Cannabis Law Report
We provide “one stop shop” access to news concerning the law and regulation of Cannabis worldwide.
NZ’s new PM Jacinda Ardern has told the media said she may consider putting the cannabis legalization question directly to the voting public, A CNBC interview reveals that she would like the country to hold a nationwide binding referendum on the issue before 2020.read more
Firstly thanks to Andrew Sacks of SWD in PA for spotting this one. We have reported on more than one occasion how our feline friends were being retired to greener pastures as their olfactory skillset has become less in demand over the past couple of years.read more
It’s not often that a company creating compliance products for an industry will get a Forbes piece written about them. In itself it’s a perfect illustration of the importance of compliance and learning compliance products is in this nascent and highly decentralized sector of the economy.read more
As we all know this issue sits in no man’s land federally and is expected to do so for many years to come. Califorinia is moving towards its own solution in the meantime. “We recently learned directly from the California Secretary of State that beginning January 1, 2018, cannabis companies in full compliance with state regulations may obtain a state trademark registration for cannabis-related services (even if in violation of the CSA).”read more
19 October 2017: Pro-Legalization Congressman To Target Anti-Cannabis Lawmakers. Sessions & Medical Cannabis Research. Kush.com URL Being Hawked For $US3 Million. Biggest US mall operator seeks to block PA marijuana dispensary. Maine gov proposes stalling rec marijuana sales until 2019. Ohio, testing regulations.read more
Here’s the note that came from the Greens once the bill had passed.read more
19 October 2017: Ohio Department of Commerce releases the application and instructions for processors. Colorado Grocery Group To Add CBD Products To Shelves Soon. Massachusetts, Cannabis panel plans to extend job offer for executive director. U.S. Justice Department Admits Prosecution of Washington Medical Cannabis Growers Is Illegal. N.H. Marijuana Legalization Committee Holds First Meeting.read more
Looks like some housecleaning going on ahead of 1 January.read more
The Jamaica Gleaner reports, “The Cannabis Licensing Authority has granted the first two licences for participation in Jamaica’s medical marijuana industry”read more
CohnReznick LLP, one of the largest public accounting firms in the U.S., is partnering with New Frontier Data, which provides cannabis industry data and analytics, to produce reports and webinars on tax issues in the cannabis space. Reports Ganjapreneur today.read more
Medical Cannabis News
It isn’t the first, and we doubt the last time we will be reporting this story. It’s been an ongoing issue in Australia over the last 18 months. There may now be regulated medical cannabis in each Australian state but still not many medical professionals willing to give the treatments a run with patients.
nternational Cannabis Corporation, a licensed cannabis producer in Uruguay, plans on exporting medical cannabis oil next month for sale in Canada and Mexico, according to a report from Reuters
Medical Marijuana, Inc. Subsidiary HempMeds® Mexico Announces Results from Clinical Study Including Real Scientific Hemp Oil-X™ (RSHO-X™) on Patients with Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC)
Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC: MJNA), the first publicly traded cannabis company in the U.S., today announced that a recent clinical study conducted by renowned Mexico neurologist, Dr. Carlos G. Aguirre-Velazquez, successfully utilized its flagship THC-free product Real Scientific Hemp Oil-X™ (RSHO-X™).
We could pun to our heart’s content on this story, but we’ll control ourselves. “A powerful Congressional committee just held a nearly 30-minute debate on a measure calling on federal agencies to study the use of medical marijuana by police officers.” Reports Marijuanamoment.net.
The agreements – involving Cronos Group and Tilray – will put tens of millions of dollars worth of Canadian MMJ within reach of Germany’s 70 million insured people . Writes MJ Biz Daily.
The Illawarra Mercury reports, “The University of Newcastle has been granted $6 million from the National Health and Medical Research Council for various projects. Of this money, $2.5 million was allocated to setting up a the Australian Centre for Cannabinoid Clinical and Research Excellence.”
“o outdoor marijuana cultivation facilities survived, but some dispensaries are operating and patients who can access them are still buying.” Reports MJ Biz Daily.
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Interesting snippet in Civilized yesterday that it is probably worth keeping an eye on..”FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb testified before Congress this week on a matter unrelated to marijuana. But somehow the conversation turned towards cannabis, which is when Gottlieb said the FDA may need to begin intervening when marijuana products claim unsubstantiated health benefits.”
USA Study: “Cannabis use among patients at a comprehensive cancer center in a state with legalized medicinal and recreational use”
Published by Wiley and assisted by Kyoko Kurosawa, Zach Stednick, Dr. Jeff Duchin and the clinical staff at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. Also…Brandelyn Bergstedt, and the Patient and Family Advisory Committee .
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- Voters Decisively Reject Cannabis Industry Bans In Local Alaska Elections, Mandatory Potency Testing of Edibles/Concentrates Starts November 1, World Anti-Doping Agency Removes Ban On CBD; THC Still Prohibited
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- Proposed Denver social marijuana use rules so restrictive “99 percent” of business owners “no longer interested”
- Former marijuana enforcement officer, entrepreneur indicted in massive Colorado trafficking ring