Medical Marijuana News

September 30, 2022

Japanese Health Officials Propose Revision of Law To Allow Import, Medical Cannabis

The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare stated on Sept. 29 that it recommends an amendment to the country’s drug law, known as the Cannabis Control Act. According to Reuters, the agency expressed the need to allow cannabis to be imported and permitted for medical use, which would align […]
September 30, 2022

Washington State Settles With Unicorn Brands Following Synthetic THC Probe

The Liquor and Cannabis Board in the state of Washington said Wednesday that it has reached a settlement with Unicorn Brands LLC over a “a year-long investigation and multiple Administrative Violation Notices (AVNs) for creating synthetically-derived THC from hemp and distributing it into the state-regulated cannabis market.” The board said […]
September 29, 2022

Canadian Government Tells Hockey Players in Russia, Belarus To Leave

The Canadian federal government recently sent word to hockey teams traveling in Russia and Belarus to leave as soon as possible, according to the Toronto Sun. Forty-eight Canadian hockey athletes are on the roster for the Kontinental Hockey League, and 44 of them are playing in Russia and Belarus (the […]
September 29, 2022

Kellyanne Conway Connects Weed With ‘Overdose Deaths’ in Pennsylvania Race Discussion

Absurdity, balderdash, and fuckery in general unfolded on the often biased cable news circuit this week. Don’t joke about or mention weed because of the doubling of “overdose deaths,” former White House advisor Kellyanne Conway said in so many words on Fox News Monday. Democratic Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman […]
September 29, 2022

Rutgers Law School Adds Cannabis Law, Business Certificate for 2023

Registration has already opened for the Cannabis Law and Business certificate of study, which will officially commence in January 2023. Those accepted will spend six months learning the ins and outs of the New Jersey weed sector, with an emphasis on the stringent and often complicated regulations which prospective business […]
September 29, 2022

Vermont: Adult-Use Marijuana Sales to Begin Later This Week

“A robust, above-ground retail marijuana market is necessary in order to disrupt the unregulated marketplace and to assure that consumers have adequate access to lab-tested, high quality products at competitive prices.” The post Vermont: Adult-Use Marijuana Sales to Begin Later This Week appeared first on NORML. This […]
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