Cannabis Awareness

May 4, 2021, 8:30 am
Oklahoma judge suspends state's cannabis seed-to-sale requirement

"The lawsuit, which seeks class action status, questions whether the Oklahoma State Department of Health exceeded its legal authority in implementing a seed-to-sale program and requiring more than 10,000 MMJ licensees ... See more

An Oklahoma judge ordered the 60-day suspension of a rule requiring medical cannabis businesses to use the Metrc seed-to-sale tracking system.

May 3, 2021, 6:33 pm
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May 1, 2021, 10:04 pm
Cannabis Wire

As cannabis laws multiply, so, too, do regulatory models. Some states, like New York, for example, require that licensees have labor peace agreements, and allow for cooperatives, while other states do not.

But either ... See more

Earlier this month, Senators discussed lawmakers’ adult use legislation, as well. Whether lawmakers and the governor can agree on a path forward this session, though, remains to be seen.

May 1, 2021, 6:11 pm
Free rides and beer: Incentives are added to vaccine drive

https://www.hawaiitribune-herald.com/2021/04/30/nation-world-news/free-rides-and-beer-incentives-are-added-to-vaccine-drive/

Free beer, pot and doughnuts. Savings bonds. A chance to win an all-terrain vehicle. Places around the U.S. are offering incentives to try to energize the nation’s slowing vaccination drive and get Americans to roll ... See more

May 1, 2021, 5:46 am
The cannabis industry's next war: How strong should its weed be?

“High potency products like concentrates — there's significant demand for them among cannabis consumers,” Fox said. “If you make it so that regulated producers are no longer able to produce these, that market is ... See more

The nation’s booming weed industry has a potency problem. As more and more states legalize marijuana, companies are facing new pressure from lawmakers across the country — and Capitol Hill — to limit the strength ... See more

April 30, 2021, 6:01 pm
The State of Cannabis in Colorado

“The current state of cannabis being federally illegal is the biggest challenge [for the industry itself]. I think the speaking engagements outside of the cannabis industry have a larger impact when it comes to ... See more

How has legalization impacted Colorado? Let's take a look at the numbers and metrics shaping the state and its residents in this data-filled article from AskGrowers.com. colorado

April 30, 2021, 2:13 am
Uprooting the Drug War Discussion Series: Child Welfare, the Drug War, and Family Separation

Meanwhile we're coming up on our 40th year in a drug war. How does it end?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=itvgdPGbLYg&t=41s

This webinar explores the ways in which the drug war has infiltrated the child welfare system and generated alternative visions. It is the first in a series ...

April 30, 2021, 2:07 am
WSWA Releases Principles of Safe, Smart and Responsible Federal Regulation of Adult-Use Cannabis

Industries are preparing for schedule 2:

https://www.wswa.org/news/wswa-releases-principles-safe-smart-and-responsible-federal-regulation-adult-use-cannabis

Mar 17, 2021 WASHINGTON, D.C. Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America keeps public safety at the forefront of newly released guidance for the cannabis marketplace rooted in the best practices of the long, successful ... See more

April 30, 2021, 12:45 am
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“Essentially, we’re giving you free weed to try. All you have to do is use that awesome penmanship you’ve been blessed with, give an honest opinion on the free pot we send you, and see the review published on our ... See more

We provide the cannabis, you provide the reviews — and be paid handsomely for your hard work! Accepting applications now.

April 29, 2021, 8:56 pm

Update from Washington State. This is what it looks like when your state's department of health is engaged in healthcare activities.

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April 29, 2021

Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board Actions

Yesterday, ... See more

April 29, 2021, 8:14 pm
Marlboro-Maker Phillip Morris Looking at 'Smoke-Free' Cannabis Options | Ganjapreneur

Is this part of Biden's plan to reschedule Cannabis (2) as the second most dangerous classification of drugs?

