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Cannabis Vaping Concerns Call for Increased Regulations and Oversight

Generic 13 September 2019 | 0 Comments

The Trump administration is sounding the alarm against the manufacture and marketing of certain vape products at a time when health officials nationwide are scrambling to determine why some consumers are suddenly becoming sick from the use of certain vaping devices. But while the administration’s pending actions will no doubt influence commercial activities in the […]

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Mississippi: Proponents Turn In Signatures for 2020 Medical Cannabis Ballot Measure

Generic 7 September 2019 | 0 Comments

Proponents of a 2020 statewide ballot measure to legalize and regulate medical cannabis access have submitted 105,686 signatures to the Secretary of State’s office. To qualify for the November 2020 ballot, advocates must collect 86,185 certified signatures, with at least 17,237 certified signatures from each of the state’s five congressional districts. According to local news […]

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Vaping Products Linked with Rising Number of Hospitalizations

Generic 7 September 2019 | 0 Comments

The US Centers for Disease Control has now identified over 450 cases of respiratory distress that may be associated with the use of disposable vapor cartridges used to consume certain e-liquids. While initial cases of the phenomenon were associated with consumption of cannabinoid oil products via the use of unregulated vapor cartridges, the CDC reports […]

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Washington, DC: City Council Approves Workplace Protections for Medical Cannabis Patients

Generic 6 September 2019 | 0 Comments

District council members have enacted legislation — Act Number A23-0114: The Medical Marijuana Program Patient Employment Protection Temporary Amendment Act — to protect qualified patients from workplace discrimination. The Act states, “A public employer may not refuse to hire, terminate from employment, penalize, fail to promote, or otherwise take adverse employment action against an individual […]

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Report: Domestic Hemp Production Soaring in 2019

Generic 6 September 2019 | 0 Comments

State regulators licensed farmers and researchers to cultivate over 500,000 total acres of industrial hemp in the first half of 2019, according to data compiled by the organization VoteHemp.com. “Since the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill, hemp cultivation in the US has grown rapidly,” the group summarizes in a press release. “The number of […]

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