Employees at a cannabis cultivation facility in Massachusetts voted to unionize, a further indication that organized labor is picking up steam since the coronavirus pandemic. Workers at Mayflower Medicinals in Holliston Massachusetts, voted to join the United Food & Commercial Workers Union Local 1445, according to the Worcester Business Journal. […]
The top police chiefs association in Canada made a bold call for drug policy reform on Thursday, arguing that low-level possession should be decriminalized and substance misuse should be treated as a public health matter. The Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) said that its recommendation is motivated by […]
Researchers at the University of Nebraska and the Texas Biomedical Research Institute believe CBD could reduce the lethal lung inflammation caused by COVID-19. The post Researchers Say CBD Could Provide Vital Treatment For COVID-19 appeared first on The Fresh Toast.
Growth opportunities remain in cannabis, but it requires creativity, enterprise and knowledge, according to top investors. The post Optimism In Cannabis Investing Exists — Even Amid A Global Pandemic appeared first on The Fresh Toast.
Is marijuana the future of mouthwash? Companies racing to develop cannabis-based health products say cannabidiol (CBD) and other cannabis-derived compounds are emerging as promising new tools to prevent oral health issues such as plaque and gingivitis. In a recent study out of Belgium, researchers reported that cannabinoid-infused mouthwash was just […]
New York City officials have finalized rules for a local ban on pre-employment drug testing for marijuana, and they added additional exemptions that will allow an even greater number of workers to be screened for cannabis before they are hired. The City Council approved the ban last year, and it […]
Jamaica is preparing to lower entry barriers to the medical cannabis industry for small and subsistence farmers. A proposed new permit would cut fees for those farmers and allow for variations to strict infrastructure and security requirements. The Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA) is undertaking consultations on the draft policy, called […]
Does marijuana ruin an exercise routine? You might be surprised. A new study of older Americans found that cannabis consumers tended to do more formal exercise and engage in more physical activities than non-consumers during the course of a four-month trial. While authors cautioned the findings are preliminary, they contribute […]
The relevance of this modification affects health care providers, patients affected by COVID-19 and related conditions, and the life science companies themselves. The post FDA Issues Guidance On Prescription Drug Marketing Act appeared first on The Fresh Toast.
Any celebrity affiliation with a cannabis product, including promotions and marketing, has the potential to be noncompliant with federal law, according to Canada’s cannabis regulator. The warning comes as some major Canadian cannabis producers continue offering brands affiliated to varying degrees with celebrities or popular fictional characters. The regulator has […]