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Marijuana Studies

Metered Dosing Of Herbal Cannabis Effective In Hospitalized Patients Per Clinical Trial

Hospitalized patients administered cannabis via a metered dose inhaler report symptom relief and no severe adverse effects, according to clinical data published in the journal Palliative & Supportive Care. Israeli investigators assessed the safety, feasibility, and efficacy of metered dose cannabis inhalation in a group of hospitalized patients. The device allowed for patients [read more]

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Marijuana Legalization

Rochester District Attorney To Cease Prosecuting Low Level Marijuana Offenses

The District Attorney for Monroe County (population 748,000) has announced her intent to no longer prosecute minor marijuana possession offenses. Her decision follows meetings with representatives of NORML’s Rochester affiliate. “A marijuana arrest and prosecution is a barrier for those trying to access public assistance, employment and education opportunities, when dealing with child [read more]

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Marijuana Events

First Annual Bay Area Cannabis Pride Celebration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Contact: Andrea Burnett The 4twenty Group 650.207.0917 andrea@4twentygroup.com                                                                  1st ANNUAL BAY AREA CANNABIS PRIDE CELEBRATION An inspiring evening celebrating the roots of cannabis access, LGBTQ leadership, and compassion activism. Film screening and special events planned for July 11, 2019, 7-11pm OAKLAND, CA (July [read more]

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Marijuana Business

Flow Kana Offers Exclusive THCV-Rich Cultivar Through Flow Kana Limited Edition Series in California

Flow Kana, California’s number one selling cannabis flower brand, today announced the second installment of Flow Kana Limited Edition special releases – Pink Boost Goddess, a THCV-rich cultivar grown from seed by Emerald Spirit Botanicals in Mendocino County. This product will be available only while supplies last in select California [read more]

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Marijuana Legalization

Chairwoman Velázquez Introduced Bill To End Marijuana Prohibition And Promote Small Businesses

House Small Business Committee Chairwoman Nydia Velázquez along with Representatives Jared Golden and Dwight Evans introduced a package of legislation, (H.R. 3540, H.R. 3543, and H.R. 3544, that would remove marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act and extend several Small Business Administration (SBA) initiatives to small businesses operating in the cannabis sector. [read more]

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Marijuana Business

Minority Cannabis Business Association To Fast-Track the Development Of Minority Businesses

The Minority Cannabis Business Association (MCBA) and Merida Capital Partners (Merida)announced the launch of the Inclusive Industry (“i2”) Accelerator, a program designed to: fast-track the development of minority-owned businesses in the burgeoning cannabis industry by creating meaningful executive mentorship for minorities; increase diversity and inclusiveness in key networks within the cannabis ecosystem; and develop [read more]

Marijuana Business

Introduction Of State Cannabis Commerce Act Moves Nation Closer To Interstate Cannabis Markets

The United States today moved an important step closer to normalized interstate cannabis markets with the introduction of The State Cannabis Commerce Act by Senator Ron Wyden and Representative Earl Blumenauer.  The legislation, which broadly protects state-regulated cannabis industries from federal interference, would also bar federal agencies from interfering with cannabis commerce happening under interstate agreement. [read more]