Cannabis or marijuana, medicinal plant or medical program?

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One of these terms was marijuana used to criminalize cannabis. Thankfully, the plant (cannabis or marijuana) regained some medical traction several decades later, but is cannabis not medicinal? The post Cannabis or marijuana, medicinal plant or medical program?

Louisiana Expands State Medical Marijuana Program

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New laws expanding the medical marijuana program in Louisiana went into effect on August 1. Home cultivation remains illegal for the more than 4,000 registered medical marijuana patients. As a result, the program struggled to recruit physicians to participate.

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Province announces new sales programs to benefit cannabis producers, Indigenous businesses

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On Sunday, September 20, 2020, A day before calling for an early election, the BC Government announced a new sales program in favor of BC Craft Cannabis.

New Legislation Introduced To Protect State-Legal Marijuana Programs

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The Sensible Enforcement Of Cannabis Act essentially would give peace of mind to lawmakers, regulators, 149,000+ workers, and the millions of patients and consumers who are dependent on the normalization of lawful marijuana markets. To date, these statewide regulatory programs are operating largely as voters and politicians intended.

BC announces new cannabis sales programs to benefit cannabis producers, Indigenous businesses

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On Sunday, September 20, 2020, A day before calling for an early election, the BC Government announced a new cannabis sales program in favour of BC Craft Cannabis.

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

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The post Promising Pot before an election – A look at the new BC Government Cannabis Programs appeared first on Latest Cannabis News Today - Headlines, Videos & Stocks. No question, we live in unprecedented times, and in many ways, it’s changing the social landscape.

Main Street Marijuana joins voluntary industry testing program

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Recent customers at Main Street Marijuana in Vancouver’s Uptown Village neighborhood have likely noticed a new set of signs prominently displayed in some of the store’s display cases. The signs come from an industry-led program called OK Cannabis, which offers testing services to detect pesticides and heavy metals in cannabis end products — the type of fully processed and packaged goods that consumers will find on store shelves.

Pennsylvania: Health Officials Expand Medical Cannabis Access Program

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John Fetterman called the changes “a truly powerful expansion” of the state’s program. An estimated 110,000 patients and over 1,600 physicians currently participate in the state-sponsored access program. Medical Marijuana anxiety Pennsylvania tourettesPennsylvania health officials have expanded the pool of patients eligible to receive medical cannabis access.

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Bill grows medical cannabis program

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More New Mexicans would qualify for medical marijuana, and the 70,000-plus patients already in the state’s medical cannabis program would have to deal with less paperwork under legislation approved by the state Legislature and sent to Gov. Continue reading Bill grows medical cannabis program at The NM Political Report. Quick Reads 2019 Legislative Session Bill O'Neill Jerry Ortiz y Pino medical cannabis Medical Cannabis Program Nate Gentry

Attorney General Nominee Commits To Leave State-Legal Marijuana Programs Alone

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In Senate testimony today, nominee for Attorney General William Barr committed to not use the limited resources of the Department of Justice to prosecute state-regulated and compliant marijuana businesses. His statements came response to questions from Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Kamala Harris (D-CA) — each of whom represent states where marijuana is legally regulated for either medical or recreational purposes.

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

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The post A look at the new BC Government Cannabis Programs before BC elections appeared first on Latest Cannabis News Today - Headlines, Videos & Stocks. No question, we live in unprecedented times, and in many ways, it’s changing the social landscape.

Medical Marijuana Program in Florida.

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Florida is one of the few states in the US that has legalized Marijuana for medical use. Medical Marijuana is increasingly being used to treat … Read More. Pot Luck

Hawaii Just Launched a New Medical Marijuana Program for Visitors

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The post Hawaii Just Launched a New Medical Marijuana Program for Visitors first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. That’s how to get people to visit !

Two Weeks In, Louisiana’s Medical Marijuana Program Is Thriving

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The post Two Weeks In, Louisiana’s Medical Marijuana Program Is Thriving appeared first on Leafly. Politics louisiana medical marijuanaMore than 5,000 patients are now being served by the state's nine dispensaries.

