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OK medical cannabis oppo spent big to lose, finance data reveals (Newsletter: August 6, 2018)

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Lawmaker uses CBD in congressional office; AK & NV legal sales exceed projections; Fed prosecutor threats

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A new Marijuana Moment analysis of Oklahoma medical cannabis campaign finance records shows that supporters had to raise only 35 cents per vote on Election Day, while opponents had to take in $3.27 per vote…to lose badly. Other findings include a huge disparity between the campaigns on number of individual donors (supporters had more) and the average sized individual contribution (opponents relied on big donors).

Nevada and Alaska marijuana sales receipts and the resulting tax revenue are greatly exceeding initial state projections.

/ FEDERAL

President Trump is supporting congressional legislation that includes sentencing reform.

Congressman James Comer (R-KY) said he regularly uses CBD oil inside his congressional office.

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) released a campaign ad touting his support for drug testing unemployment benefits applicants and attacking his opponent, Congressman Beto O’Rourke (D-TX), for backing drug policy reform. PolitiFact analyzes the ad’s claims.

The U.S attorney for the Southern District of West Virginia tweeted, “New aggressive efforts beginning in SDWV to enforce federal laws for hemp, marijuana and CBD edibles/oils. Grow, cultivate & sell at your own risk. Marijuana, hemp & CBD (except in certain limited instances) remain ILLEGAL. I don’t make laws but do fully enforce them.”

  • West Virginia Democratic congressional candidate Richard Ojeda responded, “probably not going to like when we deschedule cannabis after I get to Washington…”

U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) spoke about his work on marijuana policy reform at the Netroots Nation conference.

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (D-MN) tweeted, “Access to medical cannabis has improved the quality of life for thousands of Minnesotans-including those suffering from epilepsy, some cancers, and PTSD.”

Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (R-MO) tweeted, “Crime rate in CO has increased 11xs faster than the rest of the nation since the legalization of marijuana (Mitchell, 2017), with the CO Bureau of Investigation reporting an 8.3% increase in property crimes and 18.6% increase in violent crimes (CBI, 2017).”

Wisconsin Republican U.S. Senate candidates differ on medical cannabis.

New Mexico Democratic congressional candidate Deb Holland spoke in support of legalizing marijuana.

/ STATES

The New Jersey Assembly speaker endorsed marijuana legalization.

The Denver Post uncovered a secret lawsuit about a little-known Colorado policy the state uses to police doctors who recommend medical cannabis.

Oregon legislators plan to further revise marijuana laws in response to a critical federal report.

Georgia legislators will meet this month to discuss possible expansions to the state’s limited low-THC medical cannabis law.

Wyoming police pressured supermarkets to remove CBD products from their shelves.

Here’s a look at where Wisconsin Democratic gubernatorial candidates stand on marijuana. Separately, cannabis advisory referendums in several counties could influence legislators to change state laws.

Here’s a look at where Minnesota Democratic gubernatorial candidates stand on marijuana.

The success of New York marijuana legalization legislation will likely come down to whether Democrats gain a majority in the Senate. And Democratic gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon tweeted, “I stand for legalizing marijuana because it’s first and foremost a justice issue. We have to stop putting people of color in prison for something that white people do freely.”

Alaska regulators reinstated the permit of a marijuana business that had been punished for improper waste disposal methods.

Oklahoma lawmakers may have to address some medical cannabis implementation issues not covered by regulations. The legislature’s medical marijuana working group will hold its third meeting on Wednesday.

Ohio regulators announced recipients of provisions medical cannabis processor licenses.

Here’s a look at how Louisiana businesses leveraged relationships with top officials to campaign for medical cannabis licenses.

/ LOCAL

Racine County, Wisconsin supervisors are considering placing a marijuana legalization advisory question on the November ballot.

A Brown County, Wisconsin supervisor is proposing a resolution calling on the state to only let people with doctors’ prescriptions receive cannabis-derived substances.

The Clare County, Michigan sheriff’s office jailed an 80-year-old grandmother whose medical cannabis card lapsed.

/ INTERNATIONAL

Mexico’s president-elect plans to reconsider anti-drug cooperation agreements with the U.S.

