Wed.Aug 10, 2022

RIP Olivia Newton-John: Medical Cannabis Advocate

Cannabis Life Network

Olivia Newton-John, the Grammy Award-winning singer, died this week at 73 years old after a lengthy battle with breast cancer. While she was known as one of the stars of Grease, the Australian singer/actress was also a medical cannabis advocate.

Endogenous DMT: A Scientific Mystery

Project CBD

Why do our bodies produce DMT , a potent psychedelic compound

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Colorado: Licensed Marijuana Retailers Compliant with Minimum Age Restrictions


“Regulation works. Unregulated marijuana providers don’t ask for or check for ID, but licensed businesses most certainly do.". The post Colorado: Licensed Marijuana Retailers Compliant with Minimum Age Restrictions appeared first on NORML. Legalization age limits compliance age 21 retailers

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THC May Combat Age-Related Cognitive Decline


In recent years, there has been a significant increase in marijuana use by persons over the age of 50, with the greatest increase among those 65 and older.

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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.

UNM Researchers Say Cannabis Consumers Are Nicer People


Investigators from the University of New Mexico (UNM) have contributed yet another valuable piece of research to the field of cannabis medicine.

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4 Medical Conditions Affecting Senior Citizens That Can Be Treated By MMJ

MMJ Recs

Getting older can be uncomfortable enough without adding extra aches, pains, and other ailments. The good news is that certain products on the market can help ease the process and create a more comfortable life for seniors.

The Latest Cannabis Clinical Trials in 2022

United Patients Group

Clinical Trials 2022 Will Remain a Witness to. The year 2022 is yet to remain witness to some outstanding clinical trials. These clinical trials have the potential to change the history of medicine, and the entire world is eagerly looking forward to the verdicts.

States to Feds: End Cannabis Prohibition Now

Canna Law Blog

After a vote last week, the National Conference of State Legislators (NCSL) adopted a revised cannabis policy measure (the “ Directive “) which supports federally descheduling cannabis, as well as cannabis banking reform.

Here’s how to apply for a New York dispensary license


New York's cannabis industry is getting ready to issue licenses to social equity applicants. Here's how to check your eligibility and apply for a conditional dispensary license. The post Here’s how to apply for a New York dispensary license appeared first on Leafly.

6 ways you can help free cannabis prisoners

The Cannigma

Cannabis legalization is sweeping the world. One in three Americans now live in a state where the plant is legal, and dozens of countries around the world have legalized or decriminalized the plant. It’s easier and safer than ever to buy an ounce, an edible, or toke in public.

Sun+Earth Certified brings eco-friendly weed to the mainstream


Built on regenerative agriculture, organic cultivation, and community engagement, Sun+Earth Certified highlights weed farmers who combat climate change and make sure employees are paid adequately. . The post Sun+Earth Certified brings eco-friendly weed to the mainstream appeared first on Leafly.

Answer of the Day for Aug 11, 2022


Is CBD addictive? According to the drug package insert of an FDA-approved CBD product (Epidiolex), CBD is not addictive. GW Pharmaceuticals press release: “GW Pharmaceuticals plc and Its U.S. Subsidiary Greenwich Biosciences, Inc.

Prince Lobel Announces Andrew Schriever as a partner in Business Litigation & Cannabis In NY Office

Cannabis Law Report

Here’s their announcement. Prince Lobel is pleased to announce that Andrew Schriever has joined the firm as a partner in our Business Litigation, Cannabis, and Telecommunications practices. He will be practicing out of the firm’s New York office.

Why Cannabis Dabbing Is An Emerging Trend

United Patients Group

As the world of cannabis evolves, so do the ways to consume it. Most people still smoke traditional joints, blunts, and pipes. However, there’s a new trend in town: cannabis dabbing. Cannabis dabbing is a process in which a small amount of cannabis concentrate is heated and inhaled.

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Press Release: MediPharm Labs Enters Cannabis Research Agreement with Keck School of Medicine of USC

Cannabis Law Report

MediPharm to design, manufacture and supply a liquid oral cannabis study drug for the Phase 2 Life’s end Benefits of cannabidiol and tetrahydrocannabinol (LiBBY) study, to be conducted in the U.S., across 20 sites.

