Bipartisan Legislation Introduced to Facilitate Medical Marijuana Trials for Veterans

Bipartisan Legislation Introduced to Facilitate Medical Marijuana Trials for Veterans | Paul Armentano
WASHINGTON, DC — United States Rep. Timothy Waltz (D-MN), along with over 30 bipartisan co-sponsors, has introduced legislation, HR 5520: The VA Medicinal Cannabis Research Act of 2018, to facilitate federally-sponsored clinical research into the safety and efficacy of medical…

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Hemp products now regulated like food ingredients in Colorado

Gov. John Hickenlooper on Wednesday signed House Bill 1295, which formalizes an 11-month-old state policy that applies existing food manufacturing guidelines to products such as hemp oil-infused coffees and hemp-derived extracts rich in the non-psychoactive compound cannabidiol.
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Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) for the Cannabis Industry: Part 4

In the fourth part of this series, we’ll discuss the need for more documentation for a CCP deviation, verification and a written recall plan.
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Study: Cannabis Use Associated with Lower Risk of Atrial Fibrillation Among Patients Hospitalized for Heart Failure

Study: Cannabis Use Associated with Lower Risk of Atrial Fibrillation Among Patients Hospitalized for Heart Failure | NORML
ENGLEWOOD, NJ — Cannabis exposure is associated with lower instances of atrial fibrillation (arrhythmia) in patients hospitalized for heart failure, according to data published in the American Journal of Cardiology. A team of investigators from Seton Hall University, the University…

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No ganja yoga yet: Denver denies license for marijuana spa, citing proximity to child-care center

A Denver licensing official says a business that hoped to open the nation’s first legal marijuana spa is too close to a child-care center — by about 20 feet.
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