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.

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?

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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.

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?

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

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.

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

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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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?

ALERT – OHIO MEDICAL MARIJUANA CONTROL PROGRAM: Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program Mandatory Product Recall – 10/1/2020

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Yesterday, the Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program (MMCP) issued a mandatory product recall on edible products sold by Mother Grows Best, LLC dba Verano Brands.

Efforts to stall South Dakota medical marijuana program fizzle

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A voter-approved medical marijuana program likely will be implemented in South Dakota as scheduled after efforts to stymie the program failed. Noem, who is fiercely anti-marijuana, argued that the state needed more time to implement a medical cannabis program.

How to Get a Georgia Medical Marijuana Card in 2021

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Kansas Lawmakers Consider Strictly Regulated Medical Marijuana Program • High Times

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State lawmakers in Kansas are considering a bill that would legalize medical marijuana under strictly limited conditions. In the Kansas House of Representatives, lawmakers are considering a bill that would create a medical marijuana program with strict limits on patient eligibility.

Texas House committee passes bill to expand medical marijuana program – Cannabis Business Executive

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Texas House committee passes bill to expand medical marijuana program – Cannabis Business Executive – Cannabis and Marijuana industry news.

Mississippi lawmakers kill bill to create alternative medical marijuana program

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The Mississippi House killed a Senate bill that would have created a legislative alternative to the medical marijuana program the state’s voters resoundingly approved in November. SB 2765 was later amended so it would take effect only if the voter-passed program was struck down.

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.

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.

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 News

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

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.

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.

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.

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. Politics medical marijuana Montana Senate Bill 265

What Does A Conservative State Medical Marijuana Program Look Like?

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What Does A Conservative State Medical Marijuana Program Look Like? The post What Does A Conservative State Medical Marijuana Program Look Like? Some industry insiders say that a conservative approach is the only way some states will warm to cannabis reform. .

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 !

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.

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.

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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Licenses For Detroit’s adult-use cannabis program now live

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DETROIT – Beginning April 1, anyone interested in obtaining one or more of the 10 different types of marijuana-related licenses… Read More. Breaking News

Customer loyalty programs offer clear benefits for cannabis stores

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Loyalty programs, long a staple of consumer marketing strategies, have found a place among regulated cannabis retailers in the United States and Canada. Offering targeted marketing opportunities to age-verified shoppers, even when government regulations restrict marijuana promotions.

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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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!

Cannabis companies share how they launched social equity funding, programs

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(This story appears in the March issue of Marijuana Business Magazine.). Marijuana companies face mounting pressure from advocates, consumers and regulators to address the lack of diversity within the cannabis industry. Mentorship Programs.

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.