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Autopsy shows Odessa shooter was not under the influence at time of shooting

… states that Ator tested negative for amphetamines, methamphetamines, benzodiazepines, cocaine, opiates, cannabinoids, oxycodone and fentanyl.Read More

Bring it to Barb

The intriguing findings raises the possibility that THC and other “cannabinoids” might act as anti-aging molecules in the brain. Your body naturally …Read More

Meet THCP and CBDP: Study reveals the identification of two new cannabinoids

The group of researchers who released the study have been industrious in profiling cannabis and also identified two other cannabinoids, THCB and …Read More

Why isn’t the endocannabinoid system taught in medical schools?

A prime example is that there are more cannabinoid receptors in the brain than there are for all of the neurotransmitters put together,” he said.Read More

Controlled Substance Market Is Projected to Expand at a CAGR of ~7% from 2019 to 2027

However, the cannabinoids segment is projected to grow at a faster rate in the global market till the end of 2027, due to its extensive application in the …Read More

Chemistry matters – Know the cannaflavins

Cannabinoids and terpenes are relatively well known constituents of the Cannabis plant. The plant also contains a considerable amount of less known …Read More

In 2020 CBD Retailers Must Comply With New Florida Regulations

CBD products, under the regulations, must limit cannabinoids to total delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol concentration of less than 0.3% on a dry weight …Read More

Can CBD Oil Help Manage Your Arthritis Pain?

“I’ve also had many patients who seem to do better with the ‘full spectrum’ products—not just CBD, but multiple other cannabinoids, as well,” he …Read More

MAZAKALI’s List Of Things To Watch In Cannabis In 2020

Major League Baseball’s December 12th, 2019 decision to begin opioid testing and drop all natural cannabinoids, including THC, from its drugs of …Read More

The Power of Prevention: Pathogen Monitoring in Cannabis Cultivation and Processing Facilities

As the cannabis market matures and the value chain becomes modernized, it’s important to address product safety in a comprehensive way. In other areas of manufacturing, Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Points (HACCP) has been the standard for reducing hazards both for employees and for the products themselves. A Critical Control Point (CCP) is any […]

The Ultimate Guide to Intellectual Property Protection for Cannabis Businesses

As of this writing, one cannot register trademarks with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for cannabis products and services that “touch” the cannabis plant (i.e., cultivate, manufacture or dispense cannabis products), with the recent exception for certain hemp-based products and services, because use of trademarks must be lawful under federal law for federal […]

The Launch of Cannabis-Related ETFs In Europe

Here is the headliner: As of the second week in January, there will be a cannabis related exchange-traded fund (ETF), trading on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (or Deutsche Börse), the third largest stock exchange in the world and the meeting point between equities and the vast majority of institutional investment globally. The Medical Cannabis and […]

Top 75 Delaware Influencers, Blogs, Podcasts & Youtubers in 2020

Top 75 Delaware Blogs, Podcasts and Youtubers The Best Delaware Blogs from thousands of blogs on the web ranked by relevancy, social engagement, domain authority, web traffic, freshness and social metrics. Subscribe to these websites because they are actively working to educate, inspire, and empower their readers with frequent updates and high-quality information. Contents [show]  1 […]

Top 15 Champaign Influencers, Blogs, Podcasts & Youtubers in 2020

Top 15 Best Champaign Blogs, Podcasts and Youtubers The Best Champaign Blogs from thousands of blogs on the web ranked by relevancy, social engagement, domain authority, web traffic, freshness and social metrics. Subscribe to these websites because they are actively working to educate, inspire, and empower their readers with frequent updates and high-quality information. Contents [show]  […]

Top 5 Muskegon Influencers, Blogs, Podcasts & Youtubers in 2020

Top 5 Best Muskegon Blogs, Podcasts and Youtubers The Best Muskegon Blogs from thousands of blogs on the web ranked by relevancy, social engagement, domain authority, web traffic, freshness and social metrics. Subscribe to these websites because they are actively working to educate, inspire, and empower their readers with frequent updates and high-quality information. Contents [show]  […]

Top 5 Ocala Influencers, Blogs, Podcasts & Youtubers in 2020

Top 5 Best Ocala Blogs, Podcasts and Youtubers The Best Ocala Blogs from thousands of blogs on the web ranked by relevancy, social engagement, domain authority, web traffic, freshness and social metrics. Subscribe to these websites because they are actively working to educate, inspire, and empower their readers with frequent updates and high-quality information. Contents [show]  […]

