Ohio Board Of Pharmacy Publishes Updated MMJ Patient & Caregiver Numbers For February 2020

OHIO: The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy today published updated patient & caregiver numbers for February 2020. These numbers include: 102,200 Recommendations 88,306 Registered patients 6,545 Patients with Veteran Status 6,018 Patients with Indigent Status 506 Patients with a Terminal Diagnosis 64,932 Unique patients who purchased medical marijuana (as reported to OARRS by licensed Read the full article…

Oregon Marijuana Retail Licensees Allowed To Provide Curbside Delivery

Temporary Rule Aligns With Governor’s Executive Order to Promote Social Distancing OREGON: The Oregon Liquor Control Commission approved a temporary rule that supports social distancing to promote prevention of the spread of the COVID-19 virus, by allowing licensed marijuana retailers to conduct limited transactions outside their licensed premises.  The action will permit retail licensees to Read the full article…

Oregon Delivery, Curbside Pickup Rules Eased To Help During COVID-19 Crisis

Applications Prioritized, Temporary Action Eases Delivery Requirements OREGON: The Oregon Liquor Control Commission took action designed to ease the economic hardship faced by the hospitality industry as result of public health mandates to help stop the spread of the novel infectious coronavirus (COVID-19).  The Commission’s action relaxes some of the requirements relating to delivery of Read the full article…

OLCC Revised Agenda March Commission Meeting

OREGON: Due to the outbreak of COVID-19, we are abbreviating our agenda and holding our commission meeting via conference call. An audio recording of the meeting will be posted on our website after the meeting. Thursday, March 19, 2020 – 9:00 a.m. REVISED AGENDA OLCC Commissioners: Chairman Paul Rosenbaum Jennifer Currin Kiauna Floyd Michael Harper Read the full article…

Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program Mandatory Product Recall – 3/13/2020

OHIO: The Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program (MMCP) is issuing a mandatory product recall on plant material cultivated by Pure Ohio Wellness. This recall is being initiated by the MMCP because product that did not receive the full battery of required testing was sold at dispensaries. The product was not tested for heavy metals, water Read the full article…

FDA Advances Work Related To Cannabidiol Products With Focus On Protecting Public Health, Providing Market Clarity

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Over the past year, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has embarked on a comprehensive evaluation of cannabidiol (CBD) products, with a focus on educating the public about the risks and unknowns of these products, gathering the science needed to better understand both these safety concerns and potential benefits to inform our Read the full article…

Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority Sets April 1, 2020 Laboratory Deadline

OKLAHOMA: Beginning April 1st, all marijuana product sold by a grower or processor will be required to be tested by an Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority (OMMA) licensed laboratory. The mandatory testing requirements were created by the Oklahoma Legislature and went into effect on Nov 1st, 2019. Since that time, the OMMA has been creating the Read the full article…

Illinois: Pritzker Administration Announces Revenue Figures For First Month Of Adult Use Cannabis

ILLINOIS: The Illinois Department of Revenue announced that adult-use cannabis sales generated $7,332,058 in cannabis tax revenue during the month of January, with an additional $3,147,928.29 generated in retail sales tax revenue. Governor Pritzker’s recently released budget conservatively estimated the state would collect $28 million in cannabis tax revenue during the remainder of the fiscal Read the full article…

Governor Cuomo Announces He Will Visit States That Have Legalized Cannabis Programs to Help Inform His Efforts to Pass Legislation as Part of Budget

Builds on Regional Cannabis Regulation and Vaping Initiatives Previously Announced With Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Massachusetts Governor Cuomo: “I’m going to visit Massachusetts, Illinois and California or Colorado, which are three states that have legalized it and have different versions, and bring my team to meet with them, discuss what they’ve done, Read the full article…

OLCC Commission Approves Marijuana Licensee Stipulated Settlements

OREGON: At its monthly meeting on February 20, 2020, the Commissioners of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission approved three marijuana violation stipulated settlement agreements: Slabtown in Portland will pay a fine of $5,280 AND serve a 32-day recreational marijuana retailer license suspension for two violations. Licensee is: Slabtown Proprietors, LLC; Portadelphia, LLC, Member; Albert Corrado, Member/Manager; Rose City Brands, LLC, Member; Troy Patterson, Member; CannaRefinery, LLC, Read the full article…