Register HERE! Cannabis disputes are unique. They are typically more complex than disputes involving other industries and they are often “bet the business” affairs. Over the years, we have developed and prosecuted successful litigation strategies for many of our clients across the country and around the world. Harris Bricken litigators regularly advise cannabis and hemp […]
After a quick push to have its first meeting on October 5, 2021, New York’s Cannabis Control Board (CCB) has already scheduled its second meeting for Thursday, October 21, 2021. The meeting will be publicly available via the link embedded in this press release. As we did with the first meeting, we will be providing […]
Cannabis licensing has a pretty standard trajectory by this point in time. States tend to start out with medical programs and later adopt recreational programs. What usually happens is that the recreational cannabis market swallows up the medical market. The majority of medical operators will seek out and get authorization to sell recreational cannabis, and […]
Seen as a protectionist, cottage measure to some stakeholders, residency requirements for cannabis licensure have been a staple in the industry since Washington and Colorado legalized cannabis statewide back in 2012. When I lived in Seattle, the local industry was mostly stoked then that “big money” and out-of-state interests couldn’t easily crash the party that […]
Our cannabis business lawyers frequently receive emails from blog readers asking them where they can be found on social media. Today, we’ll respond to those emails and to let all of our readers know about the full extent of our social media presence. If you can’t get enough of Canna Law Blog, you can find […]
Minnesota is not paying for medical marijuana for injured workers, a move that is angering advocates across the state. The post Minnesota Denies Coverage of Medical Marijuana for Injured Workers appeared first on High Times.
If Florida ends up with a democratic governor this time around, the odds are looking more than good for legal cannabis. The post Democratic Candidates for Florida Governor Vow to Legalize Marijuana appeared first on High Times.
The new comic book illustrates a fictionalized version of pot’s influence on historical figures throughout time. The post Cheech and Chong on New Comic Book Chronicles: A Brief History of Weed with Z2 Comics appeared first on High Times.
Oregon is fed up with the amount of illegal cannabis grows in the state—so much so, the state has declared a sate of emergency. The post Oregon County Declares State of Emergency Due to Illegal Grows appeared first on High Times.
Canopy Growth is set to acquire Wana Brands, a huge move for the leading edibles company as it moves into the future. The post Canopy Growth to Acquire Wana Brands in $300M Deal appeared first on High Times.
Riot Fest turned up the vibes and the smoking anthems this year, giving everyone some much-needed live music. The post Riot Fest Brought the Good Vibes and a Love of Cannabis to Chicago appeared first on High Times.
San Fransisco is further backing up its social equity program with a new measure that will help the city get back on its feet after COVID. The post San Francisco Strengthens Cannabis Social Equity Program appeared first on High Times.
Jay-Z if officially backing Flowhub, a much-needed platform that allows legal cannabis transactions to be done without cash. The post Hip-Hop Mogul Jay-Z Invests in Cannabis Retail Platform Flowhub appeared first on High Times.
Mississippi is still holding off on having a special session of the Legislature to implement medical cannabis. The post Mississippi ‘Not Quite Ready’ to Implement Medical Cannabis appeared first on High Times.
Building the Cannabis Avengers with Burb, Green Label, and Jason ‘Problem’ Martin’s Coffee & Kush, connecting Canada and California. The post Burb, Green Label and Coffee & Kush: Partnership over Competition appeared first on High Times.
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For many entrepreneurs, working in Canada's cannabis industry is a mix of passion and uncertainty. Who will survive another year of legalization? The post Cannabis legalization year 3—welcome to the Hunger Games appeared first on Leafly.
Jasmine Mans founded Buy Weed from Women. She discusses life as a queer, Black woman honoring healing with Leafly. The post Becoming Jasmine Mans: poet and founder of Buy Weed from Women appeared first on Leafly.
Even in states that have legalized some form of weed, there remains a stigma on allowing individuals to grow a couple of plants for themselves. Learn about what's stopping them and the harsh penalties they impose. The post Why do states allow legal weed but not homegrowing? appeared first on Leafly.