Top 5 Hemet Influencers, Blogs, Podcasts & Youtubers in 2020

Top 5 Best Hemet Blogs, Podcasts and Youtubers The Best Hemet Blogs from thousands of blogs on the web ranked by relevancy, social engagement, domain authority, web traffic, freshness and social metrics. Subscribe to these websites because they are actively working to educate, inspire, and empower their readers with frequent updates and high-quality information. Contents [show]  […]

Top 5 Gastonia Influencers, Blogs, Podcasts & Youtubers in 2020

Top 5 Best Gastonia Blogs, Podcasts and Youtubers The Best Gastonia Blogs from thousands of blogs on the web ranked by relevancy, social engagement, domain authority, web traffic, freshness and social metrics. Subscribe to these websites because they are actively working to educate, inspire, and empower their readers with frequent updates and high-quality information. Contents [show]  […]

Top 5 Hagerstown Influencers, Blogs, Podcasts & Youtubers in 2020

Top 5 Best Hagerstown Blogs, Podcasts and Youtubers The Best Hagerstown Blogs from thousands of blogs on the web ranked by relevancy, social engagement, domain authority, web traffic, freshness and social metrics. Subscribe to these websites because they are actively working to educate, inspire, and empower their readers with frequent updates and high-quality information. Contents [show]  […]

Top 15 Olympia Influencers, Blogs, Podcasts & Youtubers in 2020

Top 15 Best Olympia Blogs, Podcasts and Youtubers The Best Olympia Blogs from thousands of blogs on the web ranked by relevancy, social engagement, domain authority, web traffic, freshness and social metrics. Subscribe to these websites because they are actively working to educate, inspire, and empower their readers with frequent updates and high-quality information. Contents [show]  […]

Top 5 Yonkers Influencers, Blogs, Podcasts & Youtubers in 2020

Top 5 Best Yonkers Blogs, Podcasts and Youtubers The Best Yonkers Blogs from thousands of blogs on the web ranked by relevancy, social engagement, domain authority, web traffic, freshness and social metrics. Subscribe to these websites because they are actively working to educate, inspire, and empower their readers with frequent updates and high-quality information. Contents [show]  […]

Top 5 Amarillo Influencers, Blogs, Podcasts & Youtubers in 2020

Top 5 Best Amarillo Blogs, Podcasts and Youtubers The Best Amarillo Blogs from thousands of blogs on the web ranked by relevancy, social engagement, domain authority, web traffic, freshness and social metrics. Subscribe to these websites because they are actively working to educate, inspire, and empower their readers with frequent updates and high-quality information. Contents [show]  […]

Canadian Cannabis 2.0: Going Beyond GPP

One year after Canadian recreational cannabis’s historic date of October 17th, 2018, in comes Cannabis 2.0, which will see edibles containing cannabis and cannabis concentrates enter the legal recreational market. As of October 17th, 2019, there are seven classes of legal cannabis products in the marketplace, making Canada an innovative leader in this evolving industry. The […]

Italy Sets New Pace For Recreational Cannabis & Domestic Cultivation

The Italian Supreme Court seemed to take a page from both Israel and Thailand last year (who announced exports and reform legislation on Christmas Day 2018). In the dying days of 2019, on December 19, the court ruled in what is basically a landmark decision for not only the country but the continent, that small-scale […]

Cannabis Economics & Creating Efficiencies for Profit Margin

News of cannabis glut and falling wholesale prices has been dominating the airwaves of late, despite some recent reports showing that prices are remaining steady. As legalization continues to spread across the nation, the industry is poised to become commoditized, especially in those areas where it has been legal for a longer period of time. […]

Consumer Protection Laws & CBD Products—What You Need to Know Before Going to Market

By now, cannabis companies have heard that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a slew of warning letters to sellers of CBD products for selling unapproved and mislabeled drugs and illegally adulterated food, as prohibited by the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. However, companies marketing CBD products should know that making any […]

How to Grow Cannabis Plants for Concentrate Production

While flower is still the most popular way to consume cannabis, the concentrates market is booming. Some predict concentrates will be nearly as popular as flower by 2022, with an estimated $8.5 billion in retail sales. That’s a lot of concentrates and, chances are, cannabis producers are already feeling the pressure to keep up. Concentrates […]

