April, 2019

Records reveal discussions about how state may monitor medical cannabis growth

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

The New Mexico Department of Health (DOH) has until August to decide how much medical cannabis producers are allowed to grow at any given time.

Pregnancy Complications: Can Cannabis Harm a Fetus?

Project CBD

Project CBD submitted this public comment, composed by Adrian Devitt-Lee, to California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment ( OEHHA ), which administers the Proposition 65 Program.

Unions Blowing Smoke with "Green Lung" Myth

MJ Business Attorneys

What is ‘green lung’? Is cultivating marijuana to blame, or something else?

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NORML’s 2020 Democratic Primary Marijuana Straw Poll

NORML

The 2020 Democratic Presidential Primary is already heating up and we wanted to reach out to our supporters to take an early straw poll of who they think voters who prioritize marijuana law reform should support in that primary.

Knocking Off Menopause Symptoms The CBD Way

Leafwell

Guest article by Tricia Blake Over the years, humanity has been wrangling over medical cannabis. There are still many studies that need to be done to prove cannabis’s efficacy, but the signs are promising for a whole host of conditions.

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Oregon lawmakers move to prepare for interstate pot commerce

Cannabis Chronicles

SALEM, Ore. — It may seem like a pipe dream now, but Oregon lawmakers are anticipating the federal government legalizing, or at least tolerating, the interstate transfer of marijuana.

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Gov. Lujan Grisham signs medical cannabis omnibus bill

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

New Mexico is set to see some sweeping changes to its medical cannabis law. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed Senate Bill 406 into law which is the first major statutorial change to the Lynn and Erin Compassionate Use Act since it was enacted in 2007.

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How Good Is Cannabis for Multiple Sclerosis (MS)?

Greencamp

Over 2.3 million people around the world live with multiple sclerosis (MS). Here’s whether cannabis can help. Canada is one of the countries with the highest numbers of MS patients. According to MS Society of Canada , 1 in every 385 Canadians lives with this condition.

My Legislation On Veterans Cannabis Access Was Just Heard

NORML

A poll commissioned by the American Legion showed that more than 1 in 5 veterans self-reported using marijuana to alleviate a medical or physical condition.

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10 Cannabis-Fueled Cultural Movements That Changed the Game

Leafly

Artists have been consuming cannabis to get creative for hundreds of years. Check out these cultural movements that embraced the plant and helped shape our modern world. The post 10 Cannabis-Fueled Cultural Movements That Changed the Game appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle Cannabis Culture

U.S. regulators plan hearing on growing use of CBD in products

Cannabis Chronicles

NEW YORK — U.S. regulators are planning a public hearing to collect more information on CBD in cosmetics, foods and other products as the cannabis compound spreads in popularity. CBD comes from marijuana or hemp plants but does not cause a high.

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Pot or Hemp? Local Police Lack Technology to Tell Difference

Puff Puff Post

PORTLAND, Ore. Federal legalization of hemp arrived in the U.S. late last year and expanded an industry already booming because of the skyrocketing popularity of CBDs, a compound in hemp that many see as a health aid.

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Interpretation of updated medical cannabis law could allow all inmates access

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

Just days after Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed broad changes to New Mexico’s medical cannabis into law, there are already questions surrounding whether inmates serving out sentences are allowed to use medical cannabis.

What is the Endocannabinoid Profile and How Does It Heal the Body?

Cannabis Law Report

Not long ago, scientists had no idea that a major body system existed. While studying the way cannabis interacts with the body in the 1900s, scientists found that the compound THC was binding to receptors in a system they had never noticed before.

Texas: Marijuana Decriminalization Bill to be Considered on House Floor

NORML

On Thursday, April 25, members of the Texas House of Representatives are scheduled to consider a marijuana decriminalization bill.

Homeland Security Says Cannabis Users Lack ‘Good Moral Character’

Leafly

More than half of all Americans have tried cannabis. But if you admit to consuming it, ever, the Trump Administration will reject your citizenship application. The post Homeland Security Says Cannabis Users Lack ‘Good Moral Character’ appeared first on Leafly. Politics

Nevada may be forced to reveal marijuana-license criteria

Cannabis Chronicles

LAS VEGAS — Nevada faces complaints about secrecy in awarding licenses to sell marijuana in the state’s booming legal marketplace, boiling over into lawsuits and legislation that appear poised to pry open the process.

What are Cannabis Terpenes and How do They Affect Us?

The Marijuana Facts

Would you be able to differentiate between Corn Chowder and Gazpacho? Excellent! It means your senses of smell and taste are working. What you’re sensing in meals, fruits and even cleaning products are terpenes.

Gov’s office says new law doesn’t mean inmates can get medical cannabis

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

Lujan Grisham signed into law a medical cannabis expansion about two weeks ago which, among other things, will protect some medical cannabis patients. While it’s still unclear if those protections extend to all incarcerated medical cannabis patients, the governor’s office believes it does not.

