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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).

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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.

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

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.

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 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

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.

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.

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

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

Hemp-CBD Across State Lines: Colorado

Canna Law Blog

The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (“ 2018 Farm Bill ”) legalized hemp by removing the crop and its derivatives from the definition of marijuana under the Controlled Substances Act (“CSA”) and by providing a detailed framework for the cultivation of hemp.

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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?

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

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.

CBD Regulations Might Come Sooner than Expected

Canna Law Blog

The Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) seems to be listening. For the past six months, the federal agency has been bombarded with messages, urging the FDA to promptly develop a regulatory pathway for the lawful use of hemp-derived CBD (“Hemp-CBD”) in foods and dietary supplements.

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.

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.

Rest in Peace Mark Kleiman, Giant of Cannabis Policy

Canna Law Blog

All of us at Canna Law Blog were saddened to learn that the estimable Mark Kleiman passed away over the weekend. Kleiman was probably the most influential scholar on cannabis policy. His views were creative and nuanced, data-driven and humanitarian.

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.

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

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

Cannabis Trademarks: Don’t Sleep on the Amazon Brand Registry!

Canna Law Blog

Although selling products that violate federal law is understandably prohibited on the Amazon platform, we have many clients that do sell their legal ancillary goods, as well as their hemp goods, on Amazon.

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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.

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

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

Leaf Science

California Hemp Cultivation Law is About to Change, Again

Canna Law Blog

What Are Bach Flowers and How Do They Work? by Dr. Veronique Desaulniers

United Patients Group

Edward Bach was just another scientist and medical doctor in London when, in the late 1920’s, his life and work took a drastic detour. Shortly after joining the Royal London Homeopathic Hospital, he dropped out of city life and relocated to the Wales countryside near Mount Vernon in Oxfordshire.

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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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.