Month: June 2023

Here’s what becomes Tennessee law on July 1st

Schools & SafetySchools must have safety plans & lock exterior doorsThe “Schools Against Violence in Education Act” the legislation mandates public schools have a plan in place with crisis intervention, emergency response and emergency management. Following the mass shooting at The Covenant School in March 2023, an amendment to the…

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MIRA Pharmaceuticals Begins U.S. IPO Push (MIRA)

Morsa Images A Quick Take On MIRA Pharmaceuticals MIRA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (MIRA) has filed to raise $16.4 million in an IPO of its common stock, according to an S-1 registration statement. The biopharma is a preclinical stage company developing THC-based treatments for anxiety and cognitive decline conditions. MIRA is thinly…

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Benefits of Medical Marijuana for Chronic Pain Management

As the proverbial clouds of misinformation clear, we now stand on the threshold of a new era in medical treatment – the promising realm of medical marijuana for managing chronic pain. Once tangled in a mesh of controversy, the tale of this green plant is now blooming into a therapeutic…

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Creating a Culture of Compliance with ICS Consulting

Learn how compliance is integrated into all aspects of licensed cannabis operations and how it is critical to success in the marketplace. Join Jenny Germano, president and founder of ICS Consulting, as she discusses best practices and compliance strategies that can be employed to achieve operational excellence in Michigan. Date:…

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The Benefits of Obtaining a Medical Cannabis Card in New York

With the legalization of recreational marijuana in New York, some individuals may question the necessity of obtaining a medical cannabis card. However, there are exclusive benefits that come with having a medical card in New York, even though recreational use is now legal. The Bluntness explores the advantages of obtaining…

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GOVERNOR WALZ OPENS APPLICATION PROCESS FOR OFFICE OF CANNABIS MANAGEMENT DIRECTOR

Governor Tim Walz, and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan announced that the application process is now open for the new position of Director of the Office of Cannabis Management (OCM). The director will be responsible for building the new state agency and will play a key leadership role in establishing and…

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Florida Governor Signs Bill to Prohibit Medical Marijuana in Recovery Residences

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, a potential 2024 Republican presidential candidate, recently approved a law that forbids the use or possession of medical marijuana in sober living facilities, even if a doctor has certified a resident to use cannabis for therapeutic purposes.  The law specifically targets medical marijuana, allowing residents to…

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Delta 8 vs HHC – What’s The Actual Difference?

In the ever-evolving landscape of cannabis products, two cannabinoids have been gaining attention: Delta-8 and HHC (Tetrahydrocannabinol). Both HHC and Delta-8 are hemp derived cannabinoids and are similar to Delta-9 THC, the well-known psychoactive cannabinoid in marijuana. However, Delta-8 and HHC have distinct properties and effects that make them unique….

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DeSantis Signs Bill Prohibiting Medical Marijuana At Florida Recovery Residences Even If Recommended By Doctor

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R), a 2024 Republican presidential candidate, has signed a bill that expressly prohibits sober living facilities from allowing residents to possess or use medical marijuana, even if the patient is certified by a doctor to legally use cannabis therapeutically in accordance with state law. All other…

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Zelenskyy’s bid for medical cannabis, Luxembourg legalises home grow and calls to end ‘war on drugs’

Each Friday we bring you the headlines you might have missed from the week just gone. The top lines this week: Officials in Luxembourg have approved a bill to legalise personal cannabis use and home cultivation of up to four plants, while President Zelenskyy says he wants to see the…

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