On Oct. 5, 2016, Vancouver Pain Management Society in Vancouver, B.C., notified patients of a potential security breach that may have made the medical data of some patients publicly available on the dispensary’s website.
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On June 10, 2016, the Oregon Liquor Control Commission announced that it will begin publishing a list of applicants that have been approved to receive recreational marijuana licenses in the state.
Marijuana business applicants in the state of Washington may have had their personal data breached. According to The Cannabist, the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board is in the process of notifying marijuana license applicants that the agency accidentally leaked their personal information.
Salem’s Alternative Therapies Group, a state-licensed dispensary, sent an email addressed to “Dear Patient” to 157 email addresses. The recipient patients were all visible to each other because they had been carbon copied.
On Friday, April 10, 2015, the Washington state House of Representatives voted to approve a controversial bill, SB 5052, aimed at reforming the state’s medical marijuana industry.
As a state embraces recreational marijuana, is the prescription-driven medical marijuana industry destined to wither and die? Or does the medical marijuana industry have its own distinct role to play, in a way that may give the host state two parallel but distinct markets for years to come?
The growing acceptance of medical (and, to a lesser extent, of recreational) marijuana use state by state has added a few extra degrees to the temperature of the stove beneath a long-simmering issue in U.S. employer-employee relations.
Health Canada is rolling out new regulations that would require medical marijuana companies to provide information about their patients and the doctors who prescribe the drug to medical colleges.