LANSING, Mich., Dec. 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Dept. of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) will be ready to accept applications for medical marihuana facility licenses beginning this Friday, December 15, 2017.
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OTTAWA, Ontario, Nov. 22, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA) is disappointed that the federal government’s proposed regulatory approach to cannabis continues to miss the mark on several key issues, displaying an ongoing lack of concern for medical cannabis patients.
KAHNAWAKE, Quebec, Nov. 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Kahnawàke Legislative Coordinating Commission would like to inform the community of the confirmation of Categorization for proposed Cannabis legislation as Type II (laws that are regulatory in nature) in the Community Decision Making Process.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In this Cal Can Biz Expo interview, watch Kristen Fox, Editor-in-Chief of MJINews.com and Marijuana Industry News magazine, interview Larry Horwitz, Chief Counsel for MJIC.
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.
ALBANY, N.Y., March 16, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The New York State Department of Health today announced several enhancements to the state’s Medical Marijuana Program that will improve patient access. These measures include authorizing physician assistants to certify patients and adding chronic pain as a qualifying condition.
DENVER, Dec. 30, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Marijuana Industry Group (MIG) has launched a public service announcement campaign advocating safe and responsible cannabis consumption in the Colorado marketplace, where cannabis was first made legal for adults.
DENVER, Dec. 9, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The nation’s largest law firm representing cannabis industry businesses continues to gain recognition for work on the frontline of cannabis legalization.
ANCHORAGE, Dec. 08, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Cynthia Franklin, director of the Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office (AMCO), announced this week that she is moving to a position with the Alaska Department of Law.
NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The New York State Department of Health today announced that chronic pain will be added as a qualifying condition for medical marijuana.
DENVER, Nov. 15, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Hoban Law Group, the nation’s premier cannabusiness law firm, and Tokken, announce a collaboration to assist marijuana businesses, ancillary enterprises, and financial institutions with regulatory hurdles in the cannabis industry.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 21, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Today, Mayor Muriel Bowser and the District of Columbia Department of Health (DOH) announced modifications to the Medical Marijuana Program that will work to improve patient access, remove potential barriers and spur innovation in the District’s medical program.
ALBANY, N.Y., Aug. 30, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The New York State Department of Health today announced that, based on a statewide needs assessment, it will implement numerous recommendations through new regulations and guidelines to enhance its Medical Marijuana Program.
DENVER, Jan. 26, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Good Chemistry, one of Denver’s leading medical and recreational marijuana dispensaries, has announced the newest addition to their executive team, Laura Davis, who joins as Director of Compliance.
After nearly 20 years of neglect, the California State Assembly has finally taken steps to reign in the state’s medical marijuana system by voting 50-5 to approve a bill, AB 266, aimed at provided more structure to the loosely regulated program.
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Last month the Alaska state legislature approved a bill which established a Marijuana Control Board responsible for regulating the newly legal industry.
The United States cannabis market is, in a word, complicated. As opportunity expands and legislation eases, the states are divided on how to move forward.
State licensing rules won’t determine who gets rich in the green rush, but they will determine who won’t. Making the rules is a process that involves balancing policy objectives and weighing the interests of consumers, investors, businesses and the state.
The marijuana industry has grown considerably in the last year, facing challenges from the public, legislators and federal prosecutors along the way. However, the industry has many more critical tasks it must overcome on the road to national legalization.
When residents of Washington, D.C., legalized recreational marijuana with Initiative 71, they knew there was going to be trouble. Congress has a notorious habit of meddling in the District’s affairs.
We often like to think that marijuana cultivation is inherently an environmentally friendly process. Most of the perception is due in part to the hippie stereotype attached to marijuana.
Even in the wake of warnings from the SEC regarding fraudulent marijuana stocks, investors are still seeking ways to capitalize on the “green rush.”
Inside Oregon’s Finest, a medical marijuana dispensary in Portland’s Pearl District, a young woman carefully fills rolling papers with Rose City Cinex, a strain of cannabis.
Ever since Alaska legalized recreational marijuana, state legislators and regulators have been furiously busy trying to set up the regulatory framework for the fledgling system.
The success of Washington’s legal marijuana market can be considered iffy at best. Between high prices, low supply and licenses handed out by lottery, Washington is having a hard time getting into the swing of things.
When it comes to medical marijuana, one of the toughest challenges facing state regulatory agencies is how to crack down on perceived abuses in the system.
Cannabis and alcohol are often compared to one another. Why is that? Well, from a political and cultural lens, it seems fairly obvious. Both are mind-altering substances which have gained acceptance by the majority of Americans.
Should Amendment 2 pass in Florida, medical marijuana will become the law of the land. Once the law is passed, the Florida Department of Health will have six months to decide how to regulate and implement medical marijuana.
Colorado is building a reputation as the national laboratory for getting marijuana mostly right, and the edible side of the industry is no exception. However, edibles present their own set of challenges from the regulatory perspective. Challenges range from the agricultural to the pharmaceutical to child safety.
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