained from leading online retailers.

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Folium Biosciences Colorado: Stock hiking, cutting corners, sidestepping regulatory requirements & strong arm tactics

Cannabis Law Report

Folium Biosciences, based in Colorado, is one of the US’s largest privately owned CBD processing companies.

Canopy Growth and Drake team up for More Life Growth Co.

Cannabis Life Network

TORONTO — Canopy Growth Corp. is teaming up with Drake to launch More Life Growth Co., a licensed cannabis producer based in Toronto. Under the agreement, Drake will hold a 60-per-cent stake in More Life and Canopy Growth will own the remaining 40 per cent.

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Click-and-collect, farm-fresh cannabis coming to Ontario

Leafly

Ontario government approves new, more convenient cannabis shopping options. The post Click-and-collect, farm-fresh cannabis coming to Ontario appeared first on Leafly. Canada Industry Leafly Pickup Ontario retail

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Hemp Gets Green Light From USDA

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I heart hemp. New U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) interim rules clarify how hemp plants should be monitored under federal law, including how they should be tested for tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, the compound that contributes to a cannabis user’s high.

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Former Winston & Strawn Partner Joins Green Thumb As “interim chief legal and compliance officer”

Cannabis Law Report

Bloomberg report…… Chicago-based Green Thumb Industries Inc. announced on Oct. 31 that it had hired Beth Burk as interim chief legal and compliance officer. Her predecessor, Matt Miller, had joined GTI in January after serving as deputy general counsel at e-commerce company Groupon Inc.

How Medical Cannabis Can Diminish Tourette’s Motor And Vocal Tics

The Fresh Toast

What’s one to do when their medications still can’t seem to reduce Tourette’s motor and vocal tics? Marijuana may be the answer. Continue reading How Medical Cannabis Can Diminish Tourette’s Motor And Vocal Tics at The Fresh Toast.

DEVELOPING STORY: FEDERAL GRAND JURY REVIEWING MUNICIPAL CANNABIS AGREEMENTS IN MASSACHUSETTS

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Authored by Allison O’Neil , Brian Devine , Jay Myers | Nov 5, 2019 | Massachusetts.

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The Week in Weed: November 8, 2019

The Blunt Truth

Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana. As is so often the case, the states were the big newsmakers this week. In Maine , the Office of Marijuana Policy will start accepting applications for retail sales on December 5. As of today, it’s been three years exactly since voters approved legalization. Business license applications are also a hot topic in Michigan.

OR Hemp Company Kept Workers In A Condemned Building Exposing Them To, “rodents, standing water and insects”

Cannabis Law Report

Five employers who co-own a hemp facility in Murphy, Ore., an unincorporated area outside of Josephine County, have been fined by the state for allegedly housing workers at a vast hemp trimming and packaging facility where there were egregious safety and health violations.

Drake is launching a Canadian cannabis brand

Leafly

Forget Champagne Papi. Here comes Cannabis Papi. The post Drake is launching a Canadian cannabis brand appeared first on Leafly. Canada Industry Canopy Growth

Cannatrek’s ‘Seed to Patient’ set to shake up Australia’s medicinal cannabis market

Cannabis Law Report

Cannatrek’s Seed to Patient business model combines cutting edge cultivation expertise and world class manufacturing practices to deliver high quality medicinal cannabis oil formulations and medicinal strains of dried flowers at a significantly lower cost to patients and retailers.

Cannabis Topicals and Cosmetics: Join Us November 20th in Marina Del Rey!

Canna Law Blog

On November 20th, our own Alison Malsbury will lead a presentation on CBD & Cosmetics at the 2019 Emerging Issues Conference in Marina del Rey, California.

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Australia: Federal regulations on hemp production need to be relaxed for its lucrative benefits to be released, a federal parliamentary committee has been told.

Cannabis Law Report

Federal regulations on hemp production need to be relaxed for its lucrative benefits to be released, a federal parliamentary committee has been told.

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What factors influence the amount of cannabinoids delivered via vaporization?

