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Medical Marijuana

Maryland Governor Approves Legislation Permitting Sale Of ‘Medible’ Products

Republican Gov. Larry Hogan has signed legislation into law permitting qualified patients to access cannabis-infused edible products from state-licensed facilities. House Bill 17 permits dispensaries for the first time to sell “edible cannabis products.” Separate provisions in the law permit academic institutions and research facilities seeking to conduct research on the “medical use, properties, or [read more]

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Marijuana Business

Licensed Medical Cannabis Sales Begin In Arkansas

Qualified patients now have limited access to medical cannabis products, after the state’s first licensed dispensaries began making sales this week. Voters initially approved medical cannabis access by passing a statewide initiative in November 2016. Under the law, qualified patients may obtain both herbal preparations of cannabis and infused cannabis products from state-licensed [read more]

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Marijuana Legalization

Oaksterdam University Executive Chancellor To Facilitate Congressional Cannabis Briefings May 15

On May 15, 2019, Oaksterdam University Executive Chancellor Dale Sky Jones, in cooperation with the Congressional Cannabis Caucus, will facilitate briefings on the importance of descheduling cannabis before members of the U.S. Congress and the U.S. Senate.  Both sessions will include a panel of experienced advocates who will address the impact of descheduling [read more]

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Medical Marijuana

Oklahoma Governor Signs Bill Permitting Osteopaths To Recommend Cannabis Therapy

Republican Gov. Kevin Stitt has signed legislation into law expanding the pool of health professionals who may issue medical cannabis recommendations. Senate Bill 162 explicitly permits those licensed by the State Board of Osteopathic Examiners to issue medical cannabis recommendations to their patients. The new law takes immediate effect. Separate legislation, Senate [read more]

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Medical Marijuana

Georgia Governor Signs Law Licensing Low-THC Oil Production

Republican Gov. Brian Kemp has signed legislation into law to facilitate the licensed production and distribution of oils and other products containing limited amounts of plant-derived THC. House Bill 324 (aka Georgia’s Hope Act) establishes a regulatory commission to oversee the eventual “production, manufacturing, and dispensing” of products possessing specified quantities of plant-derived [read more]

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Medical Marijuana

Iowa Lawmakers Approve Medical Cannabis Expansion Legislation

House and Senate lawmakers have approved legislation, House File 732, to expand the state’s medical cannabis access program. The measure now awaits action from Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds. Under existing law, licensed dispensaries may only provide qualified patients with plant-derived extracts possessing CBD and no more than three percent THC. House File 732 eliminates the [read more]