Preparing Your Recall Strategies

A product recall is the removal of a defective product from the market because it can cause harm to the consumer or place the manufacturer at risk of legal action. Although a recall is not something that companies want to be related to, preparing for it is very critical and it is an important part […]

Cannabis Testing Market: Analysis and In-depth study on market Size Trends, Emerging Growth …

In 2018, the market size of Cannabis Testing Market is million US$ and it will reach … The content of the study subjects, includes a total of 15 chapters:.Read More

Sweet treat? Chewy trauma? Digesting the details

Forty-four per cent of cannabis users surveyed by Health Canada in 2019 said … Edibles’ reputation for potency is based in different pharmacological …Read More

Ill. Tax Dept. To Collect Privilege, Excise Taxes On Pot

Under the rules, cannabis — other than a cannabis-infused product — with a THC level at or below 35% will be taxed at 10% of the purchase price, …Read More

New Natural Cannabinoid Offers Greater Potency Than THC

Recently published work from an Italian research team describes how THCP may help scientists understand why some cannabis chemovars are more …Read More

Health risks with cannabis edibles can be short- and long-term, says deputy chief public health officer

“There are short- and long-term health risks associated with cannabis … “With cannabis vaping it comes in higher potency products so you can have a …Read More

What to know about medical marijuana

Across the country, the number of states legalizing medical cannabis, also … Potency varies by strain and form and are prescribed according to the …Read More

Michigan Town Buys ‘Nasal Ranger’ to Track Down Stinky Marijuana Plants

The user manipulates a dial on the side of the machine to evaluate the potency of the odor they are tracking. Denver police began using the device to …Read More

Cannabis Testing Market to Rise at Moderate CAGR of 11.9% CAGR Through 2025 – Agilent …

Worldwide Cannabis Testing Market Analysis to 2027 is a specialized and … The market expected to dominate by the potency testing in the 2025 by …Read More

Weed-related emergency room visits up after legalization in Illinois, doctors say

Those people are not ready for the potency of newer strains of pot, which … close to triple the number of cannabis-related ER visits after legalization.Read More

Marijuana Sales in 2019 Break a Record…With a Month to Go

Colorado marijuana dispensaries have set a new sales record for the sixth consecutive year, according to the state Department of Revenue.Read More

Opinion: Legal marijuana and the black market

With Illinois legalizing recreational marijuana, Kansas is increasingly an island of marijuana Puritanism in the Midwest. As more states create …Read More

After string of eight robberies, marijuana industry fights for change

A string of armed robberies at marijuana dispensaries around Denver has the industry on edge and asking for change. Police believe a series of eight …Read More

Concerns Raised About Illinois Recreational Marijuana Tax

Of the 11 states where recreational marijuana has been legalized, Illinois’ taxes are second only to the state of … Read More …Read More

At Port of Philadelphia, a K9 leads to marijuana seizure

“We opened up the parcel and inside there was about 500 grams or a pound of marijuana. The marijuana has a street value about $800,” he added.Read More

“It’s against federal law” Tennessee’s speaker clarifies stance on medical marijuana

(WVLT) — Tennessee’s State House officially goes into session next week, and House Speaker Cameron Sexton discussed his agenda for the year.Read More

Mayor Lori Lightfoot addresses legal marijuana, other issues, at City Hall press conference

CHICAGO — The mayor made herself available Friday for a press conference — opening herself up to questions, honing on a few topics. Among the …Read More

California’s Governor Offers Up New Plan to Spark Legal Marijuana Sales

California’s Adult Use of Marijuana Act, or Proposition 64, legalizing marijuana was passed in 2016. However, legal marijuana sales at dispensaries …Read More
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Marijuana recalled after possible sales in Bay City, Detroit

Kaytie Boomer | MLive.com. A jar of marijuana is grabbed off of a shelf at Roots Dispensaries located on Wilder Road in Bay County on Friday, Dec.Read More

Congress Will Debate Two Bills To Legalize Marijuana At Hearing With DEA Witness Next Week

A congressional committee will debate two bills to federally legalize marijuana and several other pieces of cannabis research legislation next week, …Read More

Customs Officials Seize More Than 2 Pounds Of Marijuana Disguised As Baby Clothing

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials in Baltimore seized more than two pounds of marijuana from Canada that were …Read More

