CBD-Based Drug Epidiolex Receives Green Light From FDA: A double-edged sword?

CBD-Based Drug Epidiolex Receives Green Light From FDA: A double-edged sword? For the first time ever in history, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is set to approve a CBD-based drug called Epidiolex. Manufactured by UK-based GW Pharmaceuticals, Epidiolex has shown promising results in clinical trials for the treatment…

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California cannabis company receives historic $1 million insurance payout following fire

It’s believed to be the largest insurance award ever given to a legal marijuana business. Industry insiders also see the event as another indicator of how rapidly the legal cannabis industry has matured, and how much corporate America’s “take” on cannabis companies has changed. Earlier this month the Santa Barbara…

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Ohio receives 6 times more applications for medical marijuana dispensaries as they have licenses

Published: Nov 21, 2017, 9:20 am • Updated: Nov 21, 2017, 9:20 am By The Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio — State officials say they’ve received more than 300 applications to operate 60 dispensaries that will sell medical marijuana. The Ohio Board of Pharmacy said on Monday that it had received…

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Amazon primo shipment: Florida couple receives surprise 65 lbs weed with order

Published: Oct 24, 2017, 12:12 pm • Updated: Oct 24, 2017, 12:12 pm By 7News / Scripps Staff Amazon customers in Orlando, Florida, were surprised to find 65 pounds of marijuana inside of four storage totes they had ordered. The 27-gallon totes should have been empty, the couple who ordered…

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11-Year Old Billy Caldwell Receives Permission To Bring Cannabis Oil Back to The UK to Treat Epileptic Seizures

Charlotte Caldwell, mother of 11-year old Billy Caldwell, says they traveled to Los Angeles, California to treat Billy’s epilepsy with nurse Karen Roellich because of the long waiting lists in the UK. “It’s a life-threatening form of epilepsy that he has, we had no choice but to go there.” At…

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California’s Yes on 64 Campaign Receives First Newspaper Endorsement

SACRAMENTO, CA – The Yes on Proposition 64 campaign announced yesterday that California’s first major newspaper endorsement of Proposition 64, the Adult Use of Marijuana Act, has come out strongly in favor of the measure. The East Bay Times (formerly the Contra Costa Times, Oakland Tribune, Alameda Times-Star, Hayward Daily…

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California Adult Use Measure Receives Key Endorsements

SACRAMENTO, CA—The campaign in support of the Adult Use of Marijuana Act (AUMA), announced the endorsement of an all-star cast of respected state lawmakers representing communities all across California.  Their support follows the announcement by Secretary of State Alex Padilla on Tuesday that the measure has officially qualified for the…

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Vermont Marijuana Legalization Bill Receives Final Approval In Senate, Heads To House

The Vermont Senate gave final approval to a bill Thursday (17-12) that would end marijuana prohibition in the state and regulate the cultivation and sale of marijuana for adult use. S. 241 received initial Senate approval on Wednesday. It will now advance to the House of Representatives, which will begin…

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Florida Medical Marijuana Campaign Receives SEIU Florida Endorsement

Today the Service Employees International Union of Florida (SEIU Florida) proudly announced its endorsement of United for Care’s ballot initiative, which will allow Florida voters the chance to vote on medical marijuana in November 2016. In the 2014 election, the SEIU supported United for Care and Amendment 2, which received…

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AUMA (California Marijuana Legalization Initiative) Receives Official Title, Summary, Approval For Circulation

Proponents of the leading statewide ballot measure to control, regulate and tax adult use of marijuana while protecting children announced today that they have received an official title and summary for their proposed November measure, have been cleared for circulation and intend to “hit the ground running” to qualify their…

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