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What is the Veterans Cannabis Project?

Leafly

Doug Distaso shares his journey with medical cannabis as the founder of the Veterans Cannabis Project, an organization that advocates for veterans to have full legal access to cannabis. The post What is the Veterans Cannabis Project? appeared first on Leafly.

Project CBD releases special report on synthetic cannabinoids and vaping-related lung injuries

Project CBD

The jury is out on the culprit(s) behind the recent outbreak of vaping related lung injury. In this special report, Project CBD Chief Science Writer Adrian Devitt-Lee suggests that synthetic cannabinoids could be partially responsible

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Recovering After Knee Surgery: How CBD And Marijuana Can Help

The Fresh Toast

Multiple studies have showcased that THC and CBD offer an alternative to opioids and other pain medicines. Continue reading Recovering After Knee Surgery: How CBD And Marijuana Can Help at The Fresh Toast. Cannabis Medical Marijuana News RX CBD knee surgery opioids post-op surgery THC

Health Canada ‘actively monitoring’ U.S. vaping illness breakthrough

Cannabis Life Network

OTTAWA — Canadian health officials say they are closely monitoring an apparent U.S. breakthrough into the cause of a mysterious vaping illness. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say they have a “very strong culprit” in a chemical compound known as vitamin E acetate.

Pennsylvania: Medical Marijuana Patients Protest for Better Protections, Lower Prices

NORML

Lehigh Valley NORML, and medical cannabis patients from across Pennsylvania, will hold the second in a series of monthly protests at the Department of Health (PaDOH) headquarters on Forster St. “Patients First: Fixing Medical Marijuana in PA” will commence on Wednesday November 13, 2019 from 08:30 AM-5:00 PM. These events offer a voice to the large number of registered medical marijuana patients who are deeply dissatisfied with the current program.

Sir Patrick Stewart calls for medical cannabis legalization in the UK

Cannabis Life Network

Award-winning actor, and famed Star Trek captain, Sir Patrick Stewart, OBE, has become the latest to endorse broader cannabis legislation, particularly in the United Kingdom.

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Pew Poll: Two-Thirds of Americans Say “Marijuana Should Be Made Legal”

NORML

More than two out of three US adults believe that the personal use of cannabis should be legal, according to nationwide polling data compiled and released today by the Pew Research Center. Sixty-seven percent of respondents say that the “use of marijuana should be made legal.”

New Survey Shows Most Americans Wrongfully Assume CBD Products Are FDA Approved

Cannabis Law Report

The Observer (USA) writes… Almost three quarters of American consumers presume CBD sales are being moderated by the government.

Congress Should Lift the Ban on Medical Cannabis Access for Military Veterans

NORML

Americans in 33 states and the District of Columbia have legal access to medical marijuana under a doctor’s authorization. But this same access is often lacking for many military veterans. That is because the current policy of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs explicitly prohibits V.A.

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Seeking Alpha Interviews Patricia Heer Editor of Cannabis Law Digest

Cannabis Law Report

Listen to the podcast or read the transcript. Legal Landscape Of Cannabis Industry With Patricia Heer (Podcast Transcript). 14, 2019 7:00 AM ET . Patricia Heer is Editor and co-founder of Cannabis Law Digest, an online platform of legal resources for the cannabis industry.

Will Michigan’s recreational market opening crash the medical cannabis supply?

Leafly

Michigan surprised everyone by announcing the opening of their recreational cannabis market on Dec. 1—but how will it affect medical patients? The post Will Michigan’s recreational market opening crash the medical cannabis supply? appeared first on Leafly. Politics adult-use cannabis Michigan

News Just In Vape Ban Lifted: Oregon Court of Appeals Grants Green Light Law Group’s Client’s Motion to Stay

Cannabis Law Report

That’s now Massachusetts, CA & OR and if we remember rightly Washington too, where the courts have challenged state authorities right to ban vapes outright in this period of trying to understand what it is about vape use and technology that ‘s killing people.

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Marijuana And Exercise: A Great Combo For Mindful Athletes

The Fresh Toast

For some professional athletes, marijuana is a better choice for the pain, inflammation and other conditions that they typically deal with. Continue reading Marijuana And Exercise: A Great Combo For Mindful Athletes at The Fresh Toast.

Thai Lawyer Explains The Latest Updates To Thai Legislation Relating To Medical Cannabis

Cannabis Law Report

Khaosod English reports……… A new law on cannabis legalization will address two issues many foreigners want to know: roles of foreigners in production of weed-based medicine, and how international travellers may bring medical cannabis with them into Thailand for personal use.

