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Washington: Home Cultivation Legislation Receives First Committee Hearing of 2021

NORML

House Bill 1019 would allow adults to cultivate up to six marijuana plants for personal use. The post Washington: Home Cultivation Legislation Receives First Committee Hearing of 2021 appeared first on NORML. Advocacy home cultivation legislation Washington

Cannabis Research to Watch in 2021

Leafwell

2020 is over and 2021 is underway. Leafwell is looking forward and identifying some of the exciting cannabis research we expect to see come out over the following 12 months.

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Is Marijuana a Depressant, Stimulant, or Hallucinogen?

The Cannigma

The annals of marijuana history are surely filled with no shortage of winding, late-night conversations between cannabis consumers about how exactly to classify the plant. It calms the nerves, but is it a depressant? It sparks creativity and gets the mind racing, but is it a stimulant?

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USDA Hemp Final Rule: Hits and Misses

HarrisBricken

Last Friday, January 15th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (the “ USDA ”) announced today’s publication of its hemp production final rule in the Federal Register , which will go into effect on March 22, 2021.

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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.

How to Tell the Difference Between Male and Female Cannabis Plants

The Cannigma

The cannabis plant isn’t unisex. Throughout most of its history, cannabis naturally evolved via sexual reproduction. It’s only in recent years that “sterile” techniques like cloning and tissue propagation have become industry standards.

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OCD And Cannabis Therapy: Recent Studies Show Progress

The Fresh Toast

OCD And Cannabis Therapy: Recent Studies Show Progress. About one-third of people with OCD don't experience benefits from traditional therapy or medicines according to a 2020 study. The post OCD And Cannabis Therapy: Recent Studies Show Progress appeared first on The Fresh Toast.

Akerna Reveals Top 5 Cannabis Sales Days of 2020, $US90 Million Cannabis Purchased New Year’s Eve

Cannabis Law Report

It’s not often that a cannabis industry press release is particularly interesting and especially one from Akerna aka MJ Freeway…… Read More.

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Today’s Answer of the DayJan 20, 2021

TheAnswerPage

Which US states had the greatest sales of cannabis products in 2020? Florida, a medical marijuana only state, had more than $1.2 billion in sales, and was the nation’s fourth largest cannabis market.

Circle K wants to block hemp trademark that resembles its own

Cannabis Law Report

Hemp Industry Daily reports… Circle K Stores Inc. wants to block a California hemp and marijuana holding company from using… Read More. The post Circle K wants to block hemp trademark that resembles its own first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. Cannabis Law News

Can mercury contamination cause cannabis psychosis? Mad Hatter’s Disease

Cannabis Life Network

Cannabis induced psychosis is still thrown around in the science community without too much explanation. Contaminants in cannabis have not been explored as a root cause due to an intense focus on THC.

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Pennsylvania Medical Cannabis User May Proceed With Disability Discrimination And Retaliation Claims

Cannabis Law Report

Monday 18 January the National Law Review reports… A federal court in Pennsylvania held that a medical marijuana user’s claims… Read More. The post Pennsylvania Medical Cannabis User May Proceed With Disability Discrimination And Retaliation Claims first appeared on Cannabis Law Report.

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Cannabinoids and cancer

LifeCannMD

Anti-cancer Properties of Cannabinoids. The antitumor action of cannabinoids was first described in 1975 when it was reported that a 20-day administration of THC was associated with a reduction of the growth of lung adenocarcinoma in mice.

THE USDA’S MEDIOCRE FINAL HEMP RULE

Cannabis Law Report

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) released a final rule regulating hemp cultivation in the US. final rule?… … Read More. The post THE USDA’S MEDIOCRE FINAL HEMP RULE first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. One-Hit Wonders

South Dakota Lawmakers Continue to Delay Cannabis Legalization

Veriheal

Recreational cannabis legalization was a success for South Dakota in 2020, with a 54.2% to 45.8% vote passing in favor of this bill during the Nov 2019 election. This is great news for the sparsely populated state of less than a million residents.

Warnings About “phytol” in report published by “Inhalation Toxicology”, the journal of the International Forum for Respiratory Research

Cannabis Law Report

MJ Biz reports……As cannabis vaping pens grew in popularity in late 2019, concerns grew about the safety of the products,… Read More.

Maine’s Most Fruitful and Profitable Crop is Medical Cannabis

Veriheal

When it comes to cannabis, Maine is one of the more progressive states in the country. In 1976, Maine became only the third state to decriminalize possession of small amounts of cannabis. This was an important step, as it always is because it disrupted the terrible impact of the War on Drugs.

CBD and Hemp Legal and Regulatory Roundup

Cannabis Law Report

Published Via JD Supra. CBD USPS reminds carriers about mail restrictions for CBD products Products made with CBD oil have… Read More. The post CBD and Hemp Legal and Regulatory Roundup first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. One-Hit Wonders

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Lex Blog Article: A Slow Burn: The Cannabis Sector May be Ready for Market Consolidation

Cannabis Law Report

Brandon Schupp of Norton Rose Canada writes 19 January 2021 The first half of 2020 saw a significant decline in… Read More. The post Lex Blog Article: A Slow Burn: The Cannabis Sector May be Ready for Market Consolidation first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. One-Hit Wonders

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Michigan: Report calls for new cannabis taxes to help promote minority ownership

Cannabis Law Report

The Detroit Free Press reports LANSING — An advisory group is recommending new taxes on marijuana sales to raise millions… Read More. The post Michigan: Report calls for new cannabis taxes to help promote minority ownership first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. Cannabis Tax Intel

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Marijuana Policy Project: S.C. Medical Marijuana Press Conference (January 19th, 2021)

Cannabis Law Report

Medical Cannabis Virtual Press Conference, January 19, 2021. Physicians, medical researchers, and pharmacists speak in support of the S.C.… … Read More. The post Marijuana Policy Project: S.C. Medical Marijuana Press Conference (January 19th, 2021) first appeared on Cannabis Law Report.

Massachusetts: Cannabis Control Commission Public Meeting | January 14, 2021

Cannabis Law Report

… Read More. The post Massachusetts: Cannabis Control Commission Public Meeting | January 14, 2021 first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. Cannabis Law TV

Alert: Remind licensees about the important changes regarding sampling procedures, CAPA and recall resources for rules that became effective January 1, 2021?

Cannabis Law Report

FAO CO MED Stakeholders, This email is intended to remind licensees about the important changes regarding sampling procedures, CAPA and… Read More. The post Alert: Remind licensees about the important changes regarding sampling procedures, CAPA and recall resources for rules that became effective January 1, 2021? first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. Breaking News

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