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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.

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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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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

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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POTUS: Feds “Allowing States” to Choose Legalization

NORML

The federal government is not standing in the way of states that decide in favor of legalizing and regulating marijuana, President Donald Trump stated on Friday in comments first reported by MarijuanaMoment.net. In response to a reporter’s question regarding whether or not the administration will support a change in federal marijuana policy, President Trump responded: “It’s a very big subject and right now we are allowing states to make that decision.

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.

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.

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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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

On September 26, 2019, at 1:00 p.m.,

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.

New Health Canada Data Suggests Cannabis Oils Are ‘Just Not Selling’

Leafly

Is Canada in a for a cannabis oil glut? The post New Health Canada Data Suggests Cannabis Oils Are ‘Just Not Selling’ appeared first on Leafly. Canada Industry concentrates

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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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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.

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.

Lawsuit Exposes Nevada’s Sketchy Cannabis Licensing Practices

Leafly

A lawsuit reveals expensive dinners, high-priced consultants, and scoring judges hired from Manpower. Yes, the temp agency.). The post Lawsuit Exposes Nevada’s Sketchy Cannabis Licensing Practices appeared first on Leafly. Industry Las Vegas licensing Nevada

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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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.

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.

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.

Adderall and Weed: Everything You Need to Know

Greencamp

Before we get into the effects of adderall and weed combined, we should first get acquainted with the colorful history. Continue Reading. The post Adderall and Weed: Everything You Need to Know appeared first on Greencamp. Health

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.

Conference looks at how First Nations can be involved in marijuana industry

Cannabis Life Network

VANCOUVER — The cannabis industry is seen by some First Nations as an opportunity to take the initiative and get out of poverty, says the regional chief of the B.C. Assembly of First Nations.

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 Across State Lines: Idaho

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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