Vicente Sederberg Launches Environment, Health, and Safety Practice

Cannabis Law Report

DENVER — Vicente Sederberg LLP (VS), a leading national cannabis law firm, announced Tuesday it has formed an environment, health, and safety (EHS) practice led by environmental attorneys with extensive public and private sector experience in the field.

Is there Justice in the Community Safety Unit cannabis fines?

Cannabis Life Network

The road to the legalization of cannabis has been paved with injustice, and one Victoria man is feeling the burn. The post Is there Justice in the Community Safety Unit cannabis fines?

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Vicente Sederberg Launches Environment, Health, and Safety Practice

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DENVER — Vicente Sederberg LLP (VS), a leading national cannabis law firm, announced Tuesday it has formed an environment, health, and safety (EHS) practice led by environmental attorneys with extensive public and private sector experience in the field. <![CDATA[. CDATA[.

Who exactly is the Community Safety Unit keeping safe?

Cannabis Life Network

30, the Community Safety Unit raided The Medicinal Cannabis Dispensary (TMCD) at 1182 Thurlow St. The raid left many baffled, as the long-running dispensary had been in the process of transitioning to the legal system, having already received their municipal […]. The post Who exactly is the Community Safety Unit keeping safe? On Wednesday, Oct. in the heart of the Davie Village neighbourhood in Vancouver’s West End.

Ireland – Food Safety Authority Looking To Educate Retailers About CBD Products

Cannabis Law Report

The Food Safety authority of Ireland (FSAI) has invited the owners and managers of small food businesses to attend a free webinar addressing the legalities of selling cannabidiol (CBD), a chemical compound found in cannabis.

Opinion: Two cannabis bills detrimental to public health and food safety

Cannabis Law Report

Legalizing cannabis was supposed to be about social justice. About safer legal access. But there are many things legalization should not be about. One study found increased cannabis use and dependency in teen cannabis users exposed to billboards after legalization in six states.

New UK patient network aims to address issues with access and safety

Cannabis Law Report

A new patient network, NOPAIN has been set up with the aim of uniting patients to discuss issues surrounding safe, legal cannabis access. Writes Cannabis Health News.

US Insurance Institute for Highway Safety: “Crash rates jump in wake of marijuana legalization, new studies show”

Cannabis Law Report

Here’s what they are saying… More evidence is emerging that crash rates go up when states legalize recreational use and retail sales of marijuana. Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. states have legalized recreational marijuana for adults 21 and older.

Arizona: Adult-Use Legalization Initiative Qualifies for 2020 Ballot

NORML

The Act permits those age 21 or older to possess up to one ounce of cannabis and directs revenue from retail cannabis sales to fund various public education and safety programs. The post Arizona: Adult-Use Legalization Initiative Qualifies for 2020 Ballot appeared first on NORML.

Public Safety Canada: Announcement On Enforcement of Illegal Cannabis

Cannabis Law Report

The Cannabis Act , which sets out the legal framework for controlling the production, distribution, sale and possession of cannabis across Canada, came into force on October 17, 2018. Law Enforcement Related to Cannabis. Background.

Construction Dive.Com: Brief – NY pot law creates safety, liability issues for contractors

Cannabis Law Report

Dive Brief: The legalization last month of recreational marijuana in New York State created uncertainty for contractors on how to… Read More.

Cannabis Oil and Hemp Oil Are Not The Same; The Shocking Differences In Safety

Leafwell

THC can only be found in states with a legal medical cannabis program and functioning dispensaries. Cannabis & Hemp Products cannabinoids CBD CBD Oil hemp Marijuana SafetyHemp oil that contains CBD is often sold as a dietary supplement, and is most commonly packaged in small bottles and and applied with a dropper. These supplements can contain no more than 0.2% THC, or otherwise they are considered “cannabis”. Oils that contain more than 0.2%

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CBD Safety and UK Regulations

The Joint Blog

Is CBD legal in the UK? But – the simple truth is that yes, the cannabinoid is legal for use in the UK, so what do you need to know? Is CBD oil legal? CBD Safety.

