Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program Mandatory Product Recall 12/20/19

Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program

OHIO:  Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program Mandatory Product Recall 12/20/19: TOPIC: Mandatory Product Recall ISSUE: The Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program (MMCP) is issuing a mandatory product recall. This recall is being initiated by the MMCP because product destined for a processor was erroneously packaged for sale to a dispensary. Consequently, the product was not tested for heavy Read the full article…

Washington State Liquor And Cannabis Board Adopts New Marijuana Packaging & Labeling Rules


WASHINGTON: The WSLCB yesterday adopted a fundamental re-rewrite of the Packaging and Labeling rules. The new rules were developed collaboratively the with the industry, prevention community, and other stakeholders. These rules will become effective January 1, 2020. Licensees will have until July 1, 2020 to bring all product packaging and labeling into compliance. Retailers will have until Read the full article…

Congressman Riggleman Sends Letter To Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue, On Hemp Production


DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Congressman Denver Riggleman sent a letter to Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue, to discuss potential changes to the implementation of the U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program.  The letter suggested improvements to benefit farmers and align the rules with the realities that hemp farmers face while growing. “Virginia and the 5th District are uniquely positioned Read the full article…

Surgeon General Releases Advisory on Marijuana’s Damaging Effects on the Developing Brain


Encourages Youth and Pregnant Women Not to Use Marijuana DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Surgeon General Vice Adm. Jerome M. Adams, issued an advisory emphasizing the importance of protecting youth and pregnant women from the health risks of marijuana use. Marijuana, or cannabis, is the most commonly used illicit drug in the United States. Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), a component Read the full article…

Tilray Completes Merger With Privateer Holdings


CANADA: Tilray, Inc., a global pioneer in cannabis research, cultivation, production and distribution, today announced that the merger with Privateer Holdings, Inc. closed on December 12, 2019. Mark Castaneda, Chief Financial Officer of Tilray, said: “We appreciate the long-term confidence that Privateer has in the Tilray business and we look forward to having their investors as part of Read the full article…

M&A News: Cannabis One & ONE Cannabis Unite

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Cannabis’ “House of Brands” and U.S. Cannabis Dispensary Franchisor Form a Definitive Arrangement Agreement to Combine Businesses COLORADO: Cannabis One Holdings and ONE Cannabis Group announced that they have entered into a definitive arrangement agreement to combine businesses. Both are cannabis leaders in their own right, their combined prowess creates a strong, national force among cannabis Read the full article…

Ohio State Board Of Pharmacy Seeking Input On Proposed Rule Amendments


OHIO: The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy is seeking public input on proposed medical marijuana: (1) dispensary, (2) patient and caregiver and (3) form and method of administration rules. To view the proposed rules, including instructions on how to provide comments, visit: https://www.medicalmarijuana.ohio.gov/Rules.

Ohio Board Of Pharmacy Awards Fifty-Seventh Provisional Dispensary License

Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program

OHIO: Today (December 3, 2019), the State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy awarded a 57th provisional dispensary license to Pure Ohio Wellness, located at 920 U.S. 42 West, London. In June 2018, the Board had previously issued 56 provisional dispensary licenses. As of November 2019, the Board of Pharmacy has issued 45 Certificates of Operation. Read the full article…

Cannabis Now And Curved Papers Launch Rollout Of Three New Styles: RICE, RICE KING & HEMP KING.

Cannabis Now and Curved Papers

NEW YORK: Curved Papers is always innovating. This year they have rounded out their product line with two sizes of another popular kind of paper, called rice, in the 1-1/4 and KSS sizes, and a KSS format organic hemp paper. The NORML Curved Papers are 100% organic hemp at the 1-1/4 size.Cannabis Now will carry Curved Read the full article…

Washington: December 1, Deadline for Marijuana Vapor Product Ingredient Disclosure Forms


WASHINGTON: WSLCB issues reminder of December 1, Deadline for Marijuana Vapor Product Ingredient Disclosure Forms. Thank you to processors who have already submitted their vapor product ingredient disclosure forms to the LCB. For those who have not yet submitted, please note that the deadline for all processor licensees to submit the vapor product ingredient disclosure Read the full article…