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Doctors Have a Cannabis Problem, and It’s Harming Patients

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When doctors refuse to learn or talk about cannabis, they put their patients at risk. A new study proves it. And it's got to stop. The post Doctors Have a Cannabis Problem, and It’s Harming Patients appeared first on Leafly. Health Politics doctors medical cannabis patients The Haymaker

FDA Issues Warning Letters to CBD Manufacturers Making “Over-The-Line” Health Claims

Canna Law Blog

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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.

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.

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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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.

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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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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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Medical marijuana in schools, cannabis testing bills advance

Cannabis Chronicles

OLYMPIA — A proposal to allow parents to administer limited forms of marijuana to their children on school property has passed the state Senate, along with a proposal for new marijuana testing rules. Both Democratic and Republican lawmakers described the school bill as aimed at students that need medical marijuana for relief from chronic illnesses. The bill would allow marijuana-infused products, but specifically bans smoking pot and products high in the psychoactive chemical THC.

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Georgia’s New Law Will Finally Allow Access to Cannabis Oil

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Patients will finally be able to legally purchase the low-THC cannabis oil that they've long been allowed to possess. The post Georgia’s New Law Will Finally Allow Access to Cannabis Oil appeared first on Leafly. Politics Georgia medical marijuana

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.

Georgia: Governor Signs Law Licensing Low-THC Oil Production

NORML

Republican Gov. Brian Kemp signed legislation into law today to facilitate regulations governing the licensed production and distribution of oils and other products containing limited amounts of plant-derived THC.

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Cannabis Club TV (CCTV) Launches HRVST TV in Partnership with GrowGeneration and GreenBroz, Inc. to Bring Educational, Grow-Centric Content into Hydroponic Stores

Canna Newswire

First In-hydro-store Television Network now available in nine states. SANTA CRUZ, Cali. April 17, 2019 / Canna Newswire / – Cannabis Club TV (CCTV) is bringing its dispensary television network concept into GrowGeneration (GrowGen) hydroponic stores, offering grow-centric content to customers.

Is Nebraska Headed for a No-Rules Medical Marijuana Market?

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Nebraska advocates warn state legislators: If you don't pass an MMJ law this session, they'll put an Oklahoma-style legalization measure on the ballot. The post Is Nebraska Headed for a No-Rules Medical Marijuana Market? appeared first on Leafly. Politics medical marijuana nebraska

Alabama Approves 180 Applications To Grow Hemp In the State

Cannabis Law Report

Alabama’s Department of Agriculture and Industries recently approved 180 applications to grow hemp in Alabama. On Thursday the ADAI released information on those applicants. They include. 152 growers. 59 processors. 5 universities.

420 Vancouver 2019 Free Concert: Cypress Hill speaks on attempts to shut down

Cannabis Life Network

Cypress Hill, the legendary hiphop group that’s headlining 420 Vancouver 2019, has been causing a lot of buzz in the city and the Vancouver Park Board is trying to stop them from performing. Unlike the Vancouver Park Board, the Hollywood Walk of Fame recognized these hiphop legends, giving Cypress Hill its very own star on […]. The post 420 Vancouver 2019 Free Concert: Cypress Hill speaks on attempts to shut down appeared first on Cannabis News | Marijuana News | Medical Cannabis News.

Industrial Hemp and USDA Organic Certification

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Meet the ‘Bliss Molecule’ Anandamide, a Cannabinoid Your Body Produces

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Your body produces its own cannabinoids, much like THC and CBD found in the cannabis plant. Anandamide is one of them and it's known for enhancing your mood. The post Meet the ‘Bliss Molecule’ Anandamide, a Cannabinoid Your Body Produces appeared first on Leafly. Science & Tech endocannabinoids

Nevada’s Dept Of Taxation Issues Closure Notice For Two Dispensaries Running Under CW Nevada Brand

Cannabis Law Report

Is the dream is over before its started ? The Las Vegas Review Journal writes…… The Nevada Department of Taxation shut two of CWNevada’s three dispensaries as the cannabis company struggles to pay the government, workers and creditors.

First Hemp Guidance Issued by the USDA

Greenspoon Marder Cannabis Law Group Blog

By: Nabil Rodriguez, J.D.*. On 4/19/19 the U.S. Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) Agricultural Marketing Service (“AMS”) released the first guidance regarding the implementation of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (“2018 Farm Bill”). The AMS guidance document “Importation of Hemp Seeds” discusses certain requirements for hemp seeds to be safely imported into the United States from Canada and other countries.

