Wed.Dec 04, 2019

It’s All Over For Mass Roots

Cannabis Law Report

Ganjapreneur report. MassRoots Cannabis Social Network Goes Dark. The MassRoots cannabis social network is apparently dead after the website and related app went dark a few weeks back.

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How might terpenes contribute to the ‘entourage effect’ of cannabis?

Leafly

The entourage effect, or the theory that cannabis compounds work synergistically, may explain why strains make us feel differently. But is there evidence that suggests terpenes play a role in cannabis' effects? The post How might terpenes contribute to the ‘entourage effect’ of cannabis?

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Hemp and CBD: Submit Your Comments on USDA Interim Hemp Rules By December 30

Canna Law Blog

The hemp industry is up in arms over the USDA’s interim rules establishing a domestic hemp program. As of this writing you can find some 900 comments published on regulations.gov.

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Brazil’s Pharma Regulator, Anvisa, Approves Medicinal Cannabis Products

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Brazilian pharmaceutical regulator Anvisa on Tuesday approved regulations for the roll-out of medicinal cannabis-based products but in a separate vote blocked a proposal to allow domestic medical marijuana plantations.

Consumers Want Quality and Safety.

Cannabis Law Report

The North American College of Pharmaceutical Technology (NACPT) is conducting a pilot series of professionals in medical cannabis workshops, and we spent a day learning and discussing food safety, regulatory tech, processes and systems.

Canada’s Fake Legal Cannabis Extracts

Cannabis Life Network

We reported that there have been brands of fake shatter floating around the black market. No one yet knows the identity of the impurity hiding in some cannabis extracts. It only unveils itself after being soaked in alcohol.

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Creditor Protection sought by cannabis company Wayland Group Corp.

Cannabis Life Network

TORONTO — Cannabis company Wayland Group Corp. says it has filed for creditor protection to give it more time to raise money and consider restructuring deals.

5 Canadian cannabis companies doing more

Leafly

Everything’s a little nicer on weed—even capitalism. Here’s how five Canadian cannabis companies are putting a little love back into the world. The post 5 Canadian cannabis companies doing more appeared first on Leafly. Canada Industry Charity holidays

What to Look for in an Online Dispensary

Otherside Farms

How do you choose an online marijuana dispensary? This is a question that likely have asked yourself after deciding to use medical marijuana. The number of online marijuana dispensaries is increasing, consequently making it harder to decide which is the best option for you.

Marijuana Increases Productivity in Older Adults

CannaMD

If there’s one stigma that marijuana patients have had the hardest time shaking, it’s that they’re lazy. However, research is proving this to be far from the truth!

Press Release: Founders of California Cannabis Law Firm Frontera Join Vicente Sederberg LLP

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Here’s the press release in full… . VS significantly expands California operations with addition of partners Luke Stanton and Jeffrey Welsh in Los Angeles and associate attorney Christina Sava in Oakland.

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What Drugs Should Not Be Taken with CBD?

Greencamp

In June 2018, the World Health Organization issued a report that characterized cannabidiol (CBD) as a substance with “a good. Continue Reading. The post What Drugs Should Not Be Taken with CBD? appeared first on Greencamp. Health

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Colorado Dept of Revenue Update

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To assist licensees, the MED is issuing the following guidance regarding Change of Ownership Application requirements and exemptions. Please see Guidance for Applicants Submitting a Change of Owner Application. 191203 Change of Owner Front Office Resource for Applicants_FINAL. Cannabis Law News

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Today’s Answer of the Day

TheAnswerPage

In addition to seizure medications, CBD interacts with warfarin. Does this drug:drug interaction lead to an increased risk of bleeding or a decrease in warfarin’s anticoagulation effect?

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US Virgin Islands To Call Lawmakers To Special Session To Discuss Adult Use Cannabis

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The governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) is calling the legislature into special session this month to consider adult-use marijuana legalization. MM write. If the measure proposed by Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. (D) D) is adopted, USVI would become the third U.S.

