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Five Cannabis Corporate Governance Mistakes

Canna Law Blog

Many folks in the cannabis industry – especially legacy operators – have little to no experience with corporate governance. I don’t mean to say that they don’t know how to run a business; they likely do.

NORML Comments on Sentencing of Brittney Griner in Russia

NORML

Officials in the United States should do all they can to free Griner, but just as important, end the hypocrisy of acting repulsed by her sentencing while maintaining marijuana criminalization at home by bringing our domestic marijuana policies in line with our nation’s stated principles of liberty and justice.

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Your Elected Reps Want to Hear from You! But What Should You Say?

Americans for Safe Access

With August Recess starting, Congress members are leaving DC and returning home for a month of work. This is the perfect opportunity to meet with them and tell your story about how important medical cannabis is to you.

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THC-vision: The best TV shows to watch stoned

Leafly

Have you ever wondered what to watch while high? We've curated tv shows from all your favourite streaming services like Disney+ and Netflix. The post THC-vision: The best TV shows to watch stoned appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle adult-use cannabis cannabis media medical marijuana tv

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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.

47% of Canadian Marijuana Patients Substitute Cannabis for Other Substances

CannaMD

As medical marijuana continues to gain acceptance across the United States and beyond, patients are increasingly turning to cannabis-based therapies as a complement or alternative to prescription pharmaceutical drugs.

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This is not your grandparents’ marijuana

Cannabis Life Network

This is not your grandparents’ marijuana. You’re going to hear that a lot if you haven’t already. Substitute grandparents for parents, and the meaning is the same. In the “good ole days,” like the 1960s and 70s, cannabis contained no more than 2% THC.

Behold: This US map reveals the top stoner movies in all 50 states

Leafly

Want to know which stoner movie is the most popular where you live? Check out the data, and a handy map, from the good folks at Cycling Frog edibles. The post Behold: This US map reveals the top stoner movies in all 50 states appeared first on Leafly.

The Week in Weed: August 5, 2022

The Blunt Truth

Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana. This week, we have news on state ballot initiatives in Missouri and Arkansas. Cory Booker may be willing to support cannabis banking.

Cookies & Cream: Berner is first cannabis CEO to cover Forbes

Leafly

Cash rules everything about mainstream America’s sudden acceptance of weed—and from boardrooms, to courtrooms, to living rooms, Berner is at the intersection of it all. The post Cookies & Cream: Berner is first cannabis CEO to cover Forbes appeared first on Leafly.

Singapore Courts Show No Leniancy For Appeals Against Death Penalty For “Drug Smuggling”

Cannabis Law Report

Here at CLR we more than strongly advise anybody travelling to or through Singapore to check every part of their luggage before going to the airport.

Answer of the Day for Aug 5, 2022

TheAnswerPage

In some legal states, edibles, such as candies, baked goods, beverages and condiments (butter and oils) containing THC may be sold. Is 2.5mg of THC in an edible a low dose or high dose of THC to be consumed orally? The dosing of THC always needs to be adjusted on an individual basis.

Psilocybin Industry Leases: Key Provisions for Landlords and Tenants (Part I)

Cannabis Law Report

Many entrepreneurs in Oregon’s psilocybin industry will soon begin negotiating leases for their new businesses. We have been drafting and negotiating leases for about seven years for our marijuana clients.

Male vs Female Weed Plant: What Are the Differences?

Otherside Farms

Did you know the sale of alcohol and cannabis rose to 15 billion in 2020 alone? And this number continues to increase. Millions of people use the drug every day, whether medicinally or recreationally. If you’re one of these weed connoisseurs, you’ve likely heard of male and female plants.

CannDev Publish Series Of Free Maps Showing State By State Which Cities & Counties Have Opted In For Regulated Cannabis Retail

Cannabis Law Report

Here’s the information they have sent out. CannDev has designed some very helpful maps showing which cities within a state have opted in for cannabis retail. These maps are free to use and we are not charging for access. Cannabis retail stores are opening at a strong pace throughout the US.

Where Do Most Physicians Turn To For Cannabis Education?

The Fresh Toast

Where Do Most Physicians Turn To For Cannabis Education? A recent survey confirms that cannabis education is not available in mainstream medical schools at either undergraduate or graduate levels. The post Where Do Most Physicians Turn To For Cannabis Education? appeared first on The Fresh Toast.

