Drugs in the United States

High Point Jewelry Partners with Last Prisoner Project to Support Cannabis Justice Reform

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 3:15pm

The Last Prisoner Project is a non-profit organization dedicated to criminal justice reform.

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  • The Last Prisoner Project is a non-profit organization dedicated to criminal justice reform.
  • High Point Jewelry is the world's premier artisan-designed cannabis-inspired jewelry company.
  • "Last Prisoner Project is honored to partner with High Point Jewelry to raise awareness and funding towards our efforts to release cannabis prisoners and bring restorative justice to the cannabis industry," said LPP Managing Director, Mary Bailey.
  • To purchase a "Legalize It" pendant or bracelet and help support the Last Prisoner Project, visit: www.highpointjewelry.com/LPP
    High Point Jewelry is the world's premier artisan-designed cannabis-inspired jewelry company.

urban-gro, Inc. Appointed to Board of Directors of the United States National Cannabis Roundtable

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 2:05pm

The NCR is a non-partisan advocacy group focused on federal cannabis reform in the United States comprised of innovators, investors and employers across the spectrum of legal U.S. cannabis businesses.

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  • The NCR is a non-partisan advocacy group focused on federal cannabis reform in the United States comprised of innovators, investors and employers across the spectrum of legal U.S. cannabis businesses.
  • Mr. Nattrass commented, With a long history of legislative advocacy, were honored to join the National Cannabis Roundtable, furthering the mission around federal cannabis legalization.
  • Saphira Galoob, Executive Director, National Cannabis Roundtable commented, urban-gro will be a key strategic member of our organization, and Im excited they are joining us.
  • The National Cannabis Roundtable promotes common sense federal regulation, tax equality and financial services reform and supports changing federal law to acknowledge states rights to regulate and manage cannabis policy.

Canadian Students for Sensible Drug Policy Tackles Harm Reduction with Next Phase of Get Sensible Youth Cannabis Education Campaign

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 12:10pm

Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - April 8, 2021) - Canadian Students for Sensible Drug Policy ("CSSDP") announce the next phase of their Get Sensible cannabis education campaign with the launch of their website getsensible.org and two recently hosted youth-focused cannabis roundtable discussions, facilitated on March 24th and 25th.

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  • Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - April 8, 2021) - Canadian Students for Sensible Drug Policy ("CSSDP") announce the next phase of their Get Sensible cannabis education campaign with the launch of their website getsensible.org and two recently hosted youth-focused cannabis roundtable discussions, facilitated on March 24th and 25th.
  • Get Sensible plans to host additional roundtables throughout 2021-22 that will focus on specific communities with deeper examination of topics relevant to their experiences.
  • So while one of the key priorities for Canada's cannabis legalization continues to emphasize protecting youth from the harmful effects of cannabis use, the Get Sensible campaign provides opportunities for young people to be engaged in co-creating and co-leading cannabis education, and supporting harm reduction in hard-to-reach youth communities.
  • Prioritizing evidence-based cannabis education projects that are youth-led, to us, is the way forward", said Get Sensible Program Manager, Sean Bristowe.

MMJ Continues Following FDA- DEA Drug Development Guidance, Federal Government Remains Opposed To Marijuana Legalization and DeScheduling

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 10:15pm

The US Drug Enforcement Administration has amended its regulations on March 23, 2021, to allow for additional licenses.

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  • The US Drug Enforcement Administration has amended its regulations on March 23, 2021, to allow for additional licenses.
  • MMJ Biopharma Cultivation has applied for a DEA license to grow marijuana as a bulk manufacturer for cannabis research.
  • The DEA has stated in their final rule, "An applicant that has manufactured marijuana without obtaining a DEA registration has violated Federal law, see 21 U.S.C.
  • MMJ Biopharma is shaping the future of the pharmaceutical marijuana industry by working with all protective government agencies in order to place public health and safety first.

Veriheal Announces $20,000 Innovation in Cannabis Higher Education Scholarship Fund

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 3:08pm

DENVER, March 31, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Veriheal, the cannatech healthcare enterprise behind the nation's largest medical marijuana application platform, today announced a $20,000 Innovation in Cannabis scholarship to fund students pursuing degrees in the cannabis industry.

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  • DENVER, March 31, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Veriheal, the cannatech healthcare enterprise behind the nation's largest medical marijuana application platform, today announced a $20,000 Innovation in Cannabis scholarship to fund students pursuing degrees in the cannabis industry.
  • At Veriheal, we're fortunate to be in the position to support budding entrepreneurs from all walks of life and bring diverse, fresh perspectives to the cannabis field."
  • "Veriheal has experienced triple-digit growth over the past year, scaling to become the nation's number one platform for cannabis education and medical marijuana card services.
  • Veriheal is a healthcare technology company with a mission to provide personalized cannabis education and wellness to everyone around the world.

