Lisa’s November 2022 Updates, Cannabinoids / Marijuana / Psychedelics

INDUSTRY NEWS

NOVEMBER 2022

CANNABIS

 

Cannabinoids

Alabama forbids CBD in food:  https://tinyurl.com/3j36uuem

CBD as a treatment and protectant for Traumatic Brain Injury:  https://tinyurl.com/n5k8mjyp

UK bans 100 CBD products including Charlotte’s Web:     https://tinyurl.com/jy6hy6kf

Coors exits CBD drink joint venture with HEXO due to “no near-term pathway to federal legalization:”  https://tinyurl.com/3sr48cv3

Newsweek on studies showing cows fed industrial hemp experienced behavioral changes, and, THC was transferred to milk:  https://tinyurl.com/am9sf795

FDA sends warning letters to 5 companies for illegally selling food and beverages with CBD:  https://tinyurl.com/2p8ebmcs; https://tinyurl.com/27x265yb

Attorney Jon Haven’s analysis of recent FDA letters:  https://tinyurl.com/yc3hvbt9

Kentucky Governor signs executive order to regulate Delta 8:  https://tinyurl.com/4kj3f4r2

Terpenes to treat autism symptoms unresponsive to CBD:  https://tinyurl.com/586w4k5a

THCV:  https://tinyurl.com/dwd469w2

Hemp’s potential role in combatting climate change:  https://tinyurl.com/ycx224rt

USDA collecting data on hemp production for census to affect policy:  https://tinyurl.com/453axcj7

Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller elected to a third term:  https://tinyurl.com/6cy458fr

Marijuana

Texas DPS in process of proposing new rules to govern an anticipated expanded program:  https://tinyurl.com/k7rsbcc5

5 Texas cities vote to locally decriminalize marijuana possession:  https://tinyurl.com/2p8a5un3

3 of the 5 Local governments push back and pause Texas city decriminalization vote: https://tinyurl.com/5n7w36ua; https://tinyurl.com/yjvatbp2

Ground Game Texas responds to local government resistance to marijuana decriminalization: https://tinyurl.com/27x45bz5

Texas DSHS holds hearing Dec. 1 to discuss guidelines for limitations on driving privileges for those under the Texas Compassionate Use Act and Texas Controlled Substances Act:  https://tinyurl.com/2prtjkha   (I submitted public comment)

Texas:  article on current market:  https://tinyurl.com/3mevarz7

Texas single mom being evicted from apartment for being legal medical marijuana patient:  https://tinyurl.com/8wx2mu3t

Mississippi former governor opens marijuana testing lab:  https://tinyurl.com/34p95wn5

Oklahoma murder suspect arrested for killing 4 people on marijuana farm:  https://tinyurl.com/4yw6y9mv

North Carolina’s first legal medical marijuana harvest begins:  https://tinyurl.com/4r7n5e47

Florida Federal Judge dismisses lawsuit by its Ag Commissioner seeking to allow medical marijuana patients to own guns:  https://tinyurl.com/5n6r3d84

Party’s over for Colorado’s marijuana market; sales and wholesale prices at lowest since 2014:  https://tinyurl.com/yvuj2y2v

Missouri already released draft marijuana regulations:  https://tinyurl.com/w4pv4brj

Missouri could start adult retail in February 2023:  https://tinyurl.com/2f87wsrw

New York Times on cannabis farmers:  https://tinyurl.com/49whn77f

Politico on the rampant black market in California and New York:  https://tinyurl.com/5etahjbx

Kentucky Governor signs executive order allowing medical marijuana possession by patients from other states:  https://tinyurl.com/4kj3f4r2

Nevada regulators receive over 100 consumption lounge applications; expect to award in early 2023:  https://tinyurl.com/rh8cf2z

Nevada holding lottery drawing for 20 consumption lounge licenses 11/30:  https://tinyurl.com/29887kxy

3 out of 5 state marijuana legalization ballots were rejected, marking an end to approval every time marijuana is on the ballot:  https://tinyurl.com/2889cv54

Time Mag on why marijuana legalization failed in midterms:  https://tinyurl.com/4z93cpbe

Analysis of voting on marijuana ballot initiatives:  https://tinyurl.com/mt65bp42

Marijuana Moment analysis of marijuana legalization’s poor performance:  https://tinyurl.com/j5n2dzdx

Cookies brand to sell marijuana seeds for home grow:  https://tinyurl.com/4ym5zy34

Marijuana research bill sent to President Biden:  https://tinyurl.com/bdcnubzy

White House says President Biden will sign marijuana research bill:  https://tinyurl.com/5hfpxfum

Attorney Shane Pennington on why the research bill is not all it’s cracked up to be:  https://tinyurl.com/2ekz398n

Feds revise marijuana use questions on job applications:  https://tinyurl.com/536dhzd7

Feds release updated marijuana banking data:  https://tinyurl.com/559cbxzy

Congress discussing marijuana banking reform:  https://tinyurl.com/5n8cjteb

Bankruptcy court holds for the first time that a debtor’s ownership interest in cannabis companies did not compel dismissal of the bankruptcy case:  https://tinyurl.com/4jhwwuf8

Reports on quantity and other market stats of marijuana grown in U.S.:  https://tinyurl.com/2s3n4ed9

See you at 4:20!! Cannabis benefits middle-aged brain according to Psychology Today:  https://tinyurl.com/pwf5nam7

Latest polls showing 7 in 10 Americans back marijuana legalization:  https://tinyurl.com/yck9baew; https://tinyurl.com/yck9baew

10% of Americans believe marijuana should be illegal:  https://tinyurl.com/e324m2se

UK Scientists propose recommendations to allow real world study of cannabis treatments:  https://tinyurl.com/2p95rzdz

Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield launch Holy Ears edibles:  https://tinyurl.com/srbnt3m2

Vice on treating NFL player concussions with cannabis: https://tinyurl.com/526328hw

Krispie Kreme and others lobbying to keep marijuana illegal:   https://tinyurl.com/32m95rwf

Legal intro to obtaining cannabis related intellectual property protections:  https://tinyurl.com/yxky43s3

Politico on marijuana legalization status across Europe:  https://tinyurl.com/yw86zbwa

PSYCHEDELICS

New psychedelics medical journal:  https://www.liebertpub.com/toc/psymed/0/0

A walk through Oregon’s psychedelics regulation implementation:  https://tinyurl.com/34bvxpwz

Map showing the 2/3 of Oregon that opted out of psychedelics legalization:  https://tinyurl.com/ytk2pav8

Colorado measure decriminalizing mushrooms and paving way for regulation passes in Colorado:  https://tinyurl.com/2drjcwue

Bill introduced in US Congress to reschedule psychedelics to Schedule II:  https://tinyurl.com/28hu7ms9

MAPS completes second phase 8 MDMA trial for PTSD: https://tinyurl.com/kf42mbdm

“The top-line results are expected in the first quarter of 2023. This is the second of two Phase 3 pivotal trials and will be the basis for the New Drug Application (“NDA”) expected to be submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) in the third quarter of 2023. The FDA granted MDMA-AT Breakthrough Therapy Designation, a process designed to expedite development and review of drugs intended to treat serious conditions and that demonstrate substantial improvement over available therapies.”

Subscribe to the MAPS bulletin:  https://tinyurl.com/yckmhdua

Right to Try litigation with DEA:  https://tinyurl.com/m8rs3ekn

These are news stories for general information purposes only, and not legal advice.  I do not vouch for the accuracy of the articles but I do try to ensure legitimate sourcing. Contact me if you want to see how any of the above affects you or your business plans.

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