Medical marijuana is Oklahoma tax bonanza

DURANT, Okla. — Nearly a year-and-a-half of legal medical marijuana sales is bringing record tax dollars to the State of Oklahoma. “I am shocked,” …Read More

Marijuana dispensary looks to open in Niles

Green Thumb Industries has submitted applications to the village to open a marijuana dispensary at 9621 N. Milwaukee Ave., a former Pearle Vision …Read More

Lightfoot ‘has the votes’ to pass marijuana consumption ordinance, puts kibosh on 606 …

Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Friday put the kibosh on a plan to freeze development along the 606 trail, but said she “has the votes” and will forge ahead …Read More

Marijuana dispensaries beginning home deliveries

BURTON, Mich. (WXYZ) — Both recreational and medical marijuana users will soon be able to order products straight to their door. Licensed …Read More

Matt Every returns to PGA Tour after marijuana suspension: ‘I’m just ready to move on’

Every was suspended in October after he tested positive for marijuana, which is listed as a “drug of abuse” under the Tour’s current anti-doping policy.Read More

Altitude Dispensary Chain Issues Marijuana Mold Recall

Denver-based dispensary chain Altitude the Dispensary has issued a marijuana recall over mold and yeast concerns, according to a public health …Read More

California Governor Proposes Changes To Marijuana Regulations And Taxes

Another area that will be of particular interest for stakeholders is the governor’s plan for changes to marijuana taxes. The purpose of the proposed …Read More

3 Denver dispensaries recall marijuana products over high mold and yeast levels

Three Denver dispensaries issued a voluntarily recall on marijuana products Friday due to elevated yeast and mold counts. Altitude East, Altitude …Read More

Denver Marijuana Businesses Issue Voluntary Recall

DENVER, CO — Two Denver marijuana businesses have issued a voluntary recall after health officials found elevated levels of mold and/or yeast …Read More

Citronella Terpene (CAS 68916-56-3) Market 2019: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Key …

The market study on the global Citronella Terpene (CAS 68916-56-3) market will encompass the entire ecosystem of the industry, covering major …Read More

Global Styrenated Terpene Resin Market 2020 Assessment, Opportunities, Application And …

Market Research Explore recently published Global Styrenated Terpene Resin Market report provides an extensive study of current and future growth, …Read More

Aroma Chemicals Market 2018-2026 Chain Analysis, Upstream Raw Materials Sourcing and …

Increase in demand for terpene in end-use industries such as cosmetics, food & beverages, paints & coatings, rubber, and pharmaceuticals are driving …Read More
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Terpene Phenolic Resin (CAS: 68648-57-7) Market – Survey on Consumption Benefits 2025

In 2018, the market size of Terpene Phenolic Resin (CAS: 68648-57-7) Market is million US$ and it will reach million US$ in 2025, growing at a CAGR …Read More

Chemistry matters – Know the cannaflavins

Cannabinoids and terpenes are relatively well known constituents of the Cannabis plant. The plant also contains a considerable amount of less known …Read More

Terpene Resins Market 2019, Trend, CAGR Status, Growth, Analysis and Forecast to 2024

As per the Researchunt market industry research Global Terpene Resins market, global industry analysis, trend, size, share, growth in the database.Read More

Oregon: OLCC Rules & Regs Updates + Recent Fines & Compliance Issues

January 17, 2020 OLCC Commission Adopts Updated Rules for Marijuana Program Approves Marijuana Licensee Stipulated Settlements   Portland, OR —  At its monthly meeting on January 16, 2020, the Commissioners of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission approved five marijuana violation stipulated settlement agreements.  The Commission also adopted changes to the rules for the Recreational Marijuana Program […]

INCBA 2020 Event Dates

2020 Event Dates*: January 23, 2020: Social Event, Los Angeles Cannabis Compliance West INCBA Social Thursday, January 23, 2020RSVP here! January 30, 2020: Webinar CBD & Hemp: A comparison of US and European Paths to MarketRegister here! Early February, 2020: INCBA IP Roundtable, San Francisco San Francisco, CARSVP Here! February 1, 2020: Students Event, Florida […]

RI Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo Announces State Budget Program Inc Cannabis

Rhode Island’s governor released a nearly $10.2 billion state budget plan Thursday that closes the deficit, invests more in education and proposes to legalize recreational marijuana despite opposition from legislative leaders. …/….. The budget would establish a recreational marijuana program controlled by the state, with the first stores opening in March 2021. The state would […]