A Canadian Medical Association vice-president said doctors want medical cannabis to be phased out once recreational marijuana legalization begins.

Here’s a look at medical cannabis policies in Australia.

/ ADVOCACY

Trump ally Roger Stone spoke about the president’s support for pending congressional marijuana reform legislation. He is also criticizing Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s (R) decision to appeal a case concerning the right of medical cannabis patients to smoke their medicine.

/ SCIENCE & HEALTH

A study suggests “there may be significant [quality of life] benefits, including decreased anxiety, pain, and depression and increased appetite and generalized feelings of well-being, associated with marijuana use among patients with newly diagnosed [head and neck cancer].”

Researchers developed a method to quickly identify marijuana based on DNA testing.

NPR looks at the development of a marijuana breathalyzer.

/ OPINION & ANALYSIS

A poll found that Oklahoma voters oppose legalizing marijuana, 55% – 38%.

The editor of the British Medical Journal wrote, “We welcome research on the effects of medicinal cannabis, and we will continue to campaign for wider reform of drug policy.”

/ BUSINESS

Scotts Miracle-Gro’s CEO spoke about the company’s marijuana industry plans in a profanity-laden call.

The Boston Globe looks at ancillary companies hoping to cash in on marijuana legalization in Massachusetts.

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Tom Angell is the editor of Marijuana Moment. A 15-year veteran in the cannabis law reform movement, he covers the policy and politics of marijuana. Separately, he founded the nonprofit Marijuana Majority. Previously he reported for Marijuana.com and MassRoots, and handled media relations and campaigns for Law Enforcement Against Prohibition and Students for Sensible Drug Policy. (Organization citations are for identification only and do not constitute an endorsement or partnership.)

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GOP senator’s cannabis amendment on criminal justice bill (Newsletter: Dec. 14, 2018)

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Nebraska could vote on legal cannabis in 2020; Congressman talks to Marijuana Moment about gun ban; New Zealand gov’t tells cops: Stop drug arrests

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Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) plans to try to attach far-reaching federal marijuana reform to criminal justice legislation on the Senate floor next week.

Two Nebraska state senators are teaming up with the Marijuana Policy Project to plan a 2020 medical cannabis ballot measure as well as a potential additional measure to legalize adult-use marijuana.

In an interview with Marijuana Moment, Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) said that Republicans may have held onto their House majority if they hadn’t blocked so many cannabis amendments. He also spoke about legislation he plans to file next year that would repeal a federal law criminalizing the purchasing of guns by people who consume marijuana. And he alluded to the idea that someone in the Senate—perhaps Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY)—didn’t want the House including hemp legalization in its own Farm Bill because the upper chamber wanted to take the lead.

New Zealand’s government said police “should use their discretion and not prosecute for possession and personal use where a therapeutic approach would be more beneficial, or there is no public interest in a prosecution” and is considering recommendations to fully decriminalize drugs.

Former Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean actively blocked medical cannabis as Vermont’s governor, and even opposed industrial hemp. But this week he joined the advisory board of a huge cannabis company.

/ FEDERAL

The U.S. Sentencing Commission proposed guidelines for how courts should distinguish between a “crime of violence” and a “controlled substance offense.”

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) spoke about his work on cannabis issues in a House floor speech.

Rep. Dina Titus (D-NV) spoke about growing support for marijuana reform in a TV interview.

Rep. Joe Courtney (D-CT) called the legalization of hemp “a tremendous opportunity to grow our agricultural sector in Connecticut.”

Former Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) wrote an op-ed about federal marijuana reform.

Former Rep. Patrick Kennedy (D-RI) said “going to be higher opioid addiction because of” marijuana legalization in Canada.

The House bill to respect state marijuana laws got four new cosponsors, for a total of 44.

The House bill to increase military veterans’ access to medical cannabis got one new cosponsor, for a total of 30.

/ STATES

New Jersey’s Senate president confirmed the state will not vote on marijuana legalization before the end of the year. Lawmakers and Gov. Phil Murphy (D) failed to reach an agreement at a meeting over tax rates and the structure of the body that would regulate legal cannabis in the state.

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf (D) and the state’s agriculture commissioner cheered the legalization of hemp through the Farm Bill.

Alabama’s attorney general, in response to the passage of the Farm Bill, released updated guidance on the legality of CBD products.