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How Marijuana’s CBD Can Help With Menopause Symptoms

The Fresh Toast

How Marijuana’s CBD Can Help With Menopause Symptoms Anecdotal evidence is pouring in that cannabis, and specifically CBD, can alleviate many menopause symptoms and provide much needed comfort. The post How Marijuana’s CBD Can Help With Menopause Symptoms appeared first on The Fresh Toast. Cannabis Medical Marijuana News RX menopause menstruation

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National Drug Stores Selling CBD, but Not Walmart or Target—Yet

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National chains are selling topicals only, not infused food or beverages, to stay within FDA rules. The post National Drug Stores Selling CBD, but Not Walmart or Target—Yet appeared first on Leafly. Industry cannabidiol cbd FDA

Sol Global Chairman Andy Defrancesco sued for Defamation by Cannabis Research Firm: $SOLCF

Cannabis Law Report

Here’s the introduction to her investigation. A female CEO of a cannabis research company is fighting back against controversial Marijuana investor Andy Defrancesco after he started a twitter campaign to allegedly disparage her company and her personal ethics as a CEO.

Washington Lawmakers Poised to Redefine the WSLCB’s Role in Washington Marijuana

Canna Law Blog

Senate Bill 5318 is making its way through the Washington legislature and seems destined for Governor Jay Inslee’s desk. As of April 16, the bill had cleared both the Washington House and Senate.

FDA Moving Forward on a Regulatory Pathway for CBD and Seeking Guidance from Industry

Greenspoon Marder Cannabis Law Group Blog

Opportunity for Greenspoon Marder Clients to Testify at FDA Hearing or Submit Written Comments to Inform FDA on Key Issues for Establishing CBD Regulations. FDA has been moving, since the December 20, 2018 passage of the 2018 Farm Bill, toward the full legal recognition of hemp-derived CBD as a food additive and dietary supplement and recently announced that it will be holding a public hearing on products, such as hemp derived CBD, on May 31, 2019, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Unlicensed LA Dispensary Sold Pesticide-Tainted Cannabis, City Says

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The unlicensed shop sold cannabis containing paclobutrazol, a fungicide frequently used on golf course turf that the EPA classifies as a toxic chemical, City Attorney Mike Feuer said. The post Unlicensed LA Dispensary Sold Pesticide-Tainted Cannabis, City Says appeared first on Leafly. Industry California courts lawsuits licensing Los Angeles pesticides

Washington Legislators Approve Bill Expunging 69,000 Cannabis Convictions

Cannabis Law Report

Ganjapreneur report… The bill , which originated in the Senate , passed the House in a 69-29 vote on Tuesday and now returns to the Senate for the reconciliation of one amendment added by state representatives.

The Cannabis Pan-Genome Project: Advancing Cannabis Breeding

Medicinal Genomics

Building upon the reference genome of the Jamaican Lion cultivar , we have identified the genetic variations that cause a plant to produce the important cannabinoids of THC, CBD, or a mixture of the two, referred to as chemotypes (I-IV).

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How to Nurture Your Endocannabinoid System

Penninsula Alternative Health

Source: [link]. The Endocannabinoid System (ECS) is the essential molecular system responsible for maintaining homeostasis in all vertebrae species. As of now, the ECS is responsible for functions including relaxation, eating, sleeping, forgetting, and protecting.

6 Months Since Legalization: A Snapshot of Canada’s Legal Cannabis Sector

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Stores, seedy sellers, recycling programs, and more. The post 6 Months Since Legalization: A Snapshot of Canada’s Legal Cannabis Sector appeared first on Leafly. Canada Industry Politics legalization retail stores

Buddle: The New Way To Do Cannabis Law Says MyShingle.com

Cannabis Law Report

Here’s the piece. How One Woman-Owned Cannabis Law Company Defies Everything We Thought We Knew About the Future of Law. When it comes to the topic of the future of law, there are nay-sayers – those who insist that computers will never replace them and they-sayers.

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Did the 2018 Farm Bill Open the Door to Importing Hemp?

Canna Law Blog

We get a ton of questions about whether it’s legal to import hemp into the U.S. It’s a complicated question without a clear answer.

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California Employers Ease Zero Tolerance on Cannabis

Marijuana Lawyer Blog

California employers long have long availed themselves of their right – as affirmed by the state’s high court – to carry out zero tolerance policies against workers who use drugs – even if that drug use takes place off-the-job.

4/20: Live Coverage of the 2019 Cannabis Holiday in Canada

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We’re posting live updates all day long on 4/20, bringing you the biggest hits from across the map on cannabis’s high holiday. The post 4/20: Live Coverage of the 2019 Cannabis Holiday in Canada appeared first on Leafly. Canada Lifestyle 420 420 Festival deals Events