Dr. Raphael Mechoulam, Godfather of THC, Joins Scientific Advisory Board For Israeli MMJ Producer

Dr. Raphael Mechoulam Dr. Raphael Mechoulam, Godfather of THC, Joins Scientific Advisory Board For Israeli MMJ Producer [embedded content] Pretty much everything we know about cannabis today, we owe to the work of Dr. Raphael Mechoulam. Dr. Mechoulam has been hailed as the “Godfather of THC” because of his significant…

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Hundreds apply for California cannabis advisory committee

Published: Apr 11, 2017, 1:55 pm • Updated: Apr 11, 2017, 1:55 pm By Brooke Edwards Staggs, Orange County Register More than 600 people applied to be part of the state’s first Cannabis Advisory Committee, as California scrambles to come up with detailed regulations for its massive medical and recreational…

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Stacked against legalization? Top foe of Ohio medical marijuana gets 2 advisory board slots

Published: Oct 10, 2016, 8:12 am • Updated: Oct 10, 2016, 8:12 am By Julie Carr Smyth, The Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio — The new Ohio medical marijuana advisory committee will include two members of a group that fought legalization, raising concerns among advocates about whether the panel will be…

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Illinois Medical Cannabis Advisory Board To Consider Adding More Qualifying Conditions, Again

(via firedoglake.com) Illinois has tried multiple times to add more qualifying conditions to the Illinois medical marijuana program. Twice the Illinois Medical Cannabis Advisory Board has approved adding new conditions to the list, and both times the recommendation from the Board was shut down by the Governor of Illinois. The Illinois…

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Action Alert: Oregon Health Authority Rules Advisory Committee December 14

Stand up and be heard. Below is more information via the Oregon Extractors Association: One of the things that we will be focusing on at the Oregon Extractors Association meeting on Monday, the 14th are upcoming rule changes for both medical and recreational cannabis processing. This meeting is from 6-8pm…

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Minnesota Advisory Panel Recommends Adding Intractable Pain As Qualifying Condition For Medical Marijuana

The Minnesota Office of Medical Cannabis Intractable Pain Advisory Committee posted its recommendations on the question of whether intractable pain should be a medical cannabis qualifying condition late Wednesday. A majority of the panel opposed adding intractable pain, despite marijuana’s relative safety when compared to commonly prescribed pain medications. The…

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Advisory Board Recommends Expanding Illinois’ Medical Marijuana Program, Again

(via firedoglake.com) An advisory board that has been tasked with reviewing Illinois’ medical marijuana program and recommending expansions to the list of qualifying conditions has determined that there needs to be more conditions that qualify to become a medical marijuana patient in Illinois. This is not the first time that…

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Oregon Health Authority Retail Marijuana Scientific Advisory Committee Meets September 24

What: The Oregon Health Authority’s Retail Marijuana Scientific Advisory Committee is holding its monthly meeting. The meeting is open to the public. Agenda: Review purpose and agenda; review and approve August 27 minutes; Marijuana Research Group and Senate Bill 844; health effects of adolescent marijuana use; wrap-up, future topics; public…

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