The Michigan Senate approved a bill to loosen background check requirements on low-level marijuana business owners. A bill to restrict home cultivation failed to get enough support to advance.

South Carolina’s House majority leader said he does not think lawmakers will approve medical cannabis in the new session.

The incoming House speaker in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands said the chamber will create a Cannabis Committee.

Maine’s medical cannabis omnibus reform bill went into effect on Thursday.

Michigan regulators released an updated universal symbol that must appear on marijuana products.

Ohio regulators are seeking another $3.1 million in funding to help cover the cost of defending against lawsuits from rejected medical cannabis business license applicants.

Here’s a look at confusion over the legality of Vermont private marijuana consumption clubs.

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker (R) said he appreciates a move by a marijuana store to conduct sales on an appointment-only basis to cut down on local traffic. Meanwhile, regulators approved more recreational marijuana retail licenses.


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/ LOCAL

Norwood, Ohio police are being accused of ignoring a voter-approved local marijuana decriminalization ballot measure.

Fall River, Massachusetts officials are moving to reduce the size of payments they require from marijuana businesses in exchange for granting permission to operate in the city.

/ INTERNATIONAL

A report issued by a committee convened by the French National Agency for the Safety of Medicines and Health Products found that it would be “appropriate” to allow medical cannabis.

The British Columbia, Canada Supreme Court ruled that unlicensed marijuana dispensaries should be shut down. Meanwhile, Ontario officials moved to limit retail licenses amid a cannabis product shortage.

/ ADVOCACY

The Cato Institute released a policy briefing about harm reduction drug policies.

The Citizens Budget Commission is urging New York lawmakers and advocates to exercise caution in discussions about how to earmark potential legal marijuana tax revenue.

/ OPINION & ANALYSIS

The Lexington Herald-Leader editorial board praised Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) for his leadership on legalizing hemp.

/ BUSINESS

Square tweeted that it is “currently unable to support the sale of these products. If Square becomes able to support businesses selling CBD, we will announce it.”

/ CULTURE

Mike Tyson said that he smoked marijuana before a 2000 boxing match against Andrew Golota.

Joe Rogan and Dr. Andrew Weil discussed roadblocks to marijuana research.

Miley Cyrus talked about how her parents smoke marijuana and play with hummingbirds

General Hospital featured a storyline about medical cannabis.

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House send hemp legalization to Trump’s desk (Newsletter: Dec. 13, 2018)

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New bill would solve marijuana industry border issues; Chicago mayor wants cannabis revenue for pensions; “CBD gummies” a top 2018 search, Google says

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The House of Representatives voted to approve the Farm Bill, which contains provisions to legalize hemp. It now heads to President Trump’s desk for signature.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) offered to let President Trump use his hemp pen to sign the Farm Bill into law.

Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) filed legislation that would solve the issue of Canadian marijuana industry participants being denied entry to the U.S. and also shield immigrants from being deported for state-legal cannabis activity.

Chicago, Illinois Mayor Rahm Emanuel (D) said in a speech that he wants legal marijuana revenue to fund pension programs, though he stopped short of a direct endorsement of ending cannabis prohibition.

Google trend data says that “CBD gummies” was the third most searched for food term of 2018, just behind “romaine lettuce” and ahead of “keto pancakes.”

/ FEDERAL

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit heard arguments in an appeal of a case seeking to overturn marijuana’s federal Schedule I status.

The Government Accountability Office released a report criticizing the State Department for not comprehensively reviewing the effects of U.S. anti-drug efforts in Colombia.

The U.S. attorney for the Southern District of West Virginia held an anti-marijuana event.

House and Senate lawmakers released a revised version of criminal justice reform legislation that is expected to be voted on before the end of the year.

Rep. Seth Moulton (D-MA) spoke about the benefits of medical cannabis for military veterans.

Rep. Dina Titus (D-NV) tweeted, “Hey, NV farmers. How about growing #hemp instead of alfalfa? A breakthrough in the #FarmBill2018 lifts restrictions on legalized hemp production. Together we can cultivate a potentially multi-billion dollar crop that makes everything from rope to soap!”

