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September 6, 2019

Mississippi: Proponents Turn In Signatures for 2020 Medical Cannabis Ballot Measure

Proponents of a 2020 statewide ballot measure to legalize and regulate medical cannabis access have submitted 105,686 signatures to the Secretary of State's office. A spokesperson for the group backing the campaign, Mississippians for Compassionate Care, said that the measure "polls above 77 percent, with [majority support from] every age group, religious affiliation, [and] political affiliation."
September 6, 2019

Vaping Products Linked with Rising Number of Hospitalizations

The US Centers for Disease Control has now identified over 450 cases of respiratory distress that may be associated with the use of disposable vapor cartridges used to consume certain e-liquids.
September 5, 2019

Washington, DC: City Council Approves Workplace Protections for Medical Cannabis Patients

The Act states, “A public employer may not refuse to hire, terminate from employment, penalize, fail to promote, or otherwise take adverse employment action against an individual based upon the individual’s status as a qualifying patient."
September 5, 2019

Report: Domestic Hemp Production Soaring in 2019

According to the report, "The number of acres of hemp licensed across 34 states totaled 511,442 in 2019 – more than quadruple the number of acres licensed from the previous year."