FDA hints it may crack down on marijuana products that claim health benefits

Published: Oct 3, 2017, 3:12 pm • Updated: Oct 3, 2017, 5:16 pm By Drew Armstrong and Michelle Fay Cortez, Bloomberg The U.S. Food and Drug Administration may start cracking down on claims that marijuana has health benefits that haven’t been proven, the agency’s commissioner said Tuesday. “I see people…

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Update: After meeting with Sessions, Colorado gov thinks AG unlikely to crack down on marijuana

Published: Apr 27, 2017, 2:56 pm • Updated: Apr 27, 2017, 7:00 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Following a face-to-face meeting with U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper said he doesn’t think a federal crackdown is imminent for his state or others that have legalized…

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Colorado has strategy for recreational marijuana industry if feds crack down

Published: Mar 27, 2017, 7:41 am • Updated: Mar 27, 2017, 9:27 am By Kristen Wyatt, The Associated Press DENVER — Colorado is considering an unusual strategy to protect its nascent marijuana industry from a potential federal crackdown, even at the expense of hundreds of millions of dollars in tax…

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Toronto Police Crack Down On Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

(image via Facebook) Yesterday was a sad day in Toronto as Toronto Police cracked down on several medical marijuana dispensaries as part of ‘Project Claudia.’ While it is unknown how many dispensaries were raided, I saw many reports on social media that put the number as high as 40. Those…

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