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Ministry of Health establishes Medicinal Cannabis Unit

Ministry of Health establishes Medicinal Cannabis Unit

THE Ministry of Health has established a Medicinal Cannabis Unit (MCU) as part of measures to facilitate the medical marijuana industry’s development in Jamaica. This was disclosed in a Ministry Paper tabled by Portfolio Minister Dr Christopher Tufton in the House of Representatives on June 5. To date, the …

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Opposition says provincial government is blowing smoke on uncertainty over cannabis revenues

The Progressive Conservative government is using the uncertainty around federal cannabis regulations as a smokescreen to delay revealing the details of its budget implementation bill, according to the Opposition Leader Wab Kinew. The NDP is demanding to see the Budget Implementation and Statutes Amendment Act before giving up their right to ask questions under …

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Dad defends medicinal cannabis program as kids drop out

Dad defends medicinal cannabis program as kids drop out

Updated June 08, 2018 15:15:47 Photo: Jordon Kotarac with his daughter Juliette, whose seizures were not halted by medicinal cannabis treatment. (Supplied: Jordan Kotarac) Related Story: Sick kids chosen as first patients to receive legal medicinal cannabis in Victoria The father of a five-year-old girl who suffers from severe seizures …

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Cannabis bill clears hurdle in Canada

Cannabis bill clears hurdle in Canada

Image copyright Getty Images A key legislative hurdle has been passed as Canada moves closer to legalising recreational cannabis. Canadian senators passed the Cannabis Act by 56 votes to 30 with one abstention after studying the landmark legislation for six months. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has committed to making marijuana …

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Cannabis Technology Giant Emerging Overnight

As part of its rapid expansion effort, Enlighten has merged the Eyechronic network, a well-known in-dispensary education platform, into a suite of products.  Enlighten has also acquired certain assets of greenlite.io, including portions of its dispensary and non-dispensary portfolio.  Enlighten, with the Eyechronic network under its umbrella, will be able …

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California cannabis temp rules extended

California cannabis temp rules extended

FAQs for cannabis licensees I submitted two applications, for both A- and M-licenses, for my premises. Based on the changes in the re-adoption of the emergency regulations only one license application is required for both activities on one premises, so what will happen with the duplicate application fee I paid? …

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U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer Is Co-Sponsoring A Bill To Formally Protect Cannabis in States Where It’s Legal

Willamette Week

U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) introduced a bill with three other members of Congress to formalize protections for states that have legalized the cultivation, sale and use of cannabis. The Oregon representative proposed the bill with bi-partisan co-sponsors Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Sen.  Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) and Rep. David Joyce …

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