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420 with CNW – Mississippi Medical Cannabis Ballot Measure Close to Attaining Signature Target

June 17, 2019 4:20am

Activists in Mississippi have revealed that they are about to reach the required number of voter signatures in order to see an initiative about medical marijuana included on the ballot in 2020. Once the organizers submit that list of signatures, the Secretary of State will go through it and certify that each of the signatures … Continue reading “420 with CNW – Mississippi Medical Cannabis Ballot Measure Close to Attaining Signature Target”

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420 with CNW – Group Claims Federal Government Broke the Law in Cannabis Scheduling Evaluation

June 14, 2019 4:20pm

The Competitive Enterprises Institute, a libertarian think tank, has claimed in a formal filing that the federal government erred in the way it handled the scientific evaluation of cannabis’ therapeutic value, and the government must therefore take steps to fix the errors it made. Their request for correction was sent to the Department of Health … Continue reading “420 with CNW – Group Claims Federal Government Broke the Law in Cannabis Scheduling Evaluation”

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420 with CNW – Nevada Bans Employers from Denying Jobs to Applicants Who Test Positive for Cannabis

June 14, 2019 4:20am

From the first day of 2020, no employer in Nevada will be allowed to deny a job applicant employment just because that individual tested positive for marijuana during a pre-employment drugs test. The ban is contained in a bill which was signed into law by Gov. Sisolak on June 5. This makes Nevada the first … Continue reading “420 with CNW – Nevada Bans Employers from Denying Jobs to Applicants Who Test Positive for Cannabis”

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420 with CNW – Colorado Hits the $1 Billion Cannabis State Revenue Mark

June 13, 2019 4:20pm

The state of Colorado has now pocketed more than $1 billion in revenue from the legal cannabis industry. This marks yet another milestone for the state which legalized marijuana in 2014. According to marijuana sales data which has just been released by the state, cannabis sales hit the $6.5 billion mark at the end of … Continue reading “420 with CNW – Colorado Hits the $1 Billion Cannabis State Revenue Mark”

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420 with CNW – Church of England Starts Investing in Marijuana

June 13, 2019 4:20am

If you were wondering how fast marijuana could become a mainstream substance, the Church of England has just provided further proof that this once heavily stigmatized plant is getting the recognition and acceptance that it deserves. The Church of England has instructed its number crunchers to start making investments in medical marijuana companies. In the … Continue reading “420 with CNW – Church of England Starts Investing in Marijuana”

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420 with CNW – Oregon Legislature Approves Marijuana Criminal Record Expungement

June 12, 2019 4:20pm

The legislature in Oregon has voted to approve a law which will see the marijuana convictions of tens of thousands of Oregonians expunged so that those individuals can have a better chance at finding jobs, getting an education and having access to housing. Senate Bill 420 seeks to clear all marijuana convictions which are no … Continue reading “420 with CNW – Oregon Legislature Approves Marijuana Criminal Record Expungement”

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420 with CNW – Canadian Flight Crews Banned from Consuming Marijuana 28 Days Before Flying

June 12, 2019 4:20am

According to a new policy which has just been made public by Transport Canada (the federal transport regulator), flight crews as well as other industry employees will no longer be allowed to use marijuana within 28 days before they are due to fly. The policy, which was announced on Thursday (June 6), takes immediate effect … Continue reading “420 with CNW – Canadian Flight Crews Banned from Consuming Marijuana 28 Days Before Flying”

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420 with CNW – Why Columbia Could Reshape the Canadian Cannabis Landscape

June 11, 2019 4:20pm

The big pot stocks in Canada, such as Tilray Inc., Canopy Growth Corp. and Aurora Cannabis may soon have to contend with an emerging threat as marijuana growers in North America start moving their farms across the border to Columbia. This migration is eerily similar to what happened to the growers of rose flowers who … Continue reading “420 with CNW – Why Columbia Could Reshape the Canadian Cannabis Landscape”

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420 with CNW – New Technologies Offer Solutions to Cannabis Dosing Challenges

June 11, 2019 4:20am

One of the biggest issues that has stood in the way of medical marijuana patients and healthcare professionals has been the challenge of how to determine the precise dosage to be administered in order to attain the required therapeutic effects. Additionally, it has been hard to find cannabis products whose potency is uniform in order … Continue reading “420 with CNW – New Technologies Offer Solutions to Cannabis Dosing Challenges”

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420 with CNW – First Cannabis Charity Launches in Canada

June 10, 2019 4:20pm

Hope for Health, a Toronto-based charity, has been launched as the first cannabis charity registered by the Canadian government. The charity is registered in the category of organizations whose intention is the “advancement of education.” Hope for Health says it aims to enable patients to manage their health effectively while also giving them the autonomy … Continue reading “420 with CNW – First Cannabis Charity Launches in Canada”

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420 with CNW – NBA Commissioner Says the League’s Cannabis Rules Could Be Updated

June 10, 2019 4:20am

After the NFL announced that it was studying the possibility of using marijuana as a pain treatment for players, the NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has revealed that they too are considering the matter. While the Commissioner was non-committal about when the rule changes would be made, he did admit that the matter was up for … Continue reading “420 with CNW – NBA Commissioner Says the League’s Cannabis Rules Could Be Updated”

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420 with CNW – Cancer Patient Launches Legal Challenge to Michigan Cannabis Testing Rules

June 07, 2019 4:20pm

Sherry Hoover, a retired nurse suffering from stage 4 cancer, has taken Michigan to court to challenge its newly imposed medical marijuana testing rules. The lawsuit filed in a federal court seeks to obtain a temporary restraining order so that the plaintiff can continue accessing her marijuana-derived medicine which has since become hard to obtain … Continue reading “420 with CNW – Cancer Patient Launches Legal Challenge to Michigan Cannabis Testing Rules”

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420 with CNW – 4 Roadblocks in the Way of Marijuana Franchises

June 07, 2019 4:20am

Franchising is one of the giant economic forces in the U.S. given the fact that this business model generated approximately $451 billion in 2018. Are we about to see cannabis enterprises built upon this model? Anyone intending to enter cannabis franchising needs to think about and find remedies to the following major bottlenecks. Conflicts Between … Continue reading “420 with CNW – 4 Roadblocks in the Way of Marijuana Franchises”

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420 with CNW – Congressional Report Raises Issues on Marijuana Impaired Driving

June 06, 2019 4:20pm

A Congressional research body has released a report whose findings bring into question a common assumption which has always been made by legislators that the legalization of marijuana leads to more accidents on roads due to impairment. The experts, who were instructed by Senate and Congress to study the issue of impaired driving, didn’t find … Continue reading “420 with CNW – Congressional Report Raises Issues on Marijuana Impaired Driving”

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