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First Medical Cannabis Crop Harvest Begins in North Carolina

according to Charlotte Observer, where the growing area is on the Quora border in the eastern part of the state. In addition to starting its first harvest on Nov. 18,…

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Kentucky Governor Signs Executive Order To Allow Use of Medical Cannabis

Kentucky Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear on Tuesday signed an executive order allowing some patients to use medical marijuana. You will be able to use cannabis. “Kentuckians suffering from chronic and…

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Another Medical Cannabis Clinical Trial Launches in South Africa

A clinical trial was recently initiated by South African Cannabis Institute (CRI) partnered with Releaf Cannabis E-Clinics to see how medical cannabis could help treat opioid addiction. The trial will…

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Medical Cannabis Donations From Within the Industry Help Reduce Opioid Use

A recent California law provides a legal channel for licensed cannabis businesses to donate surplus or expired product to eligible patients at no charge. One of the longest-running chapters of…

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Recreational Pot Presents Opportunities for Missouri’s Medical Cannabis Biz

In two weeks, Missouri voters will decide on an amendment to legalize recreational marijuana in the state. Aiming to expand. of St. Louis Business Journal there is a report A…

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Japanese Health Officials Propose Revision of Law To Allow Import, Medical Cannabis

Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare said on Sept. 29 that it would recommend revisions to the country’s drug law, known as the Cannabis Control Law.according to Reuters, the…

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Medical Pot in Utah Costs Right Around National Average

Utah lawmakers met Monday to consider the cost of medical marijuana in the state. Bottom line: Patients pay neither more nor less than in other states where the treatment is…

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New Zealand Approves Domestic Medical Cannabis Products

New Zealand health officials last week began allowing domestic medical cannabis products to be used, ending patient dependence on imported medical marijuana products. The Department of Health will allow access…

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Medical Cannabis Advocate, MMA Fighter Elias Theodorou Passes Away

Elias Theodorou, known for his successful mixed martial arts (MMA) career and advocacy for medical cannabis, died on Sept. 11 at the age of 34 after a long battle with…

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California Governor Passes Two Medical Cannabis Patient Protection Bills

September 2nd, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed Congress Bill 1954 When Senate Bill 988. Congress Bill 1954Introduced by Congressman Bill Kwark, it prevents medical cannabis patients from being discriminated against…

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Qualitative Study Reveals Medical Students’ Attitudes Toward Medical Pot

With a large decades-long industry in the United States and increasing use for a variety of medical conditions, medical cannabis is commonly used for symptom management in the United States…

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Nebraska Medical Pot Initiative Fails To Qualify For Ballot

A bid to get medical marijuana proposals in this year’s Nebraska ballot officially failed Monday. Medical marijuana Nebraskans said that Secretary of State Bob Evenen said, “Our efforts to alleviate…

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New Rules Published by Transportation Department Warn Medical Examiners of CBD

The draft rule was published in the Official Gazette on August 15.conducts physical examinations of commercial drivers and guides medical examiners (MEs) responsible for certifying drivers for the U.S. Department…

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Draft Rules Published for U.S. Virgin Islands Medical Cannabis Program

On August 10, the VI Cannabis Advisory Board (VICAB) of the U.S. Virgin Islands unanimously approved a draft regulation of the medical cannabis program. August 12, Office of Cannabis Control…

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American Medical Association Asks Court To Overturn Medical Marijuana Vote In Mississippi

Both the Mississippi Medical Association (MSMA) and the American Medical Association (AMA) have challenged the November-approved medical marijuana voting initiative by the majority of Mississippi voters. Medical marijuana and AMA…

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Nearly Half of Medical Cannabis Users Cease Using Opioids for Pain After Twelve Months

According to a recently published scientific journal Canadian Journal of Anaesthesia, Patients with medical marijuana have shown that opioid use has been significantly reduced or eliminated over time. Research on…

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Administrative Hold Placed on Harvests in Missouri Medical Marijuana Program

After two facilities’ medical cannabis products have been tested positive for heavy metals, the Missouri Health and Senior Services Department manufactures them until it can determine if the degree of…

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Governor Announces Intent to Delay Implementing Voter-Initiated Medical Marijuana Access Law

Measure 26 will legalize South Dakota medical marijuana South Dakota residents voted in favor of implementing Measure 26 on Election Day, an initiative aimed at legalizing medical marijuana across the…

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Switzerland Medical Cannabis Law Goes Live August 1

From August 1st, the Swiss Medical Cannabis Act will be officially enforced. The news is the result of an amendment to the Swiss Drug Law enacted by the Federal Parliament…

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Mississippi Senate Approves Alternate Medical Marijuana Program, Hours After Defeating It

Senate Mississippi approved an alternative bill for the medical marijuana program on Friday after failing to win a majority of three-fifths of the required votes early Thursday. The bill was…

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