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CBD Science Update

Project CBD

The 29th annual International Cannabinoid Research Society ( ICRS ) symposium, which convened last month in Bethesda, Maryland, featured new developments in CBD science that have far-reaching implications for many areas of medicine.

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Cannabis in Sports: Unpacking Exemptions for Therapeutic Use

Leafly

Canadian athletes need to be careful not to confuse legalization of cannabis in Canada with permission to use cannabis in sport. The post Cannabis in Sports: Unpacking Exemptions for Therapeutic Use appeared first on Leafly. Canada Health Lifestyle drug testing opioids Pain Management sports THC

France seeks patients for medicinal cannabis trial

Cannabis Law Report

If you wish to re-publish this story please do so with following accreditation. AUTHOR: Mark Taylor. PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT. France is searching for patients to take part in an official medical cannabis trial, but users will not be smoking the drug.

Delaware: Law Signed Reducing Marijuana Penalties for Juvenile Offenders

NORML

Democratic Gov. John Carney has signed legislation amending criminal penalties for juveniles who violate the state’s marijuana possession laws. Senate Bill 45 eliminates criminal penalties for low-level marijuana possession offenses (up to one ounce) for those under the age of 21.

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Florida Representative Introduces Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

WeedAdvisor

In a rather unexpected turn of events, one Democratic representative from Florida filed a bill that would decriminalize marijuana. While it is a good step forward, the move seems politically jarring.

How Many MMJ Patients Are in Oklahoma?

MMJ Recs

As more states legalize medical marijuana (MMJ), its usage is becoming more prevalent throughout the United States. This is no more evident than in the great state of Oklahoma, which is quickly becoming one of the more progressive states in the world of MMJ legislation.

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What Is CBDV (Cannabidivarin) & What Does This Cannabinoid Do?

Leafly

CBDV, or cannabidivarin, is one of many molecules derived from cannabis. Learn more about this little-known cannabinoid and its potential promise in medicine. The post What Is CBDV (Cannabidivarin) & What Does This Cannabinoid Do? appeared first on Leafly. Science & Tech cannabinoids CBDV

Congress Is Out For Summer: Take Action!

NORML

Every August, members of Congress head home from the swampland of Washington, DC back to their home districts. That can only mean one thing – town hall season is upon us. This provides a unique opportunity for constituents to engage face-to-face with their members of Congress and hold them accountable for their actions in Washington. We are so close to ending prohibition and it is imperative that we keep pushing forward toward a sensible marijuana policy.

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Organized crime group manipulated medical pot regime: Police

Cannabis Life Network

An organized crime group north of Toronto manipulated Canada’s medical marijuana system to produce thousands of pot plants for the black market as part of an operation that funded the production of synthetic drugs, police alleged Thursday.

Young Living vs. doTERRA: Utah MLM Companies and the CBD Race

Canna Law Blog

Utah is a unique state for a variety of reasons, but recently it gained additional notoriety because the “world leader in essential oils” (based on global revenue), Young Living Essential Oils, announced it acquired Colorado-based Nature’s Ultra.

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The Latest in Cannabis Research: Winter/Spring 2019

Leafly

From finding the brain region that gets you high to more benefits of CBD, we round up the most intriguing studies in cannabis science from the first half of 2019. The post The Latest in Cannabis Research: Winter/Spring 2019 appeared first on Leafly. Health Science & Tech research

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A First Timer’s Account of Lobbying Congress

NORML

Working at NORML is kind of like going on a Tinder date; you have no idea what you’re getting into until it’s much too late. When I landed my job with NORML, I had pretty “high” expectations and, luckily, I was not let down (unlike ALL of my online dating experiences).

The Green Organic Dutchman files application for NASDAQ listing

Cannabis Life Network

TORONTO, Aug. 7, 2019 /CNW/ – The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings Ltd. the “Company” or “TGOD“) (TSX:TGOD) (US-OTC:TGODF) is pleased to announce that it has submitted an application to list its common shares on the NASDAQ.

Andy Defrancesco Secret Deals-Promoter Payoffs, Verano Shares pledged : $APHA $SOLCF

Cannabis Law Report

In her story Teri highlights …………… Defrancesco was caught up in controversy this winter when a short seller report detailed how he made undisclosed millions off leading the sale of LatAM cannabis licenses to Aphria ($APHA) for inflated values.

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Bernie Says He’d Legalize Cannabis Through Executive Order

Leafly

Sanders, a longtime legalization advocate, said that as president, he would bypass partisan bickering in Congress and legalize cannabis through an executive order. The post Bernie Says He’d Legalize Cannabis Through Executive Order appeared first on Leafly.

Luxembourg Planning to Legalize Cannabis

WeedAdvisor

Although marijuana reform made it across the Atlantic in recent months, one Luxembourg plans to ride the green wave all the way through, according to The Guardian.

Drug trafficking probe- 15 people facing 195 charges

Cannabis Life Network

Fifteen people from across Ontario face a combined 195 charges after an investigation into an alleged drug trafficking network involving members and associates of motorcycle gangs, provincial police said Wednesday.

