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Khiron Advisor Featured as Part of Joint Investigation by 60 Minutes and the Washington Post on U.S. Opioid Crisis

Khiron Advisor Featured as Part of Joint Investigation by 60 Minutes and the Washington Post on U.S. Opioid Crisis

TORONTO, Ontario, Oct. 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Khiron Life Sciences Corp. (“Khiron” or the “Company”) reports that Matthew Murphy, Security and Compliance Advisor to Khiron, and former U.S. DEA Chief of Pharmaceutical Investigations, will be featured as part of a 60 Minutes and Washington Post joint investigation on the U.S. opioid crisis.

Linebacker Wants NFL to Consider CBD Oil For Brain Protection

Linebacker Wants NFL to Consider CBD Oil For Brain Protection

Tennessee Titans linebacker Derrick Morgan is the only active NFL player calling on the league to investigate the merits of cannabidiol, or CBD oil, according to a report at CBSNews.com. Morgan has not used CBD oil, a non-psychoactive chemical from marijuana, because he does not want to risk violating NFL rules on substance abuse.

The Pot Vote

60 Minutes: The Pot Vote

The state with the most experience with legal recreational pot is Colorado, which allowed retail sale of the drug starting in 2014. No other state has gone further or faster into the legal weed business. But it’s still in its infancy and remains an experiment. So with next week’s vote in mind, we went to Colorado to find out what’s working and what’s not.

Welfare

Legislative Loophole Lets Welfare Recipients Buy Cannabis

If you have been reading the news, then you have probably heard about a growing controversy regarding food stamp recipients and cannabis in Colorado. According to CBS News, recipients of welfare and food stamps can use their EBT cards to withdraw money in marijuana dispensaries and buy marijuana.

Philadelphia Decriminalization

Philadelphia to Decriminalize Marijuana

The city of brotherly love has just gotten a lot more loving. Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter confirmed that on Monday, September 15, he will sign into law a bill which decriminalizes marijuana. The bill will institute a $25 fine for simple possession of 30 grams or fewer instead of jail time. Once the bill is signed, it will go into effect on October 20.


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