Colorado Legal Cannabis By The Numbers 2/2020

COLORADO: Just how big is Colorado’s legal cannabis business?  Here are the official MED numbers, as of February, 2020.   Medical Marijuana Business License Numbers: 435 Centers 462 Cultivations 216 Infused Product Manufacturers 11 Testing Facilities 7 Operators 7 Transporters 1 Research and Development and Research Cultivation  Retail Marijuana Businesses License Numbers: 575 Stores 680 Cultivations 282 Product Manufacturers 13 Testing Facilities 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…

Ohio Board Of Pharmacy Awards Third Dispensary Certificate Of Operation In Newark

  OHIO: The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy today awarded a Dispensary Certificate of Operation to Herbology, located at 1150 N. 21st St., Newark. The Board has now issued 50 Dispensary Certificates of Operation. The interactive map of Dispensaries with Certificates of Operation will be updated within two business days.

OLCC Approves Marijuana License Stipulated Settlement

Starts Additional Rule-making Affecting Bottle Bill & Milk Beverages OREGON: At a special meeting on January 30, 2020, the Commissioners of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission approved one marijuana violation stipulated settlement agreement. Cura CS, a licensed recreational marijuana wholesaler, will pay a fine of $110,000 for two violations. Licensees are: Cura CS, LLC; Cura Partners, Inc., Member; Cameron Forni, President/Director/Stockholder; Read the full article…

Cresco Labs Makes History On January 1st With First Sale Of Adult-Use Cannabis In Illinois

ILLINOIS: Cresco Labs, one of the largest vertically integrated multistate cannabis operators in the United States, announced today that the Company served 3,145 people on New Year’s Day at its five Sunnyside* Dispensaries located in Lakeview, Elmwood Park, Champaign, Buffalo Grove and Rockford, Illinois. Sunnyside* also sold 9,258 cannabis products, including Cresco’s house of brands and Read the full article…

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

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”

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

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

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

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.