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September 17th, 2019

Chronicle AM: House MJ Banking Bill to Get Floor Vote, Purdue Pharma Files for Bankruptcy, More… (9/16/19)

A bill to open up financial services for the marijuana industry will get a House floor vote this month, the maker of OxyContin files for…

September 16th, 2019

Testing Lab In Oregon Offering To Evaluate Vaping Products For Public Consumers

Pixis Labs in Portland, Oregon wants to help ease the public’s worries about vaping. The post Testing Lab In Oregon Offering To Evaluate Vaping Products…

September 16th, 2019

Synthetic Marijuana Found In CBD Products Across Multiple States

CBD gummies and vape cartridges laced with synthetic marijuana have been found in Maryland, Louisiana and 11 other states, according to a new AP investigation.…

September 16th, 2019

Utah Legislators Plan Vote on Changes to Medical Marijuana Law

Lawmakers are expected to vote on lingering issues surrounding the state’s medical cannabis program. The post Utah Legislators Plan Vote on Changes to Medical Marijuana…

September 16th, 2019

Citizens of Thailand May Soon Be Allowed To Grow Their Own Cannabis

A draft law would permit each household in Thailand to grow up to six cannabis plants. The post Citizens of Thailand May Soon Be Allowed…

September 16th, 2019

Monday, September 16, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Monday, September 16, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // New York to ban flavored e-cigarettes after illnesses, deaths (Reuters) // Marijuana banking bill appears headed to landmark US House vote (Marijuana Business Daily) // A Thickener Used in Pot Vaping Is a Hugely Popular Black-Market Scam (Inverse) Today’s headlines […]

September 15th, 2019

The State of Cannabis in France

As of late, French lawmakers have been reconsidering their prohibitive stance on cannabis, but any substantive change seems to be at least a couple of…

September 14th, 2019

Does Cannabis Use Reduce Alcohol Consumption?

As cannabis fever continues to sweep the nation, alcoholic beverage makers have been noticing a slight dip in sales in legal states. Some national surveys…

September 14th, 2019

Chronicle AM: Joe Biden's Muddy Message on Pot Policy, Peru Coca Eradication Gearing Up, More… (9/13/19)

Joe Biden muddies the waters on his marijuana policy, Copenhagen is moving toward a pilot progeram of legal marijuana sales, Peru prepares to go after…

September 13th, 2019

Florida Congressman Wants To Downgrade Controlled Substance Scheduling For Marijuana

The lawmaker is aiming to reschedule cannabis from a Schedule I to a Schedule III controlled substance. The post Florida Congressman Wants To Downgrade Controlled…

September 13th, 2019

Florida Lawmakers File Bill To Expand Medical Marijuana Research

The Expanding Cannabis Research and Information Act aims to take a closer look at the health benefits of marijuana. The post Florida Lawmakers File Bill…

September 13th, 2019

Michigan Pharmacies To Distribute Free Naloxone Kits This Saturday

Naloxone kits can save the life of a person experiencing an opioid overdose. The post Michigan Pharmacies To Distribute Free Naloxone Kits This Saturday appeared…

September 13th, 2019

Lawmakers In New Jersey And Massachusetts Address Dangers Of Vaping

Massachusetts has directed cannabis product manufacturers to list additives on labels, and New Jersey plans to introduce a bill banning vaping products. The post Lawmakers…

September 13th, 2019

What Are Hemp/CBD Pre-Rolls?

Hemp-filled pre-rolls are a rapidly growing sector of the hemp market. European countries such as Italy have seen a surge of hemp-based pre-rolls, joints, and…

September 13th, 2019

Friday, September 13, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Friday, September 13, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Officers Said They Smelled Pot. The Judge Called Them Liars. (New York Times) // Chart: Sales fall for adult-use cannabis vape products on heels of health scare (Marijuana Business Daily) // Marijuana regulators tweak body camera and home delivery rules […]

September 13th, 2019

Chronicle AM: Tentative Oxycontin Settlement, Philippines Says No to UN Investigators, More… (9/12/19)

It looks like the thousands of lawsuits against Purdue Pharma over Oxycontin are about to be settled, a new audit finds California's unlicensed pot shops…

September 13th, 2019

Help Us Respond to the Crises and the Opportunities

Dear friend,  David BordenAs I've written recently, this is a good time and a bad time in drug policy reform. Marijuana reform continues to have 2019…

September 12th, 2019

California’s Illegal Cannabis Industry Three Times Bigger Than Regulated Market

The United Cannabis Business Association has found nearly 3000 unlicensed dispensaries in California, and less than 900 licensed ones. The post California’s Illegal Cannabis Industry…

September 12th, 2019

Wisconsin Man Allegedly Sold Bootleg Vape Cartridges Filled With THC

20-year-old Tyler Huffhines is accused of running an illegal drug ring that filled thousands of vape cartridges a day with THC oil. The post Wisconsin…

September 12th, 2019

Ohio Medical Board Rejects Anxiety And Autism As Medical Cannabis Conditions

The vote comes after the Medical Marijuana Expert Review Committee recommended not approving petitions to add the conditions. The post Ohio Medical Board Rejects Anxiety…

