Pritzker Administration Announces Fourth Month Sales Totals For Illinois Adult Use Cannabis

State’s new adult-use cannabis industry generated more than $37 million in sales in April ILLINOIS: The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation has announced preliminary numbers show statewide adult-use cannabis sales in April totaled $37,260,497.89. Dispensaries across the state sold 818,954 items over the 30-day period. Sales to Illinois residents totaled $29,735,650.41, while sales Read the full article…

Oregon Delivery, Curbside Pickup Rules Eased To Help During COVID-19 Crisis

Applications Prioritized, Temporary Action Eases Delivery Requirements OREGON: The Oregon Liquor Control Commission took action designed to ease the economic hardship faced by the hospitality industry as result of public health mandates to help stop the spread of the novel infectious coronavirus (COVID-19).  The Commission’s action relaxes some of the requirements relating to delivery of Read the full article…

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…

Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program Mandatory Product Recall

OHIO: The Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program (MMCP) is issuing a patient communication to alert patients about a mandatory product recall. This recall is being initiated by the MMCP due to product development using a non-compliant process. AFFECTED PRODUCT: Product Name: Pineapple Express Rosin Purchase Dates: Any purchase date Processor Name: One Orijin Product ID: M00000038808: Sol Vap 62.3 Read the full article…

FDA Warning Letters And Test Results For Cannabidiol-Related Products

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Over the past several years, FDA has issued several warning letters to firms that market unapproved new drugs that allegedly contain cannabidiol (CBD). As part of these actions, FDA has tested the chemical content of cannabinoid compounds in some of the products, and many were found to not contain the levels of CBD 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…

OHA, OLCC Ban Flavored Vaping Sales, Including Online

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…

OLCC Action on Governor Brown’s Vaping Executive Order

Commission Will Meet to Pass Emergency Temporary Rules OREGON: The Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) will meet next week to act on the Executive Order on the Vaping Public Health Crisis issued today by Oregon Governor Kate Brown.  The Governor’s order directs the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) and the OLCC to enact a temporary ban on Read the full article…

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

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…

Ohio Board Of Pharmacy Awards Dispensary Certificate Of Operation in Bowling Green

OHIO: The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy today awarded a Dispensary Certificate of Operation to Soothe, located at 1155 N. Main St., Bowling Green. The interactive map of Dispensaries with Certificates of Operation will be updated within the next 48 hours.