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) tweeted about how the Farm Bill “has finally opened the door for industrial hemp — a domestic industry that already has a market value of roughly $620 million in the U.S. per year — creating great opportunity for sustainable jobs across many sectors.”

Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) said the legalization of hemp “will be a boon to Oregon’s economy by allowing farmers to expand their markets while continuing to research and cultivate their crops.”

Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) included legalizing cannabis in a list of issues the political press could discuss instead of whether she should be able to run for president.

The House bill to respect state marijuana laws got four new cosponsors, for a total of 40.

/ STATES

New Jersey’s Senate president and Assembly speaker said a vote on marijuana legalization is unlikely by the end of the year unless lawmakers and Gov. Phil Murphy (D) come to an agreement at a Thursday meeting.

Illinois Gov.-elect J.B. Pritzker’s (D) transition team created a Cannabis Legalization Subcommittee.

Ohio regulators cleared the state’s first medical cannabis dispensary to begin operations, though there are not yet any products for it to sell to patients.

The Kentucky legislature’s Interim Health, Welfare and Family Services Committee discussed medical cannabis. Separately, the state agriculture commissioner tweeted happily about the passage of hemp legalization through Congress via the Farm Bill.

Vermont’s marijuana legalization study committee held its final meeting. Their report is expected to be delivered to Gov. Phil Scott (R) on Monday.

The Colorado Supreme Court is considering a case on the use of police dogs trained on now-legal marijuana in searches that find other, still-illegal drugs.

Washington State regulators approved interim policies on marijuana packaging and labeling requirements and the use of personal funds for business activities.

Maryland regulators will hold a hearing next month on medical cannabis licensing ownership rules.

A California assemblywoman said she will file a bill to “to legalize the sale of hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD), so that Californians have better access to natural products that help many people relieve pain, reduce inflammation, and manage anxiety.”


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The St. Paul, Minnesota City Council adopted a resolution endorsing marijuana legalization and record expungement.

Asheville, North Carolina alcohol regulators said they are already preparing for the possible legalization of marijuana.

/ INTERNATIONAL

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines lawmakers voted to legalize marijuana for medical and scientific purposes.

/ SCIENCE & HEALTH

A survey of schools and colleges of pharmacy found that “62% include medical marijuana content in their curriculum” and that “of the schools and colleges that do not include it, 23% plan to incorporate medical marijuana topics within the next 12 months.”

New York’s Health Department and other researchers are conducting a survey on marijuana use patterns.

/ BUSINESS

Tilray announced that former Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean and former Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele have joined its advisory board, along with former foreign ministers of Germany and Australia.

The California Public Employees’ Retirement System, the biggest pension fund in the U.S., has a position in Tilray.

New Belgium Brewing reacted to the legalization of hemp through the Farm Bill, tweeting, “We can already smell the dankness in our brewhouse.” 

/ CULTURE

A Massachusetts YMCA is apologizing after a staffer posted a notice threatening to call the authorities on parents who smell like marijuana.

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Senate votes to legalize hemp; House vote soon (Newsletter: Dec. 12, 2018)

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Gov’t shutdown could put medical marijuana at risk; UK lawmakers vote to reject legalization; Anti-cannabis US attorney hosts summit

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As President Trump threatens a government shutdown over border wall funding, it could put medical cannabis. patients at risk. Here’s why: A shutdown would mean that the “Rohrabacher-Farr” protections for state medical marijuana laws would expire, but Drug Enforcement Administration agents and federal prosecutors are exempt from furlough.

The Senate approved the Farm Bill, which includes provisions to legalize hemp.  A House vote is expected soon.

A bipartisan collection of House and Senate members cheered the inclusion of hemp legalization in the Farm Bill.

The UK House of Commons rejected a proposal to legalize marijuana, with the opposition Labour Party of Jeremy Corbyn reportedly whipping its members to abstain on the vote.

The U.S. attorney for the Southern District of West Virginia, who has consistently spoken out against cannabis reform, is holding a “Marijuana Summit” on Wednesday. Prohibitionist activist Kevin Sabet is scheduled to speak.

/ FEDERAL

Former White House Office of National Drug Control Policy Chief of Staff Regina LaBelle answered questions about legalizing marijuana and other drugs in a C-SPAN appearance.

