FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb restated that CBD is a drug ingredient and therefore illegal to add to food or health products without approval from his agency. This week, the FDA announced that despite the Farm Bill’s legalization of hemp, CBD products remain illegal, as CBD is a drug ingredient and therefore unlawful to add to […]
It may be legal in Massachusetts, but you still cannot possess or use on campus Massachusetts legalized recreational cannabis sales July 1, following a ballot initiative passed by voters two years ago permitting marijuana use by people age 21 and older. But before you toke up, there are some important things you need to know. For starters, […]
Foley Hoag’s Jesse Alderman provides insight into municipalities’ Host Community Agreements and offers tips on scoring an adult-use license. Adult-use cannabis business licensing began on April 2 in Massachusetts, and municipalities hold a substantial amount of power in deciding who will ultimately become licensed, according to Jesse Alderman, co-chair of Foley Hoag’s cannabis practice. “Where these licenses are trench […]
Massachusetts is emerging as the nation’s pot capital, according to statistics compiled in a state legislative report released to the public last month. The report, part of a comprehensive assessment of the pros and cons of legalizing marijuana in the Bay State, found that 21 percent of all Massachusetts residents admitted to smoking pot in […]
Get ready to pack a super legal bowl this weekend. Nine US states have legalized marijuana for adult use, and two of them — Vermont and Massachusetts — cross major milestones this Sunday. In Massachusetts, there won’t be quite the celebration many were hoping for, as no retail cannabis stores have received their state licenses […]
Just months after Massachusetts voted to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, a state agency approved a policy Monday that would allow “marijuana clubs” to operate in the state, according to WBUR, Boston's NPR affiliate. Retail marijuana shops are already set to hit Massachusetts in June 2018, ...
National Marijuana Initiative officials have said that the requested stats won't lead to federal enforcement, but cannabis advocates aren't convinced.
Advocates and opponents of marijuana legalization argued over drugged driving during the ballot campaign last year. Voters passed Question 4, ...
medical lab cannabis testing research science One of the great ironies of medical marijuana is how ignorant most medical professionals are about it.
Medical marijuana dispensaries are likely to play a key role in the retail weed supply chain when legal sales finally begin next July, the key lawmakers ...