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UM School Of Pharmacy Launches Nation’s First Master’s In Medical Cannabis Science And Therapeutics

The University of Maryland School of Pharmacy has launched a new Master of Science (MS) in Medical Cannabis Science and Therapeutics to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to support patients and the medical cannabis industry, add to existing research in the field, and develop well-informed medical cannabis policy. Based at [read more]

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Oregon Governor Signs Law Prohibiting Landlords From Discriminating Against Medical Marijuana Patients

Democratic Gov. Kate Brown has signed legislation, Senate Bill 970, prohibiting landlords from taking discriminatory action against those who either use medical cannabis or possess cannabis-related convictions. The measure states that a landlord may not take into consideration an applicant’s “status as a medical marijuana patient” or whether they have a “conviction based [read more]

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Arizona Governor Signs Law Mandating Quality Control Testing For Medical Cannabis Products

Republican Gov. Doug Ducey has signed legislation into law amending the state’s medical cannabis access program. Senate Bill 1494 requires that all medical marijuana products sold in licensed dispensaries be independently lab tested by November 1, 2020. Testing labs must be accredited and must have no financial relationship with any dispensaries. The [read more]

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Connecticut: Board Of Physicians Authorizes Expanded Use Of Medical Cannabis

State regulators have moved to expand the pool of patients eligible to receive cannabis therapy. Earlier this month, members of the state’s Board of Physicians voted to allow doctors to recommend medical cannabis to patients diagnosed with Tourette syndrome, MALS syndrome (medial arcuate ligament syndrome), vulvodynia (burning irritation), interstitial cystitis, and neuropathic [read more]

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Illinois Lawmakers Advance Medical Cannabis Expansion Bill

Members of both chambers have advanced legislation, Senate Bill 2023, to expand the state’s medical cannabis access program. The measure expands the pool of patients who are eligible to participate in the state’s medical program to include those diagnosed with autism, chronic pain, and Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (among other debilitating conditions), facilitates relationships [read more]

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Oregon Lawmakers Advance Bill Prohibiting Landlords From Discriminating Against Medical Cannabis Consumers

Lawmakers have advanced legislation, Senate Bill 970, prohibiting landlords from taking discriminatory action against those who either use medical cannabis or possess cannabis-related convictions. The measure awaits action from Democratic Gov. Kate Brown. The measure states that a landlord may not take into consideration an applicant’s “status as a medical marijuana patient” or whether they [read more]