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California Committee Passes Bill to Help Expand Hemp Market, Further Nullify Federal Prohibition in Practice

By Michael Maharrey Last week, a final California Assembly committee unanimously passed a bill that would loosen some regulations on hemp seed and cultivation. Passage of this bill would pave the way for faster development of the state’s hemp market, and further nullify federal prohibition in practice…

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Pro Basketball League Allows Players to Use CBD Despite Federal Prohibition

By Michael Maharrey Earlier this summer, Big3 basketball became the first professional sports league to allow its players to use cannabidiol (CBD). This represents another step toward nullifying federal hemp prohibition in practice and effect. CBD is derived from cannabis, but since it’s generally processed…

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Florida House Passes Bill to Expand Healthcare Freedom

By Michael Maharrey Thursday, the Florida House overwhelmingly passed a bill that would help facilitate healthcare freedom outside of government regulatory schemes. Rep. Daniel Burgess (R-Zephyrhills) prefiled House Bill 37 (HB37) on Aug. 23. The legislation specifies that direct primary care agreements (sometimes called medical retainer agreements) do…

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Florida House Passes Bill to Expand Healthcare Freedom

By Michael Maharrey Today, the Florida House overwhelmingly passed bill that would help facilitate healthcare freedom outside of government regulatory schemes. A coalition of Republican representatives sponsored House Bill 161 (HB161). The legislation specifies that direct primary care agreements (sometimes called medical retainer agreements) do…

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