Vermont Colleges and universities will not be changing their marijuana policies, despite the recent bill passage to legalize the drug.
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Local businesses are facing a dilema now that recreational marijuana is legal in Nevada. The question is, do they hire someone who uses the drug on their own time? Companies are being forced to review their policies.
LINTHICUM, MD., Nov. 29, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Joy Strand will become executive director of the Natalie M. LaPrade Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission on Dec. 4. Strand, who has more than 40 years’ experience in healthcare, arrives as licensed companies begin to provide their medical products to qualified patients.
It looks like the California Insurance Commissioner has taken a pivotal step for the state’s cannabis industry. On Nov. 2, 2017, Dave Jones approved a commercial insurer’s offering of cannabis business insurance for the first time.
For decades, the federal government has imposed strict regulations and sanctions on the use of marijuana. It is curious that a plurality of state governments and voters have created policies with disregard for federal policy.
Rep. Matt Gaetz has been in Congress for less than a year, but the Florida Congressman has already become one of the House’s foremost leaders working to reform federal marijuana policies. Just one problem: GOP leadership doesn’t seem especially interested in giving the issue a fair shake.
At a meeting of the Medical Marihuana Licensing Board later today, the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) will inform the board members regarding several oversight issues and the implementation of the regulatory framework for the new Medical Marihuana Facility Licensing Act (MMFLA). LARA, in consultation with the board, has sole authority to promulgate rules and emergency rules as necessary to implement, administer, and enforce the MMFLA.
ANAHEIM, Calif., Aug. 1, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Today, CCIA and NCIA are excited to announce the final track for the first-ever California Cannabis Business Conference, Track 6: Emerging Topics.
More than $140,000 has already been spent in the state as stakeholders seek a voice in how lawmakers regulate the lucrative recreational industry.
WASHINGTON, March 28, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Starting on Friday, April 7th and running until Tuesday, April 11th, medical cannabis industry business leaders, medical and legal professionals, advocates, and patients will gather at the Unity 2017 conference in Washington, D.C. to discuss common-sense policies and approaches to safe medical cannabis access and use. With the uncertainty of policies under a new U.S. administration, 2017 will be one of the most important years for medical cannabis policy ever.
Boulder District Attorney Stan Garnett said he is the only active prosecutor from Colorado in the group of prosecutors from across the country who will help advise the Donald Trump administration on marijuana policies.
Marijuana is the most widely cultivated, produced and consumed drug worldwide, and more than 20 countries worldwide are trialing legislation regarding access to marijuana and exploring possible benefits.
Maryland’s Police Training and Standards Commission has recommended reducing restrictions on prospective officers who have smoked pot, according to The Baltimore Sun. The Police Training and Standards Commission was created by the state legislature last year following concerns about officer accountability.
Cannabis stocks were skewed to the negative today as selling of pump and dump names continued.
To further limit the District’s law, the region is also populated with more than 20 institutions of higher education that will likely assume the federal perspective on cannabis.
Apple and Instagram have tough policies regarding marijuana business, and entrepreneurs are feeling the effects. Businesses of any kind, especially those which operate through the Internet, rely on Apple to accommodate its apps.
The proliferation of legal marijuana in the last decade has come as a huge relief to millions of marijuana users in the United States.