Cannabis Law Report
We provide “one stop shop” access to news concerning the law and regulation of Cannabis worldwide.
The legislation would allow anyone over age 18 dying of a terminal disease to access smokeless medical marijuana.read more
Keep up to date with rules & regs issues in Washington state.read more
Canopy Growth Launches Spectrum Cannabis Australia with $16 Million Investment reports New Cannabis Venturesread more
First presentation will be “Minimizing the Impact of IRC Section 280E Through Allocations to Cost of Goods Sold”read more
MJ Biz reports…read more
Person / Party Requesting The Costing: Senator Richard Di Natale, Australian Greens. Date Costing Completed 19 April 2018.read more
We thought this an interesting little reference. Watch this list grow as the mid terms get nearer.read more
Grassdoor in Los Angeles, Uber Eats for the Cannabis market in Southern California…read more
This decision just came down Friday 20 April 2018. Josh Horn of Fox Rothschild provides some initial commentaryread more
Canadian Lawyers Warn That PATRIOT Act Could Be Used To Access Data of Legal Cannabis Buyers in Canada
As US Customs get stricter on the Canadian / US border with regard to cannabis “abusers” lawyers argue to PATRIOT act could be used to access credit card details for those buying cannabis legally in Canada.read more
Medical Cannabis News
Pittsburgh Medical Cannabis Patient Jailed Because He Couldn’t Produce Medical Certificate After Positive Drug Test
Samson L. Bailey Jr., 24, of Spring Garden, spent 10 days in jail after Common Pleas Court Judge Mark V. Tranquilli revoked his $1,000 bond on April 10. The judge ruled that the THC — the active ingredient in marijuana — in Mr. Bailey’s system was a violation of his bond, which prohibited criminal activity.
It’s Official Epidiolex Makes The Grade With The FDA Panel of Govt Health Advisors. But Keep an Eye on HB 18-1187 in Colorado
Hurdle one has been passed for GW and Epidiolex in the USA . Plenty more to come. Unsurprisingly the reports are rolling in thick and fast. The biggest thing to happen on the medical cannabis front for quite a while.
Colorado House Bill 18-1286 Allowing Nurses To Administer Medical Cannabis To Students Passes CO House 47-17 , Thursday
Currently, nurses administer medication according to doctors’ orders, and voiced concern that the same standard be maintained for medical marijuana.
Patty Rojec, president-elect of the Colorado Association of School Nurses, is concerned that without direction from the state board of nursing and physicians, school nurses may be put in a gray area forced to choose between families’ wishes and the direction of the medical community.
Nova Scotia Court of Appeal overturns provincial human rights board decision on cannabis & medical insurance
Is this setting a precedent? Will things change when Federal legislation comes into play? Canada’s CBC reports…
FDA approval for the drug could trigger an immediate cannabis appeal from the nation’s top drug regulators to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, seeking a new classification for the plant that produces marijuana. .. says Hemp Industry Daily.com
Business Insider Article Explains How Big Pharma Is Sidestepping US Federal Laws To Start Developing Cannabis Medical Products
From Johnson & Johnson’s Canadian Incubator to importing extracts..
Ganjapreneur reports, “The Ministry of Health will oversee the medical cannabis program expansion. The department will select and supervise cultivators, processors, distributors, and pharmacies”
On the back of recent synthetic cannabis deaths this is a rather odd one. Herb.co report “The Drug Enforcement Administration is expected to undergo the final approval process of a synthetic form of cannabis which completed the final stages of Food and Drug Administration trials in the Summer of 2017. Insys is now awaiting the right to bulk produce and distribute its approved medication once the DEA is properly able to track its distribution.”
Echonet Daily reports March 30 that Northern NSW (Australia) medical-cannabis producer and campaigner Tony Bower has yet again been locked up after police raided his home on Wednesday and charged him with cultivating cannabis.
Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners Doesn’t Believe There’s Been Enough Medical Cannabis Research
At the current time, there is a lack of credible evidence for the efficacy of therapeutic cannabis. The College’s view is that therapeutic cannabis products should not be considered medicines. Instead, if the law is changed, GPs should treat them in the same way as complementary and alternative medicines.