Fri.Sep 06, 2019

Weedmaps Article: Why THCV Might be the Next Big Thing in Weed

Cannabis Law Report

2019 has the potential to be remembered as the year when minor cannabinoids really hit the scene.

Vaping Products Linked with Rising Number of Hospitalizations

NORML

The US Centers for Disease Control has now identified over 450 cases of respiratory distress that may be associated with the use of disposable vapor cartridges used to consume certain e-liquids. While initial cases of the phenomenon were associated with consumption of cannabinoid oil products via the use of unregulated vapor cartridges , the CDC reports that some cases have also been linked to the use of nicotine only.

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Vape Pen Lung Disease: Here’s What You Need to Know

Leafly

Throw away any street-purchased vape carts. Pen makers are cutting them with dangerous additives including Vitamin E oil. The post Vape Pen Lung Disease: Here’s What You Need to Know appeared first on Leafly. Health vape pens

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Did Marijuana Just Help Avert a Teacher Strike in Nevada?

Greenspoon Marder Cannabis Law Group Blog

By: Phillip Silvestri, Senior Counsel. As most of our readers know, Marijuana is big business in Nevada. Sales in fiscal year 2018 totaled $529 Million, and $639 Million in fiscal year 2019. From that, Nevada brought in over $100 Million in tax revenue in 2019 alone.

Mississippi: Proponents Turn In Signatures for 2020 Medical Cannabis Ballot Measure

NORML

Proponents of a 2020 statewide ballot measure to legalize and regulate medical cannabis access have submitted 105,686 signatures to the Secretary of State’s office.

Vape Cart Additive Makers Pull Products as Others Go Dark

Leafly

As officials focus on vape carts tainted with vitamin E oil, the website for Honey Cut, a diluent named by Leafly last week, just vanished. The post Vape Cart Additive Makers Pull Products as Others Go Dark appeared first on Leafly. Health vape pens

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Mayor Charged With Taking Bribes in Exchange for Cannabis Licenses

Leafly

A Massachusetts mayor was arrested Friday on charges he conspired to extort hundreds of thousands of dollars from companies seeking to operate cannabis businesses, federal authorities said. The post Mayor Charged With Taking Bribes in Exchange for Cannabis Licenses appeared first on Leafly.

Ottawa paid $75M for veterans cannabis last year, could pay $100M this year

Cannabis Life Network

OTTAWA — The federal government shelled out a record $75 million to cover the cost of veterans cannabis/medical marijuana in the last fiscal year — and it is on track to spend nearly $100 million this year.

New Health Canada Data Suggests Cannabis Oils Are ‘Just Not Selling’

Leafly

Is Canada in a for a cannabis oil glut? The post New Health Canada Data Suggests Cannabis Oils Are ‘Just Not Selling’ appeared first on Leafly. Canada Industry concentrates

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Montana’s DPHHS Posts New Administrative Rule Regarding Medical Cannabis Testing Laboratories

Cannabis Law Report

On September 26, 2019, at 1:00 p.m.,

Star Signs and Cannabis Strains: September 2019 Horoscopes

Leafly

This is a month to hit the reset button, push forward with some positive changes and set your intentions. The post Star Signs and Cannabis Strains: September 2019 Horoscopes appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle Strains & Products Horoscopes strains

Teri Buhl – Smashmouth Report: Canadian Regulator Demanded Serruya turn over Defrancesco Communications: $SCU.TO

Cannabis Law Report

Here’s the introduction to her story. Cannabis Investor and mega Canadian millionaire Michael Serruya was hauled into the Ontario Securities Commission office last year after the Canadian regulator subpoenaed him for an on record interview and demand document production.

Canopy’s ‘never been better,’ says interim CEO as the biggest investor is set to record a related loss

Cannabis Life Network

TORONTO — Canopy Growth Corp.’s ’s interim chief executive says, the mood at the cannabis producer has “never been better” A comment that comes two months after its charismatic co-founder was abruptly ousted from the top job.

Maine’s largest medical marijuana dispensary files civil action against extractor CanWell

Cannabis Law Report

As we dig deeper into this one we can see that it is going to run and run.

Conference looks at how First Nations can be involved in marijuana industry

Cannabis Life Network

VANCOUVER — The cannabis industry is seen by some First Nations as an opportunity to take the initiative and get out of poverty, says the regional chief of the B.C. Assembly of First Nations.

