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COVID-19 and medical cannabis patients: What you need to know

Leafly

During the COVID-19 crisis, states are opening up online ordering and delivery options so medical patients can get cannabis safely. Check out what your state's doing. The post COVID-19 and medical cannabis patients: What you need to know appeared first on Leafly. Health COVID-19 medical cannabis

Coronavirus and Cannabis Dealmaking

Canna Law Blog

Nobody could have predicted the situation that the cannabis industry now finds itself in. Just a few months ago, it looked like there were challenging financial issues for many cannabis businesses across the country.

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A NORML Reminder: Beware of COVID-19 Cure All Claims

NORML

The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws wishes to reiterate its message that cannabis consumers and others beware of online misinformation surrounding the use of either whole-plant cannabis or CBD as a potential remedy for the COVID-19 virus.

Women Pioneers in Cannabinoid Science

Project CBD

During a time of great crisis, we are reminded of the importance of medical science and the expert researchers who have dedicated their lives to advancing public health.

More States Taking Action to Ensure Uninterrupted Retail Access to Medical Cannabis During COVID-19 Outbreak

NORML

In recent days, numerous states have taken steps to ensure that state-licensed cannabis facilities are explicitly permitted to maintain operations during the COVID-19 pandemic. In several jurisdictions, lawmakers have designated these operations to be ‘essential’ to the health and well-being of the patient community.

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Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Rules Relax Thanks To Coronavirus

The Fresh Toast

While medical marijuana has been deemed an “essential” product in several states, Pennsylvania’s Department of Health has taken it a step further. Continue reading Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Rules Relax Thanks To Coronavirus at The Fresh Toast.

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CBD Can Improve Effectiveness of Antibiotic Medication

The Fresh Toast

According to a new Denmark study, CBD could assist in fighting resistant bacteria in combination with traditional antibiotics. Continue reading CBD Can Improve Effectiveness of Antibiotic Medication at The Fresh Toast.

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COVID-19: Canadians having to risk exposure for access to Medicinal Cannabis

Cannabis Life Network

The COVID-19 crisis has turned life upside down for most Canadians. Social distancing and self-isolation have vastly altered our daily realities. It has made simple things, like getting groceries and medication, much more complicated. Strict isolation requirements mean that many people are heavily relying on delivery services in order to meet basic needs. However, […].

Utah Gov. Signs Bill to Increase Medical Cannabis Access

Cannabis Law Report

MJ Biz Reports… “A bill signed by Utah Gov. Hary Herbert (R) will allow cannabis patients to use a letter from their physician to purchase medical cannabis products until the Department of Health issues ID cards at the end of the year.” ” Utah Gov.

Poll: Majority of Americans Favor Designating Cannabis Dispensaries as “Essential Services”

NORML

A majority of Americans agree with states’ decisions to classify licensed medical cannabis facilities as “essential services” to the community – a designation that permits them to maintain retail operations during regional ‘stay-at-home’ orders.

NM deems medical cannabis essential during COVID-19 restrictions

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

As New Mexicans brace themselves for an unknown period of restricted over the counter medicine purchases due to the growing number of positive COVID-19 tests, the state’s Department of Health said medical cannabis patients can rest assured that their access to medicine won’t be interrupted.

Surveying The Wellness Benefits Of CBD

The Fresh Toast

CBD has been touted as a cure-all for pain and other disorders. But does the compound really work to alleviate all ailments? A new survey breaks it down.

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Australia: Senate Committee On “Current Barriers To Patient Access To Medicinal Cannabis In Australia

Cannabis Law Report

Great it’s finally been published but let’s be honest if it wasn’t going to be buried before it certainly will be now. Coronavirus fallout will occupy Australia for at least 12 months. If we see any of the recommendations being acted on even by Q.1

Michigan Continues to Respond to Cannabis Industry Needs

Dykema (Cannabis Law Blog)

Over the last week, as states continue to react to the COVID-19 crisis, we have reported on regulatory changes and “stay at home” orders in Michigan and Illinois, and their impacts on the cannabis industry. At Dykema’s COVID-19 Resource Center , we have compiled and are updating on a daily basis a Quick Reference Guide to State-Level Shelter-in-Place Orders and Essential Services Provisions. Read More › Tags

Here’s What You Should Know About CBD & OCD

The Fresh Toast

It's important to know that even if someone experiences relief from their consumption of CBD, the cannabinoid is not a replacement for other drugs. Continue reading Here’s What You Should Know About CBD & OCD at The Fresh Toast.

