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Biden’s vaccine mandate expected will apply to cannabis industry workers

Biden’s vaccine mandate expected will apply to cannabis industry workers

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial September 14, 2021

Just because the cannabis industry is not federally legal, it doesn't mean that the booming sector will be able to avoid Biden's vaccine mandate.  On Thursday, September 9, President Joe Biden declared...

New low-THC Texas medical cannabis law opens the door for more qualifiers

New low-THC Texas medical cannabis law opens the door for more qualifiers

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial September 13, 2021

Cannabis products containing low amounts of the psychoactive compound THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) will now be made available to hundreds of thousands more eligible Texans. The rule change has been adopted...

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North Carolina medical cannabis bill passes another committee vote

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial September 1, 2021

North Carolina is edging ever-closer to medical cannabis. After a second review of Senate Bill 711 – A.K.A. "The Compassionate Care Act" – on Thursday, August 26, the Senate Judiciary committee approved...

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State court judge rules to increase medical cannabis purchase limits for New Mexicans

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial September 1, 2021

A judge in New Mexico has instructed the state Department of Health and the Regulation and Licensing Department to halt the enforcement of medical cannabis purchase limits. The order emerges as the new...

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Puerto Rico Governor signs law safeguarding medical cannabis patients from employment discrimination

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial August 30, 2021

On July 29, 2021, Act No. 15-2021 (Act 15) was signed into law by Puerto Rico Governor Pedro Pierluisi.  The signing of this act confirms amendments to Act No. 42 of July 9, 2017, otherwise known as...

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Missouri and Maine accomplish monthly cannabis sales milestones

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial August 17, 2021

Cannabis sales are hitting all-time highs in Maine and Missouri. Based on the latest data from each state, revenue has hit a milestone and looks set to progress in a northerly direction.  According to...

Patients with cancer and PTSD could soon enroll in Texas' expanded medical cannabis program

Patients with cancer and PTSD could soon enroll in Texas’ expanded medical cannabis program

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial August 14, 2021

From September 1, the Texas Compassionate Use Program will be expanded to include people with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and various stages of cancer. As a direct effect of this, such patients...

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Leading cannabis operator prevails in New Mexico, where business is booming and workplace drug policies are changing

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial August 13, 2021

Ultra Health has prevailed in a tedious legal case that delayed the opening of two dispensaries. The vertically-integrated medical cannabis provider is forging a remarkable print on the state’s nascent...

Six medical cannabis licenses awarded in Georgia

Six medical cannabis licenses awarded in Georgia

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial August 13, 2021

On Saturday, July 24, Georgia’s medical cannabis board selected six companies to legally sell the plant in pharmaceutical form. Under the fixed gaze of 200 people, members of the Georgia Access to...

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Body of research indicates that Bangladeshi folk medicine practitioners used Cannabis sativa Linnaeus as traditional phytomedicine

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial July 26, 2021

Cannabis has long been illegal in Bangladesh, but this didn’t stop local folk medicine practitioners from using the plant in traditional phytomedicine! The ethnomedicinal usage of Cannabis sativa...

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Tennessee’s medical cannabis bill: Voters could have their say on three non-binding cannabis reform questions during 2020 election

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial July 20, 2021

A medical cannabis bill sponsored by Republican Rep. Bruce Griffey (R - District 75) seeks to place three non-binding cannabis reform questions in front of Tennessee voters during the 2022 election ballots.  Introduced...

Missouri's medical cannabis sales surpassed $16 million in June

Missouri’s medical cannabis sales surpassed $16 million in June

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial July 19, 2021

In June, almost $16.4 million worth of cannabis was sold at Missouri's licensed dispensaries. The state, which legalized medical cannabis in October 2020, has recorded an annual total of more than $70...

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