Will A Federal Appellate Court In New York End Cannabis Prohibition?

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By David Wenger, Esq. NEW YORK: Should a 12-year-old girl in Colorado with intractable epilepsy be restricted to the boundaries of Colorado in order to have access to life-saving medical cannabis? Alexis Bortell suffered from multiple daily seizures and nearly died in her disabled veteran father’s arms several times until she began using medical cannabis—since Read the full article…

Psychoactive Adulterants Identified In Some Liquid CBD Products

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VIRGINIA: Liquid formulations of CBD available on the commercial market have been identified to contain synthetic cannabinoids and other psychoactive constituents, according to a scientific analysis published in the journal Forensic Science International. A team of researchers from Virginia Commonwealth University evaluated the content of nine commercially available CBD e-liquid products obtained from a single manufacturer, Diamond CBD. The products were Read the full article…

Missouri: Voter Initiated Medical Cannabis Law Takes Effect

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MISSOURI: Amendment 2, the state’s voter-initiated medical cannabis access law, took effect on Thursday, December 6th. Sixty-six percent of voters approved the measure in November, while rejecting a pair of competing initiatives. State regulators have 180 days from the law’s enactment date to make available application forms to patients seeking to register to grow and/or possess medical cannabis. Under the program, Read the full article…

Halo Labs Announces Strategic Partnership In Lesotho Africa

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LESOTHO: Halo Labs announced it has signed a letter of intent to enter into a partnership with Bophelo Bioscience and Wellness Pty Ltd, a Lesotho based cannabis company. Halo will provide management services and expertise to build, design and operate cGAP cultivation and cGMP extraction facilities in exchange for a 20% equity position in Bophelo Bioscience, as Read the full article…

Tilray Invests C$7.5M In Québec-Based Cannabis Producer ROSE Lifescience

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High Park enters into sale, supply, distribution and marketing agreement with ROSE as its exclusive partner in Québec CANADA: Tilray, a global pioneer in cannabis production and distribution, today announced an investment in Québec-based cannabis producer, ROSE LifeScience, and an exclusive sale, supply, distribution and marketing agreement between High Park Farms, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tilray, Read the full article…

Cannabis Regulations Adopted By Fresno City Council

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CALIFORNIA:  The Fresno City Council adopted an ordinance regulating the production and sale of cannabis, with a 5-2 vote. The ordinance is the product of a year-long effort by the Council Cannabis Sub-Committee, made up of Council Member Clint Olivier, Council Member Oliver Baines, and Council Member Paul Caprioglio. The Sub-Committee received input from the Read the full article…

WSLCB Releases Interim Policies Adopted For Marijuana Packaging, Labeling, and Product Approval Process and Guidelines

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WASHINGTON: Effective today, the below interim policies have been implemented for marijuana packaging, labeling the product approval process, and guidelines. BIP-10-2018, Packaging and Labeling Requirements  This interim policy clarifies the procedures and processes for packaging, labeling, and product decisions for marijuana infused edible products. Designates approved colors and shapes Designates approved colors and background colors for Read the full article…

SwissX And Convenience Store Empire Launch Luxury CBD Takeover Of Southern California

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The luxury CBD oil and confectionary company’s products just got even easier to find, with hundreds of new distribution points in Kohanoff Affiliated gas stations across Southern California CALIFORNIA:  Swissx Oil & Confectionery and Kohanoff Affiliated have launched a partnership to distribute Swissx CBD products in over 500 convenience stores and gas stations across the Southern California region. Swissx Read the full article…

Tilray Announces International Advisory Board

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Ten internationally-renowned business and government leaders to advise company on global expansion CANADA: Tilray, a global pioneer in cannabis production and distribution, today announced the formation of its International Advisory Board, an esteemed group of business and government leaders who will provide guidance to Tilray’s executive team and Board of Directors as the company pursues its Read the full article…

Cresco Labs Granted Approval To Open First Medical Marijuana Dispensary In Ohio

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OHIO: Cresco Labs, one of the largest vertically integrated multi-state cannabis operators in the United States, announced that it has been granted the first approval to operate a marijuana dispensary in the state of Ohio. The new facility located in the village of Wintersville, named CY+ (pronounced “see why plus”), will offer a wide selection of Read the full article…