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.

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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.

New Legislation Introduced To Protect State-Legal Marijuana Programs

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To date, these statewide regulatory programs are operating largely as voters and politicians intended. Representative Lou Correa (D-CA) has introduced HR 493 : The Sensible Enforcement Of Cannabis Act, which would codify the protections that were outlined in the now-rescinded Cole Memo.

Liberty Health Sciences Discount Program

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NM adds opioid use disorder, other conditions to medical cannabis program

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Continue reading NM adds opioid use disorder, other conditions to medical cannabis program at The NM Political Report. Featured News Kathyleen Kunkel Lynn Gallagher Medical Cannabis Program Michelle Lujan Grisham opioid use disorder

Main Street Marijuana joins voluntary industry testing program

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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.

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. Those who qualify for the Social Equity program benefit from significant reductions off the application fee, the initial license fee and future renewal fees.

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. The measure signed into law Tuesday makes a number of changes, lowering barriers to access, expanding qualifying conditions, and greenlighting home delivery.

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.

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

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To date, these statewide regulatory programs are operating largely as voters and politicians intended.

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. Steve Schain , Senior Attorney at Hoban Law Group. Steve Schain.

Mendocino County approves cannabis program recommendations

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Grupo Flor Launches California’s First Cannabis Industry Apprentice Program

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July 16, 2019 / Canna Newswire / – Grupo Flor has launched a pilot program of California’s first professional in-house cannabis apprenticeship program. In the company’s view, the program benefits employees, the company and ultimately, professionalizes the industry as a whole.

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”. Science of Cannabis Program Long Overdue.

Shoppers Drug Mart Announces Pilot Cannabis Blockchain Program

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The post Shoppers Drug Mart Announces Pilot Cannabis Blockchain Program appeared first on Leafly. Could this be the start of a legitimate blockchain and cannabis relationship in Canada? Canada Science & Tech cryptocurrency technology

Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority announces legislative changes to program

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Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority announces legislative changes to program. “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.

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? appeared first on Leafly. Health Politics decriminalization laws legalization medical marijuana qualifying conditions texas

Texas Expands Medical Marijuana Program, but Some Limitations Still Exist

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HB 3703 represents a positive step toward a functional medical cannabis program, but sadly, it still leaves behind millions of Texas families that could benefit from legal access.”

Arkansas Moves Toward Launch of Medical Cannabis Program

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

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

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Department should establish and implement process for setting Program fees. Here are the headline issues. Department should take more timely action to revoke cards. Some Department medical marijuana regulatory activities not completed timely or consistently, nor adequately performed.

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!

Kansas Gov Signs Off On State ‘Commercial Industrial Hemp Program.’

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Here’s the report… On Monday afternoon Governor Laura Kelly signed a bill to establish the ‘Commercial Industrial Hemp Program.’ But, until now it was only allowed within research programs outlined in the 2014 Farm Bill.

High Tide Launches Packaging Recycling Program at Canna Cabana Stores

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The post High Tide Launches Packaging Recycling Program at Canna Cabana Stores appeared first on Cannabis Life Network.

MJ Biz Report: Congressional measure offered to shield all state-legal cannabis programs

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Congressional measure offered to shield all state-legal cannabis programs. The federal funding bill and amendments are scheduled for consideration Tuesday by the U.S. House Rules Committee. Cannabis Law News

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. The post New Mexico Medical Marijuana Program Totals $106 Million in 2018 appeared first on The Fresh Toast.

USDA Will Use IFR Shortcut to Implement New Hemp Program

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In a critical development USDA recently revealed that they will short cut the typical rule making process to have the hemp program in place by the 2020 growing season. The post USDA Will Use IFR Shortcut to Implement New Hemp Program appeared first on Greenspoon Marder Cannabis Law. By: Jessica Wasserman , Partner. USDA has moved up the implementation schedule for hemp farmers to increase hemp acreage under the new hemp provisions in the 2018 Farm Bill.

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!)

State says NM’s medical cannabis cards only for residents

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The New Mexico Department of Public Health has made it clear—only New Mexico residents can enroll in the state’s Medical Cannabis Program. Featured News Duke Rodriguez Medical Cannabis Program New Mexico Department of Health reciprocity Ultra Health

New Jersey Continues to Expand Medical Marijuana Program

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New Jersey’s Department of Health announced on Monday that it’s expanding the state’s medical-marijuana program. But for years, the program suffered from low enrollment due to the law’s strict requirements.

Report: Weeding Through Los Angeles’ Social Equity Program (Author Chris Nani)

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I recently completed the following case study of Los Angeles’ social equity program and Social equity programs are designed to help individuals and communities harmed by the War on Drugs by creating opportunities that otherwise would not be available. Chris Nani writes.

Pennsylvania Senators Unveil Bill to Foster an Adult-use Cannabis Program

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Pennsylvania Senator Daylin Leach and Senator Sharif Street recently unveiled their plan to introduce legislation, Senate Bill 350 (“SB 350”), that — if passed — would legalize adult-use cannabis and create a corresponding regulatory program.

Press Release: LegitScript Announces New CBD e-Commerce Certification Program to Ensure Accountability, Regulatory Compliance

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LegitScript, the global leader in merchant and product certification and monitoring in the e-commerce and payment sectors, has launched a new certification program for legally compliant CBD products and websites. Pacific to address important details about the program.

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. Recent Updates to MMJ Program Aim to Improve Patient Access.

PRELIMINARY DRAFT OF THE RULES GOVERNING MAINE’S ADULT USE MARIJUANA PROGRAM: PDF

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Preliminary Draft of the Rules Governing Maines Adult Use Marijuana Program. Given the significant public interest in the adult use rules being developed by the Office of Marijuana Policy, a draft copy is being made publicly available to interested parties.

Oregon Secretary of State Cannabis Regulator Audit Highlights Gaps In Program

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The state cannabis program has failed to keep up with mandatory inspections. The program’s pesticide testing system was found to be inadequate, and the state does not have a way to verify the accuracy of test results. The Takeaways of the report are.

Florida Legislature Approves Bill to Establish Agricultural Hemp Program

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Florida’s full legislature has passed a bill to establish a program for hemp as an agricultural commodity. As noted by the Associated Press, a federal farm bill passed in 2018 gave states the opportunity to develop a hemp-growing program that can be submitted to the U.S.

PA: Health Secretary to Add Anxiety Disorders and Tourette Syndrome to Medical Marijuana Program Serious Medical Conditions

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The research program, guided by Act 43 of 2018 , allows for eight clinical registrants who each must hold both a grower/processor and a dispensary permit. There are close to 111,000 active patient certifications as part of the medical marijuana program.

Does NM cannabis law extend to non-residents?

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Some changes to the law include protections from discrimination for patients, reciprocity with other states’ medical cannabis programs and an extended life span of medical cannabis cards.

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

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Changes To Medical Cannabis Rules Could Overhaul NY’s Medical Cannabis Program

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On May 6, 2019, New York State law makers proposed two bills, A7467 and S5657 (both are the same), that would overhaul New York’s medical cannabis program.