BISMARCK, N.D., Nov. 22, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) is accepting requests for proposals (RFPs) for the Medical Marijuana Tracking System through December 27, 2017 at 3 p.m. The system will be used to develop, maintain and monitor the statewide Medical Marijuana Program.
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NEW YORK, Nov. 22, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Today, Vireo Health of New York (“Vireo”), one of only five companies licensed by New York State to cultivate, manufacture and dispense medical marijuana, announced New York’s first-ever “Cyber Monday” sale of medical marijuana products purchased online at vireohealthny.com.
CARABOODA, Western Australia, Nov. 22, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — AusCann Group Holdings Ltd (ASX:AC8 or ‘the Company’) is pleased to announce that its joint venture (JV) in Chile, DayaCann, has secured a further licence for the cultivation of medical cannabis crops at its Chilean facility.
The competition to become one of Ohio’s licensed medical marijuana dispensaries is starting to heat up. On Nov. 20, 2017, the Ohio Board of Pharmacy announced that it had received 370 applications for the state’s 57 available medical marijuana dispensary licenses.
On Nov. 21, 2017, Statistics Canada announced that it is preparing the country’s statistical system to capture economic and social data on the use of recreational cannabis.
On Nov. 18, 2017, the group Medical Marijuana Caregivers of Maine held an educational forum to discuss a set of new rules for medical marijuana caregivers.
LINTHICUM, Md., Nov. 17, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — With the Maryland medical cannabis program weeks away from full implementation, two licensed companies are partnering, starting today, to study the effectiveness of vapor inhalation devices for use by patients.
The number of Pennsylvania medical cannabis patients has been growing steadily since the patient registry launched on Nov. 1, 2017.
SACRAMENTO, Nov. 16, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — California’s three state cannabis licensing authorities announced today that proposed emergency licensing regulations for commercial medicinal and adult-use cannabis have been posted online and are available to the public for review.
Could legal medical marijuana be on the horizon in Kentucky? Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes said Wednesday she wants to legalize medical marijuana in the Bluegrass State by 2018.
SYDNEY, Australia, Nov. 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Hydroponics Company Limited (ASX:THC) (“THC” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary Canndeo Limited has signed a distribution agreement with Endoca, a European provider of high quality pharmaceutical grade medicinal cannabis, to distribute medicinal cannabis products into Australia.
SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Nov. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The Marin County Board of Supervisors’ unanimous approval of a new delivery-only medicinal cannabis licensing ordinance took only about 15 minutes on November 14.
MILWAUKEE, Wisc., Nov. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Wisconsin gubernatorial candidate Matt Flynn today announced that he supports the legalization of marijuana in Wisconsin. However, he made clear he would only push for it as governor if a majority of Wisconsinites approve.
While prospective California cannabis businesses were notified recently by the Department of Tax and Fee Administration that they need to go ahead and register with the CDTFA for a seller’s permit, there are seven additional things California cannabis businesses need to know about tax rates and registration.
In an effort to increase racial diversity in the state’s medical cannabis industry, the Maryland Legislative Black Caucus has announced plans to introduce a bill during the next legislative session that would award additional medical cannabis licenses to businesses owned by African-Americans.
Investors in medical cannabis projects are focusing on Greece, where a warm, sunny climate and potentially favorable future legislation could help the government deliver on a promise to pull the country out of a seven-year economic crisis.
Training began this past summer in Jamaica for medical professionals to become certified in prescribing medical ganja; however, it appears that such training isn’t actually required by law.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, Nov. 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Ministry of Health wishes to clarify an apparent misunderstanding within the public domain as to the legal requirements for prescribing ganja for medical or therapeutic purposes.
In this scene from BONG APPÉTIT, Abdullah talks to Ed Weidenfeld (and his son Nick) about how his Parkinson’s Disease led to him getting into cannabis cultivation.
Indiana marijuana decriminalization may have just become a little less likely in the Hoosier State. On Nov. 09, 2017, the Indiana Commission to Combat Drug Abuse voted to oppose efforts to decriminalize marijuana use.
OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 9, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — January 1, 2018 marks the day that recreational marijuana will officially become legal in California. As districts contemplate how dispensaries will be affected, Proper Rx, a trailblazer in the industry, is devoted to educating its community about cannabis’ medicinal benefits.
The state of Maine is looking to crack down on its medical marijuana caregivers. On Nov. 8, 2017, the state Department of Health and Human Services issued new rules governing medical marijuana caregivers and their patients.
On Nov. 7, 2017, voters in the Motor City overwhelmingly voted to approve two Detroit medical marijuana ordinances that peel back restrictions on medical marijuana businesses operating within city limits.
