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Infusion Biosciences Develops Breakthrough Testing Methods to Detect Cannabinoids in Water Solutions to Meet Food and Safety Standards

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CANADA: Sproutly Canada has announced today that Infusion Biosciences have developed and verified analytical methods that detect, identify, and measure cannabinoid molecules in water-soluble (“Infuz2O”) and oil preparations (“Bio-Natural Oil”) derived from cannabis and hemp using APP Technology (collectively, the “Developed Analytics”). APP Technology is a patent pending process that uses proprietary reagents to recover naturally occurring water-soluble Read the full article…

National Nursing Standards Legitimize Cannabis Nursing

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Cannabis Nurses Network Steps in as Essential Resource for Medical Marijuana Education CALIFORNIA: When the National Council of State Boards of Nursing released guidelines for cannabis patient care, it simultaneously validated the legitimacy of cannabis nursing, and underscored the immediate necessity for medical professionals to gain practical medical marijuana patient care education. Cannabis Nurses Network, Read the full article…

Oklahoma State Department of Health Names Twelve Member Medical Marijuana Food Safety Standards Board

OSDH Names Twelve Member Medical Marijuana Food Safety Standards Board -

OKLAHOMA: As required by SQ788, the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) has appointed all 12 Oklahoma residents to the Medical Marijuana Food Safety Standards Board. Those members will provide recommendations for food safety standards for processing and handling medical marijuana. The members include a number of representatives from state, county and tribal government, the scientific community, marijuana industry Read the full article…

The Blinc Group’s Arnaud Dumas de Rauly Chairs 2 International Vape Standards Committees

Arnaud Dumas de Rauly as Chair of ISO/TC126/SC3 and CEN/TC437

NEW YORK: The Blinc Group, a distribution-centric incubator/accelerator of vapor technologies announces that its Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Arnaud Dumas de Rauly, has been appointed as Chair of the ISO/TC126/SC3 as well as Chair of the CEN/TC437 vapor product standards committees. ISO/TC126/SC3 relates to the standardization of terminology, test methods and product information for vapor products. The committee includes the following workgroups: ISO/TC Read the full article…

Oregon Health Authority To Change Testing Standards For Marijuana Products

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OREGON:  The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) announced today it is modifying testing standards for medical and recreational marijuana products with new, temporary rules that balance testing costs for the marijuana industry with public health protection for consumers. Governor Kate Brown requested agencies to develop the temporary rules so producers and processors can test fewer samples, Read the full article…

Lack Of Cannabis Testing Standards Leads To Compliance Issues in Massachusetts

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MASSACHUSETTS:  The cannabis industry could reach $35 billion by 2020, according to GreenWave Advisors, if all 50 states legalize marijuana and the federal government ends prohibition. In a less optimistic scenario, the research group still expects revenue to reach about $21 billion assuming 12 states legalize recreational marijuana and 37 legalize medical marijuana. Despite the Read the full article…

New Pot Prescribing Standards For B.C. Doctors

The BC College of Physicians and Surgeons is looking to weed out the so called ‘pot docs’ by putting in place new standards when it comes to prescribing medical marijuana.

CANADA:  The BC College of Physicians and Surgeons is looking to weed out the so called ‘pot docs’ by putting in place new standards when it comes to prescribing medical marijuana. The new rules could make accessing the drug at Vancouver’s more than 80 dispensaries more difficult. The new rules look to keep doctors from prescribing Read the full article…

New Jersey Issues Standards For Edible Forms Of Medical Marijuana

New Jersey this week issued its first standards for edible forms of medical marijuana.

NEW JERSEY:  New Jersey this week issued its first standards for edible forms of medical marijuana, a move that could clear the way for the state’s three dispensaries to start making and selling the products. The state Department of Health told The Associated Press on Friday that the standards, intended to assure patient and employee Read the full article…

Going To Pot? No, NCAA Gets It Right By Reducing Standards On Marijuana

The penalty for a positive marijuana test was reduced from a full season to half a season. The Legislative Council forwarded the measure. It is expected to breeze through approval, meaning each positive after August 1 will, in the words, of the University of Texas make it more likely violators will be subject to "campus intervention."

Marijuana is no longer the Devil’s Weed when it comes to the NCAA. The association will never say that. But its language in de-mystifying pot — not decriminalizing it — was significant on Tuesday. The penalty for a positive marijuana test was reduced from a full season to half a season. The Legislative Council forwarded Read the full article…