The city's South Side offers private dining clubs, pop-ups, and chef-hosted dinners with infused delights. The post Where to find the best cannabis-infused food on Chicago’s South Side appeared first on Leafly.
According to a survey conducted by edibles company Azuca, the majority of respondents "believe cannabis is the future of pain management." The post Survey: 60% of cannabis users want to get high with a grandparent appeared first on Leafly.
In a sign that Europe’s cannabis market is gaining traction, the Frankfurt-based operator of a website that pairs patients with marijuana-prescribing doctors has closed a seed funding round while adding one of the industry’s biggest-name executives to its board. The Bloomwell Group, a holding company for the marijuana telemedicine platform Algea Care, obtained more than… […]
Small-scale marijuana businesses in New Mexico would receive access to publicly financed loans of up to $250,000 in an effort to promote social and economic fairness, under a proposal unveiled Thursday. The New Mexico Finance Authority suggested a $5 million line of credit to licensed cannabis microbusinesses, seeking preliminary approval from a panel of state… […]
Nearly three years after the first medical marijuana dispensary opened in Ohio, slightly over half of the state’s marijuana card holders say they are dissatisfied with the program. Those are the results of a late September report prepared by the Drug Enforcement and Policy Center at Ohio State University’s Moritz College of Law, which tracks the state’s… […]
PRESS RELEASE The combination of the two companies will expand Pipp’s position as the leading provider of Indoor Commercial Grow Racks, Greenhouse Structures and Air Circulation Systems in North America. Walker, Michigan – October 18, 2021 – Pipp… […]
The state’s adult-use cannabis industry brought in nearly $60 million in its first year, but some fear market saturation and mega-competitors from out of state. One year after Maine launched its legal adult-use cannabis market, industry members say they’re encouraged by the market’s rapid growth, but they also shared worries about the possibility of market… […]
Applying for a Cannabis Alteration The LCB has simplified the process for licensed cannabis facility floor plan alterations. Alterations are small changes to your floor plan that do not require a full investigation. There is no fee for these alteration requests. Floor plan alterations:
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.
We are starting to see a rise in the number of medical marijuana products that contain THC analogs, including THC-O-acetate. This manufactured THC compound is NOT a medical marijuana product and has been shown to be very harmful when added to other THC-containing products, causing side effects such as seizures, difficulty speaking, and vomiting. Reports […]
Attention Commercial Licensees: Monthly reports are due this Friday, October 15th. We can only access and use the data we receive through the template on our website. https://osdhsdc.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_87K9d1g0O6unyKN If you submitted a monthly report using a different tracking system, you will need to resubmit using the form found on our site. Please note: Once you've […]
To the best of our knowledge, Oklahoma is the only medical marijuana state with a dedicated quality assurance (QA) lab. We have a contract with Metis QA Laboratory for our QA testing needs. The QA process exists to keep patients safe. Watch this video to learn how Metis and OMMA work together on lab testing […]
Executive Director Berry and a few other OMMA staff members visited Releaf Labs yesterday to get an in-depth tour of their processing lab and to learn about their harvesting procedures. Thank you to the Releaf staff for allowing us to see firsthand how your company stays agile with changes to the market and industry. (Feed […]
Tomorrow, Oct. 8, is the deadline for growers, processors, dispensaries, labs, and transport businesses licensed on or before August 9, 2021 to complete the foreign financial interest attestation form. https://oklahoma.gov/omma/businesses/ffi-attestation.html If your business was licensed after August 9, 2021, you have 60 days from the date of approval to complete the form. (Feed generated with […]
The Department of Cannabis Control’s (DCC) consolidated emergency regulations are approved and now in effect. The regulations create consistent standards for cannabis licensees across all license types, by aligning application requirements, unifying terminology, and clarifying ownership and financial interest requirements. The regulations also establish rules for trade samples between businesses. View the approved regulation documents: […]
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