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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DEA Promises Progress on Federal Cultivation Applications, But Provides No Timetable for Action

Generic 27 August 2019 | 0 Comments

The US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has once again pledged to take action to better facilitate clinical cannabis research. According to the agency’s filing today in the Federal Register, the DEA “intends to promulgate regulations” to evaluate several dozen applications before it from private entities that wish to cultivate cannabis for FDA-approved research. However, this […]

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US Government Approves Increased Production of Marijuana for Clinical Research

Generic 27 July 2019 | 0 Comments

Federal officials have approved plans for the University of Mississippi to grow 2,000 kilograms (4,409 pounds) of cannabis to provide to investigators for clinical trial research. Since 1968, the University of Mississippi farm, which is governed by the US National Institute on Drug Abuse, has held the only available federal license to legally cultivate cannabis […]

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Senate Agriculture Committee to Address Industrial Hemp Production

Generic 19 July 2019 | 0 Comments

Members of the US Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry will hear expert testimony next week regarding the production of industrial hemp and hemp-derived products. The Senate hearing, titled “Hemp Production and the 2018 Farm Bill,” is scheduled to take place on Thursday, July 25, at 9:30am est. Representatives from the United States Department […]

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Pennsylvania could cap prices on medical marijuana

Generic 14 June 2019 | 0 Comments

Are you paying too much for medical marijuana? Millions of Americans are legally replacing pharmaceuticals with cannabis and the question of affordability has become critical. All of the state programs are independent and in various stages of maturity. Prices, even for closely similar products, have a wide range. Confused consumers are often paying $1000 per […]

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