Michigan: Adult-Use Marijuana Sales to Begin This December

NORML

Select retailers will begin engaging in adult-use marijuana sales next month, according to an advisory issued by the Michigan Marijuana Regulatory Agency.

Farmer in Japan Fights for Freedom Over Medical Cannabis

Cannabis Life Network

On December 3, 2018, Tetsuya Aoyama, a humble farmer in Obihiro, Hokkaido, was arrested on suspicion of violating Japan’s Cannabis Control Act. He was arrested for possessing 29 kg (64 lb) of cannabis, which was the second-largest amount of cannabis seized in Japan in the last 10 years.

Surprise! Michigan adult-use cannabis sales begin Dec. 1

Leafly

Just in time for Christmas: Michigan officials will allow 12 stores to open within weeks. Sorry, not you, Detroit.). The post Surprise! Michigan adult-use cannabis sales begin Dec. 1 appeared first on Leafly. Industry Politics adult-use cannabis Michigan regulations

Free Webinar on USDA Interim Hemp Rules Tomorrow!

Canna Law Blog

Tomorrow is our free webinar discussing the USDA’s interim hemp rules released on October 29th and published in the Federal Register on Halloween.

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Guest Post: Denmark’s pilot pharma trial attracts first-movers

Cannabis Law Report

Denmark’s pilot pharma trial attracts first-movers. By Arundati Dandapani. Europe is open for business, and Denmark wants to be the first-mover.

N.B. moves toward privatization of cannabis sales

Cannabis Life Network

FREDERICTON — Citing significant financial losses and overly restrictive federal regulations, the New Brunswick government is looking for a private operator to take over its distribution and sales of recreational cannabis.

Can your favourite scents help you find your favourite cannabis?

Leafly

Discover new strains of cannabis and matching fragrances based on your favourite natural aromas. The post Can your favourite scents help you find your favourite cannabis? appeared first on Leafly. Canada Lifestyle Strains & products retail terpenes

A New California Law Will Affect Marijuana and Hemp Businesses Across the Nation

Canna Law Blog

We’ve been writing a lot lately about recent major changes in federal hemp laws that will likely affect every hemp company in the United States (see here , here , and here ).

Buds Behind Bars: An Analysis of People v. Raybon

Cannabis Law Report

If you wish to re-publish this story please do so with following accreditation. AUTHOR: Heather Elise Razook. PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT. Introduction. The purpose of this paper is to compare the arguments presented in People v. Perry [i] and People v. Raybon. [ii]

Alberta removing tax exemption for commercial cannabis producers

Cannabis Life Network

EDMONTON — Municipalities in Alberta are to get a new source of revenue next year when commercial cannabis producers start paying property taxes.

Neil Young’s cannabis use puts US citizenship request at risk

Leafly

The USA don’t need him around anyhow. The post Neil Young’s cannabis use puts US citizenship request at risk appeared first on Leafly. Canada Lifestyle consumption united states

Hemp-CBD Across State Lines: Massachusetts

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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CMTREX: Beyond Regulation

CannaTech

CMTREX is an IT-driven trading platform which lies at the core of the emergence of a transparent and efficient trading ecosystem for the global legal cannabis and hemp industry.

Future of Craft Cannabis in B.C. still hazy

Cannabis Life Network

British Columbia has long been known for its amazing cannabis, and it’s the reason why “BC Bud” is a household name – famous for the quality of its craft cannabis and the small growers that can go toe-to-toe with the best in the world.

How to use CBD as an everyday supplement

Leafly

CBD can be used in a variety of ways as an everyday supplement. Check out this list to learn how Try The CBD products can be matched with your daily habits to seamlessly integrate CBD into the parts of your life where it most makes sense.

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Criminal History and Hemp Licensing Under the USDA Interim Hemp Rules

Canna Law Blog

On October 31, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) published its interim final rules for the production of hemp under the 2018 Farm Bill. Our firm has provided a broad overview of the rules and written about the potential impact of the testing rules on the hemp industry.

The Giant Flag and CannaTech Cape Town

CannaTech

CannaTech is dedicated to minimizing the environmental impact of our global conferences. For the first time in Cape Town, when our guests bought tickets to CannaTech, they were able to opt-in to purchase a carbon offset neutralizing the environmental impact of their flights.