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Medical Marijuana

Michigan Publishes Medical Marijuana “Universal Symbol”

The Dept. of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) released information today to inform and advise license applicants regarding the labeling of medical marihuana products under the Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act. An advisory bulletin was also issued to publish the universal symbol as required by the Emergency Rules.  A marihuana plant or marihuana […]

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Marijuana Business

Tilray Signs Letter Of Intent With National Access Cannabis To Supply Province Of Manitoba

Tilray, a global pioneer in cannabis cultivation, processing and distribution, announced today that it has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with National Access Cannabis Corp. (NAC) to supply the province of Manitoba with high-quality cannabis products in anticipation of adult-use legalization later this year. The province of Manitoba announced […]

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Marijuana Business

Canopy Growth Successful In Bid To Operate Retail Cannabis Stores In Manitoba

Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX: WEED) (“Canopy Growth” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has been conditionally selected by the Government of Manitoba to operate cannabis retail stores in the province after a rigorous and highly competitive RFP process. Canopy Growth, along with its partner Delta 9, is one of four […]

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Marijuana Studies

Marijuana Use Not Significantly Associated With Increased Traffic Accident Risk According To Study

Cannabis exposure is not strongly associated with an increased risk of motor vehicle accident, according to a meta-analysis of 24 epidemiological studies published in the journal Frontiers in Pharmacology. Investigators at the University of Bucharest, Department of Medicine and Pharmacy reviewed data from two-dozen studies assessing the association between cannabis-positive drivers and unfavorable […]

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Medical Marijuana

Medical Marijuana Sales Begin In Pennsylvania

I received the following good news out of Pennsylvania today: Today marks an historic day in the Keystone State. Less than two years after the governor signed Act 16 into law, six dispensaries have begun selling medical marijuana to patients and caregivers. Pennsylvania is expected to be one of the […]

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Marijuana Legalization

Senator Gillibrand Becomes Second Cosponsor Of Landmark Marijuana Bill

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) today became the second U.S senator to cosponsor Senator Cory Booker’s (D-NJ) landmark bill to end the federal prohibition on marijuana. She announced her support in a Facebook live earlier today with Booker. The Marijuana Justice Act would remove marijuana from the list of controlled […]

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Marijuana Business

Rep. Blumenauer Presses Treasury Secretary To Maintain Marijuana Banking Guidance

During a Ways & Means Committee hearing today, Congressman Earl Blumenauer (OR-03) pressed Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to preserve the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) guidance allowing banks to open accounts for marijuana growers, processors, and retailers. The guidance is currently under review by FinCEN following the rescission of the […]

Marijuana Business

North Dakota Awards Medical Marijuana Seed-to-Sale Tracking Contract To BioTrackTHC

The North Dakota Department of Health, the government agency responsible for implementing the state’s voter-approved medical marijuana program, has awarded the contract to BioTrackTHC to develop and implement the state’s medical marijuana seed-to-sale traceability system.  The system will allow designated regulatory officials to enforce compliance across the state’s marijuana seed-to-sale […]