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Texas: 3rd Time Lucky , Senator Files ‘Comprehensive And Compassionate Medical Cannabis Bill’

Texas: 3rd Time Lucky , Senator Files ‘Comprehensive And Compassionate Medical Cannabis Bill’

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.

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Poland: Regulates For Medicinal Use

Poland: Regulates For Medicinal Use

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.

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“Nothing can come of nothing: speak again.” King Lear (I, i, 92)

“Nothing can come of nothing: speak again.” King Lear (I, i, 92)

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. “

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Oregon MMJ Registrations Plummet 41%

Oregon MMJ Registrations Plummet 41%

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.

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Spectrum Cannabis Cheers UK Home Office Decision. Time For A Sajid Javid Love In ?

Spectrum Cannabis Cheers UK Home Office Decision. Time For A Sajid Javid Love In ?

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.”

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Vanuatu Has Legalised Medical Cannabis

Vanuatu Has Legalised Medical Cannabis

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:

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MedMen $682 million stock deal to buy PharmaCann

MedMen $682 million stock deal to buy PharmaCann

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 Daily

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Medical Cannabis Compromise Reached in Utah

Medical Cannabis Compromise Reached in Utah

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.

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Louisiana regulators remove patient cap on marijuana doctors

Louisiana regulators remove patient cap on marijuana doctors

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.

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