TRENON, N.J., Nov. 7, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The New Jersey CannaBusiness Association (NJCBA), the state’s leading business advocacy group for expanding access to medical cannabis and responsible adult-use of cannabis, congratulates Governor-Elect Phil Murphy in his historic victory.
Making it easier to calibrate the correct dose of medical marijuana may prompt more physicians to prescribe it as an alternative to a painkiller such as opioids, according to one Canadian company.
On Nov. 3, 2017, Maine Gov. Paul LePage vetoed LD 1650, a bill that would regulate recreational marijuana in the state. In his veto letter, LePage outlined three key concerns and urged legislators to come together and rework the bill.
The Pennsylvania medical marijuana registry is now live, bringing patients in the Keystone State closer to medical marijuana access.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has been keeping an eye of the growing popularity of hemp-derived cannabidiol, especially those CBD companies that have been making medical claims.
In the state of Florida, Orange County Commissioners heard emotional testimony from patients and parents as they held the first of two public hearings aimed at deciding whether to ban medical marijuana dispensaries within unincorporated Orange County on Oct. 31, 2017.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 1, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — As part of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s ongoing efforts to protect consumers from health fraud, the agency today issued warning letters to four companies illegally selling products online that claim to prevent, diagnose, treat, or cure cancer without evidence to support these outcomes.
Prospective Cleveland medical marijuana businesses may have to start looking outside of Forest City if they hope to have a chance for business progress and prosperity.
While Colombia legalized medical marijuana on Dec. 22, 2015, the country has yet to harvest and process any legal Colombian medical marijuana; however, recent government actions are about to change that.
Medical cannabis may help children suffering from chemotherapy induced nausea as well as seizures, according to a new study published in the October edition of the medical journal Pediatrics.
While some data has been collected on how marijuana affects HIV symptoms, there has yet to be a large-scale study on the topic; however, researchers at the University of Florida are getting ready to change that.
Marijuana in Hawaii has a that dates back to 1842, when it was first featured in the island newspaper Ka Nonanona. The newspaper referred to the drug as “pakalolo”, which is the Hawaiian word for “numbing tobacco”. Advertisements for medical marijuana continued to appear in the newspaper until the state coordinated a program to destroy “pakalolo”, because Hawaii received more money from the federal government than any other state to seize all marijuana.
After years of court battles, the charges against the Kettle Falls Five may soon be dropped. On Oct. 16, 2017, the United States Department of Justice filed a motion to stay the case against the Kettle Falls Five, admitting that federal prosecutors did not have the authority to try the group.
On Oct. 19, 2017, the Congress of Peru voted overwhelmingly to approve a law that legalizes the import, production and sale of medical cannabis oil in the country.
On Oct. 19, 2017, the Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program and the Department of Commerce announced that the application for prospective cannabis processors is now available, with the application period running from Dec. 4 to Dec. 15.
While Jamaican cannabis has a rich history, the country of Jamaica hasn’t been at the forefront of the legal industry; however, that may soon change as the country has issued its first two Jamaican cannabis licenses.
NFL players Marvin Washington, Grant Mattos, Leonard Marshall and Eben Britton discuss their battles with drug use and the stigma of cannabis.
Business owners hoping to enter into Michigan’s medical cannabis industry will likely need a large amount of start-up capital in order to become licensed.
West Virginia medical marijuana may not be a reality for another two years, but state regulators are ready to start calculating the supply and demand needs of Mountain State patients.
In a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Wednesday morning, Senator Orrin Hatch made the case for medical marijuana. During the hearing Hatch questioned U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions about a path forward for marijuana research.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, Oct. 18, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — After much anticipation, the Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA) has issued two of the five licenses granted for legal operation in the cannabis industry.
CHARLESTON, W.V., Oct. 18, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Public Health (BPH) today announced a medical cannabis public online survey to gather information from patients who may be interested in obtaining medical cannabis.
The Hawaii Department of Health announced on Oct. 17, 2017, that it had approved the state’s second Hawaiian medical marijuana laboratory, Pharmlab Hawaii, to start testing medical marijuana from licensed dispensaries, registered caregivers and patients.
HONOLULU, Oct. 17, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Pharmlab Hawaii LLC, a private independent laboratory on Maui, has been given the green light to begin testing medical cannabis from Hawaii’s licensed medical cannabis dispensaries and registered patients and caregivers.
With the recent publication of North America’s first scientific paper on advancing medical cannabis production, researchers at the University of Guelph in Ontario are investigating the brave new science of organic cannabis production.
According to a new study published in the American Journal of Public Health, Colorado saw a reduction in the number of opioid overdose fatalities after enacting recreational legalization.
While the Pennsylvania medical cannabis program has been under the microscope for its application scoring practices, it has now taken a critical step forward in becoming fully operational.