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Health Claims Draw Patients as Cannabis Science Catches Up

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The number of medical marijuana cardholders more than tripled in the last five years, as more states jumped on the bandwagon. Meanwhile, barriers to research are finally falling. The post Health Claims Draw Patients as Cannabis Science Catches Up appeared first on Leafly.

Oregon: Governor Signs Law Prohibiting Landlords From Discriminating Against Medical Marijuana Patients

NORML

Democratic Gov. Kate Brown has signed legislation, Senate Bill 970 , prohibiting landlords from taking discriminatory action against those who either use medical cannabis or possess cannabis-related convictions.

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Article: Canada: Future Care Costs For Cannabis In Personal Injury Claims

Cannabis Law Report

June 6 2019. Article by Jorge P. Segovia. Cox & Palmer. Authored also by Miranda Jacqueline Ramjattan 1. Introduction. This article will examine how courts have responded to claims for cannabis, as an element of future care costs, in personal injury cases.

5 CBD Secrets

Project CBD

Cannabidiol and CBD oil seem to be everywhere these days, despite the confusing legal status of this prolific compound. But how much do we actually know about CBD

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Studies: Medical Cannabis Enrollees Typically Reduce Their Use of Opioids

NORML

Patients diagnosed with chronic pain and other debilitating conditions typically reduce, or in some cases, eliminate their use of opioids following their enrollment in state-sanctioned medical cannabis access programs. Several peer-reviewed studies now document this trend.

Hell’s Getting Chilly: Alabama & Mississippi Take Up Cannabis Reform

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Two of America's most cannaphobic states make first-step improvements, thanks to dedicated activists. The post Hell’s Getting Chilly: Alabama & Mississippi Take Up Cannabis Reform appeared first on Leafly. Politics alabama medical marijuana mississippi

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Do Anti-Drug Campaigns Actually Work?

Leafly

From “This is your brain on drugs” to “Delay, delay, delay,” we look at the importance of anti-drug campaigns, how they’ve failed, and what they’re like today. The post Do Anti-Drug Campaigns Actually Work? appeared first on Leafly. Health health

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Driving on Edibles – Opinion

Cannabis Life Network

I know a guy who said he was driving on edibles once but had to pull over and wait it out because he was getting too f *d up. Never have I driven so impaired that I’m a danger to myself or others. Most people don’t. Automobiles are like weapons. Used incorrectly, they can seriously hurt […].

Oregon House Passes Cannabis “export” Bill

Cannabis Law Report

“In a bi-partisan vote of 42-17 on Tuesday, the Oregon House passed an historic measure that will allow Oregon’s Governor to enter into agreements with other consenting states to allow for the legal export of cannabis between state markets. Governor Brown is expected to sign the bill.”

Beleave Settles with BC Securities Commission over $7.5M stock scheme

Cannabis Life Network

Press Release: GACC (The Global Alliance for Cannabis Commerce) Releases Cannabis Industry’s First Model U.S. Federal Legislation

Cannabis Law Report

Here’s the press release in full……… The Global Alliance for Cannabis Commerce (GACC) released the U.S. cannabis industry’s first comprehensive model federal legislation to legalize interstate and international medical and adult-use cannabis in the United States.

South Africa Cannabis in Numbers: 10 Average Hours of Daily Sun

CannaTech

There is no factor more critical to successful cannabis cultivation than light, and when it comes to light there is no replacement for Mother Nature. Natural sunlight may be tricky to control in certain climates, but South Africa is blessed with near perfect conditions for cannabis.

Eswatini (aka Swaziland) Will Soon Introduce First Draft Of Cannabis Legislation Into Parliament

Cannabis Law Report

Cannabis Law Report has learnt that the following drafts for cannabis regulation and licensing expect to go to the Eswatini parliament chambers at the end of August or early September this year. The Eswatini government is looking to pass legislation similar to that of neighbouring kingdom Lesotho.

5 Wacky Canadian Cannabis Laws You Didn’t Know Existed

Leafly

Cannabis might be legal in Canada, but these obscure laws might surprise you. The post 5 Wacky Canadian Cannabis Laws You Didn’t Know Existed appeared first on Leafly. Canada Politics Alberta British Columbia government law enforcement list Ontario

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Gov. Greg Abbott, Texas, Signs Into Law CBD & Hemp Legislation

Cannabis Law Report

Without any fanfare Gov. Greg Abbott signed a new law Monday that clears up which CBD products are legal in Texas and will also allow local farmers to grow hemp as a crop. Dallas News reports. The law, which received bipartisan support in the state Legislature , goes into effect immediately.

Cannabis Law and Policy: What I’ve Learned From Teaching

Canna Law Blog

For the past three years, I have taught a class called “Cannabis Law & Policy” at Lewis & Clark Law School here in Portland, Oregon. It’s a seminar that meets for two hours a week for upper level students.

Hemp Could Help Bees

Cannabis Law Report

Lisette Voytko writes for Forbes… Topline : A recent study from Colorado State University reports that industrial hemp could help declining bee populations—a source of great ecological concern—because it’s a great source of pollen.

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48North Agreement with OCS for Outdoor-Grown Cannabis

Cannabis Life Network

TORONTO, June 10, 2019 /CNW/ – 48North Cannabis Corp. TSXV:NRTH) announced today that it has signed a supply agreement with the Ontario Cannabis Store (“OCS“), Ontario’s sole wholesaler and online retailer for recreational cannabis.