Food Safety: What it Means and How ERP Helps Edibles Manufacturers

The diverse cannabis industry has experienced tremendous growth, especially in the popular edibles market whether consumed recreationally or medicinally. Since these cannabis-infused food and beverage products come in a variety of forms, including candies, baked goods, energy drinks, chips, chocolates and teas, food safety questions and concerns for companies manufacturing these products can seem daunting. […]

Looks Like New Mexico May Be Fast Tracking Regulated Cannabis

Marijuana Moment reports…. One day after the governor of New Mexico formally included marijuana legalization in her 2020 legislative agenda, lawmakers have filed a comprehensive reform bill that would accomplish that goal. The legislation, introduced by Sen. Jerry Ortiz y Pino (D) and Rep. Javier Martinez (D), would allow adults in the state to possess and […]

Class Action Filed Against Aurora Cannabis Inc.”According to the Complaint, the Company made false and misleading statements to the market.”

Here’s the press release and they are still wanting aggrieved parties to talk to them.   Before you read the release here’s a bit of background on Brian Schall c/- the firm website Brian Schall EDUCATION University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, JD.; University of California, Riverside, BA.(424) 303-1964brian@schallfirm.com1880 Century Park East, Los […]

Fox Rothschild’s Cannabis Law Group has been named a 2019 “Practice Group of the Year” by Law360

The  FR press release says  – As a testament to its reach and impact on clients in this highly regulated industry, Fox Rothschild’s Cannabis Law Group has been named a 2019 “Practice Group of the Year” by Law360. The prestigious list “honors the firms behind the litigation wins and major deals that resonated throughout the legal industry […]

New Jersey court rules company must reimburse medical cannabis costs

The 31-page opinion about the case – Hager v. M&K Construction – the judges concluded the order requires the company to reimburse the petitioner for the purchase of the MMJ, not to “aid and abet petitioner’s possession of an illegal substance,” as the company argued. CLICK IMAGE TO READ JUDGEMENT The court said it finds […]

Colorado Lawmakers Propose New Cannabis Employee Testing Rights

Marijuana Moment reports……..Two lawmakers in Colorado are pushing for passage of a law that would protect employees in the state from being fired for their use of pot off the job. The measure, House Bill 20-1089, was introduced by Democratic Rep. Jevon Melton of Aurora. THE PROPOSED BILL 2020a_1089_01 If passed, the bill would prohibit employers […]

Practical Advice on How to Avoid a TCPA Suit

Texting consumers is a very effective means to drive engagement and ultimately sales. Text messages have outpaced emails when looking at conversion and click-thru rates. In fact, 95% of texts are read in ninety seconds or less! While text messages can be a great way to engage with prospects and customers, the FCC’s Telephone Consumer […]

Washington Legislator Introduces Bill to Allow CBD in Food

Rep. Drew MacEwen’s bill conflicts with federal regulations, as well as a current warning from the Washington State Department of Agriculture. H.B. 2296 not only conflicts with the Washington State Department of Agriculture’s warning to processors to not use CBD as an ingredient in products meant to be ingested by humans or animals, but also defies […]

Illinois Supreme Court Hears Arguments On Case Regarding Smell Of Cannabis In A Car

Injustice.org reports….With marijuana now legal in Illinois, the state high court heard arguments Tuesday on whether the smell of marijuana grants police the right to conduct warrantless vehicle searches. The court’s decision could have major implications for policing in the era of legal marijuana, though the stop at issue occurred before the law legalizing marijuana […]

Portland (Maine) coffee roaster “Coffee by Design” settles CBD lawsuit

Bangor Daily News reports………PORTLAND, Maine — Boutique Portland coffee roaster Coffee by Design settled a lawsuit on Monday with two Utah companies that sell coffee infused with cannabidiol over the use of its “CBD” trademark. Coffee by Design, which uses a CBD logo on its coffee bags, claimed in the lawsuit initiated on May 28, […]

Reminder: These are the draft cannabis bills the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health Will Look At This Week

  CLICK IMAGE TO ACCESS COMMITTEE INFO PAGE Legislation H.R. 171, the “Legitimate Use of Medicinal Marihuana Act” or the “LUMMA” H.R. 601, the “Medical Cannabis Research Act of 2019” H.R. 1151, the “Veterans Medical Marijuana Safe Harbor Act” H.R. 2843, the “Marijuana Freedom and Opportunity Act” H.R. 3797, the “Medical Marijuana Research Act of 2019” H.R. 3884, the “Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and […]

