Top Cannabis News From 11/13-11/17

Colorado Medical Marijuana Regulators Accepting Feedback, DEA Says It Won't Arrest CBD Oil Users, Israel Hoping to Export Cannabis Globally

Colorado Medical Marijuana Regulators Want Your Feedback

The Colorado Department of Health and Environment is preparing to implement changes to the state's medical marijuana rules in 2018, and there's still time to let the department know what you think of those modifications. Some of the proposed changes are minor, fixing grammatical errors or slightly increasing an application fee, while others are designed to alide the rules with legislation passed in 2017. Read more.

Federal Reserve Bank In California Begins Accepting Cannabis Cash

Getting a cannabis cash into a Federal Reserve has been like finding the holy grail. In Colorado, credit unions have sued in order to be able to establish a master account, which is the key to cannabis banking. This past summer, the Fourth Corner Credit Union won a partial victory when a court said that the Federal Bank of Kansas City couldn’t block access. Read more.

DEA: Feds Won’t Arrest CBD Oil Users, Neither Should Indiana

When Scott Wampler picked up his 11-month-old son and felt a lump near his abdomen, he immediately suspected something wasn't right.

"I knew as soon as I felt it that it wasn't just a rib," Wampler recalls.

Doctors confirmed it was a tumor, and they diagnosed the mass inside young Zori Wampler as a rare form of liver cancer. Read more.

Israel Wants to Start Exporting Its Cannabis Around the World

When Asi Naim, a severely autistic Israeli boy, started smacking his head against the wall and hurting himself in other ways, his parents tried every kind of psychiatric drug to calm him. Nothing worked. Read more.

Op-ed: Curbing Colorado’s Opioid Epidemic with Cannabis

Colorado, and the rest of the nation, is in the grips of an opioid epidemic. In 2015, 329 lives were lost to opioid overdose, which made up of 38.8 percent of all drug related deaths in Colorado. Read more.