Sun.Jul 07, 2019

Hemp-CBD Across State Lines: Arkansas

Canna Law Blog

The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (“ 2018 Farm Bill ”) legalized hemp by removing the crop and its derivatives from the definition of marijuana under the Controlled Substances Act (“CSA”) and by providing a detailed framework for the cultivation of hemp.

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Congresswoman Advocates for Marijuana Legalization to Improve Equal Rights

WeedAdvisor

On July 4 th , 1776, the United States Declaration of Independence was ratified.

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Political Pressure Ramping Up On FDA To Come Out With Some Form Of Guidelines

Cannabis Law Report

Here’s the introduction. Congress is cranking up the pressure on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to draft rules to regulate cannabis-based products.

CBD-Infused Edibles at Odds with Federal Law

WeedAdvisor

CBD is easily one of the hottest new health products available. Athletes, health enthusiasts and medical patients all flocked to it in recent years as a miracle cure for a laundry list of ailments and boosts. But for all its benefits, the relationship between CBD edibles and hemp has taken a familiar dynamic to its THC-rich counterparts. We now have various states not only selling CBD-infused products, but selling them in mainstream retail stores, like Walgreens.

From One to Five: A “Snapshot” Look at the Breakthrough in the Scheduling System for Cannabis Based Medication

Cannabis Law Report

If you wish to re-publish this story please do so with following accreditation. AUTHOR: Anthony S. De Ingeniis. RE-PUBLISHED BY : CANNABIS LAW REPORT. Medical use? Recreational Use? Federal vs. State?

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Study: Marijuana Consumers Have Lower Mortality, Morbidity, and Hospitalization-Costs Among Pancreatitis Patients

The Joint Blog

Those with acute pancreatitis who have a history of marijuana use have “lower age-adjusted, mortality, morbidity, and hospitalization-cost than non-cannabis-exposed patients”, according to a new study.

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Canada: Alberta’s Government has collected $30M from cannabis tax since legalization

Cannabis Law Report

Here’s the report. Cannabis has a long way to go until it catches up with alcohol which pulled in $CN887 in the same period. Here’s the report.

Rep Ilhan Omar (D) Says It’s Time To Assert Federal Controls On Cannabis

Cannabis Law Report

Ilhan Omar, who represents Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District, is throwing her support behind a movement to legalize marijuana nationwide.

As Referendum Draws Closer NZ’s Growers Are Coming Out Of The Shadows

Cannabis Law Report

The Guardian reports on NZ starting to think about carving out its “cannabis identity” on the global stage.

MJ Biz Report: Big changes in store for Colombia cannabis regulations, but final rules and timeline uncertain

Cannabis Law Report

A draft decree in Colombia is in the works that could substantially modify certain aspects of the current medical cannabis framework.

Seyfarth Shaw: Unions Are Going Green: What Cannabis Companies Need To Know About Peace Agreements

Cannabis Law Report

Unions Are Going Green: What Cannabis Companies Need To Know About Peace Agreements. By Jinouth Vasquez on July 2, 2019. Jinouth Vasquez Santos is an associate in the Labor & Employment Department and Cannabis Group in the Los Angeles office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP.