By and large, cannabis businesses are small businesses. We’ve represented hundreds of these businesses over the years, in many states. Within these businesses one finds many kinds of people. They include legacy operators transitioning from traditional markets, to well-heeled investors coming from industries like banking and private equity. And everyone in between. Of course, performance […]
Recently, we covered Sacha Baron Cohen and his company’s copyright infringement lawsuit against Massachusetts dispensary Solar Therapeutics, its President and Director, Edward Dow III, filed a motion to dismiss this week for failure to demonstrate Mr. Dow is personally liable for Solar’s conduct. As we mentioned in the last post, personal liability is not something […]
Register HERE! As New York entrepreneurs gear up to apply for state licenses to produce and sell regulated cannabis products, there are many unknowns surrounding how the business environment will develop. Michael Dundas founded and led one of the largest regulated cannabis businesses in Massachusetts from the inception of its medical program in 2012 until […]
I’ve preached before on the blog about how often our firm gets pulled into M&A deals where the parties have screwed up reporting the transaction to cannabis regulators on both the state and local levels. In California, in particular, changes of ownership have been a painful affair where the Bureau of Cannabis Control (“BCC”) routinely […]
It’s been a while since I provided an update on the state of California psychedelics law, but there have been a few important updates in the last few weeks, so it’s now that time. Before jumping in, I’ll remind readers that currently, all psychedelics are illegal under federal law unless a person has received an […]
Jonathan Wall, a Maryland native, faces a minimum of 10 years in federal prison over conspiracy charges of distributing cannabis as a first-time offender. The post Most Affected: Jonathan Wall Will Serve Nearly Two Years Before His First Day in Court For Cannabis appeared first on High Times.
A Massachusetts politician is being taken to court for mismanagement of funds in the cannabis space, as well as in politics. The post Former Massachusetts Mayor Sentenced for Extortion appeared first on High Times.
Medical cannabis patients in Pennsylvania could gain protection from DUIs under this progressive new law. Legislators are backing it. The post Pennsylvania Medical Cannabis Patients Could Be Protected Against DUIs appeared first on High Times.
The motion in Finland, carried by just two votes (183-181) has no official basis, but sets the tone for reform to move forwards. The post Green Party in Finland Calls for End of Prohibition appeared first on High Times.
Amazon is moving into the future, announcing it will no longer be drug testing employees for cannabis and will even reinstate folks. The post Amazon Releases Update on Company Drug Testing Policies appeared first on High Times.
Zurich, Switzerland’s largest city, is set to begin a unique adult cannabis trial next year, which will impact all of Europe. The post Switzerland’s Zurich to Begin Recreational Cannabis Trial in 2022 appeared first on High Times.
The Harris Poll and Fyllo released data showing compliance is a top issue in industries such as cannabis. The post A Majority of Companies in Tightly-Regulated Industries Say Compliance is Biggest Barrier appeared first on High Times.
Florida is introducing a petition that advocates hope will finally secure a long overdue message advocating for home grows. The post Florida Advocacy Petition Drive Aims to Allow Home Growing of Cannabis appeared first on High Times.
An Italian advocacy group announced Sunday that it has collected enough signatures for a proposed ballot measure to decriminalize cannabis cultivation and consumption in order for it to qualify for the Spring 2022 ballot. The post Italian Advocates Collect 500,000 Signatures for Decriminalization of Cannabis and Psychoactive Substances appeared first on High Times.
A domestic violence victim in Virginia was removed from court for admitting to consuming cannabis earlier that day. The post Virginia Domestic Violence Victim Charged for Cannabis Consumption During Court Testimony appeared first on High Times.
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Calm down. You're not poisoned. You're high. This is what happens when people can't buy safe, regulated products. The post Delta-8 THC poisonings? The CDC’s warning isn’t what you think appeared first on Leafly.
Get a foot in the door to the booming legal cannabis industry with a Dispensary Technician Certification from Cannabis Career. The post Discover career opportunities in the booming legal cannabis industry with a Dispensary Technician Certification appeared first on Leafly.
If you use vape cartridges even semi-frequently, you’ve likely lost, broken, or worn out the 510-threaded battery. Check out our picks for quality weed cartridge batteries to invest in. The post A buyer’s guide for weed cartridge batteries appeared first on Leafly.
Tens of millions of dollars of high-grade cannabis appears missing from an Oakland distributor. The post This company is smuggling tons of legal cannabis into streets, whistleblower alleges appeared first on Leafly.
The former mayor of Fall River, Mass., convicted of taking bribes for cannabis licenses, had a wild day in court. The post Update: Cannabis bribe mayor sentenced to 6 years in prison appeared first on Leafly.
Athletes and entertainers help The Weldon Project remind President Biden about cannabis expungements and campaign promises. The post Entertainers and athletes double down on Presidential request for mass cannabis pardons appeared first on Leafly.
From mid-summer to late fall in 2020, the United States saw an explosion of Covid-19. Total cases rose from approximately 2.1 million to more than 10.6 million, with greater than 240,000 deaths. In the U.S., data from the CDC and other sources (including High Yield Insights) captured the crushing impact of the pandemic on mental… […]
Nonprofit Arkansas True Grass is working to put an amendment on the November 2022 ballot to allow for the recreational use of marijuana in Arkansas. The group needs 89,101 signatures to make the ballot. Jesse Raphael, the Northwest Arkansas spokesman for True Grass, said the group has more than 20,000 signatures. The deadline to gather… […]
About 300 Oklahoma medical marijuana businesses, all with the same co-owner, suddenly lost their licenses recently, prompting numerous legal battles. Attorney Rachel Bussett filed cases on behalf of three marijuana growers that were recently notified their licenses have been revoked by the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority (OMMA). The owners of the three businesses–located in McClain,… […]
With New York state officials slow to establish regulations, members of the St. Regis Mohawks have raced ahead, opening a number of dispensaries for recreational marijuana. It doesn’t take long after entering the St. Regis Mohawk reservation to see a glimpse of the future of marijuana sales in the state of New York. The reservation… […]
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Frequently Asked Questions This page contains a list of questions submitted to CCRS@nulllcb.wa.gov. The CCRS team works to answer relevant questions on this page or individually in response to the sender. We plan to regularly update this content as more questions are submitted. Please send questions to CCRS@nulllcb.wa.gov.. Quick Links:
Cannabis ResourcesCannabis Packaging and Labeling Resources The Board adopted updated packaging and labeling policies on December 18, 2019. These rules will become effective January 1, 2020. Licensees will have until July 1, 2020 to bring all product packaging and labeling into compliance. Retailers will have until January 1, 2021 to phase out all sell down […]
CCRSWashington is changing the way it traces cannabis.Welcome The Liquor and Cannabis Board (LCB) is simplifying the state’s traceability system to reflect the growth and maturation of the cannabis industry as well as preparing for the future. By year’s end, the LCB and industry will transition off the current Leaf Data Systems platform to a […]
Business Resources The organizations below provide guidance on aspects of starting and maintaining a business in Washington. Business.wa.gov – Small Business Guidance - website Linking entrepreneurs and small businesses to Washington State resources Department of Revenue - website
It is also important when searching for your location to check local land use and zoning laws. The LCB may issue a cannabis license, but it does not guarantee you will be able to open if you are not in compliance with local requirements. MRSC provides summary information on Marijuana Regulation in Washington State including […]
Getting Familiar Understanding state laws and rules is a big part of being a successful license holder. State laws provide the framework for what is allowed. Agency rules define details of the law and lay out how an agency will enact the law.
The recording of Monday's Food Safety Standards Board meeting has been uploaded to YouTube. A link to the video has been added to our website, as well. https://youtu.be/_exziv2HMP4 For more information on the Food Safety Standards Board, please visit oklahoma.gov/omma/food-safety-standards-board.html. The Food Safety Standards Board met on Monday, Sept. 13 to discuss several topics, including […]
Watch the livestream of the OMMA Food Safety Standards Board at https://oksenate.gov/live-chamber. To learn more about the Board, please visit https://oklahoma.gov/omma/food-safety-standards-board.html. In order to provide equal access and equal opportunity to people with diverse abilities, this site has been designed with accessibility in mind. Click here to view (Feed generated with FetchRSS)
As an Oklahoma citizen, you can actively participate in the rulemaking process. This process is the same across all state agencies. The section on the Secretary of State's website that includes the ways in which you can participate in rulemaking as a citizen is pictured below. To see the excerpt or learn more about the […]
The Department of Cannabis Control (DCC) has filed proposed emergency regulations to consolidate, clarify, and make consistent cannabis regulations to the California Office of Administrative Law (OAL). This marks the start of the five-calendar day public comment period and the 10-day OAL review period. How to submit a public comment If you wish to comment […]
Emergency rulemaking action would create a single set of regulations for commercial cannabis activity in California SACRAMENTO, CA – The Department of Cannabis Control (DCC) today published proposed emergency regulations. This action follows those taken in July by DCC to move all cannabis regulations into Title 4 of the California Code of Regulations. This is […]
California is in the thick of fire season. This year, wildfires have burned more than 1.9 million acres in California. More than 15,300 firefighters are on the frontlines of 16 major and five extended attack wildfires across California. The Caldor Fire is the 15th largest fire in California history and the Monument fire is the […]
The Department of Cannabis Control (DCC) is providing notice of a proposed rulemaking to adopt regulations for Quick Response (QR) Code certificates. DCC also today announced the approval of the readoption of emergency regulations allowing for information sharing with financial institutions. Notice of proposed rulemaking to adopt QR Code regulations DCC is providing notice to […]
The Department of Cannabis Control announced two rulemaking actions: the approval of section 100 action to consolidate the cannabis regulations, and notice of readoption of emergency regulations for release of information to financial institutions.
Medical Cannabis Day Event June 14th Keynote: Dr. Bonni Goldstein
Dozens of presenters and panelists honoring patients. Patient organizations on each island have organized an epic event. Our County Mayors and Governor Ige have all proclaimed June 14th, Medical Cannabis Day in Hawaii.
The Hawaii Patients Union meets on the next first Friday of each month. Join the virtual gathering for fun, insights and virtual seed exchange. Our Annual Board of Director’s meeting is scheduled for Jan. 8th. Agenda