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An Israeli peer-reviewed study, just published in the European Journal of Internal Medicine, reports that pain and nausea of cancer patients can be lessened through the use of medical cannabis. The study included thousands of cancer patients using me (More)
By J. Colin Knisely On February 15, 2018, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Education and Reform Act . The bill passed by a vote of 225 to 192, with 12 Democrats voting in favor of the bill. Most of the D (More)
On Thursday, the House had passed a continuing resolution to the Appropriations Act which would have kept the government funded through February 16, 2018.  That resolution kept in tact the protections for state medical marijuana programs from pr (More)
According to The Fresh Toast, US Attorney General Jeff Sessions is now hinting at expanding enforcement of federal cannabis laws. The report indicates that, at a news conference this past Wednesday, Sessions said they are looking "very hard right no (More)
The Regulation A+ rules adopted by the SEC in 2015 included scaled reporting obligations to assist in reducing issuers' offering costs as against a traditional IPO. However, if a company is seeking to become a full Securities Exchange Act reporting c (More)
HR 2864, the "Improving Access to Capital Act," passed the US House of Representatives on September 5, 2017 with a lopsided bipartisan vote of 403-3. The short bill directs the SEC to permit full Securities Exchange Act reporting companies to use Reg (More)
A bipartisan group in Congress last week reintroduced the Compassionate Access, Research Expansion and Respect States (CARERS) Act to the legislature. The bill, originally introduced in 2015 in much broader form, would, among other things, amend th (More)
On May 4, 2017, the House Financial Services Committee, by a vote of 34-26, passed the Financial CHOICE Act of 2017, which now moves to the full House. Most of the bill relates to rollbacks of Dodd-Frank provisions that relate primarily to issues af (More)