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Desperately Seeking Harm

Project CBD

Is there a doctor in the house? The Food and Drug Administration ( FDA ) is ailing and needs some serious attention. The FDA has got a bad case of CBD – as in Chronic Bureaucratic Dysfunction. This affliction has been evident for some time, but the symptoms are getting worse

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CBD Oil’s Wide Availablity Challenges Medical Research

Puff Puff Post

A multitude of stores sell CBD (cannabidiol) oil now that hemp is legal. One can buy them from gas stations, pharmacies, or other retailers. State regulations on CBD oil vary from US state to US state.

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UK’s first network of medical cannabis clinics set to open more sites

Cannabis Law Report

Health Europa reports. The Medical Cannabis Clinics , recently CQC registered, is the UK’s largest and fastest growing chain of private cannabis clinics, with doctors now operating from seven locations across the country and more openings planned over the coming months to meet patient demand.

Report: Federal Marijuana Prosecutions Declining

NORML

Federal prosecutions for marijuana-related crimes fell significantly from September 30, 2018 to September 30, 2019, according to a recently released report from Supreme Court Justice John Roberts.

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Marijuana Comparison: Medical vs Recreational Potency

Otherside Farms

There’s somewhat of a debate going on in the legal marijuana world. More specifically, it’s medical vs recreational potency. Which is stronger, and why? There are several things that determine a marijuana strain’s potency. There are also several things that separate the two.

Medical Marijuana Patients Can Get Into Trouble Without Proper Packaging

The Fresh Toast

Medicinal cannabis rules require users to keep the weed in its original packaging while it's being transported from one place to another. . Continue reading Medical Marijuana Patients Can Get Into Trouble Without Proper Packaging at The Fresh Toast.

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CBD Bioavailability

Cannabis Law Report

What is Bioavailability? The term “bioavailability” refers to the quantity of a compound (including medicines or substances found in food) that enters the bloodstream when it is introduced into the body.

DOH set to finalize rules on cannabis consumption areas, new testing standards

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

New Mexico is one step closer to establishing sanctioned, legal areas for medical cannabis patients to use their medicine. The Department of Health’s Medical Cannabis Program held a public hearing Thursday to hear comments from the public regarding department rule changes.

House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee Considers ‘Cannabis Policies for the New Decade’

NORML

Members of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health today held a legislative hearing, “ Cannabis Policies for the New Decade ,” during which they considered multiple legislative bills aimed at amending federal cannabis laws. This marks the first time that members of the Energy and Commerce Committee have debated issues specific to marijuana policy reform.

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Cannabis for Migraine-induced nausea

Cannabis Life Network

We recently explored a possible lead to some migraine headaches and how deficiencies in the Endocannabinoid System (ECS) can be responsible for them.

The Future of Hemp is Genetics

Canna Law Blog

Hemp was legalized federally just over a year ago.

Congressional Committee to Hold Marijuana Legislative Hearing This Wednesday

NORML

This Wednesday, January 15th, at 10 am EST, the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health will hold a legislative hearing entitled “Cannabis Policies for the New Decade.”

Study: Marijuana Use Reduces Depression and Suicidal Ideations in those with PTS

The Joint Blog

Marijuana use among those with post-traumatic stress (PTS) is associated with reduced rates of severe depression and suicidal ideation, according to a new study published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology.

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US border reports increased cannabis seizures in first year of legalization

Leafly

There's been a nearly 75% increase in US-bound cannabis seizures between November 2018 and October 2019, the first year of Canadian cannabis legalization. The post US border reports increased cannabis seizures in first year of legalization appeared first on Leafly.

European Medicinal Cannabis Association (EUMCA) Appoints UK Professor Jones, CBE, FMedSci, as its new Chairman.

Cannabis Law Report

A long-standing member of the UK Government Regulatory Agency Medicines Commission and King’s College, London professor has been appointed as chairman of the European Medicinal Cannabis Association.

California Cannabis Claims: Breach of Contract

Canna Law Blog

Happy 2020, everyone! Our litigation team would like to kick-start the year by starting a series on the most common causes of action that we see in and around the cannabis industry.