Meet the Producer of Some of the Priciest Cannabis in Canada

Leafly

And they’re proud of it. The post Meet the Producer of Some of the Priciest Cannabis in Canada appeared first on Leafly. Canada Strains & Products British Columbia Canadian cannabis Licensed Producers marketwatch strains and products

Legal California Dispensaries Want to See Stronger Action Against Grey Market

WeedAdvisor

Despite being a pioneer in marijuana legalization, California is dealing with an illegal marijuana crisis. But according to The Hill , sneaky dealers hiding in the shadows are not the problem. The real threat comes from a much fancier, better-equipped source we all know as the “grey market.”.

Cannabis Retail Guide: Spiritleaf, St. Albert

Leafly

See inside the Spiritleaf location on the outskirts of Edmonton. The post Cannabis Retail Guide: Spiritleaf, St. Albert appeared first on Leafly. Canada Industry Alberta dispensaries retail retail stores

Kroger Launches CBD Sales In 17 States

Cannabis Law Report

Cincinnati, Ohio-based grocery store chain Kroger Co. is now selling CBD-infused topicals in its stores in 17 states, the Detroit News reports.

The End of ‘Just Say No’ Drug Approach is Underway in America

PrestoDoctor

The Just Say No program began with America’s crack cocaine epidemic and spread to once seemingly effective school programs like D.A.R.E. In the years following, we have learned that abstinence and scare tactic-centric programs had little to no positive impact on curtailing youth drug use.

US Firm, Frost Brown Todd Publish Latest State By State: Hemp Update May 2019

Cannabis Law Report

The latest hemp laws state-by-state: May 2019. By: Hemp Industry Team. Hemp growth programs took root in four different states, expanded in two states, and legislation awaits the governor’s signature in another state in the month of May.

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Ingredient Alliance Announces Launch of Pharma Grade CBN/CBG/THCV and Early Harvest Biomass

Canna Newswire

Designer Cannabinoids take center stage at Ingredient Alliance. LOS ANGELES – June 11, 2019 / Canna Newswire / – Ingredient Alliance has added pharma grade CBN, CBG, THCV and early harvest biomass (both organic and conventional) to their slate of cutting-edge Cannabinoid offerings.

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Washington DC: Congressional Committee Advances Psychedelics Amendment But Blocks Marijuana Proposal

Cannabis Law Report

Here’s the introduction to their piece that we suggest you read in full to get a sense where these discussions might be heading at a Federal level. Marijuana Moment write. The measure moving to a full House vote, introduced by Rep.

Micro-Dosing with Cannabis

The Marijuana Facts

“Why try micro-dosing? Well, less is more when it comes to marijuana consumption.” ” It’s no secret that marijuana legalization is very popular in the US as evidenced by the two biggest national surveys conducted by Gallup and Pew.

Oxnard approves cannabis manufacturing testing and distribution in city limits

Cannabis Law Report

The Tri County Sentry reports. Oxnard— The Oxnard City Council, took a step forward in the cannabis market during its June 4, meeting, and unanimously approved the manufacturing, testing, and distribution within the city limits.

London Experts Urge More Research into Marijuana’s Effects on Fertility

WeedAdvisor

We have heard many of the health consequences of cannabis use brought forth by doctors or special interest groups. But one claim, made by London researchers, has not received much attention. Specifically, recent studies indicate – albeit rather weakly – that cannabis use could cause problems with fertility in both men and women, according to The London Free Press. Unfortunately, prohibition laws make further investigation difficult.

Article: Working Through The Weeds Of Cannabis Laws: Prop 64, FMLA, And ADA

Cannabis Law Report

[link]. Proposition 64 changed marijuana laws. What many do not realize is that it did not change employment laws. Employers recognize societal norms are changing with the passing of Prop 64.

How Far Should LED Grow Lights Be From Plants?

Medicinal Marijuana Association

If you’re trying to figure out the perfect distance between your plants and the LED lights nourishing them, you’re already ahead of the game. Too many growers overlook light placement or decide to wing it. At worst, the result is a struggling, unhealthy crop. At best, they don’t get the full benefits of choosing LED lights to begin with. The most technologically advanced LED lights have completely revolutionized indoor and greenhouse growing.

Australia: Agriculture Victoria Grants Industrial Hemp Licences

Cannabis Law Report

Murray River Organics (ASX:MRG) and Althea Group Holdings Limited (ASX:AGH) announced yesterday both had been granted hemp cultivation licences by the Victorian Government.(Australia). Australia). The Hempgazette reports.

Understanding the Background of Medical Marijuana Laws in Los Angeles

The Joint Blog

[link]. From the 1st of January, 2018, it became legal to buy, carry, use, and grow cannabis sativa without a valid physician’s recommendation. Medicinal cannabis has been available in the State of California for many years, but now recreational use is beginning to thrive as well.

New Mexico regulators suggest may cap medical cannabis production

Cannabis Law Report

These are the bullets they highlight. The Department of Health published a proposal Tuesday to limit medical cannabis cultivation to 1,750 mature plants per licensed producer. Immature seedlings shorter than 8 inches won’t count toward the limit so that producers can experiment with plant strains.