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Wed
30
Jan

Legal States can breathe a sigh of relief following AG candidate William Barr's cannabis pledge

William Barr - President Trump's pick to replace Jeff Sessions as the US attorney general - has doubled-down on his commitment to take a hands-off approach to cannabis consumers and companies in states that have legalized marijuana use.

Fri
25
Jan

Global hemp seed oil market analysis by product, application, technology to 2019-2025

Marketandresearch.biz’s latest offering namely Global Hemp Seed Oil Market Research Report 2018 provides the most up-to-date data on Hemp Seed Oil industry, covering, the actual and potential market situation, and future outlook. The report comprises every detailed information about the market which basically covers a preface, market value, growth pattern and other relevant information. The report offers data which is obtained from various sources using primary and secondary researches, trends, other requirement related to the products and services.

Fri
25
Jan

Is the World Health Organization punting on Global CBD reform?

Although the World Health Organization (WHO) was supposed to make a decision on rescheduling cannabis in the coming months, a report from Cannabis Wire indicates that might not happen at all this year. It is a situation that could not only jam up the course of international cannabis reform, but it is one that stands to sabotage the emergence of a global CBD market, the report reads.

Last month, the agency’s Expert Committee on Drug Dependence was set to release a review of cannabis and its derivatives. There was hope that the assessment would lead all good things, especially for cannabidiol or CBD.

Thu
24
Jan

Massachusetts rakes in almost $24 million in first two months of legal cannabis

Marijuana dispensary sales totaled nearly $24 million in just the first two months of legal cannabis in Massachusetts, according to state officials. Data released by the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission this week shows that $23.8 million in cannabis products have been sold since late November, when retail cannabis dispensary sales began in the state.

Tue
22
Jan

Gov’t shutdown holds up hemp farmers, keeps non-violent drug offenders in jail

Primary schools are being forced to ration vegetables and TSA employees are too “sick” to work airport security without pay– the federal government shutdown is undeniably wreaking havoc on the United States. And the cannabis world is far from immune, either: waterless hemp farmers and non-violent drug offenders stuck in prison are anxiously waiting for Trump’s wall gambit just like the rest of us.

Thu
17
Jan

Canopy Growth Corp’s (TSX:WEED) big move into the U.S.: Why investors shouldn’t get too excited

Earlier this week, Canopy Growth Corp  (TSX:WEED)(NYSE:CGC) was given a license to produce hemp in New York State. While it’s a big milestone for a TSX-listed cannabis stock, investors need to temper their expectations. There are, after all, some big limitations, and it’s not going to be able to compete at the same level other U.S. cannabis companies will be able to, especially if the state legalizes recreational use.

Fri
21
Dec

Alaska regulators approve rules for onsite marijuana use

Alaska regulators on Thursday approved rules for onsite consumption of marijuana at specially designated shops, a significant step for the cannabis industry in the state after years of debate.

The 3-2 vote by the Marijuana Control Board does not mean people can light up at shops right away.

Rather, interested businesses would have to apply for a special onsite use endorsement and devise plans that would meet ventilation and other standards for onsite use and pass muster with the board.

“It’s not like people are going to be opening these up in the next week,” said Cary Carrigan, the executive director of the Alaska Marijuana Industry Association. Carrigan nonetheless called the vote significant and a positive step.

Fri
18
May

Canadian organizations band together to fight for craft cannabis

A collective of Canadian organizations will present an open letter to the provincial and federal justice ministers tomorrow morning (May 18) to sound the alarm on regulations that would stifle the country’s craft cannabis industry.

“The timing is good right now because it’s right in the middle of the B.C. Legislative process. We think there is still time to make these changes and make it possible for the B.C. cannabis sector to survive,” says Michael Davis, spokesperson for the Ethical Cannabis Producers Association.

Mon
16
Oct

Many 'unknowns' concerning Atlanta's new marijuana law

As a brand new marijuana ordinance takes effect in our state's capital city, reducing the possession penalty to a small fine and no jail time within city limits, legal experts warn there are many gray areas.

One of the state's leading experts on criminal law and youth, J Tom Morgan, said marijuana is the "drug of choice for the millennial generation."

"And, it is very frustrating that I have seen kids whose lives have been ruined, their futures railroaded, because of a conviction for less than an ounce of marijuana," said Morgan, an Albany native who is the former Dekalb County District Attorney and now teaches criminal law at Western North Carolina University.

Wed
26
Jul

New Research Says CBD Oil Could Improve Symptoms Of HPV Vaccines

The HPV (Human papillomavirus) vaccine has long been controversial due to its long list of serious side effects documented by the World Health Organization (WHO) which include, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS), Dysautonomic syndrome, autonomic neuropathy, multiple system atrophy and chronic fatigue. Researchers in Israel may have found that CBD-rich hemp oil relieves the debilitating symptoms of HPV vaccines and can restore the quality of life of young girls affected.

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