OHA, OLCC Ban Flavored Vaping Sales, Including Online

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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…

FSD Pharma Appoints Former Member Of U.S. Congress To Its Board of Directors, Announces Share Consolidation

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CANADA: FSD Pharma announced the appointment of former U.S. congressman Stephen Buyer to the Company’s Board of Directors. The Company also announced that it will complete a consolidation of its class A multiple voting shares and its class B subordinate voting shares each on a 1 to 201 basis. “In welcoming Steve Buyer to the Read the full article…

7 Best CBD Gummies To Purchase This Year

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It’s hard not to notice how popular CBD has become recently. People commonly ingest it through oils and tinctures, but like marijuana, there are other ways to reap its significant health benefits (that do not come with feeling high). One of these ways is through edibles. Instead of marijuana cookies you may be familiar with, Read the full article…

Oregon Health Authority & Oregon Liquor Control Commission Will Hold Press Conference On Temporary Vaping Ban

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Agencies Will Explain Temporary Rules & Implementation Process for Banning the Sale of Flavored Nicotine and THC Vaping Products OREGON: The Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) and the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) will hold a joint press conference Friday, October 11, 2019to discuss the adoption of temporary rules resulting from an Executive Order issued by Oregon Governor Read the full article…

OLCC To Host Special Commission Meeting To Address Vape Rules

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OREGON: Special Commission Meeting Friday October 11, 2019 11:30 a.m. Roll Call RULES – Staff presentation of the issues and Commissioners discussion and decision of vaping rules. (Danica Hibpshman and Kelly Routt) Friday, October 11, 2019 11:30 a.m. AGENDA Staff presentation of the issues and  Commissioners discussion and decision of vaping rules. OLCC Commisioners: Chairman Paul Read the full article…

Ohio Board Of Pharmacy Awards Five Dispensary Certificates Of Operation

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OHIO: The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy awarded five Dispensary Certificates of Operation to the Verdant Creations locations at: 1243 N. Cassady Ave., Columbus; 326 James Way, Marion; 5149 Kennedy Ave., Cincinnati; 1641 N. Bridge St., Chillicothe; and 1546 W. Church St., Newark The interactive map of Dispensaries with Certificates of Operation will be updated within Read the full article…

WSLCB Issues Ban On Sale Of Flavored Vapor Products

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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…

Cresco Labs Announces Closing Of Acquisition In New York State

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Acquisition Adds One of Only 10 Vertically Integrated Cannabis Business Licenses Issued by the State of New York ILLINOIS: Cresco Labs, one of the largest vertically integrated multi-state cannabis operators in the United States, today announced that it has closed its acquisition of 100% of the membership interests of Gloucester Street Capital, the parent entity of Read the full article…

Viola Closes $16 Million Investment Round Led By Gotham Green Partners

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CALIFORNIA: Viola, a national leader in the production and sale of premium quality cannabis products founded by NBA veteran Al Harrington, today announced the closing of a $16 million funding round led by Gotham Green Partners. The investment firm, known for its financial support of some of the most reputable cannabis companies in the industry, is the first institutional Read the full article…

Leafly Announces Leafly Learn Online Education Platform for Training & Certifying Budtenders

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WASHINGTON: Leafly, the world’s leading cannabis resource, today announced Leafly Learn, an online education platform created to empower cannabis retail workers to serve customers with confidence. To celebrate, Leafly is hosting a 16-city tour across North America to bring Leafly Learn directly to budtenders. Leafly Learn and the Budtender Education Tour will teach budtenders about the science of cannabis and how Read the full article…