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Pet Med Labs Makes Television Broadcast History as the First Company to Sell CBD Products on Television

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Taking advantage of the newly signed Farm Bill (Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018) which has legalized CBD products in all 50 states, Pet Med Labs (www.petmedlabs.com), an innovator in DRTV, has seized this new opportunity to begin broadcasting television direct-to-consumer advertisements and infomercials with their exclusive line of pet CBD......
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ProKure’s Chief Science Officer Leads First Ever ASTM International Standards for Cleaning & Disinfecting Cannabis Cultivation Facilities

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Dr. Bernie Lorenz, PhD, Chief Science Officer at ProKure® Solutions in Phoenix, Arizona, USA, leads effort as technical contact for new ASTM International standard that may revolutionize cleaning and disinfecting protocols for indoor and greenhouse cannabis cultivation facilities. The emergence of a post-prohibition cannabis industry has begun, and with it the rapid evolution in best practices for safely growing, packing, and selling cannabis.......
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Standard Wellness Opens The Forest in Sandusky, Serves First Patient in Ohio

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At 9am today, Ynez Henningsen, a multiple sclerosis patient and first-time cannabis consumer, became the first patient in Ohio to be served by the state’s medical marijuana program. Henningsen made the state’s first legal purchase at The Forest in Sandusky, Ohio. “This is a very exciting day for the thousands of Ohioans who will benefit from having access to......
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CannAmerica and Invictus combine to enter hemp and CBD market in the US.

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VANCOUVER, Jan. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – CANNAMERICA BRANDS CORP. (“CannAmerica” or the “Company”) (CSE: CANA) (OTCQB: CNNXF) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a binding letter of intent (“LOI”) to create a joint venture with Invictus MD Strategies Corp. (“Invictus”) (TSXV: GENE; OTCQX: IVITF; FRA: 8IS1) and CBD Distribution Company Ltd.......
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Banking Woes Continue for Cannabis Businesses in Legalized States in the U.S.

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Just this past week a U.S. congressional committee decided to reject a new measure that would have protected federally licensed banking institutions from strict fines and penalties for opening bank accounts for businesses related to the cultivation, processing, manufacturing, and sale of cannabis industry. One of the major issues inhibiting......
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Maryland Senators On Medical Cannabis Reform Bill That Would Expand Licenses

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During its final week in session, lawmakers are pushing to find common ground on a bill that would raise the number of medical marijuana growers and processors in the state. The measure was passed on at midnight during the 2017 legislative session. The bill aims to reform Maryland’s nascent medical cannabis......
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New York’s Medical Marijuana Law Has a Change of Heart

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Since Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the Compassionate Care Act (N.Y. Pub. Health L. §3369 (2014)) (CCA), into law in July 2014, legalizing medical marijuana in New York state, the landscape for legal cannabis in New York has changed considerably. What originally was seen as one of the most restrictive medical......
Hemp News Politics State Laws

Industrial Hemp Pilot Program Reappears in the Missouri Legislature

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Missouri senators advanced a bill Tuesday that would create a pilot program in the state to study the growth, cultivation, processing and marketing of industrial hemp in cooperation with Missouri’s Department of Agriculture. Members of the General Assembly have been working on pilot programs for the growth and research of......
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Two Industrial Hemp Processing Facilities Approved in New York and Kentucky

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It is also expected that many U.S. farmers will soon benefit from the coming revival of the industrial hemp industry. However, without the processing of the plant into something that manufacturers can use, it is all for naught. Two planned ventures, one in the state of Kentucky and the other......
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Massachusetts Cannabis State Laws

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They saw Massachusetts is ever so close to legalizing recreational marijuana. Since 2012 over 64% of Massachusetts population voted in favor for cannabis and that means the state’s legislature must compile. Possession: More Than 1 Ounce Misdemeanor – 6 months incarceration – $500 fine Second Offense Misdemeanor – 2 years......