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U.S. House Judiciary Committee approves bill to end cannabis prohibition

Cannabis Life Network

Historic vote marks the first time the committee has approved comprehensive legislation to remove cannabis from the schedule of controlled substances and address harms caused by prohibition. In a 24-10 vote, this morning, the U.S.

Global Legal Chronicle Article: Medical Cannabis regulation slowly advances in Brazil

Cannabis Law Report

Isabela Amorim Diniz Ferreira, Corporate lawyer from Farroco Abreu Advogados, specialized on regulatory matters and post-graduated in Economic Law by Fundação Getúlio Vargas de São Paulo (FGV/SP). www.farrocoabreu.com.br.

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Employees and bosses equally uninformed on medical cannabis rights

Leafly

Cannabis in the workplace is a complex issue—employers now complain governments didn't do enough to educate them ahead of legalization. The post Employees and bosses equally uninformed on medical cannabis rights appeared first on Leafly. Canada Health employment

BREAKING: Bill To End Marijuana Prohibition Passes Key Committee

NORML

For the first time ever, a congressional committee has approved a piece of legislation to end marijuana prohibition in the United States.

Maelstrom of Morality – Medical Dispensaries return to B.C. court with an Appeal

Cannabis Life Network

Vancouver‘s unlicensed medical dispensaries returned to court this week, appealing a December 2018 B.C. Supreme Court decision that had ordered them to shut down, keeping in time with the initial launch of the coincidental federal legalization late last year.

How to use CBD for anxiety

Leafly

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental health disorders worldwide. Enter CBD, which has potential as a treatment for anxiety. The post How to use CBD for anxiety appeared first on Leafly. CBD Health anxiety cbd dosing

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Presidential Candidate Joe Biden Perpetuates Cannabis Myths

Medical Marijuana 411

Presidential candidate Joe Biden recently rehashed one of the most common cannabis myths. He called cannabis a "gateway drug" during a campaign event. The post Presidential Candidate Joe Biden Perpetuates Cannabis Myths appeared first on Medical Marijuana 411.

Cannabis Instead of Polypharmacy?

Project CBD

Polypharmacy - the use of five or more medications on a daily basis - is a modern-day health crisis. Could cannabis be the safer alternative prescribers and patients are looking for

Migraines and Cannabis – Introducing Beauty and the Beast

Cannabis Life Network

Not all of us have suffered a serious headache and even fewer have experienced the power of a severe migraine. That faint sense of disorientated nausea begins to emanate from an uncomfortable pressure throughout the forehead.

Congress takes a historic first step on national cannabis legalization

Leafly

A House committee is scheduled to consider the MORE Act, which would remove cannabis from the Controlled Substances Act. The post Congress takes a historic first step on national cannabis legalization appeared first on Leafly. Politics cannabis legalization Congress federal prohibition MORE Act

HISTORIC: A bill to end marijuana prohibition just passed

NORML

Today, you were a part of making history. The House Judiciary Committee just approved the MORE Act on a bipartisan vote of 24-10. This is legislation that tens-of-thousands advocated for by sending messages, making phone calls, and meeting with lawmakers in DC and district offices.

BREAKING NEWS: MORE Act Passes in Historic Vote

Canna Law Blog

The House Judiciary Committee approved a 2019 bill to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level and end cannabis prohibition on Wednesday. The Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act passed by a vote of 24 to 10 after more than two hours of debate.

Hexo Corp. destroying cannabis grown in the unlicensed area of Niagara facility

Cannabis Life Network

Hexo Corp. says it is in the process of destroying cannabis that was grown without a licence at a facility it acquired in Niagara, Ont., that was part of its purchase of Newstrike Brand Ltd.

What’s the difference between CBD derived from hemp and cannabis?

Leafly

Both hemp and cannabis can produce CBD, but they're different in the eyes of the law. The post What’s the difference between CBD derived from hemp and cannabis? appeared first on Leafly. Cannabis 101 CBD cbd Hemp

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House Committee Markup Announced To End Marijuana Prohibition

NORML

The House Judiciary Committee has posted a markup date for HR 3884 , the Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment, and Expungement (MORE) Act. Members of the Committee will consider the bill on Wednesday, November 20th, 2019, and they will likely hold a vote at that time.

