Fri.Jun 07, 2019

Does Endocannabinoid Deficiency Play a Role in These Common Illnesses?

Leafly

Ethan Russo, a prominent cannabis researcher, weighs in on his theory of endocannabinoid deficiency—or the idea that many common illnesses might be caused by an unbalanced endocannabinoid system. The post Does Endocannabinoid Deficiency Play a Role in These Common Illnesses? appeared first on Leafly.

Nevada: New Law Bars Employers from Discriminating Against Cannabis Consumers

NORML

Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak has signed legislation into law prohibiting certain employers from refusing to hire a worker because he or she tested positive for cannabis. The new law takes effect on January 1, 2020.

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Trump’s China Tariffs Leading to Shoddier, Pricier Vape Carts

Leafly

President Trump’s trade war with China inflicts pain on the cannabis industry, and consumers too. The post Trump’s China Tariffs Leading to Shoddier, Pricier Vape Carts appeared first on Leafly. Industry Politics California donald trump

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 6/7/19

NORML

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! This week, the Appropriations Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives has for the first time included limited protections for cannabis businesses engaged in the legal marketplaces in 33 states.

Medical Marijuana Sales Soar in Oklahoma, Topping $23M in May

Leafly

To date, medical marijuana sales have generated nearly $10.7 million for state coffers in Oklahoma. The post Medical Marijuana Sales Soar in Oklahoma, Topping $23M in May appeared first on Leafly. Industry legalization medical marijuana oklahoma revenue

NORML Chapter Newsletter – May 2019

NORML

Every day NORML Chapters from around the country invest countless hours in advocating for meaningful marijuana law reforms on the local, state and federal level! Below is a brief rundown of some of their most recent accomplishments. NORML Announces Plans for 2019 Conference and Lobby Day.

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CBD Faces and Uphill Battle Amid Intense Scrutiny from Regulators

WeedAdvisor

Given the way people constantly praise CBD, we would almost think the public sees it as the biggest health discovery since Penicillin.

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Canada’s Cannabis Community Remembers Pioneer, Activist, Tracy Curley

Leafly

Tracy’s legacy and impact is perhaps most apparent through the lives she touched. The post Canada’s Cannabis Community Remembers Pioneer, Activist, Tracy Curley appeared first on Leafly. Canada Industry activism advocacy medical cannabis

Louisiana Coroner’s Claim of “THC Overdose” Met with Skepticism from Experts

WeedAdvisor

Ever since the era of Reefer Madness , soldiers in the War on Drugs were all-too-happy to lump marijuana in with other, much more dangerous substances. Consequently, the potential for fatal overdose became stamped to THC, simply because it shared the same legal territory as heroin or cocaine.

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This Week in Cannabis: Top Stories From Across Canada From June 1-7

Leafly

Cannabis news from around the web. The post This Week in Cannabis: Top Stories From Across Canada From June 1-7 appeared first on Leafly. Canada Industry Politics cannabis news Events podcasts

What Is CBD Oil? Let Us Explain….

Miss Marijuana

By: Madeleine Balestrier. Are you sick of your medicine cabinet feeling like a pharmacy? Do you have frustratingly chronic pain? Do you struggle with anxiety? All of the above? RELATED: How I Used CBD & THC Tinctures To Stop Anxiety From My Stressful Job. Try CBD oil!

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Judge denies Santee Sioux tribe’s motion to grow industrial hemp

Cannabis Law Report

Per our report yesterday with regard to lawsuits. A federal judge has denied Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe’s request for a preliminary injunction to get the United States Department of Agriculture to rule on a plan to grow industrial hemp. Federal Judge Karen Schrier denied request Thursday.

Washington CBD Webinar June 19: Hemp-Derived CBD Locally and Nationwide

Canna Law Blog

On June 19, 2019, at 1:30 PST, the Washington State Bar Association’s Cannabis Law Section will be presenting an online CLE on hemp. I’ll be joined by my esteemed colleagues to shed some light on hemp laws both nationally and here in the Evergreen State. You can register to join us here. We’ll cover a host of topics, but will start with the 2014 Farm Bill, which first allowed for the legal cultivation of industrial hemp for research purposes.

USA Surgeon General Expresses Concern About High Levels of THC in Modern Cannabis

Cannabis Law Report

As and when Federal legislation comes into play does this mean we might be seeing caps on THC percentages in regulated cannabis ? Here’s the report.

JUUL vs BLU – An Impartial Comparison

The Joint Blog

Are you new to vaping? Do you want to buy the best vape pen to have an enhanced vaping experience? Are you confused between JUUL and BLU? If yes, you are in the right place.

CA: Bureau of Cannabis Control Creates Searchable Database

Cannabis Law Report

It’s actually more of a FAQ. – but it’s a good start. Click on the image to go to their search page. You asked, and we answered!

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Hemp Bombs Review

The Joint Blog

CBD oils and products are all the rage today. People have finally begun to appreciate all the benefits they have to offer, not only to the body but the mind as well. This might explain why so many companies are moving into the CBD business.

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Minnesota Hemp Farmer Suing State Over Cease-and-Desist Letter

Cannabis Law Report

A Minnesota industrial hemp farmer is suing the state arguing that the Department of Agriculture violated his constitutional rights by revoking his hemp cultivation permit and ordering that he destroy his crops, according to a Minnesota Public Radio report. Read the full report at the link.

