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September 13, 2019

Cannabis Vaping Concerns Call for Increased Regulations and Oversight

Rather than use these unfortunate incidents as an opportunity to further drive these markets into the shadows, the administration should officially legalize cannabis and empower the FDA to better study, regulate, and oversee these emerging THC and CBD delivery devices -- and to create regulatory standards for legal states to follow and enforce.
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."