OLCC Approves Marijuana Licensee Stipulated Settlements


License Surrender for Exceeding Daily Purchase Limits Commissioners Air Concerns about Marijuana Licensees with Habitual Bad Behavior OREGON: At its monthly meeting on October 17, 2019 the Commissioners of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission approved six marijuana violation stipulated settlement agreements.  The Commission also held a work session to review actions it could take to strengthen fines Read the full article…

Ohio Board Of Pharmacy Updates MMJ Patient & Caregiver Numbers For September 2019


OHIO: The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy today published updated patient & caregiver numbers for September 2019. These numbers include: 62,246 Recommendations 63,819 Registered patients 4,300 Patients with Veteran Status 2,815 Patients with Indigent Status 363 Patients with a Terminal Diagnosis 40,571 Unique patients who purchased medical marijuana (as reported to OARRS by licensed Read the full article…

WSLCB Issues Ban On Sale Of Flavored Vapor Products


To:         Cannabis Licensees Fr:          Liquor and Cannabis Board Re:         Sale of Flavored Vapor Products is Prohibited –  Effective Oct. 10, 2019  This message is to follow up today’s Washington State Board of Health meeting where the Board of Health took action on Gov. Inslee’s Executive Order 19-03: Addressing the Vaping Use Public Health Crisis. Read the full article…

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


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…

OLCC Approves Marijuana Licensee Stipulated Settlements


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


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


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…

WSDA Reiterates Restrictions On The Use Of Hemp CBD As A Food Ingredient In Washington

CBD Food banned in WA

WASHINGTON: Recent federal and state legislative changes regarding hemp have generated many questions about cannabinoid extracts, like CBD, and whether or not they may be used as ingredients in food products. To be clear, CBD is not currently allowed as a food ingredient, under federal and state law.  These rules are specific to food processors and Read the full article…

DEA Announces Steps Necessary To Improve Access To Marijuana Research

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DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: The Drug Enforcement Administration today announced that it is moving forward to facilitate and expand scientific and medical research for marijuana in the United States. The DEA is providing notice of pending applications from entities applying to be registered to manufacture marijuana for researchers. DEA anticipates that registering additional qualified marijuana growers Read the full article…

Ohio Board of Pharmacy Awards Dispensary Certificate Of Operation In Cleveland


OHIO: The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy today awarded a Dispensary Certificate of Operation to Rise, located at 1222 Prospect Ave. E., Cleveland. The interactive map of Dispensaries with Certificates of Operation will be updated within the next 48 hours.