Sun.Jan 19, 2020

Weekly Legislative Roundup 1/18/20


Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! The US House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health will hold a legislative hearing entitled “Cannabis Policies for the New Decade.”

Oregon marijuana sales 420% stronger near Idaho

Cannabis Life Network

PORTLAND, Ore. Marijuana sales in Oregon along the Idaho state line are 420% the statewide average, according to a state report – a very coincidental number.

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CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corp) Counts 9 US Law Firms Pursuing Class Actions Agaianst Canadian Listed Cannabis Companies

Cannabis Law Report

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation reports on the flood of upcoming lawsuits being filed against Canadian listed cannabis companies.”Although

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Ontario research- Cannabis exposure risks during pregnancy

Cannabis Life Network

Research from three Ontario universities sheds new light on the risks associated with cannabis use during pregnancy, finding the psychoactive component of the drug restricts oxygen and nutrients from crossing through the placenta.

Hemp CBD Across State Lines: New Mexico

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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ICYMI: Top Stories of the Week, January 19

Cannabis Life Network

So much news, and so little time. In case you missed them, here is a recap of what was trending on CLN this past week! A Wise Approach – A Conversation with Abi Roach A pioneer in this industry, Hotbox CEO Abi Roach first opened her Toronto consumption lounge all the way back in 2003!

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Today’s Answer of the Day


True or false? As of the end of 2019, more than 3.5 million people in the US are legally using medical marijuana. See Answer. See Answer.

Tilray – New COO & CFO Announced

Cannabis Law Report

Cannabis company Tilray Inc. announced changes to its senior executive ranks including a new chief financial officer. The company named Michael Kruteck as chief financial officer, replacing Mark Castaneda, who will take on a role at focused on strategic business development.

CBD : The New Generation’s Cure

Otherside Farms

We all know what marijuana is, right? It is a plant that has been one of the major hot topics of the recent century. This is because it has always been considered as an illegal substance. Many experts have pointed to its potential for abuse as other addictive properties.

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Canada: Westleaf Merges With We Grow BC Ltd & Dumps President & Co-Founder Scott Hurd

Cannabis Law Report

CALGARY, Jan. 13, 2020 /CNW/ – Westleaf Inc. the “ Company ” or “ Westleaf “) (TSX-V:WL) (OTCQB:WSLFF) announced today that following the closing of the merger of Westleaf and We Grow B.C. Ltd. (“We We Grow”), Scott Hurd, President, and Co-Founder, has resigned effective January 24, 2019. “On

Cannabis in Japan – Laws, Use, and History

Sensi Seeds

Prior to 1948, cannabis was widely cultivated in Japan. It was valued for its practical uses in making textiles and rope, for example, and as an integral part of religious and spiritual practices. With the introduction of the Cannabis Control Law by US officials its use, sale and growth became banned in the country. Now cannabis use is deeply frowned upon. The post Cannabis in Japan – Laws, Use, and History appeared first on Sensi Seeds Blog. Legal & Politics

One In The Eye For Hexo From The Pen Of Motley Fool, “1 Cannabis Stock to Avoid At All Costs”

Cannabis Law Report

Here’s teh introduction to the piece. Cannabis company HEXO (NYSE: HEXO) has several things going its way.

Cannabis in Tajikistan – Laws, Use, and History

Sensi Seeds

Tajikistan lies across one of the largest drug smuggling routes in the world, as it shares a border with Afghanistan. It also has a hashish industry of its own. However, cannabis is illegal in the country, and with the death penalty in place for serious drugs-related crimes (such as large-scale smuggling), it’s a risky business to be in. The post Cannabis in Tajikistan – Laws, Use, and History appeared first on Sensi Seeds Blog. Legal & Politics

Spain Publico Article: The associative movement promotes a great agreement for the Government to regularize cannabis

Cannabis Law Report

The cannabis movement, made up of some 1,700 entities throughout the state, believes that with the formation of the coalition government between PSOE and Podemos, the time has come to definitely address the regularization of cannabis in Spain.