Delta-8 Products Regulated by New Michigan Law

Delta-8 in Michigan is getting a legal makeover. Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan signed legislation on Tuesday that regulates Delta-8 THC, a psychoactive cannabinoid derived from hemp. Under the package of bills passed by lawmakers and approved by Whitmer, Delta-8 THC products will only be legally available from cannabis…

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What Would People Say If We Regulated Alcohol Like Marijuana?

When it comes to legalization, one of the most successful strategies have been to regulate cannabis as if it was alcohol. This was particularly popular in Colorado in 2012 when the state legalized cannabis for adult use.  The reasoning behind this is simple; “since we have a substance more dangerous…

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Canada’s Regulated Marijuana Industry is Booming, But What About the Black Market Sales Numbers?

Whenever experts and cannabis enthusiasts discuss the presence and accessibility of weed in a country, the concept of legalization always features prominently. People want to know if their countries or states are making efforts to legalize cannabis, so it is easy to access weed without getting arrested.  This interest in…

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Kansas Lawmakers Consider Strictly Regulated Medical Marijuana Program

State lawmakers in Kansas are considering a bill that would legalize medical marijuana under strictly limited conditions. Kansas is one of only 14 states without a comprehensive medical marijuana program, currently allowing patients with a recommendation from a physician to only use CBD oil with a maximum of 5% THC.…

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TBR 136 | Medical Marijuana Is Not Regulated as Most Medicines Are | CBD Chef Mary, The Open Dør

On this week’s episode of The Budding Report, we are joined by CBD Chef Mary, Kathryn Blackwell & Chelsea Mulligan. The guests join our hosts Charles Horton, Melissa Nasits, Christian Shaw, MD, PhD, and Chris Perri as we discuss Medical Marijuana Is Not Regulated as Most Medicines Are. Although she…

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If Cannabis is Medicinal Then It Should Be Regulated Like Medicine -What Gottlieb Got Right and Wrong

What Gottlieb got Right and Wrong about Cannabis Regulations The former head of the FDA, Scott Gottlieb, made some recent comments during the Pellegrino Award luncheon at Samford University’s School of Pharmacy about cannabis regulations. Of course, as one would imagine, most of them weren’t positive. Surprisingly, they weren’t all…

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Should Cannabis be Regulated at All? (Well, That Depends…)

Should Cannabis Be Regulated? Well, that depends… Last week I wrote about the idea of abolishing the Controlled Substance Act altogether. I don’t believe that we should have any illegal drugs at all. But does this mean that we have drug manufacturers produce drugs without any oversight whatsoever? When it…

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Hemp products now regulated like food ingredients in Colorado

Colorado law now stipulates that hemp products will be regulated like food ingredients. Gov. John Hickenlooper on Wednesday signed House Bill 1295, which formalizes an 11-month-old state policy that applies existing food manufacturing guidelines to products such as hemp oil-infused coffees and hemp-derived extracts rich in the non-psychoactive compound cannabidiol.…

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Nasdaq Denies Cannabis Technology Company MassRoots And Shuns The Regulated Cannabis Industry

MassRoots, Inc. (OTCQB: MSRT), one of the largest and fastest growing technology platforms for the cannabis industry, received notification on Monday, May 23, 2016, that the Nasdaq has denied MassRoots’ application for listing, which was filed in August 2015. The Nasdaq determined that as MassRoots may be deemed as “aiding…

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