ATHENS, Greece, Feb. 7, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — Tabled today in Parliament the Draft Law “Provisions for the Production of Finished Products Pharmacy Hemp” which regulates the field of production, control and distribution of formulations containing pharmaceutical cannabis in order to promote productive investment in this sector and generate development benefits to the economy and the State.
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Mountjoy Sparkling Announces New Products and Distribution Partner as Demand Increases
SONOMA COUNTY, Calif., Jan. 16, 2018 /Weed Wire/ – Mountjoy Sparkling, Northern California’s leading producer of cannabis-infused sparkling water, announces a new distribution partner, Green Reef Distributing.
Charges Filed in Law Enforcement Operation Targeting Alleged Illegal Marijuana Sales
DENVER, Dec. 28, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Denver District Attorney Beth McCann has formally charged 10 individuals arrested December 14 for illegal distribution of marijuana in various quantities in connection with a multi-agency marijuana enforcement operation.
Former California Attorney General Bill Lockyer Launches Cannabis Distribution Company
After spending the bulk of his professional career enforcing federal cannabis law, former California Attorney General Bill Lockyer is cashing in on the state’s legal cannabis industry by co-founding his own cannabis distribution firm.
Nova Scotia Marijuana to Be Sold Through Liquor Stores
Would you buy Nova Scotia marijuana from a liquor store? Officials with the provincial government of Nova Scotia are making a bet that you will.
First Directions Set on Cannabis Regulation
CHARLOTTETOWN, Prince Edward Island, Dec. 7, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The provincial government today outlined three significant directions related to implementing the federal government’s objective of legalizing cannabis.
BC Releases First Decisions on Cannabis Regulation After Public Engagement
VANCOUVER, B.C., Dec. 5, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — After considering input from 48,951 British Columbians, and submissions from 141 local and Indigenous governments and a range of other interested stakeholders, the Province has announced a number of key decisions related to the anticipated legalization of non-medical cannabis in July 2018.
CCI and NAC Announce Manitoba Tender Intentions
OTTAWA, Ontario, Dec. 4, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Cannabis Compliance Inc. (“CCI”) is pleased to announce that it is working with National Access Cannabis Corp. (“NAC”), providing technical services in connection with NAC’s anticipated proposal to the Manitoba Request for Proposal for Retail Cannabis stores (RFP 10QGET-CRS-2017) (the “RFP”) due December 22, 2017.
Working Group to Host Business of Cannabis Information Gathering Session
KAHNAWAKE, QUEBEC, Nov. 27, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Mohawk Council of Kahnawàke wishes to advise persons who are considering opportunities in the licensed production and/or distribution of legal Cannabis that a special information gathering session is being held on Wednesday, 6, Tsothóhrha/December 2017.
Statement on the Government of Québec’s plan for the Regulation of Cannabis
OTTAWA, Ontario, Nov. 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Cannabis Canada, and the licensed producers of medical cannabis that it represents, share Province’s commitment to ensuring adult Quebecers have access to safe, regulated cannabis products and support the Government’s decision to make clear its intentions regarding the distribution and retail of adult-use cannabis.
Mendocino County: Cannabis Facilities Business License Application
UKIAH, Calif., Nov. 16, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Ordinance No. 4394, which adopted Chapter 6.36 – Cannabis Facilities Businesses and Chapter 20.243 – Cannabis Facilities, is effective November 16, 2017, and provides for business licenses and zoning requirements for the following cannabis-related business types
Manitoba’s Plans for Marijuana Could Create Growth Opportunities
Manitoba’s the latest province to unveil its plan for marijuana sales and distribution, releasing details Tuesday on how the new industry will operate.
Province Announces Hybrid Model for Distribution and Retail of Cannabis
WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Nov. 7, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — In order to meet the July 2018 timeline mandated by the federal government to permit the recreational use of cannabis, the Manitoba government unveiled a hybrid retail and distribution model that allows both the public and private sectors to do what they each do best, Premier Brian Pallister announced today.
Khiron First Company to be Fully Licensed for High and Low THC Medical Cannabis in Colombia
TORONTO, Ontario, Oct. 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Khiron Life Sciences Corp. reports that further to its press release dated September 26, 2017, the Company’s wholly owned subsidiary, Khiron Colombia SAS, has been granted all the licences required for the cultivation, production, domestic distribution and international export of both low and high tetrahydrocannabinol (“THC”) medical cannabis in the country of Colombia.
Draft Cannabis Framework: Last Chance for Input
EDMONTON, Alberta, Oct. 20, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Albertans have one more week to provide their feedback on the draft Alberta Cannabis Framework through an online survey.
