MedMen Acquires New York Medical Marijuana Company

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CALIFORNIA: MedMen, a Los Angeles-based cannabis management and investment firm, announced today that it has acquired Bloomfield Industries, Inc., one of only five Registered Organizations licensed to operate a medical marijuana business in the State of New York. The acquisition provides MedMen with the opportunity to apply its operational expertise and institutional best practices to one Read the full article…

Ninth Circuit Rules Marijuana Card Holders May Not Own Firearms

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NEVADA: Last Wednesday a three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court’s decision that holding a marijuana card precludes its owner from keeping and bearing arms. In the process, the panel threw out the First, Second, and Fifth Amendment rights. Rowan Wilson, a Nevada resident who held a state-issued marijuana card but Read the full article…

California Legislature Sends Marijuana Regulations To Gov. Brown

State Senate leader Kevin de León worked with his colleagues late into the night on Thursday as the deadline for the 2015 legislative session approached.

CALIFORNIA: California lawmakers on Friday passed wide-ranging proposals for regulating the medical marijuana industry, which would lay groundwork for state control of the cultivation and sale of cannabis in the event that voters legalize recreational use of the drug next year. The package of bills, crafted in a compromise between legislative leaders and the governor, Read the full article…

Recreational Use Of Marijuana Becomes Legal In D.C.

Despite threats from Congress, D.C. Attorney General says no one will be getting arrested for legalizing marijuana within the District.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  Recreational use of marijuana becomes legal in the nation’s capital Thursday. In November, District of Columbia voters approved Initiative 71, which legalized recreational pot use. The District joins Alaska, Colorado and Washington state in making the drug legal. As of 12:01 a.m. Thursday, people 21 and older can: • Possess 2 ounces Read the full article…

Committee On Drugs And The Law Present The Future of Marijuana Law in New York City Wed 1/28/15

Yet MPP is a bit more cautious in its outlook: the group believes 12 states could join Colorado, Washington, Oregon and Alaska in allowing recreational pot by 2017.

NEW YORK: On Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 6:30pm – 8:30pm, the Committee on Drugs and the Law and the New York City Affairs Committee will host an open discussion of the past, present and possible futures of cannabis law in New York City. Featured panelists include Stephen Levin, New York City Council, District 33; Jumaane D. Williams, New Read the full article…