Thu.Oct 10, 2019

Cannabinoids for Scleroderma

Project CBD

Two compounds that target the endocannabinoid system are currently in development to treat scleroderma – and they’re already in clinical trials. Pharmaceutical researchers have their sights set on developing a drug that bypasses CB1 while boosting CB2.

BREAKING NEWS: Washington State Bans Flavored Vapor Products

Canna Law Blog

On October 9, 2019, the Washington State Board of Health (“BOH”) voted to adopt emergency rules banning flavored vapor products, including marijuana products, in Washington State. The ban is effective as of October 10 and will run for 120 days.

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8 Reasons Why The Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Industry Will Grow And Grow

MMJ Recs

The Oklahoma medical marijuana industry only came into existence after a June 2018 vote, in which 57% of Oklahoman voters voted to legalize the sale, use, and growth of medical marijuana in the state.

Opinion: Why Massachusetts’ vaping ban won’t stop lung illnesses

Leafly

By banning all legal vapes, Gov. Baker sent consumers to the polluted illicit market—and to deadly tobacco cigarettes. The post Opinion: Why Massachusetts’ vaping ban won’t stop lung illnesses appeared first on Leafly. Health Politics massachusetts opinion vape safety

Survey: Pain Patients Often Report Substituting Cannabis for Opioids

NORML

Some four in ten adults who reported using both marijuana and opioids within the past year acknowledge either decreasing or ceasing their consumption of opioids as a result of substituting cannabis, according to an analysis of survey data published in the journal PLOS One.

Spray first, fix later: Why cannabis growers use pesticides and remove them after harvest

Leafly

With all the challenges facing cannabis growers, synthetic pesticides can start to look good. But are they good to use, or safe? The post Spray first, fix later: Why cannabis growers use pesticides and remove them after harvest appeared first on Leafly. Growing pesticides

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Rudy Giuliani’s Ukraine fixers indicted in US cannabis corruption scheme

Leafly

Three Soviet Union-born US citizens linked to Rudy Guilani and Ukraine have been indicted for illegal campaign donations in Nevada. The post Rudy Giuliani’s Ukraine fixers indicted in US cannabis corruption scheme appeared first on Leafly. Politics corruption elections licensing Nevada

Constellation Brands CFO named chair at Canopy Growth

Cannabis Life Network

SMITHS FALLS, Ont. — The chief financial officer of Canopy Growth Corp.‘s ‘s largest shareholder has been appointed chair of the cannabis company’s board of directors amid an ongoing shakeup in its executive ranks. David Klein, the CFO at Constellation Brands Inc.,

MJ Biz Report: Los Angeles attorneys group creates cannabis law practice area

Cannabis Law Report

“The cannabis industry is booming, perhaps like the next Gold Rush,” the association’s president, Ronald F. Brot, said in a statement. cannabis-section-release-100819.

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Shares of Green Organic Dutchman plunge after raising financing concerns

Cannabis Life Network

TORONTO — The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings Ltd. saw its shares plunge in early trading after the cannabis company said. It was reviewing financing alternatives in order to complete construction at its facilities in Ancaster, Ont., and Valleyfield, Que.

Frozen Cannabis Harvests Becoming The Norm In California

Cannabis Law Report

Over the last six years, the idea of freezing part—or all—of one’s cannabis harvest has gone from bizarre to mandatory. A full 30% of Alien Labs’ coveted new strain Planet Dosi is heading straight from outdoor fields into the freezer this year.

Vaping fallout: Small stores suffering as American vapers turn away

Cannabis Life Network

NEW YORK — The thousands of shops that sprang up in cities and towns across the country over the past decade to sell vaping products have seen a stunning reversal of fortune, with their sales plunging in just two months amid news reports that vaping has sickened nearly 1,300 people and killed 26.

“Canopy” & “Go Farm Hemp” In Counter Suit Harvest Drama

Cannabis Law Report

Canadian cannabis giant Canopy Growth and a Nevada-based hemp producer are suing each other in rival federal cases over a bad crop and allegations of missed payments and misspent advances.

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Yield Growth Acquires Catalogue of Edible Mushroom Formulas

Cannabis Life Network

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 10, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via OTC PR WIRE — The Yield Growth Corp. CSE: BOSS) (OTCQB: BOSQF) (FSE: YG3) is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary Flourish Mushroom Labs Inc.

