New York: An Analysis of Governor Cuomo’s Legalization Proposal

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Governor Andrew Cuomo has included a plan to “regulate, restrict, and control” the responsible adult use of cannabis in New York, known as the Cannabis Regulation and Taxation Act (“CRTA”). A complex and comprehensive plan laid out in over 200 pages of legislative text, the CRTA would implement one of the most tightly regulated, highly […]

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Mississippi: Medical Cannabis Initiative Certified for 2020 Ballot

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A proposed measure legalizing medical cannabis access in Mississippi has qualified for the 2020 ballot. Mississippi’s Secretary of State’s Office notified lawmakers on Tuesday that petitioners, Mississippians for Compassionate Care, had gathered a sufficient number of signatures to place Measure 65 before voters this November. The proposed constitutional amendment establishes a state-licensed system of dispensaries […]

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2019: A High-storic Year for Nevada NORML Chapters

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In terms of a successful year of operations that a non-profit organization could have, it’s unlikely that any organization had as historic of a year as Las Vegas NORML had. Over the course of twelve months, the proud fighters of the Las Vegas chapter have taken cannabis advocacy, education and community to otherworldly levels through a […]

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Clinical Trial: Transdermal Application of CBD Effective in Patients with Myofascial Pain

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The transdermal application of plant-derived CBD reduces fascial pain in patients with temporomandibular disorders (TMD aka TMJ), according to clinical data published in the Journal of Clinical Medicine. Polish investigators conducted a randomized, double-blind placebo-controlled trial assessing the efficacy of twice-daily transdermal CBD administration on 60 patients with TMD over a period of 14 days. […]

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FDA Sends Warning Letters to Multiple Companies for Illegally Marketing CBD Products

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Representatives of the US Food and Drug Administration issued warning letters on Monday to multiple companies for marketing CBD-specific products in ways that violate federal law. The agency issued warning letters to 15 commercial entities. Seven additional companies received similar letters earlier this year. The FDA alleges that the companies marketed CBD as either a […]

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