OLCC Begins Listening Tour With Marijuana Industry

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Bend Session Set for Tuesday July 9th OREGON: The Oregon Liquor Control Commission launches its first in a series of listening sessions with the marijuana industry this Tuesday, July 9, 2019 in Bend. The listening session will be held at the Riverhouse Convention Center from 6 PM to 9 PM. The listening sessions provide an informal setting for Commissioners to learn about Read the full article…

Washington: WSLCB Issues Advertising Warning Requirements For All Cannabis Products

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Marijuana Producers, Processors and Retailers Bulletin No 19-02 Date: May 31, 2019 To: Industry Members From: Matt McCallum, Enforcement Advertising Coordinator Subject:Warnings required on text message advertising Text message advertising is required to follow the advertising warning requirements like any other general marijuana advertisement. WAC 314-55-155(6) states that except for outdoor advertising, all advertising must contain the following Read the full article…

WSLCB Issues New Mandatory Warning Sign For All Cannabis Retailers

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WASHINGTON: The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) announced Thursday, May 2, that a new, mandatory sign must be posted in all licensed establishments effective June 1(view the bulletin: Notice May 2). LCB and the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) created the mandatory warning sign to educate the public about the harms of cannabis use during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Read the full article…

Washington Industrial Hemp Bill Signed Into Law 

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WASHINGTON: A bill from state Sen. Doug Ericksen that gets the state into the hemp business was signed into law Friday, raising the possibility that some Washington farmers may be able to plant a new cash crop during the current growing season. Senate Bill 5276 got final approval from the Legislature Wednesday, and became law Friday with Read the full article…

Ohio Board Of Pharmacy Awards Dispensary Certificate Of Operation In Warren

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OHIO: The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy today awarded a Dispensary Certificate of Operation to gLeaf Medical Cannabis, located at 2932 Youngstown Rd. SE, Warren.

Ohio Medical Marijuana Advisory Committee April 2019 Meeting Notice

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OHIO: The Medical Marijuana Advisory Committee will hold a meeting on April 11, 2019, beginning at 10:00 a.m. in the Lobby Conference Room of the Rhodes Tower. NOTE: The Advisory Committee will not be accepting testimony or public comments at this meeting. Public comment can be submitted at: www.medicalmarijuana.ohio.gov/contactus.  

OLCC Denies Contested Marijuana Producer License

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Commission Upholds Administrative Law Judge Finding Also Approves Producer, Wholesaler Stipulated Settlements OREGON:  At its monthly meeting on March 21, 2019 the Commissioners of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission accepted the findings of a State of Oregon Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) and denied the application for a producer marijuana license by Earth People’s Garden, LLC.  All five Read the full article…

NJ Governor Murphy & Legislative Leadership Announce Agreement On Outlines Of Legalization Of Adult-Use Marijuana

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Agreement Reached on Tax Rate, Regulatory Structure, and Expungement Provisions NEW JERSEY: Governor Phil Murphy, Senate President Steve Sweeney, Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin, Senator Scutari, and Assemblywoman Quijano today announced an agreement on the broad outlines of legislation to legalize adult-use marijuana in New Jersey. “Legalizing adult-use marijuana is a monumental step to reducing disparities Read the full article…

Ohio Department Of Commerce Submits Proposed Rule Package To The Common Sense Initiative

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OHIO: The Ohio Department of Commerce Medical Marijuana Control Program is submitting the following proposed rule package for review to the Common Sense Initiative and soliciting public input on draft changes to Ohio Administrative Code Chapter 3796. Business Impact Analysis Draft Rule Language The proposed draft language addresses the following amendments: 3796:2-1-06 (Amended): This rule outlines Read the full article…

California Bureau Of Cannabis Control Announces Enforcement Action Against Unlicensed Cannabis Businesses

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CALIFORNIA: The Bureau of Cannabis Control and the Department of Consumer Affairs’ Division of Investigation-Cannabis Enforcement Unit announced enforcement actions against two unlicensed cannabis businesses operating out of multiple locations in Sacramento, Davis and Los Angeles. On Wednesday, February 27, 2019, DOI-CEU and the Davis Police Department served search warrants on “Mary Jane Finder,” an Read the full article…