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Tribes Cut Out of California Pot Market Might Grow Their Own

Tribes Cut Out of California Pot Market Might Grow Their Own

Tribes Cut Out of California Pot Market Might Grow Their Own

American Indian tribes that say they have been cut out of California’s legal marijuana market have raised the possibility of going their own way by establishing pot businesses outside the state-regulated system that is less than two months old.

Connecticut Lawmakers Vote on Starting Recreational Marijuana Discussions

Connecticut Lawmakers Vote on Starting Recreational Marijuana Discussions

Connecticut lawmakers have put recreational marijuana back on the table — sort of. According to the CT Post, lawmakers are curious as to how they would successfully regulate the drug if it were ever to be legalized in the New England state.

LARA: State Application Deadline for Medical Marihuana Facilities Operating with Local Approval is Feb. 15th

LARA: State Application Deadline for Medical Marihuana Facilities Operating with Local Approval is Feb. 15th

LANSING, Mich., Feb. 8, 2018 /Weed Wire – The Dept. of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) reminded prospective medical marihuana license applicants today that the deadline for applicants currently operating with local approval is February 15th.

Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission Seeking Input From Counties

Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission Seeking Input From Counties

In an effort to hear what the public thinks about the proposed recreational cannabis regulations, the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission is traveling from county to county to gather feedback.

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New Mexico’s Marijuana Legalization Resolution Passes Out of Senate Rules Committee

SANTA FE, N.M., Feb. 2, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — Today, a legislative committee voted in favor of taxing and regulating marijuana in New Mexico. On a vote of 4-3 New Mexico State Senator Ortiz y Pino’s (D-12-Bernalillo) Senate Joint Resolution 4 (SJR4) passed the Senate Rules Committee.

Massachusetts Federal Prosecutor: Opioids, Not Pot, Are Priority

Massachusetts Federal Prosecutor: Opioids, Not Pot, Are Priority

Massachusetts’ new federal prosecutor said on Wednesday he will not rule out prosecuting marijuana businesses in a state that has legalized the drug, but stressed that his focus is on the opioid epidemic.

Court Challenge Seeks to Block Vast California Marijuana Farms

Court Challenge Seeks to Block Vast California Marijuana Farms

An alliance of California marijuana growers filed a lawsuit Tuesday to block state rules that they fear could open the way for vast farms that would drive smaller cultivators out of business or send them into the black market.

OLCC at Cannabis Collaborative Conference – Oregon and Washington Top Regulators Focus on Future

PORTLAND, Jan. 22, 2018 /Weed Wire/ – The top regulators from the Oregon Liquor Control Commission and the Washington State Liquor & Cannabis Board will kick off the Cannabis Collaborative Conference with a discussion on the regulated cannabis system.

North Dakota Medical Marijuana Rules Poised for Approval

North Dakota Medical Marijuana Rules Poised for Approval

North Dakota’s State Health Council is poised to sign off on administrative rules for medical marijuana amid uncertainty over whether the federal government might crack down on state marijuana operations.

New Veterans Affairs Rules Allow Docs to Talk About Medical Marijuana

New Veterans Affairs Rules Allow Docs to Talk About Medical Marijuana

Doctors and pharmacists at the Veterans Affairs Department have been cleared to talk about the pluses and minuses of medical marijuana use with vets who ask about the drug.

Regulation Questions Swirl as Sacramento Draws Closer to Recreational Marijuana

Regulation Questions Swirl as Sacramento Draws Closer to Recreational Marijuana

For months, Joe Devlin and his team have been working to create the rules and regulations for each aspect of Sacramento’s cannabis industry, including cultivation, delivery, dispensary, testing, and transportation.

LARA to Inform Medical Marihuana Licensing Board Regarding Existing Facilities, License Fees

LARA to Inform Medical Marihuana Licensing Board Regarding Existing Facilities, License Fees

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.

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OLCC Rules Adjusted for Pesticide Testing of Usable Marijuana

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 30, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Beginning today, August 30, 2017, every batch of usable marijuana (flower and leaves) must be tested directly for pesticides according to the Oregon Health Authority’s testing rules in order to be compliant. This includes untested product that was collected for sampling prior to August 30.

