OLCC Affirms Authority To Prohibit Marijuana Adulterants, Ban Vitamin E Acetate From Marijuana Vapes

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OREGON: At its monthly meeting on November 21, 2019, the Commissioners of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission affirmed the OLCC’s existing authority to ban adulterants, such as Vitamin E acetate, from inclusion in marijuana products.  The Commission also approved eight marijuana violation stipulated settlement agreements. Public health investigators with the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) have identified Read the full article…

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


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…

Ohio Board Of Pharmacy Awards Dispensary Certificate Of Operation In Painesville Township


OHIO: The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy today awarded a Dispensary Certificate of Operation to Bloom Medicinals, LLC, located at 382 Blackbrook Rd., Painesville Township. For a list of all Dispensary Certificates of Operation, please click here.

Oregon And Washington’s Top Marijuana Regulators In Conversation At 2019 Cannabis Collaborative Conference

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OLCC to Provide Program, Rules Updates at Portland Expo on January 23, 2019 OREGON: The top regulators from the Oregon Liquor Control Commission and the Washington State Liquor & Cannabis Board will reprise their conversation on the state of the legal cannabis industry in their respective states at the 2019 Cannabis Collaborative Conference (CCC). On Wednesday, January 23, 2019 Read the full article…

Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program Generates First Day Sales Of $75K


OHIO: On January 16, 2018, four Ohio dispensaries began selling medical marijuana to patients and caregivers. The following are the first day sales figures. Total sales: $75,000 The total volume of product sold: 8.7 pounds

Harvest Will Be Awarded Ohio Medical Marijuana Processor License


ARIZONA:  Harvest Health & Recreation, a vertically integrated public cannabis company with one of the largest footprints in the U.S., announced the Ohio Department of Commerce, pending background checks, will award the company a provisional processor license under Ohio’s Medical Marijuana Control Program. The application scored among the top 26 after being judged on a series Read the full article…

California’s Bureau Of Cannabis Control Releases Proposed Cannabis Regulations

Proposed Readoption of Emergency Cannabis Regulations

The regulations are currently under review by the California Office of Administrative Law CALIFORNIA: The Bureau of Cannabis Control has announced the release of the proposed cannabis regulations currently under review by the California Office of Administrative Law (OAL). The Bureau’s rule-making action regarding these regulations, initially noticed on July 13, 2018, was submitted to Read the full article…

How To Choose The Right Kind Of Legal Marijuana For You


By Nancy Fernandez Legal marijuana marketplaces are opening across the country, introducing a wide variety of strains and infused-products, all carrying individual effects and benefits. The balance of cannabinoids, terpenes, and THC changes the high and medicinal effects of cannabis. There is no single plant which produces an identical effect. Instead, each strain carries its own distinct characteristics. From Read the full article…

Weekend Unlimited Shares Begin Trading On The Canadian Securities Exchange


Trading Under the Symbol YOLO on the CSE on October 15, 2018 CANADA: Weekend Unlimited, a lifestyle cannabis company, announced that  its shares began trading Monday, October 15, 2018 on the Canadian Securities Exchange under the symbol YOLO. The Company is the result of a two for one consolidation and the previously announced amalgamation of Open Source Read the full article…

MedMen Acquires First Dispensary In San Francisco Bay Area

MedMen Expands Footprint in its Home State into Northern California

CALIFORNIA: MedMen Enterprises announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a licensed dispensary from Berkeley Patients Group in Emeryville, California. As a result of the transaction, MedMen will have one of only two adult-use licenses issued in the City of Emeryville, just outside San Francisco. The dispensary is located in a young professional hub Read the full article…