Florida Senator Introduces Bill Providing Broad Employment Protections to Medical Marijuana Users

The Blunt Truth

On November 18, 2019, Florida Senator Lori Berman (D) introduced Senate Bill 962 , which proposes to provide job applicants and employees who use medical marijuana various protections in employment. If enacted, Florida would join the growing number of states to pass laws with similar protections, including most recently in Illinois.

California city sues itself, trying to escape controversial cannabis ballot initiative

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Pasadena is asking a judge to erase a controversial ballot initiative from next year’s ballot. And it’s doing so by suing its own officials. The Mercury News continues. Yes, this is highly unusual.

A global history of cannabis edibles

Leafly

Buckle in for an eye-opening history lesson on how we’ve been eating cannabis for millennia. The post A global history of cannabis edibles appeared first on Leafly. Canada Lifestyle edibles history

Mass Roots Will Rise From The Dead Says Head Honcho Isaac Dietrich

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He’s a man who won’t lie down or somebody who loves to be on permanent life support, one or the other. After following his travails (that’s our polite word for disaster management theory) for the past few years we wonder what’s going to bring him back this time.

What is nano THC? How nanoemulsions create new cannabis building blocks

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Axiomm is pioneering new ways for cannabis brands to create emulsified products with lab-ready nanotechnology. The post What is nano THC? How nanoemulsions create new cannabis building blocks appeared first on Leafly. Strains & products Axiomm Technologies products sponsored article THC

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Canopy enters U.S. consumer market with new CBD brand

Cannabis Law Report

Canopy Growth Corp. has quietly launched its hemp-derived CBD brand, marking the pot giant’s first official presence in the U.S. consumer market. Canopy’s new U.S. CBD product brand is dubbed “First & Free” and will be available for sale in 31 U.S.

6 Easiest MMJ Strains To Grow At Home

MMJ Recs

Growing your own medicinal marijuana is an extremely satisfying thing to do. Watching your plants grow and thrive is a fun, rewarding experience. It is also a very educational undertaking and a skill that you can build.

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Canopy Growth debuts ‘Cannabis 2.0’ portfolio

Cannabis Law Report

Food Business News reports. SMITH FALLS, ONT. Canopy Growth is rolling out 13 cannabis-infused drinks and a line of cannabis-infused chocolate as part of its Cannabis 2.0. portfolio. The launch coincides with the second wave of national legalization in Canada.

Kight On Cannabis: TOTAL THC AND THE USDA RULE- A DATA DRIVEN ANALYSIS

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Editor’s note: This article is a modified version of a comment to the USDA written by Marion Snyder, PhD , Chief Scientific Officer of Clearwater Biotech. In this article, Dr. Snyder distills her analysis of hemp testing during the 2018 and 2019 growing seasons.

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Barbados: Medical cannabis law clears final hurdle in Parliament

Cannabis Law Report

The law, which covers activities related to cultivation, processing, dispensing and export, empowers the Medicinal Cannabis Licensing Authority to develop policies and guidelines for a newly regulated medicinal marijuana industry.

BRIEF Denver after-school program receives $1.5M from marijuana tax revenue

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The Denver Afterschool Alliance receives $1.5 million a year from the city’s collected marijuana tax revenue, Chalkbeat reports , with the city last year collecting a reported $46 million in such revenues overall.

Riverside: Deputies Serve 7 Search Warrants

Cannabis Law Report

Riverside County sheriff’s deputies have served seven search warrants at sites of alleged illegal marijuana cultivation.

Federal Agency Adopts Policy Letting People With Drug Convictions Work At Credit Unions

Cannabis Law Report

MM writes, The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Board initially announced proposed changes to its employment guidance in July , where the recommendation to carve out exceptions for low-level drug offenses first appeared.

US Hemp Roundtable: Financial Regulators Issue New Pro-Hemp Banking Guidance

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Article – The Tax Advisor: Legal hemp and deductible expenses

Cannabis Law Report

Here’s the introduction to their piece. For decades, cannabis, derivatives of cannabis, and related substances such as hemp and marijuana were classified as Schedule I narcotics under the 1970 Controlled Substances Act.