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Why are colleges expelling students for taking legal medicine?

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Some colleges in medical states are expelling students for taking legal medicine. Students are fighting back in court—and winning. The post Why are colleges expelling students for taking legal medicine? appeared first on Leafly. Health Politics college medical marijuana students

Bernie’s Cannabis Plan

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Here’s what he says. link]. Key Points. Legalize marijuana in the first 100 days with executive action. Vacate and expunge all past marijuana-related convictions. Ensure that revenue from legal marijuana is reinvested in communities hit hardest by the War on Drugs.

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Former VA Official Admits Medical Marijuana Could Save Veterans

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Medical marijuana could reduce symptoms of PTSD, depression, and anxiety in veterans, if only the government would begin researching the matter. Continue reading Former VA Official Admits Medical Marijuana Could Save Veterans at The Fresh Toast.

Gallup: Super-Majority of Americans Support Legalizing Marijuana

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A super-majority of Americans, including majorities of Democrats, Republicans, and Independents support making marijuana use legal in the United States, according to nationwide polling data compiled by Gallup, first reported by Forbes.

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Vaping Epidemic Boosts the Case for Legalization

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With 33 deaths and almost 1,500 vaping-related illnesses, public concern about THC vaping has increased. But according to Vox , most people did not react the way some ban-happy governments did. These incidents have boosted popular support to legalize and regulate marijuana.

Canadian Federal Election 2019: What Trudeau’s minority win means for cannabis

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The 2019 Canadian federal election came to an end last night, with Justin Trudeau once again coming out on top, winning the mandated to return to Ottawa as our Prime Minister, albeit this time with a minority government.

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UK: House Of Commons – Health and Social Care Committee Drugs Policy. First Report of Session 2019–20

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“We heard compelling evidence from those involved in educating young people about drugs about the importance of education which is founded on open dialogue, honesty and trust.” ” Says the report. We’d suggest that Australian politicians not be so smug about other parliaments.

Court Dismisses Case Demanding DEA to Move Expeditiously to License Cannabis Cultivators

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A federal court on Friday denied a petition for a writ of mandamus that sought to order the US Drug Enforcement Administration to begin licensing private entities that wish to cultivate cannabis.

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Meet Stefanie LaRue: Cancer Survivor and Medical Marijuana Advocate

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This article has been updated – Stefanie LaRue died on May 31, 2017, at her home in Venice Beach, California, after a 12-year-battle with Stage IV breast cancer. In 2005, when Stefanie was only 30, a lump was found in her breast.

4 Ways Medical Marijuana Can Help Arthritis Patients

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Medical marijuana is used for many chronic conditions, one of which is arthritis in all its forms. Like many of the conditions that qualify patients for MMJ cards, the main course of action for arthritis suffers is management of their symptoms, which include joint pain and stiffness, among others.

Everything You Need To Know About Marijuana And Sleep Apnea

The Fresh Toast

States have green-lit obstructive sleep apnea as a medical marijuana issue, but many doctors are hesitant to push cannabis because the CPAP machine is still held as the gold standard. Continue reading Everything You Need To Know About Marijuana And Sleep Apnea at The Fresh Toast.

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7 Incredible Benefits Of THC

The Fresh Toast

Though best known for its elevating properties, THC is medicinal at its core. Even in small doses, THC has been shown time and again to alleviate the symptoms of many common ailments. Continue reading 7 Incredible Benefits Of THC at The Fresh Toast.

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Health Canada speaks on the vaping-related illness crisis

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Learn about the recent outbreak of vape-related lung illness in North America, and what you can do to maintain safe consumption practices. The post Health Canada speaks on the vaping-related illness crisis appeared first on Leafly. Canada Health Industry health health canada vape pens vape safety

North Macedonia Updates Medical Cannabis Legislation

Cannabis Law Report

The government of Prime Minister Zoran Zaev sent a draft bill to the Parliament that would substitute the current “Law on Control of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances.”. The most notable changes for businesses include: The creation of an independent cannabis regulatory agency.

