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Bureau of Cannabis Control to Hold Public Licensing Workshop in Ukiah

Bureau of Cannabis Control to Hold Public Licensing Workshop in Ukiah

Bureau of Cannabis Control to Hold Public Licensing Workshop in Ukiah

The workshop will focus on what licensing information is needed and what resources are available for people planning to apply for state commercial cannabis licenses. The workshop will focus on what licensing information is needed and what resources are available for people planning to apply for state commercial cannabis licenses.

Failed Applicants Sue Ohio Over Medical Cannabis Licensing Process

Failed Applicants Sue Ohio Over Medical Cannabis Licensing Process

More strife is on the horizon for Ohio’s troubled medical cannabis program. On Feb. 20, 2018, a group of unsuccessful medical cannabis applicants, led by Jimmy Gould of CannAscend Ohio LLC, filed a lawsuit challenging the state’s medical cannabis licensing process.

Judge Overturns Detroit Medical Cannabis Initiative

Judge Overturns Detroit Medical Cannabis Initiative

In the city of Detroit, the group Citizens for Sensible Cannabis Reform is weighing its legal options after Wayne County Circuit Judge Robert Colombo, Jr., overturned Measure B, a Detroit medical cannabis initiative aimed at relaxing local control on the city’s medical cannabis industry, on Feb. 16, 2018.

LARA Publishes Michigan’s Medical Marihuana “Universal Symbol”

LANSING, Mich., Feb. 15, 2018 /Weed Wire/ – The Dept. of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) released information today to inform and advise license applicants regarding the labeling of medical marihuana products under the Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act.

Detroit City Council Approves Moratorium on New Medical Cannabis Licenses

Detroit City Council Approves Moratorium on New Medical Cannabis Licenses

Entrepreneurs hoping to open medical cannabis dispensaries in Detroit, Michigan, will have to put their plans on hold for the time being. On Feb. 13, 2018, the Detroit City Council voted to impose a 180-day moratorium on new medical cannabis licenses and permits.

British Columbia Marijuana Market Details Revealed

British Columbia Marijuana Market Details Revealed

Canada is nearing its rollout of recreational marijuana this summer and while there have been challenges in keeping up with the federal deadline, the British Columbia marijuana market is taking shape.

MED Bulletin: New Outdoor Cultivation Security Requirements Mandatory on Jan. 1, 2019

DENVER, Feb. 5, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — This Industry Bulletin is being issued to notify licensees of new requirements for outdoor or greenhouse medical and retail marijuana cultivations (collectively referred to as “Outdoor Cultivations”), effective January 1, 2019.

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Liquor Distribution Branch Begins Preparing for Retail and Online Non-medical Cannabis Sales

VANCOUVER, B.C., Feb. 4, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — The BC Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) is aiming to open the first government-operated non-medical cannabis retail store by late summer, and has begun exploring an e-commerce model to offer online sales to the public.

Bureau of Cannabis Control to Hold Public Licensing Workshops in Irvine & San Diego

Bureau of Cannabis Control to Hold Public Licensing Workshops in Irvine & San Diego

SACRAMENTO, Jan. 23, 2018 /Weed Wire/ —– The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) will host public licensing workshops in Irvine on January 25 and in San Diego on January 26. The workshops will focus on what licensing information is needed and what resources are available for people planning to apply for state commercial cannabis licenses.

Maryland Report Suggests State Consider Race in Cannabis Licensing Process

Maryland Report Suggests State Consider Race in Cannabis Licensing Process

Minorities in the state of Maryland are at a disadvantage in the state’s medical cannabis licensing process, according to the report of a state consultant hired to review a 2017 disparity study after controversy arose over the fact that no minority-owned businesses were awarded a medical cannabis license.

Bureau of Cannabis Control to Hold Public Licensing Workshop in Monterey

SACRAMENTO, Jan. 16, 2018 /Weed Wire/ – The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) will host a public licensing workshop in Monterey on January 22. The workshop will focus on what licensing information is needed and what resources are available for people planning to apply for state commercial cannabis licenses.

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CDFA, Bureau of Cannabis Control and Department of Public Health Offer Workshops on California’s Cannabis Track-and-Trace System

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 8, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — The California Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Division, along with the Bureau of Cannabis Control and the California Department of Public Health, are offering 14 workshops in January and February on California’s Cannabis Track-and-Trace system.

