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
This past May 15 and 16, Chile elected a constitutional convention, tasked with drafting a new basic law for the South American country. Cannabis observers should take note, as the resulting document could have positive implications for cannabis. Chileans voted in favor of a constitutional overhaul following the protests that roiled the country in 2019 […]
Excitement abounds about the status of MDMA, otherwise known as Ecstasy. And for good reason. As noted last month in the New York Times: …those who received MDMA during therapy [in clinical trials] experienced a significantly greater reduction in the severity of their symptoms compared with those who received therapy and an inactive placebo. Two […]
Every single business that wants a cannabis license in California needs to buy or lease property, because licenses are tied to properties. Cannabis businesses usually opt for leases rather than purchases given the uncertainties in getting licensed or succeeding in business, and sometimes capital constraints. As part of the licensing process, state and local agencies […]
Second verse, same as the first, a whole lot louder and a lot MORE woke. The House of Representatives passed the first version of the MORE Act at the end of 2020. The bill promptly died in the Republican-controlled Senate. This blog tracked the evolution of the bill’s original version: demystifying the bill, dispelling some myths and […]
Register HERE! The path forward for psychedelics will not mirror that of cannabis, although one similarity may be rapid industry growth. A byproduct of that growth will be mergers and acquisitions. Join Harris Bricken attorneys Hilary Bricken and Mason Marks as they present during the second annual Psychedelic Opportunity Summit‘s Psychedelic M&A Trends panel on […]
Starting Aug. 1, possession of up to a half-ounce will be a misdemeanor: A $100 fine and no jail time, even for repeat offenders. The post Louisiana ends jail time for small amounts of marijuana appeared first on Leafly.
If you're a consistent cannabis consumer, chances are you've experienced an increase in your THC tolerance. Learn how Better High might be the solution you've been looking for. The post Is it possible to reset your weed tolerance without a t-break? appeared first on Leafly.
Leafly crunched the numbers to find out what the most popular marijuana strains in Arizona are as well as activities to pair them with. The post The most popular weed strains in Arizona appeared first on Leafly.
Republicans ran out the clock on legalization last week. This week Gov. Lamont called them back for a special session. The post Connecticut could legalize marijuana in special session this week appeared first on Leafly.
Gov. Ned Lamont is threatening to veto a bill legalizing and taxing marijuana because it does not go far enough in addressing the historical trauma of the war on drugs and ensuring equity in the state’s budding recreational marijuana industry. The measure, which was approved by the Connecticut Senate Tuesday night by a vote of… […]
The way CEO Josh Genderson sees it, the company he founded eleven years ago, Washington, D.C.-based Holistic Industries, is on track to become the largest privately owned and operated cannabis multistate operator (MSO) in the country. Driven by a growth strategy that prioritizes a methodical approach to decision making and a company culture with the… […]
The California Legislature on Monday approved a $100-million plan to bolster California’s legal marijuana industry, which continues to struggle to compete with the large illicit pot market nearly five years after voters approved sales for recreational use. Los Angeles will be the biggest beneficiary of the money, which was proposed by Gov. Gavin Newsom to… […]
ONE of Israel’s oldest cannabis companies has set out on a path to further rapid growth with a quick-fire run through the early part of 2021. Earlier this month IM Cannabis announced the launch of Wagners its first adult-use cannabis brand, through its Canadian subsidiary Trichome JWC Acquisition. At the same time it also inked… […]
To the cannabis skeptics, “medical marijuana” is and has always been a “back door for recreational pot.” This point of view was reinforced by decades of propaganda against cannabis use and made all the easier to buy into by the cottage industry of doctors willing to rubber-stamp medical cards for the flimsiest of reasons. It’s… […]
Retailers temporarily allowed to provide a joint for adults vaccinated at in-store clinics OLYMPIA, WA: In an effort to support COVID-19 vaccinations, the Liquor and Cannabis Board (LCB) today announced that it would provide a temporary allowance to state licensed cannabis retailers to provide one joint to adult consumers who receive a vaccination at an […]
Bill Number: HB 2412 Increasing allowable domestic brewery and microbrewery licenses, modifying keg registration requirements, and allowing dogs on certain brewery and microbrewery premises. Bill Number: HB 2826
OLYMPIA, WA 05/20/2021 - The state’s Liquor and Cannabis Board (LCB) Wednesday issued an emergency suspension of a vapor product license after a series of sales of vapor products to youth. Licensee: 123 Vape & Shop, 103 E Stuart Rd, Bellingham WA 98226
OLYMPIA, WA 6/19/19 - The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) Tuesday issued an emergency liquor license suspension of 180 days for Johnny’s Bar & Grill in Puyallup. The suspension is effective until December 15, 2019. During that time the WSLCB will seek permanent revocation of the license.
