Friday, September 20, 2019
hemp-regulation-usda-struggles-with-drafting-thc-testing-rules
Hemp stakeholders have been eagerly waiting for the release of rules and regulations by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (“USDA”). Although the 2018 Farm Bill removed the hemp and its derivatives from the Controlled Substances Act, it did not provide clear, consistent and reliable standards to safely and lawfully produce the crop. Instead, the new…
grading-the-democratic-presidential-candidates-on-marijuana-beto-orourke
Each Saturday, we have been running a series of blog posts that take a close look at each of the Democratic Party candidates for President in 2020. We examine each candidate’s historic approach to marijuana law and policy, and we also canvas their current respective stances on marijuana. Over the past six weeks, we covered Joe…
winning-before-fighting-top-12-alternative-dispute-resolution-strategies-for-cannabis-companies-webinar
Many people think owning and operating a cannabis business is a dream job. The reality is that any dream job can quickly become a nightmare when your business gets pulled into a dispute. Failing to resolve disputes early can be shockingly expensive. Discovery — of documents and by depositions — is usually costly, and risky…
new-trademark-litigation-against-stoney-patch-cannabis-products-calls-out-an-industry-trend-of-copycats
We’ve followed and written extensively about trademark litigation in the cannabis space for the last several years, which you can read about here: UPS Sues Multiple Cannabis Delivery Companies for Trademark Infringement The “Tiger Hemp Beer” Case: Clear Your Cannabis Trademarks Before Filing Yet ANOTHER Cannabis Trademark Infringement Case: Tapatio Foods Files Suit What NOT…
free-weed-seeds-in-oregon
Jenifer Valley & Mike Mullins founders of Stoney Girl Gardens With traffic at a stand-still, backed up for 6 miles on highways 212 and 205, the Stoney Girl Gardens commemorative free marijuana seed giveaway was a giant success and a full realization of the newly legalized cannabis laws in Oregon. Ten thousand seeds of cannabis,…
dispensing-discrimination-against-dispensaries-why-is-medical-cannabis-signage-regulated
Anywhere you drive in America, you are bombarded by strategically placed signage advertising a plethora of products to consumers on their daily commutes. Major retail chains and event centers advertise on billboards, along with alcohol and pharmaceutical companies. Businesses are allowed a certain amount of signage according to their community standards and never fail to…
natural-treatments-for-restless-legs-syndrome
By Ginevra Liptan, MD* Links may generate a commission for this site The throbbing, pulling or creeping sensations of Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) can be miserable—and affect at least one third of all women with fibromyalgia. These uncomfortable feelings and urge to move the legs are often triggered by trying to relax or sleep, making…
before-its-too-late-best-credit-card-welcome-offers-of-august-2019
We usually sign up for credit cards because of special features and benefits – from cash-back earning rates to travel perks to balance transfer offers. And one feature that may make or break your decision between one credit card or another is the welcome promotion – a special bonus that adds value for new credit card holders.…
herbal-analgesics-part-3-anti-inflammatories
By Ginevra Liptan, MD *Links may generate a commission for this site Inflammation (immune system activation) plays a big role in causing certain types of pain, especially arthritis and joint pain. This is why anti-inflammatory medications like ibuprofen and prednisone can help so much. However they also have significant side effects including gastric ulcers and…
cannabis-oil-dosing-for-children-and-beginners
I am asked regularly about how to best establish a safe and therapeutic dosing regimen for a pediatric cannabis patient. After much trial and error, information from many reliable sources and research- I feel I can give a good recommendation on where to start.  To start: 1 gram of Cannabis oil should be mixed into…