Wed.Apr 08, 2020

NORML Formally Responds to DEA’s Proposed Changes to Marijuana Cultivation Rules

NORML

The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) has formally submitted comments to the US Federal Register opposing the Drug Enforcement Administration’s proposed rule changes governing the federal production and distribution of cannabis for clinical research purposes.

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Charlotte Figi, CBD pioneer and ‘Charlotte’s Web’ namesake, dies from COVID-19

Leafly

The 13-year-old Colorado girl's courageous example led to the acceptance of medical marijuana and the use of CBD for epilepsy. The post Charlotte Figi, CBD pioneer and ‘Charlotte’s Web’ namesake, dies from COVID-19 appeared first on Leafly.

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Massachusetts Adult Use Cannabis Retailers Sue Governor For Nominating Businesses As “non essential”

Cannabis Law Report

MJ Biz report…… A handful of adult-use marijuana businesses on Wednesday s ued Massachusetts’ governor , seeking a reversal of his executive order requiring recreational cannabis … Read More. Cannabis Law News COVID19: Cannabis, Hemp and CBD Updates

How to pack and smoke a bowl of cannabis

Leafly

There are many ways to consume cannabis, but none are as well-known as smoking a bowl. Learn how to properly pack and smoke a bowl for your next session. The post How to pack and smoke a bowl of cannabis appeared first on Leafly. Cannabis 101 how to resource

10th Circuit rules IRS audit of Denver marijuana business is proper

Cannabis Law Report

Colorado Politics reports… The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit on Monday found that the IRS did not act in a way that … Read More. Cannabis Law News

6 weird ways to consume cannabis

Leafly

Legalization has opened up a slew of new cannabis products, including dips, patches, dissolvable powder, suppositories, even beef jerky. Check out some of our favorites. The post 6 weird ways to consume cannabis appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle edibles

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Distressed Asset Investors (Finally) Descend on California Cannabis

Canna Law Blog

In my ten years of advising and guiding cannabis companies from a corporate, transactional, and M&A perspective, and especially since 2012 (when Washington and Colorado legalized), every cannabis market in which I’ve worked has experienced a period of extensive business failures, consolidations, and market stress.

Oregon: OLCC Current Temporary Rules Enacted For COVID-19 & Latest Updates

Cannabis Law Report

The OLCC is continuing to release new rule updates in repose to the COVID-19 crisis. Here are the most recent updates: No Signature Requirement for … Read More. COVID19: Cannabis, Hemp and CBD Updates

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Charlotte Figi: Girl who inspired Charlotte’s Web marijuana oil dies

Cannabis Life Network

DENVER — A girl with a rare form of epilepsy whose recovery inspired the name of a medical marijuana oil that drew families of children with similar health problems to Colorado for treatment has died after being hospitalized and treated as a likely coronavirus patient, her mother said Wednesday.

NY Attorney General Cease & Desist To CBD Company Claiming Their Product Cures Coronavirus

Cannabis Law Report

Great to see authorities coming down on these people like a tonne of bricks. Thankyou to MJ Biz for the lead. New York state’s attorney … Read More. COVID19: Cannabis, Hemp and CBD Updates

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Gatherings restricted, schools closed: What’s being done to fight COVID-19

Cannabis Life Network

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every province and territory.

Charlotte Figi namesake behind the CBD strain Charlotte’s Web, dies age 13 From COVID-19 Complications

Cannabis Law Report

High Times reports…… Charlotte and her twin sister Chase were born on October 18, 2006 in Colorado. Charlotte had a seizure when she was three … Read More. COVID19: Cannabis, Hemp and CBD Updates

CBD Isolate vs Full spectrum: A Comparison

The Herb Collective

At first glance, cannabis seems like a pretty easy concept to grasp. You smoke it, you get high, and anxiety goes away. Right? Well, not so much. Once you start to learn more about cannabis, you learn that there is a lot of science involved in this wonderful plant.

Number of Danish medical cannabis consumers plummets on CannTrust suspension

Cannabis Law Report

The number of patients accessing Denmark’s medical cannabis pilot program nearly halved in the third quarter of 2019, largely because of supply interruptions related to … Read More. Breaking News

California Assembly (Again) Considers Bill Requiring Employers to Accommodate Medical Cannabis Use

The Blunt Truth

Marijuana (cannabis) remains a Schedule I drug under the federal Controlled Substances Act. And, more than a decade ago, the California Supreme Court held in Ross v. RagingWire Telecomm., that employers have the right to reject an applicant who tests positive for medical cannabis.

Organigram Provides Update on Corporate Action Plan in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

Cannabis Law Report

What they really meant to say in their headline was… “Today we announced the temporary layoff of approximately 45 per cent of our workforce primarily … Read More. COVID19: Cannabis, Hemp and CBD Updates

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DEA removes cannabis drug Epidiolex from controlled substances list

SMPL

Epidiolex, the only plant-derived cannabis drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, is no longer considered a controlled substance, providing a boost to its manufacturer’s stock price. GW Pharmaceuticals, a biopharmaceutical company based in London, saw its stock go up 5.9% on Tuesday, one day after the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration said it would no longer classify Epidiolex as a Schedule 5 drug under the federal Controlled Substance Act.

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Oregon Recreational Cannabis Sales Are Up 37% On This Time Last Year

Cannabis Law Report

Sales data from the Oregon Liquor Control Commission show Oregonians bought $84.5 million worth of cannabis products in March—the most in a single month since … Read More. Breaking News

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Charlotte Figi, namesake of Charlotte’s Web medical marijuana strain, dies with COVID-19

SMPL

Charlotte Figi, the little girl who inspired the low-THC medical marijuana strain, “Charlotte’s Web,” has passed away with COVID-19. Multiple family members tested positive for the virus, said those close to the family. As of Tuesday, 179 people have died of coronavirus in Colorado, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.

ICBC Reports On Tenuous Position Of Spanish Cannabis Clubs Due To COVID-19 Lockdown

Cannabis Law Report

It’s good to remind ourselves once every few days that the pandemic is also affecting the nascent regulated/de-criminalized jurisdictions outside the USA. ICBC reports In … Read More. COVID19: Cannabis, Hemp and CBD Updates

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How to Make Edibles Without Smelling Up Your Home

The Joint Blog

Making edibles can be, and often is a fun and enjoyable experience. And given at the end of the process you have marijuana-infused food or drink that’s ready to consume whenever you see fit, it’s also clearly a rewarding one!

Irish Govt Press Release – Medical Cannabis: Minister for Health to assist patients access to their medical cannabis products during COVID-19

Cannabis Law Report

“I am aware that the limited number of patients who avail of a Ministerial licence for medicinal cannabis products issued under section 14 of the … Read More. COVID19: Cannabis, Hemp and CBD Updates

Why Don’t Edibles Get Me High?

The Joint Blog

Marijuana’s rapid popularity growth in recent years, along with a mass liberalization of the laws surrounding it throughout the U.S. and world, has led to a large influx of people trying marijuana and marijuana edibles for the first time.

CBD Dangers: Seven Tips To Determine If CBD Is Real Or Fake

Cannabis Law Report

The broad acceptance, exploding popularity and unclear regulations make the CBD market a source of misinformation. As cannabidiol becomes more prominent, the danger of fake … Read More. Pot Luck

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Coronavirus Claims Charlotte Figi, Namesake of Charlotte’s Web Cannabis Strain

Cannabis Maven

Teenager Charlotte Figi has passed away due to complications from COVID-19. Medical