Top 5 Best Portable Dab Rigs Right Now

The Joint Blog

By the term “dabbing” we refer to a way of consuming marijuana which consists of a dab (a highly concentrated blend). Dabbing turned out to be quite popular given that it consists of a high concentration of THC, unlike regular marijuana.

Flying High ! Not In Canada

Cannabis Law Report

Merry Jane write, Canadian airline pilots, flight attendants, mechanics, and more just got a major buzzkill from the country’s air travel authorities.

Intellectual Property Law Panel Next Week at MJBizConNEXT

Canna Law Blog

Next week on June 11th, I will be speaking on a panel during the Cannabis Law Sessions, which are being hosted by the National Cannabis Bar Association in conjunction with MJBizConNEXT and the Hemp Industry Daily Conference.

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Louisiana: HB507 Could Mean Medical Cannabis Excluded From State Sales Tax

Cannabis Law Report

The Advocate reports ……Lawmakers have backed several changes to the state’s taxes and fees on medical marijuana, passing a bill that excludes the drug from sales taxes and redirects fees to disability services.

Should You Believe Reports Of America’s First Marijuana Overdose?

The Fresh Toast

Should You Believe Reports Of America’s First Marijuana Overdose? Have we just witnessed the first recorded marijuana death in the United States or is something else going on here? The post Should You Believe Reports Of America’s First Marijuana Overdose? appeared first on The Fresh Toast. Cannabis Featured Medical Marijuana News marijuana death NIDA NIH THC Vaping

Wilson Elser Article : United States: California Poised To Remove Prohibition On Hemp-Derived CBD In Foods And Supplements

Cannabis Law Report

United States : California Poised To Remove Prohibition On Hemp-Derived CBD In Foods And Supplements. Last Updated: June 4 2019. Article by Nicole A. Aaronson and Neil M. Willner. Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP.

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How Hemp CBD Products Are Made: CBD Tinctures with Veritas Farms

Leafly

Colorado-based Veritas Farms cultivates vast fields of hemp that serve as the source material for their high-CBD tinctures and more. The post How Hemp CBD Products Are Made: CBD Tinctures with Veritas Farms appeared first on Leafly. Strains & Products cbd Hemp sponsored article Veritas Farms

There Aint No Cure For The Summertime Blues….Woodstock Woes Continue

Cannabis Law Report

Any self respecting old hippy out there will know by now that Woodstock 50 has been an ongoing drama. To compound issues a woodstock cannabis brand to be launched at the wobbling festival in conjunction with MedMen is now embroiled in a trademark spat. Firstly, the festival, is it on ? is it off?

Crop-to-Kitchen High Tea with Kikoko a Pinky-Raising Success

Canna Newswire

San Francisco Consumption Event Amplifies Mission of Legalizing Cannabis Cuisine.

Australia: The Chatter Starts Again As ACT Labor backbencher Michael Pettersson’s Cannabis Bill Hits The Hustings Again

Cannabis Law Report

You’ve read it all before and you’ll read it all again. The groundhog day that is cannabis regulation (of sorts) in the ACT is a microcosm of what’s happening ( or not as the case is) in Australia.

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Cannabis Sprays: Finding Formaldehyde When Emulsifiers Burn

Cannabis Life Network

I have been on quite a journey exploring different Cannabis sprays approved in Canada. Active ingredient after ingredient, reaction after reaction, diving through all the byproducts almost convinced me formaldehyde was not a questionable concern from accepted pesticides. I have found the possibility of toxins, caustics, and cancer-promoting oxidizers. Regardless, the possibility of truly vial […].

Singapore Authorities Re-Emphasize Their Strict Attitude Towards Cannabis

Cannabis Law Report

The Straits Times Reports. The use of pharmaceutical cannabinoid products in Singapore comes under strict frameworks and regulations and does not diminish the country’s zero-tolerance position against drugs, the Home Affairs and Health ministries have said.

Benchmark Botanics Announces Closing of Non-Brokered Private Placement For $11,300,000

Canna Newswire

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – June 7, 2019 / Canna Newswire / – Benchmark Botanics, Inc. ( CSE: BBT ) ( FSE: BBW ) ( OTC: BHHKF ) has closed its non-brokered private placement financing of 28.25 million units at a price of 40 cents per unit for total gross proceeds of $11.3-million.

The United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Phoenix-based Hemp Industries Association (HIA)

Cannabis Law Report

The United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Phoenix-based Hemp Industries Association (HIA). The agreement is an effort to advance hemp extract product research, safety, identity and quality standards.

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand Releases Plan to Legalize Cannabis Across America

Cannabis Maven

Kirsten Gillibrand announced her plan for nationwide cannabis legalization this week. Policy

Kent Live.com very excited that the UK’s largest legal cannabis Farm is in Sittingbourne

Cannabis Law Report

You’ll have to forgive us for relaying this rather useless piece of information, but a part of CLR’s mis-spent youth was around the area and if you know Sittingbourne you’ll find the humour in this excitable article by Kent Live. Something has finally happened in Sittingbourne.