Mon.May 13, 2019

Arkansas: Licensed Medical Cannabis Sales Begin

NORML

Qualified patients now have limited access to medical cannabis products, after the state’s first licensed dispensaries began making sales this week. Voters initially approved medical cannabis access by passing a statewide initiative in November 2016. Under the law , qualified patients may obtain both herbal preparations of cannabis and infused cannabis products from state-licensed dispensaries. Products must be derived from plants harvested by one of five state-licensed cultivators.

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Dr’s Want More Info Before They Start Prescribing Medical Cannabis Says Queensland University of Technology

Cannabis Law Report

Medical professionals want more information about medicinal cannabis before they start prescribing it to patients, a new study has found.

Gov. Cuomo Bails on New York Cannabis Legalization

Leafly

After pledging his support to win 2018 primary, Cuomo throws legalization advocates under the bus at the first sign of trouble. The post Gov. Cuomo Bails on New York Cannabis Legalization appeared first on Leafly. Politics adult-use cannabis New York

UK: Brighton CBD / Hemp Restaurant Remains Closed Whilst Taking Legal Advice

Cannabis Law Report

The UK’s first cannabis restaurant has closed until further notice while its owners take legal advice. Canna Kitchen was raided last Wednesday and police seized a substantial amount of herbal cannabis, which the owners said was industrial hemp.

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Leafly Study Debunks Dispensary Myths Around Crime & Teen Use

Leafly

Most research finds cannabis stores lead to improvements in public safety, health, and property values. So why are towns still banning them? The post Leafly Study Debunks Dispensary Myths Around Crime & Teen Use appeared first on Leafly. Politics adult-use cannabis California Colorado crime dispensaries Oregon research

’Woman with the Golden Touch’: Esteemed Businesswoman, Community Leader Gina Champion-Cain Delves into Wellness with Cultivate CBD Health Enhancement Products

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The Nevada Independent Provides A Great Review Of All Current Legislation

Cannabis Law Report

Non profit publication the Nevada Independent provides a very informative overview. They write. A few years ago, marijuana businesses were wondering if they would even survive the legislative session without some sort of political crackdown.

Hunter S. Thompson Ran for Sheriff on a ‘Free Weed’ Platform—And Almost Won

Leafly

Fifty years ago, in a campaign for sheriff, Hunter Thompson called for cannabis legalization, aggressive environmental protection, and an end to abusive policing and corruption in government. We should have listened. The post Hunter S. Thompson Ran for Sheriff on a ‘Free Weed’ Platform—And Almost Won appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle history

Crains Document Where Illinois Cannabis Tax Revenues Will Go

Cannabis Law Report

Under the long-awaited legalization bill unveiled May 7 , just 35 percent of cannabis taxes will go to the state’s general fund, and 10 percent will go to a separate budget stabilization fund. Report Crain’s Chicago Business. Here’s how things will be divided up.

Cannabis Retail Guide: Central Cannabis, London

Leafly

See inside the first legal cannabis store in London, Ontario. The post Cannabis Retail Guide: Central Cannabis, London appeared first on Leafly. Canada Industry dispensaries Ontario retail retail stores

Greek Billionaire Detained On Island Of St Kitts “Alleged” Possession Cannabis Seeds & Cannabis Products

Cannabis Law Report

The report says … A Greek billionaire has been detained on the Caribbean Island of St. Kitts after authorities discovered 5000 cannabis, seeds and other cannabis products allegedly on his private jet. Alkiviades “Alki” David was arrested by the Anti-Narcotics Unit at the Robert L.

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Toronto Wolfpack to Launch Line of CBD Products for Athletes

Leafly

The Toronto rugby team say they are the first pro sports team to enter the CBD-infused products marketplace. The post Toronto Wolfpack to Launch Line of CBD Products for Athletes appeared first on Leafly. Canada Health Lifestyle sports

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St Kitts & Nevis Court Decision Overturns Country’s Cannabis Consumption Laws

Cannabis Law Report

It won’t help the Greek billionaire or any other billionaire but it will apply to citizens and especially rastafarians who use cannabis as a religious sacrament. The report reveals that …… Adults in the dual-island nation of St.

Weed And Infertility: Should Men Worry About Their Marijuana Consumption?

The Fresh Toast

Weed And Infertility: Should Men Worry About Their Marijuana Consumption? While the conclusions are far from definitive, mounting evidence suggests the best practice might be to forego the green while trying to have a baby.

Dutch Undertake First Study Of Synthetic Cannabis

Cannabis Law Report

The study , published in the March 2019 issue of Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research by Mary Ann Liebert Inc., was conducted by researchers at Maastricht University in the Netherlands. It’s the first controlled study observing the effects of synthetic cannabinoids in humans.

New York City Bans Pre-Employment Marijuana Tests

The Blunt Truth

While it has been a challenge for employers to keep up with the explosion of medical and recreational marijuana laws spreading across the nation, employers have taken some comfort in that most of these states still grant employers the right to maintain a drug-free workplace and take action against those who test positive for marijuana, including rejecting job applicants testing positive for drugs.

Cannabis Arrests Up 166% At LAX

Cannabis Law Report

How Does Medicare Cover Arthritis?

The Joint Blog

According to the Arthritis Foundation , arthritis is the leading cause of disability among adults in the U.S. It’s estimated that roughly 54 million adults have been doctor-diagnosed with arthritis. Click to enlarge.

‘Come and Get Us,’ UK Cannabis Growers Tell Police in Protest

Leafly

As part of a nationwide protest, UK patients who grow their own medical cannabis are identifying themselves to authorities in an effort to force policy reform. The post ‘Come and Get Us,’ UK Cannabis Growers Tell Police in Protest appeared first on Leafly.

LinkResPet Eyes Expansion Into B2C Space With Subscription Based E-Commerce Shop

Canna Newswire

KINGTON, England – May 13, 2019 / OTC PR WIRE via Canna Newswire / – LinkResPet ( OTC: LRSV ), a subsidiary of Link Reservations Inc., a company providing Cannabidiol (CBD) products especially tailored for pets, is developing an e-commerce shop for the B2C space.

The TTB Clarifies Its Position on Adding CBD to Alcoholic Beverages

Canna Law Blog

Last week, the U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco and Trade Bureau (“TTB”), which regulates the alcohol industry, released new information regarding the use of hemp-derived ingredients in the formulation alcoholic beverages.

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Does Your Child Suffer From Seizures? Here Are The States With CBD-Only Laws

The Fresh Toast

Does Your Child Suffer From Seizures? Here Are The States With CBD-Only Laws There are now 17 states in the nation where children can legally use this drug as opposed to traditional epilepsy treatments. However, some of these laws are better than others. The post Does Your Child Suffer From Seizures? Here Are The States With CBD-Only Laws appeared first on The Fresh Toast. Cannabis Marijuana Legislation Medical Marijuana News CBD Epidiolex FDA seizures

Medical Marijuana vs. Recreational Marijuana

The Joint Blog

By Kathy T. Cooley. With new ailments making their way to the ‘list of deadly diseases’, the inclination towards alternative medicine has increased. People are ready to take the risk and are exploring alternatives, rather than sticking to good old allopathy.