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Monday, January 13th, 2020
‘Health-care collapse’ Kim’s top legislative priority

We need + plea for cannabis health!
https://www.hawaiitribune-herald.com/2020/01/11/hawaii-news/health-care-collapse-kims-top-legislative-priority/

Legislation tackling health-care costs, homelessness and cesspools are among six priorities identified by Mayor Harry Kim as the four county mayors head to Honolulu Wednesday to address legislative money committees.

Sunday, January 12th, 2020
Nearly Century Old research proves cannabis’ effectiveness in battling epilepsy, migraines, asthma, spasms... | Think Hempy Thoughts

A look inside 70-year old research and how the FDA should respond Over the past two decades, since California legalized medical marijuana cannabis in 1996, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has had ... See more

Sunday, January 12th, 2020

Saturday, January 11th, 2020
How cannabis can help with migraines

Several studies point to the effectiveness of cannabis on migraines. Read more on the studies that support it and how to dose.

Saturday, January 11th, 2020
Two New Cannabinoids Discovered by Scientists

Researchers in Italy say they have discovered two previously unknown cannabinoids. Vice reports that the researchers are claiming that one, tetrahydrocannabiphorol (THCP) is 30 times more potent than THC. But they did ... See more

Saturday, January 11th, 2020
Israeli start-ups team up to make genetically modified mega-cannabis

Epigenetics tech, in experiments performed on tomatoes and corn was able to multiply the plants' photosynthesis level by 100, increasing the yield significantly.

Saturday, January 11th, 2020
How Cannabis Promotes Brain Cell Growth in Humans

https://cannabis.net/blog/medical/how-cannabis-promotes-brain-cell-growth-in-humans?fbclid=IwAR3cjc2KpP6IXJbFlLdGwTd_NPQZK1bPkcBQZLTk78p34CAheyw3dvPyOEQ

When there is sufficient growth of neuron progenitor cells, they migrate to the different parts of the brain. This is called differentiation. They change...

Friday, January 10th, 2020

Friday, January 10th, 2020
Hemp Cleans Up Radioactive Soil and So Much More

https://www.rxleaf.com/hemp-cleans-up-radioactive-soil-and-so-much-more/?fbclid=IwAR0qeJd5MowRKj185kSO3O5gLQ6hSJwaPMqt5iHuaY5KTTe5XeSshFupjDg

Could hemp be the plant that saves the planet? It is the best soil contaminant cleaner, and that includes radioactive waste.

Thursday, January 9th, 2020
Federal Marijuana Reform Will Get Another Congressional Hearing Next Week | Marijuana Moment

https://www.marijuanamoment.net/federal-marijuana-reform-will-get-another-congressional-hearing-next-week/

Comprehensive marijuana reform will be at the center of another congressional hearing next week, a key committee announced on Wednesday. Two months after the House Judiciary Committee approved the Marijuana Opportunity, ... See more

