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Illinois County Forces Dispensaries to Display Warning Labels About ‘Mental Health Dangers’ and ‘Suicidal Ideation’
“Scrub their marketing and websites of any suggestion that their products have medical benefits,” the county state’s attorney said.
The Netherlands Government Announced a Start Date for Cannabis Pilot Program
The Netherlands will begin its cannabis experiment in two cities, Breda and Tilburg, in December.
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Denmark Parliament Inquiry Shows That 320,862 Pounds of Cannabis Have Been Destroyed
Reasons for destroying cannabis products include getting rid of “discarded” or “faulty” products.
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Bitcoin Mining Farm Discovered During Chile Drug Raid
An investigation into a large Chilean drug distribution network ended with multiple arrests after the final of three separate police raids revealed large amounts of cannabis, ketamine and ecstasy as well as 19 Bitcoin mining computers on the very same property.
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Method Man’s Small-Batch Cannabis Arrives in New York
TICAL cannabis will be available at cannabis stores throughout New York state.
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Canna Law Blog
More New York Cannabis Program Litigation: First Amendment Challenge to Third-Party Website Rules
On September 18, 2023, a new lawsuit was filed by, inter alia, Leafly Holdings, Inc. (“Leafly”) against the New York State Office of Cannabis Management (“OCM”) and New York State Cannabis Control Board (the “Cannabis Control Board”). The lawsuit This legal proceeding involves a First Amendment and other challenges to certain regulations adopted by the Cannabis
New York Cannabis: A Plea to the Office of Cannabis Management
It has now been over one week since New York’s Cannabis Control Board (CCB) and Office of Cannabis Management (OCM) announced that the general adult-use cannabis license application portal will open on October 4, 2023. For those counting at home, that is less than two weeks away. We, like the many parties with a vested
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Oregon Cannabis PSA: A Little Grace on Retailer Tax Compliance Requirements
It’s been a minute since we wrote about the new OLCC tax compliance rules for retailers. These temporary rules require all retailers to certify tax compliance via the Oregon Department of Revenue (DOR) in order to renew or transfer ownership of a marijuana retailer license. OLCC has a pretty good FAQ sheet here, as part
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How Important is the SAFE Banking Act, Anyway?
I’m pretty sure that more ink has been spilled on the Secure and Fair Enforcement Act (“SAFE Banking”), than any other proposed cannabis law. It just won’t pass and it just won’t die. Specifically, SAFE Banking was introduced in 2017 and it passed the House seven times (seven times!) with bipartisan support since 2019. The
What the Hunter Biden Indictment Means for Cannabis Users
On September 14, 2023, Special Counsel David Weiss of the Department of Justice filed an indictment against Robert Hunter Biden in the District of Delaware. The indictment pleads three counts, which I analyze below. The Hunter Biden indictment centers on issues I’ve analyzed in many posts this year (see links at the bottom). Today I
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Medical Marijuana 411
Cornell University study shows a decline in prescription medicines in US states with legal adult-use cannabis
A Cornell University research program, reviewing Medicaid patient data over the past decade in 10 states and Washington DC where recreational marijuana has been legalized, has found that drug prescriptions for anxiety, sleep, pain and seizures have fallen as a result of cannabis legalization, going beyond the findings of similar studies about the impact of cannabis on prescription medicine usage.
Have you herd? Federally funded study finds CBD diet reduces stress in cattle
Feeding cattle high-CBD industrial hemp can help reduce stress and potentially boost health, according to a new study.
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Amazon Marijuana Policy Change Marks Evolving Corporate Sentiment
The Amazon marijuana policy change means employees do not have to fear firing for marijuana use and the company now supports legalization.
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Washington “Joints for Jabs” Campaign Offers Marijuana To Promote Vaccinations
The state of Washington's new "Joints for Jabs" campaign offers free marijuana joints to promote vaccinations.
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NFL Marijuana Testing Drastically Scaled Back Under New CBA
In an effort to grant its players more freedom, NFL marijuana testing policy will be drastically altered under the updated CBA.
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