OLCC Notice of Public Hearing: Division 25 – Recreational Marijuana Rules Package

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OREGON: OLCC Notice of Public Hearing: Division 25 – Recreational Marijuana Rules Package Date and Time:       9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., Friday, November 15, 2019 Location:                 Oregon Liquor Control Commission 9079 SE McLoughlin Blvd., Portland, OR 97222 The 2019 legislature made several changes to Division 25 of Chapter 845 which constitute Oregon’s recreational marijuana provisions. These 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…

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…

Cresco Labs Announces Closing Of Acquisition In New York State

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Acquisition Adds One of Only 10 Vertically Integrated Cannabis Business Licenses Issued by the State of New York ILLINOIS: Cresco Labs, one of the largest vertically integrated multi-state cannabis operators in the United States, today announced that it has closed its acquisition of 100% of the membership interests of Gloucester Street Capital, the parent entity of Read the full article…

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…

OLCC Provides Guidance To Recreational Marijuana Licensees On Vaping Illness Outbreak

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OREGON: The Oregon Liquor Control Commission provided its recreational marijuana licensees with guidance regarding the inventory and sale of marijuana products that public health officials are scrutinizing in their investigation of the national vaping related respiratory illness outbreak. In a letter to licensees Executive Director Steve Marks asked processors and retailers to take a series Read the full article…

Ohio Board Of Pharmacy Awards Dispensary Certificates Of Operation in Cincinnati, Maumee & Carroll

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OHIO:  The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy today awarded Dispensary Certificates of Operation to the following entities: Verilife, located at 5431 Ridge Ave., Cincinnati; Bloom Medicinals, LLC, located at 1238 Conant St., Maumee; and Ohio Provisions, located at 3560 Dolson Ct., Carroll. The interactive map of Dispensaries with Certificates of Operation will be updated within the next Read the full article…

Colorado’s MedPharm Clears Significant DEA Hurdle For Federal Cannabis Research License

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COLORADO: MedPharm Research, the leader in cannabis research and formulation development, was notified by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) that it had been selected to move forward as one of the first applicants to be granted a license to grow federally legal cannabis under the terms of a new policy statement issued today in the Federal Read the full article…

OLCC Commission Acts On Marijuana Producer Application Deadlines

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Temporary Rules Follow Passage of SB 218 Commission Also Approves Marijuana Licensee Stipulated Settlements OREGON: At its monthly meeting on August 15, 2019 the Commissioners of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission approved temporary rules setting timelines for processing marijuana producer applications, and also approved nine marijuana violation stipulated settlement agreements. Senate Bill 218 directs OLCC to set timelines Read the full article…