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Medical Marijuana

Colorado: Law Signed Permitting Doctors To Recommend Marijuana In Place Of Opioids

Democratic Gov. Jared Polis has signed legislation into law expanding the pool of patients eligible to receive medical cannabis recommendations. Senate Bill 13 permits physicians for the first time to recommend cannabis therapy for any condition for which he/she “could prescribe an opioid.” The new law takes effect August 2, 2019. Clinical trials [read more]

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FDA Hearing On ‘Hemp-Derived CBD’ Today

Today the US Food and Drug Administration is taking in-person public testimony with regard to the “manufacturing, product quality, marketing, labeling, and sale” of CBD-infused retail products. “The rapidly evolving hemp-derived CBD marketplace sadly includes a number of bad faith actors selling the equivalent of modern day snake-oil,” said NORML Political [read more]