Wed.Sep 18, 2019

There Will Be Lawsuits: Legal Fallout From Vape Cart Crisis Is Coming

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With hundreds injured and seven possibly linked deaths, the vape cart crisis could lead to epic product liability battles. Here's what to expect. The post There Will Be Lawsuits: Legal Fallout From Vape Cart Crisis Is Coming appeared first on Leafly. Industry lawsuits vape safety

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FTC Issues Additional Three Warning Letters to CBD Companies

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By Tonya M. Esposito , Renee B. Appel & Jonathan Huie. September 17, 2019. POSTED IN CBD/HEMP.

Cannabis Smoke: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

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The last few days we’ve seen a flurry of activity related to smokable cannabis products.

Assistant Speaker Lujan Cosponsors The MORE Act and Introduces Cannabis Legislation

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Why Is Chicago’s Mayor Supporting Illegal Cannabis Sellers?

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Mayor Lori Lightfoot wants to ban cannabis stores, helping street sellers thrive and continue hawking illegal vape pens. The post Why Is Chicago’s Mayor Supporting Illegal Cannabis Sellers? appeared first on Leafly. Politics adult-use cannabis Chicago illinois legalization The Haymaker

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New Hampshire is One Step Closer to Legalizing Medical Homegrow

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The New Hampshire State House voted today to override Governor Sununu’s veto of HB364, a measure that would have allowed qualified patients to grow up to three mature plants and 12 seedlings, and to possess up to two ounces of home-grown medical cannabis. This provides relief for patients that are homebound or are otherwise unable to make it to a dispensary to obtain their medicine, and from the sometimes exorbitant costs of purchasing their medication from a retail store.

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Washington, DC: Mayor Signs Order Expanding Workplace Protections for Cannabis Consumers

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Mayor Muriel Bowser signed an order on Tuesday providing explicit protections for certain District employees who consume cannabis while away from the job. The new rules apply to all District government agencies under the direct administrative authority of the Mayor. Under the rules, many would-be employees will no longer face pre-employment drug screenings.

Ontario Ministry of Health Issues Statement Regarding Vape Illness

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Today, Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, released the following statement : “In light of the growing evidence, I have become increasingly concerned about the prevalence and possible health consequences of vaping , particularly as they affect our youth.

How Did the Ontario Cannabis Store Lose $42-Million Selling Weed?

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Despite $64-million in sales. The post How Did the Ontario Cannabis Store Lose $42-Million Selling Weed? appeared first on Leafly. Canada Industry Government of Ontario Ontario retail stores

Florida Republicans Prepare to Stand Tall Against Public Desire for Recreational Cannabis

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If the Florida GOP continues to have its way, Florida recreational cannabis will go to pot, leaving the other states of our union to control and sell adult use cannabis.

Ontario Teen Lands in ICU in Canada’s First Reported Case of ‘Vape Pen Illness’

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The individual was hospitalized and spent time in the ICU on life support, but has since recovered and returned home. The post Ontario Teen Lands in ICU in Canada’s First Reported Case of ‘Vape Pen Illness’ appeared first on Leafly. Canada Health health vape pens vape safety vaporizers

How to Fill Cannabis Industry Jobs Like a Pro

Otherside Farms

In 2019, there will be a 76% increase in cannabis jobs. If you’re an employer, what does that mean? There’s no better time to hire for your cannabis company than now. But how do you fill cannabis industry jobs? Continue reading and know how to hire and retain the best staff.

Only 44 Canadians Granted Cannabis Pardons Under New System

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…so far. The post Only 44 Canadians Granted Cannabis Pardons Under New System appeared first on Leafly. Canada Politics expungement politics

Canopy to hire new CEO by end of year: chairman

Cannabis Life Network

TORONTO — Canopy Growth Corp.’s ’s chairman says it expects to complete its search for a new chief executive officer by the end of the calendar year. John Bell adds that the “robust” search is already underway with a number of “well-seasoned” candidates.

Chicago Mayor Wants to Keep Cannabis Out of City’s Core

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When the adult use of marijuana becomes legal in Illinois, Chicago's mayor wants its sale banned in the central business district, near schools and in residential areas. The post Chicago Mayor Wants to Keep Cannabis Out of City’s Core appeared first on Leafly.

