Weekly Legislative Roundup 12/14/18

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Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! There’s been some key developments in Congress this week, including the passage of The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (aka ‘The Farm Bill’) by both the U.S. House and Senate. The hemp-specific provisions of the Act amend the federal Controlled Substances Act of 1970 so that hemp […]

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Demand Protection For Consumers At The Canadian Border

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Legal Marijuana Sales Being in Canada Following Canada’s decision to become the first country in North America to legalize the use and retail sale of cannabis, the US Department of Homeland Security, US Customs and Border Protection Agency published a memorandum affirming that those Canadians either involved or invested in the legal cannabis industry may be […]

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Review: Thousands Of Peer-Reviewed Studies Specific To Medical Cannabis Have Been Published Over Past Decade

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The total number of peer-reviewed scientific papers dedicated to cannabis, and the therapeutic use of cannabis in particular, has increased exponentially in recent years, according to data published the journal Population Health Management. Israeli researchers assessed trends in the number of scientific publications specific to cannabis as compared to all scientific publications during the years […]

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Canadian Legalization Day Is Here

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Today, Canada becomes the second nation to explicitly legalize the social use, possession, cultivation, and retail production and sale of cannabis. The new law marks the culmination of an effort led by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who promised in 2015, shortly after taking office, to legalize and regulate the marijuana market. Further, the new law […]

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Canada: Licensed Provincial Operators to Begin Retail Marijuana Sales This Week

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Legislation permitting the possession, use, cultivation, and retail sale of cannabis takes effect this Wednesday, October 17. NORML Executive Director Erik Altieri is hailing the policy change. “We applaud Canada for showing legislators in the United States what can be accomplished with true leadership and dedication to sound public policy,” he said. “America’s leaders would be […]

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