Monday, December 6, 2021

Marvin Washington & Boo Williams Tackle The NFL “Drug Free Sports” Policy on Debut of “The 5th Quarter”

By David Rheins It is a tipping point moment for the movement to mainstream marijuana when two former NFL players team up to host a talk show dedicated to educating the world about cannabis.  The 5th Quarter, starring former NFL Super Bowl Champion Marvin Washington and co-host former New Orleans Saint “Boo” Williams, kicked off Read the full article...
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Thursday, December 2, 2021

VP Public Affairs The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company Named to Board of Directors Of the Council for Federal Cannabis Regulation

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company and the Council for Federal Cannabis Regulation (CFCR) jointly announced today that the company’s Vice President of Public Affairs, Jim Esquea, will join the CFCR leadership as a member of their Board of Directors.  Esquea brings to this role more than 25 years of policy experience, having previously served as Assistant Secretary Read the full article...
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Ohio Board of Pharmacy Publishes Updated Patient & Caregiver Numbers for October 2021

OHIO:  The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy published updated patient & caregiver numbers for October 2021. These numbers include: 376,736 Recommendations 224,681 Registered patients 15,067 Patients with Veteran Status 16,662 Patients with Indigent Status 938 Patients with a Terminal Diagnosis 133,196 Patients with both an active registration and an active recommendation 205,832 Unique patients Read the full article...
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ASTM International Releases Technical Paper on Delta-8-THC in Cannabis Products

PENNSYLVANIA:  Global standards organization ASTM International released a technical white paper titled “Delta-8-Tetrahydrocannabinol and the Need to Develop Standards to Protect Safety of Consumers.” This free technical paper identifies the current landscape of hemp-based products that contain the psychotropic cannabinoid, delta-8-THC, which is derived from the non-psychotropic cannabinoid cannabidiol (CBD). The United States Pharmacopeia (USP), Read the full article...
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Black Friday Cannabis Retail Spending Increased 20%

While the overall retail industry decreased 28.3% in Black Friday traffic COLORADO: Business intelligence from Akerna, a leading enterprise software company and the developer of the most comprehensive technology infrastructure, ecosystem, and compliance engine powering the global cannabis industry, shows that Green Wednesday (11/24) and Black Friday (11/26) were the second and third highest sales Read the full article...
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Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Minnesota’s Medical Cannabis Program To Add Edibles As New Option For Patients

MINNESOTA:  The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) today announced that it will approve infused edibles in the form of gummies and chews as a new medical cannabis delivery method in the state’s medical cannabis program.  The new delivery method will become effective Aug. 1, 2022. A rule-making process that will outline requirements for labeling, safety Read the full article...
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Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Ground Game Texas Delivers 30,000 Signatures to Austin City Hall to Secure Ballot Initiative that would Decriminalize Marijuana and Ban “No Knock” Police Warrants

TEXAS: On Wednesday, December 1, 2021, the voter engagement and mobilization organization Ground Game Texas will hold a media event at Austin City Hall to announce the success of their campaign to secure a citywide ballot initiative. The initiative, known as the “Austin Freedom Act of 2021,” would amend the Austin City Code to decriminalize Read the full article...
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