Ohio Medical Marijuana Sales Figures – March10, 2019

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The following are program sales totals from 1/16/2019 to 3/10/2019: Total Sales: $1,854,900 Total Volume of Product Sold: 245 pounds The Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program will provide weekly sales figures through April 1st, after which a monthly report will be made available. Patient registration information will continue to be reported on a monthly basis.

First US Clinical Study Assessing Hemp-Derived Cannabinoid Supplementation In Recovery From Traumatic Brain Injury Begins In Colorado

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COLORADO:  The Flowering HOPE Foundation and Clover Leaf University have just announced sponsorship and collaboration on the first US clinical study to be approved to investigate plant-derived cannabinoid supplements in recovery from brain injury.  The study will analyze quantitative EEG brain activity and a cannabinoid-sensitive salivary biomarker in 40 subjects with mild traumatic brain injury and controls who currently Read the full article…

Altria Becomes Largest Shareholder in Cronos Group, A Leading Global Cannabinoid Company

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VIRGINIA: Altria announced the completion of its approximately USD $1.8 billion (CAD $2.4 billion) investment in Cronos Group, a leading global cannabinoid company, following receipt of shareholder and Canadian regulatory approvals. Altria’s investment represents an approximate 45% economic and voting interest in Cronos Group with a warrant to acquire additional ownership at a price of CAD $19.00 Read the full article…

Ohio Department Of Commerce Submits Proposed Rule Package To The Common Sense Initiative

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OHIO: The Ohio Department of Commerce Medical Marijuana Control Program is submitting the following proposed rule package for review to the Common Sense Initiative and soliciting public input on draft changes to Ohio Administrative Code Chapter 3796. Business Impact Analysis Draft Rule Language The proposed draft language addresses the following amendments: 3796:2-1-06 (Amended): This rule outlines Read the full article…

Washington: WSLCB Notice Of Rulemaking – Mandatory Marijuana Signage

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WASHINGTON:  The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board would like your input on the following proposed rules. Following the comment period, the board will hold at least one public hearing before the rules are adopted. Proposed rule making (CR-102)   Mandatory Marijuana Signage Public Hearing/Comment Deadline: April 17, 2019 CR-102 Notice to Stakeholders CR-102 Filed as Read the full article…

Ohio Board Of Pharmacy Announces Number Of Unique Patients Who Purchased Medical Marijuana

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OHIO: The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy today announced that licensed dispensaries in the Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program reported purchases by 5,465 unique patients through Feb. 28, 2019.

Representative Tulsi Gabbard To Lead Landmark Bipartisan Marijuana Reform

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DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02), along with Rep. Don Young (AK-AL), NORML, and other supporters, will hold a press conference introducing two bipartisan marijuana bills. The Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act of 2019 would remove marijuana from the federal Controlled Substances list and allow states the freedom to regulate marijuana as they choose, Read the full article…

USDA Hosts Webinar On The Domestic Hemp Production Program & 2018 Farm Bill

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DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: The USDA will host a free webinar explaining the 2018 Farm Bill and The Domestic Hemp Production Program. Event Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm The Specialty Crops Program is conducting a webinar to solicit public comments on the sections of the 2018 USDA Farm Bill relative to multiple sections dealing with Read the full article…

Oklahoma State Senate Rules Committee Sends Medical Marijuana ‘Unity’ Bill To Full Senate

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Rules committee sends medical marijuana ‘Unity’ bill to full Senate OKLAHOMA: The Senate Rules Committee voted unanimously Tuesday to send the legislation known as the Unity Bill to the full Senate for approval. Sen. Greg McCortney is the chair of the Rules Committee and Senate principal author of House Bill 2612, creating the safety and regulatory framework necessary Read the full article…

LA Black & Brown Leaders Condemn ‘Power Play’ Undermining Social Equity & Community Reinvestment In New Cannabis Licensing

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Community Leaders Claim Rushed Move Undermines Original Criminal Justice & Community Reinvestment Intent of LA’s Cannabis Licensing Policy CALIFORNIA:  A broad cross section of community leaders spoke in front of the Los Angeles City Council Chambers on Tuesday, March 5, 2019, strongly condemning efforts to rush Phase 3 of the cannabis licensing process in the City as one Read the full article…