Study: Cannabis Lozenge Associated With Reduced Opioid Use

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CALIFORNIA: Patients who consume plant-derived cannabis extracts in the form of an oral lozenge report reductions in chronic pain and opioid use, according to clinical data published in the journal Frontiers in Neuroscience. Investigators from the United States, the Netherlands, and Spain assessed the safety and efficacy of the Trokie brand lozenge in a cohort of medical cannabis patients Read the full article…

First Ever Veterans-Focused Medical Bill Introduced In Senate

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DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Senators Bill Nelson (D-FL) and Brian Schatz (D-HI) on Wednesday introduced legislation, The Veterans Medical Marijuana Safe Harbor Act, to expand and facilitate medical cannabis access to military veterans suffering from chronic pain, PTSD, and other serious medical conditions. Under existing regulations, VA doctors are not permitted to fill out the mandatory paperwork necessary Read the full article…

OLCC Processor Rules Advisory Committee Meeting

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OREGON: The OLCC is currently in rule making to address issues surrounding the processing of marijuana. The purpose of this meeting will be to review applicable building/fire codes and address other processor safety issues that have arisen within the industry. Meeting Details: September 7, 2018 9:30 – 11:30 am 9079 SE McLoughlin Blvd. Portland, OR Read the full article…

Fibromyalgia Patients Report Subjective Benefits From Cannabis

Pain relief was reported by 94 percent of cannabis consumers

ISRAEL: Patients suffering from fibromyalgia frequently use cannabis to treat chronic pain and other symptoms of the disease, according to data published in the journal Pain Research and Treatment. Israeli researchers surveyed over 2,700 fibromyalgia patients. Of those who responded to the questionnaire, 84 percent reported consuming cannabis. “Pain relief was reported by 94 percent of cannabis consumers, while 93 percent Read the full article…

MedMen Nevada 2 LLC Distributes To Members Shares Redeemable For Class B Subordinate Voting Shares Of MedMen Enterprises

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CALIFORNIA: The MedMen of Nevada 2 LLC announced that on September 5, 2018 it disposed of, by way of distribution in accordance with its constating documents to the members of the Securityholder, 16,574,460 Class B Common Shares of MM Can USA, Inc., a subsidiary of MedMen Enterprises Inc. Pursuant to the articles of incorporation of PC Corp and the Read the full article…

Yom Chai Signs MOU With Way Of Life Medical Cannabis For Israel, Portugal And Malta.

Yom Chai signs MoU with Way of Life Medical Cannabis

ISRAEL: New medical cannabis company Yom Chai has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) with Way of Life Medical Cannabis to breed proprietary genetics, formulate, manufacture and distribute a wide range of Cannabis-based products to treat various medical conditions. Yom Chai’s objective is to conduct scientific trials in Israel utilizing various Cannabinoid and Terpene Read the full article…

New Jersey Cannabis Summit, ‘Growing a Sustainable Industry In The Garden State,’ Set For Oct. 24

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NEW JERSEY: NJ Cannabis Media will host the inaugural New Jersey Cannabis Summit, “Growing a Sustainable Industry in the Garden State,” Wednesday, Oct. 24 at the Forsgate Country Club in Monroe Township. The keynote speaker will be Barbara Brohl, the former executive director of the Colorado Department of Revenue who helped to  develop legislation and rules Read the full article…

Connecticut: Regulators Expand Qualifying Conditions Eligible For Cannabis Therapy

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CONNECTICUT:Patients with severe rheumatoid arthritis, spasticity disorders, and neuropathic facial pain are among those who are now eligible for marijuana therapy following a decision this week by regulators to expand the program’s list of qualifying conditions. Under the just-announced rules, doctors may for the first time recommend medical cannabis to patients with the following diagnoses: spasticity, severe rheumatoid Read the full article…

MJIC Acquires Puff Pack

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CALIFORNIA:  MJIC,  a leading provider of fully-licensed cannabis wholesale distribution, retail, compliance and supply chain solutions in California, has announced the acquisition of Puff Pack, an online, on-demand subscription service. Puff Pack, currently based in Los Angeles, boasts a global clientele, with as many as 3,000 subscribers receiving monthly curated packages with the latest ancillary products. Read the full article…

Study: Cannabis Leaves Possess Anti-Bacterial Activity Against MRSA

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INDIA: Ethanol-based tinctures containing crushed cannabis leaves provide anti-bacterial effects against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), according to data published in the Journal of Integrative Medicine. Strains of the MRSA bacterium are often resistant to antibiotic treatment and can be associated with life-threatening infections, such as septic shock and severe pneumonia. A team of researchers from India assessed the antimicrobial Read the full article…