Tue.Dec 03, 2019

FDA Stresses CBD Safety Concerns in 15 Warning Letters and Revised Consumer Update

The Blunt Truth

In its largest mass enforcement action involving cannabidiol (CBD) yet, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) announced on November 25 the issuance of 15 warning letters to various companies for illegally selling products containing CBD. In addition to the letters, the FDA published a revised Consumer Update detailing safety concerns about CBD products more broadly.

Study: Adult-Use Cannabis Access Associated with Decreased Sales of OTC Sleep Aids

NORML

Adult-use retail cannabis access is associated with a decline in the sales of over-the-counter (OTC) sleep aid medications, according to data published in the journal Complimentary Therapies in Medicine. Investigators from the University of New Mexico and California Polytechnic State University assessed trends in the demand for OTC sleep aids in the years prior to and immediately after the enactment of adult-use marijuana regulation.

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Cannabis Stocks Soar Following U.S. House Committee Approval of Marijuana Legalization

The Joint Blog

According to a Reuters reports, shares of marijuana companies rose on Thursday following a U.S. congressional committee passing legislation to legalize marijuana. The measure now moves towards a vote by the full House of Representatives, where its approval would put it before the Republican-controlled Senate.

Giving Tuesday is Here!

NORML

Giving Tuesday is the largest global giving day all year and NORML is excited to be a part of this worldwide event! We’ve set a goal to raise $10,000. It’ll take everyone to get it done, but the impact your donations will have is going to be incredible. Year-end giving helps NORML prepare for the coming year, and there’s so much in store for 2020. NORML will celebrate 50 years of reforming marijuana laws.

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These women are leading Michigan’s legal cannabis industry

Leafly

This is a once-in-a-generation opportunity,' and these entrepreneurs and activists are shaping it. The post These women are leading Michigan’s legal cannabis industry appeared first on Leafly. Industry entrepreneurs Michigan

How to Export Medical Cannabis Internationally

Canna Law Blog

Over the past few years, our international trade team has advised a growing suite of clients on import/export issues related to cannabis. We regularly advise clients on manufacturing overseas , hemp import/export issues, and customs. Currently we are also working on heady questions surrounding international treaties and cannabis. One thing no one has hired us for yet, though–and which I would love to work on–is shipping medical cannabis internationally.

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New York Times Report Says “Federal and state bank regulators announced Tuesday that they were scrapping a burdensome requirement that banks said kept them away from the hemp business”

Cannabis Law Report

The number of banks in the United States willing to lend to hemp producers can be counted on one hand. That is about to change. Federal and state bank regulators announced Tuesday that they were scrapping a burdensome requirement that banks said kept them away from the hemp business. Banks will no longer have to treat their hemp customers as suspicious and file reams of paperwork to anti-money-laundering authorities for each interaction.

Earth’s hottest cannabis trends for sale at The Emerald Cup

Leafly

The 16th annual competition is a world’s fair of what’s smoking in cannabis. Let's shop. The post Earth’s hottest cannabis trends for sale at The Emerald Cup appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle Strains & products California emerald cup Events

New Zealand: Only 1 Day Into Cannabis Referendum Debate & The Heat Is On

Cannabis Law Report

The NZ Herald reports. Drug Foundation praises the proposed cannabis law – but National says it’s not up to scratch. The New Zealand Drug Foundation is welcoming the proposed new law which would regulate the use of cannabis, if it’s made legal after next year’s referendum. But National said although the draft bill was well-intentioned it’s not doing the job it needs to do.

