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  • Michigan unveils symbol that state’s medical cannabis products must carry
    by John Schroyer on February 19, 2018 at 11:59 pm

    Michigan has released an official symbol to label medical marijuana products that are sold in the state and is detailing required label information for such goods. The symbol is an upside-down green triangle with an image of a green marijuana leaf in the middle. The words “CONTAINS THC” sit atop the symbol. Michigan’s Department of […] Michigan unveils symbol that state’s medical cannabis products must carry is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs […]

  • Major Canadian insurance company adds medical marijuana coverage
    by Matt Lamers on February 19, 2018 at 6:07 pm

    One of the largest insurance companies in the world is including medical cannabis as an option on its Canadian group plans. Starting next month, Sun Life Financial will allow companies to add medical cannabis to group health plans as optional coverage. Sun Life’s decision could breathe fresh life into the growth of Canada’s medical cannabis […] Major Canadian insurance company adds medical marijuana coverage is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs […]

  • Tennessee judge allows CBD sellers shuttered during raids to reopen
    by Kristen Nichols on February 19, 2018 at 5:13 pm

    Nearly two dozen Tennessee stores padlocked for selling CBD are back open after a local judge ordered that keys and cash registers be returned to the 23 stores shuttered Feb. 12 in Nashville suburbs. Rutherford County Circuit Judge Royce Taylor ordered the stores to be allowed to reopen Friday, the same day that 16 defendants […] Tennessee judge allows CBD sellers shuttered during raids to reopen is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs […]

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  • Announcing 2018 SSDP Award Nominees
    by Stacia Cosner on February 13, 2018 at 10:08 pm

    At SSDP2018, we will recognize outstanding achievements of the SSDP network during the awards ceremony. We’re proud to announce the nominees for each award below. Registration is still open, and Awards Ceremony + Dance Party only tickets are available here. Congratulations and thanks for your hard work! Change Beyond Campus Boston College Golden Gate University School of Law Hamline University SSDP Read more The post Announcing 2018 SSDP Award Nominees appeared first on SSDP. […]

  • Introducing the Green Mountain College Chapter
    by Jake Agliata on February 13, 2018 at 5:04 pm

    I’m thrilled to introduce our newest chapter in the Northeast region: Green Mountain College SSDP! GMC becomes the second campus in New Hampshire with an active SSDP chapter, after the University of New Hampshire. According to chapter leader & founder Isabel (Izzy) Schmitt, the campus has a small student body but a lot of activists, making it the perfect environment Read more The post Introducing the Green Mountain College Chapter appeared first on SSDP. […]

  • Pass the Mic
    by Tyler Williams on February 8, 2018 at 10:14 pm

    Written by Illinois State Policy Intern Amy Hildebrand I’ll start with two facts of cannabis legalization that should, by now, be well known, but nonetheless are important in anchoring the discussion. The war on drugs as a whole and cannabis policing specifically have disproportionately impacted communities of color. (See: Race and the Drug War) The contemporary legal cannabis market is Read more The post Pass the Mic appeared first on SSDP. […]

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  • Basketball Legend Al Harrington Premiers CBD-Based Wellness Products
    by drheins on February 17, 2018 at 7:02 pm

    CALIFORNIA: Retired NBA great Al Harrington, who discovered the benefits of CBDs (Cannabinoids) at the end of his playing career, has premiered a new line of wellness products based on hemp, the non-psychoactive elements found in the plant. As an upscale consumer brand, Harrington Wellness will feature products that will foster healthy living and all the benefits Read the full article... […]

  • Latest Fox News Poll Finds Record Support In Favor Of Legalization
    by drheins on February 16, 2018 at 9:44 pm

    NEW YORK: Fifty-nine percent of voters believe the adult use of marijuana should be legal, according to nationwide polling data compiled by Fox News. The percentage marks an eight-point percentage increase since 2015, and is the highest level of support ever reported by the media agency. Majorities of Democrats (68 percent) and Independents (67 percent) back legalization, but Read the full article... […]

  • Study: Cannabis Use Not Significantly Associated With Increased Traffic Accident Risk
    by drheins on February 15, 2018 at 10:31 pm

    ROMANIA: Cannabis exposure is not strongly associated with an increased risk of motor vehicle accident, according to a meta-analysis of 24 epidemiological studies published in the journal Frontiers in Pharmacology. Investigators at the University of Bucharest, Department of Medicine and Pharmacy reviewed data from two-dozen studies assessing the association between cannabis-positive drivers and unfavorable traffic outcomes, such as motor Read the full article... […]