Sat.Mar 09, 2019 - Fri.Mar 15, 2019

Brain Awareness Week: CBD and the Brain


Cannabidiol (CBD) is still a big mystery in many ways.

Science: Why More Marijuana May Equal Fewer Migraines

The Fresh Toast

Science: Why More Marijuana May Equal Fewer Migraines One of the most ancient medical uses of cannabis was headache relief and migraines. But support from modern science has been thin—until this year. The post Science: Why More Marijuana May Equal Fewer Migraines appeared first on The Fresh Toast.

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Finding the Right Mix for Microdosing


When it comes to microdosing, more than size matters. Arizona's Darwin Brands explain how their team customizes cannabis oil with microdosing in mind. The post Finding the Right Mix for Microdosing appeared first on Leafly. Strains & Products Darwin dosing edibles sponsored article vape pens

The Veterans Equal Access Act Reintroduced


In the House, Representative Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), a founder and co-Chair of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus, has reintroduced H.R. 1647 , the Veterans Equal Access Act, which expands medical cannabis access to eligible military veterans. Presently, V.A.

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World Sleep Day: Cannabis for Insomnia


Insomnia, sometimes just known as “sleeplessness”, is such a common problem that many people just shrug their shoulders and carry on regardless. This is not surprising – we can lead busy lives, and sometimes getting more than 6 hours sleep can seem like a luxury.

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Video: Cops Search For Marijuana in Hospital Room of Missouri Man Suffering from Stage IV Pancreatic Cancer


A Missouri man suffering from stage-four (IV) pancreatic cancer endured a police raid on his hospital room Thursday, as officers searched his belongings for cannabis.

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NORML Celebrates 49 Years of Fighting for Freedom


49 years ago, Keith Stroup founded NORML to end marijuana prohibition. Now, 10 states and DC have legalized the adult-use of marijuana, and more than two-thirds of the country has legalized medical cannabis. We’ve moved mountains, thanks to good people like you.

Craft Cannabis: Have You Heard of It

Cannabis Life Network

The green rush is sweeping across the continent of North America. From Canada to the United States and even Mexico, cannabis has opened minds and changed viewpoints. Support for cannabis legalization is at an all-time high in Canada (which legalized it last October) and the United States.

CBD Ban: Brits Take Up Fight And Send Lawyers To Brussels

Cannabis Law Report

If you wish to re-publish this story please do so with following accreditation. AUTHOR: Mark Taylor. PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT.

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Cannabis Patents are Approaching the Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Canna Law Blog

In keeping with last week’s cannabis patent litigation update , it’s important to discuss a landmark decision that was made by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“PTAB”) on claims involving a cannabis patent just two months ago.

Oklahoma: Governor Signs Medical Marijuana Regulatory Measure


Republican Gov. Ken Stitt signed legislation yesterday, HB 2612 , clarifying regulations and patient protections specific to the medical use of cannabis. A majority of voters last June approved a statewide initiative authorizing the plant’s use, cultivation, and dispensing.

Sticky’s pot shop owner to pay county $112,500

Cannabis Chronicles

Emerald Enterprises, the owner of now-closed Sticky’s Pot Shop, has reached an agreement to pay fines stemming from defying Clark County’s ban on recreational marijuana retailing in unincorporated parts of the county.

Oklahoma governor puts pen to paper on medical marijuana legislation

Cannabis Law Report

The new law will set up guidelines for inventory testing and tracking, advertising, packaging and labeling, among other things. It also allows employers to fire medical marijuana users in certain “safety-sensitive jobs” who test positive for cannabis use.

Phase 3 Marijuana Dispensary Licensing in L.A. Finally Takes Shape

Canna Law Blog

Here we go… Big changes are coming for L.A.’s ’s long-awaited Phase 3 licensing regarding storefront retail.

NORML Submits Public Comments To FDA Regarding The International Scheduling Of Marijuana


The US Food and Drug Administration sought public comments specific to whether changes ought to be recommended regarding imposing international manufacturing and distributing restrictions, under international treaties, on certain drug substances.

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SXSW Protests Launched Against Corporate Cannabis

Canna Newswire

Cannabis equity advocates and criminal justice reform organizations join forces to demand changes in policy & industry practices. Banners raised over I-35 freeway in response to SXSW keynote speeches by John Boehner and others.

