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Airport Security in Canada Relaxes Medical Pot Rules

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 22:21:42 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

Airport Security in Canada Relaxes Medical Pot Rules: On Oct. 1, the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) relaxed its rules for screening passengers traveling with medical cannabis. In Canada, medical cannabis patients have been able to fly domestically with their medicine for some time now. However, one of the challenges in traveling with cannabis was the added time it took to get through security [...]

Zero Significant Issues Since Legalization Says Colorado Medical Officer

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 21:46:56 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

Zero Significant Issues Since Legalization Says Colorado Medical Officer: Colorado’s chief medical officer told CBC Radio’s “Island Morning” host Matt Rainnie this morning that marijuana legalization hasn’t had a negative effect in his state. In addition to his duties as chief medical officer, Larry Wolk, M.D. has served as the executive director of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment since Sep. 16, [...]

Australia Won’t Improve Cannabis Access for Terminally Ill

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:09:16 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

Australia Won’t Improve Cannabis Access for Terminally Ill: Australia’s ruling government has refused to back a Senate-passed bill which would improve access to imported medical marijuana for those with terminal illnesses. The bill, which was created by Australia’s Green Party, passed in the Senate last Thursday with cross-party support. For the bill to become law, however, it would need to pass the House [...]

Utah Poll: Politicians and Voters Support Medical Marijuana

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 16:31:53 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

Utah Poll: Politicians and Voters Support Medical Marijuana: A new survey performed by Utahpolicy.com indicates a supermajority of “political insiders” back the legalization of medical marijuana in the Beehive State. Cultivating Support for Medicinal Cannabis Utah’s newest gauge of opinion shows growing support for legalizing medicinal cannabis among the state’s Mormon majority, the GOP, its Democratic constituency, and the public at large – with [...]

We Tried Rolling Those Viral Rose Petal Blunts

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 23:20:56 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

We Tried Rolling Those Viral Rose Petal Blunts: A few weeks ago, a number of readers reached out to ask if I’d seen the viral video on Twitter of a woman rolling blunts with rose petals. A sucker for a novelty weed smoking trick, I obliged the internet inquiries and watched the video. HOW TO ROLL A ROSE BLUNT pic.twitter.com/2Cr26rzllF — Sasha💋 (@simple_sasha) [...]

Peru Congress Approves Medical Cannabis

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 19:52:36 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

Peru Congress Approves Medical Cannabis: In a historic vote Thursday afternoon, the government of Peru took one of the final steps toward legalized medical marijuana. The decision was enacted in Congress yesterday with 66 legislators in favor of the change, four against, and three abstentions. The resulting resolution will lift the ban on use, cultivation, and distribution of medical cannabis in the [...]

How to Combat a Government-Controlled Cannabis Monopoly

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 16:37:20 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

How to Combat a Government-Controlled Cannabis Monopoly: In early September, Ontario was the first of the Canadian provinces to announce its plans for a marijuana retail framework. To the chagrin of the unlicensed cannabis community, the government decided that a provincially-controlled system would be the best option. Since that announcement, many participants in the Canadian marijuana industry have asked if there’s anything [...]

Pennsylvania: Erie City Council Considers Citations for Weed

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 16:20:54 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

Pennsylvania: Erie City Council Considers Citations for Weed: Erie City Councilman Bob Mersky is pushing his fellow council members to embrace the wisdom of decriminalizing marijuana. Did you know that 80% of marijuana arrests in PA are for simple possession, wasting taxpayer dollars and police… https://t.co/oyptsCddyI — Robert Merski (@BobMerski) October 19, 2017 On Wednesday, Mersky authored a rather captivating post on his [...]

What’s the Deal with Nitrogen-Sealed Cannabis?

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 21:40:10 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

What’s the Deal with Nitrogen-Sealed Cannabis?: As states that have legalized cannabis continue to roll out new regulations on retail packaging for marijuana products, brands are scrambling to find the ultimate solution. While plastic containers are cost-effective and glass jars provide a premium feel, exposing the product to oxygen and light immediately causes the product to lose its luster. This process of oxidation works [...]

Italian Parliament Closer to Medical Cannabis Acceptance

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 18:29:30 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

Italian Parliament Closer to Medical Cannabis Acceptance: The Italian Parliament has moved a medical cannabis bill forward to the Senate. If adopted, the legislation would create a uniform framework across Italy for marijuana as medicine. In 2007, Italy’s Department of Health made a decree which allowed doctors to prescribe cannabis to patients who need it. The Italian army was even given the [...]