To alleviate suffering for thousands of Texas patients, Senator Jose Menendez filed Senate Bill 90, a comprehensive and compassionate medical cannabis bill. If passed, Texas would become the 33rd state to offer medical cannabis for qualifying patients. The proposed legislation would increase the number of debilitating medical conditions that qualify for the Texas Compassionate Use Program (T.CUP). Senate Bill 90 would also allow doctors to treat medical cannabis like any other medicine.Read More
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Polish pharmacists will be allowed to treat people with cannabis after the drug was legalised for medicinal purposes. Under new regulations that came into force on Wednesday cannabis from imported plants can be processed at Polish pharmacies – as long as it has been logged with the country’s Office for Registration of Medical Products.Read More
Lear isn’t a half bad analogy for the state of the UK medical cannabis “situation”. We say..”Howl, howl, howl, howl! Oh, you men are made of stone! If I were you with eyes and a tongue to speak with, I’d crack heaven wide open with my laments!” The Citech Compliance Team write… “It’s been only one week, but already there are a total of ZERO new medical cannabis patients in the UK. “Read More
It became legal for doctors to prescribe cannabis based drugs on 1 November. But who will be able to issue these products, for what conditions, and what’s the evidence? Nigel Hawkes reportsRead More
Ganjapreneur report…Medical cannabis patients are abandoning the Oregon Medical Marijuana Program (OMMP) at a rapid pace, the Associated Press reports. The number of state-registered medical cannabis patients has plummeted 41 percent in the last year, from 59,137 in to 34,892. Likewise, the number of sanctioned medical cannabis growers has also dropped at least 40 percent in the last year, from 23,175 to 13,959.Read More
Canopy hope the UK Home office is paying attention to its press releases ! “Spectrum Cannabis, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX: WEED)(NYSE: CGC), joins UK patients, researchers and clinicians in applauding today’s first prescriptions of medicinal cannabis. From today, patients with exceptional clinical need in England, Wales and Scotland will be prescribed cannabis-based medicines by specialist clinicians for the first time.”Read More
Leafly reports.. It’s apparently taken a while for word of the move to get to the US. Javier Hesse, a staff writer at the financial website Benzinga who reported the news on Monday, quotes an official government document that suggests the legal change began more than a month ago:Read More
The Department of of Health has announced that Rhode Island families can now access medical marijuana to treat autism. The decision was issued this week after a petition was filed in April to add autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to the list of qualifying conditions for medical marijuana.Read More
Lithuania’s parliament on Thursday passed a law that will allow doctors to prescribe marijuana-based medicine in the Baltic EU state.Read More
Press Release: American Medical Marijuana Physicians Association to Host Second Annual Conference in Orlando
The American Medical Marijuana Physicians Association announces its second annual conference will take place Oct. 12-14 at the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista. The AMMPA Annual Conference is one of the largest conferences in the nation dedicated to physician education and the utilization of medical cannabis as an alternative treatment option.Read More
MedMen Enterprises has agreed to acquire multistate medical marijuana company PharmaCann in an all-stock deal valued at $682 million, inking what is believed to be the largest acquisition to date in the U.S. cannabis industry.
The deal will double the number of states where Los Angeles-based MedMen has licenses to operate – expanding the firm’s reach to 12 states with 66 retails stores and 13 cultivation facilities, the company announced Thursday.. Reports MJ Biz DailyRead More
MPP report… On October 4 in Salt Lake City, medical marijuana supporters and opponents announced that they have reached an agreement on a compromise medical marijuana law that will be enacted during a November special session after the 2018 election.Read More
According to the Home Office the ‘rescheduling’ of cannabis-derived medicines in Parliament and an announcement is expected within within the next couple of weeks paving the way for it to be prescribed almost immediately.Read More
Sign of The Times ? President Ontario Medical Association Reverses Position On Cannabis Being A “Gateway” Drug
I misspoke. Recreational cannabis is NOT a gateway drug. I thank my colleagues for correcting me.” The tide seems to be turning.Read More
Surprisingly good precis of recent rulings in favor of employees if you need a quick guide.Read More
Free Report: Primer on Cannabinoid-Drug Interactions for health professionals, patients, and public policy-makers
The 33-page report, summarized below, is available for free download at the bottom of the page.Read More
Three hospitals received products in the latest export says Tilray – Royal Children’s Hospital, Monash Children’s Hospital and Austin Health – via subsidiary Tilray Australia New Zealand Pty Ltd.Read More
Hawaii has continued improving its 18-year-old medical cannabis program, but long wait times for patients and restrictive regulations still limit access, according to advocate Wendy Gibson. Reports Cannabis Business TimesRead More
Louisiana’s State Board of Medical Examiners voted 8-1 to remove a cap established in 2016 that limited physicians to 100 medical marijuana patients. People seeking the treatment pushed elimination of the cap, worried they will have difficulty getting the medication when it becomes available later this year, estimated around November.Read More
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