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…

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…

Audio From Oregon Liquor Control Commission Meeting On Vaping Rules

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OREGON: Special Oregon Liquor Control Commission Meeting Audio from October 11, 2019: Discussion of Vaping Rules. Friday, October 11, 2019 AUDIO Staff presentation of the issues and  Commissioners discussion and decision of vaping rules. For more information, contact: 503-872-5006 / 1-800-452-6522 laura.paul@oregon.gov Commission Meeting Calendar

OHA, OLCC Ban Flavored Vaping Sales, Including Online

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OREGON: The Oregon Health Authority and the Oregon Liquor Control Commission today filed temporary rules that put into effect Gov. Kate Brown’s Oct. 4 executive order banning all flavored vaping product sales in the state. The temporary rules, which will remain in effect for six months starting Oct. 15, prohibit the sale of all flavored Read the full article…

Oregon Health Authority & Oregon Liquor Control Commission Will Hold Press Conference On Temporary Vaping Ban

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Agencies Will Explain Temporary Rules & Implementation Process for Banning the Sale of Flavored Nicotine and THC Vaping Products OREGON: The Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) and the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) will hold a joint press conference Friday, October 11, 2019to discuss the adoption of temporary rules resulting from an Executive Order issued by Oregon Governor Read the full article…