House Appropriations Committee Approves Amendment to Protect Legal State Marijuana Programs

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The House Committee on Appropriations voted today to approve an amendment that would prevent the Department of Justice from interfering with legal adult-use marijuana programs as part of the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies appropriations legislation for Fiscal Year 2023.

Virginia: Governor Youngkin Signs Legislation to Improve Medical Cannabis Program

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Cannabis Act Review: No More Medical Program?

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The post Cannabis Act Review: No More Medical Program? appeared first on Cannabis | Weed | Marijuana | News. Take the Survey and Tell Health Canada to Keep their Hands Off Our Medicine Does the Cannabis Act review mean no more medical cannabis in Canada?

Texas’ Expanded Medical Cannabis Program: what you need to know

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The state of Texas has one of the most restrictive medical cannabis programs in the country, but on September 1 legislators voted to expand its limited medical program to include cancer patients and PTSD sufferers.

NYS Medical Homegrow Program

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Marijuana recently became legal in New York State. Now, The Office of Cannabis Management has released new updates to its medical cannabis program. This includes the ability for its medical patients to grow medical marijuana. What’s the New Program in New York State?

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?

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.

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

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.

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.

Maine: Bi-Partisan Efforts to Improve State’s Medical Program and Protect Patients Continue to Advance

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Representative Lynn Williams (D- HD 135) says, "Support for the issues around Maine's medical marijuana program crosses many lines: Republicans, Democrats, Independents, Libertarians and Greens; Downeast, Southern and Northern Maine; rural and urban; twenty-somethings, retirees and all in-between.

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?

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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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.

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.

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.

Texas Expands Its Medical Marijuana Program [to Something Slightly More Helpful]

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Although Texas has a medical marijuana program, its past rules didn’t look so different from the laws the US has for hemp-derived CBD products. Cannabis News cannabis news marijuana news texas texas medical cannabis texas medical 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?

Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Program, What To Know

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In 2016, Pennsylvania adopted Act 16, becoming one of 38 states that have medical marijuana programs in the United States. This permit allows for an additional grower/processor permit to conduct clinical research relating to medical marijuana. January 6, 2022. Author Jay Majitov.

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 !

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.

Revamping Texas’ Medical Cannabis Program Is the Key to Ending the State’s Opioid Crisis

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With a worsening opioid situation and an emerging acceptance of medical cannabis, the Lone Star State has a unique opportunity to develop a successful medical marijuana (MMJ) program for its millions of residents battling chronic pain and numerous other conditions.

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

How Long Does Michigan Take To Approve A Medical Marijuana Card?

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Michigan’s Medical Marijuana Program ( the MMMP ), which was voted for in 2008 by residents of the state, has ensured the provision of high-quality MMJ treatment for those who need it ever since. Medical marijuana can provide relief for sufferers of many conditions, including: HIV/AIDS.

Travelers Institute Announces Fall 2021 Virtual Programming

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Programs include: Sept. Season kicks off Sept. 8 with political analyst David Wasserman. HARTFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS –(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Travelers Institute , the public policy division of The Travelers Companies, Inc.

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

The MIND Program: How Cannabis Affects The Brain

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The post The MIND Program: How Cannabis Affects The Brain appeared first on Latest Cannabis News Today - Headlines, Videos & Stocks. Featured Marijuana News ScienceIt’s a good time for Cannabis in its recent history of strict regulation.

Ohio Medical Marijuana Program Awards 58th Provisional Dispensary License

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Today, the State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy awarded a provisional dispensary license to Buckeye Relief, located at 1782 Coventry… Read More. Medical Cannabis News

Alert: Mandatory training offered for prospective marijuana social equity program applicants

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Registration is now available for required Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) training for those seeking licenses to own and operate adult-use marijuana establishments under the voter-approved social equity program. PHOENIX ?

Press Release: $13 million from state’s medical marijuana program transferred to Missouri Veterans Commission

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JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Today, the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) transferred $13 million in funds from Missouri’s medical marijuana program to the Missouri Veterans Commission (MVC). September 15, 2022.

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

Illinois R3 Program Provides Example of Marijuana Funding Community Reinvestment

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Governor Juliana Stratton recently announced that the R3 program that uses marijuana tax dollars to fund grants for community reinvestment now has more than $45 million available. What the Illinois R3 Program Does. Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker and Lt.

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.

Arizona Department of Health Services Medical Marijuana Program 36-Month Follow-Up Report

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As of this 36-month followup, the Department had implemented all 9 recommendations from Findings 1 through 5 that address the timely revocation of registry identification cards, as well as medical marijuana facility inspections, complaints, and noncompliance.