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U.S. Surgeon General Pushes Lies to Further Anti-Cannabis Agenda

WeedAdvisor

It is no secret that the United States government does not like marijuana. For decades, ill-conceived and unproven arguments have been the mainstay of the anti-cannabis movement. Now, The Hill reports U.S.

Killing Cancer: Why is CBG Better Than CBD?

Cannabis Life Network

We previously reported the difference between cannabidiol (CBD) and cannabigerol (CBG) and how they work together to produce a cannabinoid system powerhouse. What may have been missed, is how much stronger CBG is at killing cancer.

Washington, DC: City Council Approves Workplace Protections for Medical Cannabis Patients

NORML

District council members have enacted legislation — Act Number A23-0114: The Medical Marijuana Program Patient Employment Protection Temporary Amendment Act — to protect qualified patients from workplace discrimination.

When Cannabis May Complicate Some Cancer Treatments

Leafly

Cannabis is known as a palliative treatment for cancer and may even slow tumor growth. But it may also reduce the effectiveness of a certain kind of cancer treatment. The post When Cannabis May Complicate Some Cancer Treatments appeared first on Leafly. Health cancer medical cannabis treatment

What’s Next For Rheumatoid Arthritis And Cannabis?

The Fresh Toast

Arthritis often causes a dramatic lifestyle change that's accompanied by depression and/or anxiety. But that doesn’t have to be the case. . Continue reading What’s Next For Rheumatoid Arthritis And Cannabis? at The Fresh Toast. Cannabis Medical Marijuana News RX Arthritis

Medical Cannabis Coming to Mexico, Maybe Decriminalization Too

Leafly

Mexico is making moves on cannabis, with medical regulations expected in coming months and even the possibility of decriminalization later this year. The post Medical Cannabis Coming to Mexico, Maybe Decriminalization Too appeared first on Leafly.

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The CBD Silly Season

Project CBD

It was a morning like any other when a jovial ping announced the arrival of my ‘all-things- cannabinoid ’ daily news feed. I was about to press the delete button, when a headline caught my eye: “Creative Ticking Introduces

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Can Cannabis Be Used To Treat Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)?

Greencamp

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder that affects 1 in every 10 women of childbearing age, from 15. Continue Reading. The post Can Cannabis Be Used To Treat Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)? appeared first on Greencamp. Health

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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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.

Mayor & Staff Of Fall River Massachusetts Arrested On Federal Extortion Charges

Cannabis Law Report

USA Today reports… Jasiel Correia II, the already embattled mayor of Fall River, Massachusetts, was arrested Friday on new federal extortion charges for allegedly operating a scheme to help marijuana vendors get approval to operate in exchange for hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes.

Quebec Judge strikes down provincial law forbidding home cultivation of cannabis

Cannabis Life Network

MONTREAL — A court has invalidated the provisions of Quebec‘s cannabis law prohibiting home cultivation of the drug.

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

Cannabis Law Report

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Hempfest 2019 with Craig Ex & Friends

Cannabis Life Network

Seattle’s 28th annual Hempfest just happened on Aug. 16-18 and Craig Ex was there for all the cannabis goodness. As Danny Danko from High Times said: “It’s important to get people together to understand we’re all like-minded people from all different communities that celebrate this wonderful flower.” Craig also had a blast riding around with […]. The post Hempfest 2019 with Craig Ex & Friends appeared first on Cannabis News | Lifestyle Tips | Expert Opinions | Stocks.

Oregon Death May Be 2nd Tied to Vaping, 1st Linked to Legal Store

Leafly

A middle-aged woman dead from severe respiratory illness has authorities eyeing her vape pen. The post Oregon Death May Be 2nd Tied to Vaping, 1st Linked to Legal Store appeared first on Leafly. Health concentrates health Lab testing Oregon vape pens

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Washington Bans Hemp-CBD in Food

Canna Law Blog

If you’ve been following the hemp scene in Washington state, you know it’s been a bit of a roller coaster.

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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.

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.

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.

Hemp/CBD Litigation Forecast: Cloudy with a Chance of Damages

Canna Law Blog

Our cannabis attorneys are often asked by media, clients, and other professionals working in the hemp and CBD marketplace what we think will be the next “big issue” in this developing industry.

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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.

Weedmaps and Cova team up and roll out the Next Generation of Live Online Menus

Cannabis Life Network

VANCOUVER, Sept. 3, 2019 /CNW/ – Weedmaps, a leader in technology for the cannabis industry, is now partnering with Cova Software, an award-winning cannabis retail point-of-sale (POS), to deliver enhanced real-time online menu integration.

Body Cameras for Cannabis Delivery Raise Concerns About Privacy in Mass.

Leafly

Massachusetts' cannabis delivery regulations may force workers to wear body cameras. Consumers are concerned about their privacy and personal freedom. The post Body Cameras for Cannabis Delivery Raise Concerns About Privacy in Mass. appeared first on Leafly.

Edmonton-Based Cannabis Producer to Open Massive Facility in Denmark

WeedAdvisor

In recent months, major Canadian cannabis producers have set up facilities and established connections in Europe’s medical marijuana industry. Now, Marijuana Business Daily reports yet another contender ready to jump in on this budding industry.

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.

Twelve cannabis store applicants disqualified for not submitting documents

Cannabis Life Network

TORONTO — The regulator overseeing Ontario‘s legal cannabis stores says a dozen licence applicants who participated in the latest lottery have been disqualified.

Cannabis Church Founder Runs for Indiana Governor

Leafly

Cannabis legalization will be a hot ticket item in Indiana's election next year. This cannabis activist is throwing in his bid for Governor. The post Cannabis Church Founder Runs for Indiana Governor appeared first on Leafly. Politics indiana legalization

African Cannabis Landscape: Guest Blog

CannaTech

In today’s blog, CannTech guest writer Jessica Steinberg explores the African cannabis landscape. In this first part of a three part series, Jessica offers an insightful overview of regional history and developments. “Africa cannabis”: Beyond Google.

Marijuana Times Report: Legal Dispensary Oil Implicated In Second Cannabis Vaping Death

Cannabis Law Report