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These states could still legalize recreational or medical cannabis in 2021

April 26, 2021

Several more states could legalize adult-use or medical marijuana before their legislative sessions adjourn in 2021, possibly generating hundreds of millions of dollars in new business opportunities in the coming years. Now that New Jersey and New York legalized recreational marijuana programs – which together are expected to produce more than $4 billion in annual […]

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Impairment following medical cannabis use subsides within four hours

March 15, 2021 · Updated October 13, 2021

Recreational users have been recommended to wait at least seven hours after inhaling cannabis before engaging in driving or other safety-sensitive tasks. But a new review of clinical studies looking only at medical cannabis users concludes the duration of impairment lasts less than four hours, a finding that has significant implications for those who drive […]

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These four states could legalize medical marijuana through legislation in 2021

January 21, 2021

Four red states – Alabama, Kansas, Kentucky and South Carolina – could legalize medical marijuana through their legislatures this year, and, if successful, they could generate hundreds of millions of dollars in business opportunities across the supply chain over time. Legalization seems more likely in the southeastern states after Mississippi voters approved a citizen-driven medical […]

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Iowa board rejects two medical marijuana conditions

February 17, 2020 · Updated February 24, 2020

In a setback for Iowa’s small and limited medical cannabis program, state regulators rejected recommendations to add two more qualifying conditions for those who could be treated with MMJ. The Iowa Medical Cannabidiol Board turned down recommendations to change the state’s medical marijuana laws to allow treatment for panic disorders and attention deficit disorders, according […]

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Medical marijuana proponent Roe says he’s retiring from US House

January 3, 2020

A staunch proponent of researching medicinal marijuana for the treatment of military veterans plans to retire from the U.S. House of Representatives. Rep. Phil Roe of Tennessee, a Republican who serves as the ranking member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, said Friday he will retire at the end of the year, according to CNN. He introduced […]

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Global Cannabis: Israel

September 4, 2019

Milestones in the Medical Cannabis Program Israel has allowed medical cannabis use with a physician’s prescription since 1973, but an industry didn’t begin to take shape until the 1990s.   Key Laws and Regulations Dangerous Drugs Ordinance of 1973 Government Resolution 1587 of 2016 Dangerous Drugs Ordinance, Amendment 16 of 2019   Market Data Israel’s […]

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Growing Momentum: Israel

September 2, 2019 · Updated June 6, 2021

Milestones in the Medical Cannabis Program Israel has allowed medical cannabis use with a physician’s prescription since 1973, but an industry didn’t begin to take shape until the 1990s.   Key Laws and Regulations Dangerous Drugs Ordinance of 1973 Government Resolution 1587 of 2016 Dangerous Drugs Ordinance, Amendment 16 of 2019   Market Data Israel’s […]

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Marijuana Business This Week: Ohio eyes medical cannabis additions, Iowa MMJ fight, L.A. deadline & more

July 8, 2019 · Updated July 10, 2019

Here are some notable stories and events in the cannabis industry to watch for in the coming days: OHIO BOARD DELIBERATES: After tabling discussions last month about adding autism spectrum disorder and anxiety to the list of qualifying conditions for its medical marijuana program, the State Medical Board of Ohio is expected to resume deliberations […]

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