Tue.Sep 21, 2021

Connecticut: Qualified Patients Can Begin Home Cultivating Cannabis Next Week

NORML

Over 54,000 Connecticut residents are currently registered to possess and and access medical cannabis. The post Connecticut: Qualified Patients Can Begin Home Cultivating Cannabis Next Week appeared first on NORML. Medical Marijuana Connecticut home cultivation patients

California State Fair’s new cannabis competition for 2022 is gonna be lit

Leafly

Move over cotton candy and hog races because there’s a major new attraction coming to the California State Fair in 2022.

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World Anti-Doping Agency To Review Marijuana Policies

NORML

In response to the public outrage regarding the suspension of American athlete Sha'Carri Richardson for testing positive for cannabis, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has announced that it will be reevaluating its policies.

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1 in 5 caregivers treat their autistic children with CBD, survey finds

The Cannigma

One in five caregivers of children with autism give them CBD as a form of treatment, and 31% started CBD treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new survey from Autism Parenting Magazine. Of the CBD used by the respondents, 76.3% was described as CBD only (less than 0.3% THC), 13.7%

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.

NORML Sends Letter In Support Of The SAFE Banking Act Being Attached To The NDAA

NORML

NORML maintains that the NDAA is an appropriate vehicle for the SAFE banking provisions. According to the American Legion, nearly 1 in 4 veterans report consuming cannabis. Most do so because of its therapeutic effects to mitigate symptoms of a physical or mental ailment.

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Delaware: Governor Signs Measure Amending Cannabis Penalties for Minors

NORML

House Bill 241 allows law enforcement to refer a juvenile to counseling, treatment, or other appropriate intervention services in lieu of a monetary fine. The post Delaware: Governor Signs Measure Amending Cannabis Penalties for Minors appeared first on NORML.

U.S. Supreme Court Refuses to Resolve IRS Cannabis Lawsuits for a Second Time

Veriheal

For the second time, the U.S. Supreme Court has decided not to help resolve an ongoing legal battle between the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and various cannabis businesses in Colorado.

Cannabis, Cannabinoids and Their Use In Cancer Treatment

Leafwell

Guest article by Sam Hoffman, Content Marketing Specialist. Is it possible for cannabis to be used as a cancer treatment? There has been much talk about the beneficial properties of cannabis recently, but just how trustworthy are these pieces of information?

The Best Countries for Cannabis Tourism in 2021 and 2022

Cannabis Life Network

As vaccination rollouts become more efficient and travel restrictions ease up, and as a result, many avid pothead travellers will want to know the best countries for cannabis tourism in 2021 and 2022.

Canopy Growth’s Chief Legal Officer, Phil Shaer, To Depart Company October

Cannabis Law Report

Phil Shaer, the chief legal officer for Canadian cannabis producer Canopy Growth, will leave the company next month, according to a regulatory filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. “

A buyer’s guide for weed cartridge batteries

Leafly

If you use vape cartridges even semi-frequently, you’ve likely lost, broken, or worn out the 510-threaded battery. Check out our picks for quality weed cartridge batteries to invest in. The post A buyer’s guide for weed cartridge batteries appeared first on Leafly.

CA State Fair First-ever Cannabis Competition Announced

Cannabis Law Report

California’s Legalized Cannabis Industry Celebrates Inclusion. SACRAMENTO, Calif.–(BUSINESS –(BUSINESS WIRE)–The CA State Fair today announced the addition of the first-ever, state-sanctioned cannabis competition and awards.

8 famous people you didn’t know were cannabis patients

The Cannigma

In the world of cannabis, not everyone can be Snoop, Seth Rogen, or Willie Nelson. There are cannabis users, patients, and just everyday fans who may be fans, but don’t make it a big part of their public persona.

Two Thirds of Companies Say Compliance Is Key Barrier to Growth According To New Study from Fyllo and Harris Poll

Cannabis Law Report

Here’s what Fyllo are saying in their press release on the subject.

These Top Valuable Cannabis Companies are Worth a TON

Veriheal

Yahoo Finance has compiled a list of the most valuable cannabis companies in the world and has explained that the recreational market is “outpacing” the medicinal one as the “world public opinion towards the consumption of weed is changing.”