Senate To Hold Hearing On Marijuana And Public Health

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On Wednesday, October 23rd, the Senate Senate International Narcotics Control Caucus, commonly referred to as simply the Drug Caucus, will hold a hearing entitled “Marijuana and America’s Health: Questions and Issues for Policy Makers.”

Cannabis Banking In Oklahoma: All You Need To Know

MMJ Recs

Since Oklahoma legalized medical marijuana in 2018, it’s been a boon to the economy as well as a boost to the health of the people who benefit from it.

How NYC wiped out wild cannabis plants

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Cannabis used to grow wild in the abandoned lots of NYC, until about 60 years ago, when the city launched a slash-and-burn effort to eradicate the weed. The post How NYC wiped out wild cannabis plants appeared first on Leafly. Politics New York prohibition

Podcast: Cannabis Clients Present Unique Risks For Lawyers

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Go here to listen to the Podcast. link]. Here’s Vincente Sederberg Law firm if you can’t access at Law360 [link]. One-Hit Wonders

Poll: Two-Thirds of Americans Support Legalizing Marijuana for Personal Use

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An estimated two out of three Americans believe that cannabis should be legal for recreational purposes, according to nationwide polling data compiled by PPRI (the Public Religion Research Institute) — a non-partisan research and public policy institute.

Bonify’s License Returned Following Eight-Month Suspension

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The first year of legalization saw its share of scandals. But while CannTrust stole the spotlight in the summer of 2019, Winnipeg-based licensed producer Bonify was arguably worse.

Cannabis Legalization and Expungement: Bernie Sanders debuts blueprint at 4:20pm

Cannabis Life Network

At precisely 4:20pm, Thursday afternoon, Bernie Sanders unveiled his plans for cannabis legalization, the most ambitious to date. “Too many lives were ruined due to the disastrous criminalization of marijuana.

New data reveals top medical conditions for which cannabis is reimbursed in Germany

Cannabis Law Report

The data is based on an ongoing government survey involving 6,538 patients, as of September. The information was disclosed in a reply to a parliamentary inquiry, using the Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices (BfArM) as the data source. All details here.

Utah cannabis patients face barriers after legalization

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As Utah prepares to launch its medical marijuana program, patients who want to use the drug are encountering skeptical doctors and the quandary of where to get the plant. The post Utah cannabis patients face barriers after legalization appeared first on Leafly.

RCMP Seizes Illegal Edibles and Warns of Similarities to Regular Candy

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In a hardly surprising turn of events, the RCMP conducted another raid that yielded a plethora of colourful edibles, according to City News. The media hysteria around edible poisonings has died down significantly, but the upcoming entrance of edibles into the legal market has sparked some concern.

Ontario to ban promotion of vaping products in gas stations, convenience stores

Cannabis Life Network

TORONTO — Ontario‘s health minister says the province will ban the promotion of vaping products in convenience stores and gas stations in a bid to prevent youth from being exposed to the addictive habit. Christine Elliott said Friday the ban will take effect on Jan.

Update: (OR) OLCC: New Application Process Requirements and Deadlines 

Cannabis Law Report

OLCC: New Application Process Requirements and Deadlines . It is critical to understand and follow the information contained in the bulletin or it could result in the loss or inactivation of your recreational marijuana license application.

How to try the top cannabis terpenes in Nevada

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Nevada cannabis lovers interested in learning more about the top terpenes in need to look no further than this list. Check out the brands that are helping cannabis consumers experience the joy of terpenes through their different cannabis products.

Religion & Cannabis: An Interview With Natalie Gillespie of God’s Greenery

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What role should religion play in cannabis consumption and usage? What is the relationship between cannabis and religion ?

Sky High – Squamish’s First Legal Cannabis Store

Cannabis Life Network

Sky High Cannabis Store closed their doors for a month to prepare for legalization, and on September 30, 2019 they became the first retailer in Squamish, British Columbia, to receive a provincial license. The municipality had kept it’s cannabis retail regulations in a row for quite some time.

2019 New California Laws Impacting Cannabis Businesses

Cannabis Law Report

October 25, 2019. Article PDF. Governor Newsom has signed several bills that impact the cannabis industry by providing relief from federal income tax deduction limitations, encouraging minority participation, encouraging union membership, and clarifying some other existing regulations.