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Why the DEA Hemp Rule Challenge Really Matters

Canna Law Blog

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) issued an interim final rule on hemp (“DEA hemp rule” or “rule”) on August 20, 2020.

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How to grind cannabis – with or without a grinder!

The Cannigma

It’s important to grind cannabis before you roll it in a joint, blunt, or spliff because it makes it easier to roll and will also deliver a smoother hit. It’s not essential to grind weed before putting it in a bowl, and many consumers enjoy the ritual of breaking up nugs by hand.

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SAFE Banking has ‘perfect opportunity’ to pass in Congress soon, says legalization leader

Leafly

Cash only' rules have led to armed robberies and murder. Now Congress has its best chance to pass desperately needed reform. The post SAFE Banking has ‘perfect opportunity’ to pass in Congress soon, says legalization leader appeared first on Leafly.

Why the DEA Hemp Rule Challenge Really Matters. A Lot.

Canna Law Blog

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) issued an interim final rule on hemp (“DEA hemp rule” or “rule”) on August 20, 2020.

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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.

Introducing the BC Craft Farmers Co-Op 

Cannabis Life Network

The BC Craft Farmers Co-Op shouldn’t have to exist. For decades, British Columbia has been Canada’s natural home of cannabis. Thousands of small farmers have cultivated high-quality and potent cannabis known as “BC Bud.”

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Health Canada Admit They Haven’t Yet Started Their Legislated Review Of The Cannabis Act – Already 6 Months Late & Formal Review Yet To Be Initiated

Cannabis Law Report

StratCann report. When the Cannabis Act was created, a requirement baked into the new law was that three years after it became law (October 17, 2018), the Minister of Health would be required to begin a review of the Act and its administration and operation.

How To Get A Medical Marijuana Card In Your State

The Fresh Toast

How To Get A Medical Marijuana Card In Your State. While the process of acquiring a card may differ from state to state, there is a general procedure you can expect to follow when applying for one. The post How To Get A Medical Marijuana Card In Your State appeared first on The Fresh Toast.

Report says some lawyers skeptical FDA warning letters will chill delta-8 THC market

Cannabis Law Report

Natural Products insider write… Given FDA’s track record of enforcement on CBD, marketers of delta-8 THC may not have much to worry about. But states likely pose a graver threat to their business.

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Study Demonstrates Power of Using Ketamine for Parkinson’s Disease

Veriheal

Researchers working at the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Tucson have refined a method of ketamine use in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease (PD). Specifically, the group focused on ketamine’s ability to relieve the side effects of a common treatment called Levodopa.

Article: “Indica and Sativa are Dead: The Quest for a New Cannabis Classification System”. Long Live Terpenes

Cannabis Law Report

True Terpenes write… They say it’s hard to teach an old dog new tricks; for the cannabis industry, it’s proving to be next to impossible to get producers and consumers alike to move away from the age-old dichotomy of indica vs. sativa.

CBD and Hemp Legal and Regulatory Roundup – May 13, 2022

Cannabis Law Report

Welcome to our weekly roundup of CBD and hemp-related legal and regulatory news: CBD. hemp grower, CBD producer moves into high THC space. Bravo Botanicals offers a line of organically-certified CBD products made with CBD extracted from their harvest, including cold-pressed drops and creams.

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DOJ Doesn’t Want SCOTUS To hear Cannabis Employment Case

Cannabis Law Report

Marijuana Moment reports. The Justice Department is telling the U.S. Supreme Court that it should not take up a case concerning workers’ compensation for medical marijuana that could have wide-ranging implications related to federal supremacy.

Oklahoma’s GOP Senator Decides To Tangle Cannabis Regulation With Abortion Debate On Floor of The House

Cannabis Law Report

Dirty politics at it’s dirtiest or as AC/DC once said. “Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap” which about sums up his arguments. Republican U.S.

NJ Lawmakers Look To Introduce Legislation Banning Cannabis Consumption By Specific Workers – 4 Bills Submitted So Far

Cannabis Law Report

It’s funny (not ha! how alcohol consumption isn’t legislated in the same way. That’s 4 bills in total already! The New Jersey Monitor reports.

Workers Comp In Colorado Cannabis Sector Is “Boring” Says Insurance Industry Specialist – No Excessive Claims, Industry Consistent With Others

Cannabis Law Report

A report in the Insurance Journal reveals that it’s all a bit dull! Data on injured workers from the nation’s most mature adult-use cannabis market is pretty boring.