Lawmakers Introduce Michigan Cannabis Safety Act to Fine-Tune Testing, Tracking and Labeling Regulations

SpeedWeed

Belushi’s Farm is currently looking into creating more CBD products for pets; however, he says he plans to go “easy and slow” because of the market’s current “legal gray area.”. “My

Policy Analysis Paper: Medicinal cannabis and driving: the intersection of health and road safety policy

Cannabis Law Report

Recent shifting attitudes towards the medical use of cannabis has seen legal access pathways established in many jurisdictions in North America, Europe and Australasia. Abstract. Background.

USA: National Safety Council Position/Policy Statement Cannabis Impairment in Safety Sensitive Positions

Cannabis Law Report

The National Safety Council (NSC) supports policies to mitigate and eliminate the risks of cannabis (marijuana) and other products containing delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the impairing component in cannabis. Safety concerns are paramount as legalization and decriminalization continues. NSC believes it is unsafe to be under the influence of cannabis while working in a safety sensitive position1 due to the increased risk of injury or death to the operator and others.

Cannabis Edibles Risks and Safety 

The Joint Blog

There are real risk and safety concerns with cannabis edibles. In many states where marijuana is legal it’s still illegal to drive high, so if a cop suspects you are and you fail a roadside sobriety test, you could be charged with a DUID (driving under the influence of drugs).

USA- Press Release: U.S Senator Tina Smith Introduces Marijuana Reform Legislation to Protect Health, Safety, Civil Rights

Cannabis Law Report

introduced legislation to address health and safety considerations for implementing the legalization of marijuana at the federal level. … Read More. WASHINGTON, D.C. 08/3/20]—U.S. Senator Tina Smith (D-Minn.)

Chairman’s Op-Ed: Adult Use Marijuana Home Delivery Presents an Exciting Opportunity for Public Safety, Equity, Local Revenue, and Collaboration

Cannabis Law Report

As Massachusetts begins its third year of legal adult-use marijuana sales and after more than one billion … Read More. By Steven J. Hoffman | Cannabis Control Commission.

The Roll-up #201: Phytol and frauds

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Podcasts cannabis legalization marijuana legalization OCB Rolling Papers phytol podcasts the roll-up vape safetyThis week the Roll-up crew discuss phytol, a new vape cartridge additive that's raising health alarms.

Arizona: Marijuana Legalization Proponents Turn In Nearly Twice The Signatures Required to Qualify for 2020 Ballot

NORML

The Act permits those 21 or older to possess up to one ounce of cannabis and directs revenue from retail cannabis sales to fund various public education and safety programs. Ballot Initiative Legalization 2020 Arizona ballot initiatives election legalization

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Doctor Says Public Not Educated Enough About Marijuana Safety

WeedAdvisor

Former head of the Canadian Medical Association Dr. Chris Simpson feels that legal marijuana is no the relatively benign commodity most people claim it to be. In fact, we covered the issue at one point and noted that some people stopped the condition by switching to legal marijuana. But now that marijuana is legal, individuals simply have to ask the local dispensary staff (once edibles are available for sale) for guidance.

Promising Pot before an election – A look at the new BC Government Cannabis Programs

Cannabis Life Network

No question, we live in unprecedented times, and in many ways, it’s changing the social landscape. The focus has shifted from celebrities to health care and for a politician, a positive public opinion can unlock new doors, for good or ill.

Evidence-Based Research Suggests Allowing Cannabis Storefront Retail Benefits Neighboring Property Values, Public Health and Safety

Canna Law Blog

In addition to legalizing adult use and possession of cannabis, the law creates a statewide regulatory regime for commercial cannabis activity, but also provides discretion to local jurisdictions to prohibit or restrict such businesses. California Legal Issues Real EstateIn 2016, California voters approved Prop 64, the Adult Use of Marijuana Act, by nearly 2 million votes.

