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Grateful Dead’s Mickey Hart Partners With Left Coast Ventures To Introduce Mind Your Head Cannabis Brand

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CALIFORNIA: Today, three-time GRAMMY winner and Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart announces the launch of Mind Your Head, an innovative cannabis brand produced in California in partnership with Left Coast Ventures. Mind Your Head is inspired by the groundbreaking culture of creativity and community that Hart helped create and continues to foster through his art and his Read the full article…

What’s The Deal With Smokable CBD Hemp Flower?

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CBD-rich hemp flower strains are appearing in head shops and vape shops all over the United Kingdom. Thanks to a surge in demand from customers for CBD from ‘industrial hemp flower’ over the last decade, farmers all over European countries and the united states are working to grow hemp species with high levels of CBD Read the full article…

Study: Marijuana Dispensaries Associated With Localized Reductions In Opioid-Related Overdose Deaths

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CALIFORNIA: Counties that permit the operation of medical cannabis dispensaries possess reduced rates of opioid-related mortality, according to the findings of an academic research paper published on the SSRN online network. Researchers from Claremont McKenna College in California, the University of Georgia, and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock assessed the localized impact of dispensary operations on Read the full article…

Tilray Gets DEA OK To Import Medical Cannabis Study Drug For Clinical Trial At University Of California San Diego Center For Medicinal Cannabis Research

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CANADA: Tilray has announced that the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has granted approval to import a cannabinoid study drug into the United States from Canada for a clinical trial at the University of California San Diego (UC San Diego) Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research (CMCR) examining its safety, tolerability and efficacy for Essential Tremor (ET). Read the full article…

Alternative Health Inks Multi-State Lab Deal

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TEXAS: Alternate Health Corp., an international leader in software solutions for the medical cannabis industry, announced today that the Company signed a binding contract on August 6, 2018, to provide laboratory services for a large multi-state laboratory provider.  Alternate Health expects to begin testing samples in August and is targeting a ramp up to a monthly sample Read the full article…

Israeli Cannabis Producer Tefen Concludes $23 Million Local Sales Deal

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Countries Around the World Seek to Import Israeli Cannabis Products but Cannot Due to Israel Government Bureaucracy Preventing Approval: “The Israeli Export Window is Closing.” ISRAEL: Tefen, a new Israeli licensed medical-grade cannabis producer has recently concluded two deals valued at approximately $23 million to supply 14 tons of medical-grade cannabis to a large Israeli processor and distributor Read the full article…

Done Deal: Helix TCS And BioTrackTHC

Helix TCS Inc. and BioTrackTHC Close Previously Announced Merger

COLORADO: Helix TCS, in conjunction with its strategic capital partner, Rose Capital, completed the closing of its merger with BioTrackTHC on June 1st.  Zachary L. Venegas will continue as the CEO of Helix TCS, and will assume the role of Executive Chairman for the combined company.  Patrick Vo will continue as CEO of BioTrack. “The closing Read the full article…

MJBA Launches Ohio Chapter June 12th, Interest High As September 8th Deadline Approaches

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OHIO: The Marijuana Business Association (MJBA), a leading national trade association for participants in the legal cannabis industry and publishers of the MJ News Network, will host its debut meetup in Cleveland, Ohio, as part of the midwest leg of it national “CannaFest Destiny” educational tour that includes stops in Michigan, Ohio and Indiana. The professional Read the full article…

DEA: Marijuana Seizures Fell Nearly 40 Percent In 2017

The agency and its partners reported making 4,502 arrests in conjunction with their cannabis eradication efforts - a 20 percent decline from 2016.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Seizures of indoor and outdoor cannabis crops in the United States fell nearly 40 percent between 2016 and 2017, according to annual data compiled by the US Drug Enforcement Administration. According to figures published in the DEA’s Domestic Cannabis Eradication/Suppression Statistical Report, the agency and its law enforcement partners confiscated an estimated 3.38 million marijuana Read the full article…

DEA Clarifies Stance: Not All CBD Is Prohibited

The Drug Enforcement Administration confirmed this month that CBD does not fall under the CSA

Drug Enforcement Administration confirmed this month that CBD does not fall under the Controlled Substances Act CALIFORNIA: The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has issued a statement further clarifying their interpretation and enforcement of the Controlled Substances Act (CSA). In their statement, they make clear the critical difference between CBD and THC, a distinction that cannabidiol retailers Read the full article…