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THCV: What Are Its Effects?

Cannabis Law Report

THCV advocates claim that it gives them an intense rush of energy, and they feel euphoric, without any mental cloudiness like THC. THC has milder effects than THC. Although the effects are almost entirely cognitive, they have minimal impact on your headspace. It isn’t easy to describe.

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California Governor Proposes a Cannabis Tax Reduction in an Effort to Shore Up the Legal Market

Cannabis Law Report

MAY 16, 2022 BY DEANNA J. LUCCI. On Friday, May 13, California Gov. Gavin Newsom introduced proposed revisions to his 2022-2023 budget proposal, which would eliminate the cannabis cultivation tax rate beginning July 1, 2022.

 Psychedelic Bar Association Los Angeles Meeting 17 May 2022

Cannabis Law Report

Come meet and drop in with the lawyers of the Psychedelic Bar Association (PBA) in Los Angeles! Are you a Founding Member of the PBA and want to meet your colleagues in person?

State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy Issues Provisional Dispensary Licenses for RFA II 

Cannabis Law Report

On May 16, 2022, the State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy issued 70 provisional dispensary licenses as part of the RFA II process. A list of the provisional dispensary licenses awarded can be accessed using the following links: List of Provisional Dispensary Licenses (PDF): www.pharmacy.ohio.gov/PDLII.

Jushi Holdings Inc. Expands Product Offerings with Launch of Its First Line of Solventless Cannabis Extracts

Cannabis Law Report

The Lab™ Solventless Live Rosin Vapes and Concentrates Bring Customers Freshness, Taste, and Terpene Experiences – Crafted Solely from Flower, Water, and Ice. BOCA RATON, Fla., May 16, 2022 – Jushi Holdings Inc.

Vermont: Control Board Issues First Operational Cannabis License in VT to Social Equity Tier One Cultivator Rutland Craft Cannabis

Cannabis Law Report

MONTPELIER — The Vermont Cannabis Control Board (CCB) began today’s meeting with some much needed and highly anticipated news, awarding the first operational cannabis license for the adult use market in Vermont.

Top 200 Cannabis Lawyer Heidi Urness Joins McGlinchey

Cannabis Law Report

Here’s the McGlinchey announcement. SEATTLE (May 2022) — McGlinchey is pleased to announce that nationally-recognized cannabis attorney, Heidi Urness, has joined the firm as a Member. She will be the Chair of the Cannabis Practice Group and located in Seattle.

United States CBD Hemp Oil Market Report 2022: Prospects, Trends Analysis, Market Size and Forecasts to 2027 – ResearchAndMarkets.com

Cannabis Law Report

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “United States CBD Hemp Oil Market: Prospects, Trends Analysis, Market Size and Forecasts up to 2027” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

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Flora Growth Appoints Cannabis Regulatory Veteran Holly Bell as Vice President of Regulatory Affairs

Cannabis Law Report

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. & & TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Flora Growth Corp.

Hemp-based Food Market Research Report 2022: Hemp Protein Powder, Hemp Seed Oil, and Hulled Hemp Seed – Global Forecast to 2027 – ResearchAndMarkets.com

Cannabis Law Report

Mentor Capital Posts 40% Annual Revenue Gain in 10-Q

Cannabis Law Report

Yearly Sales per Share Approach Seven Times Current Share Price. PLANO, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)– $MNTR #10Q –Mentor Capital, Inc. OTCQB: MNTR) announced annualized sales of $0.32 per share against a share price of $0.05

Virpax Pharmaceuticals Reports 2022 First Quarter Results and Recent Developments

Cannabis Law Report

— Company Continues to Successfully Advance Product Candidates — BERWYN, Pa.–(BUSINESS –(BUSINESS WIRE)– #earnings — Virpax ® Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Ed Miliband keeps Labour open to legalising cannabis: Shadow Cabinet minister says the party will ‘look at’ the results of Sadiq Khan’s drugs commission

Cannabis Law Report

An outbreak of common sense in the Labour. No such luck just more fence sitting. Yes it is the Mail again. Shadow Cabinet minister Ed Miliband yesterday refused to rule out Labour moving to legalise cannabis.

A Great Reason For Aliens To Visit? Roswell NM OKs first recreational cannabis businesses !

Cannabis Law Report

The Roswell City Council on Thursday approved the first two applicants for recreational cannabis sales in the city but failed to pass an ordinance streamlining the process for medical dispensaries that have the proper licensing from the state.