Harris Bricken: Cannabis Trademark Litigation: Wrigley Wins

Cannabis Law Report

By Jihee Ahn on August 3, 2022. A final judgment recently rendered in WM. Wrigley Jr. Company v. Roberto Conde, et al. , is nothing short of a cautionary tale and a powerful reminder to cannabis companies: Parody is NOT a defense to trademark infringement in this type of commercial context.

7 Skunky Strains – High in Myrcene and Pinene

Sensi Seeds

Cannabis genetics offer an assortment of fragrances, flavours, and articulations. Through these factors we go with our own decisions and foster our own inclinations. The remarkable mix of terpenes gives every one of the strains their comparable, yet unique fragrant profiles.

Russian Court Has Sentenced Brittney Griner To 9 Years In Jail

Cannabis Law Report

This just in via CannaTech. A Russian court Thursday found WNBA star Brittney Griner guilty of drug possession and smuggling charges. She was sentenced to 9 years in prison.

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Massachusetts Cannabis Industry Reform

Burns Levinson (Cannabusiness advisory)

Over the past few years, August has become a popular month for cannabis industry reform in Massachusetts. Most recently, the Massachusetts legislature approved a bill, S.

White House Statement: Brittney Griner shouldn’t have had to endure trial, White House says

Cannabis Law Report

USA Today Report. The White House is repeating calls for Russia to release Brittney Griner after she was sentenced to nine years by a Russian judge on drug charges.

Brittney Griner hears Russia prison sentence

Cannabis Law Report

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Three Men Charged in Oregon With Stealing 360,000 Gallons of Water for Their 10,000 Illegal Plants

Cannabis Law Report

Three men, including one from Mexico, are accused of growing more than 10,000 illegal marijuana plants and stealing 360,000 gallons of water after the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office raided a property near Sprague River.

As Previously Reported….Former New Mexico cannabis director joins private firm, now raising ethics debate

Cannabis Law Report

When the annoucement came through that she was leaving, we said this would happen. We suggest that the best way to deal with this is tie them into a minimum 2 year contract with penalties for breaking contract and going to work in the private sector. NM cannabis regulation director steps down.

Thailand: Upcoming Control for the Safe Usage of Cannabis and Hemp

Cannabis Law Report

Authors Nuttaros Tangprasitti Sattapat Suradecha. Date8/2022. Practice area Compliance Medical Field/Healthcare Thailand.

Fiji’s Parliament has approved an amendment to the drug law that aims to decriminalize hemp 

Cannabis Law Report

Fiji’s Parliament has approved an amendment to the drug law that aims to decriminalize hemp and pave the way for industrial use of the plant in the country. According to the amendment , cannabis plants with up to 1% THC would no longer be controlled under the Illicit Drugs Control Act.

Industry Professionals Urge Congress to Regulate CBD and Hemp-Derived Compounds in 2023 Farm Bill

Cannabis Law Report

Cannabis Business Times. During the House Agriculture Committee Subcommittee hearing on hemp July 28, industry professionals addressed the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) lack of regulation on CBD and hemp-derived compounds. House Agriculture Subcommittee Members, U.S.

Tilray Wellness Announces U.S. Distribution Agreement with Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits for CBD Beverages

Cannabis Law Report

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A Message From Another Time & Galaxy! GW’s cannabis-derived drug Epidiolex finally launches in the US with an average list price of $32,500

Cannabis Law Report

Press Release. Following the keenly anticipated June approval of its cannabis-derived Epidiolex, GW Pharmaceuticals $GWPH has finally launched the rare epilepsy drug in the United States. The drug comprises cannabidiol (CBD) with a minuscule 0.1%

Friday Story! …… Brazilian weed smuggling gang’s guard dog fails at his job, lies down next to owners during police raid

Cannabis Law Report

A drug gang’s guard dog completely failed at its job after it flopped down beside its owners and gave itself up to the police during a raid. The incident was reported from Hortolandia, Sao Paulo state, Brazil. Dog lovers would be glad to know that the massive Rottweiler was not arrested.

5 Reasons to Include CBD in Your Routine

Cannabis Law Report

Cannabidiol, probably better known as CBD, is a substance that comes from the cannabis and hemp plants. Today, there is a true abundance of different CBD-infused products available on the market, from capsules with CBD oil to edibles, tinctures, and beauty products such as creams or bath bombs.

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