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11
Sep
2020

How Marketable Are Minor Cannabinoids?

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How Marketable Are Minor Cannabinoids? To quote Kenneth Morrow in his piece “What to do with Surplus Cannabis” from Cannabis Business Times’ August 2020 issue: Health Canada, the federal agency that oversees the country’s cannabis producers, reported that as of April 2020, licensed producers (LPs) held in excess of 600,000 kilograms of unpackaged dried cannabis and

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1
Sep
2020

Virginia Senate Passes Anti-Stop, Sniff, and Search Bill

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Virginia Senate Passes Anti-Stop, Sniff, and Search Bill Virginia made history last week when the state Senate approved a bill that would stop police officers from pulling over and searching vehicles simply because they smell of cannabis. The bill is meant to help stop racial profiling against people of color.  This is a big deal

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24
Aug
2020

Maine Says Adult-Use Cannabis Sales Will Launch This Fall, Vermont Revisits Legislation to Tax and Regulate Sales: Week in Review

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Maine Says Adult-Use Cannabis Sales Will Launch This Fall, Vermont Revisits Legislation to Tax and Regulate Sales: Week in Review While hemp is now federally legal, the inability to distinguish it from its illegal cousin marijuana—cannabis that has more than 0.3% tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)—has posed issues for both law enforcement and hemp industry participants. But a

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13
Aug
2020

Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Advisory Board Discusses Permanently Adopting Temporary Regulations Related to COVID-19

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Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Advisory Board Discusses Permanently Adopting Temporary Regulations Related to COVID-19 In a court petition filed July 20, the federal government is suing the California Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) for cannabis business records in connection with a criminal investigation that Harris Bricken attorney Hilary Bricken says took an interesting turn after the

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13
Aug
2020

Industry Groups Partner to Conduct Cannabis Corporate Social and Environmental Sustainability Survey

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Industry Groups Partner to Conduct Cannabis Corporate Social and Environmental Sustainability Survey In a court petition filed July 20, the federal government is suing the California Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) for cannabis business records in connection with a criminal investigation that Harris Bricken attorney Hilary Bricken says took an interesting turn after the BCC

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31
Jul
2020

U.S. House Approves Amendment to Protect State-Legal Cannabis Businesses from Federal Intervention

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U.S. House Approves Amendment to Protect State-Legal Cannabis Businesses from Federal Intervention With Maine’s first adult-use cannabis cultivators, manufacturers and testing labs expected to open this fall, the Office of Marijuana Policy (OMP) anticipates that adult-use sales will launch by the end of the year, according to the Portland Press Herald. The OMP delayed its

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23
Jul
2020

Nevada Cannabis Compliance Board Revokes Six CWNevada Licenses

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Nevada Cannabis Compliance Board Revokes Six CWNevada Licenses No industry is immune from COVID-19’s impact, not even state-compliant cannabis. When the pandemic began, most states with legal cannabis programs designated cultivation, manufacturing and dispensary businesses and workers “essential.” However, these essential businesses are still illegal in the eyes of the federal government. As a result,

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23
Jul
2020

Cannabis Cafes, Special Occasion Permits Should Be Priority for Province Says Local Advocate

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Cannabis Cafes, Special Occasion Permits Should Be Priority for Province Says Local Advocate [unable to retrieve full-text content] Before the pandemic began, the Ontario government held consultations on whether to allow cannabis lounges, cafes and “special occasional permits” for pot — which would allow for sales at places like festivals. Premier Doug Ford’s government has

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14
Jul
2020

Cannabis Saved My Son’s Life

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Cannabis Saved My Son’s Life I used to dream of being a normal mother. I would see other mums dropping their kids off at school, waving them goodbye and I’d want to be them. Not the parent with a chronically ill child. For years, this scenario felt unattainable, but since my son Alfie Dingley became

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14
Jul
2020

Australis Capital Faces Lawsuit Over Planned Property Sale, Pivot from Cannabis Cultivation

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Australis Capital Faces Lawsuit Over Planned Property Sale, Pivot from Cannabis Cultivation Nebraskans For Medical Marijuana hope to find out by mid-August if enough of the more than 182,000 signatures they submitted July 2 are valid to qualify for a ballot initiative this November. The campaign submitted well over the roughly 121,000 signatures required to

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