Not many people get excited about revisions and updates to the very dry National Institute of Standards and Technology (“NIST”) handbooks. For example, the NIST 44 Handbook contains the “Specifications, Tolerances, and Other Technical Requirements for Weighing and Measuring Devices.” The handbooks are adopted every year at the annual National Conference on Weights and Measures […]
This post continues our discussion of recent changes by the Oregon Liquor & Cannabis Commission (“OLCC”) to the rules and regulations governing marijuana in the State of Oregon. You can find our earlier articles here, here, here, and here. This post focuses on a new type of rule violation that addresses how cannabis licensees manage […]
The legal landscape in the Cannabidiol (CBD) sector is changing quickly, especially for CBD-infused food products. Companies looking for business opportunities involving CBD-infused food products are well advised to keep an eye out to new developments. In the European Union one can notice a change in perspective regarding CBD, its danger and use. This can […]
Happy MLK Day! If Martin Luther King Jr. were alive today, he would almost certainly advocate to end the War on Drugs. Dr. King never spoke publicly about drugs or cannabis in particular: he was assassinated in 1968, two years before President Nixon signed the Controlled Substances Act (CSA). But it is well established that […]
From startups to multi-state operators, most cannabis businesses will engage legal counsel at some point. All of these companies – but especially smaller ones or less experienced ones – need to grapple with the question of what the role of a lawyer in cannabis deals will be. This can be a difficult question to answer. […]
South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem wants advocates to help pay for her foot dragging when it comes to legalization. The post South Dakota Governor Demands Cannabis Advocates Cover Legal Costs appeared first on High Times.
The Black Comics Collective and The Weldon Project are collaborating on a NFT project that will benefit those who have be impacted by the War on Drugs. The post Organization Launches NFT Collaboration for Cannabis Industry Reform appeared first on High Times.
Kentucky is introducing new cannabis legislation to reform the existing status and bring more cannabis access to the state. The post Kentucky Addresses Cannabis Reform Through New Legislation appeared first on High Times.
Target specific areas topically with Martha Stewart's new line designed for muscle recovery, sleep and stress management. The post Martha Stewart Launches CBD Wellness Topicals Line appeared first on High Times.
New Mexico sales are about to expand with adult-use legalization, so to prepare, cannabis production is working to keep up. The post New Mexico Ups Cannabis Production Limits As Adult-Use Sales Loom appeared first on High Times.
Senate hopeful Gary Chambers Jr. of Louisiana addresses the outdated cannabis laws that target people of color, all while smoking a blunt, in a new campaign video. The post Louisiana Senate Candidate Gary Chambers Smokes Blunt in Campaign Video appeared first on High Times.
Ohio came up with 30K additional signatures to show community support for a proposal to legalize cannabis. The post Ohio Advocates Submit Additional Signatures for Cannabis Proposal appeared first on High Times.
Virginia has definitely decriminalized cannabis, but with Republican governor in control, it's not clear if cannabis convictions will be re-sentenced. The post Lawmakers in Virginia Disagree on Cannabis Conviction Re-Sentencing appeared first on High Times.
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Find out about the recently announced partnership between 3CHI and Richard Childress Racing in the NASCAR Cup Series. The post 3CHI is off to the races sponsoring Tyler Reddick in the 2022 NASCAR Cup Series appeared first on Leafly.
Microdosing psychedelics has become a popular wellness trend, but is it really that beneficial? Learn more on the science of how much you take and how often you take psychedelics. The post What are the potential risks of microdosing psychedelics? appeared first on Leafly.
Searching for 420 friendly TikToks to watch while you pass the time? Check out this list of cannabis Tiktokers to watch while stoned. The post 6 TikTokers to watch while stoned appeared first on Leafly.
These two men are trying to open Canada's first cannabis retail store in an airport. Is this the beginning of a new kind of "mile high" club? The post Canada might be home to the world’s first airport dispensary appeared first on Leafly.
Senators passed joints and bags of hemp around the capitol building while debating daily patient limits. The post Mississippi legislators ready to legalize medical marijuana over governor’s veto appeared first on Leafly.
For those who don't always want THC heavy-hitters, we see you! Check out these balanced cannabis products with equal(ish) ratios of CBD to THC. The post Balanced THC:CBD weed to help find your Zen appeared first on Leafly.