NORML Urges Congress to Provide Small Business Relief to State-Licensed Cannabis Companies

NORML

Representatives with the United States Small Business Administration (SBA) have reaffirmed that state-licensed cannabis businesses are ineligible for financial aid opportunities because marijuana remains classified as a schedule I controlled substance.

Cannabis, CBD & COVID-19

Project CBD

With the worldwide death toll from the corona virus rising exponentially, The Lancet drew attention to “accumulating evidence” that indicates “patients with severe COVID -19 might have a cytokine storm syndrome

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It’s time to release cannabis prisoners—like today

Leafly

With COVID-19 flaring in America's prisons, governors can save lives by releasing our prisoners of the drug war. The post It’s time to release cannabis prisoners—like today appeared first on Leafly. Politics coronavirus COVID-19 health crisis incarceration jail prison

Growing through the Storm – Cannabis-Inspired Mindfulness with Dr. Mark Braunstein 

CannaTech

What a stressful time this is for all of us. People across the globe have been affected by a new, severe, physical illness making the headlines. Perhaps the constant daily changes we’re all experiencing may take a greater toll on us all than the risk a novel illness may pose.

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Cease Arrests and Incarcerations: NORML Joins Law Enforcement Advocates, Medical Professionals, And Others On Letter

NORML

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FDA Report Indicates Change is Coming for CBD (But Don’t Hold Your Breath)

Canna Law Blog

On March 5, 2020, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a report to Congress on how the agency intends to regulate hemp-derived CBD (Hemp CBD). The report was accompanied by a press release from the FDA.

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Leafly’s Guide to 420

Leafly

Whatever your questions about 420, Leafly has the answers. Find out what cannabis strains to smoke, where to get the best deals on marijuana and accessories. and how to celebrate cannabis every year. The post Leafly’s Guide to 420 appeared first on Leafly. Cannabis 101 420 guide

Cannabis Industry steps up to help during COVID-19 Pandemic

Cannabis Life Network

Our neighbours to the south are unenviably approaching 100,000 cases of COVID-19 across the country; the largest count worldwide.

NORML Launches “Smoke the Vote” To Prepare For 2020 Election

NORML

While these challenging times present many difficulties for those of us seeking to advance the goal of ending federal marijuana prohibition, NORML’s newly launched election tool provides our supporters with an easy and convenient way to assist in our fight for reform. Despite the ongoing crisis we are faced with, the November elections will still hold major implications for the future of legalization and other cannabis policy reforms.

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Press Release: DEA proposes process to expand marijuana research in the United States

Cannabis Law Report

WASHINGTON – Today, the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Department of Justice announced action to further expand opportunities for scientific and medical research on marijuana in the United States.

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Legal cannabis delivery services: Here’s what you need to know

Leafly

Here’s what to expect the first time you use a legal marijuana delivery service. The post Legal cannabis delivery services: Here’s what you need to know appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle cannabis delivery delivery marijuana delivery

COVID-19: Cannabis companies pen letter seeking government help

Cannabis Life Network

TORONTO — Cannabis companies are calling on Ottawa to provide immediate help for the industry, hurt by the steps taken to slow the spread of COVID-19.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 3/21/20

NORML

Given the current COVID-19 pandemic, the NORML team is working remotely in compliance with CDC guidelines. However, the work of reforming our nation’s failed marijuana laws is not suspended therefore we’re still updating you policy efforts across the country.

Marijuana Retail Licensees Allowed to Provide Curbside Delivery

Cannabis Law Report

March 22, 2020. Temporary Rule Aligns With Governor’s Executive Order to Promote Social Distancing. .

The best 4/20 events of North America 2020

Leafly

Amid cancelations, the 4/20 spirit can still burn bright. The post The best 4/20 events of North America 2020 appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle 420 Events holidays

FREE Webinar This Thursday, 3/26: We Answer Your Cannabis Coronavirus Questions

Canna Law Blog

COVID-19 has affected almost every aspect of American life, including the business and financial sectors. The cannabis industry is no exception. Many questions still loom for cannabis businesses and investors during this uncertain time. Examples include: regulatory compliance.