IDFPR Provides Key Guidance Regarding Management Service Agreements for Conditional License Holders in Illinois

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Press Report: Former Pfizer site in Puerto Rico picked up by medical cannabis producer, Vireo Health

Cannabis Law Report

Looks like unloading surplus manufacturing sites to the cannabis industry is turning into a budding business for pharma. At the same time Novartis was negotiating a deal to sell a Colorado plant to a CBD producer, a former Pfizer site was leased to a to a medical marijuana supplier.

Summer 2022: A Brief Cannabis Legalization Update

Cannabis Law Report

What To Know: – The efforts to legalize cannabis have gained traction in some states and run into serious roadblocks in others. – Nineteen states allow adults to possess and use cannabis for non-medical uses (adult use).

Thai Health Ministry Wants Police To Have Strict Enforcement Policies On Cannabis – 4 Specific Targets Outlined

Cannabis Law Report

The Nation reports. The Public Health Ministry wants the Royal Thai Police (RTP) to include legal action against cannabis law breakers high on its agenda.

Media Report: Indiana Nurse Faces Ten Years in Prison for Microdosing Psilocybin Mushrooms

Cannabis Law Report

Psychedelic Spotlight report. Armed with research and her medical background, Thornton set about developing a careful regimen for microdosing psilocybin mushrooms. In the simplest terms, microdosing means administering sub-hallucinogenic doses of psychedelics.

San Francisco Is To Consider Ending the Prosecution of Psychedelic Drug Use

Cannabis Law Report

City lawmakers of San Francisco have introduced legislation that would significantly move forward the decriminalization of psychedelic substances.

Psychedelic Spotlight Report: “Compass Pathways Sued for Stealing Trade Secrets”

Cannabis Law Report

Compass Pathways faces a legal challenge from Terran Biosciences over the potential theft of intellectual property. For Compass Pathways (Nasdaq: CMPS) the legal battles never seem to end.

Russian Deported from Indonesia – Suspected Magic Mushroom Effects

Cannabis Law Report

A rather odd story from Indonesia Expat. Mataram Immigration Office officers in West Nusa Tenggara have deported a Russian male with the initials KK, aged 27 due to endangering and disturbing public order after allegedly consuming magic mushrooms.

Press Release: Toronto Addiction Center Gets First-Ever Federal Grant to Study Effects of Magic Mushroom on Depression

Cannabis Law Report

Toronto’s Center for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) just received the first-ever federal grant to study whether the active component of “magic” mushrooms can be used to treat depression.

NFL makes ruling on Aaron Rodgers’ psychedelic use

Cannabis Law Report

Star quarterback Aaron Rodgers gave an honest admission last week about his use of ayahuasca , which is a psychoactive brew that contains DMT, a hallucinogenic tryptamine drug. Following this admission, many thought that the NFL would come calling about the legality of this drug.

Curaleaf Bolsters Executive Leadership Team with Three Key Hires

Cannabis Law Report

Ed Kremer Joins as Chief Financial Officer, Camilo Lyon is Named Chief Investment Officer and Mitch Hara Fills New Role of Chief Strategy Officer. WAKEFIELD, Mass. , Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Curaleaf Holdings, Inc.

Jushi Settles With Curaleaf Over Former CFO Edward Kremer Lawsuit

Cannabis Law Report

The company has entered into a confidential settlement agreement with Curaleaf and with its former Chief Financial Officer, Edward Kremer, to resolve claims it asserted in a lawsuit filed on July 15, 2022, including a claim asserted against Kremer for breach of his employment agreement and a claim asserted against Curaleaf for tortious interference.

Thai FDA publishes FAQs on growing, importing cannabis, hemp

Cannabis Law Report

The Nation reports. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released guidelines on Tuesday for growing, importing and possessing marijuana. The herb will be removed from the Category 5 Narcotics list on Thursday.

Australia: Progress In WA Australia As The Two Cannabis Senators Propose Legislation To Legally Possess Up To 50 Grams Of Cannabis

Cannabis Law Report

It’s been a while since the Senators took their seats – let’s hope they can get some progress with their suggested legislation. That said support from the ruling state Labor party has been underwhelming to say the least.

There’s A Petition Underway In The UK To Get Parliament To “Reschedule psilocybin for medical research on untreatable conditions” 96K Signatures Still Needed

Cannabis Law Report

Petition: Reschedule psilocybin for medical research on untreatable conditions.