Nevada Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument in Marijuana Distribution Dispute
On Oct. 3, 2017, the Nevada Supreme Court heard oral arguments regarding a dispute over the distribution rights of recreational marijuana in the state of Nevada. The case is the culmination of months of back and forth between the state’s Department of Taxation and the Independent Alcohol Distributors of Nevada.
Oregon Doles Out $85M in Marijuana Tax Revenue
Nearly three years after Oregon voters voted to legalize marijuana for adult use, several groups are reaping the benefits.
Canada Proposes Federal Pot Excise Tax, Provinces React With Caution
Canada is proposing a federal excise tax on marijuana to help ease the path to legalizing the drug, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Tuesday, drawing a cautious response from provinces that would oversee the process.
Manitoba Looks to Private Sector to Help Roll Out Marijuana
Manitoba is studying whether to involve the private sector in rolling out sales of marijuana in the Canadian province — a contrast to Ontario’s plan to sell the drug in government-run stores.
British Columbia Cannabis Regulators Need Public Input Right Now
While cannabis regulations have already been proposed for Ontario and New Brunswick, British Columbia cannabis regulations have yet to take shape; however, on Sept. 25, 2017, the provincial government announced that it is now collecting public input on how it should sell and regulate the substance.
Canopy Growth Just Secured a Big Deal With the Province of New Brunswick
New Brunswick recently announced how the province will manage the sale and distribution of marijuana. New Brunswick has also signed deals with Canopy Growth Corp. (TSX:WEED) and another company listed on the venture exchange.
Aurora Ships First 50 Kilos of Medical Cannabis to Germany
Landmark legislation has led to the first serious deal in terms of shipping cannabis globally, with an initial consignment of dried medical cannabis already on its way to Germany for distribution. Now that Aurora are the proud recipients of a Health Canada issued Export Permit, they can legally send medical cannabis to Germany.
Nevada Supreme Court to Hear Recreational Marijuana Distribution Case
The ongoing drama over who can distribute recreational marijuana in the state of Nevada is now heading before the Nevada Supreme Court.
MCK Announces Moratorium on Cannabis Distribution in Kahnawake
In response to the upcoming legalization of marijuana in Canada in 2018, the Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke (MCK) announced today that, effective immediately, it has declared a Moratorium on the production, distribution and sale of cannabis within the Territory until such time as the community adopts its own regulations on the matter.
San Diego City Council Votes to Legalize Marijuana Cultivation, Manufacturing
The San Diego City Council came to a decision Monday on whether marijuana cultivation, distribution, manufacturing and testing businesses should be allowed within city limits.
Tilray to Supply EU Cannabis From Portugal
Canadian cannabis producer Tilray says it will invest 20 million euros in a medical cannabis operation in Portugal after winning federal licences there.
Nevada Tax Commission Rejects Alcohol Suppliers’ Appeal for Cannabis Distribution
On Aug. 29, 20017, the Nevada Tax Commission rejected an appeal from the state’s alcohol distributors to restore its exclusive rights to recreational cannabis distribution.
Report: Nevada Recreational Cannabis Sales Decline Due to Supply Shortages
Nevada recreational cannabis sales have declined by approximately 20-30% since first launching in July of this year, according to a report published by the Nevada Department of Taxation and obtained by the Reno Gazette-Journal.
Cal Can Biz Expo Interview: MJIC and Speedweed’s A.J. Gentile
In this Cal Can Biz Expo interview, watch Kristen Fox, Editor-in-Chief of MJINews.com and Marijuana Industry News magazine, interview A.J. Gentile, CEO of Speedweed.
Nevada Judge Lifts Restraining Order on Recreational Marijuana Distribution Licenses
On Aug. 17, 2017, Nevada District Judge James Todd Russell lifted a temporary restraining order against the Nevada Department of Taxation that prevented the department from issuing recreational marijuana distribution licenses to businesses other than licensed alcohol distributors.
Nevada Judge Issues Injunction to Halt Issuance of Marijuana Distribution Licenses
In the state of Nevada, the issue of recreational marijuana distribution licenses is once again back in court. On Aug. 11, 2017, Nevada District Judge James Todd Russell issued an injunction against the Department of Taxation to prevent the issuance of distribution licenses to businesses other than alcohol distributors.
Nevada Tax Department Opens Up Distribution Rights for Recreational Marijuana
On Aug. 10, 2017, the Nevada Department of Taxation determined that there is an insufficient number of alcohol distributors applying for recreational marijuana distribution licenses, paving the way for other players within the marijuana industry to participate.
New York State Health Department Issues Improved Medical Marijuana Regulations
On Aug. 10, 2017, the New York State Department of Health revealed new regulations for the state’s medical marijuana program. The improved regulations were made in an effort to expand the program, aiming to create a more positive experience for all parties involved.
