May 2, 2019 – As of April 30, 2019, the Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) was established via Governor Whitmer’s Executive Order 2019-7. Over the next several weeks, the MRA, led by Executive Director Andrew Brisbo, will be implementing new practices to streamline the application process and ensure access to safe marijuana products. Earlier this week, the Court of…
Mental health issues in teenagers could be minimised by age controls and regulation over the strength of the product New research was published this week highlighting the associations between teenage cannabis use and a range of mental health problems. The results suggested that use of the drug was associated with an increased risk of depression…
Michigan is months away from licensing recreational marijuana businesses and opening a new chapter in the state’s cannabis industry.  Originally Posted in MLive Here Emergency rules were released this month by state officials to ensure that they meet a December deadline to launch the industry — or risk losing control.  The 64-page document includes details for…
The Texas Medical Association (TMA) has long supported a physician’s right to discuss marijuana use with patients. In 2013, the Texas Medical Association told KVUE News: TMA policy supports the physician’s right to discuss with his or her patients any and all possible treatment options related to the patient’s health and clinical care (including the use of…
Tequila from Mexico, Roquefort cheese from France…cannabis from Humboldt?!  Consumers around the world place great importance on the place of origin for many agricultural products, foodstuffs, wine and spirit drinks, handicrafts, and industrial products.  This trend holds true in the cannabis industry. Many in cannabis companies recognize the importance of promoting the geographic origin, otherwise…
Want to learn more about Pennsylvania medical marijuana laws? Join us on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 from 9AM -12PM (with lunch at Noon) as we take part in an informative CLE event hosted by the Dauphin County Bar Association Medical Marijuana Committee. For more information on topics and speakers, see below and don’t forget to register here by October 23,2018…
Texans for Responsible Marijuana Policy is a nonprofit advocacy organization working with a broad political coalition to advance sensible marijuana law reform in Texas. Medical Marijuana All medical cannabis bills in the House are scheduled for a hearing this Thursday, April 11. For the first time, the Public Health Committee has designated a medical cannabis…
Veteran Labour MP who campaigned against nuclear weapons and was a strident critic of the recent wars in Iraq and Afghanistan In many respects the Labour MP Paul Flynn, who has died aged 84 after nearly 32 years in the House of Commons, was the quintessential backbencher of his generation. He was an admirably energetic…
The Beeches, a private centre in Cheadle, will charge £600-£700 for monthly prescriptions A new private clinic in Greater Manchester has become the UK’s first specialist medicinal cannabis centre. Patients at The Beeches, in Cheadle, will pay £200 for appointments with doctors and between £600 and £700 a month for a prescription. Related: Cannabis for…
I’m a current/prospective medical marijuana patient. Should I go to a third-party business to get/renew my registry identification card? Can my application and physician certification serve as a temporary registration card? The Michigan Medical Marijuana Program (MMMP) is a state registry program that administers the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act (MMMA) as approved by Michigan voters…