Monday, September 27, 2021

Medical Marijuana

Psilocybin updates across the US

The snowballing of psilocybin legislation has begun in earnest, and just within the past week we are seeing some real action being taken on different levels. NIDA For one, studies continue to be conducted across the board. The National Institute on...

Kansas City, MO: City Council Approves Measure Eliminating Pre-Employment Marijuana Testing for Most City Workers

Members of the Kansas City, Missouri city council approved a local ordinance that will prevent pre-employment marijuana testing for most prospective government employees. Ordinance No. 210627, which was approved with an 11 to 1 vote, says, “It shall be unlawful...

Bill to End Marijuana Prohibition to Receive Committee Vote In US House

Last night, we sent you a message about the SAFE Banking Act passing the House of Representatives as part of the NDAA.  Today, we have an even better bit of news to share with you: The MORE Act, which repeals...

Next Week: House Judiciary Committee to Advance Historic MORE Act

Members of the House Judiciary Committee have scheduled a hearing next week to mark up HR 3617: The Marijuana, Opportunity, Reinvestment, and Expungement (MORE) Act of 2021. The Act repeals the long-standing federal prohibition of marijuana — thereby ending...

Edible sales rising, leading to more trips to the ER

Due to the increased usage of cannabis within the US over the last few years, we are beginning to see adverse effects on those who are choosing to use the drug. In an article on Yahoo by Nate Guzowski,...

Analysis: Growing Number of States Allow Reimbursement of Medical Cannabis Costs by Workers’ Compensation Insurance

A limited but growing number of states permit eligible patients to be reimbursed for their medical cannabis-related costs through their workers’ compensation insurance (WCI) plans, according to a just-published analysis of state policies conducted by the National Institute for...

NORML Sends Letter In Support Of The SAFE Banking Act Being Attached To The NDAA

Today, after the House Rules Committee determined that the SAFE Banking Act will be considered for inclusion in the National Defence Authorization Act, NORML sent congressional Leadership a letter in support of its ultimate inclusion for enactment. The letter...

Blair Braverman’s take on hemp clothing, “Too good to be true”

Hemp clothing is the way of the future. The material puts common cotton in the dust. Hemp, unlike cotton is known for staying stink-free just like wool. Hemp fibers also last significantly longer than cotton shirts leading to a...

Delaware: Governor Signs Measure Amending Cannabis Penalties for Minors

Governor John Carney (D) signed legislation into law on September 17, 2021 which amends marijuana possession penalties for those under the age of 21. House Bill 241 allows law enforcement to refer a juvenile to counseling, treatment, or other appropriate intervention...

Connecticut: Qualified Patients Can Begin Home Cultivating Cannabis Next Week

Patients who are registered with the state’s medical cannabis access program can begin home cultivating cannabis for their own personal use next Friday, October 1. Under the new law, qualified patients ages 18 and older may grow up to six...
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Psilocybin updates across the US

The snowballing of psilocybin legislation has begun in earnest, and just within the past week we are seeing some...
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