September, 2019

Washington, DC: City Council Approves Workplace Protections for Medical Cannabis Patients

NORML

District council members have enacted legislation — Act Number A23-0114: The Medical Marijuana Program Patient Employment Protection Temporary Amendment Act — to protect qualified patients from workplace discrimination.

The CBD Silly Season

Project CBD

It was a morning like any other when a jovial ping announced the arrival of my ‘all-things- cannabinoid ’ daily news feed. I was about to press the delete button, when a headline caught my eye: “Creative Ticking Introduces

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This Is the First Hemp Strain to Be Awarded a US Patent

Leafly

Famous for the iconic Charlotte’s Web strain and fresh from a big IPO, Colorado’s Stanley brothers have secured the first US patent for a hemp plant. The post This Is the First Hemp Strain to Be Awarded a US Patent appeared first on Leafly.

Is Vaping Cannabis Safe? What You Need to Know.

Ellementa

Given recent events reported in the news about illness, lung damage and deaths from vaping , we wanted to provide you with information about vaping cannabis. We’ve been proponents of vaping over smoking cannabis for a few years now.

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Can Cannabis Be Used To Treat Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)?

Greencamp

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder that affects 1 in every 10 women of childbearing age, from 15. Continue Reading. The post Can Cannabis Be Used To Treat Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)? appeared first on Greencamp. Health

Killing Cancer: Why is CBG Better Than CBD?

Cannabis Life Network

We previously reported the difference between cannabidiol (CBD) and cannabigerol (CBG) and how they work together to produce a cannabinoid system powerhouse. What may have been missed, is how much stronger CBG is at killing cancer.

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Mayor & Staff Of Fall River Massachusetts Arrested On Federal Extortion Charges

Cannabis Law Report

USA Today reports… Jasiel Correia II, the already embattled mayor of Fall River, Massachusetts, was arrested Friday on new federal extortion charges for allegedly operating a scheme to help marijuana vendors get approval to operate in exchange for hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes.

Amid Vape Pen Lung Disease Deaths: What Exactly Is Vitamin E Oil?

Leafly

After six suspected vape pen deaths, chemists and doctors explain why vitamin E oil is a problematic additive. The post Amid Vape Pen Lung Disease Deaths: What Exactly Is Vitamin E Oil? appeared first on Leafly. Health concentrates regulations safety vape pens

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U.S. Surgeon General Pushes Lies to Further Anti-Cannabis Agenda

WeedAdvisor

It is no secret that the United States government does not like marijuana. For decades, ill-conceived and unproven arguments have been the mainstay of the anti-cannabis movement. Now, The Hill reports U.S.

What Are The Benefits Of Medical Marijuana?

Greencamp

If ever a subject was considered controversial, it has to be the legalization, potential benefits and dangers of the use. Continue Reading. The post What Are The Benefits Of Medical Marijuana? appeared first on Greencamp. Health

Quebec Judge strikes down provincial law forbidding home cultivation of cannabis

Cannabis Life Network

MONTREAL — A court has invalidated the provisions of Quebec‘s cannabis law prohibiting home cultivation of the drug.

Mississippi: Proponents Turn In Signatures for 2020 Medical Cannabis Ballot Measure

NORML

Proponents of a 2020 statewide ballot measure to legalize and regulate medical cannabis access have submitted 105,686 signatures to the Secretary of State’s office.

Law.com Feature On Quinn Emanuel’s Plan to Dominate Cannabis Litigation

Cannabis Law Report

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What Is CBGA (Cannabigerolic Acid) & What Does This Cannabinoid Do?

Leafly

Learn more about the cannabis compound CBGA (cannabigerolic acid) and how this cannabinoid eventually creates the many other cannabinoids we know and love like THC and CBD. The post What Is CBGA (Cannabigerolic Acid) & What Does This Cannabinoid Do? appeared first on Leafly.

Canadian Marijuana Company Working on “Odourless Cannabis”

WeedAdvisor

Whether we use it or not, we are universally familiar with the smell of cannabis. The “skunky” odour is common after smoking, although, to its credit, legal marijuana often smells much better prior to being lit.

Washington Bans Hemp-CBD in Food

Canna Law Blog

If you’ve been following the hemp scene in Washington state, you know it’s been a bit of a roller coaster.

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Cannabosides, A new class of cannabinoid Prodrugs

Cannabis Life Network

As we discussed, your liver possesses it’s own strategy to metabolize cannabis. But other than inside your body, how does one boil cannabis down into water-soluble Prodrugs? Prodrugs are medications or compounds that need to be metabolized (ie.

Vaping Products Linked with Rising Number of Hospitalizations

NORML

The US Centers for Disease Control has now identified over 450 cases of respiratory distress that may be associated with the use of disposable vapor cartridges used to consume certain e-liquids. While initial cases of the phenomenon were associated with consumption of cannabinoid oil products via the use of unregulated vapor cartridges , the CDC reports that some cases have also been linked to the use of nicotine only.