September 12th, 2019

Amazon Removes Vape Packaging Following Vaping Hospitalizations and Deaths

Empty cartridges and oils are still available, but name-brand vape packaging and labels are gone. The post Amazon Removes Vape Packaging Following Vaping Hospitalizations and…

September 12th, 2019

Cannabis Interactions with Mental Health Drugs

Cannabis is commonly used to treat mental health conditions including depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and other types of mental illnesses. Its efficacy has…

September 12th, 2019

Thursday, September 12, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Thursday, September 12, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Medicine Man Technologies buying Colorado marijuana firm for $31 million (Marijuana Business Daily) // Weedmaps reiterates pledge to drop illicit marijuana retailers; L.A. dispensary group calls for immediate fines amid vaping crisis (Marijuana Business Daily) // Aurora Cannabis Q4 Revenue […]

September 12th, 2019

Chronicle AM: DEA Proposes Big Cuts in Opioid Production, Increase in Research Marijuana, More… (9/11/18)

The DEA has come out with proposed quotas for marijuana and prescription opioids for 2020, a Florida legalization initiative has already raised a million dollars,…

September 11th, 2019

Trump Administration Officials Meet To Discuss Possible Ban On Flavored Vapes

The meeting comes amid the growing number of vaping-related lung illnesses that have claimed at least six lives. The post Trump Administration Officials Meet To…

September 11th, 2019

Germany Receives First Medical Cannabis Imports From Portugal And Australia

The country has obtained the largest shipment of medical marijuana in European Union history. The post Germany Receives First Medical Cannabis Imports From Portugal And…

September 11th, 2019

Federal Trade Commission Sends Warning Letters To Three CBD Companies

The FTC is warning companies that it is illegal to advertise the health benefits of CBD without acceptable scientific evidence. The post Federal Trade Commission…

September 11th, 2019

Newsflash: Luxembourg Considers Legalization and Credit Unions Work With Hemp Businesses

The cannabis industry is developing at a blazing fast speed with new regulations, barriers, and successes popping up almost daily. U.S. cannabis legalization efforts have…

September 11th, 2019

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Wednesday, September 11, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Federal Health Agencies Say Researchers Should Test Marijuana From Dispensaries (Marijuana Moment) // California marijuana banking bill dies but might return in 2020 (Marijuana Business Daily) // Tilray Taps Cowen and Company to Sell up to $400 Million in Stock […]

September 11th, 2019
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Chronicle AM: OR Drug Decriminalization Initiative Filed, CA Pot Banking Bill Dead for This Year, More… (9/10/19)

A drug decriminalization initiative could make its way to Oregon's 2020 ballot, South Dakota's Republican governor vows to veto any hemp bill again next year,…

September 10th, 2019
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NY Department Of Financial Services Issuing Subpoenas Against Opiate Suppliers

Governor Andrew Cuomo wants to recover $2 billion he believes his constituents unfairly paid in premiums. The post NY Department Of Financial Services Issuing Subpoenas…

September 10th, 2019
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Governor Of South Dakota Vows To Veto Bill Legalizing Industrial Hemp

The Republican governor said that she plans to veto a bill to legalize hemp agriculture in the state if the legislature passes such a measure.…

September 10th, 2019
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Everything We Know So Far About The Recent Vape-Linked Deaths and Illnesses

The death toll from vaping has risen to six people, and 450 cases of “vape lung” are currently under investigation. The post Everything We Know…

September 10th, 2019
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Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission Member Says Marijuana Isn’t Medicine

The commission charged with determining medical marijuana’s viability in the state of Alabama has at least one member who questions its value for patients. The…

September 10th, 2019
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Cannabis Resume Writing Tips

Cannabis job growth is booming despite it being legal in only two-thirds of the states. Leafly reports that the U.S. has created 211,000 full-time jobs…

September 10th, 2019
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Tuesday, September 10, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Tuesday, September 10, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // After Fall River bribery indictment, Baker joins calls to change local marijuana rules (Boston Globe) // EXCLUSIVE: Jamaica readies rules for commercial medical cannabis exports (Marijuana Business Daily) // No major marijuana sales impact seen from vaping illness outbreak as […]

September 10th, 2019
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Chronicle AM: OR Psilocybin Initiative Advances, Kamala Harris Rolls Out Criminal Justice Platform, More… (9/9/19)

An Oregon initiative to allow the therapeutic use of magic mushrooms is set to begin signature gathering, an Arizona initiative to legalize marijuana is going…

September 9th, 2019
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There Are 420 Days Left Until The 2020 Presidential Election

Nine Democratic presidential candidates have qualified for the third debate. With 420 days until election night, here’s your rundown of where they stand on the…

September 9th, 2019
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CanEx Jamaica To Explore Emerging Markets In The Cannabis Space

CanEx Jamaica Business Conference and Expo 2019 takes place in Montego Bay September 26-28. The post CanEx Jamaica To Explore Emerging Markets In The Cannabis…

September 9th, 2019
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Mayor Allegedly Extorted Thousands Of Dollars From Marijuana Vendors

Democrat Jasiel Correia II is mayor of Fall River, Massachusetts. The post Mayor Allegedly Extorted Thousands Of Dollars From Marijuana Vendors appeared first on High…