Alaska: Public Hearing Next Week to Discuss Allowing On-Site Cannabis Consumption

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Alaska: Public Hearing Next Week to Discuss Allowing On-Site Cannabis Consumption | Kate Zawidzki

The Marijuana Control Board will hear public testimony next Wednesday, December 19 from supporters and opponents of proposed rules allowing regulated, on-site cannabis consumption. While it is legal for adults 21 and over to purchase cannabis, it is illegal to consume it in most locations outside a private residence. This is a catch-22 for the […]

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New York Lawmakers Hold Public Hearing on Legalizing Marijuana for Adult Use

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New York Lawmakers Hold Public Hearing on Legalizing Marijuana for Adult Use | Drug Policy Alliance

NEW YORK, NY — On January 11, 2018, the New York State Assembly Standing Committees on Codes, Health, and Alcohol and Drug Abuse will convene a public hearing to discuss the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act (MRTA, S.3040A/A.3506A), a bill that would legalize the production, distribution, and use of marijuana for adults over the age of 21. […]

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Colorado DHS Announces Public Health Interventions Funded by Marijuana Tax Revenue

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Colorado DHS Announces Public Health Interventions Funded by Marijuana Tax Revenue | Drug Policy Alliance

DENVER, CO — The Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) this week announced 12 total awards to communities to support behavioral health and law enforcement partnerships in collaboration with CDHS’ Office of Behavioral Health. The awards will fund two distinct initiatives—Co-Responder Programs and Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD). Eight communities will implement Co-Responder Programs designed to divert […]

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WHO Report: No Public Health Problems Attributable to CBD

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WHO Report: No Public Health Problems Attributable to CBD | Paul Armentano

The use of the naturally occurring cannabinoid CBD is safe, well tolerated, and is not associated with any significant adverse public health effects, according to the findings of a preliminary report compiled by the World Health Organization’s Expert Committee on Drug Dependence. Authors of the report declare that CBD is “not associated with abuse potential” and that it does […]

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Delaware Marijuana Legalization Task Force to Hold First Public Meeting

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Delaware Marijuana Legalization Task Force to Hold First Public Meeting | Marijuana Policy Project

DOVER, DE — The task force created by the Delaware Legislature to study the best way for the state to regulate and tax marijuana for adult use will hold its first meeting on Wednesday in Dover. The meeting will be open to the public. The Adult Use Cannabis Task Force “shall study adoption of a […]

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FDA Seeking Public Comments on Cannabidiol (CBD)

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FDA Seeking Public Comments on Cannabidiol (CBD) | NORML

WASHINGTON, DC — The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is soliciting public comments with regard to the therapeutic utility and abuse liability of various substances, including cannabidiol (CBD). The agency will consider these comments prior to preparing a formal response to the World Health Organization, which is considering placing the substances within their international drug scheduling code. Cannabidiol is defined by […]

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Vermont Marijuana Legalization Bill Advances; New Poll Shows Strong Public Support

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Vermont Marijuana Legalization Bill Advances; New Poll Shows Strong Public Support | Marijuana Policy Project

MONTPELIER, VT — The Vermont House Judiciary Committee approved a bill 8-3 Wednesday that would make personal possession and cultivation of small amounts of marijuana legal for adults 21 and older. “Today’s vote shows just how far this issue has advanced in just this past year,” said Matt Simon, New England political director for the Marijuana Policy […]

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DEA Removes Marijuana Misinformation from Website After Months of Public, Legal Pressure

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DEA Removes Marijuana Misinformation from Website After Months of Public, Legal Pressure | Americans for Safe Access

WASHINGTON, DC — After months of public pressure, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has removed factually inaccurate information from its website. The change comes after Americans for Safe Access, a national nonprofit dedicated to ensuring safe and legal access to medical cannabis for therapeutic use and research, filed a legal request with the Department of […]

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Pennsylvania Department of Health Wants Public Input on Medical Marijuana Application Process

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Pennsylvania Department of Health Wants Public Input on Medical Marijuana Application Process | Press Release

HARRISBURG, PA — Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr. Karen Murphy today encouraged individuals interested in applying for a medical marijuana grower/processor and/or dispensary permit to complete a brief survey on the department’s website. “One of our primary focuses as we continue to develop this program is to make sure that patients with serious medical conditions have access […]

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Public forum about marijuana legalization to take place in Providence

Public forum about marijuana legalization to take place in Providence
PROVIDENCE R.I. (WPRI) — An open forum has been arranged to discuss Rhode Island's marijuana's policy and to learn from leaders in states that have already legalized medical and recreational marijuana. The forum is scheduled for April 5 from 9 a.m. to …
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Explaining SB 3 PKG
Fifty dispensaries would be allowed to have up to three separate locations, meaning potentially 150 places where patients could obtain medical marijuana. There are local zoning implications for dispensaries and dispensaries cannot be located within …
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Dubious Stock Pitched As California Marijuana Legalization 'Campaign Donation
Legalization supporters who buy a new penny stock are not directly supporting legalization, but rather a shady corner of legal marijuana market — unregulated, often fraudulent world of pink sheet securities, experts warn. This Tuesday, a new Nevada …
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