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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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HR 493 : The Sensible Enforcement Of Cannabis Act, which would codify the protections that were outlined in the now-rescinded Cole Memo.

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Liberty Health Sciences Discount 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Board to look at possible big changes to medical cannabis program

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A series of possible changes to the Medical Cannabis Program could take place in New Mexico, pending a signature from the governor and decisions from the state Department of Health. Continue reading Board to look at possible big changes to medical cannabis program at The NM Political Report.

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.

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

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

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.”.

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.

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.

This new drug education program could actually keep teens safer

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the new "Safety First" program is being tested in NYC and San Francisco. The post This new drug education program could actually keep teens safer appeared first on Leafly. Moving beyond D.A.R.E.,

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.

Will California Get a Hemp Social Equity Program?

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As states across the country develop regulated cannabis programs, more and more are incorporating social equity programs. Illinois’ new adult-use cannabis law, for example, made waves for its broad social equity program. Los Angeles’ program ).

California Prepares to Launch Country’s First “Organic” Cannabis Program

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This will be the state’s version of the National Organic Program, which creates and enforces the rules and “uniform national standards” for any agricultural product grown for sale in the U.S. CDFA’s answer: “Same” as the National Organic Program. National Organic Program Handbook.

Santé Cannabis and Spectrum Therapeutics Launch Transformative Medical Cannabis Training Program for Québec Healthcare Professionals

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The program will be offered for free to Québec physicians and is made possible by an unrestricted educational grant from Spectrum Therapeutics. In this program, we extend our experience and expertise to healthcare professionals, in order to support them to meet the needs of their patients.”

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

New Mexico cannabis legalization would fund medical program

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The post New Mexico cannabis legalization would fund medical program appeared first on Leafly. New Mexico's governor proposed spending adult use taxes on subsidizing low-income medical cannabis, police, and small business.

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

ILLINOIS ROUNDUP: AN EXPANDED (AND PERMANENT) MEDICAL PROGRAM AND ONGOING TWEAKS TO THE RECREATIONAL PROGRAM

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During August alone, Illinois has passed new legislation expanding and cementing its medical marijuana program, and shown necessary flexibility as it attempts to get its recreational market off the ground by January 1, 2020. Authors Akshita Singh , Irina Dashevsky . Aug 21, 2019 .

Alaska Gov. Says No To Funding for Hemp Pilot Program

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Mike Dunleavy (R) told KTVA that he had pulled the program’s $375,000 funding because “currently there is no existing industry to support a state funded program.” However, without the pilot program, there can be no legal industry in the state.

Mendocino County approves cannabis program recommendations

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Cannabis Legal Group: Michigan Social Equity Program Details Announced

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Just today, the Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) announced the details of its Michigan 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.

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.

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.”

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.

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.

Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program: Mandatory product recall for non compliance

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ISSUE: The Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program (MMCP) is issuing a patient communication to alert patients about a mandatory product recall. Mandatory Product Recall.

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!

Judge Orders New Mexico Regulators to Let Non-Residents Into State’s Medical Cannabis Program

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Cannabis Business Times reports… The New Mexico Department of Health must begin issuing medical cannabis cards to qualifying non-residents following a judge’s ruling that upholds an elimination of the program’s residency requirements.