Medical Marijuana in Japan – Lexology

Yes, medical marijuana could finally be coming to Japan.

Last week, a panel made up of Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare pushed for an update to the country’s laws and rules to permit the importation of medical marijuana products. Japan is very conservative when it comes to marijuana: there is a strict ban on its importation, production, and possession, and violating e…….

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Kentucky Advisory Panel Reports Strong Support For Legalizing Medical Marijuana – Forbes

A panel established by Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear to advise him on improving access to medical marijuana has received overwhelming support for the legalization of medicinal cannabis from residents of the state. On Friday, Beshear said that the Team Kentucky Medical Cannabis Advisory Committee found that many Kentuckians who suffer from chronic medical conditions are not being helped by traditio…….

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Department of Health approves Kauai’s second medical marijuana dispensary – Honolulu Star-Advertiser

The state Department of Health approved Green Aloha Ltd.’s application to open a second medical cannabis retail dispensary on Kauai.

Green Aloha’s new retail location, which was expected to open today, is at 2827 Poipu Road in Koloa; its other dispensary is in Kapaa. At this time there are only two medical cannabis retail dispensaries on the island.


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Editorial: Fix medical marijuana loopholes before growing to recreational use – TribLIVE

Pennsylvania has a marijuana problem.

The state legalized weed for medical use in 2016. Dispensaries started opening their doors two years later, with the government picking up a 5% tax on sales. That translates to millions in revenue for the public coffers.

Dispensaries were barely opened when the discussion of recreational use started. Then-Auditor General Eugene DePasquale s…….

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N.C. may inch closer to legalizing medical marijuana – Mountain Xpress

The N.C. General Assembly reconvened for a short session last week. Among the work legislators face may be fine-tuning the Compassionate Care Act, a bill to legalize medical marijuana that would have wide ramifications.

Supporters of medical marijuana and the local hemp industry want to see the state allow the use of cannabis as a treatment option for debilitating medical conditions. On …….

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Medical Marijuana, Inc. Launches Pharma Subsidiary in Brazil; Expands Access to CBD Products in Pharmacies – GlobeNewswire

SAN DIEGO, CA, May 26, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NewMediaWire  – Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC: MJNA) (the “Company”), the first-ever publicly traded cannabis company in the United States that launched the world’s first-ever cannabis-derived nutraceutical products, brands, and supply chain, announced today that it has launched its first pharmaceutical subsidiary, HM Pharma, in Bra…….

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