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Municipalities can get access to grant monies

Municipal authorities have exciting new projects that will reduce costs to customers, improve safety, and protect the environment. But these...
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DOH – Department of Health Press Release Listserv: Senate Overwhelmingly Confirms Governor Shapiro’s Nomination for Department of Health Secretary, Dr. Debra L. Bogen

DOH - Department of Health Press Release Listserv Senate Overwhelmingly Confirms Governor Shapiro’s Nomination for Department of Health Secretary, Dr....
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NCAA lifts cannabis ban for Division I athletes in championships

BY LAUREN SFORZA - 06/26/24 4:56 PM ET Cannabis products will no longer be a banned drug for Division I athletes in...
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By an overwhelmingly bi-partisan vote by the North Carolina Senate, North Carolina moves closer to legalizing medical marijuana and imposing a regulatory framework on hemp products.

GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA SESSION 2023 HOUSE BILL 563 Committee Substitute Favorable 6/21/23 Committee Substitute #2 Favorable 8/16/23 Committee...
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The group Smart Approaches to Marijuana has filed a request for the a full evidentiary hearing on the DEA’s proposal to move cannabis to Schedule III. If an evidentiary hearing is granted, it seems likely that re-scheduling will not be effectuated in 2024.

Torridon Law PLLC 155 FStreet NW, Suite 750 Washington, DC 20004 (202) 249-6900 pphilbin@torridonlaw.com June 17, 2024 BY FIRST-CLASS AND...
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The House of Representatives are proposing to amend the Farm Bill to redefine legal hemp in an attempt to close “loopholes”. The proposed change would prohibit hemp to contain non-naturally occurring synthetic compounds and intoxicating products.

Hemp Provisions in the House Farm Bill and FY2025 Agriculture Appropriations Bill June 17, 2024 Recent action by the House...
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Marland Governor, Wes Moore, makes historic pardon of 175,000 cannabis convictions. Governor Moore said that this is “the most sweeping state level pardon in any state in American history.”

NPR's Michel Martin talks to Gov. Wes Moore about absolving people convicted of cannabis-related crimes, in what he calls “the...
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Money for Municipal Authorities

By Judith Cassel, Esq., Partner, Hawke McKeon & Sniscak LLP Municipal authorities have exciting new projects that will reduce costs...
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Federal Government Admits Magic Mushrooms Have Medical Benefits

This past week, the National Institutes of Health – the “nation’s medical research agency” administered under the umbrella of the...
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DEA to redefine HEMP to exclude THCA

US: DEA says ‘THCA does not meet the definition’ of legal hemp To meet the federal definition of hemp under...
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Regulators are being investigated for inadequate expertise and mismanagement of funds

May 8, 2024 Governor Kathy Hochul State of New York New York State Capitol Bldg. Albany, NY 12224 Dear Governor...
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Blumenauer Seeks Companion Bills to DEA’s Cannabis Rescheduling

MEMORANDUM To: Cannabis Stakeholders From: Congressional Cannabis Caucus Founder and Co-Chair (and 50+ year advocate for ending the failed war...
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It is not enough for DEA to suggest that it will reschedule cannabis from Schedule I to Schedule III, the National Conference of State Legislatures are urging Attorney General to prioritize the removal of cannabis from Schedule 1.

The Honorable Merrick Garland Attorney General U.S. Department of Justice 950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. 20530-0001 The Honorable Anne...
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Pennsylvania Supreme Court to take up whether CBD is covered under Workers’ Compensation Act

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF PENNSYLVANIA MIDDLE DISTRICT No. 658 MAL 2023 Petition for Allowance of Appeal from the Order...
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DEA to Legalize and Reclassify Marijuana to Schedule III

BY ZEKE MILLER, JOSHUA GOODMAN, JIM MUSTIAN AND LINDSAY WHITEHURST Updated 2:02 PM EDT, April 30, 2024 WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration will move...
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Pennsylvania Amish are all in on Cannabis

There is currently a booming business of Amish cannabis farmers in Pennsylvania, and one Chester County native is the brains behind it, writes Miles Dilworth...
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Federal government clings in vain to the illegality of cannabis in the face of admitting it no longer enforces the goals of the CSA against cannabis entities complying with state legalization programs

IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF MASSACHUSETTS WESTERN DIVISION No. 23-cv-30113 Leave to file granted on...
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AGs want to undo Republicans’ legalization of hemp in the 2018 farm bill.

A coalition of 22 state attorneys general is calling on Congress to address “the glaring vagueness” that has led to legal cannabis...
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FDA Set to Approve or Deny MDMA Medication By August 2024

In December 2023, the FDA received a New Drug Application (NDA) to treat Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). But what makes...
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How a female founder is fighting stigma in the cannabis industry

For the past few years, cannabis has emerged as a popular substance in both medical and recreational circles. "Despite age-old...
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