Or is it for the chemical companies? Or the pharmaceutical companies? Is there a difference any ... See more

Tobacco giant Phillip Morris — the international firm behind Marlboro-brand cigarettes — is warming up to the idea of entering… Read More

April 29, 2021, 7:23 pm
USDA Is Developing Hemp-Based Cosmetics And Personal Care Products | Marijuana Moment

www.marijuanamoment.net/usda-is-developing-hemp-based-cosmetics-and-personal-care-products/

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is teaming up with a chemical manufacturing company on a two-year project that could significantly expand the hemp-based cosmetics market. The goal is to take an innovative ... See more

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Medical Cannabis Day is June 14th

Hawaii Patients Union

Seeking volunteer board members for fund raising, legislative monitoring and Cannabis Bill tracking. 

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.
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  • America’s most conservative states are embracing medical pot May 12, 2021
    Despite struggles in Kentucky and Tennessee, the year looks up for medical marijuana supporters. Many of the nation’s medical marijuana holdouts are giving in as pot activists make inroads this year with conservative strongholds — and are poised to notch more wins in the coming weeks. Medical marijuana bills are advancing in the Republican-controlled legislatures… […]
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  • Over 60% Of UK CBD Novel Food Applications Have Hit The Buffers Or Been Withdrawn May 12, 2021
    LATEST figures from the Food Standards Agency on the progress of applications for CBD products to be included in the UK Novel Food catalogue will make worrying reading for many in the industry. The FSA says it has received 803 applications since January 1 and of these 317 have moved on to the next stage… […]
    Peter McCusker
  • As U.S. Cannabis Sales Boom, Curaleaf Sees Its Growth Accelerating May 12, 2021
    Sales of state-legal cannabis boomed in the March quarter. But they’ll grow even faster this quarter, judging by the guidance of the biggest licensed cannabis company, Curaleaf Holdings. March quarter revenue grew 16% from December’s for the 23-state operator, and it says that the sequential rise in June could exceed 20%. The federal illegality of cannabis consigns… […]
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  • Trulieve’s $2.1 Billion Harvest Acquisition Would Create One Of The Cannabis Industry’s Biggest Companies May 12, 2021
    Trulieve Cannabis, the largest cannabis cultivator and retailer in Florida, announced that it will acquire Harvest Health and Recreation, the largest cannabis operator in Arizona, in an all stock deal valued at $2.1 billion. The transaction must be approved by regulators, but if completed it would create one of largest cannabis companies in the U.S. Both companies are publicly traded… […]
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  • Minnesota legal marijuana advocates focus on racial equity May 12, 2021
    Marijuana is a burden of Kente Shivers’ past, but he hopes it can be his lifeline to a better future. He was charged with felony possession of marijuana in 2017 and sentenced to more than 30 months in prison, a criminal record that’s made it nearly impossible to find work and housing since he was… […]
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  • Is Cannabis Legal in D.C.? May 12, 2021
    I recently relocated to Washington, D.C. to join our East Coast practice group and have been inundated with inquiries surrounding the legal framework of recreational cannabis (i.e., marijuana and hemp) in the nation’s capital. So, in light of this overwhelming interest, I thought I’d briefly summarize this issue for our readers. Marijuana In November 2014, […]
    Nathalie Bougenies
  • Cannabis M&A and Real Estate Transactions: What is a Closing? May 11, 2021
    Virtually any time that there are transactions involving cannabis company mergers, cannabis company acquisitions, or cannabis real estate sales, and in many cases involving the sale of assets of a cannabis company, the parties are likely to encounter a concept called “closing” in their purchase agreements. Closing isn’t necessarily unique to purchase and sale situations […]
    Griffen Thorne
  • New York Real Estate and Cannabis: Part 1 May 10, 2021
    Here at the Canna Law Blog, we had intended to start our series on the real estate implications of the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act (MRTA) with a discussion of issues faced by each license type. But after reading The New York Times’ recent article on the real estate “rush” caused by the MRTA, we […]
    Simon Malinowski
  • Forced Labor and Cannabis May 9, 2021
    In recent weeks, I have spoken to several entrepreneurs interested in growing cannabis in Africa for exportation to the United States and other markets. It is not hard to see their attraction to the idea: The areas in question have suitable climates to grow cannabis, while inputs such as land and labor are relatively inexpensive. […]
    Fred Rocafort
  • Cannabis Dispensaries and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, as amended (“HIPAA”) – Part I May 8, 2021
