Businesses on the island can now apply to cultivate cannabis for medical use.
The bill proposes to remove marijuana’s federal status as a prohibited drug, expunge nonviolent cannabis-related criminal records, and allow states to keep the drug illegal if they so choose.
A single new agency, the Department of Cannabis Control (DCC), will oversee the licensing and regulation of all legal cannabis businesses in the state.
States that legalize recreational cannabis appear to experience a short-term dip in opioid-related emergency department visits, according to a new study published in Health Economics.
Approximately 11,304 of the products were sold across Alberta, the Northwest Territories, and Yukon between December 2020 and July 2021.
The edibles were sold to more than 40 retailers across Michigan.
Sapphire Medical Clinics, the first specialized medical cannabis clinic in the UK approved to see patients by the Care Quality Commission, has launched another educational platform for patients.
Some of the requirements are stricter than the equivalent rules for cannabis products.