U.S. District Court Dismisses TCPA Lawsuit Against Eaze, Upholding The Ability Of Legal Cannabis Industry To Enter Binding Contracts

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Ruling sets important precedent for both California’s legal cannabis market and legal cannabis industry in America CALIFORNIA: Eaze Technologies, Inc. today announced that it obtained a complete dismissal of Williams v. Eaze, Inc., a putative nationwide class action lawsuit brought under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”), by successfully enforcing the arbitration agreement in its Terms of Service. Read the full article…

FDA, FTC Warn Company Marketing Unapproved Cannabidiol Products With Unsubstantiated Claims

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FDA is also working quickly to evaluate regulatory policies related to cannabis and cannabis-derived ingredients like CBD DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Federal Trade Commission posted a joint warning letter to Rooted Apothecary LLC, of Naples, Florida, for illegally selling unapproved products containing cannabidiol (CBD) online with unsubstantiated claims that the products Read the full article…

WSLCB Investigation Finds Illegal Marijuana Activity At Olympia’s “Northwest Alternative Care”

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The store was not licensed to sell marijuana WASHINGTON: During an undercover investigation, Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) officers purchased illegal marijuana from an unlicensed marijuana retailer located at 2210 Black Lake Boulevard SW in Olympia. Under state law, marijuana may only be sold from a licensed marijuana retail store. Between September and October, Read the full article…

Ohio Board Of Pharmacy Awards Dispensary Certificates Of Operation In Cleveland & Columbus

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OHIO: The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy today awarded two Dispensary Certificates of Operation to the Botanist locations at: 3865 Lakeside Avenue E., Cleveland; and 115 Vine St., Columbus. The Board has now issued 42 Dispensary Certificates of Operation. The interactive map of Dispensaries with Certificates of Operation will be updated within the next two business days.

OLCC Approves Marijuana Licensee Stipulated Settlements

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License Surrender for Exceeding Daily Purchase Limits Commissioners Air Concerns about Marijuana Licensees with Habitual Bad Behavior OREGON: At its monthly meeting on October 17, 2019 the Commissioners of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission approved six marijuana violation stipulated settlement agreements.  The Commission also held a work session to review actions it could take to strengthen fines Read the full article…

Cannabis and Hemp Extraction Explained: Ethanol vs. Supercritical

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The hemp industry is projected to grow into a $16 billion industry by 2025, and the cannabis (legal marijuana) industry is expected to grow to a $66.3 billion industry during the same period. Keeping this trend in mind, it is now a good time as ever to invest in these burgeoning markets. And if you are Read the full article…

Ohio Board Of Pharmacy Updates MMJ Patient & Caregiver Numbers For September 2019

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OHIO: The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy today published updated patient & caregiver numbers for September 2019. These numbers include: 62,246 Recommendations 63,819 Registered patients 4,300 Patients with Veteran Status 2,815 Patients with Indigent Status 363 Patients with a Terminal Diagnosis 40,571 Unique patients who purchased medical marijuana (as reported to OARRS by licensed Read the full article…

WSLCB Adopts Emergency Rules Following Flavored Vapor Ban

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The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (Board) today adopted emergency rules consistent with the directives of Executive Order 19-03, dated September 27, 2019. On October 10, 2019, the Washington State Board of Health followed by issuing emergency rules that prohibited the sale of flavored vapor products by persons licensed under chapter 69.50 or 70.345 Read the full article…

The Benefits Of CBD Oil For Sleep Disorders And Insomnia

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One of the most important components of life is sleep. The way we sleep at night largely influences the behavior and performance we provide the next day. More and more people are suffering from a form of chronic sleep disorder. Specialists believe that certain medication can  contribute to insomnia, especially as this disorder is a Read the full article…

Cresco Labs Recieves Adult-Use Approval For All Five Existing Illinois Dispensaries

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ILLINOIS: Cresco Labs, one of the largest vertically integrated multi-state cannabis operators in the United States, today announced that it has received Early Approval Adult-Use Dispensing Organization Licenses for all five of its existing Illinois medical cannabis dispensaries. Cresco received approval for adult-use cultivation on September 30th making it the only company approved for both adult-use cultivation and adult-use Read the full article…