Cannabis Legalization Roundup: Mexico, Luxembourg, Switzerland

Canna Law Blog

We like to check in from time to time on what’s happening with marijuana legalization around the world. To date, there are something like 40 countries that have legalized marijuana for medical use.

NM leaves med. cannabis security specifics up to producers

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

On a Sunday afternoon over Labor Day weekend, a masked man, armed with a gun, burst through the doors of an Albuquerque medical cannabis dispensary. About two minutes later, he walked back out the door, with an estimated $5,000 worth of cannabis products.

Nationwide cannabis legalization bill advances on Capitol Hill

Leafly

Marijuana legalization advocates are making historic advances in Congress. Read the details. The post Nationwide cannabis legalization bill advances on Capitol Hill appeared first on Leafly. Politics Congress laws legalization politics

URGENT: Biggest Marijuana News of the Year

NORML

We won’t lie, this is HUGE. This week, we will very likely have the first vote to outright end federal marijuana prohibition.

The New Rules of Hemp Video Available

Canna Law Blog

On November 13th, attorneys Nathalie Bougenies and Daniel Shortt hosted an interactive webinar to address the new interim hemp rules released by the USDA last month.

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LIVING WITH INTERNAL REVENUE CODE SECTION 280E

MJ Business Attorneys

During the past several years, the marijuana industry has faced many regulatory challenges, but none greater than that imposed upon them by the impact of Internal Revenue Code Section 280E.

New Brunswick wants to privatize its cannabis stores

Leafly

But there's a catch. The post New Brunswick wants to privatize its cannabis stores appeared first on Leafly. Canada Industry New Brunswick

NJ Lawmakers Plan to Put Legalization on 2020 Ballot

NORML

Cannabis Patent Litigation: Remedies for Patent Infringement

Canna Law Blog

Continuing our discussion from last week , we received a few follow-up questions on whether patent litigation is really worth the trouble and what can be potentially recovered. In short, the amount of damages you can recover for patent infringement is outlined by statute.

Cannabis in Namibia: an Interview with Angela Prusa

CannaTech

The African cannabis industry is rapidly emerging, with countries including South Africa, Zimbabwe, Lesotho and others taking significant steps towards liberalised cannabis regulation.

Are you getting the CBD you paid for? We put 47 products to the test

Leafly

Leafly tested dozens of CBD products to see how the results stack up to what’s on the label. The post Are you getting the CBD you paid for? We put 47 products to the test appeared first on Leafly. CBD Strains & products cannabidiol cbd

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El Paso, Texas City Council Votes in Favor of Cite and Release

NORML

Last week, City Representatives Alexsandra Anello (District 2) and Dr. Sam Morgan (District 4) filed a resolution seeking to implement a Cite and Release program after working closely with members of El Paso NORML and LegalizEP.

Cannabis Contract Woes in Washington State

Cannabis Law Report

. Authored By June McLaughlin. June writes. . Recent decisions in the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington, point to troubling developments in the treatment of cannabis related contract disputes that find themselves in federal court.

Kiva Lawsuit Highlights the Cannabis Industry’s Ongoing Trademark Troubles

Canna Law Blog

Over the last couple of years, there has been quite a wide range of cannabis-related trademark disputes to write about on this blog, although most of those disputes have ultimately settled. Last year, Kiva Health Brands, LLC (“Kiva Health”) sued Kiva Brands Inc.

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Cannabis in Namibia: an Interview with Angela Prusa

CannaTech

The African cannabis industry is rapidly emerging, with countries including South Africa, Zimbabwe, Lesotho and others taking significant steps towards liberalised cannabis regulation.

What is CBD oil? A beginner’s guide to cannabidiol extracts

Leafly

Got questions about CBD oil? This guide can help you find answers. Learn more about what CBD oil is, what it can do, and how to select a reliable, quality product. The post What is CBD oil? A beginner’s guide to cannabidiol extracts appeared first on Leafly.