Sat.Nov 09, 2019 - Fri.Nov 15, 2019

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.”

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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.

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.

Today’s Answer of the Day

TheAnswerPage

Once CBD is absorbed into the bloodstream is it distributed into the tissues or is it rapidly excreted/eliminated? CBD has a high volume of distribution, and similar to THC, CBD is lipophilic and accumulates in adipose tissues. See Answer. See Answer.

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Supreme Cannabis Announces Q1 2020 Financial Results and $90 million Credit Facility led by Bank of Montreal

Cannabis Life Network

· Supreme Cannabis achieves 122% year-over-year net revenue growth, Q1 2020 gross margin of 62%, and reports Adjusted EBITDA of $(4.9

Brits Beware In The US Warns UK Lawyer. Cannabis Conviction May Mean Permanent Ban From The USA

Cannabis Law Report

Charlotte Slocombe says her firm, Fragomen, and others that deal with US immigration laws have seen a rise in cases where British holidaymakers and green card holders, working legally in the US, are being expelled or denied entry because of cannabis consumption in states where it is legal.

Airline advises passengers to flush stash upon unexpected US landing

Leafly

Canadian passengers on the domestic flight were diverted to a US airport. The post Airline advises passengers to flush stash upon unexpected US landing appeared first on Leafly. Canada Lifestyle international law

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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.

Aurora shares sink on weak results

Cannabis Life Network

Aurora Cannabis Inc. shares sank to a two-year low Friday after its revenues missed expectations and the pot producer announced it was halting construction of two production facilities to save over $190 million in planned expenses. The Edmonton-based company’s shares fell to a low of $3.59

Australia: Man charged for lighting NSW bushfire to protect cannabis crop

Cannabis Law Report

A 51-year-old man has been charged for allegedly lighting a blaze that threatened homes in northern NSW.

Surprised by thriving illicit market, Ontario officials rethink cannabis retail

Leafly

Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie is having second thoughts about opting out of cannabis retail while city officials in Windsor continue to debate proposed locations. The post Surprised by thriving illicit market, Ontario officials rethink cannabis retail appeared first on Leafly.

Today’s Answer of the Day

TheAnswerPage

Are patients who have an allergy to tobacco or tomato at risk for developing an allergy to products of the cannabis plant? Yes – patients previously sensitized to tobacco or tomato are at risk for developing an allergy to the cannabis plant or products of the plant. See Answer. See Answer.

Green Organic Dutchman shares fall after it reports $20.1M loss

Cannabis Life Network

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings Ltd. shares fell sharply in early trading following a $20.1 million third quarter loss for the cannabis company as the industry struggles to meet expectations.

As Well As Canopy Deal Drake Files Application To TM Health Canada’s Cannabis Leaf Stop Sign Signal In The US

Cannabis Law Report

Leafly report… Drake’s Dream Crew company had filed an application to trademark Health Canada’s cannabis-leaf stop-sign warning symbol in the United States.

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

Why Consumers Prefer To Use CBD Products

Otherside Farms

The CBD business is growing at an alarming rate and with good reason. In actuality, experts project that the industry will be worth sixteen billion dollars by the end of 2025. However, why is the dependency rate on CBD and related compounds increasing by the minute? It is because.

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.

Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program: Mandatory product recall for non compliance

Cannabis Law Report

Mandatory Product Recall. ISSUE: The Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program (MMCP) is issuing a patient communication to alert patients about a mandatory product recall. This recall is being initiated by the MMCP due to product development using a non-compliant process.