Ohio Board Of Pharmacy Awards Dispensary Certificate Of Operation In Canton

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OHIO: The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy today awarded a Dispensary Certificate of Operation to ZenLEAF Canton, located at 1851 Steinway Blvd. SE, Canton.   The interactive map of Dispensaries with Certificates of Operation will be updated within the next 48 hours.

Indiana NORML Applauds Acting Marion County Prosecutor Ryan Mears’ Focus

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INDIANA:  In a press conference, Acting Marion County Prosecutor Ryan Mears announced that the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office will no longer prosecute citizens for possessing less than an ounce of cannabis.      Indianapolis now becomes the first Hoosier city to exercise “lowest priority” status for dealing with simple possession of small amounts of cannabis. According Read the full article…

Washington Gov Inslee Issues Executive Order Changing How State Will Regulate Vaping Industry

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WASHINGTON: Gov. Jay Inslee announced an executive order at a Seattle press conference Friday that changes how agencies will regulate, monitor, and communicate about a variety of vaping products. Other state leaders, including Attorney General Bob Ferguson and Washington State Department of Health Secretary John Wiesman, joined him at the event. “We aren’t waiting for Big Tobacco to Read the full article…

Cresco Labs Comments On The Passage Of The Safe Banking Act In The U.S. House Of Representatives

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ILLINOIS:  Cresco Labs, one of the largest vertically integrated multi-state cannabis operators in the United States, today provided comments on the passage of the Secure and Fair Enforcement Banking Act of 2019 (“SAFE Banking Act.”) “The passage of the SAFE Banking Act by the U.S. House of Representatives represents a significant first step in the effort Read the full article…

CDPH Issues Public Health Advisory Urging Everyone To Refrain From Vaping

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Health Advisory Warns About Imminent Public Health Risks CALIFORNIA: The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued a health advisory today urging everyone to refrain from vaping, no matter the substance or source, until current investigations are complete. The health advisory follows an executive order signed by Governor Gavin Newsom last week to confront the growing youth epidemic and health Read the full article…

Massachusetts Declares Public Health Emergency – Bans All E-Cig & Vaping Products

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MASSACHUSETTS: On September 24, 2019, the Governor declared a public health emergency in response to the outbreak of severe lung disease associated with e-cigarettes and vaping products and the epidemic of e-cigarette use among youth.  While the national investigation has not yet identified a specific e-cigarette or vaping product or substance that is linked to all cases, Read the full article…

OLCC Approves Marijuana Licensee Stipulated Settlements

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Commission Hears Testimony on National Vaping Illness Problem from Oregon Health Authority Expert               OREGON: At its monthly meeting on September 19, 2019 the Commissioners of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission approved three marijuana violation stipulated settlement agreements.  In addition the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) provided the Commission with an overview of Read the full article…

Listen To The OLCC September 2019 Commission Meeting

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The September 2019 Commission meeting audio is now available from the Oregon Liquor Control Commission.  September Commission Meeting   All Commission Meetings  

CannTrust Discloses Notice Of Licence Suspension

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CANADA: CannTrust Holdings has announced that it received late this morning a Notice of Licence Suspension under section 64(1) of the Cannabis Act. The Notice cites the Company’s previous non-compliance with certain requirements of the Cannabis Act and the regulation made thereunder in respect of the matters that the Company has been discussing with Health Canada. The Notice states Read the full article…

California Governor Gavin Newsom Signs Executive Order To Confront Youth Vaping Epidemic

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Governor directs public awareness campaign to focus on educating youth about the harms of vaping tobacco or cannabis products CALIFORNIA: Governor Gavin Newsom signed today an executive order to confront the growing youth epidemic and health risks linked to vaping. The executive order directs the Department of Public Health (CDPH) to launch a $20 million Read the full article…