California Now Accepting Cannabis Cultivation and Processing Applications

California Now Accepting Cannabis Cultivation and Processing Applications

While California has already started awarding temporary commercial cannabis licenses to distributors, microbusinesses, labs and retailers, it has only recently launched its system for accepting cannabis cultivation and processing applications.

Ohio Application Scorer Has Ties With Winner of Cultivation License

Ohio Application Scorer Has Ties With Winner of Cultivation License

In Ohio, more questions are being raised about the state’s medical marijuana licensing process as news emerged that one of the consultants hired to score applications had business ties with one of the applicants awarded a cultivation license.

You Can Now Apply for California Cannabis Licenses Online

You Can Now Apply for California Cannabis Licenses Online

With the Golden State poised to become the largest cannabis market in the world, California cannabis licenses are going to be a hot commodity and the rush to obtain them is already underway.

Bureau of Cannabis Control Launches Online Licensing Application System and Commercial Cannabis Licenses Operating

Bureau of Cannabis Control Launches Online Licensing Application System

The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) today officially launched its online licensing system and is now accepting applications for commercial cannabis licenses for retailers, distributors, microbusinesses, testing laboratories and cannabis events. The new online licensing system allows applicants to easily apply for a temporary and annual commercial cannabis license, submit payments and track the status of an existing application.

Ohio Lawmakers Want to Halt MMJ Licensing After Learning Application Scorer's Past

Ohio Lawmakers Want to Halt MMJ Licensing After Learning Application Scorer’s Past

A growing number of Ohio lawmakers and state officials are calling on the state to put a halt to issuing medical marijuana cultivation licenses after learning that one of the consultants hired to score the applications, Trevor Bozeman, owner of iCann Consulting, was previously convicted on drug charges.

Emergency Rules Released for Michigan Medical Marijuana Program

Emergency Rules Released for Michigan Medical Marijuana Program

The revamped Michigan medical marijuana market is beginning to take shape. On Dec. 4, 2017, the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs officially released the rules that govern the state’s medical marijuana program.

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LARA Releases Medical Marihuana Emergency Administrative Rules

LANSING, Mich., Dec. 4, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The Dept. of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) has issued emergency administrative rules for the purpose of implementing the Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act (MMFLA). Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder and effective today, these rules shall remain in effect for six months.

Ohio Board of Pharmacy Receives 370 Dispensary Applications

Ohio Board of Pharmacy Receives 370 Dispensary Applications

The competition to become one of Ohio’s licensed medical marijuana dispensaries is starting to heat up. On Nov. 20, 2017, the Ohio Board of Pharmacy announced that it had received 370 applications for the state’s 57 available medical marijuana dispensary licenses.

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CDFA Schedules Training Workshops for Cannabis Cultivators Seeking Information on Applications for Licensing

SACRAMENTO, Nov. 17, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The California Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Division is announcing a series of 10 workshops in late November and December for training on completing applications for state licensing.

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Licensing Authorities Release Emergency Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulations

SACRAMENTO, Nov. 16, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — California’s three state cannabis licensing authorities announced today that proposed emergency licensing regulations for commercial medicinal and adult-use cannabis have been posted online and are available to the public for review.

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Bureau of Cannabis Control to Host First Cannabis Advisory Committee Meeting

SACRAMENTO, Nov. 6, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) today announced that it will host the first public Cannabis Advisory Committee meeting on Thursday, November 16 in Sacramento.

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LARA Releases Advisory Bulletin Regarding Municipality Authorization of Medical Marihuana Facilities

LANSING, Mich., Oct. 26, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Dept. of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) released an advisory bulletin today to inform and advise municipalities of the Bureau of Medical Marihuana Regulation’s (BMMR) intention regarding municipality authorization of medical marihuana facilities.

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LARA Announces Location and Time Changes for Medical Marihuana Educational Sessions

LANSING, Mich., Oct. 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Dept. of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) and the Bureau of Medical Marihuana Regulation (BMMR) announced today that – due to a large
number of early registrations – two of the educational sessions being held next month have been changed.

Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program Accepting Processor Applications in Decemeber

Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program Accepting Processor Applications in Decemeber

On Oct. 19, 2017, the Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program and the Department of Commerce announced that the application for prospective cannabis processors is now available, with the application period running from Dec. 4 to Dec. 15.