US Legalization on the Horizon as Lawmakers Bringing Cannabis Reforms to the Senate Floor

Monday, March 29, 2021 - 1:55pm

In early February, multiple US Senators issued a joint statement announcing that marijuana reform bills would be merged as Congress moves toward some form of federal cannabis legalization.

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  • In early February, multiple US Senators issued a joint statement announcing that marijuana reform bills would be merged as Congress moves toward some form of federal cannabis legalization.
  • By mid-March, cannabis stocks surged after New York's Governor said his state was 'very close' on legalization.
  • North of the border into Canada, MYM Nutraceuticals Inc. (OTCQB:MYMMF) (CSE:MYM) has moved within one province of having nation-wide distribution across the country that legalized cannabis in October 2018.
  • "Entering the Ontario market is another key milestone for our Company," said Michael Wiener, CEO of MYM.

US Legalization on the Horizon as Lawmakers Bringing Cannabis Reforms to the Senate Floor

Monday, March 29, 2021 - 1:55pm

In early February, multiple US Senators issued a joint statement announcing that marijuana reform bills would be merged as Congress moves toward some form of federal cannabis legalization.

Key Points: 
  • In early February, multiple US Senators issued a joint statement announcing that marijuana reform bills would be merged as Congress moves toward some form of federal cannabis legalization.
  • By mid-March, cannabis stocks surged after New York's Governor said his state was 'very close' on legalization.
  • North of the border into Canada, MYM Nutraceuticals Inc. (OTCQB:MYMMF) (CSE:MYM) has moved within one province of having nation-wide distribution across the country that legalized cannabis in October 2018.
  • "Entering the Ontario market is another key milestone for our Company," said Michael Wiener, CEO of MYM.

3D Virtual Cannabis Conference Dates Announced

Thursday, March 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

DENVER, March 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Cannabis and Tech Today, one of the leading publishers of content for cannabis technology, trends, and investments, announced the spring EMERGE Virtual Cannabis Conference will be held March 30-April 1, 2021.

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  • DENVER, March 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Cannabis and Tech Today, one of the leading publishers of content for cannabis technology, trends, and investments, announced the spring EMERGE Virtual Cannabis Conference will be held March 30-April 1, 2021.
  • "EMERGE is a virtual reality ecosystem, that lives and breathes within the cannabis industry and culture."
  • The Emerge Virtual Cannabis Conference is hosted in partnership with industry leaders such as the National Cannabis Industry Association, the National Association of Cannabis Businesses, Regennabis, Leafwire, and the US Hemp Building Association.
  • Produced in partnership with the cannabis industry's leading media outlets and organizations, the EMERGE Virtual Cannabis Conference and Expo is currently a quarterly three-day live virtual event, leading to 90 days of continued learning, networking, and business, on one of the most experiential platforms in the world.

NuggMD Launches Its Leading Cannabis Telemedicine Services in Connecticut and Illinois

Monday, March 22, 2021 - 1:00pm

CHICAGO, March 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- NuggMD , the nation's leading medical cannabis telemedicine platform, is launching their services in Connecticut and in Illinois.

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  • CHICAGO, March 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- NuggMD , the nation's leading medical cannabis telemedicine platform, is launching their services in Connecticut and in Illinois.
  • Governor Lamont's March 2020 Executive Order 7L allows residents in Connecticut to receive their medical marijuana evaluation via telemedicine for the duration of the COVID emergency.
  • Illinois residents are also no longer required to obtain their medical marijuana evaluations in-person; state-licensed physicians can issue recommendations via telemedicine until further notice .
  • NuggMD is the nation's leading medical marijuana technology platform, serving patients in California, New York, Nevada, Oklahoma, Missouri, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Virginia, Illinois and now Connecticut.

American Cannabis Company, Inc. Announces Formation of Advisory Board

Thursday, March 18, 2021 - 12:30pm

These or similar phrases may be deemed "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.

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  • These or similar phrases may be deemed "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
  • Territories currently have laws broadly legalizing cannabis in some form for either medicinal and/or recreational use governed by state specific laws and regulations.
  • Although legalized in some states, cannabis is a Schedule 1 drug under the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C.
  • This law allows publicly traded corporations to apply for and qualify for the ownership of Colorado cannabis licenses.