Today’s policy release is being welcomed by users of medical cannabis such as Auckland-based Dr Huhana Hickey who has multiple sclerosis.
In a few weeks, his dwindling legal cannabis supply will run out, and it could take up to seven months to get more. His only option will then be to leave the country with his mother to get marijuana, his fifth such trip in four years.
it’s no surprise that the topic of cannabis keeps cropping up in the Kansas Statehouse, where some lawmakers and lobbyists want the Free State to jump on the bandwagon.
currently, the only legally sold weed is for medical purposes and is delivered by licensed producers via Canada Post. Storefront dispensaries, medical or otherwise, are illegal. Lounges, under the proposed Cannabis Act, would also be outside the law but the government is looking into possibly changing that.
“Our top priority is fulfilling the province’s framework for the safe and sensible retailing of recreational cannabis for when it is legalized by the federal government,” said George Soleas, president and CEO of the LCBO.
In addition, what the consequences are of leaving anorexia untreated? According to the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA), 20 million women and 10 million men will develop an eating disorder at some point in their lives. Anorexia has the highest mortality rate (12.8 percent) of any psychiatric disease. A shocking 6 percent commit suicide.
Earlier this month, Cook County Judge Raymond Mitchell ruled that Shah’s decision was “clearly erroneous.” He ordered the state to allow medical cannabis use for intractable pain. This is the third time that the state of Illinois has appealed this case. They are wasting millions of taxpayer dollars.
By the time senators had listened to an hour of difficult-to-hear stories about people’s desperation for something to help them or their children, several of the committee members had grown frustrated with the continued opposition from state officials.
“CBD vape oils may contain synthetic cannabinoids., concentrated tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and/or other hazardous compounds in addition to, or in place of, CBD oil.”
Visitors would need to register with the Health Department in order to ensure that their purchases do not exceed the legal limits. A photo ID, and a medical cannabis card or physician’s note recommending cannabis would be required.