The 2018 Midterm election in the US brought sweeping changes to cannabis laws in several states – and the momentum certainly hasn’t slowed down since. Here’s a look at just some of the progress that’s been made toward cannabis legalization and access since the start of 2019:
- Social Use Space legislation for public cannabis consumption has been approved in Alaska and Denver, CO, with legislation moving forward in Massachusetts
- Adult Use has been legalized in Guam
- Medical Sales have begun in Arkansas
- Colorado cannabis reform has been approved
- Medical cannabis expansion was approved in North Dakota, Colorado, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Virginia, with legislation advancing in Texas
- Washington allows medical cannabis consumption in schools
- Penalties for cannabis possession have been reduced or decriminalized in Hawaii, North Dakota, New Mexico
- A Cannabis Banking bill passed in West Virginia
- The Medical Cannabis Smoking Ban has been repealed in Florida, Flowers sales have started, and a bill for regulated recreational use was introduced.
- A legal Medical Cannabis market has been officially established in the US Virgin Islands
International Changes Since January 2019
- Israel has decriminalized private adult use of cannabis
- New Zealand will add a general vote on cannabis legalization to the 2020 ballot
- South Africa legalized the sale and production of CBD from approved producers for individuals with prescriptions
- Bulgaria authorized the sale of CBD
This is the fastest growing industry in the country and there is a shortage of properly trained cannabis coaches, medical providers, and botanists. Training is affordable and easy with these providers:
TMCI provides online medical education for healthcare professionals who want to learn about medical cannabis and its potential clinical application. Our science-based, accredited courses help professionals deliver quality care and address patient questions. TMCI works with organizations that are recognized as pillars of medical cannabis learning and brings their valuable medical expertise to the healthcare community via an ever-growing online course catalog.
Through TMCI’s online course offerings, healthcare professionals will learn about everything from the basics of the endocannabinoid system and the importance of patient education to specific medical cannabis treatments for pain, cancer and other diseases.
TMCI offers content from experts in medical cannabis who have been educating healthcare professionals collectively for more than 50 years.
TMCI’s charter group of content providers –the Society of Cannabis Clinicians, the American Cannabis Nurses Association and Patients Out of Time – is providing courses from distinguished faculty and healthcare professionals. TMCI will continue to expand its medical education offerings in order to meet the diverse needs of healthcare professionals around the globe.
Based in Denver, Colorado, we were founded in 2012 ‘at the heart’ of the cannabis industry and we are a training provider for ‘all things’ in the cannabis industry. It’s a place where you can learn how to train like a pro, connect with industry experts, and get the strategies and tools you need to grow your business to new heights.
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