Sat.Jul 20, 2019 - Fri.Jul 26, 2019

FDA Puts America on Notice: Stop Touting CBD Claims

Leafly

The FDA's warning letter to Curaleaf wasn't about the CBD products. It was about the CBD health claims. The post FDA Puts America on Notice: Stop Touting CBD Claims appeared first on Leafly. Industry cbd FDA

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Historic: Judiciary Committee Chairman Introduces Bill To End Federal Marijuana Prohibition

NORML

Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler (NY) introduced The Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment, and Expungement (MORE) Act. The Senate companion bill is carried by Senator Kamala Harris (CA).

5 Ways Medical Marijuana Can Help You Deal With Chronic Pain

The Fresh Toast

If you are part of the 20% of Americans facing chronic pain and you haven’t yet turned to marijuana as an option, here’s what you need to know about the way medical marijuana can help you deal with pain. Continue reading 5 Ways Medical Marijuana Can Help You Deal With Chronic Pain at The Fresh Toast.

Why Legal Marijuana Does Not End The Illegal Market

MJ Business Attorneys

Areas that have approved the sale of cannabis still deal with a “gray market” where legal and illegal marijuana markets coexist. It is a scenario that frustrates legal cannabis businesses and law enforcement alike.

Cannabis for Contact Sports

Project CBD

Rugby is a physically demanding sport that requires both mental focus and a high tolerance for pain. It’s a full-contact tackle sport with no pads and no helmets, and the game flows freely with few stoppages – meaning continuous sprinting and collisions throughout the full 80 minutes of the match

Florida Municipality Considering Marijuana Decriminalization Measure

NORML

The City of Jacksonville, Florida could join a growing list of cities around the country that have embraced a more pragmatic approach for dealing with marijuana-related offenses on the local level.

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Cannabis producer Agrima Botanicals’ licence revoked by Health Canada

Cannabis Life Network

In a first for the licensed Canadian market, Agrima Botanicals Corp., a B.C. cannabis producer, has had its licence revoked by Health Canada.

Petition: Remove the Cannabis Ban for Athletes

Project CBD

Athletes for CARE is a nonprofit created by current and former professional athletes dedicated to using their influence for social change. They aim to protect the health and wellbeing of current and former athletes around the world

US Government Approves Increased Production of Marijuana for Clinical Research

NORML

Federal officials have approved plans for the University of Mississippi to grow 2,000 kilograms (4,409 pounds) of cannabis to provide to investigators for clinical trial research.

The World’s First Hot Box, and Other Uses of Cannabis in the Ancient World

Leafly

Human cannabis use goes back 10,000 years. Check out our list of ancient cultures who got high and the methods they used. The post The World’s First Hot Box, and Other Uses of Cannabis in the Ancient World appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle history

Greenberg Traurig LLP Cannabis ETF deal illustrates Wall St. firms are moving past fears of working with cannabis companies

Cannabis Law Report

By: Teri Buhl. 26 July 2019. A top-tier law firm, Greenberg Traurig LLP, has lent its name to secure an effective registration of a pure-play cannabis ETF on a major U.S. stock exchange.

Cannabis for Contact Sports

Project CBD

Rugby is a physically demanding sport that requires both mental focus and a high tolerance for pain. It’s a full-contact tackle sport with no pads and no helmets, and the game flows freely with few stoppages – meaning continuous sprinting and collisions throughout the full 80 minutes of the match

Wisconsin NORML: Presenting a United Front of Advocacy, Education and Reform

NORML

With our neighboring Midwestern states surrounding Wisconsin with cannabis policy reforms, a majority public opinion favoring some form of legalization and with the governor’s support, why would Wisconsin NORML need a lobby day at the capital in Madison?

Banks Are Redlining the 99% Out of the Legal Cannabis Industry

Leafly

It can cost $2 million to open a licensed cannabis store. And not a bank in the nation will offer a small business loan. The post Banks Are Redlining the 99% Out of the Legal Cannabis Industry appeared first on Leafly. Industry Politics banking diversity legalization

Nobody You CannTrust: Timeline of troubled LP

Cannabis Life Network

CannTrust is the latest licensed producer to be found breaking the law by growing cannabis in unlicensed rooms.