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Guam. The Amsterdam of The Pacific ?

Cannabis Law Report

It’s been in discussion for quite some time now so it shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise. The Seattle Times reports.

Illinois: Cook County State’s Attorney To Expunge Thousands Of Low-Level Cannabis Convictions

NORML

Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx has pledged that her office will begin expunging thousands of low-level marijuana convictions in the coming months. Cook County, which includes Chicago, is the second-most populous county in the United States.

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Remembering Nevil Schoenmakers, Founder of the First Cannabis Seed Bank

Leafly

Nevil Schoenmakers is celebrated for creating the world's first cannabis seed bank and creating legendary hybrids. The post Remembering Nevil Schoenmakers, Founder of the First Cannabis Seed Bank appeared first on Leafly. Industry Netherlands

Clark County Council delves into marijuana

Cannabis Chronicles

Marijuana is a gateway drug that’s associated with violent crime. But kids in Washington aren’t using the drug at higher rates since it was legalized and it has no conclusive link to mental illness.

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Shoppers Drug Mart: Ecommerce platform for medical cannabis in Alberta

Cannabis Life Network

Medical Cannabis by Shoppers Drug Mart (shoppersdrugmart.ca/cannabis) cannabis) allows patients to order directly from a trusted source, provides counselling, strain selection and support BRAMPTON, ON /CNW/ – On Apr. 23, Shoppers Drug Mart expanded its online platform for the sale of medical cannabis to patients in Alberta, providing a single, trusted source for all their cannabis […].

BREAKING NEWS: FDA Issues More Guidance on CBD Products

Canna Law Blog

On April 2, 2019, the federal Food & Drug Administration (“FDA”) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb issued a press release on hemp and hemp-derived cannabidiol (“Hemp CBD”).

OK Roots Vs Oklahoma Roots

Cannabis Law Report

Oklahoma’s K Four reports. POTTAWATOMIE CO., – The fight between two medical marijuana dispensaries is getting ugly. Now, in the middle of a lawsuit, the owners of one store got kicked to the curb. The owners of OK Roots are the defendants in the trademark lawsuit.

Study: Marijuana Provided For FDA-Approved Clinical Research Genetically Similar to Hemp

NORML

Marijuana grown by the University of Mississippi for clinical research purposes is genetically divergent from strains of cannabis commercially available in retail markets, according to an analysis prepared by researchers at the University of Northern Colorado.

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Wisconsin Legalization Would Save Lives, Bring $1.1B Benefit, Study Says

Leafly

Medical legalization would prevent 49 overdose deaths every year, save policing costs, and halt thousands of arrests. The post Wisconsin Legalization Would Save Lives, Bring $1.1B Benefit, Study Says appeared first on Leafly. Politics medical marijuana wisconsin

Pioneering legal pot states aim to ease rules on industry

Cannabis Chronicles

SEATTLE — When Washington and Colorado launched their pioneering marijuana industries in the face of U.S. government prohibition, they imposed strict rules in hopes of keeping the U.S. Justice Department at bay. Businesses would need to track plants and products with bar codes.

Cannabis Sprays Explored: Testing for Hydrogen Peroxide

Cannabis Life Network

When your bud burns black and you get a headache, that is from left behind sprays because your cannabis wasn’t flushed properly. These sprays include pesticides, herbicides, and fungicides which are supposedly used to protect the plants, but most of them are cheap shortcuts used to avoid safer, more expensive practices. For many of the […]. The post Cannabis Sprays Explored: Testing for Hydrogen Peroxide appeared first on Cannabis News | Marijuana News | Medical Cannabis News.

Topical CBD: The FDA Stance on Hemp Derived CBD In Cosmetics

Canna Law Blog

In the last few weeks, two major drugstores publicly announced that they will start carrying products containing hemp-derived cannabidiol (“Hemp-CBD”). Both CVS and Walgreens announced that CBD topicals would be available in their stores, in a select number of states.

Oregon Cannabis Legislation Update

Cannabis Law Report

Oregon Update . A quick rundown of some of the bills we’ve been tracking so far this year. 1) Export Bill Passes Crucial Committee Vote!

North Dakota: Governor Signs Medical Cannabis Expansion Laws

NORML

Republican Gov. Doug Burgum signed legislation on Wednesday amending and expanding the state’s nascent medical cannabis access program. House Bill 1283 permits physician assistants to recommend cannabis to qualified patients.

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Is Legal Hemp About to Ruin America’s Outdoor Cannabis Crops?

Leafly

With hemp cultivation expected to skyrocket, outdoor cannabis farmers are concerned with how pollen draft will affect the viability of their crop. The post Is Legal Hemp About to Ruin America’s Outdoor Cannabis Crops? appeared first on Leafly. Industry Hemp