Arkansas Subcommittee Approves Rules for State Medical Marijuana Program

Arkansas Subcommittee Approves Rules for State Medical Marijuana Program

On June 13, 2017, the Arkansas Administrative Rules and Regulations Subcommittee approved the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board’s proposed rules for the state medical marijuana program.

IDPH to Begin Accepting Applications for Expanded Medical Cannabidiol Program (6/13/17)

DES MOINES, Iowa, June 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — On May 12, 2017, Governor Branstad signed legislation expanding the Medical Cannabidiol Act, first enacted July 1, 2014. Today, the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) filed emergency rules implementing a portion of the new law.

Green bubble? Cannabis investors on white-knuckle ride as share prices fall

Green Bubble? Cannabis Investors on White-Knuckle Ride as Share Prices Fall

Canadian marijuana stocks have been on a punishing slide for three straight months despite a temporary blip of investor fever in April that sent share prices soaring to record highs as Ottawa tabled legislation to legalize pot.

World of Cannabis - Medical Marijuana State Initiatives

World of Cannabis: Medical Marijuana State Initiatives

Watch the World of Cannabis in Las Vegas tackle the details of medical marijuana state initiatives. Matthew Abel, attorney and director of Michigan NORML, covers recent medical marijuana developments in Michigan. Ari Gerstin, an attorney in Miami, and Michael C. Minardi, Senior Partner at Minardi Law, provide an update on medical marijuana in Florida.

Florida Department of Health Releases Proposed Medical Marijuana Rules

Florida Department of Health Releases Proposed Medical Marijuana Rules

On Jan. 17, 2017, the Florida Department of Health unveiled a set of proposed regulations for Florida’s medical marijuana system. Under the proposal, rules and regulations guiding Florida’s low-THC medical marijuana program would be applied to the state’s wider system.

Maine Legislators Propose Extension of Delay in Marijuana Retail Sales

Maine Legislators Propose Extension of Delay in Marijuana Retail Sales

Adult-use marijuana legalization in Maine is set for Jan. 30, 2017, but the law included a nine-month delay in retail sales to allow lawmakers to set rules. Now Senate President Mike Thibodeau, a Republican from Winterport, Maine, and Rep. Louis Luchini, a Democrat from Ellsworth, Maine, have proposed extending the delay until Feb. 1, 2018.

Some Ohioans Want Residency Requirement For Medical Pot Business Licenses

Ohio Announces Draft Rules for Medical Marijuana Cultivators

On Nov. 2, 2016, the Ohio Medical Marijuana Advisory Committee released the draft rules for would-be medical marijuana cultivators. If approved, Ohio would have one of the most expensive medical marijuana licensing fees in the country.

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Maryland Panel Mulls New Policy For Prospective Cops Who Smoked Pot

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.

U.S. Marijuana Businesses Grapple with Complex Regulations

U.S. Marijuana Businesses Grapple with Complex Regulations

Like all companies that sell marijuana products, Washington state-based Interra Oils must comply with a myriad number of packaging and labeling rules before it can make a sale.

WSLCB Rules

Washington Revises Draft Marijuana Rules and Adopts Recall Process

On March 23, 2016, the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board announced that it had revised the language for draft marijuana rules, aligning the medical and recreational marijuana markets, and adopted emergency rules for product recalls.

WSLCB and Suquamish Tribe Compact and Draft Rules and Franwell

Board Revises Draft Marijuana Rules Following Public Comment Period

OLYMPIA, March 23, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Liquor and Cannabis Board (Board) today heard revised draft rule language regarding the implementation of marijuana legislation. The draft rules are necessary to implement 2015 legislation which aligns the medical marijuana market with the existing recreational market.

WSLCB and Suquamish Tribe Compact and Draft Rules and Franwell

Board Revises Draft Marijuana Rules Following Public Comment Period

OLYMPIA, Jan. 6, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Following six public hearings held throughout the state, the Liquor and Cannabis Board (Board) today voted to revise the draft rules to accommodate public input it received on its original draft rules.

OLCC Early Rec Sales

OLCC Creates Recreational Marijuana License Tutorial Online Video Provides Temporary Rules, Online Application Overview

PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 22, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — The Oregon Liquor Control Commission has released a video version of its recent workshop on the Recreational Marijuana License “Temporary Rules and License Application Process.”


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