Another Epileptic Child Granted License to Use Medical Cannabis in UK

Another Epileptic Child Granted License to Use Medical Cannabis in UK The UK government has granted a license to use medical cannabis to another child with epilepsy. Alfie Dingley, a six-year-old from Kenilworth, England will now be able to use a medical marijuana therapy to treat his condition. The news comes after another UK boy, Billy Caldwell, received a similar license over the weekend. Home Secretary Sajid Javid announced the decision in Parliament Tuesday. Javid also...

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Leadership of Drug Enforcement Administration turning over again

Leadership of Drug Enforcement Administration turning over again The acting head of the Drug Enforcement Administration is stepping down, less than nine months into the position, raising fresh uncertainties about the Trump administration’s marijuana policy. Robert Patterson told employees in an email Monday that the ability to chart the federal drug agency’s priorities had become “increasingly challenging” in his acting capacity, according to […] Leadership of...

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Canada’s House of Commons OKs adult-use marijuana bill; measure returns to Senate

Canada’s House of Commons OKs adult-use marijuana bill; measure returns to Senate Recreational marijuana legalization in Canada took another step forward when the House of Commons passed an amended Cannabis Act, returning it to the Senate for a vote. Canada’s House of Commons OKs adult-use marijuana bill; measure returns to Senate is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs Source:...

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Key advocacy group Marijuana Policy Project confronts leadership, funding challenges

Key advocacy group Marijuana Policy Project confronts leadership, funding challenges Cannabis companies have benefited significantly from the legislative policy advocacy work of the Marijuana Policy Project. But the organization, which has been at the forefront of marijuana legalization across the United States, now faces challenges that cloud its future, including a leadership vacuum and a funding crunch. It recently cut its full-time staff by a […] Key advocacy...

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Denver cannabis tour bus operators zapped with legal citations

Denver cannabis tour bus operators zapped with legal citations The cases involving two Denver marijuana tour bus operators that were hit with legal citations underscore the regulatory complexities facing such businesses and the fact that local authorities continue to keep a close eye on MJ companies. Cannabis tour buses in Denver are allowed to operate – and allow marijuana consumption – provided they stay […] Denver cannabis tour bus operators zapped with...

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