by Hilary Bricken, Principle at Harris Bricken Not many people get excited about revisions and updates to the very dry National Institute of Standards and Technology (“NIST”) handbooks. For example, the NIST 44 Handbook contains the “Specifications, Tolerances, and Other Technical Requirements for Weighing and Measuring Devices.” The handbooks are adopted every year at the… […]
PRESS RELEASE SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Dama Financial (“Dama”), the nation’s largest provider of access to banking and payment solutions for the cannabis industry, has entered into an agreement to acquire GrowFlow Corp. (“GrowFlow”), whose business management and compliance tools have processed more than $3.3 billion for cannabis retailers, cultivators, processors, and distributors. Combining Dama’s… […]
At the tail-end of our recent phone interview, I mentioned to Leonard Tannenbaum, founder, partner, and CEO of West Palm Beach, Florida-based AFC Gamma (NASDAQ: AFCG), that the term “boutique REIT” had popped into my head as he was explaining how AFC goes about its business and how it differentiates itself from other REITs in… […]
CLEVER Leaves, a multinational global cannabis producer, has been granted a licence to more than double its cultivation facility in Portugal as it looks to Europe to help boost revenues after a difficult debut year as a listed company. In December, the company announced that the Portuguese health authority Infarmed had greenlit the expansion of… […]
The Mississippi House of Representatives approved an amended version of the Senate’s medical marijuana bill, lowering the amount of cannabis a person can purchase each month. The House voted 104-14 in favor of the bill after over an hour of spirited debate. The bill will head back to the Senate where the changes can either be accepted or the… […]
Date Effective: January 8, 2022Effective Until: Permanent changes to ruleApplies to: On Premises Liquor Licensees serving food in conjunction with alcohol sales. Permanent rules regarding food service have been revised to provide greater flexibility for licensees. These changes are found in WAC 314-02-010. Complete Meals
Effective Date: January 8, 2022Effective Until: July 1, 2023Applies to: On-Premises Liquor Licensees To add or extend outside liquor service, on-premises liquor licensees must submit an alteration request and get approval from the Licensing Division before service can begin. Alteration requests are found below:
The launch of OMMA’s new licensing portal is delayed until Jan. 24 after discovering a data migration issue earlier today. Director Berry has more details in this video (https://www.facebook.com/OMMAOK/videos/713191533419228/), but a short recap is below. We're unable to accept new license and renewal applications until the new portal launches Monday, Jan. 24. Patient and business […]
The launch of OMMA’s new licensing portal is delayed until Jan. 24 after discovering a data migration issue earlier today. Director Berry has more details in this video, but a short recap is below. We're unable to accept new license and renewal applications until the new portal launches Monday, Jan. 24. Patient and business licenses […]
Here are the updated licensing and tax reports. Note: There are about 1,600 fewer licensed businesses compared to December. This is largely attributable to statutory and regulatory changes that took effect in November which removed a grace period for expired business licenses without a renewal in process. We implemented those changes before this report. The […]
Join Executive Director Adria Berry on the latest High Points episode and learn the latest about the transition to our new licensing system, a recent scam email and an update on our permanent rules. (Feed generated with FetchRSS)
SACRAMENTO, CA – The Department of Cannabis Control (DCC) has awarded nearly $100 million in grant funding through the Local Jurisdiction Assistance Grant Program. The program, proposed by Governor Newsom in the 2021-2022 budget and passed by the Legislature, provides funding for local jurisdictions to aid in more swiftly transitioning high numbers of provisional cannabis […]
Cannabis equity businesses can now request a license fee waiver from the Department of Cannabis Control. Fee Waiver Eligibility The cannabis business must meet the following criteria: Equity ownership: Individuals who meet the equity criteria own 50% or more of the business. Gross revenues: The business has gross revenue of $1.5 million or less per […]
Emergency regulations for the equity license fee waiver program were approved today CALIFORNIA – Cannabis entrepreneurs affected by the War on Drugs can have their license or renewal fee waived, following the approval of emergency regulations issued by the Department of Cannabis Control (DCC). These regulations implement Senate Bill (SB) 166, signed into law on […]
Committee members will advise Department of Cannabis Control on cannabis regulations and public policy CALIFORNIA – California’s Department of Cannabis Control (DCC) today announced it will open applications for all seats on the Cannabis Advisory Committee (CAC). DCC is seeking applicants that reflect the diversity of California and the communities impacted by commercial cannabis activity. Applicants must […]
The Department of Cannabis Control (DCC) has filed proposed emergency regulations to provide licensing fee waivers to qualified equity businesses statewide with 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 […]
Proposed regulations would provide financial assistance for cannabis entrepreneurs affected by the War on Drugs CALIFORNIA – California’s Department of Cannabis Control (DCC) today released proposed emergency regulations to provide licensing fee waivers to qualified equity businesses statewide. The waivers are designed to assist individuals harmed by the War on Drugs with starting and operating […]
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) issued this press release. Contact CDFW if you have any questions: Janice Mackey, email@example.com, CDFW Communications. CDFW today announced the selection of four projects to receive funding for watershed remediation and enhancement projects. The awards, totaling $966,649, were made under CDFW’s Cannabis Restoration Grant Program (CRGP) through […]
The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) issued the following industry advisory to provide guidance about which activities are allowed on or in premises licensed by ABC. Contact ABC if you have any questions about this advisory: firstname.lastname@example.org, (916) 419-2500 With the legalization of commercial recreational use of cannabis products commencing in 2018, along with […]
CALIFORNIA – Today, California’s Department of Cannabis Control (DCC) marks its first 100 days as a new state department. In this short time, DCC has already taken significant steps to deliver on the Newsom Administration’s commitments to support California cannabis businesses and improve the cannabis regulatory framework. “We’ve made meaningful early progress as a new […]
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