Former Surgeon General Vivek Murthy said he is “concerned” by how rapidly states are moving to legalize marijuana.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said that the Senate will vote on criminal justice reform legislation before the end of the year.

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) tweeted, “Reforming our criminal justice system is about redemption—giving many Americans another chance to achieve a more fulfilling future. The House has already demonstrated our commitment to making substantive reforms and we welcome the Senate’s consideration of the FIRST STEP Act.”

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) filed a bill that would, among other things, seek to recover lands affected by illegal marijuana cultivation. Separately, she tweeted, “As states moves toward legalizing marijuana, let’s remember how many lives have been ruined because of our regressive policies. We must focus on restorative justice.”

The House bill to respect state marijuana laws got seven new cosponsors, for a total of 36.

/ STATES

The Michigan House of Representatives approved a bill to ease background check requirements on low-level marijuana business investors.

Legislative sources are suggesting it is unlikely New Jersey lawmakers will pass a marijuana legalization bill by the end of the year.

Illinois Gov.-elect J.B. Pritzker (D) spoke about the need to include expungement of past convictions in marijuana legalization legislation. He also said he wants the state to jump ahead of Michigan and become the first state in the Midwest to launch recreational cannabis sales.

Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman (D), who supports legalization of marijuana, suggested that Gov. Tom Wolf (D), who does not, may “evolve” on the issue. Separately, Wolf tweeted, “Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program is now accepting requests for new qualifying conditions. Doctors and patients can submit recommendations to the Medical Marijuana Advisory Board for review.”

Georgia House and Senate study committees voted to recommend expanded cannabis oil distribution and hemp farming.

California regulators proposed an emergency rule on tracking wholesale cost and retail selling price of marijuana.

Oklahoma regulators approved food safety standards for medical cannabis processors.

South Carolina’s House minority leader said legalizing medical cannabis is a personal goal of his.

A Missouri senator filed a bill to give minority- and women-owned medical cannabis business license applicants a scoring boost.

Connecticut’s Office of Legislative Research released a brief about marijuana legalization considerations. Separately, regulators doubled the number of medical cannabis dispensaries in the state by approving nine new ones.

Massachusetts’s third recreational marijuana store is set to open this week.

Kentucky’s agriculture commissioner cheered the passage of hemp legalization provisions in the Farm Bill.


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Chicago, Illinois Mayor Rahm Emanuel (D) is reportedly preparing to call for legalizing marijuana, with revenues to be dedicated entirely to pensions.

The Boston, Massachusetts City Council held a hearing on creating “buffer zones” between substance abuse treatment centers and marijuana dispensaries or liquor stores.

/ INTERNATIONAL

The UK House of Commons Health and Social Care Committee is requesting submissions of evidence on the use of medical cannabis “as the first part of a wider inquiry into the impact of drugs policy on public health.”

The St. Vincent and the Grenadines Parliament began debate on medical cannabis bills.

Chilean lawmakers debated a medical cannabis bill.

Some advocate in Thailand are concerned about foreign control of medical cannabis companies.

/ ADVOCACY

The Republican Party of Kentucky tweeted, “With the Farm Bill passed in the Senate, we’re one step closer to hemp legalization! Thank you @SenateMajLdr, @RandPaul, @KYComer, and @RyanQuarlesKY for all that you’ve done fighting for our farmers and leading the charge for Industrial Hemp!”

/ SCIENCE & HEALTH

In a review of studies on THC and oncologic pain, “five found THC to be more effective than placebo, one found THC to be more effective than placebo in American patients but ineffective in patients from other countries, and two found THC to be no more effective than placebo.”

A study found that “plain packaging and health warnings [on marijuana products] may reduce brand appeal and increase health knowledge among young adults.”

/ OPINION & ANALYSIS

The Las Vegas Review-Journal editorial board wants more transparency in the marijuana business licensing process.

/ BUSINESS

Aphria, Inc. is facing a class action lawsuit over allegedly misleading shareholders.

A review of patent filings suggest that Altria may be trying to corner the market for cannabis vaporization devices.

The New York Times looks at the growing interest of alcohol and tobacco companies in the marijuana industry.

/ CULTURE

Martha Stewart spoke about trying marijuana edibles.

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