Medical Marijuana for Aspergers: Diagnosis, Research & Treatment

Greencamp

Asperger syndrome is a neurodevelopmental disorder which belongs to the Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) as of 2013. According to CDC, Continue Reading. The post Medical Marijuana for Aspergers: Diagnosis, Research & Treatment appeared first on Greencamp. Health

Senate Banking Committee Holds Hearing On Cannabis Banking

NORML

Earlier today, the Senate Banking Committee held a hearing on the SAFE Banking Act, which would allow financial institutions to engage in activities with state-legal cannabis businesses. The hearing was entitled, “Challenges for Cannabis and Banking: Outside Perspectives.”

Federal Bill Would Expand Insurance Coverage to Cannabis Industry

Leafly

Wildfire season is coming. A newly introduced bill in Congress aims to limit cost of fires and other disasters by expanding insurance coverage to the cannabis industry. The post Federal Bill Would Expand Insurance Coverage to Cannabis Industry appeared first on Leafly.

Can CBD and Cannabigerol (CBG) create A Cannabinoid Powerhouse?

Cannabis Life Network

Cannabigerol (CBG) can compliment cannabidiol (CBD) in many ways. On its own without a supportive sprectrum, cannabidiol can make certain people feel almost a little unpleasant. Many causes are behind this. One reason is it only activates half of the cannabinoid system.

Can cannabis products be used to increase overall health and well-being?

Leaf Science

Los Angeles Marijuana Industry at Boiling Point

Marijuana Lawyer Blog

Ever since cannabis was legalized in California in January 2018, a flood of marijuana businesses have opened, hoping to take their share of the pot market. But it’s no secret that many industry stakeholders are unhappy with the current state of affairs.

Michigan’s Adult-Use Rules Put Cannabis Pioneers Out in the Cold

Leafly

The state tilts the playing field away from small business owners, and big out-of-state companies are slow to hire local talent. The post Michigan’s Adult-Use Rules Put Cannabis Pioneers Out in the Cold appeared first on Leafly. Industry adult-use cannabis licensing Michigan

Cannabigerol (CBG): Before CBD and THC

Cannabis Life Network

Cannabis in its full spectrum is an elaborate map that two components in isolation cannot give justice to. A map consisting of an interconnected system. The discovery and explosion of CBD’s endless potential is young relative to its infamously intoxicating counterpart, THC.

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Virginia Announces New Policy Allowing the Production of Hemp Extracts

Cannabis Law Report

If you wish to re-publish this story please do so with following accreditation. Authored By: Samuel B. Johnston, Esq. Hoban Law Group. PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT. Samuel B Johnston.

Big News: The SAFE Banking Act is Getting A Senate Hearing!

Canna Law Blog

Tomorrow, a Republican-controlled Senate Banking Committee hearing will examine cannabis businesses’ lack of access to banking services to further consider the SAFE Banking Act.

42,000 Cannabis Plants Destroyed in California Farms Probe

Leafly

Local, state, and federal officials served 28 search warrants to cannabis farms without a permit along the Eel River in northern Mendocino County. The post 42,000 Cannabis Plants Destroyed in California Farms Probe appeared first on Leafly. Politics California law enforcement licensing

Kelowna opens 1st legal cannabis store: Hobo Recreational Cannabis

Cannabis Life Network

On July 25, Kelowna opened its first legal cannabis store– Hobo Recreational Cannabis– which means that you can now officially buy legal cannabis in the Okanagan Valley’s biggest city. The location at 2121 Springfield Road is Hobo Rec.’s s fourth store in Canada, and third in B.C.

Guest Article: The Legal Status of CBD Oil in Spain

Cannabis Law Report

Author: Brian Cusack . Different countries have different laws. In fact, some laws change from one state to another. While in some countries cannabidiol is legal, it is illegal in other countries. There is a lot of constraints attached to the legal status of cannabidiol.

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Grading the Democratic Presidential Candidates on Marijuana: Elizabeth Warren

Canna Law Blog

Each Saturday, we have been running a series of blog posts that take a close look at each of the Democratic Party candidates for President in 2020. We examine each candidate’s historic approach to marijuana law and policy, and we also canvas their current respective stances on marijuana.

The MORE Act Calls for Sweeping Changes in Federal Cannabis Law

Leafly

Kamala Harris and Jerry Nadler introduce the MORE Act, which would legalize cannabis with social equity provisions. The post The MORE Act Calls for Sweeping Changes in Federal Cannabis Law appeared first on Leafly. Politics Congress Kamala Harris

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Jay and Silent Bob Reboot

Cannabis Life Network

Jay and Silent Bob are back! Director Kevin Smith, aka Silent Bob, just dropped the official red band trailer of his latest film, Jay and Silent Bob Reboot, on his YouTube channel and as of writing, it’s already racked up over 930k views!