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Month: February 2019

Federal Court Affirms AMMA Patients Protection …


Federal Court Affirms AMMA Patients Protected Against Employment Discrimination BY: GARY MICHAEL SMITH, ESQ. Valentine’s Day came early this year and brought with it some AMMA patient-rights love.  On February 7th, Judge James Teilborg of Arizona’s Federal District Court ruled on summary judgment that AMMA grants AMMA patients the right to sue their employers, if those employers discriminate …

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Crowd Cheers as Concentrates Bill Clears Committee, 5-2    

BY MIKEL WEISSER          In front of an audience packed with medical marijuana patients, HB2149, the cannabis definitions bill designed to solve the concentrates crisis has sailed through committee with a strong 5-2 vote. The bill sponsored by LD21’s Rep. Tony Rivero (R), clarifies that “cannabis concentrates” are simply products extracted from …

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Weekly News Briefs Feb. 19th

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News Briefs 2/19/19 BY DR. LLOYD COVENS “THE SHARK” DRIVES NEW CBD LINE Golf champion Greg “The Shark” Norman will partner with Green Growth Brand (GGB Beauty), to market a line of topical and health products aimed “at active adults” using Tilray for CBD sourcing. ABG–Norman’s marketing partner which also works with Shaquille O’Neal and other …

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MMJ Breaks Thru!

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5 Cannabis Reform Bills to Heard at Capitol Next Wednesday, Hemp Bill Heading to Governor   BY MIKEL WEISSER After years of being “guaranteed non-starters,” this week the AZ State Legislature announced five MORE medical marijuana bills will be heard in committee next week. The concentrates crisis, patient card costs, rural dispensary struggles, fingerprint cards …

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Concentrates Bill Advances in House!

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By: Mikel Weisser If you have been following our updates on  cannabis-related bills at the state capitol you will be thrilled to read that HB2149, AZ’s cannabis definitions bill (an approach designed to solve AZ’s concentrates crisis) have landed a hearing with a Republican ally as chair of the House Public Safety Committee. The bill is designed to amend state criminal …

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Cannabidiol, CBD – What does it actually do?

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By: Jennifer Corso, BA, MA Biochemical Physiologist, Darwin Brands Our nation is struggling to treat lifestyle constructs that foster chronic disease, an opioid crisis, and an obesity epidemic.  Further, according to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), 6.7% of U.S. adults have suffered from a major depressive episode at least once in their life, with another …

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