A state order was upheld by a Suffolk County judge, regarding the temporary ban on recreational cannabis sales in Massachusetts.
Judge Kenneth Salinger ruled that Gov. Charlie Baker acted within his legal authority when halt of adult-use sales during the COVID-19 pandemic was ordered by Gov. Baker. A request for the reopening of pot shops was denied by the judge on Thursday. The judge had claimed that Baker’s decision regarding the opening of medical cannabis facilities and liquor stores, and the closing of recreational cannabis shops, was based on rational grounds.
The ruling implies the prohibition of adult-use cannabis sales, during this time period. However, Gov. Baker’s order has not affected the sales of medical cannabis products, which will consequently continue. Furthermore, yesterday’s court ruling will not affect the ability of patients to access their medications.
Gov. Baker has reported that the reason behind taking this decision was the attempt to keep out-of-state visitors from traveling to Massachusetts for the purchase of recreational cannabis. Gov. Baker further added that the frequent travel would consequently increase the circulation of people that would minimize social distancing and increase the chances of the spread of the contagious COVID-19 virus.
Judge Salinger has expressed that although he does not necessarily show agreement with Baker’s decision, there is no denying that the governor still had the authority to make the call, by law. In order to overturn Gov. Baker’s decision, a case would be needed to be presented in the court of law, where it had to be proven that the governor’s action had no rational grounds.
Judge Salinger wrote in a statement, that the governor’s concern was reasonable and understandable regarding the relatively few adult-use cannabis establishments in Massachusetts being the attraction of high volumes of customers that included people from other states, compared to the liquor stores or dispensaries. Salinger further added that the governor’s decision of the difference in treatment between medical cannabis facilities and liquor store, and adult-use cannabis establishments, was based on rational grounds and is hence constitutional.
A significant number of cannabis companies had brought up this case and attempted to argue that Gov. Baker’s decision was an unfair target towards cannabis stores, whereas liquor stores were allowed to stay open.
Judge Salinger showed agreement with the argument of the store owners’ regarding the consideration of delivery and curbside pickup options as they may reduce much of the governor’s concern.
Judge Salinger reported that a convincing case was presented regarding the other ways the concerns could be addressed that would not prohibit the operation of adult-use cannabis establishments and would let them restart their businesses safely, with no harm to the public health.
Judge Salinger further added that safety measures taken could be a temporary limitation of recreational cannabis sales, where Massachusetts residents will place advanced orders and arrive in designated time-slots, authorization of curbside deliveries of cannabis products by adult-use retail stores just like medical cannabis treatment centers, and the requirement of other safety measures such as safe physical distancing between customers and workers.
Adam Fine has represented the cannabis stores and is a Vicente Sederberg lawyer. Adam Fine has called the upholding of the governor’s decision by the judge, “unfortunate.” Fine further added that the court had rejected Gov. Baker’s stated rationale regarding the decision of closing these establishments because of the “lawful” limitation of adult-use cannabis to Massachusetts residents.
However, as the reviewing of legal options is ongoing by the plaintiffs in this case, the population is in hopes that the governor will follow his legal option of the reopening of adult-use cannabis while issuing a temporary ban on recreational cannabis sales to non-residents.
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Good news for Sciatica patients: CBD oil relieves the pain
The recent studies on CBD oil have unfolded its utility in various fields of medicine. Researches on the effects of CBD oil on sciatica patients show that they can prove to be very useful in its treatment. The results have shown that the oil can work wonders to alleviate the Sciatica pain.
What is Sciatica?
Sciatica is a severe pain caused by disruption in the sciatica nerve. Anything that disturbs the nerve results in extreme and sometimes, unbearable pain.
Sciatica is a nerve that starts at the lower back and extends through the hips and legs to the toes. It sends messages from the brain to the legs via spinal cord. Since, it is a long nerve, patients usually complain of the pain at the lower back, hips, legs and heels.
A compression on the Sciatica causes this severe pain. The major causes of compression are a herniated disk, bone spur on the spine or narrowing of the spine.
What is CBD oil
CBD (Cannabidiol) is a chemical compound that is derived from the Marijuana plant. It relieves the pain without causing any psychoactive or mind-altering effects. CBD oil is made by extracting CBD powder from the marijuana plant. Coconut or olive oil is mixed in it for better application.
The recent researches on CBD oil have revealed its anti-seizure, neuroprotective and pain relieving properties. Due to its wondrous effects on human body, many celebrities advocate for CBD.
Utility of CBD oil for Sciatica patients
CBD oil works by increasing the number of pain modulators that stimulate a response to the pain. Our mind has cannabinoid receptors that modulate the pathways that stimulate a response to the pain and negative emotions.
As sciatica pain arises, the CBD oil applied on the respective part works to reach the brain in order to stimulate a faster response to the pain.
While the Sciatica is a very painful condition, it is mostly treatable with medicines. However, most pain relievers have side effects that cause harm in the long run. In contrast, CBD oil works naturally to enhance the receptors with minimum side effects.
Best CBD oil to relieve Sciatica
Every person’s reaction to different types of CBD oil varies from the other. One cannot say with surety, since what works for some might not work for the others. This is primarily because every person has a different set of genetics, general health and tolerance.
Natural and organic remedies take time to show their reaction. While CBD takes some time to relieve the pain, it is undoubtedly one of the harmless ways to do so.
CBD oil works best when used with the consultation of a doctor. Before buying, one should make sure that the oil contains laboratory verified ingredients.
Who owns the Suspicious Marijuana Farm Near Middleton Home?
The Police discovered a Marijuana Farm near Kate Middleton’s family home in Buckleberry in Berkshire. A power outage led to the discovery of the illegal farming of marijuana right next to Middleton’s 18 acrea estate, on Thursday.
The Middleton Estate
Kate Middleton’s parents, Carole and Michael Middleton, own a £4.7 million Grade II Manor house in Buckleberry in Berkshire. The purchased this property back in 2012 after moving from their £1.5 million house in the same village of Berkshire. The 18-acre estate consists of 7 bedrooms and 5 reception rooms. Carole and Michael moved here due to the better privacy and security this house offered.
The Middleton Family House holds great importance for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. The Duke and Duchess have spent a lot of fun moments at ‘The Manor’. All the sweet memories make The Manor a strong fort to hold.
Discovery of the Marijuana Farm
Upon calling, people from the electricity board came to solve the electricity power situation. The workers from the electricity board discovered the Marijuana Farm on the Wednesday night. They immediately brought this to the attention of the police. The police raided the area on Thursday and found an empty Cannabis factory.
A witness reported that about 6 vans collected the content inside the potential cannabis factory. The police has taken all the evidence for further investigation. The Police is investigating this case under the top priority badge. They have found some evidence that the empty and abandoned factory was previously being used as a safe space to make drugs from cannabis.
Until now, no arrests have been made and people are clueless about the owner of the factory. The police has asked the public to contact police if they have any information regarding the suspicious factory hidden in the barns. The investigating officer told the media that they are still carrying out an investigation. They are confident that they will soon get to the bottom of this matter.
As suspicious as it might sound, there is no confirmation to it. Kate Middleton is the Queen of Grace and her family is an epitome of class. The rumors about the Cannabis Factory being owned by the Middletons are circulating however, it seems nothing but a rumor. Royal family has always been subjected to such fake news every now and then. Previously rumors about Kate’s fourth pregnancy were also in the air and Kate having marital issues with Prince William also surfaced.
While the Police and CID are working hand in hand to solve the mystery of the Cannabis factory and marijuana farm right next to the Middleton Family House, people are looking forward to get their hands on the latest gossip.
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