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A response to NPR's misinformation regarding THC potency

Americans for Safe Access

On May 15, 2019, the National Public Radio (NPR) program All Things Considered included a segment about high-potency cannabis. A corresponding article, " Highly Potent Weed Has Swept the Market, Raising Concerns About Health Risks ," was posted to NPR's website. Unfortunately, NPR presented a one-sided view of the topic and made assertions that are not supported by the available evidence.

A Vet Weighs In on CBD Oil for Dogs


With CBD products for pets easily available online from companies like Honest Paws, more and more pet parents are finding they have questions about this cannabinoid. The post A Vet Weighs In on CBD Oil for Dogs appeared first on Leafly.

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Cannabis: Gateway to Herbal Medicine

Project CBD

The human endocannabinoid system ( ECS ) is so named because it responds to cannabis compounds

NORML Submits Comments to FDA Ahead of CBD Hearing


NORML has submitted written comments to the US Food and Drug Administration ahead of the agency’s scheduled hearing on the regulation CBD-infused products.

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Biden Pledges Tepid Support for Cannabis Half-Measure


The career-long drug warrior dips his toe into decriminalization while the rest of America dives into full legalization. Catch up, Joe. The post Biden Pledges Tepid Support for Cannabis Half-Measure appeared first on Leafly. Politics

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Washington: Governor Signs Marijuana Expungement Bill Into Law


Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee has signed legislation, Senate Bill 5605 , facilitating the expungement of past low-level marijuana convictions. The measure states : “Every person convicted of a misdemeanor marijuana offenses, who was 21 years of age or older at the time of the offense, may apply to the sentencing court for a vacation of the applicant’s record of conviction for the offense.

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How Cannabis Helps ‘Spoonies’ Soothe the Symptoms of Chronic Illness


Cannabis can aid people with less well-known—but not uncommon—conditions, ones that often come with a life-long sentence. We call ourselves “spoonies.”. The post How Cannabis Helps ‘Spoonies’ Soothe the Symptoms of Chronic Illness appeared first on Leafly.

Mile High Labs Launches “Tinctures On Tap” For CBD Product Manufacturers

Canna Newswire

BOULDER, Colo. – May 17, 2019 / Canna Newswire / – In response to overwhelming demand from CBD product manufacturers in the U.S. and abroad, Mile High Labs today announced the addition of flavored tinctures to its best-in-class CBD product portfolio.

New York City: Municipal Legislation Enacted Prohibiting Drug Testing for Cannabis as a Condition of Employment, Probation


City lawmakers have successfully passed a pair of municipal bills limiting situations where those seeking employment or on probation may be drug tested for past cannabis exposure. Democratic Mayor Bill DeBlasio on Thursday permitted both bills to become law absent his signature.

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Why There Aren’t More CBD Strains (and Why That’s About to Change)


Ever wonder why you don't see as many CBD strains lining the walls of your local dispensary? If you find that disappointing, good news—that may change soon. The post Why There Aren’t More CBD Strains (and Why That’s About to Change) appeared first on Leafly. Strains & Products cbd strains

Dana Larsen on fighting for Vancouver’s Dispensaries: Court cases, Injunctions, Exclusion Zones, and Outdated Bylaws

Cannabis Life Network

CLN caught up with prominent cannabis activist Dana Larsen for an update on Vancouver’s unlicensed dispensaries and their ongoing fight to stay open.

Arkansas: Licensed Medical Cannabis Sales Begin


Qualified patients now have limited access to medical cannabis products, after the state’s first licensed dispensaries began making sales this week. Voters initially approved medical cannabis access by passing a statewide initiative in November 2016. Under the law , qualified patients may obtain both herbal preparations of cannabis and infused cannabis products from state-licensed dispensaries. Products must be derived from plants harvested by one of five state-licensed cultivators.

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New Washington Law Will Erase Old Cannabis Convictions


Under the new law, judges are required to grant requests to vacate misdemeanor marijuana possession charges that occurred before the drug was legalized. The post New Washington Law Will Erase Old Cannabis Convictions appeared first on Leafly. Politics expungement Washington

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Alberta’s cannabis sector unites to create Alberta Cannabis Council

Cannabis Life Network

Council to elevate awareness of the Alberta’s cannabis industry CALGARY, May 13, 2019 /CNW/ – Alberta’s cannabis sector creates a unified voice with the launch of the Alberta Cannabis Council (ACC).

