Washington: WSLCB Notice Of Rulemaking – Mandatory Marijuana Signage

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WASHINGTON:  The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board would like your input on the following proposed rules. Following the comment period, the board will hold at least one public hearing before the rules are adopted. Proposed rule making (CR-102)   Mandatory Marijuana Signage Public Hearing/Comment Deadline: April 17, 2019 CR-102 Notice to Stakeholders CR-102 Filed as Read the full article…

Ohio Board Of Pharmacy Announces Number Of Unique Patients Who Purchased Medical Marijuana

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OHIO: The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy today announced that licensed dispensaries in the Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program reported purchases by 5,465 unique patients through Feb. 28, 2019.

Representative Tulsi Gabbard To Lead Landmark Bipartisan Marijuana Reform

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DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02), along with Rep. Don Young (AK-AL), NORML, and other supporters, will hold a press conference introducing two bipartisan marijuana bills. The Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act of 2019 would remove marijuana from the federal Controlled Substances list and allow states the freedom to regulate marijuana as they choose, Read the full article…

USDA Hosts Webinar On The Domestic Hemp Production Program & 2018 Farm Bill

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DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: The USDA will host a free webinar explaining the 2018 Farm Bill and The Domestic Hemp Production Program. Event Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm The Specialty Crops Program is conducting a webinar to solicit public comments on the sections of the 2018 USDA Farm Bill relative to multiple sections dealing with Read the full article…

Oklahoma State Senate Rules Committee Sends Medical Marijuana ‘Unity’ Bill To Full Senate

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Rules committee sends medical marijuana ‘Unity’ bill to full Senate OKLAHOMA: The Senate Rules Committee voted unanimously Tuesday to send the legislation known as the Unity Bill to the full Senate for approval. Sen. Greg McCortney is the chair of the Rules Committee and Senate principal author of House Bill 2612, creating the safety and regulatory framework necessary Read the full article…

LA Black & Brown Leaders Condemn ‘Power Play’ Undermining Social Equity & Community Reinvestment In New Cannabis Licensing

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Community Leaders Claim Rushed Move Undermines Original Criminal Justice & Community Reinvestment Intent of LA’s Cannabis Licensing Policy CALIFORNIA:  A broad cross section of community leaders spoke in front of the Los Angeles City Council Chambers on Tuesday, March 5, 2019, strongly condemning efforts to rush Phase 3 of the cannabis licensing process in the City as one Read the full article…

Tilray Announces Successful Medical Cannabis Harvest In Portugal; Provides Update On European Operations

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CANADA: Tilray, a global leader in cannabis research, cultivation, production and distribution, announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Tilray Portugal Unipessoal Lda. has completed a successful harvest of medical cannabis at the Company’s European Union (EU) Campus in Portugal. Tilray’s EU Campus in Portugal is a multi-faceted production facility that includes indoor, outdoor and greenhouse cultivation sites, Read the full article…

Cresco Labs Shares Approved to Trade on the OTC Markets under the Symbol ‘CRLBF’

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ILLINOIS: Cresco Labs, one of the largest vertically integrated multi-state cannabis operators in the United States, announced that its shares have been approved to be quoted on the Over-the-Counter Market (OTC) and will trade under the symbol “CRLBF,” effective immediately. Cresco has applied to trade its shares to the OTCQX Market, the top tier of the three Read the full article…

Alameda County California Leverages Automated Cannabis Code Enforcement Program from Adherence Compliance

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CALIFORNIA:  Adherence Compliance, a leading RegTech SaaS provider to the cannabis industry, announced the completed implementation of Alameda County’s Cannabis Code Enforcement Program. The program utilizes Adherence’s regulatory code libraries, industry operations training and automated inspection software to monitor and report on code enforcement for cannabis licensees within its jurisdiction. “The Alameda County Community Development Agency has implemented Read the full article…

California Bureau Of Cannabis Control Announces Enforcement Action Against Unlicensed Cannabis Businesses

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CALIFORNIA: The Bureau of Cannabis Control and the Department of Consumer Affairs’ Division of Investigation-Cannabis Enforcement Unit announced enforcement actions against two unlicensed cannabis businesses operating out of multiple locations in Sacramento, Davis and Los Angeles. On Wednesday, February 27, 2019, DOI-CEU and the Davis Police Department served search warrants on “Mary Jane Finder,” an Read the full article…