Listen To The OLCC September 2019 Commission Meeting

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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

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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

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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

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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.

Senators Harris, Nadler Introduce Comprehensive Marijuana Reform Legislation

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris (D-CA) and U.S. Representative Jerrold Nadler (D-NY-10), Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, on Tuesday introduced the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act, one of the most comprehensive marijuana reform bills ever introduced in the U.S. Congress. “Times have changed — marijuana should not be a crime,” said Sen. Harris. “We Read the full article…

OLCC Holds Commission Meeting In Southern Oregon

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Approves Alcohol and Marijuana Licensee Stipulated Settlements OREGON: Capping off a trip to southern Oregon to meet with cannabis and wine industry stakeholders, the Commissioners of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission held its monthly meeting on June 18, 2019 at Southern Oregon University in Ashland. The OLCC is conducting listening sessions around the state with recreational Read the full article…

Oregon Liquor Control Commission Seeks Input On Recreational Marijuana Regulations

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OREGON: The Oregon Liquor Control Commission will hold several Rules Advisory Committees (RACs) beginning in late summer and continuing into this fall. The purpose of an advisory committee is to increase the public’s involvement in the drafting and development of administrative rules. These meetings will focus on reviewing legislative changes made during the 2019 session Read the full article…

Ohio Board Of Pharmacy Publishes Updated Patient & Caregiver Numbers for June 2019

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OHIO:  The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy today published updated patient & caregiver numbers for June 2019. These numbers include: 45,663 Recommendations 48,248 Registered patients with recommendations 3,083 Patients with Veteran Status 1,752 Patients with Indigent Status 238 Patients with a Terminal Diagnosis 25,964 Unique patients who purchased medical marijuana (as reported to OARRS Read the full article…

Ohio Board of Pharmacy Awards Dispensary Certificate Of Operation In Wapakoneta

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OHIO:  The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy today awarded a Dispensary Certificate of Operation to Eagle Dispensaries, located at 502 N. Dixie Hwy., Wapakoneta. The interactive map of Dispensaries with Certificates of Operation will be updated within the next 48 business hours.