New Jersey: Court Affirms Employer Must Reimburse Worker for Medical Marijuana Expenses

NORML

The New Jersey Superior Court has affirmed that an employee is eligible to have his medical marijuana costs reimbursed by his employer.

Virginia faces spate of legislation, protests supporting cannabis reform

Leafly

Virginia legislators and activities are working on 10 different bills supporting legalization and decriminalization. The post Virginia faces spate of legislation, protests supporting cannabis reform appeared first on Leafly.

Canopy Growth delaying launch of infused beverages

Cannabis Life Network

SMITH FALLS, Ont. Canopy Growth Corp. is delaying the launch of its cannabis-infused drinks. The company says work to scale up to commercial production is not complete and it is delaying the launch date while it completes the final steps.

Looks Like New Mexico May Be Fast Tracking Regulated Cannabis

Cannabis Law Report

Marijuana Moment reports… One day after the governor of New Mexico formally included marijuana legalization in her 2020 legislative agenda , lawmakers have filed a comprehensive reform bill that would accomplish that goal. The legislation, introduced by Sen. Jerry Ortiz y Pino (D) and Rep.

Ready to Lobby?

NORML

2019 was a record year for marijuana reform, with more NORML chapters holding lobby days than ever before. With the 2020 legislative session already in full swing in many states, NORML chapters across the country are organizing lobby days to advocate for sensible reform policies in their state.

Bigger isn’t better: The case for growing small marijuana plants

Leafly

Growing giant cannabis Christmas trees may look awesome, but they can be a pain to maintain. Check out why keeping your plants small is a good idea. The post Bigger isn’t better: The case for growing small marijuana plants appeared first on Leafly. Growing cannabis growing

The Victoria Cannabis Buyers Club moves closer to Cannabis Act Exemption

Cannabis Life Network

The Victoria Cannabis Buyers Club can’t fit into the box that our current legal framework has created. It would be impossible for the VCBC to comply with the current regulations and still offer the same life saving products at non-profit prices. Two options become available.

OLCC Issues Marijuana Product Recall

Cannabis Law Report

January 16, 2020. Winberry Farms Sweet Leaf Blend Pre-rolls Failed Pesticide Test. .

Will the FDA Soon Treat Hemp CBD as a Dietary Supplement?

Canna Law Blog

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) may soon change its tune on hemp-derived CBD (Hemp CBD) thanks to a bill recently filed by chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, Rep. Collin Peterson (D-MN) and cosponsored by Reps. Thomas Massie (R-KY), James Comer (R-KY) and Chellie Pingree (D-ME).

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Stages of the marijuana plant growth cycle

Leafly

It’s important to understand the changes a growing cannabis plant undergoes during its life cycle, as each stage of growth requires different care. The post Stages of the marijuana plant growth cycle appeared first on Leafly. Growing flower growing tips harvesting

Cannabis Toxicity versus Intoxication

Cannabis Life Network

Cannabis is hardly a poison or even capable of inducing toxicity, yet regulators cannot seem to get a grip on the definitions that truly define this plant.

INCBA 2020 Event Dates

Cannabis Law Report

2020 Event Dates*: January 23, 2020: Social Event, Los Angeles. Cannabis Compliance West INCBA Social. Thursday, January 23, 2020. RSVP here! January 30, 2020: Webinar. CBD & Hemp: A comparison of US and European Paths to Market. Register here!

The Hemp Standard is 0.3% THC. That Should Be Changed.

Canna Law Blog

We are heading into the first decade of scaled commercial hemp production in the United States since the 1920s. As a law firm that has been helping cannabis businesses succeed since 2010, we couldn’t be more excited. And for good reason: the recreational market is expanding. Hemp is legal.

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Weed and weight: Why are cannabis consumers slimmer?

Leafly

It’s true: Long-term cannabis is associated with lower body mass index. Here’s what we know about the connection between weed and our waistlines. The post Weed and weight: Why are cannabis consumers slimmer? appeared first on Leafly. Canada Health health weight loss