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Legislation To Produce And Research Cannabis Introduced

A bipartisan coalition of House lawmakers has introduced The Medical Cannabis Research Act of 2019 (HR 601), to facilitate federally-approved clinical trials involving cannabis. Click here to send a message to your Representative and urge them to support the measure.  The act ends the University of Mississippi’s existing monopoly on the growth of cannabis for … Continue reading »

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Congressional Cannabis Caucus Co-Chairs Announced

Today, the rollout of the new leadership team of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus was announced, with Representatives Barbara Lee (D-CA) and David Joyce (R-OH) joining founding members Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Don Young (R-AK). First founded in 2017, the Caucus has been a pivotal element in our ability to build broad bipartisan support for legislation … Continue reading »

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Virginia Delegate Files Bill to Allow Medical Cannabis Use at Schools

Virginia State Delegate Chris L. Hurst (D-12) has filed HB 1720 to allow students registered with Virginia’s medical cannabis program to use their medicine at school and school-sponsored activities. If passed, the bill would prohibit a school board from suspending or expelling from school attendance a student who possesses or uses Virginia’s allowed medical cannabis oils … Continue reading »

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NORML Chapters Participate in Las Vegas’ First Business-to-Consumer Cannabis Conference

Members of the Nevada NORML chapters, alongside representatives from Denver NORML, Arizona NORML and the National NORML Board of Directors, participated in Las Vegas’ first Business-to-Consumer Cannabis conference this weekend at the Rio Hotel & Casino. The Herban Expo opened its doors Friday as a free convention available to the public. While there are a … Continue reading »

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Review: Thousands Of Peer-Reviewed Studies Specific To Medical Cannabis Have Been Published Over Past Decade

The total number of peer-reviewed scientific papers dedicated to cannabis, and the therapeutic use of cannabis in particular, has increased exponentially in recent years, according to data published the journal Population Health Management. Israeli researchers assessed trends in the number of scientific publications specific to cannabis as compared to all scientific publications during the years … Continue reading »

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FDA Seeks Public Comments Regarding International Classification Of Cannabis

The US Food and Drug Administration is seeking public comments specific to whether changes ought to be recommended regarding the international classification of cannabis as a controlled substance. Members of the public have until October 31, 2018 to submit their comments to the FDA for consideration. The FDA says that the comments “will be considered in preparing a response … Continue reading »

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Survey: Cannabis Use Becoming Common Among Older Adults

The use of cannabis is relatively common among those over the age of 65 who reside in a legal marijuana state, according to data published online in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. Investigators from the University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus anonymously surveyed older adults at a pair of ambulatory geriatric primary care … Continue reading »

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Vote for Cannabis Friendly Candidates in North Carolina this November

In North Carolina there is only one way we will be able to achieve any level of cannabis reform at the state level, that way is through our legislators in Raleigh. Currently, the amount of legislators in office that are supportive of cannabis reform is pretty much nil. Zero. Nada. There are few representatives that … Continue reading »

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Congressional Committee Approves Legislation To Facilitate Clinical Cannabis Research

Members of the House Judiciary Committee voted today in favor of legislation (HR 5634: The Medical Cannabis Research Act of 2018) to facilitate federally-approved clinical trials assessing the efficacy of whole-plant cannabis. The vote marks the first time that lawmakers have ever decided in favor of easing existing federal restrictions which limit investigators ability to … Continue reading »

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NORML PAC Endorses Cannabis Caucus Co-Chairs Reps. Blumenauer and Young

The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws Political Action Committee (NORML-PAC) has announced their endorsements of Representatives Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Don Young (R-AK) in their reelection campaigns. Blumenauer and Young serve as lead co-chairs of the Cannabis Caucus in the House of Representatives. “Representative Earl Blumenauer has been supporting sensible marijuana law … Continue reading »

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