At Cannabis Dispensaries, Facial Recognition Software Is Already a Thing. What About Privacy Issues?

Cannabis Law Report

A rather worrying report via Vice who report, “Dispensaries are adopting in-store surveillance systems to protect profits. Experts warn it’s a ‘slippery slope’ to discrimination.” ” Privacy issues and cannabis, are, without a doubt, on the rise.

40% THC Flower?! How Lab Shopping and THC Inflation Cheat Cannabis Consumers

Leafly

Here's why consumers should come to their senses and move beyond THC. The post 40% THC Flower?! How Lab Shopping and THC Inflation Cheat Cannabis Consumers appeared first on Leafly. Industry Strains & Products California cannabinoids Lab testing Oregon potency regulations terpenes THC Washingto

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Bernie Sanders Promises Marijuana Legalization by Executive Order

WeedAdvisor

Marijuana legalization has overwhelming support from both the public and most Democratic candidates. Ironically, the frontrunner – Joe Biden – is the only person who wants to stop at decriminalization.

Tantalus Labs Announces 360% Quarter Over Quarter Revenue Growth in Profitable Second Quarter

Cannabis Life Network

based cannabis producer “Tantalus Labs” shares quarterly sales and production numbers exceeding projections VANCOUVER, Aug. 8, 2019 /CNW/ – Tantalus Labs Ltd., a B.C.-based

Pennsylvania Issues THC Hemp Testing Guidance

Cannabis Law Report

If you wish to re-publish this story please do so with following accreditation. AUTHOR: Steve Schain , Hoban Law Group. PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT. Steve Schain: Hoban Law Group.

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What’s the Difference Between Sweet and Fruity Cannabis Strains?

Leafly

Sweet and fruity are two flavors of cannabis that can be very similar but also very different. Here's a breakdown of how to differentiate between the two. The post What’s the Difference Between Sweet and Fruity Cannabis Strains? appeared first on Leafly. Strains & Products strains

Hemp/CBD Litigation: Curaleaf Hit With Federal Class Action Lawsuit Alleging Securities Violations

Canna Law Blog

Just a few weeks ago, Curaleaf Holdings (“Curaleaf”) announced that it would pay $875 million, mostly in stock, to acquire a Chicago based cannabis company, Grassroots. See here.)

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Choom acquires 7 additional cannabis retail locations in BC and Alberta

Cannabis Life Network

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Article: Clarifying Law Around Insurance of Marijuana Act Would Reduce Gaps, Expert Says

Cannabis Law Report

There’s very little information about insurance, legal issues and the regulated cannabis and hemp markets so we’re pleased to see this piece in the Insurance journal. “The CLAIM Act introduced on July 22 by US Sen.

Boston’s First Licensed Cannabis Shop Is a Big Win for Equity

Leafly

“There is a national game plan by the bigger companies to dominate 100% of the American space, to monopolize as much as possible,” said the shop's co-owner. City councils, mayors, local congressmen—everyone’s affected by the will of the bigger companies.

Nation’s First Industrial Hemp Seed Bank Planned for New York

Greenspoon Marder Cannabis Law Group Blog

By: Kristin Jordan , Senior Counsel. Larry Smart, professor in the Horticulture Section of the School of Integrative Plant Science at Cornell University, in a greenhouse examining industrial hemp. Photo Credit: Justin Muir/Cornell University. The kick-off of the first U.S.

Cronos Group posts a second-quarter net loss despite soaring revenue due to mounting costs

Cannabis Life Network

TORONTO — Cronos Group Inc. reported a net loss for the second quarter of 2019 despite nearly tripling its revenue from the same time last year.

Alert: Notice of Pre-proposal Statement of Inquiry (WSR #19-15-074)

Cannabis Law Report

Holy Crapo! Cannabis Banking Reform Makes Surprise Headway

Leafly

Mike Crapo, the Senate banking committee chair, signals an openness to cannabis financial reform. The post Holy Crapo! Cannabis Banking Reform Makes Surprise Headway appeared first on Leafly. Politics banking Congress

Aphria Becomes First Canadian Marijuana Producer to Earn a Profit After Months of Underwhelming Industry Performance

WeedAdvisor

Aphria, one of Canada’s largest licensed producers, has a reason to celebrate. The company can proudly announce that it is not just the first Canadian cannabis company to profit, but it profited substantially, according to BNN Bloomberg and the Financial Post.

THC-Infused Cannabis Products: Arizona™ Beverages and Dixie Brands Strategic Partnership

Cannabis Life Network

The iconic AriZona™ brand becomes the first mega brand to extend into THC cannabis market DENVER and WOODBURY, NY, Aug. 7, 2019 /CNW/ – Dixie Brands Inc.

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Cannabis Convictions & Deportation

Cannabis Law Report

Wisconsin man gets deported after marijuana conviction reports OnFocus news……… MADISON, Wis. (AP) AP) — In late December 2017, Lisa Kum received a call from her husband, Sothy.