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Washington State Lawmakers Propose Bill That Would Limit THC in Certain Products

A bill proposed last week by a group of Washington lawmakers would limit the THC content of all non-medical cannabis sold in the state to 10 percent.  The legislation, co-sponsored by 22 Democrats in the state House, cited “health professionals and researchers [who] continue to find an association between the use of high potency marijuana …

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Major Canadian Pot Companies Facing Proposed Class-Action Lawsuits in the U.S.

Each producer is accused of misleading investors or failing to disclose certain problems with their businesses. Some of Canada’s biggest cannabis producers are facing proposed class-action lawsuits in the United States after investors were hit with steep financial losses in the stock market. At least nine U.S. law firms are pursuing cases against Canopy Growth, …

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Cannabis Compound Could Be Weapon in Fight Against Superbugs

Mice cured of MRSA, raising hopes of treating antibiotic-resistant bacteria. A compound made by cannabis plants has been found to wipe out drug-resistant bacteria, raising hopes of a new weapon in the fight against superbugs. Scientists screened five cannabis compounds for their antibiotic properties and found that one, cannabigerol (CBG), was particularly potent at killing …

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The Unlikeliest State is Voting on Marijuana in November

This conservative state could be going green by this fall. Despite the fact that marijuana stocks had a miserable 2019, cannabis momentum marches on in North America. For instance, by no later than April 30, we should see Mexico officially become the third country in the world to legalize adult-use weed. This follows the country’s …

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Veterans Affairs Canada Considers Expanding Cannabis Vaping Reimbursement Program Despite Health Concerns

Veterans Affairs Canada is considering adding disposable vaping pens to a reimbursement program that has spent more than $2-million on cannabis vaporizers for military vets since 2015, despite growing health concerns around those products. More than five years ago, the federal department classified vaporizers as medical devices and began reimbursing veterans and former RCMP officers …

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CBD Reduces Anxiety and Tremor in Parkinson’s Patients, States Study

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Governor of New Mexico Starts Campaign to Legalize Marijuana

Calling it a potential “an economic game-changer” for the state, New Mexico Gov. Lujan Grisham initiated a campaign to legalize recreational marijuana.  “The legislature has the opportunity to pass the largest job-creation program in New Mexico in a decade,” Grisham said this week as she outlined her legislative priorities for the new session, as quoted …

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Florida Teacher In Danger of Losing His Job Because He Uses Medical Marijuana

The board of Marion County Public Schools in Florida has suspended a Belleview High School teacher and student services manager over his use of medical cannabis. Mike Hickman, 50, was placed on unpaid leave after the Superintendent of Schools, Heidi Maier, recommended he be fired for testing positive for cannabinoids in early November 2019. Hickman …

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Santana on His ‘Smooth’ Move Into the Cannabis Market

The celebrity cannabis business club has a new member: Carlos Santana. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer is partnering with Left Coast Ventures, the same California company that provides flower for Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart’s Mind Your Head brand and Marley Natural. Asked how the Left Coast partnership came together, Santana, 72, told …

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City Councillors Give Pot Stores Green Light

City councillors are unanimous in their support of allowing legal cannabis retail stores in Brantford. “It’s time we opted in,” said Mayor Kevin Davis at a community development committee meeting on Tuesday. Davis has been working with the province over the past year to help municipalities get more control over where stores can be located …

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