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More FDA Warning Letters for CBD Sellers

Dykema (Cannabis Law Blog)

On November 25, 2019 the FDA sent 15 more warning letters to CBD product manufacturers and sellers regarding the content and labeling of their products. For the most part, the warnings relate to claims made about the products which the FDA concludes make the products new drugs because they claim to cure or prevent a disease. Some of the claims include: Read More › Tags

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Study Finds “Little Support” for Cannabis Impacting Cognitive Abilities

NORML

The occasional use of cannabis during late adolescence is not independently associated with adverse effects on cognitive abilities in young adulthood, according to longitudinal data published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence. A team of investigators affiliated with the University of Colorado at Boulder assessed the impact of cannabis use on cognition, executive function, and working memory in 856 individual twins.

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Can CBD Help People With Health Problems?

The Joint Blog

Your health can significantly affect your quality of life. A healthy body allows you to ward off illnesses and diseases, and increase your productivity for the day. Over time, a healthy body can contribute to your personal and professional growth.

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Quebec is wrong to raise its legal cannabis age to 21

Cannabis Life Network

The Quebec government has dragged its feet on cannabis legalization from the moment Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced a task force to study the subject three years ago. Its recent decision to raise the legal age for cannabis consumption to 21 is simply bad policy, poorly thought out.

CBD and Fibromyalgia

Otherside Farms

Cannabidiol, also known as CBD, is the chemical compound made from cannabis plants. The plant is also known as hemp or marijuana. Using CBD in forms such as Cannabidiol oil can offer more benefits with fewer risks than using medical marijuana.

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The complete guide to CBD (cannabidiol)

Leafly

Got questions about the benefits of CBD? We have answers. Learn what CBD is, how to use CBD oil for various conditions, what to look for in CBD edibles, and much more. The post The complete guide to CBD (cannabidiol) appeared first on Leafly. Cannabis 101 CBD cbd

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FDA Sends Warning Letters to Multiple Companies for Illegally Marketing CBD Products

NORML

Representatives of the US Food and Drug Administration issued warning letters on Monday to multiple companies for marketing CBD-specific products in ways that violate federal law. The agency issued warning letters to 15 commercial entities.

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A Dispensary Dichotomy – Why Activists Are Needed on Both Sides of the Brick and Mortar

Cannabis Life Network

A lot of cannabis consumers were suspended in terror at the beginning of October, 2018. Many dispensaries were announcing their closure and we did not know when or if they would reopen.

Study: Daily Cannabis Use Among Pain Patients Associated with Less Non-Prescription Opioid Use

NORML

Patients suffering from persistent pain conditions who frequently use cannabis are far less likely to use non-prescription opioids, according to longitudinal data published in the journal PLOS One.

Study: Inhaling Marijuana Associated With Reductions in Headache/Migraine Severity

The Joint Blog

Inhaling marijuana is associated with reductions in headache and migraine severity, according to a new study published in the Journal of Pain , and published by the National Institute of Health.

California Lawmaker Asks For Explanation For 2020 Tax Hike

Cannabis Law Report

Palmdale (R) Tom Lackey says bigger price tags on buds, concentrates and other legal products will inevitably send more customers into California’s tax-free illegal market in search of bargains.

Making Sure Your Oklahoma MMJ Card Is Up To Date And On The Right Side Of The Law

MMJ Recs

Living in Oklahoma entitles you to participate in the state’s medical marijuana program. We’ve talked a lot about how to obtain a medical marijuana card , but once you have it, you might ask the question: “How do I make sure my OK MMJ card is up to date?”

Use of Cannabis-based medicinal products: NICE guidelines

Cannabis Law Report

Cannabis-based medicinal products. NICE guideline [NG144] Published date: November 2019. Guidance. Tools and resources. Evidence. History. Overview. Recommendations. Recommendations for research. Rationale and impact. Context. Finding more information and committee details. Share. Download.

Science: Cannabis Does Not Make You Lazy After All

The Fresh Toast

This goes against the theory that cannabis use reduces dopamine production resulting in lower motivation and, ultimately, inability to achieve life goals. . Continue reading Science: Cannabis Does Not Make You Lazy After All at The Fresh Toast.

Washington’s Hemp Plan

Canna Law Blog

On November 20th, the Washington State Department of Agriculture (“WSDA”) released the hemp cultivation plan (the “Plan”) that it intends to submit to the US Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) along with a corresponding set of hemp regulations (“Hemp Rules”).

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Cannabis Taxation: C Corp, S Corp, LLC, LLP, Partnership, Nonprofit, or Something Else for Your Cannabis Business?