‘About Damn Time’: Smokable Cannabis Coming to Florida


Years after voters approved a medical marijuana law in the state—and following a high-profile lawsuit—patients will finally have access to smokable cannabis flower. The post ‘About Damn Time’: Smokable Cannabis Coming to Florida appeared first on Leafly. Industry Strains & Products Florida laws legislation medical marijuana products smoking

Oxford Academic Publish: Hemp in the United States: A Case Study of Regulatory Path Dependence

Cannabis Law Report

Here’s the Abstract. Hemp in the United States: A Case Study of Regulatory Path Dependence. Trey Malone Kevin Gomez. Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy , ppz001. , [link]. Published 08 March 2019. Abstract.

Chicago NORML Goes To DC


This year, on April 8th, the Minority Cannabis Business Association (MCBA) will be returning to our nation’s capital in Washington D.C. and playing a leading role in drafting policy agendas to ensure participation of people of color in the cannabis industry.

Keeping Up with Harris Bricken: Cannabis Law Events

Canna Law Blog

February’s webinar “ West coast Hemp-CBD After the Farm Bill ” was a success! All of those involved at Harris Bricken enjoy hearing your positive words and questions.

Where’s the Cheapest Cannabis? A State-by-State Comparison


Even as they've developed side by side, state-legal cannabis markets have evolved considerable differences in product pricing. The post Where’s the Cheapest Cannabis? A State-by-State Comparison appeared first on Leafly. Industry Strains & Products adult-use cannabis California cannabis pricing Colorado Nevada Washington

NY: CPA & Business Advisory Service Launches Cannabis & Hemp Advisory Practice

Cannabis Law Report

Here’s their press release in full…… DeJoy, Knauf & Blood LLP Launches Cannabis and Hemp Advisory Practice. DKB’s expertise and experience with other regulated industries, especially the alcoholic beverage market, can help make sure businesses get it right. ROCHESTER, N.Y.,

Bipartisan Bill To Protect Employment Rights


The Fairness in Federal Drug Testing Under State Laws Act ( HR 1687 ) is bipartisan legislation introduced by Representatives Charlie Crist (D-FL) and Don Young (R-AK) to explicitly bar federal agencies from discriminating against workers solely because of their status as a cannabis consumer, or due to testing positive for marijuana use on a workplace drug test. Click here to send a message to your member of Congress and urge them to support this effort.

California May Try to Fill the Gaps on Provisional Licensing

Canna Law Blog

California’s cannabis licensing process has been a mess for applicants since pretty much day one.

Missouri Police Searched a Hospitalized Cancer Patient for Cannabis. Here’s Why


Medical marijuana laws don’t pair well with the US healthcare system. That’s especially true in Missouri, where medical laws don’t kick in until after Aug. What would you do, man?”. The post Missouri Police Searched a Hospitalized Cancer Patient for Cannabis. Here’s Why appeared first on Leafly. Health Politics medical marijuana missouri

Here’s The Science On Why Marijuana Makes You Sleepy

The Fresh Toast

Here’s The Science On Why Marijuana Makes You Sleepy About 40 million Americans have some sort of sleep issues and marijuana can help, but first, let's explain exactly why does marijuana make you sleepy.

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New Jersey: Adult-use legalization is closer than ever


After months of negotiation, Governor Murphy and NJ state legislators have reached a deal on what will be included in upcoming legislation to legalize the adult-use and retail sale of marijuana in the state of New Jersey.

Duterte Reverses On Medical Cannabis For Philippines

Cannabis Law Report

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday said he would not approve the legalization of medical marijuana, after initially expressing openness to sign a proposed measure allowing its use.Reports ABS/CBN news. “I’m I’m ignorant of that kind of research.

Preserving Cannabis Genetics: How to Collect and Store Seeds and Pollen


Can’t fully get rid of that cannabis strain you grew for so long? Learn how to store seeds and pollen to clear space in your garden and hang onto those favorite genetics for another day. The post Preserving Cannabis Genetics: How to Collect and Store Seeds and Pollen appeared first on Leafly. Growing

Medical Marijuana And Liver Disease: What Science Says Is Possible

The Fresh Toast

Medical Marijuana And Liver Disease: What Science Says Is Possible Liver disease occurs when the liver experiences a high amount of tissue scarring and cell death. Here's how medical marijuana can help.

New Model Ordinance’s Envisioned To Promote Small Businesses and Inclusivity


This week, the Minority Cannabis Business Association unveiled their Municipal Ordinance model on how localities can administer new business licenses in a fashion that promote minority entrepreneurs and ensure that the emerging industry will not be dominated by a flood on new investors who have not been harmed by the consequences of prohibition.