Nevada Judge Denies Request to Block Emergency Marijuana Regulations
A Nevada judge has denied a request by the Independent Alcohol Distributors of Nevada to block emergency regulations allowing the state to temporarily issue recreational marijuana distribution licenses.
Harris Introduces Bipartisan Bill Facilitating Medical Marijuana Research
WASHINGTON, July 25, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — On July 25, Representatives Andy Harris, M.D. (R-MD-01), Earl Blumenauer (D-OR-03), H. Morgan Griffith (R-VA-09), and Zoe Lofgren (D-CA-19) introduced the Medical Marijuana Research Act of 2017.
Cal Can Biz Expo Interview: MJIC’s Sturges Karban
In this Cal Can Biz Expo interview, watch Kristen Fox, Editor-in-Chief of MJINews.com and Marijuana Industry News magazine, interview Sturges Karban, CEO of MJIC.
DC Arrests for Public Use of Marijuana Nearly Tripled Last Year
Arrests for the public use of marijuana in the District nearly tripled in 2016 and are on track to remain high in 2017, public records show.
Nevada Dispensaries on the Verge of Running Out of Marijuana
After nearly a week of sales, Nevada dispensaries are on the verge of running out of marijuana. On July 7, 2017, it was announced that Gov. Brian Sandoval had endorsed a “statement of emergency” issued by the state Department of Taxation, giving the department the latitude to adopt emergency regulations aimed at fixing the marijuana shortage.
Beyond The Marijuana Index: MJIC CEO Talks Company’s Desire To Be ‘Amazon Of Weed’
MJIC Inc., the company behind the much-discussed Marijuana Index*, tracks U.S. and Canada-traded weed stocks and has been used as the base for the main cannabis ETFs out there. However, the media seems to have emphasized only one of the company’s multiple business segments.
These Are the First Two Recipients of Colorado Cannabis Transporter Licenses
On June 10, 2016, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed House Bill 16-1211 into law, creating Colorado cannabis transporter licenses for medical and recreational cannabis transporters. With the new law requiring transporters to be licensed by July 1, 2017, the state has already issued one medical transporter license and two recreational cannabis transporter licenses.
Nevada Adopts Emergency Recreational Marijuana Regulations
On June 26, 2017, the Nevada Tax Commission adopted emergency recreational marijuana regulations that clear the way for early sales in the state.
Los Angeles County Cannabis Ban Extended to Unincorporated Areas
On June 6, 2017, a Los Angeles County cannabis ban was extended after a unanimous vote by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. The regulations call for a ban on commercial cannabis businesses in unincorporated areas and also include new rules for personal cultivation.
Tobacco Industry Wants Marijuana Monopoly in Massachusetts
In an attempt to gain a foothold in Massachusetts’ burgeoning recreational marijuana industry, the tobacco industry wants marijuana producers to distribute their products through its members.
Nevada Court Ruling Threatens to Delay the Early Sale of Recreational Marijuana
The early sale of recreational marijuana in the state of Nevada is in danger of being delayed. On May 30, 2017, a Nevada district court judge issued a temporary restraining order that prevents the Department of Taxation from issuing marijuana distribution licenses.
Georgia Governor Signs Medical Cannabis Expansion Bill
On May 9, 2017, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed Senate Bill 16, a medical cannabis expansion bill that adds six new conditions to the list of conditions that qualify for low-thc oil in the state.
US Capitol Police Arrest Eight for Possession of Marijuana
WASHINGTON, April 20, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — At approximately 12:18 p.m. today, United States Capitol Police (USCP) officers began arresting several individuals after witnessing them distributing marijuana in public view to passersby at First and Constitution Avenue, NE.
Proposed Prop 64 Trailer Bill Reflects Some Interesting Turns
Some big proposed changes came down on April 4, 2017, in the California Bureau of Cannabis Control’s Proposed Trailer Bill Legislation. As the industry digests and considers the implications of these proposed changes, some of the more notable changes seem to reflect a friendlier approach to cannabis regulation in some key areas.
Recommendations for Certification of all Medicinal Marijuana Operations
MANGILAO, Guam, Jan. 25, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Department of Public Health and Social Services announces recommendations for Certification of all Medicinal Marijuana Operations.
Master P Jumps Into the Legal Cannabis Game
On Nov. 28, 2016, rapper and entrepreneur Percy Robert Miller, better known as Master P, announced the launch of Master P’s Trees, the rapper’s brand of legal cannabis flowers, edibles and “liquid gold” vape oil.
Ohio Drafting Rules for Distribution of Medical Marijuana
On Sept. 8, 2016, medical marijuana will become legal in Ohio, with the date established when Ohio Gov. John Kasich signed House Bill 523 on June 7, 2016.