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Montana’s DPHHS Posts New Administrative Rule Regarding Medical Cannabis Testing Laboratories

Cannabis Law Report

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Vape Pen Lung Disease: Here’s What You Need to Know

Leafly

Throw away any street-purchased vape carts. Pen makers are cutting them with dangerous additives including Vitamin E oil. The post Vape Pen Lung Disease: Here’s What You Need to Know appeared first on Leafly. Health vape pens

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Edmonton-Based Cannabis Producer to Open Massive Facility in Denmark

WeedAdvisor

In recent months, major Canadian cannabis producers have set up facilities and established connections in Europe’s medical marijuana industry. Now, Marijuana Business Daily reports yet another contender ready to jump in on this budding industry.

Hemp/CBD Litigation Forecast: Cloudy with a Chance of Damages

Canna Law Blog

Our cannabis attorneys are often asked by media, clients, and other professionals working in the hemp and CBD marketplace what we think will be the next “big issue” in this developing industry.

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U.S. vaping concerns loom as Canada legalizes pot devices

Cannabis Life Network

TORONTO — A wave of illnesses and deaths in the U.S. linked to vaping products may dampen demand for soon-to-be-legal cannabis vapes in Canada later this year, industry watchers say.

Cannabis Vaping Concerns Call for Increased Regulations and Oversight

NORML

The Trump administration is sounding the alarm against the manufacture and marketing of certain vape products at a time when health officials nationwide are scrambling to determine why some consumers are suddenly becoming sick from the use of certain vaping devices.

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Battle of the Weedwork Stars, Episode 1

Cannabis Law Report

For those of you in the dark about Florida’s Medical Marijuana Program, I’ve been attempting to light up the dim corners of Florida: The Nation’s Fastest-Growing Medical Marijuana Market , according to The Miami New Times.

Vape Cart Additive Makers Pull Products as Others Go Dark

Leafly

As officials focus on vape carts tainted with vitamin E oil, the website for Honey Cut, a diluent named by Leafly last week, just vanished. The post Vape Cart Additive Makers Pull Products as Others Go Dark appeared first on Leafly. Health vape pens

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Health Officials Still Puzzled as Reports of Vaping-Related Illnesses Mount

WeedAdvisor

On September 6 th , we published a story about the recent string of vaping illnesses being reported across the U.S. Originally, health officials suspected vitamin E acetate – an oily vitamin E extract found exclusively in THC vape liquids and cartridges.

Grading the Presidential Candidates on Marijuana: Donald Trump

Canna Law Blog

Over the course of of ten weeks, we recently ran a series of blog posts that take a close look at the Democratic Party candidates for President in 2020. We examined each candidate’s historic approach to marijuana law and policy, and we also canvassed their current respective stances on marijuana.

Hempfest 2019 with Craig Ex & Friends

Cannabis Life Network

Seattle’s 28th annual Hempfest just happened on Aug. 16-18 and Craig Ex was there for all the cannabis goodness. As Danny Danko from High Times said: “It’s important to get people together to understand we’re all like-minded people from all different communities that celebrate this wonderful flower.” Craig also had a blast riding around with […]. The post Hempfest 2019 with Craig Ex & Friends appeared first on Cannabis News | Lifestyle Tips | Expert Opinions | Stocks.

Fotonica Introduces EVA 3, The Future Of Horticulture Smart Lighting

Canna Newswire

The innovative Eva 3 utilizes a unique electrical operation technology that enables growers to implement specific light recipes and growth protocols to enhance optimal crop yield biomass and quality while reducing energy consumption.

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Teri Buhl – Smashmouth Report: Canadian Regulator Demanded Serruya turn over Defrancesco Communications: $SCU.TO

Cannabis Law Report

Here’s the introduction to her story. Cannabis Investor and mega Canadian millionaire Michael Serruya was hauled into the Ontario Securities Commission office last year after the Canadian regulator subpoenaed him for an on record interview and demand document production.

Could Trump Pull a ‘Cannabis Surprise’ in 2020? It’s Not Impossible

Leafly

At this year's NORML political conference, the halls were buzzing with people power. The post Could Trump Pull a ‘Cannabis Surprise’ in 2020? It’s Not Impossible appeared first on Leafly. Politics Congress legalization The Haymaker

California’s Legal Marijuana Market Outnumbered Three to One by Illegal Dispensaries

WeedAdvisor

California has always been notorious for its massive grey market presence. High cannabis taxes and overhead costs make it impossible for legal establishments to compete with their illegal counterparts. This leaves the onus on the public to support legal dispensaries.

Hemp-CBD Across State Lines: Idaho

Canna Law Blog

The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (“ 2018 Farm Bill ”) legalized hemp by removing the crop and its derivatives from the definition of marijuana under the Controlled Substances Act (“CSA”) and by providing a detailed framework for the cultivation of hemp.

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