CannTrust Discloses Notice Of Licence Suspension

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CANADA: CannTrust Holdings has announced that it received late this morning a Notice of Licence Suspension under section 64(1) of the Cannabis Act. The Notice cites the Company’s previous non-compliance with certain requirements of the Cannabis Act and the regulation made thereunder in respect of the matters that the Company has been discussing with Health Canada. The Notice states Read the full article…

WSDA Reiterates Restrictions On The Use Of Hemp CBD As A Food Ingredient In Washington

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WASHINGTON: Recent federal and state legislative changes regarding hemp have generated many questions about cannabinoid extracts, like CBD, and whether or not they may be used as ingredients in food products. To be clear, CBD is not currently allowed as a food ingredient, under federal and state law.  These rules are specific to food processors and Read the full article…

TerrAscend Completes Acquisition Of Ilera Healthcare

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Expands licensed cannabis footprint to four U.S. states, in addition to global reach into Canada and Europe CANADA: TerrAscend, the first and only global cannabis company licensed for sales in Canada, the US, and the EU, announced it has closed on its previously announced acquisition of Pennsylvania-based Ilera Healthcare, one of five permitted vertically-integrated cannabis Read the full article…

California Governor Gavin Newsom Signs Executive Order To Confront Youth Vaping Epidemic

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Governor directs public awareness campaign to focus on educating youth about the harms of vaping tobacco or cannabis products CALIFORNIA: Governor Gavin Newsom signed today an executive order to confront the growing youth epidemic and health risks linked to vaping. The executive order directs the Department of Public Health (CDPH) to launch a $20 million Read the full article…

Ohio Board Of Pharmacy Publishes Updated Patient & Caregiver Numbers For August 2019

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OHIO: The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy today published updated patient & caregiver numbers for August 2019. These numbers include: 55,273 Recommendations 57,589 Registered patients 3,793 Patients with Veteran Status 2,347 Patients with Indigent Status 311 Patients with a Terminal Diagnosis 35,729 Unique patients who purchased medical marijuana (as reported to OARRS by licensed Read the full article…

OLCC Provides Guidance To Recreational Marijuana Licensees On Vaping Illness Outbreak

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OREGON: The Oregon Liquor Control Commission provided its recreational marijuana licensees with guidance regarding the inventory and sale of marijuana products that public health officials are scrutinizing in their investigation of the national vaping related respiratory illness outbreak. In a letter to licensees Executive Director Steve Marks asked processors and retailers to take a series Read the full article…

4 Ways That CBD Can Help Pets As Well As People

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You may know all about the benefits that CBD can bring to people. It’s been shown to help with numerous health issues. However, it’s not just people that can benefit from using CBD. Pets can also benefit if their owners use CBD wholesale products to treat various conditions and psychological issues that animals can have. Read the full article…

Centers For Disease Control: Initial State Findings Point To Clinical Similarities In Illnesses Among People Who Use E-cigarettes Or “Vape”

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No single product linked to all cases of lung disease DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Initial findings from the investigation into serious lung illnesses associated with e-cigarette products point to clinical similarities among those affected. Patients report similar exposures, symptoms and clinical findings and these align with the CDC health advisory released last week. While many of Read the full article…

Burns & Levinson Hosts Third Annual State of the Cannabis Industry Conference In Boston October 23, 2019

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Capital markets, investments, M&A and regulatory issues will be key topics at event MASSACHUSETTS: Burns & Levinson will host its third annual “State of the Cannabis Industry” conference, which will focus on capital markets, investments, M&A, and regulatory issues in the rapidly growing multi-billion dollar cannabis industry. The conference will be held on October 23, 2019 from Read the full article…

Curved Papers & CWCBExpo Roll Out NORML FORML LA Sept 25th

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CALIFORNIA: On Wednesday, September 25th, 2019, Curved Papers will once again partner with CWCBExpo to present NORML FORML LA, An Evening of Art, Music and Fashion.” The fundraiser for The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws takes place on the eve of the CWCBExpo at The Pattern Bar in the LA’s Fashion District. Michael O’Malley, Curved Paper’s Read the full article…