PharmLabs Accredited to ISO 17025

According to a press release emailed today, Perry Johnson Laboratory Accreditation Inc. (PJLA) announced the accreditation of PharmLabs LLC to ISO/IEC 17025. Based in San Diego, California, PharmLabs has four locations, with three in the Southern California region and one in Maui. PharmLabs offers a very wide variety of services including: California Compliance testing, a […]

PJRFSI Introduces Cannabis Safety Standard for Manufacturing

With the rapid expansion of the cannabis industry in North America, there are more questions than ever about the safety and integrity of the new products constantly flooding the market. It seems as if there’s something new hitting store shelves every day, and as legalization spreads across the United States, the market is widening to […]

Last Prisoner Project Thanks All Supporters In 2019 Roundup Alert

We wish them all the luck for 2020 and hope that the expungement process continues in teh US and starts happenin in other jurisdictions around the world.   Thank you for an incredible 2019! Thank you to all of our supporters for a successful inaugural year! Read more about what LPP accomplished in 2019 and […]

Morocco Govt To Examine Draft Regulated Cannabis Laws Submitted By The Party of Authenticity and Modernity

The draft bills aim to tackle the following, “reduce the prosecution of farmers” and “legalize the production of cannabis”. The Justice Minister Mohamed Ben Abdelkader and senior members from the party held talks this week regarding the two draft laws, PAM’s MP Larbi El Mharchi said on social media.     The Moroccan government is […]

Event Reports Virtual Workshop (4/8 & 4/22)

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Northeast Cannabis Business Conference

The post Northeast Cannabis Business Conference appeared first on Cannabis Industry Journal. Read More

French Murder & Hate Crime Defendent Not to Stand Trial “on the basis of claim that he suffered from temporary insanity because of cannabis use.”

Cannabis Now reports that this  controversial case in France, the admitted perpetrator in an anti-Semitic murder will not stand trial and will be going to a drug rehab facility instead of prison — on the basis of his claim that he suffered from temporary insanity because of cannabis use. French Jewish leaders are, of course, […]

Alabama AG Writes Letter To Lawmakers. ” I Write To Inform You I Oppose Legalization”

AG Steve Marshall links opioids with cannabis, believes cannabis to be addictive and believes “big money” is pushing canabis legalization too actively Here is is full letter which in the main creates as close a link between opioids and cannabis as he possibly can.  Enjoy the read and don’t think og investing in a cannabis […]

More on MORE: Next Stop Is The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee.

Two months after the House Judiciary Committee approved the Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act, a comprehensive cannabis legalization bill sponsored by Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), the issue will be the subject of another discussion in an Energy and Commerce Subcommittee. The topic will be taken up by the panel’s Subcommittee on Health on January […]

Washington: Senator Wants “Weed” Odour Task Force

Washington State Senator, Sen. Judy Warnick (R),  has introduced a bill to create a state task force that would look at the problem of strong smells associated with cannabis production and processing.  Proposed Bill SB 6089,  would create a seven-member task force with representatives from various state agencies, County and City Association members, and a […]

Massachusetts – Cannabis Control Commission: Commission Announces Applicant Forum for January 23,Approves 31 Provisional Licenses for Marijuana Establishments

Commission Announces Applicant Forum for January 23,Approves 31 Provisional Licenses for Marijuana Establishments The Cannabis Control Commission (Commission) today approved 31 new provisional licenses for Marijuana Establishments. More information regarding each provisional license is available at MassCannabisControl.Com under “public documents.” The next public meeting of the Commission will be held at its Union Station headquarters […]

Harvest Files Lawsuit To, “Request termination and rescission of the Merger Agreement (“Transaction”) and return of money Harvest paid to Falcon under the Merger Agreement”

Here’s the full press release; OTC DISCLOSURE & NEWS SERVICE Harvest Files Suit Against Falcon International, Inc.Press Release | 01/07/2020 Harvest Files Suit Against Falcon International, Inc. Canada NewsWire PHOENIX, Jan. 7, 2020 PHOENIX,Jan. 7, 2020/CNW/ — Harvest Health & Recreation Inc. (CSE: HARV, OTCQX: HRVSF) (“Harvest“), a vertically integrated cannabis company with one of the largest and deepest footprints in […]

