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


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


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…

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


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…

Ohio Board Of Pharmacy Awards Dispensary Certificate Of Operation In Seven Mile

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OHIO: The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy today awarded a Dispensary Certificate of Operation to Bloom Medicinals, LLC, located at 403 S. Main St., Seven Mile. The interactive map of Dispensaries with Certificates of Operation will be updated within the next 48 hours.

FDA Warns Consumers To Protect Themselves By Avoiding Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)-Containing Vaping Products

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The FDA is providing consumers information to help protect themselves while health officials investigate recent illnesses following the use of vaping products. DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Consumers are likely aware of the recent reports of respiratory illnesses — including some resulting in deaths – following the use of vaping products. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) remains Read the full article…

Ohio Board Of Pharmacy Awards Dispensary Certificates Of Operation in Cincinnati, Maumee & Carroll


OHIO:  The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy today awarded Dispensary Certificates of Operation to the following entities: Verilife, located at 5431 Ridge Ave., Cincinnati; Bloom Medicinals, LLC, located at 1238 Conant St., Maumee; and Ohio Provisions, located at 3560 Dolson Ct., Carroll. The interactive map of Dispensaries with Certificates of Operation will be updated within the next Read the full article…

Colorado’s MedPharm Clears Significant DEA Hurdle For Federal Cannabis Research License

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COLORADO: MedPharm Research, the leader in cannabis research and formulation development, was notified by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) that it had been selected to move forward as one of the first applicants to be granted a license to grow federally legal cannabis under the terms of a new policy statement issued today in the Federal Read the full article…

DEA Announces Steps Necessary To Improve Access To Marijuana Research

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DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: The Drug Enforcement Administration today announced that it is moving forward to facilitate and expand scientific and medical research for marijuana in the United States. The DEA is providing notice of pending applications from entities applying to be registered to manufacture marijuana for researchers. DEA anticipates that registering additional qualified marijuana growers Read the full article…

WSLCB Issues Marijuana Packaging & Labeling: Rules And Process Update


Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board sent this bulletin at 08/26/2019 09:45 AM PDT Dear Stakeholders: As you may know, we have been working on revisions to marijuana packaging and labeling rules. We filed a CR-101 on May 29, 2019, to consider two rule making petitions, further discuss the addition of board interim polices 05-2018, Read the full article…

OLCC Commission Acts On Marijuana Producer Application Deadlines


Temporary Rules Follow Passage of SB 218 Commission Also Approves Marijuana Licensee Stipulated Settlements OREGON: At its monthly meeting on August 15, 2019 the Commissioners of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission approved temporary rules setting timelines for processing marijuana producer applications, and also approved nine marijuana violation stipulated settlement agreements. Senate Bill 218 directs OLCC to set timelines Read the full article…