Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Canna Law Blog

The Latest Report From The FDA Shows How Poorly It Has Handled CBD

The report itself is, in a word, underwhelming. It provides little new insight.

It’s Time To Disband The DEA

The DEA has been waging a War on Drugs that has disproportionately impacted Black people for nearly fifty years.

Why Not All CBD Health Claims Are Treated Equal

The Federal Trade Commission does not go after every actor that promotes the therapeutic value of CBD products. Here's why.

How WA Marijuana Businesses Have Stayed Open During Pandemic

Many marijuana businesses in Washington have continued operations despite not really being able to implement meaningful work from home measures.

The World Trade Organization And Cannabis

The WTO is a multilateral organization governing trade among nations, based on obligations its member states undertake through various treaties.

Cannabis And The Big Four Sports Leagues: Trial and Error

Overall, the Big Four (and their corresponding Players Associations) have moved in the right direction in the last five years on cannabis testing.

ICYMI: DEA And Cannabis Research Still Lousy Bedfellows

The federal government has routinely denied third party requests for further research in regards to its potential medical benefits.

Will Psilocybin Clinics Be The Next Big Thing In Treating Depression?

Although ketamine clinics may provide a roadmap for psilocybin clinics, a key difference is that psilocybin remains a Schedule I drug under the Controlled Substances Act.

The FDA Continues To Chase CBD Companies

The FDA has continually reiterated its position that CBD products cannot be marketed for therapeutic or medical uses without having been reviewed for safety and effectiveness.

Hemp Farmers May Now Qualify For Federal Economic Relief

This is welcome news for farmers generally as agricultural-related businesses have not yet been able to apply for Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) offered under the CARES Act.

Latest News

Does Your Kid Need To Go To Rehab For Marijuana?

Though most Americans would vote for marijuana legalization at the national level, some parents are still frightened by the idea that their kids could be negatively impacted.

Ask Mister Manners, Thomas P. Farley: ‘Do I Tip For A Hair House Call?’

Mister Manners, Thomas P. Farley, is a nationally regarded expert who appears regularly in the media to discuss modern-day etiquette dilemmas.

How The CURE Drug Repurposing Collaboratory Helps COVID-19 Research

A partnership between government agencies is determined to provide researchers with additional dimensions of real-time data for some COVID-19 research.

Israeli Researchers Say Microdosing Marijuana Provides Most Effective Pain Relief

Microdosing allows patients to receive marijuana's therapeutic benefits without its psychoactive effects, a new study reports.