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Physicians’ First Amendment right to recommend cannabis

medical marijuana dispensaryConant v. Walters: Physicians have a First Amendment right to discuss cannabis with patients — not to help them obtain it.

The order enjoins the federal government from either revoking a physician’s license to prescribe controlled substances or conducting an investigation of a physician that might lead to such revocation, where the basis for the government’s action is solely the physician’s professional “recommendation” of the use of medical marijuana.  Continue reading Physicians’ First Amendment right to recommend cannabis

AUMA 2016, Prop. 64: Industrial hemp in California

SECTION 9. INDUSTRIAL HEMP.

This section provides for the production and processing of industrial hemp as a small scale to large scale agricultural crop and manufacturing resource. It allows for more groups to conduct research and allows smaller projects down to 1/10 of an acre plots (formerly 2-5 acres minimum).

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