Thursday, January 9th, 2020
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  • Pot seizures jumped at U.S. border in the year after Canada legalized cannabis January 13, 2020
    Marijuana seizures at the U.S. border jumped in the year after Canada legalized recreational cannabis. Figures provided by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) show American officers seized 2,214 kg of marijuana from travellers entering the U.S. between Nov. 1, 2018 and Oct. 31, 2019, up from just 1,259 kg over the same period […]
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  • Gov. Newsom wants to simplify California’s marijuana rules: ‘The devil is always in the details’ January 13, 2020
    California Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to bring all of the state’s cannabis licensing programs under one roof, aiming to better coordinate a complicated mix of regulators. In his 2020-21 budget plan, Newsom is proposing to create a Department of Cannabis Control. It would assume licensing authority from the three existing agencies, the Bureau of Cannabis […]
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  • Wonder where the recreational marijuana sold in Illinois comes from? Here’s how it’s grown. January 13, 2020
    All the marijuana sold in Illinois must be grown in the state, and less than two weeks into legal weed sales, customers are realizing growers’ limits. Recreational marijuana sales started off strong on Jan. 1, but within days, some of the 37 dispensaries selling weed to the public had to stop because they ran out. Many of […]
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  • No spending plan yet for millions in Missouri medical marijuana money slated for vets January 13, 2020
    Missouri’s medical marijuana program has generated millions of dollars for state coffers in the last year, but officials do not yet know how they’ll spend the money. Under the constitutional amendment legalizing medical marijuana, application fees from businesses, and a 4% tax on medical marijuana sales, are supposed to go to the Department of Health […]
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  • Medical marijuana brought more than $10 million in tax revenue to Maryland in FY 2019 January 11, 2020
    Medical marijuana produced more than $10 million in tax revenue for Maryland in FY 2019 – exceeding the amount of money the industry brought to state coffers during the previous two fiscal years combined, according to data provided by the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission. The latest numbers cover the period that ended on June 30, 2019. […]
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  • Why you won’t see vapes on store shelves in Ontario January 13, 2020
    The Smoke-Free Ontario Act was originally enacted for e-cigarettes, but encapsulates cannabis vapes by default. The post Why you won’t see vapes on store shelves in Ontario appeared first on Leafly.
    Harrison Jordan
  • Arizona legislature opens with a flurry of cannabis bills January 13, 2020
    With a legalization vote expected in November, lawmakers consider reform measures in a 3-month session that starts today. The post Arizona legislature opens with a flurry of cannabis bills appeared first on Leafly.
    Chris Kudialis
  • The Roll-Up #123: No cannabis talk at the tech show January 11, 2020
    Ashley Schwellenbach, Leafly's new news editor, joins us to talk about cannabis censorship in tech, Illinois fallout, and deep winter hacks. The post The Roll-Up #123: No cannabis talk at the tech show appeared first on Leafly.
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  • Vape pen lung injury: Here’s what you need to know January 10, 2020
    Throw away any street-purchased vape carts. Pen makers are cutting them with dangerous additives including Vitamin E oil. The post Vape pen lung injury: Here’s what you need to know appeared first on Leafly.
    David Downs
  • Michigan town ‘stinks,’ so officials buy a cannabis odor detector January 10, 2020
    Homegrow, USA: Bessemer city council buys the Nasal Ranger to check on an increasing number of odor complaints. The post Michigan town ‘stinks,’ so officials buy a cannabis odor detector appeared first on Leafly.
    The Associated Press
  • Meet THCP and CBDP: Study reveals the identification of two new cannabinoids January 10, 2020
    Researchers just uncovered two new compounds in cannabis. One of them, THCP, may be a game-changer in understanding the plant's therapeutic potential. Find out why. The post Meet THCP and CBDP: Study reveals the identification of two new cannabinoids appeared first on Leafly.
    Emma Stone
  • Why isn’t the endocannabinoid system taught in medical schools? January 10, 2020
    The endocannabinoid system (ECS) is a bodily system that works with all other systems to maintain optimal functionality. But did you know that this vital system isn’t covered in medical school? The post Why isn’t the endocannabinoid system taught in medical schools? appeared first on Leafly.
    Meg Hartley
  • Rhode Island governor, legislative leaders disagree over medical cannabis rules January 9, 2020
    Rhode Island's medical cannabis legislation is caught in a power struggle between the governor and legislators. The post Rhode Island governor, legislative leaders disagree over medical cannabis rules appeared first on Leafly.
    The Associated Press
  • CBD Spotlight: Dr. Phillips Formulations January 9, 2020
    Dr. Phillips Formulations are created in an FDA inspected facility, to provide consumers with safe, reliable CBD. The post CBD Spotlight: Dr. Phillips Formulations appeared first on Leafly.
    Leafly Staff
  • How cannabis can help with migraines January 9, 2020
    Several studies point to the effectiveness of cannabis on migraines. Read more on the studies that support it and how to dose. The post How cannabis can help with migraines appeared first on Leafly.
    Emma Stone
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  • Will the FDA’s Ban on E-Cigarettes Affect CBD Vaping Devices? January 13, 2020
