News

Cannabis News & Updates

High Times Magazine

New Poll Shows 9 Out Of 10 Americans Support Legal Pot

A new Pew Research poll shows that nearly nine of 10 American adults support legalizing cannabis in some form, with a strong majority believing that recreational marijuana should be legal.

The post New Poll Shows 9 Out Of 10 Americans Support Legal Pot appeared first on High Times.

Southern Illinois University Examining the Use of Cannabis for Ovarian Cancer

Researchers at the Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (SIUC) Cannabis Science Center are examining how cannabis can be used to treat ovarian cancer.

The post Southern Illinois University Examining the Use of Cannabis for Ovarian Cancer appeared first on High Times.

First Medical Cannabis Crop Harvest Begins in North Carolina

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) announced that it would officially begin harvesting its first medical cannabis crop.

The post First Medical Cannabis Crop Harvest Begins in North Carolina appeared first on High Times.

Canna Law Blog

Cannabis and International Trade CLE: Join us December 1st!

Register here! We are excited to announce that Harris Bricken lawyers Adams Lee, Fred Rocafort and Vince Sliwoski will present on Cannabis and International Trade on Thursday, December 1 from 12pm to 1pm EST. This presentation is hosted by the National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America (NCBFAA) by and through the NCBFAA Educational

The post Cannabis and International Trade CLE: Join us December 1st! appeared first on Harris Bricken Sliwoski LLP.

New York’s Cannabis Retail Dispensary Regulations, Part 2: Security and Surveillance

Welcome to Part 2 in this series on New York’s cannabis retail dispensary regulations, covering security. In Part 1, we covered the rules around dispensary operations. As we also previously summarized, on Friday, October 28, 2022, the Office of Cannabis Management (OCM) released its “Guidance for Adult-Use Dispensaries” (the Regulations). The Regulations are promulgated to

The post New York’s Cannabis Retail Dispensary Regulations, Part 2: Security and Surveillance appeared first on Harris Bricken Sliwoski LLP.

Oregon Cannabis: Drive-Thru Marijuana Sales Ending?

The OLCC rulemaking process continues after a public hearing on October 25 and the close of the public comment period on October 31. You can read our prior coverage here, here and here, and you can read the proposed rules here. The public hearing lasted about 35 minutes and a hot topic was whether retailers may

The post Oregon Cannabis: Drive-Thru Marijuana Sales Ending? appeared first on Harris Bricken Sliwoski LLP.

Kentucky (Kind of) Decriminalizes Medical Cannabis

On November 15, 2022, Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear issued an executive order intended to decriminalizes medical cannabis. This is one of the most interesting  executive orders we’ve seen in a bit – and that’s saying something after the last six years in this country. Let’s take a look at exactly what it does. It’s worth

The post Kentucky (Kind of) Decriminalizes Medical Cannabis appeared first on Harris Bricken Sliwoski LLP.

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.

The post Cornell University study shows a decline in prescription medicines in US states with legal adult-use cannabis appeared first on Medical Marijuana 411.

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.

The post Have you herd? Federally funded study finds CBD diet reduces stress in cattle appeared first on Medical Marijuana 411.

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.

The post Amazon Marijuana Policy Change Marks Evolving Corporate Sentiment appeared first on Medical Marijuana 411.

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.

The post Washington “Joints for Jabs” Campaign Offers Marijuana To Promote Vaccinations appeared first on Medical Marijuana 411.

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.

The post NFL Marijuana Testing Drastically Scaled Back Under New CBA appeared first on Medical Marijuana 411.