MN Dept. of Health

State medical cannabis program to add Alzheimer’s disease as qualifying condition

News Release
December 3, 2018

“The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) today announced that it will add Alzheimer’s disease as a new qualifying condition for the state’s medical cannabis program. Under state law, the new condition will take effect in August 2019…”

source link:

http://www.health.state.mn.us/news/pressrel/2018/cannabis120318.html

Migraine Research Foundation

MRF takes the lead in funding ground-breaking marijuana research to bring relief to sufferers

“We're thrilled to announce the 2018 MRF Impact Award on Cannabis for the Treatment of Migraine: a ground-breaking investigation of the efficacy of 3 different types of vaporized cannabis (CBD, THC, CBD:THC) for the acute treatment of migraine…”

source link:

https://migraineresearchfoundation.org/announcing-our-2018-mrf-impact-award-on-cannabis-for-the-treatment-of-migraine/

The Trinity Journal

Booms to blooms: Planners OK Hayfork cannabis nursery, distribution facility

By Sally Morris

December 5, 2018

“The site of a former fireworks manufacturing business, Boom Boom Productions in Hayfork, is in the process of converting to a large cannabis farm, wholesale nursery and distribution facility located between the Hayfork airport, county Fairgrounds and former lumbermill on land zoned for heavy industrial use…”

source ;inl:

http://www.trinityjournal.com/news/local/article_8517ea0c-f82a-11e8-a164-f74739ed2373.html

Marijuana Business Daily

California cannabis vape cartridge makers facing counterfeit products hurdle

By John Schroyer

December 4, 2018

“Mainstream industry brands have long contended with product knockoffs ranging from North Face jackets to Rolex watches.

Now the problem is increasingly appearing in the marijuana industry – with vaporizer cartridges a key target.

The issue can be a major headache for targeted companies. Counterfeiting can result in lost sales and downward pressure on the authentic product’s price – not to mention bad publicity if the bogus item is deemed unsafe…”

source link:

https://mjbizdaily.com/california-cannabis-vape-cartridge-counterfeit-products/

Eaze

MARIJUANA POLICY PROJECT | Support the org that’s shaping history

By Eaze Team

Dec 3, 2018

“California has been enjoying the 2018 moment, our first year of legal adult-use cannabis, including the beginnings of the critical expungement movement. But not all Americans enjoy these hard-won victories, which are hardly complete. When states legalize, the policy work doesn’t stop – it really just begins…”

source link:

https://www.eaze.com/article/eaze-is-matching-marijuana-policy-project-donations-cannabis-delivery

Senior Housing News

Senior Living Providers Develop Smarter Pot Policies as Legalization Continues

by Tim Regan

December 3, 2018

“Crafting marijuana policies in senior housing is tricky, but it’s becoming more important with each passing year…”

source link:

https://seniorhousingnews.com/2018/12/03/senior-living-providers-develop-smarter-pot-policies-legalization-continues/