How to Get a South Dakota Medical Marijuana Card in 2021

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On 3 November 2020, South Dakota voted to establish a medical marijuana program by approving Measure 26. 70% of voters in South Dakota supported the move to allow people suffering from debilitating medical conditions to possess up to 3 oz of marijuana.

Canada’s cannabis pardon program is failing. Here’s why

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The post Canada’s cannabis pardon program is failing. Canada Politics cannabis cannabis sentence suspension expungement marijuana marijuana legalizationMore than a year after Canada went legal, only 436 people have applied. Is the process too burdensome?

NJ Announces Medical Marijuana Program Rule Changes

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On May 13th New Jersey’s Department of Health (“DOH”) amended it Medicinal Marijuana Program Rules, N.J.A.C. Seq , establishing standards by which the DOH implements New Jersey’s Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act, N.J.S.A. Phil Murphy’s Executive Order #6 tasking the DOH with reviewing all Medicinal Marijuana Program (“Program”) aspects to expand access and eliminate bureaucratic barriers.

The Impact of COVID-19 on Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Program

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The Pennsylvania Department of Health announced in March that in light of the COVID-19 outbreak, it is taking steps to assist those who require access to medical marijuana. Marijuana NewsUnder Gov. Tom Wolf’s order, dispensaries and other businesses operating in Pennsylvania’s medical cannabis industry are deemed to be essential, life-sustaining entities that need to remain open to support the Commonwealth’s growing patient-base.

Missouri?s medical marijuana program publishes first annual report

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he Department of Health and Senior Services has released the Missouri Medical Marijuana Regulatory Program’s annual report to Gov. Parson. Reported activities are based on … Read More. Medical Cannabis News

Which States Have Medical Marijuana Card Reciprocity?

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Before we get into the nitty-gritty, first we must ask (and answer), “What is medical marijuana card reciprocity?” It’s essentially a state saying, “Your state’s medical marijuana program and laws are equal to our own.

McMaster University launches Science of Cannabis program

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HAMILTON, ON, March 25, 2019 /CNW/ – McMaster University Continuing Education opened enrolment today for its new Science of Cannabis program – one of the first post-secondary programs in the country focused on the scientific study of cannabis and its therapeutic applications, risks and harms. The post McMaster University launches Science of Cannabis program appeared first on Cannabis News | Marijuana News | Medical Cannabis News.

MICHIGAN EXPANDS SOCIAL EQUITY PROGRAM

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Yesterday, the Michigan Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) announced plans to expand the state’s social equity program. The changes impact both eligibility for the program and … Read More. One-Hit Wonders

61 Tons of Medical Marijuana Consumed in Arizona Last Year

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The Arizona medical marijuana program reached a record breaking high in 2018 with patients consuming nearly 61 tons of cannabis products, according to the Arizona Medical Marijuana Program Report released by the state Department of Health Services on Monday, January 14. Including all types of products for all methods of consumption , the report only separates them into three main categories — marijuana, marijuana edibles, and marijuana other.

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Document: OLCC – Recreational Marijuana Program Compliance Education Bulletin Bulletin CE2020-06 October 15, 2020

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The Oregon Liquor Control Commission is providing the following information to recreational marijuana licensees and applicants. The post Document: OLCC - Recreational Marijuana Program Compliance Education Bulletin Bulletin CE2020-06 October 15, 2020 first appeared on Cannabis Law Report.

Why is New York’s medical marijuana program insanely expensive?

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The post Why is New York’s medical marijuana program insanely expensive? Industry medical marijuana New YorkIn a state of 20 million people, you'd think there'd be plenty of cannabis around. But shops are limited and prices exorbitant—why? appeared first on Leafly.

The DEA Just Got Scolded Over Its Marijuana Eradication Program

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The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) got a slap on the wrist from a federal watchdog agency over its management of a multi-million dollar marijuana eradication program. In a report released on Wednesday, the non-partisan Government Accountability Office (GAO) said the DEA had failed to adequately collect documentation from state and local law enforcement partners that received funds through the federal program.

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Netherlands: Dutch government to hold draw Thursday to choose 10 marijuana cultivators for country’s upcoming pilot program

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The Dutch government will hold a draw on Thursday to choose 10 marijuana cultivators for the country’s upcoming pilot program , according to a letter … Read More.

