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.

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 tourettes

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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.

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.

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 OK Cannabis program is still in its infancy, with only four merchants participating so far.

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.

New Jersey Just Expanded Its Medical Cannabis Program

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The post New Jersey Just Expanded Its Medical Cannabis Program appeared first on Leafly. Health Politics medical marijuana new jersey qualifying conditions

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.

BevCanna acquires Carmanah Craft Corp., expanding its genetics program

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Peru Kicks Off Medical Cannabis Program

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Ganjapreneur report…… Peruvian authorities have published long-awaited guidelines governing the nation’s medical marijuana program, allowing companies to start applying for different types of business licenses spelled out under a 2017 law.

Georgia medical marijuana program starts after 7-month wait

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AJC 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.

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. WeedAdvisor’s Hope for Medical Marijuana Progress.

Michigan’s Social Equity Program, Details Published

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The Michigan Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) have announced the details of the state’s Social Equity Program. Compile educational resources relevant to the marijuana industry and help coordinate applicants’ use of the resources. Social Equity Program Resources.

MassCIP Migration Update: Law Enforcement Temporarily Unable to Confirm Medical Use of Marijuana Program Registration Status

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MassCIP Migration Update: Law Enforcement Temporarily Unable to Confirm Medical Use of Marijuana Program Registration Status. The Cannabis Control Commission has recommended that law enforcement agencies accept Program ID cards as sufficient proof of Program registration.

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!

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”.

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.

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

Article & Program Report: Perfecting Cannabis Policy

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The Rappaport Center for Law and Public Policy continued to place a spotlight on issues of equality, inequality, equity, and inequity with its most recent program, “Pot and Parity.”.

Trump Budget Targets Marijuana States Rights

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It would have provided protections for all state and territory marijuana programs , rather than just medical cannabis systems. By proposing an end to state medical marijuana protections and blacking DC from legalizing, he is potentially putting thousands of Americans at risk.

New Mexico Medical Marijuana Program Totals $106 Million in 2018

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New Mexico Medical Marijuana Program Totals $106 Million in 2018 The New Mexico Medical Cannabis Program racked up $106 million in sales in 2018 for a 23% increase over 2017.

Arkansas Moves Toward Launch of Medical Cannabis Program

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Arkansas voters in 2016 approved a constitutional amendment legalizing medical marijuana, but the rollout has faced legal and bureaucratic delays. The post Arkansas Moves Toward Launch of Medical Cannabis Program appeared first on Leafly. Industry Politics arkansas legalization medical marijuana

Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority announces legislative changes to program

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“OMMA(Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority) has reinstituted a project management structure to ensure compliance and timely implementation of the changes,” said Tom Bates, Interim Commissioner of Health. Testing requirements are expanded to encompass all medical marijuana.

New York’s Medical Marijuana Program: The Patient-Doctor Disconnect

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Introduced in July 2014, New York’s medical marijuana program has been a work in progress from the get-go. The state recently announced an expansion to its program that is beginning to open the door to improved patient access. Marijuana News

Utah Medical Marijuana Program “On Track”

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According to state health officials, Utah’s medical marijuana program will launch on time in just a few weeks. Those letters are good through the end of 2020, but they don’t allow patients to buy medical marijuana products in Utah.

Texas (Yes, Texas!) Will Have A Medical Marijuana Program — Sort Of

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Will Have A Medical Marijuana Program — Sort Of In a stunning turn of events, the Texas Senate unanimously approved the expansion of the state’s medical marijuana program to include more qualifying conditions and make the process easier for patients. Texas (Yes, Texas!)

Mixed responses to suggestions from marijuana legalization work group

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Many of the recommendations from the Marijuana Legalization Work group are either consistent with or similar to legislation introduced in the 2019 legislative session. Continue reading Mixed responses to suggestions from marijuana legalization work group at The NM Political Report.

Arizona Department of Health Services Medical Marijuana Program – Performance Audit June 2019 Report 19-107

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Some Department medical marijuana regulatory activities not completed timely or consistently, nor adequately performed. Department should establish and implement process for setting Program fees. Department misallocated some Medical Marijuana Fund monies.

Medical cannabis qualified patient bill heads to governor’s desk

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A bill that would limit enrollment in the state’s medical cannabis program to New Mexico residents passed the House and is on its way to the governor’s desk.

Will Arkansas’s Medical Marijuana Program Finally Go Into Effect This Year?

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Tell Congress Not To Allow Trump To Roll Back Medical Marijuana Protections

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It’s been three years and counting but President Trump is once again threatening to derail the progress we’ve made in reforming marijuana laws across this country. Sign our petition to demand Congress protect state-legal medical marijuana programs.

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Article: Track and Trace for Medical and Adult Use Marijuana Programs

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Marijuana Programs. A preliminary draft rule related to the tracking and tracing of products in the Maine Medical Use of Marijuana Program is currently available for review on the Office of Marijuana Policy’s website: [link].

BRIEF Denver after-school program receives $1.5M from marijuana tax revenue

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million a year from the city’s collected marijuana tax revenue, Chalkbeat reports , with the city last year collecting a reported $46 million in such revenues overall. The Denver Afterschool Alliance receives $1.5

Washington State Officials Consider Massive Overhaul of Legal Marijuana Program

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Washington State legalized marijuana in 2012, and now, nearly seven years later, state officials are proposing laws that would overhaul the legal marijuana system, including legalizing home delivery for patients and boosting minority ownership of marijuana businesses.