Fri.May 20, 2022

State Policy Weekly Update 5/20/2022

NORML

This week's update highlights legislative developments in Delaware, Rhode Island, Louisiana and Massachusetts! The post State Policy Weekly Update 5/20/2022 appeared first on NORML. ACTIVISM California Delaware Louisiana Massachusetts New Jersey new york Rhode Island Statepolicy TakeAction

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Has the Cannabis Bubble Popped?

Cannabis Life Network

Has the cannabis bubble popped? Stocks are down, funds are drying up, and balance sheets are messy. Assets managed by cannabis funds are down by 45% in twelve months. They’ve reportedly lost $2.6 billion from $4.6 billion the previous year.

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Dr. Oz exits reality with epic anti-weed rant 

Leafly

On May 19, Pennsylvania Senate hopeful Dr. Oz used a live TV interview to slander and condescend to cannabis consumers. Think it'll boost him in the polls against Lt. Governor John Fetterman? The post Dr. Oz exits reality with epic anti-weed rant appeared first on Leafly.

Fighting WCB Nova Scotia for Medical Cannabis Coverage – Melissa Ellsworth’s Story

Cannabis Life Network

Melissa Ellsworth is a psychiatric nurse who worked in federal corrections. After a workplace injury, she was left with severe chronic pain and her life changed forever. When pharmaceutical medications didn’t work, her doctor recommended that she switch to cannabis.

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.

Cannabis recipe 101: salted caramel ice cream

Leafly

Treat yourself this summer with our weed-infused caramel ice cream recipe. The post Cannabis recipe 101: salted caramel ice cream appeared first on Leafly. Canada cannabutter cooking DIY edibles homemade recipes

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Fire Season is Coming, Again

Canna Law Blog

Last summer, I wrote a post called “ Fire Season is Coming.” ” Given the massive expected California droughts, it’s pretty safe to assume that fire season is coming, again. Today, I want to recap some of the issues that we’re likely to see in the coming months.

The Roll-up #242: Winners win elections with weed

Leafly

This week we examine how John Fetterman's big primary election win in Pennsylvania was made possible by his strong advocacy for legalization. Also: Hottest weed strains of May. The post The Roll-up #242: Winners win elections with weed appeared first on Leafly.

6 Pain Management Centers In Louisiana That MMJ Patients Should Know

MMJ Recs

Pain management remains one of the most commonly reported reasons for medical marijuana usage in the country. However, according to the CDC, there is limited evidence to support that medical marijuana alone is beneficial in treating most types of acute or chronic pain.

Answer of the Day for May 21, 2022

TheAnswerPage

Has any national drug administration approved a CBD-containing product for therapeutic use in conditions other than epilepsy?

Rhode Island Poised to Legalize Cannabis

Cannabis Law Report

After several years of fits and starts, Rhode Island is finally poised to pass a substantive cannabis legalization bill as soon as next week. An amended version of the previously-proposed cannabis bill is now on the fast track toward passage at the State House.

Siskiyou County, Calif. Sheriff Seeks to Declare State of Emergency Over Illicit Cannabis Cultivation

Cannabis Law Report

Sheriff Jeremiah LaRue is asking Gov. Gavin Newsom to declare a State of Emergency for the county to secure more law enforcement funding and tougher laws for illegal grows. Cannabis Business Times reports. Siskiyou County, Calif.

Oregon: OLLCC April – May “Marijuana Stipulated Settlement Agreements”

Cannabis Law Report

Here’s the latest list. Marijuana Stipulated Settlement Agreements. GREEN LION in St. Helens, a marijuana retailer, will pay a $7,250 fine OR serve a 29-day license suspension for three violations.

Vermont Control Board Issues First Operational Cannabis License to Social Equity Tier One Cultivator, Rutland Craft Cannabis

Cannabis Law Report

The Vermont Cannabis Control Board (CCB) began today’s meeting with some much needed and highly anticipated news, awarding the first operational cannabis license for the adult use market in Vermont.

The 20 Best Weed Cities in the U.S.

Cannabis Law Report

People choose to move to different cities for a variety of reasons. Job opportunities, for example, or to live closer to family. But recently, a real estate site decided to look at another factor: which are the best weed cities in the U.S.?

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High Tide Announces Its Cabana Club Loyalty Program has Surpassed 515,000 Members and Adds Two Stores to Its Network

Cannabis Law Report

This news release constitutes a “designated news release” for the purposes of the Company’s prospectus supplement dated December 3, 2021 to its short form base shelf prospectus dated April 22, 2021.

Grown Rogue Announces Leadership Changes

Cannabis Law Report

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