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Lede on Cannabis: Roundup of Cannabis News

Medical Cannabis In Hand

Cannabis News From Around the Country: The United States Marijuana Index was hovering around 108 Monday, off just a bit, in part because of a big drop by CV Sciences, which was down more than 20 percent following news that investors nationwide filed a securities fraud class action suit against the …

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UK Eases Rules on Cannabis-Derived Medicines

Cannabis Medical Use Only

Doctors in the UK are to be able to prescribe cannabis-derived medicine after the government announced a relaxation of the laws governing access to the substance. Thousands of patients with drug-resistant conditions will potentially be able to use cannabis-derived medicinal products for treatment after the home secretary, Sajid Javid, announced …

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WaPo: Has US Reached Tipping Point in Marijuana Legalization?

Marijuana Stock Photo

Has the U.S. reached the “tipping point” in marijuana legalization? That’s what one CNN commentator said happened last month when, on June 26, Oklahoma adopted medical marijuana through a ballot initiative — making it the 30th state to do so. Research on policy diffusion suggests that as neighboring states, provinces, or countries adopt a policy, …

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Saturday Session Includes Athletes, Veterans, Food Safety

The final day of the Cannabis World Congress and Business Expo on Saturday includes panels on investing in the industry, and taxing it, as well as panel discussions of medical cannabis use by athletes and its use by veterans. Former Kansas City Chiefs star running back Christian Okoye and current …

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