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Cannabis drug get FDA approval that should lead to change in federal regulations

June 26, 2018 DEA to hopefully change CBD scheduling within 90 days. The US Food and Drug Administration announced Monday June 25, 2018  the approval of the first cannabis based prescription medication.   The medicine is called Epidiolex and is a plant-derived oral solution of cannabidiol (CBD).  CBD is a chemical compon

FDA Approval of CBD for Epilepsy Treatment

Statement by FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on the importance of conducting proper research to prove safe and effective medical uses for the active chemicals in marijuana and its components.   Over the past decade, we’ve seen a growing interest in the development of therapies derived from marijuana and its compo

Canada is the second nation in the world to legalize marijuana

Recreational marijuana use will soon be legal in Canada after the Senate passed a "historic" bill on Tuesday 6/19/18 with a vote of 52-29. Canada is the second country in the world to implement legislation to permit a nationwide marijuana market.   Uruguay was the first country to 

Michigan Legalizing Marijuana Debate With MILegalize Jeff Hank

Jeff Hank debated Matthew Yalscot of Healthy and Productive Michigan along with David Harns from LARA / BMMR about legalizing marijuana.  

Ron Wyden Hemp History Week and Urging Congress to Allow American Farmers to Grow Hemp

Senators Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., Jeff Merkley, D-Oregon, and Rand Paul, R-Ky., cheered the passage of their bipartisan Senate resolution designating June 4-10 “Hemp History Week.”

Woman jailed for 5 months after vitamins mistaken for drugs

A mother with no criminal record of 4 separated from her family and children after being jailed for vitamins being mistaken for drugs in a widely used drug test kit by police. These Duq

Canceled Meeting Means More Delays for Medical Marijuana Licenses in Michigan

LANSING — The Michigan Medical Marijuana Licensing Board was supposed to give out the first licenses to cannabis businesses next week. But those businesses will have to wait another month before they can open their doors after Monday's meeting was cancelled on Friday.

Introduced to the Senate – S.1689 – The Marijuana Justice Act of 2017

Sponsor: Sen. Booker, Cory A. [D-NJ] (Introduced 08/01/2017) Committees:Senate - Judiciary Latest Action:Senate - 08/01/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.  (All Actions)  

Detroit city officials consider a new proposal to cap medical marijuana facilities

June 12, 2018 The Detroit News Detroit — City officials are considering a new proposal that would cap the number of medical marijuana fac

Marijuana ordinance repealed in Michigan’s Kalamazoo County

Jun 13, 12:16 PM ROSS TOWNSHIP, MI -- Residents of a rural township in Kalamazoo County are breathing a bit easier as their organized resistance to medical marijuana appears to be paying off.

Will Eating Hemp Seed Products Show Up In Drug Test?

Will Eating Hemp Seed Products Show Up In Drug Test? Read The Canadian Analysis Report about THC content in Hemp Seeds.

Despite complaints, state sticks with pricey asset requirements for medical pot licenses

Old News But Still Relevant...Who's the Kingpin? Despite complaints, state sticks with pricey asset requirements for medical p

Hemp Seed Lab Analysis

Read The Hemp Seed Analysis Report about THC content HERE  

DEA fact sheet about marijuana

Read the DEA fact sheet about marijuana HERE

Clarification of the New Drug Code (7350) for Marijuana Extract

Note regarding this rule – In light of questions that the Drug Enforcement Administration has received from members of the public following the publication of the Final Rule establishing a new Controlled Substance Code Number (drug

Monitoring Health Concerns Colorado Marijuana Executive Summary 2016

Read the executive summary report from Colorado regarding Marijuana HERE


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BMMR Authorized Third Party Integrators with METRC

Licensees should make sure any integrator they contract with can provide the METRC functionality they need:- Growers will need Plants, Packages, Harvest, Rooms, Strains, and Items Processors will need Packages, Strains, and Items, and should have Rooms Provisioning Centers will need Packages, Sales, Strains, and

DEA Enforcement Directive Regarding the Presence of Cannabinoids in Products (Research Opinion)

Information was relayed to me regarding a DEA statement about CBD   (paraphrasing and embellishing for your entertainment). - Check this article out on the internet.  The DEA said it was OK. They are not going to bust people or enforce the law for CBD or that stuff. We won...You

LARA Extends June 15th Deadline for Medical Marihuana License Applicants 

LARA Extends June 15th Deadline for Medical Marihuana License Applicants  May 30, 2018

When it comes to Michigan medical marijuana, what are lawmakers smoking

When it comes to medical marijuana, what are Michigan’s lawmakers smoking? Larry Gabriel May 30, 2018   The Michigan Medical Marihuana Licensing system is evolving into a confusing, mi

DEA Internal Directive Regarding the Presence of Cannabinoids

DEA Internal Directive Regarding the Presence of Cannabinoids in Products and Materials Made from the Cannabis Plant (May 22, 2018) In 2004, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit enjoined DEA from enforcing certain regulations with respect to tetrahydrocannabinols (THC). See Hemp Industries Ass'n v. DEA

LARA Live-discussing the recent advisory bulletin issued by BMMR regarding CBD and hemp

If you are here you obviously missed it LIVE...Below is the  recording of it.  

Genetic surveillance

Next time you get a gift for a DNA test...say thanks and think twice about submitting it.  DNA collection is becoming the next big thing.  Is that Facebook's next take over? DNA Deoxyribonucleic acid or DNA is a molecule that contains the instructions an organism needs to develop, live and reproduce. These instructions are found inside