This just in via the Daily Bruin — an update on the efforts of the UCLA-based Cannabis Research Initiative: As marijuana becomes increasingly popular in Los Angeles, UCLA researchers are studying the drug’s potential benefits and risks. Jeffrey Chen, the executive director of the Cannabis Research Initiative, said the initiative
The U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) — established in 2003 as part of the United States Department of the Treasury — has just released a policy report on beverages that are infused with hemp-derived components, such as CBD, via its latest Industry Circle publication. This clarified
This new report from the Transnational Institute (TNI) puts the spotlight on the Netherlands as far as its interesting and storied cannabis policy and regulations go. The Netherlands has long been considered a leader of progressive drug policy, but it is increasingly being left behind by policy innovations outside Europe.
In December 2018, Congressional Democrats released a report on “The National Cannabis Economy.” Excerpt: Cannabis, or marijuana, is the most commonly used illicit drug in the United States. Though illegal at the federal level, states are taking action to legalize cannabis—from recreational use in states like Colorado and Maine to
Add United States Surgeon General Doctor Jerome Adams to the list of experts advocating for the reclassification of cannabis as a Schedule 1 drug in order to ease up U.S. researchers access to the materials needed to conduct studies. The Surgeon General is one of many who believes that the
Boston.com has a great write-up on what priorities the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission has set for itself for 2019. “My hope is to continue building a best practice agency that Massachusetts can be proud of,” CCC Chairman Steven Hoffman told Boston.com in a statement. Hoffman and the other four commissioners
Big news – the California Cannabis Advisory Committee has just released its annual report — the 2018 report contains 79 subcommittee recommendations and more. Download the PDF here: https://www.bcc.ca.gov/about_us/documents/cac_annual_report_2018.pdf In case you missed it, the California #Cannabis Advisory Committee’s 2018 Annual Report was published to our website earlier this week! The report