Weekly Legislative Roundup 5/17/19


Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! Medical cannabis sales kicked off in Arkansas last Friday as the first dispensary opened its doors. Governor Jay Inslee (D) of Washington signed legislation into law to allow individuals with prior low-level cannabis convictions to apply to the sentencing court to have their record vacated. Governor Kevin Stitt (R) of Oklahoma signed legislation into law to permit the retail sale of hemp and hemp-derived CBD products.

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Gov. Cuomo Bails on New York Cannabis Legalization


After pledging his support to win 2018 primary, Cuomo throws legalization advocates under the bus at the first sign of trouble. The post Gov. Cuomo Bails on New York Cannabis Legalization appeared first on Leafly. Politics adult-use cannabis New York

48North Signs Supply Agreement with AGLC for Outdoor-Grown Cannabis

Cannabis Life Network

TORONTO, May 15, 2019 /CNW/ – 48North Cannabis Corp. (“48North” or the “Company”) (TSXV:NRTH) announced today that it has signed a supply agreement with Alberta Gaming, Liquor & Cannabis (“AGLC”), Alberta’s wholesaler of recreational cannabis.

CANNAVAL to Educate and Empower: Agriculture Commissioner Nominee Positive T.A. Nelson Welcomes Cannabis Education and Exhibitors to the US Virgin Islands

Canna Newswire

Pot Network joins CANNAVAL as Media Partner; Munch & Co named Event Producers. Three Day Event Poised to Provide Education and Support Through Seminars, Expert Speakers, Interactive Activities, High Level Networking, And Fun! CROIX, U.S.

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New California Bill Would Override Local Bans on Cannabis Stores


An unprecedented bill would triple the number of retail outlets to over 2,200. The post New California Bill Would Override Local Bans on Cannabis Stores appeared first on Leafly. Politics adult-use cannabis California legalization

Protecting Cannabis-Related Marks in 2019

Cannabis Law Report

If you wish to re-publish this story please do so with following accreditation. AUTHOR: Joshua B. Goldberg. PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT. With the growing number of states legalizing marijuana for medical and recreational use, many brands have emerged for cannabis and related goods and services.

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Respected Neurosurgeon Brings Distinguished Career and Medical Expertise to Geocann’s Executive Management Team

Canna Newswire

Anthony Petraglia, M.D., joins Geocann as Chief Medical Officer to focus on the advancement of new product innovations that target the most pressing consumer health concerns as well as the research and publication of the company’s patent-protected portfolio of cannabis products.

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StatsCan: Over Half a Million Canadians Use Cannabis at Work


More Canadians are admitting that they're consuming cannabis before they clock in. The post StatsCan: Over Half a Million Canadians Use Cannabis at Work appeared first on Leafly. Canada Industry employment government statistics

UK: Brighton CBD / Hemp Restaurant Remains Closed Whilst Taking Legal Advice

Cannabis Law Report

The UK’s first cannabis restaurant has closed until further notice while its owners take legal advice. Canna Kitchen was raided last Wednesday and police seized a substantial amount of herbal cannabis, which the owners said was industrial hemp.

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’Woman with the Golden Touch’: Esteemed Businesswoman, Community Leader Gina Champion-Cain Delves into Wellness with Cultivate CBD Health Enhancement Products

Canna Newswire

Cannabis and International Trade: Don’t Ignore the U.S.-China Trade War

Canna Law Blog

Marijuana and hemp companies should not ignore the US-China trade war. Numerous products and components in these industries might be subject to increased tariffs of 25 percent.

Quiz: Can You Guess These Classic Cannabis Strains?


Are you an expert on classic cannabis strains? Let's find out! The post Quiz: Can You Guess These Classic Cannabis Strains? appeared first on Leafly. Strains & Products quiz strains

New Hampshire’s House Bill 481 Heads Back To Committee Stage

Cannabis Law Report

The Marijuana Times reports… It was only a matter of time before more states started seriously considering legislation that would legalize the use, sale, cultivation, production and possession of cannabis – but we all knew it wouldn’t be an easy road.