Ohio doctors are weighing whether to get state certification to write prescriptions for potential medical marijuana patients.
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A new medical marijuana center opened its doors to patients in Downtown Pittsburgh on Friday morning.
A Quebec company has received the first kosher certification granted to medical marijuana products in Canada.
NIAGRA FALLS, Ontario, Sept. 19, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Responding to a need for skilled graduates who are knowledgeable in the complex regulations and requirements of an emerging industry, Niagara College will launch a Graduate Certificate program in Commercial Cannabis Production in 2018.
The University of Maryland’s School of Pharmacy has suspended its plans to launch an online medical marijuana certification course.
Alaskan marijuana businesses can now apply for the state-run “Made in Alaska” program, which is designed to help promote products made and manufactured in the state.
ANAHEIM, Calif., Aug. 25, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Cannabis Trainers, the company behind the first responsible cannabis vendor training program approved by state regulators anywhere in the world, today announced its expansion into the promising California cannabis market ahead of full legalization in 2018.
HONOLULU, July 31, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Steep Hill Hawaii, a private independent laboratory on Oahu, can now begin testing medical cannabis from Hawaii’s licensed medical cannabis dispensaries and registered patients and caregivers.
As the state of Arkansas prepares to dispense medical marijuana, 222 Arkansans already have their certification to get the drug.
Growing marijuana is illegal in Utah and so is growing hemp — which is a close relative of pot. But, that could change. This week, the Utah agriculture department proposed allowing anyone to grow it with proper certification.
Medical marijuana dispensaries are beginning to open in Hawaii, but they’re not allowed to sell their products.
Washington Governor Jay Inslee on Tuesday signed a bill that paves the way for the state to create what is believed to be the first system in the United States to certify marijuana as organic.
On April 25, 2017, ASTM International, an international voluntary consensus standards organization, announced that its board of directors had approved the formation of a cannabis committee, signaling the professional development of global standards for the legal cannabis industry.
On April 17, 2017, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed Senate Bill 10, legalizing possession of cannabidiol oil for those patients who have been certified by their physicians to use it.
On April 12, 2017, the NYSDFS announced that it has reminded state-authorized health insurers that they must provide coverage for office visits that fall under the insured’s policy of covered services, including those resulting in patients receiving medical marijuana certifications.
ALBANY, N.Y., April 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Department of Financial Services is reminding all insurers authorized to write insurance in New York State that they must provide coverage for office visits for covered services, including those that may result in a medical marijuana certification, as long as the visit was not solely for the purpose of the certification.
You’ve found a strain that you love and it’s available at your local dispensary, but do you know under what conditions it was grown or how it was handled when infused into your favorite edible? Maybe the budtender guarantees you’ve selected a quality product, but you may soon be empowered beyond blind trust as the next level of universal standards are on the horizon.
A large group of Florida doctors are going through the certification process to prescribe medical marijuana to patients, just days before legalization goes through.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 15, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Today, Americans for Safe Access, a national nonprofit dedicated to ensuring safe and legal access to medical cannabis for therapeutic use and research, and TheAnswerPage, an international resource for providing accredited continuing medical education since 1998, launched the Cannabis Care Certification (CCC) program.
DENVER, Dec. 13, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — L’Eagle, a retail cannabis dispensary specializing in clean cannabis, has earned recognition as a Certified Green Business from the City and County of Denver Department of Environmental Health.
On Dec. 9, 2016, the journal Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research announced the results of a recent study of dispensary staff, with only 55% of dispensary staff reporting that they had received formal training to dispense cannabis to consumers.
The report released Thursday by Michigan Auditor General Doug Ringler found that 22 other physicians certified a combined 46,854 medical marijuana patients, or 56% of the total for the 2015
On Aug. 4, 2016, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Department of Health announced that John J. Collins had been named the director of the state’s Office of Medical Marijuana.
On July 11, 2016, Hawaii Gov. David Ige signed House Bill 2707, clarifying and amending statutes for the state’s medical marijuana dispensary system.
On May 6, 2016, the Washington State Department of Health announced that it had reviewed and approved two programs for medical marijuana consultant training, with both programs ready to register students.
On May 6, 2016, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled that the legal protection afforded to physicians under the state’s medical marijuana laws only applies to the recommendation itself.
On March 28, 2016, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health posted new guidance for patients registering for the state’s Medical Use of Marijuana Program.
Some New Yorkers will soon be able to partake in medical marijuana without having to worry about it clashing with their religious beliefs.
The novelty of buying a cannabis product has worn off, and in order for companies to eventually gain equity in the industry, they must create and maintain a brand identity that will gain the attention and trust of consumers.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., February 24, 2015 / Weed Wire/ — BioTrackTHC™, the leading provider of seed-to-sale software solutions for medical and retail marijuana businesses, launched BioTrackTHC University, an intensive certification training program for the company’s marijuana tracking systems.
The cannabis business has created a demand that trade schools hope to fill as they train workers for positions in this emerging field.
If you have been following the cannabis industry for the last few months, you have probably heard time and time again about the issues facing the edible marijuana market. According to critics, the edible marijuana packages are poorly labeled, have little standardization and get users too high from small doses.
A common complaint made by opponents of medical marijuana is that the industry lacks standardization. They say dosage is imprecise, quality varies from plant to plant, safety regulations are insufficient and measurements are ineffective.
Benefit Corporations may be an attractive alternative for marijuana entrepreneurs who want to make a profit, but also believe in business as an engine for social change. What’s not to love about that combination?