United States regulators say hemp businesses should not be treated with any more suspicion than other bank customers. The number of banks in the United States willing to lend to hemp producers can be counted on one hand. That is about to change. Federal and state bank regulators announced Tuesday that they were scrapping a […]
PRESS RELEASE DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Medicine Man Technologies Acquisiton Target, MedPharm, to Launch a Landmark Randomized Clinical Trial Taking Aim at Treating Alzheimer’s with Cannabis (Graphic: Business Wire) MedPharm will be exploring the action of a research-based, scientifically formulated compound containing cannabinoids and nootropic nutrients in patients diagnosed with Dementia and Alzheimer’s. The study will encompass patient […]
One of New Hampshire’s top champions of marijuana legalization in the Senate changed his tune Tuesday, announcing it was not the right time to pass a sweeping legalization bill. “I don’t think the state is ready for legalization at this time,’ said Sen. Harold French, in brief remarks before the Senate Judiciary Committee, arguing the bill […]
State agriculture officials are saying new federal rules regulating hemp production nationally would hurt Maine’s rapidly growing hemp industry. The rules proposed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture are open for public comment, and Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry Commissioner Amanda Beal detailed the state’s concerns about them in comments released Wednesday. Hemp, […]
PRESS RELEASE VS significantly expands California operations with addition of partners Luke Stanton and Jeffrey Welsh in Los Angeles and associate attorney Christina Sava in Oakland LOS ANGELES — The founders of preeminent California cannabis business firm Frontera Law Group have joined top-ranked national cannabis law and policy firm Vicente Sederberg LLP. Luke K. Stanton […]
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.
Canadian medical marijuana patients reported a 50% reduction in pain severity and length after smoking cannabis or cannabis concentrate. The post New study finds cannabis effective for treating migraines appeared first on Leafly.
Cannabis has been used as a sacrament in many cultures and spiritual practices. Learn how people today are popularizing its use for mindfulness, meditation, and more. The post The rise of cannabis spirituality: How the plant can heighten your experience appeared first on Leafly.
Seeking the perfect cannabis present? Have questions about gifting or consuming weed at holiday parties? Consider this your one-stop-shop for all things cannabis in Canada this festive season. The post Leafly Canada holiday cannabis guide 2019 appeared first on Leafly.
Axiomm is pioneering new ways for cannabis brands to create emulsified products with lab-ready nanotechnology. The post What is nano THC? How nanoemulsions create new cannabis building blocks appeared first on Leafly.
The entourage effect, or the theory that cannabis compounds work synergistically, may explain why strains make us feel differently. But is there evidence that suggests terpenes play a role in cannabis' effects? The post How might terpenes contribute to the ‘entourage effect’ of cannabis? appeared first on Leafly.
Everything’s a little nicer on weed—even capitalism. Here’s how five Canadian cannabis companies are putting a little love back into the world. The post 5 Canadian cannabis companies doing more appeared first on Leafly.
The tides have been rapidly changing for hemp companies to gain access to banking, which has not traditionally been available to hemp companies due to the fact that hemp was (sort of) federally illegal until about a year ago. As we previously explained: Commercial marijuana activity remains a federal crime, and the Bank Secrecy Act...
The hemp industry is up in arms over the USDA’s interim rules establishing a domestic hemp program. As of this writing you can find some 900 comments published on regulations.gov. The din of complaints about the deleterious effect of several rules caused Senator Chuck Shumer to send a letter on December 3 to U.S. Agriculture...
Over the past few years, our international trade team has advised a rapidly expanding suite of clients on import/export issues related to cannabis. We regularly advise clients on manufacturing overseas, hemp import/export issues, and customs. Currently we are also working on heady questions surrounding international treaties and cannabis. One thing no one has hired us for yet,...
It’s no secret that California’s cannabis operators are currently in a regulatory and business environment where red tape, the illegal market, and significant taxes make life hard. At the same time, the state is trying to protect, promote, and grow the industry in a variety of ways, one of which is fighting off...
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...
Cannabis advocate Jamie Cooper is passed over for appointed seat on the Grand Haven City Council. The post Small Town Politics Punt on Pot: No Pro-Cannabis Members on Grand Haven’s City Council appeared first on High Times.
Several of Chicago's aldermen want their wards have African American-owned dispensaries. The post Frustration Emerges Over Lack of Minority Ownership In Chicago’s Cannabis Space appeared first on High Times.
As part of a change in the Major League Baseball’s drug agreement, players testing positive for opioids would enter treatment and not be suspended. The post Major League Baseball Calls For Rehab, Not Suspension For Players On Opioids appeared first on High Times.
New Zealand voters have a few months to consider and debate the details of a draft bill to legalize and regulate recreational cannabis. The post New Zealand Announces Draft of Cannabis Legalization And Control Bill For Debate appeared first on High Times.
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The store was not licensed to sell marijuana OLYMPIA – During an undercover investigation, Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) officers purchased illegal marijuana from “Northwest Alternative Care,” an unlicensed marijuana retailer located at 2210 Black Lake Boulevard SW in Olympia. Under state law, marijuana may only be sold from a licensed marijuana retail […]
While this investigation is ongoing, public health officials ask you to consider not vaping. If you do use vapor products and you experience symptoms like those reported in this outbreak, seek medical care promptly. CDC and the FDA will continue to alert the public throughout this investigation. At present, CDC recommends that people:
This message is to follow up today’s Washington State Board of Health meeting where the Board of Health took action on Gov. Inslee’s Executive Order 19-03: Addressing the Vaping Use Public Health Crisis. It instituted emergency rules that direct action on Oct.
As you likely know, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), state and local health departments, and other clinical and public health partners are investigating a multistate outbreak of severe lung disease associated with the use of both regulated and illicit vapor products. This investigation is ongoing and […]
The Liquor and Cannabis Board was directed in a 2019 budget proviso to conduct a study of the feasibility of a cannabis tax based on potency, rather than the current sale price structure. The proviso also required the agency to form a work group and submit a report of its finding to the legislature by […]