National Safety Council Endorses Zero Tolerance Prohibition on Cannabis/Marijuana for Safety-Sensitive Employees

The Blunt Truth

The National Safety Council released a policy statement endorsing employer zero-tolerance policies for cannabis use for employees who work in safety-sensitive positions, explaining that no level of cannabis is safe. Because the science has not yet created a test which can definitely show cannabis impairment, several legal frameworks presume impairment from positive drug test results. The NSC further cites an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety study that found a 5.2%

Illinois Gov. Pritzker Signs Bill to Legalize and Regulate Marijuana

NORML

Pritzker has signed legislation legalizing the adult use of marijuana and regulating its commercial production and retail sale. Illinois is now the eleventh state to legalize adult-use marijuana, and it is the second state to legalize marijuana use via legislative action rather than by voter initiative. Patients enrolled in the state’s medical cannabis program will be legally permitted for the first time to personally cultivate up to five marijuana plants.

Study: Medical Cannabis Access Associated with Fewer Workers’ Comp Claims

NORML

A team of researchers affiliated with Temple University in Pennsylvania and the University of Cincinnati in Ohio assessed the relationship between medical marijuana legalization laws and workers’ compensation claims over a 23-year period.

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A look at the new BC Government Cannabis Programs before BC elections

Cannabis Life Network

No question, we live in unprecedented times, and in many ways, it’s changing the social landscape. The focus has shifted from celebrities to health care and for a politician, a positive public opinion can unlock new doors, for good or ill.

Rohnert Park City Settles With Vehicle Drivers Who Were Robbed By Public Safety Officers

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This story needs no comment, although plenty could be said.

Report: Legal Marijuana Industry Employs Over 200,000 Full-Time Workers

NORML

Commenting on the new findings, NORML Executive Director Erik Altieri said, “The federal government needs to deschedule marijuana to allow states to better and more fully benefit from the economic growth engine that is the legal marijuana industry. ” The report , entitled Cannabis Jobs Count , identifies some 211,000 full-time jobs in the legal cannabis sector. Business INDUSTRY Legalization economy industry jobs leafly

New- ANH-Intl Special Report: Is safety the new gremlin for CBD regulation?

Cannabis Law Report

We take a look at where CBD regulation might be going and whether we should be concerned about safety writes Rob Verkerk PhD, scientific and executive director, ANH-Intl. We take a look at where CBD regulation might be going and whether we should be concerned about safety.

What You Need to Know About Cannabis and Coronavirus

NORML

NORML’s Responsible Consumer Safety Tips. Read and download NORML’s consumer safety tips. NORML’s Voting Guide to Legalize Marijuana in Your State. Here at NORML, we take our work seriously.

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European Food Safety Authority Reports Says Eating Hemp Foods May Elevate Ingested THC Levels

Cannabis Law Report

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has looked at THC levels in 12 different categories of hemp foods, including hemp oil, breads and teas. European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) . .

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New Study: Demographic and policy-based differences in behaviors and attitudes towards driving after marijuana use: an analysis of the 2013–2017 Traffic Safety Culture Index

Cannabis Law Report

In short the study learns that legalized states tend not to have their roads overcrowded with stoned drivers and cannabis users like alcohol users self police their behaviour. RM and MM Legal vs. 82.6% MM Legal vs. 81.3% Washington, DC: AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety; 2016.

There Will Be Lawsuits: Legal Fallout From Vape Cart Crisis Is Coming

Leafly

The post There Will Be Lawsuits: Legal Fallout From Vape Cart Crisis Is Coming appeared first on Leafly. Industry lawsuits vape safetyWith hundreds injured and seven possibly linked deaths, the vape cart crisis could lead to epic product liability battles. Here's what to expect.

Legalization Proposals Progress Around the Country

NORML

Just about two months into the 2019 legislative session, legalization proposals are swiftly moving forward in states across the country. Senate Bill 686 seeks to legalize the use, possession, cultivation, and retail sale of small amounts of marijuana for adults. This marked the first time a legislative committee in Hawaii moved a legalization proposal forward. Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham is supportive of legalization, having campaigned and won on the issue.

CSU pressures to evict 25-year-old non-profit compassion club; VCBC plans to fight

Cannabis Life Network

The Provincial Community Safety Unit, aka the CSU, is threatening […]. Due to pressure from the Province, the Victoria Cannabis Buyers Club, aka the VCBC, received an eviction notice.