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Marijuana Business

Michigan: LARA Extends June 15th Deadline For Medical Marijuana License Applicants

The Dept. of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) has issued new emergency administrative rules to continue the implementation of the Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act (MMFLA). To help ensure the continued protection of medical marihuana patients, under the new rules, proposed medical marihuana facilities that would otherwise require a state operating license [read more]

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Marijuana Studies

CBD Extracts Safe And Effective In Treating Rare Form Of Pediatric Epilepsy According To Study

The daily administration of a proprietary CBD extract (Epidiolex) is safe and effective in the treatment of Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, a severe form of pediatric epilepsy, according to clinical data published in The New England Journal of Medicine. An international team of researchers assessed the adjunctive daily administration of either 10mg or 20mg of CBD versus [read more]

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Marijuana Business

Ricardo Baca Joins Marijuana Industry Publication MG Magazine As National Cannabis Columnist

Ricardo Baca, veteran journalist and founder of award-winning news site The Cannabist, is joining national cannabis magazine mgas its brand-new National Cannabis Columnist, mg owner CANN Media Group and Grasslands: A Journalism-Minded Agency announced today. “We’re extremely pleased to have the opportunity to debut Ricardo’s column in mg magazine,” said editor-in-chief Tom Hymes. “As prognostications about the industry come face-to-face [read more]

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Marijuana Business

Oregon: OLCC Will Pause Acceptance Of Marijuana License Applications

The Oregon Liquor Control Commission issued the following announcement today: The Oregon Liquor Control Commission announced today it will temporarily shift licensing staff to exclusively process recreational marijuana license renewals and applications for recreational marijuana licenses received by June 15, 2018. Any applications for recreational marijuana submitted after June 15 [read more]