Bloomberg Article: Cannabis Practices Sprout as Big Law Firms Follow the Money

Cannabis Law Report

Yes Bloomberg this has been happening for the last 18 months now ! They write… Notoriously risk-adverse Big Law firms are building cannabis practice groups as a rising number of states legalize recreational and medicinal use, even though the drug remains largely banned under federal law.

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The Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act: Too Much Too Soon? Too Little Too Late? Or Just the Right Time?

Burns Levinson (Cannabusiness advisory)

On July 14, 2021, Senators Chuck Schumer, Cory Booker and Ron Wyden introduced a bill to legalize and regulate cannabis at the federal level, titled “The Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act.”

Answer of the Day for Sep 22, 2021

TheAnswerPage

What is the annual prevalence of cannabis use across the globe? According to the World Health Organization, the annual prevalence of cannabis use is about 2.5% of the world’s population. As more marijuana legalization laws are enacted , the prevalence of marijuana use is expected to increase.

Jon Avidor Named CEO of Shryne Group

Cannabis Law Report

Industry Vet to Lead #1 Selling Vape Brand and #3 Overall Cannabis Brand in the US. LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Shryne Group, Inc. has appointed Jon Avidor as Chief Executive Officer, a role he assumes from his previous perch as Shryne’s President.

How can Cannabis ease chemo side effects?

United Patients Group

Cancer treatment is often an unpleasant experience? Radiation, chemotherapy, and other treatments can cause many side effects that are difficult to manage. It is an intense grueling process that puts cancer patients at risk for severe side effects.

Association of American Feed Control Officials Issues Position Paper On Hemp

Cannabis Law Report

Here’s their press release. AAFCO_Hemp_Position_Release. The Position Paper. AAFCO_HempUpdate-9-21.

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Proposed New Michigan Cannabis Rules II: Licensees

Dykema (Cannabis Law Blog)

On Monday, September 27, Michigan’s Marijuana Regulatory Agency will hold a public hearing on draft administrative rules updating all of the State’s current cannabis-related rules other than for hemp. The deadline to provide written public comments is that Monday at 5 p.m. In a six-part series, Dykema outlines the substantive proposed changes in each of 10 draft rule sets and then will conclude with coverage of next week’s hearing.

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New Mexico: City Of Las Cruces Pulls Out Of Investment Of Hemp Company That Couldn’t Meet Its Hiring Goals

Cannabis Law Report

Interesting story. 4News reports. The Las Cruces city council voted to pay the state back $400,000 that was going to go to a new hemp manufacturing company.

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New Report Says Medical Cannabis Consumers Spend More

The Fresh Toast

New Report Says Medical Cannabis Consumers Spend More. Data shows that medical consumers tend to purchase more product at one time than recreational consumers. The post New Report Says Medical Cannabis Consumers Spend More appeared first on The Fresh Toast.

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Oregon: OLCC issues recall for hemp labeled product with high THC levels  

Cannabis Law Report

September 21, 2021. Select CBD tincture could impair unsuspecting consumers. Agency inspectors continue to trace cause of mislabeled product.

Kanabo’s CBD Line Available in the UK on Handpicked CBD

Cannabis Law Report

Consumers can use the VapePod for Reload, Relax and Repair. LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kanabo’s VapePod, the world’s first medical grade vaporiser is now available to UK customers on Handpicked CBD , to use with three new proprietary formulas: Reload, Relax and Repair.

CLR Interview: Hunter Neubauer, Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board at Oregrown,

Cannabis Law Report

We spoke to Hunter earlier in the year on our Koala Karma podcast and thought a quick chat for those of you who like to read things might be instructive too. We thank Hunter for taking time out to answer our questions. Here’s a bit of background on Hunter’s professional background .

Why is a vape pen great for marijuana?

Cannabis Law Report

As a marijuana enthusiast, you’re probably wondering what is the best way to consume. Smoking weed is not enjoyable for everyone, some people do not appreciate the harshness of smoking and would prefer exploring alternative ways to consume cannabis.

How is CBD Oil Made?

Cannabis Law Report

CBD oil is a by-product of the hemp and cannabis plants. The compound is not addictive and does not cause hyperactivity because it contains low traces of THC. THC is the chemical compound in cannabis that causes hyperactivity and addiction.

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Amazon’s Cannabis Policy Will Be Retroactive, Formerly Rejected Applicants Are Now Eligible For Jobs

Cannabis Law Report

Amazon must be desperate for workers ! Benzinga reports.