NATIONAL EXPUNGEMENT WEEK (N.E.W.) RETURNS SEPTEMBER 21-28, 2019

Cannabis Law Report

N.E.W. CLINICS PUT CLOSE TO 300 PEOPLE ON THE PATH TO LEGAL RELIEF IN 2018. SPONSORS INCLUDE HOUSEPLANT AND CANOPY GROWTH CORPORATION. NEW YORK – NY The second annual National Expungement Week (N.E.W) will be held from September 21-28, 2019 , with events in 30 cities throughout the country.

Health Canada warns against modifying vape pens as illness spreads in U.S.

Cannabis Life Network

OTTAWA — People who vape should get medical attention right away if they’re worried their electronic cigarettes/vape pens are harming them, Health Canada said Thursday.

Where to Buy Weed During the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF)

Leafly

Visiting Toronto for TIFF? Here's where to find some green to elevate your cinematic experience. The post Where to Buy Weed During the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) appeared first on Leafly. Canada Lifestyle Events retail retail stores

Australia: From Cucumbers To Cannabis In Bundaberg

Cannabis Law Report

Medicinal cannabis company THC Global has secured a lease over 6.6 hectares of hydroponic greenhouses and 18ha of land from Eden Farms near Bundaberg. The ASX-listed company announced the greenhouses will be repurposed from growing cucumbers to produce 80,000kg of dried cannabis. “It’s

Ingredient in Marijuana Vapes Possibly Responsible for Recent Deaths, Says CDC

WeedAdvisor

In the last few weeks, anti-vaping hysteria erupted following a string of illnesses and one death associated with the practice. According to an August 30 th article in The Washington Post , a total of 354 patients may be suffering from lung-related illness as a result of vaping.

Hemp in California: Proposed CBD legislation put on hold until 2020

Cannabis Law Report

Hemp Industry Daily reports. The Senate Appropriations Committee put the bill in “Suspense,” a legislative maneuver that means the measure was set aside.

International Cannabis: Breaking the Law, Staying Honest

Canna Law Blog

Yesterday, I came across an article in this week’s Economist titled Going to Pot (*sigh*).

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New Frontier Publish: The U.S. Hemp Market: 2019 State Rankings Report

Cannabis Law Report

Here’s the blurb. This report covers: Rankings of the ‘ Top 10 Hemp States’ in the country. See where and why we ranked the top 10. Coverage on ‘ States to Watch’ for you to learn which states are poised for growth and will shape the U.S. market in 2020 (and beyond).

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Cannabis During Breast Cancer Treatment: What Are The Benefits?

The Fresh Toast

Well-known organizations like the American Cancer Society have already had frank discussions about the benefits of CBD and cannabis during cancer treatment. . Continue reading Cannabis During Breast Cancer Treatment: What Are The Benefits? at The Fresh Toast.

UK – Channel Islands: Second Cannabis Farm Mooted For Jersey

Cannabis Law Report

A former Jersey tomato farm is the proposed location for the island’s second medical Cannabis farm facility. Solairo Ltd has confirmed its proposed plans to demolish the current structure on the site and construct a new farm.

Bring-Your-Own-Weed Cannabis Cruise Scheduled for September

WeedAdvisor

Regulated marijuana was not the only thing legalization brought to the surface. It also created a slew of celebratory ideas. According to TheGrowthOp , one recent example is Windsor, Ontario’s cannabis cruise. A first for the nation, the cruise will be restricted to those aged 19 or older (the legal age of majority in the province). The event was a huge hit, selling out extremely quickly with plenty of backlog left over.

Nigeria: NDLEA destroys 10-hectare Indian hemp plantation in Kogi

Cannabis Law Report

We don’t normally highlight busts but this story gives an indication of the size of the black market in countries like Nigeria. 10 Hectares is 25 Acres. Not a small grow !

Today’s Answer of the Day

TheAnswerPage

The lipophilicity of THC affects the distribution pattern of THC over time.What organs does THC penetrate first? Does THC accumulate in any tissues?

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Green Flower Starts Producing Educational Content On Legal Cannabis Compliance

Cannabis Law Report

Dope Magazine Founders David Tran & James Zachodni Launch Farechild

Cannabis Maven

After a successful 11.2MM exit with their media company, David & James step into a new focus on events and marketing. Industry

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New Zealand: A Conversation on Cannabis Law Reform

Cannabis Law Report

Cannabis use is a reality in New Zealand. Despite almost 55 years of prohibition, it is New Zealand’s most widely used illicit drug. Evidence shows that up to 80% of New Zealanders will use cannabis at least once before they turn 21. WATCH VIDEO.

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