NFL Announces Research into Cannabis Pain Management

This month, the National Football League (“NFL”) announced that it, along with the National Football League Players Association (“NFLPA”), will be investigating the medicinal potential of cannabis and cannabinoids – such as cannabidiol (“CBD”) - as alternative pain management treatments. In the … Read more about NFL Announces Research into Cannabis Pain Management

MED Issues Statement on Signage Requirements

Thursday, February 21, 2019, the Colorado Department of Revenue Marijuana Enforcement Division (“MED”) released an official Statement of Position regarding signage requirements for access areas within cultivation facilities. Signed by James Burack, the Division’s director, the statement was released … Read more about MED Issues Statement on Signage Requirements

Colorado Cannabis Sales Reach $6 Billion Since Legalization

  In a news release published last Tuesday, Colorado’s Marijuana Enforcement Division (“MED”) has announced that the state’s cannabis sales have topped $6 billion since the substance’s legalization in 2014. Using statistics from the Colorado Department of Revenue’s final sales and tax … Read more about Colorado Cannabis Sales Reach $6 Billion Since Legalization

Thai Medical Cannabis Industry’s Preliminary Regulations

Thailand is beginning to concretely define medical cannabis regulations, as the country looks to refine the legislation which partially legalized the substance in late-December of last year. While preliminary regulations are just beginning to take shape, this week, the Thai government took a … Read more about Thai Medical Cannabis Industry’s Preliminary Regulations

Big Pharma Enters Canadian Cannabis Industry

Tilray, a Canadian medical cannabis company, has entered into an agreement with Sandoz Canada, a major pharmaceutical company, that would leverage sales knowledge and product development, and would potentially allow for future distribution of cannabis products to pharmacies and other medical … Read more about Big Pharma Enters Canadian Cannabis Industry

Medical Cannabis in Danger as Hinchey-Rohrabacher Amendment Expiration Looms

Despite campaign lip-service to supporting medicinal cannabis, we've long known that the current administration is anti-cannabis in all forms, be it medical or recreational, but up until this point, we haven't seen any significant backward progress in policy, despite the attempts of Attorney General … Read more about Medical Cannabis in Danger as Hinchey-Rohrabacher Amendment Expiration Looms

Pennsylvania Becomes the 24th State to Legalize Cannabis

The governor of Pennsylvania signed off on a measure Sunday that permits the consumption of marijuana for the treatment of specific diseases or symptoms of those diseases. Governor Wolf’s office issued a statement that said that this measure “will improve the quality of life for patients and their … Read more about Pennsylvania Becomes the 24th State to Legalize Cannabis