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Spanish Government Gives Green Light to Medical Cannabis

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Cannabis-based preparations with different THC : CBD ratios will be made in Spanish pharmacies for individual patients

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NORML Op-ed: Concerns Over High Potency THC Products Warrant Greater Education, Not Criminalization

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Regulators and other concerned parties should seek to provide the public with more comprehensive safety information about the effects of more potent products, and they should continue to ensure that legal products do not get diverted to the youth market.

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Oregon is recalling 18,000 THC vapes. Is yours one of them?

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Check here to see if your vape cartridge contains an ingredient you shouldn't be inhaling. The post Oregon is recalling 18,000 THC vapes. Is yours one of them? appeared first on Leafly. Industry

Cannabis Users Have Lower Rates of ICU Admission for COVID-19

Cannabis Life Network

A preliminary study in the Journal of Cannabis Research suggests cannabis users have lower rates of ICU admission for COVID-19.

Where the Money Grows: Learning the Industry Trends in Medical Cannabis, Recreational Marijuana, Hemp, and Beyond

Speaker: Jonathan Bench, International Cannabis and Securities Business Attorney at Harris Bricken

The U.S. cannabis industry is still in its infancy, even though states began engaging with legalization in one form or another in the late 1990s. Today, many opportunities exist for individuals and businesses that want to engage in the industry. Join international cannabis and securities business attorney Jonathan Bench as he provides some pitfalls and best practices for companies & individuals looking to engage with the U.S. cannabis marketplace.

Japanese Cannabis Regulation Reform - Finally?

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Nearly 75 years since cannabis was banned in Japan, policy changes in favor of medical marijuana are long overdue

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Federal Trade Commission issues refunds to CBD buyers, here’s why

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The Federal Trade Commission is returning money to consumers who bought CBD under false claims. Learn more about the story on Leafly. The post Federal Trade Commission issues refunds to CBD buyers, here’s why appeared first on Leafly. CBD Arizona cbd consumers rights

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South African Research Team Says Cannabis is ‘Very Promising’ as an Opioid Replacement

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Clinical trials into cannabis’ potential as an opioid replacement are well underway in South Africa.

Alert – Medical Cannabsi Agency of New Zealand: Pesticide testing of non-imported starting material for export, cannabis-based ingredients and medicinal cannabis products

Cannabis Law Report

Here’s their latest alert. The Misuse of Drugs (Medicinal Cannabis) Regulations 2019 (the Regulations) set the minimum quality standard that medicinal cannabis products and cannabis-based ingredients must meet before they can be supplied in New Zealand.

Australian-Canadian Cannabis Relations: A Lesson in Stupidity

Cannabis Life Network

Australian-Canadian cannabis relations are a lesson in stupidity Think about it. Someday, historians will look at this time period and come to one conclusion: we’re a bunch of morons. Just look at the evidence. We have a runaway greenhouse effect. So do we invest heavily in nuclear power?

What to do if your partner asks you to quit smoking weed

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If it came down to it, would you choose your partner or weed? Here are four tips to help you decide what to do. The post What to do if your partner asks you to quit smoking weed appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle dating lifestyle relationships

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Colorado Could Legalize Psychedelics This November

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The city of Denver, Colorado, decriminalized the possession and use of psilocybin in 2019—the first U.S. city to do so. Now, a psychedelic-focused bill aimed at reforming laws surrounding psychedelics further in the state has successfully qualified for the November ballot.

FTC Issue First Refunds For Cannabis Products That Were ‘Deceptively Marketed’ To Consumers By Kushly Industries

Cannabis Law Report

Marijuana Moment reports. FTC returning almost $21,000 to consumers nationwide who bought deceptively marketed CBD products from Kushly Industries: [link]. — FTC (@FTC) August 24, 2022.

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Answer of the Day for Aug 24, 2022

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A June 2022 research study conducted in Ontario Canada (where cannabis-based medicine is legal at the federal level), assessed how chronic pain patients view the use of cannabis-based products for medicinal purposes.

Canada’s tastiest pre-rolls for Labour Day

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Pre-rolls are perfect for the long weekend, rolled and ready for adventure. We've assembled the best of the best: infused, packs, and single pre-rolls. The post Canada’s tastiest pre-rolls for Labour Day appeared first on Leafly.

New York Restricts Some Cannabis Use in Public Spaces

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Back on March 31, 2021, former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo legalized recreational cannabis in the state of New York. When this happened, it made New York a state with some of the most relaxed cannabis laws in the nation.