India: CISF (Central Industrial Security Force) officer & lawyer arrested for hiding hashish in technocrat’s car in Delhi

Cannabis Law Report

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Cannabis Legalization, One Year Later – The Good, The Bad & The Unknown

Cannabis Life Network

The Good about Cannabis Legalization: 1) Legal Weed Despite unrelenting criticism, the bottom line is that we have successfully lifted the federal prohibition on cannabis in this country. The legalization of weed ended a nearly ninety-year prohibition against the plant. Our approach to legalization also differed from other countries, taking the more radical approach of opting […].

Hemp Farmers In The US Hampered By Lack Of Industry Knowledge

Cannabis Law Report

This sounds like Oregon overproduction story on a massive scale. Never mind booked up processing plants, testing issues in some states and now the vape crisis. Some farmers are going to have a hard time of it according to Hemp Industry Daily. They write.

The African Cannabis Economy

CannaTech

In today’s blog, guest contributor Jessica Steinberg discusses South Africa’s cannabis economy with Tandadzo ( Tando) Matanda, Founding Director of Zambezi Investment Fund. This is the second installment of Jessica’s in-depth series on the African cannabis landscape.

Mitch Mooches Around California With Cannabis Industry Players

Cannabis Law Report

MarketWatch report…… Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a longtime opponent of reforming marijuana laws, is spending more time than usual thinking about cannabis on a trip to California this week.

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Mexican Legislator Hands Joint To Cabinet Minister Whilst In Chamber Of Deputies

Cannabis Law Report

Marijuana Moments reports on this bit of cannabis theatre on the floor this week. “A Mexican lawmaker gave a key member of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s cabinet a marijuana joint while speaking on the floor of the Chamber of Deputies on Wednesday.”

World Mental Health Day

420 Clinic

How can medical cannabis help? On World Mental Health Day, many things come to mind – How stigmatized mental health issues still are, and how we can adapt in a changing world to overcome mental health conditions and associated challenges.

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Cannabis & Dementia: New Study Explores Pot’s Potential for Treatment

Cannabis Law Report

Clinical studies are about to get underway at an Australia university, to track changes in actual dementia patients to see if cannabis can help with dementia and related issues. The study will be led by the Institute for Health Research at the University of Notre Dame in Perth.

South Africa’s Cannabis Economy

CannaTech

In today’s blog, guest writer Jessica Steinberg discusses South Africa’s cannabis economy with Tandadzo ( Tando) Matanda, Founding Director of Zambezi Investment Fund. This is the second installment of Jessica’s in-depth series on the African cannabis landscape.

How Does the Marketplace Facilitator Act Apply To Weedmaps and Other Cannabis Facilitators?

Cannabis Law Report

If you wish to re-publish this story please do so with following accreditation. AUTHOR: aBIZinaBOX Inc. CPAs – Jordan S. Zoot, CPA. PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT. The California Dept.

The Week in Weed: October 11, 2019

The Blunt Truth

Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana. We’ll start this week with some financial news. CBD sellers looking for a payment processing method got some good news.

New Frontier Data Buy CO Data Analytics Company, Zefyr

Cannabis Law Report

Zefyr Inc , a data analytics firm described in a news announcement as the “Nielsen” of cannabis. Here’s the PR. Cannabis Big Data Firm to Acquire Zefyr, the ‘Alexa’ of Cannabis. October 9, 2019.

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48North Acquires Sackville & Co.

Cannabis Life Network

TORONTO, Oct. 10, 2019 /CNW/ – Today, 48North Cannabis Corp. (“48North” or the “Company”) (TSXV:NRTH) announced that is has acquired Sackville & Co. Merchandising Ltd. (“Sackville & Co.”) ”) a leading U.S.-based based cannabis brand focused on design-forward cannabis accessories. 48North, a vertically-integrated licensed producer of cannabis focused on low-cost cultivation, brand and next-generation products, remains focused […].

24 Hours Is A Long Time In Cannabis ! New Frontier Data Now Say They Intend to Buy Cannabis Media Outlet, Civilized Worldwide Inc

Cannabis Law Report

It’s not a surprising announcement. They have data and reports in play and we presume have fairly healthy numbers in terms of B to B clients. Now they are looking at the B to C market , we presume to maximise advertising and branding revenues from their B to B relationships.

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Father of Cannabis Research Creates More Potent, Synthetic Versions of Cannabinoids 

Freedom Leaf

Raphael Mechoulam , an Israel bio-chemist and trailblazing cannabis researcher, announced last month a process to produce synthetic cannabinoid acids – chemical compounds that may be more stable than their plant-based counterparts.