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State Policy Weekly Update 5/13/2022


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This NJ dispensary is booming thanks to Pennsylvania’s bad weed laws


A store across the river from Philly is making boatloads from cross-border customers. The post This NJ dispensary is booming thanks to Pennsylvania’s bad weed laws appeared first on Leafly. Industry adult use cannabis legalization new jersey pennsylvania state borders travel


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Nearly a Quarter of Senate Members Send Bipartisan Letter Urging Congressional Leadership to Keep SAFE Banking in Pending Legislative Package


A bipartisan group of 24 Senators stood up for public safety and for greater economic opportunities for legal cannabis businesses today by sending a letter to leadership in both chambers of Congress asking them to include cannabis banking reform language in broad legislation currently being debated in conference committee.

Terpenes in Cannabis: A Patient Overview

United Patients Group

As a superfood, cannabis shares a lot of the same healing substances that other healing plants do. For example, cannabis contains phytonutrients just like sulforaphane-rich broccoli sprouts and resveratrol-heavy dark berries do.

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.

Flower is King: Sales Breakdown

Cannabis Life Network

Flower is king in the cannabis world. It is the dominant category in every market, requiring little-to-no processing; it is often the cheapest category of cannabis. And flower is versatile. It can be smoked, vaped or used to make edibles or oil.

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Best strains and terpenes for pain management

The Cannigma

One of the most common uses of medical cannabis is to treat chronic pain. In fact, modern research on cannabis and pain dates back to before 1975. Over 10% of US adults have suffered from some degree of daily pain for at least three months, so the need for improved treatment is clear.

Austin’s Cannabis Decriminalization, Vancouver’s Magic Mushroom Shops, & One Woman’s MMJ Story


Austin decriminalized cannabis possession, Vancouver is now home to some not-so-legal magic mushroom shops, and a British woman shared her life-changing medical marijuana journey. Let’s dive into this week’s cannanews. Austin Voters Pass Cannabis Decriminalization Bill.

Signs of Life for the SAFE Banking Act?

Canna Law Blog

The SAFE Banking Act has languished in Congress since early 2017, a victim of political gridlock and division, as well as political wrangling over broad approaches to cannabis legalization.

Legal Acceptance of Cannabis Could Encourage Lawmakers to Embrace Magic Mushrooms


Cannabis’ former reputation as a gateway drug may have been dispelled, but it turns out that there is some element of truth to the rumor: The plant’s progressively evolving status as a normalized medicine in 37 U.S. states and a recreational substance in 18 U.S.

Answer of the Day for May 14, 2022


What is the most common mode of administration of CBD? According to an online survey conducted in 2017-2018, the most common method of CBD administration was sublingual, followed by vaping, oral ingestion of capsules and liquids, smoking, edibles, and topical administration. Corroon J, Phillips JA.

House Appropriations subcommittee for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Quiz (NIDA) Director Nora Volkow On Cannabis

Cannabis Law Report

Several congressional lawmakers pressed a top federal drug official on Wednesday about their concerns over marijuana legalization, though they seemed to signal that they view the reform as inevitable.

What is CBDA and what is it good for?

The Cannigma

CBDA, also known as cannabidiolic acid or CBDA, is a chemical naturally produced by cannabis and is especially abundant in freshly-harvested hemp plants. While cannabis contains a multitude of different chemical compounds – most research into cannabis’ benefits have focused on THC or CBD.

Alert: Newsom To Present Cannabis Tax Simplification Solutions To Legislature

Cannabis Law Report

Good afternoon, The Governor’s Office today released a revised 2022-23 state budget proposal, building on the state’s ongoing work to make historic investments in California’s future, including efforts to create a safe, sustainable, and equitable legal cannabis market.

Oregon: Portland man sentenced to seven years for armed robbery of marijuana dispensary in Eugene

Cannabis Law Report

Oregon Live. A Portland man who robbed a marijuana dispensary in Eugene at gunpoint was sentenced Wednesday to seven years in federal prison. Timothy Christopher Gaines, 30, was one of two masked men who entered the Green Therapy marijuana dispensary off Highway 99 on Dec.

Zimbabwe president commissions U.S.$27 million medicinal cannabis farm and processing plant

Cannabis Law Report

President Mnangagwa has commissioned a medical cannabis farm, and processing plant at Mount Hampden set up by Swiss Biocieuticals Limited in West Province, Zimbabwe.

Khan & Cannabis: First Priti Patel & Now Anne Widdecombe

Cannabis Law Report

He certainly upsetting all the right people! Ann Widdecombe has slammed Sadiq Khan for his comments over cannabis use. The London Mayor has called for a discussion on legalising cannabis in the UK, praising the “high standards” of legalised cannabis farms in the US.

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Applied UV Announces Order for The Renaissance Cleveland Hotel

Cannabis Law Report

$2M Furnishings Order Expected Subject to Initial “Model Room” Product Approval. MOUNT VERNON, N.Y.–(BUSINESS –(BUSINESS WIRE)– Applied UV, Inc.