Colorado Dept of Revenue: New Ad & Branding Rules & Regs For Cannabis

Dear MED Licensees and Stakeholders, Please see our most recent Compliance Tip focused on Advertising and Branding for Regulated Marijuana Businesses. 200107 Compliance Tip_Advertising Rules_Final Read More

NORML Hope Committee Development Will Smooth Passage of MORE

We’d be a little more cautious as DC is as about as partisan as it can get at the moment with impeachment and Iran. Practicalities like MORE may well get lost in the wash. We shall see Here’s the latest update from NORML We’re writing today to let you know that the House Small Business […]

Press Release: “Governor Northam Unveils Bold Criminal Justice Reform Agenda – Legislative package includes marijuana decriminalization, parole reform”

Here’s the press release in full RICHMOND—Today, Governor Ralph Northam unveiled his proposed criminal justice reform agenda for the 2020 General Assembly Session. Legislative initiatives include decriminalization of marijuana, parole reform, raising the felony larceny threshold, raising the age of juvenile transfer to adult court, and the permanent elimination of driver’s license suspensions for unpaid fines, […]

Mark Taylor (Euro Editor of Cannabis Law Report) To Publish, “Bloomsbury Professional Law Insight – Cannabis Law and Regulation”

We’re proud to announce that our European correspondent & editor, Mark Taylor, has just announced the publication of his  title “Cannabis Law and Regulation” with respected UK professional publisher Bloomsbury Professional Here’s some information about the title   Bloomsbury Professional Law Insight – Cannabis Law and Regulation Mark Taylor is a journalist, copywriter and editor. […]

UK – Sunday Times Report: Taxpayers Paid £2.5 Billion To Incarcerate Cannabis Offenders Since 2015

The Sunday Times writes,    Taxpayers have spent more than £2.5 billion detaining up to 8,000 people a year for cannabis offences since 2015, The Times can reveal. Figures from the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) show that more than one in every 100 people behind bars in Britain over the past five years was convicted of a cannabis offence […]

Nevada: As of 1 January Most employers in Nevada can no longer utilize pre-employment drug tests for marijuana

Just a quick reminder of legislation signed into law mid 2019 by the state’s governor and came into effect as state law 1.1.2020   LAS VEGAS (KSNV) reports — Nevada is now the first state that bans most employers from utilizing pre-employment drug tests for marijuana as a hiring practice. “That really opens up their job […]

420 Investor Daily Publishes Simple Guide To Cannabis Laws In New Mexico

If you are looking for a quick overview of where we are January 2020 this is as good a starting point as any for an overall understanding. New Mexico is the first state in the country to allow medical use of cannabis in some form. The state allowed cannabis use through the Controlled Substances Therapeutic […]

Virginia: First Day In & Commonwealth Attorney Steve Descano Says No To Adult Cannabis Prosecutions

The report reveals that  on his first day as Fairfax County Commonwealth’s Attorney, Steve Descano announced his office will no longer prosecute adults on simple marijuana possession charges. The report goes on to say He said his goal is to use the county’s resources to make the community safer, not entrap people in the criminal […]

Food Safety: What it Means and How ERP Helps Edibles Manufacturers

The diverse cannabis industry has experienced tremendous growth, especially in the popular edibles market whether consumed recreationally or medicinally. Since these cannabis-infused food and beverage products come in a variety of forms, including candies, baked goods, energy drinks, chips, chocolates and teas, food safety questions and concerns for companies manufacturing these products can seem daunting. […]

Practical Advice on How to Avoid a TCPA Suit

Texting consumers is a very effective means to drive engagement and ultimately sales. Text messages have outpaced emails when looking at conversion and click-thru rates. In fact, 95% of texts are read in ninety seconds or less! While text messages can be a great way to engage with prospects and customers, the FCC’s Telephone Consumer […]

PJRFSI Introduces Cannabis Safety Standard for Manufacturing

With the rapid expansion of the cannabis industry in North America, there are more questions than ever about the safety and integrity of the new products constantly flooding the market. It seems as if there’s something new hitting store shelves every day, and as legalization spreads across the United States, the market is widening to […]

Event Reports Virtual Workshop (4/8 & 4/22)

The post Event Reports Virtual Workshop (4/8 & 4/22) appeared first on Cannabis Industry Journal. Read More

Northeast Cannabis Business Conference

The post Northeast Cannabis Business Conference appeared first on Cannabis Industry Journal. Read More

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