    On January 2, the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) issued non-binding guidance (“Guidance”) in which the agency explains how it intends to prioritize enforcement actions to tackle the growing increase in youth use of electronic nicotine delivery systems (“ENDS”)–more commonly and broadly referred to as “e-cigarettes”–as well as to address vaping-associated lung injuries. According to a...
    Nathalie Bougenies
  • Hemp CBD Across State Lines: New Jersey January 12, 2020
    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. The 2018 Farm Bill gives the US Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) regulatory authority over hemp...
    Daniel Shortt
  • The Hemp Standard is 0.3% THC. That Should Be Changed. January 11, 2020
    We are heading into the first decade of scaled commercial hemp production in the United States since the 1920s. As a law firm that has been helping cannabis businesses succeed since 2010, we couldn’t be more excited. And for good reason: the recreational market is expanding. Hemp is legal. CBD and other cannabinoids are fast becoming...
    Jesse Mondry
  • BREAKING: Newsom Proposes California Cannabis Regulatory Consolidation January 10, 2020
    On Friday, January 10, 2019, the California Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) issued an email press release entitled, “Consolidation of California Cannabis Licensing Authorities” concerning a budget proposal released by Governor Gavin Newsom. Per the press release: Newsom intends to combine all three California cannabis agencies into one single Department of Cannabis Control by July...
    Griffen Thorne
  • Receivership and Distressed Cannabis Assets in California January 10, 2020
    Succeeding in the cannabis industry is not easy, especially in California. Complex regulation, high taxes, expensive real estate, and competition with the black market are just a handful of factors that challenge cannabis businesses. The majority of players lack sufficient reserves and agility to stay in the game. Due to the substantial upfront costs required...
    Julie Hamill
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  • Independent Enforcement Review Report January 9, 2020
    Independent Enforcement ReviewIndependent Enforcement Review ReportFollowing the 2019 legislative session, the LCB hired an independent, respected organization (Hillard Heintze) to review and report on all aspects of our Enforcement Division’s operations, organizational structure, and management. Their report recommends modifications to our enforcement and education operations. We’ve already begun making changes and are committed to continuous […]
    Brad
  • Independent Enforcement Review Report January 9, 2020
    Independent Enforcement ReviewIndependent Enforcement Review ReportFollowing the 2019 legislative session, the LCB hired an independent, respected organization (Hillard Heintze) to review and report on all aspects of our Enforcement Division’s operations, organizational structure, and management. Their report recommends modifications to our enforcement and education operations. We’ve already begun making changes and are committed to continuous […]
    Brad
  • Illegal Marijuana sales and other license violations prompt Liquor and Cannabis Board to issue emergency license suspension for The Smoke Shop located in White Center December 26, 2019
    OLYMPIA, WA -- The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) today issued a Board Order of Suspension for The Smoke Shop after an investigation found multiple violations of their state licenses and violations of state and federal drug laws. The suspension is for the licensee listed below: The Smoke Shop: 9817 16th Ave SW, […]
    Brad
  • Emergency License Suspension Issued for Herban Legends in Seattle December 24, 2019
    OLYMPIA, WA 12/24/19 - The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) issued an emergency suspension and revocation of marijuana retailer “Herban Legends,” License No. 420291, located at 55 Bell St. Suite 100, Seattle, WA 98121. The licensee has held a marijuana retail license since February 2016.
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  • Liquor and Cannabis Board suspends licenses for three vapor product retailers – first since flavor ban December 18, 2019
    OLYMPIA, WA -- The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) today issued a Board Order of Suspension for three businesses who are not in compliance with the state’s recent Emergency Ban of Flavored Vapor Products. These three suspensions are the first since the state’s ban took effect on October 10, 2019. The three licensees […]
    Brad
  • 2021 January Board Schedule and Information December 16, 2019
    (Note - agendas are subject to change to accommodate LCB business needs) Week 1 January 5 - Tuesday, 10:00 - 12:30 Board Caucus January 6 - Wednesday, 10:00 -12:00 Board Meeting January 6 - Wednesday, 1:30 - 3:30 Executive Team Meeting Week 2 January 12 - Tuesday, 10:00 - 12:30 Board Caucus January 13 - […]
    Brad
  • 2020 December Board Schedule and Information December 16, 2019
    (Note - agendas are subject to change to accommodate LCB business needs) Week 1 December 1 - Tuesday, 10:00 - 12:30 Board Caucus December 2 - Wednesday, 1:30 - 3:30 Executive Team Meeting Week 2 December 8 - Tuesday, 10:00 - 12:30 Board Caucus December 9 - Wednesday, 10:00 - 12:00 Board Meeting December 9 […]
    Brad
  • 2020 November Board Schedule and Information December 16, 2019
    (Note - agendas are subject to change to accommodate LCB business needs) Week 1 November 3 - Tuesday, 10:00 - 12:30 Board Caucus November 5 - Wednesday, 1:30 - 3:30 Executive Team Meeting Week 2 November 10 - Tuesday, 10:00 - 12:30 Board Caucus November 11 - Wednesday, 10:00 - 12:00 Board Meeting CANCELLED November […]
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  • 2020 October Board Schedule and Information December 16, 2019
    (Note - agendas are subject to change to accommodate LCB business needs) Week 1 October 6 - Tuesday, 10:00 - 12:30 Board Caucus October 7 - Wednesday, 1:30 - 3:30 Executive Team Meeting Week 2 October 13 - Tuesday, 10:00 -  12:30 Board Caucus October 14 - Wednesday, 10:00 - 12:00 Board Meeting October 14 […]
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