Top Cannabis News From 12/4 - 12/8

Surgeon Adams Supports Studying Medical Marijuana, Army Allowing More Recruits Who Used Marijuana, All Eyes on Canada When It Comes to Hemp

U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams Supports Studying Medical Marijuana
INDIANAPOLIS — U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams said medical marijuana should be studied and treated like other pain relief drugs but said he could not favor legalizing its recreational use. Read More.

Army No Longer Banning Recruits Who Used Marijuana
As more states lessen or eliminate marijuana penalties, the Army is granting hundreds of waivers to enlist people who used the drug in their youth — as long as they realize they can’t do so again in the military. Read More.

Los Angeles Moves Toward Legal Marijuana Sales
LOS ANGELES — In March, Los Angeles voters endorsed a plan to bring order to the city’s long-unruly marijuana market while clearing the way for recreational sales to begin next year, making L.A. the biggest city with legal pot sales in the country. Read More.

Flower Power: Canada’s New Hemp Rules Boost CBD Production, But Limits Remain
Canada’s hemp market is about to skyrocket under new regulations that allow the nation’s farmers to use the plant’s flower for cannabidiol extraction. Read More.