These Are the First Two Licensed Jamaican Cannabis Companies

These Are the First Two Licensed Jamaican Cannabis Companies

While Jamaican cannabis has a rich history, the country of Jamaica hasn’t been at the forefront of the legal industry; however, that may soon change as the country has issued its first two Jamaican cannabis licenses.

LARA Announces Medical Marihuana Educational Sessions; BMMR to Show Potential Licensees the Application Process, Monitoring System

LANSING, Oct. 9, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Dept. of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs ( LARA ) and the Bureau of Medical Marihuana Regulation (BMMR) announced today the dates, times and locations of a series of educational sessions designed to familiarize potential licensees with the application process and the statewide monitoring system.

LARA Releases Advisory Bulletin Regarding Testing of Marihuana and Marihuana-Infused Products

LANSING, Mich., Oct. 5, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Dept. of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) released an advisory bulletin today to inform and advise prospective medical marihuana licensees concerning the Bureau of Medical Marihuana Regulation’s (BMMR) intentions regarding the testing of marihuana and marihuana-infused products.

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Bureau of Cannabis Control to Hold Public Licensing Workshop in Los Angeles

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 5, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) will host a public licensing workshop in Los Angeles on October 12. The workshop will focus on what licensing information is needed and what resources are available for people planning to apply for state commercial cannabis licenses.

Department of Consumer Affairs Announces Appointments to Cannabis Advisory Committee

SACRAMENTO, Oct. 4, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Department of Consumer Affairs today announced the members of the state’s new Cannabis Advisory Committee under the Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC).

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Bureau of Cannabis Control Announces Three Upcoming Public Licensing Workshops

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 4, 2017 /Weed Wire/ —The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) today announced plans to host three public licensing workshops. The workshops will focus on what licensing information is needed and what resources are available for people planning to apply for state commercial cannabis licenses.

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Supreme to Quadruple Capacity at 7ACRES Hybrid Facility

TORONTO, Ontario, Oct. 4, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Supreme Pharmaceuticals Inc. (“Supreme” or the “Company”) (TSXV: FIRE) is pleased to announce that 7ACRES has completed construction of three additional 10,000 sq. ft. flowering rooms at its Hybrid Facility, and applied to Health Canada for licensing.

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Licensing Authorities Announce Withdrawal of Proposed Medical Cannabis Regulations

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 29, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – California’s three cannabis licensing authorities announced today the official withdrawal of the medical cannabis regulations that were proposed in late spring by the Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control, Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch and Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing.

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Friday Night Inc. Signs Exclusive License with Legendary Hip-Hop Artist, Kurupt

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 29, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Friday Night Inc. (Friday Night) (CSE: TGIF) (FWB: 1QF) (OTC: VPGDF) is pleased to announce that the Company has entered into an exclusive licensing transaction with legendary hip-hop artist, Kurupt.

Black Farmer Sues Florida Over Medical Marijuana Rules

Black Farmer Sues Florida Over Medical Marijuana Rules

A black farmer in the state of Florida has filed a lawsuit against the Florida Department of Health alleging that the state’s medical marijuana laws are unconstitutional and unfairly block him from obtaining a medical marijuana license.

LARA Releases Advisory Bulletin Regarding Co-Location of Medical Marihuana Facilities

LANSING, Mich., Sept. 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The State of Michigan’s Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) released an advisory bulletin today to inform and advise prospective medical marihuana licensees regarding co-location of medical marihuana facilities.

Bureau of Cannabis Control to Hold CEQA Study Results Workshop in Fresno

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 19, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) will hold a public workshop in Fresno to receive comments regarding the recent release of its California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Initial Study and Proposed Negative Declaration (IS/ND) for its regulatory licensing and enforcement program (Proposed Program) for commercial cannabis distributors, retailers, testing laboratories and microbusinesses.

Bureau of Cannabis Control to Hold CEQA Study Results Workshop in Long Beach

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) will hold a public workshop in Long Beach to receive comments regarding the recent release of its California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Initial Study and Proposed Negative Declaration (IS/ND) for its regulatory licensing and enforcement program (Proposed Program) for commercial cannabis distributors, retailers, testing laboratories and microbusinesses.


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