Psychedelics – Former Canopy co-CEO Bruce Linton sees a big opportunity

Cannabis Life Network

Canopy Growth Corp.’s ’s co-founder and recently ousted co-chief executive has his eye on a new frontier for medicine beyond cannabis: psychedelics.

CannTrust License Suspended Following Increasing List of Violations

WeedAdvisor

Health Canada officially suspended CannTrust’s license, according to Bloomberg. Its ordeal began in July, when unlicensed grow rooms were discovered in its Pelham, Ontario greenhouse. Later, its Vaughan location was also found to be non-compliant.

Wolverine Partners Corp. to Change Name to Gage Growth Corp.

Cannabis Life Network

DETROIT, Sept. 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Wolverine Partners Corp. d.b.a. Gage Cannabis Co.) (the the "Company" or "Gage"), one of Michigan's leading craft cannabis and brand platforms, today announced the proposed change of its corporate name to Gage Growth Corp.

Today’s Answer of the Day

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INCH BY INCH: CONGRESS MOVES A LITTLE CLOSER TO DESPERATELY NEEDED BANKING REFORM

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By Akshita Singh , Irina Dashevsky . Sep 16, 2019 . Banking/Financial Services , Legislation | Federal.

SAFE Banking Act Picking Up Steam in Republican- Controlled Senate

WeedAdvisor

Things are looking good for state medical and recreational dispensaries as a game-changing bill gains support in the U.S. Senate. According to Forbes , one third of the Senate now supports the SAFE Banking Act, a bill that would provide dispensaries access to critical financial services. The fear of federal repercussions keeps major financial institutions for dealing with these businesses, despite their being compliant with state law.

US Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture will “mark up” language submitted by Senator McConnell that would require the FDA to halt enforcement of anti-CBD guidance.

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20% Off Joy Organics CBD Products; CBD Sale Ends 9-23

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Fall Into Joy CBD Sale. Starts September 19, 2019. Ends September 23, 2019. 20% off sitewide. Cannot be used with other coupon codes. Does not apply to Sale items or Sample Packs. Enter Coupon Code fallintojoy at checkout. More About Joy Organics and CBD Products.

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Report: USDA Submits Draft Hemp Rules to White House

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Ganjapreneur report. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has submitted its hemp regulations to the White House Office of Management and Budget for approval, according to a UPI report. The rules are expected to designate hemp as a commodity crop and allow tribal councils and U.S.

The Benefits of CBD Oil for Dogs

Otherside Farms

By now, you already know about the medicinal properties of marijuana. If you don’t, then continue to read this article. Weed is still a taboo subject in many countries. Some of them have legalized it, and some still find it dangerous.

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Indiana: Federal Judge Rules OK To Smoke Hemp

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Indianans are allowed to smoke rope, despite a state ban against smokable hemp products (which contains only a trace of THC), ruled a federal judge. Via Hemp Industry Daily : Smokable hemp flower is one of the most in-demand hemp products in the industry.

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SLANG Worldwide welcomes Canopy Growth Corp. founder Bruce Linton as Active Investor

Cannabis Life Network

TORONTO, Sept. 17, 2019 /CNW/ - SLANG Worldwide Inc. CNSX: SLNG), (Frankfurt: 84S), ("SLANG" or the "Company"), a leading global cannabis consumer packaged goods ("CPG") company, is pleased to announce it has accepted an investment from Bruce Linton, co-founder of Canopy Growth Corporation.

Canada: British Columbia govt bans “promoting cannabis in licensed establishments”

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BIV.com trport……… The B.C. government has banned advertising and anything else that could be construed as promoting cannabis in licensed establishments. That includes restaurants as well as bars, and it is in effect for events that have special permits.

Shopify Inc. updates it’s e-commerce platform for CBD sellers in U.S.

Cannabis Life Network

NEW YORK — Shopify Inc. says its e-commerce and retail platform has been given new features to help U.S. merchants sell hemp and hemp-derived cannabidiol products where permitted by law. The announcement follows last year’s passage of U.S.

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More Cannabis Company “Contributions” & Local Govt Issues Raise Their Ugly Head In Massachusetts

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Ganjapreneur report.

Effective Immediately: New York is First State To Ban Flavored Vape Products

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New York State has banned flavored vape products. Policy