Australia’s Cann Group Announce Distribution Deal With Australia’s Symbion To Supply Medical Cannabis To Pharmacies & Hospitals

Cannabis Law Report

Note the important words will carry Cann’s imported medical cannabis products. Nine News Report. Marijuana company Cann Group has signed a distribution deal to allow approved patients access the company’s drugs at pharmacies around Australia.

Australia: Victoria’s ARC MedAg Hub Officially Launched

Cannabis Law Report

A major medicinal agriculture research hub with a special focus on medical cannabis was officially launched in the Australian state of Victoria last week.

UK: New trade association launching today to lead CBD industry regulation

Cannabis Law Report

Health Europa reports 6th November 2019 Following an extensive six-month consultation with key stakeholders since the release of a landmark report ‘ CBD in the UK ‘, the new trade association, ACI , aimed at leading CBD industry regulation, is being launched at a ground-breaking CBD Summit on Friday, 8 November.

Article: High flyers: legal cannabis creates grey area for US airports

Cannabis Law Report

As US states continue to legalise cannabis for medical and recreational use, an awkward tangle of conflicting state and federal laws is proving confusing for airport passengers.

Article: Missouri may not let legal weed companies pay taxes in cash. That could be a problem.

Cannabis Law Report

Late Monday, the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services issued a proposed rule governing the way licensed medical marijuana facilities should pay taxes and other money owed to state government.

Canada: Ontario to allow cannabis retailers to sell online and over the phone

Cannabis Law Report

Who’s ready for Cannabis telesales ! The Vancouver Sun reports…… Cannabis retailers will soon be able to sell products online or over the phone for in-store pick-up as the Ontario government adopts a “click-and-connect” sales model to expand access to legal marijuana.

California Prepares to Launch Country’s First “Organic” Cannabis Program

Cannabis Law Report

Cannabis Wire reports… California’s cannabis industry will soon become very familiar with the term “OCal.”

Leafwire Launch USA Cannabis Jobs Board

Cannabis Law Report

Leafwire Jobs is LIVE! Leafwire is excited to announce that we’ve launched a job-board 100% focused on the Cannabis and Hemp industries. It’s always 100% free for job-seekers and we already have more than 1,500 jobs. Jobs range from: Grower Opportunities. Retail Sales. Marketing.

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Cannabis MSO Columbia Care To Acquire Colorado-Based Dispensary Chain For $140 Million

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Report & Podcast AURI Releases Minnesota Industrial Hemp Report

Cannabis Law Report

Minnesota’s Ag Utilization Research Institute (AURI) has released a report focused on building the industrial hemp industry. AURI project development director Harold Stanislawski says the findings provide a summary of the primary value-added opportunities, including food, fiber, CBD, fuel and feed.

UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES; MARIJUANA COMPACT AMONGST NORTHEASTERN STATES MAY ACTUALLY SLOW LEGALIZATION

Cannabis Law Report

Authored By by Ryan Holz | Nov 6, 2019 . In September, many in the marijuana industry were buoyed by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s efforts to coordinate with his counterparts in New Jersey (Phil Murphy) and Connecticut (Ned Lamont) on recreational marijuana legalization.

Linton Joins Vireo Health as Executive Chairman

Cannabis Law Report

Here’s the full press release. Vireo Health Names Bruce Linton as Executive Chairman. MINNEAPOLIS, Nov.

That NYPD Hemp Bust

Cannabis Law Report

Burlington Free Press report. On Nov. 3, the NYPD touted a 106-pound drug bust, tweeting a photo of two officers from Brooklyn’s 75th Precinct standing next to over fifty bags of what appears to be marijuana. “Great job by Day Tour Sector E yesterday.

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MCUA (Medical Cannabis Users Association Australia) Say Enough Is Enough After Hallam No-Conviction Handed Down

Cannabis Law Report

After yesterday’s decision in the SA courts the MCUA issued the following press release…… First up, Ms Hallam makes press statement. Today we saw the end of yet another long and costly saga when compassionate medicinal cannabis supplier, Jenny Hallam met her fate. .