McMaster University Launches “Science of Cannabis” Program

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In an unprecedented step forward, McMaster University launched its new marijuana education program in Canada, CBC News reveals. Referred to as their “science of cannabis” program, its goal is to provide a verifiable, facts-based approach to the risks and benefits of marijuana. The program consists of three different courses, open to: “…health, education, public service, and social and community services sectors across the country”.

Surprise! Florida’s Bungling Its Medical Marijuana Program Once Again

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Florida’s Bungling Its Medical Marijuana Program Once Again This week the House pushed a bill that would place a THC cap on smokable marijuana for patients, which led to “fiery exchanges with veterans and patient advocates who accused a legislative leader of relying on faulty research." Florida’s Bungling Its Medical Marijuana Program Once Again appeared first on The Fresh Toast. Surprise!

Montana proposes absurd restrictions to its erratic medical program

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Despite passing a bill that promises to stabilize Montana’s haphazard medical marijuana program, a series of recently proposed changes to that bill may, paradoxically, bring the program to a screeching halt. Ever since it was first enacted in 2004, Montana’s medical marijuana program has been rife with chaos: there have been periods of exponential growth, […]. Politics medical marijuana Montana Senate Bill 265

Can Texas Build a Working Medical Cannabis Program in 2019?

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In 2019 Texans will find out whether lawmakers are ready to build a viable medical cannabis program or whether old-fashioned politics will limit access to effective medicine. The post Can Texas Build a Working Medical Cannabis Program in 2019? Health Politics decriminalization laws legalization medical marijuana qualifying conditions texas

Cannabis sector eligible for $40B credit program from government bank

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In an interview with The Canadian Press, Michael Denham said the program from the Business […]. The post Cannabis sector eligible for $40B credit program from government bank appeared first on Latest Cannabis News Today - Headlines, Videos & Stocks. Business Cannabis Canada Cannabis Legalization Cannabis News Featured Marijuana News News & Events business dev cannabis canada coronavirus COVID-19 dispensary Justin Trudeau novel coronavirus prime minister

Texas Expands Medical Marijuana Program, but Some Limitations Still Exist

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In May, Texas failed to enact a policy to decriminalize marijuana and at least patch one hole in the sinking ship that is prohibition. This may spell bad news for illegal users, but medical marijuana just received some better news. Labeled “House Bill 3703,” this Texas medical marijuana expansion is explosive in its scope. ” This could be relating to abuse from people taking advantage of a medical marijuana system that is too broad or generic.

Update Colorado: Marijuana Enforcement Division seeking stakeholder feedback for rulemaking specific to the SB19-224 Accelerator Program

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Dear Stakeholders, We at the Marijuana Enforcement Division are seeking stakeholder feedback for rulemaking specific to the SB19-224 Accelerator Program. In particular, we are asking … Read More. Cannabis Law News

Georgia medical cannabis program starts

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The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports… Georgia’s top elected leaders moved forward Tuesday with a program to provide medical marijuana to the state’s 15,000 registered patients, nearly seven months after Gov. Geoff Duncan appointed seven members to a commission that will issue licenses for companies to grow and sell medical marijuana oil. State law allows marijuana oil to treat severe seizures, terminal cancers, Parkinson’s disease and other illnesses.

Washington Cannabis Finally Adopts a Social Equity Program

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On March 31, 2020, Washington State Governor Jay Inslee signed HB 2870 , which “creates a new social equity program that provides business opportunities to people from disproportionately-harmed communities so they can benefit economically from the cannabis industry and become a cannabis retailer.” We’ve covered the social equity program in Los Angeles pretty heavily, as our L.A. A legislative task force on social equity in marijuana is established.

Virginia: Marijuana Decriminalization Takes Effect July 1

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Richmond, VA: Democratic Governor Ralph Northam has signed legislation ( Senate Bill 2 | House Bill 972 ) decriminalizing marijuana possession. The new law takes effect July 1, 2020 and reduces penalties for offenses involving personal possession of up to one ounce of marijuana to a civil violation – punishable by a maximum $25 fine, no arrest, and no criminal record. The prohibition on marijuana has clearly failed, and impacts nearly 30,000 Virginians per year.