Canna Law Blog

One of the most fundamental questions facing any businessperson in the cannabis industry and every other industry is: “What type of business entity should I use?”.

Can indoor cannabis ever be sustainable?

Leafly

Indoor cannabis growing is wasteful when it comes to energy usage. Here's what you can do to make growing more green. The post Can indoor cannabis ever be sustainable? appeared first on Leafly. Growing

Deloitte expands cannabis practice with Cannabis Compliance Inc. acquisition

Cannabis Law Report

Here’s the press release in full. Toronto, November 26, 2019 – Deloitte has acquired Mississauga-based Cannabis Compliance Inc. CCI) to enhance its growing cannabis consulting practice.

Marijuana Consumers Have a Lot to Be Thankful For

NORML

At NORML, as we gather around the table today, we’re thankful not only for the dozens of legislative victories and the historic votes in Congress in 2019, we’re thankful for you, our supporters, members, and donors, who’ve made this progress possible.

The FDA Issues Hemp-CBD Warning Letters and a Consumer Update

Canna Law Blog

The Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) had a busy Monday this week. On November 25, the agency issued warning letters to 15 businesses selling hemp-derived CBD (“Hemp-CBD”) products as unapproved drugs. The FDA also released updated consumer guidance on Hemp-CBD. Warning Letters.

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Cannabis in the UK: Why Being a Brit Sucks

LIWTS

The whole subject of cannabis in the UK right now is rather embarrassing. Cannabis culture is alive and well, but remains confined to the underground. All forms of cannabis in the UK are 100% illegal and are destined to remain as such for some time to come.

PSA: Fake Shatter Explained – Silica, Pine Resin, or Gum Arabic

Cannabis Life Network

Cannabis concentrates have been given a shady title as of recently. News is going around this sappy amber-glass substance is not all it seems. Many have found a product that breaks up and looks an awful lot like the sap of a tree that is known as colophony gum, or more simply, pine resin.

Another Study Links Vitamin E Additive to Lung Illness

NORML

Data published today in the weekly publication of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides further evidence that the presence of vitamin E acetate (oil) in illicit market, e-liquid vape products is likely associated with EVALI (e-cigarette or vaping product use-associated lung injury). Minnesota investigators identified the presence of the oil additive in 24 of the products used by 11 patients with the lung disease.

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Hemp-CBD Across State Lines: Minnesota

Canna Law Blog

The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (“2018 Farm Bill”) legalized hemp by removing the crop and its derivatives from the definition of marijuana under the Controlled Substances Act (“CSA”) and by providing a detailed framework for the cultivation of hemp.

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Australia: Qld police charge 66yr disability pensioner using medical cannabis for possession of 1 gram

Cannabis Law Report

The Medical Cannabis Users Association of Australia (MCUA) President Deb Lynch and members of the advocacy group are peturbed following police raids carried out on 2 on fellow members in Queensland yesterday.

How Cannabis can kill Cancer

Cannabis Life Network

In 2018, The American Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine released a 400 page report documenting where medical benefits of cannabis exist. They found conclusive and substantiated evidence that cannabis is an effective treatment for cancer and all the symptoms associated with it.

The FDA is worried about CBD. Should you be concerned?

Leafly

Officials say CBD "has the potential to harm you." Here's what they're worried about, and how it relates to over-the-counter products. The post The FDA is worried about CBD. Should you be concerned? appeared first on Leafly. CBD Health Politics cbd FDA

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Cannabis Trademarks: USTPO Denies Drake’s Attempt to Protect Canadian Cannabis Symbol in U.S.

Canna Law Blog

Back in September Drake, via his Dream Crew company, applied for U.S. federal trademark protection for the warning symbol required on all recreational cannabis products that contain THC by the Health Canada.

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Cannabis Testing + Branding = Business Building

Cannabis Law Report

If you wish to re-publish this story please do so with following accreditation. AUTHOR: Glenn Johnson. PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT. Shannon Swantek, CQA, Principal Scientist, CEO, Enlightened Quality Analytics. .

Solving Cannabis Hyperemesis Syndrome

Cannabis Life Network

Cannabis is revered for relieving so many ailments without itself causing a plethora of side effects. Some people find THC to be uncomfortable, though.

Michigan retail cannabis sales start Dec. 1: Here’s what you need to know

Leafly

Michigan’s cannabis stores are set to start adult-use sales on Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019. That’s much earlier than originally planned, which is good news for cannabis consumers. But the new start date means there will be few stores open for business on day one. Over time more stores will open, but product availability and retail […]. The post Michigan retail cannabis sales start Dec. 1: Here’s what you need to know appeared first on Leafly.