OLYMPIA, WA 7/11/19 - The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) Tuesday issued an emergency marijuana producer/processor license suspension of 180 days for The Evans Group, LLC. The Evans Group is also registered under the trade names Evans Cannabis, Olympia Cannabis, Olympia Cannabis, LLC, and Vertigro. The suspension is effective until January 5, 2020. […]
The store was not licensed to sell marijuana OLYMPIA – During an undercover investigation, Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) officers purchased illegal marijuana from a clerk at “Todd’s Trading Post and Compassion Club” (also called “Micael Sow Compassion Club”), an unlicensed marijuana retailer and marijuana club located at 9819 16th Ave SW in […]
El Rey De La Kush suspended for alleged distribution of product out of state RIVERSIDE, WA -- Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) officers today issued an emergency suspension to Tier 1 producer El Rey de La Kush (license number 428922) located in Riverside, WA. The suspension, effective immediately, is for alleged diversion of […]
Temporary Allowance Effective May 15, - June 30, 2021 OLYMPIA: The Liquor and Cannabis Board (LCB) today announces that at the request of industry representatives and in a mutual effort to encourage vaccinations, the agency is providing a limited allowance for on-premises liquor-licensed businesses to offer one alcoholic beverage at no cost to customers with […]
State Cannabis Authorities Laud Governor Newsom’s California Comeback Plan Proposals for Cannabis Author: Bureau of Cannabis ControlPublished: May 14, 2021Sacramento, CaliforniaPlan proposes millions in funding to address environmental impacts, public health and safety concerns, and equity and inclusion SACRAMENTO – Governor Newsom’s California Comeback Plan released today proposes $100 million General Fund in grant funding […]
Cannabis Advisory Committee To Hold Virtual Meetings Author: Bureau of Cannabis ControlPublished: May 07, 2021Sacramento, California SACRAMENTO – The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) announced today that the Cannabis Advisory Committee will be holding three virtual meetings in May. On Monday, May 17, there will be a subcommittee meeting held to discuss License Types beginning […]
California Cannabis Equity Grants Program Provides $15 Million in Grant Funding for Local Jurisdictions Author: Bureau of Cannabis ControlPublished: Mar 15, 2021Sacramento, CaliforniaFunding advances economic justice for communities disproportionately impacted by cannabis prohibition Sacramento, CA – The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz), in partnership with the Bureau of Cannabis Control, today […]
California Officially Joins National Cannabis Regulators Association Author: Bureau of Cannabis ControlPublished: Feb 18, 2021Sacramento, CaliforniaSACRAMENTO – The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) announced today that California has officially become the newest member of the Cannabis Regulators Association (CANNRA), a non-partisan organization created to facilitate information sharing amongst state regulators, develop more uniformity across state […]
Cannabis Advisory Committee To Hold Virtual Meeting Author: Bureau of Cannabis ControlPublished: Feb 16, 2021Sacramento, CaliforniaSACRAMENTO – The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) announced today that the Cannabis Advisory Committee will hold a virtual meeting on Wednesday, February 17, 2021. The agenda for the meeting can be found on to the Bureau’s website at the […]
Notice Regarding Billboard Advertisements on Interstate and State Highways Author: Bureau of Cannabis ControlPublished: Jan 22, 2021Sacramento, CaliforniaSACRAMENTO – On January 11, 2021, in the case of Farmer v. Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) & Lori Ajax, the San Luis Obispo County Superior Court entered a formal judgement ruling that Section 5040(b)(3) of the Bureau’s […]
Cannabis Licensing Authorities Notice Proposed Regulations To Provide Greater Access To Financial Services For Licensees Author: Bureau of Cannabis ControlPublished: Jan 15, 2021Sacramento, CaliforniaSACRAMENTO – Today, the California state cannabis licensing authorities – the Bureau of Cannabis Control, California Department of Food and Agriculture and California Department of Public Health – provided notice to the […]
Cannabis Licensing Authorities Consolidation Part Of Governor’s Proposed State Budget Author: Bureau of Cannabis ControlPublished: Jan 08, 2021Sacramento, California SACRAMENTO – Governor Newsom’s fiscal year 2021-2022 budget proposal released today includes a proposal to consolidate the three state licensing authorities into a single Department of Cannabis Control. This proposal was first announced in January 2020 […]
Bureau Of Cannabis Control Announces Grant Solicitation For Cannabis Equity Grants Program Author: Bureau of Cannabis ControlPublished: Dec 16, 2020Sacramento, CaliforniaSacramento, CA – The Bureau of Cannabis Control, in partnership with the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz), is pleased to announce that the fiscal year 2020-2021 Grant Solicitation for the Cannabis Equity […]
Notice Regarding State Stay-At-Home Order Issued December 3, 2020 Author: Bureau of Cannabis ControlPublished: Dec 04, 2020Sacramento, CaliforniaOn Thursday, December 3, 2020, Governor Gavin Newsom issued a new Stay-at-Home Order to protect the health and well-being of all Californians and to continue facilitating a consistent approach across the state to slow the spread of COVID-19. […]