    Clients have often as asked whether HIPAA applies to the cannabis industry. As with anything else in healthcare, the answer can be complex. HIPAA was enacted in 1996 to help protect a patient’s healthcare information. While HIPAA is expansive, to the extent state law is more restrictive or protective, then state law will control in […]
    Ethan Minkin
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  • General Rulemaking Activity for All Licensees April 14, 2021
    Open Rulemaking Projects 
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  • Cannabis Licensing Resources March 26, 2021
    Department of Health Medical Cannabis Overview Cannabis FAQ's   DocuSign Information and FAQ's   Docusign Tutorial Video
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  • Contract Reports Glossary March 11, 2021
    Agency Signed Date The date the contract was signed by LCB. Legal Name or Vendor DBA These columns list the name of the awarded contractor. This name is registered with Office of Financial Management (OFM) in the Statewide Vendor (SWV) database. Agreement Number The reference number given to procurement for tracking purposes.
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  • Supplier Registrations March 9, 2021
    Below is a helpful list of business registration links for suppliers. State Payee Desk To receive timely payments vendors are required to be registered. Check to see if your firm is already registered.
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  • Rulemaking Process Phases March 4, 2021
    Rulemaking Process Phases The rulemaking process is governed by the Administrative Procedure Act (chapter 34.05 RCW), and typically involves three formal phases: inquiry, proposal, and adoption. The rule development process may take several months to a couple of years to complete, depending on the Board’s resources, complexity of the issue, availability of data or information […]
    Brad
  • Rulemaking FAQs March 4, 2021
    Answers to Frequently Asked Questions & Glossary of Terms FAQs What is Rulemaking? Rulemaking is the process we use to propose and adopt rules to protect the public health of Washington. State agencies must follow a law known as the Administrative Procedure Act (APA), when adopting rules. A state agency may only adopt rules when […]
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  • Cannabis, Vapor, and Tobacco Rulemaking Activity March 4, 2021
    Open Rulemaking Projects
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  • Alcohol Rulemaking Activity March 4, 2021
    Open Rulemaking Projects
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  • Petition for Rulemaking March 3, 2021
    You may petition a state agency to adopt, repeal, or amend a rule within its authority. The petition process is described in RCW 34.05.330 and chapter 82-05 WAC.
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  • Cannabis Advisory Committee To Hold Virtual Meetings May 7, 2021
    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 […]
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  • California Cannabis Equity Grants Program Provides $15 Million in Grant Funding for Local Jurisdictions March 15, 2021
    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 […]
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  • California Officially Joins National Cannabis Regulators Association February 18, 2021
    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 […]
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  • Cannabis Advisory Committee To Hold Virtual Meeting February 16, 2021
    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 […]
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  • Notice Regarding Billboard Advertisements on Interstate and State Highways January 22, 2021
    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 […]
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  • Cannabis Licensing Authorities Notice Proposed Regulations To Provide Greater Access To Financial Services For Licensees January 15, 2021
    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 […]
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  • Cannabis Licensing Authorities Consolidation Part Of Governor’s Proposed State Budget January 8, 2021
    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 […]
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  • Bureau Of Cannabis Control Announces Grant Solicitation For Cannabis Equity Grants Program December 16, 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 […]
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  • Notice Regarding State Stay-At-Home Order Issued December 3, 2020 December 5, 2020
    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. […]
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  • Cannabis Advisory Committee To Hold Virtual Meeting December 1, 2020
    Cannabis Advisory Committee To Hold Virtual Meeting Author: Bureau of Cannabis ControlPublished: Dec 01, 2020Sacramento, CaliforniaSACRAMENTO – The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) announced today that the Cannabis Advisory Committee will hold a virtual meeting on Wednesday, December 9, 2020. The agenda for the meeting can be found on to the Bureau’s website at the […]
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