LAX Relaxes Pot Policy

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CALIFORNIA: High flyers delight. No need to hide your stash on your next West Coast flight.  The fine folks at LAX have relaxed their pot policy, and now say it is now OK to fly with up to one full ounce of your favorite strain, or up to 8 grams of concentrate. Here’s what’s written on the Read the full article…

The Cannabis Society Gathers In Toronto

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By John “Cubby” Brown Last night I attended The Cannabis Society Dinner of Influence in Toronto on behalf of MJBA and the MJNews Network. . The mission of The Cannabis Society to change the perception of cannabis by educating the marketplace on its benefits, and connecting cannabis entrepreneurs. The night was moderated very well by Graeme Davis and Read the full article…

South Africa: Highest Court Upholds Right To Consume Marijuana In Private

South African politicians first outlawed marijuana in 1908. Annually, some 13 percent of all arrests in the nation are marijuana-related.

SOUTH AFRICA: The nation’s highest court has upheld a 2017 decision finding that the use of marijuana by adults in private is constitutionally protected behavior. Judges unanimously ruled that privacy protections encompass an adult’s right to possess and grow cannabis in a private space. It is not “a criminal offense for an adult to use or be in possession of cannabis in Read the full article…

September 25th Is National Voter Registration Day

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Celebrated on the fourth Tuesday of every September – September 25 in 2018 – by thousands of volunteers, organizations, businesses, schools, and election officials from all over the country are celebrating National Voter Registration Day. With 3,000 community and online partners, and over 10,000 volunteers working in a massive, single-day event, National Voter Registration Day Read the full article…

European-American Cannabis Business Conference Is Oct 5&6 In LA

the B2B conference was a logical result of their efforts to connect cannabis businessmen from different corners of the Earth.

CALIFORNIA: EuroAm CBC is a set of trade-oriented conferences focusing on closer cooperation and trade Exchange between Europe and America. Based upon the success of Cannafest Prague, the largest cannabis trade show in the world, organizers have decided to export the first American edition of the show, taking place in Los Angeles, October 5–6, 2018. The pilot edition Read the full article…

420MEDIA Trailblazers In Cannabis: Sproutly Canada CEO Keith Dolo

Sproutly Canada President and CEO Keith Dolo

Digital marketing agency 420MEDIA and the Marijuana Business Association (MJBA) have joined forces to create a series highlighting entrepreneurs trailblazing the cannabis scene. Each week, we’ll profile a noteworthy business pioneer, and ask each 5 questions. This week’s featured trailblazer is Keith Dolo, President and CEO of Sproutly Canada. 1. Tell us about your Company Sproutly is a Read the full article…

Poll: Health Specialists Support Legalizing Cannabis

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OREGON: Health professionals support the legalization of marijuana for both medical and recreational use, according to survey data compiled by MedScape. Eighty-two percent of nurses, 82 percent of psychologists, 71 percent of pharmacists, and 67 percent of physicians agreed with the statement, “Medical marijuana should be legalized nationally.” Majorities in each profession also endorsed legalizing the adult use Read the full article…

Ohio Department Of Commerce Awards Act Laboratories With Private Testing Lab Provisional License

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OHIO: The Ohio Department of Commerce has announced Act Laboratories as recipient of private testing lab provision license.  The recipients of the processor provisional licenses include: PRIVATE TESTING LABORATORY PROVISIONAL LICENSE RECIPIENTS ACT Laboratories, Inc. Battelle Memorial Institute, Columbus North Coast Testing Laboratories, LLC The Ohio Department of Commerce continues to finalize the reviews of the Read the full article…

Border Officials: Canadians Involved In Legal Marijuana Industry To Be Barred Entry To The United States

Section 212 of the US Immigration and Nationality Act states that foreigners are ineligible to enter the US if they are "determined to be a drug abuser" or if they have assisted in the trafficking of an illicit substance.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: A top official from the US Customs and Border Patrol has affirmed that the agency will enforce a federal policy prohibiting those involved with the Canadian marijuana industry from entering the United States. Section 212 of the US Immigration and Nationality Act states that foreigners are ineligible to enter the US if they Read the full article…