Selling Cannabis Stock Without License Nets SEC Lawsuit

Cannabis Law Report

Bloomberg report. An unlicensed broker who sold allegedly bogus securities for a cannabis company marketing an unpatented pill marketed as an alternative to narcotics was sued Wednesday by the Securities and Exchange Commission, which had sued the company last fall.

5 Cannabis Distribution Methods (Without the Government)

Cannabis Life Network

With shortages in British Columbia and Ontario, Canadian cannabis connoisseurs are beginning to question the necessity of government-controlled cannabis wholesaler distribution. Distributing cannabis without the government should not be a controversial topic.

Are seized Weed World trucks the start of NYC’s gray market crackdown?

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The trucks known for selling ‘fake edibles’ got popped for not having Department of Health permits. We talked to the owner about plans to open a legal dispensary. The post Are seized Weed World trucks the start of NYC’s gray market crackdown? appeared first on Leafly. Industry

Hemp-Based Packaging Could Solve the Industry’s Plastic Problem

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Despite access to sustainable packaging alternatives such as hemp, plastic packaging remains the preferred material for packaging cannabis products. There are individuals and organizations who are getting creative with the current plastic in use, like [Re]Waste.

U.S. Forest Service (USFS) human resources remind employees on cannabis use

Cannabis Law Report

Marijuana Moment reports. Another federal agency is reminding employees that they’re prohibited from using marijuana and warning them about the risks of consuming federally unregulated CBD products. The U.S.

Study: Cannabinoids (THC/CBD) Beat Opioids In Managing Chronic Pain

The Fresh Toast

Study: Cannabinoids (THC/CBD) Beat Opioids In Managing Chronic Pain. Cannabinoids have a greater benefit-safety profile compared to opioids used to manage chronic neuropathic pain. The post Study: Cannabinoids (THC/CBD) Beat Opioids In Managing Chronic Pain appeared first on The Fresh Toast.

America’s tastiest THC vapes of Labor Day and fall

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That new-new from PAX, dosist, Dabstract, Akta, Cresco and more. The post America’s tastiest THC vapes of Labor Day and fall appeared first on Leafly. Strains & products 420 Arizona California carts Colorado labor day leafly picks Nevada Oregon pods THC vape pens Washington

Will the Newly Elected Pro-Cannabis VA Official Embrace Medical Cannabis for Veterans?

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For years now, the very men and women who have laid their lives on the line to protect our country, as well as those actively serving who are under the care of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) , have basically been denied the right to utilize medicinal cannabis or cannabis in retail markets nationwide.

Lawsuit asks judge to block marijuana legalization from appearing on Missouri ballot

Cannabis Law Report

The lawsuit argues the initiative petition violates single-subject rules and didn’t have a sufficient number of signatures to qualify for the ballot. The Missouri Independent reports.

Cannabis Shortages in B.C. Due to Union Strike 

Cannabis Life Network

Cannabis retailers in British Columbia are facing product shortages amid an ongoing B.C. General Employees’ Union (BCGEU) strike. Private retailers are not part of the strike. But having to buy their cannabis inventory from the government monopoly wholesaler negatively affects them.

The ultimate stoner’s guide to weed at festivals

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Music festivals are a lot of fun for weed lovers, but there are a few things you should think about before you leave home. The post The ultimate stoner’s guide to weed at festivals appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle edibles lifestyle music festivals safety Vaping

Milligram Caps: FL Issues Medical Marijuana Rules

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On August 26, 2022, the Florida Office of Medical Marijuana Use (OMMU) sent a directive to certifying physicians regarding a new milligram cap scheduled to go into effective on August 29, 2022.

Nevada: CCB Launches Online Resources for Cannabis Consumption Lounge Applicants

Cannabis Law Report

Here’s yesterday’s announcement. LAS VEGAS, NV – Today, the Nevada Cannabis Compliance Board (CCB) released new online tools and resources to assist applicants in successfully submitting a complete application for a cannabis consumption lounge license.

Oregon Cannabis: Did OLCC Let Curaleaf Skate?

Canna Law Blog

Last summer, the Massachusetts based retailer Curaleaf mistakenly mixed-up THC with CBD at a bottling plant in Portland. Approximately 1,500 mislabeled bottles containing what the Oregonian describes as a “jumbo” dose of THC were shipped under the brand name Select and sold as containing only CBD.

Oof: Nebraska medical marijuana measures won’t appear on ballot, again

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Advocates came up 10,000 signatures short in their bid to put medical legalization before voters. The post Oof: Nebraska medical marijuana measures won’t appear on ballot, again appeared first on Leafly. Politics ballot measures medical marijuana medical marijuana legalization nebraska