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TuesdayOct 22, 2019 4:20 pm

420 with CNW – Colorado Supreme Court to Decide on Medical Marijuana Rights of People on Probation

Is it fair for people on probation to present additional proof of their need for medical marijuana to judges? The Colorado Supreme Court is set to make a decision on this matter. This comes after Alysha Walton agreed to probation after she was arrested for speeding and driving under the influence and pleaded guilty in El Paso County in 2017. Her lawyer requested a hearing where he argued that she be allowed to continue receiving medical marijuana while serving her sentence, but the judge said that her doctor would have to testify. Data from the Department of Public Health and…

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TuesdayOct 22, 2019 4:20 am

420 with CNW – 3 Things That Could Characterize the Marijuana 2.0 Launch in Canada

October 17 marked the one-year commemoration of recreational marijuana legalization in Canada. After the legalization of marijuana in 2018, Canadian regulators were fast in developing regulations for marijuana leaf and oil products. However, it took them longer to establish rules for cannabis products such as edibles, cannabis-infused drinks, and concentrates used in vape pens. Implementation of the new regulations led to the opening of a new market, referred to as Cannabis 2.0. Below are the three things that could characterize the Cannabis 2.0 market on the day of their legalization. No New Product in the Market Despite the hype surrounding…

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MondayOct 21, 2019 4:20 pm

420 with CNW – Four Northeastern Governors Meet to Plan Marijuana Legalization

On Thursday, governors representing Northeastern states met at a marijuana summit where they came up with a marijuana legalization plan which they plan to pursue in the year 2020. The summit was organized by the governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo, and Connecticut Governor, Ned Lamont. In attendance were New Jersey Governor, Phil Murphy, and Pennsylvania Governor, Tom Wolf as well as representatives from Colorado, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island. In his opening statements, Cuomo said that forming a legalization plan is essential. He also said that coming up with a marijuana legalization plan is challenging, complicated, controversial, and consequential, which…

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MondayOct 21, 2019 4:20 am

420 with CNW – New Mexico Marijuana Working Group Releases Proposals

On Wednesday, a working group that was appointed by New Mexico governor released its recommendations for a legal cannabis market. The group was formed in June this year by Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham (D), who was interested in the development of a legalization plan by the panel of experts before the January 2020 legislative session which lasts for 30 days only. New Mexico State could be next in legalizing marijuana in the United States. The report from the group provides recommendations such as marijuana packaging requirements, promotion of social equity, and allocation of tax revenue derived from marijuana sales. In…

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FridayOct 18, 2019 4:20 pm

420 with CNW – How Custom Packaging Can Give Marijuana Brands an Edge

Marijuana is a booming business, and no one can dispute that fact. In 2014 Colorado legalized recreational marijuana, and that same year 147 dispensaries were launched in the state. The number of dispensaries has continued to grow, and by 2018 there were 509 dispensaries. Since then, six other states have implemented recreational marijuana programs. The marijuana industry is growing at a rate that has never been experienced before, and cannabis brands are faced with differentiation challenges since every year, hundreds of marijuana brands are launched. Joining the marijuana business are high profile celebrities such as the former boxer Mike Tyson…

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FridayOct 18, 2019 4:20 am

420 with CNW – California Marijuana Industry Workers Move to Unionize

California has made it easy for weed workers to join labor unions after Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed into law a bill that requires all cannabis stores that have 20 employees or more to enter into labor peace agreements. California is the second state (after New York) to issue a requirement for licensed weed shops to enter into a peace deal with the labor union whereby they promise not to stop their employees from joining a union. This agreement will discourage workers from organizing labor strikes against the company. In recent years, there has been an increased number of…

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ThursdayOct 17, 2019 4:20 pm

420 with CNW – Researchers Call for Global Marijuana Dosage Standard Units

There are no widely accepted health guidelines for marijuana despite the increased moves by different states to legalize recreational cannabis and the widespread consumption of weed. Addiction and Mental Health Group researchers from the University of Bath, in collaboration with UCL, Kings College London, and the Australian Catholic University in Melbourne, suggests that users should be educated on the dosages of THC, which is the component of the drug that is psychoactive (gets you high). The team had conducted another research in 2018, which highlighted that over the past decade, the THC concentration in Europe doubled. When combined with this…

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ThursdayOct 17, 2019 4:20 am

420 with CNW – Former FDA Boss Calls for Federal Regulation of Marijuana Markets

On Monday, Scott Gottlieb, the former Food and Drug Administration Commissioner, said that the federal government should be given the authority to regulate states’ marijuana programs. In a CNBC appearance, Scott Gottlieb said that the increase in vaping related lung illnesses calls for the need of a federal regulatory system that would give the agencies power to enforce industry standards on all facets of the legal cannabis market such as the potency of THC and the proper methods of consumption. Although the official was previously not clear on the extent of federal government involvement citing that the vaping problems are…

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WednesdayOct 16, 2019 4:20 pm

420 with CNW – Ruling Party in Scotland Supports Decriminalizing Drugs

On Sunday, Scottish National Party delegates, in a unanimous vote, approved a resolution calling for the decriminalization of drug possession and consumption. The lawmakers representing the Scottish National Party, which is the third-largest party in the UK Parliament, in a conference in Aberdeen, argued that the parliament should remove criminal charges from drug offenses, and addiction should be addressed as a public health problem so as to control the overdose crisis in Scotland. The resolution is an amendment to the 1971 Misuse of Drugs Act which states that we are in the 21st century and the current law is not…

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WednesdayOct 16, 2019 4:20 am

420 with CNW – Group Campaigns for Congressional Action on Pesticide-Free Marijuana

Last Tuesday, Beyond Pesticides, a nonprofit organization said that a lack of federal regulations on pesticides used on marijuana plants is putting marijuana consumers at risk. Beyond Pesticides are advising their supporters to send letters to lawmakers urging them to hold hearings and investigations on the illicit use of unapproved pesticides in the legal markets to prevent toxic pesticide contamination. They are urging the state to advise the farmers to adopt an organic system of planting the cannabis crop. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has to approve and register each crop before farmers can apply the pesticide. And since cannabis…

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