CA NORML NEWS 1/30/2019


News by CA NORML

NATIONAL

Cannabis reform is no joke for Oakland Rep. Barbara Lee

Potential 2020 Presidential Candidate Michael Bloomberg Calls Marijuana Legalization ‘Nonsensical’

Presidential Candidate Kamala Harris Calls for No New Drug War in Announcement Speech in Oakland. The half-Jamaican Senator also quoted Bob Marley & Peter Tosh (“Stand Up for Your Rights”).

STATE

Assemblywoman Aguiar-Curry Introduces Hemp Bill

State Treasurer Announces “Big News” on Cannabis Today

Growers association drops lawsuit against state over permitting large-scale cannabis cultivators

California Women And Baby Boomers Are Increasingly Embracing Marijuana, New Market Report Finds

Cannabis Cafés Are Coming

LOCAL

Lompoc’s first recreational marijuana dispensary opens

Del Norte Supervisors approve cannabis license with Elk Valley Rancheria

El Monte marijuana opponents are trying to overturn project through a referendum

Legalization of marijuana off to sluggish start in Sonoma County

BUSINESS

Football great Joe Montana looking to score with marijuana

Track-and-trace launch & new legislative session begins

List of CA Cannabis Businesses Insurers Updated

HEALTH

California Cannabis Labs Are Finding Lead in Some Vape Cartridges

Study Finds Topically Applied CBD Raises Eye Pressure in Rats

New Study on Cannabis and Autism Supports Parents’ Longtime Claims

Take Action

Democratic Congresspersons Barbara Lee (Oakland), Ro Khanna (San Jose), Mark Takano (Riverside), Julia Brownley (Ventura), Salud Carbajal (Santa Barbara) have all signed on as co-sponsors for a bill by Rep. Lou Correa (Anaheim) to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a clinical trial of the effects of cannabis for chronic pain and PTSD. This is a bipartisan, bicameral bill introduced in both the House and Senate.

Please take a moment to encourage your representative to support HR 712 / S. 179: The VA Medicinal Cannabis Research

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