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Frustrated, Michigan? Here’s why there’s no cannabis store near you

Leafly

Cannabis is legal statewide, but hundreds of local municipalities have banned retail stores. That leaves most consumers without a choice. The post Frustrated, Michigan? Here’s why there’s no cannabis store near you appeared first on Leafly. Industry Politics cannabis legalization Michigan

Bloomberg Tax: Cannabis Company Keeps Fighting IRS View of Drug-War Era Law (1)

Cannabis Law Report

Tax code bars state-legal cannabis companies from taking many ordinary business deductions. Tax Court ordered California company to pay IRS about $11 million. A cannabis company has appealed its case against the IRS at the Ninth Circuit in an effort to soften the blow of a policy that can push state-legal marijuana businesses’ tax rates to upwards of 70%. Harborside Inc., which is based in Oakland, Calif.,

British Columbia now has access to Medical Cannabis by Shoppers ™

Puff Puff Post

The Shoppers ecommerce platform for medical cannabis ( shoppersdrugmart.ca/cannabis cannabis ) allows patients to order directly from a trusted source, provides counselling, strain selection and support. TORONTO, Dec. 3, 2019 /CNW/ – Today, Shoppers Drug Mart expanded its online platform for the sale of medical cannabis to include British Columbia.

CA: Long Beach to consider lowering certain cannabis-business taxes

Cannabis Law Report

At its upcoming meeting Tuesday, the Long Beach City Council will consider the fiscal and jobs effects of reducing tax rates for some of the city’s cannabis businesses. The council had requested back in July for city staff to analyze the effects of reducing taxes for manufacturers, distributors and testers of cannabis products, examining different scenarios based on tax rates of 1%, 2% and 3%. Tom Modica, acting city manager, stated in a memo to the council dated for Dec.

British Columbia now has access to Medical Cannabis by Shoppers ™

Puff Puff Post

The Shoppers ecommerce platform for medical cannabis ( shoppersdrugmart.ca/cannabis cannabis ) allows patients to order directly from a trusted source, provides counselling, strain selection and support. TORONTO, Dec. 3, 2019 /CNW/ – Today, Shoppers Drug Mart expanded its online platform for the sale of medical cannabis to include British Columbia.

Crowdfunded Marlborough medicinal cannabis company to begin hemp planting

Cannabis Law Report

A Marlborough medicinal cannabis company has broken a crowd-funding record and will begin growing low grade THC hemp this week. A total of $3.4 million had been pledged for Puro at midday on Monday, breaking crowd-funding site PledgeMe’s previous record of $2.06 million. With a licence approved on Friday, this week Puro will begin planting three hectares of low-THC content hemp at the company’s site at Kekerengu, on the coast between Blenheim and Kaik?ura.

Today’s Answer of the Day

TheAnswerPage

Has the American Epilepsy Society (AES) published a position statement on the use of CBD for the treatment of seizures? Yes, the AES has.

MD or DO – Springfield, St. Louis, Kansas City

Canna Care Docs

About Canna Care Docs…. Canna Care Docs is proud to be the largest multi-state medical cannabis evaluation and education center group in the USA. The Canna Care Docs team is comprised of physicians, licensed healthcare practitioners and support staff who all share the goal of helping patients along their medical cannabis journey. Since 2013, we have been providing high quality medical cannabis education and certification to thousands of patients.

How To Store Marijuana Seeds?

Marijuana Seeds NL

Originally posted 16th November 2015, Updated on 3rd December 2019. So you’ve bought your marijuana seeds. Are you ready to use them yet? If not, then you’ll want to know how to store marijuana seeds. More accurately, you’ll want to know the best way to store marijuana seeds. After all, you could just store your cannabis seeds in a tub in the fridge. That, however, would be a really bad idea. Continue reading → The post How To Store Marijuana Seeds? appeared first on MSNL Blog.

It’s Back Again.12 Days of Vendors!

Peninsula Alternative Health

We have another amazing month full of eventful memories! Obi from Melting Point Extracts always in an amazing mood and full of knowledge! For those who remember last year, we had quite a collection of vendors come out and show amazing support for the amazing Maryland medical cannabis community that has been building more and more every day. Shore Natural Rx’s Head of Genetics Cam Taylor showing off some of his all natural custom made soil.

Marijuana For A Lean Physique? Science Weighs In

The Fresh Toast

Researchers studying diabetes, metabolism and obesity have become increasingly interested in how cannabis may be an effective therapy for human systems out of balance. Continue reading Marijuana For A Lean Physique? Science Weighs In at The Fresh Toast. Cannabis Medical Marijuana RX cannabis fitness highway medical cannabis medical marijuana news obesity Rx science weight loss wellness